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DVRs, NVRs, emergency communications and mass notification

Toshiba has combined fault tolerant engineering with multi-format support of up to 32 IP network cameras, including megapixel models, in its new NVS network video recorder. Capable of speeds of up to 30 pictures-per-second per camera with audio, the recorders are a single-box networking solution for IP video surveillance applications demanding ultra-high resolution recording, mass storage capacity up to 4TB, and compatibility with cameras from all major manufacturers. Dozens of Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) control protocols are also supported. Security professionals can conduct a search based on motion, sensor events, thumbnail previews, or graphical timelines. Once located, targeted video can be exported as AVI video, JPEG images or as individual frames printed out for further review at a later time. Select eInquiry #110

Hybrid DVR/Network Camera Integration

Pelco, Inc. by Schneider Electric and HikVision Digital Technology Co., Ltd., have integrated the DS-9000 series hybrid DVR from HikVison with a range of network cameras from Pelco. The 4-channel, 8-channel and 16-channel hybrid DVRs now support Pelco network cameras, including Sarix Mega-Performance Cameras (IXS0/IMS0/IDS0, IX10/ID10/IM10, IXE20/IDE20 and IX30/ID30 series cameras), Spectra IP Series Dome Positioning Systems (Spectra Mini IP and Spectra IV IP), IP110 Series Camclosure Indoor/Outdoor Network Mini Dome and IP3701 Series Color Network Cameras. Select eInquiry #111

In-Building MNS

Cooper Notification, a platform of Cooper Safety, has launched its In-Building Mass Notification System (MNS) solution, SAFEPATH MNS (SPMNS), which meets the new Underwriters Laboratories (UL) standards for MNS. As a new standard, UL 2572 evaluates how a mass notification system performs against the 2010 edition of the NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code. Compliant with UL 2572 and NFPA 72 2010 codes, the MNS integrates with a facility's addressable fire alarm system (FAS) for a complete In-Building MNS solution that performs both fire alarm and emergency communications functions. The SPMNS provides personnel and building occupants with intelligible live and pre-recorded voice messages that communicate what to do in response to an emergency. Select eInquiry #112

Emergency Blue Lights

Talk-A-Phone Co. has released a new generation of flashing emergency Blue Lights, available in 120V and 12/24V versions - which are typically used in conjunction with Emergency Phones to draw attention to the unit. The units are ultra-bright all-LED Blue Lights, featuring 209 lumens peak rating and prismatic pattern to enhance visibility at greater distances. All-LED construction of the unit significantly increases its life span. Select eInquiry #113

IP Intercom and Announcement Device

Barix AG has introduced the Annuncicom 155 IP intercom and announcement device developed for use on trains and in rail stations and tunnels. The device enables systems integrators to set up tailored communication systems ranging from simple door intercom, PA and background music systems to complex monitoring functions and emergency announcement systems. The system can operate as a standalone system or in conjunction with PCs and central IT management in a standard network, enabling low-cost and quick configuration of the communication system while enabling future expansion. The device conforms to the usual transportation standards including EN50121 and EN50155. Select eInquiry #114