NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Nov 29, 2012) - IDO Security Inc. (
Scott Schober, BVS president and CEO, commented, "We are excited to add the MagShoe to our portfolio of unique electronic devices used by prisons, schools and other secured facilities to keep out metallic threats. The MagShoe's capabilities to detect metal in shoes and the lower legs without requiring removal of shoes will complement our handheld cell phone detector products perfectly. BVS will offer the MagShoe throughout the U.S. to all of our customers."
Michael Goldberg, IDO president and CEO, stated, "We recognize that enlisting experienced companies like BVS, which have well-established sales channels in the US, is key to ramping up our North American sales. We are very enthusiastic about teaming up with BVS, which sells cell phone detectors to U.S. prisons to stop illegal cell phone usage, as this creates excellent synergy with the MagShoe™, which is part of the solution to the same problem. We also look forward to selling their cell phone detection equipment outside the U.S. through IDO's international distribution channels."
About IDO Security, Inc.
Headquartered in New York with a subsidiary in Israel, IDO Security designs, develops and markets the patented MagShoe™ shoe scanning device (SSD). MagShoe™ fills a critical void in today's detectors by extending screening to the lower body and feet. MagShoe™'s "shoes-on" design maximizes security, thoroughness and accuracy while eliminating the need to remove shoes for increased convenience and safety. The MagShoe™ is neither invasive nor harmful to the body as some of the other screening devices currently used in the marketplace. Ideal for security and loss prevention at virtually any facility, MagShoe™ is currently in use worldwide at international airports, cruise lines, government agencies, correctional facilities, mints and more.
For more information on IDO Security, please visit: http://www.idosecurityinc.com
About Berkeley Varitronics Systems (BVS)
Berkeley designs and manufactures several popular products including the Wolfhound-PRO™, PocketHound™ & WatchHound™ cell phone detectors completely in the USA. Since 2010, BVS has sold to hundreds of local, state and federal correctional facilities across the U.S. and abroad.
For more information on BVS, please visit: http://www.bvsystems.com/
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