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Cubic, GE announce fare collection security device

Posted on March 7, 2006

Cubic Corp. and GE Security this week introduced an automatic public transit ticket vending machine with integrated early warning explosives detection capability.

The new system came as part of a joint project by the two companies to create high-tech security solutions into a wide range of automatic fare collection applications.

The product was unveiled at the American Public Transportation Association’s annual Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C.

Incorporating GE’s trace detection analyzer with Cubic’s fare collection system, the device was developed in coordination with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and has been selected for a transit pilot program to be announced in the coming weeks.

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