Milestone Announces Support for Arecont Vision Megapixel Cameras

Complete line of Arecont Vision megapixel cameras to be supported by surveillance video management tool


ALTADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 8, 2007--Arecont Vision and Milestone Systems announce that the complete line of Arecont Vision megapixel cameras, including the revolutionary 8 megapixel panoramic AV8360 and AV8180, is supported by Milestone XProtect IP video surveillance software. This support enables users worldwide to utilize Arecont Vision cameras with the world's leading open platform IP video management software, according to IMS Research two years in a row.

The Arecont Vision product line includes the 5, 3, 2 and 1.3 megapixel models that deliver full-motion digital video at analog camera price levels. Arecont Vision also offers unique high-performance multi-sensor cameras that drastically reduce the user cost per unit area under surveillance. These 8 megapixel quad-sensor 180 degree and 360 degree panoramic cameras, AV8360 and AV8180, feature proprietary SurroundVideo(R) technology and deliver 24 times the resolution of the best analog surveillance cameras. In addition, the dual-sensor 3/1.3 megapixel DayNight(TM) AV-3130, the world's fastest dual-sensor network camera, offers crystal clear imagery down to starlight conditions of 0.01 lux.

Arecont Vision products are made in the USA and feature proprietary low-cost massively parallel image processing architectures MegaVideo(R) and SurroundVideo(R) that represent a drastic departure from traditional analog and network camera designs. These innovative technologies enable Arecont Vision to deliver multi-megapixel digital video surveillance systems at analog camera price points.

"This combination of Arecont Vision MegaVideo(R) camera technology with the world's leading IP video surveillance software offers an unprecedented value to users throughout the security industry," said Steven Sarfati, VP of Sales at Arecont Vision.

"Milestone Systems is pleased to continue expanding the wide choice in network hardware supported by our XProtect IP video surveillance software by including Arecont Vision high definition cameras," states Henrik Friborg, co-founder and VP Strategic Partner Alliances at Milestone. "Partners and customers alike should have the flexibility to use the cameras that are right for differing situations and budget requirements, in order to optimize their security investments."

Arecont Vision is the leading manufacturer of high-performance HDTV IP cameras and associated software. Leveraging its proprietary MegaVideo(R) and SurroundVideo(R) technologies, the company offers the world's fastest multi-megapixel (8M, 5M, 3M, 2M and 1.3M) network cameras delivering full-motion video and representing cost-comparable but vastly superior alternative to analog CCTV. Arecont Vision is headquartered in Altadena, CA, USA. www.megapixelvideo.com

Milestone Systems is the world market leader for open platform IP video surveillance software, according to IMS Research two years in a row. The XProtect(TM) product line supports the widest choice in network video hardware, proven in operation in more than 24,000 customer installations worldwide. Milestone solutions are sold through authorized partners in 62 countries. www.milestonesys.com.