IP Cameras

Swann Launches Enforcer Camera Systems & Tracker Camera to Provide Comprehensive Security Solution

Swann announced the release of the award-winning SwannTracker Security Cameraas well as the Swann Enforcer Camera Systems in 4K resolution, a perfect indoor and outdoor security solution for any home or business. The Swann Tracker Security Camera was first unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show and was named a CES 2020 Innovation Award Honoree as the world’s first compact, non-mechanical pan-tilt security camera that includes auto-tracking.

Kirkland’s Home Décor Stores Choose Hanwha Cameras to Improve Security and Operations

Hanwha announced that home décor retailer, Kirkland’s, has chosen Hanwha security cameras to improve security and business operations across hundreds of stores in the US. Protecting assets and people is always a top priority for Kirkland’s. With over 400 stores in 37 states, Kirkland’s is a go-to spot for a broad selection of distinctive merchandise: art, mirrors, candles, lamps, frames, accent rugs, furniture, and more.

Video-based Fire Detection Optimized for Twilight Conditions

With a new version of its video-based fire detection system AVIOTEC IP starlight 8000, Bosch Building Technologies now enables the early detection of fires with cameras, even in low light conditions. Both flames and smoke are reliably detected down to an ambient lighting level of 2 lux. For this purpose, Bosch has extended its proven video analytics in the camera by artificial intelligence, which processes the results of more than 20 algorithms and makes an alarm decision on this basis.

Wilson Bank & Trust Upgrades to Hanwha Techwin Cameras and Recorders to Better Serve Customers and Prevent Loss

Hanwha Techwin America announced that Wilson Bank & Trust, a Tennessee-based independent, community-based bank, has upgraded the security infrastructure at 40 of its locations with Hanwha cameras. The Bank wanted IT-based, PoE (Powered over Ethernet) cameras that could produce high-quality video and did not require licenses. They also wanted DVRs or NVRs that would give them longer-term retention rates, 90-days at a minimum.

Genetec Firmware Vault Camera Firmware Update Service Now Supports Axis, Bosch, Hanwha and Panasonic cameras

Genetec announced that Firmware Vault, the industry’s first camera firmware update service developed by an open architecture VMS vendor, now supports cameras from Axis, Bosch, and Panasonic in addition to existing support for Hanwha Techwin cameras. Designed to help IT administrators and systems integrators stay up to date with the latest camera firmware, Firmware Vault helps organizations ensure they have the latest protection from the manufacturer against cyber threats.

March Networks Introduces AI-Enabled ME6 Series IP Cameras for Accurate Detection of Security Incidents

March Networks introduced its ME6 Series IP Cameras, a new 6MP camera line powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI). Incorporating advanced system-on-chip (SoC) technology from California-based company Ambarella, the ME6 Series use Deep Neural Network processing power to accurately distinguish between people and vehicles. This built-in intelligence is combined with next-generation security analytics for the most accurate, real-time analysis and detection of events

Hanwha L series cameras now supported by Genetec Stratocast Cloud-based VMS

Hanwha Techwin America announced that Hanwha’s Wisenet™ L series cameras are now compatible with the Genetec Stratocast™ cloud-based VSaaS. Through this technology partnership, customers across a broad range of industries will now be able to reap the benefits of an easy to install true-cloud solution whether they want to support hybrid-cloud deployments, add new cameras in remote locations, or serve the needs of small and mid-sized installations in a cost-effective way.

AV Costar Expands ConteraIP Megapixel Camera Series

Arecont Vision has unveiled multiple high-performance cameras for the ConteraIP® megapixel (MP) series. The four new models build upon the high performance, superior image quality, outstanding reliability, ease of installation, and competitive pricing. The newly unveiled ConteraIP MicroDome LX offers customers the choice of indoor ultra-low profile flush mount models for discreet surveillance or compact surface mount versions for indoor/outdoor use.

Aiphone Introduces IXG Series Multi-Tenant Video Intercom Solution

Aiphone introduced its IXG Series IP-based video intercom, a comprehensive solution providing multi-tenant and mixed-use building managers with reliable network communication and entry security along with the convenience of a tenant mobile app. The IXG Series integrates multiple security layers to meet property managers’ needs for a single facility or an entire portfolio of mixed-use properties.

Hanwha’s New Multi-Directional Cameras Now Available

Hanwha Techwin America announced the availability of its latest multi-sensor cameras. The new cameras feature motorized varifocal lenses for precise control of focal length, angle of view and zoom for each direction. Each sensor supports remote PTRZ control for efficient installation and easy adjustment. The new cameras feature built-in IR illumination for each sensor, while the 2MP PNM-9084QZ is a compact and cost-efficient four-channel PTRZ camera.

