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Some of the Science Centers will be equipped with SpeedDome Camera's donated by
American Dynamics.
These remotely operated systems let the kids observe wildlife from within the centers on high resolution monitors without disturbing the natural habitat outside.

   Each system consists of an environmentally controlled weatherproof housing (above)
containing the camera and a "TouchTracker" 
remotely operated console which controls all of the camera functions (pan, tilt, zoom & focus) from the inside of the science centers.  Click for info
(PDF File)

  The SpeedDome incorporates a high resolution camera with 16X optical zoom combined with an 8X digital magnifier, providing the power of 128X zoom. This allows the Scouts within the science centers to make very detailed, close up observations of wildlife at the camps. The dome's advanced digital signal processing provides camera positioning, lens control and video processing.

   Each SpeedDome can be programmed with up to 96 Presets via the Touch Tracker controller. One Touch Tracker console can operate  up to 16 SpeedDome's. A  "Home Position" feature enables users to establish a default view or a pattern can be entered for continuous showing of various scenes. These features allow the Science Centers to let the camera's switch automatically between several nature habitat views (Bird feeder - to - Deer Feeder - to - Squirrel Feeder, etc).

  The Camera Housing operates from a low voltage cable and is completely weatherproof and thermostatically controlled. They have a built in heating system which prevents ice, snow & fog from accumulating on the dome in the winter and also incorporates a cooling system so the units don't overheat in the summer. When properly installed, the SpeedDome's can withstand winds in excess of 150 MPH.

   The systems (valued at approx. $10,000 each) also come with high resolution monitors, outdoor control cable, mounting brackets and low voltage transformers.

    In the near future we hope to transmit live images from the centers onto the Internet. By putting this on the World Wide Web, anyone with internet access can benefit from the systems. This will also allow classroom instruction at remote locations across the country.

Click Here for the SpeedDome Camera Info & Specifications (PDF File)

Click Here for the Complete SpeedDome Operators Manual (PDF File)

Click Here to visit the American Dynamics/Tyco web site

For help with SpeedDome Installation, call 800 507-6268, select option 2

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