American Fibertek Debuts New Software for Video Management

American Fibertek Inc. (AFI) has debuted two new software releases that improve video management and control activities in time for ASIS 2012. Pilot v.5 Video Management Software delivers advanced system functionality and broader industry compatibility while the newly developed AFI-2089 Virtual Keyboard does all the heavy lifting of the American Dynamics' physical keyboard at half the price and none of the weight.

"As video surveillance and security systems become more complex and interwoven with business objectives, improved integration and control of the systems is even more critical for the enterprise," said Jack Fernandes, President and CEO of AFI. "Our new software solutions address these issues with features that provide advanced functionality and system control, broader compatibility and an ease of use to help streamline operational tasks and ensure more convenient usage."

New compatibility features of the Pilot v.5 software include the complete line of Panasonic cameras and DVRs, Samsung's complete camera and DVR line, the full line of Arecont Vision cameras and full integration with Pelco's Endura lineup. Pilot v.5 is also enhanced to now include full Keyscan access control integration and POS workstations integration. To help improve operational efficiencies, Pilot v.5 includes a complete set of management tools to capture and register events; log and measure task performance and provide advanced management reports.

Upgrades have also been implemented for a number of existing operational features including the video wall, system analytics and language capability; and more than 1,300 devices can now be integrated including a module for full VLC media player compatibility. The Pilot v.5 Video Management System also features a new look that resembles the icon-driven look of an updated user interface.

The AFI-2089 Virtual Keyboard connects via a local communication port or TCP/IP via RFC2217 protocol. It is password protected and compatible with Mega Power, Intellex and Victor branded systems as well as AFI's V'nes Net I/O for remote connections. The richly populated Virtual Keyboard includes numerous user features including eight (8) programmable macro buttons; up to 1,000 macros each with up to 21 keystrokes; a seven-step variable speed graphical pan/tilt function; and a mouse wheel zoom.

"End users shouldn't have to compromise on system control because they don't have sufficient space for a physical keyboard," adds Mr. Fernandes. "The AFI-2089 virtual keyboard solves this problem by allowing system control from any computer where the software is installed. And it's so fast and easy to install that we are even offering a free 30 day trial."

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