Here is several surveillance videos of the PKU-SVD-A Dataset for download. The archive consists of six SD576 and two 1200p sequences.

Resolution Video Name Frames Frame Rate
SD576(720×576) Bank 3000 30fps
1200p(1600×1200) Intersection 1000 30fps


Bank Bank

Bank Campus

Bank Classover

Bank Crossroad

Bank Office

Bank Overbridge

Bank Intersection

Bank Mainroad


To evaluate the surveillance video coding performance, we constructed a large-scale dataset, called PKU-SVD-A, by collecting 73 videos with different resolutions (ranging from SD, 720p, 1600*1200, and 1920*1080) or at different weather and time conditions (e.g., dark, fog, rain,…). This dataset will be online publically available soon for the research usage.


  • The videos for download is part of PKU-SVD-A (Peking University Surveillance Video Dataset A).
  • The videos can only be used for ACADEMIC PURPOSES. NO COMERCIAL USE is allowed.
  • Copyright © National Engineering Laboratory for Video Technology (NELVT) and Institute of Digital Media, Peking University (PKU-IDM). All rights reserved.

All publications using PKU-SVD-A should cite the papers below:

  1. X. Zhang, Y. Tian, T. Huang, S. Dong, W. Gao, Optimizing the hierarchical prediction and coding in HEVC for surveillance and conference videos with background modeling, IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, 2014.
  2. X. Zhang, T. Huang, Y. Tian, W. Gao, Background Modeling Based Adaptive Prediction for Surveillance Video Coding, IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, 2014.
  3. W. Gao, Y. Tian, T. Huang, S. Ma, X. Zhang, IEEE 1857 Standard Empowering Smart Video Surveillance Systems, IEEE Intelligent Systems, 2013


  • You can download the agreement(pdf) by clicking the DOWNLOAD link.
  • After filling it, please send the electrical version to our Email: pkuml at (Subject: PKU-SVD-A Agreement) and mail/fax the paper version to our lab: Room 2604, Science Building No. 2, Peking University, No.5 Yiheyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing, P.R.China.