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Top 4 exacqVision Features & Products Released in 2015

As this year comes to a close, we look back at 2015 and many new innovative features released in exacqVision video management system (VMS) software.

1. CameraLinks enabling a Complete Security Solution

CameraLinksIntroduced in exacqVision 7.0, CameraLinks allow users to configure overlay controls that will display when hovering over a camera in live view. exacqVision Professional and Enterprise users now have the most important commands at their fingertips. CameraLinks improves response time to critical alarms and events. Integrated with Kantech EntraPass and DSC PowerSeries Neo intrusion system, exacqVision users can operate their video, access control and intrusion from the live view page of the exacqVision client. CameraLinks enables exacqVision users to control their complete security system from one, easy-to-use interface. The complete security solution reduces complexity for security personnel while saving time and money.

Users can complete customize their CameraLinks. Through the camera settings page, the text color, font, style, transparency and location on screen can be adjusted to fit any specific needs.

Overlay controls include:

• Audio inputs and outputs
• Alarm outputs
• Input triggers
• Soft triggers
• Serial data
• Manual record
• Arm and disarm the system

2. Setup Indicators

Setup indicators, available in exacqVision 7.2 to Professional and Enterprise users with a current SSA, guide installers through configuration changes that will optimize their exacqVision installation. These indicators are available to power users and admins and provide guidance on configuring motion detection, ensuring network connectivity, changing default passwords and more to ensure no installation steps are missed. By double-clicking an indicator, users are taken directly to the associated page to immediately configure, saving them significant time.In version 7.4, setup indicators expanded to include health indicators. Users receive real-time notifications in the client when camera or recorder health needs addressed. The health indicators maximize system uptime and increase reliability.

Indicators include:

• Archive content
• Device failure
• Storage error
• Subscription expiration
• Video loss
• System voltage
• Outbound connection loss
• IP camera connection loss

3. exacqCloud

Exacq launched the new exacqCloud platform for Exacq dealers to easily manage and monitor exacqVision recorders for many end users. exacqCloud decreases dealer response time and lowers costs with proactive notification of health events. With exacqCloud, dealers can continuously monitor critical video recording components like recorder uptime, camera uptime, temperature warnings, recording requirements not met. Exacq certified dealers who have implemented exacqCloud in their business this year have found they have reduced time consuming, expensive diagnostic trips and sent out better prepared technicians faster than ever before.See how one Exacq dealer has benefited from using exacqCloud this year.

Exacq Cloud

4. VideoPush for Mobile

VideoPush enables exacqVision Enterprise users to instantly push selected cameras, layouts, tours, groups or entire views to a mobile device. Video can be sent and shared directly with officers on patrol or other remotely stationed employees for on-the-go collaboration. If suspicious activity occurs in a specific area, an operator can push the video directly to the mobile device of the person closest to the activity to take immediate action. The Exacq mobile app is available for free download on iOS (Apple), Android, Kindle Fire and Windows Phone 8 devices.

VideoPush

What features would you like to see from exacqVision in 2016? We welcome your suggestions and feedback to continue to make the exacqVision client better for your needs.

Thank you for selecting exacqVision, and we look forward to continuing to improve our products for you in 2016!

exacqVision 7.4 Provides Complete Security Solution

The latest version of exacqVision video management system (VMS) software version 7.4 is now available.


Complete Security Solution

exacqVision 7.4 offers a complete platform for users to manage video surveillance, intrusion and access control from one easy-to-user interface. The new DSC PowerSeries Neo native integration combined with the Kantech access control integration introduced in version 7.2, give exacqVision users greater control to operate all security operations at once, reducing complexity for security personnel while saving time and money.

Complete Security Solution

Watch the exacqVision 7.4 Overview Video


Kantech EntraPass Access Control & New DSC PowerSeries Neo Intrusion Integration

exacqVision 7.2 introduced the Kantech EntraPass integration providing users with the ability to control doors and locks directly from the live view page of the exacqVision client. In 7.4, exacqVision offers a complete platform for users to management video surveillance, access control and now intrusion from one easy-to-use interface. Through exacqVision CameraLinks, users can arm and disarm the system by simply clicking in live view and entering the access code.

exacqVision NEO Alarms Map

PowerSeries NEOWith the DSC PowerSeries Neo integration users can:

  • Arm and disarm the system
  • See partition and zone status on cameras
  • See partition and zone status on maps
  • Configure event linking actions
  • Configure event monitoring actions

New icons


Exacq MobileExacq Mobile CameraLinks

Exacq Mobile also provides access to intrusion and access control actions directly from live cameras. With the new CameraLinks feature now supported in Exacq Mobile, users can receive push notifications and review video footage when the security system goes into an alarm state. CameraLinks puts the most needed commands at your fingertips improving response time.

  • Arm and disarm the system from Exacq Mobile
  • Receive push notifications for triggered alarms


Filtering

A new filtering feature gives exacqVision users the ability to find cameras and servers faster in the exacqVision client. Large-scale, enterprise installations can quickly locate a specific server by typing in the new filter box at the top of the live, search and configuration navigation trees.

