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RFC (Request For Comments) A document that describes the specifications for a recommended technology. Although the word "request" is in the title, if the specification is ratified, it becomes a standards document.  Services has released v. 1.01 of Visual Hindsight Professional Edition, a Windows NT (Windows New Technology) A 32-bit operating system from Microsoft for Intel x86 CPUs. NT is the core technology in Windows 2000 and Windows XP (see Windows). Available in separate client and server versions, it includes built-in networking and preemptive multitasking. , 2000, Server, and XP program that offers professional-grade network camera surveillance and recording at an entry-level price. Visual Hindsight supports virtually all network cameras and video servers capable of producing industry-standard JPEG JPEG
 in full Joint Photographic Experts Group

Standard computer file format for storing graphic images in a compressed form for general use. JPEG images are compressed using a mathematical algorithm.
 still images or motion-JPEG image streams.

This latest version of Visual Hindsight allows real-time viewing of up to 100 cameras and video servers, while simultaneously recording up to 50 live video streams to disk as compressed AVI (Audio Video Interleaved) A Windows multimedia video format from Microsoft. It interleaves standard waveform audio and digital video frames (bitmaps) to provide reduced animation at 15 fps at 160x120x8 resolution. Audio is 11,025Hz, 8-bit samples.  files. Visual Hindsight operates in single or multi-user mode; in multi-user mode, it provides a shared URL URL
 in full Uniform Resource Locator

Address of a resource on the Internet. The resource can be any type of file stored on a server, such as a Web page, a text file, a graphics file, or an application program.
 database and support for concurrent users, and offers operator logon access to control URL modification and viewing privileges. A database engine that incorporates a 160-bit encryption algorithm ensures data integrity and security.

Other functions include a Retention Monitor for optimal use of recording disk space, automatic reconnection of dropped connections, automatic record-on-connect, and motion-detection recording. User interface languages include English, French, Italian and Spanish, with support for dynamic switching between languages during program operation.

Visual Hindsight Professional Edition is ideal for remote monitoring of convenience stores, gas stations, day care centers, retirement facilities, hospitals, laboratories, commercial property, private homes and more. Whether you're a security manager responsible for monitoring access to multiple sites, a school administrator who needs to ensure unauthorized people cannot gain access to your campus, or anyone interested in monitoring their home or business, Visual Hindsight is a powerful, easy to use and affordable video surveillance and recording solution.

Visual Hindsight is now available at the introductory price of $149 US, and requires Windows NT, 2000, Server, or XP running on a PIII PIII Pentium III Processor (Intel)
PIII Phase III (clinical studies)
PIII Plasma Immersion Ion Implanter
 450 MHz (MegaHertZ) One million cycles per second. It is used to measure the transmission speed of electronic devices, including channels, buses and the computer's internal clock. A one-megahertz clock (1 MHz) means some number of bits (16, 32, 64, etc.  or greater at 800 x 600 x 16/32bit video resolution.

A free, fully functional trial version is available for download from the Visual Hindsight website at

For more information, call 514/836-2158 or visit
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Title Annotation:RFC Services
Publication:GUI Program News
Geographic Code:1CANA
Date:Jul 1, 2004

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