NUUO Crystal™ is the product that represents the next stage in VMS evolution. Rock solid, easily manageable, with powerful recording and viewing options available. Featuring a revolutionary modular system structure that is made to handle large project sizes, NUUO Crystal™ is the ideal choice for your enterprise. Featuring technology that focuses on delivering stable video recording performance, recording failover, and 3rd party integration choices, you will be impressed with the stability and flexibility offered by NUUO Crystal™.

Management ServerUnlimited Management Options under a single NuClient
NUUO Crystal™ Management Server maximizes management efficiency and transparency by allowing the configuring and viewing of an unlimited number of devices, users, and licenses under one unified interface: NuClient.
• Centralized device management
• Centralized user management
• Network Time Protocol (NTP) synchronization — WAN and LAN
Recording ServerMegapixel Recording Powerhouse — File Ring and Volume Group
NUUO’s leading technology, File Ring boosts recording throughput up to 250 Mbps for a single volume. This is also the NUUO Volume Group mechanism for managing volume load balance, which can further boost throughput and increase disk service life.
• Recording load distribution- volume group
• Independent retention condition per device- IRC
• Boosting record — event and schedule triggered
Metadata Server PluginModularized third party support
The Metadata Plugin Pack makes integration fast and flexible. Third party devices such as Access Control and Point of Sale (POS) can be enabled by simply upgrading the plugin. No more waiting for server function upgrades.
• 3rd party plugin pack for modularized integration
• Metadata line-by-line playback
• Metadata customized event and search
NuClient and NuMatrixUnlimited Viewing Capability 
NuMatrix(Enterprise Level) – a function available at the enterprise license level, is the perfect solution for viewing an unlimited number of video displays. NuClient, users can access viewing functions such as View, multiple stream profiles, PTZ, NUUO Crystal™ layout manager, and fisheye dewarp
•Cross platform for Mac and Windows
•Video Wall — NuMatrix (Enterprise level)
•Generic Fisheye Dewarp
•Image Fusion — video stitch for a panorama view
•Customized layout wizard
Server Highlights

• System Navigator: centralized management for multi-sites; managing unlimited devices and events on unified NuClient
• Diagnostic Service: retrieving important logs from the server and client for troubleshooting
• Linux-based system
• Records up to 64 megapixel cameras per Recording Server
• High throughput: supporting up to 256 channels, 250~1024Mbps(CT-8000R/CT-8000RP/ R3-1600CT).
• Recording failover (available in Ultimate)
• Metadata Server for 3rd party integration – POS and Access Control
• Supports over 4000 camera models from over 80 brands and RTSP video stream
  Support list:

Enterprise Management

• Built-in Management Server, Recording Server, Recording Failover Server and Metadata Server in one Crystal
• Centralized I/O and event response systems
• Support NTP; Management Server can be a time server to make all system time consistent
• Volume group to distribute cameras to assigned volumes
• Individual Retention Condition (IRC) per device
• PTZ control priority
• Powerful authorization for device permission and function privilege


• Support RAID 0,1, 5, 6, and 10
• Support redundant power (CT-8000RP/ R3-1600CT)
• Support hardware watchdog and software watchdog

Open Platform

• ONVIF Profile compatible
• Camera multiple stream support
• Multiple codec support : H.265, H.264, MJPEG, MPEG4, and MxPEG

Value-added Benefits

• Stream up to 960 ch live viewing connections per server to multiple clients simultaneously
• Camera edge motion detection
• Support continuous, scheduled, event-based, and I/O-based recording
• Schedule-based and input-triggered boosting record
• Schedule-based user management
• Scheduled Backup video to FTP location
• Watermark for video verification
• Dual gigabit Ethernet ports


Client Highlights

• Cross platform for Windows and Mac
• All in one NuClient for remote configuring and viewing
• Unlimited channels of live view and playback
• Unlimited channels of NuMatrix Video Wall (available in Enterprise)

Enterprise Management

• Centralized E-map
• Centralized I/O Panel and Event Panel
• Public and Private View/View profile for each user
• View Tour to loop through selected Views
• Advanced Intelligent Video Surveillance with counting filter and 8 types of surveillance suite

