Nx Meta Features

Check out the comprehensive list of Nx Meta features below.

Features. Broken down by Nx Meta Component.

Click on any component below to see its unique features.

For Developers

Nx Meta has a fully open set of developer tools to enable integration to any 3rd party device, system, or web-based application.
Nx Server API

A comprehensively documented REST API for integrating Powered by Nx VSaas products with any 3rd party device or system.

Source SDK

An SDK for integrating 3rd party video, audio, or I/O devices. Primarily used for non-standard cameras or 3rd party DVRs / NVRs.

HTTP Request-as-an-Action

Use HTTP Requests-as-an-Action to send HTTP requests to 3rd party system or devices for instant integration.

HTTP Generic Events

Use HTTP Generic Events allows any 3rd party system or device to integrate instantly with Powered by Nx VSaas products using a standard HTTP request.

Storage SDK

Allows integration of any 3rd Party storage device or system. A great example here is the integration between Powered by Nx VSaas products and Veracity Coldstore.

Metadata SDK

Enables seamless,  semantic integrations between Powered by Nx VSaas products VMS and 3rd party AI-powered video analytics like VisionLabs.

Nx Desktop

The Nx Desktop application is a rich media browser included with Powered by Nx VSaaS products with a UX unlike any other.
In-Camera Analytics

Use In-Camera Analytics from Hikvision, Axis, or Hanwha to create Rules in the Events Rules engine.

Bitrate Throttling

Use Bitrate Throttling to dial-in a camera’s network usage to in limited bandwidth or storage environments.

Enhanced Export

Single or multi-video, make it rapid, add a timestamp or custom text, or even add your own watermark.

Easy Bookmark Export

Operators can now easily export bookmarked videos directly from the timeline with just a quick click of the mouse.

Archive Integrity Check

Users receive a notification when reviewing video when the original archive has been modified (files modified or removed).

Custom CameraID

Allows users to create custom IDs for API calls, enabling simpler integration with 3rd party systems.

Flex GRID User Interface

A revolutionary interface that allows users to create an unlimited number of customizable, shareable layouts.

Help Manual Revamp

The Nx Desktop context sensitive manual has been completely re-written – with new graphical explanations and more!

Advanced PTZ

Control PTZ cameras using quick point and click or outline-to-zoom user interface controls.

Cloud Connect

Connect your Powered by Nx VSaas product Systems to the cloud and login to your Powered by Nx VSaas products systems from anywhere, anytime.

User Management

Quickly add users and manage user rights with custom user roles, LDAP / Active Directory integration, and more.

Adaptive Scaling

Nx Desktop uses adaptive scaling technology to optimize speed while minimizing CPU and network usage.

Multi-Camera Viewing

View up to 64 video streams on a single layout – with support for MJPEG, H.264 and H.265 live streams.

Multi-Video Export

Exporting from Nx Desktop is simple, fast, and flexible. Export single or multiple cameras. Or use Rapid Review.

Secure & Encrypted

Nx Desktop uses HTTP and SSL to communicate with all System servers for secure, encrypted communications.

Super Lightweight

The Nx Desktop application is an 80 MB installer and can run well even on low-end computers  (like the Intel Compute Stick).

Unbelievably Fast Search

Search an entire year’s worth of recorded video in less than a second using any combination of keywords, calendar, bookmarks, and smart motion.

Soft Triggers

Nx Desktop’s Soft Triggers give operators the ability to manually trigger any event – event integrations to 3rd party systems (e.g. Access Control, Fire, Building Automation).

HTTP Events & Actions

Integrate any 3rd party System or Device using standard HTTP events and actions combined with notifications, soft triggers, and more.

Showreel

Create completely customizable timed viewing tours of any system resource – live cameras, recorded videos, images, web pages, I/O control panels.

Two Way Audio

Nx Desktop’s Two Way audio works like a walkie-talkie, allowing operators to engage with individuals or groups through an IP camera’s built-in audio.

Event Rules Engine

Every Nx Server has an IFTT Events Rules Engine that lets operators configure simple or advanced rules based on System-generated or integrated 3rd party events.

Storage Analytics

Analyze and predict the amount of data being captured by cameras on every storage location in the system to manage storage.

Bookmarks

Manually or Automatically (using the Events Rules Engine) create Bookmarks to highlight critical events and related video.

Dual RTSP / UDP / HTTP Streams

Administrators can now create dual-streaming “cameras” using RTSP / HTTP / UDP to enable adaptive scaling in Powered by Nx VSaas product clients.

C2P Integration

Nx Witness v4.0 includes integration with C2P (Convergence to Pixels) – an Open Platform Integration Framework enabling dozens of integrations with 3rd party systems.

Staged System Updates

The upgrade process has been optimized to be more dependable and give System Administrators more control over when and how they upgrade System Servers.

Universal Fisheye De-warping

De-warp any live or recorded fisheye video or image, add virtual PTZ tours, and more.

Launch Desktop Client with CLI

The Desktop client can now be launched using the Command Line Interface.

Minimum Layout Grid

Users have the option to set a minimum Viewing Grid size (initial number of Viewing Grid items) in Layout Settings dialog.

Open Layout as an Action

Administrators can now create Rules in the Rules Engine to open any user-defined Layout as an action for roles or specific users.

Secure Export

Users with Export rights can now password protect exported videos using .exe or .nov formats in the Multi-Video export tab.

Custom Watermark over Video

Administrators can add Operator Names to live, recorded, and exported video as an option to prevent / discover leaked video.

