Product Watch

Dome Series Debut-ARM Electronics' VPWDPRO series of outdoor tamper-resistant dome cameras provide 650 lines of resolution and wide dynamic range (WDR); use true day/night lenses; and include newly added 3DNR digital noise reduction. Cameras sense dropping light levels and automatically switch from color to B/W for low light, nighttime images.

Door Sensing Technology-BEA's LZR-i30 provides presence detection for industrial doors and uses time-of-flight measurement to scan four planes in front of the door. The three-dimensional presence detector recognizes objects as small as two inches throughout the door opening. It is TšV-certified and IP65-rated.

IR Imager Conquers Day and Night-Bosch Security Systems' Dinion Infrared Imager is a rugged camera for perimeter surveillance and outdoor applications. It provides 2X-Dynamic technology and variable field illumination and delivers up to 525 feet of detection in low or no light.

Touch and Navigate-Crestron's V24-C 24-inch HD Touch Screen Display blends full touchscreen navigation, high-performance graphics and HD video with DigitalMedia 8G+ connectivity and a 24-inch high-definition widescreen display. The newest model in its family of high-definition V-Panel touchscreens, it also features advanced S-PVA display technology.

Manage Energy Consumption-Honeywell Security's 5800ZBRIDGE Wireless Module enables its security systems to control up to four Z-Wave devices. It can automatically set back thermostats and turn lights on or off whenever security systems are armed or disarmed.

Test for Accuracy-Huashi Technology Co.'s HS-CVT9 multi-function CCTV tester tests the camera video, PTZ function, UTP cable work status operated with a visual OSD menu to resolve potential project problems.

Double the Storage-IndigoVision added 2TB disks to its NVR-AS 3000 'Plug & Go' Linux Network Video Recorders (NVRs), doubling the devices' storage capacity without increasing physical footprint, power consumption or associated environmental control equipment. The NVR-AS 3000 provides up to 6TB of usable RAID 5 storage in a single unit.

Access Control Up to the Challenge-Medeco's eCylinders, Logic and Nexgen XT (pictured) series offer functionality to control who has access to restricted areas at any given time and empowers security or facilities managers to pull audit information forensically. The eCylinder line retrofits with no wiring or door preparation and installs in minutes.

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.

Lock Up Value-Arrow Lock's 1- and 1/8-inch body Value line mortise cylinder lock is designed for schools, hospitals and commercial buildings. Available in six-pin, plain front and satin-chrome plated finish (US26D), it retrofits into existing keyways.

Store Data with Fewer Switch Ports-ATTO Technology's FibreBridge 6500 coexists with SAS/SATA and SSD drives on a SAN and enables 6Gb SAS/SATA drive technology. By eliminating many fiber channel components needed in a storage system, it helps control energy costs and reduces the number of switch ports required for storage.

Maximum Security -AvaLAN Wireless Systems' AWD2-900S is a wireless, integrated PTZ dome housing for surveillance cameras with government-validated FIPS 140-2 Level 2 encryption. The system consists of a Dotworkz outdoor dome housing; AvaLAN 900 MHz wireless Ethernet radio; FIPS 140-2 Level 2 validated/certified encryption module; and AW900xTR receiving unit.

Expanded Portfolio-Axis Communications' video encoders within the AXIS M70 and AXIS P72 series range from four- to 16-channel models and provide dual H.264 and Motion JPEG streams. With support for power over Ethernet (PoE, IEEE 802.3af) one network cable can deliver power, video and PTZ control for analog PTZ cameras.

Walk This Way-Boon Edam's Tomsed THT-100 full-height, heavy grade steel turnstile features a smooth and seamless tamper-proof ceiling, 4-inch mid-posts for easier conduit runs and top channel electrical controls in an airtight, weatherproof box. Options include a fully enclosed mounting box for card readers and flush-mounted authorization light.

HD Fiber Optic Connectivity-Cablesys' 10G/40G/100G HD fiber solutions mount to standard 19-inch racks and provide up to 288 fibers on one MPO patch panel and up to 96 fibers on one LC patch panel. Fiber patch panels are made of 16-gauge steel and use numeric silk screening for port identification.

Indoor/Outdoor Surveillance-Channel Vision's DVR Kits can be used outdoors (DVR-43GKit2) and indoors (DVR-43GKit3), pictured. They include a four-channel DVR with H.264 digital compression. Both have a 500 GB SATA hard drive for video recording and four high-resolution IR bullet cameras (6026) for outdoor use; or four indoor IR dome cameras (6126). Both cameras provide 540 lines of resolution.

Get Physical Access Control-Corbin Russwin now uses ASSA ABLOY's HID iCLASS13.56 MHz smart card technology in its Access 800 WI1 lockset with Wi-Fi access control. This improves lock security with encryption and mutual authentication while offering interoperability. It integrates ANSI/BHMA, Grade 1 hardware, proximity reader and door monitoring in a single, open-architecture device.

Award-winning Software-DataCore Software's SANsymphony-V enables data centers to use existing equipment and conventional storage devices to achieve the shared storage environment necessary to support dynamic virtual IT environments.

Integration and More-EasyLobby's secure visitor management integrated with Gallagher's access control system enables issuance of different levels of access to visitors, contractors, employees and temporary workers directly from its Secure Visitor Management (SVM) visitor station. An access control proximity card or other credential can then activate visitor entry.

