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“What’s New”. Hirsch Electronics 1900-B Carnegie Ave., Bldg. B; Santa Ana, CA 92705 Phone: 1-949-250-8888; Toll-free: 1-888-809-8880 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.WeSecureBuildings.com. Velocity 3.0 – Key Enhancements. Key Enhancements Installation Options

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“What’s New”

Hirsch Electronics1900-B Carnegie Ave., Bldg. B; Santa Ana, CA 92705Phone: 1-949-250-8888; Toll-free: 1-888-809-8880E-mail: [email protected]: www.WeSecureBuildings.com


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Velocity 3.0 – Key Enhancements

  • Key Enhancements

    • Installation Options

    • SQL Server 2005

    • Operator Roles

    • User and Device “Partitioning”

    • Alarm and Event Routing by Operator Role

    • Alarm Point Level Granularity

    • Enhanced Enrollment Manager

    • Hardware Tree Enhancements


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Velocity 3.0 – Installation Options

  • Installation Options

    • Support for both Domain and Local Authentication

    • Split Database/Application Servers

    • DB and Velocity Services Password

    • Registration/Activation

    • Upgrade and New Install Auto-Detect

    • Velocity Update Wizard for application of Service Packs and Updates


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Velocity 3.0 – Configuration Guidelines

  • Configuration Guidelines

    • Windows Server 2003 SP1 or R2 for Server

    • Windows XP Pro SP2 for Client and Single User Workstation


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Velocity 3.0 – Role of Computer

Option For Split Database Server

Select the Role of this Computer


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Velocity 3.0 – Application Security

Select the Authentication Source For Client Authentication

Enter Password for Windows Account for Velocity Services

Accept the Default Password or Create Own for SQL Server Application Role


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Velocity 3.0 - Upgrade Install Options

Velocity Upgrade

If an existing version of Velocity 2.6 SP2 is found on the computer you are running Velocity 3.0 installation CD, you will be prompted with the options shown.


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Velocity 3.0 – Upgrade Database Migration

Velocity Upgrade

If this is an upgrade from Velocity 2.6 SP2, the database will be upgraded and migrated to the new version of SQL Server 2005.


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Velocity 3.0 - Upgrade

Velocity Upgrade

When the upgrade is complete, you will be notified and given options to select.


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Velocity 3.0 - MS SQL Server 2005

  • SQL Server 2005

    • MS SQL Server 2005 Express (included)

      • 4GB limit

      • Includes MS SQL Server Management Studio Express

    • MS SQL Server 2005 (not included)

    • Encryption between client and server

    • Enhanced Security

    • Password required


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Velocity 3.0 – SQL Server Management Studio Express

MS SQL Server Management Studio Express Included With Velocity 3.0


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Velocity 3.0 -SQL Server Management Studio Express – Manual Backups & Restorals

Use MS SQL Server Management Studio Express for Manual Database Backups and Restorals


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Velocity 3.0 – Velocity Scheduler Database Maintenance

Enter Schedule Name and Task Name and Define When Old Files Get Deleted


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Velocity 3.0 -Velocity Scheduler Database Maintenance

Define the Schedule Properties For the Database Maintenance (Backup)


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Velocity 3.0 –Registration Reminder

Registration Reminder

On initial starting of Velocity, then again starting 15 days later, every time a Velocity Client starts, this screen will display, reminding them to register Velocity. Once registered, this message will no longer display.


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Velocity 3.0 – Product Registration Introduction

The Registration process will ensure End Users are notified of Service Packs and product enhancements


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Velocity 3.0 – Product Registration End-User Information

Enter the End User and Dealer information.


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Velocity 3.0 - Product Registration Product Activation

System Identity can be printed, faxed, or emailed to Hirsch for Activation Key

Enter the Activation Key to complete the Product Registration Process.


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Velocity 3.0 - Velocity Update Wizard

Velocity Update Wizard

All Velocity Updates and Service Packs will be installed with this Velocity Update Wizard. These are installed on the Server, then the Clients will recognize there has been an update applied and the Operator will be prompted from the Client to run the Update Wizard.


