Camius 6 camera security system includes an advanced 8 channel NVR bundled with two 4K spotlight cameras and four 2K bullet cameras that deliver 24/7 recording with remote access and smart motion and intelligent Sound, AI Human & Vehicle Detection, and more. Home security camera system starts recording out of the box and offers highly customizable not only image control but audio, deterrence settings, alarms, and smartphone push notifications.
The 8 Channel NVR Recorder has a built-in power-over-ethernet switch, making the setup process easy and quick. Camius security NVR assigns a unique IP address to the Camius IP camera. No more complicated IP configuration. You can add up to 8 Camius IP cameras to this PoE NVR system.
Plug-N-Play Security Cameras for home and business
Plug and Play PoE IP security camera systems are even simpler using Camius PoE cameras with one of the PoE NVRs (PoE DVR) from Camius. Once you plug Cat5e network cables into the NVR’s PoE (LAN) ports, you instantly add PoE cameras; recording starts immediately without going through settings.
Once the camera is plugged into the NVR’ PoE port, you will see PoE power consumption by selecting the ‘PoE Power’ tab.
Best Security Cameras for Home and Businesses with the Latest Video and Audio Compression
Audio and video compression is essential when choosing a security system. It determines video clarity, hard disk usage, and network bandwidth. Camius security devices, including IP cameras and NVR network video recorders,s support not only H.264 but also H.265+, which is considered the best video compression standard to optimize all three areas.
As a result, it saves up to 50 percent on the recorder’s storage space and improves bandwidth efficiency to maximize your eight-channel 4K security NVR & internal hard drive storage. In addition, using the NVR, you can control Camius camera audio settings.
Mainstream encoding supports a full 4K (3840×2160) and 2K video resolution (2880×1620) at full 30 frames and a high bitrate.
PoE Camera System with High Bitrate
This 8 Channel PoE NVR system supports H.264 and the latest H.265 video compression format. It saves up to 50% on the recorder’s storage space. It also improves bandwidth efficiency to maximize your 4K Security Systems NVR & internal hard drive storage. You can customize IP camera recording, including scheduled and motion detection triggered. It will inform you of anything happening on your property with instant push notifications to your smartphone. A high 128Mbps bitrate allows viewing life and recording footage playing with ultra HD resolution.
Spotlight Cameras with Lights, Siren, 2 Way Audio (SPOT828A-R):
- 4K Video: 8MP (3840×2160) with 30 frames per second
- Deterrence: this 4K IP camera comes with the latest deterrent capabilities. Besides powerful bright lights, you can enable a loud siren.
- 2-Way audio – A built-in mic allows you to monitor audio around the spotlight security camera, utilizing a built-in speaker to play sounds on these 4K cameras and talk using the smartphone app
- Super wide-angle 2.8 mm lens delivers a 106-degree view, reducing blind spots.
- Spotlight cameras have a builtin PIR (passive infrared) sensor for a better detection
2K Outdoor Cameras (BOLTX536R)
- 2K Video: 2880×1620 with 30 frames
- 2K Security Camera comes with a wide-angle 3.6mm lens delivering a 91-degree view
- Built-in microphone for listen-in and recording audio
Select the recording type you need (Green is for Normal, Yellow is for Motion, and Purple is for PIR), set the Record Schedule, and apply and copy to other channels if required. Motion and PIR recording require enabling it for each camera.
As the Normal (24/7) recording is enabled by default, the system started recording out of the box.
The CAMIUS VIEW smartphone app allows you to review footage on the go and select the events you wish to review.
Easy check on the camera system hard drive disk health
An intelligent security camera system isn’t complete without reliable storage. Therefore, Camius NVRs offer a dedicated section with details about the health of installed hard drives.
The process is S.M.A.R.T., short for Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology. The advantage of this technology running in the background and on demand is that the user can stay updated on the hard drive’s health.
