AMITYVILLE, N.Y., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc., (NASDAQ: NSSC), one of the world's leading suppliers of high performance electronic security equipment for over 30 years, has had its Gemini™ security system installed at the world famous Gold and Silver Pawn Shop, a Las Vegas institution made famous on the History Channel™ American reality series, "Pawn Stars." The NAPCO Gemini system provides superior protection for the updated, expanded star-powered pawn shop, known for dealing in and maintaining an inventory of fine jewelry and valuable historic artifacts. The "Pawn Stars" show, broadcast globally, has just been renewed for another 80 episodes, an unprecedented record in the reality show world.
Richard Soloway, Chairman and President, stated, "Security is an important factor for this iconic commercial establishment, given the value of the World Famous Gold and Silver Pawn Shop's considerable inventory, large cash reserves, its public exposure and its 24-hour operation. The NAPCO Gemini Security System now helps protect the Harrison family owners who value two key things: family and money."
Mr. Soloway concluded, "NAPCO Gemini™ security systems are designed for the protection of both commercial and residential premises and offer a full range of security options including iBridge® Remote Services for control of lighting, heating, cooling and 'look-in' live video at any time and for alarm events around the protected premises via cameras using smartphones or any web enabled device by authorized users."
"Pawn Stars," one of the History Channel's highest rated shows, has reportedly been a boon to the real Gold & Silver Pawn Shop location, now a Las Vegas tourist destination. It is said to have gone from serving an average of 70 to 100 customers daily to thousands per day. To accommodate this increased retail traffic, a TV-merchandise gift shop and an in-house gym for its celebrity-stars; the Gold and Silver Pawn Shop building reportedly underwent a $400,000 expansion, increasing the showroom size by two thirds, explaining their need for the increased protection.
About NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc.
NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc. is one of the world's leading manufacturers of technologically advanced electronic security equipment including intrusion and fire alarm systems, access control and door locking systems. The Company consists of NAPCO plus three wholly-owned subsidiaries: Alarm Lock, Continental Instruments, and Marks USA. The products are installed by security professionals worldwide in commercial, industrial, institutional, residential and government applications. NAPCO products have earned a reputation for technical excellence, reliability and innovation, poising the Company for growth in the rapidly expanding electronic security market, a multi-billion dollar market.
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Peter Seltzberg, Regional Vice-President
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