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Hikvision unveils new speed dome camera with impressive optical zoom

by vmstoday - on Aug 22nd 2017 - No Comments

Hikvision, a supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions has launched a new Network IR Speed Dome (DS-2DF8250I5X-AEL (W)) with an impressive 50x optical zoom lens, giving it the ability to pick out more details over wider areas. The camera is also the first product to have Optical Image Stabilisation to compensate for image drift.

50X Optical Zoom

With a zoom lens that can go from 6.6mm to 330mm, objects can be seen at an even further distance than before. This gives the operator a lot more flexibility to track and check people or objects in and around their area. The camera also boasts Eagle Eye focus technology, making the image clear, even when zooming.
Optical Image Stabilisation

The Speed Dome is the first Hikvision camera to use the new Optical Image Stabilization technology, making the image clearer than ever. When the lens is stable, the image is focused on the centre of the sensor, but when the lens shakes that focus drifts away from the center. This causes blurring on the image. The camera uses a gyroscope to measure the vibration and send that information to a processing chip. This then uses an algorithm to make an adjustment to the IS lens to correct the drift.

Other features include:

• 2MP, with H.265+
• Up to 500m IR distance
• Rapid focus, for a clear image even when zooming
• 1/2.8” progressive scan CMOS chip.

This camera can be used in scenarios that call for wide ranges and/or high-definition. This makes it ideal for outdoor areas, such as the rivers, forests, roads, railways, airports, ports, squares, parks, scenic spots, stations and large venues.

A Hikvision Product Manager said, “This product offers customers not just one, but two firsts for us. One of our furthest zoom distances coupled with our new optical image stabilization technology, means they can benefit from stable images at further distances. It’s another example of our drive to continuously push innovation in the surveillance industry. ”

Genetec and Alutel extend access control with mobile reader capabilities

by vmstoday - on Aug 16th 2017 - No Comments

Genetec, a provider of open architecture security and public safety solutions, announced that its technology partner Alutel Mobility, a manufacturer of mobile access control systems, now offers extended access control capabilities to open areas like transport facilities, construction sites, mining, oil and gas operations, and education establishments without having to rely on physical readers or installations. Alutel Mobile is available now for Genetec Security Center, the company’s unified, open-architecture platform that combines access control, video management systems and automatic license plate recognition (ALPR). (more…)

FLIR introduces fixed bullet perimeter protection thermal security camera

by vmstoday - on Aug 7th 2017 - No Comments

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FLIR Systems introduced the FLIR FB-Series O fixed bullet thermal security camera designed for short to mid-range perimeter protection. The FLIR FB-Series O offers plug-and-play integration with FLIR United VMS and certified by other major third-party video management solutions, making it a versatile solution for new or existing security systems. (more…)

March Networks adds new cameras for bus, light and passenger rail fleets

by vmstoday - on Aug 3rd 2017 - No Comments

March Networks introduces new mobile IP cameras to its complete transportation solution for bus, light rail and passenger rail fleets. Designed to provide transit operators with improved and more comprehensive surveillance coverage, the megapixel cameras are purpose-built to withstand demanding mobile environments and capture consistently clear video in near darkness, bright daylight and the abrupt lighting transitions that occur when vehicles enter and exit tunnels and underpasses. (more…)

Transportation Impact selects ISONAS to provide Access Control to their Corporate headquarters

by vmstoday - on Jul 26th 2017 - No Comments

ISONAS Inc., today announced that Transportation Impact, has selected the ISONAS Pure IP™ access control solution to secure their corporate headquarters.

Transportation Impact is a privately held, 5-time Inc. 5000 company, that provides supply chain cost reduction for clients in multiple vertical markets. With a rapidly growing business, Transportation Impact needed to safeguard their employees and infrastructure with an access control solution. With 70 employees working out of two office buildings in Emerald Isle, NC, it was imperative that the facility was safeguarded against unauthorized access. (more…)

Precise Biometrics enters into agreement with O-FILM for licensing of fingerprint solution

by vmstoday - on Jul 24th 2017 - No Comments

Precise Biometrics, a developer of fingerprint software, has entered into a commercial software license and distribution agreement with module house O-FILM for the licensing of Precise Biometrics’ algorithm solution for fingerprint recognition in mobile devices, Precise BioMatch Mobile. (more…)

Milestone Systems Prevails in License Dispute With OnSSI

by vmstoday - on Jul 18th 2017 - No Comments

A New York federal judge has signed off on a Danish arbitration award in a contractual dispute between Milestone Systems and On-Net Surveillance Systems (OnSSI), settling a court case disputing the foreign panel’s decision.

In a two-page order dated July 12, U.S. District Court judge Jesse M. Furman confirmed two awards in favor of Milestone Systems requiring OnSSI to stop reproducing and distributing certain software owned by Milestone, law360.com reports. (more…)

Pyronix launches new Octopus DQ for securing large areas

by vmstoday - on Jul 10th 2017 - No Comments

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Pyronix have announced the global launch of the detector they believe delivers the alternate solution for any large areas.

The Octopus DQ takes a different approach to detection; instead of fitting various detectors at varying angles to cover large or awkward areas, you fit one that perfectly protects from above. The Octopus DQ also utilises a quad element passive infrared (PIR) sensor, giving better intruder catch performance when compared with traditional dual element ceiling mount PIR sensors. A more cost effective and secure solution for any installation. (more…)

Eagle Eye Networks partners with I-View Now for video verification

by vmstoday - on Jul 3rd 2017 - No Comments

Eagle Eye Networks, a cloud-based video surveillance provider, announced a partnership with I-View Now, a cloud-based central station video services company. Through this partnership, customers and monitoring center operators can now view both live and recorded video from the Eagle Eye Cloud Security Camera VMS. The relationship enables dealers and monitoring centers to increase recurring revenue and improve retention while providing a higher level of service to customers. (more…)

Avigilon continues H4 platform expansion with H4 Mini Dome Camera Line

by vmstoday - on Jun 26th 2017 - No Comments

Avigilon previewed the new Avigilon H4 Mini Dome camera line at this year’s IFSEC 2017.

Built on the Avigilon H4 platform, the H4 Mini Dome has a footprint of only 2.8 inches, making it the smallest and most discreet camera within this platform. The camera line provides an innovative patent pending modular design that snaps into place, allowing users to easily switch between surface and in-ceiling mounts. (more…)