Peruse the products on the floor of this year's ISC West show held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, Las Vegas, from March 24-26.
Transit Video Recorder
The AXIS Q8108-R is an 8-channel network video recorder especially designed for public and commercial transportation applications. Made by Axis Communications
of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, it was designed to withstand shocks, vibrations, and temperature fluctuations. It provides uninterrupted in-vehicle recording also in full frame rate HDTV resolution for up to eight connected cameras. The integrated eight-port power-over-Ethernet switch offers an easy and cost-effective solution for supplying power to network cameras. The recorder supports up to two separate hard-disk drives and can be customized for project-specific needs, including wireless transfer of recordings, real-time monitoring, and vehicle management. Booth 18051, Circle 418
The IPW-1A network intercom adaptor from Aiphone
of Bellingham, Washington, offers high-quality communication over TCP/IP-based networks. Designed specifically for use with new or existing LAN/WAN infrastructure, the adaptor functions with the company’s IE series door stations using PCs as intercom masters. An infinite number of intercoms and PCs can be used to create a large or small communication network. Each unit includes Aiphone’s CommuniCenter software for remote door release, group calling, event logging, and audio recording. Booth 11109, Circle 419
of Bethesda, Maryland, has introduced a new scalable access control platform with superior data security and flexible licensing options. The Aparato appliance-based access control platform is a full-featured system with security features built right in. The Trusted Platform Module provides hardware-backed software integrity verification and fully encrypted data storage that support HSPD-12, FIPS201, and FIPS140-2 compliance. Robust and feature-rich, it includes fully integrated badging, notifications, lockdown, graphic maps, and more. From elevator control to video integration, Aparato offers flexible capacity licenses that provide the option to grow. It supports up to 1,000 readers and half a million active card holders. Booth 22077, Circle 420
Lobby Access Control
The Speedlane 300 optical turnstile from Boon Edam, Inc.
, of Lillington, North Carolina, guarantees fast, smooth, and efficient access control in two directions with sleek, contemporary styling. Each lane has a capacity of 25 to 30 persons per minute in one direction, depending on access control system used. The illuminated angel-wing pivoting barriers use low-energy LED lights to indicate the operating mode of the turnstile, turning green when the product is free for use. The color changes according to authorization, tailgating, piggybacking, closing, and unauthorized use. The turnstile’s neutral stainless-steel finish complements most building interiors. Booth 20077, Circle 421
of Brooklyn, New York, has introduced new HubWayEX Active UTP Transceiver Hubs that feature advanced technology to deliver exceptional video with virtually no signal degradation. The economical 16- and 32-channel units offer automatic picture and gain control and minimize installation time and expense. The hubs allow for the transmission of groups of four video signals over CAT5 cable. The 1U EIA 19-inch units also conserve valuable space and can be rack- or shelf-mounted to accommodate any installation requirement. All HubWayEX Series units are cULus listed, offer a lifetime warranty, and are made in the United States. Booth 19077, Circle 422
Critics warn that RFID-tagged IDs enable identity thieves and other criminals to commit “contactless” crimes against victims who won’t immediately know they’ve been violated. CardProtectors from Brady People ID
of Burlington, Massachusetts, protect personal information on contactless cards, credit cards, debit cards, or any 13.56 MHz RFID technology card. A layer of shielded material protects a card against unauthorized or unknown access to valuable information, and the holders are FIPS-201 compliant. Rigid Shielded Vertical and Vinyl Shielded Vertical versions hold up to 2 cards and come with a slot for easy attachment to a lanyard or badge holder. The Shielded Paper version protects debit and credit cards and fits into any pocket or wallet. All protectors are made in the United States. Booth 23101, Circle 423
The Invisigate Glass Barrier Turnstile from Designed Security, Inc.
