Product Watch

A look at what's new in the market

Natural Disaster's Severe Weather Alerts feature, which warns customers of impending severe weather in their area, is integrated into its home security and monitoring technology platform. Alerts are delivered directly to the customer's security panel and will forewarn them when a natural disaster is headed their way.

Exit/Enter This Way-Boon Edam now supplies FedEx Ground locations with its full height turnstiles and gates. These include the BE-THT100-51-FXG galvanized steel full height turnstile and access gate with wire mesh and fixed security screen; and the BE-THT100-FXG-EO exit-only galvanized steel full height turnstile.

Audio Accessories-Energy Transformation Systems' PA911 audio camera balun enables users to quickly connect professional-grade microphones equipped with XLR connectors directly to the existing 3.5mm mini-plug jack on the Canon5D and 7D Series of DSLR cameras.

Product Line Debut-Gadspot's GS851EF 650TVL color Charge Coupled Device (CCD) camera is designed for indoor and outdoor use and features built-in light sensors for automatic infrared activation; and a nine to 22 millimeter varifocal lens.

Software Design Tools-Gish Technology's 2D CAD VSCalc Tools generates 2D camera coverage models color-coded to indicate varying levels of visual acuity or picture quality. When visual acuity index modeling is used during the design or upgrade phase of a video surveillance project, cost savings and improvements in camera coverage can be achieved.

Platform Updates-Honeywell's Total Connect 2.0 platform now provides even more remote services, including an interactive dashboard with Flash-based graphics; enhanced navigation; a simplified set-up process; and new capabilities ideal for business owners with multiple facilities.

Lock It Up!-Master Lock Co.'s S31 and S33 global safety padlocks feature shackles that are 4.76 millimeters (3/16-inches) in diameter and are constructed of marine grade 316 stainless steel. In addition, adhesive write-on identification labels are available in multiple languages.

Remote Services at Your Fingertips-Napco Security's iBridge Online Remote Services Product is a slimline, Android-based tablet computer. Internet-enabled, it uses 802.11 Wi-Fi and allows users to interact and control their Napco security system, view live video cameras and recordings and control thermostats and lighting.


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