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EasyConnect and VideoPush Highlight the exacqVision 6.4 Release

The new EasyConnect feature found in exacqVision 6.4 provides the power of IP cameras with the simplicity of analog. With EasyConnect, IP cameras are not only discovered through the exacqVision client, they can also be assigned IP addresses and then automatically connected to a recorder—all from the same place. exacqVision 6.4 also includes the new VideoPush expanded video wall feature which allows user to push cameras, layouts, tours, groups and even views to other client users or public view monitors (PVMs) with a simple drag-and-drop control. Other highlights of the latest release include multi-location archiving, live view export, case management export and over 130 new IP camera integrations. In addition to updating exacqVision, we’ve improved the exacqVision web browser client and Exacq Mobile app, and updated Enterprise System Manger (ESM). We are also pleased to announce the availability of our new E-Series Encoders.

exacqVision 6.0 logo

exacqVision 6.4 is available for download at https:exacq.com/download

Other new items in this release:

Watch the exacqVision 6.4 Overview Video


EasyConnectEasyConnect

The power of IP cameras with the simplicity of analog.

EasyConnectThe new EasyConnect feature allows users to find, assign and address certain IP cameras to their network automatically. The exacqVision client scans the network to find new IP cameras and, with a few clicks, the selected cameras are assigned IP addresses and connected to a server.  This feature saves time and greatly simplifies the process of adding IP cameras to a modern day, network-based video surveillance solution.

  • Eliminates need to use additional utilities
  • Reduces camera configuration time and effort
  • Makes connecting IP video cameras as easy as analog

EasyConnect supports IP cameras from multiple camera manufacturers with plans to expand compatibility to most or all of the leading brands. The initial launch includes support for Illustra and Illustra Flex cameras from American Dynamics, as well as support for IP cameras from Axis Communications and Arecont Vision. EasyConnect also works with the new E-Series line of encoders from Exacq Technologies.

EasyConnect Devices

 Watch our EasyConnect video to learn more.

EasyConnect from Exacq makes connecting to IP cameras as easy as analog.
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VideoPushVideoPush

More than just a video wall, VideoPush gives exacqVision Enterprise users the ability to instantly push selected cameras, layouts, tours, groups or entire views to another exacqVision client monitor, such as a public view monitor (PVM) or a video wall. Ideal for retail applications, VideoPush adds the opportunity for collaborative viewing of video between multiple locations and users. For example, when users identify a suspicious event occurring in one of their stores, the video can immediately be pushed directly to a video wall or to another exacqVision user’s monitor for immediate review of the situation to take the appropriate action.VideoPush Illustration

 

VideoPush is available in the exacqVision Enterprise VMS at no extra cost, with no limitation on the number of public view monitors or video wall connections.

Watch our VideoPush video to learn more.


Multi-Location Archiving

With exacqVision 6.4 advanced archiving, you can now archive video to multiple locations, such as the exacqVision S-Series storage servers or any CIFS network share. In addition, you can base your archive on camera, event type, or by setting up an archive schedule.Archive


Live View Image Export

With exacqVision 6.4 you can now export an image without having to leave the live view screen of the exacqVision client. Simply right-click and choose the “Save Image As..” option.

Export Live Page


Case Management Export

Now all bookmarks in a case can be exported in one easy step, eliminating the work of exporting individual bookmarks. If exporting to an exacqPlayer .EXE file, bookmarks are individually indexed. If exporting to .AVI or .MOP formats, individual video files are created for each bookmarked video stream. bookmark export


New IP Camera Support

We’ve added support for over 130 new IP cameras models in the exacqVision 6.4 release and updated over 300 new test records, bringing the total number of supported IP cameras to nearly 2100!

IP Cameras

EasyConnect

EasyConnect support has been added to the Illustra, Axis, and Arecont Vision lines of IP cameras.

New native driver support and updates for the following camera manufacturers included in this release: New Cameras


ONVIF Integrations ONVIF Integrations


Client-Based Panoramic Dewarping

exacqVision 6.4 supports client-based dewarping of panoramic cameras. Camera-based dewarping provides the same view for all users and is resource intensive, recording multiple and possibly redundant video streams. Client-based dewarping gives every user independent PTZ control. Client-based panoramic dewarping is much more resource efficient, recording only one stream of video. Client-based panoramic dewarping is available on PC, web, and mobile clients. Currently, exacqVision 6.4 client-based dewarping is supported by these technology partners: Client-based dewarping partners


Improved Web & Mobile Clients

SpeedSearch is now available on the web client with exacqVision 6.4, providing an ideal interface for scrubbing through video over lower bandwidth connects. SpeedSearch Exacq Mobile version 3.8 now supports easier live monitoring, allowing you to set-up a tour of views. In addition, camera selection now supports long-press to clear and select new cameras, with better visual indication of selected cameras. Exacq Mobile


ESM Version 2.8

ESM 2.8 now supports mapping of active directory (AD/LDAP) groups to ESM server groups. Organizing ESM servers is now easier with nested ESM server groups, allowing you to define parent-child relationships. Users can only see servers in their group or child groups.

ESM Server Groups


E-SeriesE-Series Encoders

We are excited to announce the launch of our new E-Series Encoders. The E-Series Encoders are available in 1 and 4 channel models and are fully integrated with exacqVision, providing users with audio, PTZ control, alarm I/O and motion detection. Only 1 camera license is required per device. The E-Series Encoders will be available to order at the end of the month. E-Series


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
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Bookmarking and Case Management Highlights exacqVision 6.2 Release

The latest version of the exacqVision Video Management System (VMS), Version 6.2, is now available. This release adds bookmarking and case management, allowing users to permanently save, label and manage important video clips on the server. In addition, exacqVision 6.2 includes built-in EasySupport for highly detailed, same-day online support, along with Transacq Search for easier, more powerful searching through important serial data from sources like cash registers. With added support for over 80 new cameras in this release, the exacqVision VMS now supports nearly 2000 IP camera models.

exacqVision 6.0 logoexacqVision 6.2 is available for download at https:exacq.com/download

New exacqVision 6.2 features include:

Other new items in this release:


Bookmarking & Case Management

Preview the new Bookmarking & Case Management features via the latest video from our Online Training Series:

Bookmarking & Case Management

Bookmarking

Our new bookmarking feature allows you to tag, name, and retain video clips, providing long term, server-based retention of important evidence.

Bookmark menu

  • Group multiple video, audio and data segments
  • Retain video on server or S-Series until user deletes the bookmark
  • Normal video deletion rules apply after bookmark is deleted

Create a bookmark by marking the video start and stop points, then click the new “Create Bookmark” button.

