Digital Shuffle: July 2014
The latest apps, websites and browsers for the security industry.
IPVideo Corporation (IPVideo), Bay Shore, N.Y., a manufacturer of Video Management Systems (VMS) and Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) solutions, has introduced Sentry VMS Mobile, a free mobile app that provides users with unprecedented VMS control from most Apple and Android mobile devices. The app provides secure, user-authenticated access to live and recorded video from any camera on the network. Advanced features include a motion indicator that automatically highlights video tiles where motion is occurring, as well as the ability to take snapshots of video, which can then be saved and emailed. Sentry VMS Mobile is compatible with Sentry VMS servers running version 188.8.131.52 or higher.
Micro Key Solutions has recently launched two mobile apps—the ExecKey and Tech Pro— to put your company’s monetary numbers and service tracking at your fingertips. From any mobile phone or tablet connected to the Internet you can instantly tap into your financial dashboard, and allow your alarm technicians and installers to receive and manage their service tickets anytime, anywhere. Both ExecKey and Tech Pro are available in the App Store and on Google Play.
DMP now offers the Virtual Keypad™ browser that allows total control of security system functions remotely using any web browser. This brand new user interface integrates intuitive tabs and screens, making it simpler and faster for your customers to navigate their alarm system. The browser offers an intuitive interface to perform basic features such as arming/disarming, checking status, area arming and output control. Users can also control lights, thermostats, door locks, appliances, cameras, and more. Users can view up to six cameras and record clips, view live or view pre-recorded clips. It is compatible with XTL, XT and XR Series Panels and standard browsers, like Firefox® 27 & 28, Google Chrome®32, and Safari 6 & 7, can be used.
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