Dahua Technology USA is the first to market with an HD-over-coax 4MP 30x optical zoom PTZ camera. Part of Dahua’s HDCVI 3.0 series, the camera seamlessly integrates with legacy video surveillance systems to deliver the industry’s highest PTZ image quality and range. Dahua’s HDCVI technology simultaneously transmits three signals (video, audio, and control) over a single cable at a distance of up to 700m for RG6 cable and 500m for RG59.
Hanwha Techwin, a leader in global security, announced that it will expand the company’s manufacturing capacity by constructing a 646,000 square foot facility in Vietnam’s Bac Ninh province. With production facilities in South Korea and China, the new $100 million Vietnam facility located about 20 miles northeast of Hanoi will serve as a production base, increasing capacity for Hanwha’s security products including cameras and recording devices.
OmniVision Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, announced that the company’s second-generation RGB-Ir image sensors, the OV9756 and the OV4686, will be supported by MStar’s new on-chip image signal processor, the MSC318. The MSC318 is designed for security IP camera solutions and for driving recorder video cameras in automotive imaging applications. OmniVision’s OV9756 and OV4686 were selected for their advanced infrared sensitivity to produce excellent videos in all lighting conditions in an ultra-compact industrial design.
The U.S. Department of Transportation will require recreational drone operators to register their aircraft with the federal government. A new task force has been formed to determine which aircraft should be exempt from the registration The federal government will seek to register all drones, including the lighter, remote-controlled crafts favored by hobbyists, so it can track down any drone pilots who collide with other aircraft or violate rules for safe flights. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said recently the new rules will apply to hobbyists as well as commercial drone operators, who already register.
MOBOTIX AG, a leading manufacturer of digital high-resolution, network-based video security systems has released details of a project at Specialized Bicycle Components in the UK to secure access to its headquarters, workshop and showroom protecting high value engineering tools and concept models.
Iveda® (OTCQB:IVDA), enabler of cloud video surveillance through its Sentir™ platform, announced that it received a purchase order for 10,000 Zee® plug-and-play cloud cameras from Filcomserve. The PO has a value of $1.33 Million consisting of four camera models.
In addition to the camera revenue, Iveda will recognize an additional perpetual monthly licensing fee for each camera activated on the Sentir platform. The cameras will be shipped to Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT), Filcomserve’s largest customer.
Eagle Eye Networks, Inc., announced that the Eagle Eye Cloud Security Camera Video Management System (VMS) has been used to secure and monitor testing for the $2M Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE, a global competition to create pH sensor technology that will affordably and accurately measure ocean acidification. The first testing phase of the competition included a rigorous three-month trial in controlled laboratory conditions at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, focused on accuracy and stability.
TASER International (NASDAQ: TASR) announced the purchase of 860 AXON body-worn video cameras and a five-year subscription to EVIDENCE.com by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti further announced a plan by the city to equip a total of 7,000 officers with body cameras in 2015.
If you feel like someone is watching you, you’re probably right. In the latest manifestation of electronic ogling, police in dozens of cities large and small are enlisting citizens and businesses to register the locations of their private security cameras for possible use in crime investigations. Police use mapping technology to match registered cameras to crime scenes, then ask camera owners for access to possible video evidence.
In the most recent 2014 A&S Security 50 rankings, Dahua Technology moves three spots forward to 6th Place. According to the A&S Security 50 report, Dahua sustained double-digit revenue growth of 53.2% in 2013, which is the highest among the top 10.