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About BriefCam

BriefCam® is the industry’s leading provider of the VIDEO SYNOPSIS® technology for rapid video review and search, real-time alerting and quantitative video insights. By transforming raw video into actionable intelligence, BriefCam dramatically shortens the time-to-target for security threats while increasing safety and optimizing operations.

Solution Overview | Video Import into BriefCam for Analysis

VideoXpert integration with BriefCam’s Review and and Respond modules – the Review module integration allows the operator to get video from VX and import it into BriefCam for analysis. The Respond module is for real-time alerts. For example, BriefCam can setup alerts if a car does a u‑turn in an area where they are not supposed to. The integration supports BriefCam analyzing a VX camera for BriefCam Respond alerts.

Transcoding on/​off (as of

  • Pelco Middleware
    • Stop middleware service
    • Edit BriefCamService.exe.config”
    • Set transcoding to False
    • Start middleware service
  • BriefCam Software
    • Edit ProcessingServer.ini
    • Remove the semicolon from the beginning of HwAcceleratedDecoder” to enable the configuration
    • Set the value for HwAcceleratedDecoder to Cuda” from the default (Cuvid)
    • Reboot all BriefCam services


BriefCam Integration Middleware v1.2.0.79

28.2 MB MSI

BriefCam VideoXpert OpsCenter Plugin Extension v1.2.0.79

67.7MB MSI

BriefCam Integration Installation and Operations Manual v3.7


License Required

This integration will require a license from Pelco in addition to any BriefCam licenses. You may use this integration for the first 90 days without a Pelco license. If you like the integration, please order part number "INT-BRIEFCAM" or "INT-BRIEFCAM-M1" for this product before your 90 days expires. Please order "INT-BRIEFCAM" for versions prior to BriefCam M1, and utilize the software provided from this page.

Latest Updates

  • 2023-10-20 - Support for BriefCam M1 version - Need to order a new license, "INT-BRIEFCAM-M1," from Pelco and update the software from BriefCam
  • 2020-03-26 - Updated to
  • 2020-03-04 - Updated to - Middleware can be configured to skip transcoding
  • 2019-09-20 - Update to to - Middleware will use GPU if you have the correct Nvidia drivers
  • 2019-08-20 - Updated middleware version to 1.0.9 and plugin to 1.0.8

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