Radio Engineering Industries Digital BUS-WATCH R4001 Hardware manual

Digital BUS-WATCH® PC Software Manual
Digital
®
BUS-WATCH
PC Software Manual
BUS-WATCH® Live View
And
BUS-WATCH® Play Back Applications
For
Rx001 Mobile DVRs
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents .......................................................................................... 2
Software Installation..................................................................................... 5
Host PC Recommended System Requirements .............................................................. 5
Setup ............................................................................................................................... 5
General Overview ........................................................................................................... 5
Live View Application .................................................................................. 6
Overview......................................................................................................................... 6
Setup ............................................................................................................................... 7
View Selection ................................................................................................................ 7
Window Configuration ............................................................................................... 7
DVR Information Display........................................................................................... 8
Channel Assignment ....................................................................................................... 9
Single Device .............................................................................................................. 9
Multiple Devices....................................................................................................... 10
Window Setup Function ....................................................................................... 11
Close / Close All Functions .................................................................................. 15
Open Window / Open All Functions .................................................................... 15
Clear Window / Clear All Functions .................................................................... 15
Full Screen ............................................................................................................ 16
Audio............................................................................................................................. 16
Video and Image Capture ............................................................................................. 17
Video Capture ........................................................................................................... 17
Control .......................................................................................................................... 18
Menu Selection.............................................................................................................. 19
Show OSD / Hide OSD......................................................................................... 19
Show Info Box / Hide Info Box............................................................................ 19
About..................................................................................................................... 20
Play Back Application ................................................................................ 20
Overview....................................................................................................................... 20
Source Selection............................................................................................................ 21
Rx001 Mobile DVR (Network Connection)............................................................. 22
DVR Remote Management System Captured Video................................................ 24
Rx001 Hard Drive Module ....................................................................................... 26
Backup Video File .................................................................................................... 27
Date/Time Selection...................................................................................................... 27
Calendar .................................................................................................................... 27
Video Segment List................................................................................................... 27
View Selection .............................................................................................................. 28
Window Configuration ............................................................................................. 29
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Table of Contents (Continued)
DVR Information Display......................................................................................... 29
Full Screen View....................................................................................................... 29
Title Button ............................................................................................................... 30
Playback Control........................................................................................................... 30
Progress Ticker ......................................................................................................... 30
Progress Bar .............................................................................................................. 30
File View............................................................................................................... 31
Day View .............................................................................................................. 31
Direct Indexing ......................................................................................................... 32
Playback Controls ..................................................................................................... 33
Pause / Play Button ............................................................................................... 34
Pervious Frame / Next Frame Buttons.................................................................. 34
Previous File / Next File Buttons.......................................................................... 34
Stop Play Button ................................................................................................... 34
Playback Speed Control........................................................................................ 35
Volume Control / Audio Enable Button ............................................................... 35
Video Editing Box ........................................................................................................ 35
Snap (Snap Picture) Button....................................................................................... 36
Edit Clip Button ........................................................................................................ 37
Add Clip and Delete Clip Buttons ............................................................................ 37
BUS-TRACKERTM GPS Mapping ............................................................ 38
Overview....................................................................................................................... 38
BUS-TRACKERTM Features ........................................................................................ 39
GPS Map Icons ............................................................................................................. 39
Arrow Icon ............................................................................................................... 39
Pan Icon ................................................................................................................... 39
Zoom Out Icon......................................................................................................... 39
Zoom In Icon............................................................................................................ 40
Bus Center Icon........................................................................................................ 40
Full Screen Map Icon............................................................................................... 40
Refresh Icon ............................................................................................................. 40
Title Bar Icon ........................................................................................................... 40
Help Icon................................................................................................................... 40
GPS Map Tools............................................................................................................. 40
Map Button .............................................................................................................. 41
Map Setup Button .................................................................................................... 41
Route Button ............................................................................................................ 41
Breadcrumb Button.................................................................................................. 41
Route Event Button.................................................................................................. 41
Route Filter Button .................................................................................................. 41
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Table of Contents (Continued)
Network Setup............................................................................................. 42
Setup ............................................................................................................................. 42
Devices tab................................................................................................................ 42
DVR Groups ......................................................................................................... 43
DVR Information .................................................................................................. 45
System....................................................................................................................... 46
Disk Setup............................................................................................................. 47
Remote Control ........................................................................................... 49
Remote Control............................................................................................................. 49
Restart Device........................................................................................................... 50
Config Device ........................................................................................................... 51
Update Firmware ...................................................................................................... 53
Format HDD ............................................................................................................. 54
Log View .................................................................................................................. 55
Video Backup .............................................................................................. 57
Video Backup................................................................................................................ 57
Output Directory ....................................................................................................... 57
File Backup ............................................................................................................... 59
Multi-file Backup.................................................................................................. 59
Add File function .................................................................................................. 63
Backup Queue........................................................................................................... 63
Backup Log............................................................................................................... 65
Time Span Backup.................................................................................................... 65
Video Convert Button ............................................................................................... 69
Direct Video Segment Backup.................................................................................. 70
Image Viewer............................................................................................... 71
Image Capture............................................................................................................... 71
Image Capture........................................................................................................... 71
Save Button........................................................................................................... 72
Open Button .......................................................................................................... 72
Text Button ........................................................................................................... 74
Full Size ................................................................................................................ 74
Most Suitable Button ............................................................................................ 74
Print Button........................................................................................................... 74
Zoom Slide Bar ..................................................................................................... 75
Image Qualities ..................................................................................................... 75
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Software Installation
Host PC Recommended System Requirements
Microsoft Windows XP
1.7 GHz Pentium IV processor or AMD equivalent
512MB of RAM
Dedicated AGP/PCI-express Video Card / Controller with 128MB of RAM (non-shared)
LCD or CRT monitors supporting 1024 X 768 resolution
10/100 Base-T Network Interface Card / Controller
USB 2.0 controller (minimum 1 port available)
DVD±R Drive *
Hard drive with 10GB free space **
* CDROM drive required for installation. DVD±R Drive recommended for video
transfer.
** Approximately 40MB required for installation. 10GB recommended for video storage,
based on a minimum of 8 hours of video at the highest quality setting.
Setup
To install the REI DVR application suite, locate the setup file, Setup.exe, in the root
directory of the installation media. Double-click the setup file to begin installation. It
may begin the installation automatically upon insertion of the media if the host PC is set
for auto-run.
Follow the installation steps provided on-screen by the installation wizard to complete the
installation of the software.
For assistance with installation, setup, configuration or other technical support, please
contact one of Radio Engineering Industries, Inc.’s support technicians at
(877) 726 – 4617 or (402) 339 – 2200.
General Overview
The Digital BUS-WATCH® PC Software Manual is intended to give an in-depth and
detailed description of all the functions and capabilities within this software. This
manual gives step-by-step procedures for system set up and configuration, with screen
shots to help reference these settings. Looking for a simpler version, please reference the
Quick Guide Series. These guides are designed to give fast and friendly step-by-step
instructions to execute normal daily tasks. These Quick Guide Series, Part 1, Part 2, Part
3, and Part 4 are available on the Radio Engineering Industries, Inc. website in the
Downloads section. Please reference part number 640378. Quick Guide Series Part 1 is
Video File Source Connection. Quick Guide Series Part 2 is Video Search. Quick Guide
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Series Part 3 is Backing-up Video from REI Search Application. Quick Guide Series
Part 4 is Archive Video Files to a CD/DVD.
Live View Application
Overview
BUS-WATCH® Live View PC Software provides for the simultaneous viewing
(monitoring) of multiple channels of live video from multiple networks connected Rx001
Mobile DVRs.
BUS-WATCH® Live View PC Software
To utilize the BUS-WATCH® Live View PC Software to view live video from a Rx001
Mobile DVR, an active network connection between each DVR from which video will be
monitored and the host PC must exist, and the DVR must be on and active (recording).
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Setup
The Setup functions of the BUS-WATCH® Live View PC Software are available from
the Setup dialog box. The Setup dialog box is accessed by clicking the Setup Button at
the bottom of the BUS-WATCH® Live View application interface.
The available setup functions of the Setup dialog box are organized into tabs at the top of
the dialog box. Each tab provides access to setup functions associated with specific
operations or functions of the BUS-WATCH® Live View PC Software. A description of
the setup function(s) of each tab are described below.
View Selection
The BUS-WATCH® Live View PC Software interface consists of controls (buttons,
selection boxes, etc.) and a viewing area in the center of the application where live video
is displayed. Within the viewing area, multiple video windows display live video from
the selected sources.
View selection determines how video windows will be distributed in the viewing area.
Window Configuration
The BUS-WATCH® Live View PC Software can display video in the viewing area from
up to 16 cameras from multiple DVRs simultaneously. The distribution and placement of
video windows in the viewing area is set using the Window View selection box accessed
by clicking the View Button located in the lower right corner of the application interface.
Clicking the View Button opens the Window View selection box.
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Window View selection box
Window configurations displaying 1, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 13, or 16 video windows
simultaneously can be selected using the selection box. Upon selection of a window
configuration, the video windows in the viewing area of the interface are rearranged to
provide the selected number of video windows.
Regardless of configuration, a total of 16 video windows are available for viewing.
Video windows in window configurations, which display less than 16 video windows
simultaneously, are arranged in pages.
The video window page currently displayed in the viewing area is selected using the
Previous Page and Next Page selections on the BUS-WATCH® Live View Window
View selection box. Selecting Next Page will result in the next page of video windows
being displayed, and selecting Previous Page will result in the previous page of video
windows displayed in the viewing area.
