Product watch

A look at what’s new in the market


Transition from Point-to-Point-Communication Networks (ComNet), introduced a new fiber optic transmission product to aid in the transition from point-to-point systems to Ethernet network systems. The FVT/FVR10D1E series are fiber optic video transmitters and receivers that support digitally encoded video, serial data as well as 10/100 Ethernet. The ComNet FVT/FVR10D1E provides 10-bit digitally encoded RS-250C short-haul quality video, serial data and 10/100 Ethernet on a single optical fiber.

Three-Inch Minis-IQinVision expanded its IQeye line of Mini Domes to include main profile H.264 and vandal-proof models. The original VGA, 1.3MP, and 2.0MP Mini Domes are available in standard or vandal models and IQinVision has added HD480p and HD720p H.264 main profile models that are also available in standard or vandal proof. Vandal-proof models feature a cast aluminum base and tamper-resistant screws.

Camera at Work Day or Night-Compro Technology launched the VideoMate IP70 day/night camera with true infrared (IR) lighting and HD megapixel resolution targeted at the home/SOHO market. IP70 features a cluster of professional class IR LEDs for 24/7 surveillance under any lighting condition. A light sensor turns on the array of IR LEDs to illuminate the scene automatically when the lighting condition is too dark for the image sensor and switches off the IR LEDs when the lighting condition turns normal.

Protective Eyewear with Flair-Workers tired of out-of-date designs have an alternative in Gateway Safety's introduction of Cover2. The compact design is a lightweight lens with a soft, flexible temple tips for comfort. Featuring an impact-resistant polycarbonate lens, Cover2 also offers a wide, unobstructed field of vision.

Remote Event-Driven Video Notification-Honeywell added video capabilities to its Total Connect Remote Services. Total Connect integrates with IP cameras that employ video analytics, enabling customers to receive event-driven e-mails with video clips when something of interest has been triggered by cameras. The IP cameras and built-in analytics let Total Connect monitor for specific events such as a person approaching a front door or a child returning home from school and can alert consumers via e-mail or text messages.

Servicing Options-The Master Lock Company added an upgrade to its Python 8491 disc tumbler rekeying kit. The kit includes an assortment of Master Lock No. 1 keyway plug assemblies which expand the servicing options for numerous Master Lock products.

Custom Consoles-ViewPoint console systems from Middle Atlantic Products feature welded modular construction for easy delivery and strength. Ergonomic factors, equipment cooling and cable management feature increased functionality and installed system reliability. Consoles are independently tested for mission-critical applications with UL and seismic certifications, as well as carry the Greenguard listing.

A Solution to Open Video- Mirasys introduced an open Video Content Analysis (VCA) platform so that customers can select any VCA solution that addresses their specific surveillance security needs without complex and costly infrastructure changes. As a bidirectional interface, the Open VCA Platform enables VCA solutions to access raw image data from both the Mirasys platform and the CCTV hardware.