This product is discontinued, an alternative model is the Axis M1004W
Overview of the Panasonic BL-VP104W
The successor to Panasonic's BL-C121, the BL-VP104W is a compact and cost-effective IP security camera designed for home and small business surveillance. Combining style and function, the casing blends in with office furnishings, while the HD 720p video it produces is clear and sharp for easy identification of people in view.
With Wi-Fi connectivity, it can be installed quickly without the need for lengthy network cabling and with a bracket also included, the camera can be mounted to walls or ceilings without you having to purchase any additional hardware. Facial detection software recognises faces in view, providing positional information to recording platforms that support this or integrating with Panasonic's facial identification systems.
On-board Electronic Day/Night software improves the camera's low-light sensitivity, while 3D noise reduction limits image noise, producing clearer footage in low-light environments. Free recording software is included for Windows-based PCs, while ONVIF conformance makes possible integration with a wide range of third-party recording platforms.
Key features & benefits
- The camera is cost-effective so is ideal for small CCTV systems with a tight budget
- Sleek and stylish, the camera blends in with surroundings for unobtrusive monitoring
- Connect the camera wirelessly, simplifying installation
- Produces detailed HD 720p video for clear facial identification
- Electronic day/night software increases light sensitivity for brighter footage at night
- 3D noise reduction lowers image noise for a sharper image
- SSL encryption ensures footage remains secure across unsecured networks
- Face detection identifies faces in view, providing positional information for recording devices
Key improvements over the Panasonic BL-C121
- The camera offers increased resolution, from VGA (640x480) to HD720p (1280x720)
- WDS is supported for wireless connections, simplifying the setup of wireless networks
- Low-light sensitivity has been improved with Electronic day/night and 3D noise reduction features
- With ONVIF compliance, the camera can now be connected with a huge range of third-party recording devices
- Facial detection software has been added to integrate with recording appliances
Typical applications for the Panasonic BL-VP104W
This compact IP camera is ideal for home and small office security, as well as surveillance systems in shops, bars and restaurants. The camera would also be perfect for monitoring pets or elderly relatives remotely, or as a baby monitor and recorder.
Included accessories for the Panasonic BL-VP104W
- Flexible stand for mounting on walls or ceilings
- AC Adaptor
- Configuration pamphlet
- Installation Guide