section 28 23 00
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PART 1 – General
A. Provide and install a complete Video Surveillance System, which is identified as the Video Assessment and Surveillance System hereinafter referred to as the VASS System as specified in this section.
B. This Section includes video surveillance system consisting of cameras, data transmission wiring, and a control station with its associated equipment.
SPEC WRITER NOTE: Retain paragraph below if video surveillance will be integrated with one or more of other systems and integration requirements are specified in one of those system Sections. If retaining below, edit both paragraph above and paragraph below to coordinate with the scope of the Section that includes systems integration requirements.
C. Video surveillance system Video assessment & surveillance system shall be integrated with monitoring and control system specified in Division 28 Section [INTRUSION DETECTION] [PHYSICAL ACCESS CONTROL] [SECURITY ACCESS DETECTION] [ELECTRONIC PERSONAL PROTECTION SYSTEM] that specifies systems integration.
1.2 RELATED WORK
SPEC WRITER NOTE: Delete any item or paragraph not applicable in the section and renumber the paragraphs.
A. Section 01 00 00 - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS. For General Requirements.
B. Section 07 84 00 - FIRESTOPPING. Requirements for firestopping application and use.
C. Section 10 14 00 - SIGNAGE. Requirements for labeling and signs.
D. Section 14 21 00 - ELECTRIC TRACTION ELEVATORS. Requirements for elevators.
E. Section 14 24 00 - HYDRAULIC ELEVATORS. Requirements for elevators.
F. Section 26 05 11 - REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS. Requirements for connection of high voltage.
G. Section 26 05 21 - LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL POWER CONDUCTORS AND CABLES (600 VOLTS AND BELOW). Requirements for power cables.
H. Section 26 05 41 - UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION. Requirements for underground installation of wiring.
I. Section 26 56 00 - EXTERIOR LIGHTING. Requirements for perimeter lighting.
J. Section 28 05 00 – COMMON WORK RESULTS FOR ELECTRONIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Requirements for general requirements that are common to more than one section in Division 28.
K. Section 28 05 13 - CONDUCTORS AND CABLES FOR ELECTRONIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Requirements for conductors and cables.
L. Section 28 05 26 - GROUNDING AND BONDING FOR ELECTRONIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Requirements for grounding of equipment.
M. Section 28 05 28.33 - CONDUITS AND BACKBOXES FOR ELECTRONIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Requirements for infrastructure.
N. Section 28 08 00 - COMMISIONING OF ELECTRONIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Requirements for commissioning, systems readiness checklists, and training.
O. Section 28 13 00 - PHYSICAL ACCESS CONTROL SYSTEM. Requirements for physical access control system integration.
P. Section 28 13 16 - PHYSICAL ACCESS CONTROL SYSTEM AND DATABASE MANAGEMENT. Requirements for control and operation of all security systems.
Q. Section 28 13 53 - SECURITY ACCESS DETECTION. Requirements for screening of personnel and shipments.
R. Section 28 16 00 - INTRUSION DETECTION SYSTEM (IDS). Requirements for alarm systems.
S. Section 28 26 00 - ELECTRONIC PERSONAL PROTECTION SYSTEM (EPPS). Requirements for emergency and interior communications.
A. AGC: Automatic gain control.
B. B/W: Black and white.
C. CCD: Charge-coupled device.
D. CIF: Common Intermediate Format CIF images are 352 pixels wide and 88/240 (PAL/NTSC) pixels tall (352 x 288/240).
E. 4CIF: resolution is 704 pixels wide and 576/480 (PAL/NTSC) pixels tall (704 x 576/480).
F. H.264 (also known as MPEG4 Part 10): a encoding format that compresses video much more effectively than older (MPEG4) standards.
G. ips: Images per second.
H. MPEG: Moving picture experts group.
I. MPEG4: a video encoding and compression standard that uses inter-frame encoding to significantly reduce the size of the video stream being transmitted.
J. NTSC: National Television System Committee.
K. UPS: Uninterruptible power supply.
L. PTZ: refers to a movable camera that has the ability to pan left and right, tilt up and down, and zoom or magnify a scene.
