SONY INTRODUCES IPELA ENGINE PRO SERIES OF RAPID
DOME IP CAMERAS
W Series cameras boast security industry’s best available
optical zoom, pan speed, frame rate and wide dynamic range
Cameras include unique gyroscopic image
and focal plane correction
CHICAGO (ASIS 2013, Booth No. 635) – Sept.
2013 – Sony
Electronics is launching its IPELA ENGINE PRO camera lineup with four rapid dome
IP cameras. The new W Series cameras are the most advanced rapid dome cameras in
the security industry, with all four featuring the highest-rated optical zoom,
fastest pan speed, highest frame rate and widest dynamic range of any full HD
camera on the market.
W Series cameras are the first full HD cameras to feature 130dB of wide dynamic
range, which delivers clear picture quality even in strong backlit environments.
The W Series IP cameras have all the capabilities found in Sony’s IPELA ENGINE
technology platform, along with new features such as gyroscopic image
stabilization, image defogging, and focal plane distortion correction to offer
stable images under severe outside conditions.
additions to our IPELA ENGINE IP camera lineup have unique
features that no other manufacturer offers,” said Mark Collett, general manager
of Sony Electronics’ Security Systems Division. “Sony invests significant
resources into developing the best technologies that set new expectations for
image quality and performance. We think this dedication is evident in our new W
Series rapid dome cameras and that customers will be enthusiastic about the
The W Series’ strong feature set makes
the cameras ideal for mission-critical or
wide area surveillance applications such as airports, stadiums, casinos, and
city and border surveillance. All four of Sony’s IPELA ENGINE PRO W Series
||The industry’s leading optical zoom
(x30), as compared to x20 optical zoom found in most IP cameras. The
higher optical zoom makes it possible to capture high resolution
video at wider ranges and further distances.
||130 dB of wide dynamic range that
produces true-to-life color and detail even in extremely backlit
||Pan, tilt, zoom capabilities
featuring continuous 360 degree pan movement at the industry-leading
speed of 700 degrees per second. This enables camera operators to
quickly pan to areas of interest.
||Unique image stabilization
technology with gyroscope sensors that detect and correct camera
shake, which often results from weather or other factors such as
planes or cars.
||Focal plane distortion correction by
high-speed sensor readout at 120 frames a second in full HD. This
corrects for image distortion when panning and allows vertical
lines, such as tall buildings, to remain straight.
||Defogging mode that increases image
visibility in poor weather conditions such as rain, fog or
||60 frames per second in full HD,
which is double the number of frames offered by conventional HD IP
cameras. This provides smoother, more detailed video that is easier
to analyze frame by frame.
The SNC-WR630 and SNC-WR600 are rated for indoor use
HD and HD resolution. The SNC-WR632 and SNC-WR602 unitized models are IP66 rated
for outdoor use with full HD and HD resolution. The cameras are planned to be
available through Sony’s product distribution channel starting in early