Product Watch

A look at what's new in the market


Nix Trouble Spots-Vigitron's patent-pending, ViewMate model Vi0020 PoE camera setup tool works with CCTV and IT systems compliant in operations under 802.3 af/at PoE standards. It features a two-digit PoE voltmeter to accurately measure actual voltage delivered to the camera.

Images Intensified!-VITEK Industrial Video Products' VTC-IRE40/3516 weatherproof IR bullet camera provides 700 TV Lines of high resolution and includes the Sony EX-VIEW HAD CCD II and Effio-E image signal processor. Equipped with infrared LED dynamic intensity control, it is water sealed to eliminate potential permeation of pests, dust and condensation.

IP VMS Updates-Milestone Systems' XProtect Enterprise 8, comprised of a single-management interface to view and control an unlimited number of cameras, provides situational awareness for quick response and accurate investigation. Equipped with its Camera Navigator, users track moving objects for consistent visual verification.

NVR Now Available-QNAP Security's VS-8040 Pro VioStor NVR supports high-definition local display through its HDMI interface for video and audio monitoring from multiple IP cameras. Its 8-drive supports up to 24TB of storage capacity; offers maximum 360 Mbps throughput; and has the ability to support simultaneous recording from 40 IP camera channels.

Keep It Hybrid-Speco Technologies' DVRPC16T, a 16 Channel DVR Server, provides intelligent analytic capabilities; dual gigabyte NIC's; and a playback/search function. A 'virtual fence' defines specific regions to tell if an object has entered or left a scene and from which direction.

Explore the Site Changes-Upon entering Safety Technology International's (STI) revamped Web site, browsers will see "The Latest and Greatest from STI" highlights. Products are organized into new dropdown categories and sub-categories. Site visitors also have access to an advanced search of over 250 universal stopper covers.

Network for Flexibility-ELK Products two-way wireless technology for the M1 Control uses 900 MHz frequency-hopping spread spectrum to increase signal diversity and ensure signal integrity. Signals are also resent, if necessary, until they are confirmed. Battery status LED indicators confirm proper installation.

Stylish and Sturdy-Geutebruck's Pilot three-part modular-design management console uses PC technology and Windows 7 operating system and has 800 x 480 pixel 7-inch TFT touchscreen display. With its polycarbonate scratch-resistant surfaces, Pilot/Center, Pilot/Joy and Pilot/Jog can be used as separate units or plugged together for the easiest right- or left-handed operation.

Color Your World-Aiphone's GT Series color video system supports up to 500 tenant stations and hands-free communication to up to 16 entry panels and four security guard stations. It features a 170-degree entry station camera with PTZ and entry panels in either direct select, digital keypad or one-piece stainless steel.