Canon announces three New 1.3-Megapixel IP Security Cameras Featuring Built-In Video Analytics And ONVIF Standard Compliance
Canon U.S.A., today introduced its first 1.3-Megapixel IP security cameras, all three of which conform to the widely accepted ONVIF (Open Network Video Interface Forum) network-interoperability standard. The new products include: the VB-M40 pan/tilt/zoom network camera with a 20x Genuine Canon zoom lens; the VB-M600VE fixed vandal-resistant IP66 rated outdoor network dome camera; and the VB-M600D fixed network dome camera. All feature a 1.3-Megapixel CMOS image sensor, Canon DIGIC NET image processing, and simultaneous transmission of high-quality video up to 1280×960/30 fps in bandwidth-saving H.264 and Motion-JPEG.Common to all three of Canon’s new security cameras is a Genuine Canon optical zoom lens and sophisticated Canon DIGIC NET image processor.
These proprietary components work together with a high-sensitivity CMOS sensor to enable the cameras to capture potentially crucial image detail in low-illumination environments down to at least .03 lux at f/1.6 and 1/8 sec. in color and at least .001 lux at f/1.6 and 1/8 sec. in black and white. The Canon 1.3-Megapixel VB-M40 PTZ camera, VB-M600VE Vandal-Resistant Dome camera, and VB-M600D Indoor Fixed Dome camera have suggested retail prices of $1979, $1299 and $1059, respectively1.The VB-M40 PTZ camera is expected to ship in early May while the VB-M600VE and VB-M600D models are expected to ship in July.