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Aug. 12, 2010
Surveillance accessories

A HOT Month for Surveillance Accessories

Bosch Security Systems Inc., Fairport, N.Y., is rolling out technology innovations with the release of three new solutions in the past month.

With the addition of 40 fixed body Dinion and FlexiDome H.264 main profile IP cameras, Bosch now offers IP cameras well suited for a wide variety of applications, including outdoor perimeters, traffic monitoring, correctional facilities and more. Built-in Intelligent Video Analysis (IVA), available as a licensable option, processes the detailed images to provide automated assistance to security personnel. The NBN-498 and NDN-498 series of the fixed body and dome IP cameras feature Bosch's 2X-Dynamic Technology with 20-bit processing.

Also new is Bosch's central station receiver software, designed to improve processing of alarm signals modified by voice over IP (VoIP) or digital phone networks. The new software improves the ability of Bosch's Conettix D6600 and D6100i Communications Receivers to interpret and accept control panel signals even if they do not meet the formatting requirements of the communications protocol. The receiver software analyzes the alarm signals to decode those that have been modified by VoIP or digital phone networks.

Outfitted with a new TCP/IP Communications Module for its AutoDome Camera System, the new module from Bosch delivers H.264 Main Profile compression, powerful Intelligent Video Analysis (IVA) and alarm handling and compliance with the Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF) standard. AutoDome cameras equipped with the new module deliver hybrid operation with both Ethernet and analog connections for supporting existing equipment.

More Surveillance Power in Your Rack-The VertiLine16i Rack Mount Camera Power Supply from Altronix features 16 individually selectable 24VAC or 28VAC isolated power outputs rated at 1 amp each. UL listed for use in the U.S. and Canada, it is designed in a space-saving 1U EIA 19-inch chassis with LED status indicators for each output. Power input is 115VAC or 230VAC.

Indoor and Outdoor Housing Protection-Arecont Vision's HSG1-O-W vandal-proof environmental housing accessory provides optimal protection for their entire line of color and day/night MegaVideo(r) IP cameras. With an IP67-compliant waterproof enclosure, the HSG1-O-W is equipped with a heater, blower and wall mount.

Field Installation Simplified!-Axis Communications' T8412 Installation Display is a battery-powered handheld device that vastly simplifies the field installation of both Axis network cameras and analog cameras. It displays live video from a camera and offers user-friendly features such as touchscreen, zoom and snapshot functions and can connect directly to a camera or network.

IP Dome Camera Accessories-Basler Vision Technologies' IP Fixed Dome Cameras can easily be mounted on a wall or ceiling, and an internal three-axis camera bracket allows complete flexibility when aiming the camera. For optimal mounting, Basler's accessories portfolio includes a suspended ceiling kit and a wall bracket kit.

Security Tester for CCTV-XFTP by Trilithic released the STE-1200(tm) CCTV Security Tester. It displays video feeds from security cameras and provides PTZ control.

Perimeter Control Takes the Next Step-The FLIR Thermal Fence from FLIR Systems is a fully-integrated perimeter alert system for simultaneous threat detection and assessment capability. It combines FLIR's thermal security cameras and the FLIR Sensors Manager (FSM) control and management software to provide status and feedback from all of perimeter security sensors on one convenient display.

Video, RMR in Your Pocket-OzVision's 4-HVR Gateway, an ideal solution for hosted video IP services by central station operators, is now shipping. OzVision's Secure Network(tm) (OSN(tm)) services are offered though security dealers and central stations and is also available through private branding (for self hosting).

Video Probes Find the Way!-Danatronics' BoresEye DC Series of small diameter articulating videoprobes are available in 5.5, 6.0, 8.0 and 11MM in lengths of 10-inch to 25 feet, some with 2- or 4-way articulation. The BoresEye offers a 3.5-inch color display, battery operation, adjustable variable lighting, video and USB outputs.

PTZ Dome System-Pelco's Spectra IV IP high-speed PTZ camera dome system designed network-based video security solution for education, corrections and other campus-based installations, is now available and shipping. Spectra IV IP technology is designed to give users the flexibility to select MJPEG, MPEG4 or industry-leading H.264 compression.

Cameras Equipped with autoIP(tm)-GVI Security's autoIP(tm) High Definition and Megapixel, H.264 camera line is ONVIF compliant, allowing integration with a variety of ONVIF compliant software manufacturers. AutoIP(tm) high-performance cameras take advantage of plug-n-play automation provided by the autoIP(tm) simple open software to make IP video installations easier than ever.

IR Modules Provide Crisp Image Quality-KT&C's KPC-N570NH 3D-DNR Night Vision Camera incorporates 3D digital noise reduction for an improved crisp image. Equipped with two separated satellite IR modules and 70 IR LEDs, images are visible up to 150 feet in total darkness. Lens options includes 2.8 to 12mm and 7.0 to 22mm.

Explosion-Proof Housings Protect These Cameras!-Infinova's V1421 series explosion-proof housings meet stringent requirements for environmental conditions including chemical industry, oil storerooms and fuel facilities. Made of 316 stainless steel, they feature strong corrosion-resistant capabilities. Features are in accordance with IECEx standard.

