Product Watch

A look at what's new in the market


Keep It Connected-Honeywell Security's QuickNetwork Wireless Router can be used as a wireless and wired router, or as a wireless access point for IP cameras to transmit images digitally. Its structured enclosure simplifies integration in new construction and allows dealers to offer remote monitoring capabilities.

Make It Shine 24/7-Iluminar's IR312 series 850 nanometer infrared illuminator is equipped with LED technology and offers a field of illumination of 60 degrees. It comes with an integral three-meter power lead and is available in 10-, 30-, 60-, 100- and 120-degree field of views.

Power It Up!-Para Systems' Minuteman PRO-LCD Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) series are equipped with more battery capacity, providing longer run-times during blackouts. The LCD display shows input and output power status, estimated battery run-time (based on attached load) and operational mode. Minuteman's SentryPlus power monitoring and management software is free with all models.

Homeowner App-Using MyVisonic, with PowerLink2 Web portal, homeowners on the move can utilize Android smartphones to remotely control their PowerMax home security system. Homeowners can arm or disarm the security system; view system status; see live and alarm-time recorded video from wireless and wired IP cameras; and control X-10 communicating home devices.

Access Control Integration-Nedap AVI's UHF-HID Prox credentials can be identified up to four meters at a parking lot entrance with a uPass Parking Access Reach reader. The credential has two technologies which, when programmed the same way, enable the controller to read a single number with a single Wiegand format and Facility code.

The Fast Track Tool-Pelco's (by Schneider Electric) network device installation tool, Device Utility 2, is now included with Pelco IP cameras and available for download. It allows users to set and adjust multiple IP addresses simultaneously and enables advanced configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of supported network devices.

Tool Simplifies Cable Stripping Procedures-Platinum Tools' All-in-One Stripping Tool can strip RG11, RG7, RG6Q, RG6, CAT5E, CAT6, CAT6A and other audio and multi-conductor cables. It features a built-in cable cutter and coaxial replaceable cassette blades are pre-set.

Now Shipping-Premier Mounts' GB-AVSTOR5 GearBox, now shipping, is designed to reduce projector installation complexity. It features integrated power receptacles, a removable equipment mounting tray and adjustable projector mounting platform for 1 1/2-inch NPT pipe.