Canon U.S.A. Inc., has released the high-performance VB-C500D Fixed Mini Dome Network Camera, featuring a stylish modern design and a range of advanced features. The unit is designed for locations where a fixed security camera is required. The camera features an 82-degree wide angle lens with 2.4x optical zoom (manual) and 4x digital zoom. When viewing moving objects, images remain clear thanks to a high-sensitivity progressive-scan CCD. The camera also includes an advanced image processor which handles the white balance, exposure compensation, shutter speed and color correction functions. The supplier's proprietary DIGIC NET processor is a hardware-based engine that performs all encoding and transmission.