In typical use, when viewing live video from a single DVR, the window configuration
will be set to the number of cameras of the selected DVR. In this case, 1 Window should
be selected for a single R1001 Mobile DVR, 4 Windows selected for a R4001 Mobile
DVR, and 8 Windows selected for a R8001 Mobile DVR.
Window configurations can be changed using the View control at any time before or
during viewing, regardless of the number of cameras and/or DVRs. Selecting an exact
window configuration for a specific DVR is not required, but it is advised to select a
window configuration with at least four video windows when connecting to an R4001
Mobile DVR so that video windows for all four cameras are displayed.
DVR Information Display
Additional information from the source DVR of the selected channel is displayed at the
bottom of the viewing area when an extra Window (one more than video channels)
window configuration is selected from the View selection box.
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Information displayed includes the current status of sensor inputs, panic button and the
time / date from the source DVR internal clock/calendar. Additional information may
include, if available, current vehicle speed, GPS coordinates, raw accelerometer data, and
troubleshooting data.
DVR Information Display
In single channel view, The Previous Page and Next Page selections can be used to select
a specific video window from the 16 available video windows.
Additionally, the window configuration can be automatically switched to single channel
view, equivalent to selecting 1 Window, by double-clicking any currently visible video
window displayed in the current window configuration.
To select a currently displayed video window for single channel viewing, double-click
the video window. The window configuration will change to the single video window
view (1 Window), with only the selected video window displayed. To return to the
previously selected window configuration, double-click the video window. The viewing
area window configuration will return to its previous state.
Channel Assignment
Each video window in the viewing area of the BUS-WATCH® Live View PC Software
may be assigned to display video from a channel of an available Rx001 Mobile DVR.
Channel assignment is the process of assigning each video window in the viewing area of
the application to display video from a specific channel of a specific DVR. Several
methods of assigning channels to video windows exist.
Single Device
In the most common configuration, live video from all channels of a single DVR will be
viewed using the BUS-WATCH® Live View PC Software. In this configuration, the
source DVR can be selected directly from the device list available under the Device tab
in the upper left corner of the interface, and video windows will be automatically
assigned to each DVR channel.
To assign all channels of a specific DVR to video windows, select the group or sub-group
containing the source DVR, and select the desired source DVR by double-clicking the
DVR name in the list. Each channel of the selected DVR will be automatically assigned
to a video window.
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Channel assignment of DVR channels to video windows will occur sequentially starting
with video window #1. Channel 1 of a single channel R1001 DVR will be assigned to
video window 1, channels 1 through 4 of a R4001 DVR will be assigned to video
channels 1 through 4 and channels 1 through 8 of a R8001 DVR will be assigned to video
channels 1 through 8.
Previous channel assignments for each window will be overwritten by the new
assignments, and all currently open channels will close.
After channel assignment, the process of establishing a network connection to the source
DVR will be initiated automatically. Upon establishment of a network connection, the
newly assigned channels will open, and the live video from each channel will be
displayed in its assigned video window. The DVR name shown in the DVR list and the
channel (camera) names entered for each channel using the Device Setup function will
appear in the title at the top of each video window.
Multiple Devices
To view live video from multiple DVRs simultaneously using BUS-WATCH® Live
View, individual channels from each source DVR are manually assigned to each video
window. The DVR and channel may be manually assigned to each video window
available in the viewing area.
Manual assignment may be used to change or add channel assignments for each video
window. Manual assignment functions for a given video window are accessed by right
clicking on the video window, and selecting an operation from a selection box. A
description of each manual assignment function is provided below.
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Video Window Selection Box
Window Setup Function
Individual video windows in the viewing area may be assigned to a specific channel from
an available source DVR using the Window Setup function. To use the Window Setup
function, select a video window visible in the viewing area and right click on the window.
A selection box will appear. Choose the Window Setup option to display the Window
Setup box.
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Window Setup Box
To assign a specific channel from a specific DVR to the currently selected video window,
select the source DVR from the list of available DVRs by clicking on the down arrow
from the Name field, this will open the Device List window that displays a list of
availably DVRs. Select the correct DVR to be returned to the Window Setup Box.
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Device List Window
To view a list of available channels (cameras) for the selected DVR, click on the Channel
down arrow. A drop down list will appear in the Channel Box for selection of the proper
channel.
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Channel (Cameras) Selection Box
Click OK to accept the DVR / channel selection, assign the channel to the selected video
window, and return to the main application interface. Click Cancel to return to the
application without changing the channel assignment.
Upon returning to the application interface, the process of establishing a network
connection to the source DVR of the assigned channel will still need to be initiated by
right clicking within the same window and choosing the Open Window option.
Upon establishment of a network connection, the newly assigned channel will open, and
the live video from the assigned channel will be displayed in the selected video window.
The DVR name shown in the DVR list and the channel (camera) name entered using the
Device Setup function will appear in the title at the top of the video window of the newly
assigned channel.
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Close / Close All Functions
To stop live view of video in a specific video window, select the video window and
choose the Close function from the selection box displayed by clicking the right mouse
button on the selected video window.
Live video display on the selected window will cease. The current channel assignment
for the selected window will not change, and the title at the top of the window will
continue to display the DVR name and channel name.
To stop live view of video on all currently open channels, choose the Close All function
from the selection box displayed by clicking the right mouse button on any video window.
Live view in all video windows will cease, and channel assignment will remain
unchanged.
Open Window / Open All Functions
Live view on a specific video window with a previously assigned channel may be started
or resumed using the Open Window function. To use the Open Window function to start
live view on a video window, select the video window and choose the Open Window
function from the selection box displayed by clicking the right mouse button on the
selected video window.
The current channel assignment for the selected window will remain unchanged, and the
process of establishing a network connection to the source DVR of the assigned channel
will be initiated automatically. Upon establishment of a network connection, the
assigned channel will open, and the live video from the assigned channel will be
displayed in the selected video window. The DVR name and channel name will not
change.
To resume live view on all video windows with previous channel assignments, choose the
Open All function from the selection box displayed by clicking the right mouse button on
any video window. The process of establishing a network connection to the source DVR
of the assigned channel for all video windows with previous channel assignments will be
initiated automatically, and live video from the assigned channel will be displayed in the
selected video window after network connections are established.
Clear Window / Clear All Functions
To clear the window of video in a specific video window, select the video window and
choose the Clear function from the selection box displayed by clicking the right mouse
button on the selected video window.
Live video display on the selected window will cease. The current channel assignment
for the selected window will change, and the title at the top of the window will change to
display the channel name only.
To clear the window of video on all currently open channels, choose the Clear All
function from the selection box displayed by clicking the right mouse button on any
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video window. Live view in all video windows will cease, and channel assignments
change to display the channel name only.
Full Screen
Multiple video windows or a single video window, as currently arranged in the viewing
area, may be displayed full screen. In full screen mode, the application interface is
hidden, and the viewing area is expanded to fill the entire computer screen.
Full screen viewing of the current viewing area may be initiated by choosing (checking)
the Full Screen option from the selection box displayed by clicking the right mouse
button on any video window.
The viewing area, as currently arranged, will be displayed full screen. Functions
available on the right mouse click, such as Open Window, etc., will be available for the
visible video windows.
To select a single video window for full screen viewing, double-click on the video
window before or while in full screen mode. Video from the selected video window will
be displayed full screen, and DVR information will be displayed at the bottom of the
screen in a manner similar to the information display shown when selecting the 1Window
display mode (described previously).
To return to normal view, uncheck the Full Screen option from the selection box
displayed by clicking the right mouse button on any video window. The video display
will return to the normal application view.
Audio
Live audio from any currently assigned and open channel may be played (monitored)
through the PC audio system using the BUS-WATCH® Live View application.
Audio from only one video channel (camera) can be monitored at a time. Audio
monitoring for a specific channel is activated by selecting the video window assigned to
that channel.
Audio monitoring may be activated for any active video window currently visible in the
application viewing area. To monitor audio for a specific video window, change the view
configuration to include the desired video window, and click the video window to select
it. A dashed box will appear around the video window to indicate the video window is
selected as the audio source, and audio from the assigned channel will be passed through
the PC audio system.
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Audio monitoring may be disabled (muted) by clicking the Audio Button located along
the bottom of the BUS-WATCH® Live View application interface. Once the button is
depressed, the audio text changes to orange.
Click the Audio icon to press or depress the button. The audio will be heard (un-muted)
when the button is in the up position, and will be muted when in the down position and
the text is orange.
No audio level control is provided in the BUS-WATCH® Live View application. Audio
playback level may be adjusted using the PC volume control or mixer, or the PC speaker
volume control. Please consult your PC manual for information on adjusting the volume
level of your PC.
Video and Image Capture
The BUS-WATCH® Live View application includes functions to capture (record) live
video or still images from the live video appearing in visible, active video windows.
Video Capture
The BUS-WATCH® Live View application video capture function can capture, or record
live video appearing in an active video window. The captured video is saved to a file on
the host PC.
The video capture function records video to a standard local directory. Video files
captured to the local directory are sorted into subdirectories based on DVR name, date of
capture, DVR channel (camera) name, and DVR alarm status (Normal or Alarm). The
directory structure is created automatically for a given source when capture is initiated.
The standard directory is located on C:/BUS-WATCH Video/Captured. All files created
during video capture using the video capture function will be written to this directory. To
ensure that these video files written to this location, the box C:/BUS-WATCH
Video/Captured needs to be checked within the Record Captures Drives Box in the
System Tab (please reference page Error! Bookmark not defined.).
