Founded in 1998, Milestone Systems is a world-leading provider of open platform IP video management software (VMS) with headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark. Milestone Systems objective is to improve clients’ organizational processes and increase overall security through the management and distribution of digital video data. Since 2014 a stand-alone company in Canon Group.
Milestone XProtect® VMS is powerful, reliable, easy to use and proven in more than 100,000 installations worldwide. Based on a true open platform, XProtect VMS enables integration with the industry’s widest choice in cameras and best-in-class business solutions, such as access control and video analytics.
Milestone’s product portfolio also includes the innovative Milestone Husky™ series of network video recorders (NVRs) which provide fully-integrated, customizable video surveillance solutions. This state-of-the-art series of NVRs can be tailored to meet the demands of any surveillance installation, from a small family-owned business to a complex surveillance installation with multiple sites and hundreds of cameras.
Milestone Arcus™ is a video surveillance platform designed by Milestone to be embedded in hardware devices; and the ready-to-use Milestone Husky NVR series, which combines hardware with Milestone’s market-leading surveillance software.
All XProtect VMS, Milestone Husky and Milestone Arcus products are compatible with more than 3,000 encoders, IP cameras and digital video recorders (DVRs) from almost 150 different suppliers worldwide. Milestone strives to continuously increase its compatibility with new devices.
Furthermore, most Milestone products offer unlimited integration possibilities due to the Milestone Integration Platform Software Development Kit (MIP SDK). The MIP SDK provides the framework to integrate applications such as access control, intrusion detection and video analytics among many other solutions. All Milestone products are designed to fulfill the requirements of any surveillance installation; from a surveillance system at a single site with few cameras to complex, multi-site installations with a dedicated central surveillance center.
All Milestone products are easy to use and enable users to view live video, play back recordings, investigate suspicious incidents and export video evidence. With Milestone, users have the capability to increase the size and complexity of their installations according to their needs. Milestone’s powerful ecosystem consists of more than 8,000 partners around the world including camera manufacturers, software developers, distributors and resellers. Milestone solutions are available in most countries around the world, with regional offices and sales representatives in more than 18 countries.