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2008 Seminar and Exhibits Product Showcase

Transceiver Hub

The HubWayLD16 Active UTP Transceiver hub with integral camera power transmits UTP video, RS-422/RS-485 data, and power over a single CAT-5 or higher structured cable. New from Altronix of Brooklyn, New York, the unit provides 16 camera channels in a space-saving 19-inch rack-mount chassis. Video transmission range is up to 3000 feet per channel. The units are compatible with fixed or pan-tilt-zoom cameras when using Altronix HubWayAv or HubWayDv Video Balun/Combiners. In addition, the unit features individually selectable 24-VAC or 28-VAC fuse-protected outputs with surge suppression and picture and gain control.


Card Readers

SmartID, SmartTRANS, and SmartTOUCH readers from HID Global of Irvine, California, comprise a stylish, highly customizable line that includes single-technology 13.56 MHz, multi-technology 13.56 MHz and 125 kHz (HID Prox), and single-technology 13.56 MHz with biometric authentication. Featuring ISO 14443A MIFARE/DESFire compatibility, the SmartID reader offers the ability to provide card and reader solutions no matter what the smart-card technology. Readers are available with or without keypads, adding an extra layer of protection for higher security installations. Designed for a wide variety of applications from entry-level access control to secure ID management, the reader family can be configured for every access control application challenge.


Network Cameras

AXIS P3301-V fixed-dome network cameras offer compact and discreet indoor video surveillance with superior image quality, including progressive scan and wide dynamic range. Made by Axis Communications of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, they provide multi-streaming H.264 as well as MJPEG in full frame rate, two-way audio, and power over Ethernet. Video intelligence includes video motion detection, audio detection, and alarm at camera tampering attempts such as blocking or spray-painting. Advanced network capabilities such as access control and logging, quality of service, and IPv6 support optimize security, efficiency, and manageability. Ideal for securing retail stores, schools, airports, banks, or governmental buildings, it is also available in a vandal-resistant version.


Baggage Screening

Rapiscan Systems of Hawthorne, California, has added to its comprehensive baggage and parcel inspection product line. The Rapiscan 620DV (Dual-View) x-ray screening system is an advanced checkpoint solution designed for aviation and other high security applications. By providing two perpendicular views, the unit provides a more complete perspective of the scanned items, regardless of their orientation in the system. This reduces the need to reposition and rescan parcels, thereby improving detection and throughput. The company’s Organic Threat Highlight Imaging step process feature improves the visual processing of explosive and liquid threats.


Homeland Security

Headquartered in White Plains, New York, ITT engineers, implements, and maintains customized solutions that secure the nation’s borders, ports, and infrastructure. By combining integrated software architecture and leading-edge technology, the company creates a user interface that enhances and maintains national security. Systems can limit the effects of disasters, detect terrorist activity, and provide intelligence that help prevent attacks before they happen.


Driver/Firearms Training

Advanced Driving & Security Inc. of North Kingstown, Rhode Island, is an advanced driving school that specializes in training security drivers and executive protection teams and hosting corporate fleet safety programs. The company, which specializes in corporate security and law enforcement training, can design and implement courses for a wide audience. The company has formed a new partnership with the Sig Sauer Academy so that customers can receive driver, firearms, and tactics training in one combined course. Also available through ADSI for the 2009 season are MOAB Training International programs for managing aggressive behavior.


Network Dome

The i-Pro WV-NF302 Ruggedized megapixel day/night fixed dome network camera delivers intelligent networking. New from Panasonic Security Systems of Secaucus, New Jersey, its automatically adjustable image compression conserves bandwidth and provides higher quality images in alarm mode. The camera features a built-in network interface and power over Ethernet, plus a 1280 x 960 megapixel image sensor with dual streaming capabilities. Its heavy-duty metal body and polycarbonate dome stand up to demanding applications. Other features include a 10mm varifocal lens with up to 4X digital zoom; built-in video motion detection; progressive output for clear moving images without tearing; an RGB filter for superior color reproduction; and indoor/outdoor selectable light control modes. A memory card slot allows backup recording in case of network failure.

 


High-Definition Camera

SANYO Security Systems of Chatsworth, California, has introduced a new high-definition megapixel IP video surveillance camera with dual H.264 and JPEG compression engines. An on-board Web browser and power over Ethernet make IP setup and system integration fast and easy. Its HDMI video interface plus standard analog and video BNC posts enable integration into virtually any system configuration. The camera also includes a built-in SD card slot with two USB terminals for local hard-disk drive support and a specially designed 10X glass optical zoom lens with a wide 6.3 mm to 63 mm field of view. The camera provides built-in image stabilization, a true day/night cut filter, and automatic-focus exposure control for advanced external video analytics.   


Continuing Education

American Military University of Manassas, Virginia, specializes in education programs that are in demand by security professionals. Regionally and nationally accredited, the university offers bachelor’s, master’s, and certificate programs that are affordable, flexible, and well-respected. Relevant degree programs include intelligence studies, security management, information systems security, and homeland security. All courses are online, so students have the flexibility of taking classes any time or any place that fits their schedule.

 

 


Access Control

Brivo Systems, LLC, of Bethesda, Maryland, has launched the OnSite SE, an IT appliance-based access control solution for organizations that wish to retain configuration and event data in their own network. The system uses a rack-mounted embedded Web platform capable of provisioning and managing multiple networked control panels. Using a dedicated controller to manage multiple control panels on a corporate LAN or across the Internet, it supports up to 300 readers and 25,000 users, with a database capacity of 1 million events. If needs change, a customer can later convert to Brivo’s Web-hosted solution without replacing control panels or rebuilding the user database.

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