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Lock It In-The Accell AVGrip Pro Locking High Speed HDMI cable features locking connectors which deliver up to 16 pounds retention force. When the locking connector is inserted into any HDMI device, the built-in mechanism automatically engages.

Fiber Connector Inspection-AFL's SimpleView software for optical fiber and connector inspection lets technicians use existing field-issued laptops as a fiber inspection system by plugging in a NOYES DFS1 FiberScope. The system provides a 250 æm field of view, 1.0 æm optical resolution and detects particles and scratches as small as 0.5 æm.

Fire Detection Integration-Apollo Fire Detectors' OpenConnect Gateway integrates fire detection with building management systems (BMS), relaying information from a panel into the BMS using standard protocols such as BACnet, Modbus or LonWorks. The hardware features Tridium's JACE designed in conjunction with its Niagara AX Framework.

Triple the Technology-Advance Technology Video's Pixim chip SEAWOLF P690WDR camera series offer 690TVL-E resolution, progressive scan, Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) and day-night operation capability. Three cameras are available as an interior/exterior dome camera: the FDP690WDR exterior vandal dome camera; the VDP690WDR and the CBP690WDR box camera.

Stay in the Loop-BEA's Matrix single and double digital induction loop detector provides vehicle access control and safety for doors and gates in industrial applications. An integrated potentiometer allows fine tuning of sensitivity and presence time, which can be selected in increments from one minute to infinity.

Get the Clear Picture-Bosch Security Systems Dinion HD 1080p 2-megapixel day-night IP cameras produce images in 16:9 aspect ratio and feature built-in Intelligent Video Analysis (IVA) which flags alarm events on screen to ensure operators don't miss suspicious activities.

Tablet Functionality Aids Installers-The Control4 seven-inch Portable Touch Screen includes Ethernet, AC or Power-over-Ethernet and network connectivity and makes it easy for installers to add functionality and install firmware upgrades. Users simply tap the display screen to access any of the home's subsystems, including lighting; security; surveillance; and Flash-based control apps for energy monitoring, streaming radio services or door locks.

Door Control with a Touch of Elegance-Corbin Russwin's DC5000 Series Cam Action Door Closer provides a 110-degree opening range for push-side and pull-side installations. It features a one-piece, high silicone-content aluminum alloy body. Adjustable spring power, latching speed backcheck intensity and closing speed foster use in multiple environments.

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