Architect and Engineer (A&E) Resources


Vicon makes it easy for architects, engineers and consultants who design and specify IP network security cameras and video surveillance systems.


Our A&E support page provides comprehensive system design support including user-friendly specifications, as well as helpful design tools and documentation to make designing your project easier and more efficient. Vicon’s System design support tools include:


Drawing and Specification Tools

ARCAT provides architectural information on building materials, manufacturers, specifications, BIM families and CAD details which is FREE to use.

ARCAT’s SpecWizard creates complete 3-part CSI construction product specifications with your direction that can be freely generated and downloaded for Word and other word processing formats.

BIMobject (formerly AAutodesk® Seek) allows you to download CAD drawings, RTF files and printable product specs for all your projects.


Resource Documents

These documents provide specifications for a Valerus or ViconNet Video Management System including software, NVR, PTZ and fixed IP cameras:
Valerus IP Video Surveillance Specification (82 KB)
ViconNet IP Video Surveillance Specification (618.39 KB)

This chart indicates power supply requirements for Vicon cameras that do NOT automatically ship with a power supply or use PoE:
Camera Power Supply Chart (70.07 KB)


Calculator Tools

Visit our dedicated page (click the icon above) for a complete list of system design tools available for calculating system specifications.


Vicon SpecWizard for Video Management System


A&E Support Tools Overview


How to Use Vicon’s REVIT Models for Security Cameras


Contact the A&E team

Contact our dedicated A&E team to sign up, schedule a lunch-and-learn, or request design help on a project.

Bret McGowan, SVP Sales & Marketing – US
+1 (800) 645-9116
bmcgowan@vicon-security.com

Jalil Neghza – International Manager, A&E Services
+447739883362
jalil@vicon-security.com


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