How Does A Modern VMS System Work?

I received a question from my IT department today that made me go hmm.

”When someone in the security operations center does a live camera feed, do they get a direct connection to the camera, or is the camera feed run through and transcoded in the network video recorder?”

My answer would be the video is routed through the recorder, thus the video comes from the recorder. Thus if looking at bandwidth the connection to the viewing station would always come from the recorder and not from the camera in normal user operations.

Is this true for all modern VMS?

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** ******* - ***.

********* **** *****-******* ******* that *'** **** ***** cameras *** ****** ******** to ****** ******** (*** layer * ********), *** centralized (******-*****) ************ **** that * **** **** send ****** ******* ** client ******** *** ********/********** servers.

*********** ************ *** ********* like ******* *** **** Camera ********* *** *** cameras ** ***** *** storage ** *** **** - ** ***** ********* have ** *********** ****** to **** ******* **** ;)

* ***** * ******* typing ** ******* **** first *** ****** ***** :)

***** *** *** *** informative ********.

** **** **** *** all ****** ***?

*** **** ******** * know ** ***** ** wouldn’t ** **** ** in ******* ********* **************. Genetec, *** ***, ****** monitoring ******* ** ******* directly ** **** ****** streams, ** ***** ****:

******** *** ** *** reasons *** **** * VMS ** *** ** so **** *** ***’* overburden *** ****** ********* multiple ******* **** *** same ******, *** *** copies (******* ******* ***********) the ****** ****** ** as **** ******* ** need ****.

*** **** ****** **** multicasting, *** ****** *** multicast ** **** *** VMS *** ********* *** multiple ******* **************, **** the **** **** ** the ****** ****** *** local ******* ********* *****.

**** ** *** ****** nor * ****** ****** to *****, ** * doubt *** ***** ** configured **** *** ******* either *** ** ** knowing ***** **. *** you *** *** ‘*** all ****** ***’.

***** *** *** *** informative ********, ********** *** graphic.

* **** **** **** Panasonic ******* **** * setting ***** *** *** specify *** *** ****** to ******* **** ***** direct **** *** ****** vs. ***** ******* *** NVR.

**** ******* **** *** client *** ******* ****** to *** ****** *******.

**** ******** *** **** reduce *********** *** ******* going ******* *** ********.

**** ******** ****** ** in *** **-******, ***, 970 ********, ****.

** ***** ******** ***** already, ********* *** **** views *** ******** **** the *** ** *** client, *** ****** **** the ****** (***** **** in **** ********* ************).

**** *** *** ********* transcoded *******, *** **** VMSes **** ********* * or **** ******* **** different ********* *** *********** based ** ********* ********* (low **********/*** ***** ****, high **********/**** *********).

****** *** ***** ******* is **** ****** ** require *********** *** ** different ***** ******* ******** in ****** *******, *** not ****** *********.

* *** **** **** definite *********** ** *** VMS **** ******** *********** from *** ** *** primary ****** (*** ******/*** services) *** ** *** box,*** / **** *********. *'* **** ****** will ******* **** ***** that *** ** ******** to *********.

**** *** *** ********* jargon.

*** *** ********* * would *** *** ********* (and * ***** ****** most, ** *** ***, of *** ***** ****) is **** *** ********* Server ***'* *********** *** video. ** ** **** passed ** ** *** clients. ** *********, *** do **** *** ****** of *** ********* ****** transcoding *** ***** *** that ** **** **** to ******** *** **** on *** ****** ********. However, ** **** * lot ** ***** **** on *** ********* ******* and ** ********* *** recommended.

** *********, *** ** have *** ****** ** the ********* ****** *********** the ***** *** **** is **** **** ** decrease *** **** ** the ****** ********.

*** ******** ** ****** the ******* ********* ******* server *** ******, **?

********* ** *** ******, it ********** *****. ** you ****** ** ****** the ******* ******* ** the ***** ******, **** the ********* ****** **** transcode *** ***** **** to ***** ** **% quality *** ***** *** resolution ** ******** ***** the **** ********. **** though ** ** *****, the **% ******* *** lower ********** **** ******* use **** *********.

** *** ****** *** Frame **** ******* ****** in *** ***** ******, then ** **** **** request ********* (** ***** MPEG-4, *.***, ** *.***) which **** ********** ** less *********.

**** ********. *** ****** workstation ***** ******* ****** to * **** ***** stream **** * ****** / ********* / ***. Depending ** *** ********; live ***** ***** **** be ****** **** **** the ****** ** ******** from *** ******. ** others **** ****, ***** are **** *** **** to ****. ***** **** to *** ******** ******** about *********:

" **** ** ******* at ********* *** ********** to *** ******* ******* would ****** **** **** the ******** *** *** from *** ****** ** normal **** **********."

** ** ********** (**** on *** ********** ****), in **** ***** *** live ***** ****** ***** be **** *** ** cameras ** *** ****** workstation.

“** **** ***** *** live ***** ****** ***** be **** *** ** cameras ** *** ****** workstation.”

**** ***** **** ** possible **** *****-******* ********** in ***** - ** the ********** *** ******** clients ******* *** **** camera **************.

