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Monday, 29 April 2013


 
Swann Releases Wireless Network Camera, Allowing Easy & Affordable Remote Viewing

 

SwannSmart™ Wi-Fi network camera enables remote viewing with iOS, Android and BlackBerry devices

Milton Keynes, UK, 29th April 2013, –Swann, a global leader in do-it-yourself security monitoring solutions, proudly debuts its new wireless network camera: SwannSmart™.  The SwannSmart Camera is an easy to set up monitoring solution that allows you to see and record what’s happening via your existing wireless network with 24/7 viewing on your smartphone or tablet. What makes the SwannSmart different is that it streams live video and images directly to Secure Cloud Storage. The SwannSmart camera is powered by iSecurity+ to stream encrypted live video to a secure cloud without needing to be connected to a computer.

You can receive push notifications on your Smartphone or tablet when motion is detected. You can also record video or stills to your handheld device or stills to your SwannSmart cloud account.
SwannSmart puts you in control by allowing you to view, manage and share your camera with loved ones on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. If you are viewing on computer it’s compatible with both PC and Mac.

See what’s happening during the day or in low light with infrared night vision up to 12 feet. You can also conveniently hear what’s being said via the built in microphone. It’s a security system that’s easy to set up, affordable and hassle free. Perfect for keeping an eye on your baby, young family, an elderly loved one, your home or a small business.  The SwannSmart WiFi Network Camera from Swann is an easier and smarter way to protect what matters most.

Ideal for baby & family monitoring. Mount a camera in your nursery to see that your baby is safe and healthy at all times. SwannSmart is also ideal for monitoring older children and elderly loved ones. Use the camera’s night vision and audio microphone to monitor that all is well. Even better, use the SwannSmart app to view your baby or loved one on your Smartphone or tablet when you are away from home with the ability to receive push notifications if there is activity.

Check in on your pet. Use the SwannSmart cameras to stay in visual contact with your pet or pets. You can make sure your pride and joy is where he or she should be, has enough food, appropriate shelter or shows them off to your friends or co-workers on your Smartphone or tablet. It’s the next best thing to being with them.

Main Features:

 

·         Wi-Fi Internet camera packed with safeguard features for home & business security

·         SwannSmart app by iSecurity+ for viewing on PC, Mac, tablets & Smartphones including iPhone, iPad & Android devices

·         Easy plug-&-play setup with free app download from the App Store or Google Play for mobile live viewing & in-app video recording to a 3G/4G device

·         Capture events as they happen to SwannSmart Secure Cloud (the first month is free with a $5.99 monthly fee applying thereafter) & know what's happening via mobile push notification

·         Perfect for low light scenarios, thanks to 8 infrared LEDs

·         Built-in microphone captures audio

·         Mount the camera on any flat surface, upside down, on the ceiling, or on a wall

 

The SwannSmart Camera is powered by iSecurity monitoring software. The president of iSecurity, Herman Yau, is enthusiastic about its release, "We are very excited to partner with the market leader in consumer security, Swann, to bring together a new generation of mobile-centric, cloud-based video monitoring products to consumers. This product breaks new grounds in its simplicity of setup and use (all from a Smartphone), making it more accessible to more people.  This we hope will help more people stay connected to their families and protect what matters most to them."

 

For a demo video please see: http://youtu.be/1zPIHcjHbSM

Availability:

The SwannSmart camera is available at RRP £89.99 from Maplins, Costco and other leading UK retailers. For more information: http://swannsmart.com/


Tuesday, 23 April 2013


Movavi Game Capture Announced in UK


Record PC games with one click; Get smooth video of game footage; save gameplay for mobile devices and much more!


London, April 23rd, 2013; PX Security, a top Value Added software republishing and Movavi, leading Multimedia software developer announces the availability of Game Capture 4 Personal.  

