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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
June, 17 2019
You want to try Xeoma in your large object, but you don’t want to make a big-volume purchase of licenses at once? You want to start your video surveillance project, but you do not have the start-up budget? Then rent of the license is what you need! Rent of Xeoma licenses is a unique chance to launch your video surveillance project, while paying 10 times less than the cost of a regular Xeoma license. Read more
June, 13 2019
GPIO pins are now available in Xeoma. GPIO interface on microPCs (such as Raspberry Pi etc.). Create “Smart home” house control system on your own! Read more
June, 4 2019
Nowadays control access systems join hands with video surveillance systems, so front gate entrance usually use ticket gates with embed smart card reader. Employee uses special pass card with mag-tape where all information is already integrated: job position, department, name and last name and of course photo. This pass card is easily scanned in the Xeoma’s Additional module called Smart Cards Reader, and this way the employee can enter the building. Read more
June, 3 2019
Xeoma is a multi-functional and flexible software that contains many options and functions to build a perfect video surveillance system. Recently it was complemented with packages of Additional modules that are based on artificial intelligence. Learn what they are, how they are purchased and used in this article.
May, 7 2019
The Object Recognition module helps filtering unwanted objects and configuring motion detector to avoid false alarms and in many other cases, for example, when you need to deter appearance of birds over crops or keep track on your no-animal-id livestock. Read more
April, 5 2019
Object recognition can be used to register violations and bring people crossing the road in undesignated areas to justice, and notify necessary emergency services that may help to decrease the amount of law violations and prevent many road traffic accidents in general. Read more
March, 27 2019
What won’t we give for the peace of mind, especially when it comes to our beloved pets. One of our users has a story to share on how Xeoma helped them protect those they cherish. Read more
March, 19 2019
Making your own surveillance system is often a laborious process, filled with slight missteps and small (but very satisfying) victories. One of our users wants to share the details of their journey that led to such victory. Read more
March, 5 2019
Things such as employee motivation positively affect all business in general from a long-term perspective. And emotion recognition in Xeoma can help develop good chemistry in the office and increase labor productivity. Read more
February, 24 2019
Modern technologies allow reaching new levels of marketing to understand customer’s psychology better and to offer clients exactly what they want. With the benefit of emotion detector you can easily receive notifications in Xeoma about the customers that liked particular items and expressed positive emotions. Read more
February, 14 2019
Hard to believe but emotion recognition at the airport can be performed live, “on the fly”, helping airport management and security team quickly assess threats as a counter-terrorist measure. Based on the artificial intelligence, it gives you the best of deep machine learning and can be used as a powerful strategic tool to provide information about customer satisfaction level. Read more
January, 30 2019
Willing to save money, people download versions from torrent file sharing services. They just don’t think about what it leads to and what it can bring to their computer. Read in our article why it is impossible to install the torrent version.
January, 29 2019
Products сrack versions are distributed on the Internet faster than new versions are released. As video surveillance manufacturers we are afraid of this phenomenon. Read in our article whether it is possible to install the crack version on your computer or not.
January 24, 2019: New article
Windows is dominantly the most popular operating system for personal computers and laptops in the world so there is no surprise that most video surveillance software are made for Windows. Xeoma works on Windows machines both with and without graphical shell, and some of its features work only in Xeoma version for Windows OS. Read more
June 6, 2018: New article
Today Tatris, the official distributor of Hanwha Techwin introduced a line of Wisenet IP cameras. All cameras are adapted and certified for public transport usage. Read more
31 May 2018: New article
The garage cooperative is quite a secluded area, where thefts, attacks and other criminal situations most often take place. CCTV installation will help solve most of the problems, connected with the crime situation in the garage cooperative: safekeeping of the property, protection of owners and staff, resolution of disputes and preventing conflicts… Read more
29 May 2018: New article
Nowadays the term free is often used to refer to things not free at all: for example, to something of low cost, and sometimes even of high cost as well – when the seller considers it a good bargain. Xeoma does it differently: our “free” is exactly what it means – free of charge. Find out how you can get free video surveillance with Xeoma software (including the new free edition in which you can use 1000+ cameras) in our new article.
