Full Linux added to redesigned cameraProbe8


Bangkok, Thailand. Sep 03, 2004 AKCP, the world leader in snmp based environmental and security monitoring, today announces a major upgrade to its popular cameraProbe8.

The cameraProbe8 is an environmental and security monitoring device which integrates a camera with multiple sensors. The cameraProbe8 can log the sensor data and associated images whenever a door is opened, motion is detected, there is water on the floor, air flow is diminished, smoke is present, a dry contact or alarm panel alerts, the temperature is out of range, voltage on any device is missing, a UPS is low on battery and many more. There are 8 intelligent autosense ports included to support customized environmental sensing.

This version of the cameraProbe8 includes full Linux. Hardware boasts a 32-bit ARM processor, 64 Megabytes of Flash and 64 Megabytes of SDRAM along with a 10/100 Mbps Ethernet and two serial ports. Software utilities include many applications such as Apache web server including encrypted https web pages, Bash, Perl, vi, Telnet, PHP, Email, and Nagios among others. It also supports full SNMP functionality relying on our 10 years of SNMP experience to include a full featured mib for all of the sensors.

The image sensor has also been upgraded with a high quality Sony CCD needing only .5 Lux at f1.2. This sensor gives excellent pictures, even in low light conditions. There is also a newly redesigned precision direct drive stepper motor to enable users to pan and tilt the camera via a web browser

The cameraProbe8 is an essential device where security, environmental monitoring and protection of vital infrastructure are paramount.

The price of $1795.00 for a complete system including CCD image sensor, pan and tilt camera, all software, wall and rack mount brackets, sensorRemote with 1,000 foot range dual temperature and humidity sensor.

About AKCP

AKCP Inc., established in 1981, is the oldest and largest manufacturer of IP based environmental and security monitoring solutions. Over 15,000 organizations use the AKCP solution to prevent disaster and secure their infrastructure. AKCP provides early warning of conditions that threaten the integrity of a company’s data and assets. AKCP’s customer base includes the Rack mount Industry, Telecommunication Industry, Corporate Data Centers and Wiring Closets, Power Industry, Chemical Industry, Hospitals, Educational Institutions, Food and Beverage Industry, Department of Defense, and many more industries requiring the ultimate in natural and man made disaster prevention.

AKCPFull Linux added to redesigned cameraProbe8