It's takes a keen eye or a solid list of "don't miss" booths -- as well as broken in shoes -- to get the most out of the exhibits portion of ASIS 2009 Check out the picks here if yu are in Anaheim of search the Web for company names.

Cyber Meets Physical at Hirsch Electronics Booth 1201

There are live demos of PAC, NAC & LAC convergence. Hirsch says it’s the only booth at ASIS to show groundbreaking convergence. See Hirsch's Velocity physical access control (PAC) working with network access control (NAC) and logical access control (LAC). In return for meeting with Hirsch at ASIS, ask about the free SCM @MAXX USB security token while supplies last. It's a mobile smart card reader, smart credential (if you insert an encoded SIM card, not included), and flash memory drive.

Hirsch Electronics at Booth 1201

Indoor, Outdoor Mass Notification from Talk-A-Phone in Booth 1313

Check out the WEBS LED Tower, the latest addition to the array of Talk-A-Phone’s WEBS Mass Notification products, featuring highly visible LED illuminated signs that can display critical information relayed to them. Three LED displays are fitted into the WEBS tower to dispatch custom messages and to enhance the visibility of emergency towers. Emergency LED signage allows the family of WEBS-enabled devices to go a step further insuring the message delivery in emergency situations by utilizing both visual and audible sensory modalities. With addition of LED displays, augmented WEBS Mass Notification towers can deliver the “right message, right people, and real time.”

Talk-A-Phone in Booth 1313


DVRs Go H.264-ready – Vicon Industries Booth 2511

Vicon Industries Inc. will introduce a new generation of its popular Kollector DVRs. The two new models, named Kollector Strike and Kollector Force, offer faster and more powerful video processing in a smaller chassis than previous Kollector models, and do so at a significantly lower price. In addition, both models offer network connectivity, supporting local and remote IP and megapixel cameras as part of an open platform ViconNet video management system. They support 480 frames-per-second across 16 channels of video and are H.264-ready.

Vicon Industries in Booth 2511


CyberLock Giveway in Booth 3838

Videx reports it is hosting a free drawing for a CyberLock Access Control System the last day of the show. CyberLock quickly brings electronic access and key control to doors and cabinets without any wiring or structural changes. Almost any type of lock can be converted to a higher-security electronic lock simply by replacing the lock’s mechanical cylinder with the CyberLock electronic cylinder. CyberLock has no keyway to vandalize and the electronic key cannot be duplicated. All CyberLocks and keys audit openings and unauthorized attempts to enter. This detailed audit reporting can be extremely valuable to any organization.

Videx at Booth 3838


Peek in Samsung Techwin Booth 408

Among the technology being displayed: SNR-6400 iPolis 64-Channel Network Video Recorder simultaneously records up to 64 video and audio streams at 1280 frames per second at full D1 resolution. Includes an extensive expandable storage capability supporting up to 20 TB of data. SVR-1680C Provides 16-Channel DVR It remotely controls and programs cameras via Up-The-Coax (UTC) signaling, eliminating the need for separate RS-485 control cables. It also provides real-time (30 fps) recording and playback capability on all 16 channels at full 4CIF resolution.

Samsung Techwin in Booth 408


Storage Choices from DIGIOP Booth 359

With the growth of security image, there also is growth in storage and retrieval. For attendees at the ASIS Exhibit in Anaheim, the DIGIOP team will be giving an overview of its line of products including flexible hybrid DVRs, powerful NVRs, mass storage solutions and more. In addition, check out the demo of its new remote client software called Reflection, how DIGIOP can integrate with POS or other business systems, and how video analytics can provide visual verification.

DIGIOP in Booth 359 


Taking Tech Beyond the Fence: ICx Technologies Booth 1019

Technology can take security beyond the fence with comprehensive protection against CBRNE threats and integrated security and perimeter intrusion detection. ICx Technologies offers state-of-the-art products, seamlessly integrated solutions and world-class support for homeland security, force protection and commercial applications. Contact ICx now to set up a private meeting or demonstration.

ICx Technologies in Booth 1019 


The Business Charms of H.264: Videology in Booth 3873

It’s image focused at Videology Imaging Solutions. Standard cameras are suitable for most applications, while higher volume and OEM applications may require customized solutions. Videology’s engineers customize standard cameras, create new designs, integrate video into existing security systems, and develop software. Ask about the advantages of H.264. Photo ID badging cameras and systems, IP cameras, true day/night cameras, among other technologies.