To capture video from video appearing in an active video window, select the video
window, and click the Record Button located at the bottom of the application interface.
The button will change to the pressed state (down state) and video recording will
commence. All video appearing in the selected video window will be captured to a file in
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the standard directory while the Record Button is in the pressed state. Once the button is
depressed, the Record text will change to orange.
To stop recording, press the Record Button to return it to the up state. Recording will
stop and the resulting video file will be written to the standard directory.
Video files captured using the BUS-WATCH® Live View application video capture
function is viewed using the DVR Search application. A specific source, Local Playback
> PC is selectable in the DVR Search application to allow video saved to the standard
directory using the video capture function to be searched, and selected video capture files
(video segments) played for viewing.
Control
The BUS-WATCH® Live View application includes a remote control function to
perform operations on a network connected Rx001 Mobile DVR.
The remote control function of the BUS-WATCH® Live View application may be used
by an administrator to set the configuration parameters of the remote DVR, stop DVR
recording, restart the DVR, update the DVR firmware, format the DVR hard drive or
view alarm logs from the DVR.
To access the remote control function, click the Control Button at the bottom of the
application interface. The remote control dialog box will appear.
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Remote Control Dialog Box
Menu Selection
The REI Rx001 LiveView and PlayBack PC Software application includes a Menu
Function Button that allows three separate operations to be performed within the BUSWATCH® Live View application.
The Menu Button of the BUS-WATCH® Live View application may be used by all
users to display information within the Info Box, to view logged events, and open the
About window. Once the Menu Button is selected, the REI window will be displayed.
Within this window there are four options to select from: Show OSD (On Screen
Display), Show Info Box, Log View or About.
Active Info Box and OSD
Show OSD / Hide OSD
If the Show OSD Box is selected, it will display the information from the DVR Driver
info section within the System Setup menu. This information can be company name,
vehicle number, or driver/route. To remove this information from the screen, click the
Menu Button and select Hide OSD option. This option hides this information from the
viewer.
Show Info Box / Hide Info Box
If the Show Info Box is selected, it will display the information in the gray box just to the
right of the blinking green bar. It will be populated with a green screen, which is broken
into three sections. The top section will display the name of the device it is connected to
and have a red square if there is no live video being played or a red arrow if live video is
playing. The middle section is broken down into three sections. The far left section
shows kB being used, the middle has a video run clock to show the length of time the
video has been running, and the far right section is the actual time of day. The last /
bottom section gives the name for the video feed which is currently being viewed along
with the status of the viewing area. If the Info Box is open, the other option for the Info
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Box is Hide Info Box. If the Hide Info Box is selected, the green information box will
disappear and the blank gray box will be displayed.
About
The last option is the About window. This window will display computer name, IP
address, Info Code, Version Number, Build Date, and general information about BUSWATCH® Live View software. This information will be File Name, File Version, and
Edit Date. This information will be useful for troubleshooting and ensuring customers
have the latest version.
Play Back Application
Overview
The BUS-WATCH® Play back application is used to search, view, and/or backup video
stored on an Rx001 hard drive module, stored on an Rx001 DVR, or for viewing
previously downloaded or captured video stored on the host PC or server.
DVR Search Application
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Source Selection
To use the BUS-WATCH® Play back application, the video source containing the
recorded video to be searched, viewed, and/or backed-up by the application must be
selected. Sources are selected using the source buttons located along the right side of the
application. A description of the source selected by each button is given as follows:
Rx001 Mobile DVR (Network Connection)
Select this button to view video stored on the hard drive module of a remote Rx001
Mobile DVR through a wired or wireless network.
Captured Video
Select this button to view video stored on a local hard drive captured using the DVR
Remote Management System Record function.
Rx001 Hard Drive Module
Select this button to view video stored on an Rx001 Hard Drive Module connected to the
host PC via a USB connection.
Backup Video File
Select this button to select and view a single video file stored on a local drive using the
BUS-WATCH® Play back application Backup function.
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Rx001 Mobile DVR (Network Connection)
The BUS-WATCH® Play back application can be used to view video currently stored on
an Rx001Mobile DVR through an active network connection between the DVR and the
host PC.
To access video stored on a Rx001 Mobile DVR using the BUS-WATCH® Play back
application, the target DVR network settings must be properly configured, an active
network connection between the host PC and the DVR must exist, and the DVR must be
powered on.
Prior to directly accessing an available network-connected Rx001 Mobile DVR, the
network settings of the target DVR must be properly configured, and a matching entry
must be created using the Device Setup function of the DVR Remote Management
System software. Please see the Rx001 Mobile DVR Hardware Manual for information
on configuring the network settings of the DVR, if necessary. Please see the section
DVR Remote Management System > Setup in this document for details on creating a
matching entry for the target DVR using Device Setup.
A network connection between the Rx001 Mobile DVR and host PC can be established
through a larger network that could potentially include both wired and wireless links.
Please consult your IT administrator for information on establishing a network
connection to the Rx001 Mobile DVR through an existing wired or wireless network.
Alternately, a direct network connection between the host PC and an Rx001 Mobile DVR
can be established by directly connecting a network “crossover” cable between the host
PC Ethernet port and the DVR Ethernet jack. A “crossover” cable is a special type of
network cable that allows two network devices to communicate without the use of a
network switch, hub, or other network infrastructure. Note: A network “crossover” cable
is not included with the Rx001 Mobile DVR, but can be purchased from REI or at
various local and online computer hardware suppliers, if required.
For a direct connection to the DVR, connect the DVR to the host PC Ethernet port using
a crossover cable as shown:
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530068 OR EQUIVALENT
Rx001 Mobile DVR Crossover Cable Connection Diagram
To view video on a network connected Rx001 Mobile DVR, set the video source for the
BUS-WATCH® Play back application accordingly by clicking the Remote DVR source
button.
Upon selecting Remote DVR as a source, the Select Server dialog box will appear to
allow selection of the target DVR.
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Select Server Dialog Box
Select the target DVR from the list of available DVRs, and click OK to accept selection.
A network connection will be established between the BUS-WATCH® Play back
application and the target DVR, and dates with available video will be highlighted on the
calendar display in the upper left corner of the screen.
Use the arrows on top of the calendar to page to the desired month and year. Select a
date with available video by clicking on a highlighted day in the calendar display. A list
of available video segments will appear in the video segment list to the left of the screen.
Individual video segments or groups of segments can be selected for playback.
Please see the sections titled Date / Time Selection and Playback Control for more
information on selecting and viewing video.\
DVR Remote Management System Captured Video
The BUS-WATCH® Play back application can be used to view video captured to the
host PC using the DVR Remote Management System application Video Capture function
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during live view mode. Please see the section titled DVR Remote Management System
in this manual for more information on using the DVR Remote Management System
application and Video Capture function.
To view captured video stored on the host PC, set the video source for the BUSWATCH® Play back application to the Live View application captured video by clicking
the Captured source button.
The DVR Remote Management System application Video Recording function records
video to a standard directory on the host PC. The BUS-WATCH® Play back application
searches the standard directory to determine available video.
Dates with available video in the standard directory, from any DVR and/or camera, will
be highlighted on the calendar display in the upper left corner of the screen. Use the
arrows on top of the calendar to page to the desired month and year. Select a date with
available video by clicking on a highlighted day in the calendar display.
To display available video segments for the selected date, the specific DVR and channel
(camera) number are selected using the DVR Name and Channel selection boxes located
directly under the calendar on the left side of the interface.
DVR Name, Channel Selection Boxes
The DVR Name selection box acts as a filter to show only video segments from the
specified DVR. The DVR Name selection box displays the names of all DVRs for which
recorded video is available. Click the arrow on the right side of the selection box to
display a list of DVRs for which captured video is available, and select a DVR from the
list. Note: If the target DVR is not in the list, no captured video is available for that
device in the standard directory on the host PC.
The Channel selection box acts as a filter to show only video segments from a single
camera on the DVR previously selected using the DVR Name selection box. The DVR
Remote Management System application Video Capture can capture video from only one
camera at a time, so video segments within a given time are available only for a single
camera. Click the arrow on the right side of the selection box to select the desired camera.
If captured video is available, a list of video segments will appear in the video segment
list to the left of the screen. If no video segments appear in the video segment list, no
captured video from the specified DVR and camera number on the selected date exists in
the standard directory on the host PC.
Video segments in the video segment list can be placed on the play list for playback.
Please see the sections titled Date/Time Selection and Playback Control for more
information on selecting and viewing video.
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Rx001 Hard Drive Module
The BUS-WATCH® Play back application can be used to view video stored on a
R1001/R4001 Hard Drive Module connected to the host PC via a USB connection. To
view video stored on an Rx001 hard drive module using the BUS-WATCH® Play back
application, first connect the hard drive module to a USB port on the host PC using a
standard USB 2.0 A-B cable. Note: A USB A-B cable is included with every Rx001
Mobile DVR. If not available, a standard USB 2.0 A-B cable may be purchased at
various local and online computer hardware suppliers, if required.
Connect the Rx001 Hard Drive Module to the host PC using a USB cable, as shown:
R1001/R4001 Hard Drive Module USB Connection Diagram
Assure that the USB lock on the back of the hard drive module is in the enabled (green
dot) position. Wait for Windows to recognize the hard drive module and assign a drive
letter. Note: Windows must recognize the connected hard drive module and assign a
valid drive letter before the drive will be recognized by the BUS-WATCH® Play back
application.
