Focus On Focus

December 2006
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Dec2006, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p68
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the pan focus technology. With the help of this technology, video surveillance cameras can focus on every object in the camera's field of view, despite distances. Moreover, there is no requirement of manual focus adjustments. The article also presents a comparison of the traditional varifocal lenses with pan focus lens.


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