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The Top PTZ Cameras of 2023: Redefining Precision Monitoring

“Discover the top PTZ cameras of 2023 by Hikvision, a global leader in video surveillance solutions. Explore the advantages and applications of these advanced cameras, redefining precision monitoring. Learn more about HIKD, Hikvision’s trusted distribution channel, offering competitive pricing and professional service. Visit their website at https://www.hikdistribution.com. Published in San Francisco on June 20, 2023, by Friedrich Mueller, a seasoned video solution engineer.”

San Francisco, June 20, 2023 – Pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) cameras are revolutionizing surveillance by providing unmatched precision monitoring capabilities. These advanced mechanical devices offer a 180-degree view, allowing operators to observe a wide area without the need to physically move around. Today, we will explore the exceptional features and advantages of Hikvision’s PTZ cameras, which are at the forefront of this cutting-edge technology.

 

HIKVISION DS-2SF8C425MXG-EL/26 TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 25X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

DS-2SF8C425MXG-EL/26

  • Captures a large area and great details at the same time
  • High quality imaging with 6 MP resolution for bullet channel
  • 24/7 colorful imaging and excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • Panoramic channel tilt adjustable from 12° to 24°
  • Secures an expansive area with 42 × optical zoom and 16 × digital zoom
  • Expansive night view with up to 30 m white light distance and 300 m IR distance
  • Supports deep learning functions
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10)

 

 

HIKVISION DS-2SF8C442MXG-EL/26 TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 42X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

DS-2SF8C442MXG-EL/26

  • Captures a large area and great details at the same time
  • High quality imaging with 6 MP resolution for bullet channel
  • 24/7 colorful imaging and excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • Panoramic channel tilt adjustable from 12° to 24°
  • Secures an expansive area with 42 × optical zoom and 16 × digital zoom
  • Expansive night view with up to 30 m white light distance and 300 m IR distance
  • Supports deep learning functions
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10)

 

Hikvision DS-2DF8C842IXG-ELW 8-inch 4K 42X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

DS-2DF8C442IXG-ELW

8-inch 4MP 42X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

  • 1/1.8″ progressive scan CMOS
  • High quality imaging with 4 MP resolution
  • Excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • 42× optical zoom and 16× digital zoom provide close up views over expansive areas
  • Expansive night view with up to 400 m IR distance
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10) excluding glass window
  • Supports face capture to detect, capture, grade, and select faces in motion
  • Supports road traffic to detect vehicles
  • Smart Pan-Tilt Correction

Hikvision DS-2DF8C825IXG-EL 8-inch 4K 25X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

DS-2DF8C825IXG-EL

8-inch 4K 25X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

  • 1/1.2" progressive scan CMOS
  • High quality imaging with 8 MP resolution
  • Excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • 25× optical zoom and 16× digital zoom provide close up views over expansive areas
  • Expansive night view with up to 500 m IR distance
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10) excluding glass window
  • Supports face capture to detect, capture, grade, and select faces in motion
  • Supports road traffic to detect vehicles
  • Smart Pan-Tilt Correction

HIKVISION DS-2DF8C442IXG-EL 8-inch 4MP 42X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

DS-2DF8C442IXG-EL

8-inch 4MP 42X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

  • 1/1.8″ progressive scan CMOS
  • High quality imaging with 4 MP resolution
  • Excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • 42× optical zoom and 16× digital zoom provide close up views over expansive areas
  • Expansive night view with up to 400 m IR distance
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10) excluding glass window
  • Supports face capture to detect, capture, grade, and select faces in motion
  • Supports road traffic to detect vehicles
  • Smart Pan-Tilt Correction

Hikvision DS-2DF8C842IXG-ELW 8-inch 4K 42X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

DS-2DF8C842IXG-ELW

8-inch 4K 42X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

  • 1/1.2" progressive scan CMOS
  • High quality imaging with 8 MP resolution
  • Excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • 42× optical zoom and 16× digital zoom provide close up views over expansive areas
  • Expansive night view with up to 500 m IR distance
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10) excluding glass window
  • Supports face capture to detect, capture, grade, and select faces in motion
  • Supports road traffic to detect vehicles
  • Smart Pan-Tilt Correction

