Avermedia XR8032 User manual

Avermedia XR8032 User manual
AVerMedia®
XR8032 RACK
User’s Manual
March 2009
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1 Introduction ................................................................................................ 1 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Package Contents ........................................................................................................................ 1 Front Panel................................................................................................................................... 1 Back Panel ................................................................................................................................... 2 Connecting Device ....................................................................................................................... 3 Chapter 2 Using the DVR Software ............................................................................ 4 2.1 Running the Unit for the First Time ............................................................................................... 4 2.2 Function buttons of Advanced/Preview Mode .............................................................................. 5 2.2.1 Using Event Log Viewer .................................................................................................... 9 Using the POSViewer ................................................................................................................10 Using Counting Log Viewer ....................................................................................................... 11 2.3 Familiarizing the Buttons in Playback Mode ............................................................................... 12 2.4 Familiarizing the Buttons in Compact Mode ............................................................................... 15 2.5 Familiarizing the Buttons in PTZ Camera Controller .................................................................. 16 2.6 Setting Up and Using the Emap ................................................................................................. 17 2.6.1 To Set Up the Emap ........................................................................................................ 17 2.6.2 To Use the Emap ............................................................................................................. 18 2.7 To Cut and Save the Wanted Portion of the Recorded Video ..................................................... 19 2.8 To Bookmark a Section of the Video .......................................................................................... 20 2.9 To Search Using the Visual Search ............................................................................................ 21 2.10 To Search Using the Event Search ............................................................................................ 22 2.11 To Search Using the Intelligent Search ...................................................................................... 23 2.12 To Setup the IP PTZ Camera ..................................................................................................... 24 Chapter 3 Customizing the DVR System................................................................. 26 3.1 System Setting ........................................................................................................................... 26 3.1.1 To Set the POS Setting.................................................................................................... 35 General Setting ...........................................................................................................................35 Setup POS Device ......................................................................................................................37 Advanced Setting ........................................................................................................................41 POS Database Setting ...............................................................................................................41 3.2 Camera Setting .......................................................................................................................... 42 3.2.1 Setup the Object Counting .............................................................................................. 46 3.2.2 To Setup FaceFinder ....................................................................................................... 47 3.2.3 Create a Camera Group .................................................................................................. 49 3.3 Recording Setting ....................................................................................................................... 51 3.4 Network Setting .......................................................................................................................... 53 3.5 Schedule Setting ........................................................................................................................ 55 3.5.1 Set schedule at specific portion of time ........................................................................... 56 3.6 Backup Setting ........................................................................................................................... 57 3.6.1 Setup Quick Backup ........................................................................................................ 58 3.7 Sensor Setting ............................................................................................................................ 59 3.7.1 To Setup External I/O Box ............................................................................................... 60 3.8 Relay Setting .............................................................................................................................. 62 3.9 Alarm Setting.............................................................................................................................. 63 3.9.1 To Setup Alarm Relay: ..................................................................................................... 68 3.9.2 To Setup the Alarm Sound Setting ................................................................................... 68 3.9.3 To Setup Call Out List: ..................................................................................................... 68 3.9.4 To Setup Send E-mail Setting: ......................................................................................... 69 3.9.5 To Setup FTP Setting: ..................................................................................................... 69 3.9.6 To Setup Alarm Recording Setting: .................................................................................. 70 3.9.7 To Setup SMS/MMS Setting: ........................................................................................... 70 3.9.8 To Setup PTZ Preset Point: ............................................................................................. 71 3.9.9 To Setup Alarm SOP:....................................................................................................... 71 3.9.10 To Setup CMS Setting ..................................................................................................... 72 3.9.11 To Setup POS Keyword Setting ....................................................................................... 72 3.9.12 Missing and Suspicious Object Detected ........................................................................ 73 3.10 User Setting ............................................................................................................................... 75 Chapter 4 Backup Video Players ............................................................................. 77 4.1 Familiarizing QPlayer Buttons .................................................................................................... 77 Chapter 5 Using Functional Keys ............................................................................ 79 Chapter 6 Using the Remote Programs .................................................................. 80 6.1 Familiarizing the WebViewer Buttons ......................................................................................... 81 6.1.1 To Setup Remote System Setting .................................................................................... 83 Basic Setting ................................................................................................................................83 Advance Setting ..........................................................................................................................84 6.2 Familiarizing the WebViewer PTZ Buttons ................................................................................. 97 6.3 Familiarizing the Remote Console Buttons ................................................................................ 98 6.3.1 To Setup Remote Console Setting................................................................................... 99 6.4 Familiarizing the Buttons in PTZ Camera Controller ................................................................ 100 6.5 Using the Remote Playback ..................................................................................................... 101 6.5.1 Familiarizing the Local Playback Buttons ...................................................................... 102 6.5.2 Familiarizing the RealTime Playback Buttons................................................................ 104 6.5.3 Familiarizing the Download and Playback Buttons ........................................................ 106 6.6 Using HandyViewer to Access DVR Server ............................................................................. 108 6.7 Using PDAViewer to Access DVR Server ................................................................................. 108 6.7.1 To Install PDAViewer thru ActiveSync ............................................................................ 108 6.7.2 To install PDAViewer from the Internet .......................................................................... 109 6.7.3 To Use the PDAViewer ...................................................................................................110 6.7.4 To Playback in PDAViewer ............................................................................................. 111 6.8 Using JavaViewer to Access DVR Server .................................................................................112 6.8.1 To install JAVAViewer from the DVR Server ...................................................................112 6.8.2 To Use the JAVAViewer ..................................................................................................112 Chapter 7 Image Verification .................................................................................. 114 7.1 To Run the ImageVerification program ......................................................................................114 Chapter 8 iEnhance ................................................................................................. 115 8.1 To Use iStable ...........................................................................................................................116 Chapter 9 Web Tools ............................................................................................... 118 9.1 Dispatch Server .........................................................................................................................118 9.2 Remote iSetup ..........................................................................................................................119 9.2.1 To Add DVR server .........................................................................................................119 9.2.2 To Setup Remote DVR Server ....................................................................................... 120 9.3 Remote iBackup ....................................................................................................................... 133 9.4 iMatrix Application .................................................................................................................... 135 9.4.1 Software Installation ...................................................................................................... 136 9.4.2 Minimum System Requirements .................................................................................... 136 9.4.3 Installing the iMatrix Software in Windows XP/Vista ...................................................... 136 9.4.4 Dual Monitors Setup ...................................................................................................... 137 Graphic card with ATi chipset ..................................................................................................137 Graphic card with NVIDIA chipset ..........................................................................................138 9.4.5 Using the iMatrix ............................................................................................................ 139 Running the iMatrix Software ..................................................................................................139 Using the iMatrix Application ...................................................................................................139 Using Monitor Controller ..........................................................................................................140 Familiarizing the Buttons in PTZ Camera Controller...........................................................141 9.4.6 Customizing the iMatrix System .................................................................................... 142 System Setting ..........................................................................................................................142 DVR Setup .................................................................................................................................143 Camera Setup ...........................................................................................................................144 User Setting ...............................................................................................................................146 9.4.7 Using the Playback Function ......................................................................................... 147 Chapter 10 Using the Remote Control Server .................................................. 149 Appendix A Registering Domain Names ............................................................. 150 Chapter 1
Introduction
AVerMedia® XR8032 RACK is a standalone DVR unit that through the network to receive video and
monitoring and recording of video. It can connect 8 sensors and relays. The XR8032 RACK is customized to
use it right away. No more software and hardware installation. Just connect the cables and you may now start
video surveillance. Through the USB port, user can back up the recording video and playback within the
bundled software on personal computer.
1.1
Package Contents
(4)
(3)
(2)
(1)
F (1) XR8032 RACK unit
F (3) Power cord
F (5) AVerMedia USB optical mouse
F (2)Quick Guide
F (4)Utility Software CD (Manual is included)
If there is any damage, shortage or inappropriate item in the package, contact your local dealer immediately.
1.2
Front Panel
Name
Function
(1) Locker
To lock the front cover
(2) USB port x 2
To connect external USB storage device
(3) Power switch
Turn on/off the system unit
(4) Removable HDD drawer
(5) Removable HDD drawer
power switch
(6) DVD-RW
It can be installed one SATA hard disk
To on/off the removable hard disk
To backup recorded file on DVD-R/RW disk
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(5)
1.3
Back Panel
Name
Function
(1) Ethernet Port
For WAN/LAN connection
(2) TV Out
Output the video signal to a CCTV monitor
(3) Sensor In Relay Out
Support 8 sensor devices and 8 relay devices (Relay: 1A @ 125V AC/30V
DC)
(4) Audio Out
Output the audio of the selected video channel
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The audio output device has its own power supply is necessary.
(5) RS485
For PTZ camera connection
(6) eSATA port
For connecting with eSATA RAID
(7) Video Out (DVI)
Output the video signal to a LCD monitor
(8) Speaker/Microphone port
Connect the speaker and microphone
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The speaker and microphone has its own power supply is
necessary.
(9) Ethernet Port
For WAN/LAN connection
(10) USB Port
For connection of any USB interface devices
(11) Keyboard/mouse port
Connect the keyboard and mouse.
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1.4
Connecting Device
The DVR unit can connect up to 32 IP cameras through internet and also can connect 8 sensor
devices, 8 alarm device and output video to a CRT/LCD monitor. Connecting the unit to an external
hard disk through USB connection, the bundled software enables you to transfer and back up the
recorded video. Also, the bundled software can playback and segment the backup recorded video.
Follow the illustration below to make the connection:
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Chapter 2
2.1
Using the DVR Software
Running the Unit for the First Time
When the unit is turned on for the first time, the system will prompt you to enter the serial number. The
serial number is located on the REAR PANEL of the DVR unit.
After entered the serial number, the main surveillance interface will show up. Follow the below steps to connect
the IP cameras to start surveillance.
1. Click SETUP and enter the password (default is 111111)
2. Click Camera
3. Select the camera icon(channel) and mark Enable.
4. Click IP Setting and select the Protocol, Model, Video Format, and Channel of the IP camera.
5. And then, enter the IP address or URL of IP camera. If IP camera has ID and Password for connecting,
mark Authentication and enter the ID and Password.
6. Click Save&Exit to complete the configuration.
7. Now, user should see the video of IP camera on the surveillance screen.
For more detail setting, please refer to Chapter 3 Customizing the DVR System.
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2.2
Function buttons of Advanced/Preview Mode
Name
(1) Exit
Function
Call up the Logout dialog box.
In the logout dialog box, you may do the following:
(1) Exit
(2) Volume
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Click Exit to shutdown the DVR system.
Click Reboot to restart the DVR system
Click Login to sign-in in different account.
Click Compact to switch to compact mode (see 2.4).
Click Guest to switch to the guest authority level. In guest authority level, user only allow
to preview and playback the recorded video.
Click Cancel to exit Logout dialog box.
Click About to update patch or find about the software info. To update the patch file, Click
Update and select the patch file location by click Browser button. And then, click Update
button to start upgrading.
Adjust the audio volume to a proper volume.
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Name
Function
(3) Split Screen Mode
Select from 7 different split screen types to view all the camera, or one camera over the
other or alongside on a single screen. It also allows you to switch and view different camera
number.
1-Cam display
4-Cam split display
9-Cam split display
16-Cam split display
8-Cam split display
13-Cam split display
32-Cam split display
(4) Record
Start/stop video recording.
(5) E-Map
Display the map in each area, and the location of camera/ sensor/ relay and the warning.
(see also 2.6)
(6) Network
Enable/disable remote system access. This feature allows you to access DVR server from a
remote location via internet connection.
(7) Setup
When setting up the system for the first time, type the word “admin” in the Password text box
to access.
button to configure settings for cameras, recording, network, scheduler, backup,
Click
sensors, relays, alarms and user authentication (see also Chapter 3).
(8) PTZ
Access PTZ control panel. Beside PTZ camera, XR8032 RACK DVR system also support
mega pixel IP PTZ camera (also see 2.5).
(9) Preview
Switch to Preview/Advanced mode. This allows you to view live camera display. Press ctrl +
F can freeze the live preview video screen. And then, click Snapshot can save the freeze
video screen.
(10) Playback
Switch to Playback mode. This allows you to view the recorded video file (also see 2.3).
(11) Status Bar
It shows the current time, and the hard disk’s free space.
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Name
Function
(12) Camera Group
Tree
To view the user defined channel group tree (see also 3.2.3). Click + of group to extend
group and drag the camera to surveillance screen to view. Click + of camera to view the
camera information.
(13) Camera ID
Click a desired icon to play the desired channel. After you click the icon, it turns yellow. If you
assign a split display mode and appoint a camera number, the icon group of the cameras will
turn yellow altogether.
(14) iPOS Live
To view the real time iPOS data
of channels. Click the iPOSLive
to call out the real time iPOS
data windows.
User can move the each
channel of iPOS windows apart
to proper position. If user didn’t
enable the multi-channel of
iPOSLive( see aslo POS
Adavanced Setting in 3.1.1),
and then, user only can view
one channel each time.
To switch to different channel,
click Select Camera drop down
list to select the channel. To
tempore stop iPOS data
coming, click Freeze. To
un-freeze, click Transaction.
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Name
Function
(15) Snapshot
Catch a static recording image and save it as a BMP or a JPG file.
(16) Event log
Click it to pop-up the Event Log Viewer dialog to check Event, Operation, POS (Point of
Sales), System and Network logs. You can select a desired date and a log item to show all
logs data in the table.( also see 2.2.1)
(17) AutoScan
Click it to start Auto Scan.
Click it to turn to full screen mode. To return, press the right button of the mouse or ESC on
the keyboard or click the arrow icon.
(18) Full screen
Click to exit from
full screen mode
When you switch to full screen in multiple-screen mode, Left click to toggle to only display
one of the video in the multiple-screen mode or all.
(19) Alarm Button
Click to trigger defined alarm. The alarm buttons have been defined will show on the
application UI (see also Alarm Button in 3.9).
(20) Alarm
Alert and display warning info. Only Administrator-level can reset and turn on, off and trigger
the Sensor and Relay by right-clicking the item in the Sensor and Relay list.
(21) On Screen
Keyboard
If the keyboard is not available, you may use the Virtual Keyboard.
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2.2.1
Using Event Log Viewer
Show the record of activities that take place in the system.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Click the Event Log button on DVR system main interface. The Event log viewer window will show up.
Select the Date to view or search certain event log by key word. Enter the key word in Find Text column
and click Search button.
To filter the records, select and click the select button to display Event, System, Operation, Network or All.
The events list which display on the screen can be saved as text file format. To save the events list, click
Save button.
To view POS event log, click POS Viewer bar to call out the POS event log window.
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Using the POSViewer
Name
(1) POSDB Path
(2) Before/After
(3) Channel
(4) Search String
Function
to change the storage path.
The storage path for POS event log. Click
Set a time period before and after of POS event log.
Select the POS event log of channel
Enter specific key word or word string to search the POS event log. Mark the “Match whole
word exactly” box if wants to find exactly key word or word string of POS event log.
(5) Export POSDB
It allows user to save the POS database to selected storage path in excel format. Click
change the storage path. Click Export to save the POSDB to selected storage path.
to
(6) Full Reception
Display the POS event log detail that user selected from Search Result window. Click
to
save the POS event log. Click
(7) Search Result
to print out the POS event log.
Display the POS event log of search result. Click
out the search result.
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to save the search result. Click
to print
Using Counting Log Viewer
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
Select the Date and set a time period between After and Before for object counts searching.
Select the search Event – In, Out or All.
Select the Camera or All cameras to search.
Click Search to start searching.
The result will be list out in Result tablet.
To save the search result, click .
Click
to print out the object counts log.
To view the analysis of object counts, click Statistic Report tab.
9. User can select the Date, Camera, and Cycle to view the report of object counts (In/Out).
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2.3
Familiarizing the Buttons in Playback Mode
To switch in Playback mode, click Playback button at the lower right corner of Advanced/Preview
mode user interface
Name
(1) Split Screen Mode
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Function
Select from 6 kinds of split screen type to playback the recorded video file of all the
cameras, or one camera over the other or alongside on a single screen.
To view 32 channels, click 16 split screen button to switch channel display.
If there are only 4 cameras, you won’t be able to switch to 9, 13, and 16 split screen mode.
To zoom in an area on the screen, Right click and Drag a square on the area you want to enlarge.
(2) Exit
Close playback mode and go back to the preview mode
(3) Progress bar
Show the progress of the file being played. You may move the bar to seek at any
location of the track.
(4) Hour Buttons
Select and click to playback the recorded video file on the specific time frame.
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The Hour buttons represent the time in 24-hour clock. The blue bar on top of the hour button indicates that
there is a recorded video file on that period of time. While the red bar indicates that you are currently viewing
the recorded video file.
(5) Playback Control
Buttons
Begin: Move at the beginning of the recorded video file.
Previous: Go back to the previous frame.
Slower: Play the recorded video file at the speed of ½x, ¼x, or ⅛x.
Rewind: Wind back the recorded video file.