Open Platform

• Export video with 3rd party data overlay
• Generic Fisheye Dewarp technology for all Fisheye cameras
• Panorama 360° PTZ ─ Immervision and fisheye camera
• Support multiple stream profile
• Auto-switch stream profile

Value-added Benefits

• Support mobile clients for iPhone / iPad / Android
• NUUO Image Fusion Technology ─ stitch up to 10 cameras together
• Layout Wizard – customized layout for viewing
• Instant Playback on live view, e-map, and event list
• Twin Clients to support identical, full featured software for clients and web clients
• Support digital and optical PTZ
• Support preset and patrol • Save video clips into AVI, ASF, and MOV
• Intelligent Search in playback

External Supports

• External storage through 3rd party DAS, iSCSI
  Support list: 
• Support third party Point of Sale(POS), Access Control and License Plate Recognition
• Support up to 256 NUUO I/O boxes per server (A08)
• Support APC Uninterrupted Power Supply (Smart-UPS 750 VA / APC Back-UPS 500 ES / APC
• Smart UPS 1500 / APC Smart UPS 3000

System, Setting, Management, and Integration:

Centralized Management: Unlimited cameras, access control, POS and I/O devices for centrally configuring, user authority management, integrated video and 3rd party monitoring, system status overview, event handling, and cluster recording failover management.

System Navigator: Use one NuClient to log in to multiple management servers. Watch videos from different recording servers under different management servers. Configuration on different management servers can also be accomplished.

Linux Based: Stable, reliable, and virus free.

Camera Integration: Open platform support multiple camera brands, models and RTSP stream, UPnP search, and Onvif ProfileS. Centrally configure camera parameters including video format, resolution, frame rate, and lens setting.

Multiple and High Channel Streaming: Stream up to 320 connections per server to multiple clients simultaneously for live view. Support multiple stream profiles from cameras, displaying a lower bit rate but still records with good quality.

All Service in One NUUO Crystal™:Built in Management Server, Recording Server, Recording Failover Server, and Metadata Server in one NUUO Crystal™. Enable necessary services to meet different system scopes and demands.

Authorization Management: Manage function privilege and device access permission with unlimited roles, users, and user groups.
• Customized login period by users
• Privilege by function
• Access permission by device
• PTZ control priority
• Priority for Video Wall control

Recording Failover Server Group (available in Ultimate): Flexible N+M server cluster structure to maximize system reliability, uptime, and efficiency.

Third Party Integration: Integrate third-party data and video on a unified management platform. The plugin structure allows the user to extend the system by plugin installation.

Schedule-Based Architecture: Unified Schedule Profile for an event, user’s login duration, recording schedule, recording parameter, and 3rd party streaming for complicated environments and requirements.

Multiple Video Codec Support: NUUO Crystal™ supports H.265, H.264, MJPEG, MPEG4, and MxPEG for best quality and storage usage.

Event/ Action Management: Centrally manages events from the system, cameras, 3rd party metadata devices, and I/O devices with instant alert responses. Event and boost records reduce storage usage but ensure important period recording.

Centralized System Status Overview: Real-time monitoring of the status of all servers, cameras, IO devices, and metadata channels.

Automatic NUUO Crystal™ Search: Automatically search for all Titans in the network.

Automatic Camera Model Detection: Automatically search for IP cameras in the network (the camera should support UPnP protocol) or manually insert it. Auto-detection helps users to find the brand and model of the camera after specifying its IP address.

Dual Gigabit Ethernet Ports: NUUO Crystal™  is equipped with 2x gigabit ports. Users can separate the recording stream from the viewing stream to ensure the cleanest recording pipeline.

I/O Event Control: Control I/O for event detection, instant action, and digital output.

License Management: Extend Recording Servers to 64CH per server by license activation. Supports online/ offline activation and transfer. Scalable upgrade system from Enterprise to Ultimate by upgrade license.

NTP Date/ Time Synchronization: The system can interface with an Internet Time Server (NTP server) for time and date synchronization at each location. Management Servers can play the role of NTP servers in the LAN environment.

