ASSA ABLOY has announced the company’s latest GreenCircle Certifications and Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) for Architectural Door Accessories. The Rockwood products achieved GreenCircle’s Certified Environmental Facts (Multi-Attribute) label. This label details the sustainability attributes of the product as well as the facility where the products are manufactured in order to tell the full sustainability story of the product. The Rockwood products also have EPDs that are third-party certified by UL Environment.
There are close to 126 million households in the US, out of which 106 million have some form of broadband. FCC reports have found that about three-quarters of the country’s developed census blocks lack any high-speed broadband choice. Moreover, only a very small fraction of those households has access to 21th century broadband above 100 Mbps which is required to empower users with the emerging applications in the connected home including 4K and 8K televisions, virtual reality, IoT, and the proliferation of user devices. In other words, homes are rapidly becoming high density wireless environments which require way beyond 25 Mbps connectivity.
Surveon Technology, the enterprise NVR solutions provider, announced it NVRs will start to support H.265 cameras. H.265 (High Efficiency Video Coding, also known as HEVC) is a video compression standard whose predecessor is H.264, supporting up to 300fps and 8K, and ensuring to deliver video quality identical to H.264 at only the half of bit rate. Supporting H.265 cameras, Surveon NVR allows partners to save on their budget while extending the retention days of video without expanding the capacity of storage.
Siklu, the market leader in millimeter wave radios, has provided high capacity wireless network links to the city of Arvada, Colorado, a part of the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood metro area. The network links were deployed by system integrator Netunwired. Municipal facilities gained a productivity-boosting 1Gbps throughput, and costly recurring leased line expenses were eliminated.
Axis Communications, the market leader in network video, introduces an enhanced version of its award-winning Zipstream technology. It now dynamically adjusts the frame rate, instantly adapting to any changes in the scene. The new dynamic frame rate feature offers significant additional bandwidth and storage savings for video surveillance applications.
With the Internet of Things (IoT) a hot topic throughout 2014, consumers and businesses are increasingly aware of the advantages of IP connectivity. And security professionals and business owners are keenly aware of the concept’s importance in ensuring the safety of their clients and organizations respectively. The new HD standard 4K or ‘Ultra HD’ have been two of the year’s most talked-about technologies and the next natural step in the industry’s ongoing endeavors to enhance image quality and greater surveillance coverage.
Below is a link to 10 different IP video storage and network bandwidth calculators. A humorous story told by many IP security industry pundits is, if you use 10 different calculators all with the same variables, you will get 11 different answers. Try it and see for yourself and of course start of with the […]