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 2016 Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Tyco Security Products releases EntraPass v6.05 security management systemhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tyco-security-products-releases-entrapass-v6-co-8421-ga-co-988-ga-npr.19579.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tyco-security-products-releases-entrapass-v6-co-8421-ga-co-988-ga-npr.19579.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 05 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p>Tyco Security Products has announced the release of version 6.05 of Kantech&rsquo;s EntraPass security management system that features Microsoft Active Directory (AD) integration to simplify the management of EntraPass operator profiles, and enhancements to the mobile and Web interfaces for remote video viewing and playback.</p> <p><strong>Automatic directory synchronisation &amp; authentication<br /></strong></p> <p>EntraPass v6.05 uses the LDAP protocol to import and synchronise Active Directory users with EntraPass operators, thus eliminating the need for manual creation &amp; synchronisation of operators in the EntraPass database. This upgrade also enables single sign on, where EntraPass operators are automatically authenticated and logged into EntraPass via their Windows credentials with one simple click. Compatible with Windows 10 Enterprise, EntraPass v6.05 also enables backups by the mirror database, freeing the primary server from this function and improving its...Tamron MP1010M-VC ultra compact camera module features optical vibration-compensationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tamron-mp101m-vc-ultra-compact-camera-co-1637-ga-npr.19447.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tamron-mp101m-vc-ultra-compact-camera-co-1637-ga-npr.19447.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 21 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p>Tamron Co., Ltd., (President &amp; CEO Morio Ono), an integrated optics manufacturer and leader in the security/surveillance equipment industry, announces the release of an Ultra-Compact Camera Module with an industry-first Optical Vibration-Compensation Feature (Model: MP1010M-VC).</p> <p>Today's security market employs various types of small-size cameras. High-performance compact-and-lightweight cameras have gained growing demand in connection with the ongoing miniaturisation of peripheral components for various types of surveillance cameras including box and dome types.</p> <p>Tamron, employing the industry-leading imaging technologies accredited in the security market and in-house manufacturing technologies for lenses of superb optical performance, now announces the release of an Ultra-Compact Camera Module with an industry-first Optical Vibration-Compensation Feature which assures high-quality image stabilisation when images are captured in a vibrating environment.&nbsp;...GJD to launch Clarius Plus Infra-Red and White-Light illuminators at Intersec 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/gjd-launch-clarius-infra-red-white-co-755-ga-co-13607-ga-co-5478-ga.19359.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/gjd-launch-clarius-infra-red-white-co-755-ga-co-13607-ga-co-5478-ga.19359.htmlEvents NewsTue, 12 Jan 2016 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>Clarius Plus range will be launched on<br /> IMCI&rsquo;s stand, a Middle-Eastern<br /> distributor for GJD for over 20 years</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>GJD, one of the world&rsquo;s leading manufacturers and designers of professional external detector equipment and LED illuminators, will launch its Clarius Plus range of Infra-Red and White-Light illuminators at Intersec Dubai on the IMCI stand. IMCI is GJD&rsquo;s trusted Middle-Eastern distributor and has distributed the company&rsquo;s product range for over 20 years.</p>...Tamron releases CS-mount vari-focal lens supporting 5 MP resolution and NIR bandwidthhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tamron-releases-cs-mount-vari-focal-co-1637-ga-npr.19209.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tamron-releases-cs-mount-vari-focal-co-1637-ga-npr.19209.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 16 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Tamron Co., Ltd., Saitama, Japan, an integrated optics manufacturer and leader in the security / surveillance equipment industry, announces the release of a CS-mount Vari-Focal lens supporting 5-mega-pixel resolution and NIR bandwidth with three iris options: Manual Iris / DC Auto Iris / P-Iris (Model: M118VM413IRCS / M118VG413IRCS / M118VP413IRCS).</p> <p>In the security market, demand for outdoor surveillance is getting increasingly strong, notably at such locations as city streets and public facilities. Recent cameras deployed in the surveillance applications have a specific technical requirement: in addition to a significant increase in the pixel counts, an enhancement of the lens sensitivity is requested for imaging detectors, which are shifting to a larger device size. Lenses that meet the requirement are in strong demand in the security market.</p> <p>To address the growing need in the surveillance market, Tamron announces the release of a 1/1.8" 4-13mm F/1.5 CS-mount...The Imaging Source’s new series of high-quality 5 megapixel lenseshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/imaging-source-series-high-quality-5-co-13417-ga-npr.19203.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/imaging-source-series-high-quality-5-co-13417-ga-npr.19203.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 16 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>The Imaging Source, an international manufacturer of industrial cameras and software for machine vision, has expanded its extensive portfolio to include a new series of high-quality, 5 megapixel lenses.