antitheft device


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antitheft device

[‚an·tē′theft di‚vīs]
(mechanical engineering)
A piece of equipment installed on an automotive vehicle in order to prevent or slow down theft; designs include mechanical locks on the steering wheel and ignition switch as well as other means of shutting off the ignition system, shutting off fuel flow, or sounding an alarm.
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The new antitheft device, to be installed inside vehicles, works on the i-mode wireless network connecting the car and the user.
They left behind only one item--the antitheft device that the owner attached to the steering wheel.
Since antitheft devices are usually placed where they attract little attention, the ministry is warning users to be careful when they enter public facilities and commercial buildings.
Virtually all libraries use magnetic antitheft devices in their general collections, which are pieces of metal glued or hidden inside a book set to trigger readers located at building exit points.
Today, electronic article surveillance (EAS) tags are a standard antitheft device.
If you liken Trojan horses to thieves sneaking into homes, then the local privilege escalation vulnerability may turn this thief into the host of your homes and do whatever it wants to do, since they can directly shut up or bypass any antitheft device you have installed.
Included is a case report of a 72-year-old man who was shocked four times by his defibrillator while standing in a bookstore next to an antitheft device that relied on acousto-magnetic technology.
younger driver on your policy, install an antitheft device or it
Among the most unique exhibits will be the latest antitheft device for cars, a home security system activated from the car, pain-relief patches, a parrot travel agent, and a city bus of the future.
According to the newly released blog post, the most common insured CPE are: custom paint jobs, extra chrome detailing, alloy or aluminum wheels and wheel covers, special tires, t-top roofs, camper tops, antitheft devices and permanent upgrades to stereo equipment.
The benefits consist - The resumption of the current park extinguishers in good condition; - Maintaining compliance framed by the rule of APSAD R4 (recovery of the implementation study, new assessment of the numbers of facilities, location and types of extinguishing agent) - The realization on site replacement operations and additional poses if necessary - Check / normative annual maintenance of fire dampers (preventive and corrective maintenance if necessary); - the supply of equipment to replace stolen or damaged fire extinguishers; - Monitoring and regular production of inventory, updating of site plans; - Installation of additional equipment for future buildings or peripheral safety equipment fire extinguishers (evacuation plans, antitheft devices .
Some companies will also offer price breaks to policyholders who have antitheft devices in their vehicles or who pass a defensive driving course.