Sony launches affordable compact HD security cameras for small-to-midsize business market
Sony announced today a new line of affordably priced, high-performance security cameras. The high-definition C-Series cameras – models SNC-CX600 and SNC-CX600W – fit a range of security or surveillance applications, especially those for the small-to-midsize business (SMB) market. This includes retailers, offices and restaurants.
The SNC-CX600 and SNC-CX600W cameras are equipped with many features not typically found in comparably priced products. The SNC-CX600 and SNC-CX600W both have a list price of $497. Sony plans to make the SNC-CX600W available through its product distribution channel in early September, while the SNC-CX600 is planned for December availably.
Sony SNC-CX600 and SNC-CX600W camera features:
720p (HD) image quality for high-resolution imaging
A 120 degree viewing angle rather than the standard 90 degree angle, which reduces the number of cameras needed to cover an area
A built-in motion sensor that works in both light and dark environments
White LED illumination for true-to-life color recording
Edge storage capabilities that reduce costs by recording video and audio directly onto microSD or SDHC cards, bypassing the need for external recorders
Sony’s IPELA ENGINE EX integrated signal processing system that enhances video quality
Wi-Fi certification that enables the stable transmission of video via wireless networks; Improved security and simplified setup using WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)
A speaker that plays alerts or pre-recorded voice messages
A microphone for optional sound capture.