VMS Live Monitoring Shootout - Avigilon, Dahua, Exacq, Genetec, Hikvision, Milestone, Network Optix

By: Sean Patton, Published on Dec 05, 2018

Viewing live video is the first interaction and most common task most users have with a VMS.

Who does it best and worst? Who offers the most features and capabilities and who the least?

We tested 8 manufacturers - Avigilon, Dahua, Exacq, Genetec, Hanwha, Hikvision, Milestone, and Network Optix to find out:

In this test we scored VMSes based on 13 criteria, grading them bad, average and good:

Inside, we detail the full results including who won and lost and how the systems performed across each of the 13 categories, including 7 video screencasts, one for each manufacturer in the shootout.

******* **** ***** ** the ***** *********** *** most ****** **** **** users **** **** * VMS.

*** **** ** **** and *****? *** ****** the **** ******** *** capabilities *** *** *** least?

** ****** * ************* - ********, *****, *****, Genetec, ******, *********, *********, and ******* ***** ** find ***:

** **** **** ** scored ***** ***** ** 13 ********, ******* **** bad, ******* *** ****:

******, ** ****** *** full ******* ********* *** won *** **** *** how *** ******* ********* across **** ** *** 13 **********, ********* * video ***********, *** *** each ************ ** *** shootout.

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Performance ********

***** ** *** *****, VMS ****** ********** *********** falls **** ***** ******:

  • ****** ***********:******* *** ******* ***** (and *** ****) **** the *** **********. ******* scored ******** ** * out ** *** ** categories *** ******* ** the ********* *, ***** Network ***** *** ****** scored ******** ** * categories. *** * ******** no **** ******.
  • ***** ***********:******** *** ***** ****** strongly ** * **********. Avigilon ****** ****** ***** Stream *********** *** ***** scored ****** ** ***** Stream ***********.
  • ******** ***********:*****, *********, *** ********* were *** ****** ******* VMSes. ********* ****** ****** in * *** ***** scored ****** ** * categories, ***** ********* ****** poorly ** *. *** 3 ****** ******** ** 4 **********, *******, *** only ****** ****** ******** was ****** ******* **********.

*** **** ********, *********** rankings **** ***** **** common ***** ********* **** monitoring ******* **** **** a ***. ***** ********* of ******** *****, *** control, ********* ******* *******, and ******* ****** ***** playback.

***** ** ** **** Webinar ** *********, ******** 19th, ** **** *** where ******* *** ******* will ** ********, *** questions **** ** ******** (******* ************ ****).

Summary ** *******

***** ****** **** *** full ******* *** **** Live ********** ******* ********. Some ** *** ******** like "******** / ******* Favorite *****" *** "**** Event **********" ****** ******* or ****** ** **** of *** *****, ***** "Video ****** ***********" *** "Digital *** *******" *** average ** **** **** more **** **** ** the ***** ** *** test.

Key ***************

*** ********* ********** **** areas **** ****** *** most ******** ******* *****:

  • **** ********* ******: ***** *** ********** designs ******* ****** ***** and ********** ****** ******** allow ********** *** ******** everyday ***** ** ******** tasks ******* *** *********. Avigilon, ******* ***** *** Hanwha ********* ********. *****, Exacq, *******, *** ********* scored *******, ***** ********* performed ******.
  • ******* *** *******: ***** **** ** quickly ****** ******* *** presets ** * **** important ** * *** than ********* ********* *** presets ** *** *** of ****** ********** ******* continues ** ******* **** (**** ***** *** ***** Declining). * ***** ***** Digital *** ******* (******* and *****), *******, ***** requires *** ****** ***** Page *** ****** *******, while ******* ****** ****** creation *** ****** ***** in *** ********** ****. 3 ***** ***** ******* Multistream ***** **** ***** views (*****, ******* *****, Hanwha), ***** **** **** in ***** ** *******. 2 ***** ****** ****** (Hikvision *** *********) ******* they ***** ** ******* PTZ ****** *******.
  • ******* **** ******* *************: ** ** ********* that ***** *** ********* viewing ***** ****** *** standard (***, ***, ***.) layouts. ***** **** ***** tested ******* ** ******** in **** ********, *** difference *** *********** ******* the ********* ********** (*****, Genetec, *********) *** *** poorest ********* (*********)
  • ***** **** *******: ***** **** ******* is * ***** *******, however, **** *** ****** video **** ******* ******* remote ****** ** ******* output *******. **** ***** tested ******* ** ******** in **** ********, ****** Dahua.
  • ***** ****** ***********: **** **** ** the ***** ******* **-****** diagnostic *********** (***** ****, throughput, **********), ***** *** provide ***** ****** *********** for *************** *** *******.

