Bluecherry Open Sources Entire VMS

By Sean Patton, Published May 13, 2019, 09:25am EDT (Info+)

Bluecherry announced they have "released the entire Bluecherry software application open source with a GPL license".

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We spoke to Bluecherry's founder and president, to find out why they made this change, what challenges they expect and what impact they expect it to have.

Bluecherry **********

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************ * *****-***** ***, *** ******** under ****** ****** ******* (***)*** ******* *.* ** *****. **** means **** ****** *** ***, ******, or ****** *** ******** ** **** as **** ********** ***** *******/******* ** Bluecherry.

********** *** ****** * ***** ****** for *****, ******* *** *** **. They **** ***** * *** ****** for ******* *** ****** *************. ***** is ** ****** ******. **** ** not ***** ****** ****** *******, ******* primarily ********* ***** *** ****. ********** also **** **** ** *** ******* H.265, *** ** ** ** ***** roadmap.

**** **** ** ******** ***** **** source ********* (*.*.******) *** ***** **** **** *********** updates ** **** ****** **** ********* based ** ***** ******* **** ***********.

Why **** ******

**** **** **** ***** ** **** in *** ****** *** **** ****** platforms. ** **** **** ******** ******** drivers *** ********* ** *** *** on ***** ******* ************* *********, *** despite *** **** ******** ***** *** server **** ******, ** *** *** goal.

**** **** **** ******** *** ****** application ** **** *** ******** ** that ****, *** ** **** **** contributions ** *** *********** ***** *****, and **** **** ***** ** **** of *** *** ****** ******** *** written. ** **** **** ** ****** more ********** **** ** *** ********, they **** ********** *** ******* ****, essentially ********* * **** ******* ********* service.

** ***** **** **** **** **** hired ** ********** ********** *** **** a ********** ** ************ ** **** source ********, *** **** **** *** good ******** ********* **** **** **** examples *********.

Support **** *********

********** ****** ** "**********"******* ****** ***************** ****** ***** ******* (******* ******** hours), ******** ***** *******, **** ****, and **** ******. ****** ********** ******* bundle ****** ***** **** $** *** 4 *******, ** ** $*** *** 96 *******.

********** **** ***** *** ********* ****** licenses **** ** ********* ** * "Commercial" ********* *******, ***** ****** ***** and **** **** *******, *** ***** have ** ******** ********** ******* *** phone *******. ****** ********** ******* ****** prices ***** **** $** *** * cameras, ** ** $*** *** ** cameras.

**********'* ******* ***** **** *** ******** services ************ ** ***** *******.

Downloads ******** ************* / ******* *** ** ****

********** **** **** ***** ********* **** increased ***% ***** ***** ************, ******* increases **** *** ******* **** ****. They *** ********* ***** ** ******** but ***** **** ** *** *** been **** ***** *** ************.

*******, *** ******* **** ** **** sourcing * ********** *******-*** ***** *********** is **** *** ******* **** ******* sales **** ** **** *** *** users **** ******* ** *** *** annual ************ ****.

Future *****

******** *** **** *****, ********** ************ *************** ******************. ******* ****** ***** ******* *.*** support, **** **** ***** ************, *** user-based *** ******* ************. ************ **** said **** *** ******** ** *** another ********* *** ******** ** **** organically ********* ******* ****-**-***** ** ***********/*** markets. ** **** **** ** *** have *** ***** ** ********* ** hire ***** *****.

Compared ** ******* ****

***** ******** **** ********* ** * cost ********* ******** ** **** *****, Bluecherry ***** ******** * ** *** hard ****** *** *******. ******* **** are *********** ** ***** **** *** included ********* ******** ** *********** ****. Bluecherry ****** *****, *******, *** *** native ***** *******, *** ***** * mobile ******, ***** ** * *********** disadvantage *** *********** *******.

Few **** ****** *****

***** *** *** **** ****** *****, enabling ********* ** ****** **** ** extend ************* ** *******. *******, **** offer ********** ******** (*.*. ***** **********, limited ***-***** ************, *****, *******, *** Mac ******* **** *** *******). * listing ** ***** **** ****** ***** is ** *** *** ** ******* **** *** ******** *********.

Comments (2)

Screenshots or a quick video would be nice. 

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Thanks for the post, going to push this out there to some NVR geeks that like free Linux stuff on their bench.

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