Avigilon ACC7 VMS Tested

By Sean Patton, Published on Jul 22, 2019

Avigilon's Control Center 7 boldly claims it will "transform live video monitoring" with the new Focus of Attention "AI-enabled" interface.

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  • ***** ******* ********: ** ***** **** ACC7 ********* **** ***** feature ******* ******** ** other ********** *****.
  • ****** ** ******: ******* ****** **** ACC7 *** * ***** and ********** ****** ******* hidden ***** ** ********* design ******** ***** ********** and ******** ******** ***** to ******** ***** ******* and *********.
  • ******** ****** ******** *******: ********'* ******-***** ****** and ******* ********* **************** **** **** ** our *****, *** ** ***** this ***** ********* *** events *** **** ********** much ******.
  • ***** ********** ********** ****** and ******:********** ************** * ************* ****** means ** ****** *** a ******** ****** ** vehicle ****** ******** ******* compared ** ***** ******** or ********* ****** *****. Additionally,********** ****** **** ******************** ********, ** ******* and ******** *** *********** capture ******.
  • ********* ******* ***********/***** **********: ** ***** ****'* display ******* ******* *** display *********** ******** ****** well ** ******* *********** for *** ********* *********** and ** ******* *** temporarily ****** *** ******* lighting *****.

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**** *** * *** weaknesses ******* ** ***** playback ***********, **** *** install *****, *** *** feature ***********/****:

  • ***** ** ********* ********* Limits/Bugs: ** ****** ** automatic *** ********** ****** design, **** ** **********/******* organization. *******, ******** **** future ******** **** ***** customization ** *** ******. There ** **** * bug ***** ******** ******** of ***** ****** **** multiple ******* *** **********.
  • ****** ***** **** ** Refresh: ********* ****** ********* to **** ******** ** issues. ******** **** **** will ** ******** *** Searches ** ****** ********.
  • ************ ******** ***********: **** ********* *** to ******* ************ *********** playback, * ****** *******.
  • **** ****** ******** ******* Required *** **** **********: **** ******** **** manufacturer's *******, *******, *****, maintenance(e.g. ******** *******), *** monitoring (*.*. ******** ********* vs ***) ** ************* easier **** ******** *******.

Overview *****

*** ********* **-****** ***** overviews ****, *** ***** 9-minutes ***** ***** ** Attention, ** ******** ** highlighting ******* ********* *** weaknesses:

"AI-Enabled" ***** ** ********* *********

****'* *** ***** ** Attention **** ** **** for **** ******* ** Avigilon's **-***** ****** ******** events *** ******* ****** Detection, ***** ******** ********* focused ** *** ********* in ****. ** ******** to **** ********** *********, it **** ******** ******, input, *** ***** ***** monitoring ** ***** ** using *** *********** **** and ******** **** ******.

***** ** ********* ********* cameras ** * ****-**-***** hexagonal ******* ******** **** a ********* ***** **** and *****-***** ***** ******. We ******** *** ********* UX ********** **** * Masters ****** ** ********-***** Interaction **** ******** **********, and ***** **** ** introduces **** ***** *** visual ********* **** * standard ***** **** *** 4x4 ******* ****** ******* there ** ** ***** spatial ******** ******* *****. The ******** *** *** be ******** ***** ** rearranged, *** ******* *** System ********/**** **** ****** user-created ******:

******* ***** **** *** hexagon's ****-**-***** ****** ** the **************** ** **** a *** *** ** camera ***** **** ** created. ** ***** **** by ********** ** ****'* camera ***** **** ** cameras ** ** ******** in * *********** ****** change. **** ** **** confusing *** **** ********** and ******** *****:

******* ** ***** ****** changes *** *** ***** able ** ****** ******** the ****** ***** ** a *** **** ******* the ******* ********* ** physical *******, ** ***** that *********** ****** *** object ********* ****** ** more ********* **** ******* a *** ****** ****:

******** ********* ** *** feedback ******* ** ***********, stating **** *** ******** to ******* *** *********** in ****** *******:

...** ** *** *** possible ** ******* *** layout ****** ********* ***** system **** ****** *** camera ******* **. ** recognize **** **** ** a ********** **** **** initial ****** ** *** feature *** *** *.*, especially *** ***** **** camera ****** ** *** 100's, *** ** ** have ***** ** **** 1) **** ** ******** default ****** **** **** closely ********* *** ******* relationships ******* ******* *** 2) ******** *** *********** and ******* *** ** administrator ** ********* *** layout ** ***** ****** nodes ** ****** *** 7.x ********.

***** *** ***** ******** in ***** ** ********* works ****, ** **** able ** ******* **** to ********** ****** *** motion ********* ******:

*******, *** ********* **** not ******* *****-****** *******, which ************* ****** *** impact ** ***** ********** events/data **** ***********.