Bookmarking

Give the bookmark a name and a description, then click the apply button to save the bookmark.

Save Bookmark

Bookmarking allows you to easily find important video from the exacqVision client.

  • Name groups of important evidence
  • Quickly find evidence in bookmarks list
  • All searching and playback is done from client interface

Bookmarking is available in exacqVision Professional and Enterprise.

Case Management

CasesThe new Case Management feature, available in exacqVision Enterprise, provides a tool to organize related bookmarks into cases.

  • Add and remove bookmarks from cases
  • Name cases for each search

Organize your bookmarks into named cases.

Add Bookmark to a Case

Search cases to find related groups of bookmarks.

Search Cases

Use case management and bookmarking together for long term storage of critical evidence.


EasySupport

Support DiagnosticsIn exacqVision 6.2, we’ve added a “Support Diagnostics” option. This feature streamlines your technical support issues by automatically sending important log files, system information and your notes to an exacqVision technical support specialist who will reply online, usually within a single business day.

  • Easily upload Support Diagnostics files
  • Response target: < 1 business day.
  • Faster than verbally relaying technical information
  • Available 24/7/365

When you select the Support Diagnostics menu option, you simply choose the server and the log files you wish to report, then upload them to your case.

Support Diagnostics Menu

The upload button initiates the online Support Request Form with several fields pre-filled for you.

Support Form

You will receive a confirmation with your case number, customer information, system information and a list of the support diagnostic files that were uploaded. Exacq Technical Support then reviews your files and responds with a solution or further diagnostic actions.


Improved Systems Grid

The new Systems page allows you to connect to your exacqVision servers from your client faster. This is specifically noticed by users who have high server counts. The updated Systems page also makes it easier to connect or disconnect to every server on the grid with just a single click.

Systems Grid


Transacq Search

With Transacq Search we’ve greatly simplified the serial data search feature in exacqVision 6.2, providing a tool to search important data such as cash register transactions synced with surveillance video.

Advanced Data Search

In addition, you can set up a recording event and other actions based on serial data. For example, record video when liquor is purchased.

Serial Event Trigger

Setting up the search rules is easy with the new rule configuration screen.

Easy Rules Editor


Increased PTZ Control Responsiveness

exacqVision Joystick

Version 6.0 of the exacqVision VMS included smoother control and faster response for a number of IP PTZ cameras. With the 6.2 release, these improvements have now been expanded to include more camera manufacturers including Pelco, ACTi, Hikvision and UDP. You’ll really notice these improvements when using the exacqVision Surveillance Keyboard.


Expanded Support for Client-Side Dewarping with Panoramic/Fisheye Cameras

Exacq continues to build on its list of supported panoramic or “fisheye” cameras that allow for client-side dewarping. With client-side dewarping the entire panoramic field of view is always available–whether the user is in live or recorded mode. This works with the exacqVision client, the web browser client and even with the Exacq Mobile app. Client-side panoramic dewarping is more resource efficient, recording one video stream and eliminating the possibility of redundant recording. Version 6.2 of exacqVision adds client-side dewarping for the Illustra 825 and the Samsung SNV-7010 fisheye/panoramic cameras.

Client-Based Panoramic Dewarping

Supported client-based dewarping cameras and technology partners include:

New IP Camera Support

We’ve added support for over 80 new IP cameras models in the exacqVision 6.2 release, bringing the total number of IP cameras supported to nearly 2000!

IP Cameras

New native driver support for the following cameras is included in this release:

American Dynamics

  • Illustra FlexIllustra 825  360° Fisheye camera now with client-side dewarping
  • Illustra 625 PTZ camera now with “Pattern and Peel”
  • Illustra 610 Compact Mini Bullet

Samsung

  • SNV-7010 Fisheye with client-side dewarping
  • Multi-StrSamsung Logoeam support for:
    • SND-6013
    • SNV-6013
    • SND-7084
    • SNV-7084

Panasonic

  • PanasonicWV-SFN611L
  • WV-SFR611L
  • WV-SFN631L
  • WV-SFR631L

Bosch

  • BoschMulti-stream support
  • FLEXIDOME IP micro 5000

Sony

  • SonySNC-HM662 Fisheye with client-side dewarping

Canon

  • VB-S800D
  • canon logoVB-S31D PTZ
  • VB-S30D PTZ
  • VB-S900F

ONVIFONVIF IP Camera Integrations

  • DSC – 2 new models
  • Dahua – 25 new models
  • Speco techonologies – 8 new models
  • Flexwatch – 5 new models
  • Dynacolor – 1 new model
  • ZTE – 10 new models


Web & Mobile Clients

Active DirectoryWeb Service AD/LDAP Support

  • Mobile and Web Client users can now use domain credentials
  • Log into web service, client software and Windows/Linux with the same account
  • LDAPEasier for your IT department to administer users

Web Client

The Web Client now supports:

  • Thumbnail Search
  • Timeline Search


exacqVision ESM Version 2.6

Several new enhancements are included in the release of exacqVision Enterrprise System Manager (ESM) 2.6 including:

Email Rules Engine design overhaul

  • Define rules using natural language “If-Then” structure
  • Create specific event start/stop rules
  • Create specific rules for different servers, cameras and server groups
  • HTML email format (prettier)

ESM Email

ESM Server Versions Page

  • Overhaul of GUI layout to improve usability
  • Identify old versions of exacqVision still deployed
  • Identify new versions of exacqVision available

ESM User Preference Persistence

  • All preferences for viewing servers, events and cameras are persisted
  • Preferences saved per user
  • Settings carry over between browsers

Download and Installation

As always, 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

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Exacq Adds Faster Search and More with exacqVision 6.0

The latest version of the exacqVision Video Management System (VMS), Version 6.0 is now available. This new release adds radically-faster search through our new SpeedSearch feature. Other major new features and improvements include advanced camera configuration, faster more responsive PTZ control, and over 80 new IP camera integrations. Included in this release are new enhanced versions of Exacq Mobile, Exacq Web Client, and Enterprise System Manager (ESM). In all there are over 100 new features and improvements in this release!

exacqVision 6.0 logoexacqVision 6.0 is available for download at https:exacq.com/download

New exacqVision 6.0 features include:

Other new items in this release:


SpeedSearch – Radically-Faster Search Experience 

SpeedSearch-logoWe’ve changed the way search works in exacqVision 6.0, making the the search feature faster and much more intuitive. With SpeedSearch:

  • Video frames automatically populate as the timeline cursor is moved around
  • Once playing, video will download and play wherever you drag the timeline cursor
  • Video will continue playing past the edge of the timeline
  • Cameras added to the timeline are automatically selected
  • Very fast, even in low-bandwidth connections

In the video below, exacqVision 6.0 with SpeedSearch (right) instantly pulls up video frames from a search.


