Salient CompleteView 20/20 VMS Tested

By Sean Patton, Published on Feb 27, 2019

In IPVM's last test of Salient 3 years ago, we found various problems and deficiencies.

Now, Salient says their new CompleteView 20/20 "unified platform" was "designed from the ground up to minimize the complexity of deploying, managing, and growing best-in-class video surveillance operations."

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Overview *****

*** ********* *-****** ***** overviews ************ *** ******, highlighting ********* *** **********:

Key ******** *******, *********** ** ******

************ ****** **** ** the ******* ***** ********* offered ** ********** *****, however *********** **** ********* problems ***** ** **** section ** *** ********.

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******* ** *********** *******, drag-and-drop * ****** **** a ******* **** ******* the ****** **** *** creates * "********* ****". However, **** ** *** "Temporary ****" ********** ******* can ** ****-***-******* **** the **** *** ** not ****** *** ****** view:

*** **** *******, **** viewing ******* **** *** Map *****, ***** *** entire **** ** ********, and ****** *** ********* open ***, ******* *** user ** ****** **** View:

********** ** ****** ****** or *********** ***** ****** review **** * ** consultant **** * ******* Degree ** ********-***** *********** from ******** **********:

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  • ********* ****:**** *********** ********* *******, when *** ***** *** "Monitor ******" ******, *** Dashboard **** *** **** server ** *********. ***, the ********* *** ** still ********, *** **** individual ****** ** ***** selected ** *** **** control *****. **** ********** loses ******** ****** *** UI **********.
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* ******* ********** ** the ********* ** *** windows *** ****** *** statically ******* *** ****** be *****, ********, ** reordered. **** ** *** consistent **** *** **** View ****** *********** *** Salient ***** **** **** be ****** ************* ** the ********* ** ****** releases.

Automatic ***** ****** *******

******* ****** ********** ********** feature ** *** ************* generated ****** ******, ****** and ***** ******, ***** does *** ******* ** installer ** ****** ****** email ****** *** **** server ** ****** **** they *** ***** ** the ******:

Poor **** **** *** **************

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**** **** ********* ** view ******* **** * map, ** ******* *** current **** **** *** and ******** ** **** a *** ********** **** the *** *******.

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

******** *** ***** *****, Salient **** ******** ******* via ****** ******* ** RTSP, **** ** ***** support. *******, ****** ****** integration ** *******. *******'********** ******* ****************** *********** ****** *******. RTSP *********** ** *** support ******-**** ******. *****, 7 ******** *******, ***** utilize ***** ******* ** their *** ********, *** direct-driver *********, *** ******* said **** ********** **** with ** ****/*** ********** and *** ********** *** ONVIF:

******* **** ***** ******* S ****** ******* ** on ***** *********** ******* for ***** ** ****.

Exports *********** / **** **** ******* ****** ***** ******

**** ********* *****, ** the **** ****** ** any ***** **** ** closes *** ****** ***** window, *** ****** *****, without *** ******* **** leaving *** ****** **** cause *** ****** ******** to ** ****. ******* said *** ******** **** leaving *** ****** ***** are ******, *** *** received ******** **** ***** regarding **** ******** *** said **** ***** ** updating *** ************* ** the ****** *****.

* ******** ******* ** the ****** ************ ** the "*******" ** ******* export, ***** ******** ****** can ** ******** *** played **** ** ***** standalone ***** ******.

Secure **** ********** *******

******* ******** ********** *** feature ***** ****** *******, secure *** **** ***** alert ********** ** *********, which ******* *** *** of ******** **** ******** from ****** (** ***** 3rd ***** **** *****).

Multi-Export ******** *********

************'* ******** ***** ****** can ** ******** **** exported *** ***** *** easier *********** ****** ********. CompleteView **** ******** *** export, *** * *********** video ******, *******, *** AVI ***** ******** * digital ******** ***** *** be ******** ***** *** Video ******. ** ******** AVI **** *** ****** and ****** ** ******** or ****** *** ******** in *** ***** ******.

Live **** ******* ****** ***

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Manual ***** ** ********* ****** *** *******

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******* ***** **** *** factory ******** *** ********** servers **** ******* **** the ******* ******* ********** and ********* ******* ********* to ********** ********. **** said **** **** ** not **** ** **** assumptions ****** ***** **** certain ****** **** ** used *** ***** *********, or ***** ******** **** be ************** ** * specific ************.

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Silverlight ******** *** *** ******

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******* **** **** *** developing * **-****** ***** browser *** **** ** release ***** ** ****.

