VAST Security Station

    A Quick-to-set-up AI Surveillance System


VSS Intro

    Seamless integration with Vision Object Analytics

    Cameras equipped with VIVOTEK Vision Object Analytics eliminate the need for complicated calibration and instantly send metadata to the server, saving you time in configuring the camera. Choose VIVOTEK Vision Object Analytics and VAST Security Station to quickly establish your A.I. surveillance system and reduce your efforts. Just plug in and get started!

    Vision Object Analytics

    Turn hours into seconds with Deep Search

    People |  Vehicle  | Appearance |  Path  | Attribute

    Transform your surveillance system with VAST Security Station(VSS). Our advanced technology - Deep Search, saves you time and effort by quickly locating people and vehicles within recorded footage using attributes, trajectories, and even similar appearances. Say goodbye to the tedious task of reviewing hundreds of thousands of frames - Deep Search brings you the convenience of finding what you need with ease.

    Vision Object Analytics

    Intuitive. Fast.

    No matter you’re administrators, normal users, or even you’re a maintainer, can all enjoy a quick and hassle-free experience on VAST Security Station (VSS) with friendly user interface and powerful functions, quickly access the information you need, allow to work more efficiently and effectively, reducing your time to learn and install.

    Vision Object Analytics

    Flexible upgrade

    VAST Security Station (VSS) is suitable for projects of different scales, from hundreds to tens of thousands of surveillance cameras, and from small and medium-sized enterprises to large-scale 24/7 operations. The VSS video surveillance system can support up to 22,400 cameras. With the advantage of pairing with Vision object analysis cameras, expanding the AI surveillance system becomes more flexible and even easier.

    Vision Object Analytics

Diverse feature support

    Deep Search
    TCP message
    Data Magnet
    Video Recording Encryption
    Video Export Encryption
    Digital Watermark
    CMS/Substation Failover

Ideal for all scales

Product Overview Free entry-level VMS for basic surveillance needs Cost-effective solution for small and mid-size business Designed for mid-size to large-scale that requires central management and 24/7 operations
Maximum Number of Cameras per system 32-ch 128-ch 22400-ch
Maximum Number of Substations 0 32
(ND/NV Series NVR)
(ND/NV/NR Series NVR,VSS Pro)
Maximum Number of Cameras per server 32-ch 128-ch 320-ch
Basic Functions
Live View
Deep Search
Attribute Search
Scene Search
3rd Party Integration
Data Magnet
TCP Message

System Requirements

VSS Server
Operating System
Windows 11, 10 (64-bit), 7 (64-bit)
Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012 (Server Core installation type is not supported)
Server Up to 64-CH Up to 128-CH Up to 256-CH Up to 320-CH
Desktop CPU 8th Generation Intel ® Core™ i3 Processors or above 8th Generation Intel ® Core™ i7 Processors or above
RAM 8 GB or above 16 GB or above*
Total Storage Throughput*** 288 Mbps 576 Mbps 1152 Mbps 1440 Mbps
Network Interface Card Ethernet, 1 Gbps or above** Ethernet, 2.5 Gbps or above**

[Note] The camera settings in the above table are tested by H.264, 1080P, CBR, and 4 Mbps for each channel; the actual situation depends on the users’ system status.

* Please use a dual-channel memory configuration.

** Please consider the throughput of viewing, recording, and server network bandwidth when designing your surveillance deployments.

*** The total storage throughput refers to 4KB random write throughput. The combined maximum bitrate of cameras cannot exceed the total storage throughput.

VSS Client & Matrix
Operating System
Windows 11, 10 (64-bit), 7 (64-bit)
Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012 (Server Core installation type is not supported) *
macOS 11 Big Sur
Client (Display Channels) H.264, 720P, 2Mbps for Each Channel** 8-CH 16-CH 32-CH
H.264, 1080P, 4Mbps for Each Channel*** 6-CH 10-CH 18-CH
H.265, 1080P, 4Mbps for Each Channel 3-CH 5-CH 9-CH
Desktop CPU 8th Generation Intel ® Core™ i3 Processors 8th Generation Intel ® Core™ i5 Processors 8th Generation Intel ® Core™ i7 Processors
RAM**** 8GB or above 8GB or above 16GB or above
Graphics Card*****
Support Direct3D Acceleration with 1GB Video RAM
Network Interface Card
Ethernet, 1Gbit recommended***

*Independent graphics card is necessary when using Windows Server OS.

** Display requirements of a 3MP fisheye camera is equal to a 720P camera.

*** Display requirements of a 5MP fisheye camera is equal to a 1080P camera.

**** Please use a dual-channel memory configuration.

***** Please update to the latest GPU driver.

If you plan to install both VSS Server & Client on the same PC, please consider the combined loading when evaluating system requirements.

Edition Selector


Windows 10 or later


VSS Server/Client




Only supported with VSS Professional edition

macOS 11 Big Sur or later


VSS Client



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