NVR DESIGN TOOLS
VNS offers two Excel based design tools to help you understand and configure an NVR to meet your application's requirements.
Motion Estimation Tool
The VNS Motion Estimation Tool is an Excel spreadsheet which calculates the overall motion for a camera over the archive duration period. The tool was specifically developed to aide system designers estimate the amount of recording time for motion based systems with defined and traffic patterns. Typical examples would be schools, retail outlets, factories or any other site that exhibit these patterns of operation. The user merely needs to define the and hours of operation, the expected motion during those times, the number of days the establishment is open and the duration of the archive period. The tool returns the overall motion and an estimated number of hours of recording. Download the tool motion estimation motion estimation to start putting this app to work for you today.
StorMagic ARQvault License Optimzation Tool
As an authorized distributor for ARQvault VMS from StorMagic, we understand that there are times when a customer will only purchase software licenses. To assist those customers, VNS has developed an ARQvault VMS software license optimizer. Simply enter the number of cameras and the storage requirement for your application and the tool will provide you with the camera and vault size part numbers that minimizes the software cost. The software optimization tool is ana Excel workbook and is available to download – click here.
The VNS Vigiles Configurator is designed to easily match the application’s system requirements with a with a Vigiles-NVR appliance. The Vigiles Configurator provides an ordering part number for appliances up to 100 cameras and a 100 TB vault. StorMagic license part numbers are also provided. The user provides the camera parameters, including estimated average video data rate, recording rate and required days of video archive. Additionally. the user can define NVR specific features like footprint, OS and data and power redundancy. The below graphic shows the form and input variables which can be modified in order to generate the appliance for the specific application. The Vigiles Configurator is an Excel workbook and is available to download – click here.
NVR Configuration Tool
The VNS NVR Configuration Assistant is designed to easily match the application’s system requirements with a VNS modular V-Series NVR Standard Product. The NVR Configuration Assistant provides an ordering part number for most applications. For those instances where the surveillance system is unique enough to require a specialty or custom NVR product the Tool will return a Call Factory message – we then use this information to develop a solution for your needs. The below graphic shows the form and input variables which can be modified in order to generate the NVR configuration for a specific application. The NVR Configuration Assistant is and Excel workbook an is available to download – click here.