Fiber-Optic Communication. (ISC West Product Showcase).
International Fiber Systems Incorporated of Newtown, Connecticut,
has introduced the Orion Fiber Optic Communication System, a 300-input
by 90-output virtual matrix switch that provides a cost-effective
fiber-optic transmission system platform for video, audio, and data
communications. The system uses industry-standard [MPEG.sub.-2]
compression to encode and decode the video, and high-quality fiber-
optic transceivers provide high performance where large numbers of CCTV cameras need active monitoring. Each video input and output module
provides full support for audio, hi-directional data, and voice, PTZ control, and alarm signal inputs within the system. The system provides
full drop and insert capabilities allowing any combination of video,
audio, or data signals to he added, monitored, or dropped at any node.
Designed with open architecture software, it easily integrates with all
major CCTV, access control, public address, and alarm equipment.
Booth 5236, Circle 354