The purpose of this Recommendation is to define a visual surveillance system with mobile units. The mobile visual surveillance system provides the display and storage of multimedia (such as video, audio, and images) captured by multiple remote cameras over an IP network for consumption by mobile users. It also provides other functionalities such as remote control, alarming and linkage actions, recording and playback.

This Recommendation defines the functional requirements, architecture, entities, reference points and service control flow of the mobile visual surveillance.