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What is DW Spectrum® IPVMS?
DW Spectrum® IPVMS is an endlessly customizable IP Video Management platform that gives users the ability to create tailored networked video solutions for any type of project, for use by anyone, on any device.


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Open architecture / cross platform

DW Spectrum® IPVMS is built on a true Open Platform, allowing you to customize your video surveillance system.

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Interface is dramatically easier to use

Highly refined GUI delivers seamless transitions, customizable layouts and zoom to create regions of interest or image enhancements.

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Enterprise features are standard

DW Spectrum® IPVMS includes many enterprise level features such as; Custom User Role Management, Multi-Server and Centralized Management, Video Wall and more.

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Part of a complete end-to-end IP solution

Although DW Spectrum® IPVMS is open to be deployed on a vast number of solutions. It is also part of DW’s compete end-to-end IP solution, with Blackjack® servers or VMAX® IP Plus NVRs and MEGApix® IP Cameras.

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Lifetime upgrades included / no annual agreements

While other companies require annual maintence agreements, DW Spectrum® IPVMS system upgrades are always available free of charge.

Scalable from one to thousands of devices

The unified user experience for applications requir-ing one or thousands of cameras, it is deployed at thousands of locations worldwide, making DW Spectrum® the industry’s fastest growing VMS on the market today.

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Software Features for Blackjack® Servers

The DW Spectrum® IPVMS media server application is a lightweight, powerful media server responsible for discovering, connecting to, and managing DW Spectrum® IPVMS system devices and data. The application is pre-loaded on all Blackjack® servers.

IP Camera Auto Discovery

Automatically discovers, populates and configures all supported devices on the network and allows you to seamlessly drag and drop them to their corresponding servers.

Manually Add Streams

Every DW Spectrum® servers let users add any RTSP, HTTP, or UDP stream from any device (IP camera, drone, etc) or 3rd party system (DVR, NVR, etc).

Server Hive Architecture

Every server in an DW Spectrum® system synchronizes user and configuration data in real-time ensuring no single point of failure in any size system.

Store Anywhere

The DW Spectrum® server allows users to capture and store video pretty much anywhere - local drives, SD cards, NAS devices or even cloud locations.

Web Admin

A web-based interface that is accessed by directly connecting to a Server IP Address.

Event Rules Engines

Every DW Spectrum® Server has an IFTT events rules engine that lets operators configure simple or advanced rules based on System-generated or integrated 3rd party events.

Built-in Developer Tools

DW Spectrum’s open Built-in Developer Tools are accessible at any time through the server web admin page

Incredibly Lightweight

Biring DW Spectrum into the Control4 home automation system with a simple integration.

Notifications

Send any combination of notifications - built-in desktop notifications, email, or even via SMS or 3rd party systems using HTTP actions.

Software Features for DW® Client

A rich media player with a flexible grid interface, unmatched speed and responsiveness, instant event notifications, an embedded browser, and a user experience unlike any other video management software.

In-Camera Analytics

Use in-camera video analytics to create rules in the events rules engine

Bitrate Throttling

Use the bitrate throttling to dial-in a camera's network usage and limit its bandwidth and storage usage.

Enhanced Export

Single and multi-video rapid exports, with added time stamp or customized text and even your own watermark.

Easy Bookmark Export

Operators can easily export bookmarked video directly from the timeline with a quick click of the mouse.

Archive Integrity Check

Users can receive notifications when reviewing video if the original archive has been modified (files modified or removed).

Custom CameraID

Allows users to create custom IDs for API calls, enabling a simpler integration with 3rd part systems.

Flex GRID User Interface

A revolutionary interface that allows users to create an unlimited number of customizable, shareable layouts.

Universal Fisheye De-warping

De-warp any live or recorded fisheye video or image, add virtual PTZ tours, and more.

Advanced PTZ

Control PTZ cameras using quick point and click or outline-to-zoom user interface controls.

Cloud Connect

DW Spectrum® IPVMS client application is an 80 MB installer and can run well even on super lightweight computers

User Management

Quickly add users and manage user rights with custom user roles, LDAP / active directory integration, and more.

Adaptive Scaling

DW Spectrum® IPVMS uses adaptive scaling technology to optimize speed while minimizing CPU and network usage.

Multi-Camera Viewing

View up to 64 video streams on a single layout - with support for MJPEG, H.264 and H.265 live streams.

