Affordable commercial-grade thermal camera surveillance system introduced by DRS RSTA

MELBOURNE, Fla., 21 Sept. 2011. The DRS Technologies Inc. Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition (DRS RSTA) Group in Melbourne, Fla., is introducing the WatchMaster IP Elite affordable digital thermal imaging camera for commercial-grade applications. The thermal camera detects infrared (heat) waves for applications in complete darkness, over water, or other challenging environments. The WatchMaster IP Elite comes with a 320-by-240-pixel resolution, and a choice of three sealed and hard carbon coated athermalized fixed lenses. The surveillance camera offers a horizontal field of view of 40, 16, or 9 degrees and is capable of 4X digital zoom with a detection range as far as one kilometer.

Sep 21st, 2011
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MELBOURNE, Fla., 21 Sept. 2011. The DRS Technologies Inc. Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition (DRS RSTA) Group in Melbourne, Fla., is introducing the WatchMaster IP Elite affordable digital thermal imaging camera for commercial-grade surveillance applications. The thermal camera detects infrared (heat) waves for applications in complete darkness, over water, or other challenging environments.The WatchMaster IP Elite comes with a 320-by-240-pixel resolution, and a choice of three sealed and hard carbon coated athermalized fixed lenses. The surveillance camera offers a horizontal field of view of 40, 16, or 9 degrees and is capable of 4X digital zoom with a detection range as far as one kilometer.The camera is compatible with the Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF) for networking into other commercial security and surveillance systems, and incorporates embedded memory to support storage and video analytics. The outdoor camera also offers tamper resistance, and is rated at IP66 protection from dust and water.

The camera can use mounting hardware from several security vendors and can be networked through a central office, a remote video management system. or a DRS-provided Web interface utility. For more information contact DRS RSTA online at www.drs.com/Products/RSTA.

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