The SpeedSearch feature allows users to start investigating video before the full video is downloaded. The more intuitive search makes time spent investigating video much more productive.


Advanced Camera Configuration

With exacqVision 6.0, Exacq has moved much of the camera configuration capabilities from the individual camera web pages to the exacqVision client user interface. This includes remotely controlling features such as Wide Dynamic Range (WDR), Auto-focus, and Flip/Rotate on supported cameras.

camerafeatures

The new camera configuration page (shown below) takes advantage of tabs to reduce clutter.

  • Display Tab – User can now apply display settings to one or all cameras per server
  • Video Tab – Now includes the advanced camera configuration choices shown in the table above.
  • Recording Tab – Removed the need to navigate to the “Camera Recording” page
  • Mechanical PTZ Tab – Configure a preset mechanical PTZ tour here
  • Digital PTZ/Fisheye Tab – Configure digital PTZ from this tab
  • Schedule Tab – the record schedule in now accessible from here and time-lapse camera configuration is now available

Camera Configuration


Enhanced PTZ

exacqVision JoystickexacqVision 6.0 includes refinement of PTZ command queuing for Axis and Samsung PTZ plugins. PTZ movement is more responsive and controlled, making this enhancement especially beneficial to those using the exacqVision surveillance keyboard to control PTZ movement.


New IP Camera Support

We’ve added support for over 80 new IP cameras models in the exacqVision 6.0 release, bringing the total number of IP cameras supported to over 1800!

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New native driver support for the following cameras is included in this release:

IllustraAmerican Dynamics

  • Illustra ADCi825 360° Fisheye camera from American Dynamics
  • Illustra Flex 600/800 series from American Dynamics
  • Illustra 625 PTZ, Illustra 200 mini domes, Illustra 600/610 compact domes from American Dynamics

ACTiACTilogo

  • I Series
  • B Series
  • E Series

VivotekVivotek

  • 10 new models added

Canon

  • canon logoAdded VBH41 PTZ

Axis

  • M7016 Encoder
  • AXIS LogoM7216 Encoder
  • Q6044 PTZ
  • P5414E PTZ
  • Q6042 PTZ

Sony

  • Sony LogoOver 20 IP camera models added

Samsung

  • SNO-7082R
  • Samsung LogoSND-6011R
  • SNV-6084
  • SNP-6200RH
  • SNV-6012M
  • SNO-6011R

Arecont Vision

  • Arecont LogoMicro-dome –F models audio support
  • 120 models confirmed with 65225 firmware

ONVIF IP Camera IntegrationsOnvif 6 cameras

  • Etrovision  – EV8280U-MD PTZ
  • Speco techonologies  –  O2D4
  • HDPro – HD-IC221SM21P
  • IDIS – DC-S1263WH
  • KT&C – 20+ models
  • ZTE ZNV – 5+ models
  • FLIR – PT-Series


Web Client & ExacqMobile 3.4

  • Thin (Web) Client – Reduced Web Service CPU Load
    For cameras streaming MJPEG, in some scenarios the stream can be passed to the web browser without transcoding.

transcoding not needed

  •  Exacq Mobile 3.4
    The Exacq Mobile application has been updated, allowing you to:
    –  Search Multiple Cameras – select one or more cameras in the view for simultaneous search
    –  Browse all cameras in one list or browse cameras by server (pictured below)
    –  Server side de-warping allows for control of supported panoramic/fisheye cameras from the app.

mobile 3.4


Enterprise System Manager 2.4

ESM LogoWith Enterprise System Manager (ESM) 2.4 you are able to monitor and maximize the uptime of your exacqVision servers while reducing administrator maintenance time.

  • Continuously monitors over 25 events across all exacqVision servers
  • Instant health assessment through a visual dashboard
  • Highly flexible e-mail notifications
  • Automated scheduler for server updates
  • Information to audit camera configurations

Enterprise System Manager 2.4 allows you to monitor vital information like days of storage per server. Oldest and desired oldest content days can be entered and maintained from the ESM interface.

ESM StorageEnterprise System Manager 2.4 also comes with new Interactive Help. Interactive help displays the first time a user enters a screen and is always accessible from the Help On This Page link.

interactive help

Other Enterprise System Manager 2.4 user interface improvements include:

  • All lists now have sortable status field
  • All lists now persist the Results per Page option
  • Dashboard icons are now fully enabled
  • Acknowledge All button to keep up with large environments

Download and Installation

As always, 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

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exacqVision 5.10 Released

The latest version of the exacqVision Video Management System (VMS), Version 5.10 is now available. This release adds additional two-way audio functionality, event source groups, over 150 new and updated IP camera integrations and more.

In addition, we are pleased to announce the new Enterprise System Manager (ESM), a solution for increasing the uptime of your exacqVision servers across the enterprise.

exacqVision 5.10exacqVision 5.10 is available for download at https:exacq.com/download

New exacqVision 5.10 features include:


New IP Camera Support

We’ve added support for over 150 new IP cameras models in the exacqVision 5.10 release bringing the total number of IP cameras supported to over 1650.

American Dynamics

Illustra FlexexacqVision 5.10 supports the American Dynamics Illustra Flex 1MP and 3MP complete product line. These bandwidth efficient cameras include 3D noise reduction and true night mode with IR cut filtering.

  • ADCi600F-Xxxx
  • ADCi800F-Xxxx

This release also includes a native driver for the American Dynamics Illustra 625 PTZ and 600/610 series compact domes.