Video ******** / *** ********* *** **********

** *** ********* ******, we ****** **** *** scoring, ****** *** ********* and **********.

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******** ****** ******** ** 7 ********, *** ******* in *. **** **** scored ****** ** ***** Stream ***********.

*****

***** ****** ******** ** average ** ** **********, and ****** ****** ** Video ****, *** ***** in ********** *****, *** Video ****** ***********.

*****

***** ****** ******** ** 7 **********, *** **** scored ****** ** ***** Stream ***********. **** ****** average ** *.

*******

******* ****** ******** ** 9 ********** *** *** not ***** ****** ** any **********.

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********* ****** ******** ** 4 ********** *** ******* in * **********. **** scored ****** ** * including ** ******, ***** Sequences, ******* *** *******, Web ***** ** ********** Tile *** ***** ****** Diagnostics.

*********

********* ****** ******* ** 6 ********** *** ******** in *** *******, ***** Sequences, ******* ****** *********, Stream ******* ********** *** Web ***** ** ********** Tile. **** ****** ****** in **** ******* ************* and ******* *** *******.

******* ***** / ******

******* ***** *** ****** scored ******** ** * categories *** *** *** score ****** ** *** categories.

User ********* ******

*** ** *** ***** except ********* ****** ******* or ****** ** *** category ** ** ******. The ******** *** ** Design *** ********** *********** functionality *** **** ********, uncluttered **** ****** *** responsive ********** **** *** not **** ******** ** options **** **** *********** based ** ****** *************. A ********** **** * Masters ****** ** ********-***** Interaction **** ******** ********** reviewed **** *** *** the ****.

** ******* ** * strong ** ****** ***** is ******* *****, *** the ******* ******* ***** and ***** **** ******:

******** **** ****** ********, however, ***** **** **** minor ****** **** ******* PTZ *******. **** ***** can ** ********** ***** a ***** *****, *** left-click-and-drag ** *** ********* for ******* ****** *** "hand" ******* ****** ** selected. *** *** ******** is ********** ** *****-*****-***-********, which ** ** ************ behavior ******:

Digital *** ****** ******* *** *********

* ** *** ***** scored ******* ** ****** in *** ******** ** Digital *** *******, ********* and ********* ** *** offer ****. *** ******** for ******* *** ******* was ******** ***** ** create *** ****** ******* within *** **** ********** View, *** ********* *** user ** *** *** configuration **** ** *** VMS.

* **** ******* ** Genetec's ******* *** *******, which *** ******* *** recalled **** *** **** monitoring ****:

***** ****** *******, *******, it ****** ******* *** presets, *** ******** *** user ** ***** *** live **** *** *** up *** ******* ****** the ***** *****:

*****, ******* ***** *** Wave ***** *****-**** *******, but *** *** *******, which ****** ********* ****** windows **** *** ** saved ** * ******** View *** ******:

Tile ******* *********** *********

* ** *** ***** scored ******* ** ****** in *** ******** ** Tile ******* *************, **** Milestone ******* ******. *** criteria *** **** ******** was ******** ***** ** create ****** *******, **** no *********** ** *** many *** ** *******. Milestone **** *** ***** customization ** ******* *****.

* **** ******* ** Exacq's ******* ************* ****, which ****** ******** ****** layouts ** ** *******, up ** ** ******* on * ****** ******:

***** ******** ****** **** Pattern *************, **** ****** average ******* ***** ** a ***** ** ** total ******** **** *** be *****.

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

******* ***** ***** ***** a ***** *******, ***** VMS ****** ******* ***** wall *******. *** ** the ***** ****** ******* or ****** ****** *****, which ****** ****** ******* it ***** *** ** successfully **********, **** **** technical ******* **** *****. Hikvision *** ********* ****** average ******* ***** ***** wall ***** ******** ************* more ************* ***** ** function.

** ******* ** * strong ***** **** ***** is ******* ****** ****, which ****** ****** ******* of ******** ******** **** Clients ****** ******** ******** from * ****** ******** Desk ********** ****:

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

**** **** ** *** VMSes ****** ******* ********** stream *********** ** * live ********** ****. **-****** diagnostics *** ******* *** quick ****** ******* *** troubleshooting, ********** ** ****** systems **** ******** ******** streaming ***** **** * WAN.

