March Networks is pleased to introduce its new VA Series IP Cameras, a comprehensive line of 2MP and 4MP cameras featuring advanced encoding technology and built-in video analytics. The VA Series cameras deliver a range of features for indoor and outdoor applications at a cost-effective price point. Incorporating the latest imaging sensor technology for improved color reproduction, the cameras deliver sharp, detailed video in the most challenging lighting conditions.
March Networks is pleased to announce a new highly scalable Linux version of its video management software (VMS) that can support up to 3,000 cameras on a single server. The latest release of March Networks Command Recording Software offers unparalleled flexibility and scalability for customers. In addition to Windows systems, the software now works with Linux-based OS, offering an unprecedented ability to support up to 3,000 IP channels on one server.
Panasonic is launching its new series of surveillance cameras with artificial intelligence (AI) engines. The newi-PRO X-Series enable analytical applications on the network edge, further optimizing performance, system bandwidth and storage requirements. The new i-PRO X-Series employ an AI engine with on-board analytics to detect suspicious changes in scenes, automatically adjust image settings of the scene being analyzed, and optimize video compression to conserve network bandwidth and server storage capacities.
Hanwha Techwin has expanded and updated its line-up of multi-sensor cameras featuring its Wisenet 7 chipset. As a market leading manufacturer of multi-sensor cameras, Hanwha Techwin continues to lead the industry in cybersecurity and image quality. With Wisenet 7 at their core, the new multi-sensor cameras support Hanwha Techwin’s proprietary ‘extreme’ Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) technology which utilizes advanced Local Contrast Enhancement and Scene Analysis technology.
FLIR Systems announced the availability of two premium visible-camera options as part of its full lineup of Quasar security cameras. Designed for use in demanding indoor and outdoor environments, the new FLIR Quasar Premium Mini-Dome and Quasar Premium Bullet deliver the forensic image quality, tight integration, and advanced cybersecurity features required for critical infrastructure sites, remote facilities, or large areas requiring close monitoring.
LenelS2 announced a strategic agreement with Bosch Building Technologies to resell Bosch IP cameras in North America and Europe. As a result of the agreement, end-users will have access to the complete Bosch IP camera portfolio through LenelS2’s Value-Added Resellers. The Bosch IP camera portfolio integrates with all LenelS2 video management solutions to enhance critical video analytics capabilities that help protect people and assets and optimize building health and efficiency.
One of the largest public train operators in the United Kingdom, Southeastern Rail Network, now relies on a smart video security solution from Bosch to secure twelve train depots, including five unmanned locations, against theft and intrusion. The fully digital video surveillance system presents a significant upgrade to the British train operating company, which provides train services between London, Kent and parts of East Sussex and transports 640,000 passengers each weekday on its 392 trains.
As AI technology is increasingly applied in the security industry, intelligent video analytics has become a sought-after surveillance feature for a variety of scenarios, especially outdoor scenes or environments with extreme low-light condition at night. To satisfy users’ intelligent analysis needs for different targets under low-light conditions, Dahua Technology utilizes its sophisticated AI algorithm advantages and combines its full-color performance improvements with high-accuracy detection.
Hanwha Techwin America announced a new ultra-high-resolution fisheye camera with 12MP sensors. The new XNF-9010RV is equipped with Wisenet 7, Hanwha Techwin’s proprietary chipset, which offers superb quality images, extreme WDR, noise reduction, onboard dewarping and enhanced cybersecurity features. The XNF-9010RV fisheye camera can provide 360° monitoring with a single camera and stereographic lens to offer high quality images.
Hanwha Techwin America announced the Wisenet TNV-8010C 5MP corner mount camera. The new camera features a more compact design and has been specifically designed to make it impossible for a ligature to be tied around it, as well as very difficult for someone to remove it by force. The vandal-resistant and waterproof TNV-8010C also offers a robust solution for other demanding applications, such as the monitoring of activity at ATMs and inside elevators.
ZeroEyes has been selected by the Kenosha Unified School District (KUSD) of Wisconsin to help improve security on its campuses. ZeroEyes’ proprietary solution will identify visible guns if present and send alerts to school administrators and security personnel within three to five seconds, helping to stop violent threats before they occur. KUSD is the third-largest school district in Wisconsin. with over 21,000 students and 4,200 employees.
Flock Safety announced the Wing integration, which puts software onto existing IP cameras to distill thousands of hours of footage into searchable images that solve crime. Wing allows law enforcement to use Flock Safety’s patented Vehicle Fingerprint technology on existing IP cameras to find a suspect vehicle by searching known details, including color, make, vehicle type, license plate, and unique features like aftermarket wheels, roof rack, a trailer hitch, and more.
Aiphone has added the IXG-MK IP Video Guard Station to its robust portfolio of solutions in its IXG Series Multi-Tenant Video Intercom System. The IXG-MK provides visitors a convenient way to call a building’s concierge, receptionist, or security guard directly from the entrance station. This is helpful when visitors are unsure how to reach a tenant or if they are simply trying to deliver a package to the front desk.
Johnson Controls has added four new models to its Tyco Illustra Essentials IP camera range. The new fourth-generation Essentials mini-dome, varifocal mini-dome, bullet, and varifocal bullet cameras, which supersede their respective older models, are all equipped with built-in adaptive IR illumination which enables them to capture up to two-megapixel HD resolution images of objects in total darkness up to a distance of 30m (98ft).
Aiphone and security communication products announced that 14 of its most popular IX Series IP video intercom stations and components have received certification from UL, an independent global safety science company that tests and certifies products. The IX Series IP video intercom stations and components which received UL certification were tested under UL standard, 62368-1, for audio/video, information, and communication technology equipment.
ONVIF announcedthat it is now live on GitHub, an online open-source development platform. The repository at github.com will help drive the development of ONVIF network interface specifications. ONVIF interoperability specifications are already publicly available as open standards and are implemented by more than 400 manufacturers of IP surveillance cameras, video management software and physical access control systems to enable communication between conformant devices and clients
The simplified version is designed to seamlessly configure up to 20 systems from the IX Series portfolio of IP video intercom components. The IX Simple Support Tool has a programming wizard which allows for the configuration of each station’s number, name, and IP address. All other settings are configured to the default values and automatically uploaded. Basic Call, Door Release, Emergency Call and one Group setting can be configured after the initial programming by using this tool.
Oncam announced the introduction of its powerful and compact C-Series and the first two cameras of this line, the C-12 Indoor and the C-12 Outdoor Plus, both featuring a 12MP sensor and powered by Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. Designed to support mission-critical video surveillance and security deployments, the Oncam C-Series provides the performance, resilience, scalability, and ease of use required of advanced 360-degree fisheye solutions.
As the application scenarios are becoming more and more demanding, traditional security systems are having problems catching up and often face issues such as too much false alarms triggered by pets, insects, leaves and other non-target objects; can only rely on video playback for confirmation after an event; and difficult evidence retrieval due to uncolored images at night. To address the above-mentioned issues once and for all, Dahua Technology launched its Three-in-One Camera solution, also known as the TiOC.
Johnson Controls announced the launch of its smart elevated skin temperature scanning solution, the Tyco Illustra Pro Thermal EST. A healthy and safe environment starts with a holistic approach that encompasses not only a building’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) infrastructure, but adds temperature screening among protocols including contact tracing, frictionless entry and exits, and the practice of social distancing.