To view video on the connected R1001/R4001 hard drive module, set the BUSWATCH® Play back application video source to R1001/R4001 Hard Drive Module by
clicking the HDD Module source Button.
Dates with available video will be highlighted on the calendar display in the upper left
corner of the screen. Use the arrows on top of the calendar to page to the desired month
and year.
Select a date with available video by clicking on a highlighted day in the calendar display.
A list of available video segments will appear in the video segment list to the left of the
screen. Individual video segments or groups of segments can be selected for playback.
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Please see the sections titled Date/Time Selection and Playback Control for more
information on selecting and viewing video.
Backup Video File
The BUS-WATCH® Play back application can be used to view video backed-up to the
host PC using the BUS-WATCH® Play back application Backup function. Please see
the section titled Video Backup for information on using the BUS-WATCH® Play back
application Backup function.
To view backed-up video stored on the host PC, select a specific file by clicking the
Open File source button. Clicking on this button opens a standard Windows Open File
window. Navigate to the location of the stored backed-up video and select the file to be
viewed and click OK. This will start playing the video for review.
Date/Time Selection
Calendar
Following selection of a video server, dates with available video are highlighted on the
calendar display.
Calendar Display
The selected year and month are shown on top of the calendar. By default, the current
year and month are selected. To select a different month, use the outer arrows to the left
and right of the year/month display. The outer left arrow will switch the calendar view to
the previous month, while the outer right arrow will advance to the next month.
Within the calendar, there will be blue and green highlighted dates. Dates highlighted in
blue have video that can be reviewed, and dates highlighted in green are the current dates
for the current month. Alternatively, it will be highlighted green for the first for all other
months.
Video Segment List
To select a highlighted date with available video, click the date on the calendar.
Available video segments from the selected date will appear in the video segment list
located directly below the calendar.
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The video segment list displays available video segments. Each segment in the segment
list contains video for a specific period of time. The starting and ending times of the
available segments are shown in the list.
Video Segment List
Note: The Rx001 Mobile DVR records video as multiple files, or segments, with each file
containing a specific duration of video. The duration of video contained in each file can
be set to one of several predetermined durations in the configuration of the Rx001 Mobile
DVR. Please see the Rx001 DVR hardware manual for information on setting record file
size.
To play a video segment or group of segments, the video segments are placed in the play
list. The play list is located in the lower left corner of the interface.
To place a single video segment in the play list, double click the segment in the video
segment list, or right click the segment and select Open Channel/File. The file will be
placed in the play list and playback will begin automatically.
To place all video segments for the currently selected date in the play list, double click
the yellow folder located at the top of the segment list. All video segments for the
currently selected date will be placed in the play list chronologically, and playback of the
first item in the play list (the video segment with the earliest time) will begin
automatically.
View Selection
All video displayed by the BUS-WATCH® Play back application appears in the viewing
area in the center of the application interface. A single source may be accessed during a
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given session, and video for that source only will be displayed in the viewing area during
that session.
The BUS-WATCH® Play back application will playback and display video from either
single channel (R1001), four channels (R4001) or eight channels (R8001) DVRs. The
viewing area may therefore be configured to include one or four video windows, to
display video from one or four channels simultaneously.
Window Configuration
The view configuration may be switched from one to multiple windows, or vice-versa, by
double-clicking within the viewing area.
In four-channel view, to select a channel for single channel view, double-click on the
channel. The view will change to single channel view, and video for the selected channel
will be displayed in the entire viewing area.
To switch back to four-channel view, double click anywhere in the viewing area. The
view will change back to four-camera view.
DVR Information Display
Additional information from the source DVR embedded into the recorded video is
displayed at the bottom of the viewing area when in single channel view mode.
DVR Information Display
Information displayed includes the status of sensor inputs and panic button, and recorded
time and date. Additional embedded information may include, if available, vehicle speed,
GPS coordinates, raw accelerometer data, and troubleshooting data.
Full Screen View
The viewing area, and the video windows displayed, may be expanded to display full
screen. In full screen mode, the application interface is hidden, and the viewing area is
expanded to fill the entire computer screen.
To switch the viewing mode to full screen mode, click the Full Screen Button located on
the right of the application interface.
Alternately, right click anywhere in the viewing area to display the control selection box,
and select (check) the Full Screen option.
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The application interface will be hidden and the viewing area, including the video
windows currently displayed, will be expanded to display full screen.
The view may be changed from single channel to four channel view, and vice-versa, by
double-clicking on the video windows in the display area, and the DVR information
display will appear in single channel view mode, as in the normal display mode.
To exit full screen view, right click anywhere in the viewing area to display the control
selection box. Uncheck the Full Screen option to return to normal view mode.
Title Button
The Title Button provides information about the video file. It displays the information
from the DVR Driver info section within the system setup menu of the DVR. This
information can be company name, vehicle number, or driver/route. In addition, the
camera name will be displayed if the camera name has been populated with a name
within Camera Name under the Camera section within the System Setup of the DVR
menu. Clicking again on this button will remove this information. Please refer to the
R1001/R4001 Hardware User Manual/Hardware Installation Manual for more
information on this process.
Playback Control
Progress Ticker
The playback progress of the currently selected video segment in the play list is displayed
in the progress ticker at the bottom of the playback control box.
Playback Control Box (File View)
The starting time and the time of the current playback location of the currently playing
video segment is displayed in the ticker. The current file position in frames, the total
number of frames, and the current playback speed is also displayed.
Progress Bar
Playback progress is indicated by the progress bar at the top of the playback control box.
The progress bar is graduated by time, and includes a slider, which moves across the
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progress bar during playback to indicate the current playback position of the currently
playing video segment or video segments.
The progress bar has two view modes that can be selected. File view displays the
progress of the currently playing video segment, and Day View displays progress when
multiple video segments from the selected date are present in the play list.
File view and Day View are selected by clicking the associated button located to the left
of the playback control box.
File View
File view displays the progress of only the currently playing video segment from the play
list. In file view, the time span represented by the bar is equal to the time range of the
currently playing video segment. The time represented by each graduation mark on the
progress bar equals the total time span divided by the number of graduations (60).
Day View
Day view is available when there are multiple video segments from the currently selected
date present in the play list.
Playback Control Box (Day View)
Day view allows a specific hour of video from the currently selected date to be selected
for playback.
In Day view, the currently selected date (day) is broken into 24 – 1-hour periods. A bar
across the top of the playback control box includes 24 boxes, each corresponding to one
hour.
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Boxes corresponding to hours of the selected date (day) with available video are
highlighted, and the currently selected hour is designated by an oval encircling the hour
identifier. Hours for which no video is available are grayed out and cannot be selected.
A specific hour can be selected by clicking the appropriate box corresponding to that
hour. Clicking an hour starts playback of the first available video segment in the selected
hour.
The progress indicator in Day view displays playback progress for one hour of video.
Major graduation marks denote 5-minute intervals, and are labeled accordingly. Minor
graduation marks representing 1-minute intervals are present between the major
graduation marks.
Multiple video segments may exist within the selected hour. Video segments are
indicated by alternating light green and dark green bars below the progress indicator.
Each alternating bar represents a single video segment from the play list. Time spans, for
which there are no associated video segments in the play list and no available video, are
gray.
Direct Indexing
Direct Indexing is the ability to start playback at a specific time within an available video
segment by dragging the progress bar slider to a point on the progress bar corresponding
to the desired time.
The Direct Indexing mode functions differently depending on the video source (server)
selected for the current session. There are two categories of video sources that can be
accessed using the BUS-WATCH® Play back application: Local and Remote Playback
sources. For more information on video source selection types, please see the section
titled Source Selection on page 21.
For local playback sources, or video sources that are stored on the host PC or on a USB
connected R1001/R4001 Hard Drive Module, any time within an available video segment
in the selected hour can be directly indexed.
To directly index video from a local playback source, start playback at the current
playback location and drag the slider bar to the desired time within an available video
segment. Playback will jump to the selected location and continue.
For remote playback sources, such as an Rx001 Mobile DVR connected to the host PC
through a network connection, video must be buffered before direct indexing can be used.
Buffering is the process of reading and storing video from the selected video segment in
the memory of the host PC in advance of playback, indexing, or other operations. Upon
selection of a video segment within the play list, the BUS-WATCH® Play back
application begins buffering the selected file in anticipation of playback or other
operations.
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During playback, the BUS-WATCH® Play back application reads and buffers video
from the currently selected video segment at a rate slightly higher than required for
playback to assure uninterrupted playback. When playback is paused or in a similar
mode, buffering continues until the entire current video segment is buffered.
Buffered video from the current segment is indicated by a light green bar filling in the
area behind the progress bar slider. Buffering occurs in both File and Day progress bar
modes.
Playback Control Box (Buffered Video)
To directly index buffered video from a remote playback source, start playback at the
current playback location and drag the slider bar to the desired time within the buffered
region, as denoted by the light green bar behind the progress slider. Playback will jump
to the selected location and continue.
To directly index a time in a video segment that has not been buffered, allow buffering to
continue until the buffered region includes the desired time. The desired time can then be
directly indexed.
In Day view mode, when multiple video segments are shown on the progress bar, the
BUS-WATCH® Play back application will buffer only one video segment at a time.