1.4 QUALITY ASSURANCE
A. The Contractor shall be responsible for providing, installing, and the operation of the VASS System as shown. The Contractor shall also provide certification as required.
B. The security system shall be installed and tested to ensure all components are fully compatible as a system and can be integrated with all associated security subsystems, whether the security system is stand-alone or a part of a complete Information Technology (IT) computer network.
C. The Contractor or security sub-contractor shall be a licensed security Contractor as required within the state or jurisdiction of where the installation work is being conducted.
D. Manufacturers Qualifications: The manufacturer shall regularly and presently produce, as one of the manufacturer's principal products, the equipment and material specified for this project, and shall have manufactured the item for at least three years.
E. Product Qualification:
1. Manufacturer's product shall have been in satisfactory operation, on three installations of similar size and type as this project, for approximately three years.
2. The Government reserves the right to require the Contractor to submit a list of installations where the products have been in operation before approval.
F. Contractor Qualification:
1. The Contractor or security sub-contractor shall be a licensed security Contractor with a minimum of five (5) years experience installing and servicing systems of similar scope and complexity. The Contractor shall be an authorized regional representative of the Video Assessment and Surveillance System’s (VASS) manufacturer. The Contractor shall provide four (4) current references from clients with systems of similar scope and complexity which became operational in the past three (3) years. At least three (3) of the references shall be utilizing the same system components, in a similar configuration as the proposed system. The references must include a current point of contact, company or agency name, address, telephone number, complete system description, date of completion, and approximate cost of the project. The owner reserves the option to visit the reference sites, with the site owner’s permission and representative, to verify the quality of installation and the references’ level of satisfaction with the system. The Contractor shall provide copies of system manufacturer certification for all technicians. The Contractor shall only utilize factory-trained technicians to install, program, and service the VASS. The Contractor shall only utilize factory-trained technicians to install, terminate and service cameras, control, and recording equipment. The technicians shall have a minimum of five (5) continuous years of technical experience in electronic security systems. The Contractor shall have a local service facility. The facility shall be located within 60 miles of the project site. The local facility shall include sufficient spare parts inventory to support the service requirements associated with this contract. The facility shall also include appropriate diagnostic equipment to perform diagnostic procedures. The COTR reserves the option of surveying the company’s facility to verify the service inventory and presence of a local service organization.
2. The Contractor shall provide proof project superintendent with BICSI Certified Commercial Installer Level 1, Level 2, or Technician to provide oversight of the project.
3. Cable installer must have on staff a Registered Communication Distribution Designer (RCDD) certified by Building Industry Consulting Service International. The staff member shall provide consistent oversight of the project cabling throughout design, layout, installation, termination and testing.
SPEC WRITER NOTE: In the following paragraph use 4 hours for metropolitan areas and 8 hours for rural areas, adjust hours as appropriate for project.
G. Service Qualifications: There shall be a permanent service organization maintained or trained by the manufacturer which will render satisfactory service to this installation within // four // eight // hours of receipt of notification that service is needed. Submit name and address of service organizations.
SPEC WRITER NOTE: Delete and/or amend all paragraphs and sub-paragraphs and information as needed to ensure that only the documentation required is requested per the Request for Proposal (RFP).
A. Submit below items in conjunction with Master Specification Sections 01 33 23, Shop Drawings, Product Data, and Samples, and Section 02 41 00, Demolition Drawings.
B. Provide certificates of compliance with Section 1.4, Quality Assurance.
C. Provide a pre-installation and as-built design package in both electronic format and on paper, minimum size 1220 x 1220 millimeters (48 x 48 inches); drawing submittals shall be per the established project schedule.
D. Pre-installation design and as-built packages shall include, but not be limited to:
1. Index Sheet that shall:
a. Define each page of the design package to include facility name, building name, floor, and sheet number.
b. Provide a list of all security abbreviations and symbols.
c. Reference all general notes that are utilized within the design package.
d. Specification and scope of work pages for all security systems that are applicable to the design package that will:
1) Outline all general and job specific work required within the design package.
