Bosch Security Systems has added new features to its B Series Control Panels, making them easier to use and maintain. With firmware 2.01, the panels offer improved text and e-mail alerts, expanded language capabilities and remote firmware updates of peripheral devices. Customers can now use the B Series Control Panel’s built-in Ethernet connection to send e-mail or text alerts for system events. With this capability, a cellular connection is no longer required for these alerts, reducing costs for the user. In addition, user names, point names and area names are included in the notifications to make them easier to understand.
ComNet introduces a unique SFP (Small Form Factor Pluggable) device that can be used in any Ethernet device, and can extends distances over COAX or UTP cables to 3000 ft. The ComNet SFP-CL can be used in any Ethernet device that uses MSA-compliant SFPs for connectivity. Two different models are being announced, a 10Mbps and 100MBPS model. These SFP modules can be connected any ComNet CopperLine device.
Bosch Security Systems announces the Remote Security Control app for B Series and GV4 Control Panels now supports Android Devices, in addition to the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Delivering flexibility and convenience for customers, Remote Security Control allows arming and disarming of one or more systems or areas, as well as controlling any connected outputs—including lights, garage doors, and more. Users can also check system status and lock, unlock, cycle or secure doors within GV4 systems that include access control.
SlimLane swing door security entrance lanes combine high speed bidirectional throughput with best in class reliability, while providing a minimal footprint. The lanes are available in 24 or 120 volt, narrow or wide lane versions and single or double swing doors, and offers IP capabilities. SlimLane optical turnstiles are UL 2593 certified and provide electrical and mechanical safety. The optional SecuriSafe feature makes forced entry attempts impossible. SlimLane is suited to any type of interior architecture and can be fully customized.
Stanley Security Solutions
STANLEY Security adds the ES4 and ES5 to its already existing line of electrified locking solutions. The ES4 electric strike can fit 5/8” up to 3/4” latches with a 1/8” door gap and are latch position status standard, keeper closed and deadlocked/unlocked status standard, have field selectable voltage, have mounting tabs, are non-handed and have few moving parts. The ES5 has no centerline relocations, fit up to a 3/4” latchbolt and a 1” deadbolt, are field reversible, feature dual voltage, are ideal for new or retrofit construction and more.
The VIZpin Access Control and Visitor Management Service uses cloud-based Smartphones to increase tenant convenience, productivity and security by allowing property managers to send VIZpin electronic keys to anyone who has downloaded the VIZpin app. The encrypted keys cannot be copied and are unique to a phone and ECKey Bluetooth reader.
Axis Communications introduces two
cost-effective video encoders that can serve small to medium-sized surveillance
installations. The AXIS M7016 Video Encoder provides full frame rate video, is
attractive, cost effective and features easy entry to network video. The AXIS
P7216 Video Encoder features full frame rate video, adds audio and I/O ports
and is equipped with a small form-factor pluggable (SFP) slot for use with
fiber optics. Each uses one single network port, which drives down cost and
port density of the surveillance system infrastructure.
The Super Weather Proof (SWP) padlocks can withstand the most severe weather conditions and environmental extremes. The padlocks are available in two styles—mechanical locks and electromechanical locks—that incorporate ASSA ABLOY’s CLIQ programmable electronic locking technologies for added security of electronic access control. They come with and without a weather seal cap and have an IP 68 rating, indicating a hermetic seal.
Axis Communications has entered the physical access control market with the introduction of the company’s first network door controller, the AXIS A1001 Network Door Controller. The product is non-proprietary and features open IP-based access. It also features built-in web-based software and is ideal for small to mid-sized installations that have around 10 doors and basic access control requirements.
Camden Door Controls Inc.
With the addition of a Wiegand output, fully independent relays and an optional plug-in Lazerpoint 2-channel wireless transmitter, Camden Door Controls’ CM-120 Series take keypads to a new level, by offering more features and at a lower cost than competitive keypads in the market. Built to the highest standards of quality and boosting performance, ‘Camden Tough’ flush mount CM-120 series keypads includes CM-120i, an indoor digital keypad, and the CM-120wV2, a weather and vandal resistant, back lit, metal keypad. The new CM-120TX Series wireless keypads utilize Lazerpoint RF 2-channel spread spectrum communications to provide the most reliable wireless operation.