Product Watch

Camera Line Debut!—Canon’s 1.3 megapixel IP cameras include the VB-M40 PTZ network camera; the VB-M600VE fixed outdoor network dome camera; and the VB-M600D fixed network dome camera. All are ONVIF-compliant and feature a 1.3-Megapixel CMOS image sensor, Canon DIGIC NET image processing and simultaneous transmission of high-quality video up to 1280x960/30 fps in bandwidth-saving H.264 and Motion-JPEG. Visit 117.


Enterprise At the Cloud—SureView Systems’ Immix software platform now features a version in the cloud, to receive alarm events from video, video analytics, access control, automation systems and GPS location aware devices. A new Web interface provides a single point of access to all aspects of running a monitoring station. Visit 118.


EN50155 Transportation Standard-Compliant—The Annuncicom 155 from Barix AG can act as a door intercom, PA, emergency announcement system and background music device.  It features two-way capability and I/O options that include supervised speaker/microphone connections. The device incorporates a network switch for daisy-chaining Ethernet connections to simplify installations. Visit 119. 


To the Cloud!—Digital Monitoring Products’ (DMP) Web Services Application Programming Interface (API), targeted to security dealers and central stations, makes it possible to write software allowing end-users to interact with a variety of services and information sources via their smart phone or a Web application. Multiple APIs can combine several functions into a "mash-up" that melds together, in a single unified "dashboard." Visit 120.


Video/Audio Transmission—The ADPRO FastTrace 2 Hybrid Tx from XTralis is a network video and audio transmission unit that provides pre- and post-event recording from up to 16 analog or IP cameras. It uses H.264 compression and can be added to existing security video recording systems so that single- or multi-site systems can be remotely monitored. Visit 121.