Video compression

SeeTec releases version R12 of Cayuga and BVI video management applications

SeeTec, global provider of video management solutions, has been developing and selling software for security applications for almost 20 years. Twice a year SeeTec publishes new releases of its products and at the end of May, the R12 version of SeeTec Cayuga and SeeTec BVI were announced. In these latest versions, three major areas of enhancement were the focal points. In SeeTec Cayuga, an improved map mode offers a better overview of a video project SeeTec Cayuga In SeeTec Cayuga, an improved...

Johnson Controls presents 4K resolution Illustra Flex Mini-Domes and Box IP cameras

Johnson Controls has announced the expansion of its high-resolution IP camera portfolio with new models of Illustra Flex Mini-Domes and Box IP cameras in 4K resolution. These new cameras are designed to offer a high-image quality and feature rich surveillance option intended for a wide range of applications. The Flex 4K cameras provide increased detail and efficient bandwidth management technology for both indoor and outdoor models. The versatile Illustra Flex cameras feature effective bandwidt...

Hanwha Techwin launches low storage H.265 Wisenet dome cameras

The five new dome cameras, which have been added to the award winning Wisenet X camera series, are designed for environments where there may be limited space, such as in lifts, entrance lobbies, stair wells and small shops, whilst three of the new models are built to withstand vibrations that may occur in transport environments.  These latest additions to the Wisenet X range, which are all vandal-resistant, are able to capture superb 2MP high-definition images. They are supercharged by the...

VIVOTEK launches MS9390-HV multi-sensor panoramic network camera

Following the success of previous 180° panoramic network cameras, VIVOTEK (TWSE: 3454), global IP surveillance provider, has launched a brand new and even more efficient multi-sensor camera. The MS9390-HV, with its dual 4-megapixel wide-angle lens design, is unlike most traditional multi-sensor panoramic cameras which rely on 4 sensors. This newly released multi-sensor dome camera is also equipped with SNV (Supreme Night Visibility), WDR Pro technology, 180° IR illuminators effective u...

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...

Matrox to showcase AV distribution technologies at InfoComm 2018

At InfoComm 2018, in booth N1322, North Hall front entrance, Matrox will be showing its award-winning line of Maevex quad 4K enterprise encoders, Extio 3 IP KVM extenders, Mura IPX video wall and multi-viewer cards, and Monarch LCS lecture capture appliances—including the Monarch LCS Radar monitoring application. The showcase features Matrox’s best-of-class capture, real-time encoding, streaming, recording, switching, decoding, extension, and fully-programmable command-and-control o...

Round table discussions

What is the impact of standards on security systems and technologies?

Industry standards make it possible for systems and technologies to connect and work together. Standards enable today’s integrated systems. But does adherence to standards stifle innovation? Does the necessity to interface using an industry-wide standard slow down the implementation of newer (and possibly not standards-compliant) capabilities? Or do standards eliminate extraneous variables, empower more integration and encourage greater innovation? We asked this week’s Expert Panel R...

How are smartphones impacting the physical security market?

Rapid changes in technology span both the consumer and the physical security markets. In the consumer market, technology innovation is nowhere more apparent than in the palms of our hands, where we all hold the latest smartphones and mobile devices. Simply put, the unprecedented power and capabilities of today’s smart phones have changed our lives. No wonder they are also having an impact on our business of physical security systems. Although a consumer product, smartphones increasingly pl...