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 2015 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT Tue, 23 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT 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...Counter Terror Expo 2015 sees 30% more visitors compared to 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4970-ga.17533.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4970-ga.17533.htmlEvents NewsThu, 07 May 2015 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"><strong>Event have seen increase in overseas visitors from the paramilitary and law enforcement sectors<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Records were broken at this year's <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/counter-terror-expo-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Counter Terror Expo (CTX)</a> exhibition and conference as this pivotal event for the security and counter terror sectors demonstrated its international appeal. Held at Olympia London on 21 and 22 April, CTX attracted VIP visitors from over 30 countries, a 30% increase on...Amthal Fire & Security upgrades fire and security solutions across Verulam Schoolhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12412-ga-co-7100-ga-co-1591-ga.17483.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12412-ga-co-7100-ga-co-1591-ga.17483.htmlApplications NewsThu, 30 Apr 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 school needed to upgrade all security and fire safety measures to ensure the safety of all who attend</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Verulam School has used <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/amthal-fire-and-security.html" class="blue_bold">Amthal Fire &amp; Security</a> to upgrade the security and fire safety measures across the school for the benefit of staff, pupils and visitors.</p> <p>Based in St Albans, Verulam School is a secondary school for boys with academy status. The...Secutech India 2015 closes with Maharashtra government's supporthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10295-ga-co-3425-ga-co-2173-ga-co-6279-ga-co-5478-ga-co-4180-ga-co-12107-ga.17359.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10295-ga-co-3425-ga-co-2173-ga-co-6279-ga-co-5478-ga-co-4180-ga-co-12107-ga.17359.htmlEvents NewsThu, 23 Apr 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>Secutech India 2015 assembled government officials and commercial firms to exchange market knowledge</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The fourth edition of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/secutech-india-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Secutech India</a> closed successfully from 12 &ndash; 14 March 2015 at Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai. Bringing together 123 exhibitors from 10 countries and regions, the fair spanned over 10,000 sqm of exhibition space and attracted 15,354 industry professionals and buyers from 12 countries throughout the...Tamron C001 zoom lens named best CSC entry level lens at TIPA Awardshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1637-ga-npr.17145.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1637-ga-npr.17145.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 10 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Tamron Co., Ltd. (President &amp; CEO: Morio Ono), a leading manufacturer of precision optics, has announced that the company's first high-power zoom lens designed for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras, the 14-150mm F/3.5-5.8 Di III (Model C001), has been named BEST CSC ENTRY LEVEL LENS at the TIPA AWARDS 2015.</p> <p>CSC cameras promise a lighter and more portable photographic experience. In line with this approach, Tamron has created a lightweight and compact MFT (Micro Four Thirds) compatible lens. Delivering an impressive (equivalent) focal length range of 28-300mm, the lens weighs a mere 285g (10.1 oz) with a 80.4mm (3.16 inches) in length (unextended). Constructed of 17 elements in 13 groups, the lens has an impressive close focusing distance of 0.5 metres (1.64 feet) and contains AD (Anomalous Dispersion) glass as well as hybrid aspherical and LD (low dispersion) elements. An IF (internal focusing) system means the lens does not extend during...Interpol World 2015: Tamron to exhibit thermal imaging lenseshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1637-ga.17142.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1637-ga.17142.htmlEvents NewsFri, 10 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 231px; height: 279px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p class="mgnt10b10"><strong>Tamron booth will showcase thermal imaging lenses like 3x optical zoom lens<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="mgnt10b10"><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/tamron-co-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Tamron Co., Ltd.</a> announces that the company will exhibit thermal imaging lenses at the coming event, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/interpol-world-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Interpol World 2015</a> Expo in Singapore from April 14 (Tue) - 16 (Thu), 2015.</p> <p>At Tamron booth, the company...MIPS 2015: Tamron to exhibit security surveillance productshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9251-ga-co-1637-ga.17140.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9251-ga-co-1637-ga.17140.htmlEvents NewsFri, 10 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 232px; height: 279px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p class="mgnt10b10"><strong>Tamron will exhibit IR corrected Mega-Pixel Vari-Focal lenses, ITS traffic surveillance lens </strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="mgnt10b10"><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/tamron-co-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Tamron Co., Ltd.</a> announces that the company will exhibit its Security (Surveillance) products at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/mips-2015.html" class="blue_bold">MIPS 2015</a> scheduled to be held at ALL-Russian Exhibition Center (VVC Fairgrounds) in...Tamron M13VG550IR vari-focal lens for visible and NIR light environmentshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1637-ga-npr.16977.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1637-ga-npr.16977.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 30 Mar 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 development of a Vari-Focal lens supporting mega-pixel resolution and NIR bandwidth for security/surveillance use.</p> <p><strong>Development concept</strong></p> <p>Tamron has been selling 1/3" 5-50mm F/1.4 (Model M13VG550) for integration with CS-mount box-type cameras, for a wide range of uses including street surveillance and traffic monitoring, setting a standard for <em>"High-Resolution Vari-Focal Lens"</em> in the industry. While the lens gained a solid reputation as a high-quality/high-sensitivity telephoto Vari-Focal lens, box-type surveillance cameras utilising the NIR light range have noticeably grown.