News Article | February 20, 2017
QNAP® Systems, Inc. is further strengthening its partnership with Canonical™, a renowned open-source software company, to provide a variety of multimedia streaming apps for a complete multimedia experience. QNAP Linux Station is fully-integrated with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Users can download a wide range of multimedia apps from Ubuntu Software Center, including Plex Media Server, KMPlayer, LibreOffice, VLC, and more. With HDMI output, users can play media files saved on QNAP NAS to TVs and monitors. Users can also install Twonky Server and enjoy watching via DLNA/UPnP. Download Twonky Server for Linux from Twonky's website and activate Ubuntu OS on QNAP Linux Station. Then follow the Tutorial to complete Twonky Server installation. After installing Twonky Server, users can benefit from a 30-day free trial. For more information about Linux Station, Ubuntu Software Center and Twonky Ubuntu installation, please check the Tutorial. Canonical is the commercial sponsor of the Ubuntu project and the leading provider of support services for Ubuntu deployments in the enterprise. Ubuntu is a free, open-source platform for client, server, cloud computing, and Internet of Things. Since its launch in 2004, it has become a natural choice for users of all kinds, from Fortune 500 companies to hardware makers, content providers, software developers, and individual technology enthusiasts. With developers, support staff, and engineering centers all over the world, Canonical is uniquely positioned to help its partners and enterprise customers make the most of Ubuntu. Canonical is a privately held company. QNAP Systems, Inc., as its brand promise 'Quality Network Appliance Provider', aims to deliver comprehensive offerings of cutting edge network attached storage (NAS) and network video recorder (NVR) solutions featured with ease-of-use, robust operation, large storage capacity, and trustworthy reliability. QNAP integrates technologies and designs to bring forth quality products that effectively improve business efficiency on file sharing, virtualization applications, storage management and surveillance in the business environments, as well as enrich entertainment life for home users with the offering of a fun multimedia centre experience. Headquartered in Taipei, QNAP delivers its solutions to the global market with nonstop innovation. More information is at http://www.qnap.com.
QNAP Inc | Date: 2012-10-23
The present invention discloses a data storage system using a solid state disk to replace a non-volatile memory. The data storage system comprises a plurality of controllers, a first storage unit and a second storage unit. The plurality of controllers are electrically connected with each other, and are capable of storing data into said storage units and restoring data from said storage units. When a controller receives the data transmitted from a remote device, a data journal is generated and stored into the first storage unit. After a message of successfully received is sent back to the remote device, the data is transferred to the second storage unit.
QNAP Inc | Date: 2013-03-14
An enhanced object detection method uses image discontinuousness for enhancing performance of identifying objects of a specific class in an image data. The method includes retrieving an image data; computing the an image discontinuousness value between a first area and other areas surrounding of the first area, which is with different sizes and in different positions within the image data, and marking areas with an image discontinuousness value larger than a threshold; and identifying the objects of the specific class within the sliding window and outputting detection result.
QNAP Inc | Date: 2013-03-18
A video object detection system based on region transition includes a video acquiring unit, a user interface unit and a control module. The video acquiring unit is utilized for acquiring a video frame. The user interface unit is configured to provide a user to define at least one detection region with a set of image pixels on the acquired video frame and to define at least one region transition rule for identifying video objects of interest. Each detection region is represented with a set of image pixels. The control module is utilized for detecting position of a target video object and determining whether a moving trajectory of the target video object matches the at least one region transition rule.
QNAP Inc | Date: 2015-04-16
A video playback method and a video playback apparatus are provided. The object path extraction module of the video playback apparatus extracts at least one object path from an original video. The video synthesizing module of the video playback apparatus selectively adjusts said object path, so as to synthesize the object path into the synthesis video. The video synthesizing module determines the time length of the synthesis video based on the playback time length set by user, wherein the time length of the synthesis video less than the time length of the original video.
QNAP Inc | Date: 2015-07-31
A video searching method and a video searching system are applied to an auxiliary searching of an original video. The video searching method includes setting a region-of-interest in a screen of the original video, setting a capturing condition that includes an interactive relation between the region-of-interest and a moving object of the original video, capturing a background screen of the original video and object snapshots of the moving object that comply with the capturing condition, selecting at least one of the object snapshots captured from the same moving object as a representative object snapshot, or integrating some of the object snapshots as a single representative object snapshot; and pasting the representative object snapshot at a coordinate corresponding to the background screen according to a corresponding timestamp, to generate a graphical event timeline that displays all the object snapshots.
QNAP Inc | Date: 2014-03-19
An electronic device and a login method thereof are provided. The method includes the following steps. A first user information is received. A login authentication message corresponding to the first user information is obtained according to the first user information. A current sequence combination corresponding to a plurality of function buttons being pressed is received, and the function buttons are used for controlling the electronic device to execute a plurality of functions correspondingly. The current sequence combination is compared with a preset sequence combination of function buttons in the login authentication message. Whether a login process of the first user information is completed is determined. Accordingly, difficulties in entering a password may be solved by the function buttons on a remote controller, and an identity authentication may be simplified and quickly completed, so as to provide a better user experience for the user.
QNAP Inc | Date: 2014-01-15
A system for interactive selection and display of digital contents at a viewers interest includes a server, at least one digital signage device and at least one terminal device. The at least one digital signage device includes a player in communication with the server and a display device in communication with the player. The at least one terminal device is in communication with the at least one player. The terminal device is configured to acquire a playlist of digital contents from the player, automatically generate a structured menu of selection from the playlist, select a digital content of interest from the structured menu of selection, and instruct the player to play the selected digital content. The player plays the selected digital content accordingly.
News Article | February 20, 2017
TAIPEI, Taiwan, February 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- QNAP® Systems, Inc. is further strengthening its partnership with Canonical™, a renowned open-source software company, to provide a variety of multimedia streaming apps for a complete multimedia experience. QNAP Linux Station is...
News Article | February 21, 2017
TAIPEI, Taiwan, February 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- QNAP ® Systems, Inc. released the TVS-882ST2 Thunderbolt™ 2 NAS. Powered by an energy-efficient Intel® 6th Generation 14nm Core™ i5 Quad-core processor with AES-NI hardware encryption and supporting eight 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s SSD/HDD, it...