BTX by App-Techs Corp.

Solution has been tested with the following Milestone products
Xprotect Essential+ supported Xprotect
Xprotect Express not supported Xprotect
Xprotect Express+ not supported Xprotect
Xprotect Professional supported Xprotect
Xprotect Professional+ supported Xprotect
Xprotect Enterprise supported Xprotect
Xprotect Expert supported Xprotect
Xprotect Corporate supported Xprotect
Husky M20 not supported Husky
Husky M30 supported Husky
Husky M50 not supported Husky
Husky M500A not supported Husky
Husky M550A not supported Husky


BTX (Bridge to XProtect®) by App-Techs Corp. integrates third-party events (analytics, access control, security, etc.) into Milestone XProtect®.

The solution creates video alarms and events, triggers matrix views, user-defined alarms, PTZ commands, displays red text alerts and triggers audible alarms in the BTX XProtect® Smart Client plug-in.

Existing integrations include: Optex Redwall Scanners (perimeter and area security), IronYun and Intellivision (video analytics), ISONAS and Blue Access Technologies (access control), Louroe (audio analytics), Inovonics (security) and Bosch / Continuum (security). Other systems are readily integrated by following the BTX network API.

Key features

  • Accepts inputs (events and alarms) from third-party systems and the XProtect® analytics event stream

  • Filters and classifies inputs as alarms and/or events.

  • All alarms accessible in the XProtect® Smart Client Alarm Manager, as well as alarm and matrix views
  • The optional BTX XProtect Smart Client plug-in provides additional layer of notification with red text and audible alarms

  • Events and alarms include notifications such as: badge reject, door propped open, intrusion, loitering, object left behind, gunshot and agression, license plates, low battery, panic, tamper

  • Third-party systems are readily integrated by following the BTX simple message-passing API

View screenshots

XProtect® Smart Client operator plug-in

XProtect® Smart Client operator plug-in

XProtect® Smart Client alarm list and matrix view

XProtect® Smart Client alarm list and matrix view

XProtect® Smart Client alarm list and options / setup

XProtect® Smart Client alarm list and options / setup

BTX - Transactions are displayed in real-time as they are processed

BTX - Transactions are displayed in real-time as they are processed

Flow of events and alarms from third-party systems and XProtect® analytics events into BTX

Flow of events and alarms from third-party systems and XProtect® analytics events into BTX

Next step

If you are interested in this third-party solution then please contact the partner directly to receive more information.

Other details

Last update: Mar 15 2018

Tested products by partner XProtect® Essential+ 2018 R1
XProtect® Essential+ 2017 R3
XProtect® Essential+ 2017 R2
XProtect® Professional 2018 R1
XProtect® Professional 2017 R3
XProtect® Professional 2017 R2
XProtect® Professional 2017 R1
XProtect® Professional 2016 R3
XProtect® Professional 2016 R2
XProtect® Professional 2016
XProtect® Professional+ 2018 R1
XProtect® Professional+ 2017 R3
XProtect® Professional+ 2017 R2
XProtect® Expert 2018 R1
XProtect® Expert 2017 R3
XProtect® Expert 2017 R2
XProtect® Expert 2017 R1
XProtect® Expert 2016 R3
XProtect® Expert 2016 R2
XProtect® Expert 2016
XProtect® Corporate 2018 R1
XProtect® Corporate 2017 R3
XProtect® Corporate 2017 R2
XProtect® Corporate 2017 R1
XProtect® Corporate 2016 R3
XProtect® Corporate 2016 R2
XProtect® Corporate 2016
XProtect® Corporate 5.0
XProtect® Enterprise 2016 R2
XProtect® Enterprise 2016
XProtect® Enterprise 2014
XProtect® Enterprise 2013
XProtect® Enterprise 8.1
Milestone Husky™ M30

Milestone Systems MIP SDK integrations are designed to be forwards and backwards compatible. We recommend that all integrations should be tested with the latest XProtect versions and Husky products in a non-production environment. Please use the partner’s contact details to directly request a more detailed compatibility report.

Compatible partner product(s)

BTX version 1.x and higher

Supported viewing clients XProtect Smart Client
Product languages English
Industry Banking and finance, Casinos and gaming, Central monitoring stations, City surveillance, Commercial, Critical infrastructure / Utilities, Education, Government, Healthcare, Manufacturing and industrial, Residential, Retail, Sport and leisure, Transportation
Solution availability North America, Western Europe
Integration type Component Integration
Solution type Access control and intercom: Access control, Tailgating
Analytics: Automatic container code recognition (ACCR), Camera tampering, Crowd detection, Face detection, Face recognition, License plate recognition (LPR), Loitering, Object, People counting, Perimeter protection, Queue detection, Slip/fall detection, Tracking, Tripwire
Facilities Management: Building management system (BMS), Business intelligence, Fire and alarm Systems, Point of sale (POS)
Hardware: Network, Server
Sensors: Gunshot detection, Intrusion detection, Laser, Optical/Infrared (PIR), Radio frequency identification (RFID), Sound/seismic detection
Situational awareness: Physical security information management (PSIM)
App-Techs is specializing in video surveillance systems, access control, industrial wireless and fiber-optic networks. Clients include businesses, educational facilities and government institutions throughout the United States. Partners include system integrators and manufacturers around the world. Early focus on IP systems led to development and manufacturing of our own line of surveillance servers (EasyNVR), portable and covert systems (Covert Sentry), server health monitoring software (HUM), access control integration software (BTX - Bridge to XProtect®), a cloud-based device mapping and maintenance system (Dmap), and other surveillance-related applications.
How to buy Via Reseller
Directly to end customer
Contact information App-Techs Corp.
For technical assistance: / 717-735-0848
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