Product watch

A look at what’s new in the market



Installs Up To 3 Stories—RISCO’s Industrial LuNAR addressable dual-technology ceiling-mount intrusion detector can be installed up to 28 feet high and has Anti-Cloak Technology (ACT) to detect intruder camouflage attempts. It incorporates three independently adjustable photo infrared (PIR) channels for customized coverage, along with a microwave channel.


Harness the Sun for Security—Securitron expanded its DC power supply offering with the introduction of the Boxed Power Supply Solar or BPSS in 10 and 20 Watts. These self-contained solar-powered solutions are for single-point lock control and for applications where access to the power grid is inconvenient, too expensive or not possible.


Protecting Important Devices—STI’s Select-Alert mini controller features a combination of alarm and super bright flashing LEDs and a choice of 32 unique alarm tones and independent strobe and siren timing. If the unit is triggered, the ear piercing siren and LED flashing strobe draws attention in a hurry.


Security with the Stroke of a Pen—Swann Security’s PenCam Mini Video Camera & Recorder captures color AVI videos in 640 x 480 VGA resolution and JPEG still images in 1280 x 960 resolution. All footage is recorded on internal 2GB memory, capable of recording over an hour of video footage or capturing 9,000 still images.


New Series Smoke Detectors—System Sensor announced its full line of i3 Series photoelectric smoke detectors with sounders. These two- and four-wire models generate an 85 dBA temporal tone and are ideal for residential applications, especially those that require synchronization of the alarm signal throughout the system.


App via the iPhone—The Veracity App, which is now available from the Apple iTunes Store as a free download, was developed by Veracity, in conjunction with Rage Digital, to provide immediate access to questions raised during many installations. The App provides information on each Veracity product via the “products” tab. When Veracity launches a new product, information will appear within the “products” section of the App.


Catalog Resource—Videx’s new catalog is packed with helpful information on CyberLock electronic locks and intelligent padlocks. The catalog is FREE and includes an instructive CD on electronic lock and key technology. CyberLock brings electronic access control and auditing to mechanical lock hardware simply by removing a lock’s cylinder and replacing it with a CyberLock electronic cylinder.


Integrated Access Control—From top to bottom, AMAG Technology’s Symmetry™ M2150 Intelligent Controllers for access control operation have received UL 294 certification. The model M2150 controllers provide distributed intelligence and can be combined in more than 50 configurations to provide access control for up to 16 doors in one panel.


High Bandwidth Carriers—Systems integrators and consultants looking for better advantages to support high bandwith 10G applications can deploy laser-optimized Cablesys OM3 10G fiber optics in local area networks (LANs), Storage Area Networks (SANs) and data centers. Multistrand and bundled solutions built to specific job requirements include MPO, LC, SC and other connectivity types.


Upgraded Management Software—Phihong released a new version of its Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) management software. The software provides enhanced local and remote access capabilities, including the ability to monitor and reset all connected PoE devices, as well as review parametric information for each port.


No Fooling this Sensor—Visonic’s anti-masking motion detectors alert the user of tampering. The detectors include the DUET AM C/O and DUO 220AM and the TOWER- 10AM, 12AM and 20AM. Diagnostics assure users their motion sensors are working properly and not accidentally or purposely blocked.


For Fine Wire Applications—A precision pair of wire cutters and pliers for grasping and tip-cutting soft lead wires in electronics production, assembly and rework and craft and hobby applications is available from Xuron Corp. The Xuron® 170-II Micro-Shear® Flush Cutter and Model 450S Pliers are for working with wire from under 1 mil thick to 18 gauge.


New Line Members—SAMSUNG | GVI Security introduced 43X optical zoom lens along with 34X and 25X optical zoom lens PTZ cameras to the Advanced A1™ Chip Technology product line. The A1™ Chip brings the advanced image quality to analog video with features like 600TV Lines of resolution.