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Adam Bannister is a contributor to IFSEC Global, having been in the role of Editor from 2014 through to November 2019. Adam also had stints as a journalist at cybersecurity publication, The Daily Swig, and as Managing Editor at Dynamis Online Media Group.
February 23, 2018


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Arecont Vision launches MegaDome UltraHD network camera

IP surveillance camera specialist Arecont Vision has introduced the latest addition to the MegaDone family of surveillance cameras: the MegaDome UltraHD.

The camera, which is suitable for day or night, indoor or outdoor use, includes a motorized remote focus/zoom P-iris lens mounted in a 3-axis gimbal, among other features.

Like all Arecont Vision cameras, MegaDome UltraHD uses the company’s proprietary Massively Parallel Image Processing (MPIP) architecture that uses a built-in field programmable gate array (FPGA) integrated circuit.

This architecture allows Arecont Vision cameras to be field upgraded with additional features and capabilities as they become available.


  • IP66 environmental-rated and IK-10 impact-resistant housing encloses
  • Integrated IR LEDs with adjustable beam angle and LED intensity
  • SDHC onboard storage card slot
  • Mechanical IR cut filter
  • Wide dynamic range (WDR)
  • NightView low light technology
  • Binning mode for strong low light performance
  • SNAPstream (Smart Noise Adaptation and Processing) technology for reduced bandwidth without impacting image quality

Dual encoder H.264/MJPEG capabilities include:

  • Privacy mask
  • Motion detection
  • Flexible cropping
  • Bit rate control
  • Multi-streaming
  • Multicasting
  • Forensic viewing
  • Non-integer scaling

Network protocols for security and management include:

  • SNMP
  • 802.1x
  • IPv4
  • DHCP

Arecont Vision says

“The MegaDome family continues to lead the dome camera segment with the many features and capabilities built into this installer-friendly camera series that our customers have come to expect,” said Brad Donaldson, Vice President of Product Development, Arecont Vision. “The new MegaDome UltraHD adds Tri-Mode capability, offering the user the choice of 12MP at 20fps, 4K at 30fps, or 1080p at 60fps, enabling delivery of outstanding video for a wide range of requirements.”

See the MegaDome UltraHD and other solutions from Arecont Vision in action at IFSEC International, 19-21 June 2018, ExCeL London. Arecont Vision will be on stand D400. Register now.

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