Apart from its extensive use for physical security, there’s another application popping up for video data: intelligent traffic management (ITM). Being a critical component in the Smart City movement across the globe, ITM is aiding metropolitan areas in learning more about traffic patterns in order to make transportation more efficient and safe.
Swann debuts two new Wi-Fi cameras with Alexa Integrations that are the latest additions to the SAFE by Swann platform, the #SwannSecurityHeroes community contest, and additional promotions in honor of October’s Crime Prevention Month to encourage the public to take preventative safety measures at home and work. The new Indoor and Outdoor Wi-Fi security cameras connect to power and transmit video and audio wirelessly. Through Alexa devices, consumers can also control these cameras with their voices.
In a challenging economic climate and with end-users understandably demanding maximum ROI from their investment in video surveillance systems, it might be time for installers to take a closer look at how 360° cameras could give them a competitive edge. Simply put, 360° fisheye lens cameras are able to reduce the cost of video surveillance in many situations as they can be used to monitor very wide or large areas. Cost savings are achieved by significantly reducing the number of cameras needed for video surveillance projects in environments such as airports, hospitals, large office reception areas, retail and public spaces.
Viakoo features their Camera Firmware Update Manager (CFUM) at GSX 2018. This solution provides capability across a distributed geography, to automatically update firmware on camera devices from one or more vendors, and performs these updates with a chain-of-trust method that ensures integrity of the firmware. CFUM adds to other foundational capabilities provided by Viakoo that help organizations achieve reliable and sustainable cyber hygiene.
Johnson Controls has announced the addition of a bullet form factor to Tyco’s Illustra Flex 4K camera line. The latest model provides increased detail and efficient bandwidth management technology. Featuring a tough enclosure, the Flex Bullet camera is ideal for exterior applications of small to medium size offices, retail boutiques, schools, and small bank branches looking for a rugged camera that can withstand harsh environments.
Alula announced a fully integrated and consumer-friendly video solution that expands the award-winning Alula Connect+ Platform for the home and small business. Combined with a complete line of Alula- branded Security Cameras also released today the new Alula Video offering is quicker to install and easier to maintain, with dozens of ways to increase recurring revenue for dealers. Alula Video can be branded by the professional security dealer in the Alula apps for iOS, Android.
Pelco™ has released the Spectra Professional IR-a rugged camera ideal for transportation, city surveillance, airports, seaports, and commercial markets. The Spectra Professional IR features “above the horizon” viewing capability providing greater coverage of bridges, overpasses, and building exteriors without mounting additional cameras. The camera also provides built-in IR illumination on areas of interest such as roadways, ports, parking lots and building perimeters up to 150 meters away offering a solution for customers who are frustrated with the inability of typical PTZ cameras to capture key image details in poorly lit environments.
Can you imagine just one click to enjoy the real-time marvelous view from 2,064 meters height’s peak of Mountain Refugio Collado Jermoso? Thanks to the technology of Dahua’s IP camera, the distribution of IPTECNO and the installation of WOLKAM, you can now appreciate the amazing landscape, get the latest weather information and warnings of bad weathers, sent from the peak, directly on social media.
At GSX 2018, Hanwha Techwin America will unveil the Wisenet Q series line of affordable cameras and NVRs. Scheduled to become available in September 2018, the Wisenet Q series is an affordable professional product line that offers simple and essential features that are ideal for small to medium-sized applications. The Wisenet Q series offers a range of 24 indoor and outdoor dome cameras to meet the needs of a variety of customers looking for sharp and clear image quality at an affordable price, including retail, banking, offices, transportation and more.
Eagle Eye Networks and Arecont Vision Costar announced a partnership for supporting next generation Arecont Vision MegaIP cameras on the Eagle Eye Cloud VMS. Additional Arecont Vision camera families will be added per customer requests going forward. The Eagle Eye Cloud VMS supports a wide variety of IP, Analog, and HD-TVI cameras from hundreds of manufacturers. Arecont Vision Costar is the leading US-based manufacturer of high-performance IP cameras and video surveillance solutions.