Hikvision, the worldwide leader in innovative video surveillance products and solutions, together with Observit AB, the industry-leading provider of open mobile video management system, have announced strategic cooperation to integrate their products to have full support for Hikvision’s 4 series Smart IP cameras and allow Observit’s embedded component to run on Hikvision cameras. The integration enables end users to manage tens of thousands of vehicles in the fleet with a noticeable improvement in their balance sheets.

First to be included in the integration

Cameras from Hikvision’s 4 series Smart IP camera range are the first to be included in the integration. The cameras are designed to fully meet all professional market requirements for efficient bandwidth and storage utilisation, as well as unparalleled image quality and customer convenience. These stunning features boast intelligent and reliable performance for mobile video surveillance.

HEOP programme

Based on Hikvision’s HEOP (Hikvision Embedded Open Platform) program, Observit’s Mobile Video Management System, Observit BOT, is allowed to be installed on Hikvision 4 series Smart IP cameras. Being reliable, available and serviceable, the Observit BOT supports remote operation at any time without waiting for the vehicle to arrive to the depot or station. Recordings are uploaded from the bus during operation to a central video storage, for later analysis. Besides, the system is easy to integrate with on-board applications such as alcohol interlock, Panic button and Eco driving to achieve immediate real-time information if any critical events happen on the vehicles.

Observit, CEO comments

“The strategic cooperation between Hikvision and Observit allows Observit to expand its reach to a very significant share of the global mobile surveillance market, strengthening Observit’s position as the Industry-leading provider of open mobile video management system in public transportation,” said Lars Flodén, CEO of Observit. “Hikvision users will benefit from the integrated solution which offers them the most comprehensive and reliable video management solutions on the market.

Allow customers improved image processing capability

Peter Guan, General Manager for Western and Northern Europe at Hikvision, comments: “Hikvision 4 series Smart IP cameras allow customers improved image processing capability. The Smart Codec function the cameras excel is particularly useful in mobile environment. As well, Observit BOT provides a reliable platform to manage the surveillance system anytime anywhere. Together, we believe the combined solution will definitely accelerate the security market in the public transportation sector.”

Download PDF version

Hikvision case studies

Case studies
Hikvision enhances security for Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

With about 5,000 visitors circulating through its facilities every day, the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya needed to strengthen its video surveillance system. The Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya receives celebrities from all over the world, including couples celebrating anniversaries and families enjoying their vacation. The property covers 37 hectares and can host up to 3,800 guests in its 1,264 bedrooms. Additionally, several events are held at the hotel, from concerts to private celebration...

Case studies
Hikvision’s IP PTZ cameras enhance HD sureveillanve at The Tank Museum

Opened in 1923 in Dorset, the museum of the Royal Tank Regiment and Royal Armoured Corps is the world’s best collection of tanks and armoured fighting vehicles. It’s a unique 300-strong exhibition that includes the world’s first tank - Little Willie, the feared German Tiger tank - and the modern Challenger 2, all housed in one of six expansive halls. A recent Heritage Lottery Fund grant has doubled the museum’s size and with expansion came the need to install CCTV to kee...

Case studies
Milestone IP video management system utilised by University in Uruguay to reduce security management cost

Early in 2017, the School of Information and Communication (FIC) was inaugurated at the University of the Republic of Uruguay (Udelar). They announced a new headquarters to support the core mission of the school that was created in 2013. It regained a large space that had gone unused for decades, and part of the senior living facility, Asáma Dámaso Antonio. It is a structure of 8,500 square meters and four floors that now houses nearly 4,000 students, 200 teachers and 80 administr...