** ******* ** * strong ***** *** *******, which ******** ******** *********** on * ***** ******* that ** ******* ** or ***:

VMS ******** ******

  • ******** ******* ****** *.**
  • ***** ***** *** *.**.*
  • ***** ****** *.*.*.***
  • ******* ******** ****** *.* SR3
  • ********* ****-****
  • ****** **** *.*.*.***
  • ********* ******** ********* **** R3
  • ******* ***** ********* ****** 3.2.0.208

Shootout ****** *******

***** ** ** **** Webinar ** *********, ******** 19th, ** **** *** where ******* *** ******* will ** ********, *** questions **** ** ******** (******* ************ ****).

Comments (91)

**** *** ********. 

 

**: ** ****** **** on *** ******** *****. Right ***** *** **** to *** **** ********* zoomed.

 

**: *:** **** - digitally **** ** ** camera's ***** ** **** and **** *** **** to ******** ******* ****

 

****** *** *** ********, I ***** *** ****-****-**-*** in *** ****** *** did *** **** *** right ***** *** ****. I **** ****** *** report *** ********, ***** also ****** **** ******** was *** ************* ********* for **** **********.

****, *** *** **** enable Video ****** *********** ** ACC. *** ***** **** to ******* ******* *** this ****.   *** ** detailed as ******* *** *******. 

*** *** ******** ** controlled ** *****-*****-***-********, ***** is ** ************ ******** design:

**/**** *** ******** *** pan **** * ***** click ***.  **** *** get **** ** ** I **** ** ** be **** ***** *** don't **** ** **** the ***** ** ** eyes ** * ********* area ** *** *** to ****** *** *******. 

 

*** ******* ** ********* for *********** ******* ** Support *** ***** ***********. As *** ****** ****** provides ****** **** *** 'debug *******' ** *** a ******** ******* ** ACC ** **** ****** in ****.

*****-***** ** ******* ***** and **** ***** *** entire ******, *** **** not *** *** **** area. *** ** **** if **** ** *** the ****** ***'** ******** to:

 

****** ***** **** ****.  Put **** ***** **** a ****** ****** *** mouse *****-** ** **** into *** ***** **** right ***** *** ***. 

*******! ** *** ** that, *** *** ****** zoomed **** ****** *** center ** *** **** ALT. 

*** ******* **** **** is ** ****** * fundamental **** ** ** design ***********:

******: (***** ****** **** - 4 ****** ***** ** UI ******)

Functional *********** (*********** ** ********)

*********** ** ******** ***** the ****** ****** **** in *** **** *** throughout *** *********. *** behavior ** ********* ********, such ** ******* *** menu *****, ****** *** change ****** * *******.

** ** **** *****, Left ***** *** **** performs *** *** ******** (just ** **** ***** and **** ** *** while *** "****" ******** is ******** ** ********). However, ** ***** ***** control ****, *** ***** click *** ****.

** *** *** ** the ***, **** ******** and ******* ***** **** scored ******* *** ** Design ******* *** ********** are *****, ** *** have **** **** *****-***** menus, *** ***'* ******* users ** ****** ***** point ** ***** **** one **** ** *** interface ** *** ***** while ********** ****** *****. 

* ***** *** ** to **** *** ***** and * ** **** they ***.   * **** it ** ** ****** and ****** ** * am ***** ******** *** NX/DWG/WAVE **** **** *******.  

* ***'* ******** **** that ********, *** ** did *** ***** ****** poorly ******* ******* ** it, *******, ***** *** rules *** ********* ****** and ** *** ****** to ***** **** ********/********** criteria ** **** ******** based **** ******** **** our **********. 

*** ** ******** ***** agree **** **** ******** BTW, ** ******* **** new ******* *** * while..:-)

****, ** * ** designer **** ******* ***** I'm ********** ***** **** you.

********* **'* * ***** mess ** ******** ************ ***** *** **** over *** ***** *** perform * ********* *******, depending ** *** ********* states *** ************* (*** counting ***** *** **** over ******** ********, **** zoom ******* ** *** handles).

*** ******* ** **** amount ** ******** ********** user *** ******* ** much ****** **** *** number ** ****** *******, which *** ********* *** can ** ***** ******* looking **** **** *** manual. ** *******, ** is **** *****, ****, zoom **** *** ***** wheel, ***** *****-***** *** double-click. *** ****** ** between ****** **** ******* easy ** *** *** to ****, *** *** consistent; **********, *** **** hard ** ****; ** flooding ********* **** **** different ******* *** ***** controls.

*******, ** **** ******* ideas ***** *** **** situation *** ** ************* improved – ** *** parameters – *** *** ******* working ** ** =)

(* *** *** **** Sergey's ******* ***** ****** posting ****)

****,

**** ** ** **** ** on *** ******** ***, you **** ***** **** that ******(** *** ******) and *** * ***** wheel.  ****** ***** ** *** back. 
**** ******.

