LoneProtector services help keep vulnerable lone workers safe. G4S of Jupiter, Florida, offers a custom monitoring solution that includes advanced technology and geographically redundant monitoring centers. A discreet GPS device that looks like an employee ID enables the employee to alert G4S of trouble and allows G4S to check on the employee’s welfare. Monitoring centers can notify authorities if necessary and provide the GPS location of the device. “Man-down” technology notifies monitoring centers if the device detects a fall or if the employee is immobilized.
Sargent (Assa Abloy)
SARGENT Manufacturing of New Haven, Connecticut, offers the SARGENT Profile Series v.N2 lock with Aperio Technology, which makes it easy and cost-effective to bring access control to additional doors. Local wireless communication between the lock and an Aperio hub connects to an online access-control system, eliminating wiring at the door. The lock features HID iCLASS 13.56 MHz smart-card technology and ANSI/BHMA Grade-1 hardware. Aperio is a wireless platform from ASSA ABLOY, available across a range of locking hardware to address a variety of applications.
Detex Corporation of New Braunfels, Texas, has introduced a maximum-security, multipoint lock with three-bolt construction. The ECL-230X-TDB is designed with a larger deadbolt that goes deeper into the frame than other locks in the category. Connecting rods are solid steel. Life safety- and code-compliant, the lock serves as both panic hardware and a maximum-strength locking device. It includes a photoluminescent sign, 100-decibel alarm, and three locking points per door; a model with six locking points and 10,000 pounds of holding force is also available.
GVI Security of Carrollton, Texas, offers 4-, 8-, and 16-channel versions of its new razberiMP, which simplifies IP video deployment by combining the functions of a network video recorder, switch, network router, and video management software in a single device. It automatically configures cameras for motion detection and automatically starts recording. Plug-and-play operation allows customers to deploy a megapixel IP video system quickly, and multiple units can be networked together to build larger systems with fiber connections to accommodate longer distances between units.
American Dynamics (Tyco)
The Victor from American Dynamics of Boca Raton, Florida, is a unified security and surveillance solution that lets users view, manage, and control recorded video from Intellex digital video management systems and VideoEdge network video management systems, as well as live streams from analog and IP cameras. The new version includes faster and better search capabilities, an integrated virtual and analog matrix, HDVR integration, still-image capture, and investigator mode. A command-center video wall enables operators to share information for live monitoring, event management, and investigations.
The Avigilon H.264 Analog Video Encoder from Avigilon of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is designed for high-definition performance. It offers a cost-effective way to benefit from HD surveillance while leveraging legacy systems. The unit minimizes bandwidth and storage requirements. ONVIF compliance provides interoperability with multiple software platforms. The four-port analog encoder integrates analog cameras into an IP system. It supports NTSC and PAL video standards and includes an RS-485 interface for pan-tilt-zoom support, an external I/O interface for alarms and relays, and four audio jacks.
The autoIP NHP-5118W IP PTZ dome camera from GVI Security of Carrollton, Texas, features 18X optical zoom with 2-megapixel HD Resolution. The pan-tilt-zoom camera can pan 400 degrees per second and offers automatic flip, return to home, endless pan, and proportional pan-tilt that adjusts pan and tilt speed based on zoom level. True day/night function with ICR filter, wide dynamic range, noise reduction, and digital slow shutter improve image quality in various light conditions. The camera has an IP66 antivandal housing and heater for outdoor use.
University of Maryland University College of Adelphi, Maryland, offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in cybersecurity. Delivered completely online, the programs provide the practical and theoretical training needed in both the public and private sectors. They focus on integrated and coordinated security measures while recognizing the industry’s growth and changing needs. The university has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence by the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Software House (Tyco)
C-CURE 9000 Enterprise from Software House of Westford, Massachusetts, provides an advanced distributed architecture for enterprise scalability that is ideal for global, multilocation organizations as well as entities with a few local sites. The software gives security personnel and IT managers control over the entire system for centralized configuration and monitoring, while each local facility maintains independent control of its own operation. It also allows users to simultaneously monitor alarms from multiple facilities from one convenient workstation.
