SourceSecurity.com RSS - Telemetry transmitters and controllers news SourceSecurity.com RSS - Telemetry transmitters and controllers news from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/pc/telemetry-transmitters-and-controllers.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2015 Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT Networking basics for security professionals: Understanding the role of midspans to supply powerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3302-ga.17485.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3302-ga.17485.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 184px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Just as with network switches, there are no real standards for midspans</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>In general terms, a midspan is a power over Ethernet (PoE) power source that is placed between a network switch and the device being powered, hence the term midspan. The real question is, with almost all network switches providing PoE power, why do we need a midspan? The answer is, in some cases we don&rsquo;t, but in others we do. As with any other product we have discussed, we need to first consider that, just as with network switches, there are...Matrox Graphics and Matrox Video to share booth at InfoComm 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9825-ga.17409.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9825-ga.17409.htmlEvents NewsTue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Matrox Video will showcase the award-winning new Monarch&trade; HDX dual-channel H.264 encoder</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/matrox-graphics-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Matrox&reg; Graphics Inc</a>. and Matrox Video will be sharing booth 4053 at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/infocomm-2015.html" class="blue_bold">InfoComm 2015</a> (Orlando, June 17-19). Matrox Graphics Inc. will present a video wall demo featuring 4K-over-IP to give attendees a preview of what&rsquo;s up and...NVT acquisition gives Phybridge footprint in the security markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5709-ga-co-12862-ga-co-3194-ga-sb.17380.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5709-ga-co-12862-ga-co-3194-ga-sb.17380.htmlSecurity BeatFri, 24 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/phybridge.html" class="blue_bold">Phybridge</a> is an unfamiliar name in the physical security market. That&rsquo;s because the Canadian company first made its mark in the telecommunications market, serving customers transitioning from analogue to digital telephone systems using &ldquo;voice-over-IP.&rdquo;</p> <p>The telecommunications transition came six to 10 years before a similar transition happening now in the physical security market, and the infrastructure solutions that succeeded in the former market are also applicable to the latter.</p> <p><strong>Capturing video surveillance market</strong></p> <p>Today, Phybridge is looking to apply its core technology to the video surveillance market, specifically its 24-port CLEER switch, which delivers fast ethernet and PoE+ over a coax infrastructure with more than 1,500-foot reach. It&rsquo;s a Layer 2 switch providing remote management capabilities from...Xtralis VESDA-EVEA smoke detector & HeiTel 4G video transmitter win SIA awards at ISC West 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3194-ga-co-1508-ga-co-73-ga.17367.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3194-ga-co-1508-ga-co-73-ga.17367.htmlEvents NewsFri, 24 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The VESDA-E VEA aspirating smoke detectors combine VESDA reliability and early warning smoke detection</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Two <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/xtralis.html" class="blue_bold">Xtralis</a> solutions recently received prestigious awards at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/isc-west-2015.html" class="blue_bold">ISC West</a>, largest security industry trade show in the USA. VESDA-E VEA aspirating smoke detector (ASD) won the <a...ISC West 2015: Altronix unveils LINQ Network Communication and Control Solution at showhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-126-ga.17202.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-126-ga.17202.htmlEvents NewsWed, 15 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 131px; height: 266px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>For integrators looking to expand their service offerings, LINQ can effectively create a new source of RMR</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/altronix.html" class="blue_bold">Altronix</a> continues to lead in power and transmission technologies for the professional security industry with the introduction of the LINQ&trade; Network Communication and Control Solution here at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/isc-west-2015.html" class="blue_bold">ISC...Altronix to showcase its latest security solutions at ISC West 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-126-ga.17195.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-126-ga.17195.htmlEvents NewsWed, 15 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 208px; height: 266px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Altronix&rsquo;s UL listed WayPoint Outdoor Power Supplies provide a robust power solution for PTZ and fixed cameras</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/altronix.html" class="blue_bold">Altronix</a>, the recognised leader in power and transmission solutions for the professional security industry, is showcasing a number of new and innovative solutions at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/isc-west-2015.html" class="blue_bold">ISC West 2015</a>....SightLogix SightTracker controller integrates with Axis IP dome network camerashttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-3478-ga.17183.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-3478-ga.17183.htmlEvents NewsWed, 15 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The integration combines SightLogix long-range detection with AXIS Q60-E Series for protecting perimeters</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/sightlogix.html" class="blue_bold">SightLogix</a>, the established leader for smart thermal camera security systems, announces the integration of its SightTracker GPS-based auto tracking pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) controller with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/axis-communications.html" class="blue_bold">Axis Communications</a>&rsquo;&nbsp; IP-based dome...NVT acquired by Phybridgehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5709-ga-co-12862-ga.17234.