Pause: Briefly stop playing the recorded video file.
Play: Play the recorded video file.
Faster: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x or 32x.
Next: Go to the next frame.
End: Go to the end of the recorded video file.
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Name
(6) Archive
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Function
Select the date on the calendar and the time from 00 to 23 to where to start playing the
recorded video file.
– OPEN FILE: user can open the recorded file from HDD
– Channel 01~ 16&Channel 17 ~ 32: Switch to different channel group of playback
calendar.
– Day Light Saving: the playback calendar will show the available video records during
day light saving time period.
The numbers from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The numbers from 01 to 16 represent the
camera ID. The blue colored column indicates that there is a recorded video file on that period of time. While
the red colored column indicates on where to start playing the recorded video file.
(7) Status bar
Display the recorded date, time and play speed.
(8) Camera ID
Show the number of cameras that are being viewed. When you are in single screen
mode, click the camera ID number to switch and view other camera.
(9) Export
(10) Segment
(11) Full screen
Export includes Snapshot, Print, Output Video Clip, and Backup function.
Snapshot: Capture and save the screen shot either in *.jpg or *.bmp format.
Print: Print the screen shot.
Output Video Clip: Save the segmented file in *.mpg, *.avi, or *.dvr format (see also
2.7).
Backup: Save the playback file to USB device or DVD-ROM disk
Keep a portion of the recorded video (see also 2.7).
View in full screen mode. To return, press the right button of the mouse or ESC on the
keyboard or click the arrow icon.
Click the arrow icon to exit
from full screen display
mode
When you switch to full screen in multiple-screen mode, Left click to toggle to only
display one of the video in the multiple-screen mode or all.
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Name
Function
(12) Event log
Show the record of activities that take place in the system. To filter the records, select
and click the option button to only display Event, System, Operation, Network or POS.
(13) Bookmark
Mark a reference point when previewing the recorded video file to which you may return
for later reference. You may also set it to protect the file. (see also 2.8)
(14) Visual Search
Search from a specific camera by Date, Hour, Minute, 10 Seconds and Second. (see
also 2.9)
(15) Find Next
Search for the next event or changes in the motion detector frame. You can use this
when you are using Intelligent Search or Event Search function.
(16) Event Search
Search from the recorded activities that take place in the system (i.e., Sensor, Motion,
Video Loss, POS). (see also 2.10)
(17) Intelligent Search
Search the changes in the motion detector frame (see also 2.11).
(18) Audio
Enable/disable volume
(19) De-interlace
To enhance the video quality. Set the de-interlace mode to #1, if you are capturing
motionless picture and #2, if it captures lots of movement.
(20) Watermark
Watermark-checking to identify the authenticity of playback video
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Watermark verification doesn’t support on XR8032 RACK.
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2.4
Familiarizing the Buttons in Compact Mode
To view in Compact mode, click Exit button. In the logout dialog box, click Compact.
Name
Function
(1) Split Screen Mode
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Select from 7 kinds of split screen type to view all the camera, or one camera over the other
or alongside on a single screen.
- If there are only 4 cameras, you won’t be able to switch to 9, 16, 13, and 32 split screen mode.
- When you are in single screen mode, Right click and Drag a square on the area you want to enlarge.
- When you are in multiple-screen mode, Right click the video screen of the camera and Drag on where you
want to locate it. To only display one of the video in the multiple-screen mode, Left click the video screen
you want to display.
(2) AutoScan
Start/Stop video screen cycle switch
(3) Alarm
Alert and display warning info.
(4) Playback
Switch to Playback mode. This allows you to view the recorded video file. (see 2.3)
(5) Advanced
Switch to Preview/Advanced mode.
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2.5
Familiarizing the Buttons in PTZ Camera Controller
Name
Function
(1) Close
Exit PTZ camera controller.
(2) Setup
Configure PTZ cameras.(also see 2.12)
(3) AutoPan
Operate the PTZ cameras automatically based on the selected camera group preset
position number.
(4) Focus +/-
Adjust the focus manually to produce clear image.
(5) Zoom +/-
Zoom in and out the image.
(6) Direction buttons
Adjust and position the focal point of the PTZ camera.
(7) Camera ID pane
Display the PTZ camera number that is being operated.
(8) Save Camera preset
position
Save the PTZ camera preset position number. Select the camera and click the preset
position number and save it.
(9) Camera lens speed
controller
Adjust the moving speed of the PTZ camera lens.
(10) Camera preset
position number
Move the PTZ camera to the preset point.
(11) Group AutoPan
Select to automatically operate PTZ camera in group.
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2.6
Setting Up and Using the Emap
E-Map can hold up to 8 maps in *.bmp/*.jpg format. You may locate the camera, sensor and relay on the map.
2.6.1
To Set Up the Emap
1. Click Emap.
2. When the Emap screen appears, click the area number (1 to 8 buttons) on where you want to insert the
map.
3. Click Load Map to insert the map. When the open dialog box appears, locate and select the map and click
Open.
4. When the inserted map appears on the Emap screen, click Edit. You may now drag the camera, sensor,
and relay icons to its place on the map. Icons on the map can be relocated anywhere.
5. To set the camera direction, right click camera icon can select the camera direction in 8 angles.
6. If you are going to locate the icon on the map to other area, you need to drag the icon to the black pane at
the bottom of the Emap screen and then switch to the area on where you want to locate the icon. To bring all
the icons back to the black pane at the bottom of the Emap screen, click Reset Icon.
7. When you are done, click Save button to save the new setting. To close Emap screen, click X.
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2.6.2
To Use the Emap
To use the Emap:
1. Click E-map.
2. In the Emap screen, click the camera icon to switch on the area where the camera is located on the map
and to display the video at the upper right corner of the Emap screen. At the lower right corner of the Emap
screen, it lists all the warning message.
3. To control relay, right-click relay icon and select status (on, off, or trigger) of relay.
4. To view different Emap, click Emap number button (1 ~ 8).
5. Click X to close Emap screen.
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2.7
To Cut and Save the Wanted Portion of the Recorded Video
1.
Use the Playback Control buttons or drag the bar on the playback progress bar and pause on where you
want to start the cut. Then, click Segment to set the begin mark.
2.
Use the Playback Control buttons or drag the bar on the playback progress bar and pause on where you
want to end the cut. Then, click Segment to set the end mark. To cancel segmentation or set the segment
marks from the start, click Segment button again.
3.
4.
Click Export → Output Video Clip button to save the wanted clip.
In the Save As dialog box, locate on where you want to save the file or choose to Burn the video segment
to VCD/DVD ROM (only for .*mpeg file format).
Select the file type and select the camera information display position when playback. The camera
information will be the information of server name that user has defined in Network Setting.
If the select the file type is *.avi, user can mark included audio to include audio in output video segment.
To adjust Video Quality if needed.
Click Save to save the video segment.
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Right-click function is disabling for security issue.
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2.8
To Bookmark a Section of the Video
1.
Click Bookmark. The video playback stops when the bookmark button is executed.
2.
In the Bookmark dialog box, you may do the following:
Add to include the new reference mark in the bookmark list. You may select to enable/disable file
protection.
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Edit to change the mark description or enable/disable file protection.
Delete to remove the selected reference mark in the list.
Delete All to remove all the reference marks in the list.
Exit to close Bookmark dialog box.
- When the bookmark is protected, the file won’t be overwritten.
- The protected bookmark file will be deleted when the Delete the recorded data is enable in the
System setting.(also refer to 3.1 System setting)
Select and click one in the bookmark list to preview the file.
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2.9
1.
2.
3.
To Search Using the Visual Search
Click Visual Search.
In the Visual Search Setting dialog box, select the Camera number and the date. Then click OK.
When a series of frames appear by date, click on the frame to display another series of frames and search
by every Hour of that date, every Minute of that hour, every 10 Seconds of that minute, every Second of
that 10 seconds. To go back, click
. To view from the selected frame and close event search, click
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2.10 To Search Using the Event Search
1.
2.
3.
Click on the video screen on where you want to search.
Click Event Search. The Event Search text (red) would appear at the lower left corner of the screen.
In the Event Search Setting dialog box, check the type of condition you want to search. If you select POS,
in the Find Text box, type the word. Then, click OK to start searching. The video search would stop at the
frame that matches the condition. To keep on searching click
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4.
You may also set to search and list all the result. Just check the Output Event List box. In the Search
Duration section, set the Begin Time, End Time and Searching Interval. Then, click OK to start
searching.
When the Event list appear, click and select the item you want to view.
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2.11 To Search Using the Intelligent Search
1. Click on the video screen on where you want to search.
2. Click Intelligent Search. The Intelligent Search text (red) would appear at the lower left corner of
the screen.
3. When the Intelligent Search Setting dialog box and motion detector frame appear, you may adjust
the sensitivity bar and the motion detector frame size and location. To set motion detector frame
size and location, left click and drag on the screen. Then, click OK to start searching. The video
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search would stop at the frame that matches the condition. To keep on searching click
4. You may also set to search and list all the result. Just check the List box. In the Search Duration
section, set the Begin Time, End Time and Searching Interval. Then, click OK to start searching.
The search result will show as below figure:
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2.12 To Setup the IP PTZ Camera
1. In the PTZ control panel, click Setup.
2. When the PTZ Setup dialog box appears, select the camera number and check the Use PTZ box.
3. In the Connection Settings section, select the Protocol and Model that is brand of IP PTZ camera and
enter IP address of IP PTZ camera in IP Camera Site. Mark the Authentication box if ID and Password is
required when connecting to IP PTZ camera. And then, click Save to keep the settings.
4. In the Preset Setting section, use the PTZ control panel and adjust the position of the IP PTZ camera and
select the preset number to assign a number for the PTZ camera current position.
5. Set the DwellTime (1-60 sec) for how long the IP PTZ camera stays in that position before it moves to the
next one. If you want to add description, check the Show Preset Name box and in the Preset Name text
box, type the word. When done, click Save to keep the settings.
6. Repeat step 4 & 5, if you want to save another IP PTZ camera position.
7. Restore AutoPan Time: set a time period for restoring auto path function after the IP PTZ camera has
been moved. Mark the check box and set the time period in second.
8. Others: Enable/disable Using Joystick such as USB joystick device.
9. Iris: To adjust the iris of IP PTZ camera. It may not support that depends on brand of the IP PTZ camera.
10. OSD: To allow call out IP PTZ camera factory’s OSD setup menu. The OSD setup menu may vary that
depends on the brand of IP PTZ camera.
11. When is done, click OK to save the setting or Click Cancel, to leave without saving the new setting.
12. When IP PTZ camera is enabling, user can control IP PTZ camera by using the mouse and on screen PTZ
control bar.
13. Click on screen IP PTZ control icon to call out the control bar.
Single Screen mode with PTZ control icon
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14. When PTZ control icon has been click on, it will turn to red, the mouse course will become a red cross, and
PTZ control bar will show up on the screen.
- User can move the on screen PTZ controller to any position of screen
- The on screen PTZ controller only display on a channel screen at a time.
15. Using the red cross mouse course to zoom in/out the camera view by drag on the screen directly.
16. To focus in/out, click the button on PTZ control bar.
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Chapter 3
Customizing the DVR System
In the Preview/Advanced screen mode, click
button to customize your DVR. When the DVR
configuration setup selection appears, select and click the buttons you want to change the setting.
3.1
System Setting
In the System Setting dialog box, click OK to accept the new settings, click Cancel to exit without saving, and
click Default to revert back to original factory setting.
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(1) Storage Path
Set the directory on where to save the data. When there is not enough free space to record one hour data, the
system automatically replaces the oldest data. In case you have more than one storage path, the system
automatically saves the data to the next storage path. You may also add additional network-attached storage
(NAS) for extremely high storage capacity. Select the Enable network storage check box to send the recorded
video in network-attached storage. To add network storage, the Internet storage drive/folder must be
mapped as Network Driver in DVR server. Enable network storage first, and then, click Add. In Browse For
Folder windows, select drive C and right click mouse button, select Map Network Drive option.
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In the Map Network Drive windows, select the Drive and fill in the network drive direction in Folder column if
you know. Or click Browse to find the folder direction. Click Finish to complete the network drive mapping.
After the network drive has been added, user needs to create a folder for network storage. In Browse For
Folder windows, select the network drive and right click mouse button to add a new folder. And then, click OK.
User should see a new storage folder display in Storage path list.
By default the data is stored in C:\Data, to insert another storage path, click Add. To remove the selected path,
click Delete. If you want the system to automatically erase the data after a certain days, enable the Delete
recorded data after check box and enter the numbers of days in Days text box. If you want the system to
automatically erase the event and alarm log after a certain days, enable the Delete event and alarm log after
check box and enter the numbers of days in Days text box. To change logs save direction, enable Move to and
select the new save path.
(2) Hard Disk Calculator
Estimate the hard disk recording capacity. The result of calculation is a rough value which only for reference.
The hard disk record capacity will be varied by the real record quality and complexity of video scene.
Click
, the hard disk calculator windows will show up. Total Recording time is the current hard disk
recording capacity. Enter the expect hard disk size or expect recording time in Expected HD Size or Expected
Record time, and then click Calculate button. Click OK to exit the hard disk calculator windows. The hard disk
calculation will base on the recording setup and current hard disk setup.
(3)Language
Customize the system to display the tool tips and dialogs based on the selected language. By default the
language is in English.
(4) Video Standard
Change and select the proper video system according to your camera video system. If the video system setting
is wrong, the video would appear abnormal.
(5) Attention Please
Check the attentiveness of the person who is monitoring the system. You may set the number of times the
Attention dialog box to appear in a day in Times per day text box. To check the graph on how fast the person
response, click Analysis.
When this feature is enabled, the Attention dialog box would appear. The person who is monitoring the system
must enter the same number that appears from the left box at the right text box and then click OK.
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(6) TV Out
Autoscan period: Set the time gap from 3 to 10 sec. before it switches to the next camera.
(7) Configuration
Backup a copy of all the settings and allows you to regain the same settings back. To save the current settings,
click Export. To replace the settings with the one you have saved, click Import.
(8) Login
Enable the conditions in Login section you want the system to automatically carry out.
- Auto record when login
Automatically start video recording when the DVR is executed
- Auto start Network when login
Automatically enable DVR network connection when login into DVR program.
- Login to compact mode
Switch to compact mode directly when the DVR is executed.
- Guest Mode
Automatically log in Guest mode when the DVR is executed. In guest mode, the functions are limited to
preview and playback only.
- Default user
Automatically log in to the selected default user when the DVR is executed
(9) Miscellaneous
Enable the conditions in Miscellaneous section you want the system to perform.
- Status Report
Send a daily system event and attention analysis report. To change the e-mail settings, click Setup.
- Desktop Lock
9 Block window OS hotkey: Deactivate the [Ctrl-Alt-Del] and [Windows] keyboard key functions.
9 Block windows OS pop-up window: To block any pop-up window from windows system.
- Beep if no signal
Make sound when the video signal is lost.
- Mandatory Recording
Always recording the video in any condition.
- Enable Overlay
To enhance video signal for better video quality.
- Screen Saver
Set a period time to enter screen saver mode when system idle.
- Auto Scan Period
Set the time gap of the Auto Scan function from 3 to 10 seconds. This automatically switches to the next
video in cycle depending on the set time gap.
- Temperature Display
Select the format of temperature -- °C or °F
- Playback Mode
Select the mode of playback the video.
9 Select date and time: Select the date and time which user wants to playback.
9 Play the last file: Automatically playback the video from the last hour
9 Instant Playback: Automatically playback the video which has just recorded. To set the instant playback
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time period, fill in the time in second at Set Instant Playback’s Play Time column.
- Date Format
Select the date format which wants to display in Select date and time playback mode
(10) POS
Set from which camera screen to display the data from the POS equipment. Click Setting, to set the POS
Console Setting.(see also 3.1.1)
(11) UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply)
Protect the system from damaging, such as power surges or brownouts. This automatically gives time to close
the DVR properly when the battery backup power has reached the Shutdown when capacity below percentage
level setting.
The UPS device must be connected to your computer (refer to your UPS user’s guide).
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The UPS application must meet Windows 2000 or Windows XP system requirements.
(12) System Configuration
To configure the DVR system date, time and IP address.
Date/Time Setting
1. Select the Time Zone of DVR server located
2. Select the Month and Date. Click arrow button can switch to different month.
3. Adjust the Time by click spin box arrow button.
4. Click OK to save the configuration.
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Display Setting
To adjust resolution of display.
HDD Management
To manage and format the hard disk drive. The DVR system can format the HDD that is the first time install
on DVR system.
- Please stop recoding before formatting HDD.
- The hard disk has been added into storage path that is not able to re-format and partition.
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To format and partition hard disk:
1. Click + button to add the selected hard disk into Partition Table section.
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2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
User can adjust the capacity of partition by clicking Capacity column and enter the capacity. If user
doesn’t want to divide hard disk into several partitions, and then, just leave the capacity without change.
The partition can be named by clicking on Label column and enter the name.
To create more than one partition, do the steps 1 and 2 again.
