Exacq Overview

Exacq is one of the largest VMS / NVR manufacturers. In June 2013, they were acquired by Tyco for $150 million in cash.

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  • Axis ~$100 Camera Tested on Jul 17, 2018
    ...amp?Axis-Orig-Sw=true Shown here in Exacq: However, this stream has multiple limitations: Single stream only: During testing, the...
  • ...be configured in order to translate metadata to the VMS, an additional step not required when using Exacq or Nx Witness, nor required by most other camera analytics tested (Bosch IVA, VMD4, Hanwha,...
  • ...Spectrum, but connected and streamed via ONVIF to third party VMSes with varying success: Avigilon, Exacq, and Milestone were able to stream H.264 without issues, but only Exacq supported the camera's...
  • ... Hikvision Client Side Dewarping Issues However, dewarping of Hikvision in Exacq and Milestone suffered from two key issues: Significant skew/warping: Hikvision displayed...
  • Snap Surveillance Profile on Jun 26, 2018
    ... In comparison, VMS features like Genetec Visual Tracking, Exacq Suspect Tracking or Milestone's Camera Navigator provides a small overlay tile linking to one or...
  • OpenEye Apex VMS Tested on Jun 26, 2018
    OpenEye is a US company, founded nearly 20 years ago. In the past few years, OpenEye has been one...
  • ...positives: Solid camera side dewarping: Camera side dewarped streams were available in Avigilon, Exacq, Milestone, and NxWitness in our tests, a rare feature as most support only client side...
  • ... I have com across a strange situation with Exacq servers and motion recording. On more than 1 occasion I have found that motion detection and...
  • ...265 supported in Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, and NxWitness. However, there are three key issues in the...
  • H.265 / HEVC Codec Tutorial on Jun 07, 2018
    ...265 support (Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, NxWitness) with no configuration required aside from selecting H.265...
  • ...varies depending on the VMS, with Genetec and Milestone supporting both events and bounding boxes, while Exacq supports events, but no bounding box information. Avigilon and Network Optix do not integrate...
  • ... Solid VMS support: The camera added to Avigilon, Exacq, Milestone, and Network Optix without issue, including H.265 support in Exacq and Nx Witness...
  • ... Inside, we examine: VMS dewarping differences (Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone) Camera side dewarping / "VCams" Stream configuration Full light image...
  • VMS Server Sizing on May 25, 2018
    ... Exacq: Exacq lists server (and client) recommendations in the individual product pages for their...
  • ... Avigilon/Exacq Integration Avigilon and Exacq do not offer integration of Hanwha's analytics, only camera side...
  • Should you buy your own PC/server and load VMS software on it or get a turnkey appliance (both...
  • ...  Finally, note that these analytics integrated with Milestone XProtect but not with Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, or NxWitness, making them unusable to the the majority of third party VMS users. Vs....
  • ... This is occurring across multiple Exacq NVRs with different Hikvision camera models. Basically what is happening, as demonstrated in the...
  • Exacq had been a long-term favorite of integrators, but since their 2014 Tyco acquisition, Exacq has...
  • ..."Milestone - They are very responsive, get back to you quickly & are knowledgeable" VMS - Milestone vs Exacq The polarizing support placement of Exacq (one of the worst) and Milestone (one of the best)...
  • ...265 streams worked with no issues in Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, and Network Optix, more broadly supported than most H.265 IP cameras we...
  • ...[premium_content] Executive Summary There were 2 tiers for worst technical support: The clear worst: Exacq, Honeywell and Lenel in this group Significant problems but not as bad as the group above:...
  • ...Camera Dewarped As ImmerVision During our tests, we were able to dewarp the camera using the ImmerVision SDK in Exacq, Genetec, and Milestone with no issues. However, neither ImmerVision nor Axis claim that the...
  • Will the next March Networks customer appreciation event be held a steakhouse or at a Taco Bell...
