UTC Fire & Security introduces new data and video transmission solutions

Four new product lines help reduce installation costs and plan for future growth


LAS VEGAS, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Fire & Security has announced four new product lines from the transmission products business that offer customers all the benefits and cost-savings of a single source provider for data and video transmission solutions. UTC Fire & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp.

Security dealers and distributors rely on fiber and transmission products such as media converters, network products and Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) to ensure the quick and secure transmission of data and video. The transmission products business provides customers with a one-stop-shop to meet all data and video transmission requirements.

"These four new lines represent 350 new products. By providing a total solution for transmission requirements and enabling expansion and flexibility, these product lines help customers simplify and save costs today and in the future," said Neil Heller, global product manager, transmission products. "In addition to streamlining purchasing, these new products help reduce costly installations and offer increased functionality for physical transmission requirements."

The Fiber product line is the industry's first truly modular design, with the flexibility to allow customers to easily change features and performance and ensure the product installed today will not be obsolete tomorrow. The optional web server module can be integrated into third-party software.

By giving customers the ability to transmit IP data and video over traditional coaxial cables, or analog signals over IP networks, the media converters help customers avoid the cost and labor of installing a new system. The converters also increased the functionality of traditional data transmission, allowing customers to transmit IP data and video through a coaxial cable over distances up to a mile.

The UTC Fire & Security network products provide customers the ability to monitor the health and connectivity of their network. User-friendly graphic interfaces and easy diagnostics of cables and converters have been built into these switches designed for large file, high-speed video applications.

Through the use of automatic video control (AVC) that continuously monitors and adjusts signal levels, the UTP products are cost-effective solutions that eliminate the need for installation and testing by technicians, and regularly self-correct to changing environmental conditions.