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Understanding Video Management Systems

Austin, TX (June 15, 2017) – The goal of this book, Understanding Video Management Systems: Video Security Recording Technology and Design Essentials, is to provide an in-depth analysis of technology concepts pertaining to Video Management Software platforms. VMS software is at the technology center of video surveillance deployments, so understanding the underlying concepts described in this book is critical when researching, designing, and selecting the appropriate platform to meet your needs.

The eBook is comprised of 9 chapters. Chapter 1 will provide an introduction to video security recording technologies as well as an overview of common features and purchasing considerations. The complete edition will go on to cover topics including VMS architectures, hardware platforms, integration with related security technologies, cost and licensing considerations, security, compression and bandwidth saving technologies, as well as fault tolerance. Click here to get a digital copy.

“The Understanding Video Management Systems series is targeted for the video surveillance system designer and consumer. Understanding the underlying technology concepts related to VMS platforms is critical for designing a system that best fits an organization’s requirements for their video security deployment,” says Carle.

Ralph Jensen, Editor of Security Today adds, “VMS has taken the place of the Digital Video Recorder or Network Video Recorder in what is now known as our ‘digital world’. The security industry depends upon this software to move images with ease, from the camera where the image is captured, to the central station or storage file, where the image is viewed or stored for later reference. The information available in this book will prove invaluable to industry experts, users, integrators and those entering this space.”

About Salient

Salient offers comprehensive video surveillance management systems designed for the full range of surveillance technology needs from analog to IP to Cloud. Based on open architecture, CompleteView, Salient’s Video Management Software scales from entry level to enterprise and provides everything needed to manage a multi-server, multi-site video surveillance installation from desktop, laptop and mobile smartphones.

About Brian Carle

Brian Carle has worked with video security technologies for 17 years. As the Director of Product Strategy at Salient Systems, Brian oversees the Salient VMS and NVR product lines and development of new product offerings. He began his career at Axis Communications working in a variety of roles, including technical support, training and sales engineering. As Application Development Partner Program Manager, he worked as a liaison for the Axis’ VMS and technology partners. Mr. Carle has been a trusted voice speaking at industry leading events such as ASIS International and ISC West, and is a regular contributor for Security Today and SDM magazines.

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