Traffic monitoring

With millions of cars on the road every day, there is always an underlying threat of a potential accident or other safety hazard. Traffic monitoring has become vital to ensure quick detection of an incident's location and to better determine the level of response needed. Milestone software and third-party integrations, such as license plate recognition, provide the framework for road officials to proactively respond to events and analyze traffic patterns to plan road infrastructure. 

Industry characteristics

  • Headquarters with hundreds or possibly thousands of cameras spread across a city or area
  • Support for regional traffic monitoring centers (TMCs) with video distributed to local media for traffic condition monitoring

Security concerns

  • Traffic accidents
  • Speeding
  • Emergency vehicles pathway



More than security

  • Traffic jams
  • Road construction
  • Video support for law enforcement activity
  • Analyzing traffic patterns


Industry demands

  • Centralized management
  • Ability to respond quickly to active alarms
  • Support for add-on products and third-party integrations such as video analytics for tunnel safety and license plate recognition
  • Ability to always access video recordings of critical situations
  • Easy to navigate between cameras spread across a large geographical area
  • Ability to distribute video to media outlets or websites
  • Administrative control to restrict shared video in the event of an accident or law enforcement action
  • Multiple system users with different access credentials
  • Can be accessed from any computer or on-the-go


Suggested Milestone solutions

XProtect® Corporate

Designed for large, high-security installations distributed across multiple locations. With support for an unlimited number of cameras, users and sites, XProtect Corporate is flexible software with no limits.

XProtect® Smart Wall

XProtect Smart Wall is an advanced add-on video wall product that improves response time by displaying all the video data in your installation and giving a complete overview of large surveillance centers.

Third-party software integrations

Milestone XProtect video management software integrates with a wide range of third-party software applications and cameras. This enables users the freedom to create a custom solution to fit their needs and budget, and provides the possibility to expand with future innovations. 

Solution features

  • Supports a wide range of IP cameras and encoders including temperature hardened models
  • Supports third-party integrations
  • Unlimited scalability
  • Interactive maps and Camera Navigator allow users to navigate easily across geographically dispersed cameras
  • Prioritized alarm list to gain overview about active alarms and their severity
  • Bookmark certain video sections for further investigation
  • Third-party integrations, like video analytics, provide accurate detection of intrusions, traffic violations, identification of suspicious incidents, efficient parking management and counting
  • Security officer may transmit live video from problem area to central security office
  • XProtect Smart Wall offers a wide overview of multiple cameras to improve responsiveness when an alarm is activated
  • Edge Storage to ensure video is always stored even when there is a system or network failure


Contact us to learn more about customized surveillance solutions for traffic monitoring.