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Handheld Thermal Camera-FLIR Systems' Guardsman allows users to see in total darkness, provides both gray scale and color thermal imaging and can display a digital temperature readout of objects in the cross-hair. FLIR's advanced image-processing algorithms produce, crisp, clear thermal video day and night, in good weather and bad.

Megapixel/HD In One-The AV10005 series H.264 dual mode camera from Arecont Vision combines the resolution of a 10 megapixel camera and a full HD 1080p at 30fps camera into one camera system. It is available in color, day/night and color auto-iris versions.

Storage Simplicity-The AberSAN high-bandwidth scalable storage appliance from Aberdeen LLC is based on the newly released Intel(r) Xeon(r) processor 5600 series. It brings the simplification of a network attached storage (NAS) server to the SAN environment by combining Fibre Channel and iSCSI block level connections with multi-user network sharing.

WiFi Routers for a Broad Range-The new 802.11n MIMO-based MSR series (MSR1000, MST200, MSR4000 and MSR2000, pictured at right) multi-radio wireless routers from Azalea Networks feature up to four radios per router and a throughput of up to one Gigabit per second per router. They will be available in the second quarter of 2010.

Extended Offer-Securion from Evolis is a one-stop solution to personalize and laminate security badges in a decentralized environment. To support increasing demand in security cards, Evolis has extended its offering, with new films,from standard varnish to highly secured holograms.

Stabilizing Video-The IVS-200 Video Stabilizer and Automatic Video Optimizer from FOR-A corrects any video source, from live feeds to VCR tapes and DVDs, stabilizing shaky video in real time during capture or video that has already been recorded. The Auto Video Optimizer (AVO) component makes automatic corrections of video to appropriate levels.

Mini Equipment Enclosure--CPI's CUBE-iT mini equipment enclosure safely secures 8U of 19-inch wide EIA rack-mount equipment DVRs, servers and other electronic security equipment outside the equipment room. The enclosure includes a hinged, locking front door with a perforated panel and a hinged locking rear door.

Electric Strikes-Security Door Controls introduced the patent-pending Uniflex 55 Series electric strikes for controlling access of cylindrical locks, mortise locks (without deadbolts) and mortise exit devices. These heavy duty electric strikes are designed to retrofit into hollow metal frames equipped with ANSI 4-78" strike preparation.

Fixed and Mini-Dome Cameras-The new series of megapixel fixed and mini-dome H.264 network cameras from Panasonic System Networks Company of America feature i-Pro Smart HD; HD picture quality employing Panasonic's new UniPhier(r) LSI processor; face detection analytics; bandwidth and energy efficiency; day/night operation; and more.

Super High Zoom-Tamron's DF012 surveillance camera lens features an ultra high zoom power of 55X and a 330mm ultra telephoto focal length in a compact body that allows the lens to fit nicely in small housings. It also features the capability to reduce vibration with the lens' state-of-the-art built-in optical vibration compensation (VC) mechanism.

v3.7 3D Design Tool-Now with the latest software updates, the Winsted Equipment Layout Software (WELS) is an easy-to-use, interactive program that makes technical furniture design, layout and configuration faster, easier and more accurate. WELS v3.7 boasts a completely redesigned user interface, including a new navigation structure that improves compatibility with wide-screen format displays.

Props for Piezoelectric Switch-The EX-17 piezoelectric switch by Rosslare Enterprises Ltd. Received a quality product design award product design in a recent 2010 competition. EX-17 is a high quality piezoelectric switch designed for industrial, high-risk environmental requirements and indoor applications. It can be used for direct door control or applied in the use and control of various industrial equipments and appliances.

Designs on Consoles-Middle Atlantic Products released Designer(tm), a technical furniture layout design software package, to accompany its Viewpoint(tm) Console System. (Viewpoint was a recent winner in the SIA New Product Showcase.) The free program allows users to quickly and easily create a ViewPoint console, desk or video wall layout with high-quality graphics, providing a realistic depiction of the environment being designed.

RadioRA(r) 2 from Lutron(r)--Offer your customers an enhancement to their security solution with RadioRA 2 light and shade control system from Lutron. Program lights to lock on at full brightness or flash when the security system is triggered. Schedule lighting changes so an empty house appears occupied. Use the timeclock to set exterior lights to turn on every day at sunset. Give customers the ability to turn interior lights on from the safety of their car.

