Protecting sensitive data in surveillance systems is key to maintaining video authenticity, personal privacy, and adequate cybersecurity measures. XProtect 2020 R3 includes a new level of encryption from Microsoft called Cryptography New Generation (CNG) that adheres to the highest level of cybersecurity and data protection on the market today. XProtect’s new encryption modules include stronger data protection, increased cybersecurity, evidence authenticity and password-protected configuration.
Milestone Systems announced the availability of its XProtect on Amazon Web Services (AWS) solution in AWS Marketplace. XProtect on AWS offers a new way of designing XProtect systems. It is designed to reduce on-premises hardware and leverage AWS to remove the friction involved in setting up and maintaining on-site VMS systems. The result is a highly flexible solution with elastic compute, storage, and networking, that adjusts easily to the distributed needs of the business.
XProtect VMS integration with the SelectaDNA forensic Criminal Tagging System will enhance crime-fighting outcomes of video surveillance systems. The unique, cutting-edge integration combines the functionality of verifiable video date/time stamps and video footage with forensic tagging technology to enhance criminal investigations and ultimately significantly reduce crime – with a focus on burglary, robbery, theft and unauthorized access.
Milestone Systems released a new online Documentation Portal as part of 2020 R1. XProtect VMS and Husky Network Video Recorder manuals and guides are now available in an easily searchable online format in one convenient portal. On the Documentation Portal, users can search by product or for a specific topic across all manuals and guides, removing the obstacle of looking through numerous manuals to find the right answer.
The Arcules VSaaS integration with XProtect on-premise VMS is the first step in Milestone’s journey to provide an answer to the increasing interest in cloud-based VMS solutions. This first version provides a flexible and feature-rich hybrid video surveillance solution ideal for organizations looking to centralize their dispersed video surveillance operation. The solution combines the best of both worlds: the scalability of VSaaS and the functionality of on-premise VMS.
Milestone Systems has released the troubleshooting assistant for partners and customers using Milestone XProtect video solutions. Video management systems today are not only used to protect people and assets, but also to help optimize businesses and improve the way people live and work. Milestone Systems’ open platform video management software (VMS) makes these innovations easily available to a wide range of integrator, consultant, and end-user customers.
In the latest product update of Milestone XProtect 2019 R3 video management software, Milestone Systems introduces several new features and capabilities. These include centralized Search, a new Driver Framework, adaptive streaming, and enhanced Device Password Management. With this product update, Milestone Systems continues to pursue ever higher performing software to fulfil the market’s rising demands for cost-effective video technology solutions.
Transition Networks announced it has been accepted into Milestone Systems’ Marketplace. Launched in February, Milestone Marketplace enables Milestone Technology Partners to market their applications, hardware, and services that integrate with or are designed to work with Milestone XProtect® VMS. In 2018, Transition Networks partnered with Milestone to integrate all of its managed PoE+ and PoE++ switches into the Milestone Systems XProtect VMS.
The Boring Lab announced that The Boring Toolbox, a set of performance and maintenance tools to help customers more efficiently manage Milestone Systems’ XProtect® video surveillance networks, has added key features for enterprise and large-scale sites with 5,000+ cameras and 100,000+ devices. The Boring Toolbox V3 offers a smoother user experience and optimized performance features, both of which were necessary to support larger installations.
The Boring Labs announced that it was named Solution Partner of the Year-Americas by Milestone Systems. The Boring Toolbox is a series of functional tools that help enterprises and integrators more efficiently manage medium-to-large distributed video surveillance/security networks using Milestone SystemsXProtect Express+, Pro+, Expert and Corporate. The Milestone Integration Platform Symposium (MIPS) held its annual Americas event last month to explore the intelligent world of video and other technologies.
The global video management industry is seeing innovation like never before, creating new opportunities that transform the way video management technology is used not only to protect people and assets, but also to help optimize business and improve the way people live and work. Milestone Systems’ open platform makes these innovations easily available to buyers—integrators, consultants and end-customers—enabling the industry to build intelligent solutions together and expand their reach.
The first XProtect release of 2019 extends the usability of the Smart Client and takes it outside the control room with support for both one and two-way audio in the Mobile Client. This is beneficial for on-the-go security personnel, whose tasks require them sometimes to be away from the Smart Client. One-way audio allows users to listen to audio captured by the microphone connected to the camera directly from their mobile phones using the Milestone Mobile application.
The Milestone Husky X series is designed to unlock the full potential of Milestone’s XProtect video management software (VMS), offering remarkable performance and low total cost of ownership. All NVRs in the Milestone Husky X series utilize hardware accelerated video decoding for server-side motion detection to further increase performance and camera capacity – all that in hardware that is customizable and can be matched to specific functional, operational and budgetary requirements.
The latest update for hardware support in Milestone XProtect Video Management System adds hundreds of newly supported devices and gives the Milestone Community the industry’s broadest device. Milestone Systems has released Device Pack 9.9 for partners and customers using Milestone XProtect® video solutions. The bi-monthly device packs contain software updates for XProtect VMS to support new hardware. 209 new devices have been added to this release, bringing the total of supported devices to more than 7,500.
Milestone Systems, the global number one open platform provider of networked video management software, will again be exhibiting at IFSEC International 2018 in London. Milestone will spotlight the customer benefits of high performance video solutions, new system builder program and value propositions from the Milestone community. The theme from Milestone this year is the benefits of high performance in business video systems, enabling Milestone community customers to do more with less, driving down the total cost of solutions.
Milestone Systems was part of the security setup when Pope Francis visited the US/Mexico border town Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, in 2016. Large crowds of religious followers and the curious alike —estimated to be as many as 200,000— made the pilgrimage to the region for a once-in-a-lifetime chance for many to see the leader of the Catholic Church in person. XProtect video surveillance systems in the neighboring city of El Paso, Texas, were used to help manage the large crowds.
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.
Agent Video Intelligence announced the integration of innoVi™ for Central Monitoring, Agent Vi’s cloud-based video analytics Software as a Service (SaaS), with Milestone XProtect™ video management software. Central monitoring stations and enterprises to benefit from cutting-edge video intrusion detection service viewed directly from within the Milestone XProtect Smart Client. Central Monitoring Stations (CMS), Alarm Receiving Centres (ARC), and enterprises deploying Milestone XProtect will now be able to benefit from Agent Vi’s cutting-edge video intrusion detection service.