Sony Electronics Inc.
The new SNC-HMX70 security camera by Sony maintains an all-round 360-degree hemispheric view with no blind spots—ensuring full situational awareness in a wide range of indoor surveillance applications. The camera’s fixed lens and high-resolution 12-megapixel CMOS sensor stream crisply detailed, high-resolution video at a smooth 30 fps. This assures that people and objects are seen clearly. Harshly backlit windows, lobbies and entrances are no problem for the SNC-HMX70. Intelligent Auto Exposure analyzes front and backlighting in the scene, fine-tuning exposure for perfect footage in any lighting conditions. The camera’s wide 92dB dynamic range captures crucial image detail, even in highcontrast scenes with extremes of light and shade.
Vicon Industries, Inc. introduced the new V988 line of 4K cameras, which deliver the sharp, highly detailed image quality of Ultra HD video. Available in dome and bullet style cameras, these new cameras feature a 3.6-11 mm motorized varifocal lens and IR illuminators, making them appropriate for use in a wide range of applications and lighting conditions. Video captured by these cameras allows users to take advantage of the full display potential of today’s 4K monitors and provides incredible detail without pixilation when zooming into recorded video for investigative purposes. Power over Ethernet eliminates the need for power cables, simplifying installation and reducing associated labor costs.
Johnson Controls Inc.
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 versatile Illustra Flex cameras feature effective bandwidth management technology and highly reliable and redundant recording features that ensure continuous and cost-efficient video streaming. Illustra IntelliZip compression technology provides powerful dynamic bandwidth management beyond H.264 and H.265 to offset increased video storage requirements from high resolution video recording.
Arecont Vision expanded their popular SurroundVideo panoramic indoor/outdoor camera series with fifth generation models that deliver important new features in a smaller size. SurroundVideo panoramic cameras provide four integrated lenses in either 180-degree or 360-degree configurations. The new SurroundVideo G5 Mini panoramic camera series delivers 12- and 20-megapixel (12 or 20MP) resolution at double the frame rate of previous models. The G5 Mini is also approximately 50 percent smaller than previous SurroundVideo models.
The H4 Fisheye camera line offers a complete, high-resolution, 360-degree panoramic view with no blind spots. It is a cost-effective, easy-to-install solution designed to provide clear image detail and broad coverage with fewer cameras. Its powerful de-warping and virtual PTZ technology allow easy navigation through live or recorded video, enabling security operators to view and track an object of interest.
LILIN North America has introduced its first 4K Ultra HD camera, the UHG1182. The 12.0 megapixel CMOS camera delivers 3840 x 2160 pixel pictures at 30 frames-per-second, or four times the resolution of HDTV 1080p, with razor-sharp detail and brilliant saturated colors. Because it is capable of capturing detailed images across expansive areas, it is perfectly-suited for parking lots, as well as in airports, casinos and city surveillance. The UHG1182 features HDR (high dynamic range) mode, IR-cut filter for day/night imaging, and 4K True H.264 AVC High Profile Video Compression.
Sony Electronics Inc.
Sony’s newest 4K network camera, model SNC-VB770, offers the highest sensitivity in its class - under 0.004lx, expandable to ISO 100-409600. The new model combines ultra-high sensitivity with 4K resolution and advanced networking capabilities to give video professionals more flexibility to capture details even in extreme low-light conditions. The new SNC-VB770 camera achieves high resolution and sensitivity, in addition to low noise due to its image processing and full-frame 35mm Exmor sensor – all developed by Sony.
Panasonic Security Systems
Panasonic’s True 4K cameras set the standard in the surveillance category delivering True 4K resolution, True 4K optics and True 4K wide coverage for unmatched image quality. The 4K line is designed to meet the most popular security surveillance applications and specifications and builds upon Panasonic’s i-PRO ULTRA 360 panoramic indoor and outdoor ultra-high resolution cameras. Panasonic’s True 4K cameras include many features that make them highly suitable and efficient for a variety of applications.
Panasonic Security Systems
The WV-SFN480 and WV-SFV481 produce a 9MP (3K x 3K) Fisheye image at 15fps and a 4MP Fisheye image at 30fps to capture crisper edge-to-edge images that deliver virtually the same resolution and coverage area as four conventional 720p security cameras. The half-inch 12MP image sensor delivers high sensitivity at less than 0.4 lux for sharp images in color and black-and-white. The cameras achieve automatic, optimal focus in day or night environments thanks to the Auto Back Focus (ABF) structure, the first of its kind for an HD 360-degree camera.
Quasar 4K Ultra HD Cameras employ a state-of-the-art, broadcast-quality Ultra HD media processor to deliver four times more detail at full 30fps than today’s best HD1080 cameras and more detail than legacy 10MP. The cameras provide pristine imagery at an industry-leading 250M pixels per second while using 30-percent less storage than competitive HD1080 solutions. They also feature the most advanced low-light 4K image sensor available for video surveillance, and are vandal resistant as well as indoor/outdoor compatible.