H.264 Video Encoder integrates analog cameras onto IP network.
March 29, 2010 -
Offering selectable resolution of 720 x 480, 640 x 480, and 320 x 240 pixels, 4-channel Model WJ-GXE500 integrates video signals from analog cameras for IP networked system applications. Unit includes i-Pro Smart HD to deliver HD quality images employing UniPhierŪ LSI processor. Providing full-frame-rate video and multiple H.264 streams per channel, encoder features Power over Ethernet, 3D IP conversion and cable compensation, and SD/SDHC memory card slot.
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Panasonic Security & Digital Imaging Company / Vision System
Two Panasonic Way
Secaucus, NJ, 07094
Panasonic Introduces 4-Channel H.264 Video Encoder
Transitions Video Signals From Analog Cameras for IP Network Interoperability
Las Vegas, NV - Panasonic System Networks Company of America today announced the introduction of a new 4-channel H.264 video encoder to integrate video signals from analog cameras for IP networked system applications. The new WJ-GXE500 H.264 encoder features Panasonic's i-Pro Smart HD high-performance to deliver HD quality images employing the company's UniPhierŪ LSI processor, face detection, bandwidth and energy efficiency, as well as simple installation, set-up and operation.
"Our new WJ-GXE500 H.264 Encoder is a powerful hybrid solution to integrate high-quality analog cameras onto an IP networked platform," said Bill Taylor, President, Panasonic System Networks Company of America. "The encoder employs the latest H.264 compression technology along with advanced functionality for IP-based systems environments. It is a great example of Panasonic's continued commitment to put the needs of users and systems integrators first by providing reliable, economical, and flexible means of transitioning their analog cameras to a network platform."
The WJ-GXE500 H.264 Encoder provides full-frame-rate video, multiple H.264 streams per channel, and Power over Ethernet (PoE, IEEE802.3af). The 4-channel encoder offers selectable resolution of D1 (720x480 pixels), VGA (640x480 pixels) and QVGA (320x240 pixels). Flexible installation includes the option to rack-mount three encoder units in a 1U rack. The encoder also features 3-D IP conversion and cable compensation, and an SD/SDHC memory card slot. The WJ-GXE500 H.264 Encoder on display at ISC West will be available in May 2010.
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About Panasonic System Networks Company of America
Based in Secaucus, NJ, Panasonic System Networks Company of America is a unit of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation (NYSE: PC) and the hub of Panasonic's U.S. branding, marketing, sales, service and R&D operations. Panasonic System Networks Company of America, which integrates the businesses of the former Panasonic Communications Company of North America and Panasonic System Solutions Company, is a comprehensive business-to-business enterprise solutions provider. The company is a leader in corded PBX/IP PBX telephony systems and offers a complete suite of office productivity solutions and home communication and networking solutions, including cordless phones, security cameras, interactive whiteboards and multi-function printers that provide convenience, style and ease-of-use for consumer and business applications. Information about Panasonic and its products is available at www.panasonic.com/bts. Additional company information for journalists is available at www.panasonic.com/pressroom.