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Redvision’s X-SERIES™ rugged PTZs and VEGA™ housings now have a tough, polycarbonate camera window option.

Redvision’s X-SERIES™ rugged PTZs and VEGA™ housings now have a tough, polycarbonate camera window option.

Redvision’s X-SERIES™ rugged PTZ dome camera range and the VEGA™, rugged camera housings now have a tough, polycarbonate camera window option available. The PTZ and housing are both designed for tough, outdoor surveillance applications, so the new, ultra-tough window is a welcome enhancement. “Low-light performance is not compromised, and the new polycarbonate window is optically correct, like our standard, toughened glass window,” explained Stephen Lightfoot, Technical Director of Redvision. “The RV30 X-SERIES™ still delivers a sensitivity of 0.35Lux in day/night mode, reducing to 0.05Lux at night with IR illumination switched on. Our tests also found that the 2MP, 1080p X-SERIES™ model, with IR and white light illumination switched on, provides effective images at up to 120 metres, with operators successfully... Read More
Redvision showcases the practical, ergonomic, design of its VEGA™ 2010 rugged camera housing.

Redvision showcases the practical, ergonomic, design of its VEGA™ 2010 rugged camera housing.

Redvision has released an image of its new, VEGA™ 2010, rugged camera, housing, with its cover ghosted away. It clearly shows installers how their preferred camera and lens combinations can fit neatly inside. Stephen Lightfoot, technical director at Redvision explains, “The VEGA™ 2010, rugged, camera housing has room for cameras and lenses up to 290mm long. The Tru-park, silicon wiper, which removes dirt and water from the housing’s camera window, is shown at the front to the housing and concealed neatly behind the front bezel when not in use. “The PoE-driven, CHAT™ interface board is mounted beside the camera. This distributes power to the camera, wiper, washer and built-in heater, as well as providing the connection and interface for Ethernet... Read More
The Redvision VEGA™ 2052 gets tough on bullet cameras.

The Redvision VEGA™ 2052 gets tough on bullet cameras.

The Redvision VEGA™ 2052 takes rugged, outdoor cameras to another level. It is made from tough, die-cast aluminum and finished with a marine-grade plating, followed by a durable powder-coating. It is cable-managed, with all cabling routed through the housing and inside its wall or pedestal mounting brackets. No junction box is required, as connections are made within the housing using ‘easy-connect’, cable terminals. This not only gives the VEGA™ 2052 an IP67 weather-proof and IK10 impact rating with vandal-resistance, but also makes it quick and simple to install. The VEGA™ 2052 camera has taken the company’s popular VEGA™ 2010 rugged camera housing and added a 2MP, camera module with a high-performance, Sony™ Exmor™, Low Light Sensor. It is available in... Read More
The Redvision VEGA™ 2010 rugged camera housing has a PoE-driven, wiper option.

The Redvision VEGA™ 2010 rugged camera housing has a PoE-driven, wiper option.

Redvision has added a PoE-driven, wiper option to its VEGA™ 2010, rugged camera, housing range. The Tru-park, silicon wiper removes dirt and water from the housing’s optically-correct, camera window. When not in use, the wiper is concealed behind the front bezel of the VEGA™. Stephen Lightfoot, technical director at Redvision explains, “Wiper power comes from the PoE-driven, CHAT™ interface board. This also provides camera, washer and built-in heater power to the VEGA™, along with audio communications. “All VEGA™ 2010 rugged housings allow installers to fit their own camera and lens combinations, up to 290mm long. The VEGA™ is made from tough, die-cast aluminum, which is both IP67 weather-proof and IK10 impact rated. It has an integrated junction box and all... Read More
Redvision’s X-SERIES™ rugged PTZ domes now integrate with the Xtralis ADPRO XOa software platform.

Redvision’s X-SERIES™ rugged PTZ domes now integrate with the Xtralis ADPRO XOa software platform.

Redvision’s X-SERIES™, RV30™ rugged PTZ dome cameras now fully integrate with the Xtralis ADPRO XOa convergence software platform. The ADPRO XOa delivers revolutionary detection, verification and response services for remote guarding and general security applications. It provides remote, multi-site management of the company’s renowned, FastTrace™, Remotely Managed Multi-service Gateways (RMG) and iFT and iFT-E, NVR+ platforms. Stephen Lightfoot, technical director at Redvision, explained, “Operators can take full advantage of advanced RV30™ washer, wiper, IR and white light illumination switching and scheduling, with multiple pre-sets. Further RV30™ camera functionality includes variable speed PTZ operation, with minimal joy-stick latency; Full HD video stream recording, with lower resolution sub-streams; and efficient, remote control, display and transmission. “Xtralis ADPRO XOa and iFT NVR+ platforms... Read More
Redvision cameras were featured on the Digifort VMS stand during a successful IFSEC 2018.

Redvision cameras were featured on the Digifort VMS stand during a successful IFSEC 2018.

Redvision featured the X-SERIES™ and VOLANT™ rugged PTZs and VEGA™ fixed cameras on the Digifort VMS stand during a successful IFSEC 2018. Redvision cameras are deeply integrated with the Digifort VMS and Analytics platform. Stephen Lightfoot, technical director at Redvision, explains, “Digifort software offers many unique features for Redvision’s rugged PTZs, such as analytics on presets; point and click operation; and control of lights, wipers, washers and telemetry. “Digifort is one of our preferred VMS platforms. It offers end users and installers a cost-effective, scalable, intuitive, server-based control system, with no annual maintenance fees. It also maximises the incredible functionality of our rugged PTZs and fixed cameras and is integrated with 245 other CCTV brands, for total project flexibility. “Legacy... Read More