When all the partition has been added, click Start to format all partitions.
When the formatting complete, the each partition status will change to OK.
Click OK to exit when formatting is completed.
Now, user can assign formatted hard disk or partition as a storage path( see also Chapter 3.1 System
setting(1)Storage Path)
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Network Setting
To configure the network setting (IP address, subnet, DNS, and son on…) of the system.
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Obtain an IP automatically (DHCP): To use DHCP server assigning DVR server a IP address.
Using the following IP address: Assign a fixed IP address for DVR server
IP ADDRESS: Assign a constant IP address which a real IP addresses give from ISP to DVR system.
Do Not assign the DVR to 1.0.0.0 network segment. It will ca use the DVR can not access to Internet
due to the un-recognize to 1.0.0.0 IP segment.
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Mask: It is a bitmask used to identify the sub network and how many bits provide room for host
addresses. Enter the subnet mask of the IP address which user has assigned to DVR system.
- GATEWAY: A network device act as a passageway to internet. Enter the network gateway IP address
- DNS: Enter the IP address of DNS
Audio Setting
To adjust audio volume of system.
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Others
Reboot: To restart the DVR unit.
Shutdown: To power off the DVR unit.
Printer Setting
Click Add Printer and following the wizard to install a printer.
Regional/Language Setting
When DVR application is using different language of UI besides English, user can select the
corresponding region and language in order to make UI display correctly.
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Power Management
To configure UPS. Click Select… to select the UPS that has connected with DVR system.
(13) System Controller Setup
To configure the parameters that is for communicating with the System Controller (an optional accessory). Also
please refer to user manual of the System Controller.
Enable – Mark the check box to enable the System Controller function.
Model – Select model of the System Controller.
Port – Select the com port that is connected with the System Controller. Click Setup to configure com port
value. The com port value is shown in below table:
Baud rate
Data bits
Parity
Stop bit
Flow
control
9600
8
No
1
No
ID – Set an ID for DVR server (0~99). This ID is a key for communicating between the System Controller and
the DVR server.
When the DVR server ID is X, the DVR server can be controlled by System Controller irrespective of the
DVR ID that is selected in System Controller.
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3.1.1
To Set the POS Setting
General Setting
1. In the System Setting dialog box, POS section, click Setting.
2. In the POS Console Setting dialog box, click Add to set a new POS setting, Modify to change the POS
setting, and Delete to remove the selected POS setting. Click OK to save and close POS Console Setting.
3. In the POS Mapping dialog box, click OK to accept the settings and Cancel to exit without saving the new
setting.
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(1) POS Name: Enter a name to identify the POS.
(2) Protocol: To select the protocol, click Setting button (see Setup POS Protocol)
(3) Skip first: Set the number of lines you want to be removed
(4) Start Testing: Click to test POS setting. You will see a test result on the right side of POS Mapping
window.
(5) Setup…: Set the COM Properties. If you are not sure, please contact your POS service provider.
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(6) Port Setting : Select the Local or Remote port to where it is connected.
Local: select the COM port number which is connected.
Remote: Use the UDP protocol for remote connection if POS system can
broadcast to Internet. Enter the IP address of the remote station.
(7) Map to Channel: Select to which camera number to display the transaction text.
(8) Text Filter: Enter the word you want to be removed.
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Setup POS Device
There are 4 default POS devices. If user uses the POS device beside defaults, user can add new POS device
and rules. The POS device can be added up to 50 include defaults.
Setup Standard POS Device
• Add New POS Device
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Click Add
Enter the POS device name in Name column
Select the Type as Standard
Click OK to save
To modify existing device, double click it.
Click Default can be reset back to original setting.
• Add Rules
1. Select the POS device form device list
2. Click Add in Rules section
3. In Rule Setting windows, select Group. Each group has a limited
number of times ; please refer to the “Maximum” and “Remainder” information in Rule Setting windows. The
Line End, Page End, and Bill End group only can be set once.
- Line End: set a rule to separate each line.
- Page End: set a rule to switch page.
- Skip Cmd: set a rule to discard a string or character.
- Include: set a rule for a lime with a string or character to be displayed.
- Exclude: set a rule for a line with a string or character to be concealed.
- Bill End: set a rule to divide each transaction.
4. Select Type – Ascii or XML
5. Enter the string or character as the rule in Data column. The maximum length is 31 characters.
6. Click OK
7. Click Save. The configuration will be lost without saving.
8. To modify existing replace rules, double click it.
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• Character Replacement
Set a rule to replace a character or word in POS data. The maximum replacement is 8.
1. Select a POS device from device list
2. Click Add in Replace section
3. Old Data: select the Type(Ascii or Hex) and enter word or character that wants to be replaced
4. New Data: select the Type (Ascii or Hex) and enter the word or character that will replace it in Old Data.
5. Click OK
6. Click Save. The configuration will be lost without saving.
7. To modify existing replace rules, double click it.
• Adjust Rule Priority
User can set the priority of rule groups. Select the group and click up/down arrow button to move the priority
level. The upper position, the priority is higher.
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Setup XML POS Device
XML can only work with the POS data is transmitting in XML format.
9 Device: select or add a new device. Only device that supports XML can be configured in here.
Click Add to add a device. Enter device name and select Type as XML. The POS device can be
added up to 50 include defaults.
Page Start: Beginning of data for transaction
Page End: End of data for transaction
Tag: select a root tag and sub tag as a range for data transaction to DVR server. Click Add to set a tag.
Click Save. The configuration will be lost without saving.
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Please refer to the following example for more detail.
<TicketStart> → Page Start
<Header> → Root tag
<MessageVersion>1.0</MessageVersion>
<Date>20060317</Date>
<Time>164216</Time>
<RegisterID>3</RegisterID>
<Shift>4</Shift>
<CashierID>000000009</CashierID>
<JrnlTransNum>3</JrnlTransNum>
<JrnlID>0</JrnlID>
</Header>
</TicketStart>
<Item>
<SaleTotals>
<Item>
<SaleTotals>
<Item>
<SaleTotals>
<TenderEvent>
<TicketComplete> → Page End
→ Sub tag
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Advanced Setting
To setup POS text display position, text font and color.
1. In the System Setting dialog box, POS section, click Setting >>
Advanced Setting
2. Mark Show POS Text to allow POS data to be display on
surveillance screen.
3. If user doesn’t want POS data to be scroll up, mark Stop scroll
POS Text and enter the time to delete POS text at Erase POS
text after column.
4. Select the POS data display position on surveillance screen –
Left-Top, Left-Bottom, Right-Top, or Right-Bottom.
5. To change the POS data font and color, click Font.
6. Enable Multiple windows for viewing multi-channels of real
time iPOS data. To save the real time of iPOS data window
position on the UI, mark the Save window Position. To select
all channels, mark All check box. Or mark each channel one by
one.
7. When it is done, click Save to complete the configuration.
POS Database Setting
User can export the POS database to another save location or
storage device. Click
to change the save path. Mark Remove
POS data after the POS data will be delete from DVR hard disk on
the day that user has setup. Also, mark Move to: user can save the
POS data to another folder on DVR when the POS data is removing.
Click
to set a storage path. Click Save to complete the
configuration.
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3.2
Camera Setting
In the Camera Setting dialog box, click OK to accept the new settings, click Cancel to exit without
saving, and click Default to revert back to original factory setting.
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(7)
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to adjust the video setting. To select all the cameras, enable the ALL
check box. To select more than one camera, Right click on the camera icon. To select one camera only, Left
click on the camera icon. The camera icon turns red when it is selected.
(2) Enable
Set to enable/disable the selected camera. When there is no video source on the camera, we suggest disabling
it so that the system won’t detect it as video loss error.
(3) Camera
9 Display
Enable/disable to show the video. Even if the video of the selected camera is hidden you can still record
the video and preview it in playback mode.
9 Name
Change the camera name.
9 Description
Add a short comment.
(4) IP Camera Information
Display the camera information, such as camera protocol, model, video type, IP address, and channel
number. If the camera hasn’t been configured, those information are blank.
(5) Object Counting
Select the two regions on the screen and the system will count the objects that appear from one selected region
to another selected region.(See also 3.2.1).
(6) FaceFinder
To setup the capture of human face image from live or recorded video. (See also 3.2.2)
(7) IP Camera Setting
Configure the camera for monitoring. Click IP setting to enter configuration interface. Click Save&Exit to save
the setting and exit the IP Camera Setting window. Click Connect to connecting with IP camera right away. To
cancel the setting click Cancel.
Protocol: select the brand of camera. Drag down the list and select the brand of camera. User also can
click Search Device to find the selected protocol of camera on the LAN network.
Model: After selected the protocol of camera, the available model will be list in drag down list. If user is not
sure the camera is which model, click Detect Model to find the correct model of camera. Choosing the
wrong model, user is not able to continue the camera setup.
Video Format: select format of IP camera video, if not sure, select Auto.
Channel: assign a channel for this IP camera.
IP Camera Site: Enter the IP address and connecting port of the camera. Through the IP address and
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connecting port, the DVR system can reach and monitor the camera.
URL: Besides the IP address, user can enter the URL of the camera, too.
Authentication: Mark check box and enter the ID and password for authorizing to connect the camera.
Only if the camera has assign the ID and password for authentication.
Enable Audio: Enable/disable camera audio recording.
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To configure Video, Senor, Relay, and Direct Link by IE of the IP camera, click Detail. Click OK to save the
configuration and exit the setup windows. To reset the configuration back to factory value, click Default.
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The Video, Direct Link by IE, and Advanced Setting setup contents may be varied that depends on the
brand of IP camera supported.
General Setting
Adjust the video setting of the selected camera. Click Video Setting to enter video adjustment interface.
- Video Setting
Adjust the Video Size, Frame Rate, Video Quality Mode, Quality, Bright, Contrast, Hue, Saturation and
Sharpness.
- Recording Setting
9 Save Original Format: Save the video that is compressed by IP camera’s compress mode.
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9 Transcode by MPEG4 Encoder: Decoding the video and compress video again by using MPEG4
encoder.
- Preview Setting
9 Decode key frame for Preview: When selected the Save Original Format selection, user can mark
Only decode key frame for Preview this option. When previewing video, DVR system only shows
key frame and one frame per second.
9 Enable live display performance optimization:
- Schedule Connect
User can select a certain date and time to connect with IP camera. The blue block means connect with
IP camera and the white block means disconnect with IP camera. Select the connection status (blue or
white) and click the date and time block to set the connection schedule.
- I/O Control
To setup the sensor and relay devices that is installed on IP camera.
9 Sensor Setting
To setup sensor that is embedded on the camera.
1. Click the drop-down list and select the sensor ID number.
2. Enter sensor name in Name column
3. The system automatically detects the camera and input relates information. In the Content section,
enter sensor description.
4. In the test section, click Test to check the sensor status. Red is high and Green is low.
5. Click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
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9 Relay Setting
To setup relay device that is embedded on the camera.
1. Click the drop-down list and select the relay ID number.
2. Enter relay name in Name column
3. The DVR system automatically detects the camera and input relates information. In the Content
section, enter relay description.
4. In the test section, click Test to trigger relay. Red is high and Green is low.
5. Click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
- Direct Link by IE
Using IE browser to connect to camera and view the real time video. Click Direct Link by IE,the IE
browser will pop up and connect to camera. The video viewing interface will be varied by different brand
of camera.
(8) Camera
List all available cameras for grouping. User can drag the camera to video screen in Camera Setting window to
view camera live video.
(9) Group
User can create several camera groups for managing purpose. All cameras can be group into several different
groups (see also 3.2.3).
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Setup the Object Counting
The DVR system only supports 4 channels for object counting.
1. Click Detail to enter the object counting setup window.
2. Enable Detected Regions in Display section. This enables the object counting information show on the
screen. Moving Object will enable the object size frame to show on the screen.
3. Click Region1 and press left button of mouse and drag the area that user wants the object to be counted.
And then, click Region2 and drag another area that user wants the object to be counted, too. Those
selected regions will mark in different color. The system will count the objects that move between the
selected regions.
4. Click Object size to define the detected object dimensions. Press left button of mouse and drag on the
screen. To see the object size frame on screen, enable Moving Object in Display section.
5. Adjust the Sensitive of object detecting.
6. To test the setting, mark the Directions (In/Out) want to be test and click Start. The testing result will show
in Test section.
7. Enable Reset Counter, save statistic report of counter, and set a time period to delete the counter data. Click
Detail to setup reset counter.
- Reset Counter
9 Auto reset counter: Select the counter reset by every hour, every 12 hours, or every day
automatically.
9 Reset the counter now: reset counter manually.
- Statistic Report
9 Save statistic report after counter reset: Enable to save a counter statistic report after counter has
been reset. Click
to change the Stored Path.
9 Remove data after: Set a time period to delete the counter data from system hard disk.
9 Move to: Move the counter data to the save location that has been setup by user.
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8. Click OK to save the setting. Click Cancel to leave the setup window without saving.
9. The object counting information will be display on the screen of upper part.
Object Counting
Information Display
Region 2
Region 1
Object Szie Frame
3.2.2
To Setup FaceFinder
To setup the human face detection and capturing from live and recorded video for security issue. Click Detail to
enter the FaceFinder setup window. To set the value back to default, click Default button.
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- The face detection angle is around 30 ~ 45 degrees for both side of face and 25 ~ 30 degrees for look
up and down of face.
- It is to recommend that user install the camera in the position of light comes in for better face detection
result.
- DVR only supports 4 channels for facefinder detection.
Save Data into Object index: Mark to enable face detecting and capturing face image to display on face
object log. The default is enabled when the FaceFinder is enabled.
Advanced Search(Include Human Eye Detection): Beside face recognition, the system will also focus the
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detection on eyes of face.
Search Region: User can select condition of face detection and setup face detects area.
- Detect Motion Object: Only when the human face is moved, the system will detect and the face will be
captured.
- Define Select Region: Setup the face detects area. The system will only detect the face in the selected
area. On the preview screen, use mouse to drag the area that user wants to search. User should see the
blue frame on the preview screen of FaceFinder setup window. User can select multiple areas for
detection. To clear the selected area, right click the mouse button and drag the selected area to clear. Or,
click Clear to clear all selected areas.
Detection Sensitivity: To set the sensitivity level of face detection. More higher is more easily to detect the
difference of the face.
Minimal Face Size Level: To set the face detection of minimal size. The system will only detect the face
size is equal or greater than the minimal face size. User should see a green frame on the preview screen
of FaceFinder setup window.
Control Setting of External Device: Set the conditions of the face detection that is trigger by outside
device such as sensor, relay device.
- Activate FaceFinder By External Device: Mark to enable trigger condition.
- Start Message: Set the sensor level that will trigger the face detection. The default is high.
- Stop Message: Set the sensor level that will reset the condition of face detection. The default is low.
- Reaction Device: Set the activate level of relay device. When the face detects condition meets the
condition in Trigger Condition, the relay will send out the signal and the system will send out the face
object log. The log can be viewed in Face Object Log.
- Trigger Condition: Set the condition for activating relay device to send out the log to DVR system. Select
the time (second) and times (the number of face has been detected) from drag down list.
- Reset Device Status After: Set the time period to reset activate device back to normal status. It works
only when the activate status is set to trigger.
After set up, click Start Test to test the configure result. When the system is detecting face, the red frame will
show up on the screen. The test result will display in Face log List windows as below figure shown:
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3.2.3
Create a Camera Group
Follow the below steps to create a camera group. The maximum of group number is 64. The default group can
be deleted and modified.
1. Click
to add a new group.
2. Right-click on group to rename the group name.
3. Drag the camera from Camera list section to the group.
Select and drag the
camera to the group
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4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
Right-click the camera can rename, delete, display/no display video of camera, and enable/disable camera.
To add another group, do the step 1 to 4 again.
or right-click the group and select delete.
To delete the group, click
Mark sort by camera name to display group by name order.
Click + of the group to extend the group. Click + of the camera to view all devices that is connected with
camera.
9. User can easy to view and manage the camera group in preview/advanced mode by click camera tree icon
(see also Chapter 2.2(12) Camera Group Tree). From camera group tree, user can enable/disable,
display/un-display, and rename the camera and enable/disable the audio of the camera.
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To manage the camera group tree in preview/advanced mode, user need to be enabled the Group Tree
Menu control right in account setting(see also Chapter 3.9 User Setting)
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3.3
Recording Setting
In the Recording dialog box, click OK to accept the new settings, click Cancel to exit without saving, and click
Default to revert back to original factory setting.
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to set the recording setting. To select all the cameras, enable the ALL
check box. To select more than one camera, Right click on the camera icon. To select one camera only, Left
click on the camera icon. The camera icon turns red when it is selected.
(2) Recording Mode
The blocks from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. To record in full 24 hours, select the recording
mode and click the ~ button. If you want to only record at a particular time, click the colored block beside the
recording mode then click on the time blocks.
When the system starts recording a red triangle mark would appear at the upper left corner of the screen. The
recording modes are listed below:
Always Recording
Record the video from the selected camera and save it to the designated storage path (see also 3.1(1)).
