Network Video Recorders enable PC-less network surveillance.

Press Release Summary:

Available in 2-, 4-, and 6-drive desktop and rackmount models, Linux-based VioStor Pro Series monitors IP cameras over network and provides video playback via high-definition VGA monitor or TV. All models incorporate dual-core Intel® Atom(TM) processor and 1 GB memory to deliver network throughput of 176 Mbps. Recorders are pre-installed with NVR firmware v3.3.0, which provides H.264, MPEG4, M-JPEG, and MxPEG recording from over 800 IP camera and video server models of 36 brands.

Original Press Release:

QNAP to Launch VioStor Pro Series NVR with High-definition Local Display

World's first Linux-based NVR for PC-less network surveillance

Taipei, Taiwan, - QNAP Security, a leading manufacturer of Linux-embedded, standalone Network Video Recorder (NVR) solutions today announced the launch of VioStor Pro Series, the world's first Linux-based NVR capable of truly PC-less quick configuration, monitoring of IP cameras over the network, and video playback via a high-definition (HD) VGA monitor or TV. The new models include 2-drive VS-2012 Pro/2008 Pro/2004 Pro, 4-drive desktop VS-4016 Pro/4012 Pro/4008 Pro and rack mount VS-4016U-RP Pro/4012U-RP Pro/4008U-RP Pro, and 6-drive VS-6020 Pro/6016 Pro/6012 Pro, all incorporate dual-core Intel® Atom(TM) processor and 1GB memory to deliver high performance network throughput of 176Mbps for high quality megapixel recording and extremely low power consumption.

VioStor Pro Series NVR are pre-installed with the latest firmware version 3.3.0 which provides high quality H.264, MPEG4, M-JPEG, and MxPEG recording from over 800 IP camera and video server models of 36 brands, including AXIS, ACTi, A-MTK, Arecont Vision, AVTECH, Brickcom, Canon, Cisco, CNB, DIGITUS, D-Link, EDIMAX, ELMO, EtroVision, GANZ, Hikvision, iPUX, IPX, IQeye, LevelOne, Linksys, Messoa, MOBOTIX, NAKAYO, Panasonic BB/BL/i-Pro, SANYO, SHANY, SONY, TOA, TOSHIBA, TRENDnet, Videosec, VIOSECURE, VIVOTEK and Y-CAM. The NVR also supports up to abundant features such as 120-channel monitoring from multiple VioStor NVR servers without installing any other software, Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA) for faster video retrieval, generic IP camera integration by JPEG CGI command, digital watermarking, advanced event management, email and SMS alert, online RAID capacity expansion, online RAID level migration, HDD S.M.A.R.T., and dual Giga LAN.

"QNAP is a market leader striving to provide full-featured, reliable, and innovative surveillance solutions for all sorts of security applications. We are proud to redefine the administration experience of the Linux-based NVR systems by supporting full HD (1920 x 1080) local display," said Andrew Yu, Product Manager from QNAP. "VioStor NVR administrators can configure the system, monitor the IP cameras and play the video conveniently via only a USB mouse and a VGA monitor connected to VioStor NVR. This is a feature that no other Linux-based network surveillance solutions can compare in the current market." For more information about VioStor Pro Series, please visit

The new VioStor NVR firmware version 3.3.0 also brings other stunning features including new IP camera models, and localized interface in Turkish. For the firmware download and further information, please visit

QNAP Security is going to demonstrate the entire VioStor NVR series in Security Essen 2010. The show details are as below:

Venue: GA-120, Galeria, Essen Trade Fair Ground, Germany

Date and opening hours:

Tuesday, Oct 5, 2010 to Friday, Oct 8, 2010

Tuesday-Thursday, 9am-6pm, Friday 9am-4pm

Please stop by to see the world's first Linux-based NVR for PC-less network surveillance from QNAP Security.

About QNAP Security

QNAP Security is a world class provider of professional PC-less Network Video Recorder (NVR) surveillance solutions for small, medium, and large facilities that integrate IP cameras, advanced surveillance video analytics and RAID storage technologies to help companies provide a safe environment for employees and protect company assets. QNAP VioStor NVR solutions provide 1 to 120 channels of networked video surveillance with multi-server monitoring that allow individual monitoring and alarm generation parameters for each channel and are scalable for monitoring a single facility or an entire enterprise.

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