Watchdog: Supports software watchdog and hardware watchdog (CT-8000R and CT-8000RP) for system stability.

Diagnostic Service: A simple tool for retrieving important logs from servers and clients for troubleshooting.

Advanced Intelligent Video Surveillance: NUUO supports counting filters including people counting, vehicle counting, stabilize and tamper detection and 8 types of surveillance suites including presence, enter and exit, appear, and disappear, dwell, tailgating, stopping, direction and tamper detection.

Recording, Recycle and Storage:

High Recording Throughput (250Mbps for Single Volume Group): Process a large amount of data throughput that boosts NUUO Crystal™’s recording performance to 250 Mbps for a single volume, about 256CH (R3-1600CT). Volume group mechanism can further increase the throughput.

Volume Group: The Volume Group mechanism distributes camera throughput loading to multiple volume groups so that further enlarges recording throughput.

*Throughput test result:
• Total 250 Mbps for 1 Volume Group per CT-8000/CT-8000R
• Total 400 Mbps for 2 Volume Group per CT-8000/CT-8000R
• Total 550 Mbps for 3 Volume Group per CT-8000/CT-8000R

Individual Recycle Condition (IRC) Per Device: NUUO Crystal™ supports individual recycle conditions (IRC) for each video or metadata device. Videos within specified retention time periods will be protected from recycling deletion. Videos outside the retention time periods will be automatically deleted.

When the system reaches its storage capacity limit, even video data within IRC retention periods will still be deleted to free up additional storage space for recording. Users will be notified when this occurs.

RAID: Support RAID 0,1,5, 6 and 10 for maximum capacity or data protection at the HDD level.

Multiple Recording Mode: NUUO Crystal™ supports multiple event-based and schedule-based recording modes. It also supports pre-event and post-event records for seamless protection.

*Supported recording mode:
• Continuous record
• Digital-Input-triggered record
• Motion-triggered record
• Event-triggered record
• Boosting record
• Record by schedule
• Manually triggering record on NuClient

External Storage: Support SAN (iSCSI) and DAS (eSATA).

Edge Motion: Support camera edge motion detection, reduce server loading and ensure stability. With event-action management and recording mode in NUUO Crystal™, users can monitor the system easily.

Audio: Supports camera audio and audio recording.

Watermark: Protects original recording from alterations with our watermark verification tool.

Remote Operation:

Unified NuClient: Simply log into the management server on NuClient to configure, live view, or query videos from all servers on the system. Supports identical, full-featured software, client application, and web client by browser.

Cross Platform: NuClient and Video Wall support both Windows and MAC OS. The web client supports both the IE browser and Windows Firefox.

Video Wall (NuMatrix): Supports an unlimited number of Video Walls and video displays, with up to 100CH display per monitor. Easily drags and drops view and cameras to Video Wall (available in Enterprise).

Unlimited Channels monitoring: The system supports unlimited client connection and unlimited live viewing/ playback display. It simultaneously manages up to 400 channels of live view and 100 channels of playback per view.

NUUO Image Fusion Technology: Manipulating camera views by changing its viewing angle and image size, making viewing easier in both live view and playback. Moreover, users can stitch multiple cameras together to form a unified single view.

Customized Layout: Intuitive layout customization to meet the needs for panorama cameras and camera corridor mode.

Centralized I/O Management: Manage all I/O devices on one I/O panel. Control I/O for event detection, instant actions and digital output.

Centralized Event Management: View and search all events on one event panel. The video will pop up by double-clicking on the event.

View Management: Including View group, View tour, and Matrix profile, NUUO Crystal™ supports the public view for all users and private view for each user. It also supports View Tour to loop through different selected Views.

PTZ Control:
• Support physical Pan/Tilt/Zoom, camera preset point, and Patrol
• PTZ/Preset/Patrol control privilege and priority by the device.
• Support digital PTZ. Easily monitor one camera on multiple grids with different zones to enlarge the usability of megapixel cameras.
• Event trigger camera goes to a specific preset point.
• NUUO Dewarp 2.0 — Generic fisheye dewarp for all fisheye camera integrated
• Support Immervision and VIVOTEK Fisheye.

