VIVOTEK

Contact company
  • 6F, No. 192, Lien-Chen Rd, Chung-Ho City, Taipei County, ROC, Taiwan
  • http://www.vivotek.com
  • +886 2 8245-5282

VIVOTEK Overview:

VIVOTEK INC., established in Taiwan in 2000, has quickly grown into a prestigious leading manufacturer in the network video surveillance industry. VIVOTEK's core competence lies in its strong R&D capability. Throughout the years, its R&D strength has been demonstrated by the development of video codec technology, networking protocol, and multimedia SoC, building up solid knowledge and experiences in developing reliable products in a challenging network environment.

  • Company Certifications
  • ISO 14001 Certificate since 2005TL 9000 Certificate since 2005WEEE since 2006RoHS since 2006QC080000 since 2008
  • Products
  • Network camera
  • Video Server
  • Network Video Recorder
  • Central Management Software
  • Industries
  • Industrial
  • Banking
  • Retail
  • Transportation
  • Hospitality
  • Education
  • Jail
  • Government
  • City Surveillance
  • Casino

VIVOTEK news

VIVOTEK enhances security at Michelin-Recommended Korean restaurant, California

Located in Milpitas, California, Jang Su Jang restaurant offers high quality, authentic Korean cuisine offering an extensive menu to satisfy even the pickiest taste buds. Their main goal is to provide delicious meals served with great service in a clean, modern and upscale environment. Jang Su Jang prides themselves by only using the freshest produce for their side dishes and quality meats for their BBQ, providing an excellence to the Jang Su Jang brand. Highly committed to creating an exceptional dining experience not only with great food, but through superior service and an attractive atmosphere, Jang Su Jang employees will always do their best to provide the highest level of Korean cuisine and customer service.The primary objectives of a security overhaul are to monitor staff and provide overall coverage of dining areas as well as entrances and exits Management acknowledges that security plays a crucial role influencing sustainability of operations. The primary objective of a security overhaul including maintenance with camera additions and upgrades will allow management to monitor staff, provide overall coverage of dining areas as well as entrances and exits. Solution by VIVOTEK VIVOTEK’s camera deployment was crucial to assist management in the day-to-day operations of the restaurant. Remotely monitoring employees, customer disputes, damage to customer property and car break-ins are all concerns upper management must address. Also, being able to monitor the main dining areas, assist hosts with seating and table occupancy and camera installations always provide security during non-business hours. Since 2015, management at Jang Su Jang restaurant have always wanted, at a security level, no blind spots left uncovered in the kitchen and dining areas. At the same time, it is critical to maintain the restaurant’s upscale design, making sure cameras are discrete but fully functional. The new video surveillance system features twelve VIVOTEK Network cameras including a 16-channel network video recorder, ND8401. A security overhaul will allow management to monitor staff, provide overall coverage of dining areas as well as entrances and exits Perfect fit for overall coverage FD816BA-HT 2 megapixel fixed dome network camera is equipped with a Full HD sensor enabling a viewing resolution of 1920x1080 at 30 fps. Featuring WDR Pro and Supreme Night Visibility technology, this camera can capture high quality and high visibility video in high contrast or low light environments.Armed with a removable IR-cut filter, VIVOTEK's solution can maintain optimal image quality around the clock As a professional day/night camera, the FD816BA-HT features a removable IR-cut filter as well as IR illuminators effective up to 30 meters for superior image quality around the clock making this camera a perfect fit for overall coverage of the main dining area. Following with the FE9191 H.265 fisheye network camera was used to cover the large banquet area. Covering 360° surrounding view, restaurant staff has no blind spots and can easily run the floor without having to constantly walk the area. The 12 megapixel camera guarantees superb image quality utilizing the latest in panomorph lens technology for 180°panoramic view (wall mount) or 360°surround view (ceiling/wall/floor mount). Armed with a removable IR-cut filter and WDR Enhancement technology, the camera can maintain optimal image quality around the clock for unparalleled visibility under high-contrast lighting environments. Jang Su Jang’s kitchen area was outfitted with FE8174V, VIVOTEK fisheye network camera featuring 5 megapixels.The restaurant uses VAST as the central management software designed to manage all surveillance products Finally, the FD8134 fixed dome network camera completed the deployment and was installed at various exits and entrances, hallways and the cash register area. Specifically designed for indoor applications with its compact and stylish exterior, FD8134 allows discrete surveillance by capturing high quality, high resolution video. In addition to completely outfitting the property in VIVOTEK cameras, the restaurant uses VAST as the central management software designed to manage all surveillance products. VAST allows owners to operate their business efficiently on premises or remotely. VIVOTEK's effective solution “When we originally started improving our security system, we chose VIVOTEK cameras and were continually impressed with the quality and reliability, we continued to do upgrades as new VIVOTEK equipment was released. Delicious, quality food is not our only priority; safety is also  fundamental to our business. Our staff and customers well-being is of immense importance and helps our business operations run smoothly,” said Manager of Jang Su Jang restaurant Brian Chung.

