Product Watch

A look at what's new in the market


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.

Find a Consultant-SecuritySpecifiers.com helps users locate nearly 1,200 qualified specifiers from more than 300 companies by accessing the database at no charge. Visit the "Owners and End Users" section to learn more. Also, registered specifiers on the site may now search the database without limitation for free.

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.