ONVIF Tutorial 2017

Author: IPVM Team, Published on Dec 19, 2016

ONVIF is well known within the surveillance industry as an interface to connect IP cameras and VMS systems but:

  • Is ONVIF a 'Standard'?
  • Why ONVIF?
  • What does ONVIF do? What does it consist of?
  • Who supports ONVIF? What does that mean?
  • What are the type of ONVIF? S vs G vs Q vs T
  • How well does ONVIF work?
  • Does ONVIG work with H.265?
  • What about advanced features?

Inside this tutorial, we answer all of these questions. Note: If you are not familiar with APIs, you must read our API tutorial first as understanding ONVIF's capabilities depends on knowing how APIs work.

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Types ** ***** - ********

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Profiles *** *****

***, ***** **** * ****** ** ********, ******** ********** ******** to ******* ******** ********. *** *** ********, ** *****, ***:

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CODECs ******* 

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H.265 *********, *** ** *********** ****

** ** ******* *.* (**** ****), ********** *** ******* *.*** and ***** ****** *** ********** ********* *** *** *** ****** service. **** *** ************* **** **** ***** *****, ********* ***** ******* ************ ******* **** ** *.***, *.***, and *****, ** ****** ******, ** ****** ********* *** ** adopted ******* ********* *** *******.

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False ****** ** ***** ***********

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ONVIF ****** ******* ** **********

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*** ****, *** ****'* ***** **** ****

Advanced ******** ********

***** ***** *** ****** ****** ** *** ****** ** ********** and ********* ***** **** ******* ** *********, ******** ********, **** motion *********, **** * *********** **** ** *******. ********, *** manufacturers ********* **** ** *** ****** *********** ** ******* ****** detection *** ***** ** **** ********** ************.

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Recommendations ** ***

** ********* ********** ** *** *********** '******' ********** ** * combination ************ ***** *** *** *********** *** ** ** ******* **** and ***** ******** ***** ***************. *******, **** ******* ** *** cameras ** *****, ***** ******* ** ** ********* ****** ** expanding **** *** ****. *********, *** ****** **** *** ****** their ********* *********** *** ** ** ****** **** ***** **** help **** *********** ********** ************ *******.

[****: **** ******** *** ********** ******* ** **** *** *** substantially ******* ********** **** ** ******* ******** ** ***** ** well ** ** *** ******* *******.]

Comments (38)

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***, ***** ********. ******. * *** *** ****** ** *** breakdown ** ****** ** *** ******* *** ***** ******* *.

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*******, ***** ***** ******* ***** ************* *: *******, *****, *****, ********, *******, *****, ************, ******, March ********, *******, *********, ****, ***** **,

***** * ****'* **** *** ***** ***, ** ** ***** clear **** **** ***** ************* *, ******* ****** **** **** *** ****** ****** ********** it. *'** **** **** ****** ** *** ** * *** get *** ***** ** ****. ****** *** ******* ****!

*** ***** ** ******* **** ****** ** ****** ***** ******* from **** ******* ** **** *** *** **** **** **** form ** ***** ************* ****. **** ** ******** **** **** - **** * ********** ***** ***, ** ********* **** **** provide ** ****** ** ********* *** ***** ****** ********** (************ resolution, *******, *********** ******, ***.).

*** **** *** *** ******* ******** **** **********, ********, ****, focus, ** ********* *** ********* *** ****' *** ************* *** not *****-******** *********.

****, * ** *** **** **** *** **** ** * 'configuration ****'? *** *** *** ****** *********/***** ***** ******** *** changing ******** *** ***** ****** *** ******** ************** ****/****** ************* section **** **** ** **** *** **** ******* *** *****, Sony *******, *******, *******, ***., ***.

**** ** **** ******* *** ** ********* *** ***** ****** settings ** *** *** ********* (**** **********, ***** ****, *******, etc.) ***'* ***** ****** ****** **** ** ** ** *** the *** *********** ****** ** ** ** ****** *** *** benefit **** ***** ************* ************, ***.

**. ***'* ****, *** ********, *********. **** ***** ** ** able ** **** ***** *******, ******* **** **** ** **** to ********* *** ******. *****, ** *** ****** ******** *** ONVIF ****** ** ***** ** ******, **** ** *** *** Dallmeier ****** **** *******. ******* **** ** *** **** ******'* web **** **** ** ****** ** ****.

******* *******: ** **** ****** * **** ******** ******. ******** we **** **** ** *** "****" ***** ********* ***** **** its ***** ****** ******* ************'* ***** ************* ****, ********* *** stream *** ******* ****** - *** ***** ******* * ***** number ** ******.

****'* ******* ** ***** *** **** *****. **'** **** **** VMSes **** **** ***** ******* *** ****** **** *** ** them ***** *** ** ********* ** ***** ****** ****** *** VMS ***** *********, **** **** *** ***** ****** **** * proprietary / ****** ***********.

