The Top 6 Things to Think About When Buying a Fisheye Camera

You know by now that a fisheye camera is an integral part of a security surveillance ecosystem (but if you need a refresher, check out this post from my colleague Abhishek Kumar, which means that it’s time for you to take the next step toward implementing this kind of solution. Just like any other buying […]

Fisheye Cameras: Playing an Integral Role in a Security Surveillance Ecosystem

Whether you refer to it as panoramic or omnidirectional, 360-degree images have quickly become the gold standard in the world of surveillance, providing an expansive view of an area and offering security operators the ability to take in the entire scene without compromising quality. Today, the 360-degree fisheye camera is an integral part of the […]

What About Tomorrow? How Standards Help Drive Innovation

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By Jon Marsh, VP Product, Oncam Interoperability has long been the gold standard for niche camera manufacturers aiming to provide a complementary solution to deliver additional value for customers. The standards set forth specifically by ONVIF help drive these manufacturers to streamline engineering toward the focus of adding options for end users, with a special […]

Unique Use Cases for Wide-Angle Surveillance Technology

It’s safe to say that surveillance cameras are in high demand for security in today’s day and age, becoming more of a necessity for organizations to ensure the protection of their people and assets. This demand is being felt in industries around the world, and while you’ll typically see cameras in large common areas such […]

The Top 3 Ways 5G Will Affect Video Technology

There are typically just a handful of truly monumental, game-changing moments that we’re lucky enough to witness take place in the world of technology, and we’re fortunate to be on the cusp of one right now. We’re only moments away from the widespread introduction of fifth generation (5G) mobile technology, which is set to completely […]

Ensuring Optimal Video Storage and Bandwidth with Advanced Compression Technology

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In our last blog, we talked about the importance of organizations leveraging reliable, high-quality surveillance imagery to ensure that the footage they capture on a daily basis can be used to the best of its ability to achieve security goals. We mentioned how lighting, exposure and frame rate contribute to this level of effectiveness, and these […]

The Importance of Reliable, High-quality Surveillance Imagery

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You’ve likely heard us preach time and time again about the importance of leveraging an innovative video surveillance system to enhance security and situational awareness in a variety of markets. But what we don’t talk about enough is the cameras themselves; sure, we’ve described the benefits of 180- and 360-degree views and the different form […]

Product Spotlight: Evolution 05 Mini Cameras

For the second edition of our “Product Spotlight” blog series, we’re going small — but only when it comes to size, not innovation. In some cases in the security industry, small is better: there are many vertical markets and applications where a discreet (but aesthetically pleasing and powerful) device is necessary. Oncam’s Evolution 05 Mini […]

Product Spotlight: Evolution 180 Cameras

As the first edition in our new “Product Spotlight” blog series, there may be no better candidate to feature than Oncam’s Evolution 180 camera range. Since the moment we added the product line to our portfolio last year, you’ve likely heard us talk about the importance of this technology and the value it brings to […]

Hospitality Security Blog Series – Part 4

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As we’ve reached the fourth and final part in our hospitality security blog series, let’s take a few minutes to recap what we’ve discussed so far. Part one set the stage for this market, explaining the threats hotels face that contribute to their need for comprehensive security strategies. In part two, we outlined the benefits of intelligent, integrated […]