SourceSecurity.com RSS - Digital video recorders (DVRs) news SourceSecurity.com RSS - Digital video recorders (DVRs) news from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/pc/digital-recorders.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2015 Wed, 01 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT Wed, 01 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT ONVIF to highlight interoperability specifications at ISC West 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3126-ga-co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-4351-ga-co-4261-ga-co-9294-ga-co-8173-ga-co-3194-ga-co-3188-ga-co-12558-ga.17011.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3126-ga-co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-4351-ga-co-4261-ga-co-9294-ga-co-8173-ga-co-3194-ga-co-3188-ga-co-12558-ga.17011.htmlEvents NewsWed, 01 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 281px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>ONVIF will feature interoperability demonstrations with conference attendees on Profiles G and S</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/onvif.html" class="blue_bold">ONVIF</a>, the leading global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, announced recently that it will feature a Quick Install Challenge for its newest profile, Profile Q, and also host interoperability demonstrations with conference attendees on...Vicon Access Control to launch at ISC West 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3194-ga-co-1756-ga.17009.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3194-ga-co-1756-ga.17009.htmlEvents NewsWed, 01 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The Vicon access control system is designed for complete integration with its video management system, ViconNet</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/vicon-industries.html" class="blue_bold">Vicon Industries, Inc.</a> (&ldquo;Vicon&rdquo;), trusted designer and producer of video security systems and high-performance IP cameras, announces that <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/isc-west-2015.html" class="blue_bold">ISC West 2015</a> will mark the official...Vicon HDExpress NVRs and Express DVRs integrated with ViconNet VMShttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1756-ga-npr.17008.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1756-ga-npr.17008.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 01 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Vicon Industries, Inc., trusted designer and producer of video security systems and high-performance IP cameras, announced recently some exciting changes to their &ldquo;plug and play&rdquo; video solution. In keeping with Vicon&rsquo;s new directive to drive towards standards-based interoperation, Vicon will now offer an easy integration between the affordable, easy-to-install HDExpress NVRs and Express DVRs with ViconNet, Vicon&rsquo;s premiere VMS integration platform.</p> <p><strong>Using ONVIF standard for integration:</strong></p> <p>The use of integration Standards like ONVIF is helping to deliver a new range of effective solutions to the market, and Vicon is setting the pace to deliver these solutions that can be leveraged to improve profitability and empower our partners to deliver unique competitive solutions. The integration of the Express lines into an enterprise VMS integration platform is just a part of an exciting new direction Vicon is heading towards. Other...Dahua Lite HDCVI product line-up for ISC West 2015 showcasehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4261-ga-co-3194-ga.16991.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4261-ga-co-3194-ga.16991.htmlEvents NewsTue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The new 1080p HDCVI solution consists of 1200-Lite-series and 2-series tri-brid DVRs</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/dahua-technology-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Dahua Technology</a>, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of video surveillance products headquartered in Hangzhou, China introduces a new 1080p HDCVI solution with more affordable price, which consists of 1080p 1200-Lite-series HDCVI cameras and S2-series tri-brid DVRs.</p> <p><span style="color: #777777; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;...Addressing the unique security challenges of primary/secondary schoolshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3123-ga-co-11504-ga-co-9380-ga-co-3108-ga-co-2173-ga-co-855-ga-co-6100-ga.16951.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3123-ga-co-11504-ga-co-9380-ga-co-3108-ga-co-2173-ga-co-855-ga-co-6100-ga.16951.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 27 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Schools are unlike commercial buildings or other facilities in several ways, and the differences impact how they should be secured. For one thing, the inhabitants are mainly children and won&rsquo;t carry card credentials. Also, schools have distinct traffic flows and are open all hours of the day for after-school activities and evening and weekend usage. <em>&ldquo;Security solutions must take into account this flexible and fluid schedule,&rdquo;</em> says Minu Youngkin, vertical marketing manager, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/allegion-plc.html" class="blue_bold">Allegion</a>.</p> <p>Also, schools tend to have a longer selling cycle &ndash; typically an average of 18 months, Youngkin adds. The sales process is also more complex and involves multiple stakeholders. Other considerations include propped doors, multiple visitors, high staff turnover and competing budgets.</p> <strong>Each school presents its own unique challenges</strong> <p>The...IDIS appoints Lukasz Pitera as Head of UK Internal Saleshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10191-ga.16718.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10191-ga.16718.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 06 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 10px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Lukasz joins IDIS to lead the internal sales team and focus on the development of new and existing customers across the UK</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/idis.html" class="blue_bold">IDIS</a> has announced the appointment of Lukasz Pitera to the role of Head of UK Internal Sales based out of the IDIS European headquarters in Brentford, London.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Lukasz joins IDIS to lead the internal sales team and focus on the development of new and existing...Transportation end users embracing open video platformhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga.16120.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga.16120.