Arteco, a global provider of video event management solutions, has completed its integration with Paxton’s networked access control system, Net2. The combination of these two leading solutions enables users to gain additional levels of intelligence from their security infrastructure. By integrating the Arteco Video Event Management Systems (VEMS) with Paxton’s access control platform through Arteco Open Connector, users can combine video and access control events to gain new insights into potential risks or incidents.
Dahua Technology and Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi™), the leading global provider of video analytics solutions, announced the integration of Agent Vi’s savVi video analytics software suite with Dahua’s Digital Surveillance System (DSS) line of video management systems (VMS). Dahua’s video management systems now enhanced with Agent Vi’s advanced video analytics tools for the immediate detection and extraction of events and valuable data from surveillance footage. DSS is a powerful integrated Dahua VMS with flexibility, scalability and high reliability. It’s based on a modular design which enables flexible deployment of each service module according to customer needs.
Avigilon Corporation announced it has extended its video analytics platform to the H4 SL and H4 Mini Dome camera lines with the addition of Unusual Motion Detection (UMD) technology. The addition of UMD technology in the H4 SL and H4 Mini Dome camera lines offers customers powerful artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities at an entry-level price point. Without any predefined rules or set up, UMD technology continuously learns what typical activity in a scene looks like, and then detects and flags unusual motion.
Milestone Systems has released XProtect 2018 R2. Milestone XProtect 2018 R2 video management software introduces server-side hardware acceleration with NVIDIA, enabling lower cost solutions, as less infrastructure hardware is needed to meet customer needs.With the second VMS update this year, Milestone is continuing to pursue ever higher performing software to fulfill the market’s rising demands for cost-effective video business solutions. XProtect 2018 R2 showcases hardware acceleration of the system recording and mobile server.
Genetec announced Plate Link, a new feature for its AutoVu™ automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) solution. Designed to allow vehicles to share license plate data while out on patrol, Plate Link acts as a force multiplier for parking enforcement officers (PEOs), allowing them to administer shared permits and time-limited parking bylaws across multiple zones more efficiently.
Lanner Electronics Inc., launches next-generation rugged, fanless V3 Series vehicle gateway controllers – V3G and V3S. While V3G is targeted for smart bus implementation, including fleet management and passenger information display, V3S aims at video surveillance, recording and analytics. V3G and V3S feature the new generation 14 nm Intel® Atom™ x7-E3950 SoC (formerly Apollo Lake). This processor consumes low volume of power and offers performance upgrade for vehicle computing needs from previous generation of Atom™ processors.
The problem facing many strategic high growth markets that leverage real time video is no optical system or camera is optimized to deliver high-quality actionable video in every environmental condition. There are many applications that can benefit from Instant Visual Clarity in compromised video streams including: Security and Surveillance, Artificial Intelligence, Computer and Machine Vision, Autonomous Vehicles, Urban Traffic Monitoring, Smart Cities, and Video Analytics.
VIVOTEK Smart Stream III combines Smart Stream II, Scene Awareness and Smart FPS technologies to enable the cameras to optimize quality for desired regions and automatically adjust encoding, maximizing bandwidth usage efficiency and lowering storage requirements while maintaining high image quality. Combining both H.265 and VIVOTEK Smart Stream III, the camera can reduce bandwidth and storage consumption more than 90% compared to traditional H.264 without smart streaming. VIVOTEK’s Smart Stream is a state-of-the-art video encoder enhancement that is fully compatible with both H.264 and H.265 standards.
Arteco announced that it has expanded its long-standing partnership with Hanwha Techwin to enable comprehensive management of the entire range of Wisenet devices and embedded analytics applications within Arteco NEXT Video Event Management Software (VEMS). Through this integration, Hanwha Techwin’s Wisenet devices are now fully supported in terms of video management, events and features including 4K Ultra HD video streaming and recording, and video analytics applications. The integration was completed with Arteco Open Connector, which consolidates events from third-party devices and presents them within the Arteco VEMS interface.
S2 Security announced the availability of S2 Magic Monitor Version 6. S2 Magic Monitor unifies access control, video surveillance, forensics, digital signage and live internet feeds in a single user interface. Version 6 introduces enhanced access control functionality and a new web widget, further unifying the security management experience. In Version 6, comprehensive people management enables users to add, search for and manage person records directly from S2 Magic Monitor.