** ***** * *** bugs ****** *******, *** most *********** *** ******* to ******* ** ***** with ******** ******* **********. The ***** ** ********* in ***** ** ********* and ********** *** ******* in ***, *******, *** cannot ****** ** **** Live ***** **** *** of *** *******. **** was *** ** ***** with ****** **** * single ****** **********. ******** confirmed *** ***, *** said ** ***** ** corrected ** ** ******** service *******:

Bounding *** *******

** ***** *** ******* analytic ***** ******** ***** easier ** ****** *** more ********** **** *** clean ** ** *** VMS ******. ***** ** a ****** ***** (****) and ***** ** ******** box *** ****** *** vehicles, ***** ********** *** blue *** *** ***** in ****. *** ********** (** advantage) ** *** ****** is **** ** ** less ******* ** *** camera *********** ********** * person ** * ******* (or **** *****), ****** you ***** **** ***** over *** ******** ***:

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**** **** **** ********* changes **** *** **** box ******** ** **** consistent ****** ******** *** menus, *** *** ** consultant ***** **** *** color ******* ** ******* for ********** ***-****** ** dark ******* ************.

UX ******/*********** ** ****** *****

****** ***** *** *** receive *** *********** ******* in ****. ******, ***** and ******** ****** ********* strongly ** *******, ******* they *** ******* ** a ****** ****** *** playback. ******** **** **** supports *****-****** ********, *** only *** * ****** synchronized ********, ******** ******** from *** ** **** cameras ** * ****** time *****. **** ** atypical *** **** ********** VMSes, ***** ***** *** option *** *********** *** asynchronous ********:

***** ** ***** *** other ****** ******* ********* strongly, ********* ****** *** many ** ****** *** operating ************ **** ******* poor ** ** ****** results (******* *** ******** or ******).

** ******* *** ********* UX ******:

  • *** *****/******/***** ********* ****** does *** **** ****** the ********* **** *** the ******** ******* **********, but **** ** *** clear.
  • **** **/*** ** * confusing ****** ******, *** their ******** *** **** the "****** *****" *** "Change ******" ******* ***** for ********* **********.
  • *** "****** *****" *** "Change ******" ******* *** named ******, *** ** is *** ***** ** the **** **** *** difference **, *** *** they *** ******* **** to **** *****.
  • ********* ****** ****** * user ** "**** **" down ** * .*** second ****-***** (***** ** Stop ****), ***** ** every **** ******** ******* in * ***** ******.
  • ********* ****** ****** * user ** ****** * time ***** ***** ** video *** ******** *** it ******* * ***** screen *** **** *** have ** ***** ** warning *********.

******** **** **** **** now **** * ** design **** *** **** be ********** ***** ****** functionality:

********* ****** ** *** of *** ***** ****** utilities ** *** *** was ********* ****** ** had * ********* ** design ****... ** *****'* prioritized ***** ** ******** ahead ** ***** *** functionality ********** ** *** 6 *** *** * but ** **** ** refresh **** ** *** older ****** ********* ** some *****.

Integrated ******* ******* ******* / ****** ****** *******

**** *** ** ******* embedded ****** *******, ** found ** ** ************* more ******* **** *** Internet ********-***** ******** (******) found ** ******* ******** of ***:

** ***** *** **** Client ********* .*** ** be ***** ****** **** ACC6 (******* *.**), ***** Avigilon ********* *** ********* due ** *** *** browser *********.

**** ******* ************* ******* than ********* *** *******'* installers, *******, ***** *** Network ***** *** **** less **** **** *** size ** ***.

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*** ** **** ** 3 ********* ********, ******** per ******, **** ** yearly ***/************.

  • ****: ** ******* ***, $78 - $** **** per ******.
  • ********: ** ******* ***, $164 - $*** **** per ******.
  • **********: ********* *******, $*** - $*** **** *** camera.

***** ** * ***-**** cost ** ******* **** ACC6 ** **** ******** and ********** ********, ** average *% - **% of *** *** ****** cost. ***** ** ** cost ** ******* **** Edition.

***** *** ** ********** license ***** *** ****** connections ** *******, ******* typical *** ** ********** VMS, ******** ******** (*.*. failover, ***, ***** *********, video ********* *************) *** only ********* **** ******** and **********. ******** ******** a********** ****** ** ***** website.

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Appearance ****** **-***** ****

***** ** *** *****, Appearance ****** ******** * significantly ****** ***** ** search *** * ******** person ** ******* ****** multiple ******* ******** ** using ******** ** ********* search *****. *******, ***********/******** identifiers **** ** ***, gender, *** **** ***** were ******* ********** ** our ***** *** ********** IR (*** ********* ******) ****** ************* ** objects *** ****** *****/****.

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Appearance ****** **-***** ****

*** ******* ****** **** Avigilon ********** ****** ********* very **** ******** **** recognition ** **** *****, and ***** *********** ** challenging ********** (*.*. **** angle ** **** *********, 50% **** ********, *** light). ***** *** * moderate ******** ** ******** when ******* **** **** and **********.

