AFI Demonstrates Open Path Network Control And Management with New Software

V’nes Pilot series management software controls communications for video, data and voice


Las Vegas, NV (September 24, 2007) – American Fibertek, Inc. (AFI) is demonstrating the power of its Pilot Series Management Software here at ASIS 2007. Pilot, a component of V’nes (Video Network Enterprise Solution), provides total control of video, data and voice. It features an open path to provide compatibility with virtually any manufacturers’ IP cameras and video streamers with numerous features to facilitate ease of operation without compromising functionality.

“Control and management are the most important aspects of implementing any professional video surveillance system,” said Jack Fernandes, President and CEO of AFI. “Pilot is a powerful yet easy to implement control solution for networked video systems that delivers all of the functionality professionals need to keep their operations running smoothly and with great efficiencies.”

Pilot is available in different versions for large scale enterprise, mid and small system applications, in addition to versions specifically designed for AFI’s V’nes Commander Series IP Hubs and Switchers, Scout Network Environmental System, Mobile and Smart Client applications. Pilot is compatible with hundreds of major manufacturer’s IP cameras, DVRs and video streamers for integration into virtually any system configuration. The powerful solution offers a host of features including: site mapping with the ability to position all physical device icons on maps; cascading server operation for designing systems with multiple nodes to assure all system cameras can be viewed and recorded; custom alarms from any individual or combination of trigger devices, cameras and recording locations; and Client to Client communications with instant messaging with recording, voice over IP with recording and screen sharing. Additional features include: data integration, a report generator, automatic multiple page configurations, PDF conversion, and redundant server back up.