Synology® Expands Surveillance Alliance with IP Camera Manufacturer Y-cam Solutions

Synology® Inc. today announced its alliance with IP camera manufacturer Y-cam Solutions, which broadens Synology's surveillance support by integrating Y-camexisting products in Synology's Surveillance Station software and achieving the mutual agreement on early testing and verification of future products.

Taipei, Taiwan, August 12, 2009 --( Current support covers Y-cam three models, Y-cam Black, Y-cam White, and Y-cam Knight, and will be reflected in Synology's next firmware update, Disk Station Manager 2.2. Videos in MJPEG and MPEG4 formats, motion detection, audio streaming, and wireless interface will be fully supported by Surveillance Station 2 in the official release in September. The technical teams plan to conduct early testing and verification on future products to ensure optimal performance of Y-cam cameras on Synology Disk Station.

"We're glad to cooperate with Synology not only for the popularity of versatile Disk Station among small business and home users, but also for the same commitment to customer service we bear in mind," said Simon Carr, Sales Manager of Y-cam. "Very soon, customers from both sides can leverage Synology's strength in storage and management with Y-cam's excellent image quality and night vision capability to further satisfy their needs."

Y-cam Solutions is an UK based manufacturer of innovative wireless IP network cameras, offering an affordable monitoring solution for small business and home users. "Y-cam has been recognized by reputable British media and many local customers as an easy-to-use yet sturdy alternative to watch over their property on the web," said Victor Chiang, sales manager of Synology UK. "We are convinced that it is a right step for us to enter the UK security market and we look forward to prosperous gains carried out from this cooperation."

About Y-cam Solutions
Y-cam Solutions Ltd is a UK based manufacturer of innovative IP network cameras and solutions. All products are designed, manufactured and marketed in-house focusing on maximum functionality and ease-of-use. Y-cam has invested heavily in network video technology as it is strongly believed that IP solutions will be the future of all monitoring and surveillance.

Synology at a Glance
Founded in 2000, Synology is a young and energetic company dedicated to developing high-performance, reliable, versatile, and environmentally-friendly Network Attached Storage (NAS) products. Our goal is to deliver user-friendly solutions and solid customer service to satisfy the needs of businesses, home offices, individual users and families.

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