Motion Recording
Start recording the video from the selected camera only when the system detects movement. Once a
motion is detected, the system automatically saves the previous frames and stop based on the Start
Record Prior and Stop Record After settings.
Smart Recording
Automatically switch to recorded at the maximum frame rate setting once a motion is detected and if there
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is no motion, it records at the minimum frame rate.
Voice Detecting Recording
DVR system will record when the voice exceeds the intensity value in Voice Detection setting.
No Recording
The system won’t do any recording.
(3) Motion Detection
Adjust the sensitivity of the motion detector. The higher the value, the finer the sensitivity is detected. When it
detects a motion, a green triangle mark would appear at the upper left corner of the screen.
Click Advanced button to select the area for motion detection. Click Region 1/2/3 button, and then,
click-and-drag an area on camera screen for motion detect. To adjust motion detect sensitive, scroll the
Sensitivity 1/2/3 bar. Click OK to save and exit the setting window. To reset all setting, click Default.
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(4) Voice Detection
Adjust the intensity of the audio detector. The system detects sound when it exceeds the intensity
value. Click Test button to test the voice detection setting.
(5) Mask/Shield Edit
Mask, mark an area on the screen to disregards the motion in the marked area and to only monitor outside the
marked area.
1. In the Mask/Shield Edit section, activate the Enable Mask check box.
2. In the Edit section, select Mask click the ~ button.
3. Click and drag a frame on the (6) Video Screen to create Mask area.
4. To show and change the color mask, enable the Show Mask check box.
5. In the Color section, select the color and click ~button.
(6) Video Screen
Preview the selected camera live video.
(7) Group
Click to view the camera group that user has been setup in Camera setup (see also 3.2.3).
(8) Camera
Click to view the camera live video on (6) Video Screen.
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3.4
Network Setting
In the Network Setting dialog box, click OK to accept the new settings, click Cancel to exit without saving, and
click Default to revert back to original factory setting.
(7)
(1)
(2)
(8)
(3)
(9)
(4)
(10)
(5)
(11)
(6)
(1) Server Name
Assign a name for the DVR unit. Alphabet letters and numbers only.
(2) Transmitting Cameras
Select and click on the camera number in the Transmitting Camera section you want to make it accessible via
internet using WebViewer, Remote Console, PDA Viewer and Hand Viewer (still image). To select all the
cameras, enable the ALL check box.
(3) Main Configuration
Set the Server IP and Remote Console Port number. The system will automatically detect your Server IP
address. You need this when accessing DVR server from the remote location via internet. To change the IP
address of DVR server, click Detail button.
(4) Dynamic DNS (Domain Name System)
Enter the Domain Name and Password. To use this feature, go to http://ddns.avers. com.tw and register.(also
see Appendix A) You will be prompted to enter serial number, product name, password, and user information.
Use this service if the IP address changes each time when you connect to internet.
(5) Remote Control Server
Enable/disable remote control from remote application (ex. CM3000). Enter the remote accessing port in Port
column. The default value is 5555.
User also can manually run this function. To run, click Start > Programs > DSS > Tool > Remote
remote control server icon appears on the taskbar when the remote control
Control Server. The
server is enabled. (also see Chapter 10)
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(6) Network Video Configuration
Set up the video quality and frame rate for viewing and transmitting to the remote program. Scrolling adjust bar
to set the Quality level and FrameRate level.
(7) WebViewer Configuration
Activate Enable Anonymous Login to remotely access the DVR server without the need of password
(8) Voice Phone
The Talk to Web-Client is to use the 2-Way Talk feature that allows the client and server to talk via internet
using microphone. Make sure both microphone and speakers work before using this feature. If the Talk to
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Web-Client is disabled, the person in the DVR server side can only hear the voice from the client side that is
when the WebViewer 2-Way Talk button is activated (see also 6.1 #6).
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Make sure that your Webcam Digital Signature is updated yearly; else you won’t be able to access the
DVR server from the DVR WebViewer. To update/download your WebViewer Digital Signature, click
Update WebViewer Digital Signature. Make sure your PC is connected to internet.
(9) Network Time Synchronization
Adjust the DVR system time same as network time server. Fill in the Time Server IP address or domain name.
Select Automatic Synchronize time to set automatic synchronize time on a daily basis. Or, user can click
Synchronize Time Right Now to adjust time right away.
(10) 3GPP
Enable 3GPP that allows user to use browser on the mobile phone to view recorded video. Just enter the http://
DVR server IP address/3GPP on the browser of mobile phone, and then, user will receive the recorded video
from DVR server. Fill the RTSP PORT for 3GPP connection. Select the video size for transmitting to user’s
browser on the mobile phone.
(11) Other Configuration
9 UPnP
Enable UPnP function to automatically configure the port setting on the local network. This function is
available when there is UPNP device in the same network. It will write the DVR port information into the
router or other network device (see Appendix B)
9 Enable White List
An access permit list for the remote accessing of DVR server. Enter the IP address and click Add. Or, enter
a range of IP address and click Add. To delete the IP from the list, select the IP and click Delete button. To
reset the input, click Clear button.
9 Enable Handy View
Enable remote users to use a PDA or a mobile phone to access DVR server and select the video size and
quality. (See also 6.5 and 6.6)
9 Network Bandwidth Limit
By Channel: Set the network bandwidth by each channel.
All: Set the total network bandwidth consumption limit.
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3.5
Schedule Setting
Schedule to record, backup, enable network, reboot and disable alarm of all the cameras either weekly or one
time. The number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The left most column display the days in a
week.
To Set the Schedule Setting:
1. Select the date in the calendar. Use
and
buttons to shift the calendar to the left or right.
2. Select the condition you want to schedule in the drop down list.
Record
Activate all the cameras to start video recording at the set time based on the Recording setting (see
also 3.3).
Backup
Save another copy of all the data at the set time and specified backup path. DVR automatically
updates and only backup the data that are not yet included in the archive. To assign backup path,
.
click
9 Mirror Backup: Save a copy of all the data at the set time and specified backup path.
9 Incremental Backup: Only backup the data that are not yet included in the archive from last time.
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Make sure the backup folder and storage folder are not on the same drive.
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Enable Network
Activate DVR remote system to access at the set time. After the appointed time, the Network function
will be disabled. If the Network function is already enabled, the Network function will not be disabled
when the appointed time has ended.
Reboot
Restart the DVR system at the appointed time.
Disable Alarm
Deactivate the alarm at the set time temporarily.
Turn on Relay #
Active the Relay at the set time. If there are no Relays are connected, Turn on Relay # function will
not display in drag down list. The Relay number will depend on how many Relays are connected.
Specify to either schedule it weekly or one time. Click ~ to make a selection.
Click on the blocks to set the schedule (see also 3.5.1). Or click All to select all. To store the setting, click
Save. To remove the settings, click Clear.
To end Schedule Setting, click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the
setting.
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3.
4.
5.
3.5.1
1.
2.
3.
Set schedule at specific portion of time
Right click the colored blocks.
In the Select time dialog box, click to enable or disable the portion you want to set.
Click OK to accept the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
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3.6
Backup Setting
In the Backup Setting dialog box, the number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The numbers
from 01 to 16 represent the camera number. When you back up the file, you may find QLogViewer and Player
application included in the backup folder (see also Chapter 4).
To Backup file:
1. Select the date of the recorded file in the calendar you want to backup. Use
and
buttons to shift the
calendar to the left or right.
2. In the table below, click on the blue block to select the recorded file. The blue block turns red when it is
selected. The block that appears in white doesn’t have data. If you want to set the specific time, right-click
on the selected block. Then, set the time to start and end.
3. Check the information beside the calendar.
– Selected Files: Show the number of files selected.
– Require Space: Show the total size of the selected file.
4. Enable Auto partition and select to divide the file size into DVD-R or CD-R. DVR automatically backup
and divide the file sizes to facilitate burning into DVD or CD disc.
5. If you do NOT want to keep the recorded file in the storage folder, enable Delete files after Backup check
box.
6. Click
to set the path on where to store the backup file.
7. Click Backup Now to start archiving the selected file.
8. In the Processing… dialog box, to stop archiving press Abort. When done, in the Backup Path list, shows
the archived item. To burn the file in CD, you need to have NERO 6 or above installed in your PC then
select the item in the list and click Burn. Click Exit to end this procedure and burn it later.
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9.
In CD/DVD Backup, enable/disable Delete file after burning check box to remove the archived file after
burning. Click Burn to start and Exit to cancel this process.
3.6.1 Setup Quick Backup
1. Click Quick Backup
2. In Quick Backup Setting window, mark Enable
to select the save path.
3. And then, select the channels that want to backup and click
4. Backup Last: Set the backup time period. For example: time 60 minutes means backup the recorded file
start from present time backward 60 minutes to present time.
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3.7
Sensor Setting
The I/O device must be installed to use this function.
To Set the Sensor Setting:
1. Click the drop-down list and select the sensor ID number.
2. Enter sensor name.
3. Click External IO to configure external I/O device if it is available(see also 3.7.1)
4. The system automatically detects the sensor and input relates information. In the Content section, enter
sensor description.
5. In the test section, click Test to check the sensor status. Red is high and Green is low.
6. Click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
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3.7.1
To Setup External I/O Box
The DVR system can connect the external I/O box for more installed of I/O devices.
1.
2.
3.
4.
Click Add.
Mark Enable box to enable this external I/O box.
Select the Brand of external I/O box from drag down list.
In Port Setting, different brand of external I/O box may have different port parameters. Please refer to the
external I/O box’s user manual for port setting information. Using the default value if user uses AverMedia
External I/O box.
5. Click OK to save the setting.
6. To add more than one external I/O box, click Add and follow the above step 2~4.
7. In External I/O box setup dialog, user will see all added External I/O. Click added External I/O box and click
Add to scan the connected relays and sensors.
8. In Add Module windows, click Scan to scan the connected relays and sensors on the External I/O box.
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9. All connected relays and sensors will be listed. User can click radio button to control relays’ status. And then,
click OK to save the setting and click Cancel to exit and without saving.
10. All connected External I/O box and their modules will be listed as tree topology in External I/O Setup
windows.
11. To view the all I/O devices information, click I/O Map.
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3.8
Relay Setting
The I/O device must be installed to use this function.
To set the Relay Setting:
1. Click the drop-down list and select the relay ID number.
2. Mark Enable to enable the selected relay.
3. Click External IO to configure external I/O device if it is available (see also 3.7.1). When external
I/O is set and it will be available in drag down list for selecting.
4. The system automatically detects the card and input number. In the Content section, enter relay
description.
5. In the test section, click Test to trigger relay. Red is high and Green is low.
6. Click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
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3.9
Alarm Setting
In the Alarm Setting dialog box, click Add to insert and set new alarm setting, click Delete to remove the
selected alarm setting, click OK to exit and save the setting, Cancel to exit without saving, and Default to revert
back to original factory setting
(1)
(2)
(8)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
To set the Alarm Setting:
1. Click Add to insert and set a new alarm setting. Click the items in the (7) Alarm Setting List, if you want to
modify the alarm setting.
2. In (1) Alarm Setting number/Name/Description, display the selected alarm setting number in the list
below. Enter alarm name and description.
3. In (2) Enable Time, the number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. Click Schedule to
select the time and date that you want to activate or deactivate the alarm function. Select Enable or
Disable and click the block that user want to activate or deactivate the alarm function.
4.
In (3) Conditions, you can set “Trigger if any” to activate if it falls to one of the conditions or “Trigger if
all” to activate if it falls to all conditions.
- Motion Detected: select and click on the camera number (01 to 32) to set the condition for the system
to alarm. Right click on the camera number to setup the Continuous trigger duration of Motion
detected. Enter the time period for system to send out the alarm when motion has continuous detected
for a period.
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5.
- In Video Loss, click the camera number (01 to 32) to set the alarm condition when video is lost.
- In Missing and Suspicious Object Detected, click the camera number (01 to 32)and select the
certain object on the screen (right click on camera number for detailed setting)), and when the certain
object is missing or doubtful, the system will alarm.(see also 3.9.12) In Scene Change, when the
camera has been moved, the system will alarm, too.
- In Audio Detect, click the camera number (01 to 32) to the system to alarm when detect the abnormal
audio.
In (4) Sensor, select and click on the sensor number (use W and X to select the sensor) to set the
condition for the system to alarm. If the sensor normal status is high, set the sensor condition to low (see
3.7 step #5).
Click IP Camera Sensor to configure IP camera’s sensor condition. To set the sensor condition for the
system to alarm, click High or Low column. The column with a circle means is selected.
- Continue trigger duration: Set a time period that when sensor has been trigger and stay in the same
status for that period, then the alarm will be sent out.
- Abnormal Event: Enable/disable to set the condition of the event for system to alarm.
• System Reboot: when the DVR system reboot without abnormal condition, the system will send out
the alarm message.
• Abnormal Reboot: when the DVR system reboot in irregular condition, the system will send out the
alarm message.
• Recording is switched off: when the recording has been stopped, the system will send out the
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alarm message.
• Network is switched off: when the network connection of DVR system is lost, the system will send
out the alarm message.
• Hard Disk failed: when the hard disk can’t work normally, the system will send out the alarm
message.
• Temperature: set a temperature limited of system for system to alarm. When DVR system
temperature is over the temperature limited, the system will send out the alarm. The system
supports °C and °F temperature mode.
• Illegal Entry: any objects move between selected regions which user has set up in Object
Counting section (see 3.2.1), the system will send out the alarm. Select the entry (object moves
from region 1 to 2 or from region 2 to 1) and and click the Detail to select the camera and the times
for system alarm.
9 Trigger if once: Send out the alarm when the selected camera match the illegal entry has
selected.
9 Trigger if the amount exceeds: Send out the alarm when the selected camera and illegal entry
times match the illegal entry has selected.
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Only the camera has been setup in Object Counting will be available for selecting in Illegal
Entry.
• FaceFinder: Enable to send out the alarm when the selected channel has detected face.
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6.
Only the camera has setup FaceFinder detection will be available for selecting.
- Enable/disable the POS Keyword check box, to scan the data from the POS if it matches the keyword
(see also 3.9.11).
- Alarm Message: Enable/disable to active with external alarm message by your own program. For the
detail configuration, please contact the local reseller.
- Alarm Button: Enable/disable to active manual alarm function (see also Chapter 2.2#(19)). To define
alarm message of manually alarm trigger. Click alarm button and select the alarm button # and fill in the
description of alarm button.
In (5) Alarm Reset, click the camera number (01 to 16) to set the reset condition of alarm. Once alarm is
reset, all alarm action will stop at the moment. If the sensor normal status is high, set the sensor condition
to low.
Click IP Cam Sensor to IP camera sensor reset condition. Click High or Low column to set the reset
condition of alarm.
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7.
8.
- Alarm Reset Time: Set a time for the alarm auto reset. When an alarm happen such as motion detected
and video loss, the alarm will reset at the alarm reset time.
In (6) Priority, set the priority of this alarm set.
In (7) Action, you may now set the alarm action for the system to perform when the alarm condition is
activated.
- Launch E-Map
Display mini Emap screen.
- TV Out
Switch to only display the video on TV from where the alarm is activated.
- Enlarge Camera View
Switch to only display video in Preview/Advanced mode from where the alarm is activated.
a. Select the camera from drop down list to specify which camera video to be enlarged on screen
when the alarm is triggered.
~ Alarm Camera: when a channel has an alarm occurred, and then, the channel video that has an
alarm occurred will be enlarged on screen.
~ Camera # (1~32): the selected channel video that will be enlarged on screen when an alarm is
activated.
b. Select the display mode – 1 Channel or Full Screen.
c. Retrieve time: set the waiting duration before system switching back to original Preview mode. If
the retrieve time is un-mark, the alarm video will keep enlarging until user switch back to Preview
mode manually. The retrieve time range is 3~ 600 seconds.
- Relay Output
Set to enable/disable the relay operation when the alarm is activated and to extend additional time in
second before it stops the relay operation (see also 3.9.1).
- IP Camera Relay
Set to enable/disable IP camera relay trigger. Click ON column to enable/disable the relay trigger. The
blank column means the trigger is off.
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-
-
-
-
-
-
Play Warning Sound
Play alarm sound. To setup click Detail (see also 3.9.2).
Make Phone Calls
Dial and contact the number in the list. To setup click Detail (see also 3.9.3). To use this feature, the
PC must have a voice modem connected to it. The supported audio system is only 8KHz and 16Bit
mono.
Send E-mail
Send an electronic text message. To setup click Detail (see also 3.9.4).
File Transmission via FTP
Upload file to remote computer thru FTP (File Transfer Protocol). To setup click Detail (see also
3.9.5).
Start Recording
Record the video from the selected camera. To setup click Detail (see also 3.9.6).
SMS (Short Message Service)/MMS (Multimedia Messaging System)
SMS transmits only text messages to mobile phone. MMS transmits text messages and images over
wireless networks using the wireless application protocol (WAP). Make sure your mobile phone
support this feature and your PC is connected to GSM/GPRS modem. To setup click Detail (see also
3.9.7).
