Vehicle POE IP Cameras

Vehicle IP cameras are designed specifically for use in the mobiles applications. The models Tekdis offers are available with either DC or POE powered. By using a POE camera it simplifies the wiring and makes a plug and play type solution when used with the right mobile PC. Cameras can be mounted either inside the cabin or externally and various lens options are available to vary the field of view. Models are available with and without IR illumination. If you need assistance to find the right solution that best suits your requirements or need something unique, get in touch with our team today.

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  1. GPAL-1240MGL Motorized Lens Global Shutter LPR AI Ready Camera
    GPAL-1240MGL Motorized Lens Global Shutter LPR AI Ready Camera

    64bit Quad Core RISC CPU, delivers high-quality video image at 30 fps @ 5MP (2448x2048)

    Key Features:

    • 64bit Quad Core RISC CPU
    • 1.2Tops NPU (AI)
    • 5.10MP 1/1.8” Global Shutter CMOS
    • Max. 30FPS@5M (2448x2048), 60FPS@3M (2048x1536)
    • Quadruple Streaming (H.265, H.264, M JPEG, JPEG)
    • ONVIF (Profile S) standard
    • 855nm 16 Power IR LEDs
    • IP68 rated, Nitrogen filled
    • Rugged and Compact size
    • Individual Day & Night camera setting
    • 12~40mm Motorized Auto
    • Focus IR correction Lens
  2. GPCZ-108A3GN 2MP IP Front Zoom Camera
    GPCZ-108A3GN 2MP IP Front Zoom Camera

    IP x10 Optical Zoom Supports H.265, RTSP, OnVIF/ 2MP, PoE, Up to 30 frames @1920x 1080, Day & Night function (ICR)

    Key Features:

    • H.265, H.254, Motion JPEG
    • Up to 30 frames @1920x 1080
    • X10 Optical Zoom (5.1 ~ 52mm) & x 32 Digital Zoom Function
    • Day & Night function (ICR)
    • Real-time True WDR
    • Digital Noise Reduction (2D+3D)
    • High Light Compensation
    • PoE
    • Support OnVIFprotocol
    • Support RTSP
    • Easy operation
    • Smart Zoom function
    • LED on the front for power & recording status
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What are IP Cameras for Vehicles


PoE cameras — short for “Power over Ethernet cameras”, and sometimes simply referred to as ethernet “powered cameras” — are surveillance devices that receive both power and data through a single ethernet cable. PoE cameras are a category of camera technology that sits in the broader realm of IP cameras. IP cameras — so named because they employ Internet Protocol for their data transmission — are digital video devices that offer high resolution, remote monitoring, and advanced analytics. PoE IP cameras streamline installation by receiving both power and data through a single Ethernet cable. Specifically designed for vehicles, IP cameras in vehicular environments, including interior, front-facing, and rear cameras, are equipped to endure challenges like vibrations and temperature variations. These cameras may feature PoE technology for efficient power and data connectivity within a vehicle. Specialised variants, such as those with fixed lenses and Global Shutter for License Plate Recognition, cater to specific needs in surveillance systems. Overall, IP cameras, particularly in vehicular contexts, combine advanced features with durability and specialised functionalities.

POE Cameras

A PoE surveillance camera receives both power and data through a single Ethernet cable. This simplified configuration streamlines the installation process, eliminating the requirement for extra power sources. Consequently, PoE cameras prove to be efficient and adaptable for a range of surveillance applications, finding common use in both indoor and outdoor environments. Ethernet PoE cameras are especially beneficial in resolving vehicle collisions and incidents, which can otherwise be both time-consuming and expensive, whereas a PoE security camera system can swiftly and easily provide you with recorded footage than may be invaluable in situations where conflicting reports arise (or indeed, when it's necessary to provide evidence of a staged accident).

Difference between Vehicle IP Cameras & PoE Cameras

Vehicle IP Cameras are specifically designed for surveillance needs within moving vehicles, making them ideal for applications like in-car monitoring, transport vehicles, or any mobile scenarios. These cameras prove particularly useful in addressing the unique challenges presented by vehicular environments, ensuring effective and reliable monitoring while on the move. Conversely PoE Cameras are well-suited for a wider spectrum of applications, spanning both indoor and outdoor environments. Particularly effective in fixed installations, these cameras utilise a combined power and data solution through Ethernet cables. This design enhances flexibility and scalability, making PoE cameras suitable for a variety of surveillance setups, including offices, homes, and commercial buildings.