  • American DynamicsADCi625-Pxxx (PTZ)
  • ADCi600/610-Mxxx (compact mini-dome)
  • ADCi825 (upcoming fisheye)

Samsung

Over 14 new Samsung models added to the exacqVision 5.10 driver, with improved PTZ control and faster connectivity. Models included:

  • SamungSND-5083, 5084, SNV-5084
  • SNP-5300, 5300H, SNP-6200RH
  • SND-6011R, SNO-6011R, SNV-6012M
  • SNV-6084
  • SNP-6201, SNP-6201H
  • SNF-7010
  • SNO-7082R

Other IP Camera Model Integrations

The exacqVision 5.10 native driver now supports these IP cameras:

  • IP CamerasAxis
    – M3024-LVE, M3025-VE, M-3026-VE
  • Arecont
    – MegaBall 2 series
    – MegaView 2 series
    – MegaDome 2 series
  • Sony
    – SNC-CX600W cube
    – 5th gen hybrids
  • Canon
    – VBH41
  • Hikvision
    – 20+ models
  • Pelco
    – New Sarix lines
  • Ganz
    – New models

ONVIF IP Camera Integrations

  • ONVIF CamerasDSC
  • Digimerge/FLIR/Sunell
    – 20+ models
  • Dahua
    – New models
  • DRS Technologies
    – Thermal camera
  • Hikvision
    – 1 and 4 channel 67xx encoders
  • KT&C
    – multiple new ONVIF models
  • LG
    – 10 models
  • Oncam Grandeye
    – Fisheye camera
  • ViewZ
    – Public view monitors

OncamNew Client De-Warping Support

The exacqVision 5.10 release also includes the following de-warping support:

  • Integration of the Oncam de-warping SDK
    – ONVIF conformant Evolution series
    – Support for Windows
  • ACTi and InAxsys Integration of the ACTi de-warping SDK
    – Support for ACTi KCM-3911, KCM-7911
    – Support for Inaxsys IN-DI4MHEM
    – Support for Windows and Linux clients


Two-Way Audio – Phase II

Phase II of the exacqVision two-way audio offering now supports audio output to IP cameras with audio output. Phase I supported IP audio output from the exacqVision server.

exacqVision Two-Way Audio

Phase II of Two-Way Audio works with the following Axis and Arecont camera models:

  • AxisAxis
    – P-Series (except P3353/P3354)
    – Q-Series
    – M-1031, M1033, M1054
  • Arecont VisionArecont Vision
    – All models with -A designation
    – Must have firmware 65218 or later


Event Source Groups

This new feature allows users to set triggers based on a combination of events. An action will be triggered if ANY or ALL events in a group are true, depending on the configuration you have selected. Grouping events helps improve the accuracy of triggered actions by creating advanced event linking rules.

Example Use Case 1

Event Source Group Example 1

Example Use Case 2

Example Case 2


Exacq Mobile version 3.2 User Interface Update

Exacq MobileThe Exacq Mobile version 3.2 App for most smartphones and tablets including iOS (Apple), Android, Kindle Fire and Windows Phone 8 has been updated with user-friendly icons and user interface improvements. Download a copy of this free app for your smartphone or tablet.

  • Total refresh of the user interface
  • Faster to navigate
  • Easier to use

Exacq Mobile Downloads


Enterprise System Manager

In conjunction with the release of exacqVision 5.10 comes the new Enterprise System Manager (ESM). ESM replaces Enterprise Health Manager. This version of ESM provides extensive server health monitoring across the enterprise. ESM monitors and alerts administrators when critical server specifications fall out of normal range. This proactive monitoring tool helps large installations improve uptime and diagnose problems before they become critical. ESM is supported on exacqVision systems with an exacqVision Enterprise VMS license.

    • Maximize uptime of your exacqVision Enterprise servers with constant server health monitoring of more than 25 events such as storage warnings, temperature alarms and disconnected cameras
    • Instant health assessment of all exacqVision Enterprise servers from anywhere using the intuitive dashboard to visually confirm the health of all exacqVision servers from a PC browser, tablet or smartphone.
    • Highly flexible e-mail notifications allow individual users, or groups of users, to be e-mailed real-time or periodically. Sleep easy knowing you will be notified of critical problems without being bugged about minor issues.
    • Reduce software maintenance time with scheduled software updates. In a matter of minutes you can schedule hundreds or thousands of servers to receive the latest exacqVision features. Minimize business interruptions by scheduling updates during off hours.
    • Monitor camera health and events to confirm camera uptime and proper positioning.

Enterprise Systems Manager

exacqVision 5.8 Is Now Available

The latest version of the exacqVision Video Management System (VMS), Version 5.8 is now available. exacqVision Version 5.8 includes two-way audio phase I, extended storage management, email notification enhancements, new camera integrations and more. Version 5.8 is part of the exacqVision quarterly software release schedule and is available to all users with an up-to-date Software Subscription Agreement (SSA) at no charge.

exacqVision 5.4

exacqVision 5.8 is available for download at https:exacq.com/download

New exacqVision 5.8 features include:


Two Way Audio, Phase I

exacqVision 5.8 introduces Phase I of two-way audio. Phase I includes the ability to send audio from a microphone connected to an exacqVision client machine to an external speaker connected to an exacqVision hybrid or IP camera server via the server’s motherboard speaker output. Audio input to the server is supplied via an IP camera with supported audio (all exacqVision servers) or an external microphone connected to the audio I/O panel (hybrid servers only). This feature is available with all exacqVision servers except Edge and Virtual.

The new exacqVision 5.8 client includes a microphone icon. Click this icon to show the configured speaker list. Press and hold the Talk button on the selected audio output, and using a microphone on the client PC, send audio out to the speaker selected. (Note: requires exacqVision Professional or Enterprise)

Two-Way Audio is also searchable using the exacqVision 5.8 search interface.

Two-Way audio is enabled through the System Audio configuration screen.


New Network Storage Features

Extended Storage – In addition to archiving, exacqVision 5.8 now supports extended storage. Extended storage is networked storage that acts like a local hard drive. The new exacqVision S-Series is an out-of-the-box solution that allows you to extend the storage of your exacqVision Professional or Enterprise system.

Extended Storage

S-Series Administration – Now you can conveniently configure the S-Series storage server via the exacqVision client for extended storage and archiving.

Extended Storage Example

S-Series Archiving

Enterprise Storage Configuration – A unified or single screen storage administration page of S-Series and exacqVision Enterprise video servers for extended storage and archiving.


Centralized Server List

The new centralized server list feature of exacqVision 5.8 makes it easy to add new servers in a multi-client installation. The feature stores a list of servers that the client software then uses when logging in to the network. New servers only need to be added to this list to update many client workstations. Login credentials are maintained on the client.

Centralized Server List


Email Notification Enhancement

The exacqVision 5.8 email notification option now includes information such as serial number, server name, and MAC address.


New IP Camera Support

We’ve added support for nearly 130 new IP cameras in the exacqVision 5.8 release bringing the total number of IP cameras supported over 1500.

American Dynamics Analytics Support

exacqVision 5.8 supports face, audio and blur detection on American Dynamics 210, 600 and 610 models.

 American Dynamics

IQ InvisionIQ Invision Multi-Streaming

Multi-streaming is now supported on IQ inVision product families 7-Series, 3-Series, Sentinel, and Alliance with the latest firmware.

