Arecont Vision® announced that the Badger Reps firm has joined the company’s Manufacturer’s Representative Partner program. Badger Reps will enhance the Arecont Vision sales team in the US West region in providing expert pre-sales assistance to end users, systems integrators, and distributors. Badger Reps now has responsibility for California, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona, and Hawaii, and are now actively engaged in providing Arecont Vision sales support to their customers across the US West region.
Vicon Industries, Inc. announced that it started shipping their new 2MP and 4MP V930D and V9500D Series turret cameras, ideal for retail and hospitality applications. The V930D and V9500D series are turret, or “eyeball,” cameras featuring H.264/H.265 compression, wide-dynamic-range, IR LEDs and low-light capabilities. Turrets offer aesthetics similar to dome models but easier access for positioning and maintenance. They can be surface, wall or ceiling mounted, are suitable for indoor and outdoor use, and offer extreme ease-of-installation and adjustment due to their innovative form factor.
3xLOGIC, Inc. announced the release of its newest video appliance, the powerful VIGIL™ V500 Hybrid. VIGIL V500 Hybrids are fully-integrated intelligent video appliances. Pre-configured with VIGIL Video Management System (VMS) software, this hybrid represents a cost-effective video management platform that provides all the key functionality of VIGIL VMS with unrivaled ease of setup.
A video security system by Dallmeier provides security in and around the city landmark Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, which also was part of the protection for the inaugural guests, who included German President Joachim Gauck and Chancellor Angela Merkel. The full-IP system was planned and installed by Hamburg-based DEKOM Video Security & Network GmbH, a member of the Dallmeier group of companies.
Oncam announced the addition of the Evolution 180 product range to its portfolio, building upon the experience and heritage of the company’s 360-degree technology. The addition of the panoramic 180-degree camera range meets the needs of customers in a variety of markets that require a purpose-built wall-mounted camera with Panoramic+ views from a single sensor. Environments that benefit from this unique view include education, hospitality, casinos, banking, retail and transportation, which demand monitoring large walkways, open spaces and corridors without blind spots.
BCDVideo announced the hiring of Georgi Pandev as its Technical Sales Manager LATCAR. Georgi will be instrumental in expanding BCDVideo’s presence in security project infrastructure throughout Latin America. In doing so, BCDVideo’s full line of award-winning products covering video surveillance storage servers, access control servers, industrialized servers and switches, client viewing stations, networking, and professional on-site services will be accessible to a wide range of Latin American security integrators.
Vicon Industries, Inc. attributes its dedicated A&E Support Tools as a key component in supporting Coffman Engineering Inc. in its security technology design for the City of Spokane Valley City Hall. The light-filled 65,712 square foot facility stands three stories, with a full underground basement, and was designed to accommodate the community’s anticipated needs for the next 50-100 years with minimal expansion.
The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum was founded in 1972 and is the largest in Canada to house priceless and restored World War I and II Warplanes, including bomber planes used by the Canadian military in Iraq and Afghanistan. Deploying VIVOTEK cameras at the Warplane Heritage Museum was an ambitious task due to the structure of the site being an airplane hangar housing over 50 Warplane Heritage airplanes. The outside perimeters of the museum contain extremely dark zones and parking lots, requiring equipment with very strong IR capabilities to provide sufficient monitoring.
Digital Watchdog® announced the launch of our new line of network attached storage (NAS) solutions. The new Blackjack® NAS series, introduced to the market in 1 Hard Drive (HDD) models (2HDD models will be available by the end of Q1), are added storage solutions for any Blackjack® NVR or MEGApix® CaaS™ system.
When you think about 180°, 360°, and ‘fisheye’ IP-cameras you may or may not know that Grandeye was the first to market with such a surveillance cameras starting back in 2004. In 2012, Oncam acquired Grandeye becoming Oncam Grandeye and their expertise in 180º and 360º IP-cameras has risen sharply over that time. Late last year, we were lucky to catch up with Jumbi Edulbehram, Regional President Americas for Oncam to discuss the growth of the company and what changes he has seen since he joined the company.