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Tyco Security Products Bolsters IP Camera Portfolio with Cost-Effective PTZ and Super High-Quality Fisheye Camera

2MP PTZ offers 20x optical zoom plus 10x digital zoom, while 12MP Fisheye camera offers 360° or 180° panoramic video

WESTFORD, MA, February 1, 2017 — Tyco Security Products, part of Johnson Controls, introduces two new IP cameras – a 2MP PTZ and 12MP Fisheye camera – adding power and value to its growing Illustra IP camera portfolio.

The Illustra Flex 2MP PTZ has 20x optical zoom with continuous auto-focus plus 10X digital zoom, which provides very effective video surveillance over long distances. The cost-effective PTZ includes motion detection and advanced features such as WDR, auto-defog, backlight control and noise reduction. Outdoor models use 60W PoE+ power making the installation of outdoor cameras easier.

The new Illustra Pro 12MP Fisheye provides high quality 360° or 180° panoramic video. The camera’s ePTZ movements are ultra smooth, creating even transitions between pan, tilt, and zoom movements, while onboard dewarping technology provides distortion-corrected video streaming. The camera’s integrated IR illuminator provides high-quality video up to 15 meters in even the worst lighting conditions. The Fisheye camera can be mounted on a wall or ceiling and uses Power over Ethernet which eliminates the need for cables and reduces installation time and cost.

“We are always cognizant of our customers’ need for excellent video quality while keeping a careful eye on cost,” said Linda Natale, Product Manager, Tyco Security Products. “Both new Illustra cameras provide multiple streams of H.264 and MJPEG video compression, supporting bitrate control. This provides excellent image clarity while efficiently managing bandwidth.”

Both cameras are also IK10 and IP66 rated, providing excellent performance in outdoor and low light environments and can be quickly configured using the Illustra Connect software tool.

For more information on the Illustra cameras, go to www.illustracameras.com

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About Illustra

Illustra develops some of the industry’s most technologically advanced IP cameras. These technologies help retailers stop crimes that affect their bottom lines, and schools provide peace of mind to parents and students. Security systems built with Illustra IP cameras assist governments in securing ports and borders, and hospitals ensure the safety and privacy of their patients. Illustra IP cameras not only benefit seasoned security professionals actively tracking high-risk environments, but they also ease amateurs into the world of surveillance.

Tyco Security Products is now part of Johnson Controls, a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. With its world-leading premium access control, video, location-based tracking and intrusion solutions, Tyco Security Products employs over 2,800 employees globally, including research and development, marketing, manufacturing, sales, service and logistics teams in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific. Our products, built by developers from all product disciplines, consistently allow customers to see more, do more, and save more across multiple industries and segments including healthcare, government, transportation, finance, retail, commercial and residential. Worldwide, Tyco Security Products helps protect 42% of Fortune 500 companies, transportation systems on five continents, 37% of the world’s top 100 retailers, over two million commercial enterprises, thousands of students in more than 900 educational facilities, and over five million private residences.