The H.264 Siqura MD6x PTZ IP camera series offers compact cameras for installations where a reliable and cost-effective solution is required. New from Optelecom-NKF, the cameras support open streaming architecture for easy integration with video management systems. Pan-tilt-zoom coordinate positions can be queried or set through the programming interface. The indoor MD60 and the outdoor MD62 offer flexibility in compression standards for high-quality video and streamlined network performance. The Web-based user interface allows users to configure settings or view video streams from a PC or hand-held device such as a PDA. Cameras offer day-night and backlight compensation that can be applied manually or automatically. A privacy mask hides sensitive areas of a scene.