Ensuring public safety for everyone requires new ways of thinking. Data-driven connected video technology will help you rethink and simplify city safety management.

See articles, insights and 14 success stories on how to improve city life


Because not every city has a superhero to protect it

To live, work and raise families without worry, city residents should feel safe and secure.

Video technology allows city authorities to improve safety across the board: from surveillance and situational awareness, to crowd management and predictive analytics.

Using XProtect® as the connected video core, law enforcement, emergency services, security operators and others can react faster to incidents.


How video technology creates safer cities

This ebook details how cities around the world are turning to video technology to improve safety, mobility and sustainability. You will also learn how Milestone can make safe city thinking a reality.


When every second counts, video technology buys you time
Resolve incidents and save lives more effectively by enhancing collaboration between teams while giving first responders fuller situational awareness. Follow up with advanced post-event evidence gathering and analytics.
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Keep track of the headcount to avoid overcrowding
Maintain safety, detect abnormal behavior or simply provide a more convenient and smoother experience at events or transport hubs. All can be achieved using technologies ranging from digital signage to heat mapping and crowd counting.
Safeguard peoples’ everyday by having video as your eyewitness
Exploit the full potential of cameras and analytics to quickly investigate and resolve crimes. Use the data and analytics to develop preventative measures to better protect the public and property and save costs.
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Milestone XProtect®

Make complex citywide solutions easier to manage

XProtect Corporate is designed for large-scale and high-complexity solutions. Entire connected cityscapes can be efficiently administered from a single management interface.

It features advanced video grooming functions and encryption capabilities to reduce video storage costs, while ensuring integrity and industry compliance. You also have the freedom to adapt and scale solutions as your safe city needs evolve.

Why choose XProtect?

Open platform

XProtect’s open platform architecture provides full flexibility and scalability to build end-to-end video solutions. You can integrate a vast selection of third-party software and devices.

Seamless integration

The Milestone Integration Platform Software Development Kit (MIP SDK) makes integrations fast and intuitive and lets you keep a single interface no matter how much you scale your solution.

Centrally managed

Combine diverse systems and devicesinto a single, centrally operated and managed solution — with XProtect as the reliable hub. Allows easy scaling and operational efficiency.

Highlighted XProtect Features & Functions


Find what you’re looking for, fast!

Accelerate investigations with this advanced forensic analytics solution. With XProtect Rapid Review, you can review, search and analyze hours of video in minutes, and pinpoint people, objects and behaviors of interest immediately. Powered by BriefCam technology, this XProtect add-on puts an end to spending countless hours behind a screen.

XProtect Smart Wall
XProtect Smart Wall
Collect and connect all video insights
Put an end to silos. Smart Walls enable security operators to view citywide video feeds, maps, alarms and text messages in a single intuitive and flexible video wall. It’s ideal for assessing and coordinating responses to incidents.
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Smart Map in XProtect
Smart Map in XProtect
Get a single picture of all installations
Finally get a complete overview of complicated cityscapes. Smart Map lets operators access and navigate between devices and locations on a highly visualized map integrating GIS maps, CAD drawings and Google and Bing maps.
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Centralized search
Centralized search
Rank results by relevance
Work smarter and more efficiently by gathering all video search functions in one place. A function in XProtect Smart Client, centralized search makes finding a specific incident or video sequence easier by aggregating all data types registered in the platform.
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More XProtect functions for safe cities

Milestone Marketplace

Find all the XProtect products and expertise you need

Marketplace connects a global network of XProtect compatible software, hardware and expertise providers. The intuitive filters ensure you can find and compare the best products for the job, as well the experts to help make your safe city aspirations a reality.

Find the 3rd party software or hardware you need to solve your city challenges


Data privacy

Secure by design, XProtect is also GDPR-ready certifiedand can be operatedin FIPS 140-2 compliant mode.


Count on the highest security standards thanks to tiered administratorand user rights, and the strictestsecurity procedures.

Responsible use of technology

Our commitment to the responsibleuse of technology is embeddedin our products, people and our approach to the global market.


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