Kerberos Hub

Massive scale and get deep insights into your video surveillance land scape, with a couple of clicks

Kerberos Hub
Massive Scale
Scale up to thousands of devices, all behind a single pane of glass
Automate and insights
Get insights into your video surveillance landscape
Integrate Processes
Use API’s and message brokers to integrate your processes

Automate your video surveillance

Get insights into your video surveillance land scape

Being able to scale your video surveillance landscape is crucial, the more you scale the more it becomes necessary to have clear insights. Welcome to Kerberos Hub.

Video surveillance on Kubernetes

A single pane of glass

One tool that does it all

View the status of your video surveillance landscape in realtime, be notified when cameras go offline or come online. Watch livestream directly from the browser, and allow users to only review specific sites or groups of cameras.

Video surveillance on Kubernetes

Features to support you

Task management, camera inventory, notifications, etc.

Kerberos Factory and Kerberos Vault allow you to scale and centrally storage your video surveillance landscape. Kerberos Hub allows you to drill down into that scale, and bring features to further streamline your business processes. It comes with a task feature to create follow ups, inventory management to know which cameras are located where, and are becoming outdated, notifications and more.

IP Camera agnostic

A video surveillance landscape starts here

and was never so easy to manage and scale

Device Monitoring
Knowing if your camera are online is important. When they go offline, for any reason, you want to be notified and take action. By using a floorplan you can easily find out which camera went offline.
Recording and Analytics
The end goal of any VMS is to watch recordings and drill down to specific events. You can integrate your own (ML) metadata to get a better understanding of the crucial moments.
Livestreaming
Watching recordings is one thing, you also want to have a remote view from any where in the word, just by using a web browser. It supports high (WebRTC) and low resolution (JPEG) streams.
Tasks and follow ups
Throughout the platform tasks can be created manually or automatically for follow up. Notifications can be send and recordings can be shared externally.
Fine-grained user control
You can centralize, secure, and group your cameras how you prefer. Grouping can be done through the concept of Sites (locations) or groups (attributes).

Pricing

Per instance per month

Features / Plans Hobbyist Plus Pro
Footage history 3 days 7 days 30 days
Daily upload limit 500 MB 1 GB 3 GB
Filtering No Yes Yes
Labeling No Yes Yes
Analysis No No Yes
Analytics No No Yes
Livestream No No Yes
Support No No No
Monthly cost € 1.99 € 4.99 € 9.99
Features / Plans Business Enterprise Private cloud 1 On-premise 2
Footage history 30 days 30 days unlimited unlimited
Daily upload limit 10 GB 20 GB unlimited unlimited
Tenants N/A N/A 1 unlimited
Filtering Yes Yes Yes Yes
Labeling Yes Yes Yes Yes
Analysis Yes Yes Yes Yes
Analytics Yes Yes Yes Yes
Livestream Yes Yes Yes Yes
Support 24/7 24/7 24/7 24/7
Monthly cost € 29.99 € 49.99 € 1499.00 € 1999.00
1 Private cloud
2 On-premise

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Extend and integrate for most features

Supercharge and scale your experience with any of these Kerberos products

record
Kerberos Agent
  • Start small and experience
  • Scale cameras with Kubernetes
  • High availability and Fail over
  • Distributed and loadbalanced
store
Kerberos Vault
  • On-premise and cloud storage
  • Offline capabilities
  • Extend with API’s and Message Brokers
  • Machine learning integration

Kerberos.io FAQ

Frequently asked questions

Questions & answers

hub Where is my data hosted if i'm using the Kerberos Hub public edition?

When connecting one or of your cameras to the Kerberos Hub, your recordings will be stored in a GCP datacenter, Cloud Storage, in Europe (St. Ghislain, Belgium).

In future releases it will be possible to select a region of interest.

enterprise Is Kerberos Enterprise licensed?
No Kerberos Enterprise is not a licensed product, you can install it free of charge, and start experimenting with it into your surveillance landscape.
Is Kerberos only limited to video surveillance?

No Kerberos Enterprise is used in many video analytics scenarios, where it acts as a scalable video platform. Kerberos Enterprise is deployed in different sites, is monitoring the different cameras and persisting recordings.

After having those recordings are stored, those are analysed in real-time by video analytics solutions and algorithms. Kerberos Enterprise helps in having a scalable and error prone video landscape backbone.

Can I install the Kerberos Enterprise suite in my own datacenter / at the edge / on premise?

Yes, that’s one of our design principles, every solution we are and will develop in the future can be self-hosted wherever you want.

We are shipping Docker images for all our solutions, and recommend to use Kubernetes to deploy and maintain them.

vault Kerberos Vault is priced per cluster what does this mean?

