Analogue Cameras

How do developments in storage impact the video surveillance market?

In the analogue era, videotape was the storage media of choice for CCTV systems. Since the advent of digital video, and of IP-based systems, a variety of other storage formats have come to the fore, including hard drives, flash drives, SD cards and others. Now we are in the age of the cloud, which offers new opportunities to store vast amounts of video and presents challenges such as bandwidth and cybersecurity. For a current perspective on storage, we asked this week's Expert Panel Roundtable:...

IFSEC International 2018 highlights solutions approach and open systems

IFSEC International 2018 kicked off last week at London’s ExCel Centre. Visitors were lucky enough to experience a rare three days of British sunshine as they came together to discuss the latest trends and technologies in the physical security industry. Many exhibitors commented on how the show seemed smaller than previous years, with stands more spread out, and fewer ‘double-decker’ offerings than earlier shows. Although exhibitors represented all aspects of physical security...

Hanwha Techwin releases four new Network Video Recorders built for Wisenet Wave VMS

Hanwha Techwin America, a global supplier of IP and analogue video surveillance solutions, announced a new line of NVR (Network Video Recorder) servers designed specifically for the Wisenet Wave VMS (Video Management System). The company also announced a turnkey WAVE client workstation pre-installed with Wisenet WAVE for hassle-free deployment. “All NVR servers are pre-configured with Wisenet WAVE VMS and preloaded with four professional licenses to ensure quick and easy deployment with m...

HD over Coax provides cost-effective video surveillance upgrade

According to IHS Market, it is estimated that there are over 60 million security cameras in the United States, and other reports say these cameras capture more than four billion hours of footage per week. Over the last decade, IP camera technology has dominated the conversation as it has provided users with a broad offering of enhanced image quality and features. With a large percentage of existing security systems relying on analogue, many end users looking for high definition (HD) video qual...

CoaXPress standard enhances Intelligent Traffic Systems by replacing analogue systems with digital video platforms

Intelligent Traffic Systems (ITS) are a pillar of today's Smart City concept. ITS integrates video communications into traffic infrastructure to advance driver safety, reduce traffic congestion, and lower fuel consumption. As governments strive to achieve these goals with ITS, the high-speed point-to-point serial communication standard CoaXPress (CXP) is playing a vital role, especially in the migration of older analogue systems to networked digital video platforms. CXP allows for the ‘re...

Johnson Controls introduces exacqVision A-Series recorders for video storage expansion

Johnson Controls introduces a new line of high-capacity, front-accessible hard disk drive (HDD) recorders within its exacqVision A-Series portfolio in response to the increasing demands for video storage expansion.  The use of video surveillance to detect, deter and prosecute crime has grown significantly, and increases in camera resolutions and frame rates have caused the need for video storage to surge at an unprecedented rate. The new front accessible recorders feature eight front-acce...