******* **** *** ***** mouse ****** **** ****** for ******* *** ******* the ****. ** ** not ********* ** ***** select *** '****' ****. Oohps, ***** **** **** saw *** ****** ** on **** *******.

** *******, ***** *** been * *** ** comments *** *********** ** this **********. *'* ******** you ** **** ** for *** "*********" ****. 

**** *********** ****. *** that ******* *** ****** 'Unhelpful' * **** ***** know...

** ****** *** ** resize ********** ******* *** save **** ** *******. This ****** ***** *** tremendous ****** ** *********** in ****** * ****** with ********* ****** ***** cameras ** **** ** having **** ********* ***** set ** ****** ****** on *** ******.

** #* * ***** with **** ***** ******, however ************* ****** ****** "blank" ***** ******* *** its ********** ***. *** flexibility ** ***** ******* was ***********, *** ******* Optix ********* *** ****** strongly ** ** ******.

*** *******, ** * customer *** * ********* small ****** ****** (********** stores ** *** **), all **** * ****** of ******* **** ********** the **** ***** ** views. **** ******** ***** the ******* ** **** manager's ****** ** **** the **** ****** **** that ******** ********'* ******* (obviously).

**** * ***** **** layout, *** **** ******* is *** ****, *** then **** ********'* ******* are ******* **:

**** ******* ***** (*** its ****) **** **** layout ***** **** ** be ********** *** ******* stretched *** ****** ************. Because ** *** ************* and *********** ** *** layouts, ******* *** ******** blank **** *******, **** scored *******.

******** **** ****** *** option ** *********** *****-******* to ***** *** ****** panes *** **** ********* views ** ****** ***** for ******** ***** ***. You *** **** **** views **** ******* ****** in ** ******* ********* parts ** * ***** which ** ************ ********** when ***** ****** ********* cameras **** ** **** and ****.

*********** *******. ***** ***** up. ** ***** ** Spectrum ****** ***** ***** ago *** *****’* ****** back. *** **** **** capabilities *** *** ** the ******* *** ********* love **. 

** ***** ** ******** right ****** *** *** absolutely **** **. ****** because ** ** ** easy ** ****** *** export **********. 

**** *****-** ****.

*********** ** ******* *** presets - *'** ***** had * ******** ** integrator *** ***** ****. All ***** ** ***** things ****** *** *****, but ** ***'* ***** that *** ******. 

** *** ****** ****** the ******** ** ******* PTZs, ***** ***** ** imported **** ********* ** sweat. * ***** ******* this ** *** ********* are ***** ** *** if **** **** ****, though * ***** *** it ***** ********** ** make **** *** ****.

(********* ********)

**** ** **********, *** can ******* **** *** existing ******* **** *** PTZ, ** ********* *** presets ******* *********. **** likely **** **** **** from ************ ** ************. I ***** *** *** also **** *** ***-**** that *** ********* ******* ONVIF, *** *** ** awhile. 

 

(********* ********* ******)

********* ****** ****! ** a ******* *** **** of * ********** ***** system (*,***+ *******) ** never ******** *********, ******* opting *** **** ******* as **** ********* **** of *** **** *********.

* ***** **** **** finding ** *** *** configurations. *** **** *** pattern ************* ** * unfortunate **** ** **** otherwise ** * ****** slick *********.

********* ******** ** *** wrote *** *** *** using ***** ***** ** the **** ****.

******** ** ********.
*. ***** ** **** health ****** **** **** not ******* ******* **** on *** *******, *** will **** *** **** site *** ****** ******* parameters.

*. ***** ** * hidden ****** ** ******** to *** *** ****** parameters ******* ** *** camera. *** ***** *** hidden * ***** ** doesn't ***** :)

*** *** ******* *** to ******* **** ****** menu? * ****** ******* regarding **** *** **** did *** ******* *** hidden *****.

**** ****** ****. 

**** ** **** **** on ********* **** ***** fledged *** ********* ******* free ****** ******** **** Dahua & ***? 

#*, ***** *** ********* have *** ********, **** simply ****** ** **** hardware *** **** ** as **********. **'* **** Milestone ******** ** * Husky ***. **'* ***** VMS ********, **'* **** sold ** * ***.

** ******* **** ** see ** *** **** widely **** *********, **** Dahua *** ********* *** clearly ** **** *****.

** *** *** ****, when *** ***** ***** evaluation **** ********* ****** be * ******. ** the ******* **** *** other ***** / **** cannot ** ********* ** an ********** ****, **** they ****** ** *** the ***** **** *******.

