Canon U.S.A. Inc., provider of digital imaging solutions, has introduced its first-ever line of Full HD IP Security cameras. Integrating sophisticated technologies derived from Canon's digital cameras and HD lenses, the four new products include:
VB-H41 pan/tilt/zoom IP camera with a 20x wide-angle zoom lens (pictured above)
VB-H610VE fixed vandal-resistant IP 66-rated IP dome camera
VB-H610D fixed indoor IP dome camera
VB-H710F "box" style fixed IP camera
All models reportedly feature low-light performance, a Genuine Canon aspherical wide-angle zoom lens with optimal lens coating technology, a 2.1 Megapixel 16:9 aspect ratio widescreen CMOS image sensor, and a pair of proprietary Canon DIGIC processors: the powerful Canon DIGIC DV III image processor for exceptional picture quality with lifelike colors and tonal accuracy, reduced noise, and low power consumption; and the second-generation Canon DIGIC NET II network video processor, a powerful, highly efficient compression, encryption, and transmission engine for full 1920 x 1080 HD up to 30 fps simultaneously in both H.264 and M-JPEG.
Advanced Canon technology built into these four IP security cameras includes analytic capabilities as well as "Open Network Video Interface Forum" (ONVIF) Profile S conformance for improved compatibility with other ONVIF-compliant third-party security products.
"Canon leadership in HD imaging technologies enables the company to leverage its vast expertise in developing IP security cameras with exceptional picture detail and advanced digital features," notes Yuichi Ishizuka, executive vice president and general manager of the Imaging Technologies and Communications Group of Canon U.S.A. "These new cameras provide outstanding imaging performance and sophisticated user benefits to address the needs of security professionals in a diverse range of applications and environments."
All four of Canon's Full HD IP Security cameras are designed to capture high-resolution detail and color vital for obtaining crucial visual information for security purposes.