The number of agile working organizations is increasing rapidly and so is the question for secure storage for peoples’ personal belongings. In response to this, Nedap has integrated Locker Management into the 3.1.1 release of its AEOS Security Management Platform. Employees, visitors and contractors can now use their access cards to access lockers, filing cabinets, laptop lockers or post boxes. The straightforward user interface increases the usability of the system and it reduces the risk that user errors occur. This way, Nedap made access control at micro level accessible to everyone, while offering the flexibility, cost effectiveness and ease of use which is so familiar to AEOS users.
The E-Series, offering the WS-E2S (NVS), WS-E3S (NVS, HVS HDVS), and now, the WS-E4S (NVS), is a scalable enterprise class of digital video surveillance solutions from WavestoreUSA. The WS-E4S Network Video Server provides up to 96 TB of storage, accommodating up to twenty four 3.5” hot-swappable hard drives. The WS-E4S NVS records up to 128 channels simultaneously from an IP/megapixel configuration, with a choice of H.264, MxPEG, MPEG-4 and MJPEG compression. Audio recording is also supported. The WS-E4S Servers are designed with optional RAID-5 or RAID-6 configurations and can support iSCSI external storage for increased reliability and storage consolidation.
Rockwood Manufacturing, an ASSA ABLOY Group company, now offers a square locking pull system in the GeoMetek style, ideal for swinging or sliding doors in glass houses, store fronts, and interior offices. Glass door applications secure the opening without bulky patch fitting or rails, and simple door preparation allows for fast installation, requiring just two holes for half height pulls and three holes for full height pulls. The locking pull also features multiple locking options at the floor, head, or both and the concealed bolt provides a clean, streamlined look.
To improve the ability of technicians to provide superior service during voice, data and video installations, Ideal Industries, Inc. now offers its VDV PRO Cable Tester with a backlit full dot matrix screen viewable in low-light. Ergonomically designed for handheld orientation, the VDV PRO is an easy-to-use cable diagnostic and verification solution, allowing technicians to quickly check the integrity of virtually any cable found in a residential or commercial VDV installation, including telephone wiring, home theater, data network cabling, and video/security alarm wiring.
Raytec has expanded its flagship range of VARIO illuminators to include a new, all-in-one Infra-Red and White-Light solution: VARIO Hybrid. VARIO Hybrid seamlessly combines Raytec’s latest Infra-Red and White-Light LED technology into a single unit for easy installation and increased functionality. VARIO Hybrid works in conjunction with external detectors or alarm inputs to provide event triggered lighting on demand to proactively deter crime. The Infra-Red can be used for general CCTV surveillance and the White-Light can be triggered only when needed on alarm via external devices, e.g. on detection of a subject, to act as a visible deterrent or to provide additional color picture information.
Tyco Security Products
The Illustra 610 Compact IP Mini-Bullet camera provides video quality within a small framework, making it appropriate for situations where the camera needs to blend into the environment. With 1080p resolution for crisp, clear high-definition video, the camera provides various viewing angles, including a horizontal view and a corridor mode to capture video in narrow hallways or other areas where the traditional landscape format won't do. Using a built-in IR LED, the camera delivers video surveillance in a variety of lighting conditions. Its wide dynamic range minimizes the impact on surveillance video caused by glare and high-contrast scenes. Multiple streams of H.264 and MJPEG compression ensure high image clarity with controlled bandwidth usage. The SD/SDHC card slot enables several days of recording to be stored on a memory card.
Tyco Security Products
C•CURE 9000 SiteServer is an affordable and powerful access control solution with an embedded OS providing web-based security and event management. By eliminating the need for a standard PC and its associated costs, C•CURE 9000 SiteServer provides a cost-effective access control solution for smaller sites requiring up to 32 readers. With the latest version of C•CURE 9000 pre-installed and a pre-configured database, users have everything they need to get up and running quickly. Add the fact that the software is user-friendly, and operator training is greatly simplified.
