What is a DVR?

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A Digital Video Recorder (DVR) connects to an analog CCTV system via a coaxial cable. DVR would process analog footage data from the camera into a digital format and stored to a hard disk for later playback.

DVRs are often mistaken as NVRs, but they are different. A NVR input is from a network rather than a direct connection to a video capture card or tuner. Video on a DVR is encoded and processed at the DVR, while video on an NVR is encoded and processed at the camera, then transferred to the NVR for storage or remote viewing. Additional processing may be done at the NVR, such as further compression or tagging with metadata.

 

Main Features of DVR

Ease of Access

Retrieval of stored data can be found in an instant as videos are labeled with the specified time and date in the DVR systems.

High-Quality Digital Image Recording

DVRs provides high quality digital image recording, playback, archive and processing of data.

User-Friendly Features

DVRs have additional features to auto-start recording, night vision mode and sensitivity scale of digital video recorders.

Motion Control via DVR

DVR systems is capable of controlling the connected security video camera remotely via the use of the DVR device. It allows the users to zoom the image, pan or rotates to a certain angle to have a better view of the field.

 

Benefits of DVR

Budget

If the price is a main of concern when choosing a security system. A DVR camera system would be the best choice..

No Signal Loss

A DVR system works on its own, video feeds without breaks as there will not be any interruptions from external factors.

Easy to use

Camera can be easily set up and connected to the DVR system with a simple plug and play process.