LenelS2 Launches VRx Video Platform

By: Sean Patton, Published on Apr 29, 2019

For years, S2's video management platform, the NetVR, was based on Exacq.

Now, after years of internal development, S2 has launched its own internally developed VMS that the company says is 'pushing the boundaries of video management':

[link no longer available]

Inside, based on a briefing with S2 founder and now LenelS2 Chief Product Officer John Moss [link no longer available], we examine LenelS2's offering including:

  • Why did they develop VRx?
  • Will video analytics be offered?
  • What cameras are supported?
  • What range of appliances is offered?
  • Is there a software only option?
  • How will cloud be utilized?
  • Pricing changes
  • UTC Overall Video offerings
  • Outlook

*** *****, **'* ***** management ********, *** *****, was ***** ** *****.

***, ***** ***** ** internal ***********, ** *** launched *** *** ********** developed *** **** *** company **** ** '******* the ********** ** ***** management':

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******, ***** ** * briefing **** ** ******* and *** ******* ***** Product ******* **** **** [link ** ****** *********], we ******* *******'* ******** including:

  • *** *** **** ******* VRx?
  • **** ***** ********* ** offered?
  • **** ******* *** *********?
  • **** ***** ** ********** is *******?
  • ** ***** * ******** only ******?
  • *** **** ***** ** utilized?
  • ******* *******
  • *** ******* ***** *********
  • *******

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Previous / ******** ***

************, ** ************ *****'* VMS '******' ** ***** NetVR, **** ******* *** video ********* *** *** camera ************. *******, ** did *** *** *** ExacqVision ******; ****** ***** own ***** ******* ******** being *** **** ****** software ****.

All *** ***

******* **** *** ** an ***-*** ******** ******** with ******** *** *********** started ** ****, *** early ** **** "******* forward ** **** ***** would **** ** ****".

**** ********** **** *** was ******** ****** "******** video ** ****", **-***** video ********* *******, "********" video ****** *** *************, and ** ***** ********** efficiency.

** ***** ** **** magazine, **** ********* :

*** ****** ***** ** searchable, ********** ****. ** integrates *********** ********* ******** with *****, ********** ************ feeds ******* ***** ******* and ********** ********-***** ******** through ***** ******* *********...

******* *** **** *********** new ******* ** *** new '***** ****'. ***** cells ******** ****** ********* on ***** ******* ***** GPUs, ******** ***** ** display ***** **** **** display ***** **** ******* objects - ******* ********** impacting ***********.

AI ***** ********* *******

*** **** ********** ********** between *** *** ***** is *** ******** ** GPU *****, ** ****** network ***** *********. ***** is ** ***** **** their ************* ** *** West **** **** ****** and ******** *********:

*********, **** **** ****** detection *** *********** ********* will ** ******* ** no **** *** **** deployments, *** **** **** be ****** ****** ***********. They ***** **** *** looking ** ***** *** behavior ***********, *** ** not ***** *** ********* are "******" ****** ** sell ***.

**** **** **** **** not ********* ***** *** proprietary ****** ********, *** have "******* ********** *********" networks ************ *** ***. They **** *** ***** their *** ************** ********* in *** ******, *** do *** **** ** designing ***** *** ********. 

**** **** **** ** not **** ** *** 3rd ***** ***** ********* software ** ******* ****** the ***, ****** *** party ********* *** ** integrated.

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

******* **** ******* ***** of ***** *** *** was ***** **** ** support **** ** ******* than ** ********** **** NetVR *******. ******* ****** that *** *** **** optimized ** ********** ***** VMSes ** ***-**-*** ** video *******, ********* ** lower ****** *** ***** loss.

"Crowd *******" ***** *********

** ******** ******* *** VMSes, ******* **** **** VRx ****** ***** ** manually ****** ***-***** ***** clips ***** ***** ******* directly ** *** *******. The ****** ******* ****** options *** **** *****, timestamp **********, *** ******* to ***** ********** ****** the ***. ***** ** not * ******* *** non-VRx ***** ** ****** their ***** ******* * public *** ******.

New *** **********

*** ***** ** *** servers ***** ******** **** factors (******* ** ** server) *** ******* * maximum ** ** -*** camera *** ******, **** storage **** *** ** 228 **.

*** *****-***** ****** ************** are ********* ********* ** the ***** ********* *****, only ******** ******* ******* capability ** *** *** 2500 (*****) ******** ** NetVR *** (*** **). Maximum ********* **********, ***/***, storage ************* *** *** same.

