Digital Video Recorders

Hikvision UK and Eagle Eye Networks partner up for secure cloud-based video surveillance solution

Hikvision UK & Ireland, a global manufacturer of video surveillance products and solutions, and Eagle Eye Networks, a worldwide provider of cloud-based video surveillance solutions, announced a technology partnership to deliver customers a seamless and cyber secure cloud video surveillance solution. Dean Drako, CEO and founder of Eagle Eye Networks stated, “We are pleased to expand our global relationship with Hikvision by partnering with Hikvision UK to serve customers in England, Wa...

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...

March Networks unveils SE2 Series IP cameras for enhanced video in dark settings

March Networks, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, is pleased to introduce its SE2 Series IP Cameras. The new camera line delivers 1080p video and a comprehensive range of advanced features for indoor and outdoor applications. It also incorporates a smart low bit rate (LBR) setting that reduces bandwidth and storage consumption by 50% or more, making the SE2 Series IP cameras a cost-effective option for businesses with dozens or hundreds of surveillance cameras.  Compatib...

MOBOTIX embraces open system approach and cybersecurity in the Americas

Change is happening at MOBOTIX, and the German company wants to get the word out. “This company has been around since 1999, and people still give us a blank stare because they don’t understand what’s behind the curtain,” says Joe Byron, Vice President Sales Americas, MOBOTIX CORP. “As we gain visibility, people really want to know ‘what’s going on over there?’” There’s a lot going on. A new CEO, Thomas Lausten, who joined the company l...

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...

Hikvision launches new Turbo HD 5.0 security solutions comprising AcuSense DVRs and ColorVu cameras

To bring HD clarity to analogue surveillance systems, Hikvision launched its first-generation Turbo HD DVRs and cameras in 2013. Since then, subsequent generations of Turbo HD products have delivered a wealth of innovations, including ultra-low-light video recording and super-efficient bandwidth and storage usage – helping Hikvision customers to enhance their security and perimeter protection. Building on these revolutionary security advances, Hikvision has now announced the Turbo HD 5.0...

Round table discussions

What is the value of edge-based video storage for IP surveillance systems?

One of the benefits of newer IP systems is the ability to store video inside the camera or in a nearby digital video recorder (DVR) at the edge of the network. Edge-based storage is unlikely to take the place of centralised storage, but it is complementary and provides some interesting new options related to system design. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What is the value of edge-based storage and in what specific applications?

What are the benefits of extended service contracts?

Seeking to manage uncertainty is part of the core mission of security professionals. When it comes to the technology systems they depend on every day, extended service agreements are a tool to manage uncertainty as it applies to system operation. We asked our Expert Panel this week to comment on how extended service contracts benefit users, integrators and/or suppliers. Their answers effectively enumerate multiple benefits to all parties involved. Ongoing service and maintenance help to ensure c...