SourceSecurity.com RSS - Digital video recorders (DVRs) news SourceSecurity.com RSS - Digital video recorders (DVRs) news from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/pc/digital-recorders.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2016 Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT Holiday season loss prevention plans for retailhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/preparing-holiday-season-loss-prevention-plans-co-10787-ga.21941.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/preparing-holiday-season-loss-prevention-plans-co-10787-ga.21941.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 29 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" cellspacing="8"> <tbody> <tr style="height: 273.5px;"> <td style="text-align: center; height: 273.5px;"></td> </tr> <tr style="height: 15px;"> <td style="height: 15px; text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>The holiday season generates 34% of annual sales for retailers but accounts for 37% of annual losses</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>It is that time a year again, when shoppers and shoplifters converge on our retail outlets looking for that all important deal or steal.</strong></p> <p><span class="blue_bold">Peak shopping season</span></p> <p>This year, the National Retail Federation estimates holiday spending will rise 3.6%...Tackling security market commoditisation with innovationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tackling-security-market-commoditisation-innovation-co-9381-ga.21928.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tackling-security-market-commoditisation-innovation-co-9381-ga.21928.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 28 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" cellspacing="8"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>Innovation is not an end goal but an ongoing process that must be sustained</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Regardless of market, the challenge of commoditisation is very real for manufacturers as companies producing lower-end products continue to imitate the most advanced technologies. This creates a perception among customers, and the marketplace in general, that even leading-edge products with greater features, functionality, and value are indistinguishable from others...Digifort integrates VMS and analytics software with leading camera manufacturers for optimised functionalityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/digifort-integrates-vms-analytics-software-camera-manufacturers-co-5041-ga-co-3425-ga-co-3126-ga-co-227-ga-co-8173-ga-npr.21927.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/digifort-integrates-vms-analytics-software-camera-manufacturers-co-5041-ga-co-3425-ga-co-3126-ga-co-227-ga-co-8173-ga-npr.21927.htmlProduct NewsFri, 25 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 100%; text-align: center;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 45px; text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>Digifort integrates with more manufacturers&rsquo; cameras than any other VMS and supports edge recording and edge analytics</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Digifort has announced that its open platform VMS and analytics software now integrates with more than sixty leading CCTV manufacturers&rsquo; equipment. The integrated brands include HikVision, at the low-cost end of the market, through to Avigilon and Axis at the high-cost end. Each manufacturer has comprehensive fixed camera and fully functional PTZ ranges, giving more...Panoramic cameras are everywhere, but it started with Arecont Visionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/panoramic-cameras-started-arecont-vision-co-3107-ga-sb.21871.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/panoramic-cameras-started-arecont-vision-co-3107-ga-sb.21871.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 16 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>Arecont Vision created the category of multi-sensor panoramic cameras back in 2006. Now the market is taking off, and many manufacturers now offer panoramic cameras. I recently spoke with Jeff Whitney, Arecont Vision&rsquo;s Director of Marketing, on the current market for panoramic cameras, and also about some other hot topics &ndash; from cybersecurity to making the installer&rsquo;s job easier. </strong></p> <p><span class="blue_bold">SourceSecurity.com: Where do you see the category of multi-sensor panoramic cameras going from here, and how does Arecont Vision continue to differentiate itself as the market becomes more crowded? </span></p> <p><strong>Jeff Whitney:</strong> When Arecont Vision launched the industry&rsquo;s first multi-sensor panoramic cameras, we knew we had something that would disrupt the industry. A single panoramic camera can cover 180 or 360 degrees for outstanding video coverage, indoors and out, enhancing situational awareness, and reducing...Dahua’s 4MP analogue HD total solution delivers superior image quality over coaxhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/dahua-4mp-analogue-hd-total-solution-co-4261-ga-npr.21764.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/dahua-4mp-analogue-hd-total-solution-co-4261-ga-npr.21764.htmlProduct NewsFri, 04 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 26.7244px; text-align: center;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 26.7244px; text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>The Dahua HDCVI 3.0 DVR offers Smart H.264+ codec dual-stream video compression to save up to 70 percent on bandwidth and storage compared to standard H.264</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Dahua Technology, a high-value, total security solutions provider, is now shipping a next-generation analogue HD total solution, including two 4MP cameras and a 4MP DVR with 4- / 8- and 16-channel options, to bring outstanding image quality to outdated...Hikvision announces commencement of registration for Hikvision Certified Security Associate training programmehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-announces-commencement-registration-hikvision-certified-security-associate-training-program-co-3425-ga.21753.