2) Provide a device identification table outlining device Identification (ID) and use for all security systems equipment utilized in the design package.
2. Floor plans, site plans, and enlarged plans shall:
a. Include a title block as defined above.
b. Define the drawings scale in both standard and metric measurements.
c. Provide device identification and location.
d. Address all signal and power conduit runs and sizes that are associated with the design of the electronic security system and other security elements (e.g., barriers, etc.).
e. Identify all pull box and conduit locations, sizes, and fill capacities.
f. Address all general and drawing specific notes for a particular drawing sheet.
3. A riser drawing for each applicable security subsystem shall:
a. Indicate the sequence of operation.
b. Relationship of integrated components on one diagram.
c. Include the number, size, identification, and maximum lengths of interconnecting wires.
d. Wire/cable types shall be defined by a wire and cable schedule. The schedule shall utilize a lettering system that will correspond to the wire/cable it represents (example: A = 18 AWG/1 Pair Twisted, Unshielded). This schedule shall also provide the manufacturer’s name and part number for the wire/cable being installed.
4. A system drawing for each applicable security system shall:
a. Identify how all equipment within the system, from main panel to device, shall be laid out and connected.
b. Provide full detail of all system components wiring from point-to-point.
c. Identify wire types utilized for connection, interconnection with associate security subsystems.
d. Show device locations that correspond to the floor plans.
e. All general and drawing specific notes shall be included with the system drawings.
5. A schedule for all of the applicable security subsystems shall be included. All schedules shall provide the following information:
a. Device ID.
b. Device Location (e.g. site, building, floor, room number, location, and description).
c. Mounting type (e.g. flush, wall, surface, etc.).
d. Power supply or circuit breaker and power panel number.
e. In addition, for the VASS Systems, provide the camera ID, camera type (e.g. fixed or pan/tilt/zoom (P/T/Z), lens type (e.g. for fixed cameras only) and housing model number.
6. Detail and elevation drawings for all devices that define how they were installed and mounted.
E. Pre-installation design packages shall be reviewed by the Contractor along with a VA representative to ensure all work has been clearly defined and completed. All reviews shall be conducted in accordance with the project schedule. There shall be four (4) stages to the review process:
1. 35 percent
2. 65 percent
3. 90 percent
4. 100 percent
F. Provide manufacturer security system product cut-sheets. Submit for approval at least 30 days prior to commencement of formal testing, a Security System Operational Test Plan. Include procedures for operational testing of each component and security subsystem, to include performance of an integrated system test.
G. Submit manufacture’s certification of Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL) listing as specified. Provide all maintenance and operating manuals per the VA General Requirements, Section 01 00 00, GENERAL REQUIREMENTS.
H. Submit completed System Readiness Checklists provided by the Commissioning Agent and completed by the contractor, signed by a qualified technician and dated on the date of completion, in accordance with the requirements of Section 28 08 00 COMMISSIONING OF ELECTRONIC SAFETY AND SECURITY SYSTEMS.
1.6 APPLICABLE PUBLICATIONS
A. The publications listed below (including amendments, addenda, revisions, supplement, and errata) form a part of this specification to the extent referenced. The publications are referenced in the text by the basic designation only.
B. American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA):
330-09 Electrical Performance Standards for CCTV Cameras
375A-76 Electrical Performance Standards for CCTV Monitors
C. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE):
C62.41-02 IEEE Recommended Practice on Surge Voltages in Low-Voltage AC Power Circuits
802.3af-08 Power over Ethernet Standard
D. Federal Communications Commision (FCC):
(47 CFR 15) Part 15 Limitations on the Use of Wireless Equipment/Systems
E. National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA):
303-2005 Installing Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Systems
F. National Fire Protection Association (NFPA):
70-08 Article 780-National Electrical Code
G. Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
140-2-02 Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules
H. Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL):
983-06 Standard for Surveillance Camera Units
3044-01 Standard for Surveillance Closed Circuit Television Equipment
A. Coordinate arrangement, mounting, and support of video surveillance equipment:
1. To allow maximum possible headroom unless specific mounting heights that reduce headroom are indicated.
2. To provide for ease of disconnecting the equipment with minimum interference to other installations.
3. To allow right of way for piping and conduit installed at required slope.
4. So connecting raceways, cables, wireways, cable trays, and busways will be clear of obstructions and of the working and access space of other equipment.
