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The Value of a true Open Platform Chris M. Wyller – North Central Regional Sales Manager
 
Milestone Systems Today Headquarters Denmark Subsidiaries / Joint V. MAPs / MSPs Resellers / Distributors
Convergence
Americas Market for IP Video Surveillance Management Software Source: IMS Research
What is an  Open Platform ?
An  Open Platform  describes a software system which has published external Programming interfaces that allow using the so...
“ It’s all about decoupling SW from HW to give users freedom to choose the best combination that truly meets their busines...
“ Proprietary Jail” You Are Here
Metcalfe’s Law At Work The value of open platforms rise in direct proportion to the number of applications created for the...
Going With a Platform 24 HOUR VIDEO  SURVEILLANCE IN OPERATION
Computer Open Platform Architecture Hardware Software Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3 Unit 4 Unit 5 Driver 1 Driver 2 Driver 3 Driver...
Milestone Open Platform Architecture Hardware Software IP Camera Type 1 IP Camera Type 2 IP Encoder Type 3 IP DVR/NVR Type...
A True Open Platform 3 cylinders
Hallmarks of a True Open Platform <ul><li>Common external programming interfaces (API) </li></ul><ul><li>Published SDK doc...
Walk the Talk — Supporting Cameras ” Supporting all major brands  and allowing more to be added...”
What Does an Open Platform Look Like? Best of breed IP cameras Best of breed network infrastructure Possible integration w...
Return on Investment of an Open Platform <ul><li>Creates best of breed solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility to integrat...
Keeping Up with the Speed of Innovation <ul><li>Open Platform is the long-term option </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Broader integr...
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  1. 1. The Value of a true Open Platform Chris M. Wyller – North Central Regional Sales Manager
  2. 3. Milestone Systems Today Headquarters Denmark Subsidiaries / Joint V. MAPs / MSPs Resellers / Distributors
  3. 4. Convergence
  4. 5. Americas Market for IP Video Surveillance Management Software Source: IMS Research
  5. 6. What is an Open Platform ?
  6. 7. An Open Platform describes a software system which has published external Programming interfaces that allow using the software in other ways than the original programmer intended, without modification to the source code An Open Platform describes a software system which has published external Programming interfaces that allow using the software in other ways than the original programmer intended , without modification to the source code
  7. 8. “ It’s all about decoupling SW from HW to give users freedom to choose the best combination that truly meets their business needs…” John Blem Chief Technology Officer & Co-founder Milestone Systems
  8. 9. “ Proprietary Jail” You Are Here
  9. 10. Metcalfe’s Law At Work The value of open platforms rise in direct proportion to the number of applications created for them. 40 - Milestone Application Partners 291- Software Development Kit Downloads 20 - Custom Integrations 61 - Milestone Solution Partners
  10. 11. Going With a Platform 24 HOUR VIDEO SURVEILLANCE IN OPERATION
  11. 12. Computer Open Platform Architecture Hardware Software Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3 Unit 4 Unit 5 Driver 1 Driver 2 Driver 3 Driver 4 Driver 5 Hardware Abstraction Layer / Driver Layer Kernel / Core System Functions API / Application Programming Interface Application A Application B Application C
  12. 13. Milestone Open Platform Architecture Hardware Software IP Camera Type 1 IP Camera Type 2 IP Encoder Type 3 IP DVR/NVR Type 4 I/O Device Type 5 Device Driver Type 1 Device Driver Type 2 Device Driver Type 3 Device Driver Type 4 Device Driver Type 5 Device Driver Layer XProtect Core System Functions SDK / API / Application Programming Interface XProtect Clients XProtect Add-on 3rd Party Apps.
  13. 14. A True Open Platform 3 cylinders
  14. 15. Hallmarks of a True Open Platform <ul><li>Common external programming interfaces (API) </li></ul><ul><li>Published SDK documentation </li></ul><ul><li>Programmers’ training on how to use the API </li></ul><ul><li>Project consulting </li></ul><ul><li>“ Walk the talk” </li></ul>
  15. 16. Walk the Talk — Supporting Cameras ” Supporting all major brands and allowing more to be added...”
  16. 17. What Does an Open Platform Look Like? Best of breed IP cameras Best of breed network infrastructure Possible integration with other data sources Best of breed analogue cameras Best of breed add-on components or vertical solution Best of breed computer server Best of breed storage system Integrate with best of breed access control or security system
  17. 18. Return on Investment of an Open Platform <ul><li>Creates best of breed solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility to integrate future technology innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Protects your investment </li></ul>
  18. 19. Keeping Up with the Speed of Innovation <ul><li>Open Platform is the long-term option </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Broader integration, greater ROI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Future-proof </li></ul></ul>Accelerating Innovation Single Vendor — vertical Open Platform — horizontal
  19. 20. Milestone White Paper www.milestonesys.com/Resources/White_Papers
  20. 21. Thank You!

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