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Alternative Universal Driver for Milestone XProtect
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If you are looking for a versatile and powerful driver that can handle any video stream and add useful metadata to your recordings, you might want to check out the ORB Driver by ORBNET SYSTEMS LTD. This driver is an enhanced version of the Universal Driver that comes with Milestone XProtect, and it offers some unique features that make it stand out from the rest.

The ORB Driver can connect to any video source that supports RTSP, RTSPS or RTMP protocols, including high-resolution H264 and H265 streams up to 4K. This means you can use it with any IP camera, as well as with live streams from broadcasting software like OBS (Open Broadcaster Software). You can also use it with our Streaming Engine technology, which allows you to stream any Milestone camera to popular platforms like YouTube and Twitch.

But the most impressive feature of the ORB Driver is its ability to receive and display text data from various sources over the video feed. This data can come from any TCP Server, but we recommend using our ORB Converter, which can convert data from speed radars, alarm panels, packaging stations and more into a format that the ORB Driver can understand. The ORB Converter can also overlay scanned barcodes and measured weights from scales on the video feed, which can be very useful for logistics and inventory management.

The text data that the ORB Driver receives is displayed on the Smart Clients as metadata channels, which can be viewed in live mode, playback mode and export mode. You don't need any Smart Client plugins to see the metadata, and you can configure the text colour and switch between two colours depending on text match. You can also use the metadata to create searchable bookmarks and alarms based on the data that is received. For example, you can set up an alarm to notify you if a speed radar detects a speeding vehicle, or if a packaging station reports a mismatch between barcode and weight.

The ORB Driver also has some built-in features to ensure reliability and security. It can detect if the metadata source is disconnected or if it has not received any data for a certain period of time, and trigger an alarm accordingly. It also supports AAC audio for clear sound quality.

The ORB Driver is compatible with all versions of Milestone XProtect from 2018 R1 and above, and it is easy to install and configure. You can download it from our website or contact us for more information. We provide continuous support and updates for this driver, and we are always looking for new devices and data sources that are not supported by Milestone. If you have a specific request or suggestion, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate it.

The ORB Driver is more than just a driver. It is a powerful tool that can enhance your video surveillance system with valuable data and insights. Whether you need to monitor traffic, security, production or inventory, the ORB Driver can help you achieve your goals. Try it today and see the difference for yourself.

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Features & Protocols

• Versatility & Power: The ORB Driver by ORBNET SYSTEMS LTD is an enhanced version of the Universal Driver for Milestone XProtect.
• Video Stream Support: Connects to any video source supporting RTSP, RTSPS, or RTMP protocols.
• High-Resolution Streams: Supports H264 and H265 streams up to 4K.
• Compatibility: Works with IP cameras and broadcasting software like OBS.
• Streaming Engine Technology: Stream any Milestone camera to platforms like YouTube and Twitch.
• Unique Feature: Displays text data from various sources over the video feed.
• Recommended Tool: ORB Converter can convert data from devices like speed radars, alarm panels, and POS Systems for the ORB Driver.
• Additional Features: Overlay scanned barcodes and weights from scales on the video feed, for logistics and inventory management.
• Metadata Display: Text data is shown on the Smart Clients as metadata channels in live mode, playback mode, and export mode.
• No Plugins Needed: View metadata without any Smart Client plugins.
• Customization: Configure text color and switch between two colors based on text match.
• Search & Alert: Use metadata for searchable bookmarks and set alarms based on received data.
• Reliability & Security: Detects disconnections and supports AAC audio for clear sound.
• Compatibility: Works with Milestone XProtect versions from 2018 R1 and above.
• Easy Installation: Download from the website or contact for more info.
• Continuous Support: Regular updates and open to device/data source suggestions.
• Value Addition: Enhances video surveillance systems with critical data and insights.
• Multiple Applications: Ideal for monitoring traffic, security, production, and inventory.
• Try It Out: Experience the difference of the ORB Driver firsthand.


Connect with URL (RTSP, RTSPS and RTMP)
Metadata text overlays
Metadata configuration
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