News: New Afidus ATL200 Long Term Time Lapse Camera at NAB, Product of the Year Nominated
Offers 1080HD with in-camera HDR, optical zoom, app control, a motion sensor, IP65 weather resistant, MP4 capture and timer with day-of-week schedule
(Rochester, MN--April 2, 2019) Afidus, a Taiwan based surveillance camera company, entered the time lapse camera market in Q4 2018 and chose TimeLapseCameras.com, a Rochester based company, as North America’s exclusive retailer of the Afidus ATL200 time lapse camera. The Afidus quickly became recognized as a feature packed affordable camera for long term time lapse capture and great choice for a wide variety of projects including macro content. The Afidus ATL200 will be on display in the TimeLapseCameras.com booth at the NAB Show, C12140.
As a long term capture camera for the construction industry, the Afidus has proven itself with over a month of battery (4XAA) life depending on capture rates and timer settings. Additionally, TimeLapseCameras.com was able to test the camera at -40ºF during the polar vortex in January and achieved 54 days of continuous capture using lithium AA batteries.
The Afidus shines in the dedicated time lapse camera segment by offering a feature set reserved for more expensive camera systems. 1080HD with in-camera HDR, optical zoom, app control, a motion sensor, IP65 weather resistant, MP4 capture and timer with day-of-week schedule.
Image Alignment allows a user to match views after removing and replacing the camera. This functionality is very unique and makes seamless time lapse capture easy. These features and more make it a very capable for enthusiasts and professionals alike.
Complete features, specifications and example videos are available at AfidusCam.com.
TimeLapseCameras.com co-founder Josh Banks had this to say, “Dedicated time lapse cameras are typically used for construction documentation. The Afidus ATL-200 is positioned for mainstream use from construction to crafts, to research and education, the applications are endless. Kitchen remodels, restorations, 3D printing, crop growth, traffic studies, weather patterns the sky is literally the limit when it comes to long term time lapse. We have been in the long term time lapse business for years, and the Afidus is an unbelievable camera for the price. The optical zoom with amazing macro capabilities gives you a range of creative flexibility comparable to a DSLR. Not having to worry about shutter actuations or tying up expensive gear is a production relief.”
In February, the TimeLapseCameras.com team decided exhibit at their first trade show, the NAB
(National Association of Broadcasters) Show. The NAB Show states, “This is the ultimate event for media, entertainment and technology professionals looking for new and innovative ways to create, manage, deliver and monetize content on any platform.” NAB runs April 7-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center and TimeLapseCameras.com occupies Central Hall booth C12140.
On March 25th, TimeLapseCameras.com was notified they had been selected as a nominee for Product of the Year at NAB. This places the Afidus as one of 30 finalists in the Camera/Capture category.
TimeLapseCameras.com was founded in late 2016 by two professional photographers, Josh Banks and Marie Ferguson. Banks, a veteran in the time lapse business, previously worked with another long term camera manufacturer. In 2017 Josh left them to work full time on the TimeLapseCameras.com, a website focused on customer care and project success. Ferguson came on board focusing on graphic design, content creation and post production editing. Afidus has been a leader in the surveillance industry over the past decade during the evolution from analog to digital. The Afidus team focuses on advanced research and implementation in their product designs. They provide a full range of IP surveillance products and total solution systems.
Afidus specific site: AfidusCam.com Full TLC site: TimeLapseCameras.com
Afidus company site: Afidus.com