Indexing a point within a video segment other than the currently selected video segment
will result in the immediate commencement of buffering of the newly selecting video
segment. The progress slider will revert to the beginning of the newly selected video
segment, regardless of indexed location, and playback will automatically start at the
beginning of the video segment. Buffered video for the previously selected segment will
be discarded.
Playback Controls
The playback control box includes buttons that provide playback controls similar to a
DVD player. Controls can be used to start, pause, or stop playback, frame advance,
frame forward, jump to the beginning or end of the current video segment, jump to the
previous or next video segment (in Day View mode), and repeat (loop) playback between
two specific times. A control to increase or decrease playback speed, as well as audio
controls, is also provided. A description of each control is as follows:
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Pause / Play Button
or
The Pause / Play function is a dual function button which starts or pauses playback.
In any mode, when the Play symbol is displayed, pressing the button starts playback at
the current location.
During playback, the button symbol changes to the Pause symbol. Pressing the button in
Play mode will pause the video. The current video image is frozen on the screen.
Pressing the button again starts playback.
Pervious Frame / Next Frame Buttons
and
The Previous Frame / Next Frame Buttons are used to advance the video forward or
backward a single frame while in pause mode.
Pressing either button in play mode immediately places playback in the pause mode.
Previous File / Next File Buttons
and
The Previous File / Next File Buttons are active when multiple video files are populated
within the play list. The Bar (day) or File view modes of the progress bar are selected
from the tabs at the left of the playback control box.
In Bar or File view mode, the Previous File / Next File Buttons are used to jump directly
to the beginning of the previous video segment or the beginning of the next video
segment, respectively.
Stop Play Button
The Stop/Play Button is used to stop (abort) playback. Pressing the Stop/Play Button at
any time during operation stops the current operation and resets the current file position
to the beginning of the current video segment when in the File view mode of the progress
bar, and to the beginning of the first available video segment of the currently selected
hour when in the Day View mode of the progress bar.
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The video screen goes to black when stopped.
Playback Speed Control
Speed Control Dialog Box
The playback speed during play mode can be increased or decreased using the Play Speed
Control. The control can set playback speed to 1/16, ⅛, ¼, ½, and 1 (normal), 2, 4, 8, or
16 times the speed of real-time playback.
The Play Speed Control setting affects playback speed during play mode, when video is
actively played back. The control has no affect in other modes.
Volume Control / Audio Enable Button
The Volume Control slider is used to adjust the volume of associated audio during
playback. To set the volume to minimum, move the slider bar to the far left. Moving the
slider to the far right is maximum volume. The Audio Enable Button is used to mute the
audio. A red X will appear over the control when Audio Enable is enabled.
Video Editing Box
The Video Editing box allows the user to perform various types of video editing. These
functions range from taking a simple picture to actual video editing from stored or backed
up media.
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Snap (Snap Picture) Button
The BUS-WATCH® Live View application image capture function can capture a still
image from the live video appearing in an active video window, and print or save the
captured image.
To capture a still image from video appearing in an active video window, select the video
window and click the Snap Button located at the bottom of the application interface.
The image appearing in the selected video window at the instant the Snap Button was
pressed will be captured. The Capture Pic dialog box will appear, and the captured image
will be displayed in the image area of the dialog box.
Capture Pic Dialog Box
The captured image can be saved as a still image file on local or remote storage.
Click the Save Button to save this snapshot to an image file. The standard Windows
Save As dialog box will appear. Select a location to save the file using the dialog box.
Type a file name for the file, select the image format from the list of supported formats,
and click Save to save the file to the selected location. Image file formats supported
include .jpg and .bmp. When finished, click X at the top right of the dialog box to Close
or the Cancel Button to return to the BUS-WATCH® Live View application interface.
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Edit Clip Button
This button allows video to be edited by date and time if this information is known by the
user. Clicking on this button opens a Backup Info window. Within this window, the user
enters the date and time to be backed up.
Edit Clip Window by Known Date and Time
Add Clip and Delete Clip Buttons
These buttons allow the user to edit video if the time is unknown. The user can review
the video segment for the starting point. Once the starting point is established, the user
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can click on the Add Clip Button, which stops the video. To get the video to play again,
click on the Play Button. Once the end point is recognized, click on the Add Clip Button
to stop the editing process. The edited video is highlighted in blue between two blue time
lines. A Backup Info window opens, enabling the user to save this edited video file. To
save this file, click OK to start the process. If the edited video needs to be deleted, click
the Delete Clip Button. This will remove the blue highlighted video section and return
the time line back to green. Select the Play Button to resume playing the video.
Add Clip Edited Video with Backup Window Open
BUS-TRACKERTM GPS Mapping
Overview
REI BUS-TRACKERTM GPS Mapping Software provides an interactive graphic visual
display of GPS information synchronized with the video playback that enhances the
overall holistic recreation of what happened, where, and when. It has powerful and easy
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to use map controls allow the end user to customize the information display to quickly
see the whole picture. It saves time and money by allowing the customer to review the
event without questions of where the vehicle was at. The GPS tied with video
surveillance can that corroborate the driver’s side of the story so that they can focus on
safely doing their jobs to the best of their abilities without the concern of being falsely
accused of wrongdoing.
BUS-TRACKERTM Features
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Graphical display of map data tied to video playback
Map functionality that is interactive (Zoom, Pan, Vehicle Position Lock, etc.)
Vehicle Sensor Events can be displayed on the map (Brakes, Turn Signals, etc.)
Route and Breadcrumb Displays
Customized Event Filtering
High-resolution map data of your region of the planet with lower resolution of your
continent ensures that the places that your vehicle usually goes will have a large
amount of detail.
Additionally, the map will load quickly and the vehicle will never leave the map
GPS Map Icons
Map Icons are map controls located on the upper right-hand corner of the map. Map
Icons give the user control over how the map currently is displayed.
Arrow Icon
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Double left-click anywhere along the route to go to that time in the video
Hover over any position on the map to show longitude and latitude of that point
Hover over any event icon on the map to show what type of event it is, where it was
at, and when it occurred
Pan Icon
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Select Pan Icon
Left click, hold, drag, and release anywhere on the map to move the center of the map
around
Zoom Out Icon
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Select Zoom Out Icon
Left click anywhere on the map to zoom into that point
Left click, hold, drag, and release to zoom into a custom sized area
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Zoom In Icon
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Select Zoom In Icon
Left click anywhere on the map to zoom out from that point
Bus Center Icon
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Select Bus Center Icon to activate
Select Bus Center Icon again to de-activate
When activated, bus cannot leave map area, map will re-center on bus when it moves
off the screen
Map will center on bus if it is not on the screen when activated
Full Screen Map Icon
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Select Full Screen Map Icon to activate
Select Full Screen Map again to de-activate
On the video windows, the cursor (arrow) is used for single window full screen, but
on the map, the arrow directs to the route
Refresh Icon
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Select Refresh Icon to redraw the map layers
Title Bar Icon
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Select Title Bar Icon to bring up the Title Bar
Select Title Bar Icon again to remove the Title Bar back from the map
Informs user of which region of high resolution map data that they have
Help Icon
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Retrieves this User manual for BUS-TRACKER™
GPS Map Tools
GPS Map Tools are map controls located on the right-hand side of the application. They
give the user, control over the map and how the route and route events are displayed.
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Map Button
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Select the Map Button to bring up the map to an extra video viewing window
Select the Map Button again to remove the map from the extra viewing window
Depending on the processing power of the computer, the amount of time it takes to
draw the map can vary
Map Setup Button
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Select the Map Setup Button if directed by REI Technical Support to do so
Allows the customer to be able to get new map upgrades or have multiple region
maps
Map Data will be updated occasionally by the map data provider (Pitney Bowes)
REI will send out notifications
Route Button
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The Route of the vehicle is where it is going to go
Select the Route Button to remove the green route from the map
Select the Route Button again to put the green route back onto the map
Breadcrumb Button
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The Breadcrumb of the vehicle is where it is has been
Select the Breadcrumb Button to remove the red breadcrumb route from the map
Select the Breadcrumb Button again to put the red breadcrumb route back onto the
map
Route Event Button
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The Route Events are the visual representations of the Vehicle Sensor Options such
as Brakes, Turn Signals, Etc.
Select the Route Event Button to remove the Event Icons from the map
Select the Route Event Button again to put the Event Icons back onto the map
Route Filter Button
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Select the Route Filter Button to bring up a list of all of the Vehicle Sensor Event
types that the DVR is connected to
Select or unselect the event types to be or to not be displayed on the map
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Network Setup
Setup
The Setup functions of the Digital BUS-WATCH® surveillance system are available
from the Setup dialog box.
The Setup dialog box is accessed by clicking the Setup Button at the bottom of the BUSWATCH® Live view application interface or the BUS-WATCH® Play back application.
On the BUS-WATCH® Live view application
On the BUS-WATCH® Play back application
Setup Button
The available setup functions of the Setup dialog box are organized into tabs at the top of
the dialog box. Each tab provides access to setup functions associated with specific
operations or functions of the Digital BUS-WATCH® surveillance system. A
description of the setup function(s) of each tab are described below.
Devices tab
The Devices Setup is used to configure the BUS-WATCH® Live View application and
BUS-WATCH® Play back application to connect to Rx001Mobile Digital Video
Recorders (DVR) through a network. Every DVR to which the BUS-WATCH® Live
View application or BUS-WATCH® Play back application will connect must have an
entry created in Devices Setup of the Digital BUS-WATCH® surveillance system.
Each DVR entry in Devices Setup includes information required by the BUS-WATCH®
Live View application or BUS-WATCH® Play back application to connect to a remote
DVR through a network, including the DVR network address, type, and number of
channels.
