ONVIF Profile G Video Storage Test

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Aug 26, 2016

A standard to retrieve video stored on 3rd party devices. This is the aim of ONVIF Profile G.

The proprietary nature of accessing recorded video has been a problem for years, forcing most users to limit themselves to a single recording platform and holding back the use of edge storage.

Now, after 2 years of release, 1396 devices, across more than 30 manufacturers, officially support ONVIF Profile G.

But does it work?

We tested 16 cameras from 6 manufacturers (Axis, Dahua, Hikvision, Panasonic, Pelco and Samsung) to see how well it did.

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