What is Surveillance Station?
Surveillance Station is an intuitive, robust video management system that runs on all Synology NAS. Watch live feeds from multiple IP cameras, playback recordings, integrate with I/O modules and door controllers, batch manage camera settings, and more. It's compatibility with major browsers and mobile devices allows for anytime, anywhere monitoring and protection.. Surveillance Station is available for free on Synology's Package Center.
Easy setup and intuitive design
Install IP cameras and Synology NAS, and then add cameras to Surveillance Station with the quick setup wizard. Batch camera installation and group management save even more time when working with large deployments.
Scalable and secure storage
Store video recordings on Synology NAS and take advantage of its scalable storage capacity and data protection features. Recordings are safe and protected using various RAID levels and backup features suited for individual needs.
Highly integrated camera support
I/O module support
Integrate I/O modules into your surveillance architecture and use them as interfaces with physical devices such as magnetic locks, smoke detectors, motion detector, and more.
Door controller support
Door controllers can be paired with selected IP cameras, allowing security personnel to remotely manage building entrances with the corresponding videos, centralize access logs/recordings, and edit cardholders' profiles in one user-friendly management portal.
Central Management System
Centralized and flexible surveillance
Filter surveillance footage according to the recording server, centralize logs from all servers into one place, or migrate multiple IP cameras to different recording servers, while consolidating device licenses on the CMS host. Spend less time on tedious management, and more time safeguarding your surroundings.
Your surveillance deployment starts here
Choose the right server
Synology offers everything you need to complete your NVR setup: the server for storing video recordings, device licenses for installing IP cameras, sleek video management software, as well as numerous value-added features. By combining software and storage in a single device, Synology becomes your single point of contact for troubleshooting and support, which saves you and your security personnel valuable time. Try NVR Selector now! Try NVR Selector now!
Value-added software with no extra costs
In addition to the Surveillance Station video management software, Synology NVR provides all-in-one network server features, such as built-in DHCP, syslog, VPN, NTP, and more. Consolidate your resources into a single device, save money, and reduce maintenance time. Learn more about DSM and other features.
Add more cameras to the server
Surveillance Station offers two device licenses by default2, helping you set up a simple home surveillance system for free. As monitoring needs increase and the scale of deployment gets larger,optimized and flexible license packs are available for you to add more IP cameras to your surveillance network. Find out more.
Compact and comprehensive NVR solution
With its built-in HDMI port, Synology Network Video Recorder can be used as a local display and replace an expensive computer, an ideal solution when space is limited. Embedding a monitoring station, a processing unit, and a storage device, Synology NVR will quickly fit in any space. It can be used either as a stand-alone solution or in conjunction with Synology CMS to create massive deployments with little configuration. Learn more.
Make monitoring easy and efficient
Transform your front desk into a dedicated monitoring station without the hassle of setting up a dedicated PC. Synology offers the light-weight and energy-efficient VisualStation for receptionists and doorkeepers to monitor surveillance feeds.. Learn more about VisualStation.
- The availability of this feature may depend on camera specifications. To learn which IP cameras are compatible with Surveillance Station, please see here: https://www.synology.com/compatibility/camera
- Applicable to products running Surveillance Station 6.1 and later.