We recommend the backup recorded event immediately to avoid losing the footage because the system is set to overwrite
Smart Motion Detection
Smart video motion detection is supported by IP cameras in the NVR kit when they detect motion along with pedestrians, vehicles, or vehicles and pedestrians. It allows users to set detection areas under setup for IP cameras; a schedule is available for detection hours and days. Smart motion detection triggers PoE NVR system recording and other actions on your Camius NVR. You can set motion recording as the only recording method to save disk space or activate motion recording and standard 24/7 recording to record everything while having easy access to video footage triggered by Motion.
How to set the motion detection area:
The whole screen is marked for default motion detection (red blocks). If you want to disable the motion detection on a specific area, click the grid cursor and drag the mouse to highlight the scope to unmark the area into transparent blocks. After you complete the setting, click the right button of your mouse to return and click Save to make the area setup effective.
You can enable PIR recording and alarms, including push notifications for 4K Spotlight Cameras PIR recording.
Spotlight 4K Outdoor Cameras’ built-in Passive Infrared or PIR sensor allows for a better way to detect thermal motion from people and cars. PIR sensor is hardwired into the camera, which allows for deeper integration with other camera functions like the security floodlight and Siren. Users can select hours and days of the week for the PIR sensor to work; users can also choose areas where motion should trigger an alarm. In addition, users can enable push notifications for PIR starting on their smartphones. Make sure to set up the Recording scheduled to start recording and for push notifications.
Note: The whole screen is the default for the 4K outdoor camera’s PIR detection (red blocks). If you want to disable the PIR detection on a particular area, click the grid cursor and drag the mouse to highlight the scope to unmark the area into transparent blocks. After the setting is completed, click the right button of your mouse to return and click Save to make the area setup effective.
Camius 4K spotlight and 2K bullet camera support Sound Detection is triggered when a sudden loud noise occurs near the camera; it alerts the user and records in Intelligent mode.
Camius security system offers Intelligent Detection using AI analysis. It goes beyond video motion detection, allowing the user to create zones for detecting movement patterns, location, etc. Furthermore, intelligent Detection will trigger Push notifications in addition to video recording in a unique color and tag. Intelligent Detection includes Sound, and also you can activate AI detection that includes Human & Vehicle Detection (PD & VD), Line Crossing (LCD), Cross Counting (CC), and more. In addition, you can analyze footage using the Heat Map (HM). After enabling one of the AI detections, you then allow push notifications on your mobile app.
A.I. functions include:
- Human & Vehicle Detection (PD&VD)
- Perimeter Intrusion Detection (PID)
- Line Crossing Detection (LCD)
- Cross Counting (CC)
- and more
In addition, you can analyze footage using the Heat Map (HM). You can enable one of the AI detections and then allow push notifications on your mobile app.
Once you enable the proper recording schedule, you will start receiving not only push notifications on your smartphone app (Camius View) but will have access to the event recordings.
You can select Push notifications triggered by different events, including the hard drive error or if the hard drive is out of space if any of the cameras or complete systems are disconnected, Motion, PIR, Human & Vehicle Detection.
Lights and Siren as a significant deterrent
Camius SPOT828A-R Spotlight Security Cameras provide an essential security feature: deterrence. Motion Activated Spotlight Cameras illuminate visible and bright light into the scene, which deters crime. Users can also turn the floodlight (as a warning or strobe light) on and off using the NVR or the Camius View app. You can also Schedule deterrence features to only be active during certain hours and days of the week. In addition, the spotlight feature allows for clear color video in complete darkness; this helps identify subjects.
The built-in speaker is used to play a loud siren sound based on conditions set by the user. Volume can be adjusted under settings so that the Siren is loud enough to do its job without bothering the neighbors. In addition, a schedule option is available, which allows the user to define the hours and days during which you want to activate the Siren.
You can enable alarm settings using the NVR. Alarms include sending email alerts, intelligent push notifications to the CAMIUS VIEW smartphone camera app, recording, pre-recording, and uploading images to Cloud through the NVR (Dropbox or Google Drive).
