New Products for Security

By Consulting Specifying Engineer Staff November 2, 2005

Browser-based CCTV and access control system is said to be first of its kind and is based on the Microsoft SQL database. This system allows users to manage all access events and event images from any location. Users can select an event to view details and event footage. For more about CCTV from Synergistics, click here

LCD color monitors for high-resolution surveillance cameras and recorders are available with viewable 15-in., 17-in. or 19-in. active matrix panels, with up to 500:1 contrast ratio and delivering up to 1280 x 1024 pixels. Only three inches deep, the units address customer concerns about desk space by taking only a fraction of the space of typical CRT monitors, while eliminating additional wiring and resulting in a more productive workplace. For more about LCD flat panels from Toshiba, click here .

Security control unit is part of a family of modular, stand-alone controllers for the manufacturer’s security management system. The SCU provides a flexible mix of door control and alarm monitoring features with lower installation costs. Downloadable upgrades make it easy and economical to update the equipment to the latest revisions for future-proof access control. For more information about the Enhanced I/NET Seven Security Control Unit from TAC, click here .

Video encoders and decoders offers DVD-quality real-time video that requires less than half the storage space of earlier models. These products are ideal for a wide range of security applications where the highest quality video is needed despite bandwidth and storage limitations.These include highway management, transportation, correctional facilities, casinos, government, university and business campuses and large retail stores. For more information about VIP X Series from Bosch, click here .