B. Coordinate installation of required supporting devices and set sleeves in cast-in-place concrete, masonry walls, and other structural components as they are constructed.
C. Coordinate location of access panels and doors for video surveillance items that are behind finished surfaces or otherwise concealed.
1.8 WARRANTY OF CONSTRUCTION
A. Warrant VASS System work subject to the Article “Warranty of Construction” of FAR clause 52.246-21.
B. Demonstration and training shall be performed prior to system acceptance.
PART 2 – PRODUCTS
SPEC WRITER NOTE: Delete or amend all paragraphs and sub-paragraphs as needed to ensure that only the equipment required per the Request for Proposal (RFP) is provided.
SPEC WRITER NOTE: Erase paragraph below if analog/hybrid cameras are not used in the project.
A. Video signal format shall comply with the NTSC standard composite video, interlaced. Composite video signal termination shall be 75 ohms.
B. Surge Protection: Protect components from voltage surges originating external to equipment housing and entering through power, communication, signal, control, or sensing leads. Include surge protection for external wiring of each conductor entry connection to components.
C. Power Connections: Comply with requirements in Section 28 05 00 COMMON WORK REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRONIC SAFETY AND SECURITY, Part 2, as recommended by manufacturer for type of line being protected.
D. Tamper Protection: Tamper switches on enclosures, control units, pull boxes, junction boxes, cabinets, and other system components shall initiate a tamper-alarm signal when unit is opened or partially disassembled. Control-station, control-unit alarm display shall identify tamper alarms and indicate locations.
A. All Cameras will be EIA 330 and UL 1.Minimum Protection for Power Connections 120 V and more: Auxiliary panel suppressors shall comply with requirements in Section 28 05 00 COMMON WORK REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRONIC SAFETY AND SECURITY, Part 2.
B. Minimum Protection for Communication, Signal, Control, and Low-Voltage 983 compliant as well as:
1. Will be charge coupled device (CCD cameras and shall conform to National Television System Committee (NTSC) formatting.
2. Fixed cameras shall be color and the primary choice for monitoring following the activities described below. Pan/Tilt/Zoom (P/T/Z) cameras shall be color and are to be utilized to complement the fixed cameras.
SPEC WRITER NOTE: Leave one of two following paragraphs.
3. Shall be powered by either 12 volts direct current (VDC) or 24 volts alternate current (VAC). Power supplies shall be Class 2 and UL compliant and have a back-up power source to ensure cameras are still operational in the event of loss of primary power to the VASS System.
SPEC WRITER NOTE: Leave next subparagraph if IP PoE cameras are part of the VASS.
4. Shall be powered over Ethernet. Network switches supporting PoE cameras shall have a back-up power source to ensure cameras are still operational in the event of loss of primary power to the VASS System.
5. Shall be rated for continuous operation under the environmental conditions listed in Part 1, Project Conditions.
SPEC WRITER NOTE: Erase paragraph 2.2 A 6 if only IP cameras are specified.
6. Will be home run to a monitoring and recording device via a controlling device such as a matrix switcher or network server and monitored on a 24 hour basis at a designated Security Management System location.
7. Each function and activity shall be addressed within the system by a unique user defined name, with minimum of twenty (20) characters. The use of codes or mnemonics identifying the VASS action shall not be accepted.
SPEC WRITER NOTE: Revise 2.1 A 8) if video motion detection function is the feature of Video Management System (VMS). The Video Motion Detection (VMD) is required either on camera or head-end side (DVR, HDVR, NVR or VMS). Specify the Video Motion Detection requirements as appropriate for the application.
