Glossary of Terms for Security Camera Systems

ONVIF (Open Standard Compliance)

Onvif standard

eLine's IP cameras are fully compliant with the ONVIF standard, ensuring compatibility with software and hardware from over 200 companies like Sony, Panasonic, Samsung, and Cisco.

ONVIF is an open industry forum for the development of a global standard for the interface of IP-based physical security products. The ONVIF specification will ensure interoperability between products regardless of manufacturer.

  • Increased flexibility and greater freedom of choice.
    The standard enables end users to select interoperable products from a variety of different brands that comply with the ONVIF standard
  • Future-proof systems and more secure investments.
    The standard will ensure that interoperable products are available from a large variety of vendors, no matter how the market develops
  • Reduced total cost of ownership.
    Interoperable products result in less integration costs, and enable end-users to choose the most suitable combination of IP-based physical security products for their specific needs, regardless of vendor.

Read more at http://onvif.org