Other IP Camera Models

IP Camera Models

  • American Dynamics Illustra 625 PTZ – Support has been added for the newest American Dynamics Illustra PTZ IP camera.
  • Arecont Vision AV40185DN – 40 MP 180 degree camera
  • Sony 6th-Generation EM-series 
  • Samsung 5000 series and 6084/6083 series  
  • Panasonic fisheye cameras – SF438, SW458
  • 5MP Immervision

Integration with the latest Immervision Enabled SDK. Support for Panomorph lenses manufactured by Fujifilm and HQO. Six or more camera manufacturers are expected to launch mini-domes using new Immervision lenses including the recently released Panamorph models from Brickcom.

ONVIF Camera Support

ONVIF Camera Support

  • Etrovision
  • GeoVision
  • Santec
  • Siqura
  • Symmetry (G4S / AMAG)
  • Hikvision
  • Digital Watchdog

    Download and Installation

    As always, 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

     

Introducing exacqVision 5.6

The latest version of the exacqVision Video Management System (VMS), Version 5.6 is now available.Version 5.6 is part of the exacqVision quarterly software release schedule and is available to all users with an up-to-date Software Subscription Agreement (SSA) at no charge. Version 5.6 makes significant additions and improvements to the exacqVision VMS with the addition of Archiving Phase II, customizable layouts for live and recorded video, event preview videos, IP camera support for several new cameras, new exacqVision Edge camera support and more.

exacqVision 5.4

exacqVision 5.6 is available for download at https:exacq.com/download

New exacqVision 5.6 features include:


exacqVision Archiving Phase II – Archive to network storage

exacqVision 5.6 introduces Phase II of video archiving where the exacqVision Professional, Enterprise or Edge server application controls the archiving tasks based on user configuration options. In Phase II users can configure each video server to archive to a single networked storage location.

  • Configure WHERE archived video will be stored
    • Can archive to any Server Message Block (SMB) Windows share
    • The exacqVision S-series — a new networked storage device from Exacq that is pre-configured for out-of-the-box archiving storage.
  • Configure WHAT video/audio is to be archived
    • Some or all of the cameras connected to the server
    • Archive can be based on motion, alarms, or other events
  • Configure WHEN video/audio is archived
    • Continuous: Backup important video every 5 minutes
    • On Schedule: Backup when video server or network load is low

Video Archiving


Custom Layouts - Create your own layouts for live and recorded video

Custom layouts allow users to customize the size, quantity and location of the video windows used on the live and search page screens. Previously users could view live or recorded video using the pre-configured layouts available on the client along the top of the screen. With this update, users can now create their own customized layouts. For example, if you are using a camera with wide aspect ratio or desire a specific order of large and small windows to view, you can configure a custom layout to meet these requirements.

Custom layout with wide screen camera

Custom layouts are easily created with a new configuration screen, accessible by Power and Admin users. When new layouts are created, they are stored on all connected servers. These layouts are re-usable, so users can include a layout in multiple views. The Views Layout Configuration screen is designed for easy configuration of your custom views. The main editing pane allows users to add, delete, and merge video cells to create a custom layout. You can also right-click on panels for more editing choices. Saved Views can be seen from the client and via the browser/thin client interface.


Email Event Video – Send preview video/web server link in email

exacqVision notifications now include the ability to attach a short preview video and a webserver link to the event email.

Event Video Email Example

In this e-mail, the exacqVision notification feature has sent an e-mail with user defined text. It also includes a short .mov preview video, and a link to the same video on the web server. If the user observes suspicious activity in the preview video, they can investigate the stored video by clicking on the web server link.


Multi-Serial Search - Search multiple serial data sources simultaneously

Multi-serial search allows users to search more than one serial stream simultaneously. Each stream selected for the search is represented by a tab in the serial display area on the right. While playing back video, users can select the tab of the serial stream they wish to view in conjunction with the video. In the example below, the cash register 1 serial stream has been selected.

Mutli-stream Serial Search


New IP Camera Support

SonySony Generation 6 Cameras:
Support for Sony Gen 6 cameras includes several new models plus support for 60 fps, image stabilization, and motion detection.

Sony Gen 6 Dome

Sony Gen 6 Dome Models
Sony Gen 6 BoxSony Gen 6 Box Models

Sony Multi-streaming Cameras:
Sony multi-streaming support added to exacqVision 5.6 for Sony Generation 5 and Generation 6 model cameras. The available stream count varies by model. Check the IP Camera Integration page for details. 
 

Sony Multi-streaming Models


VivotekVivotek Multi-streaming Cameras:
Vivotek multi-streaming camera support added to exacqVision 5.6. The available stream count varies by model. Check the IP Camera Integration page for details.

Vivotek Multi-streaming models

ACTiACTi Direct Camera Integration Support
Support for 40+ new ACTi D, E and KCM series cameras.

ACTi Models

Samsung

Samsung 6000 Series and WiseNet 3 Support
Support for new Samsung 6000 series and new WiseNet 3 platform: ease of install, improved WDR and low light 60 fps.

Samsung Models

Arecont

Arecont Vision MegaBall & MegaDome Camera Support
Support added for new Arecont Vision MegaBall and MegaDome cameras.

Arecont Domes

GanzSupport for Ganz PixelPro Models
Ganz native driver adds support for PixelPro models.

Ganz PixelPro Models

ONVIFONVIF Profile S Support for New Cameras
We continue to add support for more cameras through ONVIF. In this release, we’ve added ONVIF support for many more camera models including:


EdgeVivotek Edge Support

exacqVision 5.6 comes with Edge support for the Vivotek FE8172 and FD8135H cameras.


exacqVision 5.6 Web Server 2.10 Enhancements

The exacqVision Web Server have been updated in conjunction with the exacqVision 5.6 release. Web Server 2.10 adds support for views with custom layouts created in the thick client, digital PTZ, and fisheye zoom capabilities.