Transmission Protocols Get Intelligent-The Prodigy from Fluidmesh Networks is a high performance 'intelligent' transmission protocol This new Fluidmesh protocol which is able to maintain a solid transmission in high-interference areas by using an 'intelligent' control on packet retransmission. It can also transmit any IP-compatible traffic including data, video, and VOIP.

High Capacity Ethernet Switch-ComNet's Comworx(tm) CNGE2FE8MSPoE is the company's next environmentally hardened Managed Ethernet Switch that provides a high port density in a compact package and PoE to IP cameras and video encoders. Eight 10/100TX ports and two 1000Mbps combo ports are available that utilize easily interchangeable small form factor pluggable optic (SFP) devices as optical interfaces

Patented Radiation Instruments-Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. announced that its Radiation Measurement & Security Instruments business was awarded two U.S. patents for radiation instruments that can be used to help protect the public against the risk of nuclear terrorism. U.S. patent 7,456,405 B1 was granted for the radiation-measuring Thermo Scientific RadEye PRD, a small, portable, high-sensitivity, pager-like device.

Secure and Wireless RS-485-Air-485(tm) from Cansec Systems makes expensive cable pulling a thing of the past by allowing you to establish wireless RS-485 communication links where pulling communication cable is difficult or expensive. The system includes a built-in signal strength indicator, support for point-to-point and multipoint network topologies and a range of 400m indoors and 10Km line of sight.

PoE Injector/Splitter-Need to inject DC voltage via a Category 5 cable to power a PoE-enabled device? The PSI Power Splitter/Injector from J-Systems allows you to add the correct voltage power supply to remotely power devices whether they are IEEE 802.3af compliant or not. This is an ideal solution for powering an 802.3af compliant IP camera and a legacy PoE WiFi radio.

High Amperage Supplies-Superior Electronics Corp. is shipping new PS-D1610-PUQ, PH-A1612-PUQ High-Amp CCTV power supplies. The PS-D1610-PUQ 12VDC 10-Amp 16-output supply has 16 outputs, which can be adjusted with a potentiometer. The PH-A1612-PUQ 12-Amp 1U Rack Mount Power Supply has 16 outputs, 24 or 28VAC selectable with 3 amps per output, 12 amps total.

Low Light? No Problem-The Spyder Eclipse is a new intensified, low light, mini dome camera for inside applications where lighting is minimal. This camera is up to 32 times more sensitive than other dome or box type cameras resulting in high quality images even in minimal lighting. The Spyder Eclipse high resolution (520 TVL) and extreme low light (0.001 LUX), operate without the need for infrared illumination.

Stack It Or Rack It--Sans Digital, a provider of high performance storage subsystems, introduced eight-bay iSCSI storage solutions in both tower and rackmount formats. The modelsTR8I-B and ER208I+B use dedicated RAID engines to provide up to RAID 60 in redundancy. With dual Gigabit Ethernet ports, performance on both units could reach up to 190MB/s with multiple concurrent connections for various applications.

Customer Handout for Systems Integrators-A new brochure by the IQ Certification Program for IQ companies is the perfect handout and way to differentiate companies from the competition. The consumer brochure explains how the IQ Certification Program gives consumers a way to identify alarm companies that are committed to providing them with high-quality security and life safety systems.

PRO-RT Series UPS an Electrical Firewall-Launched by Para Systems, manufacturers of the Minuteman line of power protection solutions, the PRO-RTs provide complete protection for small to medium-sized telephone, security and server systems. A strong feature set and affordable price set this new series apart from the competition. The units incorporate several "green" features plus a three-year warranty.

Upgraded Firmware--Bosch Security Systems released Firmware 4.1 for the company's IP video products. The new firmware provides Universal Plug & Play (UPnP) functionality for automatic detection and configuration of cameras and encoders on Microsoft Windows PCs. In addition, support for Bosch's Bilinx technology allows accessibility to Dinion and FlexiDome analog camera menus via the web browser of any connected VideoJet X Series or VIP X1600.