Characteristic Vehicle IP Cameras PoE Cameras
Installation Location Designed for use in vehicles, mobile environments, and on-the-go applications. Suited for various locations, including both indoor and outdoor installations.
Power Source Typically wired to the vehicle's electrical system or external power sources. Powered and connected through Ethernet cables, combining power and data,
Use Cases - In-vehicle surveillance
- Mobile applications
- Tailored for vehicular challenges
- Monitoring while in motion
- General surveillance for various environments.
- Fixed installations like offices, homes or commercial buildings.




How are vehicle IP Cameras powered in vehicles?

Vehicle IP cameras are powered within vehicles through various methods. Commonly, they are directly wired to the vehicle's battery, ensuring a continuous power supply even when the vehicle is turned off. Alternatively, some cameras may connect to the vehicle's ignition system, activating when the vehicle is running and turning off with the ignition. With PoE technology, a single cable carries both power and data. IP cameras can be also connected to auxiliary power outlets in the vehicle for a simpler installation. PoE technology can deliver both power and video through a single cable; this streamlined approach simplifies the installation process significantly when compared to older analog systems that require separate power cables for each camera. The choice of power source ultimately depends on factors like the camera's requirements and desired functionality, and of course, the specific guidelines provided by the camera's manufacturer.

Do you need internet for PoE cameras?

PoE cameras can typically function without direct access to the internet, though an internet connection will be helpful if you’re planning on remote access or online features, such as cloud storage or real-time monitoring. But for local recording and monitoring within a closed network, an internet connection may not be necessary.

Can I connect the PoE camera directly to the router?

The first step may seem obvious, but trust us, it’s one that a lot of people forget; make sure that the router is plugged in. Next, you can connect the PoE switch to the router using an Ethernet cable. After that, plug the PoE IP camera into the PoE switch. Lastly, ensure that both the PoE switch and the Wi-Fi router are connected to the same network.

How to choose the best vehicle IP camera?

When researching the best PoE security camera system that meets your specific surveillance needs, always consider factors such as low light performance, durability, power source compatibility, storage options,high resolution, suitable field of view, connectivity features, tamper resistance, integration with NVRs, compliance with industry standards, whether or not it can opera effectively in a vehicular environment, and of course, your personal budget. You can browse the full range of Tekdis vehicle IP cameras here. If you have any questions, or require any assistance in finding something specific, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us directly via the Tekdis Contact Us page here.

How are vehicle IP cameras integrated with Network Video Recorders (NVRs)?

Vehicle IP cameras are integrated with Network Video Recorders (NVRs) through a wired or wireless network connection. The cameras, which are typically PoE enabled, are connected to the vehicle's network infrastructure. The NVR, located within the vehicle or at a central monitoring station, is equipped to receive and store video data from these cameras. The cameras and NVR communicate over the network, enabling real-time monitoring and recording of footage. This integration allows for a centralised and efficient management of video data captured by the vehicle IP cameras, facilitating easy retrieval, analysis, and storage for security and surveillance purposes.

Can PoE cameras be used for in-vehicle monitoring?

They certainly can. The PoE cam’s ability to transmit both power and data over a single cable simplifies the installation process, making them suitable for various surveillance applications within vehicles. The compact design and scalability of PoE cameras make them well-suited for in-vehicle use, providing a reliable and efficient solution for monitoring and security purposes.

What are the advantages of using PoE Cameras for surveillance?

In short, surveillance systems with PoE technology can offer you efficiency, flexibility, and improved performance. PoE cameras offer several advantages for surveillance systems. Firstly, PoE simplifies installation by allowing both power and data to be transmitted over a single cable, reducing the need for additional wiring. This streamlined setup enhances flexibility in camera placement. PoE cameras are also more energy-efficient, as power is centrally managed, facilitating better control and monitoring. PoE tech will also enable remote management and troubleshooting, contributing to improved system reliability. PoE cameras also offer superior scalability contrasted with conventional power-wired cameras. PoE cam installation is faster, and scaling up is much easier. Expanding the security camera network involves simply adding extra network connections, eliminating the necessity for intricate wiring processes.