Latitude NVMS V6.0
Latitude
NVMS
Latitude NVMS V6.0
Network Video Management System
Next Generation NVMS Solution
DVTel’s award winning Latitude NVMS® is an open standards, IP-based
software platform that uses the latest advances in technology to create the
most user-friendly solution on the market today.
One software system replaces the traditional and antiquated CCTV matrix
switch, multiplexer and DVR and provides greater functionality because of
the inherent flexibility of IP-based information.
Enterprise-level video, audio and data
management system for recording
and monitoring
The power of Latitude NVMS can be found in installations around the world,
ranging from enterprise level systems to smaller office solutions. You can
use all IP edge devices or use the cameras you already own. It is a flexible,
scalable system that is designed with the end user’s requirements in mind.
System Overview
Utilizes off-the-shelf computer workstations, servers, networking and
storage equipment
Integrates with existing legacy CCTV
equipment and third party hardware
Latitude NVMS V6.0 is a fully scalable enterprise-level multimedia management
system. This advanced network-based system architecture enables simultaneous
monitoring of video and audio, live and recorded, from multiple stations. The system is easily configurable for storage both on and off site. The software can be
configured to store and to view from one to thousands of cameras and monitor
connections across an unlimited number of servers.
and software solutions
DVTel offers a complete line of IP
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Cameras which, along with Latitude
NVMS 6.0, creates a complete endto-end solution
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Latitude NVMS was developed using
Microsoft .NET Framework, thus providing better interoperability, security, and ease of deployment.
Latitude NVMS software comes
three
package
options
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Latitude V6.0 is built on Microsoft .NET Framework and includes Mentor
Screen Recording, Casebuilder Incident Reporting and Management and the
award winning SceneTracker video stitching software, which incorporates DVTel’s patent pending Adaptive Visualization Technology (AVT).
When Latitude NVMS 6.0 is unified with Longitude IP Access Control, Altitude
IP Cameras, Audio and SceneTracker Video Stitching Software, together they
create the intelligent Security Operations Center (iSOC).
Simultaneous use of multiple video compression, including H.264, MPEG4
and MJPEG.
Continuous, scheduled, manual, event-based and alarm–based recording
Supports over 75 different IP cameras and video edge device models from
leading manufacturers.
Integration with existing legacy analog CCTV systems.
State-of-the-art client applications and IT friendly features provide ease of deployment and ease of use with any system size.
Video Analytics enabled platform.
Full 32bit Microsoft .NET SDK, API and Plug-in technology provide flexible
integration and customized solutions.
Powerful Event and Actions model allows for automation and provides both
customization and 3rd party integration.
Supports both centralized and distributed architectures.
Resilient system design with failover and redundancy options.
CS-LAT60-A
July 2009
Latitude NVMS V6.0
Network Video Management System
System Functions
Live Video Monitoring
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Cameras can be monitored using computer monitors displaying the
ControlCenter client application and analog monitors connected to
the network via hardware decoders.
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On client workstations, state-of-the-art On Screen Display technology is used for maximizing the video real estate
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Multiple patterns of tile layouts include 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios
can be used in ControlCenter
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Camera switching to any monitor in the system using a client PC
mouse, PC keyboard or CCTV keyboard
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Support for multiple streams of high quality video at full-motion
frame rates (30 fps NTSC, 25 fps PAL)
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Support for remote viewing using the Latitude Transcoder server
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Camera sequences
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DVTel SceneTracker Views can be monitored directly from ControlCenter
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Full screen video support
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Support for up to 4 monitors on a single client PC.
