New Linux-embedded 8 channel CCTV DVR


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Taiwan – George Tang Industrial Corporation introduces the GDV-08, its latest 8-channel DVR with built-in LAN and CD-RW. The Linux-embedded unit is bundled with Software Watchdog and realtime MPEG-4 compression.

It features multiple password protection, two IDE-supported hard disk storage, video loss detection, pre-scheduled recording and date code functions. Specifications include resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (display) and 320 x 240 pixels (recording), display speeds of up to 240fps (NTSC) and 200fps (PAL), and recording speed of 60fps. It has four/eight BNC video input connectors, D type VGA, BNC TV-out and four/eight loop-through video output connectors, eight NC/NO digital alarm inputs and two NC/NO relay outputs.

Other features include alarm to e-mail function, CD-R/RW backup alarm solution, PTZ camera-supported control, LAN/WAN/Internet access, JPEG (by Java) and MPEG-4 (by OCX) remote views and remote online playback via MPEG-4 streaming. The unit supports PAL, NTSC and SECAM systems.

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Wow. I wonder how much it will sell for. I've seen similair devices sell for several thousand.