analog to digital

Milestone’s New Husky Models With Built-in Encoders Ease Transition From Analog to Digital

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), is announcing an easier and more affordable way to make the transition from analog to digital technology. There is no need to throw out older cameras that are still working, as you add new network devices to your surveillance solution. The Milestone Husky™ series of NVRs will now offer versions with integrated encoders that make it simple to connect analog and digital cameras, which run on IP networks, to the same box.

VIVOTEK Now Is An Official HDMI Adopter

VIVOTEK is pleased to announce that it is now an official HDMI adopter. HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) technology is the global standard for connecting high-definition equipment, such as HDTVs, personal computers, cameras, camcorders, tablets, gaming consoles, smart phones, and any device with an HD signal. With the significant development and prevalence of consumer electronic devices, […]

Milestone Eases Transition From Analog To Digital Video

The new Milestone licensing concept for analog cameras connected to the company’s XProtect® VMS gives customers a cost-effective path to future-proof digital video solutions. In the new licensing concept, only one hardware device license is needed per analog-to-IP encoder unit, regardless of the number of analog cameras connected to the encoder unit. The new Milestone […]

Axis’ T8646 PoE+ Over Coax Blade First Multi-Channel Migration To IP Solution

Axis Communications, the global leader in network video surveillance, announces AXIS T8646 PoE+ over Coax Blade for a multi-channel migration solution to IP video that leverages a building’s existing coaxial infrastructure to connect to new IP-cameras. There are several ways to migrate from analog CCTV to digital surveillance systems, such as video encoders and media […]

VIVOTEK Launches Miniature H.264 1-CH Video Server

VIVOTEK announced the launch of its miniature H.264 1-CH video server VS8100. With its compact size and power sharing feature, VS8100 is an ideal option for front-end installations and discreet surveillance applications, such as homes, offices, retail stores, banks, and city surveillance, allowing for easy migration from an analog to digital surveillance system. With the evolution of network technology and a substantial increase in demand for high resolution image quality, IP cameras are the driving force behind transformation in the security market. While the IP camera market is continuing to expand, the transition from analog takes time when considering the existence of currently-installed legacy systems. VIVOTEK’s video servers act as a reliable and user-friendly facilitator for the transition from CCTV to IP-Based Surveillance. Through VIVOTEK’s video servers, data received from analog camera can be encoded by VIVOTEK’s self developed advanced codec system and broadcast via an IP network for monitoring and recording. VIVOTEK VS8100’s compact size, no larger than that of a human finger, means that minimal footprint is required to deploy the technology in a variety of applications. The power sharing feature also makes installation easy by allowing the unit to share power with an existing 12V DC power supply from an analog camera. The high-performance H.264 compression format is able to reduce video file sizes, enabling bandwidth efficiency maximization and storage capacity optimization. In addition, by supporting multiple simultaneous streams, the video streams can be transmitted in either H.264 or MJPEG formats for versatile applications. Together with […]

RESEARCH: India Video Surveillance Camera Market: 90% Analog

Research and Markets ( ) has announced the addition of the “India Video Surveillance Camera CY Q2’2013 Market” report to their offering. India registered a total shipment of 514,405 units for the CY Q1 2013. Hikvision commands the market leader position with a market share of 25% followed by Cp Plus and Maximus Cctv for the India Video Surveillance Camera Market. Analog surveillance systems account for 90% of the market share, whereas 10% of market share has been captured by IP systems. Key Highlights of the Quarter: – Top three players together constitute 48% of the market share in CY Q1 2013. – Hikvision stands as the market leader for the India Video Surveillance Camera Market holding 25% of the market share. – Around 69% of Total Units shipped are dome shaped. – The PTZ feature can only be found in around 13% of the Total Units shipped. The India Video Surveillance Camera Market is conventionally ruled by analog based surveillance systems. However, video surveillance technology has shown an impressive evolution from the analog to digital. The dire need for smart and intelligent security systems due to increased criminal activities has also triggered the demand for video surveillance camera systems in India. Further, the image quality is of paramount importance in carrying out judicial procedures and law enforcement. The year 2013, seems to be promising and rewarding for the India Video Surveillance Camera Market. The aftermarket for essential elements like distributors of monitoring equipment, vendors for hardware & […]

Dell OEM Solutions Introduces SecurePOD IP Video Surveillance System

Dell OEM Solutions today announced SecurePOD, a pre-configured and validated IP video surveillance system based on Intel® Xeon® processors and designed for extreme capacity, performance, scalability and ease-of-use. Many IT departments are being tasked with taking on management of physical security systems as the industry moves from analog to digital video surveillance. Dell collaborated with […]