Videology Imaging Solutions in Booth 3873


A 360 Degree View in Sentry 360 Booth 4448

Sentry 360 Security will be exhibiting the widest range of 360-degree cameras in the industry designed for multiple applications from mobile, indoor, discreet, vandal, and exterior with multiple resolutions, 1.3MP, 3.1MP and 5.0MP. Sentry 360 Fullsight and InSight Series of cameras will also be on display in its NVR software partners' booths: JDS Digital Security Systems, Booth 427, and VideoInsight, Booth 3409.

Sentry 360 Security in Booth 4448


Open Platform Video-Enabled Application Integration Demos

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software, will demonstrate a concentrated sampling of leading-edge video-enabled integrations from select solution partners in Booths 4219 and 4445. The Milestone Solutions Center at ASIS will give attendees a unique opportunity to experience multiple application integrations in one place. These integrations illustrate how an open platform can provide innovative developments for video management solutions. ASIS participants visiting the Solutions Center will be asking themselves what other exciting applications will also be possible in the future.

Milestone Systems in Booths 4219 and 4445.

Outdoor Protection Demos at Smarter Security Systems Booth 915

Smarter Outdoor solution demonstrations will include:


The new SmarterSentry GTX mobile surveillance unit allows instant surveillance in nearly any locale on earth. Powered by a unique propane-to-electric generator delivering up to 30 days of runtime, it is extremely reliable, durable, and quiet.

SmarterDVR 150

SmarterDVR 150 secures outdoor assets by capturing still images and video when motion is detected. It has invisible IR to make it more covert at night and sends email or text message alerts upon alarm. With its rechargeable battery, SmarterDVR 150 is simple to use and ready to go.

Smarter Security Systems in Booth 915


Enterprise Access Runs on Any OS – Quintron Booth 4422

Quintron Systems boasts an open enterprise-class integrated access control solution that runs on any OS, uses any SQL database, and supports multiple control systems simultaneously. In use at Apple worldwide running on Mac OSX servers and workstations, or Linux, or Unix, or Solaris, and Windows, Quintron's AccessNsite system is built on the open source java language that allows it to run on all commercially viable operating systems. With simultaneous support for Mercury Security, HID Edge and Vertx and DMP alarm and access panels, this solution represents the wave of the future trend for IT driven systems that comply with an enterprises' operating environments and skill sets of choice.

Quintron Systems at Booth 4422


Plenty of New Products from Pelco Booth 1901

Pelco will have a busy booth. Among the new products:

High Definition Dome Cameras

Sarix ID Series Mega-Performance cameras feature SD to HD resolutions, exceptional lowlight performance, Auto Back Focus, accurate color, H.264 compression, and analytics.

Sarix IM Series Mini Indoor Fixed Network Dome includes the most popular features and functionality of Sarix technology. These 1.3 megapixel or standard-definition cameras deliver best-in-class low light performance, H.264 compression, consistent color science and more.

A new firmware update for the Sarix IX megapixel camera series will also be on display at the show. The new update offers increased camera performance on extended platform models to 1080p 30 images a second with H.264 compression.

Full HD Displays

Pelco Full HD LCD Displays help customers make the most of their megapixel investment, delivering optimal monitor performance, improved response time, and higher resolution, with sharper, brighter images, according to Pelco.

Enhanced Video Control and Management through Endura 2.1

With the addition of the HD Video Console Display and HD Video Decoder, Endura 2.1 brings improved ease of use and efficiency to your video surveillance solution. These new components and the inherent scalability built into the Endura architecture, the surveillance room can be as simple or as complicated as need be to fulfill a customer’s requirements. 

There’s more at Pelco Booth 1901


Panasonic Displays IP and Analog Video – Booth 2018

With a focus on integrated solutions, Panasonic is demonstrating an array of new technologies and systems products at ASIS 2009. In addition to enhancing its i-Pro Series Network Solutions, Panasonic continues to introduce select analog products incorporating the latest technologies in support of legacy system users. Panasonic is also showcasing its innovative retail management solution that provides seamless integration of the company’s world-renowned Point-of-Sale (POS) systems and video surveillance devices on a unified platform.

For example, Panasonic’s i-Pro WV-NW502S Vandal-Resistant Fixed Dome and

WV-NP502 Box Megapixel Cameras incorporate the company’s exclusive MEGA Super Dynamic (MEGA SD) camera technology with 128x dynamic range, Adaptive Black Stretch technology to make dark areas more visible, and face detection technology to better identify subjects. The units also provide streaming of H.264, MPEG-4 and JPEG compression formats.

Virtual Site Manager (VSM) integrated software platform combines Panasonic's Stingray POS workstations with the company’s video surveillance cameras and recorders.

Panasonic in Booth 2018