18 May 2018: New article
A coal mine is a very dangerous object, and the most important aim here is to provide security, so it’s impossible to do without a video surveillance system. Learn what the most important tasks of the video surveillance system in a coal mine are in our new article.
14 May 2018: New article
Dealers of video surveillance systems have certainly noticed the trend of latest decade for relocatable surveillance systems that can be moved across the vast territory. Relocatable systems can be moved across the territory to dynamically handle the areas with highest priority at the moment. Read more
10 May 2018: New article
Today it is impossible to imagine a large organization without a centralized video surveillance system, and for banks whose main activity is to ensure the safety and security of people’s savings, the presence of such systems is critically important. The video surveillance installation helps to optimize… Read more
3 May 2018: New article
It’s hard to appreciate the nobility of the duty of the customs service when you have to wait in long lines,in bad weather, stuffiness, cold, heat, thunder. People get angry. People get violent. People do some things they wouldn’t do in normal circumstances. That’s why having a video surveillance camera system in checkpoints is essential. Cameras might actually save lives. They protect both travelers and customs officers equally. Read more
19 April 2018: New article
Video surveillance installation at the industrial enterprise is the leading factor in the matter of security protection. Video surveillance system allows to monitor the work of personnel, guarantee the safety of production processes, as well as the safety of property. With Xeoma, you can easily provide security at the industrial enterprise, control all the production processes, and save the inventories. Read more
10 April 2018: New article
Video surveillance system in the denture clinic is not uncommon today, and every year the number of clinics that install cctv cameras is growing rapidly. Video surveillance in the denture clinic will help solve the most important security tasks and answer the following questions… Read more
9 April 2018: New article
A moving camera easily outperforms a stationary one – seems like a fundamental truth, doesn’t it? Naturally, if a camera is being carried by an aerial vehicle, its overall view expands dramatically. In this article we’ll cover both sides to give you a better idea what exactly you can benefit from and what the risks are. Read more
1 April 2018
Usually patients feel more comfortable and safe in a hospital, which is equipped with the video surveillance system. Moreover, when the staff is notified that security monitoring is being conducted, this contributes to more responsible performance of duties and rational time management. Read more
22 February 2018
One of Xeoma’s greatest advantages is its branchy clustering system. Failover, LDAP, storage clustering and multi-server or multi-client modes give you flexibility to create a system that works for you. Read more
16 February 2018
API is a set of means to facilitate integration with third-party systems, or applications, or services. For manufacturers of equipment, inventors, and all those who wants to integrate Xeoma with their or third-party products, services or systems, Xeoma has an API in various forms. Read more
15 February 2018
The secret for popularity of P2P-cameras is simple: they were designed to simplify the installation of the IP camera by the end user, even by a non-expert user with no network skills. According to statistics, the setup and connection of a P2P camera takes only about 10 minutes. Fortunately, now the program for video surveillance Xeoma, in its version for Windows 32 bit, also works with P2P… Read more
9 February 2018
Are ghosts real? Is there such a thing as paranormal activity? Xeoma is a perfect home monitoring and surveillance solution if you feel you may have an otherworldly presence invading your space. Read more
7 February 2018
Hair and nail salon employees with increasing frequency try to persuade the salon clients to get the same procedures at a half price in their homes, and more often they save on consumables at the expense of customers or at the salon’s owner. When you install video surveillance cameras in the hair and nail salon, you cope with the following tasks… Read more
21 December 2017
As much as we’d like to believe in overall security in the church, incidents happen even there: fires, thefts, terrorist attacks, and a host of other things. The video surveillance installation in the church helps solve these issues, and Xeoma software helps prevent them. Video cameras installation helps strengthen security protection in churches, as well as protects them from vandalism. Read more
6 December 2017
