iRa Pro iPhone App Review

| March 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

iRa Pro has defined a new dimension to mobile video surveillance by delivering a video command center in the iPhone at hand. The iPhone mobile application lets users view multiple video feeds live from video management servers or cameras on the touch screen of the iPhone. Users could switch between any numbers of camera feeds or control pan-tilt-zoom cameras with a simple flick of their fingers. Thanks to the app’s complex realization in terms of software design, the app is priced at $900 for the time being. That makes the iRa Pro app one of the expensive iPhone apps available in the market today.

iPhone iRa Pro unlocks the full potential of your existing surveillance camera investments by manifold. Now, if you need to go to your surveillance room to view the camera feeds, now the same is been delivered live to your iPhone through this app.

Features of iRa Pro iPhone App

iRa Pro has the following features.

• Hand-held video command center for live video.
• Full Screen and thumb nail (six feeds simultaneously) video viewing.
• Pan-tilt-zoom camera motion control through touch screen command.
• Still image capture with email support.
• Group cameras for quick access.

Server Integration

• Milestone XProtect Enterprise, Professional or Basis+ Server
• JVC VR-N900U & VR-N1600U Network Video Recorders
• AXIS Video Encoders (CCTV analog camera access).

Cameras Supported

• Motion JPEG video
• Axis Fixed & PTZ cameras using VAPIX API
• QuickSet GeminEye IP enabled PTZ
• Pelco-D PTZ control protocol


More cameras are added to the list frequently, and hence the given one is not exhaustive.

In order to use the iRa Pro app, one is expected to be well versed in network and digital camera system installation and configuration. In other words, it is not for novices. The iRa Pro app requires iPhone OS 2.1 or above.

Final Thoughts

iPhone iRa Pro is a real handy app, especially for those who own hotels/restaurants/offices that require or has 24 hr video surveillance. With the aid of this app, you could view/watch the different camera feeds on the iPhone screen rather than having to sit in the video command center. iRa Pro iPhone app is certainly not for casual users, a fact underscored by its higher price tag of $900. Visit its makers’ website to know more about iRa Pro and its features.

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