Surveillance video standards organisation the HDcctv Alliance will provide the European security industry with its first look at the new generation of HDcctv 2.0 surveillance technologies and products at IFSEC International 2014.
The HDcctv 2.0 standards – which were ratified in February of this year – have been developed and agreed for equipment able to produce high-fidelity HD video, without transmission delay and without the need for IP cameras or new Ethernet cabling within a secured premises – meaning a significant cost-saving in many surveillance systems.
At IFSEC International 2014, Alliance members – including Dahua, Eyenix, Intersil, and Telecom & Security – will showcase new, HDcctv 2.0-related technologies and equipment. This demonstration coincides with the recent publication of an IHS report predicting significant growth in the HDcctv market segment over the next few years.
Todd Rockoff, HDcctv Alliance executive director, said: “There are two primary variants of HDcctv 2.0: NR and AT. HDcctv 2.0 NR adds plug ‘n’ play remote control up-the-coax to the underlying HDcctv 1.0 format. HDcctv 2.0 AT, based on HDCVI technology, delivers HDTV signals over any legacy CCTV coaxial cabling, along with the plug ‘n’ play remote control capability. Both variants offer significant advantages over alternative methods for transmitting HD surveillance video.”
Companies exhibiting on the HDcctv Alliance stand at IFSEC International 2014 include:
- Dahua – A world-leading advanced video surveillance solution provider and the inventor of HDCVI technology. The company’s product portfolio includes a full system series of front-end, back-end, and display equipment, as well as software and intelligent traffic solutions. Dahua will demonstrate the new HCVR7808S ‘tribrid’ DVR, an 8-channel DVR that supports HDCVI, analogue, or IP video inputs on each channel.
- Intersil – Intersil Corporation is a leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance semiconductors for HDcctv Cameras and DVRs, delivering a variety of high-performance digital HD solutions. Intersil will demonstrate long-distance digital transmission capabilities.
- Eyenix – Eyenix manufactures world-class Image Signal Processors for HDcctv surveillance cameras, providing security cameras with a total solution for capturing, analysing, and transmitting HD video. Eyenix will demonstrate advanced ISP technology including long-distance digital transmission.
- Telecom & Security – T&S is an innovative Italian manufacturer of coaxial connectivity products for the security industry, focused on simple, re-usable, and effective termination solutions for coaxial cable-based installations. T&S will demonstrate unique, easy-to-use cable terminator technology.
Yin Jun, Director of R&D at Dahua, said: “We’re very excited about HDcctv 2.0 and the flexibility it offers both end users and installers. HDcctv 2.0 AT, in particular, provides the means to upgrade any analogue system to HD quality video with plug ‘n’ play remote control without disturbing the legacy infrastructure.”
Jon Hwang, CEO of Eyenix, said: “Integrators and installers responsible for designing and specifying surveillance systems are now able to work with HDcctv as easily as they worked with analogue CCTV 10 years ago. Certified HDcctv-compliant products from a variety of manufacturers will always interoperate, without the need to test all pair-wise combinations. This means convenience, peace of mind, and freedom of choice for installers and end users.”
Raman Sargis, Product Line Director at Intersil, said: “HDcctv 2.0 offers powerful technical options which will accelerate the migration to HD surveillance. Intersil is especially excited about further enabling plug ‘n’ play products by proposing our SMPTE-compliant VC-2 compression technology to the HDcctv standard roadmap for digitally transmitting HD video over longer distances and even higher-resolutions and frame rates.” Intersil intends to license, under mutually agreeable terms, its VC-2 design Intellectual Property to other HDcctv Alliance members for integration in their semiconductor technology, thereby facilitating multi-vendor VC-2 compression interoperability and further accelerating proliferation of HDcctv-compliant products.
At IFSEC International 2014 the HDcctv Alliance will be exhibiting on stand D265, where visitors are encouraged to meet Alliance members, see the latest HDcctv technology in operation, and discover more about the benefits of HDcctv 2.0. To book a meeting at IFSEC International, or simply to find out more about HDcctv 2.0, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
IFSEC International 2014 takes place at ExCeL London, June 17-19. Visit www.ifsec.co.uk for more information and to register as a visitor.