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Vicon introduces smartphone credentialing for its VAX Access Control System

Vicon Industries, Inc., designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware and components brings a new level of convenience and simplicity to its VAX Access Control solution with today’s introduction of mobile credentialing. This new feature allows VAX customers to present their smartphones, instead of cards or fobs, to specialised Bluetooth-enabled VAX door readers. Smartphone and mobile credentialing Upon installation of a custom smartphone “wal...

Vicon launches Valerus 18.2 VMS with features like video analytics, NVR failover and much more

Vicon Industries, Inc., designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware and components, announced the launch of Valerus 18.2, the latest version of its popular thin-client VMS solution built upon true open standards. New to this release are features that include: automated NVR failover, enhanced configuration options that include an enhanced rules engine that can respond to external events, tighter controls for system access authorisations and network-wide l...

Vicon Introduces comprehensive online training and certification courses for Valerus VMS

Vicon Industries, a designer and producer of security surveillance solutions, announced that training and certification for its Valerus Video Management System is now available as a convenient online course. Following the same curriculum as Vicon’s popular in-person training program, the new online class provides in-depth instruction on all aspects of Valerus, from setup and programming to operational capabilities and special features. Coursework includes hands-on learning and exercises t...

Vicon enhances VAX Access control software & hardware for programming flexibility and effective monitoring

Vicon Industries, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware and components, announced the release of VAX Access Control, version 2.9.60. This latest VAX version includes powerful feature enhancements to software as well as new hardware options that offer cost savings and programming flexibility. VAX now offers a Master Multi-Door Controller for 2 to 8 doors. Compact and powerful, the new panel is designed for mounting in equipment rooms and fo...

Vicon Industries launches 4K H.265 camera line

Vicon Industries, Inc., designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware and components introduced its new V988 line of 4K cameras, which deliver the sharp, highly detailed image quality of Ultra HD video. Available in dome and bullet style cameras, these new cameras feature a 3.6-11 mm motorised varifocal lens and IR illuminators, making them appropriate for use in a wide range of applications and lighting conditions. V988 4K cameras Video captured by the...

Vicon launches V1000 series UHD multi-sensor cameras for perimeter security and city surveillance

Vicon Industries, Inc., designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware and components, announces the launch of a new line of 180-degree ultra-high-definition multi-sensor cameras. Designed for providing highly detailed coverage of expansive areas, such as airports, perimeter security and city surveillance, the new V1000 line is compatible with many industry leading VMS solutions, including Vicon’s Valerus and ViconNet, and does not require video dewa...

Vicon launches 3MP Roughneck V-CELL-HD-B camera for prison security

Vicon Industries, Inc. (“Vicon”), designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware and components, has introduced a new 3MP version of its heavy-duty Roughneck V-CELL-HD-B camera, specially designed for use in custodial suites and prison cells. This ONVIF compliant camera features stainless steel assembly, security screws and polycarbonate windows that protect the camera and IR illuminators. Its unique triangular shape accommodates mounting at t...

Vicon launches V800D Series H.265 indoor dome cameras

Vicon Industries, Inc. ('Vicon'), a designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware and components, introduces the V800D Series of H.265 indoor domes, including 2 MP and 4MP models. The new camera models are available with a choice of fixed or motorised varifocal auto iris lens and include IR illuminators for viewing in all lighting conditions. True Wide Dynamic Range (T-WDR) further improves picture quality by balancing high contrast between bright and dar...

Vicon introduces SN673V-C Cruiser PTZ dome camera for video surveillance

Vicon Industries, Inc., designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware and components, has introduced the new Cruiser SN673V-C outdoor PTZ dome, which combines a 1080p day/night H.265 camera with 23X optical zoom. Featuring 360-degree continuous rotation and full -5-degree to 90-degree tilt range, this powerful dome can provide coverage in all directions with superb image quality and sensitivity, offering several enhancements over earlier models. Reduced...

Vicon appoints Kirk Schatzle as regional sales manager for multiple US States

Vicon Industries, Inc., designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware and components, has announced the expansion of its U.S. Sales team, with the addition of Kirk Schatzle, who will serve as the Regional Sales Manager for the US States of Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota, Missouri, Kansas, North Dakota and South Dakota. Kirk has over 30 years’ experience within the security industry, during which he has demonstrated an ability to cultivate existing and de...

Vicon expands the U.S. sales team by appointing Robert Walkup as Regional Sales Manager

Vicon Industries, Inc., designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware and components, announced the expansion of its U.S. Sales team, with the addition of Robert Walkup, who will serve as the Regional Sales Manager for Northern California and Northern Nevada. Experienced in security industry Robert brings over 15 years of experience within the security industry on the west coast; he is seasoned in developing and implementing unique winning strategies in...

Vicon updates Valerus Shadow NVRs with internal RAID to offer higher-density storage

Vicon Industries, Inc., designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware and components, has updated its line of Valerus Shadow Recording Servers with Internal RAID, now offering higher-density 1U, 4-bay models with up to 34TB storage and even greater capacities for their 2U and 4U models. Up to 125 TB storage is now available in 2U models and new 4U, 24-bay models offer up to 262 TB. Insurance against data loss Valerus Shadow Recording Servers record and p...

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Vicon Industries installs SN673V-B Cruiser PTZ Camera at Charleston Harbor for The Pelicam project

Vicon Industries, Inc, designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware and components, announces that its SN673V-B Cruiser PTZ Camera with 20X optical zoom and 1080p HD video has been deployed in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, as part of the Coastal Conservation League’s novel project, ‘The Pelicam.’ The Pelicam is a weather-resistant Vicon camera, mounted on a pole along with solar panels, battery back-up and a wireless transmission s...

Louisa County Public Schools uses Vicon security solutions to prepare for emergency situations

Vicon Industries Inc. (VCON: OTCQB Venture Market) ("Vicon"), designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware and components, announced today that Louisa County Public Schools, in Northern Virginia, has completed installation of a district-wide Vicon Valerus video management solution that encompasses its six school buildings and connects nearly 400 cameras. The system includes multiple application servers and NVRs running Valerus VMS software, as well as a w...

Vicon video surveillance system secures Delaware Valley School District

With increased security a priority for school districts across the country, administrators are taking a close look at their technology to ensure it can deliver in an emergency. Concerns over active shooters and other violent scenarios have districts paying attention and putting heightened security measures in place. Christopher Lordi, Director of Administrative Services at Delaware Valley School District in rural, northeast Pennsylvania, knew it was time to upgrade his district’s surveill...