SAIC of McLean, Virginia, has introduced its Expandable Shelter System, a modular platform that is completely self-sufficient with a generator and environmental control unit, as well as power connections and cables for operating from commercial power. It can be deployed from shipping configuration to operational configuration in 30 minutes by three trained personnel and can be joined to increase square footage. Ideal for mobile labs and analysis units, command centers, and medical units, it is easily transported via flatbed truck, railcar, cargo plane, or helicopter.
Minneapolis-based Winsted Corporation has introduced Slat-Wall consoles that feature a 15-inch-tall slat wall for mounting monitors and other accessories. With several monitor mounts to choose from, the consoles provide multiple ways to configure and adjust monitors. Made of high-quality extruded 6105-T5 aluminum with a smooth, black, anodized finish, the Slat-Wall panels also add privacy to each operator’s workspace. The modular, expandable units are built on the same foundation as the company’s award-winning Sight-Line consoles.
The Brownyard Group of Bay Shore, New York, provides insurance and risk management for the security industry. Brownyard features a preferred “admitted” market for security firms, complete coverage, and in-house claim services. Among the coverages offered are general liability, professional liability, umbrella liability, workers’ compensation, first- and third-party dishonesty, business auto, commercial property, and more. The Brownyard Educational Center offers training and education for security professionals, including premium reduction through risk management credits.
AlliedBarton Security Services of Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, provides highly-trained, responsive security personnel. Client-focused security officers and managers located across the country are supported by national resources developed from more than 50 years of security experience. More than 50,000 employees and 100 offices provide security for clients in many industries. The company’s focus on leadership and human capital management fosters a culture of quality and continuous customer satisfaction.
Security Management System
Raytheon of Waltham, Massachusetts, has introduced Clear View Security Solutions, a comprehensive security management system. Using open architecture and industry-standard interfaces, it connects various sensors and support systems, enabling rapid situational awareness, accurate threat assessment, and effective response management. It integrates data from multiple systems into one common operating picture to provide tracking and correlation capabilities. It maintains target tracks as they unfold across different sensors and fields of view. Multisensor correlation automatically connects events from dissimilar sensors into a single event and a common database.
DRS Technologies of Vienna, Virginia, has introduced the WatchMaster Pro+, which operates in the mid-wavelength infrared spectrum. It generates a sharp image of 640 x 480 pixels, with a lens that focuses automatically. The thermal lens provides both wide-area coverage and close-up assessment of distant targets. The long-life cryogenic cooler produces less friction, vibration, and noise than other coolers. Backed by a two-year warranty, the system offers low total cost of ownership. The sealed and pressurized camera enclosures, stainless-steel hardware, and aluminum housings protect against the environment.
EasyLobby Secure Visitor Management from EasyLobby, Inc., of Needham, Massachusetts, automates the entire process of registering a visitor and printing a badge. Users capture detailed visitor information in seconds from a license, passport, or business card, keeping all information confidential. The system provides enterprise-class visitor monitoring, tracking, reporting, badge printing, Web-based preregistration of guests by employees, and access control integration. The affordable software is feature-rich, customizable, and easy to use to analyze visitor data and run queries and reports.
The MorphoAccess range of fingerprint readers from MorphoTrak of Alexandria, Virginia, provides a single solution for securely managing physical access control and time and attendance throughout a business. The MorphoAccess range is the culmination of more than 35 years’ experience in biometric technology. Designed to handle even the most damaged fingerprints and the toughest working environments, the devices range from outdoor IP65-rated readers to readers for individual rooms. The MorphoAccess range provides speed, accuracy, capacity, integrity, and security.
Medeco (Assa Abloy)
Medeco eCylinders, Logic, and Nexgen XT, offer audit and scheduling to control loss and liability. Made by Medeco High Security Locks of Salem, Virginia, eCylinders allow users to govern who has access to restricted areas at any given time and to retrieve audit information to identify breaches. Nexgen XT and Logic can retrofit to existing hardware for a fast, cost-effective installation. With no wiring or door preparation needed, eCylinders are easily moved when change is needed.
The Destroyit AL1 business shredder by MBM Corporation of North Charleston, South Carolina, has won numerous design awards for its sleek, contemporary looks. Its aluminum casing features side panels that can be ordered in custom colors or individualized with a company logo. The cross-cut shredding head provides DIN level-4 security and is powered by a quiet single-phase motor. It comes equipped with hardened steel cutting shafts that are warranted for life and advanced safety features.