, of Bastrop, Texas, delivers tight access control while complementing the aesthetics of a building’s lobby. It enables high-speed throughput while giving organizations the flexibility to meet their unique access control needs. The glass barrier starts 4 inches from the floor and can be configured to be as high as 6 feet and 8 inches, providing a full-height lockable barrier. The turnstile is field-configurable for card-in/card-out or card-in/free-exit operation with no additional programming. It incorporates tailgate detection technology with no nuisance alarms. It also provides an optional hard-lock barrier for after-hours operation, reducing the number of personnel required to monitor building access points. The ADA-compliant units are available in an array of colors and finishes, with optional custom glass etching on the panels. Booth 25097, Circle 424
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. Encryption capabilities are built into the software and every field controller. Communications to each location can optionally be encrypted with a unique encryption key assigned by the customer for communicating with that location’s field controllers. The software encrypts communications to all panels in that location without the use of add-on devices. Because the encryption technology is inherent to the software and field controllers, implementation is easy. All 1040 Series and 1022 controllers can be flash-upgraded to the AES-256 bit version. Booth 5101, Circle 425
FLIR Systems, Inc.
, of Portland, Oregon, has released a full range of affordable IP thermal security cameras. They feature 160 x 120-pixel resolution and have three available lenses, ranging from wide-angle to narrow, for maximum imaging and integration flexibility. Available in either a fixed-site (thermal only) configuration, or as a pan-tilt multisensor system with an integrated daylight camera, these high-performance cameras provide easy integration over open IP network standards, and dual channels of streaming digital video in H.264, MPEG-4, or M-JPEG formats, allowing users to mix and match formats to meet various viewing and recording requirements. Booth 18063, Circle 426
of New Braunfels, Texas, has introduced the Electric Dogging for Lockdown (EDK) EasyKit, which allows administrators to simultaneously lock all doors in a facility in case of an outside threat. The kit is designed for any door in any type of building. Standard operation is simple and allows for quick and easy dogging of devices by staff. Immediate relocking of all doors is accomplished through a single push-button (located in a secure area) or a fire-alarm input. All panic devices revert to secure mode, effectively locking every door equipped with the device. All components required for installation are included in each kit. Booth 25101, Circle 427
ComNet Communication Networks
of Danbury, Connecticut, has introduced a new device that allows Ethernet- based equipment to be connected over nontraditional media. The all-new ComWorx CNFE1CL1MC accepts common 10/100TX Ethernet data and transports it over common 75-ohm coaxial cable or twisted-pair telephone wire, so existing infrastructure can be used for new IP network installations where cable or wiring is already in place for surveillance cameras or telephone systems. Ethernet over coaxial cable or twisted pair also supports extended distances compared to traditional Cat5/6 cable. The device can extend distances between devices to as much as 500 meters on coaxial cable or up to 3000 meters on twisted pair. The output port is a standard BNC connector or terminal block and the input port is a standard RJ-45 connector. Booth 24135, Circle 428
The E-Plex 5800 Series FIPS 201 Locks and Stand-Alone Access Controllers from Kaba Access Control
of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, are GSA-Approved and listed on the FIPS 201 Approved Product List. These products offer users multiple levels of security based on access control needs. The E5800 series works with TWIC, PIV, CAC-NG, FRAC, and other FIPS-201 interoperable credentials. They offer the new LearnLok feature that allows up to 300 FIPS-201 cards to be enrolled at the lock’s reader without the use of software for basic access control. For management of up to 3,000 users per door and more advanced security features, optional software may be used. Booth 21129, Circle 429
, of Needham, Massachusetts, provides customers and partners with affordable, feature-rich, customizable, and easy-to-use visitor management solutions, including software, hardware peripherals, and badge stock. EasyLobby SVM automates the entire process of registering a visitor and printing a badge. The system provides enterprise-class visitor registration, tracking, reporting and badge printing, Web-based preregistration, and access control integration. Users can accurately capture detailed visitor information in seconds without typing, keeping all visitor information confidential. The system controls access to facilities, streamlines visitor check-in and check-out, and prints high quality visitor badges. Administrators can analyze visitor data and easily run queries and reports. Booth 21141, Circle 430
Perimeter Security Report
Future Fibre Technologies, Inc.
