Product News: Optics & Photonics
Crane Monitoring System improves operational awareness.
Press Release Summary:
June 17, 2014 - Available with options for safe and hazardous area monitors, CZ-3041-1 provides color video to crane operators working in areas where hazardous gases or liquids may be present. Housed in Class I Division 1 and ATEX Zone 1 rated enclosure, camera includes color video imager with 36x optical zoom. Adjustable rotational clutch mechanism dampens effects of moving crane and work to keep camera pointed at object of interest, and remote control is provided for camera zoom and focus.
Original Press Release
Industrial Video & Control Expands Crane Camera Product Line
Press release date: June 12, 2014
Newton, MA — Industrial Video and Control (IVC) announced today the availability of the CZ-3041-1 crane monitoring system. This product is the next generation of crane monitoring systems from IVC. The camera includes a color video imager with a 36x optical zoom and is housed in a Class I Division 1 and ATEX Zone 1 rated enclosure. The CZ-3041-1 also has options for both safe area and hazardous area monitors. The CZ-3041-1 crane monitoring system has been engineered to provide high quality color video to crane operators that are working in areas where hazardous gases or liquids may be present. The CZ-3041-1 camera is mounted to an adjustable rotational clutch mechanism that will dampen the affects of a moving crane and work to keep the camera pointed to the object of interest. Additionally, the assembly includes special shock mounts to limit the affects of vibration as the crane operates. Operator monitors and camera controls for use in both safe and hazardous areas are available. The remote controls provide operators with push-button control of camera zoom and focus.
IVC is a manufacturer of IP-based cameras and developer of advanced software for managing networks of video cameras. “The latest version of our crane monitoring camera is in response to customer feedback to this popular product line." stated Norman Fast, IVC’s President. “We will continue to expand this product line with features this market demands.”
Ideal for use on oil and gas production and exploration platforms, the CZ-3041-1 system is shipping now. Other versions will be introduced in the coming months that will be designed for non-certified areas and include a variety of video imaging and control options.
About Industrial Video & Control Company
Founded in 2001, Industrial Video and Control is a leading supplier of cameras and video systems specifically designed for industrial applications. An ISO 9001 certified company, IVC provides IP-based video solutions by combining high-quality cameras, enclosures, and software for industrial, commercial, and military applications. IVC’s success in the market has been driven by high quality products, cost-effective solutions, and outstanding service. Based in the greater Boston area, IVC provides industrial video solutions to customers around the globe.
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