Advidia offers the most cost-effective solution for any video surveillance project with robust features like health monitoring, automated failover and video wall, adding yet another layer of value to its already rich product offering. Perfect for video surveillance projects of any size, a warranty comes bundled with a Video Insight VMS software license to offer free software upgrades for the life of the camera, ONVIF compatibility and U.S.-based technical support.
Canon announces its S-series IP cameras in an ultra-compact format perfect for sectors such as retail, education, commercial and hospitality. PoE and ONVIF Profile-S conformance enable system integrators to easily install all four lightweight full HD cameras as part of a new or existing security network. Cameras include four microdome models: VB-S30D PTZ, VB-S31D PT, VB-S800D and the VB-S900F with high-sensitivity CMOS sensors, large-apertures, wide-angle lenses and dual Canon DIGIC processors that provide the cameras with an ideal combination of full HD resolution. With day/night operation, low-light performance is delivered, even in difficult lighting conditions and built-in video analytics optimize tampering and audio volume changes.
Samsung Techwin America
Designed for discretion, the SNB-6010 delivers clear 2 megapixel full HD images at 30 frames per second. Featuring a Wide Dynamic Range of 120dB, the SNB-6010 delivers clear, high-quality images in challenging or varying lighting conditions. The camera’s defog function improves images in harsh environmental conditions. Featuring intelligent video analytics, including advanced motion, tampering, virtual line, enter/exit, appear/disappear and face detection, the WN3 chipset provides superior image quality with low bandwidth use. Multi-crop streaming capability is provided for more efficient use of bandwidth and storage requirements.
Arecont Vision announces a highly-optimized, monochrome, 1.2MP image sensor with superior low light performance that captures highly-detailed images in changing lighting conditions by switching from color WDR to monochrome imaging when light levels fall below a specified threshold, or by streaming images from both sensors simultaneously. Features include: dual H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10) and MJPEG encoders, fast frame rates, up-scaling of the 1.2MP monochrome sensor to 3MP to support video management systems (VMS), bit rate control, multi-streaming, forensic zooming and PoE.
Digital Watchdog announces a 1080p camera at 30 frames for second streaming and recording with 3.0-10.5mm auto focus lens, 8X digital zoom and 3.5X optical zoom. This camera offers true day and night, 70ft RangeSmart IR with Intelligent Camera Sync, 3D digital noise reduction, wide dynamic range, backlight compensation, motion detection with email notification, 2-way audio and SD card support. It is IP68 (waterproof) with a built-in junction box and web server, and secondary BNC. This camera is available in ivory and charcoal housings and offers complete installation in a snap.
JVC introduces a camera with increased area coverage and overall situational awareness 24/7 with superior resolution, color and low light performance. This camera integrates with H.264 and MJPEG dual streaming. Super LoLux HD technology delivers brilliant full high-definition resolution and remarkable light sensitivity producing color images at just 0.4 lux. With 2.1-Megapixel 1920X1080 HD image sensor and 10x optical and digital zooms, it delivers a total of 100x zoom capability. Its MTFB is 30,000 hours for extended operation and lower total cost of ownership.
Speco Technologies introduces its separate camera and small encoder units that allow for flexibility and easy placement. The O2MT61 supports up to full HD 1080p at 30 frames per second. It has built-in, standard PoE (IEEE 802.3af), wide dynamic range (WDR) operation, 2-way audio communication, a micro SD card slot, supports H.264 and MJPEG codecs and is ONVIF Profile S listed. This camera has a 3.7mm fixed lens and is offered in a black or white housing.
Open Options Inc.
DNA Fusion v6.1 users can now implement persistent access groups to simplify access assignment across multiple controllers. Users can also take advantage of biometric technology with enrollment to the Suprema line of readers through DNA Fusion. Version 6.1 features a new VMS integration with March Networks including live and archived video, PTZ control, and scanning for cameras.
Honeywell Security & Communications
Honeywell’s LYNX 7000 is the first self-contained home security and automation system that can control up to four cameras and feature two-way voice communication over Wi-Fi. It manages everything from security and thermostats to garage doors and lights, giving dealers greater opportunity to increase RMR by accommodating a wide range of homeowner needs. Honeywell’s complementary LYNX Connect app lets homeowners view and operate their system with an iOS or Android device from anywhere on premises. Honeywell Total Connect Remote Services lets users monitor and adjust their system from any Wi-Fi enabled location.
