Editor, IFSEC Global

Author Bio ▼

Adam Bannister was Editor of IFSEC Global from 2014 through to November 2019. Adam is also a former Managing Editor at Dynamis Online Media Group.
August 13, 2018

Sign up to free email newsletters


Contact tracing and COVID-19 director’s briefing

"great addition"

Analogue Hikvision systems can now use cloud recording software from Manything Pro

Cloud recording software from Manything Pro is now available to users of analogue Hikvision surveillance systems.

This means system installers can add IP functionality to existing coax systems. Cloud subscription plans give them a fresh source of recurring revenue without the need to replace cameras or cabling.

The system can be set up in less than five minutes through the Manything Pro smartphone app, available on Apple and Android. The installer just enters the DVR’s IP address, port number, username and password.

Once Manything Pro is installed on the DVR, the security software detects the cameras and adds them to the app. Cameras can then be viewed and controlled remotely and footage is sent to the secure offsite Manything Pro cloud.

“Lots of our installers have asked if they can add analogue systems to the Manything Pro cloud.” Paul Gordon, sales director at Dynamic CCTV

“DVR compatibility is a great addition to the offering,” said Paul Gordon, sales director at Dynamic CCTV. “Lots of our installers have asked if they can add analogue systems to the Manything Pro cloud.”

Three Hikvision DVR models are currently compatible – DS-7204HUHI-K1, DS-7204HUHI-K1/P and DS-7204HUHI-K2 – with more coming soon.

Manything Pro has a payment platform which handles recurring subscription payments. The installer just specifies the price they want to charge their customer.

Founded in 2012, Manything (standing for ‘monitor anything’) originally turned old smartphones and tablets into video monitoring cameras. In 2016 the Oxfordshire-based company diversified into the professional security industry and integrated its software with a range of Hikvision cameras.

The platform monitors 25 years of video every day for more than 900,000 registered users.

Free Download: The Video Surveillance Report 2020

Discover the latest developments in the rapidly-evolving video surveillance sector, directly from the people at its heart. We surveyed hundreds of professionals working in the field to bring you the 2020 Video Surveillance Report. Responses come from installers and integrators to consultants and heads of security, as we explore the latest trends in the sector including video analytics; cloud-based storage solutions; VSaaS; cyber security; the impact of COVID-19 and more!

Download for FREE to discover top industry insight around the latest innovations in network cameras and video surveillance systems.


Related Topics

Notify of
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Ehsan Kiasati
Ehsan Kiasati
September 13, 2018 8:40 am

am I getting this right? This app can work with IP and HD cameras and also some Hikvision analog cameras, right?

you said: “Once Manything Pro is installed on the DVR”
It can be installed on the DVR?!! How? it has a software for DVR to send data to the app?
هایک ویژن

November 26, 2018 3:08 pm

PErfect Please Go On !
هایک ویژن

هایک ویژن
هایک ویژن
September 16, 2019 12:18 am

thanks article

هایک ویژن