1.3-Megapixel Cameras Feature Analytics & ONVIF Compliance
Canon U.S.A. Inc. introduced its first 1.3-megapixel IP security cameras, all three of which conform to the ONVIF network-interoperability standard. The new products include: the VB-M40 pan/tilt/zoom network camera with a 20x Genuine Canon zoom lens; the VB-M600VE fixed vandal-resistant IP 66 rated outdoor network dome camera; and the VB-M600D fixed network dome camera. All feature a 1.3-megapixel CMOS image sensor, Canon DIGIC NET image processing, and simultaneous transmission of high-quality video up to 1280 x 960 at 30 fps in bandwidth-saving H.264 and Motion-JPEG. With sophisticated built-in video analytics to increase the effectiveness of video security monitoring, these cameras are suitable for transportation centers, educational institutions, medical facilities, sports arenas, museums, and other public venues, Canon described. The new security cameras were designed with special features to facilitate convenient installation. All include ONVIF compliance and multiple power options (12V DC, 24V AC, and Power over Ethernet).