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QSCM Lite is a free app provided by QVR that allows you to easily manage up to 16 QNAP NVRs and 256 cameras. This pioneer, powerful and free App, which can be directly downloaded from QNAP NVR UI - App Center, which is supported by firmware QVR (and above version).
QNAP have introduced an App Center to their NVRs. The App Center is a digital platform for distributing apps that extend the functionality and add new features to the NVR. Users can search for, install, remove and update apps developed by QNAP and third parties apps quickly & easily through the App Center. QNAP App Center is as intuitive and easy to use as the iOS App Store and Google Play.
Alarm mode provides instant event handling on each event's snapshot & log with Live View, Event Playback, View, and E-map
Logically group related E-maps and cameras into a View, and manage Views via an intuitive tree structure.
Synchronize settings across NVRs & cameras of the same model by "Apply All" settings.
|Comparing Items||QSCM Lite (App / QPKG)||VioStor CMS|
|Working Type||CMS solution worked on QNAP VioStor NVR
(with firmware QVR and above version)
|Standalone CMS server|
|Manageable NVR||NVR FW 4.1 and higher version||NVR FW 4.1 and higher version|
|Number of NVRs supported||16||128|
|Maximum number of channel supported||256||1,024|
|Number of monitors supported||4||4|
|Concurrent user connections||32||Unlimited|
|Key Feature||Event management, view configuration (supports cameras managed by multiple servers and e-maps), multi-layer e-map, bookmark||Event management, view configuration (supports cameras managed by multiple servers and e-maps), multi-layer e-map, bookmark|
Maintaining accessible and reliable live surveillance feeds is essential for properties such as retail stores, hotels, construction sites, offices, and at home. With the QVR , you can easily manage & monitor multiple IP cameras on a real-time basis through web browsers, and attain the first-hand status of monitored corners, such as building gates, office entrances, or emergency exits, safeguarding your staff and property.
QVR supports various monitoring modes to display 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 16, 20, 25, 36, 42, 64 channels on a single screen and 128 channels on dual monitors. Users can also choose to sequentially display each channel or use dual displays to have a wider view.
Whenever you move the mouse cursor over a camera channel, the supported function buttons of the camera will show up for quick access. The interactive control buttons will disappear when not in use, helping you watch the IP camera feeds without any distractions.
On the Live-view page, whenever you want to look back to check suspicious events of a camera channel you just missed, just hit 'Instant Playback' button to bring up the window to review recent feeds. While you don't have to switch to the playback page to do so, you can still have full live views of other channels simultaneously.
On the Live-view page, you can directly configure IP camera recording schedules when needed without leaving the Live-view page, maintaining a seamless monitoring so you won't miss any suspicious event.
On QVR web interface, you can directly adjust the PTZ (Pan/Tilt/Zoom) functions of supported cameras, greatly enhancing the convenience in remote monitoring of desired corners.
The E-map function helps visualize the layout of the deployment of IP cameras enabling you to quickly identify the location of each IP camera, especially when an alarm occurs. Just upload the pictures of the monitoring locations and drag and drop the IP camera icons to the right place on the E-map. Once an alarm event happens, the camera icons will flash to indicate the event type for you to be alerted immediately and take necessary actions.
You can set up preset positions and auto-cruising for PTZ cameras to automatically adjust the camera angle to preset positions by the time interval you define. To gain more flexibility, you can click the corresponding number buttons of an IP camera's preset positions to have an instant view at that position.
QVR works with all major web browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. With QNAP QVR Client for Mac, users can also enjoy a similar experience on their Macs.
When the alarm recording is enabled and an event occurs, an alarm icon will be shown instantly on the monitoring page. The alert details can be viewed by clicking the icon.
QVR provides flexible options to set up IP camera recording, including video format, frame rates, schedules, smart recording, and more.
