Product Watch

A look at what's new in the market


Universal Pole Mounts-Premier Mounts VPM and VPM-100 Vesa Pole Mounts (VMP) are universal pipe or pole mounts for flat-panel displays. They fit 1 1/2- and 2-inch tubing, as well as Premier Mounts' elliptical tubing, and feature a unique collar clasp design which allows VPMs to be combined on a pole for level back-to-back flat-panel installations.

Hardware Systems for Video Walls-Matrox Graphics and Trenton Systems now provide video wall solutions for the AV market, debuting their TVC4401 4U rackmount system. It can combine up to six, single-slot Matrox Mura MPX display controller boards-for up to 24 high-definition inputs and outputs-while leveraging the board's 64 Gbit/sec duplex data transfer.

'Smart' Access Prevention-Videx's CyberLock electronic locks and padlocks allow each users key to be programmed with the specific access permissions they need to do their job; what locks they can open, and when. Both the electronic key and lock record openings and exceptions including unauthorized attempts to enter.

Just Add Sunlight!-A stand alone remote surveillance system from AvaLAN Wireless Systems and Mobotix utilizes a solar powered pole with a low power digital IP-based surveillance camera and a low power long range industrial Ethernet radio. Customers can capture megapixel video, process it on the solar pole and stream it back to a Network Attached Storage system.

Remote Access with Apple-Avigilon's Control Center Mobile (ACC Mobile) enables users to connect to its Control Center Network Video Management Software (NVMS) platform over any IP wireless network with Apple devices. Now available, it is designed to support HD and megapixel images and detail up to 16 megapixels.

Camera Link Frame Grabbers-BitFlow's Karbon-CXP line of frame grabbers are designed to move high-speed serial data from a camera to a frame grabber. This results in video acquisition at speeds up to six Gigabits per second and allows users to send control commands and triggers at 20 MBps over a single piece of 75 Ohm coaxial cable up to 135 meters.

Available This Summer!-Elk Products' ELK Navigator Touchscreen Keypad and the first release of two-way wireless products are new additions to the M1 family of control products. The keypad features a 3.5-inch color display and intuitive easy-to-use menus for security and automation. Wireless devices contain LEDs that indicate battery status and signal quality.

Detection Across Long Distances-The Long Ranger Point Intrusion Detection System from Fiber Sensys utilizes the Titan Commander Control & Management System, a graphical interface that can report intrusions within 20 meters. The Titan Commander system integrates with all Fiber SenSys Fiber Defender alarm processing units, providing advanced calibration, tuning and status directly from the interface.