  • ...approach is 'open', supporting more than 50 different 3rd party products and systems, like Milestone, Exacq, OnSSI and Salient VMS, I/O modules (ie: for building management systems & elevators),...
  • ... Inside, we look at: VMS dewarping differences (Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, Network Optix) Full light image quality Low light/IR image quality IR...
  • ... Milestone XProtect supports these events by default, but they are not supported by Avigilon, Exacq, or Genetec (which requires a 'restricted' camera license for Hikvision...
  • ... The company's most well-known recorder offering is Exacq, acquired in 2013. However, the company owns another one, VideoEdge, acquired years before...
  • ... Solid dewarping via ImmerVision SDK: Dewarping in other Exacq and Milestone using the ImmerVision SDK worked well, though not as smoothly as Avigilon's...
  • ... In terms of appealing features, Kantech's integration with (other Tyco owned) platforms like VMS Exacq and intrusion alarms DSC and mentions of good tech support were common: "Kantech Card Access...
  • 'Best In Show' Fails on Apr 19, 2018
    ...original Arcus, not the new Arcules) Axis itself has their own VMS that runs inside of their cameras Exacq has run their VMS inside Axis cameras for 6 years now (see our Exacq Edge test) and has an ACAP...
  • Asking for suggestions for external storage options for exacq servers that are maxed out internally.
  • Axis VMD4 Analytics Tested on Apr 17, 2018
    ...previous VMD3 app, what triggered false alarms, what did not, and how it integrates (or not) with Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone and Network Optix VMSes. This is the first in a 2018 series of on-board...
  • ... Where can i find a feature to feature comparison on Avigilon, Exacq and Open Eye?
  • ... Exacq Updates Login and Password Security Managing user logins and passwords  This update from Exacq...
  • ... VMS Support In our tests, the HF8835F integrated using the Dahua driver in Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, and via ONVIF in Network Optix/Hanwha Wave, though it is not specifically...
  • ... Smartvue will join Exacq and VideoEdge in what JCI described to IPVM as a compliment to those offerings. Inside this...
  • I noticed something unusual in exacq vision and was wondering if anyone has come across this yet. I have a mix of Axis and Hikvision...
  • Hi, About a year ago, we started installing Exacq units throughout our offices. We've been experiencing an overwhelming number of hardware issues,...
  • I am looking to compare the long term commitment to a standard in a city and have narrowed it...
  • ...VMS compatibility: We were unable to connect new W Box models to Milestone and Genetec, but Avigilon, Exacq, and Wisenet Wave connected without issue.  Occasional compression issues: During testing, the...
  • ...265 stream was supported by multiple VMSes, including Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, and Hanwha's own Wave VMS. Avigilon Control Center supported the camera's...
  • ...significantly increasing their lead over competitors, receiving nearly twice as many mentions as Avigilon, Exacq or Genetec. Avigilon moved up from a distinct 4th place to be in the same integrator...
  • ...5x Avigilon sales, moderately more than what Tyco paid for Exacq (which turned out to be a very good deal) but far less than the 4x Canon paid for Axis (which...
  • ..." Exacq Concerns Mounting While still net positive from integrators, Exacq had significantly more...
  • ... Inside this report, we examine the results achieved across Avigilon, Exacq and Milestone plus our recommendations. [premium_content] Test Summary In our tests, updating...
  • ...Of Current System During a summer project, his school's existing analog system was updated to be an Exacq-based VMS system connected to Hikvision Encoders. In turn, those encoders are attached to...
  • ...had tested Avigilons embedded solution but Razberi was much better and we could use it for Avigilon, Exacq and Milestone solutions." Embedded PoE Preferred For Small Systems Finally, many integrators...
  • ... Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, and Network Optix were unable to see connect via ONVIF or direct...
  • ...264), and Exacq (H.264 only), with all three adding the camera via direct drivers. All three VMSes integrated...
