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Panasonic introduces latest addition in the i-Pro SmartHD range of surveillance solutions at IFSEC 2012

Published on 30 April, 2012
The WV-SW316 provides all the latest Smart HD innovations in an IP66 rated housing
SW316 delivers 128x wider dynamic range compared with conventional surveillance cameras

Recently at IFSEC 2012 PSCEU is pleased to announce the latest news in the progression of PSCEU Pro-Camera Solutions business solutions.

With sensitivity as low as 0.03 lux and as one of the most light sensitive Full-HD camera in today’s industry, Panasonic proudly introduces the latest addition in the i-Pro SmartHD range of surveillance solutions, the WV-SW316 series. The new camera provides high quality images and a wealth of features packed into a vandal resistant housing.

With full ratification from ONVIF, the specification that defines a common protocol for network video devices including automatic device discovery, video streaming and intelligence metadata, Panasonic promises installers and end users some of the most advanced features and best return on investment available in the security technology market today.

Using a newly developed 1.3 megapixel high sensitivity MOS sensor, the SW316LE provides 720p Full-HD resolution images are delivered across the network through multiple H.264 and JPEG encoded streams for simultaneous real time monitoring and Full-HD recording which is powered by UniPhier, the proprietary Panasonic system LSI platform.  At 720p Full-HD resolution, progressive scan images are produced at no less than 30 frames per second, enabling security professionals to see every detail and movement necessary to provide the best possible surveillance recording and monitoring and resulting in better delivery of total security management.

MEGA SuperDynamic Range and a Host of Intelligent Features

With Panasonic MEGA SuperDynamic Range and ABS (Adaptive Black Stretch) technology on board, SW316 delivers 128x wider dynamic range compared with conventional surveillance cameras. The true day/night image quality of the SW316 in combination with the built in IR LED is ideal in all conditions. Face Super Dynamic technology is designed to ensure the clearest facial images are reproduced, whilst high sensitivity functionality is possible with 0.3 lux sensitivity in colour mode and 0.05 lux in mono at F-stop 1.3 (wide) aperture providing true 24 hour day / night performance. Up to 2Tb can be stored on the optional SD XC  card inside of the camera.

Variable Image Quality on Specified Area to Reduce Demand on Bandwidth

VIQS (Variable Image Quality on Specified area) functionality decreases the burden on precious network bandwidth with a maximum 50%  reduction impact on data throughout. Users specify the exact area of the image that is affected by VIQS via an easy to use cropping function. Up to 4 image capture areas can be specified, and it is also possible apply VIQS on Full-HD images of 1,280 x 960 resolution and portions of the image simultaneously at 640 x 360 resolution.

An Intelligent Solution for the Smartest Installers

Jeroen Cleijne, Security Product Manager at Panasonic System Communications Company Europe explains; “This really is an incredible surveillance camera, it’s really outstanding performance and it’s packed with the most advanced features available anywhere.  The full technical specification of WV-SW316 is available on our website and we are expecting a huge response, especially from top tier installers who are seeking the highest quality solutions and the greatest return on their customers’ investments.  The camera features our newly developed 1.3 megapixel double speed MOS sensor which makes Full-HD images possible under very low light conditions and reduced power consumption by 10%  this is in direct response to what the security industry has asked for”.

The WV-SW316 provides all the latest Smart HD innovations in an IP66 rated housing, fitted with dehumidification technology, ensuring it is fit for all outdoor needs. Every detail has been taken into account and it’s clear that the latest Panasonic intelligent i-Pro SmartHD WV-SW316 series will be specified by the smartest of installers seeking to deliver the very best all purpose surveillance available.

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