Omnicast Expands H.264 Support
- By Dian Schaffhauser
An IP video surveillance application has been updated to work with new hardware and to provide error reporting. Genetec's new release, Omnicast 4.6, focuses on support for H.264 surveillance cameras, including hardware from Bosch, Panasonic, and Sanyo. H.264 is a set of standards defining video compression.
The new release of Omnicast also includes synchronous playback of exported video, which allows multiple tiles of archived video to play recordings captured at the same point in time.
Also, in order to continue video recording, a new "Failover Archiver" feature kicks into action when a disk is full or has failed.
Dian Schaffhauser is a senior contributing editor for 1105 Media's education publications THE Journal and Campus Technology. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @schaffhauser.