Marine-Grade Video Camera captures 30 fps in 1080p full HD.
August 20, 2012 -
With 2 MP resolution, KCAM-IP2HD Network Camera can be used anytime, day or night, and in any condition. It operates with any PC or network recording system via digital IP functionality and features video motion detection, storage, email notification, and FTP uploads. While built-in IR illumination with mechanical cut out filter is optimized for nighttime performance up to 32 ft away, Wide Dynamic Range processing technology enables operation in bright, highly reflective conditions.
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KEP Marine Div., Kessler-Ellis Products Co.
10 Industrial Way, E.
Eatontown, NJ, 07724
KEP Marine Debuts KCAM-IP2HD Marine Video Camera
Innovative Electronics Company Adds High Definition 2 Megapixel Video Camera to its Extensive Marine Camera Line
Eatontown, N.J. - Kessler-Ellis Products (KEP) Marine, the manufacturer of industry-leading marine sunlight readable displays, and high-quality marine hardware and software products, announced today the addition of its newest, high definition video camera with 2 megapixel video image resolution to its extensive marine camera line, the KCAM-IP2HD Network Camera. The first marine grade high definition solution in its class that can be used anytime, day or night - in any condition, the innovative KCAM-IP2HD video camera operates seamlessly with any PC or network recording system using digital Internet Protocol (IP) functionality. An ideal solution to address virtually any vessel owner's camera monitoring needs including on board surveillance, enhanced situational awareness and sportfishing applications, the new KEP Marine camera delivers powerful advanced features including built-in video motion detection, on-board video storage, email notification and FTP uploads.
"KEP Marine's KCAM-IP2HD high definition camera offers boaters a flexible solution for all of their on the water video and vessel surveillance security needs," said Keith Cariani, sales manager, KEP Marine. "Its advanced functionality is particularly beneficial as more and more marine manufacturers migrate platforms to IP standards. Rounding out our extensive user-friendly marine camera line, the new KCAM will allow owners to stay connected with their vessels whether from a smart phone, base station, onboard or halfway around the world."
The KCAM-IP2HD features new Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) processing technology for operation in bright, highly reflective conditions, and built-in Infra Red illumination with a mechanical cut out filter that is optimized for nighttime performance up to 32 feet away. The camera captures images at 30 frames per second (fps) in 1080p full HD resolution and has built in internal memory for back up for added peace of mind. Designed for the ultimate functionality and recording performance, the KEP Marine KCAM-IP2HD is housed in a compact, sleek, robust casing to exceed the demands of the tough marine environment. The camera is under 4-inches in diameter, weighs one pound and can easily be mounted anywhere on a vessel including outriggers. The KCAM system is equipped with an embedded Linux, ARM-based 32-bit RISC processor and 16 MB flash ROM. Compatible with any onboard PC, the KCAM operates on Microsoft Windows 7, Vista, XP and 2000 with Internet Explorer 7.X or above. The innovative KEP Marine camera comes standard in brushed aluminum or white and supports H/264, MPEG-4 and MJPEG triple codec compression with dual streams. Fully CE, FCC, ONVIF compliant, the camera operates with 12VDC power, and is rated to the IP67 dust and waterproof ingress standard.
KEP Marine's extensive line of top-quality video camera options for all marine vessel applications are tested for marine, commercial, military and industrial environments. The company's camera offerings include exterior and interior, fixed, remote controlled, pan, tilt and zoom, infrared, thermal night vision and explosion proof camera systems. The KEP camera suite also provides wired and wireless IP cameras that provide digital video streaming as well as analog camera options that send analog video images to a PC or video server to manage security, monitoring or recording functions. Each camera features a choice of several viewing angles and mounting options as well as verifocal fixed lens with user-adjustable and auto focus. The line also includes waterproof cameras that can withstand heavy ocean spray, and easily interface with KEP Marine's KEPcam video recording systems. For nighttime video capturing, low-light cameras models are available ranging from lux marine night vision for no available light, remote controlled, handheld, infrared and thermal imaging. Finally, KEP Marine's thru-hull underwater cameras for fishing or underwater video surveillance provide day and night viewing directly beneath a vessel. In addition to the marine camera line, KEP also offers crane and barge advanced video camera systems, Closed Circuit TV (CCTV) surveillance, and 7-, 10- and 15-inch LCD camera control-specific displays.
Available from authorized KEP Marine dealers and distributors worldwide, the KEP Marine KCAM-IP2HD Network Camera has a suggested retail price of US $2,600.00. For more information on the KCAM-IP2HD, KEP Marine's full marine video camera suite or the entire line of KEP marine electronics, contact 800-631-2165 (toll-free) in the USA or visit www.kepmarine.com.
About KEP Marine:
KEP has designed and manufactured high-quality industrial hardware and software products for over fifty years. Entering the marine market ten years ago with innovative vessel monitoring systems, the company now offers industry-leading marine sunlight readable displays, glass bridge displays, monitor management interfaces, marine computers, multimedia systems, and video recording and security systems. Known for providing top-of-the-line, highly reliable products and integrated solutions, as well as unparalleled support and warranty protection, KEP works with over one hundred distributors and representatives worldwide. www.kepmarine.com