************, **** **** ********** is ******* *** *** issues. ***** *** **** be ***** ** *** watch **** ***** ***** capture ** ********* ************ cameras, *** ******** ***** files (*.*. ********). ** found ****** **** *********** people **** ******, **** a ****** **** ********* list ** *******, *** duplicate ***** *** ****** are *********.

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Comments (17)

*** *** **** ***** they ***** ******, **** software ****** ** ******* and ********. 

*** *********** **** *** on ****.

**** * **** ***** with ******** ** ******* X.0 ** *** ** their ******** ** * pretty **** *******.  *******, each *** .* ******* increase **** **** *** features *** ****** ** many ** *** ***** broken **** *** *** release.  *** *******, * believe ** ****'* ***** version *.* **** ********** search *** ******* ***.  It ****'* ***** ******* versions ***** **** ****** appearance ****** *** **** functionality *** *********.

* *** *********.  * took ** *** ******* notes *** ********** ****** was ** *.*.  ****** appearance ****** **** ** 6.6.  ******* ****** ********* came ** *.*.

*** **** ** ** a **** ** ******** Blue? ** **** *** our ********** ***** **** Avigilon *** *** ******* a *** ** ******** from *** ******** ****** base ** ***** ** for ***** ***** ************. We ****** *** ***** for *** **** *** was ********* ** ***** was ******** ** *** works ** **** ***** are *********** **** ******** than ******** ** *** dream **.

*****,

** ****** * **** Appliance *** ************, ** will ** ******* ** soon.

** ***** * ******** feature/capability *** *** ********** in? ** **** ******** not ** ******* ************ to * *** ***** video ********** ******, ** that ** **** *** are ********** **.

*** *** ***** ***** monitoring *** *** ** my ***** ** ********, but **** *** ******* effectiveness ** *********** *** avigilon ******* **** *** cloud *** *** *******/****** of ********* ********* ** those ******* ** **** how ** ******** ** their *********** *********.

***** ********* * ****:

*** "** **** ** storage" ** **** *******, cloud, ** ****?

********** *** ******* ***********, are ***** **** ***** or **** ********* *********?

** ******* ******/***** ** cameras **** ****** **** others?

*** **** ** ****** has **** ******** ** licneses.  ***** ** **** one **** ****** **** for ****, ********, *** ENTERPRISE **** ****.

**** **** ** **** expensive **** **** ** a *** ******* *****. 

****** *** *** **** Mike, * ******* ******** to *** ************* *** will ****** *** ****** to *******.

**** **** ** **** expensive **** **** ** a *** ******* *****.

**** **.  **** ********* on * * ******* to * ******* ***** it **.  *******, *** larger ******* ****** ** ACC6 ********** **** ** 16, **, *** ** channels **** ******** **** expensive *** *** ******* channel *****.

************ ******* ** **** (if ** ****** *****), the ******* ***** ** quite *********** 

* **** ******* **** report *** ** ** have * **** ***** Aviglon * ** **** interested ** **** ** going ** *** ** with *** *  . The ****** * ***** good ******* ** *** mentioned **** ***** *** a **** ** * 14minute ***** **** *** software, * *** ** blind *** ***** ******* intensively ********** *** **** I ******'* **** ** . ***** ******* **** this ****. ****** **** 

*******,

****** *** *** ***** up, * ************ ******* something ** *** ***** embed ****, *** ***** is ******** ** *** Overview ***** section

 

* **** ****** ***** the **** *** **** of ******** ******** *** I ****** ***'* ********** the ******** ** *** screen. **** ** ** appears ** ** **** type ** ***** ******* show? *** ***  *** supposed ** ******** **** each ******* ****. ***** I ** ******* ** not ****** *********.

**** *** ***** ******* with ** ** **** to **********.  *** ** the ********* * **** shown **** *********** ******* their ****** *** ****** interested ** **.  ******* of ********** * **** of ***** *** *** monitor *** ***** ** they ****** *****.  *** can **** ***** **** any **** *** *** video ****** ** ****** so *** *** *** what ** ***** **. Also **** ** **** this **** **** *** 12-13 *******.  *** *** only **** ** ******* on *** ****** **** (which ** ********* *******) but *** *** **** hundreds ** ******* ** FOA.

** *** ***** * large *****-******** ******* ***** no *** ****** ** moving ****** *** ********* after ****.  **** *** security **** *** **** to ******* **** ******/***** to *** ** ***** as *** *** ******** needs ** ** ** open *** *** *** if *** ** *** icons **** **** *** which ***** ***** ** motion. **** **** **** hover **** *** **** and *** *** **** is ***** **.  **** makes ********** ******** ** cameras **** *** ****.

******* ***** **** *** recently, **** ** ******* new ******* ** *** the *******.

*** ****** *** **** updated ***** ** *** additional ******** ********** ********* testing:******** ********** ****** ***************** ****** *********** '********** Alerts' ******

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