UTC Fire & Security
The award-winning Simon XT Two-Way Talking Touch Screen from UTC Fire & Security of Bradenton, Florida, is a color LCD screen featuring a user-friendly interface that complements Simon XT security systems. In addition to using the security system for safety, optional wireless devices can be added to provide control over other functions including Z-Wave wireless lighting control devices, Z-Wave wireless thermostats for home HVAC systems, and Z-Wave door lock control. The touchscreen can provide additional points of control throughout the home.
Kantech of Brossard, Quebec, Canada, designed EntraPass v5.0 Security Software to help dealers keep pace with changing security needs. Upgrades for the new version include technical enhancements and a more intuitive graphical user interface. Embedded database management software allows users to better manage, analyze, and mobilize data. EntraPass v5.0 provides a more complete integration of video, intrusion, and telephone entry systems. An operator can control the alarm system, call up cameras for live viewing, and check recorded video linked to access events.
Security System Management
The PMPU1000 system management server is a flexible solution for tying together today’s hybrid and network-based video surveillance and security components. New from Panasonic System Solutions of Secaucus, New Jersey, it can integrate up to 1,023 IP cameras, 512 analog cameras, matrix switchers, DVRs, NVRs, and monitors. It can also handle 2,048 alarm inputs with an equal number of event schedules. The server has three built-in network interfaces and a user-friendly administrative console. Optional Panasonic PFW950 GUI client software simplifies control and management of the system.
Mobile Access Monitoring
IDenticard Systems of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, has introduced a revolutionary way to monitor and manage its PremiSys Access Control and Photo ID software. The mobile application is available to Apple iPhone4 and Android Smartphone users. It allows users to lock, lockout, and unlock a single door or group of doors; acknowledge and clear alarms; view live cardholder transactions; and make a card or group of cards inactive. It integrates with smartphone cameras to allow cardholder photos to be uploaded directly from the device.
TLO of Boca Raton, Florida, is building tools for global businesses to use to assess and manage risk. Products and services center on the location, investigation, research, and due diligence analysis of people, locations, companies, and interrelationships for fraud detection and protection, identity authentication, safeguarding intellectual property, and more. The new TLOxp is an online investigational system with capabilities, depth, and searching algorithms that are constantly improving and tailored to legal, insurance, financial, and healthcare industries.
The NiSCA PR5360LE Plastic Card Printer offers full-color, edge-to-edge printing of up to 164 cards per hour using 300-dpi dye-sublimation printing technology. Its mean time between failures is 100,000 cards. Made by Team NiSCA of Somerset, New Jersey, the professional single-sided printer offers modules for providing HID proximity, iCLASS, MIFARE, Legic, DESFire, magnetic-stripe, and contact and contactless IC encoding. The unit features a quick-change ribbon cassette and a password-protected driver. A laminator is also available for the printer.
The Tourlock Security Revolving Door from Boon Edam of Lillington, North Carolina, offers maximum entrance control with high throughput. The overhead sensor system allows only authorized users to enter the building via the rotating compartments, eliminating tailgating. Visual and sound prompts help patrons use the door. An optional StereoVision System can detect attempts to have two people enter in the same compartment. Compatible with any access control system, it comes in three-wing and four-wing configurations, as well as a special, one-way-only model.
Brivo Systems of Bethesda, Maryland, has introduced a native Ethernet access control panel in a new compact form. The IP Door Controller is supported by ACS WebService and ACS OnSite Aparato systems and provides real-time control over assets with either cloud or appliance technology. The dual door controller is small enough to be installed at the door. It works with standard Weigand readers and uses power over Ethernet. When used with Aparato, it delivers FIPS 140-2 encryption.
Garrett Metal Detectors
Garrett Metal Detectors of Garland, Texas, has introduced the Garrett Super Scanner V hand-held security metal detector, which includes both audible and vibrating alarm options as well as extended battery life. It offers outstanding performance stability and sensitivity in detecting even small metallic objects. Digital circuitry allows instant operation with no operator adjustment required. It detects ferrous, nonferrous, and stainless-steel weapons and other metallic objects. In silent vibrating mode, the unit displays a red LED when an object is detected.
