What's New in Ocularis 5

OnSSI is committed to providing the most innovative surveillance software in the industry. We accomplish this by making continuous improvements to our VMS technology. Here are some of the features and improvements in Ocularis 5.



New Ocularis 5 Web

  • View simultaneous live or recorded camera streams on your local network or remotely
  • Receive notifications and react immediately when alarms are triggered
  • Quick deployment with no Client software installation
  • Automatic stream selection for optimal efficiency
  • Control PTZ cameras directly from Ocularis 5 Web
  • Supports a high number of concurrent users
  • Authentication encryption for secure video access
  • Runs on all popular Windows and Mac browsers

New Ocularis 5 Mobile

  • View and handle alerts from the field
  • View camera locations and streams with assigned GPS coordinates on an online map (Android only)
  • Control PTZ cameras directly from Ocularis 5 Mobile
  • Supports a high number of concurrent users
  • Authentication encryption for secure video access
  • Stream video captured from a mobile device and view in Ocularis (Android only, camera license required)
  • See mobile operator locations in Ocularis Client Maps and view their streaming cameras (Android only)
  • Smooth video on 3G and 4G networks
  • Live, Playback, Events, and M2OTM (Mobile to Ocularis) Video   
  • Live, Playback, and Events   

Here are more great features in Ocularis 5:

All Ocularis Components Available in 64-bit


Ocularis’s Client, Administrator, Event Proxy, Base, Recorder, and Media Server are available in 64-bit applications.

Default Live Video Stream Options


Select any stream as the default live video stream. You have the option to set a low-resolution camera stream as the default for low-bandwidth environments, or high-resolution when needed. Or use an AUTO function to let the system select the most efficient stream.

New Smart Camera Drivers


Use newly released cameras right out-of-the-box without waiting for driver packs or needing to update servers. Support for Bosch and FLIR P and FT series cameras are added to Ocularis' list of Smart Camera Drivers for Arecont Vision, Axis, Canon, Hikvision, Interlogix, Northern Video, Samsung, and Sony.

Updated Dewarping Engine


Expanded dewarping support for ACTi, Axis, and Pelco cameras, and support for additional ImmerVision lenses.

Streaming Start/Stop


Option to stop camera streaming and start again with a simple command.

Administrator Accounts on Base


Multiple Administrator accounts are now supported on Ocularis Base.

Support for Windows Server 2016


The latest Ocularis version supports Windows Server 2016.


To see all of the new features in Ocularis 5, view the Release Notes.



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