** *** ***, **** ***********'* ***** *********** ****, * ** *** *** ***** ********/***, **** ******* *** encoders. *'* ***** ** **'* ******** ********** ***** *********.

******* *****: ********** ***** ** *** ** ******* ** ***, NTSC. ** ***** ** *** ************ ****** **** **** ****** we **** *********** ** ***** ******, *** ******, ** ** least *** ****** ************ **** ** ******* ** *** ***** Configuration **** *******.

**** **** ** ********* ** *** ******** ** ****** ***** cameras **** *** ******* **-****. ******** ** *** **** ** access *** ****** **** *** **** *******, ** ****** ** access ************, ********* *** **** *** **** *******' ***** ******.

**: '*** ****** ************ **** ** *******', ****'* ** ************ implementation ********, ******* ******** *** ****** ** ***** *******. **** other ***** ********** ***** **** *** ****?

**** **** '*****' ******* *** ** ******** *** ****** ****** shows **** ********** ** *************** *** ***** ********, *** **** does *** **** *** **** ***** ** *** ****** ************ / ***** ** **** ******* ***** ***** ************* **** *******. Btw, *** *** ***** **** ******* *** *** **** **** any ******?

*** *** **. **** **** ******* ** ***** ** ***. We ******** ** *********.

*******, *** **** *** *** ** * **** ****** ** frustration ** *** ****. ***** ****, ***** ****. **'* ********** not *** **** "********", **** ****. * *** **** *** analog ****** *** **** *** *****. * **** *** **** the **** ********** **** ** *******, **** **** **-****** "**** architecture" ***' *** "*****-*********" *******. * ********** ****** ************* **** Genetec ** **** ******. ** *** ******* ****** ** **** us *********** ** ******* *** *** ******* *** **** **** they ***'* ** ******* *** ***** ********* ** *** *** camera ** ***** **** ** ********* ******* ****** *** ****** manufacturer (********) **** ****. *** ******** *** *** ****** ** self-certify ***** ******* **** * **** ******* ******** (******* ** price) ** ******** *** **** ***** **********.

* ***'* ***** ** ** ** ** ****** *** ** seems ** ** **** * ******** ****** ** * ********, not * ***** ** "******".

* * **** *** '********' **** ******** ** ~*** ********* functionalities ** *** ***** ** ** ** ****** ** ** year *** *** **** ************ *** ************* (***** ****** ****). Expecting ** **** ** *** *********.

**** ****, *** *** ***** *** *** **** ****** ** be ***** ********** *** ** *** (*.*., *********). *** ***'* blame ***** *** ****. *** ****** ***** *** *********** *** push **** ** *** ****** ****.

******* *** (************) *** * **** ******* ** **** ******* its *** ** ******* *** ****** *** ******** ********** ***** supporting *** ***** *******.

* ********* ******* *** ***** ***** ******* *** ******* **** support ***** *** ****'* **** ***** ** ***. ** ***, even ********* *** *******, *** ******** ******* ***** ****** ************ in *** *****.

* **** *** **** - ***** ***** ** ********* - and **** * **** *** ******, ******* ************, ************* ********, issues, ******* '*********'. **** *** *** *** *** *** **** nothing *** **** ********* **** ** *******. ***, **** ** have ** **** *** ** *** ** ***** **** ****** at *****. **'** ****** **** *** **** ********** **** *** no **** ***.

**'** **** *** **** **** ****** ******* ***** ***** ** connect ** ******* *** ***** ** **** ** ** ****** and ******. * ********* ***** **** *** ***** **** *********** issues, **** *** ***** ******* ***** ** ** ************ ** MIA ** ******* ** *********** *** ******* ***** ******.

** *** ***, ****, *** ******* ***, *** **** *****'* sell ***** *** ******* *** ** ********** ***** **********, * think ***'** **** * ****** **********.

** *****. ********* ** **** *** ** *** ********** ***** in ** ******.

****, ** **** *** ************ ********* ****** **** - *** functionality *** ********* ****** ** ****** **********. **'** *** ***** to **** * ****** ***** ****** ** *** ******* ** use *** ** ******, ***** *** *** **** ******* ** consider. ******* ****** *** ***** * *********** *** ** ************* issues - ** ****'* **** **** ** ******* ****** **** phase, ***** **** ***** *** ****** *********** **** **% ** our ******* **** ****** ******.

********* ****** *** ***** * ******* ******* ** ***** ****** too, *** ******* ** ***** **** ** ***** ***********. ************ passed ***** * ******* ** *** **** ** *** ***** and ** **** ** ***** **** ** ****** **** ******* via ***** ***** ******. * *** ***** ** *** ** this ** **** ** ****** ************* **** ********* ***** ******** (but ******* ********) **** ** ** ***** ***** ********* ** purchase********* *** *******. ** ** ***** **** *** ******* ** test **** ****** *** ****** ** ** ******* ** *** future ** *** ** **** ***** *** ******** **** ******, capabilities ** ******** **** ****** ** ***.

