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NETAVIS Observer 4.7 - OUT NOW!
It is a pleasure to announce the latest release of the NETAVIS Platform for Security and Business, NETAVIS Observer 4.7!
The newest software update focuses on comprehensive improvements on the system security and operations level, as well as process support for NETAVIS sMart Data Warehouse through direct interfacing. NETAVIS Observer 4.7 furthermore includes a Dynamic Privacy Mask for improved privacy protection of customers and employees, the Automatic Camera Dicovery and Mass Camera Import/Export, an iCAT Video Analytics Feature to detect traffic violations and a new custom event action to set up application-specific events in the rule administration. Scroll down for more details!
sMart Data Warehouse 2.0.1 - OUT NOW!
It is our pleasure to announce the latest release of NETAVIS sMart Data Warehouse. The newest updates include the official Microsoft Exchange Server support and various bugfixes.
NETAVIS sMart Data Warehouse collects and stores data from diverse data sources, including iCAT Video Analytics, and transforms it into key performance indicators. Individually created sMart Dashboards provide user-specific information at a glance while scheduled and password protected PDF reports deliver the required key performance indicators conveniently into the decision makers' inboxes. For business analysts sMart Data Analytics offers versatile options to compare and analyse all available data in detail.
While NETAVIS Observer covers all requirements of an open and flexible video management platform, NETAVIS iCAT Video Analytics improves the overall security and delivers the full potential of intelligent video surveillance. iCAT is installed already with every single NETAVIS system out there and can be activated anytime, by change of a license key.
But remarkable contribution to success can especially be derived from video analytics data, if the counting, classification or other in-store-analytics data it is provided as user-specifically tailored information to guide decision making and action.
NETAVIS sMart Data Warehouse does exactly that by contextualizing security and business data and visualizing the information individually-tailored for each user and the tasks at hand. NETAVIS Observer, iCAT and sMart constitute the open platform for security and business, which can truly fulfill on the customers’ demand for added value through IP video.
The flagship product of NETAVIS Software is NETAVIS Observer, the Linux-based software platform for professional video management. It is available now in its 4th release and available in more than 20 languages. Due to its open and flexible architecture it is easy to adapt to customer needs. Compliance with CCTV and IT standards complement the unlimitedly scalable solution. Additionally, optional Observer modules like layout navigation, video wall, mobile clients, ABS bandwidth management, active directory integration and more are offered as well as Observer interfaces like XML and URL interfaces, SNMP support and I/O device administration, among others. Four editions of the software allow for the best choice for each project size without loosing the freedom to grow the system step by step according to the end customers requirements.
Since a few years, the second expertise of NETAVIS Software is video analytics. As optional part of NETAVIS Observer, the inhouse developed, seamlessly integrated NETAVIS iCAT offers a wide range of video analytics modules and features to solve challenging problems like perimeter security, people counting, traffic analytics and more. These functionalities are distributed with every NETAVIS Observer and only need to be activated by the according license key. No extra server. No extra software. No extra license. Third party video analytics application integrations complement the inhouse developments and allow for number plate recognition, face detection and more.
The NETAVIS sMart Data Warehouse enables the visualisation and contextualisation of security and business data. It transforms mere data into key performance indicators and provides information the way the customer needs it, for example in the form of personal dashboards, periodical reports, or intelligent business analysis tools. sMart Data Warehouse is designed to create specific business value for our end customers. Depending on the customers preferences and requirements, it is available as a service in the cloud or as software for local installation.
sMart Data Warehouse
NETAVIS sMart Data Warehouse collects and stores data from diverse data sources, including iCAT Video Analytics, and transforms it into key performance indicators. At a glance, each user is provided with user-specifically tailored information for sound decision-making. All data can easily be compared and analyzed for deeper business intelligence. Flexible system operations and diverse customization options make sMart adaptable to various customer needs.
Individually created dashboards provide user specific information at a glance while scheduled and password protected PDF reports deliver the required key performance indicators and charts conveniently into the decision makers' inboxes. For business analysts sMart Data Analytics offers versatile options to analyze and compare all available data in detail. In addition, sMart Data Warehouse serves as information source for big data applications.
sMart Data Warehouse is available in two different options:
sMart Data Warehouse
is hosted on your organization’s IT infrastructure. Due to incomparable compliance, sMart can run on the hardware of your choice. Upon request, sMart is even hosted on the same server that hosts the video management platform NETAVIS Observer with seamlessly integrated iCAT Video Analytics. This way, confidential data stays under tight control of a company's IT department.
sMart Data Warehouse as a Service
is hosted in the cloud, whereby the data is regularly uploaded via a secure connection. Therefore, the customer can access the dashboard and the reports as well as carry out specific data analysis at any time and from anywhere, without having to care about the operation or maintenance of suitable server hardware and infrastructure.
