RASplus (Remote Administration System)

RASplus (Remote
Administration System)
Digital Video Recorder Software
User Guide
Document 900.0857 – Rev 4.00 – 12/07
Revisions
Issue
Date
Revisions
1.00
12/06
New document.
1.01
12/06
Minor changes.
2.00
10/07
Manual updated for latest software release.
3.00
11/07
Minor corrections made from the last revision.
4.00
12/07
Update Related Documents list to include HRSD4/8/16
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Contents
Contents
About This Document . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Overview of Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Related Documents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
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Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Product Information . . . . . . . . . .
Package Components.
System Requirements .
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Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Installing RASplus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
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Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
RASplus Viewing Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
RASplus Panels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Remote Sites Panel . . . . . . . . . . . .
Favorite Sites Panel . . . . . . . . . . . .
Status View Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Search View Panel. . . . . . . . . . . . .
Map Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Color, PTZ and Alarm Out Control Panels
Image Processing Panel. . . . . . . . . .
Emergency Event View Panel . . . . . . .
Watch Event View Panel. . . . . . . . . .
Report View Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . .
RASplus Menus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
System Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
View Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Remote Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Favorite Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Sequence Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Record Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Image Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Layout Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Help Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Toolbar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Live Monitoring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Screen Layout and Frame Layout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Document 900.0857 Rev 4.00
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Contents
Camera Title. . . . . .
Aspect Ratio. . . . . .
Antialiasing . . . . . .
Camera Disconnection
Sequence Monitoring .
Additional Functions .
Playback and Search . . . . . . . . .
Search View Panel . .
Search Mode . . . . .
Additional Functions .
Panic Recording . . . . . . . . . . .
Status View . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Function Buttons . . .
Status Display Window
Appendix A
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Reviewing Video Clips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63
MiniBank Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63
Clip Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65
Appendix B
DVR Name Service (DVRNS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
System Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
Appendix C
Map Editor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
Background Image Setting .
Option Menu . . . . . . . .
Device Setting . . . . . . .
Link Setting . . . . . . . . .
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Figures
Figures
Figure 2-1
RASplus License Agreement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Figure 2-2
Installation Confirmation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Figure 2-3
Welcome to RASplus Setup Wizard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Figure 2-4
RASplus Ready to Install . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Figure 2-5
RASplus Language Option . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Figure 2-6
RASplus Exit Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Figure 2-7
Welcome to MSXML Setup Wizard. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Figure 2-8
MSXML End-User License Agreement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Figure 2-9
MSXML Customer Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Figure 2-10
MSXML Choose Setup Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Figure 2-11
MSXML Exit Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Figure 3-1
RASplus GUI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Figure 3-2
RASplus Viewing Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Figure 3-3
Four Position Arrow Icon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Figure 3-4
Four Position Arrow with Tab Icon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Figure 3-5
Remote Sites Panel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Figure 3-6
Favorite Sites Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Figure 3-7
Status View Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Figure 3-8
Search View Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Figure 3-9
Map Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Figure 3-10
Map Popup Options Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Figure 3-11
PTZ Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Figure 3-12
Screen Option . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Figure 3-13
Color, PTZ and Alarm Out Control Panels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Figure 3-14
Image Processing Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Figure 3-15
Emergency Event View Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Figure 3-16
Watch Event View Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Figure 3-17
Report View Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Figure 3-18
RASplus Menu Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Figure 3-19
System Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Figure 3-20
Setup Screen — System 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Figure 3-21
Drawing Mode Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Figure 3-22
Recording Mode Setup Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Document 900.0857 Rev 4.00
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Figure 3-23
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Setup Screen — System 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Figure 3-24
Screen Setup — Remote Sites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Figure 3-25
Add Site Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Figure 3-26
Setup Screen — Favorite Sites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Figure 3-27
Setup Screen — Sequence Sites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Figure 3-28
Batch Job Setup Screen — Upgrade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Figure 3-29
Enter File Name Dialog . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Figure 3-30
Batch Job Setup Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Figure 3-31
Log Setup Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Figure 3-32
Filter Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Figure 3-33
View Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Figure 3-34
Remote Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Figure 3-35
Remote System/Event Log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Figure 3-36
Favorite Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Figure 3-37
Sequence Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Figure 3-38
Record Menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Figure 3-39
Image Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Figure 3-40
Layout Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Figure 3-41
Screen Layout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Figure 3-42
Frame Layout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Figure 3-43
Layout Load . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Figure 3-44
Layout Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Figure 3-45
RASplus Toolbars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Figure 3-46
RASplus Controls Toolbar
Figure 3-47
Screen Layout Toolbar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
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Figure 3-48
Frame Layout Toolbar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Figure 4-1
Watch Search Screen Selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Figure 4-2
Screen Layout Toolbar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Figure 4-3
Camera Title Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Figure 4-4
Aspect Ratio Menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Figure 4-5
Selecting Antialiasing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Figure 4-6
Selecting Disconnect Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Figure 4-7
Color Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Figure 4-8
PTZ Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Figure 4-9
Alarm Out Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Figure 4-10
Watch Search Screen Selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
Figure 4-11
Search View Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
Figure 4-12
Time-Lapse Search Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Figure 4-13
Go To Time Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Figure 4-14
Select Segment Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Figure 4-15
Event Search Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Figure 4-16
Event Search Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Figure 4-17
Text-In Event Search Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
Figures
Figure 4-18
Search Data Source Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Figure 4-19
Screen Format Toolbar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Figure 4-20
Image Processing Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Figure 4-21
Save Type Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Figure 4-22
Save As Video Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Figure 4-23
Save As MiniBank Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
Figure 4-24
Status View Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
Figure A-1
MiniBank Self Player User Interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64
Figure A-2
Clip Player User Interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
Figure B-1
DVRNS Server System Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
Figure C-1
Map Editor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
Figure C-2
Property [Canvas] Tab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
Figure C-3
Option Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
Figure C-4
Site Information Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
Figure C-5
Site Item Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Figure C-6
Popup Dwell Time Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Figure C-7
Status Color Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
Figure C-8
Name Table Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Figure C-9
Property [Camera/AlarmOut/AlarmIn] Tab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Figure C-10
Event [Camera] Tab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77
Figure C-11
Event [AlarmOut] Tab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77
Figure C-12
Event [AlarmIn] Tab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77
Figure C-13
Property [Link] Tab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78
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About This Document
This document introduces the Remote Administration System Plus (RASplus) software
designed for the digital video recorder (DVR) and describes the procedures for
operating and maintaining the software.
Overview of Contents
This document contains the following chapters and appendixes:
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Chapter 1, Overview, describes the Remote Administration System and lists its
features.
Chapter 2, Installation, provides the procedures necessary to install RASplus.
Chapter 3, Configuration, covers the configurations and settings available with
RASplus.
Chapter 4, Operation, provides the procedures necessary for RASplus operation.
Appendix A, Reviewing Video Clips, covers the functions and features of the
MiniBank Self Player program.
Appendix B, DVR Name Service (DVRNS), explains how to set up a remote DVR
using a DVRNS server.
Appendix C, Map Editor, describes the map editor and its features.
Related Documents
For more information about topics that are relevant to the subject of this manual, see
the documents listed below.
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HRSD8, HRSD16 DVR User Guide
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Overview
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Overview
This manual describes the installation and operation of RASplus (Remote
Administration System Plus) software, which is designed to be used with remote digital
video recorders (DVRs).
Features
RASplus is an integrated software program that controls system management, video
monitoring, video recording and image playback of multiple remotely connected DVRs.
RASplus offers the following features:
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Checks and reports status of remote DVRs
Notification of events detected at remote sites
Remote monitoring of live camera images
One-touch panic recording of currently displayed images
Time-lapse and event searching of recorded images
Remote software upgrades and system programming
View system and event log information of remote DVRs
Remote monitoring of multiple remote sites using 3D maps
Connect up to 16 remote sites at a time
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Product Information
Package Components
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RASplus User Guide (this document)
Multilingual RASplus Software and User Guide (RASplus CD-ROM)
DVRNS Server Software and User Guide (RASplus CD-ROM)
System Requirements
Playing back digital video puts a high demand on your computer system. To use the
RASplus video monitoring and playback functions, your personal computer (PC) must
meet the minimum system requirements listed below:
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Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP or Vista
CPU: Intel Pentium IV (Celeron) 2.4 GHz or faster
RAM: 512 MB or higher
VGA: AGP, Video RAM 8 MB or higher (1024x768, 24 bpp or higher)
Installation
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Installation
Installing RASplus
Caution
If an older version of RASplus has already been installed on your
computer, you should uninstall the older version before installing
the new one.