"~************ ***************" ***** **** * ****** *** ******** (** *** *** chalking ** * "********")

******, ****'* *** *********** ****, ** ********? * ******* *** that **** ******* ** * ******* ** **** *********?

* ****** ** **** ***** **** ******* **** ******* *, how **** ***** ****** ***** **** **** *******?

*** ***** ***** ***** ** ** *** ***** ****** / deployment ** *****, ***** ** **** **** ****** *****. * wonder ** * ********** **** ******* **** **** * ******* number ** ******* ***** **** ******* ******.

******, **** ** *** ***** ****** ** **** ** ******* ONVIF? *********, * ***** ***'** ******* ***** ***** * *** of ******, * ***** **** ** :)

***** ***, ***** ** **** ******* ******** ** *******. ********, it *******************, ******* ********* ****** ************* **** ********* *************** ** *** ONVIF **** (** ******). **'* * ******** **** ****** ************* can ****** ** **** ** ******. ** **** ** ***** become * **-***** ********, *** * ** *** ******* **** bated ******.

***** ****** ****** ***** ****** *********, **************, ******** *** ******** else **** *** ****** ** *****. **** ***** ** * simple ******. *) ******* *****, *) ******* ****** *** *) Optical *******.

** ****** *** **** ***** ******* *** ****** ********, ** could ***** ** * ***, *.*. * ****** *** **** the *** ****://**/*****/************ *** *** * **** ** ********* ******* in **** ****** *** *******. *** **** ******, ** ***** define * *** **** ***** *** *** ********* **********. **** could ** ****://**/*****/**********?********=[**]. ** ***** **** *** **** *********** *** camera ******** ** *** ********* ******.

* ******* **** ** ***** ** ********** ** ****** * set ** ******* ********** ********* (*** *.*** *** *** ***), *** **** ** wouldn't **** ** ***** ***** ****. *** ******************* ** ********* *******, *** ** **** * *** ** query ****.

**** ** **** ********** *** ******* ************, *** **** *** that *** **** ****** ****** ** *** **** - *.*. rtsp://ip/stream/[and **** *** ************ **** ** **** **********]. **** **

****://***.***.**.**/******/**=*&******=****&**********=*******&*******=**&*********=**

******* ***** ****** ************ ***** ** ****** * ********* *** for ***** ********** ******. **** ***** ***** **** ****** *** user/integrator *** ** *** *** **** **** **** *** ****** (who ***** ****), *** ***** ** *** ***** ****** ******, and ****** *** **** ** **** ****** *** ******, ** update *** ********. **. *****. **. *****.

** ****** ************* ***** ***** **, ** *** **** *****, a ******** **** *** **'* **** **** * **** *** - **** ** ******* *** ********** ********* ********* ** ***** make ****** **** *******.

*** ******** *** ******* ** *********, **** *** ** ** could ****** *** **** *********. *** **** **** ** *** need ** ******* *** ****** ** **** *** ****** ** the ****, ** ** ****** *** *-****?

****** *** ******** *********. *** ******** ******* ****** **** ** to *** *** ****** ** **** * *** ****** **** a ******* ****** **** "********* *******" ** ** ** *******. Alternatively, *** ****** *** ******* *** *** ****** *** **** info **********. **** ******** ****** **** ***** ***** ****-**** ***** require * ****** **** ****. * ****** * ****** ***-***** array ***** ** **** **** *** ****** ** *** ******.

**** * ******* ** **** ******** ****** ****, * ******* a (*****) ********* ****. * ***** ** **** ***** **. At *** **** **** **** "******** **** *** **** *** VAPIX" ***** *** * ***** ****, ******* ***** ** ****** and **** **** ** ***. **** **** ******* ***** ****** who ***. **** ****** ***** ***** *** **** ***** * standard.

*** * ***** ***** ** ******** ***** ** ****** **** :)

******, ****** *** *** ******** ********! * ****** ** ***** simplifications ***** **** ******* ** ****** ***** ****** ** ********* and **** ******* *** ************.

*** *** ********* ** ******** ** ********* **** ******* ********* ONVIF ***************. **'* *** ** **** ** ***** '** ******** coach' ** **** ** '*** ***** *** ******* **** *** stable'. ***** ****, *** ******** ******* **** *** ** ****, with ******* ******, ** **** **** ****** **** ******* **** and **** ******** *** *********** **** ***** *************** *********? ******** and ********** ****** ** ****** *** *********** ******** :)

****, **** ***** ********* ** *** ****** *******:
*) * ** ***** ******** - **** ** ***** ******** by ******** ********* *** ***** ************ (*.*. ***, *********) - are **** ** ************ ***** ** * "********" ** *** standard ********** ** ************* ********* ******.