The cruise industry goes full steam ahead with security systems. Cruise ferry is a floating city, so while the cities are secured with video surveillance, why not use it on a ship? Read more
22 November 2017
Expo center is a place where dozens of specialized exhibitions take place every year, and quite often these are international exhibitions. Thousands of guests, including foreign ones, attend these events. The crucial component for the permanent control of the territory is video surveillance system. Read more
12 October 2017
Video surveillance cameras in the cinema will help avoid conflict situations, when visitors drink alcohol drinks in cinema halls; help fight against pirates who shoot films in cinema halls on their devices; and amazingly aid in increasing the movie theater’s profits. Information about number of people visiting the movie show, their gender and age is valuable for advertisers… Read more
6 September 2017
Deep learning is AI’s future in a whole lot of areas, especially the ones with high responsibility, as for example video surveillance. Deep learning technology enables machines to perform complex visual analysis, identifying the gender, age range and emotional state of the identified persons, as well as detecting, whether the person is wearing glasses. Read more
5 September 2017
Installation of video cameras with Xeoma within the framework of the “Secure Yard” project helps reduce the risk of car theft, vandalism acts, property damage, attempt on somebody’s life. Read more
6 June 2017
We often hear questions how to choose the right operating system for the video surveillance installation. In this article we will answer this and other questions about perfect operating system. Read more
31 May 2017
A summer cottage is the place, in which we invest our time and energies. Unfortunately, in our time cases of property and harvest theft occur increasingly frequently in horticultural societies, so the issue of security protection in horticultural societies is the most urgent. Read more
20 April 2017
Leaving the car in the parking space, the car owner wants to be sure in its safety. But often even here unpleasant situations occur. Video surveillance system installation will help improve the safety of the parking space, and will also help identify those guilty for the incidents… Read more
13 April 2017
A shop center can become a potential threat for both visitors and trading spaces tenants. The place that is visited by thousands of people daily can become attractive for both terrorists and thieves. To ensure security in such a construction, it is necessary to apply intensive measures, and video surveillance system will become an ideal assistant in this business… Read more
27 March 2017
A healthy lifestyle is in fashion today. Sports facilities can be considered as places, where a large number of people gathers in masses. The more popular the object is, the closer attention should be paid on the part of ensuring security. On the eve of the 2018 FIFA World Cup… Read more
23 March 2017
Residential complex unites a large number of residents with the different upbringing level in one territory. The video surveillance installation will make the residential complex more secure and will help deal with most of these problems, and most importantly – secure housing from intruders… Read more
9 March 2017
The hottest time of the year is at hand, and it means that very soon the season of active recreation will be opened. Recreation department is one of the most popular places for active recreation. It’s time to take care about security protection, and video surveillance system will help you in this business… Read more
2 March 2017
Now we live in the period of high prices and low incomes, and prices for petrol are constantly on the rise.
Petrol filling station robberies occur with increasing frequency during the past years, and now you will hardly ever find a petrol filling station, which is not equipped with video surveillance system. Nowadays this is the most effective means… Read more
13 Febuary 2017
Often in educational institutions arguments arise regarding lecturer’s qualification and student’s diligence. Without video surveillance it is difficult to define those responsible for vandalism acts, as well as to determine who of the conflicting parties is in the right. Video surveillance installation will help solve a number of problems… Read more
30 January 2017
Public places, where a great number of people gather in masses, become a potential threat to human security, especially at a railway station. Software for video surveillance Xeoma may become your indispensable assistant in this difficult matter… Read more
25 January 2017
Raspberry Pi’s fame and success has been long exciting the minds of manufacturers that dream to get a share of single board computers market. Asus Tinker Board is yet another RPI competitor, this time from a popular brand Asus. Learn more about the board in our new article.
