Mirasys launches Carbon Video Management System

VMS solution designed to provide users with vast scalability, intelligence


Dubai – January 17th, 2011 - Mirasys, a leading provider of open platform digital CCTV and video surveillance solutions, has today announced the availability of version 5.11 of its Carbon Video Management System (VMS). Designed to provide vast scalability, performance, intelligence and integration features, Carbon VMS 5.11 offers tailored solutions and system support capable of servicing national and global CCTV installations, which typically consist of thousands of recorders enhanced with video analytics and system-wide capabilities.

Mirasys Carbon VMS 5.11 brings full-featured video content analysis (VCA) functionality to analogue cameras, without the need for expensive video encoders. The analogue VCA solution is based on Mirasys’ Open VCA platform which allows customers to select and introduce any required intelligent VCA solution, including object detection, perimeter protection and advanced number plate recognition from any vendor. Customers also benefit from the Open VCA platform’s comprehensive metadata database where results of video analytics can be stored and then retrieved at a later date.

High performance Carbon-class recorders allow Mirasys Carbon VMS 5.11 to push the limits of scalability, supporting up to 64 cameras per recorder. Thousands of recorders can be connected to form one site and multiple sites can be easily accessed and managed together, meaning growing and large organisations can benefit from an assured future-proof system. Carbon VMS 5.11 can also support wide-area surveillance and can facilitate access for up to thousands of users simultaneously while providing an interface which supports 64 monitoring windows and 16 synchronised playback channels.

Integration capabilities are improved through Mirasys Gateway, which provides a software development kit (SDK) enabling the integration of Mirasys Carbon VMS functionalities to custom business applications. Mirasys Gateway also provides the ability to interface via the internet with mobile computers, as well as Mirasys Spotter Mobile; a monitoring application accessed via iPad or iPhone, enabling off-premise video monitoring while on-the-move.

"Mirasys Carbon VMS offers the ideal solution for high-input surveillance systems such as those used in the protection of critical infrastructure, law enforcement, city surveillance and crisis management, as well as for video surveillance applications in retail chains, large logistics centres, and other global enterprises. This intelligent system integrates all of the flexible solutions that Mirasys provides and supports, making it highly scalable and efficient to best suit the needs of even the most complex customers such as the City of Bangkok and Indian Railways, who are both Mirasys Carbon VMS customers," explained Jukka Riivari, chief executive of Mirasys.

The Mirasys Carbon VMS 5.11 is available now, providing security users with a very competitively priced option to alternative solutions on the market. The Mirasys Carbon VMS 5.11 will be showcased for the first time at Intersec in Dubai on January 16th – 18th, and will be presented at the JVC (Oasis Enterprises) and Norbain booths in Hall 4.