PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA – January 7, 2013 — Jump starting its 2013 third-party developer program, ELAN® Home Systems today announced that its industry-leading ELAN g! Entertainment and Control System is now compatible with the VIVOTEK line of IP-based security cameras.
“We are very excited about this new partnership with ELAN,” said Harry Hu, President of VIVOTEK USA. “Everyone has seen the convergence of voice, video, and technology that new technologies are bringing to the industry. Now, VIVOTEK has further broadened the scope of this convergence with ELAN’s exciting technology.”
According to ELAN Home Systems Brand Manager Robert Ridenour, “ELAN partners with best-in-class entertainment, climate, security, lighting, irrigation and custom home electronics manufacturers to make sure our products and theirs work together seamlessly. Our dedication to third-party component integration makes the ELAN g! System a powerful foundation for any home control or entertainment system, including the VIVOTEK line of IP-based security cameras.”
VIVOTEK IP cameras are supported in ELAN g! version 6.1 or newer, and the g! system supports video streaming, PTZ, motion detection and image flip functions in the cameras. The g!Tools Network Manager can automatically discover VIVOTEK cameras on the network, making it faster and easier than ever for integrators to implement a whole home surveillance and security system.
“The ability to easily integrate high-definition video cameras and microphones that can be controlled and viewed remotely has broadened the appeal of complete home control solutions,” Ridenour explained. “ELAN and VIVOTEK are on the cutting edge of home security, and ELAN will stay on the cutting edge by always integrating the industry’s best third-party solutions.”
VIVOTEK’s 8000 series IP camera line ranges in image resolution from VGA to HD to 5-megapixel, including models that provide many advanced features such as Supreme Night Visibility, H.264 compression, removable IR-cut filter with built in IR illuminators, P-iris, remote zoom and focus and much more.
The complete list of supported VIVOTEK camera models includes: FD8133, FD8133V, FD8134, FD8134V, FD8135H, FD8335H, FD8136, FD8161, FD8162, FD8361, FD8361L, FD8362, FD8362E, FD8372, IP8132, IP8133, IP8133W, IP8151, IP8151P, IP8161, IP8162, IP8162P, IP8172, IP8330, IP8331, IP8332, IP8335H, IP8361, IP8362, IP8372, MD8562, PD8136, PT8133, PT8133W, PZ8111, PZ8111W, PZ8121, and PZ8121W.
VIVOTEK, established in 2000, has quickly taken its place as a leading brand in the security industry. Known for delivering world-class IP surveillance solutions, VIVOTEK specializes in system applications and integration. With innovative R&D teams adopting ground-breaking codec technologies, VIVOTEK provides a wide range of products, including network cameras, video servers, video receivers, and central management systems. VIVOTEK (TAIEX: 3454) was listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange in 2006. In 2008, a branch office was set up in California, USA. VIVOTEK products are currently available through more than 150 authorized distributors in over 80 countries. For more details about the current VIVOTEK products and offerings, please visit http://www.vivotek.com.
About ELAN Home Systems:
Founded in 1990, ELAN® Home Systems is an industry leading manufacturer of innovative, award-winning whole-house entertainment and control systems that are distributed through a comprehensive channel of select dealers and distributors throughout the United States, Canada and more than 58 countries worldwide. To learn more, visit www.elanhomesystems.com.
ELAN is part of the CORE® Brands division of Nortek, Inc. CORE Brands combines the product and marketing strengths of ten iconic audio, power management and control brands into a single business unit that includes ATON®, BlueBOLT®, ELAN®, Furman®, Niles®, Panamax®, Proficient®, SpeakerCraft®, Sunfire® and Xantech® brands.
ELAN is a subsidiary of Nortek, Inc., a global, diversified company whose many market-leading brands deliver broad capabilities and a wide array of innovative, technology-driven products and solutions for lifestyle improvement at home and at work. Please visit www.nortekinc.com for more information.