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!