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-announces-commencement-registration-hikvision-certified-security-associate-training-program-co-3425-ga.21753.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="float: left; width: 152px;" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr style="height: 223.5px;"> <td style="height: 223.5px; width: 132px;"></td> </tr> <tr style="height: 15px;"> <td style="height: 15px; text-align: center; width: 132px;"><strong><span class="smalltxt">The HCSA training sessions focus on basic and essential operation of, and maintenance of, Hikvision devices</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Hikvision, a supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, is inviting security engineers and dealers to register and participate free of charge in their forthcoming Hikvision Certified Security Associate (HCSA) training programme.<br /> <br />...Legacy of cybersecurity apathy plays into Mirai botnet attackhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/legacy-cybersecurity-apathy-plays-mirai-botnet-attack-sb.21695.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/legacy-cybersecurity-apathy-plays-mirai-botnet-attack-sb.21695.htmlSecurity BeatTue, 25 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>A big cyberattack on Friday impacted Internet service on the East Coast of the United States and kept several high-profile websites offline. Cyber security attacks later in the day were more global in nature. But Oct. 21, 2016, will also be remembered as the day our physical security industry&rsquo;s legacy of apathy toward cybersecurity came back to haunt us.</strong></p> <p><span class="blue_bold">Denial of service attack</span></p> <p>The cyberattack last week was carried out by a botnet, a network of bots, which are software applications (in this case, computer viruses) that communicate with each other and run tasks automatically over the Internet. Bots <a class="orangebold" href="http://us.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/cyber-attacks-physical-systems-blended-security.18837.html">can infiltrate unprotected computers</a> and then use the computing power of their &ldquo;hosts&rdquo; to carry out various kinds of cyber-attacks on other Internet targets. In the case...Mirai Botnet update: Dahua role diminished in August attackhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/mirai-botnet-update-dahua-role-diminished-co-4261-ga.21688.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/mirai-botnet-update-dahua-role-diminished-co-4261-ga.21688.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 26 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 220px; float: left;" cellspacing="8"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>Dahua reminds customers that it is crucial to select strong passwords and keep firmware updated</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>In August, a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack occurred due to a massive botnet created by malware named Mirai. This attack was caused by vulnerabilities in a large number of IoT devices, such as security cameras and DVRs using default credentials. Dahua&rsquo;s products were initially named as the victims of the hacking and the source of these DDOS attacks in reports by research firm Level 3 Communications, the Wall Street Journal, and industry...Hikvision ranked no.1 in Scene classification category at ImageNet Challenge 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-ranked-1-scene-classification-category-imagenet-challenge-2016-co-3425-ga.21650.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-ranked-1-scene-classification-category-imagenet-challenge-2016-co-3425-ga.21650.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="float: left; width: 241px;" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 221px;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 221px; text-align: center;"><strong><span class="smalltxt">The challenge attracts participants from more than fifty leading research institutions worldwide</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Hikvision, a supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, recently achieved the no.1 position in the Scene classification category at the ImageNet Large Scale Visual Recognition Challenge 2016.<br /> <br /> <strong>Object category classification and...Dahua Technology introduces HCVR 7000-4M series, a digital video recorder adopting HDCVI technology allowing low-cost HD transmissionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/dahua-technology-hcvr-7000-4m-dvr-hdcvi-transmission-co-4261-ga-npr.21606.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/dahua-technology-hcvr-7000-4m-dvr-hdcvi-transmission-co-4261-ga-npr.21606.htmlProduct NewsFri, 14 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr style="height: 273px;"> <td style="width: 52px; text-align: center; height: 273px;"></td> </tr> <tr style="height: 28px;"> <td style="width: 52px; height: 28px; text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>The HCVR provides optional standard intelligence at the edge allowing detection of multiple object behaviours such as abandoned or missing objects</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Dahua Technology, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of video surveillance products headquartered in Hangzhou, China, today officially announced the launch of HCVR 7000-4M series.