The X Series mini dome IP cameras from Sony Electronics have been named winner in the Security Industry Associationâs (SIA) 2014 New Product Showcase (NPS) for the âBest of Video Surveillance Cameras IPâ Award at the NPS awards ceremony at ISC West on April 2.
âWe are pleased that the SIA has recognized Sonyâs X Series of IP cameras for their exceptional image quality and feature set,â said Kenichi Mori, director of marketing and product management for Sony Electronicsâ Security Systems Division. âThese cameras are a prime example of Sonyâs dedication to delivering superior image quality to the security and surveillance market.â
Sonyâs X Series of IP cameras — which includes models SNC-XM632, SNC-XM636 and SNC-XM637 — are the companyâs first to be rated for use on board buses and trains. They include ultra-wide angle lenses that cover the tight spaces inside a bus or train. All of the X Series cameras are vandal resistant (IK10 rated), are IP66 rated for outdoor use, deliver full 1080p high definition video, utilize image stabilization technology, and feature 90dB of wide dynamic range to help improve video quality in harsh lighting conditions. They also feature a built-in microphone, as well as SD card support, which provides camera-level storage and redundancy for in-vehicle recording systems.
âEach year, the companies competing in SIAâs New Product Showcase at ISC West present the leading-edge security solutions that are shaping the industry,â said SIA CEO Don Erickson. âThese new technologies and solutions are the drivers that are moving the security industry forward, and I congratulate Sony on its win at this yearâs NPS.â
Since its inception in 1979, the New Product Showcase has been an important security industry awards program. This yearâs NPS Program had 106 entries from 88 companies.
In addition to the Best New Product and Judgesâ Choice honors, awards were presented in 24 other product and service categories. NPS judges also presented seven honorable mention awards. The Awards List and more information on the SIA New Product Showcase can be found at http://www.sianps.com.
The SIA (www.securityindustry.org) is a tradeÂ associationÂ for electronic and physical securityÂ solution providers. SIA protects and advances its members’ interests by advocating pro-industry policies and legislationÂ at the federal and state levels;Â creating open industry standards that enable integration; advancing industry professionalism through education and training; opening global market opportunities; and fostering collaboration with other like-minded organizations. AsÂ a proud sponsorÂ of ISC Expos and Conferences,Â and owner of the Securing New Ground Conference, SIA ensures its members have access to top-level buyers and influencers, as well as learning and networking opportunities.