Hanwha Techwin Europe has launched Wisenet WAVE 5.0, the latest version of its VMS (video management system). Designed in direct response to the prolific rise in the use of AI, this version expands its focus on leveraging the power of AI analytics, cybersecurity, system usability and new interactivity capabilities for admins and end users.
Advanced Object Search is now available, so operators can search for objects which have been identified by analytics and stored in video archives by their specific attributes, such as object type, colour, gender, age or clothing. This is also viewable in a new pop-out window to improve the flow of an operator’s work. Users can also configure backups of video archives based on associated system metadata, including motion, bookmarks or objects, in addition to real-time, scheduled or on-demand backups.
Other updates include new usability and admin features that make it easier to manage video footage from groups of cameras using a range of recording options, such as motion and low-res, or motion and objects. These can then be shared with specific user groups. Operators can also access easier playback features to see the last few minutes of an event and view more detailed information about the servers and cameras recording an event. The login experience has also been improved to help operators easily sort, filter and hide systems.
The Desktop client will also download updates automatically and in the background to ensure the system is always entirely up to date with no vulnerabilities (users can choose to disable this automatic update if desired).
Cybersecurity is enhanced with Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) as a system-wide setting that requires all users with cloud accounts to use an authentication app for access (Google Authenticator, Microsoft Authenticator or Duo Mobile). VMS Server connections now use SSL/TLS Certificate pinning to prevent “man-in-the-middle” attacks. VMS Servers and Clients also use new session-based (bearer token) authentication by default. Video archives are encrypted and viewable only in desktop, mobile and web clients — and work on any hard drive or storage medium.
Uri Guterman, Head of Product & Marketing for Hanwha Techwin Europe said: “Surveillance and security solutions are increasingly incorporating onboard analytics to deliver data that drive smart protection as well as intelligent business decisions. This version 5.0 marks the continuing evolution of our WAVE platform as the future-proof solution that security professionals need”.