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Hikvision and Eagle Eye Networks Launch SB-507 Video Surveillance Solution for Texas Schools

January 19, 2018

 

 To serve the needs of school districts across Texas, the SB-507 Video Surveillance Solution combines Hikvision’s high-performance indoor IP dome camera with Eagle Eye's Cloud Security Camera VMS for high resolution images that can be viewed on multiple devices.

 

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. and AUSTIN, Texas—January 19, 2018—Hikvision USA, Inc., a leading provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and other emerging technologies, and the world’s largest manufacturer of video surveillance products and solutions, and Eagle Eye Networks, the leading global provider of cloud-based video surveillance solutions addressing the needs of businesses, schools, alarm companies, security integrators, and individuals, today announced a video surveillance solution that enables Texas school districts to immediately comply with the video surveillance requirements set forth in Texas Senate Bill 507 (SB-507).

 

Providing peace of mind for students, parents, and staff, this low-cost, easy-to-use cloud-based solution meets all the criteria of the new law, and is available immediately.

 

Hikvision and Eagle Eye Networks have partnered to serve the needs of school districts across Texas. The SB-507 Video Surveillance Solution combines Eagle Eye's Cloud Security Camera VMS and Hikvision IP cameras. Features include: 

 

• Video and audio storage for 90 days

• Video-sharing capability from any Internet-connected device

• Mobile app for access to historic or live footage on-the-go

• Cyber-secure video highly resistant to being hacked

• High-definition IP cameras 

• Restricted user permissions on a camera-by-camera basis

• Quick and easy installation

• Customized alerts (motion, intrusion, etc.)

 

The requirements set forth in SB-507 are as follows:

 

• School districts must install audio and video monitoring equipment in any classroom where special education services are being provided at least 50 percent of the time

• The camera equipment must be capable of recording audio in all areas of that setting

• School districts are required to store the video/audio recordings for at least 90 days

• If video clip is requested, it must be available for the school district to review within 48 hours

 

"Hikvision is pleased to work with partners like Eagle Eye to provide solutions that make a positive impact for teachers, parents and families," said Alex Asnovich, Head of Marketing, Hikvision North America.

 

The SB-507 Video Surveillance Solution is currently deployed at a major school district in Texas, and several school districts are following suit. This low-cost, easy-to-use cloud-based solution can be deployed in less than a day. This solution enables easy search, retrieval, and sharing of relevant video clips 24/7.

 

“We are pleased to be supporting Texas School Districts with this enhanced video surveillance solution,” said Dean Drako, CEO and founder of Eagle Eye Networks. “We look forward to working with more and more school districts to help them meet their security needs while also creating a safer environment for students, parents, and staff.”

 

About Hikvision

Hikvision is a leading provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and other emerging technologies, and is the world’s largest video surveillance manufacturer. Featuring the industry’s strongest R&D workforce, Hikvision manufactures a full suite of comprehensive products and solutions for a broad range of vertical markets. Beyond security, Hikvision products provide important data and business intelligence for end users, which can be used to enable greater commercial success and more efficient operations. Committed to the utmost quality and safety of its products, Hikvision encourages partners to take advantage of the many cybersecurity resources Hikvision offers, including the Hikvision Security Center. 

 

About Eagle Eye Networks

Founded in 2012, Eagle Eye Networks, Inc., (‘Eagle Eye’) is the leading global provider of cloud-based video surveillance solutions addressing the needs of businesses, alarm companies, security integrators, and individuals.  Eagle Eye's 100% cloud managed solutions provides cloud and on-premise recording, bank level security and encryption, and broad analog and digital camera support - all accessed via the web or mobile applications. Businesses of all sizes and types utilize Eagle Eye solutions for operational optimization and security. All Eagle Eye products benefit from Eagle Eye’s developer friendly RESTful API platform and Big Data Video Framework ™, which allow for indexing, search, retrieval, and analysis of live and archived video. Eagle Eye's open Video API has been widely adopted for integration in alarm monitoring, third party analytics, security dashboards, and point of sale system integrations.

 

Eagle Eye sells its products through authorized global resellers and installation partners. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, USA, Eagle Eye has offices in Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit www.EagleEyeNetworks.com or call +1-512-473-0500.

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Martha Entwistle, Senior Manager Strategic Communications

Hikvision USA Inc.

Martha.entwistle@hikvision.com

 

Deborah Demarchi, Director of Marketing

Eagle Eye Networks

ddemarchi@eagleeyenetworks.com

512-473-0500