Hikvision DS-2DF8C825IXG-ELW 8-inch 4K 25X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

DS-2DF8C825IXG-ELW

8-inch 4K 25X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

  • 1/1.2" progressive scan CMOS
  • High quality imaging with 8 MP resolution
  • Excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • 25× optical zoom and 16× digital zoom provide close up views over expansive areas
  • Expansive night view with up to 500 m IR distance
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10) excluding glass window
  • Supports face capture to detect, capture, grade, and select faces in motion
  • Supports road traffic to detect vehicles
  • Smart Pan-Tilt Correction

Hikvision DS-2DF8C848I5XG-ELW 8-inch 4K 48X DarkFighter Laser Network Speed Dome

DS-2DF8C848I5XG-ELW

8-inch 4K 48X DarkFighter Laser Network Speed Dome

  • 1/1.2″ progressive scan CMOS
  • High quality imaging with 8 MP resolution
  • Excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • 48× optical zoom and 16× digital zoom provide close up views over expansive areas
  • Expansive night view with up to 500 m laser distance
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10) excluding glass window
  • Supports face capture to detect, capture, grade, and select faces in motion
  • Supports road traffic to detect vehicles
  • Smart Pan-Tilt Correction

 

HIKVISION DS-2DP0818ZIXS-DE/440(F0)(P4) 8MP 180° Panoramic & PTZ Camera

DS-2DP0818ZIXS-DE/440(F0)(P4)

8MP 180° Panoramic & PTZ Camera

  • High quality imaging with 8 MP resolution, up to 4096 × 1800 @30 fps for panoramic channels
  • Excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • 40x optical zoom and 16x digital zoom provide close up views over expansive areas
  • Expansive night view with up to 250 m IR distance
  • With one click on the panoramic channel, the PTZ channel shows the details automatically
  • Continous and stable manual tracking, auto-tracking, and panorama tracking
  • Automatic switch between multiple targets
  • Supports 7 alarm inputs, 2 alarm outputs, 1 audio input, and 1 audio output

 

HIKVISION DS-2DP1618ZIXS-DE/440(F0)(P4) 16MP 180° Panoramic & PTZ Camera

DS-2DP1618ZIXS-DE/440(F0)(P4)

16MP 180° Panoramic & PTZ Camera

  • High quality imaging with 16 MP resolution, up to 5520×2400 @30 fps for panoramic channels
  • Excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • 40x optical zoom and 16x digital zoom provide close up views over expansive areas
  • Expansive night view with up to 250 m IR distance
  • With one click on the panoramic channel, the PTZ channel shows the details automatically
  • Continous and stable manual tracking, auto-tracking, and panorama tracking
  • Automatic switch between multiple targets
  • Supports 7 alarm inputs, 2 alarm outputs, 1 audio input, and 1 audio output

HIKVISION DS-2DP2427ZIXS-DE/440(F0)(P4) 24MP 270° Panoramic & PTZ Camera

DS-2DP2427ZIXS-DE/440(F0)(P4)

24MP 270° Panoramic & PTZ Camera

  • High quality imaging with 24 MP resolution, up to 8160×2400 @30 fps for panoramic channels
  • Excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • 40x optical zoom and 16x digital zoom provide close up views over expansive areas
  • Expansive night view with up to 250 m IR distance
  • With one click on the panoramic channel, the PTZ channel shows the details automatically
  • Continous and stable manual tracking, auto-tracking, and panorama tracking
  • Automatic switch between multiple targets
  • Supports 7 alarm inputs, 2 alarm outputs, 1 audio input, and 1 audio output

HIKVISION DS-2DP3236ZIXS-D/440(F0)(P4) 32MP 360° Panoramic & PTZ Camera

DS-2DP3236ZIXS-D/440(F0)(P4)

