The Milestone Integration Platform Software Development Kit (MIP SDK) is a comprehensive tool that makes it easy to create applications for Milestone XProtect® video management software (VMS).*
The development framework allows you to seamlessly integrate applications and systems from Milestone Solution Partners (MSPs), end customers or third-party vendors. These integrated solutions can be managed all together in the XProtect software. The open architecture of XProtect together with the MIP SDK allow for endless possibilities to add features and functionality for creating powerful, new surveillance solutions.
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Smart Client playback timeline support
With the MIP SDK 2017 R1 it is possible to populate the XProtect Smart Client timeline with both data intervals and markers from a MIP plugin. There is also a message available for querying the currently selected time interval on the timeline.
Kerberos is now supported on XProtect Corporate and XProtect Expert, using SPN for all soap clients.
New XProtect Smart Client setting panel plugin type added
A new plugin type called SettingPanelPlugin allows for adding plugins to the Smart Client Settings dialog at a more prominent level than the existing OptionsDialogPlugin. The SettingPanelPlugin plugin uses WPF framework UserControl.
Querying configured Analytics Events
It is now possible to get a list of all currently configured Analytics Events.
Getting slave configuration
In a XProtect Professional server setup with master and slaves, it is now possible to get MIP configuration from the slaves, as long as they do not have their own Event Server.
Preventing re-export from standalone integration exports
The DBExporter class now has a property for preventing re-export of exports done with the class.
Create powerful solutions: Use the MIP SDK to build on Milestone's rich VMS capabilities to deliver new and innovative solutions, such as integrating business management systems directly into the software
NEW – Video and metadata support: Milestone Solution Partners can easily retrieve and use metadata and have them shown in XProtect Smart Client or in a separate application
Open and flexible integration architecture: MIP SDK supports three types of integration: basic protocol integration, component-based integration via .NET library and plug-in integration to embed plug-ins directly into the software
Easy-to-use development toolkit: Contains application and code samples, proven Milestone library and code components and Microsoft® Visual Studio project templates to help create new integrations
Developer support: Comprehensive developer tools, training and dedicated support ensure you have the help you need to get your integration to the market quickly
Broad market reach: Get access to the well-known Milestone brand and broad channel network to distribute your integration to our large, worldwide customer base
Milestone Solution Partner program: A structured program that gives access to joint marketing activities to increase awareness of your integration
Wide compatibility: Integrations developed using the MIP SDK work seamlessly with Milestone products so you can deliver solutions to various market segments