THE GROWING THREAT OF ATM GAS ATTACKS
ATM Gas Attacks are taking place daily around the world. They continue to be a significant risk to the public and staff’s safety at the ATM location. There’s a straightforward reason why ATM gas attacks are growing in popularity among criminals; they’re easy to execute. As an ATM owner, you need to be aware of this worrying development. Besides the collateral damage and substantial loss of cash, a significant concern is potential harm to staff and customers ? and any resulting litigation.
HOW THE GPS WORKS
The Loktec ATM Gas Protection System is the most effective complete protection against ATM gas attacks. It instantly detects and secures against an ATM gas attack. With the quickest gas detection of any solution, the GPS prevents the dangerous injection and attempted ignition of gas. The GPS operates on several different activation levels. As well as containing the initial attempted explosion, it indefinitely suppresses and extinguishes any possible after -effect of continuous gas injection and potential combustion
INSTALLATION & INTEGRATION
With a very small footprint and all magnetic components the GPS can be fully integrated into the ATM safe with minimum ATM adjustment, the GPS is quick and easy to install into any ATM type. Because the complete GPS is installed inside the ATM safe, the system itself is well protected against tampering. The GPS functions fully autonomously, independent of the main power, thanks to the integrated 12v battery pack. Additionally, other ATM security products to frustrate the criminals can be easily integrated, such as sirens, strobe lights or a fog generator. Of course, an alarm notification can be sent immediately after gas detection. A new feature for the NG+ model is a USB port for network monitoring and software updates.
TESTING & CERTIFICATION
While developing the GPS, Loktec have conducted extensive testing, both on-site and in ballistic arenas. Additionally, Loktec engaged with DNV-GL to officially certify the functioning of the GPS. The GPS is CE approved and also carries ATM vendor global certification.