The new tree filtering feature is available on exacqVision StartPro and Enterprise.

exacqVision 7.4 filtering


Health Indicators

Version 7.4 further simplifies operation with new indicators for health events. Users will now receive real-time notifications in the client when camera or recorder health needs addressed. These new health setup indicators will maximize system uptime and increase reliability.

Health Indicators are available in exacqVision Professional and Enterprise with a current Software Subscription Agreement (SSA). Power users and admins have the ability to dismiss all indicators of a certain type.

Health indicators include:

  • Archive contentHealth-Indicators
  • Archive task
  • Device failure
  • Storage error
  • Subscription expiration
  • Video throttling
  • Video loss
  • System voltage
  • System temperature
  • System fan
  • Archive connection
  • Outbound connection loss
  • IP camera connection loss
  • IP camera audio connection loss
  • Serial connection loss


Resume Export

exacqVision video export will now automatically resume exporting after a system disconnects or reconnects. With this new feature, users will not need to restart a download.


Switch Client Keyboard Command

A new command gives exacqVision Surveillance Keyboard users the ability to switch client instances from the keyboard. With this new feature, exacqVision users can seamlessly and quickly control multiple clients from a single keyboard without ever taking their hand off the joystick.


exacqReplay in Web Client

The web client now supports exacqReplay. Simply right click the camera view to replay the video in increments of 5 seconds, 30 seconds, 1 minute, 5 minutes or 15 minutes. This will open a new pop-up window or new tab in the current browser instance.


Enterprise System Manager Coordination

In Enterprise System Manager, administrators can ensure only one user is actively making changes to the server with the new server management feature. In environments where multiple ESM servers are used, the first ESM instance will define itself as the owner of the server, while other ESM servers will no longer have the ability to change settings. This new functionality automatically syncs actions being performed across multiple servers.


New IP Camera Integrations

We have added support for more than 50 new IP camera models in exacqVision 7.4 release and updated over 175 test records. exacqVision now supports nearly 3,000 IP cameras.

Illustra IP camerasIllustra

  • IPS02P6ANBTT
  • IPP02P6ANBTT
  • IPS02P6OCWTT
  • IPS02P6BCWTT
  • IPS02P6OSWTT
  • IPS02P6BSWTT
  • IPP02P6BCWTT
  • IPP02P6OSWTT
  • IPP02P6BSWTT
  • Region of Interest supported for cameras using the Illustra3 plugin.

AXISAxis

  • F34
  • Q3505
  • Q1775
  • P5515
  • P5514
  • M3037
  • Q3709
  • Client-side dewarping available for Windows and Linux

Arecont VisionArecont Vision

  • MicroDome G2 Series
  • MegaVideo G5 Series

SamsungSamsung

  • SNF-8010 native support
  • Wisenet Lite Series including corridor mode

BoschBosch

  • Flexdome Panoramic
    • Dewarping support on Windows
  • Support for IVA events via ONVIF for CPP4 and CPP6 cameras

panasonic-300x48Panasonic

  • WJ-GXE500
  • WV-SFV481
  • WV-SFV781L

ACTiActi

  • E925

vivotekVivotek

  • CC8370-HV
  • FD8338-HV

enexxis2Enexxis

  • ZN-D2MTP-IP
  • ZN-B2MTP


Download and Installation

The latest versions of exacqVision client and server software can easily and quickly be copied over existing versions while retaining all user settings. The latest versions are available through “Check for Updates” in the “About” box in the exacqVision software.

exacqVision Server software is available in both Windows and Linux versions, and the exacqVision client software is available in Windows, Linux and Macintosh native versions. Any version of exacqVision client can connect to any version of exacqVision server.

Download exacqVision Software here: http://exacq.com/downloads

Try exacqVision software for free here: http://exacq.com/try

Exacq & Axis Provide Easy IP Entry Management Solution

exacqVision users can now watch and communicate with people by combining exacqVision’s new cameralinks feature with Axis A8004 network video door station, a new high performance intercom. Fully integrated with exacqVision, this intercom solution provides two-way audio in addition to real-time video at doors requiring manual remote entry control. This solution is most useful to verify identity at remotely controlled doors and gates.Axis intercom

CameraLinks

Together, Exacq and Axis provide customers with a quicker and easier way to improve security.

  • Increased identification and entry management
  • Improved situational awareness
  • Enhanced two-way communications
  • Easily view video, communicate with persons at an entry way and unlock or lock a door

See the integration details. View a video on how to configure exacqVision Camera Links.

Camera Links, EasyConnect Enhancements and More Highlight the exacqVision 7.0 Release

The latest version of the exacqVision video management system (VMS), version 7.0 is now available.

Watch the exacqVision 7.0 Release Overview video 


CameraLinksCamera Links

exacqVision 7.0 introduces Camera Links, which allow exacqVision users to configure overlay controls that will display when hovering over a camera in live view. Camera Links give exacqVision Professional and Enterprise users the ability to put their most important commands at their fingertips and improve their response time to critical alarms and events.