Web Server Digital PTZ Example

Web Server Fisheye example


Download and Installation

As always, 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

exacqVision 5.4 Release Now Available

The latest version of the exacqVision Video Management System (VMS), Version 5.4 is now available.Version 5.4 is part of the exacqVision quarterly software release schedule and is available to all users with an up-to-date Software Subscription Agreement (SSA) at no charge. Version 5.4 makes significant additions and improvements to the exacqVision VMS with the addition of significant IP camera models and IP camera functionality, our first phase of video archiving, simplified software updates, a new web service and more.

exacqVision 5.4

exacqVision 5.4 is available for download at https:exacq.com/download

New exacqVision 5.4 features include:


exacqVision 5.4 Feature Overview Video


exacqVision Archiving – Phase 1 (Seamless Archive Drive Search)
exacqVision
 5.4 introduces the first of three phases to archiving. With this phase, the search feature of exacqVision retrieves video from both the local video server and a separate Search Archive drive seamlessly, with the results displayed as if all of the video was originating from the same server.  Video is archived to the Search Archive drive using Windows backup or Linux batch file protocols.

exacqVision Archive Map


New Direct Driver Support for Samsung IP Cameras
Samsung has quickly become one of the largest IP camera manufacturers in the industry. With the newly developed native driver, exacqVision now supports nearly 90% of Samsung’s IP camera/encoder product offerings.
Samsung Camera and Logo
Supported Samsung Model Series:

  • 1000 Series: 1001, 1011, 1080
  • 3000 Series: SN* -3000, 3002, 3080, 3082
  • 3371 / 3302 Series
  • 5000 Series: SN* -5000, 5010, 5011, 5061, 5080
  • 5200 Series
  • 6200 Series
  • 7000 Series: SN*-7000, 7001, 7002, 7061, 7080 7082
  • 3100 SN series, SPE Series encoders (supported via ONVIF Profile S)


Nearly 200 New IP Cameras Added and/or Tested
The latest version of the exacqVision VMS includes new IP camera compatibility with nearly 200 different camera models from major manufacturers.

DIRECT DRIVER SUPPORT: In addition to adding entirely new direct drivers for Samsung in the latest version of exacqVision we have also added new camera models for a number of our partners:

IP Cameras supported with driver

ONVIF PROFILE S SUPPORT: ONVIF Profile S is now supported by exacqVision, paving the way for faster, more complete ONVIF integration. Camera testing based on ONVIF Profile S and existing direct drivers has been conducted or started for the following manufacturers:

ONVIF Supported IP Cameras


Enhanced Client Control for Fisheye/Panoramic IP Cameras
Support for specialized 360 degree fisheye/panoramic cameras and lenses from partners like Vivotek and ImmerVision have been enhanced to include more direct control of the various viewing styles directly from the exacqVision client.  Users can now choose different modes to view panoramic, panamorphic, and fisheye cameras. The new Fisheye menu includes the following options:

  • Disable – turns off the seleced Fisheye mode
  • Dewarp – flattens the image so that you can move around within the image
  • Panorama – spreads the entire image out into a single view
  • Dual View – flattens the image into two sections viewable from the same video panel
Dewarp, Panorama, and Dual View
These de-warping features are also available during playback from the client and in exported video clips using the exacqVision Media Player.

De-warping in exacqVision Player


Support for New Axis M3007 Panoramic Camera
exacqVision
5.4 adds support for the new Axis M3007 camera. The M3007 is a panoramic camera that also provides multiple video streams. Both of these features are supported with version 5.4 and can be viewed and controlled from the exacqVision client software resulting in several unique panoramic views being available from a single camera.

Axis Panoramic Camera Views


Simplified and Automated Software Updates
Automated and remote updating of your exacqVision software is a centralized, time-saving way of making sure you have the latest software on your systems.

REMOTE SERVER UPDATES (available with any server running exacqVision) – With version 5.4, you can now update the server software on a system remotely. With internet access enabled, exacqVision will check for available server software updates from exacq.com and will download the newest update based on your SSA end date.  If the server does not have internet access, the update can be downloaded and installed on a network drive with a specified location for the server to perform the update. Once configured, the system will display the status of the update during installation and provide an audit log.
exacqVision Remote UpdatesAUTOMATED MULTI-SERVER UPDATES (available with exacqVision Enterprise and EHM option) – The exacqVision Enterprise Health Manager (EHM) now supports automated scheduled updates of multiple servers. Closed system updates can be accomplished by downloading the update and installing it on a network accessible drive. A valid SSA and Enterprise license is required.

exacqVision Enterprise Health Manager Updates


New Camera Configuration Page
exacqVision
5.4 offers a completely redesigned camera page on the Camera Recording and Enterprise Cameras pages. With this new design, subsets of cameras can be selected using filters on the left side of the screen. Selected cameras can then be configured all at once rather than individually. This should greatly speed up the camera setup process for large installations.

Camera Configuration PageCamera Configuration Details


Latest exacqVision Web Service / Thin Client for Browsers
Coinciding with the release of exacqVision 5.4 is the release of Version 2.8 of the exacqVision Web Service. The web service allows you to access your servers using an internet web browser on a computer or smart phone. The latest version has been updated to more closely match the client software. Search time boxes and control buttons have been added and video metadata is displayed. To see a live demo of the exacqVision thin client, click here and choose the “Advanced” option.
exacqVision Web Service


Recent Releases
With this release we continue to make rapid progress with exacqVision, and incremental releases hit quarterly with new features and functionality. The full release history of exacqVision VMS is here:
exacqVision Release History

Download and Installation
As always, 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

exacqVision Version 5.2 Released

exacqVision 5.2, the latest software release for the exacqVision Video Management System (VMS) is now available. The latest version updates exacqVision Start, Pro, Enterprise and Edge. It’s compatible with all exacqVision servers (hybrid, IP and COTS) and incorporates new features, third-party integration and improvements. Exacq continues to deliver quarterly software updates and hardware offerings for the exacqVisionVMS.

exacqVision 5.2 is available for download here: http://exacq.com/download

exacqVision 5.2

New exacqVision 5.2 features include:

  • Hardware Monitoring
    • Monitors motherboard of an exacqVision factory server
    • Use with Event Linking to send email/text alerts
  • Expanded Multistreaming capability
    • Multistream support added for Pelco, Hikvision, Interlogix
  • exacqVision Edge adds support for new ISD cameras
  • Integration of video analytics through exacqVision Event Linking
  • New IP Camera Integration
    • UDP, Riva, ACTi and Interlogix
  • Simplified Video Configuration
    • Easier configuration for Views, Tours, Maps and Groups
  • Video Export Improvements

Hardware Monitoring

Protect your investment. Always know the status of your exacqVision factory servers with the new Hardware Monitoring feature available with exacqVision 5.2. Track the voltage, temperature and fan speed of your motherboard. In the event that any of the measurement values is outside the minimum or maximum range, an ALARM indicator is displayed and can be sent as a notification via email or text message using the exacqVision Event Linking feature.

Hardware Monitoring


Expanded Multistreaming Capabilities

Version 5.2 adds multi-streaming support for Pelco Sarix, Hikvision and Interlogix cameras.

The multistreaming feature (introduced with exacqVision 5) allows the ability to set multiple, independent video streams from the IP camera. Each stream can be set at different frame rates, resolution and quality level, ideal if you require remote viewing over a limited-bandwidth connection, but want to retain the highest resolution for recording and local viewing. Up to four streams per camera can be selected, depending on the IP camera model.