Note
In the Start menu in Windows, go to your Control Panel.
Double-click Power Options to open the Management
Properties dialog box. Under the Power Schemes tab, set both
Turn off monitor and Turn off hard disks to Never.
1.
Insert the installation CD.
2.
Run the Setup.exe file.
3.
When Figure 2-1 appears, click Accept.
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Figure 2-1
Note
4.
Installing .NET Framework is required for RASplus to operate
properly. This installation step will be skipped if .NET Framework
is already installed on your computer.
When Figure 2-2 appears, click Install.
Figure 2-2
Note
5.
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Installation Confirmation
Installing the Visual C++ Runtime Libraries is required for
RASplus to operate properly. This installation step will be
skipped if the Visual C++ Runtime Libraries are already installed
on your computer.
When Figure 2-3 appears, click Next.
Installation
Figure 2-3
6.
Click Next.
Figure 2-4
7.
Welcome to RASplus Setup Wizard
RASplus Ready to Install
Set the language option by selecting either Select language when starting
RASplus or Always start RASplus using the language below. If you select to
Always start RASplus using the language below, select the desired startup
language from the list of available languages and then click OK.
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Figure 2-5
8.
Note
To properly display the selected language, your PC’s operating
system should be set up to support the selected language.
Note
In order to change RASplus’ language after selecting the Always
start RASplus using the language below option, the RASplus
software must be re-installed.
When Figure 2-6 appears after finishing the RASplus installation, select the Install
MSXML check box and click Finish. Installing the MSXML application is required
for RASplus to initiate.
Figure 2-6
9.
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Click Next.
RASplus Exit Setup
Installation
Figure 2-7
Welcome to MSXML Setup Wizard
10. Select I accept the terms in the License Agreement, and click Next.
Figure 2-8
MSXML End-User License Agreement
11. Enter a User Name and Organization, and click Next.
Figure 2-9
MSXML Customer Information
12. Select Install Now.
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Figure 2-10
MSXML Choose Setup Type
13. Click Finish to complete the MSXML installation.
Figure 2-11
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MSXML Exit Setup
Configuration
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Configuration
After installing the RASplus software, you will find the RASplus shortcut icon ( ) on the
desktop. Run the RASplus program by double-clicking the icon. The RASplus program
consists of the viewing screen, 12 docking panels, menus and toolbar.
Figure 3-1
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RASplus Viewing Screen
Figure 3-2
RASplus Viewing Screen
The Viewing screen displays images from selected cameras in live monitoring or
playback mode. RASplus provides various multi-screen layouts; single-screen, quad,
1+7, 3x3, 4x4, 5x5, 1+32, 6x6, 7x7, 8x8 and full-screen.
RASplus Panels
RASplus has many powerful tools that can be used to streamline your work. Most of the
tools are located on 12 docking panels that can be placed on the screen where they are
most convenient. You can keep your screen free of clutter by displaying only the panels
you use most frequently.
Clicking
in the upper right corner of a panel enables the auto-hide feature. Tabs for
auto-hidden panels are displayed on the side of the screen. Scrolling over an
auto-hidden panel tab will cause the panel to fly out. You can cause the panel to lock
back into its original display position by clicking
. Clicking
hides the panel without
a tab. Hidden panels can be displayed by selecting them from the drop-down menus.
Panels can be resized, moved and combined with other panels to create a workspace
that fits your needs. To resize a panel:
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1.
Scroll the cursor over the edge of the panel until the cursor changes to
or .
2.
Then click the left mouse button and drag the panel border to enlarge or reduce
its size.
To move a panel to a different position on the screen:
1.
Scroll the cursor over the title bar of the panel until it changes to
click and drag, position arrows will display on the screen.
. Once you
The four position arrows along the outer edges allow you to place the panel along
the given edge independent of the other panels.
2.
When you drag the panel over a position arrow, a transparent blue box will display
showing the new panel position.
3.
If you are satisfied with the position, release the left mouse button and the panel
will move to its new position.
You can also move a panel so that it is associated with another panel:
1.
Drag the panel over the panel you want it associated with, and the icon with four
position arrows will center over that panel.
2.
Scrolling the cursor over the icon arrows will cause a transparent blue box to
display where the panel will be located.
3.
If you are satisfied with the position, release the left mouse button and the panel
moves to its new position.
Figure 3-3
Four Position Arrow Icon
It is possible to combine panels so that they take up less space on the screen.
Combined panels have a row of tabs across the bottom. Clicking a tab brings that panel
to the foreground. To combine panels:
1.
Move the cursor to the title bar of the panel you want to move.
2.
Click and drag the panel onto the panel you want to combine it with. If they can be
combined, the four-position arrow icon will have a tab symbol in the center.
3.
Drag the cursor over the tab symbol
4.
Release the mouse button to combine the panels.
Figure 3-4
, and a new tab appears on the panel.
Four Position Arrow with Tab Icon
The layout possibilities are virtually unlimited. With a little experimentation you will be
able to lay out the RASplus screen so that it best meets your requirements.
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Remote Sites Panel
Figure 3-5
Remote Sites Panel
The Remote Sites panel displays a list of remote sites registered during RASplus
System setup and a list of installed cameras at each remote site. Entering the site name
in the query box and clicking
allows you to find the remote site easily in the Remote
Sites list. Clicking
allows you to register the remote site, while clicking
removes
the selected remote site from the list, and clicking
allows you to edit the site
information of the selected remote site. To connect to a remote site:
1.
Select the site or camera you want to connect to from the list.
2.
Drag and drop the site or camera in the desired position on the screen or the
Status View panel.
3.
The screen displays images from selected cameras, and the Status View panel
displays the system status information of the connected remote site.
For an alternate way to connect to the Status View Panel :
1.
Select a site from the list and click the right mouse button.
2.
Select Connect Status View from the popup menu.
This popup menu initiates the remote menu including Remote Setup, Remote
System Log, and Remote Event Log. Refer to Remote Menu, page 37, for more
details.
Favorite Sites Panel
Figure 3-6
Favorite Sites Panel
The Favorite Sites panel displays the list of Favorite sites registered during RASplus
System setup. Selecting the Favorite site you want to connect to from the list and then
dragging and dropping it in the desired position on the screen automatically connects
all the remote sites registered in the Favorite site.
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Status View Panel
Figure 3-7
Status View Panel
The Status View panel displays the event, alarm out, system check and recording
status information of the connected remote site in real-time. To connect to the remote
site, select the site or camera you want to connect to from the Remote Site or Map panel
and then drag and drop it into the Status View panel. Refer to Status View, page 63, for
more details.
Search View Panel
Figure 3-8
Search View Panel
Use the Search View panel to perform time-lapse or event searching of recorded data
on the remote DVR. Refer to Search Mode, page 56, for more details.
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Map Panel
Figure 3-9
Map Panel
The Map panel allows efficient monitoring of the remote sites by displaying a
three-dimensional map of the selectable site:
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Click the right mouse button on the map panel to select the map image file (.rmp)
you want to monitor from the list. When the selected map is linked with sub-maps,
clicking the linked image moves to the sub-map.
To connect to the remote site, select the device you want to connect to from the
Map panel and then drag and drop it in the desired position on the screen or the
Status View panel.
Placing the mouse cursor on the device on the map displays the device status.
When the device detects any event or the device is not working properly, the
following status icons appear (maximum of 4).
Unplugged
Motion
Event off
Alarm In
Irregular
Alarm Out
Video Loss
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The status of devices is displayed as Irregular based on to the
settings in System Check and as Video Loss, Motion, Alarm In
and/or Alarm Out according to the event detection settings on
the remote DVR.
The Map panel pops up another screen when alarm-in, motion or video loss
events are detected or when you click the device icon according to the Map Editor
settings. Refer to Appendix C, Map Editor, page 75, for more details on the popup
function.
Change the popup screen location and/or size:
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Click the left mouse button on the screen and drag it to where you want it located.
Click the right mouse button on the popup screen to display Figure 3-10. Choose
one of the following options:
Configuration
Figure 3-10
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x0.25 to x2: Sets the desired size of the Map popup screen.
