Power Over Ethernet: Crestron CEN-WAP-ABG-1G and CEN-NVS100 MJPG
Crestron rolled out a series of network solutions that use Power over Ethernet (PoE).Crestron rolled out a series of network solutions that use Power over Ethernet (PoE). The CEN-WAP-ABG-1G wireless access point enables Wi-Fi communication for a variety of Crestron devices from any location within a home. According to the company, its PoE feature allows it to be installed anywhere with a LAN gateway, even if there is no electrical outlet nearby. The CEN-NVS100 MJPG encoder converts full-motion, high-resolution video to streaming media as either MJPG or MJPG4 signals for viewing on the Crestron TPMC-8X Wi-Fi touch panel. Capable of supporting multiple streams, it also allows control of Pelco D and other PTZ cameras. Prices: CEN-WAP-ABG-1G, $400; CEN-NVS100, $800. Crestron. 800-237-2041. www.crestron.com.