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Velocity 3.0 - Velocity Update Wizard


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Velocity 3.0 – Operator Roles

  • Operator Roles

    • Rights and Permissions defined in Operator Role

    • An Operator may be given 1 or more Roles

    • Defines what an Operator can see and do, by workstation

      • Velocity software components

      • Person Groups (for User partitioning)

      • Person Templates

      • Credential Templates

      • Door Groups (defines door access authorization)

      • Hardware Devices (for alarm and event monitoring, routing and , reporting)

      • Video Explorer Groups (DVR groupings of Cameras)

      • Command Sets (host based macro commands)

      • Status Groups

      • Graphics

      • Event Viewer Filters


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Velocity 3.0 - Operator Roles

Operator Roles

Combines Rights and Permissions into one setting


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Velocity 3.0 – Operator Roles

Operator rights and restrictions are by Workstation

Select what the Role can do for the selected Application Permission

Select the Application Permissions Operators with this Role can use


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Velocity 3.0 – Operator Roles

Operator Role

Select the Person Template or Templates the Operators with this Role can use to add Users


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Velocity 3.0 – Operator Roles

Alarm and Event Routing

Select the hardware for alarm and event routing, select the Time Zone, then select the Event Types

This can be different for each workstation.


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Velocity 3.0 – Operator Roles

Operator Role

Select the Person Group or Groups Operator’s with this Role can see


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Velocity 3.0 – Display Controlled by Roles

Role Controls What is Seen

If an operator role does not allow a component, it will be grayed out.


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Velocity 3.0 – Customization Manager

Customization Manager

New column for Point Customization. Select the type to customize, then select the individual points to customize


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Velocity 3.0 – Point Customization

Point Customization

Items that can be customized for each input include:

Audio WAV File;

Customized Name;

Priority Level;

Guard Response Instructions

Point Customization

When a point is selected from the left window, it appears in the right window. It can then be customized. All points not selected for customization take on the properties of the default “alarm type”.


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Velocity 3.0 – Alarm Escalation

Alarm Escalation

This specific point, when in alarm, if not responded to in a user defined period of time, can be escalated to another Operator with the selected Role.


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Velocity 3.0 – Enrollment Manager

  • Enrollment Manager Enhancements

    • Person Groups for User Partitioning

    • Person Templates

    • Linked Credential Templates

    • Scanners and PIV Readers for data enrollment

    • Multiple User Edit

    • Issue and Print Control of Badges

    • Link User Defined Field Date to Credential Expiration

    • New User Defined Field Types

    • Concatenate multiple User Defined Fields to create Card Data

    • New quick search and detailed query Person Search

    • Enhanced Find Person based on Credential info


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Velocity 3.0 – Person Group

Available Person Groups this Operator can see


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Velocity 3.0 – Person Template

Person Templates

When adding a new person, the operator has the option to use a Person Template. A Person Template is similar to a Credential Template, except it is for automatically filling out User Defined Fields, and Person Groups. This saves the operator a lot of data entry time and ensures consistency of the data being entered.


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Velocity 3.0 – Linked Credential Template

Linked Credential Templates

Check and select if you want all credentials added with this Template to be linked. When linked, any changes made to the Linked Credential Template will be made to those credentials added with it.


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Velocity 3.0 – Multi-Person Edit

Multi-Person Edit

If an operator wishes to edit User Defined Fields for multiple users, those users can be selected, then edited as a group, dramatically saving time over having to edit each record individually.


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Velocity 3.0 – User Query Search Tool

Enrollment Manager

An advanced query tool is available for searching for Users. Multiple fields with different criteria can be selected, similar to how reports are defined.


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Velocity 3.0 – Badge Print and Issue Control

Enrollment Manager Badging

Print Control can be enabled to set the maximum number of times a badge can be printed and the current count.

Issue Control can be enabled to track badge issue count, the maximum number of issues of a badge can be set, and the reasons for reissuing a badge can be logged.


