Senstar, a global provider of video management and perimeter intrusion detection solutions (PIDS), is pleased to announce the release of Symphony 7.2, the latest version of its intelligent video management software (VMS). The award winning Senstar Symphony delivers an all-in-one solution for video management, video analytics, PIDS integration, and alarm management for deployments of all sizes. Key highlights: Securely share video clips with 3rd parties with integrated cloud video upload feature Revamped Alarm Console allows for better event management with simplified workflow Seamlessly navigate from camera to camera with Visual Tracking Links PostgreSQL database support Streamlining user experience “The latest version of Symphony further streamlines the user experience by reducing task effort in common scenarios such as video export and alarm management," said Justin Schorn, Vice President of Product Management at Senstar. "With Symphony 7.2, we continue to build on our success as one of the industry’s most trusted and reliable video management software providers." Senstar Symphony 7.2 is available worldwide in Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish and Turkish. Senstar hardware appliances such as the R-Series can be upgraded to the latest version with a valid maintenance agreement.
Senstar, a global provider of video management and perimeter intrusion detection solutions, announces that its Symphony video management software and Face Recognition video analytic are helping to protect Cosmo Music. Working with integrator Northern Alarm Protection (NAP) Ltd., Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada-based Cosmo Music selected Senstar after comprehensive research and testing to replace its 20-year-old analog video system. “Senstar Symphony delivers an all-in-one solution for video management, video analytics, perimeter intrusion detection system integration, and alarm management for deployments of all sizes,” said Justin Shorn, Senstar’s Vice-President of Product Management. “We are glad that Symphony’s core features and ease-of-use, along with our Face Recognition analytic, were able to meet Cosmo Music’s needs.” Flag suspicious customers Senstar’s Face Recognition analytic adds an additional layer of security to any video surveillance deployment and is a powerful tool for retail loss prevention. At Cosmo Music, the analytic is used to identify and flag suspicious customers and provide real-time alerts if a flagged individual enters the store, with the goal to prevent theft. “(During testing) one of our staff had a full beard one day and it was shaved off the next day and the system still picked him up,” said Rudi Brouwers, Vice-President and COO of Cosmo Music. “That’s what sold me on it.”
Senstar, a pioneer in video management and perimeter intrusion detection solutions, is pleased to announce the release of Symphony 7.1, the latest version of its intelligent video management software (VMS). The award winning Senstar Symphony delivers an all-in-one solution for video management, video analytics, perimeter intrusion detection system integration, and alarm management for deployments of all sizes. Features of Symphony 7.1: HTML5-based viewing client for live video, playback and alarm log Improved integration with Senstar perimeter intrusion detection sensors New integrations such as Bosch alarm panel (B9512G) & S2 access control Out-of-box support for iOS and Android clients Updated Business Intelligence Reports BETA version of automatic license plate recognition detecting EU plates without requiring hardware dongle Video retention included in Enterprise Manager health packet, allowing users to see video storage in days across enterprise deployments Reducing installation complexity Senstar Symphony 7.1 is available worldwide in Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish and Turkish Customers upgrading from a previous version of Aimetis Symphony will experience the new Senstar branding. New installations of Symphony will also be Senstar branded. “The latest version of Symphony further streamlines the user experience by reducing installation complexity and improving performance," said Justin Schorn, Vice President of Product Management at Senstar. "With Symphony 7.1, we continue to build on our success as one of the industry’s most trusted and reliable video management software providers." Senstar Symphony 7.1 is available worldwide in Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish and Turkish. Senstar hardware appliances such as the R-Series are expected to ship with Symphony 7.1 pre-loaded in October.
Senstar announced that Senstar Symphony (formerly Aimetis Symphony) has received Lenel factory certification and joined the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). Senstar Symphony interfaces with the OnGuard access control system, providing customers with an enhanced platform for security monitoring. Access control verification “Senstar has completed required factory testing at Lenel to validate the functionality of its interface to the OnGuard system. Symphony allows users to verify access control events directly through the operator client,” said John Marchioli, OAAP product management, Lenel. “We look forward to their continued involvement in the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program.” “Users can easily video-verify their OnGuard access control events inside Symphony, allowing them to use one interface for all of their security monitoring,” said Justin Schorn, vice-president, product management at Senstar. Senstar Symphony Symphony is a software platform that allows control of an entire video surveillance system from one central location. Users can connect and configure cameras, monitor open spaces, utilise video analytics and use centralised cloud management for multi-site deployments. Senstar acquired Aimetis, the creator of Symphony, in April 2016. Since that time, the two companies have worked in parallel to continue to provide advanced perimeter intrusion detection systems, video management systems and analytics solutions. Over the coming months, Senstar and Aimetis will become one company, resulting in reduced complexity, improved performance and unified support.
With the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) now in effect, Senstar is pleased to confirm its Symphony video management software (VMS) provides a set of privacy-related features that support organisations with GDPR compliance while maintaining situational awareness and operator efficiency. General Data Protection Regulations The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) apply to all European Union members as well as all foreign companies that process EU resident data. GDPR harmonises the regulatory environment regarding data privacy and provides EU residents with the right to learn how their personal data is used as well as the right to view their personal data. Video surveillance operators are directly affected by these regulations as recorded video of identifiable people is considered personal data. Video surveillance operators are directly affected by these regulations as recorded video of identifiable people is considered personal data “Senstar takes data privacy very seriously,” said Senstar’s VP of Product Management Justin Schorn. “Our Symphony VMS was designed from the outset with data privacy and security in mind. Fine-tuned user permissions, along with intelligent people and vehicle masking, assists Symphony operators to meet data privacy regulations." Encrypted data transfer Specific Symphony features that help video surveillance operators meet GDPR include encrypted data transfer, static and dynamic video scrambling, two-person rule, granular user management, Microsoft Active Directory support, scheduled access control, security profiles, logging of user actions, and secure video recording and data export. Symphony also holds certifications from DGUV UVV insurance funds and the Center for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) Symphony also holds certifications from DGUV UVV insurance funds and the Center for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) and is currently in the process of obtaining the data protection seal of EuroPriSe certification. As well, banks and credit institutions around the world trust the security of Symphony. Centralised cloud management Senstar Symphony is a software platform that allows for control of an entire video surveillance system from one central location. Connect and configure cameras, monitor open spaces, implement video analytics, or use centralised cloud management tools for multi-site management. Senstar Symphony assists "Data Controllers" and "Data Processors" to meet GDPR regulation, however it does not make video surveillance GDPR compliant. It is recommended that legal advice is sought to ensure full compliance.
Senstar will be showcasing two new products at ISC West – the Senstar LM100 hybrid perimeter intrusion detection and intelligent lighting system, and Senstar Symphony 7.1 video management software (formerly Aimetis). Live demonstrations of these products will be given throughout the show at Booth 17901. “Senstar’s commitment to innovation means we are continuously exploring new technologies and evolving our existing product offerings to address changing security environments,” said Senstar’s VP of Product Management Justin Schorn. “As a world’s first of its kind product, the Senstar LM100 has been receiving a great deal of interest from the perimeter security market, and the new features of Symphony 7.1 help to improve ease of use for our customers. We look forward to demonstrating these products’ unique capabilities and benefits to visitors at ISC West.” Optimised for use with surveillance camera systems, the Senstar LM100 provides localised, uniform, configurable lighting along the fence line Powerful deterrent against intruders The Senstar LM100 combines two key security functions in one cutting-edge product, acting as a powerful deterrent against intruders by detecting and illuminating them at the fence line. Optimised for use with surveillance camera systems, the Senstar LM100 provides localised, uniform, configurable lighting along the fence line. Uniform coverage lets cameras operate with a higher dynamic range, ensuring objects and people are illuminated while avoiding the generation of dark silhouettes in front of bright backgrounds. Each LM100 luminaire also includes built-in accelerometer technology to detect any attempt to cut, climb or lift the fence fabric. Luminaires communicate with each other over a wireless self-healing mesh network to relay information to the local security system (such as sirens and cameras) and/or to a networked security management system. Central video monitoring system Senstar Symphony 7 is the new benchmark for intelligent video management software (VMS) allowing for control of an entire video surveillance system from one central location. Users can connect and configure cameras, monitor open spaces, implement video analytics, and use centralised cloud management tools for multi-site management. The newest version of Symphony – 7.1 – includes the following features: Operator web interface: HTML5-compliant web client that provides all core features such as Alarm Log, Timeline, Reporting and live video streaming Integrated mobile app support: Works out of the box with iOS and Android Intelligent Search To learn more about the Senstar LM100 and Symphony 7.1, as well as our other market-leading PIDS and VMS products, visit Senstar at ISC West Booth 17901. Also check out how Symphony seamlessly integrates with network cameras by visiting our partners - Axis Communications – at Booth 14051, and see the Senstar LM100 in the Security Industry Assciation’s (SIA) New Product Showcase.
