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Panasonic’s security cameras at ASIS show innovation in i-PRO SmartHD technology

Published on 14 October, 2010
Panasonic showcases new i-PRO SmartHD cameras and NVRs at ASIS
WV-SP305 Megapixel Fixed Network Camera, an i -PRO SmartHD product

Panasonic System Networks Company of America showcases its expanding line of i -PRO SmartHD products at ASIS 2010, highlighting the ways in which its IP-based technology can transform system functionality, efficiency and reliability at an affordable price. In addition to launching their face detection solutions, Panasonic will also debut its proprietary UniPhier® LSI (Large-Scale Integrated circuit) computer chip, which increases capabilities across the line of Panasonic i-PRO SmartHD cameras.

The more efficient H.264 High Profile format affords superior HD quality for video streaming (up to 30 images per second) using as little as half the data. A new 1.3 megapixel MOS image sensor enables high sensitivity and efficient power consumption. Additional intelligence inside the cameras empowers new advanced features including face detection.

The newest i-PRO SmartHD cameras also offer Face Wide Dynamic Range to overcome challenging lighting conditions and detect faces even when there are multiple people in a frame. A new i-PRO SmartHD Network Disk Recorder, being previewed at the show, completes the application with real-time Face Matching to compare registered faces to a face displayed in the live image and to trigger an alarm if there is a match.

A new i-PRO SmartHD PTZ dome camera, also being previewed at ASIS, combines HD imaging with a feature-rich all-in-one pan-tilt-zoom dome providing auto-tracking, auto-flip function, and new "Drag and Zoom" operation. A 360-degree map shot provides the full 360-degree field of view, separated into eight thumbnail images taken at 45-degree intervals; clicking on any thumbnail easily directs the pan/tilt/zoom functions of the camera.

Panasonic continues to innovate in surveillance technology
WJ-NV200 i-PRO SmartHD Network Disk Recorder uses H.264, MPEG-4 and JPEG formats

Panasonic will also show the analogue video surveillance line and a variety of system solutions for professional security applications beyond the company's leading line of video surveillance systems. The breadth of Panasonic products includes an innovative IP PBX Communication System, colour touch screen IP Phone, HD Visual Communications Systems and Point-of-Sale (POS) Workstations.

Emphasising open systems interoperability at ASIS 2010, Panasonic will re-launch the expanded and enhanced Panasonic Solution Developer Network (PSDN), which now covers a wider array of product lines and provides additional resources including a larger, more responsive developer support team, additional joint marketing opportunities and an expanded web site.

"With our worldwide research and development resources, Panasonic can bring more capabilities to the market," said Bill Taylor, President, Panasonic System Networks Company of America. "Video surveillance is a cornerstone of many business operations, and our solutions offer a multitude of opportunities to make businesses more secure and efficient."

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