Milestone Systems is the chosen solution for protecting the Port of Antwerp, the second largest seaport area in Europe, covering more than 12,000 HA, the equivalent of 20,000 football fields. Milestone XProtect and partner community deliver the video solution for the Port of Antwerp to securing the area of this huge harbor. In addition to the infrastructure, the Port of Antwerp is taking advantage of of Milestone Care Premium.
Milestone Systems has released Device Pack 9.6a for partners and customers using Milestone XProtect video solutions. AXIS Optimizer for Milestone XProtect is a dedicated suite of plugins and features for the Milestone Smart Client that streamline the usability of cameras from Axis Communications in XProtect VMS. The plug-in was showcased at this year’s global Milestone Community Events.
Milestone Systems announced Soko Aoki from Tokyo, Japan, the winner of the Milestone Community Kickstarter Contest 2018 during the community days in Las Vegas in February. The winning project is based on integrating Milestone Systems’ XProtect VMS (video management software) with 360 enabled cameras and a head mounted display (HMD) to see omni-directions by just moving your head using RTSP and MIP drivers.
Milestone Systems and tech partners team up with Polar Bears International and Utah’s Hogle Zoo for a unique video security solution to protect a threatened species. The impact of modern climate change is forcing many polar bears to wander into populated areas in search of food. With more than 300 polar bear response calls made in 2016, city managers and conservationists alike were looking for a way to use technology to safely manage the situation.
Milestone Systems concluded a series of regional partner and customers events for 2018 with MIPS (Milestone Integration Platform Symposium) in Las Vegas. The three events gathered 1,509 attendees and 90 exhibitors, and the theme was how Artificial Intelligence (AI) will be the next market disruption for video technology. Milestone Systems also took the opportunity to award partners for their contributions to the community over the past year.
Milestone Systems, announces its new Vice President for EMEA, Malou Mousten Dyhr Toft, who also becomes member of Milestone Systems’ Extended Leadership Team. She will be responsible for the whole EMEA region, including Sales Operation, Custom Development and Support and will focus on further strengthening the EMEA partner community of distributors, installers, solutions partners and camera manufacturers.
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.
Milestone Systems ranked No. 1 Global VMS Provider in 2017 IHS Markit Market Research Report. Milestone Systems not only retained the number one global position but also holds the number one spot in both Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA) and Asia/Pacific (APAC) and ranks number three in Americas.