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INTELLIGENT ALARM<div class="body"> <div class="thumbnail"> <img title="" alt="" src="http&#58;//" width="133" height="133" /> </div> <p class="rtecenter">The Simplex TrueAlert ES is a new family of intelligent notification appliances designed for better protection, ease of use, and economical operation from <span style="COLOR&#58;rgb(255,0,0);"><strong>Sim­plex­Grinnell </strong></span>of Westminster, Massachusetts. Each device is electronically supervised and con­tinuous­ly reports its status to a Simplex 4100ES fire alarm control panel. Device information and test history are stored and can generate reports for code compliance officials. The appli­ances also provide a specific warning alert when repair or maintenance is needed, facilitating troubleshooting and repairs. </p> </div>
Thermal Cameras<div class="body"> <div class="thumbnail"> <img title="" alt="" src="http&#58;//" width="144" height="176" /> </div> <p> <span style="COLOR&#58;rgb(255,0,0);"> <strong>CBC (AMERICA) Corp.</strong> </span> of Commack, New York, has released its Ganz Thermal Imaging Cameras for cost-effective thermal imaging in demanding applications. Powered by DRS Technologies of Arlington, Virginia, the cameras feature thermal technology and software capabilities to capture exceptional video images in a wide range of lighting conditions. Cameras are available in pan-tilt and fixed configurations with resolution and lens options. They feature both IP and analog connectivity as well as image contrast enhancement for local area processing and edge enhancement. </p> </div>
Cabinet Lock<div class="body"> <div class="thumbnail"> <img title="" alt="" src="http&#58;//" width="144" height="180" /> </div> <p>The Medeco K100 battery-operated cabinet lock from <span style="COLOR&#58;rgb(255,0,0);"><strong>Medeco</strong></span> of Salem, Virginia, uses Aperio technology to enable access control applications with monitoring and audit trails. The lock uses local wireless communication to communicate with an access control system, eliminating the need for wiring in the cabinet. The cabinet door and latch are monitored in real time with integrated door-position, latch-locked, tamper, and low-battery signals. If the battery fails, two overrides compensate—a mechanical key override and a battery jump port. The lock is available in both HID iClass and Prox card technologies. </p> </div>
Cloud Surveillance<div class="body"> <div class="thumbnail"> <img title="" alt="" src="http&#58;//" width="283" height="210" /> </div> <p> <span style="COLOR&#58;rgb(255,0,0);"> <strong>Genetec </strong> </span>of Montreal, Quebec, Ca­nada, now offers Stratocast, a powerful Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) powered by the Windows Azure cloud computing platform. It allows small and medi­um-sized businesses to have reliable video surveillance without the costs and complexities associated with installing and managing on-site hardware and storage. Enterprise custom­ers can use the service to deploy surveillance within satellite or remote locations. It includes high-definition video capture, intelligent video management with automatic alerts, and a feature that adds new cameras to remote locations for unified security management. It also features edge recording and video trickling capabilities. </p> </div>
EMERGENCY PHONES<div class="body"> <div class="thumbnail"> <img title="" alt="" src="http&#58;//" width="144" height="209" /> </div> <p> <span style="COLOR&#58;rgb(255,0,0);"> <strong>Talkaphone </strong> </span>of Niles, Illinois, has added new self-diagnostic and reporting features to the VOIP-500 Series Phone/WEBS Paging Module. These devices can now perform a number of self-diagnostics on a scheduled basis, including checking the status of built-in buttons, microphone, and speaker; checking the status of the WEBS speaker array; and reporting the status via e-mail, phone call, or the auxiliary output interface. For diagnostics, a preconfigured tone is played from the speaker(s) of the tested device and is recorded via the built-in microphone for analysis. </p> </div>
FIRE DETECTORS<div class="body"> <div class="thumbnail"> <img title="" alt="" src="http&#58;//" width="144" height="102" /> </div> <p>Mumbai-based <span style="COLOR&#58;rgb(255,0,0);"><strong>Apollo Fire Detectors Limited</strong></span> has introduced a collection of EN54-11&#58;2001 compliant manual call points. Currently available in XP95, Discovery, and Waterproof variants, the new call points feature a convenient resettable element for quick and easy testing. Installation is facilitated by front-facing addressing, so there is no need to detach it from the backbox. The products are also loop-powered and feature E-Z fit connectors to reduce wiring requirements. An optional isolator eliminates the need for additional, separate isolation devices. The call points are fully backwards-compatible and can be supplied with an optional transparent cover to prevent accidental operation. </p> </div>
Fixed Network Cameras<div class="body"> <div class="thumbnail"> <img title="" alt="" src="http&#58;//" width="144" height="192" /> </div> <p>People and objects can be identified even in demanding lighting conditions via two new fixed cameras from <span style="COLOR&#58;rgb(255,0,0);"><strong>Axis Communications</strong></span> of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. The indoor AXIS Q1614 and the outdoor AXIS Q1614-E cameras capture quick movements and re­cord at twice the usual frame rate, making them ideal for traffic monitoring and city surveillance. Both cameras offer 720p recording at 50 or 60 frames per second. Wide dynamic range-dynamic capture technology allows the cameras to handle scenes with contrasting bright and dark areas. The company’s Light­finder technology also allows for operation in extremely low light without switching to black-and-white images. </p> </div>
FOCUSED INFRARED LIGHTING<div class="body"> <div class="thumbnail"> <img title="" alt="" src="http&#58;//" width="144" height="103" /> </div> <p>New from <span style="COLOR&#58;rgb(255,0,0);"><strong>OSRAM Opto Semiconductors</strong></span> of Sunnyvale, California, is the Dragon Dome LED, which focuses a beam of high-power infrared LED light to illuminate scenes more than 100 meters away, depending on camera sensitivity and field of view. With a wavelength of 850 nano­meters, the emitted light is well-suited to camera sensors but barely perceptible to the human eye. The compact design includes an integrated lens for reduced installation time and system cost. </p> </div>
INCIDENT REPORTING<div class="body"> <div class="thumbnail"> <img title="" alt="" src="http&#58;//" width="144" height="90" /> </div> <p> <span style="COLOR&#58;rgb(255,0,0);"> <strong>D3 Security Management Systems </strong> </span>of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, has introduced a new handheld solution for mobile incident reporting and security tours. Based on the Apple iOS platform, D3 Mobile fuses integrated incident reporting, guard tours, dispatch, and procedures software with the Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod Nano. Officers receiving dispatches can watch a related video, view a photo of a suspect, accept the dispatch, and alter the guard tour while the dispatcher tracks the officer via the software’s GPS function. </p> </div>
OUTDOOR CALL BOX<div class="body"> <div class="thumbnail"> <img title="" alt="" src="http&#58;//" width="164" height="246" /> </div> <p> <span style="COLOR&#58;rgb(255,0,0);"> <strong>Talkaphone</strong> </span> of Niles, Illinois, has released a hardened, NEMA 4X rated call box with a handset for noisy and harsh environments. The unit features durable marine-grade stainless steel construction and a latching door. The model ETP-SMB call box offers extra room to accommodate any of Talkaphone’s handset emergency phones, which feature noise-canceling microphones for privacy during conversation and clarity. The all-LED blue light can be deployed at a hardened call box for unmatched visibility at great distances. The light can be programmed to flash when the handset is lifted from the hook to attract attention. </p> </div>