The FIT-5 is a handheld device that releases a non-toxic aerosol powder to control flames and lower fire temperatures. The unit can fight Class A, B and C fires and gives community fire departments additional time to respond. Use of the FIT-5 reduces water damage.
Contact: (604) 684-5333
In Motion Technology
The onboard Mobile Gateway LE is a multi-network wireless communications platform that supports broadband applications, such as video, for law enforcement agencies. The system is designed for vehicle installation and creates a network of all communications devices that are on-board, including laptops, surveillance cameras, radio frequency identification technology and fingerprint scanners. The system can switch between commercial and private cellular, municipal WiFi and other wireless networks for effective communication. The platform features the onboard Mobility Manager for collecting and analyzing vehicle information, including network status, and vehicle performance and operations.
Contact: (604) 523-2371
VideoFOCUS Pro version 3.0 is designed for law enforcement officials and government agencies for processing crime scenes. It also allows rapid editing of video files with a cut, copy and paste feature. An interactive audit trail also is available for videos and still images. Officials can inspect small areas using the system’s drag and zoom capabilities. Extended filtering features allow users to adjust levels and color space, sharpen, blur and stabilize video images.
The CAE750 dual-band rapid deployment cellular repeater system helps emergency operation centers and response vehicles boost indoor and outdoor cellular signals during natural disasters or terror-related incidents. The unit helps improve cellular communications in areas up to 15,000 square feet. Encased in a rugged, roller-style enclosure, the lightweight unit can be transported by one person and fit into the trunk of a vehicle. The unit is available with a battery backup that provides up to eight hours of service during a power failure. A fuel cell option also is available and provides up to three months of service without refueling. The system comes with all needed cables and antennas.
Contact: (877) 869-6009
The Public Safety Communications Solutions is a line of software, hardware and services that allow 911 call centers to handle a variety of calls from the latest consumer communication devices to increase response time to emergency calls. The line can link multiple emergency response centers. It features advanced call routing to direct calls to local centers before sending overflow to additional centers. The system also can accommodate new communication forms, such as photos, video, text and instant messages. Non-emergency calls can be transferred quickly to appropriate departments. The line also includes servers and processors that are designed to keep functions running during power outages. During evacuations, public safety officials can connect to a variety of networks, including cellular, satellite, WiFi, broadband and local to access critical information.
Snow & Ice Control
The company offers a line of PTO-drive snowthrowers for use in deep, heavy or wet snow conditions. They feature a discharge spout that rotates 180° and can throw snow up to 30′. The units are available in 48″ and 60″ configurations and feature a heavy-gauge welded steel construction, a high-speed 12″ diameter auger and a heavy-duty replaceable scraper blade. Operators can remove the mowing deck and add dozer blades without tools using the company’s QuikConverter system. A winter enclosure for the 700 and 900 Series snowthrowers and a 16,000 BTU per hour heater for liquid-cooled models are optional.
Contact: (620) 345-8621
Weather forecast system
The MxVision WeatherSentry Transportation Edition is an online-based weather forecast system that is designed to determine the appropriate number of crewmembers to dispatch to handle winter road maintenance. Users can connect to the system using high-speed Internet or through a satellite option for use with a Windows PC. The system features weather forecasts that predict conditions up to 10 days out, and the information can be viewed using tables or graphs. The system’s PrecipTimer informs users when snow, ice or rain will start and stop. The SnowPath feature displays accumulation information three days in advance, while the PrecipPath uses animation to display various types of precipitation. An Alert Manager provides custom alarms for temperature, wind, snow or National Weather Service watches. Wireless alerts also can be sent to cell phones.
Contact: (800) 610-0777
The Sno-Pro Fast-Cast 2000 series is manufactured for light commercial applications. The spreader features a 5-cu.-ft. capacity and a 4′ to 40′ spreading width. It includes a variable speed control and can be mounted on a Class III receiver hitch. Constructed of a heavy-duty, powder-coated steel frame, the spreader is available with a UV-protected high-density polymer hopper and includes a 12-volt DC direct drive motor that is mounted in a weather-tight enclosure.
Contact: (800) 343-7676
Streets & Highways
Precast Specialties Corp.
The Precast Concrete Roadway products are available in standard or custom configurations, including straight curbing, radius curbing, radius corners, angled corners, inlets and sidewalk ramps. Constructed from air-entrained, superplasticized, 5,000-lbs.-per-sq.-in. concrete, the line is available with layout drawings to simplify installation. The company also offers parking lot bumpers for cars or trucks, light pole bases, handholes, pull boxes, pull box extenders, posts and survey bounds.
