Perspective by PPM 2000 of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, is a solution for reporting incidents, managing investigations, and building cases. Users can query data for trending, risk mitigation, and performance metrics, enabling them to assess events and make informed decisions that reduce the risk of litigation, optimize resource allocation, and demonstrate return on investment. It allows computer-aided dispatching, dynamic link analysis, and mobility, plus integrations to industry-leading situation management, mass notification, and access control systems. The solution can be configured for a single department or implemented enterprisewide.
Network Video Recorders
The 1670D and 470D are high-quality, high-performance network video recorders from Samsung Techwin of Ridgefield Park, New Jersey. The recorders feature real-time recording capability of 30 frames per second at CIF resolution. The SRN-1670D supports 16 network streams and provides 4CIF high-resolution images at 400 frames per second. The SRN-470D supports four network streams and provides 4CIF images at 100 frames per second. Both support H.264 and M-JPEG dual codec for custom recording. They also support DVD writers and USB ports so users can easily prepare backup recordings.
Concealed Electric Strike
HES (Assa Abloy)
HES of Phoenix, Arizona, has introduced a concealed electric strike solution for mortise locksets. The HES 8500 series works with ¾-inch mortise locksets in metal or wood frame installations. Designed for quick, convenient installation, it maintains the standard ANSI preparation, with no cutting into the face of the frame. Available in a variety of finishes, the strike is ANSI/BHMA Grade 1, UL 10C three-hour fire-rated, and UL 1034 burglary-resistant-listed. Its flexible design helps alleviate challenges of working with mortise locksets.
IP5000 full duplex speakerphone technology from Code Blue Corporation of Holland, Michigan, features user programming capabilities, reliability, vandal resistance, ruggedness, auxiliary functions, fault monitoring and reporting, and public address system control. The speakerphone is compatible with Code Blue’s Blue Alert Mass Notification System over the wired or wireless network, simplifying installation and retrofitting. Blue Alert provides text-to-speech, live broadcast, prerecorded messages, and warning tones, as well as announcement repeat and scheduling features. Optional software provides even more features for emergency and nonemergency event management.
Wireless Access Control
Kaba Access Control
The E-Plex® Enterprise Wireless Access Control System from Kaba Access Control of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, provides real-time functionality without the expense and inconvenience of running wires to the door. Available features include emergency lockdown/unlock, audit events, and access schedules as well as the ability to centrally manage both online and offline doors. Fast data transfer, long battery life, and mesh redundancy make this an efficient, low-cost access solution. Broad credential support includes PIN, proximity, MIFARE, DESFire, and iClass.
The new hattrix security solution from Kantech of Brossard, Quebec, Canada, offers a flexible hosted model that enables companies to remotely control their own security online in real-time or a customizable, managed solution that turns over some or all security responsibilities to a managed service provider. The solution offers end users a tailor-made security solution without the infrastructure and training costs of traditional access control, and it provides dealers and integrators additional recurring revenue through system hosting and management.
L-1 Identity Solutions
The 4G V-Flex Lite from L-1 Identity Solutions of Stamford, Connecticut, is designed to streamline installation and administration for enterprise or standalone door access control deployments. Its compact size makes it ideal for mullion or single-gang mounting requirements, and it is IP65 rated allowing for indoor and outdoor use. Authentication options include finger-only or finger plus ID card or token (proximity, iCLASS , MIFARE, or DESFire). Other features include IP connectivity, a 500-dpi optical sensor, and easy administration via SecureAdmin Lite.
Access Control Software
New DSX-AES256 software from Dallas-based DSX Access Systems, Inc., contains government approved AES-256 bit encryption technology that can be implemented systemwide. Communications to each location can be encrypted with a unique key assigned by the customer for communicating with that location’s field controllers. The software encrypts communications to all panels in that location without using add-on devices. Because encryption technology is inherent in the software and controllers, implementation is easy. All 1040 Series and 1022 controllers can be flash-upgraded to the AES-256 bit version.