PTZ preset point
Position the PTZ camera based on the preset point setting. To setup click Detail (see also 3.9.8).
Alarm SOP (Standard Operation Procedure)
List the instructions to inform the person of what to do when the alarm is activated. To setup click
Detail (see also 3.9.9).
Send to CMS (Central Management System)
Enable/disable the selected camera to send video to CMS when the alarm is activated (see also
3.9.10)
Launch Program
to locate the
To call up the external program that is provided by 3rd party. Click Detail and click
program path. Enable Multiple instance check box to allow the program can be executed many
times at the same time.
Snapshot
Take a snapshot when the alarm is activated.
a. Select Camera: specify which channel video
to be snapshot when the alarm is occurred.
- Alarm Camera: when a channel has an
alarm occurred, and then, the DVR system
will snapshot the channel video.
- Camera # (1~32): the selected channel
would be snapshot when an alarm is
occurred.
b. Video Size: select the size of snapshot picture.
c. Number of picture: the number of picture that
is going to be taken.
d. Snapshot Interval: a time gap for next
snapshot
e. Save Path: a storage path for saving snapshot
pictures.
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3.9.1
1.
2.
3.
4.
Beside the Relay Output check box, click Detail.
In the Alarm Relay dialog box, select from the available relay
list and in the ON column, set to enable/disable the relay
operation when the alarm is activated.
In the Retrieve time check box, you may enable/disable to
extend the relay operation time and set the duration in second.
Click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit
without saving the setting.
3.9.2
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
To Setup the Alarm Sound Setting
Beside the Play Warning Sound check box, click Detail.
In the Alarm Sound Setting dialog box, click
to select
other wav file from other source or folder, Play to listen, Record
to make a new copy of a sound.
If you click Record, you will be prompted if you want to replace
the file. Click OK to continue and Cancel to discontinue.
When the Sound Recorder appears, use the record control
panel to record, stop, play, rewind and forward. If you want to
keep the existing file, click File > Save As…, enter filename
and click Save. Make sure you have microphone connected to
your PC.
Click OK to exit and accept the setting and click Cancel to exit
without saving the setting.
3.9.3
1.
To Setup Alarm Relay:
To Setup Call Out List:
Beside the Make Phone Calls check box, click
Detail.
In the Call Out List, click Add to insert a new contact
number, click Modify to edit the selected item, click
Remove to delete the selected item, click Test to
check if it is working.
In the Call Out Setting, enter the Phone Number
and Description. Click
to select existing sound
recorded massager and Record to make a new
voice message.
When the Sound Recorder appears, use the record
control panel to record, stop, play, rewind and
forward. If you want to keep the existing file, click
File > Save As…, enter filename and click Save.
Make sure you have microphone connected to your
PC.
The supported audio system is only 8KHz and 16Bit
mono.
Click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to
exit without saving the setting.
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3.9.4
To Setup Send E-mail Setting:
Beside the Send Email check box, click Detail. In the E-mail Setting dialog box, click OK to exit and save the
setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(1) Mail Server
Enter the SMTP Server and port. If your e-mail system requires user identification, enable Authentication
check box and enter User ID and Password.
(2) Mail
To check if it is working, click Test Account button.
From:
Enter the sender e-mail address.
To and CC: Enter the recipient email address and separate it with comma or a semicolon (;).
Subject:
Enter the message title.
Message:
Type the message.
(3) Email Notice Setting
Notice Interval
Set the period of time before it sends another e-mail notice.
Embedded image Select the image size and set the number of frames.
Attach image when sensor is triggered When the sensor is triggered, the system will capture the image
and send the image to the certain e-mail address with the alarm message.
(4) Modem Dial up Setting
If you are using dial up modem, enable Auto Dial up check box and select the modem name. You may also set
the time to disconnect automatically, just enable the Auto Disconnect after check box and set time.
3.9.5
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
To Setup FTP Setting:
Beside the File Transmission via FTP check box, click Detail.
In the FTP Setting dialog box, enter the FTP IP, port, user ID and
password.
In Number of Pic text box, enter the number of sequence images
that want to send when file is transmitting.
In Upload image when sensor is triggered, select the camera
that the images will be capture and send when the sensor is
triggered.
Click OK to exit and save the setting and Cancel to exit without
saving the setting.
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3.9.6
1.
2.
To Setup Alarm Recording Setting:
Beside the Start Recording check box, click Detail.
In the Alarm Recording Setting dialog box, select the
camera to enable/disable video recording. Enable All to
select all cameras.
In the Frame Rate selection, select As Setting to record
the number of frames based on the Recording Setting or
Max to record the maximum of frames based on the
available speed.
In the Stop Recording after text box, set the number in
second for the program to continue recording after the
alarm has ended.
Click OK to accept the new settings and Cancel to exit
without saving.
3.
4.
5.
3.9.7
To Setup SMS/MMS Setting:
To use this feature, GSM/GPRS modem is required.
Connect the GSM/GPRS modem to the serial COMM
port of PC. Beside the SMS/MMS check box, click
Detail.
Select the port number in Com Port drop down list
from where the GSM/GPRS modem is connected.
1. Click Modem Setup button to automatically
detect the Modem Baud Rate.
2. In Local Phone Number text box, enter the
GSM SIM card phone number.
3. In Phone Num text box, enter the contact
number.
4. You may now set to send thru SMS &/or MMS. If
you enable SMS setting, just enter the message
in the text box. If you enable MMS, enter the
APN name, WAP IP, MMS address and the
message. If you are not sure, please contact
your mobile service provider.
5. Attach image when sensor is triggered select
the camera that the images will be capture and
send when the sensor is triggered.
6. Click OK to accept the new settings and Cancel to exit without saving.
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Make sure your ISP provider and cell phone provider both support JPG file format transmitting.
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3.9.8
To Setup PTZ Preset Point:
Beside the PTZ preset point check box, click Detail. In the Trigger PTZ Preset Setting dialog box, select the
PTZ camera number then select the Enable check box. Select the position of the PTZ camera when the alarm
is activated and ended. For the PTZ camera ended point, user also can select one preset position or Auto Pan
between preset position groups.
3.9.9
To Setup Alarm SOP:
Beside the Alarm SOP check box, click Detail. In the step text boxes, type the standard protocol when the alarm
is activated. When the alarm is activated the Standard Operation Procedure dialog box will appear. Just click
Next to see the next instruction, Back to see the previous instruction, Finish to end and Abort to terminate.
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3.9.10 To Setup CMS Setting
Beside the Send to CMS check box, click Detail. In the CMS Setting, select the camera to enable/disable
sending the video to CMS. Enable All to select all cameras. Then, click OK to accept the new settings and
Cancel to exit without saving.
3.9.11 To Setup POS Keyword Setting
1.
2.
3.
4.
Beside the Send to POS Keyword check box, click Detail.
In the POS Keyword Setting, select the camera to enable/disable scanning the keyword. Enable All to
select all cameras.
Enter the text below keyword text box. Click Add to include the keyword in the list. To remove, select the
word in the list and click Delete. You may only add 8 keywords. User can define the color for each keyword.
To set the color, click the color panel after next to POS keyword column and a color selection window will
pop up. Select the color that user wants and click OK.
Click OK to accept the new settings and Cancel to exit without saving.
Click to change color of
keyword
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3.9.12 Missing and Suspicious Object Detected
„ Missing Object
Select the certain object on the screen for the system to detect; when the object is disappear or move and
the system will alarm. Click OK to exit and save the configuration. To exam the setup condition, click Start
Test.
1. Select the camera number (0-16) and press RIGHT button on the mouse to call up the setup windows.
2. Click Save to capture the image for comparing reference first. To view the captured image, enable the
Show Reference Image check box. The captured image will display on screen. The reference image is
sharing with the Suspicious Object and Scene Change function.
3. Mark the Enable check box to setup the condition.
4. Use the mouse to click and drag the frame on the screen. User can drag more than one frame.
5. Sensitivity: Set the system detects sensitivity.
6. Delay Time: Set the lasting time for system to detect the object.
7. To reset all object frames, click Clean. To clean an object frame, click right button of mouse and drag the
object frame that user want to clean.
„ Suspicious Object
Suspicious Object is including the object missing or the doubtful object appears on the screen. Click OK to
save and exit the setup windows. To exam the setup condition, click Start Test.
1. Select the camera number (0-16) and press right button on the mouse to call up the setup windows. And
then, click the Suspicious Object Tab.
2. Click Save to capture the image for comparing reference. To view the captured image, enable the Show
Reference Image check box. The captured image will display on screen. The reference image is
sharing with the Missing Object and Scene Change function.
3. Mark the Enable check box to setup the condition.
4. Sensitive: Set the system detects sensitivity.
5. Delay Time: Set the lasting time for system to detect the object.
6. Use the mouse to click and drag the frame on the screen.
• Maximum_Object: the maximum detect size. The objects are out of the maximum detect area will
be disregard. Use mouse to click and drag the frame on the screen.
• Minimum_Object: the minimum detect area. When the objects are smaller than the minimum detect
area, the system will disregard. Use mouse to click and drag the frame on the screen.
7. Enable Mask
Mark an area on the screen to disregards the motion in the marked area and to only monitor outside the
marked area. Mark the Enable Mask check box, click and drag the mask frame on the screen.
8. To reset all object frames, click Clean. To clean an object frame, click right button of mouse and drag the
object frame that user want to clean
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„ Scene Change
When the camera has been moved, the system will alarm.
1. Select the camera number (0-16) and press right button on the mouse to call up the setup windows. And
then, click the Scene Change Tab.
2. Click Save to capture the image for comparing reference. To view the captured image, enable the Show
Reference Image check box. The captured image will display on screen. The reference image is
sharing with the Missing Object and Suspicious Object function.
3. Mark the Enable check box to setup the condition.
4. Sensitive: Set the system detects sensitivity.
5. Delay Time: Set the lasting time for system to detect the movement.
6. Change Rate: Set the camera movement range which compare with the original position.
7. Enable Mask
Mark an area on the screen to disregards the motion in the marked area and to only monitor outside the
marked area. Mark the Enable Mask check box, click and drag the mask frame on the screen.
8. To reset all object frames, click Clean. To clean an object frame, click right button of mouse and drag the
object frame that user want to clean.
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3.10 User Setting
Only administrator can access User Setting. The maximum user accounts are 256.
In the User Setting dialog box, click Add to insert a new user, Delete to remove the selected user, Edit to
modify the user control right, OK to exit and accept the setting, and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
After clicking Add or Edit, you may customize the user control setting. OK to exit and accept the
setting, and Cancel to exit without saving the setting
(1)
(4)
(2)
(5)
(3)
(6)
(7)
(8) (9)
(1) Authorization level
Select the status of the user. Only Administrator-level can access User Setting, and reset the Alarm status when
using the Remote Console.
(2) Control Right
Enable the items that would allow the user to access.
(3) Web Viewer
Enable/disable Web Viewer control right that allow the user to operate from a remote location using internet
explorer.
- Remote Console
Allow the user to remote modify DVR system setting.
- Remote LogViewer
Allow the user to view the event log from remote site.
- Remote EMAP
Allow the user to view the E-map of DVR from remote site.
- Remote Record
Allow the user to record video at remote site.
- Remote Setup
Allow the user to modify the DVR system setup from remote site.
- IP Camera
Enable/disable user to add new IP camera when using the Web Viewer.
- Remote Access Time
Enable Infinite check box to access DVR without time limit. If you want to set time limit, enter the number of
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minutes in Minute text box.
(4) Visible Camera
Select the camera number that would allow the user to access or view. To select all the cameras, enable the
ALL check box.
(5) Time Span
Set the user account a specific time period that user only can use given account to login DVR program in that
specific period. Mark Enable check box and select the Activation Date and Expiry Date.
(6) Name
Enter the user name.
(7) Description
Enter the user description.
(8) Password
Enter the user password.
(9) Confirm Password
Enter the same user password for confirmation.
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Chapter 4
Backup Video Players
You can playback the backup files using QPlayer applications. When you back up the recorded file, QPlayer
applications are automatically included in the backup folder. Qplayer also can be installed when install Web Tool
from installation CD-ROM.
With QPlayer, it is the same as in Playback mode and supports 6 different split screen types to view all the video
at the same time. User even can select the different language of display UI. The only difference is that there are
no Preview and Playback buttons.
To run the application, go to backup folder and double-click Q Player icon.
4.1 Familiarizing QPlayer Buttons
Name
Function
(1) Split Screen Mode
Select from 6 kinds of split screen type to playback the recorded video file of all the
camera, or one camera over the other or alongside on a single screen.
To view 32 channels, click 16 split screen button to switch channel display.
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„ If there are only 4 cameras, you won’t be able to switch to 9, 16, and 13 split screen mode.
„ To zoom in an area on the screen, Right click and Drag a square on the area you want to enlarge.
(2) Exit
Close the Player.
(3) Progress bar
Show the progress of the file being played. You may move the bar to seek at any location
of the track.
(4) Hour Buttons
Select and click to playback the recorded video file on the specific time frame.
(5) Playback Control
Buttons
Begin: Move at the beginning of the recorded video file.
Previous: Go back to the previous frame.
Slower: Play the recorded video file at the speed of ½x, ¼x, or ⅛x.
Rewind: Wind back the recorded video file.
Pause: Briefly stop playing the recorded video file.
Play: Play the recorded video file.
Faster: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x or 32x.
Next: Go to the next frame.
End: Go to the end of the recorded video file.
(6) Archive
Select the date on the calendar and the time from 00 to 23 to where to start playing the
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Name
Function
recorded video file.
– OPEN FILE: user can open the recorded file from HDD
– Channel 01~ 16&Channel 17 ~ 32: Switch to different channel group of playback
calendar.
– Day Light Saving: the playback calendar will show the available video records during
day light saving time period.
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The numbers from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The numbers from 01 to 16 represent the
camera ID. The blue colored column indicates that there is a recorded video file on that period of time. While
the red colored column indicates on where to start playing the recorded video file.
(7) Status bar
Display the recorded date, time and play speed.
(8) Camera ID
Show the number of cameras that are being viewed. When you are in single screen
mode, click the camera ID number to switch and view other camera.
(9) Language
Select the function tip display language.
(10) Export
Export includes Snapshot, Print, Output Video Clip, and Backup function.
Snapshot: Capture and save the screen shot either in *.jpg or *.bmp format.
Print: Print the screen shot.
Output Video Clip: Save the segmented file in *.mpg, *.avi, or *.dvr format (see also
2.7).
(11) Segment
Keep a portion of the recorded video you want (see also 2.7).
(12) Full screen
View in Playback-compact mode. To return, Right click the mouse or press ESC on the
keyboard.
When you switch to full screen in multiple-screen mode, Left click to toggle to only display
one of the video in the multiple-screen mode or all.
(13) Visual Search
Search from a specific camera by Date, Hour, Minute, 10 Seconds and Second. (See also
2.9)
(14) Find Next
Search for the next event or changes in the motion detector frame. You can use this when
you are using Intelligent Search or Event Search only.
(15) Event Search
Search from the recorded activities that take place in the system (i.e., Sensor, Motion,
Video Loss, POS) . (See also 2.10)
(16) Intelligent Search
Search the changes in the motion detector frame (See also 2.11).
(17) Audio
Enable/disable volume
(18) De-interlace
To enhance the video quality. Set the de-interlace mode to #1, if you are capturing
motionless picture and #2, if it captures lots of movement.
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Chapter 5
Using Functional Keys
The DVR system provides shortcut keys. The table shows the function keys and descriptions.
Function Keys
Description
Q
Exit System
F1
Display system information
F2
Start recording
F3
Enable network function
F4
Access system settings
F5
Switch to playback mode
F6
Access E-map setting
F7
Access PTZ camera control panel
F8
Snapshot
F9
Switch to Full Screen
F11
Switch to AutoScan
CTRL + F
Freeze function
CTRL + B
Quick Backup
Ctrl + A
Turn on/off hardware AGC (Auto Gain Control)
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Chapter 6
Using the Remote Programs
You can use Microsoft Internet Explorer to access DVR server by entering the IP address or domain name. To
use this feature, make sure that you are connected to the internet and the Network feature is enabled.
Accessing this feature for the first time you will be prompted by your browser to install WebCamX.cab, allow the
installation and you should be able to connect and login afterwards.
For Windows 2000, click Yes when the Security Warning dialog box appears.
For Windows XP, click Install when the Internet Explorer - Security Warning dialog box appears.
After installing the WebCamX.cab and when connecting to the DVR server, you are required to enter User ID,
password and select the network type.
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If you are not in a LAN network environment, remote playback video may be un-smooth due to
network speed limitation. Slow network transmission speed may possibly cause system performance
drop as well.
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6.1
Familiarizing the WebViewer Buttons
Right-clicking on the webcam video screen, enables you to start video recording, change video quality, switch
camera and enable/disable DirectDraw.
Name
Function
(1) DirectDraw
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Enhance the video quality.
Not all graphic cards can support this function.
