Synology Surveillance Station 9.0 Tested

By Sean Patton, Published Jul 19, 2022, 10:01am EDT (Research)

**** ********** ********'* ************ ******* ***** ****, ** ***** ** ******** to *** ****, ****** ** * much ****** ***** *****. *** **** NDAA-banned ********* *** ***** ********** ** the **, *** ** ******** ********** in ****?

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  • **** *** ******** **** ***** ***** our ******** ****?
  • **** ****** ********** ** *** ******** test **** *****?
  • **** ****** ** ****** **** *****?

*** ******* ***** ********'* ************ ******* to ** ************* ******** *** **** advanced **** ***-**** *****-***** **** *********, though ********** **** ********* *** **-******* and ***** *******. ******** ** ********* priced *** ******** ********** ******* (******), ****** **** *** ***** ****** support *** ******** ***** ****** *******.

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******** ************ ******* *.* ****** * solid ******* *** ******** ** ***** and ********* ****, **** * *****, flexible ****** *** **, *** ******** features ********* ***** ** ******-**** *** applications. ************ ******* ** * **** option *** ********* ***-**** ******* **** integrators **** *** ******* *** ********** ************** ** ************, ****** ******* ******* ************.

** ***** ******* ** **** *** good ****** ***********, ****** ***** **** some ********** **** *****-****** ****** ***********. Synology ********* **** ** ************* ***** ** *** **** ****, ********* ***** ****** ***********, ****** UI ******, ******* ********, *** ****** viewing.

*******, *** ****** *********** ** ***** only ********* ** *** *** *** hardware. ************, ***** *** ***** ************ are ***** *******, ************ ******* *.* supports *** ***********,***** *******, *** ********-********* */* *******.

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******** ******** *** ********* *** ******** on ******** ******** *** $** - $50 *** ******. **** ** ******* to ***-**** ******* **** ******* ******** (Network ***** ***), *** *****-***** ***** and *********, *** ** ***** ********** high ** ** ***-** ******* **** a ************ **** ********* ***** *** hardware. ********* ** *** ****** **** is *********, * - ** ****** licenses *** ******** **** *** ********.

******** ******* ***** ** *******:

******** ****** ********** **** "**** ***** Analytics" **** *********** ******** ********* (*..* ******/******* *********, facial ***********, ***, ***.), ***** *** *** **** *** support ** **** **** *** ******** in *** ****. *** ********** *** currently **** ********* ** ***** *** mid-sized ********** *** **** **-** **** than ***-*** *********** ($*** - $*,***).

Overview *****

** *** ********* *-****** *****, ** overview *** ******* *** ****** ** Surveillance ******* *.*:

UI ************

*** ********** ****** ** ** * redesign **** ******** ********, **** * clean, ****** *** ****** **** ****-***-**** functionality (***** ****), ***** *** ******** tests ***** * *********** *** ***** interface **** ****** ******* ***** *** prominent *** ******** (***** *****):

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Mapping *******

************ ******* *.* ******* *** ************* improved **** ******** *****, **** ******** with *** ******* ******* **** **** UI, ******** ***** ***** *******, ** displaying **** ****** ******* **** *** map ** *** **** *****:

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********* ******* ** **** *********, **********-******* VMS *******, ** **** ****** * quick ******** ****, ***** ******** *** cameras ****** *** ******** ****:

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Low-Cost ***** ***** ******

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*** ****** **** **** ****** ******** events, ****** *** ************ **** **** of *****, ****** "******** ******" ** the ********* ****:

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Export ************ - ******* *********, ******** **********

** ***** *** ************ ** ***** export ** ** * ***** *********** compared ** ********** ****** ********. ***** Surveillance ******* **** *** ***** *********** export **** ******* **** * ********** playback ****, *** ******** *** ****** password ********** *** ******* ************.

******** ********** ** ******* **** ********* a ***** ****:

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Adding ******* ****** *******

***** *** **** **** ****** ***** features *** ****** ********** *** ****** integration, ** ***** *** ******* ****** wizard ****** **** *** ****** **** efficient ****** ************* ******* "***** *****" or "**** ********", ** **** ************* through "******** *****":

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Multi-Imager ******** ********

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Remote **** *****

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**** *********, *********** *** ***** *** Surveillance ******* ****** ********* ** ********-******** stream ******* *** ****** ** *** client:

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Dual **************

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Hardware *** ******* ******

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Comments (7)

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*******, **** *********, ************ ******* ******** the **** ** ****** ****** ********** with * ********, ** ****** *** watermark, *** *** ****

**** ***** *******?

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*** *** ****** ** ****** *******, I ******* *** ******* ** ******* that *** ******** ****** ********* *** or *** *****; *** ********.

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******** **** * ********* ****** ** this ******** *** ** *** ********* fee *** *********. *** ***** *** recurring **** *** ********? ***** *'** order *** *** * **** *****

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***** *** ********* **** *** ** cloud ****** *******, *** *** *** the **** ************ ******* ********/********.

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*'** **** ***** *** *********** ** Axis + ******** *** ***** * few ***** ** **** *** *********** / ***** ********** ****. *******, ********* have **** **** ***** **** *** system *** ** ****'* ***** ** any ***** *********. *** ****** ** is **** **** ********* **** * lot ** ***********.

* *** **** ********* *** ***** jobs, *** ********* *** ***** **** - *** ******** ********** ***** ** fill *** ***** ***** ****** *** mid-sized ****.

**** ********, * ********* *** **** VMD ** **** ********, **** ****** Analytics ** ******* * ****** ****** on *** ** ********** *********. **** is ********* **** * *****'* **** able ** ********* **** ********* (**** only **** ** ******* ******** * motion ******** ***** ** *** ** a ********** ********* **** ***** ***** own ***).

***** *** * *** ***** ********** that ******** ********:

*. ***** **'* * ****-******* ***, you *** *** ****** ********* **** as ** **** ***** ****** ***** is ********** ** *** **** ***** devices ** *** ******* **** **** to *********** (*** *****, *** ********, etc.)

*. *********** ********** *** ******** ***

*. ******* ** **** ********* ****** for ***-**** ******* (*.*. **** ** email ***** ** ***** **** * camera ** *******).

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*'* * ***** **********, *** * have **** ************ ********* *** *****. It's **** * **** *** *******.

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****** *****, **** *******

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