28th May 2014: Hikvision announces the full integration of its SMART IP camera range with XProtect® VMS (Video Management Software) from Milestone Systems with the release of XProtect Device Pack 7.3.

Head of Manufacturer Alliance Program at Milestone Systems, Henrik Sydbo Hansen, says, "We are very pleased about the new possibilities for Milestone Channel Partners and customers brought to them by this announcement. The Milestone ecosystem of partners now gains full advantage from the new integration between Hikvision's cameras and Milestone's award-winning Open Platform Video Management Software."

Hikvision SMART IP cameras deliver crystal-clear images under the most challenging of environmental conditions and incorporate Smart Imaging 3D DNR, digital WDR, auto-switching ICR and electronic image stabilization together with three simultaneous video streams and up to 20 concurrent live-view channels. The advanced encoding algorithm of the new Smart Codec enhances image quality by up to 30% at very low bitrates to minimize bandwidth and storage requirements while Smart Detection delivers unparalleled recognition capability.

Keen Yao, International Marketing Director at Hikvision, comments, "We are delighted with Milestone's decision to be the first VMS manufacturer to integrate the SMART IP feature set. As the global leader in open platform IP video management software, we are proud that they have chosen to initiate their support for smart camera features with Hikvision's SMART IP range. It sets up a win-win situation for both companies; Smart is the latest trend and we believe this integration will facilitate a revolution in the security market." 
 


About Milestone Systems
Founded in 1998, Milestone Systems is the global industry leader in open platform IP video management software, according to IHS Inc. (formerly IMS Research). Milestone technology delivers powerful surveillance that is easy to manage, reliable and proven in thousands of customer installations around the world. With support for the widest choice in network hardware and integration with other systems, Milestone provides best-in-class solutions to video enable organizations - managing risks, protecting people and assets, optimizing processes and reducing costs. Milestone software is sold through authorized and certified partners. For more information, visit: www.milestonesys.com.

About Hikvision
Hikvision is the world's largest supplier of video surveillance products and solutions. The company specializes in video surveillance technology, as well as designing and manufacturing a full-line of innovative CCTV and video surveillance products. The product line ranges from cameras and DVRs to video management software. Since its inception in 2001, Hikvision has quickly achieved a leading worldwide market position in the security industry.

Hikvision possess the world's largest R&D team and state-of-art manufacturing facilities; both allow Hikvision's customers the benefit of world-class products that are designed with cutting-edge technology. As further commitment to its customers, Hikvision annually reinvests 7% of its revenue into R&D for continued product innovation and improvement.

Hikvision operates over 30 domestic branches in China and 14 overseas regional subsidiaries, in conjunction with over 30,000 partners all over the world to achieve a truly global presence. Hikvision is now publicly listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit Hikvision's website at www.hikvision.com.

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