Arecont Vision showcases MicroDome Duo Compact camera series at Intersec 2017
U.S megapixel technology expert Arecont Vision is using Intersec 2017 to showcase its MicroDome Duo Compact Twin-sensor Megapixel camera series, expanding its family of ultra-low profile true day/night cameras.
The product features an advanced twin-sensor omnidirectional camera, and both sensors feature independent remote focus modules, mounted on 3-axis gimbals for outstanding viewing coverage, the company says. A single compact MicroDome Duo camera can be mounted on a wall or ceiling to cover two different views simultaneously. This is said to result in enhanced coverage and improved situational awareness over a multitude of scenes, particularly those in need of low-profile, high resolution indoor/outdoor surveillance. Such areas include hallways, walkways, ATMs, and POS terminals.
It also offers fast frame rates and a choice of 4, 6, or 10-megapixel resolution models. Each camera is available with lens options ranging from 2.1 to 16mm, providing the widest possible application requirements, Arecont says. SNAPstream (Smart Noise Adaptation and Processing) technology reduces camera bandwidth consumption in all models without impacting image quality.
Sanjit Bardhan, Arecont Vision Vice President of Sales, Middle East, Africa, and India (MEAI) commented:
“Customers across the Middle East and around the world will benefit from the small size, advanced cybersecurity protection, future-proof design, and unique capabilities of the new MicroDome Duo. It reduces the number of cameras required for a wide range of applications by providing high definition video of two areas at once, and its many, installer-friendly features cut down on installation time and expense.”
At the core of MicroDome Duo is an Arecont Vision FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) integrated circuit. Arecont Vision cameras are designed and built in the USA to run an in-house developed, Massively Parallel Image Processing Architecture (MPIPA) on the FPGA. All core features and technologies are developed by Arecont Vision, allowing installed cameras to be upgraded with new capabilities, thereby extending the useful life of the device, Arecont says.
By employing the unique MPIPA architecture on the FPGA, Arecont Vision cameras do not require the use of common operating systems. This approach eliminates the risk of a cyber hacker repurposing an Arecont Vision camera for use in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) robotic actions or other increasingly common cyberattacks, the company claims.
The series is designed for applications with challenging lighting conditions, featuring integrated, dual, day/night mechanical IR cut filters. For applications with strong backlighting, reflections from wet flooring, streets or puddles, or contrast due to fog, mist, or glare, optional Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) equipped 4- and 6-megapixel models are also available. Built-in CorridorView™ technology provides better coverage of hallways, corridors, and other narrow spaces without wasting pixels on unchanging areas.
Each MicroDome Duo camera offers independent remote focus capability to simplify set-up and significantly reduce installation time. Installers can simply select “Short Range Focus” or “Full Range Focus” for rapid setup, or they can adjust the view remotely as required by the application.
The MicroDome Duo is a compact (71.9mm/2.83” height by 103mm/4.06” width by 163mm/6.42” length), light weight (0.88kg/1.95lbs) surveillance camera series. It is built on Arecont Vision’s new installer-friendly enclosure design to further simplify positioning and installation. A single PoE IP connection is required, reducing wiring time and expense.
The rugged, tamper-resistant, die-cast aluminum housing features two polycarbonate dome bubbles that are both IK-10 impact-resistant and IP66 weatherproof rated. The MicroDome Duo is ONVIF (Open Network Video Interface Forum) Series S compliant.
Visit the Arecont Vision MEAI team this week at Intersec Dubai to see the new camera series and other award-winning Arecont Vision products in action at Harco (I12-S1), Anixter (A11-SA), AxxonSoft (D26-S1), Genetec (J38-S1), ISS (C12-SA), ITSEC (A36-S2), Milestone Systems (H26-S1), Norbain (C32-2), and Tyco Security Products (D12-S1).