Other supported IP cameras for multistreaming include those from Axis, Arecont Vision, Panasonic and ACTi. Multistreaming is supported in exacqVision Pro, Enterprise, and Edge.

multi-streaming support


exacqVision Edge Support for ISD Cameras

We have partnered with Innovative Security Designs (ISD) to bring the exacqVision Edge VMS server directly onto ISD cameras. ISD’s unique IP/analog cameras support the SDXC format with up to 128 GB of on-camera storage to create a powerful single camera solution or a vital component of a distributed solution.

Innovative Security Designs


Integration of video analytics through exacqVision Event Linking

Most UDP cameras include on-board video analytics. These events can now be linked directly to exacqVision via the Event Linking feature. Use powerful video analytics to trigger alarms, record video or audio, automatically export clips or send notifications via email or text message.

UDP video analytics


New IP Camera Integration

RIVARIVA

Support has been added for RIVA’s RC100HD, RC1202HD, RC2102HD, RC3102HD, RC3502HD, RC6602HD, RC3302HD, RC3702HD, RC4202HD,
RC4602HD high definition IP cameras. Many of these cameras also support
onboard video analytics.

Interlogixinterlogix

Increased support of the Interlogix line of IP cameras. Many of these models
feature multistreaming capability that is also supported with exacqVision 5.2.

ACTiACTi

Increased support of our direct ACTi camera driver to include the new E11, E12,
and E13 E Series cube and the E31 bullet cameras along with E51, E52, and
D51 D Series domes.

UDPUDP

Added support for UDP’s newest IPN100HD, IPN1202HD, IPN2102HD, IPN3102HD, IPN3502HD, IPN6602HD, IPX3302HD, IPX3702HD, IPX4202HD,
IPX4602HD high definition cameras. Many of these cameras feature video
analytics that run directly on the camera.This functionality is also supported by exacqVision 5.2.


Simplified Video Configuration

We’ve made it easier to create and edit Views, Tours, Maps and Groups by putting them all in the configuration page and creating an easy-to-use, common editing page.

Video Configuration VMS Page

Video Export Improvements

Now you can know exactly how large an export file is before you send it. This may help you decide on a particular type of media (e.g. flash drive or DVD) or whether or not to send it electronically.

Video Export


Recent Releases
With this release we continue to make rapid progress with exacqVision, and incremental releases hit quarterly with new features and functionality. The full release history of exacqVision VMS is here:
exacqVision Release History

Download and Installation
As always, 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

exacqVision Version 4.11 Released

exacqVision Version 4.11Version 4.11 of the exacqVision Video Management Software is now available. This latest version updates exacqVision Start, Pro, Enterprise, and Edge, and is compatible with all exacqVisionservers (hybrid, IP and COTS servers). It incorporates new features, enhancements and improvements, continuing the delivery of regular software updates.

Version 4.11 is available for download here:
http://exacq.com/downloads

Key features include the following:

  • Enhanced Visual Appearance
  •    16:9 viewing panes
  •    Updated icons
  •    Faster Client Display
  • Enhanced Search & Archiving
  •    exacqReplay for Views
  •    Search current viewing layout
  •    New Quick Export feature
  • Time as Trigger Event Linking Feature
  •    Switch Video Wall Displays on Time
  •    Move PTZ Presets on Time
  •    Record, Output, Export and Archive, and more, based on time
  • New UDP IP Camera Native Plugin
  • exacqVision Edge support for IQinVision Cameras
  • CitySync LPR/ANPR integration
  • IP Camera Integration updates from ACTi, Axis, Hikvision, Samsung, Vivotek
  • New ONVIF IP Camera Integration with DVTel, Truen
  • Enhancements to exacqVision Surveillance Keyboard software

Here are some of the features in detail:



Enhanced Visual Appearance – 16:9 Viewing Panes

Version 4.11 adds full support throughout for true 16:9 viewing panes in live view, search and playback, thumbnail search, exporting and playback through the Media Player, and through exacqReplay.

There can be any mixture of 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratio cameras. The live view pane size defaults to the most prevalent number of either 4:3 or 16:9 cameras.

exacqVision 16:9 view 1
Live View, 2×2, with 16:9 IP cameras

thumbnail view - 66:9 panels
Thumbnail Search with 16:9 cameras

exacqReplay 16:9 view
exacqReplay with 16:9 cameras

exacqVision Start, Pro, Enterprise, Edge


Enhanced Visual Appearance – Updated Icons
Version 4.11 introduces refreshed icons throughout the program, designed to be more functionally intuitive as well as aesthetically pleasing.

exacqVision 4.11 new GUI elements and icons

exacqVision Start, Pro, Enterprise, Edge


Enhanced Visual Appearance – Faster Client Display
Version 4.11 continues the client optimization by adding support for multithreading for faster client display.

exacqVision Start, Pro, Enterprise, Edge


Enhanced Search & Archiving – exacqReplay for Views
exacqReplay, the instant replay feature from the live view, can now replay an entire view.

exacqReplay - 16:9 multi camera view

exacqVision Start, Pro, Enterprise, Edge


Enhanced Search & Archiving – Search Current View
The right-click instant search now can search the current multi-camera view.

exacqVision Search on View

exacqVision Start, Pro, Enterprise, Edge


Enhanced Search & Archiving – New Quick Export Feature
A new Quick Export button has been added. Simply select cameras, start time, stop time and hit the Quick Export button. The single or multi-camera export will take place in the background, using another core of the client PC processor. The user can then immediately do additional searches, go back to live, or other functions, while the Quick Export is working in the background. Multiple Quick Exports can happen simultaneously, greatly aiding in the ability to easily and quickly export and archive important video incidents.

exacqVision Quick Export

exacqVision Quick Export progress bar

exacqVision Pro, Enterprise, Edge


New Time as Trigger Event Linking Feature
Time has been added as an Event Linking trigger.

exacqVision Time as Trigger

Functions include:

  • Video Wall– Switch Video Wall views at preset times, such as switching from interior cameras to parking lot cameras in a school at 3:00
  • Record Video and/or Audio– Record from key cameras during specific times
  • Output Trigger– Turn on lights, lock or unlock doors
  • Notify– Alert or remind key security and operations personal of important tasks
  • exacqRecall– archive cameras to DVD, external storage, cloud, etc.
  • PTZ Preset – Move cameras to specific views at targeted times

exacqVision Pro, Enterprise, Edge


exacqVision EdgeexacqVision Edge now on IQinVision Cameras
exacqVision Edge, the version of exacqVision VMS that runs on the camera without requiring an external server, now is available for IQinVision Cameras.  Supported camera models are  the IQeye 7 Series and the IQeye Sentinel Series.

exacqVision Edge


CitySyncCitySync LPR/ANPR Integration
Integration with the CitySync JetBase ANPR software has been added via the Serial-over-IP function in exacqVision. More information is available from the exacqVision-CitySync Integration Guide.

