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Introducing the New exacqVision M-Series All-in-One Recorder

The new exacqVision M-Series with camera power management (CPM) is the easiest IP video recorder to quote, install and service. This recorder adds to the existing LC-Series PoE recorder and includes exacqVision VMS software, server, and integrated PoE and PoE+ camera power ports.

exacqVision M-Series
Features:

  • Easy to Install – No external switch required with 4 or 8 PoE camera ports
  • Reduces installation time – Simply plug in cameras and start recording with exacqVision EasyConnect
  • Automatically configures IP cameras for motion-based recording
  • Saves maintenance trips by remotely power cycling individual PoE cameras
  • Pre-licensed for out of the box deployment – Includes 8 exacqVision Start licenses
  • Stores up to 2TB of video

The M-Series PoE recorder comes with three years of unlimited software updates and hardware warranty.

exacqVision LC-Series Network Video Recorder with Increased Storage

The exacqVision LC-Series IP and hybrid network video recorders now offer increased storage at the same price.

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  • Store up to 12TB of video
  • Connect up to 32 cameras, 16 analog and 16 IP
  • Pre-loaded with exacqVision VMS software

View the new part numbers and learn more about the exacqVision LC-Series NVRs.

School Campus Enhances Perimeter Security with Complete Tyco Security Products Solution

 About Queen Elizabeth Grammar School

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School and Wakefield Girls High School educate students in West and South Yorkshire, England. The large campus includes about 4 buildings of varying sizes some dating back to the 16th century. A 19-person governing body and 500-person teaching and support staff work to better the education for 2,100 pupils yearly.

The Challenge

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School and Wakefield Girls’ High School, located in Yorkshire, England, wanted a completely unified security system to secure the perimeter of the campus, while minimizing investigation time and improving security operations. Additionally, they wanted cameras that produced clear images to identify people as well as a management system that was easy to use.

Wakefield Grammar School

The Solution

After a complete site survey and evaluation, the school selected Reflex Systems of South Yorkshire, England as their integrator.

Queen Elizabeth Grammar and Wakefield School increased its security across its five-school campus with a complete Tyco Security Products solution including:

exacqVision Kantech Onboard

“They had done quite a bit of research on everything. Once they came to us, we decided that going with the Kantech embedded software was the best decision from a future-proofing point of view,” explained Steven Ward, technical director, Reflex Systems.

BenefitsIP Camera

Improved Camera Performance

With camera performance and image quality being the two most important factors for the school, the new Illustra Pro cameras give them the opportunity to cover all entry and exit points on campus and see critical details in areas with no sunlight. The strong integration between exacqVision VMS software and Illustra cameras simplified the deployment and optimized the performance. exacqVision automatically discovers cameras and addresses in exacqVision with EasyConnect.

exacqVision EasyConnect

Reduced Hardware Expenses

exacqVision recorders with Kantech Onboard reduce the hardware expenses and amount of rack space needed with the access control system pre-loaded on the network video recorder. The recorder came pre-loaded and pre-licensed with Kantech EntraPass Corporate access control system software at no additional cost.  With the integration of access control and video into one system, they were able to improve response time to critical alarms and events. With exacqVision CameraLinks, school operators can quickly access the most needed commands from live view and further search video evidence associated with entry and exit points.

“The installation went absolutely seamlessly. We prewired extra IT points where cameras were going to be and when it came time to connect everything to the network, they were snapped in and up and working right away. It was a great experience.”
– David Butterfield
Estates and Contracts Manager
Wakefield Grammar School Foundation

Contact our sales team to learn more about how to utilize our solution for your school:

Read more about this success story.

exacqVision Integrates with Commend Intercom System

exacqVision has integrated with Commend intercom systems for unified audio and video recording. Commend camera equipped call stations and add-on camera modules support exacqVision video management systems (VMS) software.

Commend Intercom Solutions including stations, modules and servers for integration of speech, image and data can be found in control rooms throughout the world for increased security. For example, help and emergency call points for transport solutions, controlling barriers in car parks and controlling lifts in buildings.

