Geovision GV-FE5302 360 Fisheye Video IP Camera
Geovision offers various models of fisheye video camera – a wide angle of view 360 degree IP camera, one of these product is Geovision GV-FE5302. With fisheye video camera you can cover the whole room in full 180 and 360 degree viewing angle.
Unlike PTZ outdoor IP camera which allows you to pan up to 360 degree horizontally, fisheye video camera is covering full wide angle 180 and 360 degree panoramic viewing angle, viewing the whole room.
Geovision GV-FE5302 is made of high quality metal housing with IK10 rated vandal resistance. However it is not designed with IP66 rated weather resistance for outdoor placement like those outdoor IP cameras or like it’s competing product – Axis fisheye series, this camera is designed for indoor placement with ceiling mounted and supports POE to let you easily connect both video data and power cables with single CAT5e UTP network cable. Actually this camera includes mini USB slot you can add wifi adapter for wireless connection to your internet network instead of wired connection.
Full 360 degree viewing angle
Geovision GV-FE5302 offers video recording resolution up to 2560 x 1920 pixels @10 fps, covering the whole room with 180 degree or 360 degree panorama viewing angle. Normally bullet model IP cameras offer as wide as not more than 130 degree viewing angle, for example Arlo Q, Vimtag home indoor IP camera. while most dash cam cameras particularly front view dash cameras are designed with wide viewing angle up to 170 degree such as Power-Lead and Auto-Vox dash cam. Fisheye camera offers either 180 or 360 degree panorama viewing angle.
Geovision GV-FE5302 is designed to cover wide angle of 180 degree or 360 panorama view, ideal for covering the whole area. And the good thing is that with multiple users connect it at the same time, they can view different angle.
- Resolution is 2560 x 1290 pixels @10 fps
- Dual stream H.264 and MJPEG
- Metal case housing with IK10 vandal resistance with tempering alarm
- Supports POE
- Mini USB slot for either wifi adapter or USB hard drive
- Built-in microSD card slot for local storage in addition of NAS storage
- Two way audio with built-in mic and speaker
- Provides 360 degree or 180 degree panorama view
- Digital object tracking, virtual PTZ function and auto pan function
To learn more details about this 360 IP camera, click the link at the end of the article for complete specifications of Geovision GV-FE5302, current price and current customer rating in Amazon.
In the market, you might find some models of fisheye video camera ranging from low end 720p or 960p resolution such as Uoko, ArSecut 960, Luowice and up to high end fisheye camera including, D-link DCS-6010L, Axis M3027 and still more.
Let’s take one of high end 360 IP camera products in the market by Axis, the Axis M3027. At a glance you might find both Geovision GV-FE5302 and Axis M3027 have the same models with the same features. Some features are the same, but some are not. Take a look at the following spec comparison table below.
Both have the same resolution even though @ slightly different frame per second rate, Axis offers very slightly faster frame rate than Geovision. Both camera’s Field of View (FOV) horizontally are the same 180 degree. Ok not exactly actually, it is 7 degree wider for Axis actually. Both offer the same 180 and 360 degree panorama view, ideal for large room indoor.
Axis is ready for outdoor placement, it is designed with solid housing and is IP66 weatherproof rated compliant and it is also IK10 rated vandal resistance. Geovision is just designed with IK10 vandal resistance and is not designed with IP66 weatherproof resistance.
Take a look at the following spec comparison table to help you see more details the spec differences.
Table 1 Geovision GV-FE5302 Vs Axis M3027
|Resolution||2560 x 1920 pixels (5MP) @ 10fps||2592×1944 pixels (5 MP) @12 fps|
|Night vision||Yes, with removable IR cut filter||Yes, with automatically removable IR cut filter|
|Angle of View||180 degree horizontal FOV
180 and 360 degree panorama view
|187 degree horizontal FOV
180 and 360 degree panorama view
|POE||Yes, 10/100Mbps (802.3at)||Yes, 10/100Mbps (802.3af)|
|Audio||Two way audio with built-in mic and speaker||N/A|
|Storage||Local micro SD Card slot
|Local micro SD/SDHC/SDXC storage
|Housing||IK10 rated metal housing||IP66 and NEMA 4x rated
IK10 vandal housing with aluminum casing and polycarbonate cover
|Onvif||Yes, profile S||Unspecified|
See that the price difference is very significant, Geovision is tagged with the price half as much as Axis. Instead of fisheye video camera, you may also consider PTZ outdoor camera such as Sunba and GW security auto tracking camera with wired connection and other wireless PTZ outdoor camera.
To learn more spec details click the following link to see current price and customer rating each of the products:
Geovision GV-FE5302 and Axis M3027 are both fisheye video camera offering 180 and 360 degree panorama viewing angle. Both products are designed for businesses with high resolution up to 4MP @ 12 FPS.