Milestone Systems News

SIA announces appointment of new Chairman and 2020 Executive Committee, along with five new Board Members

The Security Industry Association (SIA) welcomed a new chairman, announced its 2020 executive committee and welcomed five new members to the SIA Board of Directors at The Advance, SIA’s annual membership meeting, held virtually on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. SIA’s The Advance SIA ratified the selection of Pierre Trapanese, CEO of Northland Controls, as SIA’s chairman of the board. Trapanese has 33 years of international project and financial management experience in the security...

Milestone Systems withdraws from Expo Seguridad Mexico 2020 in light of COVID-19

Milestone Systems, a global pioneer within open platform video management software (VMS), withdraws from 2020 Expo Seguridad Mexico, the largest exhibition for security products and solutions in Latin America. Due to recent developments of COVID-19 in Mexico as reported by the Mexican Ministry of Health, Milestone is enacting this proactive health measure. “The health and well-being of our partners, employees, and customers is our top priority at Milestone,” said Tim Palmquist, Vice...

Software company Milestone Systems’ President and CEO Lars Thinggaard resigns after serving 17 successful years

Milestone Systems’, the open platform video management software (VMS) company, Board of Directors announces that Lars Thinggaard, President and Chief Executive Officer, has decided to leave the company. As a result, the Board has started an open search to appoint a successor to Mr. Thinggaard. During the intervening period, Lars Larsen, Milestone Systems’ Chief Financial Officer, will serve as Interim CEO. Video management software I would like to echo Lau’s thanks, Lars has...

2020 Milestone Integration Platform Symposium: The Cloud, The Edge and The Future are hot topics

Milestone Systems’ annual MIPS event this year brought together a rich community of video, security, and technology solution partners focused on advancing innovation. 2020 MIPS conference Milestone Systems, a globally renowned provider of open platform video management software (VMS), hosted the 2020 Milestone Integration Platform Symposium (MIPS) conference, in Dallas, Texas on February 17-19, 2020. More than 800 Milestone technology partners, end customers and influencers came together...

Milestone Systems withdraws from participating at the ISC West 2020 due to the developments of COVID-19

Milestone Systems, a pioneer within open platform video management software (VMS), withdraws from ISC West 2020, the largest converged security industry trade show in the U.S. Due to recent developments of COVID-19 in the United States, Milestone is enacting this proactive health measure. “We have been monitoring this situation very closely since MIPS Dallas concluded three weeks ago,” said Tim Palmquist, Vice President for the Americas at Milestone Systems. “At the closing of...

Canscan announced as Milestone Community Kickstarter Contest winner for AI-based containers inspection system

Milestone Systems, the open platform video management software (VMS) company, named Canscan Inc. from Canada, the winner of the Milestone Community Kickstarter Contest 2020 during Milestone Community Days (MIPS) 2020 event in Dallas, Texas, USA. Innovators from around the world submitted their ideas to the contest, and three made it to the final round at MIPS in Dallas, Texas. Here, they presented their ideas and prototypes. A judging committee and the partner community present voted for their...

What impact are data analytics having on security?

We live in an era of Big Data. Surrounded by a flood of information, more companies are looking for ways to analyse that information (data) and systematically extract intelligence that can help them operate more efficiently and profitably. The data obsession has extended to the physical security industry, too, where large amounts of data have historically been a little-used byproduct of our access control and even video systems. But the picture is changing. We asked this week's Expert Panel Roun...

Captis Intelligence partners with Milestone to launch a VMS-embedded subject identification application

Captis Intelligence, a provider of crime solutions delivering intelligence, information, investigation and identification, announced a significant new partnership with Milestone, a world renowned Video Management System provider. Captis ODSI (On-Demand Subject Identification), a plug-in application exclusively designed for Milestone’s XProtect VMS, is now available on the Milestone Marketplace. The app provides end-users with a completely embedded solution to instantly identify individual...

Milestone cancels APAC/EMEA MIPS Conference due to increasing concern for potential health risks

Milestone’s primary focus and concern is for the health and well-being of customers, partners and employees. In response to increasing concern for potential health risks from COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Milestone Systems has cancelled the APAC/EMEA MIPS Conference scheduled for April 20-22 in Dubai. MIPS is Milestone System’s largest annual event, attracting more than 1,500 attendees, globally. Sharing insights and innovations Without the ability to effectively predict how events will...

Milestone 2020 R1 VMS upgraded with first Video Processing Toolkit

Milestone Systems with 2020 R1 Milestone Systems software brings additional features in the VMS and extends the open platform offering with the first Video Processing Toolkit, catering for both customers and partners. Milestone Systems introduces several new features and capabilities and extends functionality of online services, enabling partners to bring innovative video analytics and AI applications faster and easier to the market. XProtect Smart Client desktop notifications  With XPro...

Milestone Systems launches an online portal for its customers and dealers to access technical guides

Milestone Systems introduces the documentation portal, a convenient online portal for resellers, installers, administrators, operators and customers to access technical manuals and guides. Milestone Systems, a provider of open platform video management, released a new online Documentation Portal as part of 2020 R1. XProtect VMS and Husky Network Video Recorder manuals and guides are now available in an easily searchable online format in one convenient portal. Accessing product documentation "...

Milestone Systems announce starting 2020 with new features and extended functionality of online services

Milestone Systems introduces several new features and capabilities and extends functionality of online services, enabling our partners to bring innovative video analytics and AI applications faster and easier to the market. Desktop notifications for alarms With XProtect Smart Client desktop notifications for alarms, operators can receive pop-up notifications on their screens whenever an alarm is triggered in the XProtect system even if the Smart client is minimised. The notification can be cu...