SourceSecurity.com RSS - CCTV camera lenses news SourceSecurity.com RSS - CCTV camera lenses news from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/pc/lenses.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2014 Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT Bosch honoured with 2014 U.S. Smart Partner award from Ingram Micro Inc.http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-289-ga-co-10635-ga.15976.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-289-ga-co-10635-ga.15976.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 12 Dec 2014 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 honour recognises Bosch&rsquo;s successful working relationship with Ingram Micro</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/bosch-security-systems.html" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">Bosch Security Systems, Inc.</span></span></a> recently announced it has earned the 2014 U.S. Smart Partner award for Physical Security from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/ingram-micro-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Ingram Micro Inc.</a> The...Tamron announces development of new 50mm F/1.8 fixed focal lenshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1637-ga-npr.15589.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1637-ga-npr.15589.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 31 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Tamron Co., Ltd., Saitama, Japan (President &amp; CEO: Morio Ono), specialised manufacturer of optics and one of the leading companies in the security/surveillance equipment industry announces development of a new 50mm F/1.8 fixed focal lens in 1.1" format tuned for a pixel pitch of 3.1&micro;m.</p> <p><strong>Development concept</strong></p> <p>Cameras with Mega-pixel sensors for an array of industrial applications, including production equipment, chip mounters, various test apparatus, machining centres and the like, are migrating towards even higher pixel counts of late.</p> <p>Tamron offers an extensive range of optics for a whole variety of customer needs so customers can pick and choose the best solution for their own applications. Users of certain types of equipment require particularly high-fidelity images.</p> <p>In addition to the FA (Factory Automation) series of lenses for high-pixel count imagers currently available, Tamron developed the 1.1" M111FM50 to support...Arecont Vision previews latest developments in panoramic megapixel imaging at ASIS International 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3107-ga-co-177-ga.15268.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3107-ga-co-177-ga.15268.htmlEvents NewsMon, 29 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 186px; height: 281px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The two next generation panoramic cameras include 5MP SurroundVideo and 12MP SurroundVideo with motorised lenses</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/arecont-vision.html" class="blue_bold">Arecont Vision</a>&reg;, the industry leader in IP megapixel camera technology, is previewing the company&rsquo;s latest developments in panoramic megapixel imaging at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/asis-international-2014.html" class="blue_bold">ASIS 2014</a> (booth# 337). The two...Tamron announces development of LWIR 35-105mm F/1.0 zoom lens with built in Vibration Compensationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1637-ga-npr.15195.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1637-ga-npr.15195.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 23 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Tamron Co., Ltd., Saitama, Japan, a specialised manufacturer of optics and one of the leading companies in the security/surveillance equipment industry, announces the development of a derivative lens model from the existing high-performance LWIR 35-105mm F/1.0 zoom lens with built in VC (Vibration Compensation: optical image stabilisation system). Now, featuring a standard screw-in mount (M34, P0.5) enhancing its versatility in system integration by offering flexibility in communication protocol.</p> <p><strong>Product development concept</strong></p> <p>With the addition of LQZ3X3510V model with the screw-in mount and the VC functionality, the lineup of zoom lenses covering the most popular focal length of 35-105mm is to be comprised of three, including the small and light-weight LVZ3X3516N and LVZ3X3516A. It is expected that the expanded product offering will contribute to facilitating use of the LWIR zoom lenses with the right features for the right installation conditions...Dahua adds 720p IR HAC-HFW1100R-VF box camera and IR dome HAC-HDBW1100R-VF to HDCVI portfoliohttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4261-ga-co-4902-ga-npr.15070.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4261-ga-co-4902-ga-npr.15070.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 05 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Dahua Technology, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of video surveillance products headquartered in Hangzhou, China introduced two new vari-focal HDCVI cameras &mdash;- 720p IR box camera HAC-HFW1100R-VF and IR dome HAC-HDBW1100R-VF, which further completes its HDCVI portfolio.