videoNEXT announces Security Knowledge Manager 2.5

CHANTILLY, Va., Feb. 11 -- videoNEXT, a developer of innovative physical security information management solutions, today announced a major release (version 2.5) to its Security Knowledge Manager (SKM). The most significant new enhancements of this scalable IP surveillance and security solution focus on advancements in its Access Control Integration Framework and Command and Control capabilities. "Version 2.5 represents a gigantic step forward in our product's capability to collect, manage and disseminate physical security information," said David Marra, videoNEXT's chief technology officer. "The new features in SKM version 2.5 provide users with an innovative AJAX-based web user interface that effectively turns a browser into an advanced command and control application -- complete with real time sensor and alarm notification, advanced geo-coordinated 2D and 3D mapping and metadata annunciation. videoNEXT will continue to set the innovation pace in this market by applying advanced web and information technologies to physical security information management."

videoNEXT's SKM software is the management platform behind today's IP-based surveillance and security management systems, providing a simple, seamless interface to view and manage all video and sensors from anywhere on a network or the Internet. Proactively securing facilities, SKM is an open, standards-based software solution that integrates video surveillance, access control and other sensors leveraging an organization's IT infrastructure.

The new features in version 2.5 of this web-based surveillance and security tool include:

-- New Access Control Framework that supports more vendors
-- New AJAX-based user/web-browser interface, providing intuitive operation, enhanced functionality, innovative drag and drop capabilities
-- Cutting edge 2D and 3D geospatial mapping
-- Metadata correlation