17 November 2016
When used on its own, the “Privacy Masking” module, available in the PRO edition, will come in handy if you need to dynamically blur private property in camera’s field of view. However, rarely known fact is: “Privacy Masking” can be used in combination with other filter modules, namely detectors like “Object Detector” and “Face Detector” to blur those detected objects both in preview and in archive recordings. Read more
10 November 2016
Since video surveillance was created for the purpose of reassuring people of their safety, the obvious question to ask is “How can we be safe en route?” This article will take a closer look at how video surveillance can be applied to buses. Read more
21 October 2016
Started as a crowdfunding project at Kickstarter AAEON UP Single Board Computer has grown into a real alternative to Raspberry Pi single board computer. Tiny and dynamic, Up can be placed in a challenging environment, for home and business video surveillance, where no personal computers would fit. Are you up for the Up? Read more
19 October 2016
Hotels and resorts of every kind are constantly looking up to the security industry to improve their security measures, so that the lodgers would feel truly at home. This article will take a closer look at how such security can be installed and managed. Read more
18 October 2016
Even arranging video surveillance for an entire flat building is no longer a particularly tall order, considering how available house cameras are nowadays. In this article we’ll investigate how video surveillance for flat buildings can be accomplished. Read more
14 October 2016
Meet the new solution, ready to work straight out of the box mini PC Wintel W8 Pro, a great alternative to single board computers. It has everything in bundle you’d need to replace a desktop computer, including an operating system from the well-known Windows family. This gadget says it loud and clear that SBCs are no longer just for geeks. Read more
13 October 2016
On September, 30 – October, 1 MUM took place in Vega Hotel, Moscow, Russia. It is an annual event, uniting network engineers, camera manufacturers, Internet providers and security installers. Read more about Xeoma in MUM 2016
10 October 2016
Google company, creator of famous Google search engine and open source operating system Android which is a main competitor to Apple and its iPhone world domination, has taken a new step to win this war. On October, 4 Google announced its new smart phone Google Pixel. Learn how it can be used in video surveillance. Read more
7 October 2016
Anybody who traveled by plane at least once knows that airport security is tight. This, in turn, makes video surveillance equipment an essential and irreplaceable part of it. The sheer size of the facility usually renders cameras invisible to a naked eye but they still tirelessly do their work. Read more
29 September 2016
Visible public cameras are a serious deterring factor when it comes to criminal activity. After all, the best defense is not the one that withstands attacks; it’s the one that prevents them. This is where our counter-terrorism measures come into play. Read more
19 September 2016
How much does one need to know to create one’s own surveillance system? How much effort is required to make it both functional and effective? “A lot”? Not anymore! Read more
16 September 2016
Video surveillance is capable of becoming a powerful sales tool and a valuable source of information for a concerned shop owner. Getting the very best out of what you have is not just a rare ability but a real necessity in our competitive world of marketing and sales management. Read more
15 September 2016
Wildlife is also an interesting filming material but installing an intricate camera out in the open, in such a way that it would last at least a week, is a tall order indeed. And yet, there are areas containing and preserving wildlife, where surveillance is quite possible or even required. And those are zoos. Read more
14 September 2016
One of the most basic necessities for any person is safety, but not just for oneself. If those we hold dear are safe, we feel safer as well. Ask any parent whose safety concerns them the most and the invariable answer will be “My child’s”. Read more
7 September 2016
Before you can work with data, you, obviously, need to store it somewhere. What device to choose? Read more in our new article
27 August 2016
Dual streaming is simply the new step in cameras’ evolution. Modern cameras need to provide live feed to the monitor(s) (often wirelessly) AND save the footage for future reference (usually locally). Read more
23 August 2016
Nowadays shoplifting as an incredibly common occurrence with a simple ratio of “the bigger the shop – the higher the crime rate”. Sure, security guards can’t be everywhere – but cameras can… Read more
10 March 2016
If you’re looking for a great screen recording software, Xeoma is there to meet your requirements! Record from screen even in hidden mode or make a step-by-step video tutorial with Xeoma screen recorder.
4 March 2016
Connection of NVRs and DVRs to a digital surveillance system doesn’t have to be complicated. Learn how you can easily employ Xeoma as PC NVR software or PC DVR software for your NVRs and DVRs, for example to watch DVR online and the like, in this article.
2 March 2016
GeoVision is one of the greatest security cameras manufacturer based in Taiwan. Their products come in different colors and shapes, for a reasonable price. If you are looking to build your own video surveillance system with GeoVision cameras, take a look at Xeoma GeoVision Software.
