ONVIF is established as a non-profit organization.  It is an open industry forum for the development of a standard for the interface of IP-based physical security products.

The cornerstones of ONVIF include:

- Standardization of communication between IP-based physical security products

- Interoperability between IP-based physical security products regardless of manufacturers

- Open to all companies and organizations


The ONVIF specifications define a common protocol for the exchange of information between network video devices including automatic device discovery, video streaming, event handling and intelligence metadata. 

ONVIF Profiles

ONVIF Profiles are collections specifications that guarantee the interoperability of specific features between conformant devices.

Profile S

Addresses common functionalities of IP video systems, such as video and audio streaming, PTZ controls and relay activation

Profile C

Addresses common functionalities of IP access control systems, such as door state and control, credential management and event handling

Profile G

Addresses video storage, recording, searching and retrieval

Profile Q

Addresses device discovery and configuration as well as the management of TLS certificates and keys

In addition to our innovations and unique technologies, TeleEye GN, GX, sureREC Series DVRs, MP400, MQ200 Series IP cameras and sureSIGHT video management platform are all  conforming to ONVIF Profile S standard.