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Feature-Packed, User‑Friendly Interface

Common video management software for all Alibi recorders


All Alibi recorders use common video management software, minimizing both the cost and learning curve in switching between HD-TVI and IP technologies. Running on a stable Linux-embedded operating system, the Alibi VMS is intuitive, easy to use, and includes a range of powerful features.

Alibi UI Features

Local Monitoring

Intelligent recording - Define continuous or event-based recording per camera.
Custom live view - Supports 1/4/6/8/9/16 camera configurations, and adjustable display sequence.
Live view cycles - Manual and automatic cycles, per camera or groups of cameras, with adjustable intervals.
Real-time alarms - For motion detection, video tampering detection and video loss.
PTZ support - Multiple PTZ modes supported, including preset, patrol and pattern.
Digital zoom - Zoom in by clicking the mouse and PTZ tracing by dragging mouse.

“Smart” Features

Smart tags - Create tags that represent events of interest (such as “shoplifting”) and search your video library to quickly access all tagged events at a later time.
Smart search - Define an area within your image and search for motion only within that area – to quickly locate video of a new/missing object, or events in a specific location.
External search - Search video that has been offloaded to a USB drive.
5-minute instant playback - At the touch of a button, replay the last 5 minutes of recorded video for quick reference.
Smart lock - Protect defined video clips from being erased or recorded over.

Powerful Search

Timeline search
Event search of motion-activated recordings
Tag search of tagged events
Smart search within a defined area
External search of offloaded video

Easy Export

Flexible export options - Via network or to USB.
Quick playback window - For video verification prior to export.
Universal video format - MP4 video files supported by most players (including Mac).

Alibi NVR User Interface Overview

Alibi Video Playback Overview