Vicon Industries, Inc. announced that Play Dog eXcellent (PDX), premier provider of dog care services in Chattanooga, TN has completed a facility-wide security upgrade with Vicon’s new Valerus VMS. Meyers Security, also of Chattanooga, handled system design and installation of the new system, which incorporates many of the center’s existing analog cameras along with new high-definition models into a Valerus network solution that enhances the security and operations at PDX.
Arecont Vision®, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology and video surveillance solutions, will demonstrate the company’s new Total Video Solution here at IFSEC International 2018. Arecont Vision executives will join members of the European sales team in stand D400, June 19–21, 2018 at the ExCeL, Royal Victoria Dock, London, UK. A presentation of Arecont Vision’s remote setup technology will also be on the conference agenda. IFSEC 2018 will be the first public unveiling in Europe of the Contera VMS® Video Management System, ConteraWS® Web Services, Contera CMR® Cloud Managed Recorders, and ConteraIP® megapixel cameras that were announced earlier this year.
Johnson Controls is announcing two new camera models to the Illustra Pro line, with the Pro Compact Mini-Domes in 2MP and 3MP resolution, ideal for applications such as retail stores, healthcare facilities and banks where low profile and aesthetics are important. The Illustra 2MP and 3MP Pro Compact Mini-Domes are equipped with various viewing angles including corridor mode, a 9×16 field of view aspect ratio for vertically oriented scenes, which is optimal for hallways, aisles or any area where a landscape format is not ideal.
Vicon Industries, introduced its new V988 line of 4K cameras, which deliver the sharp, highly detailed image quality of Ultra HD video. Available in dome and bullet style cameras, these new cameras feature a 3.6-11 mm motorized varifocal lens and IR illuminators, making them appropriate for use in a wide range of applications and lighting conditions. Video captured by these cameras allows users to take advantage of the full display potential of today’s 4K monitors and provides incredible detail without pixilation when zooming into recorded video for investigative purposes.
Vicon announces the launch of a new line of 180-degree ultra-high-definition multi-sensor cameras. Designed for providing highly detailed coverage of expansive areas, such as airports, perimeter security and city surveillance, the new V1000 line is compatible with many industry leading VMS solutions, including Vicon’s Valerus and ViconNet, and does not require video dewarping by VMS software in order to display an undistorted panoramic image. The V1000 models are fixed camera domes containing four separate camera modules that work together to deliver a seamless 180-degree view. Video can be monitored as a single horizontal image as well as separate quadrants.
Beginning mid-June 2018, MOBOTIX will offer its second generation Mx6 camera line with integrated MxBus functionality (camera types x16B/x26B). The MxBus technology is based on an extended camera board. This two-wire cable system developed by MOBOTIX is encrypted against cyberattacks and expands camera functions by including practical additional MOBOTIX modules such as the MX-GPS-Box, a reliable time server for a complete video system.
As part of my first column in a monthly series for Security.World, I want to look at the emerging technologies coming down the pipeline within the security industry —and beyond— and answer the burning questions: Will this change how we protect people? Can we achieve more protection with less equipment? How can AI influence the industry? Will these changes be good or bad overall? Tune in as I explore a wide range of topics in the coming months. While most of us are now familiar with and may have even experienced the fun and excitement of virtual reality (VR), there’s a newer, similar technology with a less immersive experience that may soon start impacting our everyday lives: augmented reality (AR).
Advanced Technology Video(ATV) announces the release of two new HD Analog cameras, a 20x PTZ dome and a compact covert camera, adding unique value to the growing ATV HD Analog Video Solutions series portfolio. This camera series, which offers analog camera users a simple upgrad opportunity to Full HD, 2MP resolution utilizing their existing coax cable and BNC connectors, is the perfect solution for any application where the expense of replacing the existing wiring needs to be avoided.
3xLOGIC announced that Dominion Nickel Alloys, Ltd (DNA), Burlington, Ontario, is successfully employing a combination of 3xLOGIC thermal and HD cameras to protect its valuable inventory assets. Dominion Nickel Alloys Ltd. operates on a global scale. As one of North America’s leading scrap metal recycling facilities, with experienced staff and the latest in machinery, Dominion specializes in the purchasing, sorting, processing, and marketing of a broad range of high temperature and specialty nickel-based alloys.
Johnson Controls has announced the expansion of its high-resolution IP camera portfolio with new models of Illustra Flex Mini-Domes and Box IP cameras in 4K resolution. These new cameras are designed to offer a high-image quality and feature rich surveillance option intended for a wide range of applications. The Flex 4K cameras provide increased detail and efficient bandwidth management technology for both indoor and outdoor models. The versatile Illustra Flex cameras feature effective bandwidth management technology and highly reliable and redundant recording features that ensure continuous and cost-efficient video streaming.