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5709-ga-co-12862-ga.17234.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong><span class="smalltxt">Phybridge is bringing its pioneering <br />Long Reach Ethernet technology <br />into the security market </span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Phybridge, a technology company focused on the long reach transmission needs of the Communications and Physical Security industry, has entered into an agreement to purchase <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/network-video-technologies.html" class="blue_bold">NVT</a>, a global supplier of IP and PoE transmission products focused on the Security market. With the goal of bringing excellence to the Security market, <em>"Phybridge's innovative solutions will allow NVT to continue its existing dominance in the analogue market and carry...Antaira unveils 6-port Ethernet switch series ‘LMX-0601G-SFP’http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11317-ga-npr.17158.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11317-ga-npr.17158.htmlNew Product ReleasesSun, 12 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Antaira Technologies is a global leading developer and supplier of industrial device networking and communication solutions for harsh environmental applications and is proud to announce its expansion in the industrial networking infrastructure family with the LMX-0601G-SFP series.</p> <p>Antaira Technologies&rsquo; LMX-0601G-SFP series is a cost effective 6-port industrial gigabit managed Ethernet switch that supports a12~48VDC power input. Each unit is designed with five 10/100/1000Tx Fast Ethernet ports and one dual rate 100/1000T SFP slot for fiber. The dual power input designed product series provides a reverse polarity, EFT, surge (2,000VDC) and ESD (6,000VDC) protection. There is also a built-in relay warning function to alert maintainers when power failures occur. This makes it ideal for applications requiring a high reliability, distance extension capability, and/or any harsh environment flexibility.</p> <p>This product series is pre-loaded with &ldquo;Layer 2&rdquo;...NVT TBus Ethernet installed at New York’s airporthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5709-ga-co-12842-ga.17131.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5709-ga-co-12842-ga.17131.htmlApplications NewsFri, 10 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 228px; height: 279px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>NVT&rsquo;s TBus affords re-use of many existing cables within airport site for IP &amp; PoE transmission</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Built as an aircraft test facility during the World War II, Linden Airport in the New York City metro area is home to light aircraft traffic. Just three miles away from Newark Airport and home for around 100 aircraft, Linden Airport covers an area of 188 acres, has a landing area of 4,140ft X 100ft, and handles over 120 flight operations each day. Its location...Networking basics for security professionals: Considering 4k’s impact on networkshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/17031.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/17031.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 09 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 263px; height: 310px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Since last year there has been a lot of talk with regard IP <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/security-cameras.html" class="blue_bold">security cameras</a> with 4K resolution. As with any advancement in <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/video-security-systems" class="blue_bold">video security</a>, this too has come about due to advances in consumer electronics. While being the &ldquo;latest and greatest,&rdquo; it still raises questions as to actual, practical everyday usage.</p> <p><strong>What Is 4K...IDIS DirectIP™ launch at ISC West 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10191-ga-co-3194-ga.16947.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10191-ga-co-3194-ga.16947.htmlEvents NewsThu, 26 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>IDIS will demonstrate the quality and flexibility of its latest-generation HD IP surveillance solution at ISC West</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Global surveillance powerhouse, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/idis.html" class="blue_bold">IDIS</a>, will launch its game-changing DirectIP&trade; video surveillance solution at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/isc-west-2015.html" class="blue_bold">ISC West 2015</a>. IDIS DirectIP&trade; is an affordable, plug-and-play, high-definition solution for businesses large and small; and...Video surveillance storage suppliers gearing up to meet demandhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10265-ga-co-6218-ga-co-7870-ga.16886.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10265-ga-co-6218-ga-co-7870-ga.16886.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 25 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>According to a recent MarketsandMarkets report, video surveillance storage solutions and services are experiencing a rapid adoption in the industry, estimated to grow 16.3 percent each year until 2018, eventually reaching a market size of $10.41 billion. In addition to the specific image content of surveillance cameras, there are also huge amounts of data surrounding it &ndash; everything from the location to the time of day, the duration of the video, and more. And the amount of data in the image itself is getting larger, as high-definition resolution is becoming more and more common.</p> <p>Almost half of all the Big Data in the world is generated through video surveillance. There are huge amounts of data in the image content of surveillance cameras. The surveillance storage market is evolving, with an exciting growth of opportunities for the industry.</p> <p>Suppliers of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/products-search-results/storage.html" class="blue_bold">video...Exacq Technologies and Brickstream integrationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10023-ga-co-12767-ga-co-1726-ga-npr.16909.