New Security Products 2006

New Security Products 2006
  • TOA Electronics has added two new advanced PTZ cameras to its growing line of security products, the C-CC574 indoor PTZ combination dome camera and C-CC774 advanced PTZ combination dome camera. Both models include a 35x optical zoom lens, 540 TVL resolution, electronic image stabilization, and high speed pan/tilt rotation at 360 degrees per second. Additional features include wide dynamic range, day/night functions, motion detection, privacy masking, auto-flip, eight alarm inputs, and up to 255 preset positions.

3VR Security has introduced a new standard for intelligent video management across an enterprise. Version 5.0 includes an API enabling integration and search of data across third party systems like transaction management, POS, and access control. Other new features include enterprise system health monitoring, expanded video input support, and smaller, quieter hardware. Building on existing features, Version 5.0 expands 3VR's facial surveillance features to include single-click publishing of watchlists and instant searches across distributed systems.

Elmo's SUV-Cam DVR System

ELMO's new SUV-Cam is a pocket-portable digital recording system that enables private investigators, security, and law enforcement professionals to covertly record video images and audio anytime, anyplace. The compact SUV-Cam can be hand-held, worn on clothing, or attached to a dashboard, mirror, or other vehicle component. The investigator simply points the microcamera at the subject and pushes a button to start recording. The microcamera, which is attached to the recorder/monitor by a 2.6-foot or 4.9-foot cable, makes it easy to record anywhere. Users can pan entire rooms or move in for detailed close-ups. Images can be viewed on the built-in monitor and easily transferred from SD cards to laptops. The complete system--a waterproof microcamera head only 3.3 inches long and 0.7 inches in diameter and MPEG4 DVR with a 2.2-inch LCD monitor--weighs under 0.6 pounds.

GE Security's Legend IP Dome Camera

GE's Security business has introduced the Legend IP pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) dome camera, which is the first IP camera to incorporate GE's SilkTrak, providing smooth, precise performance by eliminating the gears and belts that cause rough, jerky motions. The Legend IP incorporates an advanced hardware encoder that allows high-resolution, full-frame rate video to be encoded and transmitted over a LAN/WAN. It provides a built-in MPEG-4 decoder offering D1 resolution at 30 frames-per-second over a 10/100BASE-T Ethernet network. Additionally, Legend IP's built-in web page allows users to connect, view, and control the dome using any PC with Microsoft Internet Explorer installed on the same network.

Niles' CAM-PB CCTV Camera

Niles Audio Corporation's CAM-PB color CCTV camera is the company's first security solution. The CAM-PB is a miniature, color CCTV security camera that provides reliable monitoring and is small enough to mount anywhere. Featuring a die-cast, aluminum housing and pivoting bracket, the CAM-PB can rotate 360 degrees and pivot 90 degrees, so users can see who's coming and going from any angle. Additionally, the CAM-PB sports a high-resolution, low-lux CCD element that provides clear images, even in low light conditions, and a built-in automatic iris control that ensures an optimal picture on bright, sunny days without "blooming" or "washouts."

Speco's New Bullet Cameras

Speco Technologies' latest special application weatherproof, color bullet cameras are manufactured with unique features that deliver clear, quality images, day and night, inside or outside. Installations are easy as well. Speco's new wireless transmission color IR bullet camera, the WC-2503 speeds up installations and eliminates cable runs. It features four channels allowing multiple cameras to operate in the same area or system; a weatherproof design; an a 40-foot IR range. The new value-added VL-66 color, DSP camera features a 4-9mm varifocal lens and IR LEDs; extreme weatherproof design; color by day, B/W by night; 50-foot IR range; and a mounting bracket included for wall, ceiling, or pedestal use.

Winsted's Matrix Custom Console System

From a single console to complete control rooms, the Winsted's Matrix custom console system is designed to seamlessly integrate operators with technology to create a highly productive work environment. Using the customizable matrix platform, Matrix custom console systems can be configured to meet every performance and equipment need while enhancing the operator's comfort level. Ergonomic display mounts can be configured to allow a see-over height for large installations or modules built vertically.

Extreme Launches Moondance Ballistic

Featuring innovative machined metal ball design, Extreme's Moondance Ballistic is a vandal-proof, hurricane-proof PTZ speed dome designed for extremely hostile environments and bullet-proof PTZ performance. Constructed of 316 stainless steel, Moondance incorporates a flat, wiper-equipped UL752 Level 1 ballistic window that both optimizes optical performance and protects from gunfire attack. Twin support arms secure the machined metal ball head, allowing a tough, versatile pan-tilt operation of any speed dome. Moondance Ballistic can be surface, wall, ceiling or pole mounted and captures surveillance images from both above and below the camera.

Pelco's Esprit TI System

Pelco's new Esprit TI thermal imaging system provides a high level of threat detection. The powerful, FLIR un-cooled thermal camera technology, is integrated with the Pelco Esprit positioning system. Ideal for commercial, industrial, and law enforcement applications, Esprit TI allows security personnel to detect threats without the need for natural or artificial illumination, in all types of conditions. By eliminating the need for lighting, users save money and prevent showcasing the very assets that need protection. From gas leaks in pipelines to detecting overloaded circuit breakers, the Esprit TI thermal imaging technology can be applied to process detection as well.

Acrilex's Acriglo Lighting

The Acrilex Acriglo photoluminescent lighting is for security lighting applications in a variety of industries such as banks, retail outlets, and government buildings. Designed to provide an additional 1.5 to 2 hours of illumination without a back-up power source during the loss of electricity, Acriglo is ideal for use with CCD video surveillance cameras. Charged completely by the luminosity emitted during the normal operation of a light, the glow emitted from a fixture with Acriglo lasts for several hours, while providing a lighting capacity equivalent to that of moonlight.

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