Camera Links are completely customizeable. Users can adjust the text color, font, style, transparency and location on screen to fit the specific camera view needs from the camera settings page. Under the associations tab, users can select the available controls, associated controls and display options.

exacqVision IP Camera Link Associations

The overlay controls include:

  • Audio inputs and outputs
  • Alarm outputs
  • Input triggers
  • Soft triggers
  • Serial data
  • Manual record


EasyConnect Status Messages

The EasyConnect feature on the exacqVision VMS software allows users to find, assign, address and connect certain IP cameras to their network automatically. Camera connection in exacqVision 7.0 has been improved to show more detailed connection status feedback when connecting Illustra IP cameras and exacqVision E-Series encoders. There are now more than 20 unique status messages. Each message is color-coded for fast identification of issues. Users can hover over the status for troubleshooting guidance. Connection messages include:

  • Duplicate IP address
  • Address not responding
  • Address found but device not responding
  • Wrong username/password
  • Video not streaming
  • Camera time unsynchronized

EasyConnect Status Messages

Having comprehensive, specific information regarding the connection and the suggested troubleshooting guidance saves users time and money during installation.

Watch our EasyConnect video to learn more about the feature that makes connecting IP cameras as easy as analog.


Automatic Check for Client Updates

Check for UpdatesThe exacqVision client can now be configured to automatically check for new updates. To enable the automatic check, go to the “About” button in the client and check the new option, “Automatically check for updates.” The client will check 30 seconds after it opens for new updates.


Visual Hard Drive Storage Status

exacqVision 7.0 adds a graphical representation of hard drive status for exacqVision systems equipped with RAID storage such as the exacqVision Z-Series, A-Series and S-Series. When a drive failure occurs, exacqVision users will see a display that indicates the physical location of the drive that needs replaced, minimizing the risk of removing the wrong drive. Go to the storage page under the hardware tab to see the graphic assessment of the hard drive status.

Visual HDD Storage Status for RAID systems


Exacq MobileExacq Mobile

Several improvements to Exacq mobile have been added in this release including event monitoring and two-finger swipe capabilities.

The Exacq mobile app now supports viewing event monitors that have been configured within the exacqVision client. Event monitoring ensures mobile app users are aware of the most important video relating to events like motion detection, alarms and other triggered inputs to the system.

Exacq mobile also introduces a new two-finger swipe navigation for faster review of all camera views. Users can swipe to the left to load the next set of cameras into the viewing layout.

The web client now has a server configuration page for monitoring and managing servers.


exacqVision Enterprise System ManagerEnterprise System Manager (ESM)
ESM Bulk Save Server Configuration

Administrators can back up the settings of all exacqVision servers across the enterprise at one time. Users can also specify which servers are backed up with a filter.

ESM Open and Unacknowledged Events

View all open events as well as new, incoming unacknowledged events within one dashboard in ESM. This prevents the user from switching back and forth from two different lists. Under the list section in the dashboard is a new option “Open or Unacknowledged Events” which includes both lists into one.

ESM Filter Indication

ESM users can see a visual indication when filters are active on a page. This icon prevents a user from getting confused why all results are not showing. A new clear filter button allows users to clear a data filter without having to open the filter dialog.

ESM Clear Filters


New IP Camera Support

We have added support for more than 75 new IP camera models in the exacqVision 7.0 release and updated over 240 test records. exacqVision now supports nearly 3,000 IP cameras.

IllustraIllustra

Support for the new Illustra Pro 3 MP mini-domes:

Illustra Pro 3 MP minidomes

 

Support for the new Illustra Pro 5 MP mini-domes:

Illustra Pro 5 MP minidomes

AXISAxis Communications

Support for digital auto tracking

ACTiACTi

  • E59

SamsungSamsung

  • SNB-8000
  • SNV-8080

 panasonic-300x48Panasonic

  • WV-SFN313(LH)(H)
  • WV-SPN313(H)
  • WV-SFN531
  • WV-SFR531
  • WV-SFV531
  • WV-SFN-531
  • WV-SFN533(LH)(H)
  • WV-SPN533(H)
  • WV-SFN532(H)

BoschBosch

  • NBN-80122-F2A

VivotekVivotek

  • VC8201 – includes client-side dewarping support

PelcoPelco

  • D5230PTZ
  • D5118PTZ
  • D5220PTZ
  • S5118PTZ
  • S5230PTZ
  • S5220PTZ
  • NET5501 and 08 encoders

InterlogixInterlogix

  • TVD-3201
  • TVF-3103 Fisheye
  • TVB-3201
  • TVC-3201

dahuaDahua

PTZ cameras are now supported with their latest firmware release fw 2.210.0004.0.R.A.1210


Other Integration Partners Recently Added


Download and Installation

The latest versions of exacqVision client and server software can easily and quickly be copied over existing versions while retaining all user settings. The latest versions are available through “Check for Updates” in the “About” box in the exacqVision software.

exacqVision Server software is available in both Windows and Linux versions, and the exacqVision client software is available in Windows, Linux and Macintosh native versions. Any version of exacqVision client can connect to any version of exacqVision server.

Download exacqVision Software here: http://exacq.com/downloads

Try exacqVision software for free here: http://exacq.com/try