Dome Camera Now Comes in Outdoor Weather-Proof Version
Panasonic System Networks Company of America announced an outdoor, weather-proof version of the company’s Super Dynamic HD network dome camera. The new i-PRO SmartHD WV-SW395 dome camera features a built-in fan/heater/sun shield for temperature ranges of -40 deg. F to 122 deg. F). It is IP66 rated for water- and dust-resistance and is also equipped with a dehumidification device. The weather-proof dome camera, as with the indoor version, provides feature-rich pan-tilt-zoom control, auto-tracking of 720p HD images and full-frame 1280 x 960 pixel images at up to 30 images per second. It also provides multiple H.264 (High profile) and JPEG video streams for simultaneous real-time monitoring and high-resolution recording. PTZ control features include a full 360-deg. field-of-view, separated into eight thumbnail images taken at 45-deg. intervals. Clicking on any thumbnail easily directs the PTZ camera. The camera is ONVIF-compliant. Video Motion Detector has four programmable detection areas, 15 steps of sensitivity and 10 steps of detection size.