OnSSI Unveils Ocularis OpenSight(TM) for Greater Public Safety


New Feature Opens Access to Other Ocularis Systems within the Same Interface

Dallas, TX - OnSSI, the leading provider of open-platform network video management software in the Americas, announces Ocularis OpenSight(TM), a new feature for Ocularis enabling disparate Ocularis systems to be monitored within a single interface.

OpenSight is designed to let users consolidate and share information from video surveillance and other security systems that are not within a single entity. For example, a school may wish to allow the local police to monitor select cameras of the school's security system. With OpenSight, the police can now view the school's designated cameras within the police department's own Ocularis map without the need for a separate login into the school's system. What's more, many other schools can be added to the same view.

When implementing OpenSight in this example, a school would grant the police department the user privileges and access rights they choose. These rights and privileges can then be different for its own internal personal use. If this school has multiple locations (such as a university) it may wish to share information between them in one integrated map. With OpenSight, these cameras, access control and other alarms and events can all be monitored within one unified map using Ocularis.

"The handling of emergency situations is now at the proper level of efficiency", said Gadi Piran, President and CTO of OnSSI. "What makes this a natural extension of the way our clients use Ocularis today is that OpenSight builds and improves on Ocularis' original feature set - the ability to log-in to a system remotely using the Ocularis Client."

With OpenSight, a remote user can now view an entire installation without having to log out of his or her own Ocularis system. This capability enables Ocularis users to make specific cameras always accessible to other users such as the police or neighboring companies. The new feature enables customers to expand their network surveillance capabilities by allowing different systems' maps to be integrated into one view, making the handling of alerts and meaningful events even more efficient.

"First responders and security personnel are more aware and able to act with the information provided by OpenSight," remarked Mulli Diamant, VP of Sales for OnSSI. "With OnSSI deployed in more municipalities across North America than any other software, OpenSight can enable greater security more easily than ever before."

OnSSI's Ocularis software platform puts powerful control of even large video surveillance and physical security systems literally at the operator's fingertips, using an easy-to-use, intuitive interface that incorporates touchscreen functionality and map-based navigation. Ocularis provides real-time access to video from every camera, in any combination, and manages all the recording, archiving and video format settings for any number of cameras and camera groups to optimize hardware and storage resources and lower the total cost of ownership.

For more information on OnSSI, call 845-732-7900, e-mail info@onssi.com or visit www.onssi.com.

About OnSSI

With over 30,000 installations around the world and more citywide deployments than any other video surveillance software solution, OnSSI is the choice of security and IT professionals. OnSSI's solutions fit needs of all sizes and enable users to choose best-of-breed components, grow with their needs over time and increase productivity and efficiency in order to help security professionals keep their facilities safer more easily.

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