Vast camera and device support
Surveillance Station offers native support for all major video and audio codecs, as well as over 8,300 cameras and video servers from over 130 brands. Optimized video codecs with high compression rates used by AXIS (Zipstream), Hikvision (H.264+), and other manufacturers are also supported. View the full compatibility list here.
Extensive camera support
ONVIF Profile S & Profile G
Fisheye & multi-lens cameras
Assisted camera deployment
Start protecting large premises faster by configuring thousands of cameras at once using a powerful deployment wizard.
Add cameras easily
Specify a range of IP addresses and let the system automatically detect newly connected cameras, or follow the camera wizard adding cameras to meet various requirements.
Configure multiple cameras at once by adding their information to a spreadsheet that you can import.
Camera settings copy
Migrate the configurations of installed cameras to a new batch of units to avoid having to reenter the same details twice.
Broad camera features integration
Synology works with IP camera vendors to integrate broad camera features including but not limited to digital output, two-way audio, fisheye dewarping, event detection, and object tracking to provide a powerful, full-fledged surveillance system. Read the full compatibility list here
With support for digital output, you can manually activate external devices such as alarms and magnetic locks, or include them in action rules.
You can transmit real-time audio through IP cameras with two-way audio support, eliminating the need to install dedicated, expensive intercoms.
In addition to performing specified actions, with event detection, recordings can be triggered automatically when a pre-defined event occurs, allowing you to instantly obtain valuable information.
Support Recording at the edge
By storing videos in a camera's on-board SD card, edge recording allows cameras to continue recording even when the network connection is temporarily lost or when the server is down.
Support for ONVIF Profile G brings a broader selection of supported cameras, including those with ONVIF compliant edge recording.
Monitor transaction environments with the POS system
Surveillance Station integrates with point of sale (POS) systems to deliver solutions that meet retail business' requirements. Manage transactions with corresponding video clips and receive notifications when abnormal transactions are detected.
Pair IP cameras with transaction devices and display transaction details both in the live view and historical recordings.
Search and find recorded transactions through an intuitive interface and easily display the corresponding video footage.
With the first ever extensive integration with IP speakers, we are introducing analog-to-digital conversion in surveillance to the realm of audio systems, significantly improving the convenience of deployment, management, and utilization.
Easily broadcast speech or recordings
Speak in real time or play scheduled recordings on multiple IP speakers synchronously with the Grouping feature.
Digital signals for remote management
Control your speaker system through digital signals to manage IP speakers from anywhere.
I/O module integration
Support for I/O module allows Surveillance Station to integrate with a wide range of devices with specialized features. This lets you implement more detection methods according to your needs, without having to invest in a large number of expensive cameras. Read the full compatibility list here
Smoke & infrared detectors
Monitor, lock, or unlock doors with Surveillance Station
Integrating with AXIS Network Door Controller solutions, Synology NAS and NVR empower you to manage physical access control of your offices, labs, or warehouses, preventing any risks of a break-in or employee theft. You can easily monitor access points, lock and unlock doors all on Surveillance Station's intuitive user interface. Learn more about Access Control
Each transaction device requires two Surveillance Device Licenses.