Mobile access to video surveillance platform expands to include Apple® devices
COPENHAGEN, Feb. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Milestone Systems, the open platform
company in IP video management software (VMS), has announced the
availability of XProtect Mobile for iOS. XProtect Mobile is a free
mobile application for XProtectVMS customers who want to effectively
monitor their video surveillance from any place, anytime.
Security personnel, business owners, residential users or video
surveillance installers who need to monitor installations can now view
their Milestone XProtect video from anywhere on an iPod® Touch, iPhone® or iPad® that is running iOS5 or higher. Developed by Milestone Systems,
XProtect Mobile is a free application that works seamlessly with all
recent versions of XProtect VMS products. XProtect Mobile consists of
two items, an application for Apple devices that is available for
download from the App Store(SM) and a free server component available from the Milestone website. The
server component must be installed on the server that runs your
XProtect surveillance system or a dedicated server.
With instantaneous access to video from Milestone XProtect surveillance
systems from any place around the globe via Wi-Fi, 3G or 4G
connections, operators can view and play back video from cameras.
Additional functionality includes:
Setting up multiple servers and connecting to cameras from different
Accessing views taken directly from the Milestone XProtect® Smart Client
Controlling pan-tilt-zoom cameras
Using digital pinch to zoom
Taking a snapshot of video and sharing it via email or MMS
Watching live or recorded video from anywhere
Milestone XProtect Mobile has a unique, streamlined user interface to
fulfill surveillance needs when on the go and has been specifically
developed to optimize bandwidth consumption. With the mobile ability to
monitor installations on Apple devices, Milestone customers can view
incidents, ensure areas are secure and take immediate action by
visually verifying occurrences from any location.
XProtect Mobile has previously been released for smartphones and tablets
running Android 2.2 or higher, and works with all recent versions of
XProtect IP VMS. XProtect Mobile for Android is available for download
in the Android Market and the server component is available on the
A future version of XProtect Mobile will be available in 26 languages
for both Android and iOS clients: English, Arabic, Bulgarian,
Portuguese (Brazilian), Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Czech,
Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian,
Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Swedish, Slovak,
Spanish, Thai and Turkish.
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Android is a trademark of Google Inc.
Apple, iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc.
registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark
of Apple Inc.
IOS is a trademark or registered trademark of Cisco in the U.S. and
other countries and is used under license.
Founded in 1998, Milestone Systems is the global industry leader in open
platform IP video management software, according to IMS Research. The
XProtect® platform delivers powerful surveillance that is easy to manage,
reliable and proven in thousands of customer installations around the
world. With support for the widest choice in network hardware and
integration with other systems, XProtect provides best-in-class
solutions to video enable organizations - managing risks, protecting
people and assets, optimizing processes and reducing costs. Milestone
software is sold through authorized and certified partners. For more
information please visit http://www.milestonesys.com.
SOURCE Milestone Systems
For further information:
Press Contact: Courtney Dillon Pedersen , PR & Communications Manager, Milestone Systems, Tel. +45-88-300-330 / +1(503)350-1-103