&nbsp;</p> <p>1/3" 5-50mm F/1.6 (Model M13VG550IR) is developed addressing such needs with the bandwidth expanded to the NIR range while retaining a focal length range the...Counter Terror Expo 2015: dedicated to mitigate the threat of terrorism in UK and abroadhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4970-ga-co-824-ga.16941.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4970-ga-co-824-ga.16941.htmlEvents NewsFri, 27 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 3px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>CTX to showcase the latest technology, equipment, and training services which will strongly assist anti-terror services</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/counter-terror-expo-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Counter Terror Expo (CTX)</a>, the leading international exhibition and conference dedicated to mitigating the threat of terrorism, will be staged at Olympia, London on April 21 and 22, 2015. <p>The event comes at a time when the threat from terrorism across much of the world is at...MOBOTIX AG secures access to Specialized Bicycle Components headquartershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1164-ga-co-11478-ga-co-4177-ga.16860.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1164-ga-co-11478-ga-co-4177-ga.16860.htmlApplications NewsWed, 18 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 9px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The system allowed Specialized to set up flexible access control and monitoring options at multiple locations<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/mobotix-ag.html" class="blue_bold">MOBOTIX AG</a>, a leading manufacturer of digital high-resolution, network-based video security systems has released details of a project at Specialized Bicycle Components in the UK to secure access to its headquarters, workshop and showroom protecting high value engineering tools and concept models.</p> <p><strong><span style="color: #777777; font-family:...Adoption of network IP in UK: Integration with business intelligence cited as key factor by retailershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-6671-ga-co-9943-ga.16820.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-6671-ga-co-9943-ga.16820.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 17 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 4px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>An average of 31% of retailers said that integration with business intelligence applications their main driver for adopting network IP</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>According to the latest annual Centre for Retail Research (CRR) survey into the use of CCTV in retail &ndash; commissioned by <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/axis-communications.html" class="blue_bold">Axis Communications</a>, the global market leader in network video &ndash; over a quarter (27%) of UK retailers cite <em>&lsquo;integration with business intelligence...Intersec 2015: BSIA members experience positive responsehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-625-ga-co-882-ga-co-5478-ga-co-1386-ga-co-1623-ga-co-1645-ga-co-1813-ga.16670.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-625-ga-co-882-ga-co-5478-ga-co-1386-ga-co-1623-ga-co-1645-ga-co-1813-ga.16670.htmlEvents NewsFri, 27 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 13px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The BSIA-organised UK Pavilion the focal point of the highest-ever turnout of UK companies</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The <span class="blue_bold"><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/intersec-dubai-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Intersec exhibition</a></span> held in Dubai last month is fast becoming a must attend event for British security providers. Members of the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/british-security-industry-association-bsia.html" class="blue_bold">British Security Industry...I-View launches Ex-Ether IR bullet network camerahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1920-ga-npr.16624.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1920-ga-npr.16624.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 25 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>I-View Long distance network camera, an all-in-one design which not only solve distance problem but also reduces costs.</p> <p><strong>The long distance transmission</strong></p> <p>The long distance which able to transmit signals for a longer distance over existing coaxial cable and via single UTP cable.<br /> I-View&rsquo;s Ex-Ether&reg; IR Bullet Network Camera delivers Ethernet/PoE up to 600 meters distance still using UTP or coax cable. It&rsquo;s good for installers because of the flexibility and convenience functions make it save the time to set up network cameras.</p> <p><strong>Encrypted protection</strong></p> <p>128-bit AES encrypted communication for transient protection, more secure for the video data transmission.<br /> It is very easy for a hacker to simply monitor your IP address, and makes sure that only the people you want to have access to your critical information to have it.</p> <p><strong>Motorised lens</strong></p> <p>Remains in focus in both narrow...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...Brickcom attracts visitors through its cutting-edge technology and end-to-end solution at Intersec 2015 in Dubaihttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5039-ga-co-3415-ga-co-5478-ga.16487.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5039-ga-co-3415-ga-co-5478-ga.16487.htmlEvents NewsMon, 09 Feb 2015 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>The world's 1st long-distance IR 20X zoom bullet amazed visitors with its built-in over 100 meters IR illuminators<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/brickcom-corp.html" class="blue_bold">Brickcom Corporation</a>, a leading IP surveillance solution provider, concentrates on developing the advanced technology and providing customers with the innovative products. In January, Brickcom actively joined <a...Arecont Vision camera captures robber’s face: Image "couldn’t be clearer"http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3107-ga-sb.16428.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3107-ga-sb.16428.htmlSecurity BeatTue, 03 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p><em>&ldquo;The quality couldn&rsquo;t be clearer &ndash; something the police hope will help capture the criminal you are about to see.&rdquo;</em> The local news report then shows an image from the surveillance camera video of an ATM robbery in Arlington, Texas.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3107-ga.16415.html" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">The video</span> depicts a black Kia automobile rolling up to a Wells Fargo ATM</a>, and the 21-year-old female driver makes a withdrawal. The video then shows a robber sneaking around the ATM and surprising the victim. He&rsquo;s holding a cell phone in one hand and a pistol in the other. In the news report, the victim recalls: <em>&ldquo;He didn&rsquo;t say anything until he got up to my window. I didn&rsquo;t see him or hear him. He just popped up in the front and was like &lsquo;hey, give me the money.&rsquo;&rdquo;</em> Then the robber forced the victim at gun point into the trunk of her own...