Accession Number:

ADD020103

Title:

Electronic Status Monitoring System for Security Containers

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application, Filed 21 Jul 2003

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-07-21

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Defense Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE