mantrap

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mantrap

A short narrow section of corridor purposely constructed to permit passage by only one person; has interlocking doors at both ends; used in some high-level security installations.
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According to Enrico Fincati, Sind's commercial director, by integrating TrueFace technology in its security platform, the company has been able to produce a turnkey system that not only securely holds a person in the man-trap, but also verifies his or her identity prior to allowing entry to a company's business.
The MegaCenter includes such safety features as bullet proof glass, multiple man-trap areas, laser sniffing fire detection system (VESDA), multiple zoned two stage FM-200 fire suppression system, water detection and suppression system and 15 air handles.
In two seminal shows, she contrasted old-fashioned man-traps with brainy mavericks.