Milestone VMS Adds H.265, SVQR, RAM Video Optimization

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Sep 09, 2016

Milestone is rolling out enhancements to XProtect to support H.265, enhanced edge recording functionality, and potentially allow users to reduce hard drive wear and tear through a new video buffering design.

We spoke with Milestone to get details on this release, where users will see benefits, what is limitations are, and how it will impact the market.

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H.265 ******* *****

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SVQR - ******** ***** ******* *********

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RAM ********* ** *****

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Market ****** ********

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Comments (22)

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*****, *** ******** ****** ****:

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