iPRO is making much of its new front-facing camera specifically designed for police vehicles. As any viewer of arrest and car chase footage on YouTube – or any one of the many internet or cable channels showing cop car video – will know, most policer cruiser video captures a view only directly in front of the vehicle.
While frustrating for casual viewers, the real issue is the ability of police officers to show what actually happened, often in a court of law.
So, according to iPro, this new camera offers 150 degrees of visibility – almost double most front-facing cameras – meaning improved evidence gathering for law enforcement officers and more information for prosecutions and review of any incident. High definition ensures sections of the footage can be expanded for examination without loss of definition.
The cop-spec 4k Panoramic camera, which carries the designation WV-VCF41P, plugs straight into i-PRO’s ICV4000 in-car video (ICV) system, as part of full suite of onboard video monitoring equipment.
NEW Panoramic 150° Field of View for full windshield coverage
NEW 4K Image Sensor for the Ultra HD image quality
NEW Enhanced lens and video processing for minimal edge distortion
NEW License Plate readability maintained within a majority of the horizontal region
NEW Single Button for Recording/Stop with recording light indicator
The ICV4000 is also new offering in-car video technology incorporating a powerful new video processing unit (VPU4000), wireless networking, new security features and improved image quality.
Itn employs MPEG-4 recording, eliminating the need for proprietary media devices, and making it easier to share video and audio content with other applications. “By eliminating the conversion processes and workflows associated with proprietary video formats, the ICV4000 provides a more streamlined approach to reviewing and sharing video,” says iPro.
Upgraded security ensure evidence – visual and audio – is preserved and its simpler controls “make sharing easier”.
iPRO issued information to police departments across the United States: “The new ICV4000 takes in-car video technology into the future with a powerful new video processing unit (VPU4000), wireless networking, new security features and improved image quality.
“The new in-car video solution employs MPEG-4 recording, eliminating the need for proprietary media devices, and making it easier to share video and audio content with other applications. By eliminating the conversion processes and workflows associated with proprietary video formats, the ICV4000 provides a more streamlined approach to reviewing and sharing video.
“As with all evidence-capture technology, securing the integrity of video and audio data is a top priority. The ICV4000 uses new and improved security features such as SSD drive lock and AES/256 data encryption at rest, which ensure that evidence data is completely secure and cannot be accessed or forcibly removed by unauthorized parties.
“With several options for front-end cameras, the ICV4000 offers industry leading 1080p Full HD recording along with a wider field of view and multiple optical/digital zoom levels. This provides users with superior video evidence quality and ensures that every detail is clearly captured, even under challenging conditions.
“The ICV4000 incorporates embedded Bluetooth (BLE) and two wireless LAN modules to support seamless integration with i-PRO’s BWC4000. Additionally, the ICV4000 features a consolidated system design that combines multiple system features, which results in reduced vehicle installation time and easier deployment and usability.
“Leveraging i-PRO’s extensive experience in professional video recording technology, the ICV4000 system is the ideal choice for virtually every in-car video system application.”
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