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SightLogix's Second Generation SightSensors

SightLogix, a provider of specialized analytics for perimeter detection, has introduced a second generation of their SightSensor series of smart cameras with the stated goal of reducing prices to enable 'mainstream' adoption. In this update we'll ...

By Ethan Ace - almost 8 years ago

DRS Technologies WatchMaster Thermal Camera

In the past year, thermal IP surveillance has been a growing trend, with Axis, Bosch, and Pelco entering the IP thermal market, FLIR and VideoIQ entering a partnership, and SightLogix adding a thermal camera to their line. DRS Technologies, tradi...

By Ethan Ace - almost 8 years ago

SightLogix Clear24 Thermal Camera Examined

Analytics provider SightLogix announced the Clear24 thermal camera at ASIS 2011. This product aims to resolve a number of common thermal problems: Thermal images may often appear washed out, especially over long distances, targets may be unclear i...

By Ethan Ace - almost 8 years ago

New Surveillance Products Directory Fall 2011

This report provides a summary of key announcements and news being made related to or around the ASIS 2011 show.For each product or change, where applicable, we provide a link to the manufacturer's announcement on their site and then a link to our...

By John Honovich - almost 8 years ago

VideoIQ / FLIR Thermal Analytics Processor

VideoIQ and FLIR have announced a joint analytic solution, simply named the Thermal Analytics Processor. This announcement comes on the heels of announcements earlier this week of a new CEO and $7.5M in venture funding. Overview While VideoIQ ha...

By John Honovich - about 8 years ago

First Gigapixel Surveillance Camera Examined (ipConfigure)

In this note, we examine the features, pricing and positioning of the first gigapixel surveillance camera ever released. This offering is from ipConfigure and is called the GWAS or Gigapixel Wide Area Surveillance. Gigapixel Overview Gigapixel p...

By John Honovich - about 8 years ago

New Surveillance Products Spring 2011 Final

In this report, we provide a single source listing new video surveillance products announced in Spring 2011 and in conjunction with ISC West.For each product, where applicable, we provide a link to the manufacturer's announcement on their site and...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Bosch's Thermal Cameras VOT-320 Examined

In this note, we examine Bosch's thermal network cameras, the VOT-320 series. This is Bosch's entrance into the IP thermal market and an extension of the IP thermal camera trend (following Axis and FLIR). First, we will review the key details of B...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Comparing Surveillance IR Illuminators

Video quality at night can be very poor. Even cameras that rate their minimum illumination as .1 lux or less routinely display dark, noisy images at night. One of the most direct ways to rectify this problem is to add IR illuminators to provide ar...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Color Night Vision Cameras

In this update, we examine Flir's Color Night Vision cameras, a new offering from FLIR that leverages the EMCCD camera cores we reviewed in June 2010. The Color Night Vision (or CNV) cameras use the same form factor as FLIR's F and PT series therm...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

Opgal's Acquisition of Vumii Examined

In October 2010, Vumii announced that it was acquired by Opgal. In this note, we examine the rationale, positioning and significance of the announcement. For background, readers should review our 2009 profile of Vumii's products and pricing. Opga...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

Surveillance Manufacturer Trends 2010

Trends and strategies in the video surveillance market are shifting. In this report, we examine the top trends and the most interesting moves by surveillance manufacturers.Market TrendsStarting with the 'big picture', we see 4 key trends coming ou...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

New Products Reviewed Fall 2010

In this report, we aggregate all our new products reviews for Fall 2010 announcments. Products Reviewed The following new products are reviewed. Links are provided both to the company's website and to our PRO member review. ACTi 4MP Cameras ...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

Examining Axis New Thermal Camera Offering (Q1921/-E)

Axis announced the release of the Q1921/-E thermal cameras (where -E is the outdoor model). The new models will be an addition to their existing thermal lineup, which includes the Q1910 (Refer to our review of the Q1910).In addition, a data sheet ...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

Testing Video Analytic Alerting (Agent Vi System)

Video analytic debates often center around edge vs core and which is 'best'. By contrast, Agent Vi offers a 'hybrid' solution where part of the analytics runs on third party IP cameras and the remainder is performed on a server. It is definitely a...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Testing IP Thermal Camera (Axis Q1910)

In the last 6 months, interest in IP based thermal cameras have increased with Axis, FLIR and Pelco announcing relatively low cost product offerings.  In this test report, we investigate how well the Axis Q1910 thermal camera works in the field, ...

By Benros Emata - over 9 years ago

Pelco's Thermal Camera Announcement Examined

At ISC West 2010, Pelco announced an upcoming release of IP thermal cameras. This update shares additional information. [UPDATE 2013: See our Pelco Thermal test results.] In an e-mail response from Pelco, they expanded on a few key points: "Sar...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Will Frame Rate Make a Difference for Thermal?

In the growing rivalry between FLIR and Axis, FLIR is emphasizing its advantage in frame rate over Axis - 30fps for FLIR but only 9fps for Axis Q1910 (actually 8.33 according the the Axis Q1910 specification sheet). Some specifiers are always ins...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

FLIR Thermal Network Cameras Examined

FLIR has announced the availability of network thermal cameras starting as low as $3,495 USD MSRP. These cameras are additions to the F (fixed) and PT (pan tilt) series from FLIR. These new cameras have 160 x 120 resolution and offer 3 lens option...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Makes Their Case for Thermal Cameras

With thermal cameras announced, Axis is building up their case for using their thermal cameras. This features an extensive amount of marketing materials, including an introduction to thermal white paper and a thermal network cameras brochure. Comp...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Axis Enters Thermal Camera Market (Q1910-E)

Axis has entered the thermal camera market with potentially disruptive pricing and positioning. Axis's first thermal offering - the Q1910/-E (indoor and outdoor options available) is an IP camera with an MSRP of $2,999 for the indoor and $3,499 f...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Vumii's Night Vision Surveillance Examined

While thermal cameras and IR illuminators are the most common choice for night vision surveillance, Vumii offers an interesting 3rd option. Vummi's cameras produce and control their own IR illumination, allowing long range capabilities (1000 meter...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

Introduces IP Cameras and VMS

Flir is moving into IP video with network thermal cameras and its own VMS software. FLIR introduces 3 series of IP cameras: the F-series (fixed box cameras), the PT series (thermal/color cameras on a pan/tilt head) and D series (speeddome with 36x...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

IP Camera 2009 Mid Year Review

Megapixel was the most dominant trend in IP cameras over the first half of 2009. So dominant was megapixel, that not only did most manufacturers release new megapixel cameras but a new non-IP megapixel standard was proposed. Not surprisingly, indu...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Examining Thermal Benefits

In the July 2009 Security Products magazine, FLIR published two articles - a Q&A and a survey of applications using FLIR cameras. The most note-worthy claims FLIR makes in these articles: (1) costs are being driven down to high volume commerci...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

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