Published on 6 March, 2015
In a step which will allow the optimal integration of VIVOTEK’s network cameras and the Milestone XProtect open platform IP video management software, VIVOTEK is pleased to announce that Milestone, based on VIVOTEK’s web API (Application Programming Interface), has launched a driver in Milestone XProtect® Device Pack 7.8 dedicated to VIVOTEK’s IP network cameras. The launch of this optimised driver enables even more efficient and effective communication and collaboration between VIVOTEK’s hardware and the Milestone XProtect software.
For years, VIVOTEK has been committed to delivering reliable IP surveillance solutions to satisfy market demands. Installation flexibility and expandability are two important factors that lie behind customers’ considerations when implementing an IP surveillance system. With this in mind, the integration of hardware and software platforms is critical to keep products and services at the forefront of innovation, with the latest in cutting-edge applications to meet a variety of customers’ needs. The launch of a dedicated driver will facilitate the implementation of Milestone’s software and VIVOTEK’s hardware in dynamic vertical applications to be more efficient and cost-effective.
Milestone Systems is a global industry leader in open platform IP video management software, founded in 1998. Milestone technology is easy to manage, reliable and proven in thousands of customer installations, providing flexible choices in network hardware and integrations with other systems. Sold through partners in more than 100 countries, Milestone solutions help organisations to manage risks, protect people and assets, optimise processes and reduce costs.
Christian Bohn, Milestone Systems VP Corporate Marketing & Alliances, says: “We are delighted about the new possibilities for Milestone Channel Partners and customers that this announcement brings to them. The Milestone eco system of partners now gain the full advantage of the new integration between VIVOTEK's cameras and Milestones award winning open platform Video Management Software. This will surely be a business accelerator and an important proof of the momentum of open platform technology.”
William Ku, Vice President, Brand Business Division, VIVOTEK, stated: “VIVOTEK has been dedicated to integrating our cameras with leading software and hardware platforms. Looking at the increasing importance and significant synergy brought by the seamless integration of hardware and software, it is our great pleasure to have this dedicated driver. The cooperation with Milestone, in addition to demonstrating VIVOTEK’s strong commitment in delivering world-class security solutions, further opens up more business possibilities for both companies in the future.”
Milestone’s Dedicated Driver in Device Pack 7.8 supports VIVOTEK’s new devices: FE8171, FD8335H, FD8135H, FE8174, FE8181, SD8363E, SD8364E, IP8155HP, IP8165HP, FD8355EHV, FD8365EHV, IP8335H, FD8363, FD8362, FE8180, IB8367-(R), FD8167 & FD8367-V.