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.
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.
Oncam, has completed the retesting and documentation of its 360-degree solutions with Milestone XProtect open-platform IP video management software (VMS). The certification guarantees the interoperability of the tested solution with Milestone XProtect VMS and ensures users gain access to a proven system designed to increase awareness and enhance intelligence. The Oncam video plug-in dewarps a 360-degree video stream within the XProtect client.
Milestone Systems open platform IP video management software (VMS) has received Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP) Certification confirmation for the integration of OnGuard® access control 7.3, 7.2, and 7.1 via Milestone XProtect Access 2017 R2. With this certification, Lenel customers using Milestone VMS can view and manage the OnGuard access control events from the XProtect user interface, improving their operational efficiency.
Milestone Systems, the globally leading open platform company in networked video management software (VMS), has released XProtect 2017 R2. Milestone meets the increasing demand for connected business and video systems by releasing three new products: XProtect Essential+, XProtect Express+, and XProtect Professional+. These new products cover installations from a few to thousands of cameras. All the products fully support hardware acceleration, where system performance can be boosted just by adding a supported graphics card that can handle the heavy lifting in decoding video, leaving room for the system to handle other tasks.
Lenel, a leading provider in advanced security systems for over 20 years, announced it will begin selling Milestone Systems Video Management Software (VMS) solutions directly through the Lenel Value Added Reseller (VAR) channel in North America. This alliance will reduce the total cost of ownership for users by offering both the industry-leading Lenel OnGuard® access control and the Milestone XProtect® VMS solutions through the same channel with reduced licensing fees. Lenel and Milestone Systems have a combined 40 years of industry experience in providing customers with open security solution technologies. Lenel is part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).