32MP 360° Panoramic & PTZ Camera

  • High quality imaging with 32 MP resolution, up to 2 × 5520 × 2400 @30 fps for panoramic channels
  • Excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • 40x optical zoom and 16x digital zoom provide close up views over expansive areas
  • Expansive night view with up to 250 m IR distance
  • With one click on the panoramic channel, the PTZ channel shows the details automatically
  • Continous and stable manual tracking, auto-tracking, and panorama tracking
  • Automatic switch between multiple targets
  • Supports 7 alarm inputs, 2 alarm outputs, 1 audio input, and 1 audio output

HIKVISION DS-2DP3236ZIXS-D/440(F0)(P5) 32MP 360° Panoramic & PTZ Camera

DS-2DP3236ZIXS-D/440(F0)(P5)

32MP 360° Panoramic & PTZ Camera

  • High quality imaging with 32 MP resolution, up to 2 × 5520 × 2400 @30 fps for panoramic channels
  • Excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • 40x optical zoom and 16x digital zoom provide close up views over expansive areas
  • Expansive night view with up to 250 m IR distance
  • With one click on the panoramic channel, the PTZ channel shows the details automatically
  • Continous and stable manual tracking, auto-tracking, and panorama tracking
  • Automatic switch between multiple targets
  • Supports 7 alarm inputs, 2 alarm outputs, 1 audio input, and 1 audio output

Hikvision DS-2SF8C425MXG-ELW/26 TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 25X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

DS-2SF8C425MXG-ELW/26

TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 25X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

  • Captures a large area and great details at the same time
  • High quality imaging with 6 MP resolution for bullet channel
  • 24/7 colorful imaging and excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • Panoramic channel tilt adjustable from 12° to 24°
  • Secures an expansive area with 25 × optical zoom and 16 × digital zoom
  • Expansive night view with up to 30 m white light distance and 300 m IR distance
  • Supports deep learning functions
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10)

HIKVISION DS-2SF8C425MXS-DL(14F1)(P3) TandemVu 8-inch 4 MP 25X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

DS-2SF8C425MXS-DL(14F1)(P3)

TandemVu 8-inch 4 MP 25X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

  • Captures a large area and great details at the same time
  • High quality imaging with 4 MP resolution for both bullet channel and PTZ channel
  • 24/7 colorful imaging and excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • Bullet channel tilt adjustable from 7° to 17°
  • Secures an expansive area with 25 × optical zoom and 16 × digital zoom
  • Expansive night view with up to 30 m white light distance and 300 m IR distance
  • Supports deep learning functions
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10)

 

HIKVISION DS-2SF8C425MXS-DL(24F0)(P3) TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 25X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

DS-2SF8C425MXS-DL(24F0)(P3)

TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 25X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

  • Captures a large area and great details at the same time
  • High quality imaging with 4 MP resolution for both bullet channel and PTZ channel
  • 24/7 colorful imaging and excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • Bullet channel tilt adjustable from 7° to 17°
  • Secures an expansive area with 25 × optical zoom and 16 × digital zoom
  • Expansive night view with up to 30 m white light distance and 300 m IR distance
  • Supports deep learning functions
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10)

 

HIKVISION DS-2SF8C425MXS-DLW(24F0)(P3) TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 25X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

DS-2SF8C425MXS-DLW(24F0)(P3)

TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 25X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

  • Captures a large area and great details at the same time
  • High quality imaging with 4 MP resolution for both bullet channel and PTZ channel
  • 24/7 colorful imaging and excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • Bullet channel tilt adjustable from 7° to 17°
  • Secures an expansive area with 25 × optical zoom and 16 × digital zoom
  • Expansive night view with up to 30 m white light distance and 300 m IR distance
  • Supports deep learning functions
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10)

Hikvision DS-2SF8C442MXG-ELW/26 TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 42X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

DS-2SF8C442MXG-ELW/26

TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 42X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

