Device Pack 9.4 for Milestone XProtect VMS enables the Milestone community to implement radar technology, saving customers money thanks to fewer false alarms.
The bi-monthly device packs contain software updates for XProtect video management to support new hardware. This year, Milestone reached an industry-first 6,000 supported devices, with new ones constantly being added to each device pack that comes out. Supporting the widest possible range of devices is a steadfast foundation of the company’s open platform promise to the Milestone Community.
Radar Technology with Intelligent Algorithms
With this latest Device Pack 9.4 release, partners in the Milestone community gain advantages from the support for IoT devices like the new AXIS D2050-VE Network Radar Detector.
Radar uses electromagnetic waves to detect movement, no matter the lighting conditions. The technology keeps false alarms to a minimum, which saves unnecessary investigation and wasted time by security guards. The reason for this is that radar is not sensitive to the things that normally trigger false alarms for motion detection in video cameras. This could be moving shadows or light beams, small animals, raindrops or objects moved by wind.
The radar detector provides crucial information about detected objects that video cameras are not able to deliver – such as an object’s exact position, and the speed and direction of its movement. This means that radar can be used to set up advanced perimeter protection.
The AXIS Radar Configuration Plugin for Milestone XProtect provides easy management of the radar device making it possible to access the unit’s configuration page directly from the Milestone Management Client. With AXIS Radar Configuration Plugin, system administrators can easily set rules for swaying objects and detection zones.
Other Highlights of the Device Pack
Edesix is a new alliance partner in the Milestone community, introducing a portfolio of body-worn cameras. Integration based on ONVIF specifications has been made to the Edesix VideoManager back-end server/software.
Milestone support has been extended for the Arecont Vision SNAPStream technology to cover multiple single-sensor models. Milestone XProtect is also the first VMS to officially support the Arecont Vision Remote Setup functionality for the latest generation of multi-sensor cameras, Arecont Vision Omni G3.
The Milestone XProtect Device Pack 9.4 is available now for download from
About Milestone Systems
Milestone Systems is a leading provider of open platform video management software; technology that helps the world see how to ensure safety, protect assets and increase business efficiency. Milestone enables an open platform community that drives collaboration and innovation in the development and use of network video technology, with reliable and scalable solutions that are proven in more than 150,000 sites worldwide. Founded in 1998, Milestone is a stand-alone company in the Canon Group. For more information visit: www.milestonesys.com. For more news and viewpoints visit our microsite: The Milestone Post and follow us on Twitter @MilestoneSys.