Quantum has continued to collaborate with partners to meet specific needs of the surveillance community Quantum Corp. has announced joint development initiatives with four industry-leading Video Management System (VMS) providers targeted at bringing enhanced multi-tier storage solutions to security and surveillance customers worldwide. Aimetis Corp., On-Net Surveillance Systems Inc. (OnSSI), Qognify and Verint Systems Inc. have joined the Quantum Advantage Program, and certified interoperability with Quantum offerings, including StorNext 5 data management and Quantum QXS hybrid storage. Significant growth for Quantum’s surveillance partner ecosystem Quantum’s surveillance partner ecosystem has tripled in size over the last six months and now includes more than 30 partners. This growth reflects a shift in how the security community views storage, increasingly treating it as a foundational element of a surveillance strategy. Quantum’s multi-faceted validation testing with VMS partners such as Aimetis, OnSSI, Qognify and Verint ensures that customers have access to thoroughly tested and integrated storage solutions suited to their unique environment. Quantum’s multi-tier storage makes the combination of storage performance and data retention more affordable, enabling customers to retain surveillance data longer and incorporate real-time analytics into their surveillance program. This economical approach to storage leaves more budget available to spend on cameras and analytics, for a more effective video surveillance environment. Continuing development with Quantum partners Quantum Advantage Program partners seeking to expand their offerings in video surveillance can fast track time to market for their joint solutions with technical and marketing support from Quantum, and also leverage cooperative engineering programs that enable them to optimise solutions for their customers. In addition to working with the new partners mentioned above, Quantum has continued to collaborate with others to meet the specific needs of the surveillance community: Axis Communications, to address the unique surveillance and security challenges found in many healthcare environments; Genetec, to create optimised security solutions for transportation environments, including airports, ports and rail systems; Milestone Systems, to provide a fully integrated video surveillance solution for critical infrastructure projects. "Through the partnership with Quantum, we can offer validated configurations, which reduce risk and document expected performance under certain scenarios” Supporting quotes by Quantum Advantage Program partners Justin Schorn, Vice President, Product Management, Aimetis Corp.“Partners and end users can reference the tested configurations from the Aimetis certification process to help build a solution with confidence. Through the partnership with Quantum, we can offer validated configurations, which reduce risk and document expected performance under certain scenarios.” Mulli Diamant, Vice President of International Business Development, OnSSI“Security systems are including more cameras — and higher resolution cameras — than ever before to better capture relevant situational information. Our partnership with Quantum lets us deliver scalable video surveillance and physical security solutions with the storage capacity and real-time access to handle the increased volume of data that these systems generate. In this way, we help security managers achieve their objectives with flexible storage solutions.” Moti Shabtai, President, Qognify“We are proud to partner with technology leaders such as Quantum to deliver optimised, timely surveillance solutions to our customers, enabling them to make informed decisions with actionable intelligence distilled from vast amounts of data.” Wayne Arvidson, Vice President, Surveillance and Security Solutions, Quantum“Quantum continues to expand its robust surveillance and security partner ecosystem by collaborating with the leading innovators in the VMS market. With these collaborations we are delivering a unique platform that supports the performance required for surveillance data analytics and enables significantly longer data retention periods while preserving project budgets.” Visit Quantum at ASIS Quantum featured a range of surveillance storage solutions at the ASIS 2016 conference, booth #2273, 12-15 September, in Orlando, Florida. Save Save
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