</p> <p>These two vari-focal HDCVI cameras output clear and crisp images 25/30 frame per second at 720p, and their focal length reaches 2.7-12mm, allowing a more flexible monitoring view, which means, one single camera can be adjusted for different target area based on users&rsquo; needs, and it only takes three steps to get focus-adjusting done: first, open the cover; second, loose, rotate and fasten the screws inside, and third, put the cover back; this super ease-of-use is quite favoured among small-to-medium scaled application owners who, for example, run retail stores, SOHO, hotel or manage a school or an organisation, asking for high definition image quality while having a budget concern.</p>...VIVOTEK SD8364E - next generation 1080p full HD speed dome network camerahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1795-ga-npr.14822.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1795-ga-npr.14822.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 11 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>VIVOTEK announced recently the launch of the next-generation 1080p Full HD speed dome network camera, SD8364E. This next-generation camera not only maintains all of the advanced features of its predecessor, the SD8363E, but also includes several new features, such as a 30x zoom lens, image defog and electronic image stabilisation (EIS) technology.</p> <p>Similar to the SD8363E, the SD8364E is designed with 360&deg;continuous pan and 220&deg; extended tilt range, which effectively alleviates dead angles. In addition, the upgraded 30x optical zoom lens enables the SD8364E to capture images in even greater detail at higher quality. This renders the SD8364E especially ideal for monitoring wide open indoor and outdoor spaces, where high-level reliability and precision under challenging surveillance conditions are always required. Featuring WDR Pro technology, SD8364E is capable of coping with challenging lighting conditions and generating image quality close to the capabilities of...Samsung Techwin America announces Access Direct Sales Inc. as manufacturer’s rep firm for Canadahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9381-ga.14819.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9381-ga.14819.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 11 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 53px; height: 294px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Access Direct is widely recognised for providing sales and marketing support across Canada</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/samsung-techwin-america.html" class="blue_bold">Samsung Techwin America</a> is pleased to announce that <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/access-direct-sales-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Access Direct Sales Inc.</a> is its new manufacturer&rsquo;s rep firm for Canada. Headquartered in Ottawa, Access Direct is widely recognised for providing comprehensive...Tamron announces development of two 1/1.8" 2MP ultra high resolution fixed-focal lenseshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1637-ga-npr.14808.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1637-ga-npr.14808.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 08 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Tamron Co., Ltd., a specialised manufacturer of optics and an industry leader in the security/surveillance products, announces development of two 1/1.8" 2MP ultra high resolution fixed-focal lenses for FA/ Machine Vision applications.</p> <p><strong>Development concept</strong></p> <p>High mega-pixel-count cameras that are deployed for an array of machine vision applications, including chip mounters, various types of test equipment, machining centres and the like, are rapidly accelerating the speed of migration toward higher-image-quality models that serve the needs of further advanced applications.</p> <p>Tamron endeavoured to satisfy those needs by virtue of expanding its line-up of mega-pixel lenses comprising of four high-resolution 1/1.8" 2MP fixed-focal-length models for FA/Machine Vision (M118FM08, M118FM16, M118FM25, M118FM50).</p> <p>In the years since the launch of those products, diversification and sophistication of the vision systems has become increasingly...Bosch Security Systems appoints Brian Wiser as President of Sales – North Americahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-289-ga.14746.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-289-ga.14746.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 04 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 43px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Brian Wiser will lead sales, training, customer service and marketing organisations in North America</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Brian Wiser has been named president of sales &ndash; North America for <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/bosch-security-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Bosch Security Systems, Inc.</a> In this position, he will lead the sales, support, training, customer service and marketing organisations in North America.</p> <p>Joining Bosch in August, Wiser will replace Jeremy Hockham, who will take on a new assignment for Bosch...HDcctv Alliance announces Dahua’s patented HDCVI technology now open to global video surveillance industryhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5638-ga-co-4261-ga-co-11737-ga-co-4902-ga-co-10282-ga.14731.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5638-ga-co-4261-ga-co-11737-ga-co-4902-ga-co-10282-ga.14731.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 01 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 281px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Dahua&rsquo;s HDCVI technology, the basis for HDcctv AT 2.0 standard, is open through the HDcctv Alliance Member I.P. Agreement</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/hdcctv-alliance.html" class="blue_bold">HDcctv Alliance</a> is proud to announce that video surveillance technology leader ZheJiang <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/dahua-technology-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Dahua Technology Co., Ltd.