Full Screen: Enters the full-screen mode of the Map popup screen.
Transparency...: Adjusts the transparency of the popup screen (Windows XP
or Vista).
PTZ Set...: Controls pan, tilt and zoom of the selected PTZ camera.
Figure 3-11
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Map Popup Options Menu
PTZ Controls
Original Ratio: Displays the Map popup screen in its original aspect ratio.
Antialiasing Screen: Enhances image display quality on the popup screen
by eliminating staircase (aliasing) effects on the enlarged image.
User Set…: Sets the mode of the current popup screens displayed on the
monitor. For example, the monitor displays the current popup screen with
enough frames for 16 cameras when you select 4x4.
Figure 3-12
Note
Screen Option
Refer to Appendix C, Map Editor for details on editing maps.
Color, PTZ and Alarm Out Control Panels
These three panels in Figure 3-13 allow color control, PTZ control and alarm out control
while live monitoring a remote site. Refer to Live Monitoring on page 49 for more details.
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Figure 3-13
Color, PTZ and Alarm Out Control Panels
Image Processing Panel
Figure 3-14
Image Processing Panel
The Image Processing panel allows enhancing of played back images. Refer to
Playback and Search on page 54 for more details.
Emergency Event View Panel
Figure 3-15
Emergency Event View Panel
The Emergency Event View panel displays a list of events (preset for notification at the
remote site) that were called from individual remote sites (LAN connection only).
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Watch Event View Panel
Figure 3-16
Watch Event View Panel
The Watch Event View panel displays events detected at individual remote sites while
RASplus is in the live monitoring mode. The description of event icons is as follows:
Normal Event
Recorder Bad
Alarm In On
Disk S.M.A.R.T.
Alarm In Off
Disk Bad
Motion Detection
Disk Full
Video Loss
Disk Temperature
Text In
Panic Recording On
Alarm In Bad
Panic Recording Off
Report View Panel
Figure 3-17
Report View Panel
The Report View panel displays the system status information of remote sites. RASplus
checks the remote site and reports system status. Report Setup must be configured
during RASplus System setup for this feature to function. Refer to System Menu on page
24 for more details.
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Note
Some report options may not be supported, depending on the
specifications of the remote DVR.
RASplus Menus
Figure 3-18
RASplus Menu Bar
Figure 3-19
System Menu
System Menu
Setup
The Setup screen allows setting up the system operation and remote site configuration.
System 1 Tab
Set up the date/time format for RASplus, display options, and panic recording function.
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Figure 3-20
Setup Screen — System 1
Date/Time Format Select the date/time format.
Display Option Set up the screen display, drag & drop popup option, display
acceleration and OSD.
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Screen Option: Select Watch Screen to use RASplus for live monitoring only,
Search Screen to use RASplus for searching only, or Watch and Search Screen
to use RASplus for both live monitoring and searching.
Drag & Drop Popup Option: Select which mouse button will be used when
displaying popup menu screens from Use Left Mouse Button, Use Right Mouse
Button or both (Watch and Search Screen mode only).
Drawing Mode Setup...: Select the draw mode level.
Figure 3-21
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Drawing Mode Screen
Normal Drawing: Depends on the CPU performance of your PC and displays
images in low speed (Dib Draw Mode).
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Fast Drawing (Default): Displays images in normal speed (Direct Draw
Mode).
Fast Drawing (YUV420/RGB32): Depends on the performance of the video
card installed in your PC and displays images in high speed (Direct Draw
Mode (YUV420/RGB32)).
Overlay Drawing (YUV420/RGB32/RGB565): Displays images in high
speed (Direct Draw Overlay Mode (YUV420/RGB32/RGB565)).
Note
If the image cannot be displayed properly because of your PC’s
specifications, lower the drawing mode level.
Note
While in the Fast Drawing mode, the drawing speed might
decrease when the RASplus screen is not located on the primary
monitor.
Note
The Overlay Drawing mode may not be supported, depending
on the type of video card installed in your PC. Video cards with
an ATI chipset are recommended.
Note
When using dual monitors, selecting Overlay Drawing will
display the image only on the primary monitor.
OSD Setup…: Select options (Title, Time Info, Date Info, Text-In and Overlay
Text-In Data) to display on the screen.
Recording Setup Set up the use (On or Off) of the panic recording function and
overwriting option of the recording folder (On or Off). When using the panic recording
function and overwriting option, RASplus continues recording when the hard disk drive
is full by overwriting the oldest video. Designate a recording folder path and set the
recording folder size from 640 MB to 2048 MB. Capacity shows the remaining space of
the recording folder.
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The recording folder size cannot be changed once it has been
set. Designate another recording folder path if you want to
expand the recording space.
Recording Mode Setup...: Set up the panic recording mode.
Figure 3-22
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Recording Mode Setup Screen
Visible Watch Camera: Records camera channels currently displayed on the
Watch screen.
User Assignment Setup: Record camera channels assigned by the user on
the Watch screen.
Camera Range Setup: Records camera channels within preset channel
range. Select the boxes beside Camera and adjust camera range up to 16
channels.
Note
Panic recording will NOT be made for the cameras not currently
displayed on the Watch screen even though they are set up to
be recorded.
Note
When selecting the User Assignment Setup mode, the user can
manually assign camera channels to record on the Watch
screen. Select a camera on the Watch screen and click the right
mouse button then select Select Record Camera in the text
menu screen. The gray
icon displays on the selected camera
screen.
System 2 Tab
Set up the modem connection information for remote access, system password,
network option, report function and DVRNS server.
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Figure 3-23
Setup Screen — System 2
Dial-up Network Select Use Modem if you want to use a modem for remote access.
Security Option Designate whether password confirmation is required Before Setup,
Before Startup, or Before Shutdown of RASplus. Click Change to change the
password.
Network Option Set up the IP port number (from 8000 to 12000) that is used for
network connection when receiving a callback message from a remote site.
Note
The IP port number you enter should match the value set during
the network setup of the remote DVR.
Report Setup Set up the use (On or Off) and check intervals (from 1 to 24 hours) of the
report function. When using the report function, RASplus checks on the remote site
based on the user-defined interval and reports system status.
DVR Name Service Set up the IP address and port number (from 10000 to 12000) of
the DVRNS (DVR Name Service) server. The IP address and port number you enter
should match the values set during the DVRNS setup of the remote DVR you want to
connect to.
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Note
The DVRNS server cannot be configured when using modem
connections. Refer to Appendix B, DVR Name Service (DVRNS)
for more details on DVR Name Service.
Remote Sites Tab
Configures the connection list for remote access.
Figure 3-24
Screen Setup — Remote Sites
Add Click Add and enter the information about the remote site you want to add.
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Figure 3-25
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Reference Group: The site should be assigned to a Reference Group for
effective management of multiple remote sites. Click Add to create a new
reference group.
Remote Site Setup: Enter a site name and the IP address of the remote site
(modem telephone number for dial-up connections), acquired from your network
administrator. Click Port to set up the IP port number of each program. The IP
port number should match the value set during the network setup of the remote
DVR. If the remote DVR version does not allow you to set the IP port numbers, use
the following values: 8200 for Admin, 8016 for Watch, and 10019 for Search.
Select the number of cameras at the remote site. For example, selecting 8 from
the list when registering a 16-channel DVR displays video of the first 8 channels
on the screen.
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When using DVRNS server, place a checkmark in the Use
DVRNS box, and enter the site name and DVR name of the
remote site in the IP address box. The DVR name you enter
should match the DVR name set during the DVRNS setup of the
remote DVR.
Login Setup: Enter the user ID and password of the remote site to be accessed. If
you have entered a user ID and a password, the site will be connected
automatically without a dialog box requesting a password. Select No Password
for remote systems that do not require a password (for example, guest login).
Note
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Up to 32 characters may be used for the site names, telephone
numbers and user IDs. Up to 10 characters may be used for
passwords.
Configuration
Change Select the group or site you want to edit and click Change, or double-click the
group or the site to change. Edit the site information.
Remove Select the group or site you want to remove and click Remove.
List All Displays all registered remote sites.
Find Enter the group or site name to search for and click Find to display the matching
groups or sites in the list.
Favorite Sites Tab
The Favorite Site is a user-defined connection list that combines more than one remote
site so that multiple sites can be monitored at the same time with a single connection.
