Xizhi, Taipei Taiwan (PressExposure) July 03, 2008 -- "With the introduction of the Surveillance Station, we hope to bring our NAS users professional-grade yet easy-to-use network surveillance," said Mr. Laurent Cheng, Product Manager from QNAP. "The Surveillance Station offers versatile recording modes, including continuous recording, motion-detection recording, and schedule recording. A wide variety of camera brands are supported. By using particular models, users can use two-way video and audio monitoring and recording, wireless monitoring, and smart PTZ control to control the monitoring direction via the web interface."
Moreover, the QPKG software package platform allows users to download and install their desired software packages by simple clicking to fully utilize their NAS. As for the developers, the QPKG development framework guideline is easy and straightforward to follow that software developers can add extra functionalities quickly. The firmware is now available on QNAP web site for free upgrade. Currently Joomla!, phpMyAdmin, MLDonkey, SlimServer (with Squeeze Center 7), and optware IPKG are available for installation. New features of Turbo NAS firmware version 2.1.0: â¢ Surveillance Station
The Surveillance Station is a new application on the second generation Turbo NAS series. It enables the users to monitor up to two IP cameras and record and play the video. All the functions and configurations can be carried out by the IE browser over the Internet regardless the location of the cameras. Users can flexibly define the recording settings: continuous recording, motion-detection recording, and schedule recording according to their security plan.
â¢ SMTP with SSL/TLS supported â¢ DDNS support "no-ip" â¢ TwonkyMedia v 4.4.5 â¢ Rsync supported â¢ QPKG support
The QPKG platform is introduced to enable users to install open source software applications by simple uploading the package file to the NAS. The following applications developed by QNAP users and community worldwide are now available:
- Joomla! v1.5.1 - phpMyAdmin v2.11.4 - SSOTS 3.0 beta 13 (Now with Squeeze Center 7, courtesy of flipflip) - MLDonkey v2.9.5 - Optware/ Ipkg v0.99.163
About QNAP NAS, TS-109, TS-209, and TS-409 series The TS-109/209 II series adopt high performance Marvell 500MHz CPU and 256MB DDRII large memory, which are the best hardware specifications in the current SOHO NAS market.
The power consumption rate of TS-109 series is less than 14.4W under normal operation and 6.6W at standby mode. The unique fanless design enables absolutely quiet operation. The TS-109 series have been honored with over 20 awards worldwide since release. The TS-209 series is 2-bay hot swappable NAS which supports RAID 0/1/JBOD disk configurations. The maximum storage capacity is 2TB. TS-409 series is a 4-bay hotswappable NAS which supports exclusive Online RAID Capacity Expansion and Online RAID Level Migration. It is an ideal solution for mass storage, file download, and multimedia sharing center.