November 17, 2009
The greater demands megapixel video places on network communications can be effectively managed by understanding where problems can arise and designing systems accordingly. Keys include calculating bandwidth requirements, optimizing network resources, keeping data traffic moving and reducing transmissions.
October 23, 2009
Toshiba Surveillance & IP Network Video of Irvine, Calif., has upgraded its network video recording server software (NVR) to allow users to view, record and playback up to 32 local or remote IP network cameras simultaneously per server.
October 23, 2009
NetMedia, Inc. of Tucson, Ariz., introduces its true megapixel high-definition and high-resolution Power over Ethernet (PoE) IP cameras. The iViewHDTM product line has two models: iViewHD-D1 and iViewHD-2M.
September 28, 2009
Torrance, Calif.-based AMAG Technology releases the new Symmetry EN-9000 series video servers and recorders. The EN-9000 series operates on the edge of the network and is fully integrated with Symmetry Video Management software.
September 17, 2009
Pelco's latest version of the Endura IP video surveillance system offers support for third-party IP cameras and third-party storage from manufacturers Arecont, Axis, Panasonic, Sony and IQinVision.
September 3, 2009
The world market for video surveillance equipment is expected to grow by 3 percent in 2009 despite the economic turndown ...
September 2, 2009
Irvine, Calif.-based Toshiba Surveillance & IP Network Video has expanded its line of IP network-centric solutions to include the IK-WD01A mini-dome IP camera. Housed in a compact white dome measuring only 5.5-inches in diameter, it combines state-of-the-art IP video technology.
September 1, 2009
ADT Security Services and two subcontractors took on an IP-based video surveillance solution at a new $27 million rail transit parking facility in Irvine, Calif. Under a tight deadline, a supremely coordinated effort was necessary to overcome obstacles before achieving success.
August 26, 2009
Vicon Industries Inc. has been awarded a third consecutive contract to provide the Tennessee Department of Corrections with additions and upgrades to its surveillance and security systems.
August 26, 2009
Although megapixel cameras may not be necessary for all applications, there are many where their technology provides an undeniably superior solution. Features like greater detail and wider coverage make them ideal for identification and forensic purposes.
June 19, 2009
IP storage is a technology whose time has come for physical security. One-third to one-half of the cost of a typical surveillance system today is the storage component, making it the best place to deliver competitive advantage for the security integrator.
June 10, 2009
The CCTV industry is abuzz with talk of an IP (internet protocol) camera takeover. Yet reports of the death of analog cameras are premature. While some IP (or network cameras as they are sometimes called) versions can potentially deliver higher resolution images, analog CCTV cameras continue to offer greater efficiency, lower cost and reliability overall. Before deciding on IP cameras versus analog, it is advisable to first understand exactly what an IP camera is, and is not.
June 8, 2009
Gang way, the Megapixel Revolution is upon us! No, it’s not the latest “Transformer” movie blockbuster but rather the coined phrase signifying the arrival of superior video surveillance technology. This, the first of a four-part series, has been designed to transform you into an expert on the topic.
May 26, 2009
Every part of an IP system interacts with all system components, affecting its quality and performance. Understanding bandwidth restrictions and shared power requirements is critical when deploying a successful IP video security system.
May 21, 2009
Axis Communications of Chelmsford, Mass., introduces a network camera with true HDTV performance in compliance with the SMPTE standard in resolution, color representation and frame rate. The AXIS Q1755 network camera provides crisp and clear images at full frame rate.
May 19, 2009
AMAG Technology's Symmetry Security Management System now integrates with Bosch Security Systems' IP cameras.
May 13, 2009
Northern California Native American casino deploys latest in surveillance technology from Genetec to add an advanced layer of protection for its guests and employees.
April 29, 2009
The Virginia municipality Newport News is installing several Sony video surveillance systems that will eventually employ more than 850 IP network security cameras to monitor the city's public facilities.
April 24, 2009
There is nothing more frustrating than having a video surveillance system capture footage of an incident, only to find that the images are unusable due them being too dark, too light or having too much glare. When this occurs, the culprits are most often the lighting, the wrong type of camera being deployed or the improper placement of a camera.
April 17, 2009
See a demonstration of DVTel's award winning, patent-pending SceneTracker Camera Stitching Solution. DVTel is #1 in IP-based physical security solutions and offers a wide range of software and IP Cameras to meet small business to enterprise level solution needs.