Product Watch

A look at what's new in the market


Audio for Integrators-The Exstreamer P5 from Barix gives integrators a way to install IP speakers without limiting their architectural and environmental options, including retrofits for legacy systems. In addition to its built-in amplifier and PoE capability to simplify deployments, the device enables zoning applications for multi-speaker systems and allows individual local/remote channel selection and volume control.

PTZ In the Palm of Your Hand-The M50 PTZ dome network camera series from Axis Communications come in two models: AXIS M5014 (720p) and AXIS M5013 (SVGA). The camera measures 5.1 inches wide by 2.2 inches high, provides a 360-degree view and comes with a built-in microphone for audio detection.

Platform Provides Integrated Framework-The Milestone Integration Platform Software Development Kit version 1.0 (MIP SDK 1.0) enables seamless integration of third-party applications with the Milestone management interface and XProtect Smart Client user interface. Options are available for dynamic video overlaying, server-side MIP integrations and unique intra-MIP plug-in communications.

Light It Up with This Energy Saver!-The Stairwell Retrofit Solution from Lutron Electronics Co. utilizes a lighting fixture with a Lutron digital dimming ballast preprogrammed to occupied and unoccupied light levels specific to a project's code requirements. The fixture receives a signal from Radio Powr Savr occupancy sensors via reliable Lutron Clear Connect RF technology.

Sense This!-The Mag613 from Bartington Instruments is an array of eight miniature three-axis fluxgate sensors submersible to a depth of 500m, ideal for applications requiring multi-point magnetic field measurements. The small volume of the sensors allows the user to achieve high spatial resolution.

256-Bit Encryption Delivered-The External CipherChain full disk hardware encryption product from Addonics Technologies lets users encrypt just about any external data storage device with eSATA or SATA connection, from sensitive data on external RAID storage devices to external hard drives, Solid State Drives (SSDs) and many popular flash media.