</a>, has opened its...Tamron launches near IR-correct varifocal lens for 5MP camerashttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1637-ga-npr.14716.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1637-ga-npr.14716.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 31 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Tamron Co., Ltd., a specialised manufacturer of optics and an industry leader in security/surveillance products, announces the launch of a near-IR-corrected Vari-Focal lens for 5 MP cameras.</p> <p><strong>Development concept</strong></p> <p>Cameras for the security/surveillance market have been rapidly shifting gears towards high-pixel-count models, and device manufacturers have been accelerating their efforts to cater to the needs for higher image quality. Recognizing such trends in the market, Tamron vigorously continues working on development of new products that efficiently serve such diversifying customer needs.</p> <p>It is evident that the main stream of the camera market today is skewed to mini-domes and/or housing-integrated forms, migrating from the conventional box-type. While Tamron is actively exploiting opportunities in that vein, solid and steady demand for the box-type cameras should not be underestimated because of availability of advanced features and...MOBOTIX introduces thermal sensor modules for S15D with dual flexmount video cable technologyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1164-ga-npr.14686.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1164-ga-npr.14686.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 31 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>MOBOTIX recently introduced the new thermal sensor modules for the S15D, being the first thermal devices to use MOBOTIX&rsquo; revolutionary dual flexmount video cable technology. This is available with all S15D upgraded to software version MX-V4.2.1.43.</p> <p>The flexible video cabling, weatherproof design and tiny footprint allows the two S15D thermal sensor modules to be installed into any location up to two meters away from a single S15D core unit. The advantage of using thermal sensor modules is that they can visualise heat radiating from vehicles and persons, for the purpose of accurate movement detection up to 400 meters away from the camera, even under the most challenging lighting and environmental conditions.</p> <p>Another world first innovation, available in the MOBOTIX M15D and S15D, is the ability to combine both thermal and optical sensor modules in the one camera. While the thermal sensor provides movement detection, the optical sensor provides crisp clear...Videotec moves French branch of business to outskirts of Parishttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1770-ga.14663.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1770-ga.14663.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 25 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 281px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The new Videotec headquarters will have a large showroom available for demonstrations and training sessions <br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>With a view to providing an improved service to its loyal customers, the French branch of the Italian CCTV equipment manufacturer, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/videotec.html" class="blue_bold">Videotec</a>, is moving address.</p> <p>Based, since 1992, close to Rouen in northern France, the branch is now moving to the outskirts of Paris, to the "Parc d'Activit&eacute; de...SightLogix announces Frank De Fina as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketinghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1508-ga-co-3478-ga.14627.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1508-ga-co-3478-ga.14627.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 22 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 171px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Frank De Fina has over 30 years of leadership experience in the security industry</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/sightlogix.html" class="blue_bold">SightLogix</a> announced recently that Frank De Fina, a security industry veteran with over 30 years of leadership experience, has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing.</p> <p>Frank-De-Fina <em>&ldquo;We are thrilled to welcome Frank De Fina to SightLogix,&rdquo;</em> said John Romanowich, SightLogix...Dahua HDCVI Academy announces Smartwares Security as distribution partnerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4261-ga-co-10145-ga.14621.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4261-ga-co-10145-ga.14621.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 22 Jul 2014 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>Smartwares Security will add Dahua HDCVI products to its portfolio</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/dahua-technology-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Dahua</a> HDCVI Academy officially has <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/smartwares-security.html" class="blue_bold">Smartwares Security</a> as its distribution partner.</p> <p>As HDCVI reveals a new chapter, offering the industry with a new HD solution, and in a heritage way, HDCVI...British Security Industry Association (BSIA) presents award to a cash-in-transit courier guard for braveryhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga.14593.