exacqVision 7.4 introduced a new exacqVision native integration with DSC PowerSeries Neo intrusion devices. This integration gives users greater control to operate all security operations at once, reducing complexity for security personnel while saving time and money.
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
Introduced 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.
• Archive content
• Device failure
• Storage error
• Subscription expiration
• Video loss
• System voltage
• Outbound connection loss
• IP camera connection loss
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.
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.
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!
The latest version of exacqVision video management system (VMS) software version 7.4 is now available.
- DSC PowerSeries Neo Intrusion Integration
- Exacq Mobile Camera Links
- Health Indicators
- Resume Export
- Switch Client Keyboard Command
- exacqReplay in Web Client
- Enterprise System Manager Coordination
- IP Camera Integrations
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.
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.
With 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
Exacq 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
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.
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 content
- 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
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.
- Region of Interest supported for cameras using the Illustra3 plugin.
- Client-side dewarping available for Windows and Linux
- MicroDome G2 Series
- MegaVideo G5 Series
- SNF-8010 native support
- Wisenet Lite Series including corridor mode
- Flexdome Panoramic
- Dewarping support on Windows
- Support for IVA events via ONVIF for CPP4 and CPP6 cameras
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.
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