You can select among the below events to alert you:
- Smart Motion detection
- PIR detection
- Sound Detection in Intelligent mode
- AI detection
- Exception events that include hard drive error, failure, or if the disk runs out of space and video loss
Super Wide Angle Security Camera System
Wide-angle security cameras maximize coverage in indoor and outdoor applications. For example, the 2.8 mm lens used in the 4K Security Outdoor Spotlight Camera delivers a 106-degree horizontal view. It allows the security camera to cover substantially more when compared with a narrow-angle 4 or 6-mm lens. The 2K cameras offer a 91-degree view and a fixed 3.6 mm lens that doesn’t require manual adjustment. Using Camius wide-angle security cameras eliminates blind spots and reduces the number of cameras needed to cover the entire perimeter.
NVR security camera system from Camius features 4K resolution and 4K HDMI Output. Camius PoE IP cameras capture video in 4K, allowing a wider lens while maintaining a high level of detail.
4K UHD is recommended for vehicle license plates or face capturing requirements, and an increase in bitrate to 16Mbps means there’s enough bandwidth for 8 million pixels
Color Night Vision Security Camera System
They produce color night vision in the low-light environment (make sure to select a color mode in the camera settings). Camius IP security cameras’ infrared distance is 30 to 100 feet.
A built-in microphone allows the user to monitor audio around the camera, and a built-in speaker is utilized to play sounds on the camera. Together, 2-way audio creates an intercom system between the user on a smartphone and the visitor under the camera. For example, with a single tap on the Mic icon, you can start a 2-way talk, and your voice will travel in HD quality to deliver a strong warning or send instructions on where to place the package.
Camius cameras with WDR
Camius 4K spotlight security camera used WDR (Wide Dynamic Range) technology improving the IP security camera’s image quality in high contrast lighting conditions where dimly and illuminated areas are present in the field of view. In addition, it enables the Camius camera to capture details clearly in the video coverage’s poorly and extremely illuminated region.
Weatherproof IP66-rated Security Camera enclosures, a Camius standard for durability. Best outdoor cold weather security cameras from Camius survive rain, snow, and wind. A sealed metal enclosure with a hardened bracket gives Camius weatherproof security cameras an advantage in colder climates. Outdoor IP cameras from Camius ship with an all-weather wire joint sealing coupler.
Free NVR software
Camius security systems go beyond the HDMI monitor and smartphone app. The free NVR software can turn any desktop, laptop, PC, or Mac into a 24/7 surveillance station. Users can monitor live video and audio streams in addition to playback and manage cameras with access to device settings. This software is excellent for multiple installations as it can combine cameras connected to a Camius NVR and individual Camius cameras on one screen. In addition, the software can display up to 128 cameras on the same screen and manage multiple devices from different locations.
You can easily add the NVR system to your Camius VMS software using this guide
Camius View App
The Smartphone Security Camera App Camius View offers complete access to your cameras from any location. Click here on how to add your security cameras to the app.
The mobile app is available on iOS and Android App stores and is ready to link to your security cameras. You can use your smartphone security camera App to view and playback any Camius security camera; 2-way audio is available for supported cameras, allowing the user to press, talk, and listen to audio.
You can even activate the security camera lights (floodlight) and siren for supported cameras remotely to deter threats.
Finally, make sure to keep your system updated. You can contact Camius support to check if your system is updated and has the latest firmware version.
What’s in the box:
- 8 Channel NVR with 3TB hard drive (IPVAULT1128PR 3TB HDD)
- 2 x 4K Spotlight Security Camera (SPOT828A-R)
- 4 x 2K Bullet Security Camera (BOLTX536R)
- 6 x 60ft CAT5E cables
- NVR’s 48V power supply, HDMI cable, ethernet cable, USB mouse, Quick Installation Guide