Thursday, December 16, 2010

Holiday Schedule

We wish all of our customers, employees and vendors happy holidays and a prosperous 2011.Happy H

Please note our schedule for 2010-11 holiday season.

We will be closed from December 24 to 26 for Christmas, and will Sorry - Closedresume full operations on Monday Dec 27.

We will be closed again from December 31 2010 to January 2 2011 for the New Year. We will resume limited operations on Monday Jan 3, and full operations on Tuesday Jan 4 2011

Depending on work load, we may also close early on December 23 and 30.

Enjoy the season!

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Five New Product Lines Added

We are pleased to announce the addition of 5 new manufacturers to our line-card. Following is brief description of each line:

 Basler Vision Technologies is German based manufacturer of megapixel IP Cameras.

The Basler IP Camera product line offers flexible, high performance
solutions for a wide range of applications in the area of video
surveillance. Basler cameras meet the market’s requirements for
exceptional image quality and an excellent price/performance ratio.
Basler IP Cameras use the best and fastest CCD and CMOS
sensors. The outstanding performance of these cameras is a
direct result of Basler’s 20 years of experience in industrial image

Please click here to read the overview of Basler IP cameras or here to request full Basler price-list.

GeoVision is Taiwanese-based manufacturer offering a wide variety of physical security products

GeoVision’s offerings range from DVR video capture cards, NVR software and ready-to-use DVR/NVR servers to a wide selection of IP cameras (including megapixel ones), license plate recognition systems, access control and more.

Please click here to read more about GeoVision or here to request full GeoVision price-list

Theia-Technologies-logo Theia Technologies, based in Wilsonville, OR, offers several families of high quality megapixel resolution lenses. All these lenses use Theia's patented Linear Optical Technology® to give an ultra wide field of view without barrel distortion. All lenses are multimegapixel resolution and for cameras up to 1/2":

  • 125 Series. 1.28mm ultra wide, widest no distortion lens. Up to 135° FOV CS-mount and C-mount Manual and auto-iris
  • 110 Series. 1.67mm ultra wide, up to 120° HFOV Day/Night corrected CS-mount and C-mount Manual and auto-iris
  • 183 Series. Varifocal 1.8-3mm TrueZoom™ up to 115° HFOV Day/Night corrected CS-mount manual and auto-iris
Please click here to read more about Theia or here to request full Theia price-list

 Orion Images Corporation (OIC), based in South Korea, is a true manufacturer of LCD CCTV monitors. The Orion monitors are true Commercial Grade with FCC Class A Certification - Built to Run 24 x 7 x 365 continuously. Our monitors are designed, engineered and manufactured with CCTV PCB boards and circuitry making these the LCD solution for your security surveillance

Please click here to read more about Orion or here to request full Orion price-list

JVSG is Canadian CCTV design software developer. With JVSG’s flagship product, IP Video System Design Tool you can:

  • Increase efficiency of your security system while lowering costs finding the best camera locations
  • Calculate precise camera lens focal length and viewing angles in seconds
  • Check the field of view of each camera and find dead zones to increase the security level of your premises using 2D and 3D modeling
  • Get estimations of required network bandwidth to shape the network video systems with any number of IP cameras and video servers
  • Calculate the required HDD storage space for video archive
  • Load site plan / floor plan background images from AutoCAD, Visio or Google Earth
  • Copy your calculations, drawings and 3D mockups to MS Word, Excel, Visio or other software to create an excellent project documentation

Please click here to read the overview of JVSG or here to request full JVSG price-list.

To request price-list for all 5 product lines mentioned in this post, please click here.

Friday, December 3, 2010

Communications disrupted

Dear customers:

Please note that both our Internet and phone services got disrupted some time yesterday night and as of 09:00 am today, Friday December 3 2010 we still don’t have access to the web and our phone lines.

We have activated the emergency communication plan where all calls are re-routed to our cell phones.

Because of high call volume, not all calls can be answered in real time and a few are forwarded to voice mail. We will do everything possible to return all calls within an hour.

We will keep you posted on the status.

We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Vivotek Certification on Dec 15

Date: Dec 15, 2010 Time: 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Location: 16022 Arminta St. Ste. 3, Van Nuys, CA 91406

Earn 4.0 BISCI CEC Credits!

Benefits to Becoming a Certified Partner

Certification: Once certified, the attendee will be able to promote him/herself as a certified partner of VIVOTEK USA. 

Education: The course will cover basic knowledge on setting up and installing VIVOTEK cameras for basic applications. ip7361

Demo Equipment Pricing: Attendees will be able to purchase demo cameras at a discounted price. See registration page for more details

Updates: Attendees will receive advance notification of upcoming products as well as receive general product information in monthly e-newsletters.

Course Title: Technical Training – Level 1

  • Course Curriculum
  • IP Surveillance Overview
  • Lens and Image Sensor Technology
  • Video and Audio Compression
  • IP Networking
  • Hands On Training

Lunch will be provided

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FREE Registration is available for Seminar only until Saturday December 11. Nominal fee will be charged after that. Training + Demo IP8161 Camera packages are available at registration

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MESSOA Webinar on Dec 8


MESSOA Webinar – Save Money with MESSOA Full HD IP camera

New MESSOA webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, December 8th at 11:00 a.m. PST. Please click here to register.