This technology provides convenient usage of local on-board storage redundancy and flexibility of adjustable retrieval time. With this feature you can always get valuable recordings and evidence back to your recording server even if you have an unstable network environment. QVR significantly reduces the risk of losing important videos and ensures a seamless and well-protected surveillance environment.Learn more
Smart recording intelligently records standard resolution videos in regular recording, and switches to high resolution automatically when alarms are triggered. This greatly saves your cost spent on hard drives and provides you with high resolution video evidence when needed.Learn more
With event management, the recording will only be triggered when motion detections and camera input events occur. Event management ensures the critical events are properly saved for future use and saves storage capacity usage.
With the intuitive drag-n-drop scheduled recording panel, you are able to define the time to record feeds for each IP camera, allowing you to flexibility set up a suitable recording plan with your existing VioStor NVR storage capacity.
QVR supports H.264, MPEG-4, M-JPEG, and MxPEG recording, ensuring high-quality recording videos for future playback and reference.
On the Live-view panel, you can click the record button to start recording the live camera feeds and click the stop button whenever you want to finish recording. Manual recording helps you to capture critical moments on a real-time basis.
QVR provides various ways for you to search and analyze recordings so you can efficiently look up the desired events.
In order to solve the problem of low-bandwidth playback, transcoding allows users a practical option of watching videos stored in centralized locations via the internet.
This feature adapts to bandwidth limits and/or devices that lack the hardware or codecs to play video files by converting a video file to a lower resolution before transferring it across the internet. The original high definition live video is still retained without any changes being made, balancing the whole surveillance system with local recordings and remote playback.
You can move the mouse cursor over the timeline to preview the video thumbnails to quickly identify and search the event. No need to play the video from the start and wait long just to find a short video clip.
With the speed control shuttle bar, you are able to fast-forward the video playback by dragging the button to the right and rewind to the left at the speed you like, helping you quickly find the desired screenshots.
On the intuitive playback interface, you can easily distinguish regular recording and alarm recording in the timeline bar.
Mega pixels camera had become mainstream with larger recording zone and higher resolution. By right-clicking the mouse and dragging an area on the screen, that area will be enlarged with a more clear view.
IVA is an advanced way to quickly search videos corresponding to particular modes, greatly saving the time & effort of manually screening out matching videos. For example, in search of a missing car in a parking lot, the "missing object" mode can help quickly locate the section in which the car disappears in the video.
In need of exporting videos or snapshots, the concern of authenticity might occur. The support of digital watermarking helps prove that the exported videos and snapshots are genuine without any falsification. The Watermark Proof utility developed by QNAP can verify the credibility of the exported videos and snapshots by showing the exact recording date and time, camera name and the VioStor NVR model name. This is rather useful when the videos could be raised as evidence in a relative investigation or in court.
QVR provides flexible options for you to set up a surveillance system that is fully customized for you.
QVR offers an innovative desktop design to compliment smooth working efficiency. The multi-window design allows concurrent multi-tasking, and enables administrators to easily switch between tasks to increase productivity.QVR Live Demo
The QVR is compatible with over 2,700 IP camera models of 90 brands and ONVIF specifications, including those support advanced features such as multi-streaming and fisheye-dewarping. The wide range of supported IP cameras provides great flexibility in IP camera selection.Check the camera compatibility list
QVR comes with different kinds of free IP camera licenses for each VioStor NVR, and based on your needs, you can expand the number of channels by purchasing additional licenses. This provides a flexible and cost-effective way of scaling your surveillance operations.Learn more Store
|NVR Series||Total IP camera channels supported|
You can create to 32 user accounts on the QVR and flexible assign them to different rights for monitoring, playback, PTZ and audio monitoring.
The QVR allows you to configure 5 types of events, including motion detection, alarm input of camera or NVR1, connection failure, recoding failure and user-defined events. Every event can be assigned to 8 types of event actions, including recording, PTZ Control, alarm output of camera or NVR2, email notification, SMS notification, buzzer notification, and user-defined actions, helping you to be alerted immediately.
Qstart simplifies system initialization and network switch control for users to experience effortless NVR installation and remote maintenance. While providing quick initial setting in few clicks, Qstart integrates major functions of PoE switches and can set up camera IPs automatically. Users can easily manage PoE or network on/off and monitor devices status and network traffic flow. Its intuitive GUI and event notification allow for precise failure detection and efficient troubleshooting.
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