LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 25, 2008 – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced the release of its line of HRSD Systems Series embedded digital video recorders (DVRs). The new DVR series uses Honeywell’s XtraStor compression technology that allows more storage space without compromising image quality. The HRSD Series is available in 4, 8 and 16-channels.
The HRSD Series offers full-featured local and remote operation with flexible configuration capability, making it ideal for closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems used in multiple markets including financial, retail, education and others. Users also can quickly transfer video evidence files with a “clip-copy” function that allows video, audio and text to be burned onto common media such as USB thumb drives.
“There is never a one-size-fits-all solution in video surveillance because CCTV surveillance systems have diverse requirements,” said Bill Durno, product manager, Honeywell. “Because it supports a wide range of channel and storage capacities, the HRSD Series can meet a broad range of requirements and help organizations efficiently build their surveillance systems while minimizing overall cost.”
The HRSD portfolio is accessed over a digital network using Remote Administration System Plus (RASplus) software that can be used to simultaneously view live or stored video from up to 16 DVRs. Users can configure and download software updates to HRSD DVRs remotely from a central site, saving time and money by eliminating the need for separate site visits.
Additionally, the HRSD Series can operate with Honeywell’s new protocol interface translator, SmartPIT™, for use in financial institutions and retail stores. The SmartPIT device relays text data from point-of-sale (POS) and automatic teller machine (ATM) systems to the HRSD. This provides a powerful search tool that can help loss prevention managers quickly identify sources of internal theft at retail outlets. Similarly, security investigators can use the technology to better investigate fraudulent ATM transaction claims for financial institutions.
The System Series also includes Honeywell’s high-performance HRXD Series, which features the highest capture rate and storage capacities of the company’s embedded DVR line. Honeywell will demonstrate the HRSD Series and HRXD Series line at ISC West 2008 in April.
For more information visit www.honeywellvideo.com.
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