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga.14593.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 17 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Nick was presented with a Special Award for Outstanding Service during BSIA&rsquo;s Annual Luncheon</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>A security guard has been presented with a prestigious award from the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/british-security-industry-association-bsia.html" class="blue_bold">British Security Industry Association (BSIA)</a> for his immense bravery following an incident where he was attacked on shift while on duty as a cash-in-transit courier.</p> <p>Nick Lyons has been working as part of a...Whole lot of shaking – But it doesn’t degrade the videohttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-5188-ga-sb.14550.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-5188-ga-sb.14550.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 17 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>A video demonstration from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/axis-communications.html" class="blue_bold">Axis </a>highlights the image stabilisation capabilities of their latest <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/products-search-results/ip-cameras.html" class="orangebold">network cameras</a>. Image stabilisation isn&rsquo;t new, of course, but the ability to deal with extreme situations like this results from Axis&rsquo; innovation to provide &ldquo;robust, real-time image stabilisation.&rdquo;</p> <p>The video shows a demonstration Axis presented at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/ifsec-2014.html" class="blue_bold">IFSEC</a>. The capability is the result of the &ldquo;introduction of efficient gyroscopes in combination with cutting-edge software programming.&rdquo; In other words, there is a software element (made possible because of additional computing power inside the newest cameras) and a hardware...Norbain to offer Arecont Vision MegaBall® 2 camera serieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3107-ga-co-3415-ga-co-1233-ga-npr.14630.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3107-ga-co-3415-ga-co-1233-ga-npr.14630.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 15 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMTNorbain is pleased to announce that it can now offer customers the new Arecont Vision MegaBall&reg; 2 camera series, providing wide area coverage with significant cost-efficiency. <p>The MegaBall&reg; 2 comes with an&nbsp; ImmerVision Panomorph lens that can capture 180&deg; and 360&deg; fields of view with de-warping, providing up to four times more angular resolution in peripheral areas of a scene than conventional fisheye lenses.</p> <p>Key features of the MegaBall&reg; 2 include:</p> <ul> <li>Day/night operation</li> <li>H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10)/MJPEG dual encoders</li> <li>Privacy masking</li> <li>Extended motion detection with 1,024 distinct motion detection zones</li> <li>Flexible cropping to adjust image sizes</li> <li>The ability to choose PoE or external power</li> </ul> <p>Installation of the MegaBall&reg; 2 series has been made simpler with integrated cable management and a three-axis adjustment. The cameras are available in wall, surface and flush mount...Panasonic to secure world’s largest electronic dance music festival Tomorrowland in Belgiumhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1277-ga.14564.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1277-ga.14564.htmlApplications NewsTue, 15 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 3px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Panasonic surveillance cameras monitor the festival for any potential risks<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/panasonic-system-communications-company-europe.html" class="blue_bold">Panasonic</a> <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/products-search-results/ip-cameras/make.mk-427-ga.html" class="blue_bold">surveillance cameras</a> are being used by security solutions specialists DCNS at the festival held over consecutive weekends in the Belgian town of Boom.</p> <p>DCNS is entrusted by event...Premier Electronics Cygnet 2/3-inch camera with scientific CMOS technologyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2308-ga-npr.14554.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2308-ga-npr.14554.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 10 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Premier Electronics&rsquo; Cygnet 2/3-inch sCMOS camera provides full HD up to 60Hz. Scientific CMOS (sCMOS) technology stands to gain widespread recognition across a broad range of demanding imaging applications, due to its ability to simultaneously deliver extremely low noise, fast frame rates, wide dynamic range, high quantum efficiency, high resolution and a large field of view.</p> <p>The 2.1MP 2/3 inch Scientific CMOS sensor with 5.5&micro;m x 5.5&micro;m pixels enables ultra-sharp image resolution and with a Quantum Efficiency of over 63% @ 500nm and greater than 34% @ 850nm, the Cygnet offers optimum photon collection and is available in both monochrome and colour versions. Utilising a 12-bit Camera-Link interface the Cygnet will provide full HD resolution up to 60Hz making it a perfect camera for shorter exposures and faster events! With a very low power requirement of less than 1.7W and weight of only 120g, this camera is ideal for hand-held, mobile or airborne...