CitySync

exacqVision Pro, Enterprise


UDPUDP IP Camera Integration
Support has been added for the IPE line of UDP IP Cameras, with the IPN line to follow in the September 2012 release.

The IPE Series is a full line of H.264 network cameras, standard resolution and megapixel, indoor and outdoor, box, domes and PTZ. The full listing of model numbers is available on the UDP IPE Series webpage.

Support is also included for the built-in video analytics of the IPE line via the Serial-over-IP feature of exacqVision. Analytic routines in the cameras include intrusion detection, vehicle monitoring, abandoned-object detection, people counting, loitering detection, camera tampering, and failure detection.


Supported IP Camera Updates

ACTi
Support has been added for the ACTi TCM-1111 bullet camera, TCM-3111 fixed dome camera, TCM-4511 cube camera, and TCM-5111 box camera.

Axis
Support has been added for the Axis Q1602 and Q1604 network cameras. These two models also can run exacqVision Edge on the camera.

DVTelDVTel
Support has been added for DVTel Quasar Series network cameras via the exacqVision ONVIF plugin.

PanasonicPanasonic
Support has been added for the Panasonic SW172, SW175, SW314, and SW316 network cameras.

TruenTruen
Support has been added for the Truen network cameras via the exacqVision ONVIF plugin.

Vivotek
Support has been added for the Vivotek VS8102 encoder, and the FD8361, IP7361, IP8332, MD7560, IP7151, IP7139, FD8362, and PZ8111 network cameras.


ExacqVision Surveillance Keyboard Enhancements
Additional functionality has been added for the exacqVision Surveillance Keyboard, including expanded default mapping of buttons, new configuration page, third axis for variable search speed,, switch navigation tree, switch layouts, and more.

exacqVision Surveillance Keyboard


Recent Releases
With this release we continue to make rapid progress with exacqVision, and incremental releases hit quarterly with new features and functionality. The full release history of exacqVision VMS is here:
exacqVision Release History

Download and Installation
As always, 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

exacqVision 4.9 Released

Version 4.9 of the exacqVision Video Management Software is now available. This latest version updates exacqVision Start, Pro and Enterprise, and is compatible with all exacqVision servers (hybrid, IP and COTS servers). It incorporates new features, enhancements and improvements, continuing the delivery of regular software updates.

Version 4.9 is available for download here:
http://exacq.com/downloads

Key features include the following:

  • New Thumbnail Search
  • Optimized Video Caching in Timeline Search
  • New Video Wall Features
  • Faster Client Display
  • New Triggers on Maps
  • New S.M.A.R.T. Monitoring in exacqVision Servers
  • New Hikvision IP Camera Integration
  • IP Camera Integration updates from ACTi, Axis, and Vivotek
  • New Product – exacqVision Surveillance Keyboard

Here are some of the features in detail:



New Thumbnail Search
Thumbnail Search has been added to the Search page in Version 4.9. Thumbnail Search enables immediate visual assessment and the ability to quickly find the video needed. Fast, easy zooming in and out of search time frames, and forward and back in time. Instantly play back video from any thumbnail.

The thumbnail images are small in size, making thumbnail search ideal for low-bandwidth remote connections.

Thumbnail search in exacqVision 4.9

exacqVision Start, Pro, Enterprise


Optimized Video Caching in Timeline Search
New timeline search enhancements optimize caching of video downloads. Whether moving forward or back in time and selecting a different point with which to begin playback, video already downloaded stays in the cache. The new timeline optimized video caching is ideal for low-bandwidth remote connections.

exacqVision Start, Pro, Enterprise


New Video Wall Features
New Version 4.9 Video Wall functionality enables switching of Views on the video wall. User-created views can be displayed via event monitoring-based triggers such as motion, alarms and serial data.

Video Wall is a standard, included feature with exacqVision Pro and Enterprise at no additional cost.

This video wall image was taken at the Berklee College of Music.

exacqVision Pro, Enterprise


Faster Client Display
Version 4.9 client enhancements further leverage the GPU with optimized use of Direct3D and OpenGL. exacqVision Client video display rates are up to 75% faster. Live video is more fluid. The speed improvements will be seen on all exacqVision clients: Windows, Linux and Macintosh.

exacqVision Start, Pro, Enterprise


New Triggers on Maps
Soft triggers (user-defined events) created in exacqVision can now be integrated into Maps.

Access control operation (e.g. opening doors), video analytic alarms and other events can be placed on Maps, and can be viewed and controlled directly from the map, much the same way a PSIM solution would operate.


New S.M.A.R.T. Monitoring on exacqVision Servers
Version 4.9 adds S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) monitoring to all exacqVision servers. S.M.A.R.T. monitoring, in conjunction with the Enterprise-class drives used exclusively in exacqVision servers, helps anticipate drive failures by monitoring many aspects of the drive’s health.

exacqVision Start, Pro, Enterprise, Enterprise Health Manager


HikvisionHikvision IP Camera Integration
Support has been added for the B and C levels of Hikvision IP cameras, including the DS-2CD876BF 2 megapixel box camera, and the DS-2CD7153-E  2 megapixel mini dome.

The complete list of supported Hikvision models is available on the exacqVision IP Camera Integration webpage. More information on Hikvision IP cameras is here.


Supported IP Camera Updates

Vivotek
Support has been added for the Vivotek FE-8171V Fisheye Fixed Dome Network Camera.

ACTi
Support has been added for the ACTi KCM-3911 H.264 4-Megapixel IP D/N Hemispheric Network Camera.

Axis
Support has been added for the Axis P72 and Axis M70 lines of network encoders.


ExacqVision Surveillance Keyboard
The new exacqVision Surveillance Keyboard, with firmware designed specifically for exacqVision VMS, allows fast camera finding and navigation, enables easy Video Wall control, and PTZ control.

The exacqVision Surveillance Keyboard is available now. Part Number:

  • 5000-50100 exacqVision Surveillance Keyboard

 


Recent Releases
With this release we continue to make rapid progress with exacqVision, and incremental releases hit quarterly with new features and functionality. The full release history of exacqVision VMS is here:
exacqVision Release History

Download and Installation
As always, 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