By Canadian Security
Bosch Security Systems, Inc. has added two IP dome cameras to its 200 Series of ready-to-use, complete network video surveillance systems.
By Canadian Security
Inside the discreet, compact domes, the NDC-255-P features a 2.8 – 10 mm
varifocal lens, and the NDC-225-P includes a 4.0 mm fixed lens. The
cameras are ideal for small offices, retail shops, convenience stores,
and classrooms, where both professional security features and
affordability are essential.
The 200 Series IP cameras, now including four models, are easy to
install and operate. Each camera comes with a Secure Digital (SD) flash
memory card for storing days of recorded video without a connected PC.
No technical expertise is required to set-up the cameras.
simply insert the SD card, plug in the camera with a single cable, and
viewing and recording starts immediately. This all-in-one surveillance series can also be easily extended by
connecting a video recorder, such as the Bosch Divar 700 Series, or an
iSCSI server. Efficient H.264 image compression reduces the requirements
for storage by up to 50 per cent compared to traditional surveillance
technology, an important cost-saving feature.
The progressive scan cameras provide professional surveillance with
sharp, clear colour images — even when objects are in motion. The
cameras’ bundled software enables remote viewing, allowing recorded
video from multiple cameras to play back on a single PC monitor. The
software also makes it easy to archive video and locate specific events
quickly using its smart search facility.
In addition, the IP Camera 200 Series features built-in motion, tamper
and audio detection that can trigger an action, such as setting off an
alarm or increasing recording quality to capture more details in a
The two-way audio capability also allows operators to communicate
with visitors, employees or intruders via the camera. Fully compliant with the latest Open Network Video Interface Forum
(ONVIF) standard, the IP Camera 200 Series offers compatibility with
other ONVIF surveillance products. This helps users save on future
upgrade or migration costs.