3rd ***** *********** *******

************ ******** **** ***-*****, S2 ****** *******, **** Manitou, *** ******** ***** natively ** *** ******** but **** **** *** included ** **** **** report.

******* **** *************-***** ********************* ** ************ *.* are ********* ** ************ 20/20, **** ******, ****, and ********* ******** ****** control ************.

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*** ****** ******** ******* ranges **** $** ** $200 **** ********* ** version (***, ***, **********), **** ******** ******** maintenance ******* **** **** ~20% ** *** ******** price.

************, ******* **************** ************ **** ******* **** media ******* **** * single ***** ** ** 2U ******* **** *** options. ******** **** ******* ranges **** $*** ** over $**,*** **** ******* options **** *** ***** storage **** *** **.

Version ******

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Comments (27)

******** *** ***** *****, Salient **** ******** ******* via ****** ******* ** RTSP, **** ** ***** support. 

****, ****?!?! ***'** ******* an "*******" *** ** 2019 *** ** *****'* have ***** *******?

* ***** ** ********* interested ** **** *******'**************** ** ****.

***** ** **** **** selling $** ******** *** concentrating ** ***-*** ******* this ***** **** *****, but *** ** *** offer * $***/******* *** that *****'* ******* ***** with * ******** ****?

********, ** **** ** I **** **** * dismissed *** **** ** the *********...

* **** ** *** too, ***** ** *** I ****** *** **** about ***** ******* ********* requiring************** ***** **** * read *******.

*******'* ******* ******* ****** be *****. *'* ********* to *** * ********** that ** **** **** on ******* ** ****.

*** ***** ***** *** since **** ********, * plan ** **** ** their ***** **** **** at *** *** ***** them ***, ***** ** be * ***** *******.

* ******* *** ** Salient *** ***** **** said ** *** **** resolved, *** *** ** not ** ******* ********** versions:

** ** *** *** in *** ******** ********** version ** *** ********. ONVIF ******* **** ** present ** *** *.* release ***** ** ****** to ** ********* ** mid-December. ** *** ******* that ******* ** *** GSX **** **** ****.

*** ***** ***** *** been ******** ***** **** publication, * **** ** stopping ** ***** ***** next **** ** ***.

******* **** * *******. Why ******* * ******* when ** ** ******* a *** ******* **** nearly ****** ***** ****. I ***** **** ***** IPVM ** ******* ***** the ****** ***** ***** gets ***********.

** **** ****** **** generated ** ****, * would've ******** ** ***** support *** ** **** day *** *** *** lack ** **** ******* is *******.  ** ***** on ********** * **** stream ******* ** ************.

* ********* **** **** start ** ******* ***** T ***** ******* *** their *** **** (*** survival).

** ***** * ******** developer ** **** **** from *** ************ ** here **** *** ******* on *** ********* ***** is ** *********?  *'* not **** ***** ** why **** ** *** in *****.  ******* ** is ************ **** ********* to *********?  * ** think *** ******** *** gotten **** **** *** over-reliance ** ***** *** not ****** ** ** all ** ***.

****** ***** ******* ** a *** ** *** 'tremendously **** *********', *** may **** **** **** with *******. ***, *** ONVIF ****** ** * very ************** ***** **** the *********** ***********; ********, if *** **** *** particular ***** ******* *********** - ******** *** **** them ***. ** ** nicely **********, ***** *** tools *** ******* *** request *********, *** ***** are **** **** ****-************** tools *** ******** *** routine ******* ** ****** of ********** ********.

*** ******* **, *******, you *** *** ** 100% ********** **** **** code **** ** ******* ex ******** ** *** types ** ******. **** now, ****, ***** *** vendors (********** **** *****) that ******* ***** ******** is "****** ** **************", that's * *****. ****, there *** ******* **** 100% ********* ******* *****-*, and ***** *** **** cameras **** ***** **** do, *** **** ** it **** * *****.  So ****** ********* * VMS **** ***** *******, it **** ** ********** tested ******* * ***** zoo ** *******. **** may **** **** **** than ********** **** ********. 

** * ***'* ***** get *** ****** **** the *********** **** ** supporting ******** ***** ******** in * ***.  ****** line **, ****** *****-* support ** *** *** harder ****, ***,  ****** three ***** ** **** connections **** ****. ** not *******.  

** *** *** '****-********'. 

* **** ** **** ONVIF * ***** *** as * *********.  *** because ** *** ***** designed ** ********* ** implement, *** *** ** the **** **** * years *** ***** ***** camera, ** ** * cheap ******** ** ** overpriced ****, **** ** have ******** **** *****.  There **** ** **** compatibility ****** ** ****'* funny. 

*** ********, ** ** usually ****, ****** ****** up *** **** ** a ******** **** **** eliminate * ********* ** 'custom ****** *******' *** 'deep ***********'. *** * can ********** ****, * mean, *** *****'* **** to **** **** *** standard ******* ******* ** tens ** ******-**** ****?  No ***.  ** *** VMS ********** **** ****** to ********* ***** ******* hoping **** **** **** their **** *** *****.  This ****'* ********. ** least *** ** * scale ** *** ********. And *** ****** ** not ******** ** **********, it ** ** ****** vendors **** *** *** slow **/*** *** **** to ** ****** ******** from *** ***** ****.  In ** ******** **********, when ********* ***** *****'* work ** *** *** of **** ******, ** is **% *** ****** firmware ** *****, *** 10% ** ************ ** a *** ****. 

*** ****** *** ******* much ******. ** *** last **** *** * half * **** **** many ********* ******* **** do ******* *****-* ** full. *** ******** **** a **** ************ ******* when *** *** **** VMS ***** **** *** previously ******** *** ****** out ** *** ***, and ***** *** ** problems **********. 

***** ** * ******** thing, ** *****. *** gets ****** ******* ***** year, *** ** ** most ****** **** *** day *** *** ** 'deep ***********' **** ** pretty **** ****.  

* ****'* *** ** the ****** ** **** have * ****** ****** or ** **'* **** a *** ****** **** Silverlight (***). ** ***** a *** ******? **** what ***  *** ****** run **? ******* **** or ***** ***? 

**** ****:

**** **** * ****** Windows ******, ***** ** not *** ******.

**** ** * ********** of *** ********* ** versions:

** **/** ** * new ******* ******** ******** from *** ****** **, then * ***** **** missed *** ******* ********** bus ******* * ******* interface.  **'* **** *** 2009.  

* ****** *** **** not **** ******* ** defend *** *** ** Silverlight. **** ** ********* and ********** ************.

**** ****, *** ******** about ***** ************* *** actually ** ****** ** to ** ****** ********* as *** ** *'* concerned. ***** *********** ***** nothing ***** **** "**** camera **** **** ** a ****-***** *****." ********* every ***** ***, ******* they **** ** **** or ***, *********** **** "direct ****** *******" ** that **** ****** **** additional ******** ****** *** base-level ***** ************ *** available ****** ***** *********. The ***** *** ********* that ***** "*****" ******* without *** ********** "****** driver ********" (*.*. ********) have * ********* ******* experience **** ***** "*****"-********** cameras.

******* *** * ***** list ** ********** ******* that ** ******* **********. Historically, **** ******* **** been ********* ****** **** hit *** ******, *** I'm **** **** ******* along **** ****** ***** in * ******* *********.

***** *** **** ***** criticisms ** ******* ***** upon **** *******. ***** compatibility *******'* **** ** on *** **** *** a ******* ******** ************, because ** ****'* *** you're ****** ********* **, you're ***** ** ****, very *****.

****'* ****** ** ******** you *** ***** *** excluding ***** ** * modern ***. 

***** * **** *** tested *** ******* ** cameras *** ***** **** IPVM ***, ** ********** with *****/********** ****** ********* and ********** ** ******** ACC, ****** ****, *********, IndigoVision, ***********, *** * few ****** *** **** pretty **** ******. ******* for ****** ******, ******** basic ************* ********, *** similar ****** **** ** work **** **** **** enough *** **** *** cases.

**** ** ** ***, ONVIF ** *** ******, and ** *** **** around *** * ****** now. ** ** ********* not * ******* ********, but ******* *************** **** come * **** **** way. ******* *** *** plenty ** **** ** add ***** *******, *** when ********** *** *************-****** ***** ******** ** github ***** ** ****** **** for ******* ** ***** it ** *********, ***********, not ********, *** *******, etc.

*** ******* ********* ** a ****** ****** **** protocol **** ** * decade *** ***** ** wonder **** ***** ******* Salient *** **** *** in ***********, ** **** other ******** ******** ***** be *******. ***** *** simply *** **** *** choices *** ** ** spend **** **** ************* a ******* **** *** willfully ******** **** * common *********.

******* **** ***** *** CompleteView **/** "******* ********" was "******** **** *** ground ** ** ******** the ********** ** *********, managing, *** ******* ****-**-***** video ************ **********."

