Arecont Vision's New Megaball 2 With Panomorph Lens Provides a Cost-Effective Wide Angle Imaging Solution

Arecont Vision, a provider of IP-based megapixel camera technology, announced the latest addition to the company's MegaBall 2 camera series that delivers wide area coverage with extreme cost-efficiency here at ISC West (booth #8045). The new MegaBall 2 with an ImmerVision Panomorph lens can capture 180° and 360° fields of view with dewarping to provide up to four-times more angular resolution in peripheral areas of a scene than conventional fisheye lenses.

"The new MegaBall 2 Panomorph cameras provide our customers with highly cost- effective solutions for applications that can benefit from wide area coverage but do not demand the precision of one of our higher-end, industry leading SurroundVideo® panoramic megapixel cameras," said Raul Calderon, Senior Vice President, Arecont Vision. "There are many applications in the SMB and retail markets where our new MegaBall 2 Panomorph provides the ideal balance of performance and cost-efficiency that conventional single sensor fisheye cameras simply do not satisfy."

The new MegaBall 2 Panomorph is a 5-megapixel camera in a tamper resistant housing. Features include Day/Night operation, H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10)/MJPEG dual encoders, privacy masking, extended motion detection with 1,024 distinct motion detection zones, a binning function for increased light sensitivity, flexible cropping to adjust image sizes and the ability to choose PoE (Power over Ethernet) or external power. Integrated cable management and a three-axis adjustment facilitate ease of installation. MegaBall 2 Panomorph cameras are available in wall, surface and flush mount configurations in light gray and black housings.

  • How COVID-19 Has Revolutionized Aviation Security Let's Talk Sports Security

    In this episode of SecurPod, Ralph C. Jensen and Fred Burton discuss security tactics at sporting events, from dealing with unruly fans to coordination between the home and visitors' teams to identifying potential stalkers. We also talk about the logistics of re-opening mass-attendance venues in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - May June 2021

    May June 2021

    Featuring:

    • Tapping into Touch-free Digital
    • Deep Learning
    • Working from Home
    • Body-worn Technology
    • A Tragic Turn of Events

    View This Issue

  • Environmental Protection
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Infrastructure Solutions Group
  • Spaces4Learning
  • Campus Security & Life Safety