</p> <p>The lenses are available in C- or CS-mount types with a focal length of 4 mm up to 75 mm. To ensure maximum stability, the C-mount lenses are of a screw-thread type with a locking screw. The very competitively priced CS-mount lenses, on the other hand, are exceptionally light and compact. With image formats of up to 1-inch and an optical resolution of 5 megapixel, the lenses can be used in conjunction with a variety of CCD and CMOS sensors.</p> <p><strong>Well suited for industrial applications</strong></p> <p>The 5 megapixel lenses are delivered in a compact, robust metal housing making them well suited to industrial applications. In cases where the working distance is less than the minimum object distance (MOD) of the lens, The Imaging Source offers a range of...The technology behind low light performance cameras & its useshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/technology-light-performance-cameras-co-353-ga.19193.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/technology-light-performance-cameras-co-353-ga.19193.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 14 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100%;" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" align="center"><strong>A bright, high quality lens, a responsive high sensitivity sensor and great image<br />processing produce a good low light performance<br />&nbsp;</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><span style="font-size: small;"><strong>If you&rsquo;ve been to any surveillance trade show, or picked up an industry magazine in the past few years, you will have noticed that almost every camera manufacturer seems to be talking about low light. Some have specific, dedicated low light products with named technologies, while others claim low light capabilities across their whole product range....Tamron USA names Gregg Maniaci CEO and Hidekazu Suzuki Senior VPhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tamron-usa-names-gregg-maniaci-ceo-co-10158-ga-co-1637-ga.19147.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tamron-usa-names-gregg-maniaci-ceo-co-10158-ga-co-1637-ga.19147.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 08 Dec 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="middle" align="center"> <p><strong>Gregg Maniaci was promoted as President and CEO and Hidekazu Suzuki as Senior Vice President</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Tamron Co., Ltd. announced the promotion of Gregg Maniaci, a 20-year veteran of the company, to President and CEO of Tamron USA, Inc., effective December 1, 2015. Hidekazu Suzuki was simultaneously appointed Senior Vice President.</p> <p><em>"It is with my utmost pleasure to announce the appointment of Gregg Maniaci to the top management of Tamron USA,"</em> said Mr. Ono, President &amp; CEO of Tamron Co, Ltd, Japan. <em>"Gregg has...Hikvision distributor, DVS relocates corporate headquarter to Cardiff, UKhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-distributor-dvs-relocates-corporate-headquarter-co-4648-ga.19078.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-distributor-dvs-relocates-corporate-headquarter-co-4648-ga.19078.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 26 Nov 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>The move has come as a result of rapid growth and an increase in customers&rsquo; demand for their product range</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>DVS Ltd, Europe&rsquo;s leading Hikvision distributor is relocating to a 21,000 sq ft headquarters from the 30th of November, 2015.</p> <p>Following 6 months refit, DVS will be operating out of a cutting edge premises which is five times the size of their previous one. The move has come as a result of rapid growth and an increase in customers&rsquo; demand for their product range.</p> <p>The workshop will be 5 times the size of their previous one and the...BSIA reports increase in overseas demand for British security products and services in 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/bsia-reports-increase-overseas-demand-british-co-306-ga-co-6064-ga.18993.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/bsia-reports-increase-overseas-demand-british-co-306-ga-co-6064-ga.18993.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 13 Nov 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 survey has enabled to build an accurate picture of emerging trends experienced by UK security exporters<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Security exporters from the British Security Industry Association&rsquo;s Export Council have reported a further increase in the demand for British security products and services in 2015 from overseas buyers.</p> <p>In an annual survey conducted by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), members of the Association&rsquo;s Export Council &ndash; a dedicated forum for BSIA member companies who are focused on...Tamron M12ZG34X15IRPF - motorised large zoom-ratio (34x) zoom lenshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tamron-m12zg34x15irpf-motorised-large-zoom-ratio-co-1637-ga-npr.18883.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tamron-m12zg34x15irpf-motorised-large-zoom-ratio-co-1637-ga-npr.18883.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 29 Oct 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Tamron Co., Ltd., Saitama, Japan, an integrated optics manufacturer and leader in the security / surveillance equipment industry, announces the release of a 1/2" 15-510mm F/3.0 Motorised Large Zoom-Ratio (34X) Zoom Lens (Model: M12ZG34X15IRPF).</p> <p><strong>Development concept</strong></p> <p>C-mount box-type cameras are in strong demand for day-and-night remote surveillance applications that monitor every corner of a wide area: border protection, water front / coastal safety, forest guard, and safety / protection at critical facilities such as airports and electric power plants.