Presenter: Bruce Cheng, MESSOA Sales Manager

Following is the webinar’s agenda:

  1. About Messoa

  2. Messoa camera in side-by-side comparisons

  3. Recording & storage efficiency

  4. Messoa IP Cameras for all lighting conditions

  5. Special features including smart codec, ROI, Blur/Temper Detection, Voice detection and smart focus

  6. 2MP Full HD1080 advantage

  7. Messoa Full HD H.264 network cameras line up

  8. Q&A: at the end of the webinar where Bruce will answer all questions regarding covered topics and beyond


Monday, November 22, 2010

Thanksgiving Schedule

Please note that our office will be closed from Thursday, November 25 until Sunday November 28. We will resume normal operation on Monday, November 29. Please plan your orders accordingly.

Oven Roasted Turkey

Wishing you and your loved ones a safe and Happy Thanksgiving!

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

IQinVision Webinar on Dec 1


IQinVision Webinar – Great features of Alliance-mx series and other IQeye products

New IQinVision webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, December 1st at 10:00 a.m. PST. Please click here to register.

Presenter: Gary Thomas, IQinVision Regional Sales Manager, Southwest

Following two topics will be covered:

  1. Company Information
  2. Most popular products
  3. Newly released – Alliance-mx Series. Key features:
    • H.264
    • WDR
    • 3~13mm VF AI Lens
    • Day/Night Low Light capable with mechanical IR Cut filter
    • ONVIF compatible and supported by major NVRs
    • POE
    • Multiple resolution options
      • 1080P (MSRP $799.00)
      • 720P  (MSRP $699.00)
      • 480P  (MSRP $599.00)
  4. Q&A. The Q&A session will be held at the end of the webinar where Gary will answer all questions regarding covered topics and beyond

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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Now Distributing QNAP

As yet another sign of convergence of IT and video surveillance markets, QNAP, Taiwanese-based manufacturer of network appliances has joined CCTV.Net Line Card with the line of NVR Appliances.

Please visit our new QNAP page. You can check the prices of the most popular items by logging-in, or email us to request full QNAP price-list.

5% introductory discount is available until November 30, please use discount code QNAP112010 when placing order online (you can also put this code on your PO, or mention it to your sales representative)

We are currently working with QNAP on scheduling both in-office and online training on their products.

Friday, November 5, 2010

We Are Hiring a Sales Assistant

Job Description

Assisting our sales personnel with a wide variety of functions, including, but not limited to the following:Hiring

  •     Preparing quotes
  •     Technical research
  •     Order entry and fulfillment coordination
  •     Customer service
  •     Scheduling

Your Qualifications

A successful candidate will be required to:

  • be highly organized and reliable
  • have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • be a quick learner and a self-starter
  • want to very quickly become a sales rep and grow further
  • posses at least above average computer and networking knowledge

We will train the right candidate, but the following qualifications may be a plus:

  • some experience in physical security in general, and in CCTV in particular
  • basic HTML knowledge

Online applications only will be considered - please apply here:

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Monday, October 25, 2010

ACTi In-Office Training

ACTi in-office training is scheduled for Wednesday, November 10th at 10:00 at office

Presenter: Ting Chang, Sales Account Manager at ACTi Corporation

One of our leading network cameras manufacturers, ACTi, will be running a product training at our Van Nuys, CA office. This training is designed to accommodate a wide variety of security dealers and integrators from those new to IP CCTV to experts looking to expand their knowledge base.


09:30 – 10:00 Registration and Coffee
10:00 – 11:00 ACTi IP Surveillance Solution Intro
11:00 – 12:00 Popular Models and Project Planner Intro
12:00 – 12:30 Lunch and Refreshments
12:30 – 01:30 IP camera and NVR demo training
01:30 – 02:00 Hands-on Practice and Q&A

You can participate for free, or you can add a demo package that includes an ACTi camera and NVR software:

Type   Before 11/8/2010 After 11/8/2010
Training only training_icon FREE! $25.00
Training +
ACM-4200 Demo Kit
$100.00 $120.00
Training +
ACM-8211 Demo Kit
$250.00 $300.00

ACTi Training

Friday, October 15, 2010

Vivotek Webinar on Nov 3

Vivotek IP Cameras

In our free webinar, you will learn the following:

- Benefits of using megapixel IP in video surveillance
- Vivotek product line overview
- Newly released products (IP8151, MD7560, SD8111 and more)
- Sneak Peek at 2011 models. Extension of Supreme Line (IP8172, IP8162, IP8251)
- Future Roadmap (IP8352, SD8362, RD8133, RD8134, RD8152 and RD8352)
- Success Stories

Brief Vivotek description: VIVOTEK INC., established in Taiwan in 2000, has quickly grown into a prestigious leading manufacturer in the network video surveillance industry. In 2006, VIVOTEK (TAIEX: 3454) was listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange. VIVOTEK spun off its SoC division into a wholly-owned subsidiary in 2007, namely VATICS, which focuses on multimedia SoC development and sales. To keep pace with rapid sales growth, it established a US branch office in California in 2008 to offer sales, support and service.

Topic: Vivotek IP Cameras
Host: David Liu
Date: Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Time: 11:00 am, Pacific Daylight Time (GMT -07:00, San Francisco)

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

ASIS 2010–ACTi 4 Megapixel Cameras

1. 4MP H.264 zoom camera with 18x optical zoom(KCM-5211)

2. 4MP@8fps / 1080p@15fps / 720p@30fps

3. Auto Focus* / Auto White Balance / Auto Exposure

4. Advanced noise reduction and edge enhancement

5. Day and night function support w/ mechanical IR cut filter

6. Video crop with concurrent streaming (up to 4 VGA streaming)

*Accurate and fast auto focus designed by ACTi in-house

Read more on ACTi Website

ACTi is at booth 3565 at ASIS 2010