Integration Benefits

  • Associate video with audio to properly verify identity of visitors at call stations
  • Automatic  display of video of pre and post alarm activities
  • Search and playback audio recordings from call stations with corresponding video
  • Easily set up event linking to start recording video based on audio triggers
  • Create exacqVision actions such as:
    • Output triggers
    • Email notifications
    • Exports
    • PTZ preset commands
  • Direct integration with Axis-based embedded cameras within intercom for enhanced control
Commend Integration

 

This integration requires exacqVision 8.0 or later and Commend software package version PRO2.1 or higher, Commend CCT800 utility 5.0.

Commend is also integrated with Software House CCURE 9000 and AC2000 access control system.

View the integration guides and learn more.

exacqVision Integrates with Hartmann Controls Access Control System

exacqVision now supports integration with Hartmann Controls Protector.net web-based access control system for faster response to critical alarms with immediate video verification.

Hartmann Controls develops the protector.net access control system, a web-based software utilizing the latest Microsoft Technologies for users to administer access control from any browser-enabled device.

Hartmann Controls

This integration features:

  • Auto detects cameras within exacqVision to quickly find cameras within the list
  • Supports multistreaming cameras for multiple views from a single camera and to optimize video storage
  • Links access control events to video for instant search and playback minimizing investigation time
  • View live and recorded video within access control web interface

This integration requires exacqVision version 7.8 or later with a current exacqVision Professional or Enterprise license using Protector.net version 2.7.

To learn more about configuring the integration, visit our access control integration page.

Watch this video to see how it works.

Welcome Jeff Munson,
New Area Sales Manager

Exacq introduces Jeff Munson as the new Area Sales Manager for exacqVision network video recordersvideo management system VMS software and Illustra IP cameras in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas.

Jeff brings more than 20 years of security industry experience. Most recently, he was a regional sales director for a video products manufacturer.

Jeff Munson

Jeff Munson
jeffmunson@tycoint.com
469.863.6271

If you have any Exacq questions, please contact Jeff.

exacqVision LC-Series Network Video Recorder with Increased Storage

The exacqVision LC-Series IP and hybrid network video recorders now offers increased storage and updated chassis design.

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  • Store up to 6 TB of video
  • Integrated internal power supply
  • Updated chassis design for enhanced thermal performance

Learn more about the exacqVision LC-Series recorders.

If you have questions, contact your local sales representative:

exacqVision 7.8 Release Enables Direct Archive Search and Introduces Camera Connection Diagnostics

exacqVision 7.8, the latest release of exacqVision video management system (VMS) software, is now available from Exacq.

Software Downloads

Watch this video to see the exacqVision complete security solution and new features.

exacqVision 7.8 highlights:


Direct Archive Search

Direct Archive SearchexacqVision 7.8 enhances video archiving to provide faster access to video and better manage bandwidth. Users closer to the archive location on the network can directly search video on the archive without routing data through the recorder. Direct archive search is available for any exacqVision S-Series storage device and any third-party network share archive.

For customers that want to implement mobile video on vehicles such as trains, subways, and buses, exacqVision Edge+ VMS software on a camera can be used in combination with direct archive search to send video to the archive while at the station and view video from the archive while the vehicle is on duty.

Direct archive search can be enabled for exacqVision Professional and Enterprise users. To enable direct archive search, users can go to the Archiving page and select the enabled check box under the new Direct Search section and enter read-only username and password credentials that the client will use to access the network share.


Camera Connection Diagnostics

exacqVision will now provide guidance on all camera connections to resolve and troubleshoot camera connections faster. The new camera diagnostic information will reduce common technical support questions.

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Under IP Camera Information there is a new Troubleshooting Steps field that gives specific instructions to support connection scenarios for any camera manufacturer and model. Connection Diagnostics and descriptions include:

  • Different Subnet – IP of camera is on a different subnet and may not be reachable.
  • Duplicate IP – Device with the same IP address is already in the list
  • Wrong IP – Device of the same type was discovered at a different IP
  • Type Mismatch – Device of a different type discovered at the same IP
  • Bad Credentials – Camera is rejecting the username or password


Hard Disk Drive Serviceability

exacqVision will automatically run disk health checks for proactive notification when a NVR hard drive may fail.

