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Arecont Vision demonstrates MegaDome G3 and G3 RS MP camera series at ASIS 2017

Arecont Vision, a provider of IP-based megapixel camera technology, announces important additions to the MegaDome indoor/outdoor dome camera series that bring new capabilities and easy installation. Both of the new MegaDome G3 and G3 RS (remote setup) dome camera series are Made in USA, and on display in booth 3221 at ASIS International, September 26 – 28, 2017 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, Dallas, Texas. MegaDome G3 and G3 RS features Arecont Vision pioneered the megap...

Arecont Vision announces MegaVideo 4K box camera series availability at ASIS 2017

Arecont Vision, a provider of IP-based megapixel camera technology, announces the availability of the full-featured MegaVideo 4K/1080p dual-mode day/night indoor box camera series. The Made in USA MegaVideo 4K camera series has received is on display in booth 3221 at ASIS International, September 26 – 28, 2017 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, Dallas, Texas. MegaVideo 4K features and capabilities The MegaVideo 4K is the latest member of the customer-proven box-style camera...

Why should a customer continue to buy “premium” surveillance cameras?

Remarkable changes are happening in the video camera market for surveillance applications, including the emergence of lower-priced products that offer features that previously were only available at a much higher price point. Deflating prices of cameras are sometimes referred to as a “race to the bottom” – foreshadowing a market of low-cost cameras that all provide similar features. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable to comment on camera pricing trends and how c...

Arecont Vision enables Davenport Grand hotel to provide a safe, secure, and relaxing hotel experience

World-class service, sublime surroundings, and luxury within reach are all things you will find at Davenport Hotels in downtown Spokane, Washington. The four-hotel collection runs the gamut from classic to contemporary, full-size to boutique, and historic to modern. Guests can enjoy luxurious spa, wedding, and business facilities, as well as some of the best dining in the city. Davenport history Opened in June 2015, the new 716 room Davenport Grand Hotel offers a unique alternative for travell...

Arecont Vision cameras and Arteco VEMS software helps safeguard USS Iowa museum

USS Iowa: A naval treasure Affectionately known as the “Battleship of Presidents” for having played host to more U.S. presidents than any other battleship, the USS Iowa is one of the most storied vessels in the history of the Navy. Originally commissioned in 1943, the Iowa saw significant action during both World War II and the Korean War. One of the battleship’s first missions was to escort President Franklin Delano Roosevelt across the Atlantic in November of that year for a...

Arecont Vision megapixel cameras identify graffiti culprits at a Goodwill store in Seattle

Located in the Capitol Hill neighbourhood of Seattle, the historic two-story brick and timber commercial building at 115 Belmont Street is surrounded by apartment complexes, coffee shops, and other commercial establishments. The building was renovated and upgraded in 2002 to make it more attractive to potential tenants. It is currently the home of a Seattle Goodwill® Industries store. Effect of graffiti on property value Retailers, shoppers, and residents in this area of Capitol Hill face...

Does the political climate affect spending on security systems?

The world of politics, like the world of security, is an environment of constant change. But do changes in one have an impact on the other? Governments around the world are involved in buying a wide variety of physical security systems, so how those governments operate certainly affects how they spend money on security. But in a broader sense, governments (and the associated political forces at work) also impact how their citizens and those in the private sector view threats and, as a logical ex...

Arecont Vision surveillance cameras secure Ottawa School District

The Ottawa Elementary School District is in Ottawa, Illinois, a river town 80 miles southwest of Chicago. The district consists of five schools, the campuses of which include Jefferson Elementary School, Lincoln Elementary School, McKinley Elementary School, Shepherd Middle Schools, and the Jefferson Elementary “Art House” building.   In the spring of 2015 a variety of issues caused the schools’ administration to determine that they needed a surveillance syst...

Arecont Vision megapixel cameras increase situational awareness at Vietnam’s newest healthcare facility

The City International Hospital (CIH) is a new multi-specialty hospital located within the Binh Tan district in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Located in the International Hi-Tech Healthcare Park, CIH features the latest medical technology and imaging equipment. With a large volume of visitors anticipated at the hospital every day, the need for a best-in-breed surveillance solution was a high priority from the onset of the project. To fulfill this requirement, hospital administrators turned to Citek...

Getting to know Scott Schafer, Chairman-elect of the Security Industry Association

Scott Schafer was formerly Arecont Vision's Executive Vice President, and serves as the Chairman-elect on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the Security Industry Association. Scott started out in the IT industry with NCR, where his teams introduced many breakthrough technologies including the first commercial notepad computer. After joining Pelco in 2004, Scott moved on to Arecont Vision. How did you come to work in the security industry? I was recruited by David McDonald, the...

Arecont Vision IP megapixel cameras meet requirements of Presidential Executive Order on Buy American

Arecont Vision, the provider of IP-based megapixel camera technology, announces that its IP megapixel surveillance cameras meet the requirements of the April 18, 2017 Presidential Executive Order on Buy American and Hire American for manufactured goods. Arecont Vision is the only US-owned company making video surveillance cameras in the country. Executive order for manufactured goods “Arecont Vision is an American company that designs and builds customer-proven, award-winning megapixel s...

IFSEC 2017: Arecont Vision's SurroundVideo Omni G3 multi-sensor surveillance camera now available

Arecont Vision, a provider of IP-based megapixel camera technology, has announced the immediate availability of the SurroundVideo Omni G3 omnidirectional multi-sensor surveillance camera series unveiled earlier this year. Omni G3 is the industry’s first camera with no-touch, remote setup in the multi-sensor adjustable-view product category created and still dominated by Arecont Vision. The latest Omni series is on display here in London, UK, at IFSEC International at the ExCeL in the Areco...

