19 May 2020

Vanderbilt U.S. Updates Suite of Products with New Functionality, Integrations

Updates are the cornerstone to innovative software, and the platforms from Vanderbilt have seen a number of these upgrades with feature additions, new integrations and strengthened security. Here’s a full list of the latest updates you can find across the Vanderbilt U.S. product portfolio:

Vanderbilt Security Management System (SMS)

The enterprise-level access management system makes it easy to integrate a facility’s access control technologies, digital video and alarm monitoring systems. SMS is ideal for enterprise or global organizations and is easily scalable so to meet security requirements now and into the future as business needs change. Contact technical support for the feature patch. Updates to SMS include:

  • oDSR 8.0.9 supported on SMS 6.4.2 and above
  • oAdded support for Windows 2016 and 2019
  • Redundant Recovery
  • oRR 8.4.2 for SMS 6.4.1 (SQL 2012 or newer)
  • oRR 8.4.2 for SMS 6.4.2 (includes support for TLS 1.2)

lite blue and bright blue Web-based Access Control

Using embedded intelligence, both lite blue and bright blue Web-based access control systems do not require special software or a dedicated PC; instead, they can be controlled via the internet from anywhere, and at any time. The latest software update to both, v5.0.2, includes the following functionality updates:

  • Integration with the Allegion ENGAGE Series LE Locks
  • oDouble-swipe for lockdown and toggle
  • oLE / LEB Lock Support (except BLE credentials)
  • Unused card report
  • Time and attendance report
  • Security enhancements

ACT365 Cloud-based Access Control and Video Management

ACT365 scalable cloud-based access control and video management solution is designed to allow remote management of single or multiple locations, all from an easy-to-use interface. Users can quickly update or remove user permissions, view cameras or open a door from a PC, tablet or smartphone. Updates to the software include (and can be seen here):

  • New Video Player
  • oImproved performance and loading times for live and recorded video
  • oSeamless transition between live and recorded video in one window
  • oNew video stream controls and layout
  • New Features and Improvements
  • oACU Firmware Update Success Log Event
  • oACU Cluster improvements
  • oCloud Stack Optimization

Vanderbilt Video Management (VVMS)

Video recording is an integral part of any comprehensive security solution, and VVMS solutions allow you to choose from a variety of network video recorders to fit unique needs and budget, whether you need a small to medium-sized system or state-of-the-art video storage servers for large, multi-site or global installations. The latest version of VVMS includes a new video player with the following features (see the release notes and FAQs):

  • Easy-to-use Video Wall feature
  • H.265 Compression support
  • Failover capabilities to recording servers
  • Added ONVIF (Profile S) support
  • TLS 1.2 support to the Mgmt Server installer

Want to learn more about the suite of Vanderbilt U.S. products? Click here.