Hikvision’s HikCentral Professional platform provides a centralised software solution to remotely view and manage all facets of an organisation’s integrated physical security systems. The platform delivers integration and management capabilities for video surveillance, access control, video intercom and various specialty solutions such as under vehicle surveillance, along with a host of embedded intelligent analytics and system analysis tools.
“HikCentral Professional is a truly integrated physical security platform,” said John Xiao, Vice President Marketing, Hikvision USA. “It combines the agility of a powerful video management system (VMS) and intelligent analytics with other mission critical security systems such as access control and video intercom systems to provide users with a comprehensive management, control and analysis solution. HikCentral Professional provides security professionals with a comprehensive yet cost-effective solution that delivers advanced system integration, control and management to effectively improve physical security operations.”
HikCentral Professional provides full featured VMS operation with remote management across multiple sites. According to the manufacturer, the platform is infinitely scalable to accommodate users’ evolving needs and is designed for easy operation with user friendly drop-down menus, as well as detailed device, event and health monitoring features to ensure uninterrupted operation.
VMS features include visual tracking of individuals across the surveillance network, adaptive video display windows to customise administrators’ camera views, and map management of system devices with click to view capability and visual alarm identification. In addition, the advanced platform is embedded with advanced analytics including motion analysis, line crossing detection, intrusion detection, people counting, queue analysis, heat analysis, personal article feature detection, temperature analysis and vehicle analysis. HikCentral Professional also includes several playback features to quickly locate video footage of interest with the ability to export video clips in multiple standardised video format files such as MPEG4 to easily share for investigations and to use as evidence.
HikCentral Professional includes an access control solution platform ready for connection to Hikvision’s offering of access controllers and readers and video intercom products.
HikCentral health monitoring features include the ability to display system topology in real-time with CPU, RAM network speed and video streaming usage. The system also supports upgrading firmware of multiple devices simultaneously with maintenance history dashboards to make system maintenance accurate, fast and easy.