Companies specialising in a certain field who ventures in other somewhat related area is considered to be a risky venture. This is because of the fact that companies though entering on an indirectly related industry they are still venturing or threading on a new ground. As just like entering in new ventures there is always a need to capture the market by displaying or by integrating products with features that would make it competitive with or among its competition. Even though the product is new in the field it is supposed to be developed as if the company have already been in the industry for a very long time.
Canon is a company that has entered into the field of security and alert systems industry by introducing their own version of a CCTV camera. Canon has released their CCTV Camera dubbed as the VB-C500D, this CCTV Camera is designed to blend easily with the environment where it is installed. It is equipped with a 2.4x optical zoom and wide-angle varifocal lens which enables it to focus on a wider area. Its wide varifocal lens has an eighty two degrees field of view with 2.4x optical zoom. It is capable in supporting MPEG-4 and Motion JPEG video format, further it has the capability of delivering high-end video with its 640×480 VGA resolution with up to 30 fps frame rate. The Canon VB-C500D is further integrated with a progressive scan CCD image sensor which enables the CCTV camera to minimise the “comb” effect that is common in interlaced videos. The Canon CCTV camera is of course equipped with genuine Canon lens which thus exclusively assures that the user will be given high quality, low-noise images even if the area being surveyed is full of movements. Lighting variations is not a problem for the Canon CCTV Camera due to the fact that it is equipped with the DIGIC Net processing capability making it operate in a wide array of lighting conditions. All these features makes the Canon CCTV camera a very competitive CCTV Camera in the field of security and alert systems.