Johnson Controls releases HD Video Encoder for seamless analog and IP integration

Johnson Controls introduces the Tyco HD Encoder, an ideal solution that allows HD and SD analog cameras to function within an evolving IP infrastructure. The product is supported by both exacqVision, American Dynamics and VideoEdge. Available in one-and four-channel options, the Tyco HD Encoder allows users in networked environments to retain HD and SD cameras while adding IP cameras over time, leveraging the benefits of IP while utilizing their existing analogue infrastructure.

Hanwha Announces New PoE Extender Cameras at ISC West

At ISC West 2020, in booth #14079, Hanwha Techwin America will demonstrate new PoE extender cameras. These unique cameras are designed to save integrators and end users time and money when adding additional cameras to existing installations. For new installations, integrators can plan to run two PoE cameras per cable run, also saving on the number of ports and number switches required as well.

Panasonic i-PRO to Unveil New Vision for the Future at ISC West 2020

Panasonic Security Systems is poised to reaffirm its long-held position as a global leader in the professional security and surveillance marketplace at ISC West 2020. With a new vision, Panasonic i-PRO will take center stage at ISC West 2020 to officially launch its new business strategy and solutions roadmap. The Panasonic i-PRO exhibition will focus on providing users with meaningful innovations tailored to their specific challenges employing the latest developments in AI-enhanced software and intelligent edge devices

Johnson Controls Releases New Illustra Pro Bullet with Smart Wide Dynamic Range

Johnson Controls has added to its successful Illustra Pro camera family with the Illustra Pro Gen3 Bullet, featuring new Smart Wide Dynamic Range that optimizes video quality while minimizing configuration time. Available with standard or telephoto lens and in megapixel resolutions of 3MP and 4K, the Pro Gen3 Bullet provides customers with a selection of video images to match their operational requirements and is ideal for a wide variety of deployments in both medium and large-sized facilities.

IDIS Launches Powerful Line-Up of Edge VA Bullet and Dome Cameras with Onboard Analytics

IDIS has launched a powerful line-up of Edge VA bullet and dome cameras, featuring on-board analytics that will transform the efficiency of security operations in retail, banking and busy commercial settings. The new cameras build on the power of IDIS Instant Meta Filtering, allowing users to easily access and search large volumes of video data using the totally cost- and license-free IDIS Center VMS, speeding up investigations from days and hours to minutes.

Pelco Presents Updates to Multiple Product Lines at Intersec 2020

Intersec will offer an opportunity for Pelco leaders to demonstrate the latest upgrades to the popular Sarix and Spectra video camera lines as well as its industry-leading Video Management System, VideoXpert, to end-users, integrator partners, and the media. Visitors stopping by the Pelco booth will also get a sneak preview of thermal cameras with an unmatched resolution that is planned to hit the market later this year.

Pelco Introduces Next Generation of Sarix Enhanced Fixed IP Cameras

When nothing but the best will do. Sarix Enhanced Range cameras provide the most robust feature-set for your mission-critical applications. With SureVision™, Sarix Enhanced delivers the best possible image in difficult lighting conditions such as a combination of bright areas, shaded areas, and intense light. Designed with superior reliability, fault tolerance, and processing speed, these rugged fixed IP cameras ensure you always get the video that you need.

3 New Year’s Resolutions for Camera Manufacturers

Whether you’ve chosen to embrace them or stay away from the cliches, New Year’s resolutions are often beneficial when it comes to setting specific goals and keeping them in mind throughout the next few months. This concept certainly applies to the security industry, where it’s critical for manufacturers to set their sights on marks of achievement they hope to reach when it comes to helping end users meet their safety objectives.

ONVIF Hosts 21st Developers’ Plugfest in Rome

ONVIF hosted its 21st Developers’ Plugfest late last year in Rome, an event that highlighted the continued demand for interoperable solutions. More than 30 developers and engineers from 18 ONVIF member companies gathered for this multi-day event, which featured 164 hours of testing. Attendees tested their implementations of ONVIF profiles along with other ONVIF profile-conformant products. Developers could also test products independently for profile conformance.

Panasonic Presents New Company Roadmap at Partner Summit

Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America, brought together their reseller and integration partners for three days of education and networking as they presented the roadmap for the new company’s products, technologies and solutions. The Partner Summit, held in Tucson, Arizona, presented an opportunity for the Panasonic Security and Public Safety channel personnel and technology providers to learn and interact in a relaxed setting.