Eagle Eye Networks Cloud VMS Tested

By: Sean Patton, Published on Jul 26, 2018

Eagle Eye has become one of the most significant players in the industry in the past few years:

***********, **** **** *** are ******** *** ***** to ***** **** *** top **** ** ******** companies.

*******,* ***** *** **** we ****** ***** ***, it ************ * **** **** of ******* *********** *** features.

*** **** ****** *** Eagle ***'* ***** *********** ******?

** **** ****, ** ******* *** 4 **** ********* ** Eagle *** ************* *** their * **** ********** including:

  • *********
  • ****** *** **************
  • ************ ***** ******** ** export
  • *-****** **************
  • ****** *******
  • ****** ***** ******
  • ***** ***********
  • **** **********
  • ****** ***
  • *** *******
  • ***** *********
  • ****** ***** ********** *******
  • *** ***** ************
  • ****** ************
  • ****** *******
  • *******

**************

*** ***** *** **** cloud-centric ***, ***** ***'* fundamentals *** ** *** ***** cloud ********** ** ******.

*******, *** ***** *** want * **** ** class ***, ***** ** better ** *****, *********, Genetec, ***, ***** *** still **** *********** *** features ******* **** **** low **** *** ********* offer.

VMS *********

*** ***** *** ***** VMS *** ******* ******** strengths ****** **** ***** use ** ***** *******, Internet ************ *** ****** access ** *** ********* of *** ********:

  • ******* *******
  • ********* *******
  • *-****** ************** - **** or ******* **********
  • ****** ******* - ******* Eagle *** ********, ** First ********* ******

VMS **********

***** *** ***** *** has ******* *********** ******** that *** ******* ** inferior ******** ** ****** VMSes:

  • ******* ************ ***** ******** or ******
  • ******* ****** ***** ******
  • ** ***** ***********
  • ** **** ********** ** groups
  • *****-****** ***** *********
  • ** ******* ******

2-Factor ************** (***) ******* *****

****** *******, *** ***** Eye's *** *** ***** to *****, *** *** not **** ** ******* return *** *-***** ************ code. ***** *** ****** you ** ***** *** for *** **** ******** connecting ** * ******, or *** ********** **** profile. ****** *** **** not ****** *** *** from *** ***** ** remote *******, ** *** prevent ******* ****** *** prevent ********* ***** **** attempting ** ****** *** system (**** *-****** ************** ******).

**** *** *******, *** system ****** * **** to ****** ** **** the ****** **** * 4-digit ************ **** ** SMS **** ******* ** email. *** **** *** received ** ***** ** seconds ** ****** ** requests:

* **** ******* ** their *** ** *** list ** ******* ******* in *** **** *******. This **** ****** *** to ****** * ******* device ** *** **** a *** *****, ****** or **:

First ********* ****** *******

***** ***'* ****** ******* worked **** *** ** a ************** *** *** offering. ** ****** *** inviting ***** ********* ** create ***** *** ****** to *********** **** ******* when *** ****** *** activated. ***** **** *** systems **** ***** *********** granted ***** **** ****** or ******, ***** *** is ******** **** ************ as * ***** ********* log ** *******.

*** ********* ********** ******** the *********'* *****, *** allows *** ** **** visibility ** *** *******, or **** ******** *******:

*** ********* **** ******** a "**********" *****, ***** they *** ****** *** register ***** *** ******** to *** **. **** eliminates *** **** *** the ********** ** *** user ** ****** *** passwords *** ******** ***** responder ********.

** ***** ****** ** the *******, ** ******* user **** ****** *** "Activate ********* *****" ******, which ***** ** ********* message ** *** *********'* email, *** **** ****** them ** *** **** the ****** ***** *** Web ***/** ****** *** to **** *** ******* they **** ****** **:

***** ** * ******** task *** ********** ****** "First *********" **** ******** a ****** **** *** Account **** (**** ** this ****), ***** ***** the ******* **** ******* has ****** **. **** is * **** ******* for ***** **** ** not ******** ****** *** system, *** **** *** typically ******* **** ****** training ***** ** ***:

Limited ************ ***** ******** / ******

***** ***'* ****** ***** playback ***** **** *** is ********** ** **** VMSes. *******, *** ********* is ******* ******* ********* the ***** *** ***** History ****** *** * camera ***** * ********* window **** ****** ****** of ***** **** **** one ******. ***** ** no *** ** ******** multiple ******* ****** *** same ****** ** ******.

***** ** ** ************ feature ****** "****** **** Sync" *** ** **** synchronize *******, *** *** management ** *** ****** sizing *** ************ ** tedious:

********* **** *******, ***** Eye ****:

*** ****** ********** ***'* where ** **** **, but ** **** ****. We're ******* ** ********* the **

*** ***** ******* ****** window **** **** ****** for *********** ** ***** from *** ****** ******* back ** **** ******. Multiple ***** ********* **** each ***** ******* ****** are ******** **** ** incident ******* ****** ******** cameras, **** **** *** time ****** *******.

No *********** / *********** ***** ******

***** **** **** ***** video ** ********* ***** being *********** *** ***** at **** ** ***** storage, *** *** **** format ** ******** *** video *** ** *** VMS ** ** **** .MP4. **** ***** ** the ******* ****** ** playback ** *** ****** or ********, ******* ******** no ********, ************, ** tracking ** *** ***** once ** ** ********.

**** ********** *** ********* provide * ***** ******** format **** * ********** player. ******* ************ ** typically **** ** ****** when ***** * *********** video ******.

Limited ****** ******

***** *** **** *** offer * ***** ****** search **** ******** ***** clips ****** ** *** motion ********* ******. **** is * ****** ***** search **** ******** ** VMS *******. ***** *** has ** ******** ********* graph, *** **** ******** blue ****** **** ** the ******** ** *** Video ******* ****** ******, but ***** ** ** link ******* *** *.

** * **** ***** the ******** ********* ****, they **** *** *** following ***** **** *** filter *** **** *** time. *******, ***** ** no **** ** ********** to *** ***** ******* Search *** **** ******, so *** ***** **** to ******** ****** *** the **** **** ****** events **** ****** ** the ******:

No ***** ***********

***** *** ** ******* another ****** ******* ** many *** ********* ***** is *** ******* ** create * ******** ** reference **** **** ** associated **** *** ******** video ** *** ******. This ****** ***** ** search *** ****/**** ********** with * *****, ******* of ****** *** * specific **** *** ****.

No **** ********** ** *****

***** *** **** *** offer *** ****** *** changing *********** ** ************ of ******** ***** ** the **** ****. ******** large **** ** ***** is ********** ** **** VMS ************ ** ***** User ** ****** ***** definitions. ** **** *****, these ****** *** ** automatically ********** **** ** organization's ****** ********* ********.

***** *** ******** *** ability ** ******* **** permissions ** ********** **** has:

**** ***** ***** **** feature ***** *** **** they **** * *********** form **** *** ** filled *** *** **** to ***** *** ******* for ******** ** ******* a ***** ****** ** users, *** ***** ** no *** *** *** integrator ** ******** **** import ** **********.

Popup ******* ***********

***** *** **** *** browser ******* ******** **** the ******* ****** ******* window **** ********** ********* tasks, ***** *** ** confusing ** *********** ** users. **** ** ** contrast ** **** *** clients (*** ** ***** client) **** **** *********** resize ***** *******, ** switch ******* ***** **** live ***** ** ********. Common ******* **** ******-******** a ****** ** ******** it ****** *** ******* pane ******* ** * new ******* ****** ******* up ** ***** ** the ******* ****** ******.

Storage *** ********* *******

***** *** ****** * good ****** ********* ******* the *********** ** ********** or *** **** **** need, ******* **** ** generate *******, ** **** at ***** ** ******* on * ***********.

**** ** **** *********** than * ******* ***/*** storage ** ********** ****** might *****, *** ******** when ******** * *** that ** ******* ** moving ***** **** ***** storage ** ***** *******.

*** ****** ******** ****** provides * ******** **** of ****** *** ****** level "*******" ***** ********** Local *** ***** ******* use, ** ******** ** Camera *** ******* ********* use:

Mobile ***

****** **** *** ****** apps ***** *** ** limited ** **** *** playback *****, *** ***** Eye ****** *** ****** support *** **** ******** and *********** ******* **** are ********* ** *** Web ******, **** ****** Storage, *** ********* ****** information. 2-Factor ************** ** *********.

*** ****** ******** *** Analytics ****** **** ** not ********* ** *** app, *** *** ****** detection ******** ***** *** be ******** ** *** video.

**** *** *********, *** we ******* ** ***** the *** ***** ** zoomed *** ** * full ***** ***, *** other ***** ***** ** zoomed ** ***** ** show *** ******* ** the ***.

*** *********** ******* ** the ****** ** ****** cameras ** *** *** by ***** **** ***** GPS ******** ** **** the *** ******** ** the ******. ** * map **** ******** ******, the ***** **** **** to ** ******* ********.

* ****** ** *** Eagle *** ****** ***********:

PTZ ******* ***** - ******* **********

*** ******* *** ***** in *** **** *** years *** ***** *** currently ** ********* *** models ****** ******* ***'* ****** ************* page.

*******, **** ****** ** controlled ** *** ******** layout ****. *** **** to ***** ** *** PTZ ****** ** **** a ******** ***-** ******* window. ** **** *****, PTZ ******* *** ** enabled, *** *** *** click ** *** ****** where *** **** *** camera ** *** *** tilt. *** ***** ****** wheel ** **** ** zoom ** *** ***. You *** **** **** and **** * ********* over ** **** *** wish ** ***** **, and *** ****** **** automatically ***, **** *** zoom ** *** ***** area.

***** *** *********** *** experienced **** ****** ** control *** ***, **** a ***** ** *-* seconds. **** ***** ** the ******** ****** ** the *** ********* *** command ** ****, *** the ***** ***** *********** to *** ****** ***** makes ******* ******* ** attempting ** ****** ******* with * *** ** real **** **** ********* or **********.

Video ********* *******

** * ******* ****** size *** ************ **** (default *********** ********, ** range ****** ******* ** missed *******), ********* *** Line ***** ********* ********* satisfactory, **** ** ***** positives *** ****** ******* on, ******* *** **********.

*** **** ********* ***** positive *** ** ** exterior ****** ****** * heavy *********, ********* ** the ***** **** ** the **** ****** ***:

No *** ***** ************ / **** *** *** ***********

***** *** **** *** integrate *** *** ***** systems **** *** ***** VMS ********.

***** *** ******** *********** their ***** ** *** party ***** ************ *** monitoring ********** *******,*-****, ***********. **** **** ********* their ***** *********'* *****-***** ****** ******* platform, *** *******-***** ****** ********** ****** Swift *******. **** ******* ****** *********** ****** *********** **** ****** control *******.

No ***** ******

***** *** ******* *********** in *** *** ****** and *** ****** ********* thick ******* *** *** VMSes, ** ** ***** emphasizing **** ***** *** offers ** ***** ******, which ***** ** * problem *** **** *** users.

Hardware ****** *******

***** *** ******~** ********* ****** *********** *** *** *****-*****, and *** *** **** base ********. ***** ******* sizes ***** **** * minimum ** *** ** to ****. ***** *** says ***** ***** ******* is ****** *********, *** customers ***** ** ****** on ********* ******* ** the ******* ** *** of ***** * **** centers ******** (** ******** video ** ****** ** US, ***).

Software ****** 

***** *** **** **** update ***** ******** ************* every * *****, *** upgrades ****** ******* *** action **** *** *****, because ***** *** ******* the ******* *******. ****** many *** *************, **** do *** ******* ******** version ******* *****, *** for *** ******** **** will **** ** ****** to ***** ******* ****. Typical ******* *** ****** new ****** *******, *** potential ******* ******** ******* or *******.

Camera ******* ***** + ****** ***********

***** *** ***** ********** supported ******* ** *********** ***************** *** ** *** increased **** * *** hundred * ***** *** ** ~1,200 ** *** **** of **** ****. *******, as ** ***** * years ***, **** ** still ************* **** **** the ******** ********* ********* in ********* **** ** Exacq, *******, *********, ***. According ** ***** ***, this ** ******* **** fully **** **** ****** **** list ** *********, ***** involves ***** ******* *** video (*** ***** ** available), */*, ***, ***. Eagle *** **** ******** tests **** ****** *** "optimal" ******* ********, ********* both **** *** ********* streams, which *** ****** ** the ****** **** *********. 

Adding *******

****** *****, *** ***** Eye ****** ************* ********** cameras ** *** ******* network. ** *** * camera ** *** ******, users ********* **** **** to ***** *** ***** plus **** **** ** each ****** *** ****** username *** ********. **** that ******* ** ********* subnets *** *** *********, only ***** ** *** local ***.