Arecont Vision's new MicroDome G2 integrated IR megapixel cameras on display at IFSEC 2017

Arecont Vision, a provider of IP-based megapixel camera technology, announces the expansion of the compact MicroDome G2 ultra-low profile camera family with the immediate availability of new models with built-in infrared (IR) illumination. MicroDome G2 with Integrated IR megapixel cameras will be on display at IFSEC International at the ExCeL, London, UK, June 20 – 22, 2017. “Integrated IR is the latest capability added to this extremely compact camera series for professional video...

Arecont Vision unveils MicroBullet compact indoor/outdoor megapixel camera series at IFSEC 2017

Arecont Vision, a provider of IP-based megapixel camera technology, introduces the new MicroBullet series of megapixel cameras to the European and Middle East professional surveillance markets. The MicroBullet is an extremely compact and affordable bullet-style camera, yet is loaded with advanced features developed by Arecont Vision. MicroBullet is immediately available, and will be on display in the Arecont Vision stand, F400, at IFSEC International, held at the ExCeL London, UK, June 20 &ndash...

Arecont Vision megapixel camera technology used in transportation infrastructure and facilities

Airports, harbours, ports, railways, pipelines, highways, and bridges make up much of the infrastructure and facilities the modern world relies upon for transportation. They are the entry and exit points for both domestic and international travel, and the infrastructure for the transshipment of people, freight, and cargo. Overall and targeted situational awareness These facilities require increasing levels of security and leverage Arecont Vision megapixel camera technology to deliver both over...

Arecont Vision opens new Middle East, Africa, and Indian Subcontinent regional headquarters in Dubai, UAE

Arecont Vision®, a provider of IP-based megapixel camera technology, has announced the opening of their new Middle East, Africa, and Indian Subcontinent regional headquarters in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Arecont sales growth “Arecont Vision has experienced tremendous sales growth across the Middle East, Africa, and India,” said Sanjit Bardhan, Vice President, Middle East, Africa, and Indian Subcontinent. “With our new facilities in Dubai, we will be able to provid...

Arecont Vision cameras, Milestone Systems VMS integration improves prison security at Roumieh Prison, Lebanon

Roumieh is the largest prison in Lebanon, holding thousands of prisoners within its walls. The size of the prison population of Roumieh and the challenges authorities face around internal crime, corruption, contraband, and inmate unrest have led to the continued notoriety of the facility. The prison consists of five buildings and hosts a variety of convicts and detainees. Its population ranges from individuals held on remand to terrorists and high-risk prisoners who pose great challenges to sec...

Arecont Vision Project Registration Program offers liberal discounts for integrators

Project registration programmes are a benefit manufacturers provide to systems integrators and security dealers who are bidding on an upcoming installation project. In effect, the integrator registers a project he or she is bidding on with a manufacturer, which offers pricing discounts to that integrator for that specific project. Such a programme seeks to encourage an integrator to specify a manufacturer's products, while making it more difficult for a competing integrator to bid lower on a pro...

Code Blue joins Arecont Vision Technology Partner Programme

Arecont Vision, the provider of IP-based megapixel camera technology, announces that Code Blue Corporation has recently joined the Arecont Vision Technology Partner Programme. Code Blue Corporation is the manufacturer of emergency communication solutions in their industry, and Arecont Vision cameras are successfully installed with Code Blue products in a wide variety of verticals and applications. “More and more customers are enjoying the value of integrating cameras with our signature He...

AV Costar provides outdoor surveillance system for Dahl automotive campus

  The Dahl Auto Plaza in Winona, Minnesota is part of an auto dynasty that first began in 1911, when Andrew H. Dahl began selling Ford Model T’s out of his general store in Westby, Wisconsin. The company is in its fifth generation of Dahl family ownership with over a century of growth behind it. Today Dahl operates three dealership campuses throughout the Midwestern United States that are home to Subaru, Hyundai, Mazda, Toyota, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Ford, and Lincoln au...

Arecont Vision welcomes Wren Solutions to its Technology Partner Program

Wren enclosures are another important option Arecont Vision customers can now employ with confidence Arecont Vision, a provider of IP-based megapixel camera technology, announced that Wren Solutions, a developer of innovative camera housings and accessories, has joined the Arecont Vision Technology Partner Program. Multiple Arecont Vision cameras are certified with Wren Solution housings. Stainless-steel camera housings “We are excited to further develop our partnershi...

Arecont Vision increases video quality & coverage, reduces hospitality & entertainment sector cost

Arecont Vision megapixel technology is proven around the world to reduce the number of cameras required while increasing video quality, coverage, and forensic recording.  Hotels, casinos, theme and amusement parks, museums, restaurants, and entertainment venues of all types are customer-proven environment for Arecont Vision cameras. At the same time, customers are usually able to dramatically slash the number of cameras required for a less-prevalent and more welcoming surveillance environm...

ISC West 2017 Day Two: expanding the value of video and considering the integrator

For all its value in the security market, one has to wonder: How much captured video is actually used for security? Among hours and hours of video, only brief segments here or there are ever actually viewed or used for security applications, such as to review an incident or to provide evidence in court. But what about all that other video, much of it stored for 30 or 90 or 120 days or longer? Does it have to be merely a costly consequence of providing the security benefits of video? Not necess...

Arecont Vision showcases SurroundVideo Omni G3 Omnidirectional camera at ISC West 2017

A single high-definition Arecont SurroundVideo camera can replace multiple pan-tilt-zoom cameras Arecont Vision® has expanded the ground-breaking multi-sensor, multi-megapixel SurroundVideo® omnidirectional camera series. The SurroundVideo Omni G3 is the industry’s first camera in the multi-sensor product category that Arecont Vision pioneered that now offers no-touch, remote setup. The new Omni G3 series will be featured in the Arecont Vision Booth, #8405, at...