The high quality, low cost Panasonic AW-HE2 is a compact HD camera with electronic pan/tilt/zoom functionality, remote IP monitoring, HDMI output, and IP control capability. Its no-moving-parts design is ideal for remote monitoring in athletics, conference rooms, and in classrooms for lecture capture and distance learning.
A major upgrade to enable high-quality HD video and stereo audio output (plus control) via the camera's USB connector is now available. This free upgrade effectively transforms the camera into a "super-webcam" for lectures/event capture and a wide-range of other USB-centric applications. This new upgrade is available in October at no charge to all current AW-HE2 owners; all new units shipped from October onwards will come already equipped with these new features. The AW-HE2's video and audio over USB output is compatible with Microsoft Lync and other common programs that support USB lecture/meeting capture, audio/video recording, and videoconferencingincluding Skype, Adobe Connect, Microsoft Graphedit, and Panopto. Full HD video is output via USB in MJPEG up to a maximum of 1080/30P.
The AW-HE2 incorporates a highly-accurate non-mechanical pan-tilt function that offers precise, fast, fluid movement in all directions, The camera provides a wide horizontal angle of view of approximately 96 degrees. A new Panasonic 2X Super Resolution zoom function operates in conjunction with the digital P/T to provide crisp images of the selected area. With its full HD MOS sensors, the AW-HE2 produces 1920 x1080 resolution images in 1080/60p (1080/59.94p) and a wide range of other formats. For live remote preview and control, the AW-HE2 delivers IP-preview MJPEG video imbedded in the cameras Browser control page, at resolutions up to 640x480 and frame rates of up to 30fps.
The AW-HE2 supports both direct and Web-based IP remote control. Direct IP control is possible using Panasonics AW-RP50N, as well as appropriately programmed systems from Crestron, AMX and other manufacturers. The unit may also be controlled using an AW-RM50G wireless handheld IR remote.
→ IP live video image monitoring for remote preview and control
→ IP control via AW-RP50, computer with Browser, or 3rd party controllers
→ Compatible with the AW-RM50G wireless infrared remote
→ Picture-in-Picture functionality
→ Nine pre-set memories
→ Adjustable shutter speed, Auto Gain, white balance and back light compensation
→ Stereo microphone, stereo audio imbedded in HDMI output
→ Dimensions--Five inches in length with a diameter of approx. two inches
→ Weight: less than 9 ounces
→ Table/wall/ceiling mount included, as well as a 1/4-20 screw thread mount.
→ HDMI output provides: 1080/60P, 1080/50P, 1080/59.94i, 1080/50i (30P & 25P), and 720/60P and 720/50P
→ Horizontal Resolution: 850 Lines
→ DC Connector / USB Connector, A.C power supply included