Posts Tagged ‘video over IP’

iPhone CCTV App from Icode

Monday, August 17th, 2009

iCatcher Go

iCatcher Go is a new CCTV App for the iPhone from Icode, the makers of the popular iCatcher Console CCTV software.

iCatcher Go allows you to connect directly to your IP cameras from your iPhone, or to access your iCatcher Console CCTV software.

It’s available now from the Apple iPhone Apps Store for just 59p. Yes, you did read that correctly – 99 cents / or 59p!!

Searching Apple’s App Store online is a bit of a nightmare, so we recommend that you start up iTunes on your PC/Mac, then click on iTunes Store in the left column, then at the top right search for ‘icatcher go’.

Users can stream high speed iPeg from their iCatcher Console machines or high quality MJPEG, from a wide range of IP Cameras.

IP camera support includes Axis, Mobotix, Panasonic and Y-Cam IP cameras.

iCatcher Go allows high speed remote viewing of CCTV and web cameras from your iPhone or iPod Touch. iCatcher Go can either connect to your iCatcher CCTV software or directly to your IP cameras.

iCatcher Go utilises Icode’s high speed, low bandwidth streaming protocol ‘ipeg’. Mobile views of your iCatcher Console have never been faster. You can stream high speed ipeg from iCatcher Console or high quality MPEG/JPEG from a wide range of IP cameras.

If you’d like to trial Icode’s iCatcher Console software, follow this link to download a free 21-day iCatcher Console trial.

IP Expo Exhibition – October 7-8 at Earls Court

Thursday, June 25th, 2009


The IP Expo exhibition in October might be interesting:

IP Expo now incorporates four great events: IP’09 (focusing on infrastructure & convergence), VM’09 (exploring virtualisation), and (new for 2009) Wireless ’09 & Cloud’09 – The UK’s first independent cloud computing event, providing insiprational thinking plus practical solutions for your organisation

It aims to cover four key areas:

  • The convergence of voice, data and video over IP Networks
    • Network Optimisation, Security and Business Continuity, Communications & Collaboration and Datacentre Management.
  • Virtualisation
    • From servers to storage, data centres to desktops…Unleash the Power of Virtualisation in your Business!
  • Cloud Computing
    • Whether building applications in the cloud or integrating cloud services with legacy systems
  • Wireless
    • Define, develop and deploy the right mobility and wireless solution

Visit their website to learn more and register – IP Expo 09

Home CCTV on your TV

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

As our home networks extend to connect more and more devices utilising our broadband internet routers, gigabit switches, media centres, wireless networks, multiple family PCs etc. it is becoming ever simpler to share any data on the network.

We don’t normally comment much on developments in televisions here, but just in case it has passed you by, we think it is worth mentioning the advanced connectivity options available from sets such as Sony’s latest Bravia range.

Sony HDTV with ethernet

This HD TV comes with ethernet connectivity and is ready to connect to the internet:

Sony’s new XBR9 and Z-series models feature an Ethernet connection, allowing the sets to directly access Sony BRAVIA Internet Video content using an existing broadband connection. The service offers one of the largest selections of free and premium movies, TV shows, sports, music and more from an array of partners like Amazon Video on Demand, YouTube®, Yahoo!®, Slacker(sm), and others.

Read more details over at engadget.

The XBR9 and Z-series models are also Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA®) compliant, enabling easy access to digital photos, music and video stores on a PC or other DLNA server using the XMB® interface and the TV’s remote control.

This capability should enable you to connect to a PC or Network Attached Storage (NAS) on your network and access stored network CCTV video.

DIR-685 D-Link Router with NAS could be your next NVR

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) opens tomorrow in Las Vegas.

It’s the annual show where all the big boys showcase their new toys.

Take a look at this early news of a new wireless N router from D-Link featured over at engadget.

This router is the ideal solution for the consumer who wants to be the first on his or her block with the ultimate ‘all-in-one’ networking device.

Says Daniel Kelley, senior director of marketing for D-Link Systems.

D-Link Xtreme N DIR-685 router

Of course, it is a state-of-the-art wireless N router, but take note of the ‘STORAGE ROUTER’ badge – it allows you to connect and share USB hard drives as if they were network attached storage (NAS).

Some network cameras, such as Mobotix, are already able to store their surveillance video to network attached storage directly (without the need for any PC or server to be running video recording software) – ideal for those who would rather not run a PC 24/7 for surveillance at their home, office, holiday home, etc.

There’s a wide selection of NAS drives available, but what makes this router option attractive is that standard USB external hard drives are a good deal cheaper than NAS drives, and this router will make a USB drive behave like an NAS drive.

The CES show opens tomorrow.

engadget have a great micro site featuring all the latest CES News – worth a visit for any Tech Geek!!

Sanyo HD 4000 Four Megapixel Full HD CCTV Camera promo site

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

Sanyo VCC-HD4000 4 Megapixels Full HD Network CameraSanyo have launched a new 4MP HD CCTV camera – their model VCC-HD4000.

They’ve built a rockin’ promo website to launch this new IP CCTV camera (switch your speakers on!).

It’s got a great specification, including:

  • 4 megapixel camera
  • built-in 10X optical zoom lens with auto-focus
  • 16X digital zoom in addition to the optical zoom
  • Day/Night capability with IR cut-filter
  • Dual stream H.264 and JPEG
  • POE (Power Over Ethernet) ready
  • SD memory card slot for video storage at the camera
  • USB port for direct attached USB HDD
  • HDMI port

Sanyo VCC-HD 4000 IP CCTV Camera now available to buy online from our webshop.

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