Wireless installation in hospitals and heath care facilities creates unique challenges, including mitigation of Airborne Infectious Disease, satisfying Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) procedures and the TIA-1179 Healthcare Facility Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard, and HIPAA compliance.
As many of you know, putting an RJ45 plug on a cat5 or cat6 cable takes a bit of practice. Getting the twists tight almost to the tip on the newer cat 6a plugs can be really challenging. When you are terminating cable on the ground at a well-lit work bench is one thing but when you’re up on a ladder in a low light environment getting the termination right becomes a bit more fun yet.
Recently, Platinum Tools introduced a new Cat6a plug designed for those field install situations. The Cat6a Flex Connector is a tool less design that makes termination drastically easier than standard RJ-45 plugs on the market.
The new Speco Technologies O2CP2 features motorized pan and tilt capabilities for complete control and coverage. With a 350° pan and a -10° to 75° tilt range, the O2CP2 can be remotely controlled through the Speco Connect mobile app, so users can … [Continue reading]
The wiring of security cameras has become much easier since the introduction of Power over Ethernet (POE). The system is simple, although some basic rules need to be followed to ensure that the camera receives power. When something goes wrong, the … [Continue reading]
Emerson Network Power Enhances Platform of IP-Based KVM Systems with Introduction of High-Performance Extenders
Extending keyboard, video and mouse cables for data center applications has always been challenging because of several different types of technology used in transmitting the signals. This is especially true with analog video, the higher the … [Continue reading]
Installing and using WIFI networks in a business has always been a tricky endeavor. It seems just when you think the WIFI technology and standards have matured, something new pops up on the horizon to consider. In the early years of 802.11, it … [Continue reading]
This time of year for me is always the time I think about the UPS system. I know power outages can happen at almost any time during the year but when I look at the local weather forecast and see a big purple blop moving in my direction, it’s always … [Continue reading]
I have mentioned HDBaseT-2.0 in several of my previous Falcon blog articles. Falcon Technologies has been in the audio / video market for a number of years. I think the new HDBaseT-2.0 standard will have a significant positive impact on how A/V … [Continue reading]
Falcon Technologies has been in the Audio/Video space for a number of years and has seen a lot of changes along the way. Our first exposure to A/V was issues like "How far can we extend a VGA cable?" or "Where can we get a 50 ft. HDMI cable that is … [Continue reading]
Sometimes when electrical circuits in your wire closet or your building trip at random it can become disruptive at the very least. Tracking down where and at what time of day the overload event occurred can be a time consuming task. Equipment used to … [Continue reading]