3G/4G LTE Body Worn Camera

BV-A12_1 BV-A12_2 BV-A12_3 BV-A12_4 BV-A12_5 BV-A12_6 BV-A12_7

BV-A12+ is the high-end 4G Full HD Body Worn Camera tailor-made for law enforcement application. Adopting the latest Amberella AVC technology, BV-A12+ can achieve the 1080P/30fps live view in 4G network but save high-volume bit rate.

BV-A12+ also features 125º angle view with distortion correction, 1080P realtime video recording, 40MP photo resolution, 2.0" TFT display, 10 meter IR night vision, long recording time, large storage capacity (128GB) and GPS/WIFI function. The SOS alarm and 2-way audio allow immediate emergency report to back-office center

*Available in offline model (BV-A12+ Lite)

  • 4G LTE Body Worn Camera
  • Live remote video/audio streaming
  • 1080P FHD Video recording
  • 125 º field of view
  • IP66 waterproof and dust-proof
  • 2.0" TFT LCD for operation
  • 40MP resolution image shooting
  • 10 meters IR Night Vision
  • GPS, WIFI, 3G/4G_LTE built-in (optional)
  • Shock & corrosion protection, 2.5m drop test
  • 12hr recording time with 2 batteries
  • Two-way audio for the device & CMS
  • Video encryption (AES256), Safe Mode
  • Watermark function
  • CMS client, server, web and mobile access (Android/iPhone)


Optional Accessory


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  • System: Ambarella A12 core (S2Lm)
  • System: Linux 3.10.73
  • LCD: 2.0 inch TFT LCD, 320x240
  • LCD brightness: >200cd/㎡
  • LCD contrast: ≥2000:1
  • Image Sensor: 1/3" Color CMOS sensor, 4MP
  • Viewing Angle: HOV≥125º
  • Dewarp: Dewarp processing for fish eye lens or wide angle lens
  • Memory: 16GB SD Card (SDHC, SDXC) max. 128GB
  • Microphone: Built-in, ¢2.5mm
  • Data port: 1x USB, for charging, communication with PC,
    firmware ugprade, connect external camera, etc.
  • Inter-phone: Analog supported
  • Two-way Audio:
    • 2-way audio between BWC
    • 2-way audio between BWC and CMS platform
  • Software: Bodycam tool, PC player, CMS, Mobile app


  • 3G/4G Realtime Transmission:
    • Asia-Pacific/Europe 
      • FDD LTE: B1/B3/B7/B8/B20
      • UMTS: B1/B8
      • GSM: B3/B8
    • North America 
      • FDD LTE: B2/B4/B5/B12/B17
      • UMTS: B2/B5
  • WIFI: 802.11b/g/n, Remote live view & monitoring via wireless network, managed by large scale networking CMS software
  • GPS: Internal GPS module with time synchronization, support BDS/GPS/GLONASS, record location & speed
  • Dual Bit Stream: two different bit streams for record and live streaming via 3G/4G


  • Video input: built-in camera:1920*1080, external camera option (coming soon)
  • Video Transmission: 1920x1080/ 1280x720/ 640x360 for 4G live view
  • Video Record: 1920x1080/ 1280x720/ 640x360 at 30fps
  • Video Format: H.264 (high profile up to level 4.1)
  • Audio Input: 1x MIC input, support intercom connection via USB
  • Audio Format: PCM
  • Low Bit Rate: Ambarella Smart AVC technology for volume saving
  • Frame rate: 30fps/25fps/20fps/15fps/10fps/5fps
  • Pre-record: Max. 20s/10s/Off adjustable
  • Post-record: Max. 20s/10s/Off adjustable
  • Video Recording Time: >12hour


  • Output pixel: 16/32/40 Mega pixels
  • Image Resolution: 1920x1080 ~ 8640x4752 (max.)
  • Photoshoot: Snap during recording (resolution based on record)
  • Digital Zoom: 4X/8X
  • Shutter Control: Electronic shutter
  • Exposure Control: Auto
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Photo Format: JPEG


  • LED: Auto switch, IR Cut, High-power LED, Laser positioning, Flash light
  • Night Vision: Infrared light, up to 10 meters with visible image
  • IR Cut: Automatic
  • OSD Language: English, Chinese, Spanish (other language by request)
  • Startup time: <8 Seconds (from power on to recording)
  • Parameter settings: LCD menu (Display & record time, license ID, officer ID, location, speed; Overwrite; Safe mode;
    Video encryption; Log)
  • Playback: playback file by time an d alarm, 1/128x to 128x Fast Forward/Rewind
  • Button: Power / Video Record / Photo / Voice Record / Replay / Shut-off / Intercom / Reset
  • Alarm Input: support alarm input, shown in CMS platform 


