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    Meet the Nx Server

    The Nx Server application is a lightweight, cross-platform media server designed for discovering and managing Nx system resources and users.

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    Key Features of Nx Server

    Designed with a focus on simplicity and performance, the Nx Server boasts a suite of powerful features.

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    Automatic IP Camera Discovery

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

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    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) for viewing and archiving.

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    Store Anywhere

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

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    Server Hive Architecture

    Every Server in the Nx System synchronizes user and configuration data in real-time ensuring no single point of failure in any size system and automatic camera failover.

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    Events 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. 

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    Nx Toolkit

    Integrate 3rd party devices and systems using built-in Server API, Video Source SDK, Storage SDK, and Metadata SDK. Access developer tools in Server Web Admin interface.

    Nx Server Technical Specifications

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    Supported Operating Systems
    •  Microsoft Windows
    •  Ubuntu Linux
    •  ARM Devices 
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    Scalability

    # Of Clients Per Server: Hundreds
    # Of Clients Per System: Unlimited
    # Of Streams Per Server: 128
    # Of Servers in a Server Hive: 50 *
    * 50 is a recommended maximum.
    Contact support for more info. 

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    Failover
    • Free with all Nx systems, requiring no special hardware / software to enable.
    • Failover up to 128 IP cameras on a single Server
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    Supported Media Streaming
    • Live Streams (Viewed in Nx EVOS Desktop) 
      • VIDEO: H.265 H.264 MJPEG
      • AUDIO: AAC PCM (Mu-Law, A-law) g726 MP3
    • Live Streams (Available to pull from Nx Server to 3rd Party) 
      • VIDEO: H.265 H.264 MJPEG WebM
      • AUDIO: AAC PCM (Mu-Law, A-law) g726 MP3
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    Hardware Recommendations

    For Servers with less than 50 connected devices

    Component Specification
    CPU Intel Celeron 8th gen or AMD Athlon Gold Quad-Core or better
    RAM 4 GB DDR3 1600 MHz or better
    Network Interface 2 x 1 Gbit or better
    GPU N/A (only applicable when a GUI is required)
    OS Drive Dedicated SSD or NVMe disk for the OS, 128 GB or larger
    Storage Drive(s) Ensure sufficient read/write capacity to handle camera load
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    Hardware Recommendations

    For Servers with 50 to 128 connected devices

    Component Specification
    CPU Intel i3 8th gen or AMD Ryzen 3 3000 Quad-Core or better
    RAM 8 GB DDR3 1600 MHz or better
    Network Interface 2 x 1 Gbit or better
    GPU N/A (only applicable when a GUI is required)
    OS Drive Dedicated SSD or NVMe disk for the OS, 128 GB or larger
    Storage Drive(s) Ensure sufficient read/write capacity to handle camera load
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    Other Features
    • Transcoding: Supported (For Web Client, Mobile, API)
    • Database: SQLITE + Proprietary Archive Index 
    • Single Sign On: LDAP/Active Directory 
    • Security: Open SSL Salted MD5 Hash TLS/SSL HTTPS 
    • Dev Tools: Server API (HTTP) VIdeo Source SDK, Storage SDK
    • NAS: Samba (authenticated, Unauthenticated)

    Where Vision Becomes Reality

    Experience the next-gen adaptability of Nx EVOS, a platform revolutionizing industries with custom, scalable, and future-proof solutions.