Add a new Favorite Site and define it by dragging and dropping sites and/or cameras
to the Favorites map. Up to 64 cameras can be monitored at a time when each camera
is assigned to its own position on the Favorites map.
Figure 3-26
Setup Screen — Favorite Sites
Site Name Select a registered Favorite site from the drop-down list.
Add Adds a new Favorite site.
Change Select the Favorite site to change from the Site Name list and click Change.
Then change the site name.
Remove Select the Favorite site to remove from the Site Name list and click Remove.
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Remove Selected Camera Removes selected cameras from the Favorites map.
Cameras can also be removed by clicking the right mouse button after selecting the
camera.
Remove All Cameras Removes all cameras from the Favorites map.
Note
Cameras can be selected by clicking the left mouse button on
the camera in the Favorites map. Selected cameras will be
outlined in red. Clicking the left mouse button on the camera
while holding the Ctrl key toggles camera selection On and Off.
Multiple cameras can be selected by clicking the left mouse
button while holding the Shift key.
Note
[W] (Watch Screen) and [S] (Search Screen) displayed to the left
of the camera number indicates the display option of each
camera. The display option can be selected when registering a
Favorite site. Selecting the remote site from the Group List and
dragging and dropping it to the Favorites map using the right or
left mouse buttons (this is user-defined and must be set during
system setup) displays the text menu screen. Select the desired
displays option between Watch Screen and Search Screen. If
you do not select the display option, Watch Screen display will
be assigned to all cameras of the registered Favorite site by
default.
Note
Clicking
on the toolbar will save the current screen layout of
the Watch screen or Search screen directly to the Favorite site.
Note
The Favorite Site list does not function with modem connections.
Sequence Site Tab
Configure the sequenced sites. RASplus connects to the registered sites sequentially
allowing connection to more than one remote site.
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Figure 3-27
Setup Screen — Sequence Sites
Sequence Dwell Time Adjust sequence intervals (from 5 seconds to 1 hour) for each
connection.
Add Select the site to add from the Group List and click Add.
Add All Adds all sites in the Group List to the Auto Sequencing list.
Remove Select the site to remove from the Auto Sequencing list and click Remove.
Remove All Removes all sites in the Auto Sequencing list.
Note
The Auto Sequencing list is not valid with modem connections.
Batch Job Setup
Multiple remote sites can be upgraded or set up using the Batch Job Setup screen.
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Upgrade Tab
Sets up the remote upgrade job for remote sites. First, select the remote sites to
upgrade from the Group List, and add them to the Upgrade Sites list by clicking Add.
Then, click Upgrade Now to initiate the remote upgrade job for registered Upgrade
Sites.
Figure 3-28
Batch Job Setup Screen — Upgrade
Add Select the site to add from the Group List and click Add.
Add All Adds all sites in the Group List to the Upgrade Sites list.
Remove Select the site to remove from the Upgrade Sites list and click Remove.
Remove All Removes all sites in the Upgrade Sites list.
Upgrade Now Upgrades the software on the listed Upgrade Sites.
Figure 3-29
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Enter File Name Dialog
Configuration
Setup Tab
Sets up the remote setup job for remote sites. First, select a remote site to set up from
the Group List, and add it to the Setup Sites list by clicking Add. Then, click Setup Now
to initiate the remote setup job for registered Setup Sites.
Figure 3-30
Batch Job Setup Screen
Add Select the site to add from the Group List and click Add.
Remove All Removes a site in the Setup Sites list.
Setup Now Performs the setup on the listed Setup Sites.
Disconnect
Disconnects all current connections. Disconnection can also be performed by clicking
on the toolbar.
Log
Log displays the RASplus system log and batch job log information, as well as the log
information of emergency events called in from remote sites. It displays up to 5,000 log
entries.
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Figure 3-31
Log Setup Screen
File
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•
Log File Open: Opens a saved log file.
Save As…: Saves the log information as a text file.
Print: Prints the log information.
Exit: Closes the Log dialog box.
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•
Show All Logs: Displays all log entries.
Show Filtering Log: Displays log entries within the
parameters set by the filter options. Select the filter
options and set the search starting date/time and
ending date/time.
View
Figure 3-32
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•
•
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Filter Screen
New Log First: Displays the newest log first.
Old Log First: Displays the oldest log first.
Column Add or Remove: Adds or removes columns in the Log dialog box.
Configuration
Exit
Disconnects all current connections and exits the RASplus program.
View Menu
Figure 3-33
View Menu
Displays or hides the selected toolbar and panels.
Remote Menu
Figure 3-34
Note
Remote Menu
The Remote menu can also be activated by clicking the right
mouse button after selecting the remote site on the Remote Sites
panel.
Remote Setup
Remote Setup can be used to change the setup of a remote DVR. Select the remote
site on the Remote Sites panel, initiate the Remote Setup menu, and the setup screen
displays.
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Note
Refer to the user manual for the remote DVR for more details on
system setup.
Remote System Log/Remote Event Log
These selections display the system log and event log information of a remote DVR. Set
the time range of interest and click Find. The log entries within the time range display
on the list. 100 results can be displayed in a single page. Click the Move buttons to
display additional results.
Figure 3-35
Remote System/Event Log
From Adjust the search starting date and time. When First is selected, it will search
from the first logged item.
To Adjust the search ending date and time. When Last is selected, it will search to the
last log.
Find Displays remote log entries within the selected time period.
Print... Prints the log information.
Save... Saves the log information as a text file.
Move Buttons Moves to the first page ( ), previous page ( ), next page ( ) or last
page ( ). You can also go directly to a log page by clicking the corresponding page
number.
Close Closes the Log dialog box.
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Favorite Menu
Note
The Favorite menu can also be accessed using the toolbar
controls.
Figure 3-36
Favorite Menu
Saves the current screen layout directly to the Favorite site.
Sequence Menu
Note
The Sequence menu can also be accessed using the toolbar
controls.
Figure 3-37
Sequence Menu
Starts or ends auto sequencing.
Record Menu
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Figure 3-38
Record Menu
Starts or ends panic recording. Selecting Record Play initiates the Record Player
program and plays recorded video. See Panic Recording, page 62, for more details.
Image Menu
Figure 3-39
Note
Image Menu
The Image menu can also be accessed using the Image
Processing panel controls and the toolbar controls.
Save Saves the current image as a bitmap or JPEG file.
Print Prints the current image.
Note
Refer to Live Monitoring on page 49, and Playback and Search
on page 54, for more details.
Layout Menu
Figure 3-40
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Layout Menu
Configuration
Note
The Layout menu can also be accessed using the toolbar
controls.
Screen Layout
Figure 3-41
Screen Layout
Layout Change Select the desired screen layout using the Layout Change menu.
When changing the screen layout, the selected camera on the current screen will be
located in the first cell of the new layout.
Previous/Next Layout When in one of the multi-view formats, selecting Previous
Layout or Next Layout will move to the previous or next page. In other words, when
viewing Cameras 1 to 4 in the quad format, selecting Previous Layout will display
Cameras 61 to 64 and selecting Next Layout will display Cameras 5 to 8.
Full Screen Selecting Full Screen enters the full-screen mode, and returns to the
previous screen mode by pressing the Esc key on the keyboard or selecting Full
Screen Close (x) from the popup menu displayed by clicking the right mouse button.
Frame Layout
Figure 3-42
Frame Layout
Layout Load Select the desired frame layout and click Load to apply the selected
frame layout to RASplus.
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Figure 3-43
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•
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Layout Load
Default Layout: Displays all the panels on the screen.
Watch Layout: Displays only the panels that are used most frequently in the
Watch screen mode.
Search Layout: Displays only the panels that are used most frequently in the
Search screen mode.
Admin Layout: Displays only the panels that are used most frequently in the
Admin screen mode.
User Defined Layout: Displays the user-defined layout.
Layout Setup The user can configure the frame layout by displaying panels on the
screen where they are most convenient. Set up the user-defined frame layout.
Figure 3-44
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•
•
Save: Enter a layout name and click Save to save the current frame layout as a
new user-defined layout.
Rename: Select the layout from the Layout List and click Rename. Then change
the layout name.
Delete: Select the layout to delete from the Layout List and click Delete.
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Up to 10 user-defined layouts can be saved.
Configuration
Help Menu
Displays RASplus version information.