  • Captures a large area and great details at the same time
  • High quality imaging with 6 MP resolution for bullet channel
  • 24/7 colorful imaging and excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • Panoramic channel tilt adjustable from 12° to 24°
  • Secures an expansive area with 42 × optical zoom and 16 × digital zoom
  • Expansive night view with up to 30 m white light distance and 300 m IR distance
  • Supports deep learning functions
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10)

HIKVISION DS-2SF8C442MXS-DL(14F1)(P3) TandemVu 8-inch 4 MP 42X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

DS-2SF8C442MXS-DL(14F1)(P3)

TandemVu 8-inch 4 MP 42X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

  • Captures a large area and great details at the same time
  • High quality imaging with 4 MP resolution for both bullet channel and PTZ channel
  • 24/7 colorful imaging and excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • Bullet channel tilt adjustable from 7° to 17°
  • Secures an expansive area with 42 × optical zoom and 16 × digital zoom
  • Expansive night view with up to 30 m white light distance and 300 m IR distance
  • Supports deep learning functions
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10)

HIKVISION DS-2SF8C425MXS-DL(24F0)(P3) TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 25X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

DS-2SF8C425MXS-DL(24F0)(P3)

TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 25X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

  • Captures a large area and great details at the same time
  • High quality imaging with 4 MP resolution for both bullet channel and PTZ channel
  • 24/7 colorful imaging and excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • Bullet channel tilt adjustable from 7° to 17°
  • Secures an expansive area with 25 × optical zoom and 16 × digital zoom
  • Expansive night view with up to 30 m white light distance and 300 m IR distance
  • Supports deep learning functions
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10)

HIKVISION DS-2SF8C425MXS-DLW(14F1)(P3) TandemVu 8-inch 4 MP 25X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

DS-2SF8C425MXS-DLW(14F1)(P3)

TandemVu 8-inch 4 MP 25X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

  • Captures a large area and great details at the same time
  • High quality imaging with 4 MP resolution for both bullet channel and PTZ channel
  • 24/7 colorful imaging and excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • Bullet channel tilt adjustable from 7° to 17°
  • Secures an expansive area with 25 × optical zoom and 16 × digital zoom
  • Expansive night view with up to 30 m white light distance and 300 m IR distance
  • Supports deep learning functions
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10)

 

HIKVISION DS-2SF8C425MXS-DLW(24F0)(P3) TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 25X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

DS-2SF8C425MXS-DLW(24F0)(P3)

TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 25X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

  • Captures a large area and great details at the same time
  • High quality imaging with 4 MP resolution for both bullet channel and PTZ channel
  • 24/7 colorful imaging and excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • Bullet channel tilt adjustable from 7° to 17°
  • Secures an expansive area with 25 × optical zoom and 16 × digital zoom
  • Expansive night view with up to 30 m white light distance and 300 m IR distance
  • Supports deep learning functions
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10)

Hikvision DS-2SF8C442MXG-ELW/26 TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 42X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

DS-2SF8C442MXG-ELW/26

TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 42X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

  • Captures a large area and great details at the same time
  • High quality imaging with 6 MP resolution for bullet channel
  • 24/7 colorful imaging and excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • Panoramic channel tilt adjustable from 12° to 24°
  • Secures an expansive area with 42 × optical zoom and 16 × digital zoom
  • Expansive night view with up to 30 m white light distance and 300 m IR distance
  • Supports deep learning functions
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10)

HIKVISION DS-2SF8C442MXS-DL(14F1)(P3) TandemVu 8-inch 4 MP 42X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

DS-2SF8C442MXS-DL(14F1)(P3)

TandemVu 8-inch 4 MP 42X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

  • Captures a large area and great details at the same time
  • High quality imaging with 4 MP resolution for both bullet channel and PTZ channel
  • 24/7 colorful imaging and excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • Bullet channel tilt adjustable from 7° to 17°
  • Secures an expansive area with 42 × optical zoom and 16 × digital zoom
  • Expansive night view with up to 30 m white light distance and 300 m IR distance
  • Supports deep learning functions
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10)

HIKVISION DS-2SF8C442MXS-DL(24F0)(P3) TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 42X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

DS-2SF8C442MXS-DL(24F0)(P3)

TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 42X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

  • Captures a large area and great details at the same time
  • High quality imaging with 4 MP resolution for both bullet channel and PTZ channel
  • 24/7 colorful imaging and excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • Bullet channel tilt adjustable from 7° to 17°
  • Secures an expansive area with 42 × optical zoom and 16 × digital zoom
  • Expansive night view with up to 30 m white light distance and 300 m IR distance
  • Supports deep learning functions
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10)

HIKVISION DS-2SF8C442MXS-DLW(14F1)(P3) TandemVu 8-inch 4 MP 42X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

DS-2SF8C442MXS-DLW(14F1)(P3)

TandemVu 8-inch 4 MP 42X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

  • Captures a large area and great details at the same time
  • High quality imaging with 4 MP resolution for both bullet channel and PTZ channel
  • 24/7 colorful imaging and excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • Bullet channel tilt adjustable from 7° to 17°
  • Secures an expansive area with 42 × optical zoom and 16 × digital zoom
  • Expansive night view with up to 30 m white light distance and 300 m IR distance
  • Supports deep learning functions
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10)

 

HIKVISION DS-2SF8C442MXS-DLW(24F0)(P3) TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 42X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

DS-2SF8C442MXS-DLW(24F0)(P3)

TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 42X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

  • Captures a large area and great details at the same time
  • High quality imaging with 4 MP resolution for both bullet channel and PTZ channel
  • 24/7 colorful imaging and excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • Bullet channel tilt adjustable from 7° to 17°
  • Secures an expansive area with 42 × optical zoom and 16 × digital zoom
  • Expansive night view with up to 30 m white light distance and 300 m IR distance
  • Supports deep learning functions
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10)

HIKVISION DS-2SF8C442MXS-DL(24F0)(P3) TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 42X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

DS-2SF8C442MXS-DL(24F0)(P3)

TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 42X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

  • Captures a large area and great details at the same time
  • High quality imaging with 4 MP resolution for both bullet channel and PTZ channel
  • 24/7 colorful imaging and excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • Bullet channel tilt adjustable from 7° to 17°
  • Secures an expansive area with 42 × optical zoom and 16 × digital zoom
  • Expansive night view with up to 30 m white light distance and 300 m IR distance
  • Supports deep learning functions
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10)

 

HIKVISION DS-2SF8C442MXS-DLW(24F0)(P3) TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 42X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

DS-2SF8C442MXS-DLW(24F0)(P3)

TandemVu 8-inch Panoramic 4 MP 42X DarkFighter Network Speed Dome

  • Captures a large area and great details at the same time
  • High quality imaging with 4 MP resolution for both bullet channel and PTZ channel
  • 24/7 colorful imaging and excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • Bullet channel tilt adjustable from 7° to 17°
  • Secures an expansive area with 42 × optical zoom and 16 × digital zoom
  • Expansive night view with up to 30 m white light distance and 300 m IR distance
  • Supports deep learning functions
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10)

HIKVISION iDS-2SK7184MXS-D 7-inch 4K 5X DarkFighter IR Network Speed

iDS-2SK7184MXS-D

7-inch 4K 5X DarkFighter IR Network Speed

  • Multi-target-type detection: support automatic person detection and quick capture for face comparison, and link face and human body
  • Smart events: The panoramic channel arms the detection area and links the PTZ channel to track targets and output alarms
  • Face capture: The PTZ channel locks onto and captures detected face
  • Tracking takeover: In smart events, when the target moves out of the panoramic view, the PTZ channel continues to track the target in a larger area
  • Support simultaneous capture, linked output, and feature abstraction of face and human body
  • Adjustable pan and tilt position for both channels. Panoramic channel: pan 0 to 360° endless, tilt 0 to 30°. PTZ channel: pan 0 to 330°, tilt -10° to 90°
  • Auto calibration: Once calibrated, no need for calibration at other PTZ positions
  • Built-in memory card slot
  • Easy-to-install all-in-one design with one IP address, one network cable, one power supply, and no server