Secutech 2018 to showcase advanced safety and security solutions

Secutech 2018 opens this week as demand for advanced products and solutions in the safety and security sectors continues to grow. Renowned as an influential driving force behind the fast-changing security market, the upcoming three-day show will take place at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center from 25 – 27 April, and will welcome 427 exhibitors from 19 countries and regions. As the show opens its doors for the 2018 edition, buyers from around the world will have the opportunity to source the latest innovations in safety and security related software and technology from leading global brands, including Hikvision, LILIN, Dahua, Hi Sharp, Seagate, Honeywell, NEXCOM, Network Optix, iCatch, Klacci, and many more. Intelligent and customised security solutions Artificial intelligence, IoT, intelligent video analytics and smart identity technologies that enable intelligent safety and security solutions are expected to be in high demand this year, as the market continues its trend towards intelligent and customised security solutions. System integrators, manufacturers, distributors, security service providers, exporters and numerous other categories of buyers are expected to be in attendance. Seven ‘intelligent solution pavilions’ have been designated as focal points at the show, for the key vertical markets of smart factory, smart retail, intelligent transportation, smart street lighting, smart living, software innovation, and cross boundary video applications and solutions. These pavilions will allow buyers to easily source products and solutions across vertical markets and explore opportunities for cross-sector collaboration. The Security + AI forum will focus on how artificial intelligence is being increasingly adopted to enhance the accuracy and efficiency of video analytics and facial recognition in video surveillance systems Security plus AI forum Ms Regina Tsai, Deputy General Manager of Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media Ltd spoke of the benefits visitors can expect to gain at the show: “In today’s fast-paced market place, it’s vital for buyers to be able to keep abreast of the latest technologies that can solve their complex security challenges. Secutech captures these up to date technologies and allows buyers to source industry leading products and solutions under one roof. The series of fringe events laid on here at Secutech will also add to visitors’ experience by allowing them to broaden their understanding of market developments.” Among other benefits, the comprehensive array of fringe events set to be held during the show will provide attendees deep insights into the key challenges and transformations taking place in the safety and security industry. The Security + AI forum, for example, will focus on how artificial intelligence is being increasingly adopted to enhance the accuracy and efficiency of video analytics and facial recognition in video surveillance systems. Leading companies including NVIDIA, Kneron, Hikvision, Qognify, Umbo CV, VIVOTEK, Cyberon, SkyREC, LILIN, DT42, AMTK and Viscovery will lead discussions on topics such as ‘Smart City: A Public Security AI Innovation’, ‘A.I. analytics for retail stores’ and ‘How to transfer AI from dream to real project?’ The forum will also cover the opportunities available for applying AI and deep learning technology across a variety of vertical markets. Secutech 2018 will include the launch of ‘Mobility Asia’ to showcase the latest ITS related products and solutions ITS products and solutions Meanwhile, as IoT technologies and government policies continue to drive strong growth in intelligent transport systems and the connected car market, Secutech 2018 will include the launch of ‘Mobility Asia’ to showcase the latest ITS related products and solutions. A highlight of this platform will be the Mobility Asia Seminar which will cover ITS trends and technologies in the Asia Pacific Region. Just some of the topics to be discussed will be future trends in railway transportation, wireless communication solutions, the future of autonomous cars and ADAS solutions. The seminar will also consist of a panel discussion to facilitate dialogue between participants including the MTR Corporation, the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand and the Taipei City Government Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Smart living solution centre In the area of smart home and smart living, SMAhome will host a number of events to engage attendees. Z-Wave Academy Asia 2018, for example will include a conference dealing with topics such as: ‘The Critical 4 Steps of Smart home Implementation Plus’, ‘Market Opportunities in Europe’, and ‘Enhancing User Experience through Eco-system connectivity’. Speakers will represent some of the leading companies from the smart home sector: Z-Wave Alliance, Ezlo, Axalent, and Sigma Designs. Continuing the theme of smart home, the Smart Living Solution Centre will focus on four key areas where smart living technology can be effectively applied. These are: elderly home care, smart office, smart residential communities, and smart hotels & holiday rentals. Products here are designed to facilitate a smart living lifestyle and will include voice command technology assisted by Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant. The SMAhome awards will return to Secutech 2018 and comprise of the Top of Excellence Award, the Top of Innovation Award, and the Top of Popularity Award SMAhome awards at Secutech 2018 Wireless transmission, AI, deep learning, facial recognition, access control, software platforms, and whole-home control and integration are among the other technologies that will be featured. Seven providers of these technologies will be present at the Smart Living Solution Centre to bring visitors their latest products and solutions: Full, Tashi, Savant, Opro9, Bpoint, Ardomus and Silicon Labs. Recognising the year’s best smart home and smart living products from these and other leading companies, the SMAhome awards will also return to Secutech 2018 and comprise of the Top of Excellence Award, the Top of Innovation Award, and the Top of Popularity Award. Secutech is organised by Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media Ltd and part of a global network of Safety Security and Fire trade fairs.