**** ***** **** ** possible **** *****-******* ********** in ***** - ** the ********** *** ******** clients ******* *** **** camera **************.

**-******* *** **’* ******** and ******, * ***** it’s ********* ** **** that******* ******** ******** **** multiple ******* (********* *** VMS) **** ********** ******** via ******* ** *** same ******.

****** ***** ***** ** a ****** *** ***** of *** **** *********** the ****** *** ****** before ******** ************ *** *** ******* invested ** * *** system, **** ** *** typically ****.

**, ** ****** ****:

“**** ******* ** *** security ********** ****** **** a **** ****** ****, do **** *** * direct ********** ** *** camera, ** ** *** camera **** *** ******* and ********** ** *** network ***** ********?”

** * *** ** the ** ** *** proven ***** ** *.*. because ** **** ***** web ******* *** *****, I ***** *** **’*unknown *** ******* *** ******* ** *** ****** ***** ****.

**** *** “*****” *** to ** ** ** another *****.

********* ** **** ** many ***** **** ** requesting **** ***** **** the **** ****** ** the **** ****. *******, as *** ****, **** modern ** ******* *** support ******** ********** *******.

"********* ** **** ** many ***** **** ** requesting **** ***** **** the **** ****** ** the **** ****. *******, as *** ****,most ****** ** ******* *** ******* ******** ********** *******."

*****-****** ******** (*** ******* of ******* ** **** more **** *** ******, and *** ***'* ******* to *** **** **** one ****** *** ********* things) ** *** * realistic ******** *** ******** client ******** *** *** same ***** ******* ** the **** ****.

** * ***** **** your ***** ******** - but *** *** (******) sentence *** ******* ** do **** **.

*****-****** ******** (*** ******* of ******* ** **** more **** *** ******, and *** ***'* ******* to *** **** **** one ****** *** ********* things) ** *** * realistic ******** *** ******** client ******** *** *** same ***** ******* ** the **** ****.

****** ** *** *** fine **** *** *******, we **** ** *********** “multi-streaming” **** ******** ***********.

******** **** *** ****** of *****-*********, *.*. “****** A ******** * *******”, we *** ******* ***** 3 ********* ***********/*** ** frame-rates ***** ********* ** the ****** ** ** delivered **** *** ******* to * ****** ** clients.

******** *********** ****** ** that ****** ** ******* , *** ***** *** only ** *** “******” being ********/**********/******* ** *** camera, ***** ** ********* to ******** ******* *** uni ** *********.

*** *** ****** ** connections ** ****** ** least *** ****** ** max *******, *** ***** much ****, **** ** or ****.

**** ** ******* ***** is *** **** *** work *** * ****** that *** * ******* client *********** ** * single ****** ** ******* to * ******* ****** connections ** * ********* streams.

** ** *** ******* are ********** *** **** stream *** *** *** a ****** ****** ** connections.

*****

** ***** *** *** toggle ******* ********* ******* streams **** *** ******?

*** ********, **** *** 4k ****** ** *** recorder, **** * *** stream ** *** ****** while ******* * ***** matrix. **** ****** ****** to ** ******, **** fullscreen ** ********* *******.

**** ***** *** **** support **** *******, **** automatically, ****** ******* *** to ** ** ********. All * ***** ** our*** **** ********** ******** - ********, *****, *****, Genetec, *********, *********, ******* Optix********* **.

*** *** *** **** / ******* ****, ****** marketing *********?

** **** *** * configure ** ***** * "low" *** "****" *******, with * ********* ***** video ******* (*:* ** 16:9) *** * ************* different ********** (**** ** 15fps). **** ***** ******** identifying *** ****** ** stream **** *******.

* ***** ** ********* on ****, **** **** typically **** **** ******* all *** *** ****** manufacturers, ** *** **** plug *** ****, **** require ***** *****, **** can't ** ***, ***.

**** ***** ******* *** of **** *************, **** a ******** ******* *** calling ** **** ******/*******? Or ** **** **** the ********?

** ***** *** *** toggle ******* ********* ******* streams **** *** ******?

*** ********, **** *** 4k ****** ** *** recorder, **** * *** stream ** *** ****** while ******* * ***** matrix. **** ****** ****** to ** ******, **** fullscreen ** ********* *******.

******* ******** ****** *** pretty ************* ************ ** do ****. ***** **********: I **** ** **** at *******.*

*'* ****** ******* ************'* Control ****** ****** ******** directly ** *** ******. IndigoVision ******** ****** ***(+) separate ******* ******* (*** to **** ****** *** one ** *** ***) or *** ********* ****** from *** ******.

*** * ********* ******* at *** ****** ******* shows ******* ****** ******** from *** ******.

**** ** ***** *******, do *** *** *** camera's ****/**** ** ***** text **** ** *** camera ** ** **** network *** *** ***** SSL.

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*'* ****** **'* * bit **** *** **** since * ** ****** have ****** ** *** system. *****, ******* ***** would ** **** ******* can **** "****" ***** even **** *** ********* server ** *******.