Toolbar
The Toolbar allows convenient access to desired functions.
Figure 3-45
RASplus Toolbars
The controls on the toolbar perform functions as described below:
Figure 3-46
RASplus Controls Toolbar
Disconnect
Save Favorite Sites
RASplus Setup
Auto Sequence
Batch Job Setup
Save
System Log
Print
Emergency Event Log
Panic Recording
Batch Job Log
Play
Figure 3-47
Screen Layout Toolbar
Select the desired screen layout using the layout toolbar. When changing the screen
layout, the selected camera on the current screen will be located in the first cell of the
new layout. When in one of the multi-view formats, clicking
or
will move to the
previous or next page.
Figure 3-48
Frame Layout Toolbar
Clicking
(Layout Load) will apply the selected frame layout to RASplus, and clicking
(Layout Setup) allows you to set up the user-defined frame layout.
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Live Monitoring
RASplus provides remote monitoring functions for viewing video images in real time
from either a single site or multiple sites. In addition, when events are detected at a
remote site while in the live monitoring mode, RASplus displays the event information
on the Watch Event View panel. In order to perform live monitoring, the display option
must be set to Watch Screen or Watch and Search Screen during System setup.
To connect a remote site on the Watch screen, select the site or camera you want to
connect to in the Remote Site or Favorite Sites panel and then drag and drop it in the
desired position on the screen. The
icon will be displayed on each Watch screen.
Click
on the toolbar or select Disconnect from the System drop-down menu to
disconnect the current connection.
Note
Some DVR models will only transmit images to a remote site
while recording video.
Note
When selecting the display option of Watch and Search Screen
during System setup, the remote site can also be set to connect
using the right or left mouse buttons (this is user-defined and
must be set during System setup). Select Watch Screen to
connect to the selected site on the Watch screen when the
following text menu screen appears.
Figure 4-1
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Screen Layout and Frame Layout
Figure 4-2
Screen Layout Toolbar
RASplus provides multiple screen layout options. The layouts available are
single-screen, quad, 1+7, 3x3, 4x4, 5x5, 1+32, 6x6, 7x7, 8x8 and full-screen. When in
one of the multi-view formats, clicking
or
will move to the previous or next page.
To view a specific image in the single-screen mode, move the cursor to that image and
double-click the left mouse button. To return to the previous screen mode from the
single-screen mode, double-click the left mouse button in the monitoring window.
Clicking
(Layout Load) will apply the selected frame layout to RASplus, and clicking
(Layout Setup) allows you to set up the user-defined frame layout.
Camera Title
The user can change the camera name displayed on the screen:
1.
Select a camera on the screen and click the right mouse button.
2.
Selecting Change Camera Title in the text menu screen displays the following
Camera Title box.
Figure 4-3
3.
Camera Title Dialog Box
Enter the camera name and click OK. Leaving the Camera Title blank causes the
camera name set up on the remote site to display.
Note
Changing the camera title is available in the both Watch and
Search screens, and it does not affect the camera name set up
on the remote site.
Aspect Ratio
The user can change the image aspect ratio displayed on each camera screen:
1.
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Select a camera on the screen and click the right mouse button.
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2.
Selecting Aspect Ratio in the text menu screen displays the following menu.
Figure 4-4
3.
Aspect Ratio Menu
Select one of the following options:
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Fit to Screen: Displays images by fitting them to the screen size.
Original Ratio: Displays images by fitting them to the screen size while
maintaining their original ratio.
Half Size (x0.5) to Quadruple Size (x4): Select the desired image size.
Note
Half Size (x0.5) to Quadruple Size (x4) will be enabled when
the selected camera screen can display images in those sizes.
Antialiasing
The user can enhance the image quality of the screen by eliminating staircase (aliasing)
effects on the enlarged image. Click the right mouse button on the screen and select
Antialiasing Screen in the text menu screen.
Figure 4-5
Note
Selecting Antialiasing
When using the low specification computer, the image drawing
speed might decrease while the Antialiasing Screen is
activated.
Camera Disconnection
The user can release the camera connection on the screen. Select a camera on the
screen and click the right mouse button. Selecting Disconnect Camera in the text
menu screen releases the connection of the selected camera.
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Figure 4-6
Selecting Disconnect Camera
Sequence Monitoring
Clicking
on the toolbar connects to the registered sites sequentially, allowing
connection to more than one remote site, and displays images from selected cameras.
For sequence monitoring to function, the sequence sites should be registered during
System setup. Refer to Sequence Site Tab on page 36 for details on configuring the
sequence site.
Note
While in the sequence monitoring mode, you cannot manually
connect to sites by dragging and dropping with the mouse.
Additional Functions
Color Control
Adjust the brightness, contrast, saturation and hue for each camera by clicking the
corresponding buttons on the Color Control panel. Clicking
cancels the image
processing operation and reloads the original image. Only the administrator can adjust
the image from a remote site.
Note
It is important that cameras are properly adjusted. These
adjustments cannot make up for improperly adjusted cameras
when the images are recorded.
Figure 4-7
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Color Controls
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PTZ Control
Select a PTZ camera at the remote site, and control pan, tilt and zoom operations. Only
the administrator can control a PTZ dome from a remote site. The
icon will display
on each camera screen on which a PTZ can be controlled remotely.
Figure 4-8
Note
PTZ Controls
PTZ control using the mouse is supported. Click the left mouse
button on the image drag the mouse to move that image in the
direction you want. Roll the mouse wheel to zoom in or out.
Alarm Out Control
Control alarm out devices on the remote DVRs by clicking the ON or OFF buttons. Only
the administrator can control an alarm out from a remote site.
Figure 4-9
Note
Alarm Out Controls
Not all DVRs support remote control of color, PTZ and alarm out.
Refer to your DVR’s documentation.
Save
Clicking
on the toolbar saves the image currently displayed on the screen as a
bitmap or JPEG file. By placing a checkmark in the box beside Include Image Info, text
information about the site will be included when saving the image.
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Print
Clicking
on the toolbar prints the image currently displayed on the screen on a
printer connected to your computer. By placing a checkmark in the box beside Include
Image Info, text information about the site will be included when printing the image.
Playback and Search
RASplus allows you to play back and search recorded images on remote DVRs. It also
provides additional functions including zoom, various image enhancements, image
saving and printing. To use remote playback and search functions, the display option
must be set to Search Screen or Watch and Search Screen during System setup.
To connect to a remote site on the Search screen, select the site or camera you want
to connect to in the Remote Site or Favorite Sites panel and then drag and drop it in the
desired position on the screen. The
icon will be displayed on each Search screen.
The remote site connection on the Search screen will automatically be disconnected if
there is no activity for a specified time. Click
on the toolbar or select Disconnect from
the System drop-down menu to disconnect the current connection manually.
Note
Connecting to a Favorite site will be available if the Search
Screen display option was set up to connect to selected Favorite
sites. Refer to Favorite Sites Tab on page 35 for more details on
Favorite Site setup.
Note
When selecting the display option of Watch and Search Screen
during System setup, the remote site can be also be set to
connect using the right or left mouse buttons (this is
user-defined and must be set during System setup). Select
Search Screen to connect to the selected site on the Search
screen when the following text menu screen appears.
Figure 4-10
Watch Search Screen Selection
It is possible to display cameras in both the Watch Screen mode (live view) and Search
Screen mode at the same time. For example, you can connect to a remote DVR site with
nine cameras. Drag and drop the site into the first frame on the viewing screen and
select Watch Screen. Live video will display in the first nine frames on the screen. Then,
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drag and drop the site into the 10th frame on the viewing screen and select Search
Screen. You will be able to view any video recorded on the remote DVR in frames 10
through 18.
Search View Panel
Figure 4-11
Search View Panel
The Search View panel consists of playback and search controls, a time-lapse search
table, and an event search table. The playback buttons on the Search View panel
perform the following functions:
Note
Fast Backward Play
Go to the First Image
Stop
Go to the Previous Image
Play
Go to the Next Image
Fast Forward Play
Go to the Last Image
The speed of fast forward depends on network bandwidth and
the number of images per second recorded.
You can control the playback speed of images that are currently being played back by
using the
control slider. You can control the fast forward or fast
backward playback speed of images that are currently being played back fast forward
or fast backward by using the
control slider.