For the Digital BUS-WATCH® surveillance system, DVR entries created using the
Devices Setup function are used to connect to network connected DVRs, and assign
channels from the referenced DVRs to viewing windows in the Digital BUS-WATCH®
surveillance system. DVR entries created using Device Setup are available under the
Device Setup tab, located in the center of the Setup window application interface.
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Setup – Devices Tab
DVR Groups
DVR entries in Devices Setup are organized into groups and subgroups. Each group or
subgroup may contain entries for multiple DVRs and other subgroups. The Device Setup
tab of the Setup dialog box is divided into two panes. The left pane lists DVR groups,
and the right pane lists DVR entries within the currently selected group. At least one
group must exist to contain DVR entries. The first group created in Device Setup is the
root group. DVR entries and subgroups containing additional DVR entries will exist in
this group.
To create a new group:
• Click the Add Group Button located below the group pane. The Group Setup
dialog box will appear.
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Group Setup Dialog Box
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Enter a name for the group in the Group Name text box. The group name is the
name the Digital BUS-WATCH® surveillance system will display to identify the
group. Group names are arbitrary.
Create a name descriptive of the group to be created. Optionally, type a
description for the group, in the Describe box.
Click the OK Button to accept the group name and create the new group.
Click Cancel to skip group creation and return to the Devices Tab.
Additional subgroups may be created under the root group or any previously created
subgroup using the Add Group Button.
To create a new subgroup under an existing group
• Select the group from the group list, and click the Add Group Button.
• Create the new group using the Group Setup dialog box, as described previously.
To change the name of an existing group
• Select the group from the group list, and click the Edit Group Button.
• The Group Setup dialog box will reappear.
• Edit the group name
• Click OK to accept the new name.
The Del Group Button is provided to delete a group. A group can be deleted only if it is
empty, and contains no DVR entries or subgroups.
To delete an empty group
• select the group
• Click the Del Group Button.
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The group will be removed from the group list.
DVR Information
DVR Info dialog box
The DVR information needed by the Digital BUS-WATCH® surveillance system to
establish a network connection to the specified DVR must be entered into the fields of the
DVR Info dialog box. A brief description of the required fields is given below:
Name:
Address:
Port:
Video Type:
Channel:
Descriptive display name for this DVR (arbitrary)
IP Address assigned to this DVR *
Client port of this DVR (typically = 80) *
Set to Rm-Mpeg4 for a R1001/R4001/R8001 Mobile DVRs
Number of channels of the target DVR:
1 channel for a R1001 Mobile DVR
4 channels for a R4001 Mobile DVR
8 channels for a R8001 Mobile DVR
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I-Frame:
Set this to Y on DVRs that will be connected through a cell phone
tower network. The DVR will record all video but send back only
the I-Frames
Channel Name:
Descriptive display name for each channel (camera) of this DVR
(Optional – can be left blank)
* Note: The values in the IP address (Addr) and port fields must match the settings of the
target DVR. Please contact your IT administrator and/or consult the DVR hardware
manual for information on DVR IP address and port settings.
To create an entry for a DVR within an existing group
• Select the desired group
• Click the Add Button located below the DVR entry pane.
• The DVR (Base) Info dialog box will appear.
• After the required information has been successfully entered
• Click OK to accept the information to create an entry for the DVR within the
currently selected group
• Cancel to discard the information and skip entry creation.
• Focus will return to the Devices tab.
A list of DVR entries within the currently selected group appears in the DVR entry pane.
To edit the DVR information for an entry
• Select the entry from the DVR entry list
• Click the Edit Button located below the DVR entry pane.
• The DVR Info dialog box will reopen. Edit the information contained in the
fields, as necessary.
• Click OK to accept the new information.
To delete a DVR entry
• Select the entry and click the DEL Button located below the DVR entry pane.
• The selected entry will be deleted. All information contained in the deleted entry
will be lost.
System
The System tab includes additional configuration parameters for the Digital BUSWATCH® surveillance system. The settings included on the System tab should not be
changed, and should remain set to default values, unless instructed otherwise by technical
support personnel.
By default, there should be a check mark on the C: within the Record Capture Drivers
Box. If there is not a check mark, the capture functions are disabled. Once checked, this
will be the default location where video files are stored when the Record Button
Function is enabled. Please see page 17 for greater detail about this option. When the
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Captured Button Function is selected within the REI Search Application, the default
location can be accessed to choose the captured video for viewing. Please see page 24
for more details.
Setup – System Tab
The default settings are as follows:
Reconnect Count
3
Reconnect Time (Sec) 8
Disk Setup
The amount of the drive to be used for storage can be changed by selecting the drive and
pressing Modify. This will bring up the Disk Setup dialog box.
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Disk Setup dialog box
Move the slider to select the amount of disk space to use for the selected drive and press
Ok. The selection will take place on exit from the Digital BUS-WATCH® surveillance
system setup application.
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Remote Control
Remote Control
The BUS-WATCH® Live view application includes a remote control function to perform
operations on a network connected R1001/R4001/R8001 Mobile Digital Video Recorder
(DVR).
The remote control function of the BUS-WATCH® Live view application may be used
by an administrator to set the configuration parameters of the remote DVR, stop DVR
recording, restart the DVR, update the DVR firmware, format the DVR hard drive or
view alarm logs from the DVR.
To access the remote control function, click the Control Button at the bottom of the
application interface. The remote control dialog box will appear.
Control Button
The remote control dialog box will appear.
Remote Control Dialog Box
The remote control dialog box includes two panes. The left pane includes a list of DVRs
for which entries have been created using the BUS-WATCH® Live view Device Setup
function.
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To perform remote operations on a DVR, select the DVR from the list of DVRs, and
click the Connect to DVR Button located below the DVR list pane.
The BUS-WATCH® Live view application will establish a network connection to the
selected DVR, if available. Note: The selected DVR must be powered on and connected
to the network to perform remote operations on the DVR.
Upon successful connection to the selected DVR, a success message will be displayed
below the Connect to DVR Button, and a list of operations, which may be performed on
the remote DVR, will appear in the right pane of the dialog box. If a connection cannot
be established to the selected DVR, an error message will be displayed.
Remote Control Dialog Box
To perform an operation in the operation list, double-click the operation in the list, or
select the operation and click the Remote Control Button located below the operation
list.
A description of each option is provided below:
Restart Device
The Restart device function is used to restart a network connected DVR.
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Remote restart dialog box
Selecting the restart function from the list of operations will display a confirmation dialog
box. Click OK to initiate a reboot on the selected DVR, or Cancel to skip the operation
and return to the Remote Control dialog box. Upon confirmation of remote restart, the
selected DVR will begin the restart process. Recording on the DVR will stop, and the
DVR will restart after a short interval (approximately 1 minute).
The remote restart function is useful for restarting a DVR for which recording has been
stopped using the remote shutdown function, or for use by an administrator for restarting
the DVR to initiate re-reading of certain files on the DVR hard drive, after updating.
Config Device
The configure device function launches the embedded Remote Setup application to set
the configuration parameters of a network connected DVR.
Selecting the remote configuration option from the list of operations will launch the
Remote Setup application. The application will connect to the selected DVR and retrieve
and display the current configuration parameters of the DVR.
The DVR configuration settings match the configuration settings of the DVR firmware.
The settings shown by the Remote Setup application are organized to match the
organization of the Setup menus of the R1001/R4001/R8001 Mobile DVR firmware.
Please consult the R1001/R4001/R8001 Mobile DVR manual for information on setting
the DVR configuration settings.
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Configure Device Setup Application
The configuration settings are organized into tabs matching the menu items of the
R1001/R4001/R8001 Mobile DVR firmware. Each tab includes sub-tabs representing
sub-menu items in the DVR firmware.
Each configuration setting contained in each tab or sub-tab may be edited by directly
typing a new value into the selected field, or selecting an option from the drop down list
activated by clicking the arrow to the right of certain fields.
To accept changes made on a given tab (only), click the Apply Button located at the
bottom of the tab page. To accept changes made to all tabs, click the Save All Button
located at the bottom of the application. Clicking the Save All Button is equivalent to
clicking the Apply Button on all tabs. Changes made to configuration settings on tabs
without clicking the Apply Button for that tab, or not clicking the Save All Button
(Apply for all tabs), will not be written to the DVR.
Settings on tabs for which Apply has been clicked, or all tabs if Save All has been clicked,
will be written to the selected DVR upon exit from the Remote Setup application. To
exit the application and apply the settings as indicated, click the Exit Button. A success
message dialog box will be displayed to indicate that the settings have been applied to the
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selected DVR. Click OK to close the message dialog box and return to the Remote
Control dialog box.
To export, or save, the configuration settings on all tabs to a configuration file, click the
Export Button. A dialog box will appear. Select the drive and directory to which to save
the configuration file, and enter a file name for the configuration file. Click Save to
create the configuration file.
To import, or read, the configuration setting stored in a configuration file, click the
Import Button. A warning box will appear. Click OK to acknowledge the warning, or
Cancel to return to the Remote Setup application. Upon clicking OK, a dialog box will
appear. Navigate to the drive and directory containing the configuration file, and select
the file. Click Open to load the configuration settings from the configuration file to the
Remote Setup application.
The settings from the configuration file will appear in the tabs of the Remote Setup
application. The imported settings may be edited, as required. Click Apply to accept the
imported settings on the current tab, or Save All to accept the imported settings on all
tabs.
