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November 7, 2008 - Volume 4 Issue 23

The next wave for residential
A generation that has grown up with technology will be demanding Internet-based applications

The digital revolution that has changed the way consumers live, work and play has finally landed - literally - on security dealers’ doorsteps. Some industry insiders, in fact, say that security providers who don’t incorporate advanced technologies into their offerings over the next few years will find themselves locked out of a host of opportunities that extend well beyond the current sphere of traditional security services.

Genetec and iView collaborate to help gambling addicts
Integration of licence plate recognition with iTrak adds new dimension to casino management

Genetec and iView Systems announced partnership and delivery of integrated licence plate recognition for the iTrak Incident Reporting and Risk Management Platform. iViews’ iLPR – Intelligent License Plate Recognition Software employs Genetec’s AutoVu Sharp IP based licence plate recognition camera, delivering advanced digital video processing and plate matching against registered license plates, vehicles and subjects within the iTrak reporting platform.

Ask the Expert: Is there a door component that addresses security and life-safety?

Sports fans like to engage in hypothetical discussion that asks if a team were started anew, who would be the ideal player to build around? A list of qualifications is usually referenced in the selection: strength, durability, multi-dimensional skills, plays good defense and improves the performance of other teammates. Security professionals no doubt play a similar version of this game, asking themselves and colleagues, what is the one component a security system can be built around?

Video Content: Assa Abloy lights the way

The company's beacon system guides people safely out of danger situations and towards an exit. Assa Abloy's Mark Sorenti explains the technology.

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Low temperatures, three lenses
Honeywell has released the IS2500LT low temperature motion detector, which can be used in temperatures as low as -40°C. Three lenses — 35’, 60’ and 100’ — are included. The system features selectable pet immunity, global compliance and false alarm resistance. The motion detector can be used in either residential or commercial locations and have a sleek external housing.

Take this GSM anywhere
Honeywell has released the 7845i-GSM, which allows communication via the GSM (Global System for Mobile) network combined with the Internet. It communicates using GPRS, but automatically switches to SMS if GPRS is unavailable, and offers data reporting, uploading and downloading to most Honeywell control panels. Features include tamper protection, a built-in power supply, six input zones which can be configured for +V, -V, or EOLR triggering, web-based programming, 256-bit AES encryption, and remote services capability.

Multi-channel DVRs with motion intelligence
AVerMedia Technologies has released the EB5000 series, part of their Embedded Linux line of DVRs. The EB5000 series offers both eight-channel and 16-channel models. Images are produced by real-time frames per second and D1 resolution.

On deck: Coming up in the November issue of SP&T News

Installation focus:
Residential Security

Technology focus:
RFID applications

Special topic:
Closing sales

Company profile:

Product focus:

In every issue:
Ask the Expert
Tales from the Trenches
Fast Forward
Product Previews


Nov. 11-12, 2008
Securing New Ground
Roosevelt Hotel
New York City

Nov. 13, 2008
5th International Sports Security Summit
London, U.K.
Rushmans Conferences and Events
+44 1264852016

Nov. 20, 2008
ASIS Toronto's 1st Annual
Transportation & Trucking Security Summit
8 a.m. â�" 1 p.m.
Panemonte Convention Center
220 Humberline Dr. Etobicoke Ontario

Nov. 22, 2008
Underwriters Labratories of Canada - UL University
Installation and Classification of Burglar Alarm Systems for Financial and
Commercial Premises, Safes, and Vaults: CAN/ULC-S302 workshop
Vancouver, B.C.

Nov. 25, 2008
Underwriters Labratories of Canada - UL University
Installation and Monitoring of Fire Alarm and Sprinkler Alarm Systems:
CAN/ULC-S561 workshop
Vancouver, B.C.

Nov. 27, 2008
Underwriters Labratories of Canada - UL University
Central and Monitoring Station Burglar Alarm Systems: CAN/ULC-S301 workshop
Vancouver, B.C.

January 12, 2009
Preventing Workplace Violence: Assessing and Managing the Risks
Ontario Hospital Association
Toronto Board of Trade,
1 First Canadian Place

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