&nbsp;</p> <p>For those applications, analog / SD cameras equipped with large zoom-ratio zoom lenses are widely deployed as a common industry-standard. Advances in high-resolution surveillance cameras, however, mandate compatible enhancement of resolution in large zoom-ratio zoom lenses.&nbsp;</p> <p>Addressing the growing market needs, Tamron started selling 1/1.8" 10-360mm F/1.6 motorised high...AxxonSoft Next certified ImmerVision Enables 2.0http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/axxonsoft-certified-immervision-enables-2-0-co-6163-ga-co-3415-ga-npr.18791.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/axxonsoft-certified-immervision-enables-2-0-co-6163-ga-co-3415-ga-npr.18791.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 13 Oct 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>ImmerVision, the inventor of the 360-degree panomorph lens and worldwide expert in immersive optical and imaging technology, announced recently that AxxonSoft Next is certified ImmerVision Enables 2.0.</p> <p>AxxonSoft joins more than 50 security industry ImmerVision-certified solution providers around the world in integrating The 360&deg; Video Standard which gives the ability to instantly capture and navigate within 360-degree panomorph images.</p> <p><strong>Equipped for future innovations</strong></p> <p>360-degree panomorph video from certified ImmerVision Enables 2.0 mini-domes, cameras, smartphones, tablets, wearables, and drones, can now be instantly processed by AxxonSoft Next VMS; allowing users to navigate 360-degree video content through a closed circuit or the cloud. In addition, users are provided with automatic recognition of new and existing panomorph lenses, cameras and mini-domes; automatic calibration; and automatic orientation recognition, without any extra...Canon network camera’s high-sensitivity enables facility security, crime preventionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/canon-network-camera-high-sensitivity-enables-co-353-ga-npr.18495.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/canon-network-camera-high-sensitivity-enables-co-353-ga-npr.18495.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 07 Sep 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Canon Europe, a leader in imaging solutions, announced recently that its parent company, Canon Inc., is developing a high-sensitivity network camera equipped with a fast high-magnification lens capable of long-range colour image capture even at night, making possible the viewing of subjects that the naked eye would have trouble discerning.</p> <p><strong>Monitoring infrastructure facilities</strong></p> <p>Amid ever-increasing safety and security concerns, a growing need for advances in surveillance systems has fuelled demand for high-performance network cameras capable of clearly recording visual data night and day for such applications as urban surveillance and the monitoring of important infrastructure facilities.</p> <p>Canon is developing a compact high-sensitivity network camera that will make possible the clear viewing in colour of distant subjects even under conditions that would prove challenging to the naked eye, such as at night with few ambient light sources. The...ISAF Security offers more space for its exhibitors in 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5850-ga.18316.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5850-ga.18316.htmlEvents NewsMon, 10 Aug 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>ISAF team is aiming at the visit of a bigger number of procurement committees from more countries this year</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>ISAF, being the sole organisation of Eurasia in Security, Information-Network security and Smart Buildings, is organised in 9th, 10th and 11th Halls of Istanbul Expo Center between September 17th and 20th, 2015. The leading companies in the sector already took their places in ISAF which will be organised for the 19th time this year. As ISAF achieves growth in the number of visitors every year, it will again achieve a...Surveillance equipment provider Tamron’s new ultra-high-performance machine vision fixed-focal lenses launchedhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1637-ga-npr.18148.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1637-ga-npr.18148.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 16 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Tamron Co., Ltd., Saitama, Japan, specialized manufacturer of optics and one of the leading companies in the security / surveillance equipment industry announces the release of three types of ultra-high-performance machine vision fixed-focal (8mm / 16mm / 25mm) lenses for 1.1"-format 3.1-&mu;m-pixel-pitch imagers (Model: M111FM08 / M111FM16 / M111FM25).</p> <p><strong>Development concept</strong></p> <p>Mega-pixel machine vision cameras used in industrial applications including production equipment, chip mounters, test apparatus, and machining centres are migrating towards even larger-size and finer-pixel imagers.</p> <p>Tamron currently offers an extensive array of machine vision camera lenses to meet customers' exact needs; Sharp contrast and high-fidelity images are mandated for high-performance production equipment, test apparatus, and printers.</p> <p>With increasing emphasis on higher-resolution fixed-focal lenses for machine vision, Tamron released, in Jan. 2015, a...Arecont Vision embraces trend towards smaller cameras with more megapixelshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3107-ga-sb.18111.