Milestone offers free IP video management software

XProtect Go ideal for small business and residential customers


Copenhagen - August 26th, 2010. Milestone Systems, the global leader for open platform IP Video Management Software (VMS), announces the launch of XProtect Go free video surveillance software. With a wide set of features for one user to manage and view up to 8 cameras, XProtect Go is easy to learn and use – the perfect start-up product for small business and residential customers who want to secure their property with the advantages of top quality IP video surveillance. XProtect Go is available for free as a download from the Milestone Systems website.

IP network video surveillance continues to gain ground as the technology of choice over analog security products, and to help accelerate this trend Milestone Systems has launched XProtect Go as a free version of the company’s world-leading XProtect IP video management software. XProtect Go has a wide set of fully functional features to let people discover the benefits of the Milestone open platform: it is flexible, scalable and future-proof. Designed for high-tech residences and small businesses, XProtect Go provides the opportunity for new customers to explore the leading IP video management software platform at no cost, with seamless upgrade possibilities to Milestone’s premium products.

"As a free version of our software, XProtect Go lets new customers check out our world-leading IP video management platform with no initial investment and an easy upgrade path to fuller versions of our products, including integrations with other security products," states Christian Bohn, Head of Product Management at Milestone Systems. "This initiative will reach a wider audience for IP video, strengthen Milestone brand awareness and drive new business for our international eco-system of authorized partners."

Delivered with a Management Application in several languages, XProtect Go is easy to learn and easy to use, starting with an initial default view that can be customized. One user can manage up to eight network cameras, 4 USB/web cameras or analog cameras connected via encoders. Live or recorded video can be viewed with archiving up to five days, and evidence exporting in AVI format with a watermark or for long-term storage on DVD. The XProtect Smart Client interface has 22 language options and such high-end features as Smart Search and Sequence Explorer. Website support will include Tips & Tricks, FAQ and an interactive user forum. XProtect Go can be downloaded at no cost from the Milestone website, with user registration required after 30 days, and re-registration on a yearly basis.