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


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" for this product before your 90 days expires.

Latest Updates

  • 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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