Lanner Electronics Rolls Out VR-2416 16-Channel H.264/AVC NVR Platform

Lanner Electronics, a leading designer and ODM manufacturer of advanced network video platforms, announced the release of a new NVR for surveillance and other high-density network video applications. The Lanner VR-2416 provides 16-channel analog video input, internal H.264/AVC Full D1 encoding, video looping and sequence monitoring, TV-Out and DVI-D ports.

Tim Chen, vice president of Lanner Electronics, said, “Lanner provides complete OEM/ODM customization services for partners looking to develop comprehensive network video solutions. This platform provides all of the hardware features for a complete video system in a compact 2U platform. With so many features on one platform, customers can design all-in-one solutions without the need to add expansion cards to achieve their design goals.”

Lanner Electronics VR-2416 16-Channel H.264/AVC NVR PlatformThe VR-2416 includes DVI / VGA output and TV-Out video looping and sequencing, allowing the user to view multiple video streams sequentially. Additionally, the VR-2416 has all of its I/O and network interfaces placed on the rear of the unit, with only the USB ports, power button and DVD-RW drive front-facing. This design allows OEM customers to customize the faceplate and exterior of the product to better suit their own branding requirements.

Platform specifications include 16-channel H.264/AVC hardware encoder with an Intel Q35 + ICH9DO chipset supporting Core 2 Duo and Core 2 Quad CPUs, four internal 3.5” SATA II hard drive bays, a slim DVD-RW drive, maximum 4GB DDR2 RAM and two GbE network ports. Internal Rapid Recovery and support for RAID levels 0, 1, 10 and 5 ensure data integrity. The VR-2416 supports Windows XP and several Linux versions including Ubuntu 7.0 and Fedora 7 or 10. It includes an SDK for either Windows or Linux, along with the Lanner EyeShot 2000 SDK and control panel reference software.

The Lanner VR-2416 is available for sample orders immediately. For more information, contact a Lanner representative at

About Lanner
Founded in 1986 and publicly listed (TAIEX: 6245) since 2003, Lanner Electronics, Inc. is an ISO 9001 certified designer and manufacturer of network application platforms, network video platforms and applied computing hardware for first-tier companies. Lanner’s expertise also extends to include driver and firmware support, enabling customers to optimize hardware and software communication to achieve faster time to market. With headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan and branches in the U.S. and China, Lanner is uniquely positioned to deliver custom technical solutions with localized, value-added service. Lanner is an Associate Member of the Intel® Embedded and Communications Alliance, a group of companies committed to developing modular, standards-based solutions based on technologies, processors, products, and services from Intel®.