  • Battery: 2x2600mAh lithium battery (4.35V), replaceable; 60mA backup battery, built-in
  • Low Power Consumption: <1.2W @1080p30 Recording with audio (without GPS, WIFI, 4G_LTE working)
  • 4G Standby Consumption: 2mA standby current with remote data wake up
  • Continuous Working Time: >12 hour 1080p30 recording (with one backup battery); 4G running at 6hour; offline model at 8hour
  • Built-in Modules: GPS, WIFI, 3G/4G_LTE (optional)
  • Ingress Protection: IP66
  • Drop Test: 2.5 meters
  • Charging Time: ≤4hours (use the standard power adapter)
  • Charge Base: for battery charging and data transfer
  • Working Temperature: -40℃-+60℃ / -40℉-+140℉, RH<80%
  • Weight: 165g / 0.364lbs (only devic body)
  • Dimensions (LxWxH): 88.3 x 59.8 x 34.4mm / 3.476" x 2.354" x 1.354"


  • Standard:
    • The Host with 16GB memory (32GB/64GB/128GB optional)
    • 2600mAh battery x 2
    • Power Adapter
    • Charge base
    • USB cable
    • Shoulder Clip
    • Software & Manual (softcopy)
  • Optional:
    • BV-C2 / 1080p External Camera
    • Harness / Body-belt
    • Docking station

*Data subject to change without prior notice.


  • Press single button to capture photograph during video shooting without affecting the normal video
  • Built-in 4 million pixel cameras, support recording at 1080P, 720P or D1 resolution

  • Support taking picture with 40M pixels, 32M pixels, 16M pixels


  • The device has the function of transmitting the video under the whole network 3G, 4G wireless communication mode.


  • User can get live tracking of the device through built-in GPS in the device. The GPS data will also be recorded into the recorded file with audio and video, so user can get the location in the recorded file. 


  • The outline of the human body can be seen in 10-meter effective distance.
  • The characters in the picture of the facial features can be recognized in the effective 8-meter shooting distance.


  • The video and audio, photo and other information saved in the device can be browsed, retrieved and replayed according to the time.


  • Information can be automatically overlayed in the recorded video and the pictures, for example time, date, device ID, user ID, GPS location information.
  • Recorded file name has information on date, time, record type, which makes it easier for search and archiving.


  • The device can display information about battery usage, charging status, system time and memory space.
  • Device has light indication for power on, recording video or audio. Green light indicates power on, red light indicates recording. 


  • When the device connected to the host computer, the time can be automatically synchronized with the time server through the management software. 


  • The device can report event alarm, including alarm of battery under pressure, insufficient memory space alarm, etc.


  • The device can store the data and protect stored data, stored data is not removed or covered by this machine or unauthorized host computer.
  • The device in the abnormal problems can be restarted, the stored data will not be lost or damaged after the restart.


  • The device can log events including power on/off, recording audio, taking pictures, GPS status fixed, 3G/4G connection and WIFI connection


  • Hierarchical management and authorization authentication.
  • You can set the basic parameters, such as the system time, password, and the grading system.
  • You can upload, cancel and query the stored files in the device.
  • This device can store and retrieve information according to the number and time of the information.
  • The video resolution and frame rate can be set
  • The users and user department can be set
  • This device has the function of automatic data import. When the product is connected with the authorized host computer through the communication interface, the internal video and audio information, audio information, photo and log data, user information, file type, upload time can be automatically uploaded.


  • The panic button alarm can be sent to control center through 3G/4G.


  • All the information can be uploaded, just like the recorded video, audio, photos, internal time and memory capacity information, user information and use of personal information


  • The information used to calibrate the local calendar clock should be downloaded or received, like "year, month, day, hour, minute and second"
  • Some information of configuring the working mode of the device, such as reading the record data, deleting the control instruction of the recorded data and so on
  • Video and photo resolution, user information


  • The device can be connected to the intercom and provide pickups and speakers for intercom.
  • This device can be compatible with analog intercom.

Main unit with 16GB (32/64/128GB optional) Shoulder Clip Power Adapter 2600mAh Battery*2 USB Cable Charge Base

Record 4G on/off 4G stream WiFi on/off WiFi stream GPS (mA) Voltage Power Current floating interval Time
ON OFF OFF OFF OFF OFF 0.320* 3.9 1.1895 0.29-0.32 8H36min
ON OFF OFF OFF OFF ON 0.333       8H1min
ON ON OFF OFF OFF ON 0.418 3.9 1.6965 0.34-0.53 6H33min
ON ON OFF ON OFF ON 0.585 3.9 2.2815 0.46-0.71 5H58min
ON ON ON OFF OFF ON 0.535 3.9 2.0865 0.51-0.56 4H3min
ON ON ON ON OFF ON 0.610 3.9 2.379 0.55-0.67 3H54min
ON OFF OFF ON OFF ON 0.400 3.9 1.56 0.39-0.45  
ON OFF OFF ON ON ON 0.480 3.9 1.872 0.43-0.53 5H13min
ON ON OFF ON ON ON 0.680 3.9 2.652 0.52-0.84 4H11min

*Above test is based on voltage (3.9V)