Surveillance – The past, the present and the future

September 2016 CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Integrated Solutions

When one thinks back to cartoons in the seventies and eighties, the word 'surveillance' conjured up images of a tall, lanky, hunched-over character with a black Zorro mask being tracked by a spotlight across the TV screen. Back then a thousand what-ifs crossed our minds about the future and the technologies that could be used in the fight against crime.

It’s not often when an industry goes beyond your wildest imagination and thinks ahead of Hollywood. Sunell is one of those companies that has jumped beyond the script writer’s imagination and launched products that inspire. It’s more than 'just about crime'. Sunell’s innovation has forced the industry to think outside the box to keep up. It’s no longer just about security technology.

In this modern era, we now talk about security, surveillance, early detection, asset management, operational surveillance and the list goes on. Today we touch on some of the innovations and concepts that Sunell have turned into product solutions that are used across the globe.

The thermal range of solutions

Temperature detection and tracking hardware and software.
Temperature detection and tracking hardware and software.

The first age old problem we highlight is the destructive nature of unmanaged fire. From picturesque Table Mountain to the rolling valleys of California we constantly see the destructive power in action. Sunell has reinvented a relatively 'old' technology and given it new life. The current range of thermal cameras will – among a host of other amazing features – detect, track and notify authorities ensuring they are shifting focus from 'cure to prevention'.

This technology, coupled with the right software solutions also finds application in the mining, agriculture, conservation and security industry, as well a host of other sectors.

Sunell has shown that sometimes you don’t need to reinvent the wheel, you simply need to build the best car on the market to go with it.

Beauty meets brains

Under the security banner, we find a range of products that are intelligent, aesthetically pleasing and extremely robust. Numbered are the days of clunky technology. The surveillance sector is no exception. Brains and beauty are no longer mutually exclusive concepts. The form-meets-function concept is at the centre of Sunell’s innovation and design strategy.

The Sunell 3 MP 100 m IR Mini PTZ is no exception. Form and function meet in this solid, yet elegant piece of tech. Under the hood it gets even more impressive, sporting a high-speed dome, 100 m range and too much to mention in one article. From the home front to modern development projects, it enhances the environment it finds itself in.

The best return on investment on the market

Brains, beauty, seamless integration, excellent warranty and after-sales service, plus competitive pricing makes Sunell the brand of choice. The long-term ROI numbers speak for themselves. When you combine hardware that 'plays well with others' or stands alone equally as well with affordable software solutions, advanced analytics coupled with a massive R&D team, the future of asset protection looks better and better every day.

For details on the products in the range, solutions, warranty benefits and ROI, give Eurobyte Technology a call. They are the official distributors of the Sunell range and can be reached on +27 (0)11 234 0142,

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