Virtual Camera

Users can create a virtual camera and import offline video from wearable cameras, phones, and other devices to archive which can then be viewed by other System users like a regular IP camera / video stream.

Webcam Support

USB Webcams, Laptop Cameras, and even the Raspberry Pi camera module will all now be auto-discovered and can be recorded and streamed.

Notifications Panel Revamp

The Notifications Panel has been extended to allow operators to quickly view and search video using Notification, Motion, Bookmarks, Events, and detected Objects.

Nx Cloud

The Nx Cloud service is a key part of the Nx Meta IP Video platform and Powered by Nx VSaaS products and makes it simple to connect and manage Systems from anywhere, anytime.
Cloud Connect

Connect your Nx System to the cloud and login to your Nx system from anywhere, anytime, on any device.

Cloud System Merge

Administrators can connect their Powered by Nx VSaaS Systems to Nx Cloud to make merging remote sites simple.

Cloud Proxy

Nx Cloud proxies video streams in instances where direct NAT connections to a Systems’s Servers cannot be established.

Cloud Client

View live or recorded video from any camera connected to any cloud-connected system without the need to install anything.

Share Access

Quickly share access to any system connected to Nx Cloud with anyone using their email address and custom user roles.

Unlimited Systems

Connect an unlimited number of systems to a single account for managed services or large enterprise customers.

Secure & Encrypted

Nx Cloud undergoes continual security testing and uses the latest encryption technologies to secure user data.

Encrypted Video

Supports video encryption between Nx Servers and Nx Cloud Client to help prevent man-in-the-middle interception of video traffic.

Cloud API

Nx Cloud has an API that allows integration to 3rd party Internet-connected systems – like Zapier.

Nx Server

The Nx Server application is a lightweight, powerful media server responsible for discovering, connecting to, and managing Powered by Nx VSaaS system devices and data.
IP Camera Auto-Discovery

The Nx Server application automatically discovers 99% of IP cameras on the market today using a combination of ONVIF and native camera SDKs. 

Manually Add Streams

Every Nx Server lets users add any RTSP, HTTP, or UDP stream from any device (IP camera, drone, etc) or 3rd party system (DVR, NVR, etc).

Server Hive Architecture

Every Server in a Powered by Nx VSaaS System synchronizes user and configuration data in real-time ensuring no single point of failure in any size system.

Store Anywhere

The Nx Server allows users to capture and store video pretty much anywhere – local drives, SD cards, NAS devices, Veracity Coldstore, or even cloud locations.

Web Admin Interface

Every Nx Server has a built-in Web Admin Interface to view cameras, check up on things, connect to cloud, or download API and SDK documentation.

Event Rules Engine

Every Nx Server has an IFTT Events Rules Engine that lets operators configure simple or advanced rules based on System-generated or integrated 3rd party events.

Developer Tools

Integrate anything – literally anything – with a RESTful Server API and a full suite of SDKs for device and system integration.

Incredibly Lightweight

The Nx Server application is small, compact, powerful, and can run on anything from a Raspberry Pi to a Supercomputer.

Notifications

Send any combination of notifications – built-in desktop notifications, email, or even via SMS or 3rd party systems using HTTP actions.

Metadata SDK

Enables seamless,  semantic integrations between Powered by Nx VSaaS products and 3rd party AI-powered video analytics like VisionLabs.

Dual RTSP / UDP / HTTP Streams

Administrators can now create dual-streaming “cameras” using RTSP / HTTP / UDP to enable adaptive scaling in Powered by Nx VSaaS product clients.

Plugins

Plugins allow seamless integration between Powered by Nx VSaaS products and 3rd party Systems, pulling in object data and associated bounding boxes, paths, and metadata tags.

Failover on Storage Failure

Automatic Camera Failover will now be activated when all storage on a Server has failed.

Encrypted Connections

Administrators can now require all connections in a System to utilize HTTPS with SSL/TLS encryption.

Encrypted Video

Administrators can now encrypt video between Servers and Nx Desktop / Mobile / Web clients.

H.265 Support for ONVIF Cameras

H.265 support has been extended to include all ONVIF-compliant devices.

Nx Mobile

Built on the same code base as Nx Desktop, Nx Mobile is a lightweight, low-latency mobile application designed for on the go viewing and control of your Powered by Nx VSaaS System.
Low Latency

Nx Mobile has a custom mobile media player with adaptive technology to reduce latency whether you’re connected via Wifi or Data.

Fisheye Dewarping

Nx Mobile has built-in universal multi-touch fisheye dewarping you have to see to believe.

Live Thumbnails

See what’s happening with your Powered by Nx VSaaS system(s) at a glance with Live Thumbnails.

PTZ Controls

Nx Mobile lets users control their PTZ cameras using specially designed touch controls.

Secure & Encrypted

Nx Mobile connects to Powered by Nx VSaaS systems using HTTPS and SSL encryption for end-to-end security.

Multi System Switching

Switch between an unlimited number of systems quickly via Nx Cloud or saved connections.

Soft Triggers

Nx Mobile’s Soft Triggers give operators the ability to manually trigger any event – event integrations to 3rd party systems (e.g. Access Control, Fire, Building Automation).

Smart Motion Search

Nx Mobile’s Smart Motion Search lets users select all or part of a camera view (specific pixels) to search for motion.

Encrypted Video

Supports video encryption between Nx Servers and Nx Mobile helping prevent man-in-the-middle interception of video traffic.

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