ELMO USA Corporation of Plainview, New York, has expanded its line of embedded digital video recorders with the introduction of the new ProVidient series. Besides offering state-of-the-art functionality, each model employs secure, intelligent and upgradeable technology. The EMR-16, EDR-10PV, EDR-16PV, and EDR-20PH are network-ready with embedded operating system reliability that eliminates the threats of viruses and also isolates vital video data from being lost or corrupted in the event of a system crash. Other features include simple setup procedures and onscreen menus. The software has more intelligence, and it can provide proactive e-mail notification to designated users or administrators. Various fault conditions of the system and alarm inputs are reported immediately so that appropriate action can be taken.