cms - vast

Professional VMS / CMS Software - Video Wall - Unlimited Number of Cameras Support

VIVOTEK VAST is the professional video / central management software designed for managing all VIVOTEK IP surveillance products with intuitive functions and numerous features. It supports hundreds of cameras and stations in a hierarchical structure of system for monitoring, recording, playback and event trigger management with ease-of-use and efficient control. Moreover, VAST also offers the video wall solution, VAST Matrix, for hundreds of cameras live view monitoring.

VAST integrates VIVOTEK network cameras to provide diverse solutions and applications, such as seamless recording with the cameras for uninterrupted video recording and Panoramic PTZ for 360 ° seamless surveillance solution. VAST performs remote management with full range of the server & client structure and constitutes a robust system for various applications, such as stores, banking and the public space.

New Features in Version 1.8

  • ONVIF Core Spec Version 2.2 (by project)
  • Windows Active Directory Integration
  • Seamless Recording with the Cameras for Uninterrupted Video Recording
  • Device Packs for Extending New VIVOTEK Cameras
  • Playback Rewind for Finding the Crucial Video Easily
  • Multi-Language Support


  • Video Wall Solution “VAST Matrix” for Unlimited Live Views
  • 64-channel Live Video Monitoring with Dual Monitors
  • 16-channel Synchronous Playback
  • PTZ/ePTZ/PiP(Digital Zoom) Function Control
  • Event Alarm Management
  • Overall Device Management through Intuitive E-map Feature
  • Two-way Audio, Multi-channel Audio Broadcast
  • Post-Video Enhancement and Defog
  • Instant Replay & Playback on Live Client
  • Auto Stream Size for Reducing Display Loading
  • Directly Set up Basic Parameters for Cameras
  • Multiple Fisheye Dewarp Support
  • Web Access via Internet Explorer
  • VIVOTEK Exclusive Feature: Panoramic PTZ for 360° Seamless Surveillance Solution

Support List

  • VIVOTEK Network Cameras: 7000 & 8000 Series (MD7560X excluded)
  • VIVOTEK NVR: ND8301, ND8321, ND8401, NR8201, NR8301, NR8401
  • VIVOTEK Software: ST7501, VAST

System Requirement

Recording Channels 4Mbps for Each Channel Below 32 CH 32 ~ 64 CH 64 CH or above
Client (Display Channels) * 720P
8CH 16CH 24CH
** 1080P
4CH 10CH 16CH
CPU 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i3 Processors 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i5 Processors 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processors
RAM 2 GB or above 4 GB or above 8 GB or above
Graphics Adapter DirectX 9 compatible 1GB graphics card
Network Interface Card 1000/100/10 Ethernet
  • * Display requirements of the 3MP fisheye camera is equal to a 720P camera.
  • ** Display requirements of the 5MP fisheye camera is equal to a 1080P camera.
  • If installing Server & Client in the same PC, overall loading of the PC is to be evaluated.

ST7501 v.s. VAST

Version 1.8.x.x
Feature List ST7501 (Free) VAST
Dual Monitors Support V
Maximum Number of Cameras 32-CH Unlimited
Hierarchical Management - V
VAST Matrix for Hundreds of Live Views - V
Windows Active Directory Support - V
ONVIF Protocol Integration - V
VIVOTEK Exclusive Feature: Panoramic PTZ - V
VIVOTEK Exclusive Feature: Seamless Recording - V

Fully Scalable VAST Matrix

VAST Matrix is a very useful program for multiple monitor display and central management, which efficiently helps user construct a real-time live video wall in the control center, thus making VAST a very powerful central management system.

Fully Scalable VAST Matrix

Video Wall

Fully Scalable VAST Matrix

The System Structure of VAST Matrix

Effective Event Management

The LiveClient supports co-megapixel retentive event man- agreement which allows the user to quickly respond to any emergencies. The VAST Playback offers an array of event search engine for retrieving video clips from the database of recorded videos based on different search criteria.

Effective Event Management


VAST LiveClient supports intuitive E-map function which allows users to upload E-maps for overall devices management. The whole system architecture is thus visualized through e-map links.