bosch

Qognify announces deeper integration with Bosch s suite of network cameras

Integration PSIM pioneer Qognify has expanded the integration of its Situator and VisionHub platforms with Bosch s network security cameras. Operators can control and manage Bosch cameras centrally through Situator, including PTZ and PTZ-like control for moving and fixed cameras, automatic triggering of processes when predefined incidents occur based on pre-defined alarm rules. These rules are based on video analytics built into the camera, playback via local camera storage and camera tampering detection.

The integration of Bosch s FLEXIDOME IP panoramic 7000 camera with Qognify VisionHub gives customers access to dewarping technology that eliminates fish eye lens distortion, provides 360 of view without blind spots, and an undistorted overview image. Customers can digitally pan, tilt and zoom to focus on details without sacrificing the bigger picture, says Qognify. A single device can accommodate wide coverage and achieve a normal view from an otherwise distorted or reversed image. Bosch intelligent dynamic noise reduction, meanwhile, optimises storage capacity and eases network load. Distinguishing between noise and relevant information, it only uses bandwidth when required and slashes the camera s bitrate by up to 50% and therefore the total cost of ownership. VisionHub also helps security departments avoid network overload during working hours thanks to the automated, scheduled transfer from camera on-board storage to the centre. It also restores missing video from the camera s on-board storage. Qognify s VisionHub integrates with the video analytics platform built-in to Bosch cameras. The integration also supports the central operation, on the recorder, of Qognify s video analytics suite.

Qognify says the combination of edge-based analytics (courtesy of Bosch) and server-based analytics (from Qognify) gives designers of CCTV solutions maximum flexibility. When mission-critical solutions are involved, it is essential that stringent quality checks are taken. Qognify s solutions were tested to excel in multiple integrations, said Rudolf Spielberger, head of the integration partner program at Bosch Security Systems. Our strategic cooperation with Qognify is substantially enhancing the levels of security and delivering clear and quantifiable business advantages to our customers. Eran Noam, VP of global strategic partnerships of Qognify, said: We are committed to advancing integration with leading technology partners and are proud of our integration with Bosch to yield a complete, tested and field-proven solution. It s important that organizations have confidence in integrations so they can leverage the broad range of excellent, integrated products in today s security marketplace. Free download: The video surveillance report 2017 Sponsored by IDIS The Video Surveillance Report 2017 covers all things video surveillance based on a poll of hundreds of security professionals.

Specifically looking at topics such as open platforms, 4K, low-light cameras, video analytics, warranties and this year due to the growing threat posed, the cybersecurity landscape.

Click here to Download now

Sony and Bosch Security Systems agree R&D and marketing collaboration

Sony And Bosch Security Systems Agree R&D And Marketing Collaboration

Bosch Security Systems and Sony Corporation have formalised an agreement to collaborate in the development and marketing of video surveillance solutions. The partnership, which is subject to approval of the antitrust authorities, will combine Sony s expertise in video imaging with Bosch s video analytics at the edge technology as well as its innovations in efficient bitrates and reducing storage requirements. Effective from the beginning of 2017, the agreement also means Sony s video surveillance customers in all markets except Japan will be served and supported by Bosch Security Systems sales and marketing division.

This partnership will revolutionise the video security industry since it combines the unique technological expertise and strengths of two leading companies in the field of video security applications, said Toru Katsumoto, deputy president of imaging products and solutions and sector president of the professional products group at Sony Corporation. Customers can prosper from Sony s superior image quality, like its 4K solutions, combined with Bosch s bitrate management and video analytics. Said Gert van Iperen, president of Bosch Security Systems: This unique partnership also supports Bosch s vision concerning the internet of things. Video security cameras and more specifically the data they are collecting play an important role in the further development of the internet of things. The video cameras might be called the eyes of the internet of things . The global Bosch Security Systems organisation will support the dedicated sales and marketing team responsible for Sony-branded products as well as Sony s customers to grow the business by excellent support and service. Sony will continue to develop and manufacture its video security products under its own brand.

Download: The Video Surveillance Report 2016 This exclusive report covers the security needs of surveillance systems as shaped by the physical environment including: What do security professionals think about plug-and-play systems Challenges like low-light conditions or large spaces and the threats posed in various sectors Which cutting-edge features such as mobile access, PTZ smart controls or 4K resolution are most important to security professionals What are the most important factors driving upgrades and would end users consider an upgrade to HD analogue Download the full report here.