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XProtect® Smart Client for even smarter video surveillance usage

Designed for Milestone XProtect® IP video management software (VMS)*, XProtect Smart Client is a powerful, easy-to-use client application for the daily operations of security installations. Its streamlined interface gives seamless access to live and recorded video, instant control of cameras and connected security devices, and a comprehensive overview of recordings.

Available in 26 languages, the XProtect Smart Client has an adaptable user interface that can be optimized for individual operators’ tasks and adjusted according to specific skills and authority levels. Advanced investigation tools combined with an easy-to-navigate video timeline enable fast and accurate examination of incidents.

Using the Milestone Integration Platform, users can integrate various types of security and business systems and video analytics applications, which can be applied across supported XProtect VMS and managed through the XProtect Smart Client.

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XProtect Smart Client
key features

Intuitive control and unparalleled situational awareness

• Map function: The multi-layered map function provides instant situational awareness and allows users to interactively access and control cameras, devices and other integrated systems

• Overlay buttons: Intuitively control cameras, camera-integrated devices and other connected systems directly from the camera view, streamlining workflows and improving operator efficiency

• Virtual joystick control: Easily control pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) cameras from an integrated on-screen window


Effective incident investigation

• Alarm Manager: Single-point alarm function provides a clear and consolidated overview of security and system-related alarms and gives instant access to cameras for immediate detection of incidents

• Bookmarking: Flag video sequences of particular interest and add descriptive notes to easily share information and increase efficiency in investigating incidents

• Independent playback function: Play back events on one camera while simultaneously viewing live video

• Advanced multi-screen handling: New extended floating windows enables users to efficiently work with several floating windows across multiple screens. This simplifies the investigation process when many cameras are involved



Powerful evidence handling

• Sequence Explorer: Shows previews of recorded video sequences as drag-and-throw image thumbnails, helping to easily locate specific video

• Advanced export options: A digital signature and re-export disablement help secure video and preserve evidence integrity. Bulk camera export and direct export to optical media enable more efficient video exports

• XProtect® Smart Client – Player: A video viewer for evidence exported in XProtect format that includes any added comments, making it easy for law enforcement to quickly view  and gain full understanding of  the incident

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XProtect Smart Client video tutorials

Watch the XProtect Smart Client tutorials to learn more about the features of Milestone's easy-to-use client application. The videos show the basic functions of the client interface as well as demonstrate how to create and modify views, export evidence and view video in live or playback mode.

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*Functionality of the XProtect Smart Client is determined by the specific XProtect product.