XProtect Professional 2013 is comprehensive open platform video management software (VMS) for mid-sized installations with multiple buildings. XProtect Professional 2013 offers users a complete visual overview of their surveillance installation with interactive maps that show camera locations. Alarms displayed directly in the maps make it easy to quickly identify and address incidents throughout the entire system.
What's new in Milestone's XProtect Professional 2013?
Situational awareness XProtect Professional 2013 provides security operators with a graphical overview of the entire installation allowing them to react quickly to incidents and efficiently manage alarms
*Maps – Integrated, interactive and multi-layered maps provide a comprehensive overview of camera locations within an entire surveillance installation. Integrated maps allow for quick detection of trouble areas and ensure that cameras are quickly located and live and recorded video are instantly accessible.
*Alarm Manager– Alarms from all security devices and systems are consolidated into one video-enabled, single-point Alarm Manager for immediate visual verification of alarms, decreasing the number of false alarms/
Mid-sized installations are quick and easy to deploy
The release of XProtect Professional 2013 is simple video management software (VMS)solution that system installers can work with that requires little effort to install and configure.
XProtect Professional 2013 has an new automatic configuration wizard that removes obstacles and challenges during initial deployment, enabling users at all levels to get started with XProtect quickly and efficiently Pre-release notes – XProtect Professional 2013
XProtect Professional 2013 has a new camera discovery feature, which automatically detects and configures some cameras* being added to an existing system, enabling users to quickly expand their installation.
Supported cameras using the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) discovery protocol Simple Service Discovery Protocol (SSDP), ONVIF or mDNS.
XProtect Professional 2013 introduces the possibility to add an unlimited number of Recording Servers to the XProtect Professional video system. This enables users to scale their installation easily and cost-efficiently. The performance of XProtect Professional 2013 has been optimized through 64-bit Recording Servers which enable users to connect more cameras to the same server unit.
Changes to the licensing of XProtect Professional 2013
A new Milestone XProtect Professional Slave Server License (XPPSSL) is introduced to XProtect Professional 2013. One XProtect Professional Slave Server License is required per Slave Server that is enabled in the XProtect Professional 2013 system. Please refer to the latest Milestone price list for more details on pricing.
Special upgrade conditions for users running older version of XProtect Professional are available as follows:
* Users running XProtect Professional version 8.0/8.1 with a valid Software *Upgrade Plan (SUP) have the opportunity to upgrade to XProtect Professional 2013 *version with support for four Slave Servers for free
* Users running XProtect Professional version 8.0/8.1 without SUP can buy the three years opt in SUP and upgrade to XProtect Professional 2013 version with support for four Slave Servers or upgrade to XProtect Professional 2013 via the usual trade-in process and purchase enough Slave Serves to meet requirements.