Movavi Game Capture 4 Personal Edition is the perfect game video recorder. It enables you to capture video from any PC game at 60 frames per second speed. Convert captured game video in any multimedia format, or save it for iPod, iPad, Android phones, XBox, Sony PSP, and other devices using ready-made presets. This simple yet powerful game recorder won't let slowdowns or blurry pixels spoil the recording of your epic battles.

 

Capturing PC games has never been so easy: run the game, press F10 and Movavi game screen recorder will start to capture video game footage full screen at 60 frames per second speed. Then just save it in a video format or if you prefer convert for your mobile device. Get even smoother gameplay screencasts and reduce CPU usage on computers with Intel Quick Sync Video technology support.

Movavi Game Capture can record sounds as well as video. Use it as a game audio recorder and capture your favourite game themes and sounds to make them your new ring tone or overlay them to your feature video! Once you have captured a mission, quest, level, or a race, use Movavi’s game recording software to upload the video to YouTube, Facebook, or Vimeo and show it to your gaming friends.

If you want to export a game video to your cellphone, tablet, or media player, choose one of the multiple presets for mobile devices and save the recordings to Sony PSP, Microsoft Zune, Xbox, Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod, BlackBerry, Android phones, etc.

No additional hardware is required. Movavi Game Capture won’t affect your CPU performance and will record your every movement in the world of your favourite computer game.


.Price & Availability:

Movavi Game Capture 4 personal is available for SRP £19.99 from http://pxsecurity.co.uk/

For more information please see: http://www.movavi.com/game-capture/

 

 

Friday, 12 April 2013


PRODAD® DEBUTES PRODRENALIN™ ACTION CAMERA ENHANCEMENT APPLICATION AND UPDATES MERCALLI® STANDALONE VIDEO STABILIZER

 

ProDrenalin Removes Fisheye, Stabilizes, De-noises, Corrects Colour, and Adjusts Brightness/Contrast on Video Shot on GoPro® Action Cameras.  Mercalli V3 SAL Adds Batch Processing, Automatic Stabilization Profile Selection, and Other Improvements


proDAD, the highly acclaimed developer of digital video effects and image enhancement technologies today announced ProDrenalin. ProDrenalin is  a revolutionary, all-in-one software application for GoPro action/sports camera users to significantly improve their videos by removing fisheye and perspective distortion, stabilizing, correcting rolling-shutter distortion, de-noising, colour correction, and adjusting the brightness and contrast of the video. – All Features in a single effective, affordable application with batch processing capability.  The famous Mercalli Stand Alone (SAL) professional video stabilizer moves to Version 3 with automatic stabilization profile selection, batch processing, and support for 4K and 2.7K video clips.

 ProDrenalin – The essential tool to make GoPro videos even better.

GoPro Hero action cameras are billed as the world’s most versatile cameras and they are becoming increasingly popular among consumers and video professionals.  proDAD’s new ProDrenalin action camera enhancement software gives users the ability to optimize their videos prior to sharing them or bringing into a video editor.  ProDrenalin is a stand-alone Windows application.

ProDrenalin’s Key Features:

·         Automatically remove fisheye distortion and corrects perspective distortion from video or still pictures by simply selecting the correct GoPro camera profile;

·         Rock-steady stabilization – proDAD’s video stabilizer, the gold standard in post-capture video stabilization is part of ProDrenalin and it’s fully automatic;

·         Rolling-shutter correction – Improves the skew and jello that sometimes happens during fast action panning;

·         De-noising – ProDrenalin effectively removes random image sensor noise and sharpens the video with 3 quality options;

·         Simple color correction, brightness and contrast adjustment tools to give videos more of a “film look” for the best impression;

·         Ability to rotate the video in case the camera was accidentally mounted upside-down or at the wrong angle;

·         Ahead-of-the-curve support for 4K and 2.7K video resolutions;

·         Batch processing allows an unlimited number of clips to be loaded into ProDrenalin for optimization (with individual settings for each clip) instead of processing them one by one or needing to bring them into a video editor;

·         Side-by-side comparison shows the original and optimized video prior to rendering and exporting in popular industry standard formats;

·         Fully compatible with all GoPro Hero cameras in all supported resolutions, with the ability to import other action camera profiles made by proDAD’s Defishr™ application.

