SeeTec announces new R11 of VMS solutions SeeTec Cayuga and SeeTec BVI

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SeeTec has released an update of its product line for the second time in 2017 and announces the new R11 of its video management software (VMS) solutions SeeTec Cayuga and SeeTec BVI. 

Benefits for large installations 

These updates contain many “behind the scenes” improvements for customers and users of SeeTec’s software solutions. After months of work, the new versions mainly focus on refining many of the established features. 

Further, many little things add up as well, and SeeTec is convinced that they will make users’ experience in working with SeeTec software so much more reliable, and ever more comfortable. Especially large installations (with a master and slave structure) will profit from an increased overall performance of the VMS. 

However, there are of course also some more obvious changes to highlight: 

SeeTec Cayuga 

As the most used tool for forensic search, SeeTec has tweaked the ISearch feature within SeeTec Cayuga, so that it now delivers up to 20 x faster search results. The search function does not require any previously generated meta data and displays first results already while the search is still in progress. 

A new notification window now gives the user detailed information in cases where there is a problem with the Device Manager (DM) or the Media Data Base (MDB), making it much easier to look for the cause of a problem within the installation. R11 of SeeTec Cayuga is fulfilling the requirements of the German UVV Kassen again, thus certifying it use for room surveillance in the banking environment. 

Camera support 

As with each new iteration, SeeTec Cayuga now also contains support for more cameras and camera functionalities with smart drivers, e.g. for cameras from Dahua and Panasonic. For critical environments with strict security policies in place, the communication between the hardware and SeeTec Cayuga can now be encrypted using TLS 1.2, depending on whether the cameras used support this protocol as well. 

The list of supported cameras is extensive; however, please make sure to use only cameras that are officially certified. An overview can be found in the Supported Devices Database on the SeeTec website. 

SeeTec BVI 

SeeTec BVI also received some handling improvements: the map view has been revamped to improve usability and to not only gain easier access to the feeds of the camera, but also to receive a faster overview and handling of events. Videos now can be exported in the open AVI format and thus be viewed in any video viewer software. Pre-defined dashboards and reports can be generated to automate reporting and thus have quick and easy access to and disperse the relevant KPIs of your installed system to interested parties. 

Language options 

In order to make SeeTec products more easily accessible for international customers, the software interface is now available in many languages, and this number is growing. 

SeeTec Cayuga is now available in 14 language localisations (English, German, French, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Russian, Turkish, Italian, Polish, Spanish, Czech, Dutch and new: Portuguese) while SeeTec BVI now supports 4 languages (English, German, French, new: Spanish)

Customers with a valid Software Maintenance Agreement (SMA) can already download and install the update to SeeTec Cayuga R11 and SeeTec BVI R11 (available November 23rd) either manually of via the Auto Updater. SeeTec also offers a free demo version of SeeTec Cayuga on the company website. 

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