Monday, August 19th, 2013

AUSTRALIAN based security company AFN Security – the leading provider of security solutions and consulting, today announced an Australian-first release based on their long trusted partnership with Arecont Vision, an industry leader in IP megapixel camera technology.

Announcing the world’s first 40-megapixel day/night panoramic camera with a total 180° field of view now available in Australia through AFN Security, who was Arecont Vision’s ‘Winner of Systems Integrator of the Year Award’ in 2010.

Arecont Vision’s panoramic camera enables users to view and record extremely wide fields of view while digitally zooming into multiple regions of interest – something which a pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ), cannot.  At 40 megapixels of resolution Arecont Vision saw the value in seeing more with fewer cameras, revolutionising the return on investment of video surveillance systems.This cost effective all in one AV40185DN SurroundVideo® camera with higher resolution panoramic views, can be used to replace many conventional cameras, where mechanical (PTZ) devices or multiple cameras would have been needed to view widespread coverage.

Arecont Vision has developed the market’s first 40 megapixel, full 180° panoramic view camera featuring 3,648 X 2,752 pixel view at 7fps, that’s 14,592 x 2,752 pixels of a total image at 1.5fps. The camera uses dual H.264 and MJPEG encoders for increased flexibility. The panoramic camera using four high sensitive, 10–megapixel sensors can also be binned to 2.5-megapixels per sensor, increasing light sensitivity and frame rate.

The 180° SurroundVideo® panoramic camera offer a standard hard in-ceiling mount, surface mount configurations out of the box, plus a wall, pendant and recess mounts using optional accessories. The option for an integrated heater and blower is available with each unit. The polycarbonate dome with an IP66-rated environmental chassis is vandal-resistant eliminating the need for an external housing.

In 2006 Arecont Vision introduced its first panoramic megapixel multisensor SurroundVideo®. The new SurroundVideo 40-MegapixelWDR 180° Panoramic Camera is Arecont Vision’s fourth generation of panoramic megapixel cameras, with a 360° Panoramic Camera available in Australia before Christmas.

AFN Security Director Darren Ruger said:
“We are always proud to offer our customers a way to better their business based on a Return on Investment (ROI) model. Arecont Vision has played a crucial part in the expansion of AFN’s Security Camera Solutions and their latest camera has in fact generated interest from existing clients prior to our official launch. Arecont Vision’s 40 megapixel 180° Panoramic Camera will provide our customers what they want, a versatile camera with ROI”


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AFN Security

Company Overview
AFN Security is a leading provider of security products, services and consulting across Australia and internationally. We pride ourselves in being the Asia-Pacific’s only supplier of ISD next generation IP Megapixel technology, 3VR’s revolutionary analytic digital video recorder technology, and Australia’s premiere distributor of ExacqVision’s world-class Video Management System.

AFN's mission is to revolutionise the security industry using customer traffic analytics (people counting, dwell time analysis, queue line analysis, object tracking, facial surveillance & licence plate recognition) to bolster the value of our CCTV solutions by providing clientele with the data necessary to grow their business, in addition to protecting and securing their assets. By supplying the Asia-Pacific with the world's most cutting edge IP camera technology loaded with customer behaviour analytics, which reduces labour cost nearly in half and can double profits, in addition to providing customers with the best quality video on earth to secure assets, AFN has the ability to change the security industry forever.

As a distributor of security surveillance, CCTV, alarm and access control solutions, AFN is proud to offer highly intelligent retail analytics such as people counting, dwell time analysis, queue line analysis, object tracking, facial surveillance and recognition, and licence plate recognition to our customers as complimentary value-adds to our world-class IP megapixel camera technology. Additionally, using our highly skilled technicians, we're able to integrate our CCTV and video intelligence analytics with many types of alarm and access control solutions, providing a comprehensive array of security products, services and integration.

Tara-Lea O'Hara
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M: 61407005970

Arecont Vision

Arecont Vision is exclusively focused on megapixel technology and, as the industry leader, has contributed more to the advancement of megapixel imaging for professional security applications than any other company in the security market. Our worldwide installed base of megapixel cameras crosses a broad spectrum of applications and venues – a proven testament to Arecont Vision’s leadership in developing innovative megapixel imaging technologies and products.

Arecont Vision, the leader in megapixel IP video, offers the largest selection of megapixel cameras available worldwide – our product line includes H.264 and JPEG 1.3, 2, 3, 5, 8, 10 and 20 megapixel models available in our MegaVideo® Compact, MegaVideo®, MegaDome™, MegaView™ D4F/D4s and SurroundVideo® lines. All offer a superior price/performance ratio and integration with best in breed VMS platforms. Arecont Vision’s suite of multi-megapixel cameras will make any IP video network execution better – and deliver the greatest ROI – as compared against conventional cameras.

Arecont Vision is leading the way in IP video with cutting edge innovations, superior performance and the broadest selection of megapixel IP cameras.



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