8. Shall come with built-in video motion detection that shall automatically monitor and process information from each camera. The camera motion detection shall detect motion within the camera's field of view and provide automatic visual, remote alarms as a result of detected motion.
SPEC WRITER NOTE: Erase 2.1 A 9) for cameras in the areas with constant light levels.
9. Shall be programmed to digitally flip from color to black and white at dusk and vice versa at low light conditions.
10. Will be fitted with AI/DC lenses to ensure the image quality under different light conditions.
11. P/T/Z cameras shall be utilized in a manner that they complement fixed cameras and shall not be used as a primary means of monitoring activity.
12. Dummy or fake cameras will not be utilized at any time.
13. Appropriate signage shall be designed, provided, and posted that notifies people that an area is under camera surveillance.
SPEC WRITER NOTE: Retain Paragraph 2.3 if VASS is based on analog cameras.
2.3 VIDEO MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (ANALOG)
A. The Video Management System (VMS)shall provide features and functions as specified below:
1. Supports minimum of  client connections.
2. The Video Management System shall be capable of recording more than  days on [1.6] TB of internal hard drive storage using the following parameters:
a. Resolution – 4CIF
b. Video Mode – NTSC
c. Quality – Normal
d. Sensitivity – Normal
e. Number of Cameras – 16
f. Record Audio – On
g. Motion [50%] .
3. The Digital Video Management System shall, at a minimum, combine multiplexing, alarm detection, video motion detection, video, audio, and text recording.
B. System Chassis
1. The Video Management System must utilize a chassis no larger than [three] rack units in height, and be suitable for either desktop or rack mount installations. The unit must fit within a standard video rack as well as a server rack.
2. The Video Management System’s chassis shall include three indicator lights easily viewed from the front panel. These indicator lights must be colored red, yellow, and green to signify system status.
3. The Video Management System’s chassis shall incorporate a minimum of four front accessible, swappable drive bays. The bays must be behind a locking front cover that restricts access not only to the drives, but also to the power switch and reset switch.
C. Operating System
1. The Video Management System’s operating system and application must be installed on a separate solid-state system drive (flash memory card), with no moving parts to wear out or fail, to reduce the risk of system failure. Units with the operating system and/or application installed on a hard drive are not acceptable.
1. The Digital Video Management System shall use record mode settings as continuous or event activated.
2. The Digital Video Management System shall provide for simultaneous recording, playback, transmitting, database searching and archiving.
SPEC WRITER NOTE: Delete between // if not required for the project.
3. //One channel of audio and up to sixteen text inputs shall be supported with required hardware properly installed and set up according to manufacturer’s instructions. Live audio shall be available for listening while viewing live video. Up to 15 cameras shall be configurable as visible or covert by the authorized user.//
4. The unit must simultaneously record, play back and archive video, text //and audio// while using sophisticated search functions to define and find only those important events that meet certain criteria. The system must also have the ability to host multiple remote users, archive data, and search for data, all while recording multiple video and text streams.
5. The Video Management System shall offer recording rates of up to 480 ips at 1CIF, 480 ips at 2CIF, and 480 ips at 4CIF. The unit shall be able to mix record speeds and quality settings on a “per camera” basis.
6. The Video Management System shall have the ability to capture critical information with higher frame rates for certain cameras, and assign the remainder of the available images per second (ips) to non-critical cameras.
7. The Video Management System shall be available with up to  insert number TB of internal hard drive storage. A RAID 5 version shall be available with up to  TB of internal hard drive storage.
8. The Video Management System’s recording format must give each image a unique identification “stamp” to ensure even though the file structure is PC compatible, the original video images cannot be altered or modified, enabling a solid chain of evidence.
9. The Video Management System shall be able to store recorded video on the RAID Storage System (RSS) via an iSCSI interface.
10. The Video Management System shall be able to manage storage of video, audio and text by exporting to Network Attached Storage (NAS), Storage Area Network (SAN) and Direct Attached Storage (DAS) devices using optional software.
11. //The system shall provide option to set up the Video Management System in advanced security mode to enable both IT and security managers to collectively integrate the unit into existing IT network without compromising the security protocols in place. //
E. Network Access
1. The Video Management System shall provide network access through two internal network connections that support [1/10] GB network operation.