Unsupported *******

******* *** ************ ****** on *** ********* ****** list **** ****** ** Unknown ** *** ****** model *** **** *** camera ** *** *********. If * ****** ** shown ** *******, ***** may ***** * ****** to ****** * ******* request ** ***** ***, which ******* ** ** work **** *** **** to *** * ****** for *** ******. ** email ******** **** ***** Eye ******* ****** * turn ****** ******* * and * ***** ** add ****** *******.

***** *** *** ******* via **** ********* ** enabling *** ****** ** Account ********:

****** **** *** *********, this ******** *** *********:

  • *****, *** **** ******* to *** *.*** ****, high ********** ******. **** is **** *** ********* and **** ********** **********.
  • ******, ***** **** ****** a ***** ********** ***** stream, **** *** *******, thumbnails, *** ****** *******.

***** *** ***** ****** is ********* *** ********* to ****, **** ***** may *** **** *** or ***** ** **** a ******'* ********* ***** stream, ****** **** ****** more ******* **** ********** a ******* *******. 

*******

***** *** ************* **** in ***** ********* ** resolution (** ** ** 5MP) *** ******* ********, from **** (********** **** with ***** *******) ** a ****. **** ****** **** $5 *** ********** **** plans ** $* *** month *** *****-**** (* days) ** **** *******, to $**/***** *** ** days ** ***** *****.

**** **** ***** ****** are ****, *** ****** price ** ****** *****. Eagle *** ******* ** that **** ******* *********** these ****** **** ****** and ******* ******** **********, so ****** ****** ** end ***** *** **** widely.

******** *******

***** *** ******** ******* also ******, ********* ** the ****** ** ********, analog ****** *******, *** onboard ******* (** ** 50TB ** *****). ****** start ** ***** $*** USD **** *** ***** smallest *******, *** *** series.

**** **** ***** ****** are ********** * ***-**** setup ***. ** *** bridge ** **** ****** fail, ***** *** ******** the **** ** ** charge. ************, *** ******* updates (*** ********* *********) are ******** ** ** extra ******, **** ** support ********* ** ******* plan ********.

Comments (5)

* **** **** **** have ********* ****** ** the ******, *** * don't ********** *** * Responder ***** **** ** register * ******** ***** before **** ***** *** access ** *** ****** camera *****.

*** **** **** **** any *****?  *** **** **** that * ********* ***** need ****** ** *** system ** **** *** crap *** ******* *** the ***.

**, *** **** **** register * ******** ****** they *** *** ******?

***** ****** **** ** kneecap * ****** **** differentiating ******* **** ****'** done ****.  :(

******* - *** ***** this?  ***** ********* *******?

**,

*** ****** ******* ** to **** ******/**** ******** pre-registered ***** ** ** actual ********* *********. ** the ******* ** ********** of ******* (********* **** up *** *******) -> Activate ******* -> ********** Sharing.

**** ***** **** ******* be *** ******* *** system ******, ** *** have ******** **** ** passwords? * ****** *** weblink *******? *** **** if **** ***** *** page ** ******* **** lose ******.

"*** ****** ******* ** to **** ******/**** ******** pre-registered ***** ** ** actual ********* *********."

*****, **** *** *** clear ** **.

**, *** ********* ******** pre-exist *** ********* *****.  How *** ***** ********** notified ** *** ********* event **** ** ******* - *** *** ** they **** *** ****** to *******?

 

 

**** *** **** ****** above:

** ***** ****** ** the *******, ** ******* user **** ****** *** "Activate ********* *****" ******, which ***** ** ********* message ** *** *********'* email, *** **** ****** them ** *** **** the ****** ** **** the ********* *******:

***** ** * ******** task *** ********** ****** "First *********" **** ******** a ****** **** *** Account **** (**** ** this ****), ***** ***** the ******* **** ******* has ****** **. **** is * **** ******* for ***** **** ** not ******** ****** *** system, *** **** *** typically ******* **** ****** training ***** ** ***:

****** *** *** *********, I **** ******* ** the ****** **** ********** responder ***** ****** **** to ****** *** ******* through *** *** ***/** Mobile ******.

 

***** *** ******* **** one ** *** **** things **** *** ***.....* hardware ******* ****** ** make ********, *** *** UI ***** ** ******.  Great ***** *** ********* has *** ****-*** ***** to **** * **** time ***** ** ****** mode.  ***** ********* *** often **** * ******* successful ********** ** ************.

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