OnSSI is committed to providing the most innovative surveillance software in the industry. We accomplish this by making continuous improvements to our VMS technology. Here are some of the features and improvements in the latest version of Ocularis 5.7.


Video Streaming Improvements


Video Streaming Improvements


Option to buffer live video for smoother streams. Users can prioritize their streaming choice based on high or low bandwidth strength to remote sites or wireless cameras.



Export Alarm Recordings


Export Alarm Recordings Only


Users can now export alarm recordings only in database format vs all video in a selected time period, saving space and time.


Faster Login For Large Systems


Faster Login For Large Systems


Improved login times for users with large number of cameras, users, views and/or maps.


Stronger System Security

Stronger System Security


TLS 1.2 encryption is now supported for stronger system security. Also, administrators can now restrict user access by hours, days and holidays, giving more control over when and which users are in the system.


Video Backup Function


Video Backup Function


Administrators can have copies of recorded video saved to a separate location on the system to protect critical recordings. Copies can be accessed by any Client.



Mirrored Recording


Mirrored Recording


Administrators can simultaneously record videos to more than one Device Manager, so video is never lost to hardware failure. (Ocularis ULT)



Video Streaming Improvements


Video Streaming Improvements


Option to buffer live video for smoother streams. Users can prioritize their streaming choice based on high or low bandwidth strength to remote sites or wireless cameras.



Export Alarm Recordings


Export Alarm Recordings Only


Users can now export alarm recordings only in database format vs all video in a selected time period, saving space and time.
 



Faster Login For Large Systems


Faster Login For Large Systems


Improved login times for users with large number of cameras, users, views and/or maps.
 



Stronger System Security


Stronger System Security


TLS 1.2 encryption is now supported for stronger system security. Also, administrators can now restrict user access by hours, days and holidays, giving more control over when and which users are in the system.
 



Video Backup Function


Video Backup Function


Administrators can have copies of recorded video saved to a separate storage location on the system. Copies can be accessed by any Client.



Mirrored Recording


Mirrored Recording


Administrators can simultaneously record videos to more than one Device Manager, so video is never lost to hardware failure. (Ocularis ULT)





Enhanced Ocularis Web & Mobile



Ocularis Web and Mobile is supported on Mac and PC across most major web browsers including Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and newly added Microsoft Edge without any additional add-ons or plugins. Adobe Flash has also been replaced with WebRTC to stream and display videos, allowing for faster video load times and improved security due to encrypted communication.






Use newly introduced cameras and all their great features with Smart Camera Drivers



No need to wait for dedicated drivers to be written, which can take months. Take advantage of the newest, most advanced camera features right away, without even having to update your recording servers. Ocularis 5.7 expands the list of Smart Camera Drivers to include Vanderbilt, Eclipse, Uniview and Sony Generation X cameras.






Expanded Two-Way Audio Support


Communicate bi-directionally using push-to-talk functionality in Ocularis Client. Two-way audio devices have been added to the expanding list with the latest version of Ocularis to include Bosch cameras.

Expanded Two-Way Audio Support

Communicate bi-directionally using push-to-talk functionality in Ocularis Client. Two-way audio devices have been added to the expanding list with the latest version of Ocularis to include Bosch cameras.





Increase Network and Video Security with Ocularis 5











To see all of the new features in Ocularis 5, view the Ocularis v5.7 Release Notes.



If you are currently running Ocularis 5.5 or 5.6, click here to download Ocularis 5.7. If you are running an earlier software version, complete the Ocularis 5.7 License Upgrade Form to request the update.