Panasonic to roll out new camera models at ISC West

LAS VEGAS, NV (April 6, 2011) – At ISC West, Panasonic System Networks Company of America is demonstrating its technology leadership with the introduction of an innovative full-function pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) dome camera with 288x zoom capability, plus five new Dome Cameras and a Coax-LAN Converter. The power of Panasonic security and surveillance solutions and their ability to enhance physical security operations will be demonstrated to ISC West attendees through a series of situational experiences, including education, retail, corrections, healthcare and gaming applications.

"Panasonic continues to deliver rich and connected technology solutions for a wide variety of video surveillance and security applications," said Bill Taylor, President, Panasonic System Networks Company of America. "Customers can use these high quality and proven product resources to more easily build a security system in a digital, analog or hybrid format to help better protect and safeguard people, assets and premises."

One of the highlights in Panasonic’s ISC West exhibit is the new i-PRO SmartHD WV-SC384 1.3MP PTZ. A full-function dome PTZ, the unit captures highly detailed images with 720p HD resolution and 288x zoom operation along with the ability to multi-stream full-frame 1280x960-pixel images at up to 30 images per second. In addition, the unit incorporates a host of performance features including on-board face detection.

Added to the Fixed Dome Analog Camera product lineup and introduced at ISC West is the WV-CF504 high resolution camera featuring Super Dynamic 5 technology. New and improved functionality and image quality are achieved with the fusion of Super Dynamic, Adaptive Black Stretch (ABS), Intelligent Video Motion Detection (i-VMD) and Auto Back Focus (ABF) technologies. Also introduced and new to the Fixed Dome Analog Camera series are the WV-CW364S and WV-CW334S outdoor cameras. These vandal-resistant dome cameras are designed with a number of image enhancing features as well as various adjustment features to ensure outstanding quality video images.

ISC West attendees can preview the new WV-SW355 HD (1280 x 960) and the WV-SW352 SVGA (800 x 600) IP cameras. Featuring Panasonic’s newly developed 1.3 megapixel high sensitivity MOS sensor for outstanding image quality and lower power consumption, the vandal-resistant units are scheduled for release in April, 2011.

Panasonic is also launching a "must-have" Coax-LAN Converter at ISC West. The new Converter, model BY-HPE111KT, is designed to convert IP camera video data to a wavelet format for transmission on existing coax cable for distances of up to two kilometers. The Coax-LAN Converter can additionally provide PoE (Power over Ethernet) for added functionality.

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