AV Costar Total Video Solution

Powered by Contera® VMS, Web Services, & Video Recorders

The AV Costar video surveillance solution is designed for traditional stand-alone video surveillance with ConteraVMS® video management system software, ConteraCMR® cloud managed recorders, & both ConteraIP® and MegaIP® cameras. Adding ConteraWS® web services brings the synergy of local and cloud-based video surveillance.

The AV Costar Total Surveillance Solution powered by Contera delivers the fusion of AV Costar ConteraIP and MegaIP cameras with modern video management system software, a selection of advanced NVRs and recorders, and powerful cloud based management.


Traditional local or advanced cloud video management system software.


Cloud video management of all Contera platforms & software from anywhere.


Cloud managed family of advanced NVRs and servers.

Everything Working Together.


Video Management System

  • Standard License up to 16 cameras per server & 3 concurrent remote connections

  • Premium License, up to 64 cameras per server & 5 concurrent remote connections

  • Professional License, up to 128 cameras per server & unlimited concurrent remote connections

  • Try the ConteraVMS with ConteraWS free for 30 days.


Web Services

  • Cloud based centralized management system

  • Avoids the pitfalls of cloud based video storage by recording locally for increased performance & reliability

  • Export video to the cloud to store & share using secure links

  • Connect from anywhere via full featured thick client, mobile apps, Apple TV app, or multi-browser web client

  • User permissions & groups managed in the cloud

  • Remote monitoring with instant notification of alarms, motion, or system health to desktop or mobile devices

  • Eliminate cybersecurity risks of open inbound ports with no client side programming, supporting multi-factor authentication, NIST-compliant data encryption, & transport layer security


Cloud Managed Recorders

  • NVR Appliance, up to 24 channels with Dual NIC or Single NIC and integrated 8 or 16 port PoE switch, 2 – 20TB video storage

  • Micro NVR Server, Desktop / 2.5U rackmount, up to 96 channels, 4 – 64TB video storage

  • Compact NVR Server, 2U rackmount, up to 128 channels, 12 – 40TB video storage with available RAID 5

  • High Performance NVR Server, 2U rackmount, up to 128 channels, 16 – 80TB video storage with available RAID 5

  • Ready for ConteraVMS recorder licenses

NVR Appliance

  • Up to 20TB Max Storage
  • Linux OS
  • Dual NIC or Single NIC + 8 or 16 Port PoE Switch
  • View Family

Micro NVR

  • Up to 64TB Max Storage
  • Linux OS, Optional Windows
  • Dual NIC
  • View Family

Compact NVR

  • Up to 40TB Max Storage
  • Windows OS
  • Dual NIC, Rack Mountable
  • View Family

High Performance NVR

  • Up to 80TB Storage
  • Windows OS
  • Dual NIC, Rack Mountable
  • View Family


ConteraWS Introduction

ConteraWS Demo

AV Costar Megapixel IP Cameras

AV Costar offers two families of megapixel cameras, with single- and multi-sensor capabilities.

Learn about the ConteraIP series of cameras

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Learn about the MegaIP series of cameras

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