Published on 20 November, 2013
Samsung Techwin has packed its new 960H camera series with an impressive list of innovative features to enable high resolution 700 TV lines colour images to be captured in low light conditions. One of the most interesting features from an installer’s perspective however is likely to be Simple Focus as it can help reduce installation costs by minimising the time it takes to commission the cameras.
The two domes and box camera in the new 960H series are equipped with Samsung Techwin’s advanced Wide Dynamic Range feature which compensates for backlight 128 times more effectively than standard WDR. This together with Samsung Super Dynamic Range (SSDR), which automatically adjusts dark areas of an image and Samsung Super Noise Reduction (SSNRIII), ensures high quality images can be obtained in a wide range of challenging environments including when the light may be as low as 0.1 lux. The new models also utilise Progressive Scan to optimise the high quality video capture of moving objects, making it possible, for example, to read car number plates without a motion blur effect.
A single push of a button located at the back of the camera is all that is needed to automatically focus the camera via the Simple Focus feature which can also be remotely accessed via a coaxial control enabled DVR. An additional operational benefit is that Simple Focus automatically optimises the back-focus required for clear, sharp images when the camera’s true Day & Night function changes from colour to monochrome mode.
Although extremely competitively priced, the models in the 960H series include Intelligent Video Analytics which can assist people counting or the detection of activity by various means, such as tripwire and enter/exit direction, object appear/disappear and ‘tampering’, which creates an alert if paint is sprayed on a camera lens or there is unauthorised movement of a camera away from its usual field of view.
As you would expect, the three new models are all fully compatible with Samsung Techwin’s series of 960H DVRs which when introduced in March 2013 set a new standard in digital video recording enabling users to achieve an immediate improvement in the resolution of the live or recorded images that can be displayed on a high definition monitor.
The three models in the 960H series are:
- SCB-3003 box camera
- SCD-3083 dome camera with 3.6x motorised varifocal lens
- SCV-3083 IP66 vandal-resistant dome camera with 3.6x motorised varifocal lens
As is the case with all Samsung professional security products, the SCB-3003, SCD-3083 and SCV-3083 are supplied with full support services from Samsung Techwin Europe Ltd, including free system design, free technical support and a full three-year warranty.