  • ... On the plus side, the 8836 integrated without issue to Avigilon, Exacq, and Milestone, with all three VMSes able to configure presets and tours from the VMS, as...
  • ...265 cameras, more than most VMSes, such as Exacq (3 manufacturers), or Avigilon, which does not support H.265 at all.  ONVIF H.265...
  • ...competitive against embedded recorders from a functionality perspective than against commercial VMSes like Exacq or Milestone. Because integrators can select what hardware they want to use for ZoneMinder, it...
  • ...Hikvision's moves plus notable performances from the following:  Arecont Avigilon Axis Dahua Exacq Genetec Hanwha Milestone Pelco [premium_content] Summary Results Three important themes...
  • ... VMS Break Demonstrated In the example below, the camera is shown streaming normally in Exacq, with the stream failing as the upgrade is started and never reconnecting: Instead, when...
  • ... Inside the report, we share our results on: How well or poorly VMS integration with Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone and NxWitness How motion detection performed and what issued it had Setup...
  • ...says their system is priced to be competitive with systems like Avigilon, or Axis cameras on a VMS like Exacq. The company provided the following example of MSRP pricing: While the camera MSRP is higher...
  • For nearly 4 years, Exacq had broken and effectively blocked use with Avigilon cameras, as IPVM reported in January...
  • ... Exacq's M series NVRs aim to challenge low cost models from Dahua and Hikvision, building Exacq's VMS...
  • ... However, Exacq was unable to stream all channels in H.264, with imagers 2-4 displayed as MJPEG only. Avigilon...
  • Audio Recording And Exacq on Oct 03, 2017
    ...see there are plenty of audio mixers that have a USB connection to an NVR but what I don't know is if Exacq would recognize the mixer as an audio input device?
  • Does anyone make a analog to IP converter compatible with Exacq that can send coaxitron commands to Pelco PTZ cameras.  I'm trying to convert a system to an...
  • ... No VMS integration issues: In our tests, the CS1320 connected to Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, and Milestone via ONVIF without issues, with video and microphone audio supported, but...
  • ...  I'm impressed by the ability for Exacq to allow you to create an event that is a linear proof of wrongdoing. Do my desired Dahuas have...
  • ... Exacq and Genetec both added the camera via direct driver. Note that both Exacq and Milestone...
  • I have a customer who just purchased Extreme cameras and wants to use them w/the Exacq NVR's they also just purchased (two different sides of the house in case you were...
  • ... I've checked Exacq's site and the PNM-9020V is tested, but nothing comes up for the PNM-9080VQ. Does anyone have...
  • ...note, we examine how Chinese companies like Dahua and Hikvision fared against Western companies like Exacq and Milestone. [premium_content] Manufacturer Rankings Hikvision and Dahua were the top...
  • Dahua 4K IR PTZ Tested on Aug 21, 2017
    ...265 support problems: The camera integrated without issue to Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, and Milestone, with all four VMSes able to configure presets and tours from the VMS,...
  • I am looking for a cellular camera option that I can add to my Exacqvision VMS. We are using...
  • ...265 did not support the N84BG44 (Exacq, Genetec, and Milestone). Both Genetec and Milestone list support for other Dahua H.265 cameras,...
  • ...265 streaming worked without issue in Exacq, but camera VMD, stream configuration, and other features are lost when doing so. Price The...
  • ...[premium_content] Summary In our tests, the A8105-E worked well, with several pros: The A8105 added to Exacq, Genetec, and Milestone as a typical Axis camera, including video and audio streams without...
  • ... RTSP streaming worked in Exacq, but VMD, stream configuration, and other features are lost using this method.  These factors...
  • ... RTSP streaming is available and worked without issue in Exacq and Milestone, but motion recording, PTZ control, resolution configuration, etc., and other...
  • Hikvision H.265+ Tested on Jun 27, 2017
    ...265 cameras we have tested, VMS support remains limited, with only Exacq supporting these streams (via RTSP) in our tests. Milestone XProtect did not detect the H.265...