Honeywell of Louisville, Kentucky, offers an end-to-end IP security portfolio that includes high-definition cameras, digital and networked video recorders, encoders, decoders, matrix switching systems, and keyboards. It leverages existing systems by letting users integrate traditional analog components with the latest digital and IP technology. The system offers users the flexibility to add one camera or thousands at a time, and they can operate from a single client workstation or expand to multiple workstations and servers.
American Science & Engineering
The Z Portal system from American Science & Engineering of Billerica, Massachusetts, is a high-throughput, drive-through screening system designed to generate multiple images for superior detection of contraband, stowaways, and security threats. Z Backscatter imaging modules offer comprehensive views of three sides of the vehicle under inspection. The technology is ideal for organic material discrimination, such as drugs, explosives, cigarettes, alcohol, and humans. Optional top-down transmission and Forwardscatter technology provide enhanced metallic detection in vehicles. The system is safe for drivers, operators, cargo, and the environment.
The DVRPC16T is a true hybrid DVR from Speco Technologies of Amityville, New York. It provides dual network cards and IP camera support for most popular brands, including those with megapixel resolution. The DVRPC16T Server features analytics that can indentify missing or suspicious objects, as well as objects that have entered or left a scene and from which direction. The Face Finder detects and captures a human face from video and archives it for future reference. Cloud archiving allows a user to pull data off the DVR’s database from a remote location.
Keyscan Access Control Systems of Whitby, Ontario, Canada, has introduced AURORA access control software, which delivers new features, enhanced integration, communications, and more powerful functions. It intuitively organizes access control functions and can be easily optimized to secure two doors or hundreds of doors at single or multiple sites. It contains standard access control software functions plus multithreaded communications, multiple credentials, a multiple-image database, unlimited data fields, superior mapping, and increased grouping functionality.
American Dynamics (Tyco)
American Dynamics of Boca Raton, Florida, offers the new Illustra 600 Series HD IP cameras, which provide great flexibility with high-definition images. Offering superior resolution and low-light performance to 0.02 lux and lower, the ONVIF-compliant cameras also manage challenging camera views with a wide-angle Theia lens and facial enhancement for clear facial images with low bandwidth usage and storage costs. The outdoor mini-dome model features a built-in heater to prevent condensation and an IP67 rating for extreme environmental conditions.
Talk-A-Phone Co. of Niles, Illinois, has introduced native VoIP 500 Series Emergency Phones that can be connected directly to existing routers and LAN infrastructure. The new unit can replace a 400 Series analog phone, and custom faceplates are available for replacement of other manufacturers’ analog phones. A built-in Layer 2 switch allows other IP devices to be connected directly into the phone, and phones can be paged at high volume with WEBS Contact mass notification software, enabling targeted alerts to any segment of a facility.
Alabama Metal Industries Corporation (AMICO) of Birmingham, Alabama, has developed a solution for preventing break-ins through walls, ceilings, and floors. The company’s Security Mesh is installed with patented Secura Clips to metal or wood studs in the walls. The carbon- or stainless-steel mesh panels are covered with drywall. The company also offers Super Max Security Mesh for industrial and homeland security applications. Super Max is made from ASM .75-9F heavy modified steel.
The iTrak Incident Reporting and Management System from iView Systems of Oakville, Ontario, Canada, offers an integrated and converged physical security information management (PSIM) solution for security, surveillance, and loss prevention environments. It features detailed case management, mechanisms to control losses, customizable notifications and workflows, as well as advanced statistics and metrics. Users can track relationships between people and events, see a complete overview of stakeholders and their level of involvement, and access historical data to view prior events and incidents.
Vicon of Hauppauge, New York, now offers the convenience of factory-direct preconfiguration of network system components prior to shipment, reducing installation time and associated costs. Services are available for network cameras, encoders, NVRs, DVRs, workstations, and Virtual Matrix Controllers and include the configuration of network settings, camera titles, recording, and preregistration of all software licenses specific to the needs of the customer. A complete, component-specific explanation of services provided through preconfiguration is available on Vicon’s Web site at www.vicon-security.com.