, of Mountain View, California, has released a resource available free to security industry professionals. Boundaries of Security–Global Trends in Perimeter Security provides insight into the fast-paced world of perimeter protection. The document clearly describes a wide range of outdoor perimeter intrusion detection technologies and explains their fundamental operating principles, typical applications, and the strengths and vulnerabilities of each. It details security industry trends and case studies, along with best practice recommendations and discussions for infrastructure and high-value asset protection. It is essential reading for those wanting to know more about alarm recognition and discrimination for fiber optic intrusion detection systems. It can be downloaded at www.fftsecurity.com
. Booth 23123, Circle 431
A new hand-held pinpointing detector from Garrett Metal Detectors
of Garland, Texas, can precisely and rapidly pinpoint buried and hidden metallic objects, weapons, and evidence. The CSI PRO-POINTER, used in conjunction with an effective ground-search metal detector such as Garrett’s CSI 250, is a cost-effective solution for recovery of metallic evidence in crime scene investigations. This lightweight detector features continuous audible and vibrating alarms that increase in intensity based on proximity to the metallic target. Its scraping blade allows the user to rake through the soil while digging for a target. Convenient to carry in its supplied belt holster, it is durable, water-resistant, and includes an LED flashlight to assist during low-light searches. Garrett metal detectors are made in America. Booth 12126, Circle 432
Security Center 4.0 is the latest version of the unified security platform from Genetec
of Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada. The platform controls IP video surveillance, access control, and license plate recognition systems within a single innovative solution. Version 4.0 offers features such as visual tracking, a new cardholder manager task, and the full integration of Genetec’s license plate recognition system, AutoVu. Operators can easily switch from one camera to an adjacent camera within a viewing tile when tracking a suspect, either in real-time or playback mode. Users can monitor license plate reads and hit events in real time from cameras or mobile patroller applications. Managing cardholders, credentials, badge printing, and access rights for the Synergis access control system is now consolidated into a single easy-to-navigate task. Booth 21051, Circle 433
of Melville, New York, is expanding its portfolio with the latest IP-networks, data management, and video analytics. For complete IP security, users can transition digital technology into existing analog systems to control costs while maximizing their investment in existing equipment. A powerful video management platform, multiple recording solutions, and IP-based cameras ensure high picture quality (up to 4CIF), MPEG-4 efficiency, and real-time video. An externally accessible Web-based menu lets operators view and control cameras from virtually anywhere, and tamper detection alerts users instantly if a camera has been obstructed or vandalized. HD3MDIP is the first in a series of high-definition cameras. The day-night, indoor mini-dome is engineered to provide crisp images with minimal bandwidth to reduce storage requirements, even in low light. Booth 14023, Circle 434
Designed for doors that are subject to changing conditions, the Norton 9000 Series Trinity from Norton Door Controls
of Monroe, North Carolina, offers customers an intelligent door-closer option. Controlled by a built-in computer, the unit allows the door to consistently close and latch at the same speed. It is ideal for doors that are subject to changing conditions that may cause the door to close too fast or too slowly. An onboard generator supplies power for electric sensing and automatic valve operation, which monitors the speed though the sweep and latch zones. Unlike other closers, it has only one self-adjusting valve, saving time, eliminating guesswork, and ensuring consistency. Booth 11087, Circle 435
A new water-resistant multiple-card holder from JAM Plastics, Inc.
, of Burlington, Massachusetts, is made from a durable plastic that is water-resistant and keeps IDs and other valuables dry and out of the elements. This new holder is perfect for storing credit cards, IDs, cash, and other small items. The holder comes with a black adjustable lanyard and can accommodate up to seven standard PVC cards. Made in the United States, the company’s new Heavy-Duty Key Bak reels hold multiple keys, small flashlights, and other small tools. They provide six to 10 ounces of retraction force and are available in multiple styles, including Super48, which holds up to 25 keys; SecureIt, an all-purpose carabiner reel that secures anything; and Model #6, which has a polycarbonate high-strength case that accommodates up to six keys and has a 360-degree rotating belt clip. Booth 3045, Circle 436
of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, has released PremiSys 1.4, its next-generation access control system that offers a total, scalable solution for facilities of any size. The system integrates proprietary access control software, a sophisticated badgemaking system, and card-access hardware, all designed to grow with the customer’s needs. Controllers, card readers, keypad interface, and peripherals are manufactured by Mercury Security. New features include the ability to manage multiple cards per cardholder, support for multiple log-on methods, the ability to quickly import data from commonly used databases like SQL, optional two-card protection for high-security areas, easier photo manipulation and sharing, and software-based licenses that eliminate the need for a hardware key. Booth 16121, Circle 437
The NSC-100 is an IP-based reader module and the first in a family of new IP-enabled products being released this year by Open Options
of Carrollton, Texas. The module eliminates traditional wiring to the door and connects directly to a user’s network to provide an interface between local devices at the door and Open Options IP Series Controllers across a standard TCP/IP network. Easy to install, the unit connects directly to the network with a standard RJ45 connection and supports two readers (paired as single door), four supervised inputs, and two output relays. The module also supports full power over Ethernet to supply power to electric locks, motion detectors, and other peripheral door devices. Booth 24129, Circle 438
Par-Kut International, Inc.