</p> <p>HCVR...Videalert supplies multi-purpose mobile enforcement vehicle supporting traffic and community safety applications in Southamptonhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/videalert-mobile-enforcement-vehicle-traffic-community-southampton-co-12404-ga.21604.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/videalert-mobile-enforcement-vehicle-traffic-community-southampton-co-12404-ga.21604.htmlApplications NewsThu, 13 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="float: left;" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr style="height: 223px;"> <td style="width: 30px; height: 223px;"></td> </tr> <tr style="height: 14px;"> <td style="width: 30px; height: 14px; text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>Videalert&rsquo;s mobile vehicle features a roof-mounted Pan/Tilt/Zoom camera with 2 cameras capturing ANPR</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Southampton City Council has taken delivery of a new Videalert mobile enforcement vehicle. This multi-purpose vehicle supports multiple traffic enforcement and community safety applications...Matrix to showcase telecom, access control, time-attendance, and video surveillance solutions at Switch 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/matrix-telecom-access-control-time-attendance-video-surveillance-switch-2016-co-6908-ga-co-10086-ga.21578.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/matrix-telecom-access-control-time-attendance-video-surveillance-switch-2016-co-6908-ga-co-10086-ga.21578.htmlEvents NewsThu, 13 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="float: left; width: 235px;" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 215px;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 215px; text-align: center;"><strong><span class="smalltxt">At Switch 2016, Matrix will launch COSEC DOOR FMX door controller with multispectral sensor</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Matrix, a manufacturer and provider of telecom and security solutions, is participating in Switch 2016, Vadodara, from 6<sup>th</sup> to 10<sup>th</sup> October, 2016. Matrix will be showcasing its telecom, access control, time-attendance, and video surveillance solutions at the event.<br /><br /><strong>Biometric access control</strong><br /><br />Matrix will...Hikvision launches winter promotion for Turbo HD 3.0 DVRshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-launches-promotion-turbo-hd-dvrs-co-3425-ga.21595.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-launches-promotion-turbo-hd-dvrs-co-3425-ga.21595.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 12 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="float: left; width: 178px;" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr style="height: 223.5px;"> <td style="height: 223.5px; width: 158px;"></td> </tr> <tr style="height: 15px;"> <td style="height: 15px; text-align: center; width: 158px;"><strong><span class="smalltxt">The promotion began on the 1 October and runs until the 30 November, 2016</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Hikvision, a supplier of video surveillance solutions, has launched its winter promotion, which will see the company give away an incredible 1000 Turbo HD 3.0 DVRs.<br /><br />To enter, participants must follow Hikvision on social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn), and register on the promotion web page. Winners are chosen at random and will be sent a voucher by...Forever Plus releases compact FPC-NVP300 Digital Night Vision Scopehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/releases-compact-fpc-nvp300-digital-night-vision-scope-co-14355-ga-npr.21568.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/releases-compact-fpc-nvp300-digital-night-vision-scope-co-14355-ga-npr.21568.htmlProduct NewsFri, 07 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr style="height: 273px;"> <td style="text-align: center; height: 273px;"></td> </tr> <tr style="height: 15.5px;"> <td style="height: 15.5px; text-align: center;"><strong><span class="smalltxt">FPC-NVP300&rsquo;s visible distance can reach up to 300 meters at night</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Forever Plus Corp. released the most compact 5-in-1 digital night vision scope (FPC-NVP300) which allows policemen and coast guards to execute a more effective security surveillance and evidence collection.<br /><br /><strong>Night vision</strong><br...Clarifying evidentiary procedures for digital video admissibilityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/clarifying-evidentiary-procedures-digital-video-admissibility-co-289-ga.21476.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/clarifying-evidentiary-procedures-digital-video-admissibility-co-289-ga.21476.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" cellspacing="8"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>48% of U.S. judges say they are not adequately prepared to deal with the range of &ldquo;scientific or technical evidence&rdquo; presented in court</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Over the last decade, the video surveillance security industry has morphed drastically in attempts to keep pace with both the consumer electronics and enterprise IT markets. This has created a steep learning curve for law enforcement as well as individuals in the judicial system.