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.
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.
Vicon Industries, Inc. announced that it started shipping their new 2MP and 4MP V930D and V9500D Series turret cameras, ideal for retail and hospitality applications. The V930D and V9500D series are turret, or “eyeball,” cameras featuring H.264/H.265 compression, wide-dynamic-range, IR LEDs and low-light capabilities. Turrets offer aesthetics similar to dome models but easier access for positioning and maintenance. They can be surface, wall or ceiling mounted, are suitable for indoor and outdoor use, and offer extreme ease-of-installation and adjustment due to their innovative form factor.
Innovative laser scanning technology from OPTEX, can now be integrated with the Genetec™ Restricted Security Area (RSA) Surveillance module, to deliver a new era in security and detection in outdoor and indoor environments for airports and other critical infrastructure sites. Via the RSA Surveillance module, OPTEX’s award-winning REDSCAN laser sensors can now send real-time events and alarm data to the Genetec unified security platform, Security Center, alerting control room operators to any intrusion in the surveillance area.
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.
Viakoo has joined Spiceworks Global IT Community and is sponsoring the Physical Security Group as of early 2018. Spiceworks’ global IT community includes millions of IT professionals, over 50,000 of which are subscribed to the Physical Security Group. Though the Physical Security Group is a recent addition to the Spiceworks Community, its rapid growth in recent years demonstrates how integral IT is becoming to many physical security professionals’ operational procedures.
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.
Oncam announced the addition of the Evolution 180 product range to its portfolio, building upon the experience and heritage of the company’s 360-degree technology. The addition of the panoramic 180-degree camera range meets the needs of customers in a variety of markets that require a purpose-built wall-mounted camera with Panoramic+ views from a single sensor. Environments that benefit from this unique view include education, hospitality, casinos, banking, retail and transportation, which demand monitoring large walkways, open spaces and corridors without blind spots.
With the advent of new technology from dashboard cameras to iPhones, it has become easier to capture a collision unfolding right before our eyes. Chances are, if an incident wasn’t caught on an iPhone, iPad, tablet, dash cam, GoPro or camera, the local traffic, retail store or bank surveillance has caught something on their camera footage. Needless to say, privacy in our digital age is a rare phenomenon. That being said, we no longer have to deal with uncertain, unreliable and unclear statements. We can now simply just watch real time video footage.
Surveon Technology announced the GSe Pro 1004 Series is added to the Cloud NVR Solutions. The GSe Pro 1004 Series can fulfill both storage and surveillance needs, providing the best worthy solution to meet small-medium project’s cost requirement, such as SOHO, SMB and retail. Supporting up to 16 channels of 5MP recording and 4-bay hot-swappable HDDs with RAID protection, GSe Pro 1004 Series is also an ideal solution for the project demanding high reliability with easy maintenance, such as casino.