- Mobile access to video surveillance platform expands to include Apple(R)
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(R) Touch, iPhone(R) or , iPad(R) 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
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 sites
* Accessing views taken directly from the Milestone XProtect(R) 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 Milestone website.
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(R) 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
SOURCE: Milestone Systems