Security Electronics Design
Frank Hopkins has more than 30 years experience in electronics with over 25 years experience in the design of security electronics systems for over 500 buildings in more than 100 justice, correctional, and mental health facilities (approximately 60 since establishment of HK Electrical Engineers in 1997). His specialty is in the designing and commissioning of systems that integrate door and intercom (analog and digital) monitoring and control, surveillance television systems (IP and analog) with and without digital recording, duress alarm, card access control, perimeter security, guard tour verification, and fire alarm systems. His designs utilize Graphic User Interface (GUI) touch screen computer systems for the Human-MachineInterface (HMI). Auxiliary controls for other systems that are frequently integrated into his designs include TV, power receptacle, lighting control, domestic water emergency shut-off, and HVAC (gas exhaust fan) systems. This combines with his expertise in communications which include CATV / MATV, video visitation, video arraignment, courtroom sound, and evidence presentation systems.