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Product News

by / February 29, 1996
Video Presentation Tool
The VID-P100 is a video presentation stand designed for shooting three-dimensional as well as flat objects, slides and negative or positive film for display on TV monitors, computer screens or video projection systems.

The VID-P100 offers superior quality images, advanced features and operating convenience. It is suitable for a wide range of applications, and is especially effective when used as a teaching tool in language lab facilities, classrooms and audio/visual rooms.

Sony Electronics, 1 Sony Dr., Park Ridge, NJ 07656. 800/472-SONY.

Intelligence Warehouse
The Special Investigative Unit Support System (SIUSS) is a point-and-click software tool designed to help law enforcement investigators more effectively manage and solve cases. SIUSS combines traditional analytical concepts with job-specific information collection and lead generation analysis features. SIUSS develops leads the way a real investigator does, by starting with known facts and combining them in a way that generates further insight and leads.

Built upon Oracle 7, a relational database management system used by a large number of U.S. law enforcement personnel, SIUSS allows investigators to uncover crucial criminal patterns by examining relationships between subjects, vehicles, locations, businesses, phone calls and other entities within a case or among several cases.

Oracle Corp., 500 Oracle Parkway, Redwood Shores, CA 94065. 415/506-7000.

PC Shopping Guide
The PC Configuration Planning Guide takes the guesswork out of buying a PC by providing easy step-by-step instructions on how to select the right combination of system features and capabilities based on a user's particular needs. The Planning Guide brings readers up-to-date with current industry terms and technology, arming them with the information they'll need to make an informed buying decision.

The workbook is available free of charge.

Swan Technologies Corp., 313 Boston Post Rd., Suite 200, Marlborough, MA 01752. 800/691-6964.

Vertical Display
The Sceptre LCD Flat Panel display is less than two inches thick, weighs only 2.6 pounds and emits no radiation. A detachable, adjustable base allows the panel to be wall-mounted, making it ideal for confined workspaces.

The monitor is supported by new PCI bus and VESA/LB cards. The VGA card is able to simultaneously support both the LCD monitor and an external CRT monitor with a resolution of 1280 x 1024.

Sceptre Technologies Inc., 16800 E. Gale Ave., City of Industry, CA 91745. 800/788-2878.

Crime Stopper
Computer Crime: A Crimefighter's Handbook is a resource for anyone who needs to know what today's computer crimes look like, how to prevent them, and how to detect, investigate and prosecute them if they occur. It contains basic computer security information as well as extensive guidelines for investigators, law enforcement, managers and computer system administrators.

The book describes the varieties of computer crimes and profiles the computer criminal, using techniques developed for the FBI and other law enforcement agencies.

O'Reilly & Associates Inc., 103 Morris St., Suite A, Sebastopol, CA 95472. 800/998-9938.

Cordless Trackball
Star-Track uses infrared technology to serve as a mouse replacement for many applications, including presentation and multimedia applications. The trackball's unique braking mechanism creates a high-friction response to small thumb movements, providing smoother, faster and more accurate point-to-point movement than other remote hand-held products.

Single-hand operation is intuitive, requiring only the thumb and forefinger to control PC functions from distances up to 15 feet.

Corporate Source, 26071 Merit Circle, Suite 108, Laguna Hills, CA 92653. 800/722-7748.