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Continuous Recording is a mode of operation that allows for 24x7 recording of all video footage captured by your camera. This is different from Motion Recording (MR) that captures video or images only when the motion detection is triggered by the camera. 

How does Continuous Recording work? 

Continuous Recording creates a connection from your camera to our cloud servers and will record video 24x7. You can switch your camera from MR by editing your camera and selecting "Continuous Recording". Double-check your settings and hit "Save". Now your camera will constantly record video. 

Continuous Recording Settings

What cameras are supported? 

The following camera brands are supported:

  • NEC
  • VIVOTEK

Note that setup requires port forwarding your cameras. Cameras configured on Secure Cloud Video using Foscam P2P or Axis AVHS are not supported at this time. 

Will I still get motion alerts? 

Yes. Motion recording will still be configured on the camera to ensure you are notified when there's a motion event. Events will be marked with dark blue blocks on the Timeline. Motion alerts can also be disabled with our Schedule feature, just like cameras that are operating in MR mode.

Motion Events

How much bandwidth do I need?

Bandwidth is an important consideration when using Continuous Recording. You will require sufficient upload bandwidth to ensure a constant stream of video data can be transferred from the camera to our cloud servers. The exact bandwidth consumed depends on the camera's encoding abilities, but the general guidelines are below.

Continuous Recording Bandwidth Chart