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CCTV / IP Video Industry 'News in Brief' - January 2008


The Forensic Video Analysis Group have launched what is claimed to be the UK's first quality assessment facility for security video recording. The company which is based in Colwyn Bay, has had its testing service endorsed by the North Wales Police - more info. on this story

DVTel have recently integrated their Latitude Network Video Management system, to work with a Gunshot Detection system. It's traditional for some celebrants in Los Angeles to fire off handguns to welcome in the New Year, but with the latest integrated technology, any revellers thinking of letting off a shot at midnight, or indeed any other time of the day, may now be tracked by the cities remote control surveillance cameras, as they automatically respond to the sound and location source of any gunfire. -
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JVC Professional Europe will be launching the new VN-V686 dome camera series at the forthcoming IIPSEC 2008 show at Stoneleigh Park. Offered as an indoor IP PTZ camera with 36x optical zoom, the model VN-V686U is also offered as a fully weatherproofed IP varient, the VN-V686WPU. Both models are true Day / Night domes, with 100 presets, privacy masking and image stabilisation as standard. - more info. on this story

Verint Systems have introduced a new information pack and CD specifically designed to provide consultants with up to date information on their Nextiva portfolio of Networked Video Solutions., - more info. on this story

Pixim Inc., specialist manufacturer of camera imaging devices, have announced the launch of their latest D1400 ORCA chipset. Designed specifically for mobile and embedded CCTV applications, the 'WDR' imager is particularly well suited to high vibration applications, and situations where it is impossible to make adjustments to camera settings. - more info. on this story ...

Xtralis have introduced the latest ADPRO model FT-R Digital Video Recorder. Designed for use in applications requiring the highest quality in both audio and video, it will integrate seamlessly with ADPRO's Video Central Gold and Video Central Lite management systems, to provide increased operator efficiency when managing both surveillance and security applications through a single interface. If remote transmission is needed, then the FT-R can be readily upgraded to full Fast Trace specification, as and when required ". - more info. on this story
Photo (right) - ADPRO FT-R Digital Video and Audio recorder

CCTV Photo - Sanyo VDC-DP7585 IP 66 rated Day / Night vandal resistant dome - copyright Sanyo Europe

Specialist IP Video MegaPixel camera manufacturer Arecont Vision, have announced the launch of their latest range of H.264 based cameras. Models ranging from 1.3 to 5 MegaPixel made their debut at the recently held INTERSEC Middle East security show in Dubai, and whilst evaluation models are now available from stock, routine supplies are scheduled for delivery commencing the 2nd quarter of 2008. To increase both production and management facilities, the company have also just re-located to new premises at 425 East Colorado Street, 7th Floor, Glendale California CA 91205 . more info. on this story ...
Photo (left) - Arecont H.264 IP Video MegaPixel camera

Pelco have announced their intention to further build on their key role as an Open Systems Provider, with numerous projects currently being developed with partner businesses. In advance of further announcements, the company have also confirmed that their Integral DigitalSentry line of digital video management systems, now seamlessly integrate with the Camclosure IP Series and IP 3701 cameras. These and many other new products will be on show at the Intersec Middle East 2008 security show in Dubai . - more info. on this story Photo (right) - Pelco HQ in Clovis, California

CCTV Photo - Bosch Video surveillance systems protect visitors to the Oktoberfest 2006 event in Germany - photo copyright Bosch Security Systems

Fluidmesh Networks have recently launched their latest model 1100, a point-to-point wireless ethernet bridge designed specifically for video security applications. Operable on either 2,4GHz, 5.4GHz, 5.8 and 4.9GHz, the unit provides a flexible approach to deploying a wireless network, and can easily be upgraded to integrate into a Mesh configuration, whilst providing an easy Web based interface for set up and monitoring.
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<< Photo (left) - Fluidmesh Networks 1100 wireless ethernet bridge alongside a PTZ dome camera

IndigoVision are supplying a complete end-to-end IP Video solution as part of a campus wide CCTV upgrade for the Miller School of Medicine, at the University of Miami. When completed, the project will provide management of some 300+ cameras over a 45 acre site, using the company's "Control Center" Video and Alarm management software and Network Video recorders - more info. on this story ...

UK based manufacturer ZedCam Ltd. have introduced a range of customised covert CCTV cameras, which can be used in a range of different situations. One model uses a camera disguised as a standard domestic air freshener, although it's not stated whether the camera only records when it smells something a bit fishy. -
Photo (left) - ZedCam 'Air Freshener' covert CCTV camera

Bosch Security Systems have just launched a new high speed positioning system; consisting of a powerful variable speed pan and tilt head, fitted with a fully weatherproofed camera housing that can accommodate a range of camera and zoom lens combinations ... more info. on this story
Photo (right) - Bosch High Speed Camera Positioning System

Just weeks after taking up his position as Chief Operating Officer at Pelco, it's been announced that Dean Meyer has now been promoted to President and CEO - he replaces 20 year veteren David L. McDonald who remains as Chairman of the Board more info. on this story

CCTV Photo - Bosch Video surveillance systems protect visitors to the Oktoberfest 2006 event in Germany - photo copyright Bosch Security Systems

Final preparations are being made for the forthcoming IIPSEC 2008 Exhibition and Conference, being held between the 29th and 31st of January 2008, at Stoneleigh Park, nr. Kenilworth, Warks. UK.
Alongside an extensive array of trade exhibitors showing the latest products designed for use in IP Video applications, there will also be a series of Technical Seminars, End User Presentations and practical demonstrations of the latest systems and technology -



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