(2) Received file size
Indicate the size of the data being sent per second.
(3) Camera frames
Indicate the number of frames per second.
(4) Split display mode
Select from 4 kinds of split screen types to view all the cameras. It also allows you to switch
and view different camera number.
To view 32 channels, click 16 split screen button to switch channel display.
(5) Audio
Enable/disable remote sound.
(6) Record
Save the video of the selected camera in AVI format.
(7) Event Log Viewer
Display the Event logs, Operation logs, POS logs, System logs, and Network logs.
(8) Remote Console
Initiate Remote Console. The interface is the same as DVR application and allows you to
control DVR server (see also 6.2).
(9) Remote E-Map
Display the DVR server Emap screen (see also 2.6).
(10) Remote setup
Change the DVR server settings (see also 6.1.1).
(11) Select a PTZ
camera
Initiate PTZ camera controller (see also 6.2)
(12) Snapshot
Capture and save the screen shot in *.bmp format.
(13) Full screen
Use the entire area of the screen to only display the video.
To return, Right click the mouse or press ESC on the keyboard.
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Name
(14) Select cameras to
view
Function
Select to the view camera from different server. In Select Camera dialog box, Display
column, click to enable/disable viewing the camera. In Video Quality column, click to select
between High, Normal or Low.
Click Add Server and select the server type between DVR and IP Cam to add.
Click Delete Server to delete the selected item.
Click Import to replace it with the previous saved list.
Click Export to save the list.
Click Apply All to change all the camera video quality based on the selected setting.
Click OK to exit.
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6.1.1
To Setup Remote System Setting
There are two type of remote setup mode – Basic Setting and Advance Setting. Select the setup mode and click
OK to enter setup window.
Basic Setting
Click OK to exit and save the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting. The setting here applies to
Remote DVR only.
(1)
(2)
(3)
(5)
(4)
(6)
(1) Camera Name
Select the camera you want to adjust the settings.
(2) Enable
Set to enable/disable the selected camera. When there is no video source on the camera, we suggest disabling
it so that the system won’t detect it as video loss error.
(3) Camera Name
9 Display
Enable/disable to show the video. Even if the video of the selected camera is hidden you can still record
the video and preview it in playback mode.
9 Name
Change the camera name.
9 Description
Add a short comment.
(4) Enable Deinterlace
Enable to enhance the video quality. Set the Enable Deinterlace mode to #1, if you are capturing motionless
picture and #2, if it captures lots of movement.
(5) Quality
Adjust the video quality. The higher the value, the lower the compression level and uses more hard disk space.
(6) Frame Rate
Set the number of images per second of the video to be recorded. The frame rate ranges from 1 to 30 for NTSC
and 1 to 25 for PAL. The higher frame rate, it uses more hard disk space.
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Advance Setting
In Advance setting, user can configure remote DVR in more detail.
System Setting
In the System Setting windows, click Update to accept the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving, and
click Default to revert back to original factory setting.
(6)
(1)
(2)
(7)
(3)
(8)
(4)
(9)
(5)
(1) Delete recorded data after
If you want the system to automatically erase the data after a certain days, enable the Delete recorded data
after check box and enter the numbers of days in Days text box.
(2) Delete event and alarm log after
If you want the system to automatically erase the event and alarm log files after a certain days, enable the
Delete event and alarm log after check box and enter the numbers of days in Days text box.
(3) Video Standard
Change and select the proper video system according to your camera video system. If the video system setting
is wrong, the video would appear abnormal.
(4) Attention Please
Check the attentiveness of the person who is monitoring the
system. You may set the number of times the Attention dialog
box to appear in a day in Times per day text box.
When this feature is enabled, the Attention dialog box would
appear. The person who is monitoring the system must enter
the same number that appears from the left box at the right
text box and then click OK.
(5) AutoScan Period
Set the TV Out display time gap from 3 to 10 sec. before it switches to the next camera.
(6) Login
Enable the conditions in Login section you want the system to automatically carry out.
- Auto record when login
Automatically start video recording when the DVR is executed.
- Auto start Network when login
Automatically connect to network when the DVR is executed.
- Login to compact mode
Switch to compact mode directly when the DVR is executed.
- Guest Mode
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Automatically log in Guest mode when the DVR is executed. In guest mode, the functions are limited to
preview and playback only.
(7) Miscellaneous
Enable the conditions in Miscellaneous section you want the system to perform.
- Desktop Lock
9 Block window OS hotkey: Deactivate the [Ctrl-Alt-Del] and [Windows] keyboard key functions.
9 Block windows OS pop-up window: To block any pop-up window from windows system.
- Beep if no signal
Make sound when the video signal is lost.
- Mandatory Record
Always record video when software is running
- Enable Overlay
To enhance video signal for better video quality.
- Screen Saver
Set a period time to enter screen saver mode when system idle.
- Auto Scan Period
- Set the time gap of the Auto Scan function from 3 to 10 seconds. This automatically switches to the next
video in cycle depending on the set time gap.
- Playback Mode
Select the mode of playback the video.
9 Select date and time: Select the date and time which user wants to playback.
9 Play the last file: Automatically playback the video from the last hour
9 Instant Playback: Automatically playback the video which has just recorded
- Date Format
Select the date format which wants to display in Select date and time playback mode
(8) POS
„ Advanced
Set from which camera screen to display the data from the POS equipment. To set the text flow, color format,
and POS database export, click Advanced.
1. Mark Show POS Text to allow POS data to be display on surveillance screen.
2. If user doesn’t want POS data to be scroll up, mark Stop scroll POS Text and enter the time to delete POS
text at Erase POS text after column.
3. Select the POS data display position on surveillance screen – Left-Top, Left-Bottom, Right-Top, or
Right-Bottom.
4. To change the POS data font and color, click Font.
5. Mark Remove POS data after the POS data will be delete from DVR hard disk on the day that user has
setup.
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„ iPOS Pro Setting
Enable Multiple windows for viewing multi-channels of real time iPOS data. To save the real time of iPOS data
window position on the UI, mark the Save window Position. To select all channels, mark All check box.
(9) UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply)
Protect the system from damaging, such as power surges or brownouts. Mark Enable and click Setting to
setup the Shutdown when capacity below percentage level for NV DVR to showdown properly when the
battery backup power has reached the setting. The UPS device must be connected to your computer (refer to
your UPS user’s guide).
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The UPS application must meet Windows XP or Windows Vista system requirements.
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Camera Setting
Select the camera from remote DVR servers to modify settings. In the Camera Setting windows, click Update to
save and apply the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving, and click Default1/ Default2 to revert back to
original factory setting.
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to adjust the video setting. To select all the cameras, enable the ALL
check box. To select more than one camera, Right click on the camera icon. To select one camera only, Left
click on the camera icon. The camera icon turns red when it is selected.
(2) Enable
Set to enable/disable the selected camera. When there is no video source on the camera, we suggest disabling
it so that the system won’t detect it as video loss error.
(3) Camera
- Display
Enable/disable to show the video. Even if the video of the selected camera is hidden you can still record
the video and preview it in playback mode.
- Name
Change the camera name.
- Description
Add a short comment.
(4) Enable Deinterlace
To enhance the video quality. Set the deinterlace mode to #1, if you are capturing motionless picture and #2, if it
captures lots of movement.
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Record Setting
In the Recording setup windows, click OK to accept the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving, and click
Default to revert back to original factory setting.
(1)
(2)
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to set the recording setting. To select all the cameras, enable the ALL
check box. To select more than one camera, Right click on the camera icon. To select one camera only, Left
click on the camera icon. The camera icon turns red when it is selected.
(2) Recording Mode
The blocks from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. To record in full 24 hours, select the recording
mode and click the ~ button. If you want to only record at a particular time, click Schedule and select the
colored block, and then, click on the time blocks.
When the system starts recording a red triangle mark would appear at the upper left corner of the screen. The
recording modes are listed below:
- Always Recording
Record the video from the selected camera and save it to the designated storage path
- Motion Recording
Start recording the video from the selected camera only when the system detects movement. Once a
motion is detected, the system automatically saves the previous frames and stop based on the Start
Record Prior and Stop Record After settings.
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- Smart Recording
Automatically switch to recorded at the maximum frame rate setting once a motion is detected and if there
is no motion, it records at the minimum frame rate.
- Voice Detecting Recording
DVR system will record when the voice exceeds the intensity value in Voice Detection setting.
- No Recording
The system won’t do any recording.
Network Setting
In the Network Setting dialog box, click Update to accept the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving, and
click Default to revert back to original factory setting. For the network service ports that use by DVR server,
please see Appendix A.
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(1)
(2)
(7)
(8)
(3)
(9)
(4)
(5)
(1) Server Name
Assign a name for the DVR unit. Letters of the alphabet and numbers only.
(2) Transmitting Cameras
Select and click on the camera number in the Transmitting Camera section you want to make it accessible via
internet using WebViewer, Remote Console, PDAViewer and HandyViewer (still image). To select all the
cameras, enable the ALL check box.
(3) Dynamic DNS (Domain Name System)
Enter the Domain Name and Password. To use this feature, go to http://ddns.avers.com.tw and register. (see
also Appendix A) You will be prompted to enter CD key number, product name, password, and user information.
Use this service if the IP address changes each time when you connect to internet.
(4) Remote Control Server
Enable/disable remote control from remote application (ex. CMS). Enter the remote accessing port in Port
column.
(5) Network Video Configuration
Set up the video quality and frame rate for viewing and transmitting to the remote program. Scrolling adjust bar
to set the Quality level and FrameRate level.
(6) WebViewer Configuration
Activate Enable Anonymous Login to remotely access the DVR server without the need of password. The
default of WebViewer port is 80.
(7) Voice Phone
Voice Phone is a 2-Way Talk feature that allows the client and server to talk via internet using microphone.
Make sure both microphone and speakers work before using this feature. If the Talk to Web-Client is disabled,
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the person in the DVR server side can only hear the voice from the client side that is when the WebViewer
2-Way Talk button is activated. The default port of voice phone is 9999.
(8) Network Time Synchronization
Adjust the DVR system time same as network time server. Fill in the Time Server IP address or domain name.
Select Automatic Synchronize time to set automatic synchronize time on a daily basis.
(9) Other Configuration
- UPnP
Enable UPnP function to automatically configure the port setting on the local network. This function is
available when there is UPNP device in the same network. It will write the DVR port information into the
router or other network device
- Enable Original Security Protocol
Enable new version DVR system to accept remote software with former version. For example, if user uses
CMS version 7.1 and connect to DVR server with version 7.3, and then, user has to enable this option to
make it work. It is due to that DVR system has some new security protocol in DVR with version 7.3 and
newer version, and it’s not compatible with old remote software.
- Enable White List
An access permit list for the remote accessing of DVR server. Enter the IP address and click Add. Or,
enter a range of IP address and click Add. To delete the IP from the list, select the IP and click Delete
button. To reset the input, click Clear button.
- Enable HandyViewer
Enable remote users to use a PDA or a mobile phone to access DVR server and select the video size and
quality. (See also Chapter 6.5 and 6.6)
- Network Bandwidth Limit
9 By Channel: Set the network bandwidth by each channel.
9 All: Set the total network bandwidth consumption limit.
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Schedule Setting
Schedule to record, backup, enable network, reboot and disable alarm of all the cameras either weekly or one
time. The number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The left most column display the days in a
week.
To Set the Schedule Setting:
1. Select the date in the calendar. Use
and
buttons to shift the calendar to the left or right.
2. Select the condition you want to schedule in the drop down list.
- Record
Activate all the cameras to start video recording at the set time based on the Recording setting (see also
Chapter 3.5).
- Backup
Save another copy of all the data at the set time and specified backup path. DVR automatically updates
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and only backup the data that are not yet included in the archive. To assign backup path, click
9 Mirror Backup: Save a copy of all the data at the set time and specified backup path.
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9 Incremental Backup: Only backup the data that are not yet included in the archive from last time.
- Network
Activate DVR remote system to access at the set time. After the appointed time, the Network function
will be disabled. If the Network function is already enabled, the Network function will not be disabled
when the appointed time has ended.
- Reboot
Restart the PC at the appointed time.
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Make sure the Windows operating system is set NOT to require you to login user name and
password. This way the system will be able to run DVR program.
- Disable Alarm
Deactivate the alarm at the set time temporarily.
3. Specify to either schedule it weekly or one time. Click ~ to make a selection.
4. Click on the blocks to set the schedule (see also Chapter 3.5.1). Or click All to select all. To store the
setting, click Save. To remove the settings, click Clear.
5. To end Schedule Setting, click Update to exit and accept the setting and Exit to exit without saving the
setting.
Alarm Setting
In the Alarm Setting dialog box, click Add to insert and set new alarm setting, click Delete to remove the
selected alarm setting, click OK to exit and save the setting, Cancel to exit without saving, and Default to revert
back to original factory setting.
(1)
(8)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
To set the Alarm Setting:
1. Click Add to insert and set a new alarm setting. Click the items in the (8) Alarm Setting List, if you want to
modify the alarm setting.
2. In (1) Alarm Setting number/Name/Description, display the selected alarm setting number in the list below.
Enter alarm name and description.
3. In (2) Enable Time, the number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. Click Schedule and
select the time and click the block you want to activate or deactivate the alarm function. When it is
deactivated the color of the block turns white.
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4. In (3) Conditions, you can set “Trigger if any” to activate if it falls to one of the conditions or “Trigger if all”
to activate if it falls to all conditions.
5. In (4) Camera section:
9 Select and click on the camera number (01 to 32) in Motion Detected and Video Loss to set the
condition for the system to alarm.
9 In Missing and Suspicious Object Detected, click the camera number (01 to 32) and select the certain
object on the screen, and when the certain object is missing or doubtful, the system will alarm. (see also
Chapter 3.9.12) In Scene Change, when the camera has been moved, the system will alarm, too.
9 In Audio Detection, click the camera number (01 to 32) to the system to alarm when detect the
abnormal voice.
6. In (5) Sensor, select and click on the sensor number (use W and X to select the sensor) to set the condition
for the system to alarm. If the sensor normal status is high, set the sensor condition to low.
9 Abnormal Event: Enable/disable to set the condition of the event for system to alarm.
• System Reboot: when the DVR system reboot without abnormal condition, the system will send
out the alarm message.
• Abnormal Reboot: when the DVR system reboot in irregular condition, the system will send out the
alarm message.
• Recording is switched off: when the recording has been stopped, the system will send out the
alarm message.
• Network is switched off: when the network connection of DVR system is lost, the system will send
out the alarm message.
• Hard Disk failed: when the hard disk can’t work normally, the system will send out the alarm
message.
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9
POS Keyword: Enable/disable to scan the data from the POS if it matches the keyword (see also
Chapter 3.9.11).
Alarm Message: Enable/disable to active with external alarm message by your own program. For the
detail configuration, please contact the local reseller.
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Alarm Button: Enable/disable to active manual alarm function (see also Chapter 2.2#(19)). To define
alarm message of manually alarm trigger. Click alarm button and select the alarm button # and fill in the
description of alarm button.
7. In (6) Alarm Reset, click the camera number (use W and X to select the alarm) to set the reset condition of
alarm. Once alarm is reset, all alarm action will stop at the moment. If the sensor normal status is high, set
the sensor condition to low.
8. In (7) Action, you may now set the alarm action for the system to perform when the alarm condition is
activated.
9 Launch E-Map
Display mini Emap screen.
9 TV Out
Switch to only display the video on TV from where the alarm is activated.
9 Enlarge Camera View
Switch to only display video in Preview/Advanced mode from where the alarm is activated.
9 Send E-mail
Send an electronic text message. To setup click Detail (see also To Setup Send E-mail).
9 File Transmission via FTP
Upload file to remote computer thru FTP (File Transfer Protocol). To setup click Detail (see also To
Setup FTP).
9 Start Recording
Record the video from the selected camera. To setup click Detail (see also To Setup Alarm Recording).
9 Alarm SOP (Standard Operation Procedure)
List the instructions to inform the person of what to do when the alarm is activated. To setup click Detail
(see also To Setup Alarm SOP).
9 Send to CMS (Central Management System)
Enable/disable the selected camera to send video to CMS when the alarm is activated (see also To
Setup CMS Setting)
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To Setup Send E-mail Setting
Beside the Send Email check box, click Detail. In the E-mail Setting dialog box, click OK to exit and save the
setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
(1) Mail Server
Enter the SMTP Server and port. If your e-mail system requires user identification, enable Authentication
check box and enter User ID and Password.
(2) Mail
To check if it is working, click Test Account button.
From: Enter the sender e-mail address.
To and CC: Enter the recipient email address and separate it with comma or a semicolon (;).
Subject: Enter the message title.
Message: Type the message.
(3) Email Notice Setting
9 Notice Interval: Set the period of time before it sends another e-mail notice.
9 Embedded image
: Select the image size and set the number of frames.
9 Attach image when sensor is triggered: When the sensor is triggered, the system will capture the
image and send the image to the certain e-mail address with the alarm message.
