Milestone sneak-peeks XProtect Corporate 4.0 at ASIS trade show

Ten shining examples of Milestone Solution Partners also present integrations that illustrate the true value of an open platform.

Nine Milestone Solutions Partners will also present shining examples of integrations that illustrate the true value of an open platform.

COPENHAGEN – October 7th, 2010.  Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software, will be previewing sneak peeks of the coming version 4.0 of XProtect Corporate at next week’s ASIS trade show in Dallas, Texas.  New functionalities will be presented that continue to expand the capabilities for easy management of large-scale security system operations.

XProtect Corporate is the top-of-the-line offering in the Milestone family of open platform IP video management software, designed for large-scale, multi-site installations with support for unlimited numbers of cameras and users.  XProtect Corporate already offers dynamic, integrated map applications and built-in support for the XProtect Smart Wall to ensure exceptional surveillance overview and control. 

The sneak peeks of the next version 4.0 of XProtect Corporate will reveal four key new additions to the platform:
- Milestone federated architecture that provides infinite scalability
 -Multi-layered, interactive maps and alarms
- Bookmarking in both live and browse modes with time-synchronized video
- Optimized video archiving for flexible multiple storage and database management

“Version 4.0 of XProtect Corporate will represent a huge step forward for our highest-end offering – the product hasn’t seen this level of development since its inception,” states Christian Bohn, VP Marketing & Product Development at Milestone Systems. “Federated architecture will allow limitless scalability while centralized management functionality provides exceptional overview for enhanced alarm handling to improve response time. Milestone’s unique video archiving model is further enhanced with multiple database management, encryption and recording configuration options that significantly lower the cost of storage.”

The sneak peek demonstrations of XProtect Corporate 4.0 will be happening several times a day at the Milestone booth number 3667 in the Dallas Convention Center where the ASIS show is going on October 13-15.

In the Milestone booth, ASIS attendees can also explore shining examples of the Milestone IP video open platform at work: a star line-up of ten Milestone Solution Partners will present their innovations that are integrated with XProtect. Besides interactive demonstrations throughout the booth areas, hourly theater presentations will be given, followed by Q&A time with technical experts.

Agent Vi will be displaying its comprehensive video analytics solutions, including Vi-System – real-time video analytics solution – and Vi-Search – video search and forensic analysis solution. Both will be integrated with Milestone XProtect, demonstrating how Milestone’s management and recording solutions receive, display and manage real-time events as well as query video for forensic analysis and business intelligence purposes.

BriefCam will who Video Synopsis, a new investigative tool and innovative technology that lets operators “browse hours in minutes” by creating a summary of the original video to enable rapid review.  It is winning multiple honors: most recently the Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award for Physical Security. At ASIS there will be special focus on the new BriefCam Embedded Viewer for the Milestone XProtect Smart Client.

HP industry-standard servers and an HP Z Workstation are hosting Milestone XProtect Corporate demos in Milestone's booth.  In addition, HP is demonstrating Milestone XProtect Enterprise and XProtect Smart Client on the powerful HP Z Workstation.  As one of the world’s largest providers of IT infrastructure, including servers, storage, workstations, networking and services, HP supports Milestone XProtect small and large camera solutions -- from under 50 to more than 10,000 cameras.

Intransa, the VideoAppliance™ Company, delivers simplified physical security.  Appliance sets up in five minutes or less, ready to initialize Milestone XProtect VMS, plus access control and analytics software that is preloaded and jointly certified with the industry’s other leading vendors.  Eliminate project risk, while slashing equipment, cost and energy consumption with Intransa.

Keeneo will be exhibiting their video analytics solutions, SafeZone and Metric Manager, integrated with XProtect.  SafeZone is the only product in the IVS (Intelligent Video Surveillance) market able to perform advanced 4D intrusion and pre-defined activity detection using Keeneo’s patented technology.  Metric Manager is used for people line counting applications as well as flow or density measurements in a given zone or area.

Experience situational awareness with C3 from Lextech Labs. With the new LeX-Ray Vision, users can easily conduct mobile investigations by sorting through recorded video while never missing a moment of live video. Navigate through multiple recorded cameras all in time sync on a mobile device. C3 from Lextech Labs is available on the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Blackberry mobile devices, spanning all of these with consistency, security and optimized video delivery.

MobiDEOS, maker of the MobileCamViewer, provides enterprise class video surveillance on cell phones such as iPhone, iPAD, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, Palm and J2ME - over 750 devices are supported. Video can be viewed without making any modifications to the current network setup, such as port opening or forwarding. Sets up in only three minutes!

Rimage will be demonstrating automatic export and archive of surveillance content from Milestone to DVD and Blu-ray Discs via Rimage’s industry-leading disc publishing systems.  The Rimage Surveillance Software Suite allows Milestone users to extend retention time and streamline surveillance workflows. 

SoleraTec has just released a new module of their Phoenix RSM(TM) surveillance video mangement software with support for Milestone XProtect, which significantly increases the long-term retention capabilities of an installation through multi-tiered, intelligent storage mangement.  

Vidient, the technology leader in video analytics, will exhibit their SmartCatch® solution with unique capabilities for transportation (airports, rail and highways), critical infrastructure and operational efficiency applications.  The system includes a self-learning engine, which automatically optimizes the performance of the analytics without manual tuning.  With the learning engine, SmartCatch can recognize the difference between actual threats and permitted intrusions or false alarm sources, focusing security personnel on truly suspicious events.

See more details about the ASIS International trade show at www.asisonline.com.

About Milestone
Founded in 1998, Milestone Systems is the worldwide industry leader in open platform IP video management software, according to IMS Research six years in a row. Milestone XProtect™ products have been installed in thousands of customer installations, sold through authorized and certified partners in more than 100 countries.  With support for the widest choice in network hardware and integration with other systems, XProtect provides best-of-breed solutions to ‘video enable’ organizations – managing risks, protecting people and assets, optimizing processes and reducing costs.