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exacqVision Version 2.5 Released

exacqVision Version 2.5 ReleaseVersion 2.5 of exacqVision software has been released, part of our continued commitment to rapid, incremental releases. 

Version 2.5 incorporates a number of new features and improvements, and is available for immediate download on the Exacq Downloads Page.

The key highlights of exacqVision Version 2.5 are as follows:

New Features

  • Bandwidth Throttling
    New setting in System Setup page to limit bandwidth usage of each server.  As with everything in exacqVision, this can be fully administered remotely
  • View Tours
    New View Tours allow for touring through a list of Views, with user-defined dwell time on each View
  • View Enhancements
    Enhanced features in Views allow for saving of audio channels, digital zoom and pan settings, and POS/ATM overlays
  • Enhanced exacqRecall
    User defined export sources, start and end times greatly enhance the ease of use of the exacqRecall button

Improvements

  • Consolidation of IP camera configuration pages
  • Faster server log search with lower CPU usage
  • Added support for Sony SNC-DF50N and SNC-DF80N IP cameras
  • Audio capture from ACTi IP cameras

Fixes

  • Fixes for a number of minor issues, including issues with some ATI and Intel VGA devices; IP Camera Finder and IQeye cameras; error handling from SMTP servers; start and stop events from POS/ATM profiles; and more.  A complete list of fixes is in the readme.txt file that accompanies the file download.

The latest versions of exacqVision client and exacqVision server can be easily installed on top of existing versions while retaining all of the previous user-defined settings.

exacqVision Version 2.4 release @ ISC West 2007

exacqVision Version 2.4 release @ ISC West 2007One of the major things we’ll be showing at the ISC West conference in Las Vegas this week is our latest Version 2.4 release of the exacqVision IP video surveillance product line. 

Version 2.4, which will start shipping next week, has a number of new features and enhancements, including:

Arecont Vision IP Camera Support
Exacq and Arecont VisionexacqVision
now supports the wide range of Arecont Vision megapixel cameras.  Our complete list of supported cameras in 2.4 is here.

Audio Recording on Axis IP Cameras
Exacq and AxisAudio recording is now supported on all Axis cameras with audio input capabilities.  Audio can be recorded by alarm event, by schedule, or free run.

Panasonic Analog PTZ Support
Exacq and PanasonicSupport added for the “new protocol” Panasonic analog PTZ cameras, including the WV-CS954.

Time Lapse Mode
Global time lapse mode, definable in minutes per image, for purposes of proper system operation verification on searches.

Pre-Motion Recording
Support added for pre-motion recording, definable in seconds.  Enables a more fluid playback on motion-related events.

Enhanced Search Usability
Finer graphical granularity on alarm and motion flags on search page, and other usability enhancements.

Enhanced Group Setup
Groups can now contain audio and serial inputs in addition to video inputs.  Selectable icons per group now available for easier visual distinction.

System Log Enhancements
More robust system log searches, with enhanced sorting, selecting, copying, and user feedback.

As always, the latest versions of exacqVision client and server software can be easily installed on top of existing versions, with all user info, settings, and video remaining the same. 

If you’re coming to ISC West, come by and see us at Booth #6049.  The show runs Wednesday – Friday, March 28-30, 2007.

exacqVision Version 2.3 Released Today

exacqVision Version 2.3 was released today.  This is a fairly substantial update, incorporating new camera support, new features, the DST patch, and numerous performance enhancements and bug fixes. Both the exacqVision Client and the exacqVision Server have been updated to Version 2.3, and the documentation has been updated as well.  Highlights of this release include:

New IP Camera Support – ACTi and Panasonic IP cameras are now supported, joining Axis, IQeye, Sony and others.

New IP Camera Finder – An automatic IP Camera Finder is now built into exacqVision.  It will scan a network, report back on the cameras found, and automatically add the ones you select into the system.  This makes adding IP cameras about as plug-and-play as you can get.  And with exacqVision, there is no per-camera licensing issues, no camera MAC address entry required, no DLKs needed to make it work.  exacqVision makes working with IP cameras very easy.

DST PatchexacqVision Version 2.3 incorporates the necessary patch to correct for the new Daylight Savings Times that will occur in 2007.

Search Enhancements – Significant tweaks in exacqVision Search for better performance and more intuitive interaction. Greater reliability for very large video exports, more interactive user feedback during video export process, and more.

exacqVision Version 2.3 client and server can be installed easily and quickly on top of any existing version without affecting any settings or user parameters.  Version 2.3 client, server, and User Manual are all available on our Downloads page.