, of Harrison Township, Michigan, makes security checkpoint buildings and guardhouses that are prebuilt and fully equipped to meet location requirements. Booths and guardhouses feature welded galvanized steel construction to withstand physical and environmental abuse. Units are prewired for heat, light, and air conditioning. Trailer mounted, bullet-resistant units are available with optional generators. Stand- or tower-mounted observation buildings and bi-level inspection booths are also available. Rounded corners, extended roof parapets, multicolor paint schemes, brick or stone exteriors, and glass-to-glass window corners are a few architectural options. Bullet-resistant construction, restrooms, climate control, exterior and interior lighting, anti-fatigue flooring, transformers, and custom counters are some construction options. There is no additional cost for modifying a standard floor plan. Circle 439
of Clovis, California, has designed an integrated fixed-dome camera, for a wide range of outdoor and indoor environments. The Sarix IE Series Integrated Fixed Dome packs the power of Sarix technology into a rugged, vandal-resistant enclosure. Sarix multiplies and averages available light per pixel in order to provide the highest degree of sensitivity. It produces consistent detailed color across all products for accurate subject tracking. It combines best-in-class imaging science for high-definition and standard-definition resolution images, advanced low-light capabilities, consistent color science, and superior processing power. Booth 14041, Circle 440
PTZ Dome System
The Pelco Spectra IV IP SE Dome System offers outstanding image quality, control, reliability, and useful options that make it ideal for any application. Engineered by Pelco
of Clovis, California, to enhance the safety of people, property, and assets, it now includes H.264 encoding capability in both 27x and 35x models to give users a more efficient compression method with even better image quality than MPEG-4. It offers smooth pan/tilt operation, variable speed, and powerful zoom capabilities. Featuring an optics package that excels in all environments, including low-light scenes, Spectra IV IP SE provides 540 TV lines of resolution, electronic image stabilization, enhanced wide dynamic range, and more. Booth 14041, Circle 441
Research Electronics International
(REI) of Algood, Tennessee, offers a technical surveillance countermeasure (TSCM) spectrum analyzer designed specifically for locating eavesdropping transmitters. The OSCOR Blue TSCM spectrum analyzer sweeps from 100 kHz to 24 GHz in less than one second, quickly and quietly detecting digital and analog transmitters. A built-in automatic switching antenna system captures real time traces without additional antennas or manual switching. The unit provides full control of trace data analysis and rapid data storage. The touchscreen monitor provides convenient drag and zoom control for frequency display and functionality. Its portability allows users to carry it among target areas to quickly collect two million trace data points per second. Booth 24128, Circle 442
The SARGENT Profile Series v.S1 brings the power of the network to door hardware. New from SARGENT Manufacturing
of New Haven, Connecticut, the ANSI/BHMA Grade 1 lock uses power over Ethernet (PoE) technology, so no additional power supply is needed. It connects to the building’s Ethernet and can make decisions locally. Nonproprietary cable, PoE switches, and midspans facilitate cost-effective installations. Featuring real-time door-status monitoring and lockdown capability, the unit is available in exit device, mortise, and cylindrical lock configurations. Streamlined system architecture provides improved reliability, and using network infrastructure saves on installation expenses. Booth 11087, Circle 443
of Park Ridge, New Jersey, has introduced the SNT-EX104, a standalone, four-channel video encoder designed to meet a wide range of system requirements. The unit is ideal for migrating from an analog system to an IP-based surveillance solution. Key features like dynamic noise reduction and dynamic frame integration make this encoder ideal for use in nearly any application. The encoder incorporates proprietary Sony technologies to improve the quality of the analog video signal for clearer, brighter, and sharper images. It can stream video at 30 frames per second in D1 resolution in JPEG, MPEG-4 or H.264, and it includes DEPA advanced analytics. Booth 16086, Circle 444
The SNC-CH140 is the newest dual-stream, multi-format, IP camera from Sony Electronics
of Park Ridge, New Jersey. It delivers excellent picture quality in HD resolution at 30 frames per second. Using Sony’s new Exmor CMOS image sensor, the fixed camera includes state-of-the-art image enhancement technologies. It provides excellent picture quality in challenging lighting environments. The full-capture Wide-D technology uses an electronic shutter to capture multiple images and reproduce each frame. With the newly developed View-DR algorithm, all of the electrons converted from the captured light are used by the imager, unlike other technologies that discard approximately half of these electrons. When combining multiple images, the visibility enhancer provides a high level of chrominance and luminance. Sometimes monitored images are even more visible than when viewed with the naked eye. Booth 16086, Circle 445
Southwest Microwave, Inc.
