AKCP enhances their Linux Platform with Streaming Video Recording, WiFi, SMS, advanced Syslog Filtering and more great new features.

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Bangkok, Thailand. April 5 , 2006

AKCP, the world’s leader in environment and security monitoring, today announced a major free software upgrade to all AKCP Linux-based products, cameraProbe8, sensorProbe8Linux, sensorProbe8Linux-X20, sensorProbe8Linux-X60.

AKCP enhances their visual monitoring capabilities by adding recording to their camera interface, all video captured by any of the camera’s attached to an AKCP Linux-based product can now be recorded to time-stamped, rotating AVI files on a remote PC by a simple click on the Record button.

WiFi capability has now been built into of all AKCP Linux-based products allowing you unlimited freedom in placing the device, without the need to lay any additional cabling. Bluetooth and Nokia Phone support have also been integrated making it easier to send out SMS/MMS, Phone and Fax notifications.

AKCP’s new software upgrade also adds extensive filtering options to the Sys Log; this means that you now have detailed control over what status messages you want to have available on the Summary page of the graphical interface.

Other important additions and enhancements are greatly increased limits on the number of email-addresses and phone-numbers available in the Notification Matrix; automatic video signal detection; 180 degree picture rotation; a new easy to use slider bar to control the thermostat; Dial-Up PPP has been enhanced with PAP Authentication and can now be used over a GPRS connection.

Backing up your device’s configuration has been made easier by adding buttons to the web interface to backup and restore your configuration using a file on a remote server.

AKCP’s Linux devices will automatically send a shutdown message to your Linux or Windows based servers – so if there is a power outage, for example, you can rest assured that your servers will be safely and automatically shut down before your UPS runs out.

The new software is available for free via a firmware update to existing AKCP customers, and is standard for all new sales.

About cameraProbe8 and sensorProbe8Linux

The cameraProbe8 and sensorProbe8Linux are the premier environmental and security monitoring devices. The cameraProbe8 integrates a SONY CCD camera which is mounted on a precision stepper motor with the ability to pan and tilt. Both systems support connection with external security cameras. They include full Linux. Hardware boasts a 32-bit ARM processor, 128 Megabytes of Flash and 64 Megabytes of SDRAM along with a 10/100 Mbps Ethernet and 2 serial ports. Software utilities include many applications; such as Apache web server, Bash, Perl, Vi, Telnet, PHP, Email, Nagios, and RRDTool, Video Conferencing. The cameraProbe8 and sensorProbe8Linux supports full SNMP functionality, relying on our 25 years of SNMP monitoring experience

About AKCP

AKCP Inc., established in 1981, is the oldest and largest manufacturer of IP based environmental and security monitoring solutions. Over 15,000 organizations use AKCP solutions for disaster prevention and infrastructure security. Providing early warning of threats to the integrity of a company’s data and assets, AKCP serves the Rack Mount, Telecommunications, Power, and Food and Beverage Industries, Corporate Data Centers and Wiring Closets, Hospitals, Educational Institutions, Department of Defense, and many more industries requiring the ultimate in natural and man made disaster prevention.

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