Hauppauge, NY, December 6, 2007 – Vicon Industries Inc., a leading designer and producer of digital and IP video surveillance systems, is pleased to announce that it is introducing the new upgraded VDR-304/308/316 series. The VDR-304 is a 4-channel unit and is available with 160, 300 and 500 GB hard drives; the VDR-308 has 8 video channels and the VDR-316 is a 16-channel unit, both with a 300 GB hard drive. These new versions offer many new features and improvements.
The major improvement in this new series is the incorporation of high-quality MPEG-4 video compression, now providing smaller files size and superior picture quality. They also now offer multi-channel playback and backup with a 128-channel multi-viewer. All units have Quadplex simultaneous record, playback, backup and network streaming. All models boast a full D1 recording rate/resolution, a recording speed of 120 fps (real time) total for all channels and a VGA output. In addition to playback search by alarm event, the new models can search by a date/time calendar (GUI). The new DVRs provide the added benefit of remote PC access via a network/Internet; live monitoring and remote playback are available by web browser.
More information about Vicon and Vicon products may be found online at www.vicon-cctv.com.
Vicon Industries Inc., listed on the American Stock Exchange under the symbol "VII," designs, manufactures and markets a broad line of products used in integrated video surveillance systems. Vicon's marketing and development efforts focus on today’s leading edge security technologies including digital recording and IP video solutions, matrix controls, cameras, monitors, mounting accessories, remote positioning devices and fiber optic equipment. The company's products are used in a variety of surveillance, security, safety, and control applications, in banks, gaming casinos, traffic control, hospitals, retailing, multiple commercial and industrial installations, etc. For more information regarding Vicon, visit us at www.vicon-cctv.com.
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