June 20, 2005


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Announcing the release of SecuritySpy 1.1
Multi-camera video surveillance software for the Macintosh

With features such as motion detection, real-time compression and
network video streaming, SecuritySpy has everything required for
demanding video surveillance applications. Combined with Mac OS X,
the rock-solid operating system from Apple, SecuritySpy offers
unsurpassed speed, stability and ease of use.

The main features of SecuritySpy are:

– Displays and captures live video from multiple cameras simultaneously
– Supports Macintosh-compatible video and audio input devices
– Supports network video devices (Axis, JVC, Panasonic, Pixord, D-Link etc)
– Motion Detection and Timelapse capture features, with audio
– Built-in web server for remote viewing and administration
– Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ) support for many network cameras
– Powerful real-time compression for efficient storage of captured footage
– FTP upload feature for off-site storage of captured footage
– Motion-triggered email notifications
– Pre-capture buffer to capture video before the time of motion
– Browser feature for playback of captured footage, with synchronised
multi-camera playback

The improvements in version 1.1 are:

– Sound recording (capture sound with motion detection and timelapse movies)
– Recordings can be triggered by sound level
– Remote administration of settings through the built-in web server
– New options for custom size video through the built-in web server
– Pan/Tilt/Zoom control through the built-in web server
– More efficient Java applet for viewing live video through the
built-in web server
– Improved web server performance
– Playback of multiple synchronised movies in the Browser
– New mouse-operated scrub control in the Browser
– “JKL” key scrub control in the Browser
– Other improvements to the Browser
– New option to capture image files periodically
– Cameras set to active mode will remain in active mode even if
SecuitySpy is quit and restarted
– Frame rate control for StarDot, D-Link and Toshiba network cameras
– New option to disable motion detection for a camera in passive mode
to save processor time
– More efficient use of processor time for network devices when in passive mode
– New Dashboard Widget for easy remote viewing of live video
– Support for authentication with SMTP servers (for sending emails)
– Support for the latest Axis network cameras
– Support for the Vivotek IP2112 / IP2122 network camera
– Support for the Axis 213 PTZ network camera
– Support for the Canon VB-C50i and VB-C50iR network cameras
– Support for the Panasonic BL-C10A and BL-C30A network cameras
– Support for the Sony SNC-DF40N and SNC-CS3N network cameras
– Support for the Toshiba IK-WB02A network camera
– Support for the Planet ICA-500 network camera and IVS-100 video server
– Support for the Digitus DN-16001 and DN-16002 network cameras
– Support for the Level One WCS-2010 network camera
– Fixed problem with the web server becoming unresponsive
– Fixed compatibility problem with the Mobotix camera
– Fixed some compatibility problems with Toshiba network cameras
– Fixed bug causing capture destinations to be forgotten
– Improved settings windows
– Minor bug fixes and improvements

SecuritySpy runs native on both Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X. It can be
downloaded and tested free of charge for a 30 day evaluation period
before purchasing. Pricing is as follows:

Single camera use: $50
Up to four simultaneous cameras: $125
Up to eight simultaneous cameras: $250
Unlimited simultaneous cameras: $500

Information and downloads are available at: