WeSpot launches even smaller surveillance camera

WeSpot launches even smaller surveillance camera WeSpot's first surveillance camera has already attracted attention on the market. WeSpot is now launching its new camera, with the Group's ASIC. It is only half the size of its predecessor, yet offers higher performance. With fewer components and a higher level of integration, WeSpot has succeeded in reducing the size of the printed circuit board for the new camera to 52x40 mm. In total, the camera is the size of half a packet of cigarettes. "As far as I am aware, this is the smallest and smartest surveillance camera in the world," says Lars Holmqvist, CEO of WeSpot. The reduced size means that the camera can easily be hidden, e.g. in a wall. It also has the following advantages compared with its predecessor: ·Better light sensitivity, and hence better detection performance. ·Lower power consumption. ·Half-duplex RS485 communication, which means less cabling and lower installation costs. ·Can be manufactured at almost half the cost. ·Better opportunities for development. ·Better and faster interface for dealing with the images from the sensor, which means that more time can be devoted to image processing. WeSpot will be demonstrating its new camera at the ISC trade fair in New York, 28-30 August, stand 572. WeSpot is a subsidiary of C Technologies AB. Pictures for downloading can be found on www.wespot.com For further information, please contact: Lars Holmqvist, CEO of WeSpot AB. Tel. +46 (0)733-45 14 51 Pontus Nobréus, Area Manager at WeSpot AB. Tel. +46 (0)733-45 14 16 Birgitta Plyhm, Information Manager at C Technologies AB. Tel. +46 (0)702-07 36 WeSpot AB's business concept comprises smart cameras that register specific incidents and trigger the alarm. The aim is to be the first company to commercialise an alarm system with distributed image processing and to offer this to a large market. The second step is to strive to become the leading player within the field of smart image sensors for a variety of applications. WeSpot AB was founded in 1999 and now has about 30 employees and an office at the Ideon Research Park in Lund. The company is a subsidiary of C Technologies AB with Malmöhus Invest AB, SEB Företagsinvest and CR&T Ventures as minority owners. C Technologies is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange O-list (Attract 40). For more information visit our web site: www.wespot.com C Technologies AB (publ) was founded in 1996 and is a well-established Swedish high-technology company with cutting-edge expertise in the fields of digital camera technology, image processing and digital pens. The Company's primary product is the C-Pen® digital pen, which has received several important international awards for best IT product. The C-Pen scans, stores, processes and transmits text to a PC, either by infrared or by cable. The pen can also translate, send e-mail, SMS and facsimiles, and read bar codes. The C Technologies Group, which also comprises the subsidiaries Anoto AB and WeSpot AB, currently has about 300 employees and offices located in Lund, Stockholm, Atlanta, Boston, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Major shareholders include company founder Christer Fåhraeus, State Street Bank, Ericsson Mobile Communications and SEB Fonder. C Technologies' share is listed on the O-list of the OM Stockholm Exchange (Attract 40). For more information visit our web site: www.ctechnologies.se or www.cpen.com ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2001/07/18/20010718BIT00060/bit0002.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2001/07/18/20010718BIT00060/bit0002.pdf