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Velocity 3.0 – Enrollment Manager Device Configuration – Card Enrollment Station

Device Configuration

Select the Com Port to use for the MATCH Card Enrollment Station


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Velocity 3.0 – Enrollment Manager Device Configuration – Signature Capture

Device Configuration

Select the Signature Capture Device to add a Signature to a User’s record


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Velocity 3.0 – Enrollment Manager Device Configuration – Scanners

Device Configuration

Select the Scanner to use for automatic enrollment of data into the User’s record


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Velocity 3.0 – Enrollment Manager Device Configuration – Field Mapping

Device Configuration

Map fields that will be captured from the Scanner


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Velocity 3.0 – Enrollment Manager Device Configuration – PIV Reader

Device Configuration

Use for automatic enrollment of data into the User’s record from a PIV Smart Card/Reader


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Velocity 3.0 – PIV Reader Field Mapping

Device Configuration

Map the fields read from the PIV card to the User’s record in Velocity Enrollment Manager


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Velocity 3.0 - User Defined Fields

User Defined Field Types

There are new types of User Defined Fields.


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Velocity 3.0 – User Defined Field Types

  • New User Defined Field Types

  • Six new User Defined Field types have been added to the Velocity Enrollment

  • manager.  These types are selected from the Velocity Enrollment Manger >

  • Tools > User Defined Fields menu via a list box in the Type Column.  These

  • new types can be seen below and are as follows:

  • Date - will validate that the data entered into this UDF is date formatted

  • (MM/DD/YYYY)

  • Number - will validate that the data entered into this UDF is numeric

  • Unique Number - will validate that the data entered into this UDF is a unique

  • number (not repeated in other user records for this specific UDF)

  • Auto-unique - will automatically generate a unique random number within this

  • UDF

  • Auto-sequential - will automatically generate a sequential number within this

  • UDF

  • Unique Text - will validate that the data entered into this UDF is a unique text

  • string (not repeated in other user records for this specific UDF)

  • Supports the linking of User Defined Field data to Credential Records


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Velocity 3.0 – User Import

User Import Wizard

When Importing Users into Velocity using the Velocity User Import Wizard, you now have the selection available to select a Person Template to use when importing users. This will allow you to populate any/all User Defined Fields and assign Person Groups.


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Velocity 3.0 - User XML Export

User Export Wizard

There is a new XML output format for exporting User data in an XML format. You can also import from an XML formatted file with User information.


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Velocity 3.0 – User XML Output File

Sample XML User Export/Import File


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Velocity 3.0 – Hardware Tree

  • Hardware Tree Enhancements

    • Duplicate Controller

    • Export Controller configuration to XML file

    • Import Controller configuration

    • Drag/Drop Controller/s in hardware tree


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Velocity 3.0 – Hardware Tree Options

Hardware Tree

Options include exporting an existing controller configuration in XML format and duplicating an existing controller in the hardware tree.


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Velocity 3.0 – Controller Configuration Export

Controller Configuration Export Wizard

Velocity can export the configuration of a Controller in an XML format. This file can then be reused by this or other systems when importing an existing configuration.

This is useful when there are standard system configurations for different applications. You can start with a configuration similar to one already done, minimizing the programming needed to bring on a new controller.


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Velocity 3.0 – Controller Export Path

Controller Configuration Export Wizard

Select the path or accept the default for where the XML export controller configuration file will be stored.


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Velocity 3.0 – Controller Export Summary

Controller Configuration Export Wizard

This allows you to review a summary of the Controller Export Wizard before completing the export.


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Velocity 3.0 - Controller Export Error Report

Controller Configuration Export Wizard

If any errors in the export occur, you will see them in this screen.


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Velocity 3.0 – Controller Export File

Controller Export File

This is a sample of what the controller export looks like.


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Velocity 3.0 – Controller Configuration Import

Controller Configuration Import Wizard

This wizard guides the user through importing an existing controller configuration.


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Velocity 3.0 – Controller Import Path

Controller Configuration Import Wizard

Select the path where the XML import controller configuration file is located.


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Velocity 3.0 – Controller Import File Preview

Controller Configuration Import Wizard

This screen allows the operator to review the import file before completing the import.


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Velocity 3.0 – Controller Configuration Import Information

Controller Configuration Import Wizard

The operator will need to specify the name and address for this new controller.


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Velocity 3.0 - Controller Configuration Import of Time Zones

Controller Configuration Import Wizard

Time Zones can be mapped during the import process.


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Velocity 3.0 – Controller Configuration Import Wizard Summary

Controller Configuration Import Wizard

Review the summary to ensure all information is correct before proceeding with the import.