****, ** *** ******** description ** *** ******** is *********, *******, ******** as **** *** *** firstly *** **** *** then *** ** ******* hardware. ********* **** ***** is ******** ** *** same ***** ** ***** / *** *** * am **** *** *** where * ** ****** from.

* ******* *** **** VMS ** **** ******* and ** *** ** incorrect ****** ***** *** is * *** *** anyone *** **** ********** recorders (***** / ***) and ******** ********* ***** consider ********* * *** and ***** / *** a ***/*** (**********, *****). I ***** **** ***** PSS / ******** ****** software ** ******* ** a ***, *** **** is **** ** ******* when ******** ** *********.

** * *** ********* a ***** ***** **** customer ** * ***** solution * ***** ** proposing *** *** ******** (Express ** ***) *** 100% **** **** **** Smart *** ** * solution *** ******** ***** devices.

** ** ********, * think ** ******* ******** / **** ** ******* etc. ***'* ** ** really ******* *** *** more ******* ********** ***** be ** ******* *** paid ******** ** *** Pro / *** ******* against *******, ********* ***. 

***** **** ** ****, Hik **** ****** * licenced ***,**********.

** ***** ** **** fare ** ******* **** software ** **** ** freeware. ** **** *** freeware *** ***'* ****** it ** ** *******, it *** ****.

***** ************* ****, ***** to *** *** *** as ******** ** ** are ***** **.
**** ******* ** **** for *** ***** **'* also ***** **** **** lifetime ******** ** ********* high **** ** ********* like *******.

****, ********* ******.

******* * ****** ** above. *** *** ***** how ***** ********** * VMS ********* **** ****** for *** ********? * assume ****** *****, ************* footprint, ******?

*** “****” *** ******* evaluated ** **** ** digital? 

******* ***** *** * very ******* *** *******, which ********** * **** difficult, ******** * ******* maybe *’* *** ***** it *********.

**, ** *** **** sending ** * ******* message ********** *** ** unuseful, ***** ** **** be **** ** ******* it ********..

****, **** **.  **** I **** ** ***** be **, ** ***** it’s *** *** *’* using, *** ** ***** hard ** *******.

** *** ********, ** you **** * ***** that ***** ******* ******** using *** ******** (**** a *****) ** * live *** *** *** it ********?  **** ***** be *******!

* ******* ** **** a ****** ** *** videos 

* ******** *** ****** for ***, ****** *** the *********** ******!

* ******* ** **** a ****** ** *** videos...

******, ******, **** ***** video ******* ******** **!

***, ****** ******* ** make * ****** ***** about ***** ******* ****** emulate **** ***.

**********, *** ***** *** that * **** ** not *** **** ** currently ********* *** ******** ptz.

** *** ******* ***** PTZs ** *******?  ** says ** **** *** DH-1 *** ********, ** maybe * *** **** tell ** ** ***** it **** ******* *****?

 

**, *** *** ****** let ** **** ***** PTZ ****** *** ***. We'll ******* ***** *** make **** ** ********* them ** 
*) **** *** ******* access ** ** 

*) **'* ***** ******* *****(*)


* **** ***** ******** PTZ. **’* **** ****. The ****** *** ** ok *** ******* **** a **** *** ******* analog ******. ***

******* **** ** **** if *** *** **** us ****** ** ******* *** camera ** ****** ** able ** ** ******** PTZ ****** *****. **'* love ** **** ******* brands(if ** **** ****).

**** ****** ****.   *** the ***** *** ******** interact **** *** ****** is  * ********* **** metric *** **.

*** ****** **** ******** are **** ******* ** what * ** ** the *** *** ***** able ** *** **** is ***.   *** ********** you **** ** **** on.

**** ** *** *** actually **** * *** file **** ******** *** diag ***********, *** ** not ******* * **** to **** *** **** on *** ***.

****** **** * *** to ****** ******** **** the ******* ******* **** which **** **** * lot **** ***** ******* performance *******.

*** *********** ********** ** the ******* ******** * am ***** ***** *** the ****.   **** ** defined ** **** *** has ** *** **** a ****** ** **** a ******* ****** ** streams ****** * ****** of ******** ** * particular ********** *** ***.

**** *** *** * different *** ** ******* this ***** **** ** the ******* ** ******* a ***** ** *** stream ** ******/* "******** load" ****** ***** * bit ** *** **** hardware.

*** **** **** ** showing ** **** *** more ****** ** *** use ** ***** ****** 4K ******* ** ******* to ***** ****** ***** ones.    **** ** very ********* ** *** hardware ******* *** *******, so ** **** ** ask *** ******** ***** the ******** ** ** appropriate *** **** ** part ** *** ********.