1 March 2016
There are a lof of indoor cameras on a market, however our customers usually use Hikvision brand. Good performance, night vision and build-in microphone are useful features, aren’t they? Let’s have a look what Hikvision software Xeoma recommend!
29 February 2016
There’s a plethora of cost-effective Android devices in the market nowadays, and you might be lost whether to choose an Android notebook, Android nettop or Android smart phone or digital tablet for your IP surveillance. But no matter what you choose, viewing live CCTV video from your cameras is easy with Xeoma! Learn more
26 February 2016
Foscam is one of the largest camera manufacturers in the world. Foscam security cameras users choose Xeoma very often, as they know that Xeoma is a great Foscam software, it fully supports all the cameras’ features.
25 February 2016
Security cameras are powerful weapon against burglars and thieves. First of all, it can simply scare the intruder or if your home was burglarized, surveillance camera can help police to find the burglar.
24 February 2016
When choosing a microcomputer for CCTV software system or other purposes, it’s essential to know all good and bad sides of the boards in the market. Many support Linux ARM compatible operating systems and can have Xeoma video surveillance installed on them. Yet there are a few differences… Learn more
20 February 2016
We thought it would be a good idea to show you how to set up a low-cost laptop video surveillance. This home security system can be used not only to nab burglars, but also to check how are your pets doing or assure you that your house is still standing.
19 February 2016
Most software developers offer products only for Windows or Mac operation systems owners. Xeoma haven’t forgotten about you, Linux lovers! We made sure you can set your own Linux CCTV system with Xeoma.
Raspberry computer as one of the best microcomputers for video surveillance, based on Raspberry Pi board
18 February 2016
Raspberry computer, a fully functional system based on Raspberry Pi board or its modifications, is one of the most popular microcomputers for compact and power saving video surveillance system. Learn more
25 December 2015
If you are thinking about organizing your own surveillance system, you probably have a lot of questions. Fortunately, we are always happy to answer them and help you!
25 December 2015
This article will help you choose the right type of camera for your video surveillance system for remote control and view of cameras, and use it in Xeoma.
5 November 2015
It might be hard to choose the right software for your video surveillance system. See our infogpraphic, and learn why Xeoma is better than anything else on the market. Download free of charge!
13 July 2015
A simple but effective patient monitoring system, even created with your own hands, could be a part of hospital security giving you piece of mind thanks to ability to check on a patient, especially high-risk patients, remotely once you have a free minute. Read more
10 July 2015
Sometimes it’s just uncomfortable or unsafe to call for help outright in order not to escalate the situation. For such moments there is a panic button that allows a person under duress to quickly and silently call for help. Learn how to use a virtual panic button in Xeoma.
25 June 2015
A sport event that involves large crowds is a potential target to criminal activity and acts of terrorism. Video surveillance is a priceless tool that helps ensure safety of players, guests and fans during FIFA World Cup.
22 June 2015
A nanny camera will give you a peace of mind when you leave your child with a babysitter. But before you install a camera, weigh all pros and cons and think whether it will help or hurt your situation. Learn why video surveillance system like one based on Xeoma software that you can download free of charge might be a better solution.
13 May 2015
A good business owner is all out for protecting every aspect of it. Learn how to keep your business safe.
4 December 2014
We are now in the season of festivities, going to have many celebrations for the New Year. Winter holidays are the most beautiful time of the year, however, it is also the most dangerous one. You should always remember, that New Year safety tips can help you to protect yourself and your house from some of the more common risks.
24 November 2014
Black Friday is an official kickoff to the holiday shopping season. Lots of retailers offer attractive discounts on their goods and we all are tempted to shop online due to the lack of spare time or for reasons of economy. It’s the time of a year when you can get some great deals in online discount shopping! Read more
24 November 2014
Thanksgiving is a holiday that we always eager to spend with our families and friends. Leaving your homes empty you need to follow few simple tips to make sure your family is safe this season. Following our simple advices you can be sure your holidays will not be interrupted by restless thoughts of the safety of your home. Have a happy and a safe Thanksgiving!
24 September 2014
Damaged building sides, stolen alarms, riots, memorial destructions, car arson, graffiti, desecration of the graves – no matter its form or intention, vandalism causes disorder and an unnecessary expense.
