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Thecus has added a new feature to easily discover and set up IP cameras with MotionEye
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07/07/2016 – Thecus has enhanced the MotionEye application with the addition of  ONVIF discovery functionality. ONVIF provides a framework that allows devices and software to communicate and integrate seamlessly with each other. This new function supports the continuous development of open IP video networking devices and software.

ONVIF (Open Network Video Interface Forum) is an open industry forum for the development of a global standard for the interface of IP-based physical security products, such as communication between video management systems and devices (cameras) as well as access control systems. It’s mission is to provide and promote open interfaces to the security industry for effective interoperability.

Thecus NAS have used MotionEye with great success. This free open source surveillance application allows users to turn their NAS into a NVR (Network Video Recorder), providing an eye on their most critical assets. MotionEye delivers a smooth and intuitive user experience, complemented with its role-based access control that provides permission management to administrators to create user and administrator profiles according to their responsibilities. The potential of this application for Thecus NAS users has been extremely increased thanks to the ONVIF discovery function.

By adopting the ONVIF discovery function, Thecus users will benefit from seamless integration with ONVIF-compatible IP surveillance devices. The task of discovering new cameras in your network and connecting to them is now more intuitive and user-friendly. The IP compatibility list has been increased and now almost all ONVIF-compatible IP cameras should work with Thecus NAS. 
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About Thecus®
Established in 2004, Thecus Technology Corp provides market leading network attached storage and network video recorder solutions, committed to revolutionize how everyone from home user to enterprise level business centrally stores, manages and accesses their digital data both onsite and cloud-based. Thecus strives to deliver continuous innovation through cutting edge technology and design to provide data storage with the most customer-friendly platform, rapid performance and robust security. In May 2016, Thecus was formally acquired by Ennoconn Corporation and thus became part of the Foxconn IPC Technology group. Partnered together this diverse group of companies work in tandem to provide a total IoT (Internet of Things) solution. Now with an unparalleled portfolio to work with, Thecus is collaborating to bring unprecedented change to the network storage industry.