LAS VEGAS, NV (March 28, 2007) – JVC Professional today announced its agreement with Milestone Systems to strengthen both companies' IP security systems business and expand into global markets.  This enhanced relationship will provide users with innovative IP security systems that deliver added value while contributing to public safety and security.

Since 2005, JVC has worked with Milestone Systems to market Milestone’s XProtect IP video management software in European markets.  Under this agreement, JVC is combining Milestone’s software with its own hardware technology resulting in the industry's first standalone IP network video recorder and management solution. 

JVC’s VR-N900U network video recorder (NVR), introduced at ISC West 2007, is the first product with embedded management software based on Milestone’s XProtect™ application.  The VR-N900U is a fully integrated standalone NVR, which can record images from both analog and IP cameras enabling the cost-effective upgrade of an existing system to a digital IP network.

 “By integrating Milestone IP video management software with JVC’s hardware technology, you get the best of both worlds,” said Lars Thinggaard, CEO, Milestone Systems. “At the same time both companies will gain mutual benefits from joint efforts in the global market for surveillance systems.”

“As security needs expand globally, so will the demand for the most innovative and efficient IP video surveillance systems,” said Steve Martin, video security division manager, assistant vice president, JVC Professional Products Company.  “The collaboration between JVC and Milestone Systems will essentially enable both companies to penetrate the market on a larger scale through their next generation IP security systems.”

The VR-N900U will be a central component for innovative, standalone IP security systems that will enable recording, viewing and searching images from IP cameras without having to use a separate PC. 

About Milestone Systems
Milestone Systems is the global market leader for open platform IP video surveillance software (IMS Research 2007). The XProtect solutions support the widest choice in network hardware: over 260 devices from 30+ manufacturers. XProtect is sold through authorized channel partners in 62 countries; the software is reliable, robust and proven in more than 25,00 installations worldwide.

XProtect is a trademark or registered trademark of Milestone Systems A/S or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.  Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.

About JVC Professional Products Company

JVC Professional Products Company, located in Wayne, New Jersey, is a leading supplier to the video security industry with a complete line of IP network and analog security cameras, digital recorders, monitors and accessories. For more information about this, or any other JVC Professional Products Company product, contact JVC at (800) 582-5825; or Candace Vadnais at PFS Marketwyse 973-812-8883, ext. 430 or visit JVC’s Web site at