Electronic Status Monitoring System for Security Containers
Patent Application, Filed 21 Jul 2003
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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It is an object of the present invention to provide for a system for monitoring the status of containers or cabinets housing confidential, classified or highly classified materials. It is a further object of the present invention to provide an electrical status monitoring system that determines the presence or absence of the security mechanism that ensures the security of a container or cabinet, even if the container or cabinet is located at a remote location. It is a further object of the present invention to display the security status information of a secured container or cabinet at a central location. It is a further object of the present invention to provide for an electronic systems for monitoring a large number of containers or cabinets containing proprietary or classified documentation located at remote facilities utilized for military or commercial applications. It is a further object of the present invention to provide for a system for monitoring the secured condition of containers or cabinets containing secured information and which does not suffer high labor intensity cost, and human error drawbacks of prior art systems.
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