Micron promotes surveillance-grade edge storage with global video surveillance solution providers

Micron has announced general availability of the 128GB and 256GB density of edge storage microSD card solutions and collaboration with several leading video surveillance solution providers to promote surveillance-grade edge storage. Built on Micron’s industry-leading 64-layer 3D TLC NAND technology, the newly released solutions enable greater capacity in a smaller space, delivering up to 30 days of surveillance video storage in the camera itself. Over 98 percent of all microSD cards sold globally in 2017 were used in consumer applications, according to IHS Markit Industrial microSD cards Over 98 percent of all microSD cards sold globally in 2017 were used in consumer applications, according to IHS Markit. These consumer-grade memory cards are not designed and validated for commercial use in video surveillance applications. Micron’s industrial microSD cards are designed specifically for professional video surveillance use cases and include a three-year warranty for 24x7 continuous video recording usage. The Micron microSD card design and firmware is optimised to ensure a reliable, robust and low-maintenance system design that delivers 24x7 continuous recording capability with minimum video frame drops. Due to a lack of surveillance-grade solutions, organisations have relied on the use of retail microSD cards that are not optimised for 24x7 recording" “Due to a lack of surveillance-grade solutions, organisations have relied on the use of retail microSD cards that are not optimised for 24x7 recording. As a result, these cards may fail earlier and also experience video frame drops as high as 30 percent,” said Amit Gattani, Sr. director of embedded segment marketing at Micron. “With a strong industry trend toward more analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) in surveillance cameras, there is a growing demand for higher reliability and higher density storage in the cameras. Micron is addressing this need with industry-leading density of 256GB in a surveillance-grade microSD card.” Edge Storage: Industrial-Quality Storage Designed for Professional Video Surveillance Applications Micron’s industrial microSD cards are specifically designed for IP video surveillance workloads and feature: Storage densities of 256GB, 128GB, 64GB, and 32GB, which enable more video to be stored at the edge, giving system designers increased flexibility Over three years of high-quality, continuous, 24x7 video recording3 in a wide range of temperatures and environments Technology for the cards to self-monitor and provide information on card usage and expected useful life remaining for each card Special firmware designed for continuous video recording, which minimises frame drops and video loss A two million hours mean-time-to-failure (MTTF) or 0.44 percent annualised failure rate (AFR), which is equal or better than most surveillance Hard Disk Drive4   High demand for video surveillance cameras According to IHS Markit5, demand for professional video surveillance cameras continues to grow rapidly According to IHS Markit5, demand for professional video surveillance cameras continues to grow rapidly. It forecasts that over 130 million professional video surveillance cameras will be shipped in 2018, up from about 100 million in 2016. Following Micron’s release of increased capacities for their surveillance grade offerings, many leading professional video surveillance providers have adopted and deploying the solutions across their products with great success.  “We are pleased that Micron is addressing the surveillance market with high reliability and high-performance edge storage products,” said Zhiming Li, product director at Dahua Technology. “Micron’s new 256GB industrial microSD card now enables use of edge storage as the primary storage in many SMB solutions and secondary storage in Enterprise solutions, enabling system integrators to optimise solution design, increase deployment flexibility and lower total cost of ownership.”   Surveillance cameras are now deployed everywhere in highly distributed environments like smart cities and smart infrastructure" Edge storage of video and analytics data “Surveillance cameras are now deployed everywhere in highly distributed environments like smart cities and smart infrastructure. Edge storage of video and analytics related data in the surveillance camera gives unique flexibility to system integrators in optimising the systems for performance and cost,” said Yul Pi, product collaboration director at Infinova. “Micron’s new ultrahigh density microSD cards bring the reliability and performance required for surveillance systems.” “The IP surveillance market continues to grow rapidly across all verticals and has created a rising demand for high-performance and reliable video storage. Recognising this increasing need, VIVOTEK has deployed Micron’s new ultra-high-density microSD cards in our products to provide effective edge storage-based solutions for both SMB and Enterprise use case that enhance design flexibility and optimise system resources and total cost of ownership,” said Shengfu Cheng, director of marketing and product development division at VIVOTEK INC. “It’s important to adopt high-quality, surveillance-specific microSD cards, and we are pleased that Micron is leveraging its 3D flash memory leadership to deliver an optimised solution for this industry.” Small to medium businesses will drive significant growth in the coming years in the video surveillance-as-a-service market” Ultra-high-density edge storage solutions “Small to medium businesses will drive significant growth in the coming years in the video surveillance-as-a-service market,” said Jon Cropley, senior principal analyst for video surveillance at IHS Markit, a global business information provider. “Currently, these organisations typically rely on backend recording solutions for data storage. However, an increasing number of systems are available that do not require local network video recorders. The emergence of high-density edge storage has played a major role in this.” Micron understands launching ultra-high-density edge storage solutions based on 3D flash memory technology will change the way video is captured and stored" “Micron understands surveillance application cases and launching ultra-high-density edge storage solutions based on 3D flash memory technology will change the way video is captured and stored in future surveillance deployments,” said David Huang, president of GeoVision, US division. “We view our collaboration with Micron as a way to leverage edge storage to improve flexibility in solution designs and deployments while effectively bringing down the total cost of ownership for our customers.” Pricing and availability The 128GB ($59 MSRP) and 256GB ($119 MSRP) versions of the Micron Industrial MicroSD Cards are available now for ordering through Micron global distribution channels. Micron is also showcasing the new 256GB Edge Storage solution at Security Industry Association's (SIA) New Product Showcase at ISC-West trade event in Las Vegas on April 10th, 2018.