*) **** ************ *** ******** ******** ** *** ******** ******** ******** ******* standard** *****-*-*:**** ** ** ******* ************.

**** ********* ******** ******* "******** ************ ** ** ********* ** any ****-***** ** ***** ****** *********", *** **** "*** *********** protocols, *** ***** ** **** *** **** ******** (****) *** a ****** ***** ** *** ******** (*****)".

**** ****** *** **** ** ******* ******* ****, ***** ***** **** *** **** ******** *** ** "********" both ********* ** * ******* ******* ** *******.

********, ****** *** *** ********. * ***** ****/***** ***** ******** CENELEC * ***** *** *** ***** ** ************! * ******* the **** **** * ********* ** ****.

**'* ****** ***** **** **** *** ****** * '********' *********** its **** *******. *** ***** *** ******** ** **** **** it **** *** ** ** ** * ******* ********? *.*., does ** ****** / ***** ** *** ** ** *** rest ** *** *****?

** *** ******* * ***** *********** ******** '********' ** **** as ************ ***** ** ** ************* ********, ***** ***** ** be ************ ***** ****. **********, * ***** *** *** **** important ****** *** (*) *** ******* ** ** *********? ** any ******** ******* ******* ** ********* *** (*) *** ****/******** does ** ****?

*********** ** *** *** ***** ***** **** **** *** ****. Let **** ***** ***, ***** ** ** **** *****. *** hundreds ** *************** *** ***** ** ***** ******* *** **** should *** ***** ****** ***. * **** ***** ***** ** anyone ********** ***** ******* **** * *********** ****** *** *********, and * **** ***** ***** ****** ********* ****** ******* **** were *** ******** ********* ** *** ***.

*'* **** ** **** ** *** *** ***** *** ******** requesting *****, *** ** **** ************ ***** * ****** **** is **** ********* *** ***** ** *** ***. **** ****** feel **** ** ** "****" ** ********* ********* ***** ********* cameras *** ****?

***'* *** ** *****. * ** *** ******* * ********. I ***** **** * ******** ** ******. *** **** * get *** ***** **** * *** ** ****** *** *** a ****-***** ** ****** *** **** **** ** **, **** as * *** * *** ****** *****, **** * **** celebrate *** ***** **** * *** *****.

***, ** *** ******** ***** ** * *********** ****** ** available *** ****'* *** *** *****. ***** ***'* ******** *** does ** **** ** ** '******' **** * ********** ******. As **** ** ** ******* *** *********** **** *** **** needs, ****'* **** ******.

* ***** *** ***** ******** *** *** ***** *** **** certainly ********** ****** ******* **** ** *** **** ****** ************. To **** ***, ***** ****** * ******** **** - ******** combinations **** ********* ***** ** **********.

* ***** **'* **** ** ********* ***** ******* **** * basic *********** **** **** *** ********** ** **** *** **. Even ** *** *****/*****, ** **** *** **** ******* **** a ****** ** ** ******* ********* ** *****, ******** *** Milestone (***** *** *** **** **'** ***** ****).

*'* *** **** *** ***** **** ****** ** **** * standard ***, ** **** *** **** ******** ** ********** ** alternative *********. *** **** *** *********** ******** ** *** ******** alternatives. ******* ** ********* *** **-**** ********, *** *****/**** ********** could ** ******** ** ******** *******, ****** ** ******** ******** associations ***. *** **** ******** *** ************* ** ** ****, *** ** *** as ****** * ***'* ****. *** ******** ** ****** *** SIA/ANSI *** *'* *** ** ** **** ** ** **** their ******* ****** ** ******* ****/*****.

* ***** **** **** **** ********, *** **** ******* ******* to **** ********-****** *** ******** *********.

**** ** ******* ** *****. ** ****** **** **** ***** interop, *** ** *** ***** **** **** *** ***** ****? All **** **** ** * ******, *** ****** *** ** get ***** **** ***** ****** *** * ***** **-**** ******. This, * ******* ***** ** ****** *** **% ** *** installations. *** ***** ** ****** ** **** * ****** **** will ****** *** *%'*** *** *****, *** **** *** **** makes ** **** **** ** *** **** **'**.

**** **'* *** **** ******* ****.**** *** **** ******** ******* ***** ** ****!

** ******* ***** **** **** **** ** **** ** ****** to *** *** ****** ****. ** **********, *** ******* ********* video ***** ****** **** ********* ****** ** **** *********** *** ill **** ******* *****.

"* **** ***** ***** ** ****** ********** ***** ******* **** a *********** ****** *** *********, *** * **** ***** ***** anyone ********* ****** ******* **** **** *** ******** ********* ** the ***."

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