(4) Modem Dial up Setting
User may set the time to disconnect automatically, just enable the Auto Disconnect after check box and set
time.
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
To Setup FTP Setting
1. Beside the File Transmission via FTP check box, click Detail.
2. In the FTP Setting dialog box, enter the FTP IP, port, user ID and password.
3. Click OK to exit and save the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
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To Setup Alarm Recording Setting
1. Beside the Start Recording check box, click Detail.
2. In the Alarm Recording Setting dialog box, select the camera to enable/disable video recording. Enable All
to select all cameras.
3. In the Frame Rate selection, select As Setting to record the number of frames based on the Recording
Setting or Max to record the maximum of frames based on the available speed.
4. In the Stop Recording after text box, set the number in second for the program to continue recording after
the alarm has ended.
5. Click OK to accept the new settings and Cancel to exit without saving.
To Setup Alarm SOP
Beside the Alarm SOP check box, click Detail. In the step text boxes, type the standard protocol when the alarm
is activated. When the alarm is activated, the Standard Operation Procedure dialog box will appear. Just click
Next to see the next instruction, Back to see the previous instruction, Finish to end and Abort to terminate.
To Setup CMS Setting
Beside the Send to CMS check box, click Detail. In the CMS Setting, select the camera to enable/disable
sending the video to CMS. Enable All to select all cameras. Then, click OK to accept the new settings and
Cancel to exit without saving.
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6.2
Familiarizing the WebViewer PTZ Buttons
Name
Function
(1) Direction buttons
Adjust and position the focal point of the PTZ camera. Click the center to pan automatically.
(2) Select PTZ
Choose to enable/disable the PTZ camera. In the Select PTZ dialog box, Select column,
click to enable/disable viewing and controlling the PTZ camera.
Click OK to exit and save the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
(3) AutoPan Groups
Operate the PTZ cameras automatically based on the selected camera group preset
position number.
(4) Camera preset
position number
Move the PTZ camera to the preset point. The camera position number is setup in DVR
site( see 2.12#4)
(5) Zoom +/-
Zoom in and out the image.
(6) Focus +/-
Adjust the focus manually to produce clear image.
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6.3 Familiarizing the Remote Console Buttons
Name
Function
(1) Exit
Close the Remote Console.
(2) Split Screen
Mode
Select from 6 kinds of split screen type to playback the recorded video file of all the camera, or
one camera over the other or alongside on a single screen.
To view 32 channels, click 16 split screen button to switch channel display.
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If there are only 4 cameras, you won’t be able to switch to 9, 16, and 13 split screen mode.
To change the video quality, right-click on the screen and select between High, Normal or Low.
(3) Record
Start/stop video recording.
(4) Emap
Display the map in each area, the camera/sensor/relay location and the warning event. (see
also 2.6)
(5) Network
Enable/disable remote system access. This feature allows you to access DVR server from a
remote location via internet connection.
(6) Setup
Configure the Remote Console setting. (see also 6.3.1)
(7) PTZ
Access PTZ control panel(see also 6.4)
(8) Preview
Switch to Preview/Advanced mode. This allows you to view live camera display.
(9) Playback
Switch to Playback mode. This allows you to view the recorded video file. (see 6.5)
(10) Status Bar
Display the current date, time and hard disk free space.
(11) Camera ID
Show the number of cameras that are being viewed. When you are in single screen mode,
click the camera ID number to switch and view other camera.
(12) Snapshot
Capture and save the screen shot either in *.jpg or *.bmp format.
(13) Event log
Show the record of activities that take place in the system. To filter the records, select and
click the option button to only display Event, System, Operation, Network or POS.
(14) Auto Scan
Start/Stop video screen cycle switch
(15) Full screen
Use the entire area of the screen to only display the video.
To return, Right click the mouse or press ESC on the keyboard.
(16) Alarm
Alert and display warning info. Only Administrator-level can reset and turn on, off and trigger
the Sensor and Relay by right-clicking the item in the Sensor and Relay list.
(17) Volume
Enable/disable the sound.
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Name
Function
(18) Direct Draw
Enhance the video quality.
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6.3.1
Not all graphic cards can support this function.
To Setup Remote Console Setting
Click OK to exit and save the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(1) Storage Path
Set the directory on where to save the data. When there is not enough free space to record one hour data, the
system automatically replaces the oldest data. In case you have more than one storage path, the system
automatically saves the data to the next storage path.
By default the data is stored in C:\RemoteData, to insert another storage path, click Add. To remove the
selected path, click Delete.
If you want the system to automatically erase the data after a certain days, enable the Delete recorded data
after check box and enter the numbers of days in Days text box.
(2) Language
Customize the system to display the tool tips and dialogs based on the selected language. By default the
language is in English.
(3) Remote Server
Enter the DVR Server IP and Port number.
(4) Channel Settings
The numbers from 01 to 16 represent the camera ID. In Transmitting Channels section, enable the camera
number to receive the camera signal from the server. In Visible Channels section, enable the camera number to
view the camera signal on Remote Console screen. To select all the cameras, enable the ALL check box.
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6.4 Familiarizing the Buttons in PTZ Camera Controller
(5) (4) (3)(2)
(1)
(6)
(11)
(7)
(8)
Name
(1) Close
(2) Setup
(3) AutoPan
(4) Focus +/(5) Zoom +/(6) Direction buttons
(7) Camera ID pane
(8) Save Camera
preset position
(9) Camera lens
speed controller
(10) Camera preset
position number
(11) Group AutoPan
(9)
(10)
Function
Exit PTZ camera controller.
Configure PTZ cameras.
Operate the PTZ cameras automatically based on the selected camera group preset position
number.
Adjust the focus manually to produce clear image.
Zoom in and out the image.
Adjust and position the focal point of the PTZ camera.
Display the PTZ camera number that is being operated.
Save the PTZ camera preset position number. Select the camera and click the preset position
number and save it.
Adjust the moving speed of the PTZ camera lens.
Move the PTZ camera to the preset point.
Select to automatically operate PTZ camera in group.
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6.5
Using the Remote Playback
To use this feature, first you need to select the source of the file. In the Select Playback Mode dialog box,
choose Local Playback to open the file that is recorded in the Remote Console, and Remote Playback to
open the file that is recorded in the DVR server. When you choose Remote Playback, select RealTime
Playback if your internet bandwidth is fast and big enough, otherwise choose Download and Playback.
Click OK to proceed and Cancel to void this operation.
In the Video Playback Date/Time Selection, the number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The
numbers from 01 to 16 represent the camera number.
To Make a Selection:
1. Select the date in the calendar. Use
and
buttons to shift the calendar to the left or
right.
2. In the table below, click on the blue block to
select and open the recorded file. The blue
block turns red when it is selected. The block
that appears in white doesn’t have data. You
can only select one block when you choose
Download and Playback.
3. Click OK to proceed and Cancel to void this
operation.
4. If you select Download Playback and after
making the selection, the system divides the
selected hour into 16 video thumbnails. In the
Time Selection screen, click on the video
thumbnail you want to download and open
(see also 6.5.2).
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6.5.1
Familiarizing the Local Playback Buttons
Name
Function
(1) Split Screen Mode
Select from 6 kinds of split screen type to playback the recorded video file of all the
camera, or one camera over the other or alongside on a single screen.
To view 32 channels, click 16 split screen button to switch channel display.
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If there are only 4 cameras, you won’t be able to switch to 9, 16, and 13 split screen mode.
To zoom in an area on the screen, Right click and Drag a square on the area you want to enlarge.
(2) Progress bar
Show the progress of the file being played. You may move the bar to seek at any location
of the track.
(3) Hour Buttons
Select and click to playback the recorded video file on the specific time frame.
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The Hour buttons represent the time in 24-hour clock. The blue bar on top of the hour button indicates that
there is a recorded video file on that period of time. While the red bar indicates that you are currently viewing
the recorded video file.
(4) Playback Control
Buttons
Begin: Move at the beginning of the recorded video file.
Previous: Go back to the previous frame.
Slower: Play the recorded video file at the speed of ½x, ¼x, or ⅛x.
Rewind: Wind back the recorded video file.
Pause: Briefly stop playing the recorded video file.
Play: Play the recorded video file.
Faster: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x or 32x.
Next: Go to the next frame.
End: Go to the end of the recorded video file.
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Name
(5) Archive
Function
Select the date on the calendar and the time from 00 to 23 to where to start playing the
recorded video file.
– Also, user can open the recorded file from certain location by click OPEN FILE button
– Click Channel 01~ 16 and Channel 17 ~ 32 button to switch to different channel group of
playback calendar.
– Mark Day Light Saving, the playback calendar will show the available playback records
during day light saving period.
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The numbers from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The numbers from 01 to 16 represent the
camera ID. The blue colored column indicates that there is a recorded video file on that period of time. While
the red colored column indicates on where to start playing the recorded video file.
(6) Preview
Switch to Preview/Advanced mode.
(7) Playback
Switch to Playback mode. This allows you to view the recorded video file.
(8) Status bar
Display the recorded date, time and play speed.
(9) Camera ID
Show the number of cameras that are being viewed. When you are in single screen mode,
click the camera ID number to switch and view other camera.
(10) Export
Export includes Snapshot, Print, and Output Video Clip function.
Snapshot: Capture and save the screen shot either in *.jpg or *.bmp format.
Print: Print the screen shot.
Output Video Clip: Save the segmented file in *.mpg, *.avi, or *.dvr format (see also
2.7).
(11) Segment
Keep a portion of the recorded video you want (see also 2.7).
(12) Full screen
View in Playback-compact mode. To return, press the right button of the mouse or ESC on
the keyboard.
When you switch to full screen in multiple-screen mode, Left click to toggle to only display
one of the video in the multiple-screen mode or all.
(13) Event Log
Show the record of activities that take place in the system. To filter the records, select and
click the option button to only display Event, System, Operation, Network or POS.
(14) Visual Search
Search from a specific camera by Date, Hour, Minute, 10 Seconds and Second. (See also
2.9)
(15) Find Next
Search for the next event or changes in the motion detector frame. You can use this when
you are using Intelligent Search or Event Search function.
(16) Intelligent Search
Search the changes in the motion detector frame (See also 2.11)
(17) Audio
Enable/disable audio play
(18) De-interlace
To enhance the video quality. Set the de-interlace mode to #1, if you are capturing
motionless picture and #2, if it captures lots of movement.
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6.5.2
Familiarizing the RealTime Playback Buttons
Name
Function
(1) Exit
Close the program
(2) Split Screen Mode
Select from 6 different split screen type to playback the recorded video file of all the camera,
or one camera.
To view all channels, click 4 split screen button to switch channel display.
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To zoom in an area on the screen, Right click and Drag a square on the area you want to enlarge.
(3) Progress bar
(4) Hour Buttons
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Show the progress of the file being played. You may move the bar to seek at any location of
the track.
Select and click to playback the recorded video file on the specific time frame.
The Hour buttons represent the time in 24-hour clock. The blue bar on top of the hour button indicates that
there is a recorded video file on that period of time. While the red bar indicates that you are currently viewing
the recorded video file.
(5) Playback Control
Buttons
Begin: Move at the beginning of the recorded video file.
Previous: Go back to the previous frame.
Slower: Play the recorded video file at the speed of ½x, ¼x, or ⅛x.
Rewind: Wind back the recorded video file.
Pause: Briefly stop playing the recorded video file.
Play: Play the recorded video file.
Faster: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x or 32x.
Next: Go to the next frame.
End: Go to the end of the recorded video file.
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Name
Function
– Select the date on the calendar and the time from 00 to 23 to where to start playing the
recorded video file.
– Also, user can open the recorded file from certain location by click OPEN FILE button
– Click Channel 01~ 16 and Channel 17 ~ 32 button to switch to different channel group of
playback calendar.
(6) Date
– Mark Day Light Saving, the playback calendar will show the available playback records
during day light saving period.
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The numbers from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The numbers from 01 to 16 represent the
camera ID. The blue colored column indicates that there is a recorded video file on that period of time. While
the red colored column indicates on where to start playing the recorded video file.
(7) Preview
Switch to Preview/Advanced mode.
(8) Playback
Switch to Playback mode. This allows you to view the recorded video file.
(9) Status bar
Display the recorded date, time and play speed.
(10) Camera ID
Show the number of cameras that are being viewed. When you are in single screen mode,
click the camera ID number to switch and view other camera.
(11) Export
Export includes Snapshot, Print, and Output Video Clip function.
Snapshot: Capture and save the screen shot either in *.jpg or *.bmp format.
Print: Print the screen shot.
Output Video Clip: Save the segmented file in *.mpg, *.avi, or *.dvr format (see also 2.7).
(12) Full screen
View in Playback-compact mode. To return, press the right button of the mouse or ESC on
the keyboard.
When you switch to full screen in multiple-screen mode, Left click to toggle to only display
one of the video in the multiple-screen mode or all.
(13) Event log
Show the record of activities that take place in the system. To filter the records, select and
click the option button to only display Event, System, Operation, Network or POS.
(14) Audio
Enable/disable audio play
(15) De-interlace
To enhance the video quality. Set the de-interlace mode to #1, if you are capturing
motionless picture and #2, if it captures lots of movement.
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6.5.3
Familiarizing the Download and Playback Buttons
Name
Function
(1) Exit
Close the program
(2) Progress bar
Show the progress of the file being played. You may move the bar to seek at any location of
the track.
Select and click to playback the recorded video file on the specific time frame.
(3) Hour Buttons
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The Hour buttons represent the time in 24-hour clock. The blue bar on top of the hour button indicates that
there is a recorded video file on that period of time. While the red bar indicates that you are currently viewing
the recorded video file.
(4) Playback Control
Buttons
Begin: Move at the beginning of the recorded video file.
Previous: Go back to the previous frame.
Slower: Play the recorded video file at the speed of ½x, ¼x, or ⅛x.
Rewind: Wind back the recorded video file.
Pause: Briefly stop playing the recorded video file.
Play: Play the recorded video file.
Faster: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x or 32x.
Next: Go to the next frame.
End: Go to the end of the recorded video file.
(5) Status bar
Display the recorded date, time and play speed.
(6) Language
Select the language of function tips
(7) Export
Export includes Snapshot, Print, and Output Video Clip function.
Snapshot: Capture and save the screen shot either in *.jpg or *.bmp format.
Print: Print the screen shot.
Output Video Clip: Save the segmented file in *.mpg, *.avi, or *.dvr format (see also 2.7).
(8) Segment
Keep a portion of the recorded video you want (see also 2.7).
(9) Full screen
View in Playback-compact mode. To return, press the right button of the mouse or ESC on
the keyboard.
When you switch to full screen in multiple-screen mode, Left click to toggle to only display
one of the video in the multiple-screen mode or all.
(10) Event log
Show the record of activities that take place in the system. To filter the records, select and
click the option button to only display Event, System, Operation, Network or POS.
(11) Visual Search
Search from a specific camera by Date, Hour, Minute, 10 Seconds and Second. (See also
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Name
Function
2.9)
(12) Find Next
Search for the next event or changes in the motion detector frame. You can use this when
you are using Intelligent Search or Event Search function.
(13) Event Search
Search from the recorded activities that take place in the system (i.e., Sensor, Motion,
Video Loss, POS). (See also 2.10)
(14) Intelligent Search
Search the changes in the motion detector frame (See also 2.11)
(15) Audio
Enable/disable audio play
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6.6
Using HandyViewer to Access DVR Server
Users can use a mobile phone to access the DVR through Internet. Make sure your mobile phone support IE
browser and is connected to the internet. To access the DVR server, open IE browser and enter http://enter
server IP or domain name here/mobile. You can see the latest screen shot. Click << >> to change the channel
or camera and Refresh to reload new screen shot.
6.7
Using PDAViewer to Access DVR Server
Users can also use a PDA to access the DVR through Internet. Make sure your PDA support IE browser and is
connected to the internet. To use this feature, you need to install the PDAViewer software either thru ActiveSync
connection or download it from the internet. Please check if your PDA meets the 2 requirements below.
OS:
MS Windows CE 4.0, PocketPC 2002/2003, Mobile 5 PDA version
CPU: ARM architecture
6.7.1
To Install PDAViewer thru ActiveSync
1.
Connect your PDA to your PC. Place the CD into the
CD-ROM drive then click Install PDA Viewer. And follow
the on screen instructions.
2.
Click Next to continue.
3.
Read the license agreement and click Yes to accept all the
terms. The system will then automatically install the
application.
4.
When you are prompted, click Yes to install the application
using the default directory.
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5.
When done, click OK.
6.7.2
To install PDAViewer from the Internet
1.
2.
Make sure you are connected to the internet.
Open the web browser and enter the server IP. Then
click the hyperlink Download PDAViewer.
3.
When the Download dialog box appears, enable Open
file after download and click Yes.
4.
After the installation, the PDAViewer application icon
will appear in the Programs list.
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6.7.3
1.
2.
To Use the PDAViewer
Run the PDAViewer in the Programs.
Familiarizing the PDAViewer buttons.
