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Regensburg (Germany), 9 December 2021 – German video technology manufacturer Dallmeier presents the “Dallmeier Device Manager”, a tool for conveniently configuring and administering Dallmeier video IP systems. With this successor to the popular “PService” software, installers and system managers can also quickly and easily encrypt a wide range of Dallmeier video systems with TLS certificates and apply other security means.
Installers and system administrators are familiar with the challenge only too well: Providing encryption for the connections of a video security system is a complex, time-consuming task. Expert technical skills are required, particularly when large network and system landscapes are involved. The new Dallmeier Device Manager tool makes configuring security much more convenient.
Encryption in six easy steps
In addition to all device management tasks, the recently unveiled Dallmeier Device Manager (DDM) makes it possible to conveniently encrypt a Dallmeier video system with TLS (Transport Layer Security) certificates. Accordingly, system administrators can provide the Dallmeier devices with the necessary certificates from a single central user interface. It is even possible to encrypt access via mobile end devices. In this way, DDM users further increase the protection for their Dallmeier video systems and can meet their individual security requirements.
On its homepage, the manufacturer offers a configuration document which explains how to implement TLS encryption in six easy steps.
Dashboard: The critical data always in view
The Dallmeier Device Manager further features a dashboard which displays the most important data regarding hardware and security status, licensing arrangements and the software version. To make this device data available, the software automatically scans the entire video network TCP/UDP for Dallmeier single sensor cameras, multifocal sensor cameras and recording systems. A scan for ONVIF-compatible devices is also possible. The DDM can also be used to change many settings and the IP addresses of the connected Dallmeier devices, open configuration dialogs directly, and to create wide-ranging reports for optimisation and maintenance.
To improve system security further still, when they run the software for the first time, system operators are instructed to assign strong passwords for access to the individual devices. Additionally, the system informs the user about current software updates and software maintenance licences that are due to expire. Devices with the same software version can be updated together in a single step via the DDM.
Full system continuity to the VMS
As soon as the connected devices have been stored in the DDM, they can easily be transferred to the Dallmeier Video Management Software "SeMSy® Compact" together with the corresponding configuration files using the multiple selection and drag-and-drop functions. The cameras are ready for use immediately after this operation, there is no need to log onto the VMS again.
Dallmeier is the only manufacturer of video security technology that develops and manufactures all components in Germany. This includes the entire product range, from cameras to picture storage and transmission to intelligent video analysis and even individually adjusted management software. Quality made by Dallmeier, made in Germany!
Dallmeier has at its disposal more than 35 years of experience in transmission, recording as well as picture processing technology and is a leading pioneer of CCTV/IP solutions worldwide. This profound knowledge is used in the development of intelligent software and high-quality recorder and camera technologies enabling Dallmeier to not only offer stand-alone systems, but complete network solutions up to large-scale projects with perfectly integrated component. Right from the beginning the company always focused on own innovative developments and highest quality and reliability.
Over the years, Dallmeier has repeatedly given fresh impetus to the market with new developments and extraordinary innovations. The world’s first DVR for example, which introduced digital recording to the entire CCTV industry more than 25 years ago, came from Dallmeier. The introduction of the patented multifocal sensor system Panomera® has had a similarly ground-breaking effect, ushering in a new era for the industry. This unique camera technology is revolutionising the market and opening up completely new possibilities for securing assets, optimising business operations and ensuring public safety. This and the extensive experience in the CCTV and IP field have led to a top position in the international market for digital video surveillance systems.