*** **** **** ******* when *** ******* ******** from *** ****** **?  

*************** ****** *******, *** you *** ****, **** of ****.  *** ****’* normal, *** *** **** with **.  

*** **** *********’******* **** *** ******* software **** *** ****** up?

****** ** **** ** AVI **** ****** *** Silverlight ************ (** ****).

**** **** ****** *** code...or **** ****** *** coder.

 

******'* *** ******. 
***** *** **** * couple ** ******* *** a ******* *** **** to ******* ********* **** the ****** **: 

*) ** *** ** architectural **** **** ***** further *********** ** * product *********/**********
*) ** **** ** with *** ***** ** novel ************ 

* ** **** ** criticise *********** ***** * realise *** ********* ** that ** ****** ********* as ******* ** ***, but *********** *** ***-**** export, ******? 

**'* *** ** *** coder *****, **'* ***** CTO ***** ** ** sacked. 

*********** ** * ***-*******...***** everyone **** ****'* ******* gotten **** **** ** is ****** **.

** ***** *******...***** *****, especially **** *** *** Profile * ***** ** offer ** **** **** than **'** **** *** with * *** ******.

*** ******...** **** **** acceptable *** *** ** court ***** * ****** that ** ****** **********?

******* ********** **** ** AMAG, ** **** ** tons ****** **** ***** old ******** *******, *** still, ** ***** ***** "cons" *** ****** *****.  I ***** ****** **** to ** ***** ****, but ********, *'* ******* that ****'* ******* * product ** *** **** these ******.

*********** ** * ***-*******...***** everyone **** ****'* ******* gotten **** **** ** is ****** **.

* *** ********* ***** Silverlight ** * ***** a *** ******* ******** it. *********, ********* ** numerous *****, *********** *** been ********** *** *****, so * ** ********** to ********** *** ** is ** *******'* *** VMS?

*** *******,**** **** **** ********* post:

******* *** ******* *** been ************ ** ********* Edge, *** **** ******** removing ******* *** ***********.  The ******* *** **** have **** ********* ** ******** ***** *** ******* *** ********* of ****** *** ****** media ********* ***** ** HTML5 **********.  ********* ********* to ******* ***********, *** Silverlight ***-**-******* **** *** continue ** *** **.  Silverlight **** **** ******** to ** ********* ** Internet ******** **, ** sites ******** ** **** Silverlight ******* ** ******* 10.  ** *** **** time, ** ********* ********* that *** ***** *********** for ***** ** ***** the ********** ** ****/***/****/*** based ******* *** ** follow * ******, ***-************* encoding **** **** ******* by ****.

*********** *** **** ** forget, *********'* **** *****-*** of *****.

****** *** **** ***** Silverlight, ****** * ***** it *** ***** **** client *********.

********* *** * ******* of ****** ** ** things **** **** ** (too) **** *** ********** to ** ******* ******, and **'* ********* ** stuff **** ***** *** in ** *******. **** I *** **** ****** around ****/**** *********, * very **** ********** ***** platform ******* ** ***********, using *** ********* ******** is * **** ** weak *********** (***) *** likely ** **** ** lock-in, *** ****** ***** stuck ** * ****.

*** *** ** ***********, and **** ** *****, really **** ** ***** that ******* ***** **** technical *********.

* *** ********* ***** Silverlight

* *** **** ***** of * *** ***** that **** **** **.  Most ** **** **** Bing **** *** **** purpose ** ***** **** which ********** **.  **** **** Maps ******* ***** ** around ****/****.

** ******** ** *** plenary ******* *** ***** and *****, ***** ** exactly *** (*) *.*** camera *********.  

*** ******* **** ******* actually *********** *.*** ************, but **** *** ********** one ****** (** ***), are ******** **** **** the ******* ** * typo, ****... 

* ******* *** ** Salient *** ************* *** will ****** **** ***** response ********* **** *******.

******* ********* ** ** a **** *** **** would ** ******** **** list.

“********* **** *** ****** up ** ***** *** new ********** **** *.***”

*** **** ****** * could ******* *** ** ONVIF ******* ** ** there ** * ***, and *** **** ***** release **** ****** ****** to ** ********.

*****, ***** ****, ** shouldn't ** ** *****.

******* *** **** ********* H.265 ******* *** ***** and **** ************ *** not ***** **** ** deliver.

********* ***** ***** ** every ***** *** ** using * ****** ******... Many *** *** ***** to ******** *** ******** the *******, **** ****** over ** * ****** driver.

*******, * ******* ** Spectrum **** ** ******* only **** ***** *** thus *****'* **** ******** features, **** ** ******** PTZ, *********, ***....

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Directory of 211 "Fever" Camera Suppliers on Oct 14, 2020
This directory provides a list of "Fever" scanning thermal camera providers...