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3107-ga-sb.18111.htmlSecurity BeatFri, 10 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/security-videos/ifsec-2015-arecont-vision-megapixel-video-technology.html" class="blue_bold"><strong><em>Check out our recent interview with Scott Schafer at IFSEC 2015 here</em></strong></a><br /><br />Scott Schafer of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/arecont-vision.html" class="blue_bold">Arecont Vision</a> is outspoken about the limitations of standard resolution/VGA video cameras. The megapixel camera company&rsquo;s Executive Vice President says standard resolution and analogue video cameras are the &ldquo;most toxic asset&rdquo; at end user companies because they produce the least value for the money. Megapixel video cameras, like those made by Arecont Vision, are much more cost-effective, says Schafer, citing &ldquo;cost-per-pixel&rdquo; calculations that support the claim. He says Arecont Vision has sold &ldquo;probably nearly 3 trillion pixels by now.&rdquo;</p> <p><strong>Eliminating manufacturing...IFSEC 2015: Theia 4K 12MP lenses for EMEAhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9385-ga-co-8096-ga-co-3046-ga.17960.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9385-ga-co-8096-ga-co-3046-ga.17960.htmlEvents NewsTue, 23 Jun 2015 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>Theia&rsquo;s family of varifocal lenses will cover horizontal field of view from 112- to 9-degrees, with focal ranges of 4-10mm and 12-50mm</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/theia-technologies-llc.html" class="blue_bold">Theia Technologies</a>, the IP video surveillance lens specialist, announced the EMEA launch of a new range of 4K 12 megapixel (MP) lenses at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/ifsec-2015.html" class="blue_bold">IFSEC 2015</a>. These lenses will reach the...Tamron M118VP413IR 5MP Vari-Focal lenshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1637-ga-npr.17876.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1637-ga-npr.17876.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 15 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Tamron Co., Ltd., Saitama, Japan, specialised manufacturer of optics and one of the leading companies in the security/surveillance equipment industry announces the release of a new Vari-Focal lens supporting 5-mega-pixel resolution and NIR bandwidth with P-Iris: 1/1.8" 4-13mm F/1.5 (Model M118VP413IR). The lens is expected to ship on June 17, 2015.</p> <p><strong>Key features</strong></p> <ul> <li>High-grade spec'd lens designed for high-pixel-count cameras</li> <li>Compatible with 5MP, C-mount cameras currently in the main stream on the market</li> <li>Supports the large 1/1.8" image sensors</li> <li>Superb light transmission with a fast aperture of F/1.5</li> <li>Optical design optimised for both day and night use</li> <li>Megapixel imaging available even in near-IR range</li> <li>Minimal degradation in image quality in night surveillance mode.</li> <li>Super-wide-angle Vari-Focal lens</li> <li>Coverage from wide angle (115.8&deg;) to medium telephoto (35.9&deg;)...Vicon providing openness against “total solutions” manufacturershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1756-ga-co-8173-ga-co-7919-ga-sb.17706.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1756-ga-co-8173-ga-co-7919-ga-sb.17706.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 28 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>We&rsquo;re seeing a market trend toward <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.manufacturers.html" class="blue_bold">manufacturers</a> seeking to provide &ldquo;total solutions&rdquo; rather than components. The trend is reflected clearly in recent industry consolidation, for example. When companies that manufacture various components become part of a single corporate owner, it&rsquo;s not a stretch to expect the new owners to combine those components into a single end-to-end solution &ndash; sooner or later. Manufacturers are also leveraging OEM agreements and other partnerships as a way to provide a pre-engineered, unified solution.</p> <p>But <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/vicon-industries.html" class="blue_bold">Vicon Industries</a> is swimming against the current. In fact, Eric Fullerton, Vicon&rsquo;s CEO, says the trend toward consolidating products into solutions &ndash; with a single...HABC launches Level 2 Certificate in Event Security Operations (QCF)http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12636-ga.17683.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12636-ga.17683.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 22 May 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 qualification will provide employers with the well-trained event stewarding staff they require</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>A new qualification has been launched that will help learners take their first steps in event security and provide employers with the well-trained event stewarding staff they require.</p> <p>The <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/highfield.html" class="blue_bold">HABC</a> Level 2 Certificate in Event Security Operations (QCF) will give learners an understanding of what employers...Tamron tele-photo Vari-Focal lenshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1637-ga-npr.17676.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1637-ga-npr.17676.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 21 May 2015 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 the release of a tele-photo Vari-Focal lens supporting 3-mega-pixel resolution and NIR bandwidth with P-Iris (Model:M13VP850IR). The lens will be available May 20, 2015.</p> <p><strong>Main Features:</strong><strong></strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>High level of optical performance that offers 3-mega-pixel compatibility</strong></li> </ul> <p>The use of an aspherical element, XLD (Extra Low Dispersion)[1] lens, and advanced optical design technology delivers high image quality that is compatible with 3-mega-pixel cameras, achieves full HD 1080p.</p> <p>Accomplished F/1.6 (Wide) and F/2.0 (Tele)<strong></strong></p> <ul> <li><strong></strong><strong>Delivers 3-mega-pixel image quality, even under NIR lighting </strong></li> </ul> <p>Existing lenses generally provide lower image...