You can enlarge a specific part of the image up to five times using the
control slider. The user can electronically pan and tilt within the enlarged image by
dragging the image using the mouse. Click the left mouse button on the enlarged image
and drag to move its position. You can change the brightness of the current image
using the
control slider.
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Search Mode
RASplus supports two search modes: time-lapse and event. The time-lapse search
mode searches for recorded data by time and date and then plays back images found
within the time parameters. The event search mode searches for event log entries using
specific conditions and plays back the images associated with those event entries.
These two modes have different panel configurations and search methods.
Note
Using two search modes at the same time will NOT be available.
Note
When multiple remote sites are connected to the Search screen,
you can select the remote site you want to search for by clicking
any camera from the remote site on the screen or by selecting
the remote site name from the Host ID list at the bottom left
corner of the Search View panel.
Time-Lapse Search
Figure 4-12
Note
Time-Lapse Search Screen
The timetable of the time-lapse search panel will differ
depending on the model of remote DVR that is connected to
RASplus.
1.
Click
on the Search View panel to enter the time-lapse search mode.
2.
Selecting a date from the calendar initiates the time-lapse search. The dates for
which recorded images are available are enabled.
When first entering the time-lapse search, the latest date with recorded images will
be selected (highlighted) in the calendar.
3.
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Click
(Reload) to reload the date information. Recorded information available
from the selected date will be displayed on the timetable.
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The recorded data is displayed by time in one-hour segments and bar-shaped
segments indicate there are recorded data during that time. A yellow-highlighted
segment indicates the selected time that will be played back.
4.
Select a specific hour by clicking the mouse on the desired hour segment. Video
images will be played back starting with the first image captured within the
one-hour segment.
5.
To view an image at a specific time, click
Figure 4-13
Note
(Go To).
Go To Time Screen
If the remote DVR’s time and date have been reset to a time that
is earlier than some recorded video, it is possible for the DVR to
have more than one video segment in the same time range. Click
(Segment) and select the video segment you want to search.
The active segment will be highlighted with pink, and the inactive
segment will be highlighted with gray on the timetable chart.
Figure 4-14
Select Segment Screen
Event Search
Figure 4-15
Event Search Panel
1.
Click
on the Search View panel to enter the event search mode.
2.
Click
3.
Set up the search condition in the Event Search dialog box (Figure 4-16).
.
When loading the event search for the first time, this Event Search dialog box
appears automatically.
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Figure 4-16
Note
4.
Event Search Dialog Box
The Event Search dialog box will differ depending on the
specifications of the remote DVR that is connected to RASplus.
Set up the search criteria for the event search in the Event Search dialog box, and
click Find.
Note
When First is selected for the search starting time, the search
will be from the first recorded data. When Last is selected for the
search ending time, the search will be to the last recorded data.
5.
The results will be displayed in the event list. A total of 100 results can be
displayed at a time.
6.
Click
7.
Select an event in the list to play back the recorded data associated with that
event. The images may be played back using the playback buttons.
(Query Next) to display the next 100 results.
Text-In Event Search
Event Search offers the capability of searching for video associated with text.
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1.
If it is desired to view the video with text overlay, ensure that
Overlay Text-In Data is enabled when setting up RASplus
(System menu ➤ Setup ➤ System 1 ➤ OSD Setup ➤
Overlay Text-In Data).
Enter video search criteria based on text strings in the Event Search Text-In dialog
box (Figure 4-17).
Figure 4-17
Text-In Event Search Dialog Box
2.
Select the target cameras to search for text-in data.
3.
If needed, enable or disable the Case Sensitive check box. When enabled, the
DVR distinguishes between upper and lower case letters.
4.
Enter the text string you are searching in the Name field.
5.
Select a comparison operator from the Comp drop-down list that is used to
compare the Name and Value fields.
6.
Enter the numerical value you are that you are comparing to the text entered in the
Name field in the Value field.
Note
7.
The Column and Line fields can be used for more specific
searches of text-in data. Column (0–80) is used to identify a
desired number location within multiple columns of numbers.
Line (0–5) is used to search for desired data in a line below the
text string that is entered into the Name field. When Line = 0, the
search criteria will be based on the numerical value found in the
same line that the text string content is found.
After you set your desired search conditions, click Find to display the search
results.
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Additional Functions
Searching Data Source
Click
to set up the data source to be searched.
Figure 4-18
Search Data Source Screen
Search on Local Searches recorded data on primary storage installed in the DVR.
Search on Archive Searches archived data on backup storage installed in the DVR.
Screen Layout and Frame Layout
Figure 4-19
Screen Format Toolbar
RASplus provides multiple screen layouts for playback. The available layouts are
single-screen, quad, 1+7, 3x3, 4x4, 5x5, 1+32, 6x6, 7x7, 8x8 and full-screen. When in
one of the multi-view formats, clicking
or
will move to the previous or next page.
To view a specific image in the single-screen mode, move the cursor to that image and
double-click the left mouse button. To return to the previous screen mode from the
single-screen mode, double-click the left mouse button in the playback window.
Clicking
(Layout Load) will apply the selected frame layout to RASplus, and clicking
(Layout Setup) allows you to set up the user-defined frame layout.
Image Processing
Figure 4-20
Image Processing Panel
The Image Processing panel allows enhancing played back images using processing
controls.
Blurs the image
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Sharpens the image
Reduces the alias effect that occurs
when using the zoom feature.
Equalizes the image
Reloads the original image
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Save
Clicking
on the toolbar saves the image currently displayed on the screen as a
bitmap or JPEG file. By placing a checkmark in the box beside Include Image Info.,
text information about the site will be included when saving the image.
Clicking
on the Search View panel saves recorded video.
Figure 4-21
Save Type Screen
Save As Video… Saves any video clip of recorded data in an AVI (Audio Video
Interleaved) file format. Set up the save parameters in Figure 4-22. Click Start and then
set the file name and the video compression codec.
Note
When saving clips larger than 1GB, clips will be saved in the unit
of 1GB. For example, 3 individual files of each 1GB will be
created when saving clips of 3GB.
Figure 4-22
Note
Save As Video Screen
The Save As Video dialog box will differ depending on the
specifications of the remote DVR connected to RASplus.
Save As MiniBank… Saves any video clip of recorded data as an executable file. Set
up the save parameters in Figure 4-23. Click Start, and select Save in. Enter a File
name and select Save as type (.exe) for the video you are saving. Then click Save.
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Figure 4-23
Save As MiniBank Screen
Note
The backup file size must be less than 2 GB because of
Microsoft limitations.
Note
The Save As Minibank dialog box will differ depending on the
specifications of the remote DVR that is connected to RASplus.
Print
Clicking
on the toolbar prints the image currently displayed on the screen on a
printer connected to your computer. By placing a checkmark in the box beside Include
Image Info, text information about the site will be included when printing the image.
Panic Recording
Clicking
on the toolbar starts panic recording of cameras currently displayed on the
Watch screen. Clicking the button again stops panic recording. Up to 16 channels can
be recorded at a time, and you can select which cameras are to be recorded during the
System setup. Clicking
on the toolbar initiates the Record Player program and plays
video saved in the recording folder designated during the System setup. The Record
Player GUI and its controls are almost identical to the Clip Player. Refer to Appendix A,
Reviewing Video Clips for more details.
If you want to play back video saved in another recording folder, run the Record Player
program first. Move to the Start menu in Windows. Then, select Record Player from the
RASplus options and select the recording folder path you want.
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Recorded video can be saved in a bitmap or as an executable file using the save
function of the Record Player.
Note
Panic recording will be available only if you select the Use
Recording check box in the recording options during the
System setup.
Note
The date and time displayed on the Record Player indicates
when the recording was made on RASplus.
Note
The
icon will display on each screen when panic recording
starts.
Status View
RASplus provides a display of event, alarm out, system check and recording status
information from the connected remote site in real-time. To connect the remote site,
select the site or camera you want to connect to from the Remote Site or Emergency
Event View panel and then drag and drop it in the Status View panel. Or, you can select
Connect Status from the popup menu displayed by clicking the right mouse button
after selecting the site from the Remote Site list.
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Figure 4-24
Status View Panel
Function Buttons
Disconnect: Disconnects the current connection on the Status View panel.
Note
If you want to connect to another site, disconnect from the
currently connected system on the Status View panel first by
clicking
.
