Immervision was one of the earliest providers of 180 / 360 imaging in the surveillance market. With their CS mount lenses, Immervision offered a different technology (panomorph) and approach to adding 180 / 360 imaging to conventional box cameras. However, the original lens was limited to 1.3MP while many new entrants offered 3MP and 5MP fisheye lens solutions.
Recently, Immervision started shipping smaller form factor, M mount, lenses that can fit inside minidomes, partnering with manufacturers to have them built into cameras.
Brickcom is one of the first to bring the new Immervision lens to market, with their MD-300Np minidome camera. In this report, we test it head to head against the Axis M3007 and Vivotek FE8172V fisheye panoramics and the Immervision CS mount 1.3MP lens.
We performed a series of test in full light like so:
As well as in low light and dark conditions, like so: