Hanwha Wave VMS Tested

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Jan 22, 2018

Hanwha has released their first open platform VMS, Wisenet Wave, an Network Optix OEM (see test results) enhanced with integrations and optimizations for Hanwha's products.

In this report, we examine how Wave performs including:

  • Hanwha camera/analytics integration
  • Embedded NVR integration and limitation
  • Cloud access
  • Mobile app usability
  • User management improvements
  • Comparison to entry level and enterprise VMS
  • Comparison to competitive CMS/NVRs
  • Pricing and positioning

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  • **. ********** ***: ******** ** ********** *** (*******, *********), **** is ************* **** *********, *** ***** ******** ******** **** ** integrations ** ***** ***** ******, *********, ***, ********* *********, ***. While ***** ******* *** ** ********** ***** ****'* **** ***/**** events, ***** ***** ******** ******** ************ ** ***** ***** ********.

Pricing **********

******* **** *** ** **** ** $*** *** *** ****** channel, **** ****** ******** **** ****** ********* *** ** **** list *****. ******** **** *** ******** *** ******** ******* *****, 1/4 *** **** ** ** *******, **** ** ***** ** four ($***/**** *******, $***/******* ********, ***.). **** **** ****** ** currently ******* ******** *** ******** *** *** *** ******** *** customers ******* ***** ****.

******* ******* ** ******* ** ************ ********* **** ***** ***-**** VMSes, **** ** *********** ************, ********* ******** ************+, ***., ****** Wave ******** **** ******** ******** ** ***** **** ********* ***** other ***-**** ******* ** ***, **** ** ******** *** ********* support.

Wisenet ******** ******* ** ******

**** ********* ******'* ****** ***** ** ***** ******* ******** ******* of ***** ***. *** ******** ** ****** ****** ******* **** on *** *******, ** **** ** *** *** ***** ****** and **********.

******'* **** ** **** ***** (*** *******) ** ********* ******* and "*****" ******* ** ********.

Network ***** ***

**** **** *** *** **** ****, ******* **** ** *********** a ******* ** ******* *****'* ** ******* ***, ******* ** Digital ********'* ********. **** ********, **** ** **** **** (******** layouts, ***** ***********, ***.), ********/****** (********* *** ***** ******), *****-****** export, *** ****** ****** *** **** ** ** *******.

** **** ****** *** ******** ***** ***** **** ******* ** has **** ******** ***** ***** *****, *** ******* ****** *** our ************* *****/******* ******** *** ******* **** ******* ** ***** ******** *** *********.

Tighter ****** ***********

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Hanwha ********* ***********

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Hanwha *** *************

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Embedded *** *********** **. ****

***** ****** ** ***** ***** *** *** ******* *********** **** using ******** **** ** ****, ******** ** **** ********'* *************. *** ******* ********* *******:

  • ** **********:**** *** ******* ****** ** *** ******** *** ** ****** in ****, **** ** ********* ********* ** ********** ***** ** tile **** ** *** **** (****** ******* ****** ********* ** Wave).

**** **** ****** *** ***** *** ****** **** **** ********** to ********** ***** *********** (***** *****), *** **** ** *** available ** ******* ****** *******.

  • ** ***** ****** ** **********:***** *** **** *** ******** *** ***** ****** **** ******** NVR ********, **** ** ****** *** ***** ****** (************ *****) or **********. ***** ******* *** ****** ****** *** ** ***** when ***** *** ********.

Wave **** **** ***** ******

**** ******** **** ***** ******, ****** **** ****. ** *** Sync, ******* *** ****** ********** **** ** ******* (** ****** Administration), *** *** **** ********** *** *** ***** ** **** mobile *** ******* ****, ** **** ** *** *** **** website.

***** ********* ******* (*******, ***, *** *****) ****** *********** *** same ** ***** ** **** ********* *******, **** *** *************, live, *** ****** ********** *********. ***** ****** *** ** ** the ****** ***** ***** **** **** ***** *** *** ******* to ***** ****** ******(*) **** ** **** ********** ** ***** manual *****. ****** *** ********** ** *********** *** ****, ***** simply ******** *** *** **** *** ***.

Wave **** ******

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Mobile *** ***********

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  • ** ******/******:*** ****** *** **** *** ***** *** ************* ** ****** alarms (******, *********, ***.), ****** ** ***** *************.
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Mobile *** ***** *** **** ******* *** ********

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Improved **** **********

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Comments (18)

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** * ********* *** ** ***** ** **** **** ** fault, *** *** ******* ******** *** **** *************** *** ******* features.

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****** ***** ** *********** ********. * ** ***** *** ********* that **'* ***** **% **** **** ******** *** ***** ** will ** **** *** ****. *** ***, * **** **** tight *** *** **** *******.

* ***'* **** ***** **, *** *** ****** ******* *** Wave ** ********.

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* ** ***** **'* ***** ** ** **** ** ******* to **** **** ******* ******* ** ******* ****** *** ***** same ***** (********* **** *********** **** ****/***********) *** **** **** lower.

****, **'* *** **** *** **** ********** ** **, **'* vs *** *** ***** **** *****. ***, ***** ****** ** doing **** ** ***** / ******* ***** *** ******** *** it **** ****** * ******* ********* ***** ****** ** ********* a *** *** ************ ** **** *** *****.

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*** *********** ***** ** ** **** ** *** ** **** DW ***** ***** ** ****** *** *********** **** ********. **** they **** ** ****'* *********** *** ****'* **** *****.

* *****'* ******** * ****** ***'* ******** *** **** ***** DW's ******** *******. ** ***'* **** ** ***** ** ** do **'* ******* ********* **** ** ***** ** ******* *******. When ** **** ****** ** ******* **'* **** ****. **** could *** **** ******** ** ********* ************ ****** *** ***** than **** **** **** ****** **** *******. *** **, ** they ******** ****** ******* **** ******'* ** * ******* *****.

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