The PSA from Aimetis is an NVR with built-in Analytics and Video Management.

18 February 2014

Aimetis Physical Security Appliances (PSA) combine a purpose-built, hardware design with Aimetis Symphony™ video management and analytics software. It is a high performance, intelligent, video surveillance platform for installations of 4, 8 and 16 cameras. The robust, fan-less design and flexible installation options make the Aimetis PSA an ideal solution for industrial, retail, civil and commercial applications, including harsh environments and where there is limited space, such as small footprint retailers.

Quick and simple installation

The Aimetis PSA requires no additional hard drive, software installation or software activation. Cameras are simply connected and operational within minutes.

Easy to use

The Aimetis PSAs are powered by Aimetis Symphony™ Video Management Software (VMS) and Video Analytics (VA) licensed software. Together they deliver the best combination of video recording, management, analytics and reporting. Users have a single interface, eliminating the need to use multiple vendor products.


Aimetis Physical Security Appliances support a wide range of camera manufacturers, including Full HD Megapixel cameras. The full list of compatible “supported video devices” can be found on the Aimetis website, For more advanced functionality, such as video analytics, upgrading licenses is all that is required.

PSA’s also include mobile device support for iPhone, iPad and Android devices which enables Windows Client and Web Browser viewing.

Recording options

The PSAs have internal storage options of up to 4Tb and records video to almost any storage device, including internal and external (via eSATA), NAS, camera SD card and more. Built-in camera recording is supported, allowing the scalability and availability of video within a video system to be easily increased.

Analytics functionality

Aimetis Symphony™ Video Analytics have been developed by computer vision experts. They identify only relevant camera scene activity for further analysis. They are extremely reliable, even in the harshest of environments. The analytics integrate seamlessly with Aimetis Symphony™, so system integrators and end-users only need one system for comprehensive single and multi-site applications. All Aimetis VMS and analytics options are available for PCs, allowing companies to take advantage of the technology which best suits their needs.

The analytics functionality available within the PSA includes:

Motion tracking

Object classification

People / vehicle counting

Virtual fence

Alarm zone(s) / restricted areas

Left / removed object

Wrong direction


Dwell time


Auto-PTZ tracking

Automatic license plate recognition

Low energy consumption

The PSA is fanless, for ultra-efficient, low-energy and quiet operation and has wall or rack mounting options.

Aimetis has been named in Deloitte’s North America 2013 Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America and Deloitte’s Canada Technology Fast 50™, an award that recognizes technological innovation, entrepreneurship, rapid growth and leadership in Canada.

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