SONY LAUNCHES FOUR IPELA ENGINE EX IP CAMERAS
X Series cameras are Sony’s
first IP products rated for use in transportation vehicles
SNC-VB635 has exceptional
light sensitivity in full HD resolution
CHICAGO SEPT. 2013 – Sony Electronics announced today four new IP
cameras that feature the company’s IPELA ENGINE EX signal processing system.
These cameras strengthen Sony’s offering for outdoor applications and expand the
company’s lineup of entry- and mid-level products into new markets. This
includes on-board transportation surveillance and environments with
exceptionally low light conditions.
“Sony continuously looks for ways to expand and improve its product offering,
and all of these products meet specialized needs within the surveillance
industry,” said Mark Collett, general manager of Sony’s Security Systems
Division. “Sony is again leading the industry in terms of camera features and
All of the new cameras include key features of the IPELA ENGINE technology
platform. This includes Sony’s wide-dynamic range technology View-DR, XDNR noise
reduction technology, and frame rates ranging from 30 frames a second up to 60
frames a second in full HD.
X Series IP Cameras
three X Series cameras are full HD mini dome models. These cameras represent
Sony’s first ruggedized IP cameras with image stabilization technology and a
built-in microphone that make them ideal for use on board transportation
vehicles such as buses and trains.
The SNC-XM632 is compliant with the ISO 16750 standard and therefore recommended
for bus surveillance. It is also suitable for outdoor applications such as
retail, banking and education where the compact form and flat finish help it
blend into its surroundings. The SNC-XM636 and SNC-XM637 are designed with
different horizontal viewing angles (85 degrees and 115 degrees, respectively)
and comply with the EN50155 and EN45545 standards for surveillance aboard
trains. All of the X Series cameras are rated as IK08 vandal resistant and
Ingress Protection rated to be dust proof and protected from water due to
powerful jets (IP66).
The X Series cameras are expected to be available through Sony’s product
in the first quarter of 2014.
Half-inch Full HD CMOS Sensor IP Camera
With its extraordinary light sensitivity and full HD resolution, the SNC-VB635
camera is designed for use in highly demanding applications such as
transportation, city surveillance and energy. The SNC-VB635 is a fixed camera
that features a half-inch Exmor CMOS sensor that generates exceptional picture
quality even in very low-light conditions. Other key features include true
day/night capabilities and an RS-485 external control.
The SNC-VB635 is expected to be available through Sony’s product distribution
channel in the
fourth quarter of 2013.