Milestone continues to expand its aggressive free and low-cost offerings, with this year, Milestone releasing XProtect Essential+, part of their new "plus" lineup based on the same code as the high-end XProtect Corporate VMS, including features not normally found in low-end systems.
How could is it? What strengths and weaknesses does it have?
We downloaded and tested XProtect Essential+, looking at:
- Installation and configuration complexity
- Live view and monitoring
- Mapping and events
- Playback, search, and export
- Camera support
- Mobile apps
- Limitations compared to paid XProtect versions
- How it compares to low-cost NVRs
See our full results inside.