</strong></p> <p>A 2012 survey titled &ldquo;<em>A...Panasonic's European Service Centre celebrates 10th anniversary with Government Minister Julie Jameshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/panasonic-european-service-centre-celebrates-10th-anniversary-co-1277-ga.21489.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/panasonic-european-service-centre-celebrates-10th-anniversary-co-1277-ga.21489.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 28 Sep 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="float: left;" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 27px;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 27px; text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>Panasonic Business has a vision to be the &lsquo;No1 Company for customer satisfaction&rsquo; in the B2B market</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The site on Wharfedale Road, Pentwyn was established in 2006 and houses a repair centre, field support team and multi-language help desk to cater for B2B customers across Europe.<br /> <br /> The Service Centre is also a hub for the remote monitoring of audiovisual products. Panasonic CARES utilises Machine to Machine (M2M) technology, to enable the customer service centre to communicate directly...Dahua releases XVR video recorder for broader VMS partner applicationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/dahua-releases-xvr-video-recorder-vms-applications-co-4261-ga-npr.21445.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/dahua-releases-xvr-video-recorder-vms-applications-co-4261-ga-npr.21445.htmlProduct NewsThu, 22 Sep 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" cellspacing="8"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>Designed to be fully intelligent, XVR is able to provide end users with the simplicity of analogue system, flexibility and wide selection of cameras</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Dahua Technology, a manufacturer and supplier of video surveillance products headquartered in Hangzhou, China, officially announces the release of XVR, signifying a broader open of Dahua Video Management Systems (VMS) in partners&rsquo; applications.</p> <p>Dahua VMS, partnered with Geutebruck, GeoVision, Heitel, etc., serves as the user interface to command and control Video Surveillance...Interlogix introduces new high-compression H.265 video solutionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/interlogix-introduces-high-compression-h265-video-solution-co-737-ga-co-5928-ga-co-9724-ga-npr.21376.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/interlogix-introduces-high-compression-h265-video-solution-co-737-ga-co-5928-ga-co-9724-ga-npr.21376.htmlProduct NewsWed, 14 Sep 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 35px; text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>The new Interlogix video solution uses H.265 standard to compress video data, offering the same or better video quality at a lower cost, compared to the previous standard</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Interlogix, a global leader in security and life-safety solutions, is introducing new powerful video offerings that take advantage of the advanced H.265 video compression standard, requiring less network bandwidth and hard drive space to transmit and store surveillance footage. Interlogix is part of UTC Climate, Controls &amp; Security, a unit of United Technologies...COP Security launches new ‘Entry Level’ & ‘Enhanced’ Dahua training courseshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/cop-security-launches-new-dahua-training-courses-co-11774-ga-co-4261-ga.21345.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/cop-security-launches-new-dahua-training-courses-co-11774-ga-co-4261-ga.21345.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 12 Sep 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="float: left;" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 58px;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 58px; text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>The courses are ideal for new &amp; experienced security professionals, for management, installation of professional CCTV projects</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>As the UK&rsquo;s largest authorised distributor of Dahua products, professional trade only CCTV distributor, COP Security, have upgraded their in-house training courses. COP now offer two courses, &rsquo;Entry Level&rsquo; and &lsquo;Enhanced&rsquo; level training, on Dahua products.</p> <p><strong>Entry Level and Enhanced training</strong></p> <p>The Entry Level course covers an Introduction to Dahua IP &amp; HDCVI Solutions, encoding/decoding, product procurement, basic...NVR vs. VMS: Support, scalability and usability of video storage systemshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/nvr-vms-support-scalability-usability-video-storage-systems-co-1286-ga.21274.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/nvr-vms-support-scalability-usability-video-storage-systems-co-1286-ga.21274.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 05 Sep 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" cellspacing="8"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>One obvious benefit of an NVR appliance compared to software VMS system is ease of configuration and installation </strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>A quality networked video recorder (NVR) and software-based video management system (VMS) both do an excellent job of safeguarding valuable video data. But there are a number of pros and cons for both, along with specific applications that will do better with one option over the other. These can easily be broken down into five topics: ease of setup/install, support,...