Exporting Video Surveillance Tutorial

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Oct 05, 2017

Exporting video surveillance is important when incidents or crimes occur.

However, there are multiple ways to export video which have their pros and cons. In this note, we examine those ways and share feedback from integrators on their preferences and why they do what they do.

Exporting Options

At a high level, there are three general options for exporting:

  • Recording Screen With Cell Phone
  • Native/Embedded VMS Players
  • Standard Codec Formats

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Comments (10)

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