As above, the applied configuration settings will be written to the selected DVR upon
exiting the Remote Setup application using the Exit Button.
Update Firmware
The remote update function is used to update the firmware of a network connected DVR.
Update Firmware dialog box
Selecting the remote update function from the list of operations will display the Update
dialog box.
Select the firmware update file by clicking the Browse Button on the right side of the
Source File field. The standard Windows Open dialog box will appear. Navigate to the
drive and directory containing the firmware update file, and select the file. Click Open to
accept the file selection or Cancel to skip selection and return to the Update dialog box.
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After the firmware update file has been selected, click the Update Button to accept the
selected file and begin the firmware update process on the selected DVR. The progress
of the firmware update will be indicated by the progress bar below the Source File field.
Once complete, a dialog box confirming that the firmware update has been successfully
applied will appear. Click OK to close the confirmation dialog box. Close the Update
dialog box by clicking the Close Button (X) in the upper right corner of the dialog box.
After the firmware update has been successfully applied to the selected DVR, the DVR
will automatically restart.
Format HDD
The Format HDD (Hard Disk Drive) function is used to format the hard drive on a
network connected DVR. Selecting the remote format function from the list of
operations will display a password dialog box. The default User as admin (grayed out)
and the default Password is 88888888, click the OK Button to open the format window,
or Cancel to skip this operation and return to the Remote Control dialog box
Format HDD Login Window
Then click the Format Button to initiate the format of the selected hard-drive, or Cancel
to skip this operation and return to the Remote Control dialog box.
Format HDD Window
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Once the Format Button is selected, the HDD will begin to format and a progress bar
will be displayed (approximately 2 minutes to complete this process).
Format HDD Window
Upon confirmation of remote format, a HDD Formatting Succeeded window appears. By
clicking the OK Button, the selected DVR will begin the restart process. The DVR will
restart after a short interval (approximately 1 minute).
Format Succeeded Window
The remote format function is useful for formatting a HDD for which recording has been
stopped either by a faulty or HDD full error. The remote format function is used by an
administrator for reformatting the HDD to initiate re-reading of certain files on the HDD.
Log View
The Log View function is used to view alarm logs remotely, and is for Administrator and
Technical Support use only.
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Remote Log View Box
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Video Backup
Video Backup
The Video Backup function is the function of the BUS-WATCH® Play Back application
used to backup video segments from Rx001 Mobile DVR through an active network
connection. The Video Backup function is accessed by clicking the Backup Button
located in the upper right side of the interface. Clicking the Backup Button will open the
Backup dialog box.
Backup Dialog Box
Output Directory
After clicking the Backup Button, the Backup dialog box will appear. Before backups
are performed, the output directory to which the video segments will be copied during
backup should be set. The output directory is set under the Backup Setup tab of the
Backup dialog box.
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Backup dialog box - Backup Setup Tab
To set the Backup Output Directory, click the Browse Button to the right of the Output
Dir field in the dialog box. The Browse for Folder dialog box will appear.
Browse dialog box
Select the destination drive and folder using the dialog box. Use the Make New Folder
Button to create a new folder if the target folder does not already exist.
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The output drive letter, directory can be any drive letter, directory that is accessible on
the host PC, including network drives (provided they are mapped to a local drive letter),
and removable drives.
After the output folder has been selected, video segments from the remote DVR will be
copied to this folder by the backup function.
File Backup
There are multiple methods to select video segments for backup. All backup operations
ultimately are accomplished through the File Backup function, and are accessible through
the corresponding tab of the Backup dialog box.
The File Backup tab includes a queue of all current backup operations to be performed,
and displays a log of recently performed backup operations.
Backup operations can be performed directly from the File Backup tab, or can be initiated
using other backup functions.
Multi-file Backup
To perform a backup from the File Backup tab, the Multi-file Backup function is used.
The Multi-file Backup function is accessed from the File Backup tab by clicking the
Multi-file Backup Button. Clicking the Multi-file Backup Button opens the Search
Video File Select dialog box.
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Search Video File dialog box
The date to search for video segments is selected using the Date box in the upper right
corner of the dialog box. A calendar is provided for date selection. The currently
selected month and year are displayed on the top of the calendar.
Use the arrow keys to the left and right of the calendar to select the desired month and
year. Select the day for which to search for video segments by clicking the day number
in the calendar. The number for the selected day will be enclosed in a solid blue oval.
The current calendar day will be denoted by a red-circled solid blue oval.
The source device from which to backup files is selected using the Device drop down list.
Open the Device drop down list by clicking the arrow to the right of the device name.
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Select Device dialog box
The Select Device dialog box will include DVRs configured using the Device Setup
function of the Digital BUS-WATCH® surveillance system software. Select the source
DVR from the available devices in the Select Device dialog box and press OK.
Click the Search Button to retrieve a list of video segments currently available on the
selected DVR on the specified date. If video segments for the DVR from the specified
date are available, a list of available video segments will appear in the left pane of the
video segment list of the Search Video File Select dialog box. If no video segments are
available for the selected date, the list will be empty. If the selected DVR is unavailable,
(no network connection exists or the DVR is inactive), an error will be displayed.
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Search Video File Dialog Box
The start and end time of all available video segments will be displayed in the left pane.
To select video segments for backup, highlight the desired video segments. Single or
multiple video segments may be selected simultaneously. Use the keyboard CTRL
Button on the keyboard in conjunction with the left mouse button to select multiple files
by clicking each file, or use the keyboard SHIFT Button and the left mouse button to
select a range of files.
To designate the selected video segments for backup, use the Add or Add All Buttons
located between the left and right panes of the video segment list to copy the names of
the selected video segments to the right pane. Use the Del or Del All Buttons to remove
video segments from the right hand pane, if necessary.
Additional video segments may be added to the right pane (backup pane) from other
dates and/or other DVRs. To list video segments from other dates and/or DVRs, select
another date from the calendar and/or select another DVR from the Device drop down list,
and initiate a search by clicking the Search Button. The left pane of the video segment
list will be updated to show the available video segments based on the new search criteria.
Add additional video segments from the left pane to the right pane using the Add or Add
All Buttons.
After selection of video segments for backup is complete, accept the list of video
segments selected for backup and add the video segments to the backup queue by
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clicking the OK Button at the bottom of the dialog box. The BUS-WATCH® Play Back
box will be displayed with a yes or no box. Select yes to continue with the backup, or no
to cancel. Alternately, click CANCEL to discard the backup list and skip backup.
Clicking OK or CANCEL will exit the Search Video File Select dialog box and return to
the File Backup tab of the Backup dialog box. Upon exiting the dialog box all search
criteria will be reset, and both video segment panes will be cleared.
Add File function
Another method of selecting files for backup is to use the Add File function accessed by
clicking the Add File Button on the File Backup tab.
The Add File function is useful for backing up a single file for which the entire path
(directory name/names, etc.) and file name of the file located on the video source are
known.
Due to the cryptic nature of video segment file names; this function is not useful for
backup of video segments. This function should be used only by System Administrators,
etc., to copy non-video files (such as log files) from the remote DVR to the local PC.
Backup Queue
Each video segment successfully selected for backup will be added to the backup queue.
Lists of video segments currently in the backup queue appear in the queue list display
located in the upper pane of the File Backup tab. An entry for each video segment
selected for backup appears in the queue list.
Backup Dialog Box - File Backup Tab
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The backup status of each video segment is displayed in the backup queue list. Symbols
are used to denote the backup status of each video segment. Segments, which are waiting
for backup, will be designated by a green plus (+). Segments in the process of being
backed-up are indicated by a green arrow (>) and segments for which backup has been
completed successfully will be marked by a green check (√). Segments for which backup
has been cancelled or an error has been encountered will be marked by a red X.
Video segments will be backed up to the selected output directory sequentially, one at a
time, in the order in which they are placed in the backup queue. Backup information for
the segment currently being transferred is shown in the Backup Information column of
the backup queue list. The current percentage of completion, as well as amount of data
transferred versus the total video segment file size, both in megabytes, are given. Further,
the current download speed in kilobytes per second is given in the Speed column.
After backup completion, the video segment file size will be shown (the percentage
completion will be 100% and the completed vs. total video segment size will be equal).
Backup of each video segment in the queue can be stopped, started, or deleted by the user.
To stop, start, or delete an item in the backup queue list, select a single segment or
multiple video segments (using the standard CTRL / SHIFT / left mouse button function)
and right click on the selected video segment(s) to display a selection dialog box for the
operations that can be performed.
The backup of the video segment for which backup is currently in-progress (designated
by a green arrow) and for video segments waiting for backup (marked by a green plus)
can be stopped by selecting Stop Backup from the selection dialog. The backup status
symbol for stopped items will change to a red X, indicating that backup has stopped for
those video segments.
Items, for which backup has been stopped, will be skipped during backup. Stopping
backup for the video segment for which backup is currently in-progress will stop backup
of that video segment at its current state of completion, and backup of the next item in the
list will begin immediately.
To start backup of video segments for which backup was previously stopped (marked by
a red X), select the video segments, and select Start Backup from the selection dialog.
The backup status symbol for the selected video segment(s) will change to a green plus
(+). The video segments will be backed up sequentially with other video segments in the
queue. Note: By default, all video segments in the backup queue are “started”, and
backup of a given segment will start automatically when backup of preceding video
segments in the queue has completed. Start therefore is only available for items that are
currently in the stopped state.
