Beta v5.0, the newest beta release for Powered by Nx product users, is available for download today! v5.0 is a full-featured release focused on cyber security, enhanced usability of existing features, and more admin capabilities.
Operators can now use the new Advanced Object Search to search for objects identified by analytics and stored in video archives by attributes (e.g. object type, color, gender, age, clothing, etc) in a new pop-out window.
How Advanced Object Search Works:
In addition to being able to do real-time, scheduled, or on-demand backups, archive backups can now be configured to allow backup of recorded video archives based on associated system metadata – including motion, bookmarks, or objects.
How to Use Metadata-Driven Backup:
Local device or on-prem application web pages can be proxied via the Server application and viewed via a remote secured connection. This allows for easy, secure access to integrated security products / devices as well as management of underlying IT infrastructure and related services.
How Web Page Proxy via Server Works:
Cloud-connected systems can now utilize two-factor authentication. This is a system-wide setting and forces all users with Cloud accounts to use an authentication app (Cloud supports Google Authenticator, Microsoft Authenticator, or Duo Mobile) to verify their identity before logging in to a System.
How to Set Up 2FA on a System:
How to Set Up 2FA on a Cloud Account:
Operators can now group resources (cameras, streams, encoders, web pages) in Nx Desktop which can be used in roles and permissions, and for faster navigation of large systems. Note: Groups are limited to the Server level and will disappear if dragged.
How to Create a Resource Group:
To Share a Resource Group:
Operators can use audio capabilities from different devices together. For example, an audio source from a camera or I/O module with a microphone can be used as an audio source for another camera. Another example – a 2-way audio button can be placed on a camera without a microphone and used with a different camera that has a speaker attached to it.
How to Use Audio Mapping:
To map audio from one camera / device for another camera / device:
Nx Desktop client is no longer tied to the Nx Server or Nx Cloud applications when updating to a later version. When enabled, Nx Desktop will download any available updates in the background and will prompt users to restart to receive the latest version. Auto-updates are optional and users can choose to disable them.
To Enable / Disable Automatic Updates:
When enabled, recorded video archives will be encrypted and viewable only in the Desktop, Mobile, and Web clients. Works on any hard drive or storage medium. System owner creates the encryption key.
To Enable Archive Encryption:
The Server Web Admin interface has been redesigned to allow administrators to add and remove users, as well as view detailed information about Servers, Cameras, and Licenses.
In Windows and MacOS Desktop clients users can now hover over the timeline to preview video in thumbnail format.
All VMS Server connections use SSL/TLS Certificate pinning to render man-in-the-middle attacks impossible. VMS Servers and Clients also use new session-based (bearer token) authentication by default.
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