Lindbergh Manufacturing Inc.
Cart Caddy(TM) shopping cart retriever from Little Falls, Minn.-based Lindbergh Manufacturing Inc. is used to push shopping carts from parking lots to a staging area or customer entrance. The remote-controlled unit is battery operated and includes a built-in battery charger. It handles a maximum of 50 standard-size shopping carts.
The VCC-7924 colorcamera from Chatsworth, Calif.-based Sanyo has a 1/3" CCD image sensor and a built-in, vari-focal, auto-iris lens. It has a color tracking system with more than 300 lines of horizontal resolution and a four-color mosaic filter color coding system. It operates with a minimum 3.9 lux @f2.0 illumination on 24 V A/C and is housed in a 2.2" x 1.8" x 5.4" metal container that weighs less than 1 lb.
The Circa 2000(TM) bicycle rack from Middleton, Wis.-based Madrax(R) Inc. is constructed from structural steel tubing bent into concentric loops. In-ground or surface-mounted styles hold a maximum of eight bikes and are available in hot-dipped galvanized, powder-coated color or stainless steel finishes.
The Scan/US DriveTime plug-in software module from-based Scan/US Inc. builds trade area polygons using estimated travel times under different traffic conditions and travel barriers (e.g., rivers, hills). A maximum of 16 drive times may be entered, and information may be used to identify growth areas, profile customers, analyze competition and plan sites.
Sonic Systems Inc.
The Model Q-12 Soundsphere omnidirectional speaker system from Stamford, Conn.-based Sonic Systems Inc. handles a maximum of 300 W of power, continuous average, and produces a frequency response of 50 Hz to 15 kHz, +/- 6.5 dB. It has electrical and acoustical crossovers and a bullet tweeter with automatic burnout protection.
The Model 6080 walk-behind sweeper from Golden Valley, Minn.-based Tennant Co. is available in gas, LP-gas or battery power. It has a plastic, roto-molded frame; a transaxle with forward and reverse power; a hopper that tips forward; and a built-in vacuum wand. It has a standard 32" sweeping path that can be expanded to 40" with optional dual brushes on the sides.
Thomas Lighting Group
The Day-Brite T5 specification-grade undercabinet lighting fixture from Louisville, Ky.-based Thomas Lighting Group ranges from 2' to 4' in length. It has a 20 gal. steel, 1 1/8" depth housing. White, clear with steel front, and clear with translucent front lenses are available.