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N Series NVRs: Smart search

Smart Search lets you filter recorded video to search for person detection events, vehicle detection events, or both.

NOTE: In order to use Smart Search, you must configure at least one channel’s smart detection settings.

To perform a Smart Search:

1 From the Live View display, right-click to open the Quick Menu, then click Smart Search.

Smart Search Settings

2 Select a channel to search for detection events from, or select All.

3 Enter a start and end time for your search.

4 Next to Event Type, select Person, Vehicle, or All.

5 Click Smart Search.


6 Events that match your search criteria are displayed. You now have the following options:

  • Click a thumbnail to preview the event. Double-click the preview window to view in full screen.
  • Check thumbnails to perform other actions:
    • Back up : Back up events.
    • Lock : Lock events.
    • Bookmark : Bookmark events.

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