Uniview security devices are getting popular lately and many CCTV companies are selling them under their own brand name and logos. In this article, we will list the companies that sell Uniview OEM cameras and NVRs (sourced from IPVM and SCC).
Not all the Uniview OEM sellers are listed here, only the companies who trade in North America. If you know any other companies who sell Uniview, let us know in the comment box or via email and we will update the directory.
Which companies sell Uniview OEM products
Below we’ve listed all the known companies that sell Uniview OEM products usually under their own brand names, logos, and models (credit to IPVM for the list).
- 2M Technology
- CCTV Security Pros
- CP Plus
- Dax Networks
- Fermax Australia
- Grupo PV (Voxel)
- Invid Tech
- Norden (Eyenor)
- People Fu
- Q-See Presidio line
- Security Camera Warehouse
- Uniview Tec
- Western Digital
How to tell a Uniview OEM
There are few ways to tell a Uniview OEM such as the interface layout, shipping records, mac address, scanning tools, etc.
Similar GUI Interface
Usually, the OEMs have the same interface style and layout as the branded (original) version. Some manufactures try to change the color scheme or perform small modifications, but the similarities are still noticeable.
Take a look at the image below, one is Uniview, the other one is Geovision (which is a re-branded Uniview). The fundamentals are the same. You can tell that they’re the same product line.
Each device such as a camera, NVR, DVR has a MAC address which, usually, is the same across the product lines of the original manufacturer. You can look up the MAC address of the OEM device and find out if it’s reported as Uniview-made equipment.
For example, you can use this tool MAC OUI to lookup (from Wireshark) the MAC address. However, some OEM resellers are able to hide or manipulate the MAC addresses in order to mask the original origin.
Same Configuration Tool
Uniview devices are discovered on the network by using the EZTools. Even if a camera is rebranded (different model, logo), it will show on the EZTools. The software scans the local network and lists all the Uniview devices located on the network (branded or non branded). An example is shown below.
You can try the origin of certain brands by tracking the shipping records. The Uniview equipment will show on the entry ports, all you have to do is inspect them and compare them against the companies who order the products.
Model numbers on the motherboard
No matter how much these companies try to hide the original manufacturers, you still can track it by inspecting the model numbers inscribed on the motherboard (of the camera, NVR). Open up one unit, locate the model number, and google it. You should be able to identify the original manufacturer.