Premier Electronics introduces 360-degree surveillance camera

HODDESDON, England, 6 Jan. 2009. Premier Electronics Ltd. in Hoddesdon, England, is introducing the AV8360 360-degree IP camera for surveillance and reconnaissance applications. The camera uses SurroundVideo software to run its 8-megapixel camera format.

Jan 6th, 2009

HODDESDON, England, 6 Jan. 2009.Premier Electronics Ltd. in Hoddesdon, England, is introducing the AV8360 360-degree IP camera for surveillance and reconnaissance applications. The camera uses SurroundVideo software to run its 8-megapixel camera format.

The AV8360 is composed of four 2 megapixel cameras, each covering 90 degrees, thus providing a 360-degree optical sensor. This system removes the problem of a dome camera not seeing the event, as it was not looking in the right direction.

The AV8360 offers panoramic views and movie-compatible high frame rates to allow real-time high definition digital video surveillance with as much as 24 times the resolution of the best analogue surveillance cameras, company officials say.

AV8360 features massively-parallel MegaVideo image processing architecture capable of sustaining more than 6 billion operations per second. The system can provide four 1600-by-1200-pixel channels at 22 frames per second, or 800 by 600 pixels at 88 frames per second.

The camera offers efficient, no-moving-parts zoom windows to reposition instantly across the entire panorama. These zoom windows are delivered as separate video streams simultaneously with the complete full field of view panoramic video, thus eliminating the trade-off between magnification and area coverage as well as avoiding costly and not so reliable electro-mechanical PZT systems.

Playback of high-resolution digital archives allows "zoom-after-event" on any object in the field of view, eliminating the need for manned installations. Onboard real-time motion detection with size and sensitivity controls for as many as 64 separate motion detection zones per channel is standard.

For more information contact Premier Electronics online at www.premierelect.co.uk.

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