Hikvision, the global leader of video surveillance products and solutions, is proud to announce the release of its 720 TVL analogue camera series. Notably, this series features a new technical concept called PICADIS: a "Perfect Imagery Capturing - Advanced Digital Image System". This new analogue camera series is designed to empower surveillance users to achieve the highest level of image quality in the analogue world.

Keen Yao, International Marketing Director of Hikvision said: "Hikvision is committed to staying at the forefront of the video surveillance industry, and the devotion of our company to R&D is proof of this ideal. The introduction of our 720TVL camera series will drive picture imaging to new heights in analogue surveillance solution and keep in step with this goal of innovation."

The new 720TVL PICADIS analogue camera series consists of the DS-2CE55C2P Dome Camera, DS-2CE55C2P-IR Dome Camera, DS-2CE55C2P-IRP Dome Camera, and the DS-2CE15C2P-IR Bullet Camera. All of them feature 720TVL ultra-high resolution by employing a 1.3MP (1280x960) image sensor; the effective pixels are more than twice than that of a 960H (976x582) camera. This helps to better capture detailed images for identification purpose.

Images are further optimised with HDR (High Dynamic Range) that helps to capture critical detail, including highlights, shadows, and mixed lighting – all the while without compromising on image quality or colour accuracy. An Adaptive Local Tone Mapping (ALTM) algorithm is also incorporated to maximise imaging performance.

Excellent low-light performance is another highlight of this 720TVL PICADIS camera. The shutter speed of all four cameras can reach up-to 40ms – even in poor lighting environments. This is twice that of conventional analogue cameras. All of these improvements ultimately result in significantly improved camera light sensitivity. Coupled with Digital Noise Reduction, users are able to better discern shapes, sizes, and of course movement in near-complete darkness. The DS-2CE55C2P(N)-IR Dome Camera, DS-2CE55C2P(N)-IRP Dome Camera and the DS-2CE15C2P(N)-IR Bullet Camera even support smart IR to address overexposure issues, while still providing clearer and sharper images.

In addition, the 720TVL PICADIS analogue camera series operates effectively in a wide range of weather conditions, including a temperature range of -40°C to 60°C (-40°F to 140°F), as well as a humidity level of up-to 90%. The models DS-2CE55C2P-IR and DS-2CE15C2P-IR even support an IP66-rated housing for outdoor surveillance.

"These cameras' features bring unsurpassed image quality. The Hikvision 720TVL analogue series can meet the security needs of nearly every business and organisation, including hotels, office buildings, industrial parks, and other like-minded applicable scenarios," Keen noted.

Additionally, Hikvision also provides the DS-2CE16C2P-IT3/IT5 720TVL IR Bullet Camera and the DS-2CE56C2P-IT3 720TVL IR Dome Camera. Both feature Hikvision's excellent EXIR infrared array technology and provide best-in-breed illuminators and enhanced low-light performance for any zero-dark environment, indoors or out.

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