The AXIS Q1602/-E Network Cameras from Axis Communications of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, offer advanced solutions for indoor and outdoor surveillance in low-light conditions. They employ Lightfinder technology to maintain color images in very dark conditions. Indoor and outdoor models deliver multiple, individually configurable H.264 and Motion JPEG video streams simultaneously. They feature day and night functionality, varifocal lens, remote back focus, and support for two-way audio. The IP66-rated outdoor model comes with a wall-mount bracket and a sunshield and operates in temperatures from -40 to 122 degrees Fahrenheit.
The Datacard CD800 card printer delivers high volumes of vibrant ID cards with exceptional print resolution for sharper text, 2D bar codes, and complex characters. New from Datacard Group of Minnetonka, Minnesota, the printer is also easy to set up and easy to use. It is ENERGY STAR-qualified with features like biodegradable supply cores and recyclable parts and packaging. The modular design allows the unit to be upgraded in the field.
American Military University
American Military University of Charles Town, West Virginia, offers online security management programs in various aspects of security, from homeland security and disaster management to intelligence studies. Courses are taught by professionals with real-world experience. The university is fully accredited with more than 90,000 students from both the military and civilian sectors in more than 100 countries. Students choose from more than 150 degree and certificate programs. Online classes begin monthly and last eight to 16 weeks.
The new version of Security Center from Genetec of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, is a unified security platform that can seamlessly blend IP license-plate recognition, video surveillance, and access control systems. New features in version 5.0 include unified configuration, next-generation video engine, local camera caching and buffering, and all-frame video playback. The Security Center Software Development Kit has been augmented with embedded video functionality to provide developers with a single kit for access control, video, and license-plate recognition.
Prism is an open IP video management solution from Lenel Systems International of Pittsford, New York. Based on an operator-friendly user interface, the scalable solution allows users to efficiently manage surveillance. A valuable investigative tool, combining live and recorded video in a single view, the Evidence Locker consolidates multiple sources for managing and reporting incidents, and Film Strip mode allows time- and event-based browsing of recorded video. The solution serves as a bridge to IP surveillance, enabling Interlogix TruVision appliance-based storage and third-party camera integration.
Wireless Alarm System
Digital Security Controls (Tyco)
IMPASSA from Digital Security Controls (DSC) of Concord, Ontario, Canada, is a full-featured wireless alarm system that offers a range of communications and installation options. Its integrated communicator ensures high-speed, reliable, and secure alarm communications in a range of configurations such as 3G cellular network, IP network, dual-path using both, or POTS telephone network. It also delivers two-way audio alarm communication between the central monitoring station and the customer during alarm events.
Murena PLUS is a remotely controlled digital microwave transceiver from CIAS Labs of Milan, Italy. Based on “fuzzy logic” analysis, the unit generates two different Doppler frequencies allowing the sensor to detect changes in the signals, which vary depending on the position of the target. It can determine the distance, size, and direction of an intruder. Murena is easy to use in civilian, commercial, and industrial applications. Its two different ranges (40 and 80 feet) can be controlled and managed remotely via WAVE-TEST software.
Designed Security, Inc. (DSI)
The Invisigate Glass Barrier Turnstile from Designed Security, Inc., of Bastrop, Texas, provides a visual and physical barrier that starts four inches from the floor and can be configured as high as six feet. The turnstile monitors 30 to 45 people per minute per lane, and can be integrated with any access control system. It can also be configured with optional Iris on the Move technology from SRI International Sarnoff of Menlo Park, California, which offers iris readers that have a long read range for less-intrusive scanning.
The Onity Wireless Lock (OWL) from Onity of Duluth, Georgia, offers decision making at the lock. Because it employs standalone power and an intelligent on-board internal database, the system can accommodate up to 5,000 cardholders. It continues to operate, granting or denying access, even when power and network connectivity are lost. Having the controller technology built into the lock creates a smart, inexpensive solution to door wiring and network infrastructure. The network and door architecture are economical and reliable.
It’s easy to service cameras from high altitudes with the CamEvator from Moog Videolarm of Decatur, Georgia. The automated lowering arm eliminates the need for lift trucks and cranks allowing a single operator to quickly, efficiently, and safely perform routine maintenance on surveillance camera systems. It features a self-encased motorized drive, an embedded cabling system, a self aligning docking feature, system auto-diagnosis LED indicators, an aluminum alloy body, a stainless steel operating mechanism, over-current protection, and secure (keyed) operational access.