 

**** **** **** ** chuckle...

*** ******* ********** *** said ****'* **** **, but ******* * **** post ** *********** * lot - *** * often **** ** * style **** (* ****) allows ****-**** **** ******* to ****** ********* *** I ** **** * post ******* ** *** name ** **...  ;)

*'* *** ***** **** money ** *** ** #9 ************ **....  **** sayin'

**** ******?

;)

***** *** ** *** I **********, *** ***'* put ********** *** ******** in ***** ********. **** said, * ***** ** curious ** *** *** Mirasys ****** ** ** your *******. * **** the ** ** ** one ** *** ******* for *** ***** ** move ****** *** *** what **** ****.

*** **** ** ******* me. ********* **** ** Milestone, *******, ***.? **'* like ** ******* ****** ***** ** ******** or ***.

** ***** * ****** why *** ****'* **** Hikcentral *** **** ********? Except *** *** **** that **** ***** ********* and *****'* **** ** to **** ****?

******.  ********** ** * fantastic *******. 

******, **.*% ** ********* users *** ****, *** HikCentral, ** ****'* *** it's ******** ** *** shootout.

**** ****, ** *** happy ** **** ********** (separately) *** ********* *** repeatedly ****** ** ************* for *** *******, ***** is ****** ****.

********* *** *** **** we ** **** ***** (e.g., ************ *** *** **************** *** *** ** the *** ***** ** our*** ****** *** ********) ** ** ** makes *** **** ****** to ****, ** ** it.

***** **** ** * US ****** ***** *** can ******** **, ** is ** **** *** need ** *** ****?

*****'* ********* ***** ********** *** ******** **** Hikvision ****** ********.

** *** ****, ** buy **** $***,*** ** products *** **** ** test, **** ************* ********* ones, *.*.,*** $*,*** ********** ************ *** *** **** and********* ***** ******* ******* **, ***~$*,*** ************, ***.

**** ** ** ***** buy **** **** * dealer, ** ** *** have ********** ******* *** this. ***** **** ** a ********** *******, ** will **** *********'* ****** support *** ****.

 

*** ***** **** *** wrong ******. ** * dealer/distributor ********* ** ***'* boxmove *** **** ****** on ******* *** **** support.

**'* * ******** *** customers **********. * ***** sugges ******* *** * local ****** **** **** tech *******, **** **** be *** *****.

**** *****, * ** confident **** *** ************* staff **** *** ****** a ***.

****, **** *********, **** kind ** ******* ***’** looking ***? ****’* * very ****** ****** *** your ********* *** ***** and ************ ****** ** figure ** *** ** 1-2 *****.

*** ***** / **** are ******* ****** **** various ***-*****, *************** *** undocumented ********, ** **** to **** ************ ********* support ******* ** *** product ********* ** ***** with **. **** ****** a *** ** **** (far **** **** *-* hours) **** **** *** for ***** ******* / element ** **** (*.*. with *********'* ******* ******* products, ** ***** ** can *** ******* **** *******).

***, *** ******, ** test ********** '************' *** get **** ***-***** ****** wrong ******* ********* ******* to ****** *** *********, Hikvision ******* **** ******* us ** ******* ***** that ** **** *********.

** *** **** *** yourself, *** ****** ********* be ************ *** ****** provide ** **** ******* for **** *********? 

***** **** ** * US ****** ***** *** can ******** **...

*’* **** *** **** carry******** ***** **** **...

****** *** ******** **** who ** ****** ***** this:

* ****** **** ********** HikCentral *** * ********** test ** **********. * Hikvision *** ********** ******* Specialist **** ** *** HikCentral ***** ** *** US **** ** ******** and ******** ** *** local *** ***, ***** upon *** ******** *** Trained ********** ******, ******** Information, *** ****** ******.

* ***** ** * distributors ** *** ** to *********** ****, *** they ********* **** ***********.

** ** ***** **** to ** ******* * process ** ****** ****** up * **** ******** and ******* * ********* dealer ** * ***** situation ** ********* **** a ********* *** ** going ** ******* *** purchase ** * ********** system *** ******* **** Hikvision ********* ******* *** denied ** ****** ** the **** ******* ** the ********.

**** **** ****! **** knows *** ** *** a **** *****!

** ********** *** **** a ***** ********** (**-** hours ** *******) ** a ********** **** ******* test *********, *******, ******* of *** *********** *** limitations ** *** **** version, ** ***** *** to ******** *** ******* it. **** *** **** we ********** ********* ********* about ********** * **** version.

**** **** * *** request **** ********* ********* to *** ********** *********, forwarding *** ******** **** were ****** ****.

