IC Realtime Icon Legend


4K Indicates that this device (camera or recorder) is capable of 4K video. 4K capable recorders have a true, 4K resolution HDMI output to feed 4K enabled display devices. 4K capable cameras encode and stream at a true 4K resolution, and are best used in tandem with 4K enabled recorders and products.

Audio 2 Way

Recorders which support both an audio input and output, for use with an additional microphone and speaker, respectively. Users can open the audio I/O channel and create a two-way audio session with the recorder.

AV Certified

When excellence in AV integration is required, look to our AV Certified products to fit your needs. This group of products is equipped to fit the various transport streams, compressions and codecs to meet the needs of every AV control system.


A simple indicator on the 'channel' count of recorder products. Also known as 'inputs' or how many cameras any recorder product can support totally.


Form describes the type of recorder device - either Toaster, Desk, or Rack Mountable.


IC Realtime's High Definition Audio Video System, capable of streaming up to 4MP resolution over traditional Coaxial cable. HD-AVS recorders are capable of transmitting Audio as well as PTZ Camera controls over the same Coaxial cable as well! A great solution for retrofit applications.

Intelligent Video System

This mark indicates the recorder product has some brains behind it. Recorders supporting AI (also known as IVS) are able to monitor certain video events including but not limited to: Perimeter Intrusion, Tripwire, People Counting, Face Detection, and more.

Physical Size

This rating describes how large any device is, in Rack Units (1U, 2U, 4U, etc.)


NVRs with this emblem have a built in POE switch to power and address IP cameras. The number indicated on the icon / emblem represents how many POE ports are available on any given NVR (4, 8, or 16)


Originally one had to choose between a DVR or a NVR. Then came the hybrid which combined the two technologies. The tribrid added IC Realtime's HD-AVS capabilities. Now the pentabrid adds support for AHD and TVI standards.