Live Audio Monitoring
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Audio inputs, such as microphones, can be monitored using computer speakers on the ControlCenter client workstation. They can
also be monitored using audio outputs, such as speakers, connected to the network via audio hardware decoders
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Multiple audio streams monitored concurrently on a PC (audio mixing)
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Audio inputs can be linked to video cameras for combined audiovideo monitoring
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Audio inputs can be monitored independently in ControlCenter using audio layouts
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Volume, mute and other audio controls are provided by the client
application
Recording
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Record video from any supported camera or edge device in any
resolution and profile
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Record independent or video linked audio inputs such as microphones
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Support for multiple recording triggers: manual, schedule, alarmbased, motion based and event-based. These recording reasons
are saved as part of the clips’ metadata
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Dynamically change record settings based on motion, alarm, or
other events
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Support for pre-alarm/post-alarm and pre-event/post-event recording
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Support for recording either the first or the second stream of a dual
streaming encoder
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Control the recording retention time – how long clips remain archived before being overwritten—per camera and per type of recording trigger
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Lock clips that should be kept indefinitely
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Recording profiles and schedules can be set individually per
stream (audio or video)
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The use of containerized storage optimized for large video files
reduces operating system overhead and improves reliability by
preventing disk fragmentation
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Fail over recording, allowing Archivers to dynamically take over
other Archivers’ roles in cases of machine failure or communication loss
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Redundant recording
Playback from Archive
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Support for multiple concurrent video and audio playback from archive
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Support for Synchronized playback of multiple concurrent video
and audio clips
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Archives can be queried based on scenes; date and time; recording reasons/triggers; bookmarks and incidents; motion smart
search and other motion search methods
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Increase or decrease playback speed and use reverse playback
to examine clips from end to start. Support for frame by Frame
playback
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The ControlCenter timeline provides a visual indication of the current frame’s time and position, the playback speed and metadata
such as recording triggers and bookmarks
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The ControlCenter timeline provides video and audio clip navigation capabilities such as jump-to-time, change of speed and direction, change of timeline resolution and more
Export
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Video and Audio can be exported to a DVTel proprietary file format,
providing an encryption protected SHA-1 digital signature for evidence management purposes
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Video can be exported to an AVI file using industry-standard codecs, with our without audio
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Audio can be exported in a standard WAV format
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Latitude Exporter application supports exporting of multiple concurrent clips for burning to a DVD with a copy of the stand alone
DVTel proprietary player
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Mass Export functionality optimized for high-speed export of massive amounts of data
Resiliency
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Safrun – every server installation contains a watch dog process to
guarantee system services are always running
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Redundant archiving
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Fail Over Archiver
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Fail Over Directory
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Fail Over EDB
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Distributed architecture – minimizing the risks of a single point of failure
Virtual Matrix
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Support PTZ user hierarchy to determine which users have priority
over other users when controlling PTZ domes
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Camera switching from any keyboard or workstation to any viewing
tile or analog monitor the system
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Sequences
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Salvos – available with Layouts in ControlCenter or groups of analog monitors
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Guard Tours (layout tours)
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PTZ control, including control of presets, patterns, auxiliaries, PTZ
lock
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CCTV keyboard support
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Automation: configure actions execution upon events
Events and Actions
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Event logging within the audit trail database
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Latitude can receive and distribute events from multiple sources
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Support for automatic execution of actions in response to events.
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Intelligent event and action distribution using a rule-based service
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Latitude NVMS V6.0
Network Video Management System
System Functions (cont’d)
Command and Control
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Unification with Longitude IP Access Control and Video Analytics
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Video wall management
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Supports full screen video
Alarm Management
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Support for creation and configuration of an unlimited number of
alarm types
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Alarms can be triggered automatically by the system in response to
any event, according to the administrator’s definitions
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Alarms can be triggered manually by users
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Alarms can be sent to multiple recipients, either simultaneously or
based on pre-defined, alarm-type-specific recipient priorities
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ControlCenter displays an alarm list with detailed alarm states and
history as well as various other alarm indications, including sound
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Alarms may display video and audio content to the user, including
live and archived footage and maps. Alarms can also be associated with a pre-defined procedure URL page
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ControlCenter can display footage of multiple alarms concurrently
in different tiles
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The user can snooze, forward and acknowledge alarms
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Alarms can trigger recording of pre-alarm and post-alarm periods,
if defined
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Alarm recording is marked with automatic bookmarks
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Recorded alarm clips can be searched by recording reason or
bookmark text
Event Logging
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Latitude automatically supports recording of many types of events
into an AuditTrail database
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Support for user selectable event-type logging
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Recorded events include date, time and other relevant fields of
information
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Reporting tool provides means for creating multiple types of reports, based on time criteria set by the user, and allows the user to
view, print and export the reports
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Alarm history can be queried and displayed in ControlCenter
Metadata
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The system manages metadata by recording real time information
in the Archiver and Directory SQL databases. The information describes events that may or may not be related to recorded multimedia such as video or audio
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The system provides multiple tools to search and retrieve information using metadata. The most comprehensive tool for metadatabased search is the ControlCenter Query Pane
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Metadata types include recording triggers, alarm information (including response data), event information and bookmarks and incidents (collections of multiple simultaneous bookmarks from different sources). All metadata is time-stamped
User Management
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Latitude NVMS 6.0 supports user management capabilities, authentication and privileges
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Support for user groups. A user can be assigned to one or more
groups and inherit the privileges of the groups.
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User privileges can be assigned per site, per camera and per virtually any function or entity in the system. The privileges are assigned using a hierarchy that is similar to the application trees, to
allow giving or denying access for sites.
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User management is available also with Active Directory integration
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Enables central/global user management for multi-directory systems
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Enables importing users and groups into Latitude
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Unified login option allows using the windows credentials to login
to Latitude
Motion Detection
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Motion detection is supported in the following modes:
* Full screen or zones on the Archiver, for all DVTel IP cam
eras and encoders, excluding the value line cameras.
* Edge based motion detection with zones for most of the
3rd party edge devices as well as DVTel Value line cam
eras
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Motion detection profiles allows the definition of sensitivity thresholds for motion on and motion off events
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Motion indication, showing the level of motion as histograms on the
timeline of recorded video
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Motion Smart search, allowing the user to define a region of interest to query the system for all the motion incidents that have occurred in that region during a certain time period
Analog Matrix
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Integration with Analog Matrix systems is available using the iSOC
integration manager. For more details please contact DVTel sales
engineering.