****** *** *** ****** Sean!

***** *** ********* ** "the *********** *** ***********" please

**** ** *********'* ********** Document:********** **** ** ****

* ***** ******** ** just ******* ****** ***********:

** ** ******, *** too **** ******** *** your ******** ****** ******* from *** **** *******. I'd *** ***** **** are *********:

- ****** ****** ********

- ***** ****

*** ********** **** *** out ** *** **** scope.

 

********** ********* ********** **** vs ****-**** ** * pointless ******, *) ******* its ***** **** ** paid ***** *** *) it ********** *** ********* of "** *** ***** have ****** **** *** full *******"

***** ****-**** ** ****, it ** * **** version ******** *******, ******** by * *********** ****** of ***** *** ***********.

****, **** ** *****'* position ** *** *** about ******* ***** ***** DSS *** / *******?

* ** *** **** what ***** ******** **, but ***** *** ** few ******** ** *** Pro, *** ******** ***** not ******* ** (** HikCentral ** ******* ***** before ** ***** ****) I ***'* ***** ***** are **** ***** ** that ******** ** ********.

********* **** ** *********, Genetec, ***.? **'* **** to ******* ****** ***** to ******** ** ***.

****** ******* ** ** I’m ***** *** ****-**** has ** ***** *** feature **** ** ******* from **********,the ******* ** ****** ***** *******.

***’* **** *** *** thing **** ***** ***** VMS ****?

**’* *** * ********* VMS **** ******. * don’t ***** ******* **** use ********** **** **** or ******* **** ******. They ******** ** **** way: *** **** **** NVR’s *** *** *** have *** ** ***** as * ******.

********** ** * **********, not * *** ** a ******* *************.

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

**** *** ***** *** be ** ***** **** it’s *** ******** ** a *** ********?

******* **’* *** * VMS ******** ** **** case. ********* *******’* ***********

******* **’* *** * VMS ******** ** **** case. ********* *******’* ***********

****** **** **** ** unleash *** ****** **************?

**** ** ***** **** of ******* ***** ** simply ******* * ***** of **** *** ******* called * ***.

*** ** *** ******** on ******* ******** ****** you ****** **** ****** is ****** ********. ** makes ********* * ****** very ****** 

**

 

**** ** * ******** for **. *** ******* are ******* **** *** informative. **** *** ** not. ********* *******, ********* and ******** *****-********* *** to ******** ** *** fair. ********* **** ** not * ***. ** is **** *** ******* you *** **** *** paid ***. * **** comparison ***** **** **** with ********* ******** *** Hikcentral. 

****** *** ***** ********.

#**, *** *** *** (nor *** ********* ******) complain **** ** ********* *** ****** *** ******** - ********, *****, *****, Genetec, *********, *********

**** ********* '****' (**** in *** ****** *** shootout **** *** '*******' iVMS-4500), ********* ******* *** happy. **** **** ****, they *** ****, ****** IPVM ***** ********* *** is ******.

 

***** ** **** *** to ***** **** **** customers *** **** ******* of ******* **** **** as ‘*********’

**** ******* ** **** customers **** *** **** point ******* ** ***** offended ** ***** **** us ** *** **** at *** *********. 

******* **** ******** ** lack ** ******* ** not ****** *****, **** team ***** ****** ** your ********* (*** **** me) *** ******** ***.

***** ** **** *** to ***** **** **** customers *** **** ******* of ******* **** **** as ‘*********’

***'* ** *****. **** runs * ********, ******* and ********* *******. ** are*** **** ** **** *** distributor ** ****** ***** about *** ******** **** sell (******* ** ** Hikvision, ******, ****, ***.).

****** **** **** ** the ***** ****, ** know **** *** *** independant, **'* *** ** subscribed.

****** *** ***** ********* from **** ***** *** Hik ***** **** ** more ****. ** ***** also ** * **** test ** *** ** either *** ******** *** only ****** * ****** but **** * ***** of ********, ***** ** my ****** ******* * totally ********* ********.

******** *** **** *** as ********* ** ***, especially **** ** ***** to *********, *** ****** do **** ******** * little ******. *** **** littered ******* ******* **** your ****** *** ********** Hik ******* ********* ********.