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10023-ga-co-12767-ga-co-1726-ga-npr.16909.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Exacq Technologies, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, announces an integration with the Brickstream LIVE sensor from Nomi&reg; Corporation, a dominant in-store marketing and analytics provider, for a unified security and retail analytics solution in a single platform.</p> <p>The new Brickstream LIVE sensors use stereo vision analytics to provide highly accurate and anonymous information about how people move into, around and out of physical places such as stores, venues, hospitals and more.</p> <p><strong>Loss prevention and retail analytics solution</strong></p> <p>This solution combines exacqVision video with data from the Brickstream LIVE for advanced loss prevention and retail analytics without the need or expense of deploying multiple systems. Users can create event linking actions, line masks and rules through exacqVision. The associated video related to behavior actions within one interface offers visual verification. Together, the exacqVision and...New Altronix sales representatives - B&T Sales and Parallel Solutionshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-126-ga-co-10132-ga.16879.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-126-ga-co-10132-ga.16879.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 20 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>B&amp;T Sales and Parallel Solutions will represent Altronix in the Great Lakes and Rocky Mountain territories</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/altronix.html" class="blue_bold">Altronix</a>, the leading manufacturer of low voltage power supplies and transmission solutions for the professional security industry, announced the appointment of two new sales representatives in the Great Lakes and Rocky Mountain territories. B&amp;T Sales is now handling field sales...Dahua Technology wireless solution secures safe city Ventanilla in Peruhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11809-ga-co-4261-ga.16688.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11809-ga-co-4261-ga.16688.htmlApplications NewsMon, 02 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The solution includes network speed domes, NVRs, transmission devices, a video-wall system and control keyboard</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/dahua-technology-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Dahua Technology</a> successfully helps to secure Ventanilla in Lima, Peru, together with local distributor <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/best-security-del-peru-s-a-c.html" class="blue_bold">Best Security del Peru</a>.</p> <p>Covering a total land area of 73.52 km&sup2;,...Panasonic surveillance cameras installed at whg in West Midlandshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1277-ga.16583.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1277-ga.16583.htmlApplications NewsThu, 19 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 4px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>This security solutions saves the whg Security Team from manually patrolling through the hundreds of cameras</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Formed in 2003, whg is one of the West Midlands&rsquo; leading providers of social housing. The group owns and manages around 19,000 properties across Walsall, housing nearly 40,000 people, a fifth of the borough&rsquo;s population.</p> <p>whg Technical Specialist, Paul Martin, said, <em>&ldquo;Before the surveillance system was installed, we relied on foot patrols to monitor the blocks every...Networking basics for security professionals: Transmission limitationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/16552.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/16552.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 16 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 199px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Transmission of video and PoE power for IP <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/security-cameras.html" class="blue_bold">security cameras</a> over infrastructures can be confusing. Network infrastructures are designed using twisted pair cabling that we refer to as CAT (short for Category) cable, also referred to as UTP (Unshielded Twisted Pair). <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/security-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Security systems</a>, coming from an analogue environment, have historically transmitted over coax cable, and with the use adaptors...US electric grid: Impact of catastrophic eventshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/16551.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/16551.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 16 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 194px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The number-one cause of most power outages in the U.S. is bad weather</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>What does the industry consider to be its most severe threats the U.S. electric grid? There is no shortage of nightmare scenarios.</p> <p>According to the Department of Energy, the number-one cause of most power outages in the U.S. is <strong>bad weather</strong>, which costs the economy between $18 billion and $33 billion every year in lost output and wages, spoiled inventory, delayed production and...Networking basics for security professionals: Network switch bandwidth limitationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3302-ga.16478.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3302-ga.16478.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 06 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 145px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Any part of a transmission infrastructure has a dramatic impact on system performance</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><em>We often view network switches as transparent transmission products. What goes in comes out. In reality, nothing is further from the truth. In this article, Neil Heller - Vice President, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/vigitron-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Vigitron, Inc.</a> highlights that any part of a transmission infrastructure has a dramatic impact on transmission...