Israeli company will secure Vatican


JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli company has won a contract to secure Vatican City, an Israeli newspaper reported.

The Herzliya-based intelligent video appliances firm ioimage has won a contract estimated at $4 million to $5 million to secure sensitive areas of Vatican City, the Israeli daily Yediot Achranot reported Nov. 20.

Roni Kaz, director of ioimage, told the newspaper that the examination of the city and its needs took three years.

The system includes "smart" security cameras that can be viewed in real time by computers connected to the Internet.

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