Look Mom, One Hand-EK Ekcessories' One Hander Card Holder has a protective clear case face that flips open to expose the ID or proximity card for scanning. When closed, its protective shield prevents unauthorized scanning. It holds up to two CAC or TWIC cards and reduces ID card wear and tear.

Silent Power Packs a Punch-Evolis' ZENIUS single-sided color plastic card printer is quiet (46 decibels), compact and modular. Its Premium Suite software has a printing manager for cards and badges in a variety of applications: employee IDs, loyalty cards, student IDs, payment cards, transportation passes and more.

De-Scope Your Business-ExoIS' PeepSafe2.0 gives the ability to de-scope a corporate setting by moving the storage and transmission of cardholder data to a PCI-compliant, hosted environment. The fully managed and customizable secure portal environment uses encrypted e-mail, fax, voice messages, online storage and safe processing of cardholder data.

See in Low Light-Grandstream Networks' 5-megapixel GXV3651_FHD camera is designed for wide-area surveillance applications requiring high resolution and image quality under various light. It provides full HD video imaging (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) at multi-rate H.264 and MJPEG real-time (30fps) video compression to reduce the number of cameras needed.

Small but Strong-ICC's EZ-FOLD wall mount bracket, available in two, four, six and eight rack unit sizes, can be folded to 2.5 inches in height. When unfolded, the arms extend to 15 inches to fit most equipment and panels, plus cable storage space. Once unfolded and securely mounted, the hinges do not bear weight.

A DVR Does More-Infinova's V3061 DVR series integrate multiple technologies, including embedded systems, network and storage. They provide H.264 video and G.711A audio compression; support up to 16 channel local video input with video looping and audio input; PAL and NTSC; and include dual H.264 streaming encoding.

Software, Hardware and Storage-IPVideo's Sentry VMS is now integrated with C3 Fusion's PSIM for additional sensor subsystems. This improves response times and efficiency by seamlessly retrieving access control data along with video. Its purpose-built hardware platform is custom-designed to withstand 24/7 IP security demands.

Mega Decoding-Matrox Graphics' SMD-2 streaming media IP decoder decodes, in parallel, up to 64 QCIF, 16 D1, or 2 HD 1080 streams. By combining multiple boards within a single system, users can decode and display hundreds of IP streams on any video wall.

Gain Versatility-Premier Mounts' SHLF-SB universal sound bar and camera shelf attaches to its P-Series of low profile flat-panel mounts and ECM ceiling mounts. It allows users to mount virtually any size sound bar or multiple security cameras below a flat-panel display.

Avoid Blind Spots-Samsung Techwin America's SNB-5000 1.3 megapixel HD network camera provides 1280x1024 resolution at 22fps and features intelligent video analytics and PoE. Multiple simultaneous streaming includes H.264, MPEG-4 and MJPEG encoding. Combined with the ImmerVision Enables panomorph lens, the camera also supports the 16:9 HD aspect ratio and 30fps HD standard (720p).

For Faster Threat Verification-Oncam Global Group's IPZoom two-camera system includes one IPZoom 360-degree, 5 megapixel camera; video analytics and management software; and a companion IP PTZ camera with absolute positioning. It's available in indoor conceal-mounting and outdoor/indoor IP67-rated minidome models and is compatible with Windows-based video management systems.

No Halo Effect-Pelco's (by Schneider Electric) 24-inch LED-backlit monitor provides high-definition 1920x1080p resolution for necessary, detailed views. The LED backlighting provides lower power consumption and heat dissipation.

Three Levels of Security-SARGENT Manufacturing Co.'s (ASSA ABLOY) Degree key system provides patented protection from unauthorized key duplication through 2027. All three levels are ANSI/BHMA Grade 1 certified, while Degree level three is UL437-certified. Degree is available for mortise, rim, component and Large Format Interchangeable Core (LFIC) cylinders.

Smart Reading-Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies' Schlage OEM100 multi-technology reader module can read both 125 KHz proximity and 13.56 MHz contactless smart card credentials. It supports ISO Standard 14443 technologies and is compatible with Schlage and XceedID proximity credentials, certain HID proximity protocols, GE/CASI Proxlite, AWID, LenelProx and other 13.56 MHz technologies.

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Keep Pace with IT Updates-Software House's (part of Tyco Security Products) C-CURE 800/8000 access control software supports the American Dynamics HDVR for recording both analog and IP video cameras. Users can view both video streams from one interface and perform standard VMS functions directly from the monitoring station.

Ignore the Weather-Toshiba Surveillance & IP Video's IK-WR12A 2-megapixel IP network dome camera has an IP66-rated housing. It features a gasketed, all-steel housing combined with a built-in heater/blower to withstand temperatures from -22 to 122 degrees Fahrenheit. It outputs 1600 x 1200 color video and supports dual streaming in MPEG4 and Motion JPEG at up to 30fps.

Get the Big Picture-U.S. Lock's expanded product line of more than 200 new products is detailed in its 2011/2012 catalog, including the Stanley Grade 1 Outdoor Gate Lock, Armor Concept's Fix-a-Jamb and Door Jamb Armor products, the Arrow Revolution Deadbolt, the Kaba PowerStar 2000 and the Schlage CO100 series.