Distribution Channels

TruVision Hits Tri-Ed’s Shelves

Customers now have the additional advantage of getting GE Security’s TruVision product line from Tri-Ed Distribution’s branches across the U.S. TruVision’s DVR 10 combines with TruVision cameras, recorders, monitors and software to offer a rock solid surveillance system. As GE Security’s distribution partner, Tri-Ed will be hosting TruVision Trainings and Counter Days at its branches across the country.

IP Camera Installs A Snap With This Handy Tool

ViSTA Networking Systems, Sacramento, Calif., maker of the VT157A IP Camera Field Kit, now includes Veracity’s new PINPOINT in each one of these kits that are sold across the US and worldwide.

Simply attach Veracity’s PINPOINT to the IP camera and to the existing POE Ethernet cable and then attach the VT157A to PINPOINT. Take the VT157A and set the base IP address to the IP range you wish to search, touch “SCAN” then “DISCOVER” and then the IP address of the camera will be displayed. One double-tap on that IP address and you are at the Web page of the camera and can set FPS, focus and more. The VT157A weighs less than two pounds and can easily be carried in one hand, another installation advantage. The unit’s battery provides up to three hours of continuous usage and the 5.7-inch VGA touchscreen with LED backlighting makes viewing IP camera imagery easy in the harshest conditions.

Combining Video with Access Control In One Fluid Motion

On-Net Surveillance Systems Inc. (OnSSI), Pearl River, N.Y., and PCSC, a supplier of products and services for electronic access control and facility management applications in domestic and international markets, continues to support the existence of open architecture, non-proprietary design. OnSSI’s NetDVMS Network IP Video Recorder software solution integrated with PCSC’s, Torrance, Calif., LiNC-PLUS electronic access control and facility management software helps boost system functionality for both the end-user and security systems integrator. NetDVMS is a multi-site/multi-server recording solution that features extensive live video, archive and event management, powerful investigation tools and delivery of video from any camera to any user. LiNC-PLUS is designed as a complete, scalable PC-based software package to integrate, control and manage electronic security and building automation components.


Global Partnership Brings SmartCard Reader to U.S.

IDenticard Systems, Lancaster, Pa., formed a partnership with I&A System Co., Ltd., a South Korean card printer manufacturer, to bring the SMART card printer line to the U.S. market. The SMART printer, available in versions for single-sided or dual-sided printing, is a compact, lightweight ID card printer that is packed with user convenience features, includes customer-friendly software tools and provides the optional ability to encode magnetic stripe, or contact or contactless chip cards. The SMART printer’s simple-to-use graphical user interface (GUI) ensures convenience using design wizards and templates, and customer-oriented software tools include a card printer setup utility, a card printer test utility and a card printer firmware utility. Visit www.securityinfowatch.com/sdi/einquiry 168.

DBL Goes ’ Green’ Online

DBL Distributing, Scottsdale, Ariz., a national distributor of consumer electronic products and related accessories, launched their online catalog, which focuses on a “green” solution for viewing DBL’s popular product catalog. Its ease of use and a quick access to DBL’s online ordering interface allows DBL customers to purchase product at the click of their mouse. The new online catalog includes the following enhanced features: Advanced Search capability; Merchandising Standards; Interactive Table of Contents and Index; Hyperlinks; Flexible Zoom; and iPhone and Mobile Portability. Visit

Hybrid Solutions-- An Integrated Approach

More video surveillance customers demand better recording performance and a higher integration of legacy camera products and Siemens Building Technologies (SBT), Zug, Switzerland is offering just that with their new SISTORE MX 3G™.This real-time hybrid digital video recording (DVR) device is based on the TMS320DM648 digital media processor from Texas Instruments, Inc., a global semiconductor company located in Dallas.

“Working closely with TI we’ve been able to leverage the functionality offered by their digital media processors to achieve the technological capabilities demanded by our customers,” said Sven Giesecke, senior product manager, Siemens.

This hybrid DVR provides a display subsystem with the capability to support dual digital monitors, as well as four spot-monitor outputs. The SISTORE MX 3G also integrates two built in Gigabit Ethernet ports for increased network storage support, remote monitoring and management, as well as advanced software functionality including the ability to integrate Siemens SiPassTM Access Control System for interoperable security. The SISTORE MX 3G is available now from Siemens.

Years of Partnership Leads to Integrated Success

Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi), Tel Aviv, completed the integration with Axis Communications’ new camera application platform and will expand its embedded analytics devices offering to include Axis’ new product lines. Agent Vi completed integration with the AXIS P3301 Fixed Dome Network Camera, which is the first Axis product allowing download of analytics applications via the open application platform. Thanks to the integration, and with the support of the platform, Agent Vi’s applications will also be compatible with upcoming products from Axis. By downloading Agent Vi’s algorithms to Axis’ IP cameras and video encoders, the integrated solution enables surveillance networks to offer real-time detection and alert capabilities, as well as video search and analysis capabilities, through Agent Vi’s leading products: Vi-System and Vi-Search.

RS2 Technologies Gets Much-Appreciated Kudos

Mercury Security Corp., Long Beach, Calif., a provider of access control hardware, named RS2 Technologies as one of the initial members of its Platinum Partners Program.

“We’ve created the Platinum Partners Program to acknowledge the effort and commitment of a select few of our OEM clients, providing these partners with the earliest introduction to our latest technology advancements – at the very best pricing possible,” said Frank Gasztonyi, CEO, Mercury Security. “Through the Platinum Program and partners such as RS2 Technologies, we further reward and cultivate the open exchange of ideas, which will translate into new product features that ensure superior performance and mutual market leadership.”

RS2 Technologies is a developer and manufacturer of access management hardware and software, located in Munster, Indiana. Visit www.securityinfowatch.com/sdi/einquiry 176.

Onity Pairs with Lenel In Software Solution

The CT30 offline locks from Onity, Duluth, Ga., a global provider of electronic locking solutions, are now integrated in Lenel System’s OnGuard® security software platform. This integration makes it possible to program, manage, encode and monitor CT30 offline locks from within the OnGuard environment, allowing facility managers to address both interior and exterior doors from a single application.