Canon VB150 Network Camera Server
 
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The Canon VB150 Network Camera Server makes it easy to transmit smooth, real-time video over the Internet or your intranet. Connect up to 4 Canon VC-C4/R Pan Tilt Zoom Cameras and control them remotely anywhere in the world through a web browser.With features like motion-detection software, a wireless network card, and a variety of connectivity options, the VB150 gets network video working for you. Whether for distance learning, medical, webcasting or security, the VB150 has it all.Transmit smooth, real-time video over your LAN or WAN or the Internet with the Canon VB150 Network Camera Server. Along with up to 4 Canon VC-C4/R Pan Tilt Zoom Cameras, the VB150 will fulfill your most demanding network video requirements - whether it's distance learning, medical, webcasting or security.Automatically record the images you can't afford to miss. Use the motion-detection software that comes with your VB150, and plug in trigger sensors to the server's IN/OUT device terminal. Your camera will now record still images of events such as the opening of a door or window, activation of a light switch, or motion detection - and automatically e-mail them to designated recipients. Or, it will capture images according to the schedule you set. Either way, your VB150 and Canon cameras never miss a thing.For the ultimate in network video flexibility, you can install your VB150 Network Camera Server without the restrictions of a network cable. With a PCMCIA slot for an optional wireless network card, there's one more advantage to a Canon network video solution.No matter where you are, you're in control of your VB150. Set up your initial network configuration with only your PC, a standard web browser, and the software supplied with the server. From that point on, you can easily adjust image quality, capture rate, and perform administrative tasks - all through your web browser.

The Canon VB150 Network Camera Server is an easy way to provide remote monitoring of images over a network. Unlike traditional video monitoring, which requires dedicated monitors and expensive coax cables, the Canon VB150 lets you connect a video cameras directly to any Ethernet network, intranet, or even the Internet. Any surveillance application -- from intruder detection, process control, and industrial or public surveillance to visual security and image archiving -- can benefit from the low cost, functionality and versatility of the Canon VB150.

The Canon VB150 server is a network server that distributes live JPEG images, or DVD-quality video via Motion-JPEG over an intranet or the Internet. With a built-in Web and FTP server and a direct network connection, the Canon VB150 allows high-quality remote surveillance from any browser on the network for up to 50 simultaneous viewers. Also, as a stand-alone server, this unit can operate without a PC, and allows you to control camera features and functions remotely via your Web browser. By simply configuring the network server and plugging in the camera, you can begin webcasting. The Canon VB150 features Pan/Tilt/Zoom support for remote camera control, remote JPEG file upload via FTP, and other operations such as brightness control, shutter speed, video connection time and more. Use the motion-detection software that comes with your VB150, and plug in trigger sensors to the server's In/Out device terminal, and you can record still images of events, such as the opening of a door or window, activation of a light switch, or detected motion, and automatically e-mail them to designated recipients. Because the Canon VB150 is a self-contained Web server, it can be secured like any other Internet host. Using the unit's security settings, such as password protection, an administrator can assign whether individuals, groups, a whole company or the whole world can access the server.

With M-JPEG compression, the Canon VB150 is capable of handling up to 640 by 480 pixels of resolution and delivering 30 frames per second (frames-per-second). NTSC or PAL configurable, this video server includes two BNC (Bayonet Neill-Concelman, RF-type), and two RCA image inputs, as well as two RS-232 serial ports. One of the more versatile camera servers, the VB150 also includes two PCMCIA expansion slots in addition to its Ethernet interface (RJ45, 10/100 Base T/TX auto-negotiation, wireless LAN - uses one PC card slot). Powered by an (included) 100-240-volt AC adapter, this server can operate in temperatures from zero to 40-degrees Celsius.

Technical Features:

  • Resolution: 640 x 480 pixels
  • Image inputs: 2 BNC and 2 RCA
  • Frame rate: up to 30 frames per second
  • Maximum connections: up to 50 simultaneous viewers
  • Operating temperatures: 0- to 40-degrees Celsius
  • Dimensions: approximately 9 x 6 x 2 inches (W x D x H)
In the end you'll find that the Canon VB150 is a reliable, economical and high-quality camera server system designed to be used over the Internet or internal networks. The Canon VB150 allows up to 50 viewers to watch simultaneously from different browsers. Users should note, however, that browser-based viewing requires fairly robust and up-to-date PC-hardware and software specifications. This device meets FCC part 15 Class B regulations.
Features:
  • Built-in web server and FTP server uses standard TCP/IP and HTTP protocols
  • Easily view video and control your camera over the web or LAN using a web browser
  • Captures up to 30 frames per second with motion-JPEG compression at up to 640 x 480 resolution
  • Transmits video to up to 50 clients simultaneously
  • Server allows up to four separate cameras to connect simultaneously