Video analytics server is a server exclusively dedicated to launching video analysis modules that process video data sent from other servers. Having said that, the video analytics server does not perform archiving of the video data being analyzed nor its broadcasting to client workplaces; these actions are performed on the general servers of a video surveillance system. Thus, the Video analytics server allows to remove the load associated with video analysis from the rest of the servers.
In case one or more video surveillance servers whose data is being processed by a Video analytics server operate under Linux, the Video analytics server must also run under Linux.
The Video analytics server supports all the video analysis modules apart from the following:
The operation of the archive on the main server when recording by the signal of a motion detector running on the video analytics server is described below.