HDD-Serviceability

On the Storage page under the Hardware tab, users can find the storage hardware disks. exacqVision will show a green check mark or red X indicating if the disk has failed or a HDD failure is impending.. Users can perform a self-test for a single disk or for all disks by clicking one of the two buttons: ‘start short test’ which typically takes seconds or ‘start long test’, which may take a few hours to complete. The status line under the properties section will display the drive failure and notify the user if a drive needs replaced. This feature is available exclusively on exacqVision network video recorders.


Bandwidth Control

exacqVision Professional and Enterprise users can configure bandwidth limitations to certain IP ranges and during specific hours to optimize traffic. Bandwidth can be customizable down to the Kbps or Mbps for greater control.

Bandwidth can be limited for:Bandwidth-Configuration

  • All Remote Client Access – affects all client traffic out of the recorder
  • WAN Client Access – affects all traffic on a different subnet
  • Defined IP Ranges – affects only the defined IP ranges

Bandwidth can be scheduled for specific days and start and end times. By default, it will be set to Everyday, All Day. For example, in retail applications, users may want to schedule WAN bandwidth restrictions around business hours so lines for credit cards can be used and during closed hours the bandwidth opens up.


MP4 Crop Export

exacqVision users can now export video files to MP4. Along with the new MP4 export feature, exacqVision provides users with the ability to crop the scene, add a subtitle and time stamp to any .EXE, .MOV or .MP4 video file.The ability to crop a scene gives users greater flexibility to meet privacy standards. In schools, administrators can crop the video event footage down to only include the necessary students involved instead of including the entire scene of students, which may violate privacy regulations.

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Users can select the new scissors icon and draw a box around a specific area they would like to crop for the export, allowing them to focus on the necessary area of the event. The cropped image will add a black border with yellow text stating “cropped from original video” to the bottom of the exported file. Watermark authentication is also supported for .exe export.

Users can export files larger than 4GB. Files can still be exported as .exe, .avi and .mov in addition to the new .mp4 format.


Web Service Dashboard

The redesigned web service configuration page now displays performance and connectivity status in a new dashboard for convenient connection monitoring. The page now offers guidance and live status of server workloads and connected users. An easy to read, real-time graphic shows the current CPU and memory usage, the number of connected users and camera streams they are viewing. For further detail, the number of streams being transcoded is shown. The blue section indicates how much the web service is using and the dark gray shows how much the machine is using in total. Within a glance, users can see if the web service is encountering a high level of load. If there is a high number of users or high memory usage, it may be necessary to add hardware to improve performance.

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Additionally, this page will provide guidance on connectivity:

  • Outbound Internet Connection -Confirms the web server can reach the Internet
  • Inbound Internet Connection – Confirms the Internet can reach the web server
  • Internet Address – Confirms the external IP or URL that users will enter into Exacq Mobile

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Exacq Mobile Event List Search

Quickly find and review video associated with POS, access control and other events from your mobile app in a new list search format.

By clicking the search icon in the upper right hand corner of the app and selecting custom, a search details box will appear. Users can select the specific start/end time and up to 4 cameras to search on. Similar to the exacqVision client list search, Exacq Mobile allows users to view a thumbnail of each event and review events individually in a list. Double click or touch any of the results to view the timeline view of the specific event. Users can closely review events quickly to ensure nothing was missed in any of the scenes.

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Enterprise System Manager (ESM) License Management

Administrators can now backup and store server licenses directly from ESM. The new functionality allows administrators to easily import, export and save a large number of server licenses and view license expiration dates. On the server details page, users can select the calendar icon to save configuration, change configuration, update software or import license file. This gives ESM administrators the ability to manage all licenses for recorders monitored on the system.
Note: This feature will be released within the coming weeks.

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IP Camera Integrations

We have added support for more than 90 new IP camera models in the exacqVision 7.8 release and updated over 400 new test records. exacqVision now supports nearly 3,000 IP cameras.