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 03 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 208px; height: 310px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Milestone Interconnect provides a cost-efficient and flexible way to have central surveillance operation across geographically dispersed sites</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The transportation vertical is embracing the open platform for video systems. In the past, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.manufacturers.html" class="blue_bold">manufacturers</a><span class="blue_bold"> </span>required transportation end users to purchase the camera, the recorders and the software all from one manufacturer. Now, with IP,...Dahua Technology wireless solution secures safe city Ventanilla in Peruhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11809-ga-co-4261-ga.16688.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11809-ga-co-4261-ga.16688.htmlApplications NewsMon, 02 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The solution includes network speed domes, NVRs, transmission devices, a video-wall system and control keyboard</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/dahua-technology-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Dahua Technology</a> successfully helps to secure Ventanilla in Lima, Peru, together with local distributor <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/best-security-del-peru-s-a-c.html" class="blue_bold">Best Security del Peru</a>.</p> <p>Covering a total land area of 73.52 km&sup2;,...Video analytics: On the server or at the edge?http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2603-ga-co-2214-ga-co-227-ga-co-9665-ga-co-12558-ga-co-3223-ga-co-9381-ga-co-1437-ga-co-3425-ga-co-1795-ga.16622.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2603-ga-co-2214-ga-co-227-ga-co-9665-ga-co-12558-ga-co-3223-ga-co-9381-ga-co-1437-ga-co-3425-ga-co-1795-ga.16622.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 02 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 228px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Analytics at the edge provide the ability to process what is happening in a field of view and discern if a relevant alert is triggered</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>There are multiple benefits to using <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/video-analytics.html" class="blue_bold">video analytics</a> at the edge (i.e., near or inside the camera). For one thing, analytics at the edge provides the ability to process what is happening in a field of view and discern if a relevant alert is triggered. This can be faster and less expensive...Bosch video surveillance solution installed in 65-floor skyscraper – Lotte Centrehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-289-ga.16679.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-289-ga.16679.htmlApplications NewsFri, 27 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 231px; height: 294px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Bosch&rsquo;s IP PTZ dome cameras &amp; IP dome cameras have been installed in the building to monitor activities</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/bosch-security-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Bosch</a> video surveillance products are now installed at the Lotte Center in Hanoi. A 65-floor skyscraper with modern architectural style, it is one of the tallest buildings in Vietnam. A mixeduse complex, it comprises offices, residential housing, a...iPolis Mobile supports SD card playback from Samsung Techwin camerashttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1437-ga-npr.16665.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1437-ga-npr.16665.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 26 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>iPolis Mobile for Android &amp; Apple iOS devices has been upgraded and can now support playback directly from SD cards inserted into Samsung Techwin cameras.</p> <p>The added flexibility offered by this enhancement to the iPolis Mobile app is likely to be of particular interest to users who wish to remotely retrieve recorded video of specific incidents captured by a small number of cameras installed in their home or working environment, as it negates the need for a DVR or NVR to record and store the video.</p> <p>The free<strong> </strong>iPOLiS Mobile app<strong> </strong>can be downloaded from the Android Play store and iTunes. It can be set up in less than a minute, after which users are able to view streamed video from their selected camera via a wireless or 3G network. Key features include auto detection for adding new devices and <em>&lsquo;Event&rsquo;</em> search to provide easy access to recorded video.</p>WavestoreUSA announces Global Surveillance System as distributorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5066-ga-co-10112-ga.16662.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5066-ga-co-10112-ga.16662.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 26 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Global Surveillance System, Inc. distributes IP/analogue video surveillance and low-voltage security equipment<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/wavestoreusa.html" class="blue_bold">WavestoreUSA</a>, a world class innovator in open platform digital video storage and management systems, announces the addition of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/global-surveillance-systems-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Global Surveillance System, Inc</a>. as the...Wavestore NVRs - for installers and systems integratorshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1813-ga-npr.16627.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1813-ga-npr.16627.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 25 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Wavestore's Network Video Recorders (NVRs) are increasing attracting the interest of installers and systems integrators throughout the world because of their ability to support projects involving large numbers of cameras. A key reason why they are able to do so is because of the efficient design of the Wavestore software embedded on the Linux platform. This facilitates the rapid processing of multiple video streams, whilst supporting data rates up to 1.8 Gigabits per second.</p> <p>Compared to a typical Windows based design that supports just 300 - 500 Megabits per second, Wavestore's well developed and ultra-reliable design can significantly reduce the number of individual NVRs required to meet the requirements of a project.