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Swann Security Debuts Pocket-Sized Hidden Surveillance with RemoteCam™

24 Jun 2010

Mini video camera & DVR housed in a car remote control is ideal for covert surveillance and video sharing websites

Santa Fe Springs, Calif. – (June 24, 2010) – Swann Security, the global leader in security monitoring solutions, proudly debuts its latest covert surveillance offering – RemoteCam™. Designed to look like an actual car remote control with keychain, the RemoteCam™ stealthily records and captures both videos and still images, making them easily shareable with the rest of the world.

Swann’s RemoteCam™ captures color videos in AVI format and color still images in JPEG format with the press of a button. The device comes with a 2GB MicroSD card, capable of recording up to 25 minutes of video. Users can also expand the memory up to 8GB via a separate MicroSD card.

Powered by a rechargeable Lithium-ion battery, the RemoteCam™ can record for 60 minutes on a single charge. Included in the box is a USB cable which enables both charging and transfer of footage to a PC. From there it’s easy to upload videos or still images to your favourite content sharing or social networking websites.

Additional RemoteCam™ Specifications

  • Video resolution: 720 x 480
  • Video frame rate: 30 fps
  • Video Bit rate: 6,500 kbps
  • Still image resolution: 1280 x 1024
  • Image file size: Approx. 350 kb
  • Dimensions: 2” x 1.2” x .5”
  • Weight: 0.8 oz

Swann’s RemoteCam™ has a MSRP of $99.99 U.S. / $99.99 CAD and will be available through Swann’s network of retailers.

For more information on Swann’s RemoteCam™, please contact PR Representative Brian Metcalf at (305) 576-1171 x11 or at brianmetcalf@maxborgesagency.com or go to www.swannsecurity.com.

About Swann

Swann is a global leader in security monitoring solutions and I.T. peripherals targeting consumers through retail channels. Swann’s sustained growth and success has been based on designing and developing surveillance technology that is innovative yet cost effective.

The company’s products are mainly do-it-yourself (DIY) with easy-to-follow ‘plug-and-play’ instructions, full after-sale technical support and retail-friendly product packaging aimed at home, office and small-to-medium retail users.

For customers needing more high-tech solutions, Swann is at the forefront of the latest international trends including wireless connectivity, professional quality CCTV cameras with infrared night vision, digital video recording with motion detection and networkability, web surveillance and remote notification.

Swann was founded in 1988 by David Swann in Melbourne, Australia and now has offices in the USA, Canada, Australia, the UK, China and Hong Kong with distribution through partners across the globe.

Swann’s reseller network includes some of the world’s largest retailers and distributors including Fry’s Electronics, RadioShack, Menards, Brandsmart USA, Canadian Tire, Maplin Electronics, and Dick Smith.

Web: www.swannsecurity.com

Media Contact:

Brian Metcalf

Max Borges Agency

(305) 576-1171 x 11