2 July 2014
During the summer holidays when you are on a family vacation the amount of burglaries increase from 41% to 72.6%. So it’s time to think about how to protect your apartment from thieves (hacking). Simple tips will help you to stay away from this problem.
7 March 2014
We all know the proverb “my house is my castle”, however, is that so nowadays? Many of modern houses are now equipped with the latest home security alarm systems, but it is important to put the security system in the right place in your house. Read more
27 January 2014
According to the latest reports 2014 is going to be as much lucrative and successful for the CCTV market, as the last one, or even better. Some say 2014 is going to be a tipping point for the industry… Read more
14 January 2014
The experts predict city CCTV surveillance to continue being on the rise in the year 2014. There are several reasons for that. Firstly, the obvious benefits the city council administration, citizens and businesses get from it. Secondly, … Read more
11 January 2013
Debian has become a mighty and influential distribution of Linux over the years. What determines its success and why you should choose it for your video surveillance system – find out about that in our new article!
10 December 2013
Security and materials safety issues may become an important problem at a construction site. Read our new article!
20 November 2013
School security, as well as security in general, has become a crucial issue lately. Being traditionally considered as a second home for children, a safe place to be where they do learn about the life, the world in general and etc., schools do not seem to be that secure anymore. What can be done?
23 October 2013
CCTV camera system installation has become something normal and natural for most businesses. Which is not surprising at all, as CCTV camera system may help to uncover a variety of issues, including theft, substance abuse and etc. But where is this thin line between an appropriate and legitimate video surveillance and humiliating shadowing? Read more
13 September 2013
According to the latest researches, the global video surveillance as a service market is expected to grow from $474.0 million in 2011 to $2.39 billion in 2017 and achieve a compound annual growth rate of 31.5%. Moreover, wireless video surveillance will take more than 78% of the market. Why is wireless surveillance becoming so popular? Find out why!
11 September 2013
In the recent uproar over Foscam and TrendNET cameras vulnerabilities to hacker attacks, you may wonder how can you secure your home network and make your child truly safe with video surveillance system? Read here to find out.
15 August 2013
How can home video surveillance provide safety of your pet? Read more.
23 July 2013
How to use contemporary technologies to decrease loss and increase discipline in your restaurant? Read more.
16 July 2013
Why do even such traditional and often family businesses turn to video surveillance usage? How may it help? Read more.
23 May 2013
There are at least three parties participating in a simplest transportation process: a manufacturer, a customer and a cargo company or a logistics department of manufacturerҳ company. Consequently it might be really hard to define whoҳ exactly responsible for the productҳ theft or damage… Read more
19 April 2013
Do you still think video surveillance is something that only experts can handle? Read our article where most common CCTV Surveillance Myths are being busted and start building your own VSS right now.
14 February 2013
Thinking about deploying a video surveillance system but not sure, whether do it with your hands or employ professional installers? Here are our Reasons List in favor of handmade video security.
5 February 2013
Being a good parent isn’t easy. No matter how you try, one still has to leave children alone or with someone once in a while. But what is easy is to keep the situation under control being away, with Xeoma Video Surveillance Software and this article!
25 October 2012
Creating a Do-It-Yourself anti-theft protection system for your car and using a simple camera as dash cam – this and much more on car video surveillance in Car safety with Xeoma article.
4 October 2012
Saving money can be tricky. Learn how to save money while utilizing an up-to-date efficient video surveillance system in our article here (hint: Xeoma you can download free of charge).
11 May 2012
If you consider deploying video surveillance system either by yourself or engaging professionals one of the first video surveillance issues that are going to arise is whether it complies with surveillance laws… Read more
5 Mar 2012
Imagine you are a businessman and have to keep many places under control. Don’t you feel sometimes that it is physically impossible to manage it all? What if, in addition to much time spent on traffic, you also have suspicion about your staff’s activities? Do they really work when you’re out? Do they leave half day earlier? And where, you may wonder, has that brand-new stapler gone that you bought just the day before yesterday? Read more