NetVR ** *** *****

******* ********** **** **** VMS ********* **** ******* and **** **** **** continue ** ******* *****, reflecting **** ***** ****** of ******** *******. 

*** *** ***** **** utilize ***** ******* ** a ****** ********* *** can ** **** ** tandem. ******* **** **** VRx ****** ** ******* to ********** ******* **** requires * *** ********** for *************, ****** ***** which ******** * ***** client ************. **** **** noted ***** ** * migration **** ** *********** for ****** **** ***** to ***, *** ** is ***** ***** ****** and *** ******** *********.

Virtual ********* *******

*** ****** ******** ************** **** *** ** deployed ** *** ****** ESXi **.* ** ***** virtual ***********, ******** ******* up ** *** ******* on **** ******* ******. Virtual ******* **** *** require * ******** ** installation, *******, ****** *****, VRx **** *** ***** a *********** ******** *** installation ******* **** *** be ********* ** * standard ***** ** ******* OS ******.

Requires *** *** **

** ******* *** ** video ********* * *** will **** ** ** added ** *** *** appliance (********* ******). **** said *** ********* ******* CUDA ********** ***** *** did *** ******* **** models ***** ** ******** or ********* ********* ** camera *****.

Camera *******

******* **** **** *** has * ******* *** of ****** ************ ****** support, **** ***** *** RTSP *********, *******, ***** is *** * ******** available ********* ******* **** on ***** *******.

**** ***** ** **** have ********* ******* **** NetVR, ******** ** ***** devices *** ******* ******* of **** ***** ** discontinued *******. **** *** be * ****** *** those *********** ********* ******** VR ******* ** ***.

**** **** *** **** supports ******-***** ***** *********, as ***** **** ** well, ************ ****** ******* for****'* ********* ******** ***** Analytics (**** ****).

Pricing ** **********

******* **** **** ******* for *** ********** ***** be ********** ** ********** NetVR ******, *******, *** addition ** ****** **** would ******* ******** *** overall **** ** * server.

Cloud ********** *******

*** ******* *** ** monitored *** ******* ******* S2's************* *********, ***** ******** web *** ****** **********.

**** **** * ***** cloud *******-**** ********* ** in ***********, ***** ***** use ***** ******* ** the ******* ******* ********, similar ** ************ ***************** ***.

UTC ***** ********** *******

***** ** ******* **** development ***** ***, ***** recent *********** ** *** / ***** ****** *** new *** ***** ********** platform ** ** *********** situation.

*** / ***** *** long ********* **** *****. Things *** ** *** that **** **** ************* **** ** ********* Milestone**** ****** **** *** their *** ******** *********. Plus, **** *** ***** from *********, ******* ************ matters **** *** ** NDAA ***.

*** ******** * ********* solution ** ****, ** the ***** **** *** security (**********, *****, **) could *** **** ** a *********** *** ******** across *** ************. ** or **** **** *******, we ** *** ****.

Comments (8)

**** **** ******* ** looks *********.  *** ***** I've **** ** ** Magic ******* ** ******** pretty ****. * **** **** they ****'* *** *** Lenel ***** ** * base *** ***. **** report! ******!

**** *** *** *** Prism ** * **** for ***, ** *** developed **-***** ** **.

*'* **** **********, ** I'm **** ***** **** are, ** *** **** changes *** ***** ********** for ******* ** *** next ****.  **** ******* NVR ******** ***** ***** own ****, *** *** extended *********** **** *********?

*** *** **** **** lenel ******* ** ******* milestone *** *****.

* ***'* ********* ******* this ******* ** **** clever ** ** **** sad ** ***** ** the ****** ****** *** Lenel.

********* ** ***** * more ****** ******* ***** with * ****** ****** database, *** **** *** still ** ********* ** many ******* **** ***, at ***** ***** *** becomes **** ******. * expect **** **** ***** may ** ******* ********* alongside *** *** ** least ******* **** ** two.

"******* ** ********* **** a ********** ************* ** North *******, ** ********** Milestone ******* **** ******** networked ***** ********** ******** (VMS) ******* *** ********, globally **** *** **** ten *****."

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** **** ** *** have **** ****** *** now ** ***** *** a *****, **** * positive **********.  **** *** spec’d ** ** *** on * *******.

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