Honeywell Security & Communications
Honeywell’s NetAXS-123 5.0 EVL is a web-based access control system with Ethernet virtual loop (EVL) technology that broadens the market for the physical security industry, allowing integrators to provide simple, scalable and affordable access control to small and mid-size businesses. The system’s flexibility enables businesses to purchase only as much access control as needed—down to the specific number of doors. With NetAXS-123, dealers can offer a customized solution tailored to the individual needs of the business owner. The scalability of the system introduces potential for future upselling opportunities as customers choose to expand their systems.
Automatic Systems’ speed gates are BIS (Biometric Identification Systems) compatible, allowing for seamless identification and access. By seamlessly integrating biometric authentication technology into the SlimLane speed gates, users do not need to stop or carry badges, therefore increasing throughput rate. BIS readers and lights are installed inside SlimLane and work via software or dry contacts. Users are pre-enrolled with biometrics and validated as they approach the gates. SlimLane opens automatically when authorized individuals walk through. In cases of attempted fraud or tailgating an alarm is generated.
Napco Security Technologies
iBridge Messenger is a complementary iBridge Connected Home notification service for new and retrofit Gemini Systems accounts, who want to stay connected and in control of their alarm, video, temperature, lighting and locking, via their phones with text messages and video alerts. Broadband-, event-based SMS/MMS iBridge Messenger adds live VGA-quality, pre- & post-event video alerts to text messages and reminder notifications, so consumers see the event unfold, with returning kids, deliveries, pets, etc.
Safety Technology International Inc.
The STI Universal Stopper (STI-13510FR) helps prevent false fire alarms while it guards against accidental or intentional physical damage. Indoor/outdoor clear polycarbonate cover is a waterproof Type 4X cover with an enclosed back box, open mounting plate and “In Case of Fire…” label. It is sized to fit most pull stations and has a high strength continuous hinge. Other mounting options include surface or flush, with or without a horn. It is designed to comply with ADA (less than four inches in depth) and is UL/cUL Listed.
Kwikset now offers
a touchscreen version of its SmartCode 914 deadbolt lock. The SmartCode Touch provides all of the features of SmartCode—including keyless entry—combined with the added convenience and enhanced aesthetics of a capacitive touchscreen. Users can activate and "wake up" the SmartCode Touch with the touch of a fingertip. The touchscreen is very responsive, sensing every touch immediately for fast code entry. In addition, the screen auto-detects a correct code and immediately unlocks. The white LED display provides crisp, high-definition LED illumination.
Synectics’ COEX TriMode camera stations offer three light-condition operating modes in one unit, for greater operational flexibility and image clarity in all light conditions. The new low voltage, lightweight and compact units adapt to specific conditions by enabling seamless switching between colour, mono and thermal imaging at the touch of a button. The TriMode is ideal for protecting onshore or at-sea critical marine, and oil and gas assets—such as FPSOs, drilling stations/platforms, pipelines or LNG carriers—where weather, light conditions and overall visibility can fluctuate between extremes.
Marshall Electronics has redesigned its mini-broadcast CV500-MB-2 cameras. The cameras are 2.2 megapixels with a 1/3” CMOS sensor, have a changeable 3.7mm megapixel M12 prime lens, have a HD-SDI and CVBS built into the rear panel and are compatible with most DSLR mobile battery solutions. The cameras also work in extreme low light and feature auto white balance, digital defog and pixel correction.
The Bilco Company has partnered with CNIguard to create an intrusion detection system. The Bilco’s CNIguard intrusion detection system is specifically designed to protect access points in drinking water distribution systems against the threat of intentional contamination. The system uses a patented Smart Sensing Technology to detect tampering such as drilling, grinding and cutting, while virtually eliminating false alarms. The computerized system has the ability to distinguish between real threats and common occurrences such as heavy rain and hail and is rated for a maximum of one false alarm per year. CNIguard does not rely on human interpretation to determine if a threat is real.