License plate recognition (LPR) makes it possible to detect, read, and store the image of a vehicle’s license plate. Such technology has numerous applications—it can facilitate traffic control and electronic toll collections, improve security in private sector industries such as hospitals or museums, and serve as a crime deterrent. To accomplish these many useful tasks, LPR relies heavily on the use of highly innovative and advanced cameras.
LenelS2 announced a strategic agreement with Bosch Building Technologies to resell Bosch IP cameras in North America and Europe. As a result of the agreement, end-users will have access to the complete Bosch IP camera portfolio through LenelS2’s Value-Added Resellers. The Bosch IP camera portfolio integrates with all LenelS2 video management solutions to enhance critical video analytics capabilities that help protect people and assets and optimize building health and efficiency.
One of the largest public train operators in the United Kingdom, Southeastern Rail Network, now relies on a smart video security solution from Bosch to secure twelve train depots, including five unmanned locations, against theft and intrusion. The fully digital video surveillance system presents a significant upgrade to the British train operating company, which provides train services between London, Kent and parts of East Sussex and transports 640,000 passengers each weekday on its 392 trains.
IP Camera Market size is set to exceed USD 20 billion by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. The shipments are poised to grow at over 25% CAGR from 2017 to 2024. Technological proliferation, ubiquity of internet connectivity and the demand for remote monitoring are expected to drive IP camera market growth over the forecast period. Advancement in technology such as 4K resolution, edge-based video analytics and penetration of H.265 high-efficiency video encoding is also poised to stimulate demand.
Uniview Technology offers a new alternative to the current off-shore video security product supply. Based in Coppell, Texas, a northwest suburb of Dallas, Uniview Technology is a Texas registered company with U.S. based operations. The operations include a fully stocked warehouse, regional sales managers and manufacturer’s representatives across the US and Canada, sales design and marketing support, domestic customer and technical service support.
Genetec™, a manufacturer of open platform, unified IP security solutions, today announced that its SV-32, a security appliance that provides native support for video surveillance and access control capabilities, is available through new distribution partnerships in the US. The SV-32 appliance comes pre-installed with Genetec’s flagship open platform security system, Security Center, allowing end-users to deploy their choice of a unified security solution, or a standalone access control or video surveillance system.
VIVOTEK is pleased to announce the launch of four brand new network cameras, including two professional bullet-style network cameras, the IB8338-H and IB8338-HR, and two professional fixed-dome network cameras, the FD8138-H and FD8338-HV. All of these advanced cameras are equipped with the latest 1-Megapixel CMOS sensor, 2.8 ~ 12 mm vari-focal, P-iris lens, VIVOTEK’s advanced Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) Pro technology.
AXIS P3905-RE is an outdoor-ready camera addition to the family of compact, rugged, and discreet cameras of the AXIS P39-R Network Camera Series. They are all specially designed for onboard video surveillance in or on buses, trains, subway cars, and emergency vehicles.
VIVOTEK has announced the launch of the world’s first L2 PoE Gigabit network switch with IP surveillance management functions. The AW-GEV-264A series, referred to as the VivoCam PoE switch, is a 24-port managed L2 PoE Gigabit network switch. In order to enhance efficiency of surveillance system implementation and create a more robust system for global clients, VIVOTEK has started offering comprehensive Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) solutions from commercial to industrial applications.
Ideal for small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs), retail stores, apartment buildings and hospitality markets, the new GVR3550 NVR supports quick and easy installation thanks to its auto-discovery of IP-cameras and a comprehensive suite of advanced video/audio recording, monitoring, search, retrieval, and centralized camera control features. Grandstream’s ONVIF compliant GVR3550 offers concurrent video recording and storage management for up to 24 720p HD cameras with a large storage capacity of up to 16Tb and up to 4 hard drives using either RAID 0 or RAID 1 setting (hard drives not included in the base system package).
DVTEL, INC., the video surveillance solutions provider, announced the launch of its new Quasar 4K Ultra HD mini-dome and bullet cameras, an addition to its cost-saving and performance-enhancing 4K Certified Solutions suite. DVTEL’s Quasar 4K Ultra HD cameras utilize a state-of-the-art, broadcast-quality Ultra HD media processor and deliver four times more detail at full 30 fps than today’s best full HD 1080p cameras and legacy 10MP cameras.
Ambarella, Inc., a leading developer of low-power, HD and Ultra HD video processing semiconductors, today introduced S3, a security IP camera System-On-Chip (SoC) family with support for the new H.265 or HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) video standard. S3’s full implementation of H.265 delivers up to twice the compression efficiency of Ambarella’s current H.264 IP camera SoCs, providing outstanding video quality at very low bitrates to optimize network utilization and reduce storage costs. “Ambarella has become an established leader in H.264 video encoding solutions for the security market,” said Fermi Wang, President & CEO of Ambarella. “With S3, we establish a new standard of H.265 encoding excellence to enable future generations of the highest quality HD and Ultra HD IP cameras.”
SHANY Electronic, professional security surveillance supplier, announced the successful compatibility certification of Synology’s all NAS products. Synology’s reliable NAS solutions coupled with SHANY’s cameras allow users to establish an integrated surveillance environment more easily.
Through easy installation, multiple applications can be applied without a hitch. From front-end image processing to back-end video recording, the combination of SHANY’s IP Camera and Synology Surveillance Station demonstrates marvelous video quality with universal access, video contents can be played remotely via mobile devices or all popular browser platforms.
March Networks, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, is pleased to announce its new RideSafe solution for bus, para-transit, and passenger rail. A true enterprise-class video surveillance offering, March Networks RideSafe provides transportation agencies with comprehensive oversight across their entire operation including on transit vehicles, and in stations, depots, and park-and-rides.
Altronix is showcasing its expanded line of eBridgeTM Ethernet over Coax Adapters with new models featuring full duplex 100Mbps here at ASIS 2014. eBridge is a cost-effective solution to upgrade and expand security and surveillance utilizing coax, while supporting PoE, PoE+ and Hi-PoE devices. eBridge can reach distances up to 500m – five times standard Ethernet range.
Costar Technologies, Inc. (OTC Markets Group: CSTI) companies, Costar Video Systems, CohuHD Costar, and IVS Imaging, will be exhibiting at ASIS International Seminar & Exhibits in Atlanta, GA on September 29 to October 1 in booth 1050. Costar Video Systems, a subsidiary of Costar Technologies, Inc., will be showcasing the latest product line of XDi Network Video Recorders and compatible DirectIP cameras.
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.
How often do you have to wait for a video image to load on your screen? A major break-through has been made to overcome video surveillance bandwidth and storage challenges that the security and surveillance industry has been facing for years. The industry has entered a new era with highly-anticipated new generation of IP-cameras that have inbuilt the state-of-art video image compression technology complying with the new H.265 international standard.
Hikvision announced that it has completed integration with ASUSTOR Inc., a leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions. Over 100 Hikvision camera models are now verified as being compatible with ASUSTOR’s Surveillance Center, bringing a premium surveillance solution to the market.
Vicon Industries, Inc. (VII: NYSE-MKT) (“Vicon”), a designer and producer of video security and surveillance systems, said that it has completed the previously announced merger with IQinVision, Inc. (“IQinVision”), a designer and producer of high performance HD/megapixel IP cameras. The merger creates a global market leader of integrated solutions to the video security market.