</p> <p>Wavestore's recording solutions are designed to seamlessly record original video formats, including H.264, MPEG-4, JPEG2000 and MxPEG, regardless of whether the system design has a combination of SD (720P), HD (1080P) or even 20 megapixel cameras....Matrix to showcase hybrid video surveillance solutions at Spring Trade Expo 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga.16621.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga.16621.htmlEvents NewsMon, 23 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Matrix will showcase its entire range of hospitality solutions specialised for hotel, motel and restaurant</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/matrix-comsec.html" class="blue_bold">Matrix Comsec</a>, a leading manufacturer and provider of telecom and security solutions is participating in the Spring Trade Expo show 2015, Ocean City, MD 21842, USA. Matrix will showcase its entire range of Hospitality solutions specialised for Hotel, Motel and...Panasonic surveillance cameras installed at whg in West Midlandshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1277-ga.16583.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1277-ga.16583.htmlApplications NewsThu, 19 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 4px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>This security solutions saves the whg Security Team from manually patrolling through the hundreds of cameras</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Formed in 2003, whg is one of the West Midlands&rsquo; leading providers of social housing. The group owns and manages around 19,000 properties across Walsall, housing nearly 40,000 people, a fifth of the borough&rsquo;s population.</p> <p>whg Technical Specialist, Paul Martin, said, <em>&ldquo;Before the surveillance system was installed, we relied on foot patrols to monitor the blocks every...AVer’s video conferencing systems accredited with MIT Smile logo by Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10993-ga.16486.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10993-ga.16486.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 18 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 233px; height: 279px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>All AVer video conferencing systems provide a one-touch recording function<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/aver-information-inc.html" class="blue_bold">AVer</a>&rsquo;s point to point and multipoint&nbsp;<a href="http://communication.aver.com/lines/video-conferencing">video conferencing systems</a>, entirely developed, designed and manufactured in Taiwan, have been granted the right to bear the MIT Smile logo by Taiwan&rsquo;s (the Republic of China&rsquo;s) Ministry of...Hardware vs. software-based surveillance recorders: which is best for you?http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6080-ga.16567.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6080-ga.16567.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 17 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 299px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Coming of age: storage devices have evolved to better record, manage and play back high-quality images</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Video surveillance and security technology continues to come of age. The sophistication of cameras that have moved to high-definition, high-resolution, megapixel imagery has transformed what users see on playback and greatly enhanced the usability of recorded video feeds. As the evolution continues, from the early days of grainy footage and barely recognisable images to HD, Full HD and now Ultra HD (four times greater resolution than HD), perhaps the...DVS releases product catalogue in printed format due to high customer demandhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4648-ga.16565.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4648-ga.16565.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 17 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>DVS has quickly established itself as one of Europe&rsquo;s most successful multi-brand distributors of electronic surveillance products</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Following September&rsquo;s digital only catalogue trial, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/dvs.html" class="blue_bold">DVS</a> have had many requests from customers to go back to a printed format. So as requested, DVS present their new catalogue available in print.</p> <p>Formed in 2003 DVS has quickly established itself as one of Europe&rsquo;s most successful multi-brand distributors of electronic surveillance...Taking another look at video analyticshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9665-ga-co-1880-ga-co-1753-ga.16542.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9665-ga-co-1880-ga-co-1753-ga.16542.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 13 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 180px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Video analytics allow users to automate the use of video and extract more value</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Almost anyone in the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/video-analytics.html" class="blue_bold">video analytics</a> market will admit that the capabilities of the technology were initially oversold. The first generation of analytics simply didn&rsquo;t work as promised, and an undercurrent of distrust of the technology in general still haunts the market. Ironically, video analytics capabilities have now...LILIN Americas IPCO122 covert surveillance camera for ATMs, retail outlets and indoor locationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6279-ga-npr.16534.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6279-ga-npr.16534.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 13 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>LILIN Americas, the US entity of IP video provider Merit LILIN, recently introduced a covert surveillance camera that enables the capture of high-definition video at ATMs, retail outlets, and other indoor locations while maintaining a low-profile presence to not tip off criminals.</p> <p>Building on over three decades of leadership and innovation from LILIN, the new IPC0122 IP camera gives users a flexible monitoring solution that can be accessed on-site with a monitor, by way of an SD card, or remotely using an existing IP network. By combining 1080p HD video with the capability to position the miniature camera head up to 18 feet away from the main unit, the IPC0122 helps provide the peace-of-mind banks and businesses need at the cost they can afford.</p> <p>Like all LILIN cameras, the IPC0122 is easy to install, coming with multiple inputs and outputs, ONVIF compliance, and support for Power over Ethernet to eliminate the need for a separate power supply. To allow maximum...