Contact: (781) 878-7220
The LED Acorn features a 19th-century design for outdoor lighting in areas such as parks and gardens, municipal renovations in historic districts, corporate and university grounds, and other public areas. Constructed of non-yellowing acrylic or polycarbonate, the unit features teardrop-shaped enclosures in shaded and unshaded configurations. It offers glare-free, LEED-compliant and Dark Sky-friendly light distribution. Available in wall-, arm- and post-mount options, the unit features LED light engines, an 18-watt high-lumen output and an operating life of more than 50,000 hours. Metal halide, ceramic metal halide and high-pressure sodium lamps also are available. The lamp includes a corrosion-resistant thermoset polyester powder coat finish in black, white, bronze, green, gray and Verona. Custom colors also are available.
Contact: (941) 755-6694
The SofTrace lighting fixture features a concealed lamp center panel and offers a total luminaire efficacy up to 87 lumens per watt. Its design, which features contouring sides, is intended to offer natural lighting that eliminates glare. The fixture can be used with a variety of enclosures and all lamp types. Ballast factor and stepped or continuous dimming options also are available.
Contact: (800) 234-1890
The SHO-HS lighting system is designed for use with the company’s portable light towers. The system features 1,250-watt lamps and ballasts, and produces 150,000 lumens per lamp for brighter and whiter lighting of nighttime jobsites. The system is standard on the company’s Maxi-Lite Series and Night-Lite PRO Series portable light towers.
Contact: (800) 562-1373
The Algiz 13 is a rugged notebook computer that can be used like a tablet, or the screen can be flipped up similar to a laptop. Available with magnesium casing, the computer meets standards for accidental drops, dust and water, and can operate in temperatures from -4° to 122° F. It includes a shock-mounted 2.5″ hard drive with 120 GB of memory. The computer also is available with a 160 GB hard drive. It runs on either Windows XP Tablet PC edition or Windows Vista Business operating systems and includes wireless capabilities and an integrated GPS receiver. The full keyboard is dust- and water-resistant, and the computer includes a built-in touch screen capability. The lithium ion battery gives the computer up to six hours of life.
Contact: (541) 752-0313
New World Systems
The Logos public administration software can run on Microsoft .Net or the IBM iSeries 400 platform. It includes a financial management system that offers inquiries and reports detailing financial and budget information. It is designed to meet financial reporting guidelines and also includes general ledger, budgetary reporting, purchasing and revenue accounting features. Payroll and personnel information — such as accrual, earnings, deductions and benefits — are managed with the Payroll and Human Resources system. The software can manage utility departments, including customer billing, meter readings and consumption. The eSuite feature allows residents to access information — such as job openings, utility bills and permits — online.
Contact: (248) 269-1000
Extech Data Systems
The S3750THS is a portable, thermal receipt printer that is designed to withstand mobile computing applications. Powered by a lithium battery, the printers are available with an automatic print contrast control for producing high-resolution printouts at high speeds. It is compatible with MS-DOS and Windows 95, 98, 2000 and XP operating systems and includes a flash-based CPU memory for adding logos, bar codes and other graphics. Wireless communications capabilities and readers for magnetic cards and smart cards are available. The printer also includes fonts that allow for 12 to 24 characters per inch. Additional features include a protective case and a lightweight belt loop system. An integrated Bluetooth radio is optional.
Contact: (781) 890-7440
The Evergreen 17 PC is manufactured for government agencies and schools to help them reach green energy goals. The computer features a touch screen LCD and operates with 24 watts of power. It is available with a Via Eden 1.0 gigahertz fan-less processor or a ViaC7 1.5 gigahertz low-noise fan. Available with Windows XP Professional or Windows XP Embedded operating systems, the computer can accommodate server- or browser-based applications. Weighing 15.8 lbs. and measuring 2 ¼” in depth, the computer is available in a Linux version and has an Ethernet onboard and an optional wireless local area network connection.
The SKM-Mobile is manufactured for use with mobile devices, such as a phones or PDAs and can monitor and control live video surveillance cameras. Designed for use with Windows Mobile 5 or 6, the system also issues alerts when incidents occur and plays recorded and archived video. The system is password protected and compatible with most IP digital or analog cameras.
Contact: (866) 723-3077