The Unicorn is a smart integrated surveillance platform with video input, storage, transfer and device management functions desgined specifically for digital surveillance applications. The Unicorn has adopted audio/video compression and decompression, embedded system, storage, network, and smart technologies and it is suitable for security surveillance scenarios such as residential areas, buildings, campus, hotels and shopping malls, etc.

Key Features

• Stability: Linux OS, dual-BIOS, redundant power

• Compatibility: Third-part IP Cameras supproted with standard ONVIF

• Access: Browser/Server, Client/Server and mobile clients (both iOS and Android)

• Connection: 500 device connections, up to 1000 channels of high-definition network videos

• Management: Unified management of NVR, IPC, encoder, decoder, network keyboard and cloud devices; support device configuration import/export

• Storage: 16 hard disks and 2 disk enclosures; expandable up to 48 disks with 384TB storage

• Decoding: Max 16x1080p decoding outputs in three screens, expandable up to 112x1080p in 15 screens with 2 decoding cards inserted.

• Service: Live view, playback, sequence, video wall, E-map, two-way audio and alarm plan

• VCA: Support of receiving VCA alarms, configuring alarm-inkage operations and displaying people counting statistics in reports.

• Reliability: Support of HTTPS, 802.1x authentication, ARP protcetion, Telnet enabling/disabling, network fault tolerance, multi-IP configuration and load balancing.


Video Management:

• Number of connected cameras per server:
UNV Device – 500 devices/1000 channels
ONVIF Device: 100 devices

• Device Management:
IPC, NVR, encoder, decoder (standard/expanded), network keyboard and cloud devices.

• Number of online users: 300

• Number of roles per user: 16

• Bandwidth of video input per server: 512Mbps

• Bandwidth of video output per server: 384Mbps


• Video compression: Ultra265, H.265, H.264

• Decoding: 4x4K@30, 16x1080p@30, 36x720p@30, 64xD1

• Resolution: 3MP/4MP/5MP/6MP/8MP/12MP/720P/960P/1080P/960H/D1/2CIF/CIF/QCIF

• Display on video wall: HDMI(x2) and VGA(x1) output; HDMI output supports 4k resolution

• Audio compresion: G.711

• Decoding card: Max 2 cards supported; models: HDMI4-C and HDMI6-C

• HDMI4-C decoding card: 4-ch HDMI outputs, with decoding of 4*4K@60 or 8*4K@30 or 32*1080P@30 or 64*720P@30

• HDMI6-C decoding card: 6-ch HDMI outputs, with decoding of 6*4K@60 or 12*4K@30 or 48*1080P@30 or 96*720P@30


• HDD installation: Hot-swappable HDDS
Support 16 HDDs (3.5″, up to 8TB for each)

• RAID mode: RAID1, RAID5, RAID6, RAID10, RAID50, RAID60

• Bandwidth of video storage per server: 512Mbps

• Disk enclosure (optional): Max 2 disk enclosures supportedl models: DEU1008 and DEU1016

• DEU1008 disk enclosure: 8x SATA interfaces, up to 8TB storage per interface

• DEU1016 disk enclosure: 16x SATA interfaces, up to 8TB storage per interface

Play Control:

1/3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/14/16/17/25/32/36/64 window display

Corridor format
Up to 3 auxiliary monitors


• Play NVR recordings
• Up to 24 channels for muiltiple clients; synchronous playback up to 16 channels for single client


• Main processor: Intel(R) Celeron (R) CPU N3160, 64-bit, 4-core processor

• Memory: 4GB DDR3L

• Power supply: 100-240VAC (with power on/off switch)
Dual-power redundancy


• Network: 4x10M/100M/1000M Base-T adaptive Ethernet interfaces
2x1000M SFP optical interfaces

• USB: 4x USB3.0


• VGA: 1x VGA

• Serial: 1xRS-232 (RJ45), 1xRS-485 (RJ45)

• Alarm input/output: 24x alarm inputs, 8x alarm outputs

• Power output: 12V DC

• Audio alarm: Buzzer

• Expansion: 1x eSATA interface
2x miniSAS interfaces
2x decoding cards


• Power consumption: ≤50W (not including HDD)
≤165W (including HDD)

• Operating temperature: -10°C to 55°C (14℉ to 131℉)

• Operating humidity: 10% to 90% (non-condensing)

• Weight: ≤10.0kg

• Dimensions (DxWxH):
Height: 3U, support mounting in standard 19″ cabinet
477.1mm x 481.6mm x 130.5mm (18.8″ x 19″ x 5.1″ including front panel)



Rear Panel

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