Hikvision has released a new version of the security software “Hikcentral Professional 2.0” (“HCP 2.0”), which unites the feeds of different systems on a single platform. HCP 2.0 can be configured to connect video security devices, alarm and access control systems and much more, including third-party systems via Openapi – for centralized management of a wide range of security applications. security and commercial type.
Frank Zhang , President of the International Product and Solution Center at Hikvision, said, “This is an important release for us and a significant advancement in our security management software offering.
HikCentral Professional 2.0 will help our customers seamlessly manage a variety of activities on a single platform. We are impatient to see the added value it will generate. ”
Nine key applications for multiple business needs
HikCentral Professional 2.0 integrates multiple security and commerce systems with nine key applications, making it useful for a wide variety of common security and commerce scenarios in buildings, factories, stores, apartments, etc.
Among other features, video cameras and security alarms are integrated into the platform to provide smooth live view and timely alarm notifications.
In addition, access control can be integrated to grant a variety of access permissions through different methods such as facial recognition, ID cards, fingerprints, QR codes, etc. HCP 2.0 also allows a variety of staff, including HR managers, to set flexible attendance rules , including schedules for shift work, while providing a full report.
In addition, site managers can also use the applications of vehicle management and visitor management to optimize the management of entrances and parking on site.
Users can also rely on HCP 2.0 with Smart Analytics and Reporting – an application that collects data and converts it into understandable reports and dashboards. This includes the state of the flow, the density of people, and more.
For systems management teams, the HCP 2.0 system maintenance application visualizes alarm and device notifications, as well as the complete network and device topology for quick and focused action during unusual events.
Finally, HCP 2.0 allows users to deploy digital signage systems to display advertisements and announcements. The software comes with eight preinstalled templates that allow users to present content in the best possible way. This could be, for example, the number of people and the temperature state in a supermarket scenario.
Creating truly uniform systems with enhanced security and greater operational efficiency
With HCP 2.0, users can combine applications flexibly and create a bespoke system that meets their security and business-like requirements. The uniform approach not only creates better situational awareness of their security environment, but also reduces the actual management resources that were previously required for different systems.
For example, users can integrate the visitor management service with the vehicle management service to improve the operational and day-to-day efficiency of buildings.
Facility managers can enter visitor information into the HCP 2.0 system and – by connecting to an ANPR system – automatically enter authorized visitors to park on site. Likewise, the system can provide for visitor access to certain areas of an organization’s premises.
A personalized user experience
HikCentral Professional 2.0 can be customized to provide designated users with specific information. The system comes with three predefined roles: “System Installation and Management”, “Security Control and Management” and “ Attendance Management ”. This allows human resources staff to customize their information flow to show employee attendance status, for example, while management staff can monitor facility security. There is also a user-defined role that can be tailored to specific needs.
Perhaps more importantly, Hikcentral Professional 2.0 has an improved user interface. Users can change the control panel according to their visual preferences, just drag and drop key and peripheral videos into the dashboard by adjusting their position and appearance.
Dynamic and intuitive user interface
HCP 2.0 also includes several visualized dashboards that display key information about security and activities generated by various applications to facilitate decision-making processes with greater accuracy and efficiency.
In addition, users use 3D electronic maps that vividly display the monitoring status of the device at different locations and interactively manage instant alerts by clicking and viewing live videos and other embedded information. of the system.
Simple installation and maintenance
HikCentral Professional 2.0 is simple to install and quick to set up for multiple unique application projects. Customers with a minimum Intel i3 CPU configuration and 8 GB of RAM can boot and run the one-click installation procedure which makes setting up HCP 2.0 a very simple thing.
Operational management wizards are prominently displayed to help users configure important applications. In addition, the dashboards visualized for the monitoring of the operation allow a more targeted and more efficient IT maintenance.
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