Product watch

A look at what’s new in the market


Remote Monitoring ECS Goes Digital-Notifier announced its IP-based emergency communications platform has gone digital to optimize speed and intelligibility of emergency communications. The OnyxWorks workstation enables users to distribute live audio messages digitally via its Notify-IP Internet gateway to local, regional, national and even international facilities.

Supports Open Streaming Architecture-Optelecom-NKF announced the release of its H.264 Siqura MD6x PTZ IP camera series.The mini dome (MD) camera line offers two PTZ IP cameras: the indoor MD60 and the outdoor MD62 are for professional installations where a reliable solution is required. All of the MD6x cameras support open streaming architecture (OSA) for integration with video management systems.

Rugged Drywall Saw-Platinum Tools announced the launch of the PRO Drywall Saw. The PRO Drywall Saw is for cutting drywall, plywood, plasterboard, wallboard, plastic paneling and ceiling tile. The saw has a heavy-duty handle designed with a non-slip grip, a hardened blade tip designed to score or punch with ease, a clog-free hardened steel blade and a one piece handle and blade design.

External Motion Detector- PIR-TECT Motion Detectors introduced by Potter are versatile external motion detectors which simplify project design through the ability to program a single device for short-range, mid-range, or long-range applications. The PIR-TECT's flexible mounting height (up to 20 feet) and adjustable pan allow the view of a security camera and the PIR-TECT sensor to coincide, providing more accurate threat detection.

Fully Loaded Product Catalog- Premier Mounts released a revamped product catalog with dozens of new products in an easy- to-use format. The catalog showcases more than 225 pages of mounting solutions and accessories.

Protect Against the Harsh Outdoors-The hinged cover introduced by STI takes hard knocks while helping to protect smaller-sized electrical units. Both the cover and its hinges are molded of tough, clear polycarbonate material. The Mini Bopper Stopper (STI-6516) is designed to protect keyless door lock units, card readers, physical identification systems such as thumbprint readers and similar smaller access control devices from the elements.

Performance Storage-Sans Digital introduced a dual channel iSCSI storage solution in 1U and 2U rackmount formats. The EliteRAID ER104I+B and ER208I+B are 1U 4-bay and 2U 8-bay rackmounts implemented with iSCSI hardware and RAID engines provide up to 100MB/s per channel, or over 190MB/s per dual channels, and up to RAID level 6 or 60 for data protection.

HD Over Coaxial Cable-Use IP cameras to achieve the same HD quality without replacing the coaxial cable. There is no network to set up, no bandwidth issues to deal with, just replace the existing analog cameras and DVR with HD cameras and DVR. Introduced by SG Digital, HDCCTV is a new CCTV video surveillance system using serial digital interface (SDI) transmission, implemented by the broadcast industry for transmission of HDTV signals digitally over coaxial cable.