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  • IPS02D2ISBIT
  • IPS02D2ICBIT
  • IPS02D2ICBTT
  • IPS02D2ISBTT
  • IPS02D2ISWTT
  • IPS02D2ICWTT
  • IPS02D2OCBTT
  • IPS02D2OCBIT
  • IPS02D2ISWIT
  • IPS02D2OCWIT
  • IPS02D2OSBTT
  • IPS02D2OSBIT
  • IPS02D2ICWIT
  • IPS02D3ICWTT
  • IPS02D3ISWTT
  • IPS02D3ICWIT
  • IPS02D3ICBTT


AXISAxis Communications

  • M3044
  • M3045
  • M5013-V PTZ
  • M5014-V PTZ
  • Q8721-E
  • Q8722-E
  • M3037 client-side dewarping
  • Tampering and analytic events supported on metadata only devices

Arecont VisionArecont Vision

  • AV12276DN-NL/08/28
  • AV20275DN-NL/08/28
  • AV12586PM
  • AV1115DN(AI)v1
  • AV2115DN(AI)v1
  • AV2116DNv1
  • AV3115DN(AI)v1
  • AV5115DN(AI)v1
  • AV10115DN(AI)v1
  • Support for corridor view 90/270

PanasonicPanasonic

  • WV-SFN130
  • WV-SFN110
  • WV-SFV130
  • WV-SFV110
  • Client-side dewarping for WV-SFN480

GanzGanz

  • ZN-DNT352XE-MIR

BoschBosch

  • Autodome IP 7000 HD
  • Updates on how motion data is received

SamsungSamsung

  • SNP-6321

SonySony

  • Initial support for Sony Gen7 cameras

ACTiACTi

  • Updated driver for better support on I/Q/E/B/D models

HikVision

Hikvision

  • DS-2DE5220I-AE
  • DS-2DF6336V-AEL
  • DS-2CD4185F-I(Z)
  • DS-2DE5174-AE

VivotekVivotek

  • FE8182
  • FD836B-HTV
  • FD8138-H
  • FD8381-EV
  • FD8181

OnvifONVIF Integrations

  • W Box
  • Milesight
  • Hunt Electronic
  • OpenEye


New IntegrationsSensormatic-Synergy-Series-integration

  • Sensormatic Synergy Series electronic article surveillance (EAS) system integration to improve loss prevention within one interface
  • Selea License Plate Recognition

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.
exacqVision 7.8 is available for download here.
Try exacqVision software for free here: http://exacq.com/try

 

exacqVision Integrates with Commend Intercom System

exacqVision has integrated with Commend intercom systems for unified audio and video communications. Commend camera equipped call stations and add-on camera modules support exacqVision video management systems (VMS) Commendsoftware.

  • Associate video with audio to properly verify identity visitors at call stations
  • Automatic  display of video of pre and post alarm activities
  • Search and playback audio recordings from call stations with corresponding video
  • Easily set up event linking to start recording video based on audio triggers
  • PTZ control for automatic movement to pre-programmed camera positions when a trigger occurs
  • Direct integration with camera within intercom for enhanced control
Commend Integration

This integration requires exacqVision 7.8 or later and Commend software package version PRO2.1 or higher, Commend CCT800 utility 5.0.

Learn more about the Commend integration. If you have questions, contact your local sales representative.

 

The PC & Wireless Shop Selects Tyco Security Products Edge Solution

Challenge

The PC & Wireless Shop located in Canandaigua, NY is a leading local retailer and service provider in cellular phones, custom-built computers and laptops, IP security cameras, PBX phone systems and customer service.

The PC & Wireless Shop needed to upgrade its video surveillance system. With the new system, they wanted to better utilize space and find a cost-effective way to capture high quality video.

PC & Wireless Shop

Solution

Illustra-fisheye-camera_PC-Wireless-SHopThe PC & Wireless Shop selected Tyco Security Products edge technology with Illustra IP cameras pre-installed with exacqVision Edge video management system (VMS) software installed directly on the IP camera. Each IP camera acts as its own server, recording video to an onboard SD card. Tyco’s edge recording solution eliminates the need for a server while saving bandwidth and expenses.

The Illustra Edge cameras fully cover the 5,000 square foot space in the shop including the sales floor, warehouse and backroom. The
new Illustra IP cameras drastically improved the image quality.

The onboard exacqVision VMS software gives the Shop owner and employees a full-featured, intuitive VMS software to quickly search video.

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Benefits

Tyco’s edge solution improved image quality, installation and configuration, while saving store owners time and money.

  • Eliminates the need for server
  • Saves money on hardware and installation costs
  • Install faster with pre-configured VMS software directly on IP camera
  • Improves  reliability with video stored on SD card
  • Betters image quality to see critical details

Read the entire case study

See How Illustra Edge Works