**** ********** ******** **** with *** **** ****** app's? * ***** **** have * ********* ********** app *** **.

***** **** ********* *** apps *** *** **** DSS *** *** ******* and ** *****'* **** with *** *****. 

** ***** *** ****** testing ***** **** **** to ******* *** *******, Milestone **** ******* *** and ********** ****.

******** ***'* **** *** entry ***** ******* ********* have **** ******** *** that ******* ******* ** more **** ***.....

********** *** *** *** mobile ***.  *** ***** not ******* ** *** made ** *** **** company *********** *** ****.  Our *** ***** *** desire ****** ****** ****** it ** *** ***** app ** **** ******** on ***** ******.  *** company ****** ** ** never **** ***** ** any *** ********* ** the ********.  **** **** use *** ******** ** connect ** *** ****** network **** ****** *** app *** ** ***** flawlessly.  * ***** *** that ***’* ******* *** hikcentral ** ****** ************.   ** ** *** from ***** ******** ******.  It ** * ***** their ** **** *** SEs ***’* **** **** about *** *******.  ** is * **** *** any *** *******.  

** ***** *** ****** testing ***** **** **** to ******* *** *******, Milestone **** ******* *** and ********** ****.

******* ** *** ** add **** ***** ** the ********, ** *** not ***** ** **** Dahua *** ********* ****. They *** ****** ****, so ******** **** ***** be * ********** ** everyone **** *** **** them *** ******** **** who ******** ******* ****. The **** ****** ** drop ***** *** ********* VNRs ***** ** ** people ******* ***** **** (either ******* ***** ** some **** ***** ** Hikua **** *** ** people **** ***** ***** recorders *********).

* ********. * ***** comparing "****" ******** ** "free" ******** ** * good ******* ** **** paid ******** ******. ***** all, ** * **** product ***** **** ***** to * **** *******, shouldn't **** ******** * problem **** *** **** product? ** * **** product ** ******* *** same **, ** **** very ***** **, ** paid *******, * **** to ****** ***** ****** myself **** ** *** value ** ** **** product.

****'* * **** *****. But ** ** ****, I ***** **** ****** have ***** *** **** versions ** ****.

** **** *** *** 'nothing' *** *** '*******'?

* ** *** **** a ***** **** ** what *** *** ****** if *** *** ******** to ** ********. *** apparently ** *** ********* from *** "**** ********" (even ****** * **** nothing ** ****** "****" in *** *****, *** pay *** ** *** way ** *******). ** this **** *** *** a ********** *** **** may *** **** ** great ** *** **** products, *** *** ** all *** ****.

****** ********* ** * did *** ********** ********* correctly.

*** ** ** *** client *********** ** *** one ***** **** ***** Ocularis **** *** ****, in ** *******. **'** looked **** ********* ** one ** *** ****** players * ***, *** we **** ****** **** to *** ****** ***********. Circular ****, **** ******** of *** ********, **** a ****** **.

***** *** * *** places **** *'* **** to *** ***********, **** as *** *** ********* works ** *** ***** menu ** *** ******** of *** ********* ******. But ** *** *****, our ********* *** ** and ** *** ** I ****, **** **. When * **** ** the ***** ******** ** this ****, * ****** can't *** *** ********* liking ****. **** *** the **** "**********" ** the **.

* ***'* ******* **** about *** ******** ****** features, **** ** ******, video *****, ** *****. We ***'* *** *****.

* ******* ***** **** a ****** ******** ******* you **** **** ** Avigilon *** **** *** ability ** **** *** view ** **** ******* zooms ***** *** **** they *** *** **** that *******.  * **** noticed **** *** *** not ****** *** ****** re-scoring **** *** ************ since **** *** **** a *** *** ******* them.  * ****** ** is ****** * **** issue.  * **** *** liberty ** *** **** up ** ***** * minute *** **** ********** it ** ***** **** you.  * ****** * streams *** *** **** camera **** * ***** then ********* ****** **** one ** * ********* area ** ********.  ***** the ****.  ******.  **** reopened *** ** ********* all **** **** ** my ***** ****** ** positions.  ***** *** ** advance *** ********digitally zoomed saved views with Avigilon*** ******* *** ****** to ******* ****.  

*********** **** ***** ** still ** ******** ** this ** ******.  ** the **** **** ** digital *** *** *** by ******* * ***** click *** **** ****'* corrected **** *** ***** either.

****** *** **** ******* UM17, * **** ** updating * ****** ****** based ** **** *** manufacturer ********.

** ** ******** ** have ** ******* **** result ***? *** ****** to ******* ******?

*****, ******! **'* **** to **** ****** ***** surveillance, ****** ** **** to ****** *** ***** to *** **. **'* not **** ** *** US....

* ******* ** ***** for ** ** **** into ***** *** **** to ***. ** ****** can **** ** ****** cameras, *********, ***., ****** email ** ** ****@****.***

******* ** *** ****** '**** * ******* *******' **** - ***** the ******* **** ******  'Video ********' - * can **** ** ********* in *** ******* -including *****.  :( 

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