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.