The entry-level Eco-Sense Digital Video Recorder from Dedicated Micros Inc. of Chantilly, Virginia, is equipped with onboard help videos to assist the user with operation and configuration. The videos are easily accessible from both the local and remote viewers. The recorder can be controlled through a touch-sensitive front panel or via a mouse, remote control, or keyboard. The color-coded menu structure and graphical user interface allow users to quickly select options and settings. Available in models with 16, 8, and four channels, the device can record up to 200 pps (PAL) and 240 pps (NTSC). It also features pan-tilt-zoom control, alarm management, and activity direction. A built-in DVD writer and USB ports facilitate the downloading of video to external storage.