Security goal: Smarter containers

April 1, 2004
General Electric Co. and Science Applications International Corp. have announced an agreement to jointly develop an integrated system for protecting ship containers from unauthorized intrusions or theft. The system will use the GE Veri-Wise unthethered trailer-tracking platform as a key element, according to GE. Other technologies will be employed to deter and report attempts to breach any of a container's

General Electric Co. and Science Applications International Corp. have announced an agreement to jointly develop an integrated system for protecting ship containers from unauthorized intrusions or theft.

The system will use the GE Veri-Wise unthethered trailer-tracking platform as a key element, according to GE. Other technologies will be employed to deter and report attempts to breach any of a container's six walls.

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