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Challenge and Solution 

With the rapid rise of online retailers and mobile payments, conventional retails are facing the biggest challenge ever happened in the 21st century. How to explore the potential advantages of offline stores and provide more humanized and secured consumption experience?

Uniview has been dedicating to security industry for years, accumulated experience and knowledge on varied scenes, and presented to conventional retails industry with a brand new retail surveillances solution. It improves customer satisfaction and the potential to a safer and more efficient consumption environment.

Solution Overview


Solution Networking


Carrefour, Dubai, UAE, Uniview provided the video surveillance solution for Carrefour Hypermarket, major shopping destination in Deira Dubai, UAE.


IKEA, Kuwait

Nowadays, video surveillance not only enables people to be safe but also enhances business efficiency. Especially store manager who concerns how to manage customer flow smartly and how to protect people’s safety efficiently. In IKEA Kuwait, these problems are all handled by Uniview products and solution.


Entrances & EXITS


Entrance and Exit port are not only the two passages, but the key areas for public security monitoring. Ensuring clear image is the priority for retail surveillance solution on security personnel management and assisting business decision.

UNV WDR cameras combine Sony STARVIS sensor technology with our self-developed ISP processing technology to fully utilize sensor's potential and imaging performance, deliver clear and visible images under high-contrast lighting condition. It is particularly ideal for entrances and exits.





Shopping Area


Shopping area is the central area of retail. The surveillance solution should not only monitor overall environment but also the details of every shelf. It helps to reflect the crowd change and detect the abnormal incident.

Corridor Mode
There is a great waste on conventional 16:9 image display format in terms of long and narrow areas. UNV Corridor Mode helps to effectively reduce invalid monitoring regions and shows more details in the important monitoring area. Both UNV NVRs and EZVMS support live view and playback display in corridor mode.


Cashier Desk


Cashier desk is the area where most disputes take place. It is significant to provide all time HD video surveillance and corresponding integration functions such as POS for later event investigations.

Point of Sale (POS) Integration
Video images and corresponding POS information can be combined together through integration of POS devices and a UNV NVR. POS information can be recorded and displayed on the corresponding video footages. Also it can be used to check video recordings/events through text search

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Parking Lot


UNV PTZ dome cameras are able to configure preset positions and design an automatic guard patrol route. It effectively monitors large parking lots to provide full-time protection for vehicles and value property of visitors and staff.

4K Camera
UNV 4K cameras can provide clear and abundant details in monitoring areas with excellent high resolution.

4K Resolution


1080P Resolution




Warehouse is a critical area where stores valuable merchandise. It needs to strictly control the access. UNV retail surveillance solution plays a vital role on goods protection and personnel access management in warehouse.

Super Starlight

UNV Super Starlight camera series, embedded with F1.2 aperture lens and Sony STARVIS image sensors, provide colorful and detailed video images under ultra-low light conditions (0.0005Lux). It adapts to both outside and low light environment.

Super Starlight


Common Starlight


Smart IR
Smart IR is an intelligent IR adaptive control technology which can balance the luminance level between distant and nearby areas so that the cameras are able to provide consistent clear image under low Lux scenes.

  • Certain models of UNV cameras with LED Infrared enable the IR illumination to reach up to 200m (656ft). UNV PTZ dome cameras with LED Infrared enable the IR illumination to reach up to 250m (820ft), and UNV Laser IR PTZ dome cameras can even reach up to 500m (1640ft).

  • UNV cameras can satisfy different illumination requirements for almost any building scenarios application.

Smart IR ON


Smart IR OFF


Management Center


Management Center is the main place for security guards and building managers to check live view and playback through Video Wall, PC workstation and other display devices. Also it is the place to verify alarms and coordinate a response through various platforms such as EZVMS CS Client.

System Stability & Data Safety


UNV devices are designed with various high availability functions to ensure consistent monitoring and recording , as well as preventing data loss from unforeseen devices’ errors and protecting customers’ privacy.

1. System Stability

  • During the period of Auto Network Recovery (ANR). UNV cameras can automatically store video recordings into the camera’s SD card. Once the network is restored, it will automatically send video recordings back to storage server. building managers will not lose any important video recording, even network fails temporarily.

  • Multiple RAID (Redundant Arrays of Independent Disks) Modes (RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/60) are built into UNV NVRs and storage servers for better data reliability and higher data safety.

  • Multiple RAID (Redundant Arrays of Independent Disks) Modes (RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/60) are built into UNV NVRs and storage servers for better data reliability and higher data safety.

  • UNV Unicorn can be deployed with a Hot Spare capability. If the Master Unicorn fails down, the standby Unicorn will take over service immediately. All service and data will transfer back to Master Unicorn when it recovers.

  • Certain UNV NVRs and UNV Unicorn are deployed with Redundant Power Supply to ensure continuous services when power supply failover occurs.


2. Data Safety

  • To meet different storage preferences and needs, there are flexible storage mode options such as Local Storage and Centralized Storage. And storage mode options could be chose based on the different concern of priorities, such as reliability, cost effectiveness or better redundancy of important video recording backup.

  • UNV Unicorn is designed with high transfer capabilities which enable multiple users to check live view or playback of the same camera through only one video channel of bandwidth transmission.

  • Admin users can divide into different authority levels through manager authorization. Furthermore, admin users also can log out lower-level users to save resources if needed.

  • Video recordings can be watermarked with custom content to prevent video recordings from unauthorized editing.


Remote Management


Retail managers can check live view, playback and alarm notifications anytime and anywhere through UNV’s APP EZView. It helps retail managers to easier work with higher efficiency.


Cost effective design


Uniview provides Ultra 265 plus Sub Stream solution. When retail managers check live view and playback, the system will automatically adopt Ultra 265 and Sub stream, which saves 62.5% bandwidth.

  • UNV IP storage adopts unique structure which supports 48 bays at a height of 4U with front panel hot swap, intelligent frequency modulation CPU and multistage speed fan.


Monitors & Video Walls


We provide various display size options on monitors, video walls and corresponding decoders. All UNV devices are designed and manufactured at highest standards to satisfy 24/7 constant monitoring requirements.

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