Starting backup of a video segment for which a partial backup has completed (completion
greater than 0%) will result in the backup for the video segment restarting from 0%.
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Partial backups are not saved, and are discarded when the Stop Backup function is used
to stop backup of a video segment for which backup is currently in-progress.
To delete video segments from the queue, select the video segments in the queue list, and
select Del Backup from the selection dialog. Backup for the selected segments will be
cancelled, and the selected video segment(s) will be removed from the backup queue.
Deleting a video segment for which backup is currently in-progress will result in the
backup of that segment terminating at its current state of completion, and the segment
removed from the backup queue. Partial backup data for the segment will be lost.
Deleting a completed (100% completion) video segment will remove reference to the
video segment from the queue list, but will not delete the video segment from the output
directory.
Please note that backup queue is not checked for duplicate entries of the same video
segment from the same DVR. Duplicate entries will be re-downloaded when
encountered in the backup queue.
Backup Log
The backup log is located in the lower pane of the File Backup tab. The Backup Log
includes a list of operations performed on items in the backup queue. Operations logged
include automatic operations, such as when items are first added to the backup queue
using the various backup methods available in the DVR Search application, or from
manual operations performed by the operator using the selection dialog box available on
the right mouse click from the queue.
Time Span Backup
Video segments within a specific time/date range located on a specific DVR can be
selected for backup using the Time Span Backup function.
Note: This function will work with ONLY an Rx001 Mobile DVR connected through an
active network connection to the host.
The Time Span Backup function will search for files within a specified time/date range
on a specified DVR, and add entries for video segments meeting the specified search
criteria to the backup queue. The Time Span Backup function is accessed from the Time
Span Backup tab of the Backup dialog box.
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Backup dialog box – TimeSpan Backup Tab
A list of entries for search and potential backup is shown in the Backup List on the
TimeSpan Backup tab.
The search criteria for each entry in the Backup List is entered or modified using the
Backup Info dialog box. To create a new entry in the Backup List, click the Add Button
located below the Backup List. The Backup Info dialog box will appear.
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Backup Info Dialog Box
The source device from which to search and backup video segments is selected using the
Device drop down list. Open the Device drop down list by clicking the arrow to the right
of the device name.
The Device drop down list will include DVRs configured using the Device Setup
function of the DVR Remote Management System software. Please see the section DVR
Remote Management System > Setup in this document for details on creating an entry for
the target DVR using Device Setup.
Select the source DVR from the available devices in the Device drop down list.
Next, specify the time range for the search. Specify the start date and time in the Start
Time selection box. To select a date, click the arrow to the right of the Start Time date
selection box. A calendar control will open. Select the start date using the calendar
control. Edit the time in the time selection box to the required start time using the mouse
to highlight and edit the time fields or increment / decrement the highlighted time field
using the up/down arrows to the right of the time selection box.
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Specify the ending date and time for the search in the same manner in the End Time
fields.
The Rx001 Mobile DVR can tag video segments associated with a specific event, or
alarm, for separate retrieval. Please see the Rx001 Mobile DVR user’s manual for
information on setting up alarm video recording.
Next, type a descriptive name for this search in the Name box.
To add the new time/date search to the Time Span Backup - Backup List for future search
and backup, click the OK Button. The Backup Info dialog box will close and the new
entry will be added to the Backup List.
To add the new time/date search to the Backup List, and automatically initiate a video
segment search and backup, click the Backup Immediately Button. The Backup Info
dialog box will close, and the specified time/date search operation will be performed on
the specified DVR. If video segments matching the specified time/date criteria are found
on the specified DVR, backup entries for the located video segment(s) will be added to
the backup queue, and backup of queue items will begin (if not already in-progress).
To exit the Backup Info dialog without adding an entry to the Backup List, click the
Cancel Button. The search criteria will be discarded, the Backup Info dialog box will
close, and focus will return to the Time Span Backup tab.
After creation of an entry in the Backup List, the entry can be modified by selecting the
entry and clicking the Modify Button. The Backup Info dialog box will reopen, and the
search criteria can be modified.
An entry can be deleted from the Backup List using the Delete (Del) Button. To delete
an entry in the Backup List, select the entry and click the Delete Button. The entry will
be removed from the list. Search criteria for that entry will be lost.
To start the search process using the search criteria contained in an entry in the Backup
List, which adds video segments matching the search criteria to the backup queue:
highlight the entry and click the Start Backup Button. A search for video segments
within the specified time/date range on the specified DVR will be performed.
The TimeSpan Backup Process dialog box will appear when a search is performed.
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TimeSpan Backup Process Dialog Box
The status of the search is displayed in the dialog box. If video segments matching the
search criteria are found, a success message will be displayed. If no video segments are
found, an error message will be displayed. After the completion of the search, close the
TimeSpan Backup Process dialog box by clicking the Close Button.
Video segments matching the specified time/date criteria found by the search process will
be automatically added to the backup queue.
Please note that backup queue is not checked for duplicate entries of the same video
segment from the same DVR. Duplicate entries will be re-downloaded when
encountered in the backup queue.
Consequently, re-running the search contained in an entry in the Backup List without
modification, initiated by either the Backup Immediately Button on the Backup Info
dialog box or the Start Backup Button on the Time Span Backup tab, will result in
duplicate backup entries for video segments being placed in the backup queue, and the
same video segments may be transferred multiple times.
Video Convert Button
The Video Convert Button allows the user to convert video files from an .m65 format to
an AVI format. This convert function will convert the selected video file to an AVI
format without any of the embedded information (i.e. speed, GPS, date, and time). This
AVI format can be viewed using a Divx player. This is third party software that can be
downloaded from the Internet at http://www.divx.com. Check terms and conditions
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along with the distribution rights to ensure that proper uses and distribution of software
are being used.
Video Convert Button
Direct Video Segment Backup
An alternate method of adding video segments to the backup queue is to select individual
video segments from the segment list on the left side of the DVR Search application for
immediate backup.
Note: This function will work with either Rx001 Mobile DVRs or Rx001 Hard Drive
Modules.
The video segment list of the DVR Search application lists all available video segments
for a selected date from a network connected Rx001 Mobile DVR or from a USB
connected Rx001 Hard Drive Module. Video segments appear in the video segment list
following source and date selection from the DVR Search application interface.
The video segment list displays available video segments for the selected source and date.
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Video Segment List – Backup File
To select a specific video segment in the list for backup, select and right click an
individual file in the list to display a pop-up selection box. To add the selected video
segment to the backup queue, select the Backup File option from the pop-up selection
box.
The selected video segment will be immediately added to the backup queue. Backup of
the video segment will be completed along with the backup of other video segments in
the backup queue.
Image Viewer
Image Capture
The Digital BUS-WATCH® surveillance system includes a function to snap an image to
capture (or record) live video or still images from the live video appearing in visible,
active video windows.
Image Capture
The Digital BUS-WATCH® surveillance system snap function can capture a still image
from the live video appearing in an active video window, and print or save the captured
image. To capture a still image from video appearing in an active video window, select
the video window, and click the Snap icon located at the bottom of the application
interface.
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or
Snap (Image Capture) Icon
The image appearing in the selected video window at the instant the Snap Button was
pressed will be captured. The Image View dialog box will appear, and the captured
image will be displayed in the image area of the dialog box.
Image View Picture Dialog Box
Save Button
The captured image may be saved as a still image file on local or remote storage. Click
the Save Button to save this snapshot to an image file. The standard Windows Save-as
dialog box will appear. Select a location to save the file using the dialog box. Type a file
name for the file, select the image, and click Save to save the file to the selected location.
Image file format supported is .bmp.
Open Button
Once the image has been saved to a location, it can be opened / viewed by using the
Open Button. After clicking the Open Button, a standard Windows Open File dialog
box will appear at the location the image was saved to. This window will open with
a .jpg file type as the default setting. This file type will need to be changed to .bmp to
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view the saved files for selection. Once the file is selected, click the Open Button to
view the image.
Open File Dialog Box
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Text Button
Clicking on the Text Button opens the Text Box. This allows the user to insert a heading
in the upper left hand corner of the saved image. The purpose is to create a title for the
saved image. Check the Show Text box and enter the title in the Content Field. This title
can be hidden by using one of two options. The first option is checking the Transparent
Background box. This hides the title by placing it in the background. The other option is
to uncheck the Show Text box. In addition, the text size is in points and can be changed
by selecting a number from the Text Size drop down menu.
Text Box
Full Size
The Full Size Button expands the image to a full sized image. It functions the same as a
typical windows maximize box option. It resizes the image to a bigger resolution.
Most Suitable Button
The purpose of the Most Suitable Button is to have the software automatically and
quickly resize the image to fit within the display box.
Print Button
The captured image may be printed as a still image file to a local or networked printer.
To print this snapshot to a printer, click the Print Button. The standard Windows Print
window will appear. Select the printer to print to using the dialog drop down box, and
click the OK Button to print the image.
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Printer Dialog Window
Zoom Slide Bar
The Zoom Slide Bar enables the user to zoom in on a captured image. This process is
performed by sliding the bar to the right, to the desired size. After the image has been
increased in size, left click and hold the mouse on the image to select it, and drag to
reposition the image. Move the mouse to the left, right, up or down to correctly position
the image.
Image Qualities
To improve image quality, move one or all three slide bars to adjust Brightness, Contrast,
and Saturation. To adjust these slide bars, move them to the right or left until the image
has the preferred characteristics. When finished, resave or save the image, and click the
Exit Button to return to the BUS-WATCH® Live View application interface.
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