Instant Playback: Users can instantly play the last few minutes of video via a double-click event, E-Map notification, or video tool bar. The intuitive GUI enables users to easily export instant playback videos or sync to Playback.

Multi-View: NUUO Crystal™ can duplicate the same live view video onto multiple channels and digitally zoom in to see the details of different spots on cloned channels without losing the original live view video.

NUUO Dewarp 2.0 Module:
• Generic dewarp technology to process all type of fisheye-warp video.
• Manual calibration for precise dewarp video
• Client display supports 4 modes: Original mode, PTZ mode, Quad mode and Perimeter mode.
• GPU acceleration to increase dewarp performance
• Camera pre-calibration for dewarp accuracy

Fisheye Dewarp: Generic dewarp technology to process all types of fisheye-warp videos. It supports Original mode, PTZ mode, Quad mode and Perimeter mode.

Joystick: Use a joystick and keyboard to control the camera’s physical PTZ and software-enabled digital PTZ function.

Snapshot: Easily take snapshots in BMP/JPEG during live viewing or playback. Users can also take snapshots of the whole View.

Centralized E-Map: Tree-structured E-Map with unlimited map layers. Supports intuitive GUI indicators of cameras, I/O devices, POS, Access Control, and all server locations to have real-time system monitor. Supports notification on the indicator when the event happened, double click pop-up live video and instant playback, drag and drop cameras from the map into live view, and one click exam device property.

Auto-switch stream profile: Automatically switch the stream profile base on the grid layout to fulfill both needs of the best quality of viewing and the loading of the client computer.

Playback, Search, Export and Secure Data:

Intuitive interface: Browse video with a GUI timeline and intuitive interface of playback, reverse playback, skip forward/backward, speed up/down, and play by speed shuttle.

Intelligent Search: Intuitive post-event motion search for suspicious areas on video and post-event 3rd party data keyword search then query related camera recording. The system can also search events and double clicking query associated recording to quickly figure out flagged events.

Evidence Export: Export video or third party device data in AVI Snapshot and print video image in BMP/ JPEG

Backup: Support automatic backup videos to FTP and manual backup video from any recording servers.

Post-Recording Processing: Supports Intelligent search, Image fusion, digital PTZ, and Panorama 360˚ PTZ

Thumbnail:  When users check on a thumbnail, they can move to thumbnail time directly. And when users double-check it, they can move to the timeline and zoom in.

Event/Action Management:

System Event
• Server disconnect
• Fail to write to drive
• Volume operation error
• Volume Group no functional volume
• Recording Module error
• Power Failed (Redundant power)
• Auto Backup Failed
• No available Failover Server for disconnected Recording Server (available in Ultimate)

Camera Event
• Camera Motion Detection
• Connection lost
• No enough space for retention days

Digital Input Event
• Input signal on

3rd party metadata event
• Transaction Start
• Transaction Stop
• Up to 10 user-definable events

5 automatic alert responses:
• Auto Video Popup to NuClient and NuMatrix when the event happens
• Video edge display on the client
• NuClient play alert sound
• Send E-mail
• Camera goes to a preset point
• Trigger Digital Output

IVS event
• People counting
• Tamper detection
• Camera calibration
• Object classification
• Camera shake elimination
• Presence (Tripwire)
• Enter and exit
• Appear and disappear
• Dwell
• Tailgating
• Stop
• Direction
• Abandoned / Removed object

External Device:

Remote I/O Modules: Analog devices that are connected to NUUO I/O Modules are converted to Ethernet through a media converter which enables NUUO Crystal™ to record when inputs are triggered, or trigger outputs when an event occurred.

Redundant Power Supply: CT-8000RP supports internal redundant power supplies. This ensures seamless operation even when the primary power supply has failed. Failed power supplies can be replaced while the system is still operating.

APC UPS: NUUO Crystal™ support external UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply) power supplies that provide clean uninterruptible power.

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