Would you spend $4,000 for a single camera wireless 'surveillance system'? Jim Buzbee reviews Smartvue's S4 to see why.
Trendnet's high-end networked camera has a solid hardware design. But unfortunately, it is crippled by poor software and documentation. Craig Ellison reviews.
Axis Communications today announced a video server blade and rack solution for professional surveillance installations.
The AXIS 243Q Blade Video Server is specially designed for the AXIS 291 1U rack. It converts video signals from up to four analog cameras into full frame rate, de-interlaced digital video that can be viewed via an IP network. The server delivers 30 frames a second of video per channel, at 4CIF, in MPEG-4 or Motion JPEG compression.
Axis Communications today announced the companys first two-megapixel network camera designed for professional security and surveillance applications. The AXIS 223M Network Camera provides high image detail in day or night lighting conditions.
Axis Communications today introduced what it claims is the first network camera designed for use in buses and rail vehicles. The AXIS 209FD-R Network Camera is a compact (less than 1.6" high), ruggedized camera designed to resist the vibration, dust and high humidity typically found in mass transit vehicles.
WiLife's LukWerks system is easy to set up and use. But Jim Buzbee would prefer that it not depend so much on Windows, IE and WiLife.
A wireless networked camera for around $120 may sound like a sweet deal. But Jim Buzbee finds that Hawking's HNC290G is definitely not.
There are plenty of network cameras to choose from, so what makes a fixed position, wired camera worth a premium price? Humphrey Cheung takes a look.
There are many consumer-priced networked cameras on the market today and even 802.11g wireless capability is pretty much a ho-hum feature. Humphrey Cheung took a look at Actiontec's offering, but found most of its differentiation to be in its negatives.
The Axis 205 is small and compact and those features alone draw most of the attention. However, the lack of pan, tilt and zoom features as well as a merely average image quality might deter some buyers.