Compliant with National Institute of Justice Standard 0601.02, the Metor 6S walk-through metal detector from Rapiscan Systems of Hawthorne, California, increases safety in prisons by efficiently detecting small metal objects that can be used as weapons or for weapon construction, even when hidden in body cavities. It can also be used in manufacturing and distribution facilities to deter employee theft. The state-of-the-art metal detector finds small ferrous and nonferrous items, including razor blade pieces, metal shanks, keys, detonator caps, jewelry, coins, and microprocessor chips.
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.
The CEIA PMD2 Plus is the next generation of Walk-Through Metal Detectors from CEIA USA, LTD, of Twinsburg, Ohio. The new version retains the reliability and ease of use of the PMD2, while offering new features and full compliance with the strictest security standards. Met-Identity technology specifically identifies the location, amount, and type of metal being brought into the secured area. Available in standard-panel or Elliptic-column style, the detector ignores more personal effects to create higher throughput.
Automatic Door Kit
Detex Corporation of New Braunfels, Texas, provides an automatic-operated door EasyKit that makes installation simple. All components are configured for the customer’s requirements. Especially useful for ADA access at healthcare facilities, the Detex AOD EasyKit is a turnkey solution that features the Advantex Latch Retraction exit device and the AO19 door operator. It has a built-in, prewired power supply, along with riser and wiring diagrams. Other features include adjustable time delay, push-and-go, reverse on obstruction, and sequencing for vestibule doors.
Gallagher of North Kansas City, Missouri, has introduced Command Centre Premier v7.00, a versatile user interface for cardholder administrators and control room operators. It ensures that security operators see important information, sized and placed on screen exactly where it works best. For alarm management, general monitoring, and cardholder administration, information is provided seamlessly and in context. The intuitive user interface design tool allows users to create or adjust screen layouts in minutes, using information from different sources, and filtering content to provide operators with situational awareness.
Digital Identification Solutions
The EDIsecure XID 8300 Retransfer ID Card Printer from Digital Identification Solutions of Piedmont, South Carolina, is built on a solid steel frame. It offers high-resolution UV printing, plus contact and contactless smart card and magnetic stripe encoding. There is a two-year warranty on the printer and a lifetime warranty on the print head. The lockable card hopper stores up to 200 blank cards, and the front-loading system with replaceable cartridges makes changing supplies fast and easy. The optional ILM-DS offers simultaneous, dual-side lamination.
Research Electronics International (REI) of Algood, Tennessee, designs and manufactures eavesdropping detection and countermeasure equipment for the protection of intangible assets and intellectual property. The new OSCOR Green Spectrum Analyzer offers RF signal acquisition and analysis, detecting rogue transmissions across a wide frequency spectrum. The TALAN Telephone and Line Analyzer inspects, analyzes, and tests digital telephone lines for taps and other eavesdropping devices. The ORION Non-Linear Junction Evaluator detects hidden electronic devices, regardless of whether the device is turned on.
Security Management System
The Security Management System from SAIC of McLean, Virginia, provides a common operating platform solution for enhanced situational awareness with a geographic map-based command-and-control user interface. It integrates with new and legacy access control, intrusion detection, and video surveillance products, and it offers sophisticated alarm management that allows the user to define automated actions in response to alarms.
Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies of Carmel, Indiana, has introduced the Schlage AD-Series, a new electronic locking platform with a modular design that lets users adapt to new technologies, even when changing to wireless networking. Without replacing—or even removing—the lock, users can upgrade network modules to go from an offline to a networked solution. With its open architecture platform, the lock allows users to choose a specific electronic lock with confidence that it can be upgraded easily.
Moog QuickSet of Northbrook, Illinois, developed the GeminEye Modular Imaging System to provide high-performance in a small package that can be configured for various applications. Based on the QPT-LT dual side-mount positioner, it can include one or two camera blocks, for day, night, or day/night capability. The system is completely upgradable with image blocks that can be swapped by the user in the field, including visible spectrum cameras, thermal imagers, and illuminators. The lightweight, IP67-certified, pressurized camera housings are resistant to random vibration.