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Orsus and ObjectVideo to Integrate Situational Management and Analytics

Source: Orsus | Date: 03/06/2009

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Orsus, the pioneer and innovator in the field of situation management, a comprehensive and unique approach that coordinates the interaction between people, alerting sources and responses, announced a technology partnership with intelligent video provider ObjectVideo. The companies will together provide the pre-integrated benefits of situation management with video analytic capabilities through ObjectVideo's open analytics standard protocol, OV Ready.


The partnership and participation in ObjectVideo's OV Ready Partner Network enables Situator from Orsus to fully integrate with platforms hosting ObjectVideo analytics technology without requiring special engineering work. The alliance builds upon Orsus' commitment to provide real-time analysis and response to situations and ensure interoperability with numerous security, safety and management solutions, including surveillance systems, access control, location tracking systems, weather systems, fire systems, IT Network Management systems and SCADA.


"Working together, Orsus and ObjectVideo are able to provide customers with the ability to respond immediately to an incident thanks to the combined benefits of video analytics and the Situation Management solution,” said Ed Troha, Director, Global Marketing for ObjectVideo. “Orsus' membership in the OV Ready Partner Network will further the adoption of standards for a variety of the surveillance functions managed by their software, while promoting the greater availability of open, intelligent systems.”


Based on XML and open Web services standards, OV Ready enables seamless interoperability between any ObjectVideo OnBoard enabled device and any OV Ready-compliant system. With OV Ready, video management systems, situation management systems and other third party systems wanting to leverage ObjectVideo analytics are able to deliver universal compatibility with any ObjectVideo-enabled device to create rules and receive alerts. The result is a network of intelligent ObjectVideo-enabled partners that allow system integrators and end customers to choose components that best meet business objectives, while seamlessly delivering powerful ObjectVideo capabilities.


"Orsus is committed to providing customers with the best Situation Management solution available to the market and our partnership with ObjectVideo is an important aspect of that mission,” said Rafi Bhonker, VP of Marketing and Sales, Orsus. “We recognize that our customers want a choice when it comes to which products to integrate and expanding our technology alliance is a critical aspect.”


Situator is a comprehensive Situation Management software platform that delivers clarity and control to enterprise control rooms — enabling better coordination of the interaction between people, alerting sources, and responses.