videoNEXT's Security Knowledge Manager(TM) (SKM(TM)) Earns Lenel Certification

CHANTILLY, Va. , June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- videoNEXT announced today that it has received Lenel factory certification for an interface between its Security Knowledge Manager(TM) (SKM(TM)) software and the OnGuard security platform by Lenel. videoNEXT is a developer of innovative physical security information management (PSIM) solutions, and a member of the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program. The interface it developed enables new or existing Lenel customers to leverage their access control investment into videoNEXT's enterprise-class video solution.

"Lenel is a market leader in access control and represents a significant percentage of the installed global customer base," said Joseph Costa , videoNEXT's CEO. "With the integration of our SKM solution there is now a capable and cost-effective option for enterprise video and access control integration available to a major sector of the market, where prior choices were very limited. Additionally, the Lenel integration takes the level of our information management capabilities one step further giving SKM users even more actionable intelligence in the secure enterprise."

"videoNEXT has completed required factory testing at Lenel to validate the functionality of its interface to OnGuard. We look forward to their continued involvement in the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program," said Raffaele Ceravolo , director of Strategic Alliances for Lenel.

videoNEXT's SKM is an open, standards-based software solution that works with almost any IP, digital or analog camera, runs on any Intel or compatible server and uses an organization's existing security and data infrastructure in new and powerful ways. It provides the easiest and most scalable IP surveillance and physical security information management solution available today. Combining this with full policy-level administration and its unique flexible high availability Storage Volume Manager -- organizations now have a highly capable, powerful, scalable and easy-to-use physical security information management tool that truly synchronizes security.

OnGuard is Lenel's flagship security platform. It seamlessly integrates a full suite of security management functions and technologies using an open architecture design. OnGuard offers access control, ID credential issuance and management, alarm monitoring, digital video surveillance and management, real-time digital video content analysis, intelligent audio, integration of biometric technologies, intrusion detection, visitor management and smart card functionality, plus integration with a multitude of third party systems. Individual application modules are available as stand-alone systems, or can be deployed in any combination to deliver a single, integrated solution that uniquely satisfies each customer's particular needs.

About Lenel Systems International

Lenel is part of UTC Fire & Security, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) business unit. Lenel is a global leader in development and delivery of scalable, integrated systems for the commercial security market, with over 15,000 system implementations in more than 90 countries. Lenel is headquartered in Rochester, N.Y. , with sales and support coverage in all major world markets. More information about Lenel and UTC Fire & Security can be found on their Web sites at and

About videoNEXT

videoNEXT is a developer of enterprise-class software for commercial, government and military facilities with installations worldwide. The company's flagship software platform, Security Knowledge Manager(TM) (SKM(TM)), leverages a classical IT approach to video and sensor content management for capturing, organizing, storing and displaying video and sensor data. videoNEXT enhances enterprise-level security management and control using brand-independent hardware and networks. Founded in 2002, the company is headquartered in Chantilly, Va. and is a member of the Open Security Exchange (OSE) and the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC). For more information on videoNEXT, visit or call 866-723-3077