  • ... We use  Exacq for VMS and Hik and Axis for cameras. Apparently Axis cameras can do this but I have not yet...
  • ... Presets were also able to be added via ONVIF, as were tours, demonstrated with Exacq in this video: Note that PTZ controls and presets were integrated in all VMSes tested via...
  • ...supports multi-streaming with this model, as Avigilon Control Center supported no secondary streams, and Exacq supported only one in our tests (versus multiple in Genetec and Milestone). Q1659 Pricing Axis...
  • ...officially conformant, with cameras adding and streaming properly to all VMSes tested (Avigilon, Axxon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, Network Optix/DW Spectrum). Simple cloud access: Reolink's cloud access...
  • I have read a few discussions on IPVM on adding storage to other series of recorders and using...
  • ... We were unable to view the camera in Avigilon or Exacq. Versions Used The following firmware versions were used in our tests. Note that firmware is...
  • ... Client side dewarping: Client side fisheye dewarping was supported in Exacq, Digital Watchdog/Network Optix, Genetec, and Milestone (using the ImmerVision SDK). Only...
  • ...grabbed attention: Made In America - OpenEye OpenEye, who recently took aim at American competitor Exacq, is now calling out its differences vs foreign foes with a prominent booth display: Better...
  • ...admin@exacqVisionAppliance:/usr/local/exacq/server$ cat *.xml | grep password
  • ... Exacq Challenges The 'Tyco-fication' (now JCI) of Exacq accelerated in Q1 with Exacq's 3 co-founders...
  • OpenEye Takes Aim At Exacq on Mar 23, 2017
    First Milestone targeted Exacq with a takeover offer, and now OpenEye is gunning for them with an offer to swap out Exacq...
  • ...this report, we review automated/bulk update processes for 7 providers, including: Avigilon Dahua Exacq Genetec Hikvision Milestone Uniview [premium_content] Avigilon Control Center: Bulk...
  • Something is off here, Milestone (100,000), Exacq (50,000), Gentec (10,000), VI (10,000), Avigilon (10,000) Salient (5,000).... And Eagle Eye...
  • ... Trying to decide between Exacq and Milestone.  1 outside camera will cover the entrance to front door capturing anyone walking...
  • ... Exacq was well-liked for the cost/performance ratio of their products, and Avigilon has traditionally...
  • Exacq Favorability Results on Feb 22, 2017
    For years, Exacq has been one of the most frequently favored VMSes in IPVM integrator statistics (e.g.,...
  • Just weeks after Exacq's 3 co-founders resigned, JCI / Tyco is shutting down Exacq's US manufacturing and laying off...
  • ...price and that it is only a one time charge every 3 or 4 years, it is far less than one would pay for Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, etc. for their software upgrades. Competitive Positioning While Avigilon...
  • ...   The yearly cost of Exacq is not an issue for me so lets pretend both systems cost the same amount of money.  I would be...
  • ...  I would like to record the video from the 4 cameras on a Exacq NVR server.  I haven't been able to find any TVI to IP converters or anything on connecting the...
  • ...  From talking with Exacq support, I can only choose a single schedule for both motion and notifications.  It will not...
  • ...that requires the ACS be an extension to an existing Genetec crd access system, but also requires a new Exacq VMS to be integrated with the Genetec ACS.  I see on Exacq's website that they have a good...
  • Free VMS Software Directory on Jan 13, 2017
    ...channels, 60 day trial Digital Watchdog Spectrum - 4 cameras, 30 day trial Digifort VMS - 30 day trial Exacq - 45 day trial, request key here Hanwha SSM - 45 day trial with all features, free with...
  • Exacq 3 Co-Founders Exit on Jan 10, 2017
    Exacq co-founders David Underwood and Daniel Rittman have exited the company. UPDATE: And a 3rd...