In 2017, the video surveillance community saw the emergence of video surveillance as a service (VSaaS). As predicted, we also witnessed an increase in intelligence in cameras, greater adoption of analytics, and more content aggregation. In addition, biometrics assumed increasing importance as a measure to prevent massive data breaches. What to Expect in 2018…
Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., —part of the beleaguered Toshiba Corp that has been going through a fire-sale of many of its assets— announces the MD06ACA-V, the latest addition to its SV Series line-up of 3.5-inch hard drives for surveillance applications. Similar to Seagate’s Skyhawk and WD’s Purple surveillance system oriented hard drives, the new Toshiba models are available in capacities up to 10TB with higher transfer rate compare with previous generations, and can support up to 64 cameras operating 24/7. These key benefits are the ability to support higher resolution camera streams.
Johnson Controls —parent of exacqVision— introduces hardware updates to the existing line of exacqVision Network Video Recorders (NVRs) including the Z-Series, A-Series, and M-Series, which are now being built with high-capacity hard drives. The exacqVision S-Series server, which archives video, was also upgraded allowing systems to retain more video than ever before.
Surveon Technology is pleased to announce that one of Malaysia’s leading healthcare services provider has deployed Surveon’s solutions as their partner for security application. With Surveon’s end-to-end surveillance solutions, including 32 cameras with three different form factors, two professional NVRs with RAID protection for 30-days of recording, and Surveon Enterprise VMS (CMS) with video analytics for active alarm, the offices, warehouse, cold storage, and the perimeter of factory are under solid surveillance protection to ensure safety and the services can be delivered with the best quality.
Arecont Vision® has announced that Pivot3, the technology leader in hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions, has joined the Arecont Vision Technology Partner Program™. Pivot3 HCI products will be available for testing in the Arecont Vision MegaLab™ integration facility as part of the new agreement.
Spectra Logic, a long-time video storage specialist, in an industry first is offering LTO-8 Type M media that provides a 50-percent increase in capacity from 6TB to 9TB native per cartridge using new LTO-7 media in an LTO-8 drive. This new technology reduces early adoption costs associated with new media and drives and establishes LTO as the lowest cost per GB data storage technology
Surveon Technology announced the new 2U 8-bay form factor NVR5408 that will be added to the NVR5400 Series. Featuring 8-bay hot-swappable hard drives and Intelligent Drive Recovery (IDR) for ultimate data protection. The NVR5408 supports 5MP video recording of up to 64 channels and SAS storage with up to 308 HDDs for 365+ days video retention, making it ideal for middle to large scale projects such as cities, factories, schools, or larger commercial buildings.
Milestone Systems has completed the Milestone Solution Certification of IBM’s Storwize and Tiger Bridge, a cost-effective online data storage system. Important considerations for storing huge volumes of video archives include simplicity, scalability, and affordability. IBM Storage, including IBM Storwize systems, provide a cost-effective platform for online storage.
CNL Software, the world’s leading pure play Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) provider is pleased to announce it has entered a technology collaboration with the leading developer of open storage platforms for video surveillance, Promise Technology.
March Networks®, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, is pleased to introduce a new hybrid video recording platform able to support high-definition (HD) analog video in addition to all-IP and standard analog video channels. The new March Networks 8724 V Hybrid Network Video Recorder (NVR) provides organizations with the custom combination of video capture they need right out of the box. It enables them to get sharp HD video using existing analog infrastructure, while avoiding the cost and disruption typically required to replace coaxial cable with Ethernet.