F. User Interface
1. The Video Management System’s user interface must be easy to use, allowing the user to access all operations using one-click buttons, pull-down menus, adjustable sliders, and tabbed screens.
2. The Video Management System shall include the ability to accept text through a network connection, as well as through a serial input with an RS-232 connection. The unit shall be able to mix serial inputs and TCP/IP inputs in any combination up to 16 channels of text.
3. The system shall provide ability for user to specify text criteria, such as a specific ASCII text stream, to schedule recording and search for video, allowing for recording only the video associated with the specified text.
G. Live Video Display
1. The Digital Video Management System’s live video display must provide real-time motion in any screen format (full, 2x2, 3x3, and 4x4). The operator shall have the ability to expand any view to full screen with a single click of the mouse.
H. Self-Monitoring Analysis
1. The Digital Video Management System must incorporate Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.), incorporating a suite of advanced diagnostics that monitor the internal operation of a drive and provide early warning for many types of potential problems. This shall allow for the drive to be repaired or replaced before any data is lost or damaged.
I. External Storage
1. Using the integrated CD/DVD writer (CD-RW or DVD-RW), the Digital Video Management System shall allow users to save video, audio, and text to a standard recordable CD or DVD. The option to include the player software on the CD or DVD shall be available so that no additional software needs to be purchased. The unit must include the ability to export the latest video, audio, and text to a CD or DVD until the CD or DVD is full.
J. Alarm Recording Settings:
1. The Digital Video Management System shall allow for the following Alarm Recording settings:
a. Image Rate
K. Adjustable Alarm Duration
1. The Digital Video Management System shall incorporate an adjustable alarm duration with the pre-alarm and minimum alarm duration programmable from five seconds to five minutes. The units must also allow programmable recording times (alarm schedules) for each day of the week, in thirty minute increments.
L. Supported Dome Camera handlers
1. The Digital Video Management System shall work with the following dome camera handlers: AD168, MP48, AD1024 matrix, VM96RTT, RS422 Dome Control, VM16/ADTT16, VM16E/ADTT16E, Pelco Matrix Switch (models 6700, 6800, 8500, 9500, 9750 or 9760 Pelco P, Pelco D, Bosh, Autodome, BBV Starcard and USB-CCTV.
M. Alarm-Triggered Dome Events
1. The Digital Video Management System must include alarm-triggered dome events, allowing the operator to configure domes to respond to alarm conditions via Network Client™ or Intellex GUI (using supported dome control handlers). The event can be a motion filter (motion detection, perimeter protection, light change and motion exception), a wired alarm, video loss, or a manually generated alarm. The unit must have the ability to move a single dome, or multiple domes, to preset positions or patterns. This feature must be supported by the dome.
N. Email Support
1. The Digital Video Management System must include the ability to send an email via an email server to anyone, or any group, based upon an event. The events must include, but not necessarily limited to, the following:
a. System Event
b. Video Loss
c. Generated Alarm
d. Any Filter Alarm
e. Any Input Alarm
f. Individual Camera Alarm
O. API Support
1. The Digital Video Management System shall easily integrate with third party software application using an Application Programmers Interface (API). The manufacturer of the unit shall offer a Software Developers Kit (SDK) to select third party manufactures, in addition to sample modular programs with their source codes in both Visual Basic and Visual C++, allowing programmers to develop their own software to control the unit’s functions.
2. The Digital Video Management System’s API must be backwards compatible with previous versions of the software equal to or greater than v3.2
P. Recorded Event Search
1. In order to instantly retrieve recorded video of any event, the Digital Video Management System shall use a patented search feature to filter through hours of video to find only the essential events. The operator must have the ability to isolate video containing motion, and find video where perimeters were crossed, lights were turned on or off, alarms were triggered, and numerous additional scenarios.
2. In addition to the standard motion based mode, using advanced video analysis tools, the Digital Video Management System shall enable the user to schedule recording and search for video if the movement of an object meets specified size, speed, direction and Motion Exception criteria.
