The Micro CA 350 inspection camera provides a clear view of tight, confined spaces encountered by building trades. It has a 3.5-in. color display and comes with a standard 8GB of memory storage, expandable up to 32GB with an SD card. Able to record both still images and video, the camera has image rotation and digital zoom as standard features. The camera is powered by a 12V lithium-ion battery that can provide eight hours of run time, with a 45-minute recharge. It also features a pistol-style grip and four built-in LEDs. RIDGID; www.ridgid.com
Because it can moderate the damaging effects of earthquakes, base-isolation is a technique used primarily in seismically active regions. ENR takes a look at some of the largest applications of base-isolation technologies in the world.