Chapel Hill-Carrboro Schools Standardize On 3xLOGIC Hybrid NVRs

3xLOGIC announced that Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools (NC) have standardized on 3xLOGIC hybrid NVRs across their expansive school district. The district has 23 education and administration buildings, all equipped with a mix of analog and IP-cameras. At upwards of 90 to 100 cameras at some locations, Chapel Hill-Carrboro has video from several hundreds of cameras system wide.

Advanced Technology Video (ATV) Introduces New HD Camera Analog Solutions Series

Advanced Technology Video (ATV) announces the release of a new 2MP HD Analog camera, the HDHS243, a covert Height Strip for discreet, specialty applications, adding unique value to the growing HD Analog Solutions Series portfolio. The HDHS243 is part of a new HD Analog camera family that offers analog camera users a simple upgrade opportunity […]

New HD Video Solution Offers High Value, High Quality Video From Holis/Tyco

Tyco Security Products, part of Johnson Controls, introduces its HD Video Solution, a new value-based solution that provides superior video quality while leveraging analog infrastructure. The cost-effective Holis HD Tribrid Video Recorders support SD analog cameras, Illustra Essentials IP cameras, and a brand-new line of HD cameras, allowing customers to achieve excellent video quality never before attained over coax.

IDIS Releases Four and Eight Channel Encoders

IDIS, an established surveillance leader, has extended its surveillance line up to include four and eight channel video encoders allowing customers to integrate DirectIP with their existing analog systems. The video encoders enable customers to add IP-cameras, Network Video Recorders (NVRs), video management software as well as analog cameras to expand and update their surveillance […]

Honeywell’s HDZ Series PTZ Cameras

Honeywell expanded its line of HDZ Series PTZ cameras by adding analog technology that gives companies more affordable options to augment their video surveillance systems. The newest analog HDZ PTZ camera offers image quality and features comparable to the line’s IP-cameras, including indoor/outdoor zoom and 360-degree capabilities.

Dahua and Exar Agree on First HDCVI Technology Licensing

Dahua Technology announces the signing of a strategic agreement with Exar to license High Definition Composite Video Interface (HDCVI) technology. Under the terms of the new agreement, Exar will be able to design, manufacture, and sell high-definition analog video solutions utilizing HDCVI technology as licensed from Dahua. As the HDCVI technology inventor and patent owner, Dahua has made it as a global open standard, providing open access for any third part, including competing manufacturers, to use HDCVI.

IP Video Growth Predicted to Surpass Other Segments of Surveillance Market

A new market research report finds IP video surveillance is likely to surpass the analog system in 2014 as a result of advantages in terms of quality, scalability, and flexibility. The report profiles the major companies active in this field, including Axis Communications AB (Sweden), Avigilon Corporation (Canada), Bosch Security System, Inc. (U.S.), and Pelco by Schneider Electric (U.S.) among others. This report has divided the industry into four segments: system, hardware, software & services, applications and geography.

Easy IP Migration Using Existing Networking Cables

Choice, cost savings, speed of deployment, and convenience. That is what the reuse of existing cables can offer end-users when they are looking to migrate their existing analogue based surveillance, access control or intercom system, to IP transmission. For decades, tens of millions of analogue-based CCTV cameras have been connected to recording & control equipment via coax cable. Also, about 80% of analogue cameras installed via coax have cable runs greater than the defacto Ethernet standard of 100m; typically being in the range of 150-200m.

Video Surveillance: Analog’s Midlife Crisis

Think fast: Your customer’s DVR has crashed. It’s beyond resuscitation. What do you do? If you haven’t faced this dilemma already, you are bound to sooner or later, because the average life expectancy of a DVR is about half that of an analog camera. Welcome to the midlife crisis of an analog system. The stakes keeps mounting. Perhaps the DVR is out of warranty. Maybe the DVR manufacturer is not even in business anymore. What do you do? Before your client rushes to purchase another DVR, consider this: over the course of an analog CCTV system’s life, they will have to replace every single DVR at least once, if not more.