Video camera

Cognitec Unveils Real Time Face Detection Camera

The FaceVACS-VideoScan C5 camera from Cognitec. Germany-based facial recognition technology developer Cognitec has unveiled a new video camera featuring a built-in facial recognition system. The FaceVACS-VideoScan C5 camera is an IP video camera that offers high image quality over low bandwidth. The video camera’s face biometrics technology employs gapless, real-time face detection and tracking, and produces lossless video streams for each face that it detects.

Ambarella A12W Reference Design Kit Enables New Generation of Wearable Police and Security Cameras

Ambarella, Inc., a leader in low-­power, high-­definition and Ultra HD video compression and image‐processing solutions, announced availability of the Ambarella A12W Wearable Security Reference Design Kit (RDK). The A12W RDK enables fast development of a new generation of compact, ultra low-­power, body‐worn HD video cameras suitable for police and security applications.

Panoramic Camera Captures Seamless 4K 360-Degree Video, Sells for $750

The Joey is a new standalone video camera from Kogeto that captures seamless 360-degree videos at high-resolution. New York City-based operation Kogeto is offering a stand-alone camera that can capture high-quality, 360-degree footage with a Kickstarter price of just $750 (retail will $1,300).

QR Codes and Side View Cameras Will Boost School Bus Safety

These new improvements are meant to make this form of transportation safer and easier to inspect. The Forest Hills Transportation Center (Grand Rapids, MI) has announced that it is adding two new technology components to its school buses in the form of QR codes and side view cameras, to help to boost safety for the children, the bus drivers, and other road users. These quick response codes will help to keep people informed as to the condition of the school bus.

NY Mayor Rips Housing Authority Over Lack Of Cameras After Boy, 6, Fatally Stabbed

The lack of security video cameras in a public housing building where a boy was stabbed to death stemmed from an "unacceptable bureaucracy" at the city’s housing agency, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. Police have said that the 6-year-old boy and a friend, a 7-year-old girl, were riding in an elevator in Brooklyn’s Boulevard Houses […]

Google Considers Acquisition Of Home Security Firm Dropcam

Google seems to have a keen interest in home automation systems, something that perhaps fits in with its Internet-of-Things vision. Now, the company is reportedly considering acquiring Dropcam, a home security firm that creates affordable and connected security cameras. The last major foray that Google made into home automation was the acquisition of Nest. Google […]

Settlement Reached In Rape Lawsuit Against Grainger TN County Jail

A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed earlier this year on behalf of three women who say she was rape while at the Grainger County Jail. The amount of the settlement was not disclosed. That will be paid for by the county’s insurance. The lawsuit, filed in January, alleged that former corrections officer, […]

Sony’s New Xperia z2 Smartphone Video Camera

08-03-2014 Norbain is now offering customers the first ever range of IP door entry video kits from Videx. These kits have been introduced in response to growing market demands from installers and end users alike for door entry solutions that maximise the benefits of Internet Protocol compatibility. These convenient kits allow homeowners and businesses to take advantage of IP technology for security and access control by using familiar ethernet points or WiFi to connect computers, tablets and other devices to servers and the internet. Once connected, these devices can be used to control door entry operations, offering convenience, flexibility and multi-user options. Using the proven Videx 4000 Series door entry panel, the kits can include up to 64 call buttons and incorporate a colour camera, with IR illumination and a back lit name window. A wide angle (101° vertical, 170° horizontal) camera option is also available. A dedicated button calls the apartment videophone and provides two way full duplex speech and video communication. These door entry panels are very robust and available in both flush and surface mounting options. Modular in design, they can be customised to include options such as coded access, proximity access, finger print access, additional buttons and information modules. The entrance panel requires a 12Vdc supply and CAT 5 network cable. Print   |   Email   | Home News Product Suppliers Service Providers Associations Products Linked Companies Security Events Security Academy Security Media Advertising Contact Site map Global North America Middle East United Kingdom Sweden Norway Denmark […]

The Five Best Dashboard Cameras For 2014

all informations Are you planning to join the growing number of people who install a dashboard camera in their car for that extra bit of evidence in case of an accident, road rage, or meteors falling from the sky? Then you may be wondering which one of the dozens of different models is the best choice for you! It’s easy to be overwhelmed at first, therefore we have selected the five very best dashboard cameras that you can possibly get in early 2014. We will be looking at dash cams from every price range, starting as low as $50 for a simple-yet effective G1W and moving up the price scale to almost 10 times as much for a top-quality, feature-packed dual-channel camera, the BlackVue DR550GW. Note that the cameras featured in this article are not necessarily the newest cameras around. We have evaluated technical specifications as well as customer satisfaction for each camera during the course of 2013. Rest assured that the five winners presented here have been field tested by thousands of customers and received excellent feedback all around. So What Sets A Dash Cam Apart From Other Cameras? In case you are wondering why you can’t just use a regular video camera, or even your phone’s cam, it’s because a dashboard camera should have all of the following features: Connect to your car’s cigarette lighter with a long power cable (at least 12ft) that you can run around the windshield, tucking it away neatly so it is […]