Milestone Systems has released XProtect 2018 R1. Milestone is responding to the market’s rising demands for cost-effective video business solutions with this first VMS update this year. In this release, Milestone pioneers the use of multiple NVIDIA graphics cards on top of Intel GPU acceleration (Graphics Processing Unit) to achieve ultra-high performance. The XProtect Smart Client 2018 R1 and Smart Wall now support hardware acceleration, where system performance can be boosted just by adding a supported graphics card to take over the heavy lifting in decoding video, leaving room for the system to handle other tasks.
Milestone Systems announced a new global program for hardware partners in the Milestone community. This unique open program enables hardware manufacturers to ship their servers, clients and storage solutions powered by Milestone XProtect software. The Milestone Channel Partners and customers will benefit from tested and validated hardware configurations from leading hardware manufacturers.
Milestone Americas aims to support growth of the open platform community with new hires and promotions. Recent months have brought the continued hiring of new resources and developments inside the organization with numerous positions for well-deserved internal upward movement.
Johnson Controls introduces the newest version of its victor Video Management System and VideoEdge Network Video Recorders (NVRs) from American Dynamics, version 5.2, a powerful video management system that provides enhanced video intelligence and analytics to greatly improve the efficiency of security personnel and daily business operations. The victor client on VideoEdge hardware platforms allows users to leverage high-performance video streaming, audio, motion meta-data and an expansive feature set for improved real-time command and management.
3xLOGIC, Inc. announced the release of its newest video appliance, the powerful VIGIL™ V500 Hybrid. VIGIL V500 Hybrids are fully-integrated intelligent video appliances. Pre-configured with VIGIL Video Management System (VMS) software, this hybrid represents a cost-effective video management platform that provides all the key functionality of VIGIL VMS with unrivaled ease of setup.
A video security system by Dallmeier provides security in and around the city landmark Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, which also was part of the protection for the inaugural guests, who included German President Joachim Gauck and Chancellor Angela Merkel. The full-IP system was planned and installed by Hamburg-based DEKOM Video Security & Network GmbH, a member of the Dallmeier group of companies.
Vicon Industries announced that it is working closely with the State of Sinaloa, Mexico to create a statewide surveillance network that unifies the systems of all of its metropolitan areas, including the cities of Culiacan, Mazatlan, Los Mochis and others. The new statewide initiative, built upon Valerus VMS software, will allow for greater coordination between all municipalities and their law enforcement agencies in their efforts to combat the influence of powerful drug cartels entrenched within the region.
OnSSI announced a new integration partnership with License Plate Recognition (LPR) software company, Vaxtor Corporation. The integration enables Vaxtor’s advanced LPR analytics to be deployed across OnSSI’s industry-leading Ocularis VMS platform. With these integrated analytics Ocularis can recognize, capture and archive data on license plates, railway vehicles, USDOT numbers, shipping containers and more.
Pelco has announced a new integrated solution based on the Pelco VideoXpert™ VMS with Ipsotek’s VISuite 10.1 advanced video analytics platform. The integration provides a solution that increases security, reduces investigation time, and takes the complexity out of managing the video and associated analytics in an overall surveillance network.
Hanwha Techwin America will unveil its latest Wisenet multi-sensor and thermal cameras and showcase its recently announced WAVE VMS at ISC West 2018. Hanwha Techwin expands their multi-sensor camera line with the new PNM-7000VD and broadens their line of solutions by introducing thermal cameras capable of long range detection.