OnSSI announces the completion of a $16-million private placement by Seacoast Capital, an institutional investor focused on high quality companies based in the USA, with Imperial Capital acting as financial advisor and placement agent. Seacoast’s first investment in the company will be used to leverage OnSSI’s innovative technologies and reputation in large scale VMS to extend their reach into the middle market with an easy to install appliance and to expand the Business Video Intelligence (BVI) business of its affiliate, SeeTec GbmH.
Genetec Inc., has emerged as the only security and public safety solutions developer to hold a place in the top-10 global rankings for video management software (VMS), access control software, and automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) software, according to recently published market research reports by IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics, and solutions*. The IHS Markit reports include 2017 Video Surveillance Market Share Database, 2017 Access Control Intelligence Database, and 2017 ANPR & Detection Sensors Report.
Milestone Systems has released Device Pack 9.2 for partners and customers using Milestone XProtect video solutions. The bi-monthly device packs contain software updates supporting new hardware. This year, Milestone reached an industry first of 6,000 supported devices, with new devices constantly being added to each device pack release.
Arteco Video Event Management Software (VEMS) is now integrated with the 2N Helios platform. Events are presented within the Arteco VEMS interface, allowing customers to gain greater insight to make more informed decisions regarding their security postures. Operators can manage door alerts and triggers, and ring input alerts in a simplified and intuitive manner. Bi-directional audio is available with Arteco Active and Extreme VEMS platforms.
As physical security and video surveillance becomes more ubiquitous, more vendors are offering solutions and services to help protect commercial assets. And now Georgia Power, a southern U.S. utility company is getting into the act. Georgia Power is introducing SiteView™, a powerful new video surveillance and security tool, offered as part of the company’s growing menu of optional services. With SiteView, commercial, industrial, and governmental customers have the option to obtain a high-definition camera system, owned, installed, and maintained by Georgia Power with no upfront cost. The service will also be available to homeowner associations and multi-family residential developments. SiteView cameras are mounted on new or existing outdoor lighting poles and the video is provided directly to the customer’s on-site video recorder or third-party cloud-based storage.
exacqVision 8.6 offers a host of new features that improve the user experience and overall system protection. exacqVision’s search capabilities now let users leverage event information from intrusion and access control systems for a more comprehensive security picture. This release also makes it easier for organizations to tag and retain important video. Every release provides an opportunity to provide more stringent protections against cyber-attacks, and 8.6 now offers complex passwords and system lockout criteria, making exacqVision a more hardened VMS than ever before.
Canon, world-leader in imaging solutions, announced a new Video Cloud IoT as a Service business based in California called ARCUS Global Inc. Owned by Canon Europe and built on the intellectual property, technology and expertise of Canon Group company, Milestone Systems, ARCUS Global Inc. will address the significant unmet global market demand from large enterprises for Video Cloud IoT as a Service for security and business optimisation. ARCUS Global, Inc., is a spin-off from Milestone Systems and is headquartered in California.
Following up on it’s two-year old VideoXpert VMS, Pelco by Schneider Electric is launching its professional Video Management System (VMS) for small and medium business applications with the introduction of VideoXpert™ Professional. VideoXpert Professional provides a video management system platform that seamlessly bridges the gap between mid-market and enterprise platforms by providing a superior user interface and robust feature set that customers demand. Ideal for small to mid-size installations up to 100 cameras, VideoXpert Professional installation is seamless and simple. Uniquely designed with IT friendly windows and menus, users enjoy a familiar experience when using VideoXpert Professional.
OnSSI announces the release of Ocularis version 5.4, the latest version to the company’s industry leading Video Management Software (VMS) solution. This newest release further expands Ocularis’ ability to provide end users with a comprehensive yet easy-to-use video management platform that accommodates the latest industry trends and expands on-the-go coverage. New to Ocularis 5.4 is support for H.265 compression for exceptional image quality with less data, and a reduction of video bandwidth usage and storage requirements. Additional features include installation improvements including increased SQL server flexibility; new view layouts in Ocularis Client; and expanded Ocularis 5 Web and Mobile features including M2O™™ (Mobile-to-Ocularis) technology, alert handling, triggers, AVI exporting and Ocularis toast notifications.
Eagle Eye Networks, Inc., announced the acquisition of Panasonic Cloud Management Service Europe B.V. (PCMSEU) makers of Panasonic Cameramanager and Panasonic Nubo. PCMSEU operated the largest number of cloud recorded cameras in Europe and now combined with Eagle Eye creates the world’s first global cloud video surveillance company. Panasonic Cloud Management Service Europe B.V. will be renamed ‘Eagle Eye Networks B.V.’ and will function as the European Headquarters for Eagle Eye – selling and supporting the expanded Eagle Eye product line.