HIKVISION iDS-2SK8144IXS-D/J 8-inch 4 MP 40X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

iDS-2SK8144IXS-D/J

8-inch 4 MP 40X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

  • Person arming: supports real-time modeling and comparison, arms and tracks predefined persons, and uploads the longitude and latitude information of the target during tracking
  • Vehicle arming: supports vehicle detection and license plate recognition, arms and tracks predefined vehicles, and uploads the longitude and latitude information of the target during tracking
  • Smart event: The panoramic channel arms the predefined area. When it detects a target, the PTZ channel is linked to track the target and trigger alarm
  • Tracking capture: Tracking can be linked to white light and warning from speaker. The features of the target can be abstracted and uploaded
  • Tracking takeover: When the target gets out of the panoramic channel view, the PTZ channel goes on to track the target in a larger area
  • Multi-target-type detection: supports human face and body detection and captured picture uploading on both camera channels
  • Road traffic: supports vehicle detection, license plate recognition, and captured picture uploading on both camera channels
  • Supports EIS, with built-in gyroscope to improve the performance

HIKVISION DS-2DF8225IX-AEL(T5) 8-inch 2 MP 25X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

 

DS-2DF8225IX-AEL(T5)

8-inch 2 MP 25X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

  • 1/1.8″ Progressive Scan CMOS
  • High quality imaging with 2 MP resolution
  • Excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • 25× optical zoom and 16× digital zoom provide close up views over expansive areas
  • Expansive night view with up to 400 m IR distance
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10)
  • Supports face capture to detect, capture, grade, and select faces in motion
  • Supports road traffic to detect vehicles

HIKVISION DS-2DF8225IX-AELW(T5) 8-inch 2 MP 25X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

 

DS-2DF8225IX-AELW(T5)

8-inch 2 MP 25X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

  • 1/1.8″ Progressive Scan CMOS
  • High quality imaging with 2 MP resolution
  • Excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • 25× optical zoom and 16× digital zoom provide close up views over expansive areas
  • Expansive night view with up to 400 m IR distance
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67)
  • Supports face capture to detect, capture, grade, and select faces in motion
  • Supports road traffic to detect vehicles

HIKVISION DS-2DF8242I5X-AELW(T5) 8-inch 2 MP 42X DarkFighter Laser Network Speed Dome

DS-2DF8242I5X-AELW(T5)

8-inch 2 MP 42X DarkFighter Laser Network Speed Dome

  • 1/1.8″ Progressive Scan CMOS
  • High quality imaging with 2 MP resolution
  • Excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • 42× optical zoom and 16× digital zoom provide close up views over expansive areas
  • Expansive night view with up to 500 m laser distance
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67)
  • Supports face capture to detect, capture, grade, and select faces in motion
  • Supports road traffic to detect vehicles

 

HIKVISION DS-2DF8242IX-AELW(T5) 8-inch 2 MP 42X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

DS-2DF8242IX-AELW(T5)

8-inch 2 MP 42X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

  • 1/1.8″ Progressive Scan CMOS
  • High quality imaging with 2 MP resolution
  • Excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • 42× optical zoom and 16× digital zoom provide close up views over expansive areas
  • Expansive night view with up to 400 m IR distance
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67)
  • Supports face capture to detect, capture, grade, and select faces in motion
  • Supports road traffic to detect vehicles

HIKVISION DS-2DF8442IXS-AEL(T5) 8-inch 4MP 42X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

 

DS-2DF8442IXS-AEL(T5)

8-inch 4MP 42X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

  • 1/1.8″ Progressive Scan CMOS
  • High quality imaging with 4 MP resolution
  • Excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • 42× optical zoom and 16× digital zoom provide close up views over expansive areas
  • Expansive night view with up to 400 m IR distance
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10)
  • Supports face capture to detect, capture, grade, and select faces in motion
  • Supports road traffic to detect vehicles

HIKVISION DS-2DF8442IXS-AEL(T5) 8-inch 4MP 42X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

DS-2DF8442IXS-AEL(T5)

