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Servers with High Definition Voice-Zenitel announced its latest in security communications with the Stentofon AlphaCom XE series of audio servers. AlphaCom XE is powered by the next generation CCoIP processor IP board, providing flexibility and increased audio bandwidth. AlphaCom XE utilizes IP audio edge devices; IP masters, IP substations and SIP stations, that provide high definition voice, active noise cancellation, adaptive jitter buffering, and an integrated managed switch with advanced networking and security functions (VLAN, IEEE 802.1X).

Optimum Smoke Detection-System Sensor released a line of accessories designed to optimize the capabilities of the company's i3 Series of photoelectric smoke detectors. The series includes both two- and four-wire photoelectric detectors that are available with or without a fixed 135 degree F thermal sensor.

Cable Challenges Addressed-Berk-Tek introduced the 10G Limited Distance (LD) UTP cable, featuring a reduction in the cable diameter versus existing category 6A UTP cables. The Berk-Tek 10G LD cable is designed to support IEEE 802.3an 10GBASE-T to a maximum distance of 60 meters specifically in high density applications such as data centers. The biggest challenge in producing a reliable UTP cable for 10 gigabit applications is to assure the elimination of alien crosstalk.

Welcome to the Family-A new family of iCVR dome cameras has been introduced by VideoIQ. iCVR dome cameras are the world's only cameras with adaptive analytics, on board Network Video Recorder (NVR) and an advanced Video Management System (VMS). VideoIQ iCVR dome cameras build upon the success of VideoIQ's iCVR box cameras and encoders, with up to a half terabyte of intelligent, onboard NVR storage within each camera,

High Traffic Motion Detector-Inovonics announced Underwriters Laboratories(r) (UL) has completed its approval of EchoStream EN1261HT, a high-traffic motion detector designed to deliver four years of battery life at 200 activations per day, the typical number of activations in a commercial environment. The EN1261HT motion detector has a detection range up to 50 feet, as well as increased immunity to radio frequency interference, vibration, static, lighting, ambient temperature changes and other sources of false activation.

Security Center 4.0-Genetec released of the latest version of its unified security platform, Security Center 4.0. The Security Center now seamlessly unifies Genetec's Omnicast IP video surveillance and Synergis IP access control systems with its AutoVu IP license plate recognition (LPR) system, offering customers a single point from which to monitor their security and safety systems. Significant enhancements include the unification of AutoVu, Genetec's IP LPR system, within the Security Center.

Real Time Network Camera-Hikvision Digital Technology Co. released a two megapixel CCD-based real-time network camera, model DS-2CD876BF. The network camera delivers a compressed video stream with resolution of up to 1600x1200 in real time, using the H.264 video codec based on TI's high performance DaVinci(tm) platform. It also supports the optional HDMI for high-definition video display up to 1080P resolution.