Cathexis Launches CatVision VMS at IFSEC 2013

11 Apr 2013

Powerful and uncomplicated video management software will be available for free trial download IFSEC 2013 will see the debut of Cathexis’ new CatVision VMS sui...

Powerful and uncomplicated video management software will be available for free trial download

IFSEC 2013 will see the debut of Cathexis’ new CatVision VMS suite – a powerful new IP video management system which offers the ultimate in simplicity for installers, integrators and end users alike. At IFSEC Cathexis is offering visitors the chance to download a free trial version from their website to try it for themselves.

CatVision is a sophisticated and very easily configured video management software solution. It benefits from Cathexis’ 18 years of experience in supplying high end analogue systems, and builds on an in-depth understanding of the needs of installers to deliver  a cutting edge suite of digital technology, well adapted  to today’s IP based security demands.

Cathexis sales director Mark Ross says: “We are acutely aware of the challenges facing IP systems installation engineers, so in designing CatVision our primary requirement was to make it extremely easy to load, configure and commission. IP surveillance systems can have hundreds or thousands of cameras, and multiple recording parameters, so Cathexis has introduced a Wizard process – similar to what you’ll find on your PC – that takes the engineer through the entire set-up process step by step. Multiple cameras can be added with just a few clicks. The recording configuration process is equally simple, incorporating a ‘cut and paste’ option to set up multiple identical events, rather than having to do them all one by one - which saves a lot of time.

“The end result is a simple and easy-to-use engineer interface overlaying a very powerful VMS platform, meaning less training, less time on site and easier maintenance. And Cathexis backs this up with the highest levels of support in the industry.”

The open architecture Windows and Linux variants of CatVision enable IP cameras, recording and viewing servers to be integrated seamlessly, providing clients with maximum return on investment. CatVision features built-in video analytics capabilities, and offers system health monitoring. The solution is also available with a Network Addressable Storage option. The software further provides  dewarping functionality for 360 degree cameras, such as the PanoCam360 from AMG Panogenics.

CatVision supports the ONVIF interoperability standard, and integrates with the majority of IP camera brands including; Acam, ACTi , AMG Panogenics, Arecont Vision, Axis, Bosch, Canon, Hikvision, Honeywell, Mobotix, Oncam, Panasonic, Pelco, Samsung, Sony, and Vivotek.

CatVision is supplied on four software levels and has several licensed add-ons to provide full flexibility to seamlessly tailor endlessly customised solutions. The software’s backward compatibility supports a hybrid platform making upgrading easy, cost effective and ensures a future proof solution.

Find out more about CatVision by visiting Cathexis in Hall 5, stand 5/B105 at IFSEC

Download your free trial copy of CatVision from


IFSEC 2013 takes place at the NEC Birmingham from May 13-16. To register for FREE entry go here



About Cathexis Europe

Cathexis is a leading developer and manufacturer of electronic security systems. With 18 years of experience in the security and surveillance industry, and the ability to supply and support its products throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe, Cathexis proudly list some of Europe’s largest companies as reference clients. The company’s Video Management Software suite - CatVision - was launched in 2013, and brings clients’ all the benefits of Cathexis’ experience and technical skills in a cutting-edge, deceptively simple security management solution. Cathexis Europe is a subsidiary of South Africa-based Cathexis Technologies. For more information visit



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