Remote Setup: Allows changing the setup of the remote DVR connected to the
Status View panel.
Note
Refer to the manual for each applicable remote DVR for more
details on system setup.
Remote System Log: Displays the system log information of the remote DVR
connected to the Status View panel.
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Remote Event Log: Displays the event log information of the remote DVR
connected to the Status View panel.
Note
Refer to Remote Menu, page 41, for more details on the Remote
System Log and Remote Event Log.
Note
When the remote site is not connected to the Status View panel,
Remote Setup, Remote System Log and Remote Event Log
menus can be accessed by clicking the right mouse button after
selecting the remote site on the Remote Sites panel.
Status Display Window
The Status Display Window displays the event, alarm out, system check and recording
status information of the remote system connected to the Status View panel in real-time.
•
•
•
Event: Displays events detected by the internal motion detector or by an external
sensor. The status display of event detection will continue during the preset dwell
time of the event-driven recording.
• Event Detection
(Motion Detection, Sensor)
• No Event Detection
• Event Off
Alarm Out: Displays status of the alarm-out signals.
• Alarm Out
• No Alarm Out
• Alarm Out Off
System Check: Displays the function status of the camera, alarm, and recording
of the remote DVR.
• Normal
(Camera, Alarm, Recording)
• Irregular
• System Check Off
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Record From/To: Displays the record period.
Status: Displays the recording, playback, archiving, clip-copy status.
• On
(Recording, Playback, Archive, Clip-Copy)
• Off
Note
•
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Display of some status icons may not be supported and
depends on the specifications of the remote DVR.
Version: Displays the system version information.
Reviewing Video Clips
A
Reviewing Video Clips
You do not need to install any special software on your personal computer to review
video saved as MiniBank files. The backup file contains a built-in Player program.
Double-clicking the target file starts the Player program.
Note
The Player GUI will differ depending on the model of the remote
DVR that is connected to RASplus when reviewing the video
saved as a MiniBank file.
MiniBank Player
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program has at least an 800MHz Pentium III. If your CPU is
slower than this, video clips recorded at maximum speed with
very high image quality will be played back slowly.
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Figure A-1
MiniBank Self Player User Interface
The Monitoring Screen displays the backed up images. Clicking the right mouse
button on the image while holding the Shift key switches the screen size. Click and
hold the left mouse button and drag the image to move its position.
Clicking Quit exits the Player program.
Click Save to save the current image in a bitmap file format on the local hard disk drive
or floppy disk.
Click Print to print the current image on the printer connected to your computer.
The Backup File Information window displays information regarding the backup file.
Location displays the site description of the DVR where the backup was made. Record
displays the time span of the video backup file. Encryption displays whether the
backup file has been tampered with. Normal means the file has not been tampered
with, Wrong means the system has detected tampering, and no mark means the user
cancelled the encryption check.
The Current Image Information window displays information about the current image.
Camera Title displays the camera name of the current image, and Time displays the
date and time the image was recorded.
The Image Search Slide Bar displays the current playback position. The user can
move to another image by clicking and dragging the slide bar.
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The Playback Function Buttons include fast backward, backward, play, pause, fast
forward, go to the first image, go to the previous image, go to the next image, and go
to the last image buttons.
The Brightness Control Slide Bar adjusts the brightness of the backup images by
clicking and dragging the slide bar. Minute brightness change can be made using
and
located at each end of the bar.
The Brightness Revert Button reloads to the original image.
Click the Zoom Out / In buttons to zoom in or out of the current image. Scrolling the
mouse wheel up or down on the image also zooms in or out.
Clicking the OSD (On-Screen Display) button switches the OSD option. The OSD
information includes camera location and date/time.
Clicking Mute mutes the recorded audio.
Double-clicking the logo at the top left corner while holding the Shift key switches
video formats when you are experiencing improper image display.
Clip Player
Note
It is suggested that the computer used for the Clip Player
program has at least an 800MHz Pentium III. If your CPU is
slower than this, video clips recorded at maximum speed with
very high image quality will be played back slowly. Also, DirectX
8.0 or higher is required to install, and a VGA card with 16 MB or
higher video RAM is recommended for proper operation.
Note
You will be asked to enter the password to initiate the Clip Player
program if you select the Save Password option when saving
recorded video.
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Figure A-2
Clip Player User Interface
The Clip Player screen displays the clip images.
Note
Clicking
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Proper image display depends on the PC display settings. If you
are experiencing display problems, click the right mouse button
on the background screen and select Properties > Settings
then set the Color quality to 32 bit. Then select Advanced >
Troubleshoot, and set the Hardware Acceleration to Full. If the
display problem continues, make sure that DirectX version 8.0 or
higher has been installed. To check the version of DirectX, click
Start > RUN and type dxdiag. Hit the Enter key to display the
DirectX Diagnostic Tool dialog box. Move to the Display tab and
make sure DirectDraw Acceleration is set to Enabled. Test
DirectDraw by selecting the DirectDraw Test button. After
changing the settings, update the driver version of the VGA card.
If you still have display problems after changing all display
settings described above, try replacing the video card. Video
cards with an ATI chipset are recommended.
exits the Player program.
Click
to go to the beginning of the video clip.
Click
to play the video clip in fast reverse.
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Click
to go back one frame of the video clip.
Click
to play the video clip.
Click
to go forward one frame of the video clip.
Click
to play the video clip in fast forward.
Click
to go to the end of the video clip.
Click
to show the previous page.
Click
to cycle through the screen layouts. It cycles through 2x2, 3x3 and 4x4.
Click
to show the next page.
Click
to select from Save, Print, Info, Image Processing, Video Format and Show
Text In. Selecting Save saves the current image in a bitmap file format on the local hard
disk drive or floppy disk. Selecting Print lets you print the current image on the printer
connected to your computer. Selecting Info displays Channel, Title, Time, Type, Size
and Resolution information about the image. Selecting Image Processing allows you
to control brightness, blur and sharpness of playback images. Selecting Video Format
allows you to find appropriate display settings for the type of graphics card installed in
your PC. Use the Video Format option when you are experiencing improper image
display. Selecting Show Text In displays video with text-in data if the video has been
recorded with text-in data.
Note
Image Processing only works in the single-screen layout while
video is paused.
Note
If you are not sure about the appropriate Video Format option,
try each option until the image displays properly.
Click
to select from Normal and Double screen views. You can move the enlarged
image by clicking the left mouse button and dragging.
Click
to display the image full screen.
Encryption icons display in the bottom-right corner.
indicates the clip file has not
been tampered with, and
indicates the system has detected tampering.
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Note
If the VGA card or monitor does not support 640x480 video
resolution, Full Screen might not display properly. If this
happens, press the ESC key on your keyboard to return to the
normal screen mode.
Click the slider bar and move it left or right to move through the video clip.
Placing the mouse cursor on an image and clicking it will cause that image to display
full frame.
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DVR Name Service (DVRNS)
B
DVR Name Service (DVRNS)
Using Static IP addresses in LAN/WAN networks requires high management overhead
and increases the cost burden to users. Therefore, it has become essential for DVRs to
support Dynamic IP addresses in ADSL/VDSL networks using DHCP (Dynamic Host
Configuration Protocol). This reduces cost burdens and increases cost-effectiveness
for system users. Use the following steps to set up a system using DVRNS.
System Configuration
Figure B-1
DVRNS Server System Configuration
STEP 4
DVR
RASplus
STEP 1
STEP 3
STEP 2
DVRNS Server
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DVR Name Service (DVRNS)
STEP 1
(DVR > DVRNS Server)
Register the unit name and IP address of the DVR during the DVRNS setup on the
Remote DVR. This unit name and IP address will be registered on the DVRNS server
directly.
Note
Caution
STEP 2
Refer to the DVR and DVRNS Server guides for detailed
information on the DVRNS and DVRNS Server setup. DVRNS
Server software and user guide are on the RASplus CD.
The DVRNS registration is limited to only one DVRNS server. The
DVR cannot be registered to multiple DVRNS servers.
(RASplus > DVRNS Server)
Request the IP address of the remote DVR using the registered unit name of the DVR
you want to connect to.
STEP 3
(DVRNS Server > RASplus)
The DVRNS server notifies the RASplus of the requested IP address.