8-inch 4MP 42X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

  • 1/1.8″ Progressive Scan CMOS
  • High quality imaging with 4 MP resolution
  • Excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • 42× optical zoom and 16× digital zoom provide close up views over expansive areas
  • Expansive night view with up to 400 m IR distance
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10)
  • Supports face capture to detect, capture, grade, and select faces in motion
  • Supports road traffic to detect vehicles

HIKVISION DS-2DF8442IXS-AELWY(T5) 8-inch 4 MP 42X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

DS-2DF8442IXS-AELWY(T5)

8-inch 4 MP 42X DarkFighter IR Network Speed Dome

  • 1/1.8″ Progressive Scan CMOS
  • High quality imaging with 4 MP resolution
  • Excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology
  • 42× optical zoom and 16× digital zoom provide close up views over expansive areas
  • Expansive night view with up to 400 m IR distance
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67)
  • Supports face capture to detect, capture, grade, and select faces in motion
  • Supports road traffic to detect vehicles

 

PTZ cameras are designed for remote control, enabling operators to swivel, tilt, and zoom in on specific areas of interest. They come in two main types: fixed angle cameras for specific monitoring points like doorways or windows, and PTZ cameras that automatically track motion and capture events across their line-of-sight at different times of the day.

These cameras offer a streamlined workflow, with the ability to store camera presets either on the camera itself or remotely in a computer system. This feature allows operators to quickly recall and transition between different preset positions, providing seamless surveillance coverage.

The speed dome camera, also known as the pan tilt zoom or PTZ security camera, is a standout among PTZ cameras. It offers a remarkable 360-degree pan and 180-degree tilt coverage. Encased in a protective dome, the speed dome camera combines advanced technological capabilities with the ability to focus on targets quickly and zoom in for detailed inspection. These features make it an ideal choice for both indoor and outdoor security surveillance.

Speed dome cameras excel in a wide range of settings, from small indoor areas like living rooms and boardrooms to expansive outdoor environments such as parking lots, entry halls, and open fields. Moreover, their superior image quality and adaptability to various settings have led to their increasing use in streaming and newscasting environments.

Compared to regular dome cameras, speed dome cameras offer more advanced features and capabilities. They often include auto-tracking, better video compression, electronic image stabilization, motion sensors, night vision, and powerful zooming capabilities. While regular dome cameras may share some basic features, they are better suited for confined spaces like hallways, rooms, and offices.

The benefits of using speed dome cameras are numerous. These cameras are highly durable and resistant to both environmental factors and tampering when installed correctly. They offer easy handling, fast target focus, a wide range of software options, optical zoom, superior image quality, and wireless functionality. Many speed dome cameras can be integrated with various software solutions, including motion tracking, thermal vision, and license plate tracking, providing enhanced performance and flexibility. Additionally, wireless functionality is a common feature, with only a single wire needed for power when connected to a local network.

Hikvision, a globally recognized leader in video surveillance solutions, offers a comprehensive range of PTZ cameras that deliver exceptional performance and reliability. Hikvision PTZ cameras feature low-light imaging capabilities, ensuring vivid views even in challenging lighting conditions. They are weather-resistant, guaranteeing reliable operation in any environment. With the Live Guard feature, these cameras can deter trespassers using sound and light, providing round-the-clock protection.

Hikvision’s core sales channel, HIKD (Hikvision Distribution), maintains a strong partnership with Hikvision and offers competitive pricing and a professional service team. HIKD’s commitment to providing excellent service ensures that customers can benefit from Hikvision’s industry-leading solutions. To learn more about HIKD and explore their range of products, visit their website at https://www.hikdistribution.com. For inquiries, you can contact them via email at sales@hikdistribution.com.

In conclusion, Hikvision’s PTZ cameras are redefining precision monitoring in 2023. With their advanced features, superior image quality, and adaptability to

various environments, these cameras are revolutionizing surveillance capabilities. Through their partnership with HIKD, Hikvision continues to offer cutting-edge solutions with competitive pricing and a dedicated service team.

 

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