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Panasonic announces WV-SMR10 Network Microphone and WV-SMR10N3 Network Microphone Kit

Panasonic, a leading company of video surveillance cameras and solutions, announced recently two innovative Network Microphones. The WV-SMR10 Network Microphone and the WV-SMR10N3 Network Microphone Kit provide next-generation audio and video surveillance, featuring clear pinpoint audio monitoring in any direction. As pan-tilt-zoom cameras capture videos where one wants to see, the new Network Microphones capture the sounds where one wants to hear. Having audio capability with video surveillanc...

Milestone introduces newest Device Pack 7.4 for XProtect portfolio of VMS products

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has just released the newest Device Pack 7.4 for the XProtect portfolio of VMS products. This update adds another 20 percent new or updated device drivers to XProtect, since the monumental device pack 7.2 release in February when Milestone celebrated record support of 3,000 devices from more than 100 camera manufacturers.  The XProtect Device Packs include optimised drivers that enable all the relevant capa...

Expanding functionalities of today’s smarter video cameras

Camera manufacturers are coming up with new ways to use the intelligence inside today’s IP cameras. We all know that cameras now have chips inside, and Moore’s Law (look it up) tells us that processing power increases every two years, which means today’s cameras should be (and indeed are) much smarter than the IP cameras of several years ago. Some of that intelligence is being used to accommodate higher resolutions in many of today’s cameras, and it is making possible mo...

Panasonic announces WV-SPN631 and WV-SPN611 network cameras

Panasonic, a leading company of video surveillance cameras and solutions, announced two fixed network cameras based on a new, versatile design. The new, innovative fixed cameras, WV-SPN631 and WV-SPN611, offer simplicity of choice, ease of management and a low total cost of ownership (TCO) as well as the benefits of exceptional video quality and advanced functionality. By attaching various extension units to these high-performance cameras, their versatility increases, allowing them to perform va...

Panasonic expands 6-series fixed dome network cameras with new high performance WV-SFV631LT

Panasonic, a leading company of video surveillance cameras and solutions, announced a new addition to 6-series Fixed Dome Network Cameras. Featuring a built-in long focus-type vari-focal lens, the new WV-SFV631LT network camera provides high performance and advanced functionality such as Full HD 1080p at up to 60fps, an industry-leading 133dB wide dynamic range and a minimum illumination of 0.06 lux for colour images. The WV-SFV631LT network camera with long focus-type lens is adjustable automa...

Panasonic announces MK5 in-car video surveillance system

A new Panasonic in-car video surveillance system allows police forces to capture footage through 360º using up to five cameras simultaneously. The MK5, or Arbitrator, is a solution aimed at police forces looking for an efficient way of recording footage whilst on the road. The video processing unit automatically starts recording when triggered by an incident, such as activating flashing lights or the opening of the back door. The system includes up to five freely controllable, full HD vi...

Panasonic launches its new WJ-NV300 scalable network disk recorder at IFSEC 2014

Panasonic’s WJ-NV300 is a stand-alone recorder which provides full feature IP video surveillance Panasonic used the 2014 IFSEC Exhibition to launch its new scalable Network Disk Recorder, which offers up to 32 recording channels. The WJ-NV300 is a stand-alone recorder which provides full feature IP video surveillance, including viewing, recording, alarming, searching, networking and management. Gerard Figols, Marketing Manager at Panasonic, said, “As a non-PC rec...

Panasonic 3 series fixed network dome cameras launched at IFSEC 2014

The 3 series fixed network domecameras are capable of capturingimages in HD and Full HD The latest range of Panasonic security cameras was unveiled at IFSEC.    The 3 series fixed network dome cameras are capable of capturing images in HD and Full HD, with double the images of real time (60fps), to catch every detail in every type of light.   Suited to a range of indoor and outdoor surveillance applications, the 3 series are IP-Network friendly, meanin...

Panasonic announces OEM agreement with Bravida Fire & Security at IFSEC 2014 in London

The new partnership with Bravida Fire & Security will see Panasonic enter the European access control market A newly announced partnership with Bravida Fire & Security, will see Panasonic enter the European access control market for the first time. Panasonic used IFSEC, the world’s leading security show, to announce an OEM agreement with Bravida, Scandinavia's leading integrated supplier of technical installation and service solutions, which will see the “...

Exacq Technologies releases exacqVision 6.2 video management software

Exacq Technologies, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, introduces the ability to seamlessly “bookmark” important video, audio and data with the release of exacqVision 6.2—the latest release of the company’s Video Management System (VMS) software. Version 6.2 also includes EasySupport for streamlined online technical support; and the ability to quickly find important cash register and other point-of-sale (POS) data with Transacq Search. In addition to sof...

Panasonic announces ultra short throw lens at infoComm 2014 in Las Vegas

The ultra short throw lens enables large image projection without casting shadows onto the screen or dazzling the presenter Panasonic has announced the world’s shortest throw interchangeable lens for 3-chip DLP™ projectors at infoComm 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The ultra short throw lens enables large image projection without casting shadows onto the screen or dazzling the presenter, and is expected to be used in leisure and rental and staging applications. Hart...

Announcements and food for thought at the first day of IFSEC

It took a crowded ride during rush hour on the London “Tube” to get me there, including multiple transfers, but the first day of IFSEC at its new venue, the ExCel in London, yielded a couple of newsy announcements and busy traffic at many of the stands. The industry is still reeling from bombshell news last week of the acquisition of Milestone by Canon. The ink may be barely dry, but the agreement was celebrated at IFSEC with a press event and big photo opportunity involving Rokus v...