CaseBuilder Incident Reporting and Management
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Privileged users can use CaseBuilder to collect and organize raw
data in meaningful format
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Cases can include video and audio clips, snapshots, bookmarks
and alarms, or any other files or URL that the user wishes to include
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Cases are saved on a separate storage so they can be shared with
other users
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Cases can be exported and then be investigated in an offline location
Specification sheet is subject to change without notice.
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Latitude NVMS V6.0
Network Video Management System
System Components
Transcoder & Gateway
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The Transcoder delivers MJPEG video streams for internet/lowBandwidth clients, by performing MPEG4 to MJPEG transcoding
Services
The Gateway is a Portal for remote access over the internet in a
Directory – the system’s central administration and configuration data- •
transparent fashion
base
EventDistributor (EDB) – intelligent rule based switching of events and
AuditTrail
actions
Recording of all the event types that were selected by the adminisArchiver – records video, audio and meta data and manages edge de- •
trator for logging, into an AuditTrail database.
vices
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Using Microsoft SQL Express 2005 Database
Gateway – portal for remote access over the Internet
Transcoder – provide remote connectivity to the system and video
ControlCenter
streaming over the Internet
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View live, archived and exported video and audio, side-by-side
AuditTrail – Recording of all administrator events in SQL database
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Synchronized Playback
SafRun – watchdog service
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Advanced Workspace Mode control
CaseBuilder - provides case management services
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CaseBuilder mode
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Advanced Video Overlay controls to maximize the video real estate
Client Applications
Sophisticated alarm and event management
ControlCenter – the operator command and control interface and a •
Manage incidents and bookmarks
player for live, archived and exported multimedia and case management •
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Global client - connect to multiple directories
AdminCenter – the system configuration interface
Remote client – connect via the internet
QuickControl Center - allows you to connect to your Latitude system •
Logical tree view with entity status
with no installation required. Save the file to your desktop, or any other •
Embedded SceneTracker
folder, and double click it to start operating your system, enjoying the •
Maps and web content in tiles
ControlCenter full-fledged functionality. QuickControl Center is also a •
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Flexible/customizable GUI layout
portable stand alone player
PTZ, Digital PTZ and Keyboard support
Latitude Exporter - supports exporting of multiple concurrent clips for •
burning to a DVD with a copy of the stand alone player
AdminCenter
Configuration and administration
Integration Tools—Software Development Kit (SDK), APIs and Plug-Ins •
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Licensing interface
Ease of use through Wizards: Quick Configuration Wizard, CamMentor—Capture the operator’s screen as a video stream, allowing the •
era wizard, Copy Configuration wizard and user group wizard
supervisor to record or monitor it in real time for training and review
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Dashboard display of system status
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Sidebar menu offering task oriented user interface
Directory
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Automatic Discovery of edge devices
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Authentication management
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Physical tree - servers and edge devices configuration
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System configuration and settings catalog
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Logical tree - geographical/organizational hierarchy configuration
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Alarm management
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Filtered views for cameras, users and more
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Incident/metadata management
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Search/Filter support for all trees
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System status view
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Profiles and schedules
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Using Microsoft SQL Express 2005/ SQL Server 2005 Database
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Users, user groups and privileges
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Fail over directory—multiple per system
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Alarm, event and action definitions
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Global client - connect to multiple directories
Event Distributor (EDB)
Remote client - connect via the internet
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Intelligent, rule-based distribution of events, actions and messages •
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Map Builder - A user interface for creation and maintenance of
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Supports Failover EDB
HTML based maps
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Ability to backup system databases
Archiver
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Mass Export interface
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Recording of video and audio
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With dual stream encoder, either stream can be recorded
SDK
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Playback of video and audio
Provides a Latitude API that can be used for integrations and cus•
Manages IP Cameras, Encoders, Decoders and other IP Edge De- •
tomizations
vices
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Provides video feeds using the Direct Show Filter
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Audio/Video - Multicast or Unicast capability
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Provides event and alarm listeners to the system using the Event
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Controls PTZ domes and sequences
API and Alarm API
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Video proxy (redirection)
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Productized and documented
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Performs motion detection events
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Using Microsoft SQL 2005 Express Database to store metadata inNote:
cluding storage management, bookmarks and motion information
For ordering and hardware specification information, please refer to
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Support for Redundant Recording
the Price Guide and System Specification Document. Both can be ob•
Supports Failover archiving
tained by contacting your Local Regional Sales Manager ([email protected]
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Automatic discovery of IP edge devices
com).
DVTel, iSOC, Latitude NVMS. Longitude IPAC, SceneTracker, AVT, CaseBuilder and Mentor are trademark of DVTel Inc.
All other company names and products are trademark or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
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