ClearSight Networks announces network monitor
ClearSight Networks announced the release of an enhanced version of its ClearSight Network Analyzer to provide “Triple Play” support in real time.

With Triple Play, administrators can track and troubleshoot network resources, including data, telephony and entertainment/IPTV resources. Other enhancements include additional reporting capabilities and algorithms for measuring the video quality being delivered over the network.

ClearSight Analyzer provides real time information about the application, network and physical layers of the network to allow users to accurately identify the source of network bottlenecks.

The version will be available in mid-November 2006.


Mischel Internet Security releases TrojanHunter
Mischel Internet Security updated its TrojanHunter software with the release of version 4.6. This version features a quarantine feature where removed trojans are safely stored after they have been cleaned.

Quarantined files are encrypted with AES (Advanced Encryption Standard), rendering them harmless. Quarantined files can be restored to their original state or permanently deleted.

Also new in this release is automatic saving of scan reports after any scan during which a trojan was found.

TrojanHunter runs on Windows 9x/Me/2000/XP. A single-user licence costs US$49 and includes upgrades, updates and support for one year.


ViewSonic expands large-screen LCD TV lineup
ViewSonic Corp. announced two additions to its LCD TV segment. The 37-in. N3751w and the 42-in. N4251w come with an integrated digital (ATSC) tuner and multiple high-definition digital video inputs.

The TVs provide multiple digital video inputs that are compatible with HDCP copyright protection and the HDMI video format. This ensures the TVs can display copyrighted material and digital TV content at its highest image quality. Consumers can connect HD set-top boxes, DVD players and game consoles simultaneously through multiple HDMI inputs, which are also DVI compatible through the use of an adapter or cable. In addition, the N3751w and N4251w are equipped with integrated digital tuners, allowing consumers to view over-the-air HD broadcasts without purchasing or renting an external tuner.

The N3751w and N4251w, available at an estimated street price of $1,499 and $1,999 respectively, deliver high-definition 1366×768 video resolutions, eight millisecond video response times and 1000:1 contrast ratios. In addition to supporting HDCP and HDMI, the displays connect easily to traditional TV peripherals using S-video, component video (YPbPr) and composite video inputs. Both displays feature VGA connections, allowing users to view traditional computer applications as well as high-definition video content from computers, along with a 2x10W Dolby audio with SPDIF output connection to boost sound potential through external surround-sound audio systems.

The N3751w and N4251w are available now through authorized ViewSonic retailers and resellers.

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