Q. Covert Camera Operation:
1. The Digital Video Management System shall include the ability to configure up to 15 cameras for “covert” operation, restricting their use to only those who are authorized.
R. Activity Log:
1. To provide for more effective security management, the Digital Video Management System must also allow for audits of the activity log to monitor changes to the settings and configurations. The activity log shall include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following information:
a. User Name – Login name of the user
b. Date/Time – Date and Time the action was performed
c. Access Loc – Whether the action was local to the unit or done through remote software
d. Category – The actions category
e. Activity – The action performed within the category
f. Data – Description of the action
2. The operator shall have the ability to export the entire log file, export the displayed log file, print the log file, or print the displayed log file locally and remotely through Network Client v4.3 software.
S. Antivirus Protection
1. The Digital Video Management System shall be compatible with the leading brands of anti-virus software in order to detect and deactivate malicious software that may attempt to attack the system.
T. Remote Configuration and Management software:
1. The Digital Video Management System must include support for Remote Configuration and Management software to allow a user to remotely configure the unit, view live video, or select video segments by time, date, alarm, or search results. The operator must have the ability to save, annotate, and organize copied video into “incident folders” to aid with investigations.
2. The remote management software must allow for up to 64 live video sessions, allowing the operator to view up to sixty four different cameras, from up to 64 different remote sites, simultaneously.
3. The remote management software shall also allow the exporting of video clips to an .avi file to play on any Microsoft Windows based PC. The software shall have the ability to enhance, print, or convert the individual images to standard formats.
4. The remote management software shall allow an operator to select units, cameras, and timeframes for automatic retrieval of video clips to an operators PC. This allows for downloads to be scheduled during times that network traffic restrictions are not an issue.
U. Playback and Multi-screen Playback
1. The Digital Video Management System shall incorporate playback and multi-screen playback functionality to allow the user to locate and select a single stored image to be enhanced using tools. The tools shall include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following:
f. Balance Light
g. Edge Detect
h. Enhance Light
i. Noise Reduction
k. Sharpen More
m. Smooth More
n. Brightness Chart
V. Browser Client
1. A browser-based viewer (Browser Client) must also be available free of charge, enabling users to host and customize their own website to provide live viewing of the Digital Video Management System through a standard browser interface. Multiple viewers shall have the ability to access video and control domes remotely.
W. Minimum Performance Specifications
100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 3.0/1.5A
Rack Mount Chassis Version
Unit Dimensions (HxWxD) 130 mm (5.125”) High , 429 mm (16.895”) Wide, 546 mm (21.5”) Deep
Rack Height Three (3) units
Desktop Chassis Version(HxWxD) 130 mm (5.125”) High429 mm (16.895”) Wide546 mm (21.5”) Deep
Operating Temperature 5° to 35° C (41° to 95° F)
Humidity 5%-95% RH non-condensing
Immunity EN50130-4 (1996) (An Uninterruptable Power Supply must be used to fully comply with EN50130-4)
X. MATRIX SWITCHER
1. The matrix switcher shall meet the following minimum requirements:
Take multiple camera inputs and route them to multiple monitoring stations.
Allow for centralized user management controlling configurations.
Provide live viewing of all cameras.
Provide P/T/Z, focus, and iris control of all unitized cameras.
Be expandable to allow for the addition of multiple cameras and monitoring stations over the life of the system visual identification system by utilizing input and output video and controller cards.
Input cards shall allow for the addition of a minimum of four (4) camera inputs per card.
Output cards shall allow for the addition of a minimum of eight (8) outputs per card.
Have the ability to be programmed either locally or remotely.
Remotely operate multiple cameras from multiple stations.
Be able to fully interface with a digital video recorder (DVR) for recording of all events.
Utilize RS-232 or fiber optic connections for integration with the SMS computer station via a remote port on a network hub.
Shall have an alarm interface that is compatible with all associated security subsystems. Alarm inputs shall be via either a relay or an EIA ANSI/EIA/TIA-232-F interface. The interface shall allow for a minimum of 24 alarm inputs and 12 alarm outputs.