, of Tempe, Arizona, addresses the challenges of choosing cost-effective perimeter solutions that are compatible with other perimeter technologies with its new-generation INTREPID Intelligent Sensors. Field-proven detection technologies are made even better with single-platform networking. New-generation sensors offer enhanced features and unique detection capabilities to reliably perform in harsh climatic extremes. The INTREPID family employs a common communications protocol, universal set-up software, scalable system controllers, and a broad input voltage range, eliminating the high cost and complication traditionally associated with integrating multiple sensor technologies. The system’s synergistic sensor technologies allow users to deploy any combination of fence and buried and digital microwave solutions on a single network platform. Booth 18041, Circle 446
Covert Video Recorders
of Amityville, New York, has introduced the new DVRWM Series of wall-mounted digital video recorders (DVR). The recorders look like a normal burglar alarm or electrical panel hanging on the wall in a utility area, but the enclosures contain Pentaplex/H.264 networkable DVRs. Video is viewed remotely and the DVR cannot be handled by the end user. Available in 4-, 8-, or 16-channel versions, the recorders include full network operation, H.264 high-quality compression, recording of up to 240 frames per second, an infrared remote control, and a three-year warranty. The recorders’ hard-disk drives can store up to two terabytes of video. Booth 18041, Circle 447
of Niles, Illinois, has introduced new mass notification software that uses an integrated multi-layer approach to contact a population of any size with site-specific instructions through a variety of notification mediums, including interior and exterior paging units, emergency phones, SMS, e-mail, RSS, LED signage, Giant Voice PA systems, and other technologies. WEBS Contact allows emergency personnel to develop preprogrammed crisis response scenarios for situations such as environmental incidents, natural disasters, workplace violence, and terrorist activities, greatly enhancing the responder’s ability to spread critical information in a timely manner. Booth 20117, Circle 448
of Corvallis, Oregon, has introduced CyberKey Vaults, intelligent key cabinets that automatically program and dispense electronic keys. Keys that are securely stored in the cabinets remain in an unprogrammed state until an employee enters a PIN or RFID card. Upon receiving the correct identification, the cabinet programs and releases a key. The key contains access permissions specific to that individual for opening selected locks on specific days and only during certain hours on those days. When the key is returned, the cabinet sends an audit report of the key’s lock openings to management and the key automatically returns to an unprogrammed state. Booth 17126, Circle 449
Data Management, Inc.
, offers an innovative line of products that makes it easy for organizations to identify and keep track of visitors. Using Visitor Pass Solutions, a visitor creates a visitor badge that will change color overnight, voiding it so it can’t be reused the next day. At the same time, the system automatically creates a duplicate visitor record. Badges can be customized with an organization’s name and logo for both the public and private sectors. The peel-off badges are also available in rolls for direct thermal printers. Booth 4042, Circle 450
New Sight-Line Pro consoles from Minneapolis-based Winsted Corporation
offer all the attributes of the popular Sight-Line consoles, plus customized options. The consoles feature the company’s Comfort Edge work surface, a smooth, contoured urethane edge molded to a 1 1/4-inch laminated medium-density fiberboard designed to maximize operator comfort and productivity in control room environments. Privacy panels in a variety of shapes, sizes, and finishes can be incorporated into the console, and modesty panels located at the rear of the console conceal the backs of the monitors. In addition, the console’s rear metal doors are finished with a wood grain appearance to match the work surface. The consoles feature the innovative Versa-Trak monitor array mounting system, which offers the ultimate in adjustability, so users can easily modify sight lines and monitor viewing angles based on personal needs. Booth 25091, Circle 451