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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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An automated Mantrap is a physical access control solution comprising of a space between two interlocking doors.
Marmion arrived in late August 1143, threw the monks out of the monastery and began to fortify the building and dig ditches and mantraps in the area between the monastery and castle.
Card key access, biometric entries, and mantraps are all utilized to ensure only authorized personnel gain access to the data center.
of Sag Harbor, New York, is capable of controlling up to 99 doors grouped into any number of mantraps.
In addition, Fast Trac(TM)'s patented bi-folding doors with infrared sensors can remain open to all authorized personnel, and close only when necessary to prevent any un-authorized access, allowing a more efficient flow of traffic than competing portal designs such as turnstiles, mantraps and revolving doors.
A number of physical and procedural security systems of Phoenix NAP were acknowledged and validated in the compliance report, including the datacenter's two mantraps, visitor sign-in process, and the several access control measures in place throughout the facility.
On-site security guards and mantraps provide additional layers of physical security.
Basix(TM) provides an embedded, intelligent linkage system that allows the user to construct "if/then" macros to control DVRs, CCTV systems, and mantraps under a variety of scenarios.
Physical -- LiveOps data centers are protected by five security perimeters including mantraps with two layers of biometrics.
That cooperation served as the impetus for the widespread use of two successful antirobbery measures: bandit barriers and access control units, or mantraps.
Among the various solutions employed by the bank are deployment of high quality, professionally trained, armed security officers; installation of bullet resistant bandit barriers; mantraps with weapons detection capabilities; high-tech digital surveillance systems that expedite transfer of photos of suspects to police; training for banking center associates on how to react if approached by a robber; and devices containing smoke and tear gas emitters and electronic transmitters.
The design of the unit makes it suitable for use in elevators, stairwells, vestibules, entrance lobbies, or mantraps.