The switcher response time to an alarm input shall not be less than 200 milliseconds from the time an alarm is sensed until a picture is displayed on a monitor.
The switcher shall have a built in buffer to allow for back-log of alarms. These alarms shall be viewable by an operator.
Be addressable in the event multiple matrix switchers are connected to the SMS.
p. Be configured, i.e. camera names, monitor names, sequences, alarms and alarm actions, etc. utilizing the configuration program and tools provided by the matrix manufacturer.
2. The matrix switcher shall meet the following minimum input/output requirements:
3. The matrix switcher will have the following components and technical characteristics:
a. Main Unit:
Monitor control Camera selection, tour sequence, group sequence, group preset, OSD display, Camera/Receiver control via coaxial or RS-485 cable communication, Recorder control
Alarm event, Alarm Acknowledge, Alarm reset, Alarm suspension, Alarm History Display, Timer event, and Camera event
6-conductor modular jack x 12 (2- wire or 4-wire communication, With termination switches (MODE 1 to 4))
6-conductor modular jack x 2(With a (EXTENSION 1 IN, OUT) termination switch (TERM: ON, OFF))
37-pin D-sub connector x 2(EXTENSION IN 2 or 3)
37-pin D-sub connector x 2(EXTENSION OUT 2 or 3)
b. Input Board:
1 V [P-P]/75 Ohm (BNC), composite video signal 0.5 V [P- P]/75 Ohm data signal and 2.5 V [P-P]/75 Ohm (25 pin D sub connector x 4)
N.O. (Normally Open contact) or N.C. (Normally Close contact) selectable x 32 (37 pin D sub connector)
c. Output Board:
1 V [P-P]/75 Ohm (BNC)
Open collector output x 32, Max. 24 VDC, 100 mA
6-conductor modular jack x 2
9-pin D-sub connector x 2
Y. IP Network Encoder
The units shall be used for video monitoring and surveillance over IP networks. IP Network Encoder shall encode analog video to MPEG-4 digital video.
The encoder shall use MPEG-4 compression for distribution of images over a network.
The encoder shall be [rack][surface] mounted unit.
The encoder shall include, but not be limited to the following:
a. The encoder shall use “hybrid” technology in providing both analog and network connections with the purpose of allowing users to integrate existing equipment and digital IP products.
1) The encoder shall provide [one] composite video input(s).
2) The encoder shall provide one Ethernet connection.
b. The encoder shall have the following digital resolution:
a) D1: 720x576 (NTSC); 720x480 (PAL)
b) CIF: 352 x 288 (NTSC); 352 x 240 (PAL)
c) QCIF: 160 x 144 (NTSC); 160 x 112 (PAL)
c. The encoder shall have a digital frame rate of up to 30 frames per second (NTSC) at 720x480 resolution or 25 fps (PAL) at 720x586 resolution.
d. The encoder/decoder shall use the following protocols:
5) Data Throttle
6) Heart beat
e. The encoder shall have the following connectors:
1) Power connector: 3-pin male – for connecting the external power supply
2) I/O connector: 16-pin male – for connecting alarm, audio, RS-232, RS-485 input and output
3) Video I/O connector: SVHS style – for input and output connection of two composite monitors
4) Ethernet port: RJ-45 – for connecting to a network
f. The encoder/decoder shall have the following indicators:
1) Power LED
2) Link – indicates activity on the Ethernet port
3) Tx activity
4) Rx activity
g. The encoder shall have the following additional specifications:
a) Video signal input: 1 V p-p ±10% 75 ohms, autosensing
b) Input termination: 75 ohm
c) Video compression standard: MPEG-4
d) Audio compression standard: MPEG-1 Layer 2
a) Audio input: 315 mV, 40 kOhms, unbalanced
b) Audio output: 315 mV, 600 ohms, unbalanced
a) External power supply: 100 to 240 VAC
b) Output voltage: 13.5 V, 1.33 A
c) Power consumption: 0.5 W maximum