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Velocity 3.0 – Controller Configuration Import Wizard Error Report

Controller Configuration Import Wizard

If any errors in the import occur, you will see them in this screen.


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Velocity 3.0 – Email Scheduler of Reports

Scheduled Email of Reports

Automatic email of report to one or more people


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Velocity 3.0 – Alarm Responses

Alarm Response

Predefined responses to alarms can be created and used by people monitoring and responding to alarms.

  • Alarm Response

    • Predefined operator responses for Alarm Notes

    • Ensures consistent responses

    • Concatenate multiple responses

    • Append your own text

    • Responses included in Alarm Report


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Velocity 3.0 - Event Viewer

Event Viewer

Filters in the Event Viewer can be restricted by Operator Role. In addition, a User Access or Control event can be right clicked on and the person’s credential badge template can be displayed.


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Velocity 3.0 - Photo Call Up

Door Photo Call Up

A Badge Template can be displayed when photo call up is enabled for a door. The use of a badge template allows whatever information a user wants to be displayed. The delay time is how long it will be displayed on the screen.


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Velocity 3.0 – Credential Template Default


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Velocity 3.0 – Who’s Inside Display

Who’s Inside

Real time display of Passback Zones and the Users in each.


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Velocity 3.0 - Status Viewer

Status Viewer

Existing feature, but enhanced to include: Relay Details for Doors, showing why the door is unlocked or locked; Threat Level of each Controller; and the ability to show all Masked Points and filter the Status Group by Type of device (Door, Inputs, etc.).


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Velocity 3.0 - Graphics

Graphics

You can right click a Door ICON and select “Show Credential Information” and the User’s Name and Date/Time will display, allowing the Operator to see who is going through the door without having to use the Event Viewer.


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Velocity 3.0 – XML Writer

XML Writer

Existing feature, but the ability to encrypt the XML data output has been added.


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Velocity 3.0 – Microsoft Message Queue

Microsoft Message Queue

Velocity includes a Message Queue Writer that allows for Alarms and Events to be written to a Microsoft Message Queue in an XML format.

Microsoft Message Queue is an assured delivery mechanism to ensure an XML message is received by the receiving system.


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Velocity 3.0 – MS Message Queue

MS Message Queue

This is included in MS Windows and needs to be installed from “Add Windows Components” in Add/Remove Programs. Once installed, a Private Queue is created, then Velocity can send alarms and events to this queue.


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Velocity 3.0 – MS Message Queue

MS Message Queue

This is a sample of a program that listens to a message queue, displaying alarms and events in an XML format for use by another application.

Hirsch Professional Services can assist with deploying custom applications using this feature.


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Velocity 3.0 – Learning Center

Velocity Learning Center

Replaces Browser and accessible from the main menu Help. Same functionality as Browser in Velocity 2.6 SP2


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Velocity 3.0 – System Report

System Report

Velocity has a Wizard, accessible from the Main Menu Help, and allows Operator to report a problem and include all system log files.


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Velocity 3.0 – System Report

System Report

This screen allows the Operator to include Name, Company, notes, and screen shots.


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Velocity 3.0 - System Report

System Report

The Operator is given the opportunity to select which information is included in the report. Both should be selected when creating a System Report.


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Velocity 3.0 – System Report

System Report

When the report is completed, the path and name of report is displayed. Send this report to Hirsch for review.


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Velocity 3.0 - Reports

Reports

An operator can suppress the Velocity logo from appearing on reports and can include a company name on each report. These options are enable by checking the appropriate box as shown in Report Preferences.


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Velocity 3.0 – Miscellaneous Features

  • Miscellaneous Features

    • Edit Holiday Definition (date)

    • RSS support (Really Simple Syndication)

    • New Addressing Scheme – 1024 ports

    • Reports

      • Reports support Roles

      • Reports have new Date/Time selection options (last hour, last 12 hours, last day, last week, last month)

      • Report criteria can be edited


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“What’s New”

Hirsch Electronics1900-B Carnegie Ave., Bldg. B; Santa Ana, CA 92705Phone: 1-949-250-8888; Toll-free: 1-888-809-8880E-mail: [email protected]: www.WeSecureBuildings.com


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