The Alliance-MX encodes video using main profile H.264, the most efficient video compression available, resulting in a smooth, high-quality image, low network bandwidth utilization, and reduced storage costs. Requiring less than 3.8 W PoE, the Alliance-MX is highly energy-efficient and economical. A movable day/night IR filter and 3-13 mm varifocal lens enables field-of-view adaptability for a wide range of settings and applications. ONVIF and PSIA compliant APIs provide the necessary flexibility to ensure compatibility with many of the most popular VMS platforms. A high-quality, ultra-strong polycarbonate bubble and aluminum body combine to make the Alliance-MX dome vandal resistant while maintaining an aesthetically pleasing look in any scenario. The IP66 rating allows for installation just about anywhere.