Check out the newest software version of sMart Data Warehouse:
Data Import and Operations
Data from integrated data sources is easily imported automatically or manually, as multiple CSV and JSON types are supported. The flexible backup feature allows for manual and automated backups, as well as backup uploads to remote servers. The system log shows relevant system events (e.g. license expiration or corrupt files) and can notify users via e-mail. sMart can furthermore support strict data protection policies and data confidentiality. Role and user rights management ensure controlled and individualized data access.
The following data sources are currently integrated in sMart:
NETAVIS iCAT Video Analytics
NETAVIS iCAT NPR CarReader
Frequency upload via .csv & JSON
Hella 3D (APS-90, APS-180)
Vivotek 3D (SC8131)
Xovis 3D sensors
iCAT Video Analytics
NETAVIS iCAT analyzes IP and legacy analogue cameras' video streams and detects relevant actions and incidents. With a wide range of powerful, easy-to-configure and optional video analytics modules iCAT improves intelligent video surveillance on the one hand, and delivers vital insights about customer frequencies, segmentation, behaviour and more on the other.
NETAVIS iCAT is part of the NETAVIS Platform for Security and Business, which provides professional video surveillance, extensive video content analysis, and generates real business value by transforming the raw video analytics data into vital key performance indicators with sMart Data Warehouse.
iCAT and the optional modules are already installed with every single NETAVIS Observer video management system and simply activated by change of license key, bringing the world of professional video analytics to every system ranging from small single-server to complex and large installations. Here are some examples of how to apply this flexible and highly adaptable solution:
Perimeter security allows for the definition of restricted areas, where movements result in alarms to notify of a possible breach of security. An alarm can be triggered according to defined criteria. Moreover, it is also possible to define various iCAT definitions and schedule them. For example, it is possible to have different iCAT definitions for weekdays and weekends.
Video streams can be analyzed to detect people and count them. This adds business value to existing camera systems by providing additional information which is particularly useful in retail applications.
NUMBER PLATE RECOGNITION
NETAVIS solutions for number plate recognition in free-flow traffic or for slow and stopped vehicles provide automatic detection of license plates of over 60 countries. They can be combined with motion detection as well as integrated with external systems such as barriers or transponder chip solutions. Additionally, the simple NPR list management enables a broad set of applications, thus vehicle access management becomes remarkably easy. The results can also be used for planning and evaluation of marketing activities.
Observer Video Management
NETAVIS Observer is the open and strong software platform for professional video management. NETAVIS Observer is highly compliant with CCTV- and IT-standards, has the best performance due to Linux-based technology and unrivaled adaptability to customer requirements.
Available in its 4th generation, it provides a full set of functions for video surveillance projects. NETAVIS Observer is available in three editions ranging from small single-server installations with professional functionalities to complex and large installations with various integrations and optional modules and interfaces.
NETAVIS iCAT video analytics provides even more value for each and every video surveillance installation. With NETAVIS's optional own and third party iCAT modules perimeter security, people counting, number plate recognition and much more can be realised easily without extra software, extra hardware nor extra deployment.
NETAVIS Observer has powerful live monitoring capabilities. These include support for an unlimited number of cameras, many static and dynamic view configurations, versatile Smart Guard round tours, bidirectional audio communication, digital zooming and PTZ control.
NETAVIS Observer includes a versatile event and alarm management system. All events in the system are stored in a database for documentation and subsequent use. Alarm notifications can be propagated via e-mail, SMS, SNAP XML integration and I/O contacts and furthermore a programmable Event Management System is also available.
NETAVIS Observer supports permanent, event- and time-based recordings, including multiple different recording schedules for each camera. The archive enables fast search and playback of these recordings, separate motion detection in MJPEG recordings makes it easy to find situation of interest. Archive efficiency and storage management is included as well as the handy export in multiple formats.
NETAVIS Observer enables the simple configuration of a range of actions which are triggered by specific events, for solving many video surveillance and video analytics scenarios. For example the permanent recording of cameras can be started once an alarm system is activated or a barrier can be opened upon the detection of certain number plates. The rule administration is an extensible system which will continue to cover more scenarios in the future.