Storage Options

Building a functional and secure surveillance system requires a clear and detailed understanding of storage solutions and the network. Storage options depend hugely on what type of cameras are used as well as FPS, resolution and codec. The best way to work out storage is to use the camera manufacturer storage calculator as each camera … More Storage Options

How the H.265 camera codec can affect storage requirements

When designing an IP surveillance system storage is an important part of the design, which if overlooked can cause a number of technical problems. The move away from analogue cameras and the rapid increase in video resolutions and image quality for IP surveillance systems has created a need for more storage. A few years ago … More How the H.265 camera codec can affect storage requirements

Mirasys Storyboard – export one single video and reduce bandwidth

In the previous blog we covered how to export media in order to preserve the data or to hand it over to the authorities for evidence. The way we present the exported footage has become increasingly important. With high resolution cameras and digital zoom being used to enhance footage within our interface Spotter, often it … More Mirasys Storyboard – export one single video and reduce bandwidth

Common reasons for jerky videos: Drivers and Firmware

This blog will continue on the theme of networks and reasons why your video might be jerky and not smooth! Once you have ruled out network issues the next step to solving this problem is looking at camera drivers and firmware. There will be a camera driver that is installed in Mirasys and it will be designed … More Common reasons for jerky videos: Drivers and Firmware

Common reasons for jerky videos: Network issues

A common problem which we get plenty of support calls for but is very rarely ever a problem to do with the VMS software or hardware –  is jerky (not smooth) video! Mirasys spends huge amounts of time testing and re-testing to ensure that video can be displayed to the user as smoothly as possible.  However, … More Common reasons for jerky videos: Network issues