CH Products of Vista, California, has introduced the VM Desktop for professional video management. It includes a three-axis Hall-effect joystick, a jog/shuttle dial, 27 user-defined pushbuttons, and a USB 1.1 interface for powerful control of video surveillance, recording, and video management functions. The three-axis joystick provides intuitive control for pan-tilt-zoom camera functions, and the noncontacting Hall-effect technology provides more than 10 million operations. A numeric keypad module is suited for camera selection, presets, and touring functions. Button labels and legends can be customized.