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When the security of a business depends on video surveillance, being able to export that data quickly and easily is crucial. A large part of the shareability of content depends on its compatibility with the receiver’s software. For this reason, there needs to be software that can easily switch video footage into a variety of formats to serve technologies with different processing capabilities.

The process of transcoding allows for just this, that is, decompressing encoded video footage and then altering it to meet the requirements specified. This ensures that the data is transferable to and viewable on a variety of technologies. The formatting and transcoding feature of Surveill VMS solutions allow for streamlined transcoding of video data, meaning that there is no hassle or excess time needed to export data.
The need for different formats exists for a variety of reasons. As previously mentioned, the capabilities of different technologies may impact the type of files that are able to be downloaded and viewed.

Another factor has to do with the reason for sharing the data and its purpose. Is the footage intended to be edited or simply viewed? Unique formats serve different purposes.

Security operators and analysts, no matter what business they’re in, are responsible for an endless amount of audio and visual data to keep track of. Being able to export incidents and other data to those who need it can require flexibility in formatting in order to effectively transfer information.

It doesn’t have to be difficult to export video that is accessible to everyone. Surveill VMS software makes it easy to format footage in a way that is compatible with a variety of different technologies and needs.