Hot New Products: March '05

New 19' Flat Panel CCTV Monitor AGN Professional (AGNPRO) adds a new 19' model its popular EP Series Flat Panel Security Monitor Line. Thin and affordable, the 19' monitor with composite, S-Video, and VGA inputs is specifically designed for...

Fujinon's C22x23 series also debuted recently. The 22x zoom lens is the sister model of Fujinon's C22x17 series. The C22x23 series has a focal length range of 23mm to 506mm, achieving a focal length of over 500mm in a one-inch format. Because of its extended focal range, this lens may not require a 2x extender, ensuring sharper, faster, and brighter images. C22x23 series dimensions are identical to the C22x17 series, ensuring that the lenses fit within existing housing, while delivering over a 500mm telephoto image. The C22x23 series also features Iris Override, Day Night Capability and can be controlled via a conventional CCTV control or an RS232C serial control. For more information, visit

DVR with Built-In WeB Server
EnView 8610 DVR from Entel System ((408)567-0149, is a 16 channel Windows 2000 based DVR offering 480 fps recording, 16 audio channels and PTZ camera control. Built-in motion detector can save lots of disk space along with 4 HDDs. Built-in web server allows easy access from remote for live monitoring and DVR/camera control. For more information, visit

When Compact Is Key
The new Digiplex High Density Switcher, or HDS, from GE Security is a compact, high density video switcher with expansion capability, and a single 84-inch rack that can switch 1024 inputs into 256 outputs. The Digiplex HDS's main chassis measures a compact six rack units and holds two 3U sections. Plug-in PCB cards are used to fully expand the system. Twelve card slots (96 ports) are available for input or output in each 3U section. A maximum of 4,096 inputs by 256 outputs are possible, as is connection to as many as 32 satellite (remote) sites. The basic HDS system is made up of the HDS chassis and System Controller, which provides user access to specific features through individual password-protected accounts. For more information, visit

Good News for Small Systems
The ENCOMPASS 300 from GVI Security is designed for small system applications and delivers all you need for a 5000 user, eight door system in a single pc configuration. It's built on the industry standard Mercury Security Controllers and operates in single workstation environments. It is scaleable from a single reader up to 8 readers with over 212 inputs and 212 outputs. ENCOMPASS 300 supports all industry standard card reader technologies such as RFID, proximity, magnetic stripe, Wiegand and biometric technologies. Up to 8 different credential formats are supported simultaneously. The ENCOMPASS 300 data management system contains all the necessary configuration, transactional, asset and card holder data. It can operate in a stand alone mode without an operator and send alert messages or function in a fully staffed operations center. For more information, visit

Lighting Control Product Line
HAI is launching the HAI Lighting Control (HLC) line. This family of products includes 600 and 1000 watt switches and dimmers, an auxiliary switch, a PIM, and room and house controllers. All of the HLC products will utilize UPB, a digital communications standard for lighting and home control that ensures superior reliability. HLC products can be used as stand alone, with HAI controllers, or with other UPB compatible controllers. Standard wiring techniques are used so HLC is easily retrofitted. For more information, visit

Digital Video Manager
New from Honeywell is the Digital Video Manager (DVM) with security system integration capabilities. DVM is a scalable, digital closed-circuit television (CCTV) surveillance system that allows operators to view, record, play back and store security video clips online or offline from a single workstation. Combining DVM with Honeywell Pro-Watch Security Management Software allows enterprise-wide CCTV and security integration. Operators can view and control all systems from a single workstation, and move cameras to simultaneously monitor all doors and hallways. With Pro-Watch, DVM can respond to alarms and events, automatically recording vital video - making the system less dependent on operator observations and enabling real-time decision making. For more information, visit