Open Interfaces Will Boost Value of IFT Proposals, CBP's Borkowski Says

December 2011
TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;12/7/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 25, p2
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The article looks at the bids on installing open interfaces for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Integrated Fixed Towers (IFTs) as part of the Arizona Border Surveillance Technology Program. CBP assistant innovation commissioner Mark Borkowski tells that the agency would pay for the highest amount on an open system that would enhanced the IFT monitoring capabilities at best. CBP accepts implementation of a standard sensor interface, although it is not needed to run IFTs.


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