Physical and Electronic Security, Radio Comms Management
As a telecommunications enthusiast as well as being involved in the electronic security industry since 1976, K&A founder Charles B Kirmuss has been recognized as a pioneer in his field, introducing new technologies and practices. As an industry speaker as well as having sat on various committees and sub-committees for several industry groups and with access to innovative technology he as a result over his 30+ year career been responsible in introducing to the marketplace both concepts and technologies as it relates radio comms as well as electronic security and target hardening practices. Naming a few of his accomplishments: introduction of the first passive infrared intrusion detector, introduction concept of digital underground intrusion detection and analysis, first products designed for digital video recording and transmission over cellular of video from on board city busses, the “follower” intrusion detection technology (used in most control panels today), SCADA radio telemetry with automated programmable logic controllers for public utilities, etc., H.264 video compression applications and now recently, the use of GPS assisted technologies for augmenting the safety and security of public safety and responders as well as managing field assets better.
As a result of these innovations brought to market with a proven track record, K&A provides a consultancy on a per project or per hour basis.
Notable consultancy projects include the security design of the Past Prime Minister of Canada’s residence, (Rt. Hon. P.E. Trudeau), the Laurentian Bank and Montreal Trust Data Centers, remote alarm video verification for leading alarm industry central stations, FBOP Prisons, DHS Border Patrol with Video Recording and Video Streaming Systems, competitive analysis of various technologies for use at various State Capitols, just to name a few.
Technology Transfer Services:
As K&A’s founder is well respected among overseas technology incubators and is a speaker at the Global Sources electronics fairs, K&A may bridge relationships together for interested North American and European companies seeking specific products, technologies or OEM relationships to be brokered and managed covering the design and delivery of new customer specific products, or, for customers already dealing with overseas manufacturers, provide factory visits, inspections or technology searches from K&A’s office in Shenzhen, China. Several US DVR manufacturers have used the services of K&A to acquire their recording technology.
Security/Risk Management Consulting
With over 30 years of experience in product design, selection, target and risk analysis, we are capable of analyzing your current security and surveillance needs. Our Team can provide you with recommendations for changes to be implemented on your current infrastructure, or to create a generic bid document allowing you to publish and distribute a design that should satisfy your future needs economically. Satisfied customers include bank data centers, government agencies, distribution centers, etc..
Manufacturer's Representative For Advanced Technology Solutions
With 2 decades of experience, we bring People, Products and Technologies together. As a technology manufacturer, we introduce you to our existing customers including a pre-qualified clientele. OEM relationships are our specialty.
Overseas Factory Inspections
With offices in Shenzhen we may support your efforts in either sourcing new products, or evaluating the quality as well as ensuring that you are dealing with the "source" of your products and technology. Know "who is who" is our specialty.