Audio and I/O Card-Optelecom-NKF's eight-channel Siqura A-80 audio and I/O card offers a compact audio and contact closure (CC) solution for any existing or new CCTV system. Eight digital inputs can be configured to initiate CC signals to activate a network video recorder (NVR) to start recording. Four digital outputs are also available.

Long-Range Detection for Video Surveillance-The Redwall SIP-100 from Optex Inc. offers 330 feet of detection and a total of three outputs: two separate outputs for far and near areas and another for creep-zone detection. Multiple outputs on the SIP-100 activate CCTV systems and control PTZ cameras.

Improved Processing, PoE, Face Detection-Panasonic's WV-SF336 Megapixel Fixed Dome Network Camera has progressive scanning, automatic calibration, IP-v4/IP-v6 protocol support and Panasonic's proprietary UniPhier(r) System LSI Platform for improved processing.

Video Surveillance Goes Mobile-Speco Technologies' mobile four channel, H.264, pentaplex DVR is designed for installation in buses, emergency vehicles, police cars and trains. About the size of a radar detector, it captures and delivers real-time video through a compact surveillance system.

Hybrid Standards Pave the Way-Equipped with an analog output for easy installation, iPAC from Bolide offers integrated TCP/IP protocols with a built-in WEB browser.

Portable Surveillance Solutions-Swann Security's OutbackCam(tm) features a 2 megapixel color camera, built-in DVR, night vision capabilities and multi-faceted mounting options. Housed in a rugged, all-weather case, users can choose whether they want to record AVI videos or JPEG still pictures. Recording is triggered either by motion detection or a pre-scheduled date/time that is activated on the internal menu and LCD display.

New Addition to Accessory List-Basler Vision Technologies now offers Theia Technologies' SY110 Fixed Focal Megapixel Lens as an accessory lens for use with their IP camera product line. Theia's 1.7 mm lens provides up to 110 degrees horizontal field of view (HFOV) with Basler's box IP camera models BIP-640c/-dn, BIP-1000c/-dn, and BIP-1300c/-dn.

No Network Connection? No Problem!-Veracity USA's Pointsource is a rechargeable battery-powered Power over Ethernet (PoE) injector, specially designed to enable security installers to install, setup, test or demonstrate IP cameras in an installation, even if no network or power connection is available. POINTSOURCE features PINPOINT-style integrated network crossover, to allow direct connection of a laptop. It supports all classes of 802.3af PoE device, and also includes a 12 volt power output for auxilliary equipment.

Wall Mount Now Shipping!-VMP's FP-LDSB flat panel digital signage mount, designed for numerous on-wall digital signage applications, is now shipping. The FP-LDSB holds most 32-63 inch flat panels with a maximum flat panel hole pattern of 810mm x 530mm (810mm x 810mm with extensions). The FP-LDSB has an adjustable tilt of -5 degrees to +15 degrees in lockable 5 degree increments.

Security System Optional- Honeywell Security Solutions' standalone version of its Total Connect(r) technology allows security dealers to offer remote video monitoring capabilities with or without a security system. Using the cameras' built-in motion detection capabilities, customers can easily program these cameras to detect movement in selected areas of a home or business.

ONVIF Compliant-Four 1.3-megapixel high-definition (HD) network camera models from Samsung Techwin America now conform to Open Network Video Interface (ONVIF) standards to ensure interoperability with other network components in system-wide solutions: model SNB-5000 box camera; model SND-5080 dome camera; model SND-5080Fflush-mount dome camera; and model SNV-5080 vandal-resistant dome camera (pictured left to right).

Retail Loss Prevention-Designed to help retailers minimize key losses at the point-of-sale (POS), Hawkeye 4.0 from Agilence includes new features such as: Automatic Sweetheart Detection (ASD) and the addition of Human On Transaction (HOT) technology.

9-1-1 Calls Over IP-The VESTA(r) CS1000 call processing platform from Plant CML is a server-based, full-featured IP PBX which provides interoperability with a NG9-1-1 network provider. It features sophisticated call routing, automatic call distribution (ACD) and enhanced administrative capabilities.

Audio Makes Its Mark-ASL Safety & Security's Vipedia is a life-safety-rated network digital signal processing (DSP) audio system designed with sports venues, airports and rail projects in mind. Option cards plug into the back of the unit providing various processing, control and interface functionality, with the software and hardware being partitioned for 'life-safety' and 'non-life- safety' functions.

Cleaning Options for Pan-and-Tilt System-Designed with its high speed, precision pan and tilt system in mind, Geutebruck's AirBlastCleaner is a maintenance-free device which can be fitted to new and existing units to enable a control room operator to clean the front glass with a short blast of compressed air, without leaving his seat. Visit 127.

NVR Features Compact Design-The NVR Slim240 surveillance tool from Plustek is managed through a LAN or the Internet and is perfect for mounting in discrete locations. Fan-less design, low power consumption, a wide temperature range and small footprint allows installation of the NVR Slim240 in almost any place.

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