Archive for July, 2011

Canon’s New VB-M700F Low Light IP Camera

Posted in Low Light with tags , , , , , , on July 30, 2011 by zackduncan

VB-M700F Low Light Bullet CameraCanon has just unveiled a new IP security camera that has the ability to record in low light situations while capturing images at resolutions of up to 1,280 x 960.

This new camera, known as the VB-M700F, uses a Digic Net image processor, a wide-angle lens, a 1.3 megapixel sensor and  progressive scanning in order to record color video in areas with light levels as low as 0.018 lux or black and white videos in areas with light levels as low as 0.001 lux.

In addition to that, the VB-M700F also comes with a night mode feature that adjusts digital gain and removes the camera’s IR filter. This feature can further be used to enhance the quality of video recorded in areas with low levels of ambient light.

This camera also comes equipped with a privacy mask function that blocks the view of sensitive locations as well as a video analytics feature that allows users to observe subtle movements and evidence of video tampering by detecting abandoned, moving or removed objects.

Additional features include support for PoE, integration with third-party security systems, a motorized 3x optical zoom, automatic contrast adjustment, two-way radio and an SD memory card slot. Available resolutions include 1,280 x 960, 640 x 480 (VGA), 320 x 240 (QVGA) and 160 x 120 (QQVGA).

The camera also conforms to ONVIF version 1.2 standards in order to integrate with third-party systems and also allows control or access to network settings, preset home settings, system parameters and rebooting. Supported formats and control standards include WS-Discovery, WS-Security Multicast, G.711 audio, JPEG video and H.264 video.

The Canon VB-M700F is set to be available in August for $979.

Source: Campus Technology – Canon Intros IP Security Camera for Low-Light Environments

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Vitek Introduces New VTC-IRE40/3516 IR Bullet Camera

Posted in Bullet Camera Review, Low Light with tags , , , , on July 22, 2011 by zackduncan

Vitek VTC-IRE40-3516 IR Bullet CameraVitek Industrial Video Products Incorporated has just announced the launch of its newest product, the weatherproof IR bullet camera known as the VTC-IRE40/3516. This is the newest product in Vitek’s line of top quality bullet cameras and comes with a lot of features that make it a worthy candidate for anybody’s personal security at home or at their place of business.

The VTC-IRE40/3516 weatherproof IR bullet camera features many things including 700 TV lines of high resolution Sony EX-VIEW HAD CCD II as well as an Effio-E image signal processor. In addition to that, the VTC-IRE40/3516 is an ultra clear, high resolution camera that is capable of producing very crisp color images.

This bullet camera is also equipped with an infrared LED dynamic intensity control. The VTC-IRE40/3516 is also a perfect camera for either indoor or outdoor surveillance. You do not have to worry about this camera getting damaged by the elements thanks to the camera’s water-sealed casing that not only keeps out water but also bugs, dust and condensation.

If you are in the market for a high quality indoor or outdoor bullet camera, the VTC-IRE40/3516 from Vitek just may be the bullet camera you are looking for. The weather-proof casing allows it to withstand some of the harshest weather conditions, making it perfect for outdoor surveillance of your home, business or warehouse. The long range capabilities also make this device perfect for monitoring large areas as well.

The Vitek VTC-IRE40/3516 is available now from Vitek and is perfect for any standard security camera need.

Source: Government Security News – Vitek introduces a long range IR bullet camera is news of, for and by SMBs!… The Small & Medium Business Magazine!

Channel Vision Debuts New DVR Kits with Included Bullet Cameras

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on July 7, 2011 by zackduncan

Channel Vision logoChannel Vision, one of the leading providers of technology, security cameras and security technology, has just released two new DVR Kits to its line of surveillance solutions. Channel Vision is adding its DVR Kit – Outdoor Cameras (DVR-43GKit2) and DVR Kit – Indoor Cameras (DVR-43GKit3) to its highly successful Hidden DVR Kit (DVR-43GKit1).

What is cool is that all DVR Kits include a 4-channel DVR that utilizes the latest H.264 digital compression technology which is designed to improve video streaming capabilities and reduce the storage space needed to archive recorded video footage.

A 500GB SATA hard drive for video recording and four high resolution, outdoor IR bullet cameras with power supplies are all included with the DVR Kit -Outdoor Cameras. The DVR Kit – Indoor Cameras come with a standard 500GB SATA hard drive as well and four high resolution indoor IR dome cameras with power supplies. Both of these camera lines also provide 540 lines of resolution.

These kits come with all the necessary equipment needed for a basic camera installation at a price that won’t break the bank. According to President and CEO of Channel Vision Darrel Hauk, “By kitting together our 4-channel DVRs and selected cameras, installers are able to take advantage of a tremendous price break to help them better compete with kits available directly to consumers through warehouse and big box type stores.”

Source: Security Info Watch – Channel Vision releases new DVR Kits

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