STEP 4
(RASplus > DVR)
Connect to the target DVR using the IP address returned from the DVRNS server.
Note
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You should follow steps 2 to 4 whenever connecting to the
remote site because the DVR name and IP address might
change at any time.
Map Editor
C
Map Editor
The Map Editor program allows you to create 3-D maps of remote sites. With the
drag-and-drop and link function, you can create and edit the map easily and efficiently.
Run the program by selecting Map Editor from the RASplus options under the Start
menu in Windows.
Figure C-1
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Map Editor
Background Image Setting
1.
Prepare the image in a bitmap or JPEG file format.
2.
Click
map.
3.
Go to the Property [Canvas] tab and set the background image information.
(Background) on the toolbar and select the background image of the
Figure C-2
•
•
•
Property [Canvas] Tab
Name: Enter a name of the background image.
Horizontal/Vertical: Adjust the background image size by clicking each field
and changing the numbers.
Position: Adjust the position of the background image on the screen. Select
Auto Fit to fit the map screen size to the background image.
Option Menu
Click the Option menu to set up the DVR information, device status display and DVR
name display.
Figure C-3
Option Menu
Site Information Setting Select the Site Information Setting… in the Option menu to
set the information about the remote DVR connections, and the following Site
Information setup window appears.
Figure C-4
1.
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Site Information Window
Click Add. Figure C-4 appears.
Map Editor
Figure C-5
Site Item Window
2.
In the Remote Site Setup area, enter the site name and IP address of the DVR
connected to the devices you want to include on the map.
3.
Click Port… and enter the network IP port number (8000 to 12000) that matches
the value set during the LAN setup of the DVR.
4.
Check the box beside Use DVRNS (DVR Name Service) if you want to use the
DVR name service.
Note
If you use DVR Name Service, you can enter the name registered
on the DVRNS server instead of the IP address of the DVR, and
you do not need to enter the network IP port number.
5.
Under Login Setup, enter the user ID and password for the DVR associated with
devices.
6.
Under DVRNS Server, enter the IP address and port number (10000 to 12000) of
the DVRNS server, which matches the values set during the DVRNS setup on the
DVR.
7.
Clicking OK saves the setting.
Popup Dwell Time Select Popup Dwell Time... in the Option menu to set the duration
that the Map popup screen displays when events are detected. Figure C-6 appears.
Figure C-6
Popup Dwell Time Dialog Box
Check the box beside Use Timeout and adjust the dwell time from 1 second to 5
minutes.
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Map Editor
Note
Popup Dwell Time will be applied to all maps displayed on the
map panel.
Status Color Setting Select Status Color Setting… in the Option menu and
Figure C-7 appears. You can set the device to display a unique color reflecting its status
on the Map panel.
Figure C-7
Status Color Window
Check the box beside Color Use and select each status box to use. Click each selected
status box and select the desired color. Click OK.
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Unplugged:
Either connection to the remote DVR has failed, or the Device
No. for the device is not supported by the DVR.
Event off:
Event detection is not set up.
Irregular:
The device is not working properly.
Video Loss:
Video loss is detected.
Motion:
Motion is detected.
Alarm In:
Alarm in is detected.
Alarm Out:
Alarm out is detected.
Note
Devices are displayed as Irregular based on the settings in
System Check and as Video Loss, Motion, Alarm In, and
Alarm Out based on the event detection settings on the remote
DVR.
Note
The device displays mixed colors when detecting more than two
statuses at the same time.
Map Editor
Name Table Select Name Table… in the Option menu to display the name instead of
the IP address of the DVR on the Map panel. Figure C-8 appears.
Figure C-8
Name Table Window
Click the Display Name field of each IP address and enter the name of the DVR to
display on the popup screen.
Device Setting
1.
Selecting
,
, or
on the toolbar displays the Camera, AlarmOut and
AlarmIn tabs under the Image Bar.
2.
Select the icons, and drag and drop them at the desired locations on the
background image.
3.
Go to the Property [Camera/AlarmOut/AlarmIn] tab and set the device
information.
Figure C-9
Property [Camera/AlarmOut/AlarmIn] Tab
Table C-1
Property Tab Device Information
Property
Description
General
Name
Enter a device name.
Description
Enter a description of the device.
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Table C-1
Property Tab Device Information
Property
Description
Site Information
Select a proper site for the device in the list, and the Equipment
fields (User, Password, IP Address and Port) are filled
automatically with the information set in Site Information Setting....
Image
Select an image of a device.
Ratio
Adjust the size of the device image.
X Coordinates / Y
Coordinates
Adjust the position of the device image by clicking each field and
changing the numbers.
Horizontal / Vertical Adjust the size of the device image by clicking each field and
changing the numbers.
Popup Camera
Under the Property [AlarmIn] tab, you can associate a camera with
the sensor. Enter the camera name to associate with the sensor.
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IP Address / User /
Password / Port
Each field is filled in automatically with the information (user ID,
password, and port number) set in Site Information Setting..., or
you can enter it manually.
Device No.
Set the device number (1 ~ 32) for each device.
DVRNS Use
Select Yes to use DVR Name Service, and the DVRNS field appears.
Enter the IP address (or domain name) and the port number of the
DVRNS server, and the name of the DVR registered on the DVRNS
server.
Note
You should not select numbers that are not supported for
devices on the remote DVR when selecting Device No.
Otherwise, the map cannot detect the device and it displays the
device status as Unplugged. For example, the device number
should be from 1 to 16 when the device is connected to a
16-channel DVR.
Note
If you set the IP address and port number of the DVRNS server in
Site Information Setting…, the DVRNS fields are filled with the
information automatically.
Note
The DVRNS function is supported only with the devices
associated with a DVR providing the DVRNS (DVR Name
Service) function.
Map Editor
4.
Go to the Event [Camera/AlarmOut/AlarmIn] tab and set the option for the
devices.
Figure C-10
•
Event [Camera]: Selecting an event from a drop-down list and checking the
Watch View Popup box sets the Map panel to pop up another screen when
an event occurs. Selecting Click from a drop-down list and checking the
Watch View Popup box pops up another screen by clicking the mouse
button on the camera icon on the Map panel regardless of event detection.
Figure C-11
•
Event [AlarmOut] Tab
Event [AlarmOut]: Checking the Switch on/off box controls the alarm-out
remotely by clicking the alarm-out icon on the Map panel.
Figure C-12
•
Event [Camera] Tab
Event [AlarmIn] Tab
Event [AlarmIn]: Selecting Alarm-in Event from the drop-down list and
checking the Watch View Popup box sets the Map panel to pop up another
screen when an alarm-in event occurs. Selecting Click from a drop-down list
and checking the Watch View Popup box pops up another screen by
clicking the mouse button on the alarm-in icon on the Map panel regardless
of event detection.
Note
The popup camera should be associated with the alarm in
device to use the popup function. Refer to Device Setting on
page 75 for the popup camera association.
Link Setting
1.
Click
(Link) on the toolbar and place it on the screen linked with a sub-map.
2.
The Link Map
box appears. Select the individual link boxes by using the
Ctrl key on the keyboard, and then adjust the size and position of the link box
using a mouse, a keyboard or the icons shown below.
Interval adjustment: Equalizes the distance between three or more
selected boxes.
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Size adjustment: Equalizes the size of two or more selected boxes.
Clicking the arrow keys while holding the Shift key on the keyboard
changes the size of the selected boxes.
Position adjustment: Arranges two or more selected boxes towards one
direction or towards the center. Clicking the arrow keys while holding the
Ctrl key on a keyboard changes the position of selected boxes.
Cut, Copy, Paste: Cuts, copies or pastes the link box.
3.
Go to the Property [Link] tab and set the properties of the selected link box.
Figure C-13
Property [Link] Tab
Table C-2
Property Tab Device Information
Property
Description
Name
Enter a name for the link box.
Image
Double-click the field and select an image to insert in the link box.
Link Document
Double-click the field and select a map to be linked with the link box.
Ratio
Adjust the image size within the link box.
X Coordinates / Y
Coordinates
Adjust the position of the link box on the screen by clicking each field
and changing the numbers.
Horizontal / Vertical Adjust the link box size by clicking each field and changing the
numbers.
Text Show
4.
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Clicking
Select Yes to display the name of the link box on the selected image.
(Save) on the toolbar saves the map.
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