North American Video (NAV), which produces integrated video surveillance and security solutions, now offers the Oncam IP, a 360 degree camera in 3-megapixel, 5-megapixel and analog, versions, the company says in a written statement.
NAV says the cameras, with Grandeye technology, enable 12-bit 5- and 3-megapixel color and image processing along with video analytics.
“NAV has a history of offering leading edge technology as an integral part of our video surveillance and security solutions, and the Oncam IP and analog 360 degrees cameras offer technologically advanced functionality and performance,” said Daniel Jackson, systems specialist for NAV.
Oncam Global’s cameras are designed with several features “essential” for 360 degree “persistent situational awareness,” including on-board camera generation of multiple, independent perspective-corrected virtual camera views (up to four), each of which can be controlled manually or by using the in-camera video analytics, the statement says. The cameras also feature support for electronic pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) functionality throughout the entire 360 degrees field of view during live viewing or playback.
Oncam Global, through its Grandeye technology arm, is populated with intellectual property, including several patents related to 360 degrees image capture, Jackson says. Grandeye’s position in moving 360 degrees situational awareness surveillance to mainstream applications is what first attracted NAV, he said. “These next-generation cameras definitely warrant the phrase ‘paradigm-shifting’ technology.”