Honeywell Launches New Embedded Digital Video Recorder Series

March 22, 2007
HRXDs Simplify High-Speed Digital Recording with 9 or 16 Channels
LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 6, 2007 – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today introduced the new HRXD Series of high-speed 9 and 16 multi-channel digital video recorders, which supports an image-per-second recording rate of 240/200 (NTSC/PAL). The embedded DVRs feature Honeywell’s XtraStor compression technology, which is capable of storing large volumes of detailed data using less hard drive space than many other compression technologies.

The HRXD Series supports a wide variety of surveillance applications by allowing the user to customize time lapse, event, pre-event, text input and other recording parameters. Operation of pan/tilt/zoom cameras can be controlled from the DVR front panel with a local mouse connection. An infrared remote control speeds installation, system configuration and operation. The recorders offer networking capabilities for LAN and DSL that enable users to operate and manage the system from a remote location, and the Remote Administration System Plus (RASplus) software allows remote monitoring of up to 16 DVRs at one time.

"We’ve made the user interface of the HRXD highly intuitive," says Bill Durno, product manager, Honeywell. "Now it’s easier for end users to search for video and copy the clips to a CD or flash drive quickly—and faster resolution of problems improves the chances of identifying sources of fraud. This ultimately results in greater profits for the end user." The internal CD-RW and USB ports make it easy for users to burn video clips, and the Clip Player program eliminates the need to install a separate video evidence viewer program onto a PC.

The HRXD Series provides a solution for fast-paced surveillance applications that require accurate capture of critical details of fast-moving objects or people in motion. The Series is ideal for retail sites, financial institutions, educational facilities and law enforcement. Honeywell will demonstrate the HRXD Series at ISC West 2007; the product will be available to order in early March. For more information, visit