Kerberos Vault is installed in a Kubernetes cluster, and for every additional cluster you are setting up Kerberos Vault, you will need an additional license.

The reason why you might need additional Kerberos Vault’s is because of edge processing. You might want to store your recordings locally, and process them. After detecting a hit, you can forward the recording to a centrally hosted Kerberos Vault.

Open source Can I use Kerberos Open source completely free of charge?
Yes, of course! We want to give back to the community, and we will keep working and improving this.
Roadmap Can I influence the development of the Kerberos.io services?
Yes you can, both our Open Source and Enterprise suite products are continuiously extended with new features. You can check the roadmap for more details.
Hub Can I install Kerberos Hub in my own datacenter and whitelabel it?

Yes, Kerberos Hub can be installed anywhere where you want. We have a helm chart available for you to install the entire Kerberos Hub solution.

Please note that you will need to request a license to be able to download the appropriate docker images.

Hub Can I integrate my own machine learning models into Kerberos Hub?

Yes, next to storing your recordings with Kerberos Vault you can also use it to integrate with custom machine learning pipelines.

Imagine, you have cameras making recordings and persisting them in your preferred storage with Kerberos Vault. Everytime a recording comes in, Kerberos Vault will fire an event (Kafka, SQS, etc) which can be consumed by a subscribed machine learning pipeline.

After the machine learning pipeline did its magic, it will have generated some metadata that then can be forwarded in the Kerberos Hub queue.

Hub What is the Kerberos Hub Queue about?

The Kerberos Hub comes with a bunch of microservices for pre and post processing the recordings. To streamline these microservices we have implemented Kerberos Hub queue.

This queue, which relies on Kafka, allows our customers to scale, have high availability in place and most importantly implement custom code and functions.

You could perfectly add a post processing, call an API, or whatever you have in mind. Extensions and both integrations to any system are possible.

Hub Can I update the Kerberos Hub layout?

The Kerberos Hub is closed source, so you will only received the binary and Docker image when purchasing a license. However we might include or co-develop Angular components or features together and include that in the Kerberos Hub UI.

Features might also be scheduled in our roadmap, which are then and planned and executed depending on the customer requests and priorities.

Enterprise/Open source Which cameras do you support?

With the Kerberos Open source agent we are supporting: USB cameras, Raspberry Pi cameras and IP cameras (MJPEG, RTSP/H264). To make this work Kerberos Open source will do encoding on the CPU and GPU if running on the Raspberry Pi (broadcom drivers).

For Kerberos Enterprise agents we only support RTSP/H264 encoded streams. Thanks to this we do not have to do any encoding and we can build a more scalable solution.

Hub How is Kerberos Hub licensed?
The Kerberos Hub is a fixed monthly fee independent from the number of cameras of sites. You pay per installation on our private cloud, or get an unlimited license for on premise deployment.
Vault Can store recordings on my own storage?
Yes, that’s the reason why we have build Kerberos Vault in the first place. We want our customers to persist their recordings wherever they would like them.
Enterprise Is Kerberos Enterprise suite licensed per camera?

The agent is completely free of charge and can be installed without license. So you don’t have to pay for any camera.

A license is required when you start storing recordings in Kerberos Vault, and/or want to visualise and manage your recordings, cameras and sites through Kerberos Hub.

Vault Can I have Kerberos Vault in multiple regions to improve latency?

Yes, 100%. Within a single Kerberos Vault you can create multiple providers. Each of those providers (AWS S3, GCP, MinIO, etc), might be stored in a different region.

Depending on where the agents are located, and the end users monitoring the recordings or ml pipelines evaluating them, you might need to store them in a closer region.

With Kerberos Hub you can assign a specific site to a Kerberos Vault, so the best latency can be guaranteed.

Enterprise/Open source What is the difference between Open Source and Enterprise?

The answer is scale. Kerberos Open Source was initially developed to be a low cost, DIY, video management system accessible for everyone. Kerberos Open Source works great and our community loves it, but it doesn’t bring the scale you are looking for.

Due to this the Kerberos Enterprise suite was developed to overcome scale, but also allow customer to store their recordings wherever they want, and have a scalable UI to manage, monitor and scale their surveillance landscape.

Hub Does Kerberos.io has livestreaming capabilities?
Yes livestreams are visualised in the Kerberos Hub solution. When using Kerberos Open Source you will see a low resolution stream (JPEG), when using the Kerberos Enterprise agent you will have high resolution streaming using WebRTC (on top).
Enterprise Does Kerberos Enterprise run on K3S?
Yes, it can both run on Kubernetes (K8S) and on K3S. The installation might be slightly different as in K3S you already have the Traefik ingress build in.
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