Archive for the ‘IP Video News from use-IP’ Category

QNAP reveal new Firmware V3.5.1

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

The Taiwanese NVR manufacturer QNAP has recently revealed brand new Firmware for their VioStor NVR range.

The new firmware holds two major benefits for VioStor users:

  • enables VioStor NVR Pro products, such as the VS-2004 Pro and VS-2008 Pro, as well as the VS-2004L and the VS-2008L to support 3TB SATA hard drives, such as the Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 and Deskstar 7K3000 as well as the Seagate Barracuda XT
  • enables the support of PSIA compliant IP cameras from major brands such as Samsung

As such, VioStor becomes a larger capacity NVR solution and is instantly able to support an extra 150 network devices. This is in addition to the already impressive 1,100 camera models from 47 brands that QNAP NVRs support to date!

The V3.5.1 firmware is available immeditately for download and installation.

View the entire QNAP VioStor range

Samsung iPOLiS IP Cameras

Friday, August 12th, 2011

Samsung iPOLiS (previously Samsung Techwin) have released a new product range for 2011 featuring a wide range of Network Video products, IP Cameras and accessories. Here is a list of the models available at our product pages:Samsung iPolis SNO-5080 bullet IP camera


The range of IP Cameras includes:

The range of Network Video products includes:


Accessories include:


To view the entire range of Network Video products, IP Cameras and Accessories as well as datasheets and other products available at use-IP please use the links below:

use-IP YouTube Channel

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

At use-IP we are always keen to utilise internet-based technologies in order to provide information for our customers. Whether it’s through this blog, our Twitter feed, our monthly newsletter or our Facebook page today’s social media based society provides an excellent opportunity for us to keep you completely up to date with the latest IP-related news. Recently we have added an extra level to this process with the development of our YouTube channel. The primary aims of our YouTube channel are to provide basic setup videos for a range of IP cameras and to provide short video clips of footage from a wide range of IP cameras. Below is a sample of both types of video:

Here is a list of the product videos and capture footage which is available at our YouTube channel so far:

Product Videos

IP Camera Footage

However, make sure you check our YouTube channel regularly as we are uploading new videos all the time!

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QNAP Security Product Warranty Extension

Monday, August 8th, 2011

QNAP Security have just announced an extension on the warranty of their entire product range with immediate effect. The warranty extension is free of charge and means that every QNAP NVR purchased after the 1st August 2010 now has a two-year warranty. The Press Release quotes Andrew Yu, product manager at QNAP:

“The new extended warranty program continues our dedicated commitment to quality products and services, our customers already count on the performance and reliability of our products, and this new warranty extension strengthens the value of their investment.”


For QNAP Security product pages, datasheets, product images and more please use the links below:

ACTi KCM-5311 MegaPixel IP Box Camera Captures

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

The ACTi KCM-5311 which we blogged about last week boasts 35x optical zoom and MegaPixel resolution, but even more impressive than these features on paper are the short captures, which ACTi have posted on their website, of the new model in action:


Unfortunately for us, the ACTi KCM-5311 IP Box Camera will not be available in the UK until mid-August, but be sure to keep an eye on our blog and product pages for availability.