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Panasonic Announces Availability of its Next-Generation i-PRO SmartHD Network Video Recorder
New Network Video Recorder Delivers High-Performance and Scalability in an All-in-One, PC-less Security Solution for Small to Mid-Sized Businesses
NEWARK, NJ (MAY 20, 2014) – Panasonic System Communications Company of North America, a leading provider of integrated video surveillance systems, today announced the general availability of its WJ-NV300 network video recording solution. Building on the success of its popular WJ-NV200 recorder, Panasonic’s new NV300 system now adds field upgradeable camera expansion, add-on video storage capacity and an enhanced dual screen user interface which is ideal for small to medium-sized businesses looking for the simplicity and reliability of an embedded platform with the scalability and expandability of more sophisticated solutions.
The NV300 is a standalone network video recording solution designed to deliver an all-in-one, PC-less surveillance solution out of the box. The system delivers full camera viewing, control and recording capabilities through a built-in mouse-driven graphical user interface, now supporting dual screen HDMI outputs. Featuring a standard 16 channels of Full HD recording and field-expandable up to 32 channels*, the NV300 supports a total recording bandwidth of up to 128 Mbps, twice the rate of its predecessor, the NV200. Support for optional WJ-HDE400 hard disk RAID capable expansion unit can also extend the system’s local video storage up to 80TB.
Additionally, the NV300 features built-in video de-warping processing to leverage the full power of Panasonic’s line of 360-degree video surveillance cameras and integrates seamlessly with Panasonic ASM200 and ASM970 video management clients, allowing integration into larger Panasonic systems.
Supporting flexible network configurations via its dual gigabit Ethernet interfaces and offering remote access camera control, viewing, and recording playback and management, the NV300 makes managing and sharing surveillance content simple. Users can even secure faster transfer of video recordings via the NV300’s SD or USB memory card slots or access live monitoring and video playback using Panasonic’s FREE Security Viewer 2.0 app, now available on Apple- and Android-based tablets and smartphones for remote viewing capabilities.
“As a leading provider of integrated security solutions, we recognize how valuable all-in-one solutions are to today’s small to medium-sized businesses,” said Charlie Hare, Panasonic’s National Category Manager, Security and Mobile Video Solutions. “With its next-generation WJ-NV300 recorder, Panasonic has enabled security systems operators to achieve advanced quality and scalability without sacrificing performance or enduring undue system complexity”
As decision-makers at retail, food services and healthcare organizations continue to adopt more robust security technologies, the need for reliable, embedded video surveillance solutions becomes essential to safeguarding people, property and assets. Panasonic’s WJ-NV300 was specifically designed to fulfill this need, offering high performance, scalability, and ease-of-use all in a single robust platform.
Pricing and Availability
The WJ-NV300/3000T3 and WJ-NV300/6000T3 are now available through authorized Panasonic resellers at an MSRP of $3,971.00 and $4,680.00, respectively. To learn more about Panasonic’s portfolio of integrated security and video surveillance technologies visit: security.panasonic.com.
(*) Panasonic WJ-NVE30 Additional 8-Camera License Kit required. Sold separately.
Panasonic Solutions for Business
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About Panasonic Corporation of North America
Panasonic Corporation of North America provides a broad line of digital and other electronics products and services for consumer, business and industrial use. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation, and the hub of Panasonic’s U.S. branding, marketing, sales, service and R&D operations. In Interbrand’s 2013 Annual “Best Global Green Brands” report, the Panasonic brand ranked number four, the highest ranked electronics brand in the report (http://bit.ly/17ezCDI). As part of continuing sustainability efforts, Panasonic Corporation of North America relocated its headquarters to a new facility built to meet LEED certification standards, adjacent to Newark Penn Station in Newark, NJ. Learn more about Panasonic at www.panasonic.com.