Central Management System

Central Management System
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HikCentral Professional is a comprehensive central management system (CMS) that brings together powerful video surveillance and access control systems of any size. The modern and powerful desktop, web, and mobile clients can access the centralized system from anywhere. HikCentral Professional has the flexibility to integrate with third-party access control, automation, central monitoring and other systems using the OpenSDK or, without any coding, HikCentral Optimus middleware. Licenses are perpetual with one-time purchase and support is always available for free. HikCentral Professional is a modular application software, which allows customers to purchase only what they need. This highly efficient platform can be deployed on preloaded servers, virtual machines, and cloud services.


Special Notice:  The HikCentral licensing system has been changed. The HikCentral license module needs to be upgraded in order to activate, update or deactivate any license. Users of HikCentral versions 1.1.0 through 1.5.0 need to apply the license module patch or upgrade to version 1.5.1.

  • Active Directory Integration with LDAP
  • Modern Clients for Web, Workstation and Mobile
  • Flexible Video Controls
  • Powerful Video Search and Playback
  • Intuitive Fisheye View Expansion and PTZ Controls
  • Centralized Evidence Management
  • Low Bandwidth Adaptability
  • Advanced Alarm Management
  • Powerful Map Integration
  • Access Control Management
  • Facial Recognition Surveillance and Access Control
  • Dynamic Smart Walls with Graphics Cards and Decoding Devices
  • License Plate Recognition Management
  • Under Vehicle Surveillance System (UVSS)
  • Device Maintenance with Batch Upgrading
  • Health Monitoring and Audit Trail Assist Maintenance
  • Automated Event, Alarm and Business Intelligence Reports
  • Third-Party Integration with OpenSDK
  • Third-Party Integration with HikCentral Optimus Middleware

IMPORTANT! This model requires non-standard firmware. Do Not Install standard firmware (e.g. v.4.1.xx) on this model. Doing so will permanently damage your system. You must use custom firmware v.4.1.25 from the iDS-9632NXI-I8/16S product page.

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