Super Lightweight

DW Spectrum® IPVMS client application is an 80 MB installer and can run well even on super lightweight computers

Secure & Encrypted

DW Spectrum® IPVMS uses HTTP and SSL to communicate with all system servers for secure, encrypted communications.

Multi-Video Export

Export from DW Spectrum® IPVMS client is simple, fast, and flexible. Export single or multiple cameras or use the rapid review feature.

Unbelievably Fast Search

Search an entire year's worth of recorded video in less than a second using any combination of keywords, calendar, bookmarks, and smart motion.

Soft Triggers

DW Spectrum®'s Soft Triggers give operators the ability to manually trigger any event - event integrations to 3rd party systems (e.g. Access Control, Fire, Building Automation).

Storage Analytics

Analyze and predict the amount of data being captured by cameras on every storage location in the system to manage storage.

Showreel

Create completely customizable timed viewing tours of any system resource - live cameras, recorded videos, images, web pages, I/O control panels.

Two-Way Audio

Two Way audio works like a walkie-talkie, allowing operators to engage with individuals or groups through an IP camera's built-in audio.

Event Rules Engines

Every DW Spectrum® Server has an IFTT events rules engine that lets operators configure simple or advanced rules based on System-generated or integrated 3rd party events.

HTTP Events and Actions

Integrate any 3rd party System or Device using standard HTTP events and actions combined with notifications, soft triggers, and more.

Bookmarks

Manually or Automatically (using the Events Rules Engine) create Bookmarks to highlight critical events and related video.

Help Manual

DW Spectrum® client context sensitive manual has been completely re-written - with new graphical explanations and more!

Software Features for DW Cloud

The DW Cloud service makes connecting to and managing DW Spectrum® IPVMS system(s) simple. Set up in seconds. Connect from anywhere. Share with an unlimited number of users.

Cloud connect

Connect your DW Spectrum® IPVMS system to the cloud and log in to your DW Spectrum system from anywhere, any time, on any device.

Share Access

Quickly share access to DW Spectrum® IPVMS with anyone using their e-mail address and custom user roles.

Unlimited Systems

Connect to an unlimited number of systems to a ingle account for manged services or large enterprise customers.

Web Viewing

View live or recorded from any camera connected to any cloud-connected system without the need to install anything.

Secure and Encrypted

The DW Cloud undergoes continual security testing and uses the latest encryption technologies to secure user data.

Cloud API

The DW Cloud has an API that allows its integration into 3rd party internet-connected systems.

Software Features for DW® Mobile

DW Spectrum® Mobile for iOS® and Android® smartphones and tablets provides fast, dependable mobile access to any DW Spectrum® IPVMS system.

Low Latency

DW Spectrum® Mobile has a custom mobile media player with adaptive technology to reduce latency.

Live Thumbnails

See what's happening with your DW Spectrum® system(s) at a glance with Live Thumbnails.

Multi-System Switching

Switch between an unlimited number of systems quickly via DW Cloud or saved connections.

Fisheye Dewarping

View and monitos multi-sensor cameras as a single camera view

Secure and Encrypted

Every DW Spectrum® Server has an IFTT events rules engine that lets operators configure simple or advanced rules based on System-generated or integrated 3rd party events.

PTZ Control

Every server in an DW Spectrum® system synchronizes user and configuration data in real-time ensuring no single point of failure in any size system.

Soft Triggers

Send any combination of notifications - built-in desktop notifications, email, or even via SMS or 3rd party systems using HTTP actions.

DW Spectrum® IPVMS For Developers

DW Spectrum® IPVMS has a fully open set of developer tools so developers like you can add new video devices, create integrations with 3rd party systems, and more.

Server API

Built in application programming interface (API), allowing developers to fully interact with DW Spectrum® IPVMS.

Video Source SDK

An SDK and code samples for integrating video, audio and I/O devices.

Storage SDK

DW Spectrum’s Built-in Storage SDK allowing developers to read from or write to any storage location — locally available, remote storage and even cloud servers

HTTP Generic Events

Use HTTP generic events allows any 3rd party system or device to integrate instantly with DW Spectrum® IPVMS using a standard HTTP request.

HTTP Requests-as-an-action

Integrate any 3rd party System or Device using standard HTTP events and actions combined with notifications, soft triggers, and more.

Metadata SDK

Coming in 2019 the Metadata SDK will allow integration of any 3rd party Object-oriented computer vision application powered by deep learning and neural networks.