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Regensburg, 26 May 2021 – Dallmeier electronic, a leading manufacturer of video security systems and the design agency Imago Design have together received the iF DESIGN AWARD 2021. The prize was awarded to the latest generation of the "Panomera® S" camera series, which was unveiled in late 2020. Repeating the achievement of last year, when the "Panomera® W" camera series won an iF DESIGN AWARD, the multifocal sensor system won the decision of a 98-member, independent and international jury of experts in the category "Product".
Like its predecessors, the latest generation of the patented Panomera® multifocal sensor systems continue the consistently uniform design language of the Dallmeier camera systems. Precisely defined design elements such as radiuses, proportions, colours and surfaces are replicated throughout all the company's camera models. Thus, working together with six-time iF DESIGN AWARD winner Imago Design, Dallmeier has become the first manufacturer of B2B video security equipment to successfully establish a uniform design language for surveillance cameras. Whether in the Safe City sector, at the airport or sports stadium, in industrial or logistics applications: The Panomera® S-Series blends unobtrusively into a wide range of architectonic surroundings, and projects a uniform, aesthetically self-contained overall image in conjunction with other Dallmeier camera models as well.
"Besides a design that is unrivalled in the video security industry, our partners and customers who decide on the newest generation of the Panomera® S camera series also benefit from the integrated "Mountera®" mounting system. All Panomera® models are equipped with the uniform "Quick-Lock" system, which makes them compatible with all mounting options – for the wall, ceiling, mast and edge storage. Even "stacking" of S- and W-Series, that is to say the combination of area / distance and 360° panoramic view is possible. Throughout the process, only a single tool is needed to carry out all assembly steps, which saves still more time.", explains Thomas Reisinger, Chief Technical Officer (CTO) at Dallmeier electronic. "System continuity like this was unknown in our industry until now, and it has already succeeded in persuading many users and the jurors of the iF DESIGN AWARD. Apart from the high "fun factor" during installation, it also yields tangible cost advantages through a significantly shorter implementation time."
There are many further innovations to be discovered inside the Panomera® S, which are designed to simplify the daily work of planners, installers and system operators. Thus, for example, the latest generation of the Panomera® S series is equipped with up to eight sensors and lenses of different focal lengths, which allow even distant image areas to be captured in the same high resolution as objects in the foreground. The intelligent, double-walled housing design enables passive convection cooling, thereby rendering additional cooling unnecessary below an external temperature of 60 degrees Celsius. The optional "Air Blast" system cleans the camera glass of dust, water and insects with no contact or wear by means of compressed air. The "Panomera® Privacy Shield" ensures data protection which is clearly visible from a distance at the press of a button. This is a remote-controlled louvre with which the police or private companies can visibly disable the Panomera® systems temporarily with just few clicks of the mouse to protect personal privacy rights in compliance with the law in the case of announcements or strikes, for example.
Dallmeier: Turn images into assets.
With pioneering video technology from Germany.
In 1984 Dieter Dallmeier founded what is now Dallmeier electronic – not in the proverbial garage, but in a garden shed in Regensburg, Germany. Today, the company, which can justifiably call itself a hidden champion for video information technology "Made in Germany", has several hundred employees worldwide, more than 250 of them at the company headquarters in the centre of Regensburg alone.
Our customers: From commercial enterprises to World Cup stadiums
Dallmeier's camera, recording, software, and analysis solutions optimise security and processes for B2B end customers in a wide range of industries in over 60 countries. The focus is on users from the casino, smart city, airports, logistics, stadiums, and industrial sectors. But also, banks, critical infrastructure facilities as well as medium-sized companies from all sectors.
Low total cost of ownership "Made in Germany"
With pioneering innovations, Dallmeier has succeeded time and again in placing itself at the forefront of technology: From the world's first digital image storage system with motion analysis in 1992, the patented "multifocal sensor technology" Panomera® with its "Mountera®" mounting system, to the latest Domera® camera family, which allows up to 300 camera variants with only 18 components. These and many other innovations provide real, tangible customer benefits. And with a low Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and a high Return on Investment (ROI) they can easily compete with systems produced and supplied from low-wage countries.
Cybersecurity, data protection and ethical responsibility through maximum vertical integration
With 100% "Made in Germany", we also guarantee our customers the highest standards in data protection, cybersecurity, and ethical responsibility. With high quality and short supply chains, we also ensure – almost incidentally – sustainability and environmental protection. From our prestigious headquarters in the centre of Regensburg, Dallmeier not only carries out its own research and development but also the complete manufacturing process – from component to product to solution.