 Mercalli V3 Stand Alone Video Stabilizer – The industry standard gets even better.

Also new is a major update to the stand-alone version of the Mercalli video stabilizer application; the professional-grade stabilizer relied upon by video pros all over the world.  New Mercalli V3 SAL contains a host of oft-requested improvements including:
 
·         Batch processing - Instead of stabilizing videos one at a time, users can now load an unlimited number videos into Mercalli V3 SAL for automated batch processing;

·         Automatic profile selection – Mercalli V3 SAL can analyze a video clip and automatically select the most appropriate stabilization profile, thus streamlining the stabilization process;

·         Support for 4K and 2.7K video clips; many NLEs don’t even support this yet!

·         New native 64-bit and 32-bit Windows stand-alone applications with multi-core/multi-thread optimization and support for unlimited video resolutions.

 “ProDrenalin is the first application of its kind – a full-spectrum image enhancement tool that can improve just about every aspect of video shot on a GoPro camera.” Said Andreas Huber, Managing Director of proDAD.  “Users can focus on enjoying their adventures and capturing the action knowing ProDrenalin can polish things later.”

Price & Availability:

ProDrenalin will be available in May at £29.85. Please visit http://www.prodad.com/home/products/actioncam/300582316,l-us.html There is a pre-order offer of a discount of 20%

Mercalli V3 SAL is available now at £133.83. For additional information, pricing and upgrade offers, please visit http://www.prodad.com/home/products/video_optimization/300580322,l-us.html

 
OEM Licensing:

Many of proDAD’s image enhancement technologies including stabilization, image de-warping, de-noising; and proDAD’s renown digital video effects library are available in SDK form for OEM licensing and inclusion into a wide-range of hardware/software solutions.  Inquiries are welcome via email: licensing@prodad.us

Wednesday, 10 April 2013


 
 
STM Bags, a leading Australian bag and case manufacturer, today announced the newest addition to the company’s ever-expanding product line, the Velocity collection. The collection is available at various retailers and distributors, please see www.stmbags.com for details.

 

Created to store and protect most 15” laptops while traveling, the impulse laptop backpack features a technology compartment and a suspension system to stabilize a heavy load.  It also includes a reflective tab for nighttime visibility, as well as a luggage pass-through for wheeled bags. RRP £74.95 inc

Whether travelling by bike, car, plane or train, the velo 2 laptop messenger provides organization and protection for the long haul and is available in two sizes, small (13” screens) and medium (15” screens).  Designed with a main flap for closure, it is also equipped with a zippered option to slip over a luggage handle, a side-entry laptop compartment, as well as a waist strap to even a heavy load. RRP £69.95 inc

The linear laptop shoulder bag is designed with multiple pockets to manage the necessities of a digital day.  Encased in high-density padding, this bag provides soft protection for laptops, other valuable items, and also features a luggage pass-through for wheeled bags.  The linear is available in three sizes, iPad/D10 (10” tablets), small (13” screens) and medium (15” screens).RRP £54.95 inc

The maryanne is a fashionable tote created to protect and carry laptops, tablets and everyday necessities.  With adjustable tote handles for shoulder or hand carry, the maryanne features a technology compartment for a laptop and/or a tablet in soft-lined and padded pockets.  The Maryanne is designed to carry most 13” laptops. RRP £74.95 inc

Lastly, the blazer is a water resistant sleeve equipped with high-density foam for protecting and carrying laptops and digital gear.  Featuring pockets for valuable items, the blazer also features a quick-grab handle and removable and adjustable shoulder straps for carrying comfort. RRP £34.95 inc