Name
(1) Connect
(2)
(1)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(10)
(9)
(8)
(6)
(7)
Function
Hook up to the DVR server. Make sure you are connected to internet.
When the iView screen appears, click Add to add DVR server.
Enter the server IP, port, user ID, password and select the connection type. Then, click OK.
User can playback the recorded video from remote DVR server in PDAViewer.(see
Chapter 6.7.4)
(2) Split Screen Mode
Select between 2 screen display types. It also allows you to switch and view different
camera number or channels.
(3) About
Display the PDAViewer software version.
(4) Minimize
Reduce the size to taskbar.
(5) Exit
Close the PDAViewer.
(6) Focus
Adjust the focus of PTZ camera to produce clear image.
(7) Full Screen
Use the entire screen to only display the video.
(8) Snapshot
Capture and save the screen shot in *.bmp format.
(9) Zoom
Zoom in and out the PTZ camera image.
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3.
Name
Function
(10) Direction buttons
Adjust and position the focal point of the PTZ camera.
To change the video quality, enable/disable audio, and select to display different camera, tap on the video
screen longer the popup menu will appear.
6.7.4
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
To Playback in PDAViewer
Run the PDAViewer in the Programs.
Hook up to the DVR server.
Click Connect icon and select the DVR server
Click Playback to enter playback option screen
Select the camera, data, and time
Click Playback to start playing the recorded video
7. While playback, user can view and change status of I/O devices
8. On the playback screen, tap on video screen longer the pop up menu will appear
9. Select the Remote IO
10. The sensor and relay devices will list as below:
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11. User can change the relay status. Select the relay and tap on video screen longer the pop up menu will
appear, and then, select the status (ON, OFF, Tigger)
6.8
Using JavaViewer to Access DVR Server
Using the mobile phone within Symbian Smart Phone OS to access the DVR through Internet. Make sure your
mobile phone supports Symbian Smart Phone OS and can be connected to the internet. To use this feature,
you need to install the JAVA Viewer program that it can be downloading it from the DVR server through the
internet.
6.8.1
To install JAVAViewer from the DVR Server
1. Open the web browser and enter the DVR server IP (http://DVR server IP: port/JAVA-Viewer.html). Then
click Connect.
2. When the Download screen appears, select JAVA-Viewer.jad and download it to your mobile phone.
3. After the installation, the JAVAViewer will be in your mobile phone system. To find the JAVAViewer program
where is located, please refer to your mobile phone user’s manual.
6.8.2
To Use the JAVAViewer
1. Run the JAVAViewer program.
2. Enter the DVR IP address, port number, user ID, and
password. Please refer to your DVR server setting for that
information.
3. And then, select the Connect to connect to DVR server.
4. Click Yes to accept the data from DVR server.
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5. When connection is success, you will see the camera video
on the screen.
6. To switch to different camera view, select menu and select
the channel.
7. The JAVAViewer support PTZ control function, you can refer
to Help file for detail function control key. Select menu and
go the way down to select the Help file.
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Chapter 7
Image Verification
ImageVerification is a watermark-checking program to identify the authenticity of a saved image (e.g. by
snapshot). This program can only verify uncompressed bmp image files.
7.1
1.
2.
3.
4.
To Run the ImageVerification program
Click Start > Programs > DSS > ImageVerification.
In the ImageVerification screen, click Load Source Image and locate the image source.
Click Verify Image to begin the process.
Check the result in the Processed Image screen. If the picture is unmodified, the image in the Source
Image and Processed Image screen would be exactly the same. If the picture is being modified, a warning
dialog box would prompt you and the modified area is highlighted.
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Chapter 8
iEnhance
The bundled iEnhance is a video editing tool and can only be used with *.dvr video file. It allows you to adjust
the video picture quality, segment and save the wanted portion of the video, zoom in and out the image, and
print or save the screen shot. You can also save the setting and apply it on other files.
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(17)
(18)
(14)
(19)
(13)
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(2) (3) (4)
(5)
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Name
Function
(1) Open File
Access *.dvr video file.
(2) Save Image
Capture and save the screen shot in *.bmp format.
(3) Playback Control
Buttons
(4) Save Video
Begin: Move at the beginning of the video file.
Previous: Go back to previous frame.
Pause: Briefly stop playing the video file.
Play: Play the video file.
Faster: Play the video file at the faster speed.
Next: Go to the next frame.
End: Go to the end of the video file.
Save the edited or segmented video in *.avi format.
(5) Print
Print the screen shot.
(6) Segment
(7) Zoom Buttons
Mark the beginning and the end of the wanted portion of the video. Two triangle marks will
appear on the slider. To cancel video segmentation, click this button again.
Enlarge, reduce, and set the image back to normal size.
(8) Full Screen
Use the entire screen to only display the video.
(9) Default
Set the video back to original state and delete all the changes in the history box.
(10) History Box
List all the actions.
(11) Undo
Delete the last action.
(12) Noise Reduce
Adjust the softness and repair the damaged colours.
(13) Sharpness
Improve the overall image by enhancing edges. This gives the image more depth.
(14) Effects
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Gray Scale: convert the image into black and white (monochrome).
Normalize: adjust the brightness intensity.
Equalize: automatically adjust the images that are too dark.
De-interlace: smooth out the overlying frames.
9 Static: de-interlace for motionless scene.
9 Dynamic: de-interlace for moving scene.
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Name
Function
(15) Picture Adjustment
Adjust the Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Hue and Gamma.
(16) Original Screen
Display the original state of the image.
(17) Temporary Setting
Block
Display the sample settings. Click the sample to apply the setting on the current video.
(18) Status Bar
Display the date, and time of the video.
(19) Progress Bar
Show the progress of the file being played. You may move the bar to seek at any location of
the track.
(20) iStable
To reduce the jolt in the recorded video.(also see 8.1)
(21) Add Setting
Include the new setting to the temporary setting block.
(22) Rename
Change the name of the selected setting in the temporary setting block.
(23) Delete
Permanently remove the selected setting in the temporary setting block.
(24) Load Setting
Call the saved settings.
(25) Save Setting
Store the settings in the temporary setting block.
8.1
To Use iStable
The iStable function can reduce the jolt in the recorded video.
1. Click Open File button and select the recorded video.
2. And then, click iStable button.
3. iStable windows will show up.
4. Select the smoothness level – 1(Low), 2, 3, 4, and 5(High). The default value is 3.
5. Click Play button, and then iStable function will start to initial the recorded video.
6. When the initialize is done, user will see the original and stabilized recorded video play in two windows.
7. While the video is playing, user can select a portion of video to play and save. Use the Playback Control
buttons or drag the bar on the playback progress bar and pause on where you want to start the cut. Then,
click Segment to set the begin mark. And, Use the Playback Control buttons or drag the bar on the
playback progress bar and pause on where you want to end the cut. Then, click Segment to set the end
mark. To cancel segmentation or set the segment marks from the start, click Segment button again.
8. Click Save Video button to save the wanted clip.
9. In the Save As dialog box, locate on where you want to save the file, type the filename, and select the video
compress mode – Optimize for speed or Optimize for storage.
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10. To switch back to iEnhance interface, click iEnhance button
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Chapter 9
Web Tools
The bundled Web Tools includes Dispatch Server and Remote Backup program. To install Web Tools, place the
CD into the CD-ROM drive then click Install Web Tools.
9.1
Dispatch Server
Dispatch is designed to reduce the network traffic of the DVR server. Instead of connecting directly to the DVR
server, the client can connect to the computer that is connected to the DVR server using the Dispatch program.
To Run Dispatch program:
1. Make sure you are connected to the internet.
2. Click Start>Programs >DVR >Web Tool > iDispatch Server.
3. In the DVR Server section, enter the DVR server IP, port, user ID and password. You can also select to
display the language you prefer.
4. Auto connect when star
Enable to automatically connect the dispatch server when start up
5. 3GPP Service
Enable to allow user using 3GPP service to receive video stream from Dispatch server. The
Service Port must same as RTSP port of 3GPP on DVR server.
6.
7.
8.
In the Dispatch Service section, if you have installed more than one network card, select the Service IP
number.
In the Dynamic DNS Configuration section, enter the DNS server Name and Password. The DNS server
can be the remote storage server for sharing the DVR system loading.
Click START to connect.
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9.2
Remote iSetup
Remote iSetup is a tool for configuring DVR server from remote site. To install Remote iSetup application, insert
to start the
the Installation CD into CD-ROM drive and click Install Web Tools. After installation, click
Remote iSetup application.
9.2.1 To Add DVR server
User need to add a DVR server and make connection in order to setup remote DVR server.
1. Click Add
2. In Edit DVR windows, fill in the following items:
- Name: give a name for remote DVR server for easy managing
- IP: fill in remote DVR server’s IP address
- Port: the port use to connect to remote DVR server. The port number is same the Webviewer port on the
remote DVR server. The default is 80.
- User ID: fill in the remote DVR server’s login account
- Password: fill in the remote DVR server’s login password
- Description: fill in a short description for the remote DVR server
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Click OK to complete adding remote DVR server.
The added DVR server will be listed and auto connects to DVR server.
Once the connecting is success, user can start to configure DVR server.
When connection is lost, click Reconnect to connect again.
To modify or delete the added DVR server, select the DVR server from listing and click Modify to change the
setting and click Delete to remove the DVR server.
8. User also can import the setting by clicking Import button. To save the setting to local hard disk, click Export
button.
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9.2.2
To Setup Remote DVR Server
Select the DVR server from listing and click Setup to configure remote DVR server.
System Setting
In the System Setting windows, click Update to accept the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving, and
click Default to revert back to original factory setting.
(6)
(1)
(2)
(7)
(3)
(8)
(4)
(9)
(5)
(1) Delete recorded data after
If you want the system to automatically erase the data after a certain days, enable the Delete recorded data
after check box and enter the numbers of days in Days text box.
(2) Delete event and alarm log after
If you want the system to automatically erase the event and alarm log files after a certain days, enable the
Delete event and alarm log after check box and enter the numbers of days in Days text box.
(3) Video Standard
Change and select the proper video system according to your camera video system. If the video system setting
is wrong, the video would appear abnormal.
(4) Attention Please
Check the attentiveness of the person who is monitoring the
system. You may set the number of times the Attention dialog
box to appear in a day in Times per day text box.
When this feature is enabled, the Attention dialog box would
appear. The person who is monitoring the system must enter
the same number that appears from the left box at the right
text box and then click OK.
(5) AutoScan Period
Set the TV Out display time gap from 3 to 10 sec. before it switches to the next camera.
(6) Login
Enable the conditions in Login section you want the system to automatically carry out.
- Auto record when login
Automatically start video recording when the DVR is executed.
- Auto start Network when login
Automatically connect to network when the DVR is executed.
- Login to compact mode
Switch to compact mode directly when the DVR is executed.
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- Guest Mode
Automatically log in Guest mode when the DVR is executed. In guest mode, the functions are limited to
preview and playback only.
(7) Miscellaneous
Enable the conditions in Miscellaneous section you want the system to perform.
- Beep if no signal
Make sound when the video signal is lost.
- Mandatory Record
Always record video when software is running
- Enable Overlay
To enhance video signal for better video quality.
- Screen Saver
Set a period time to enter screen saver mode when system idle.
- Auto Scan Period
- Set the time gap of the Auto Scan function from 3 to 10 seconds. This automatically switches to the next
video in cycle depending on the set time gap.
- Playback Mode
Select the mode of playback the video.
9 Select date and time: Select the date and time which user wants to playback.
9 Play the last file: Automatically playback the video from the last hour
9 Instant Playback: Automatically playback the video which has just recorded
- Date Format
Select the date format which wants to display in Select date and time playback mode
(8) POS
„ Advanced
Set from which camera screen to display the data from the POS equipment. To set the text flow, color format,
and POS database export, click Advanced.
6. Mark Show POS Text to allow POS data to be display on surveillance screen.
7. If user doesn’t want POS data to be scroll up, mark Stop scroll POS Text and enter the time to delete POS
text at Erase POS text after column.
8. Select the POS data display position on surveillance screen – Left-Top, Left-Bottom, Right-Top, or
Right-Bottom.
9. To change the POS data font and color, click Font.
10. Mark Remove POS data after the POS data will be delete from DVR hard disk on the day that user has
setup.
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„ iPOS Pro Setting
Enable Multiple windows for viewing multi-channels of real time iPOS data. To save the real time of iPOS data
window position on the UI, mark the Save window Position. To select all channels, mark All check box.
(9) UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply)
Protect the system from damaging, such as power surges or brownouts. This automatically gives time to close
the DVR properly when the battery backup power has reached the Shutdown when capacity below percentage
level setting. The UPS device must be connected to your computer (refer to your UPS user’s guide).
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The UPS application must meet Windows XP or Windows Vista system requirements.
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Camera Setting
Select the camera from remote DVR servers to modify settings. In the Camera Setting windows, click Update to
save and apply the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving, and click Default1/ Default2 to revert back to
original factory setting.
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(2)
(3)
(4)
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to adjust the video setting. To select all the cameras, enable the ALL
check box. To select more than one camera, Right click on the camera icon. To select one camera only, Left
click on the camera icon. The camera icon turns red when it is selected.
(2) Enable
Set to enable/disable the selected camera. When there is no video source on the camera, we suggest disabling
it so that the system won’t detect it as video loss error.
(3) Camera
- Display
Enable/disable to show the video. Even if the video of the selected camera is hidden you can still record
the video and preview it in playback mode.
- Name
Change the camera name.
- Description
Add a short comment.
(4) Enable Deinterlace
To enhance the video quality. Set the deinterlace mode to #1, if you are capturing motionless picture and #2, if it
captures lots of movement.
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Record Setting
In the Recording setup windows, click OK to accept the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving, and click
Default to revert back to original factory setting.
(1)
(2)
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to set the recording setting. To select all the cameras, enable the ALL
check box. To select more than one camera, Right click on the camera icon. To select one camera only, Left
click on the camera icon. The camera icon turns red when it is selected.
(2) Recording Mode
The blocks from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. To record in full 24 hours, select the recording
mode and click the ~ button. If you want to only record at a particular time, click Schedule and select the
colored block, and then, click on the time blocks.
When the system starts recording a red triangle mark would appear at the upper left corner of the screen. The
recording modes are listed below:
- Always Recording
Record the video from the selected camera and save it to the designated storage path
- Motion Recording
Start recording the video from the selected camera only when the system detects movement. Once a
motion is detected, the system automatically saves the previous frames and stop based on the Start
Record Prior and Stop Record After settings.
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- Smart Recording
Automatically switch to recorded at the maximum frame rate setting once a motion is detected and if there
is no motion, it records at the minimum frame rate.
- Voice Detecting Recording
DVR system will record when the voice exceeds the intensity value in Voice Detection setting.
- No Recording
The system won’t do any recording.
Network Setting
In the Network Setting dialog box, click Update to accept the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving, and
click Default to revert back to original factory setting. For the network service ports that use by DVR server,
please see Appendix A.
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(2)
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(8)
(3)
(9)
(4)
(5)
(1) Server Name
Assign a name for the DVR unit. Letters of the alphabet and numbers only.
(2) Transmitting Cameras
Select and click on the camera number in the Transmitting Camera section you want to make it accessible via
internet using WebViewer, Remote Console, PDAViewer and HandyViewer (still image). To select all the
cameras, enable the ALL check box.
(3) Dynamic DNS (Domain Name System)
Enter the Domain Name and Password. To use this feature, go to http://ddns.avers.com.tw and register. (see
also Appendix A) You will be prompted to enter CD key number, product name, password, and user information.
Use this service if the IP address changes each time when you connect to internet.
(4) Remote Control Server
Enable/disable remote control from remote application (ex. CMS). Enter the remote accessing port in Port
column.
(5) Network Video Configuration
Set up the video quality and frame rate for viewing and transmitting to the remote program. Scrolling adjust bar
to set the Quality level and FrameRate level.
(6) WebViewer Configuration
Activate Enable Anonymous Login to remotely access the DVR server without the need of password. The
default of WebViewer port is 80.
(7) Voice Phone
Voice Phone is a 2-Way Talk feature that allows the client and server to talk via internet using microphone.
Make sure both microphone and speakers work before using this feature. If the Talk to Web-Client is disabled,
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the person in the DVR server side can only hear the voice from the client side that is when the WebViewer
2-Way Talk button is activated. The default port of voice phone is 9999.
(8) Network Time Synchronization
Adjust the DVR system time same as network time server. Fill in the Time Server IP address or domain name.
Select Automatic Synchronize time to set automatic synchronize time on a daily basis.
(9) Other Configuration
- UPnP
Enable UPnP function to automatically configure the port setting on the local network. This function is
available when there is UPNP device in the same network. It will write the DVR port information into the
router or other network device
- Enable Original Security Protocol
Enable new version DVR system to accept remote software with former version. For example, if user uses
CMS version 7.1 and connect to DVR server with version 7.3, and then, user has to enable this option to
make it work. It is due to that DVR system has some new security protocol in DVR with version 7.3 and
newer version, and it’s not compatible with old remote software.
- Enable White List
An access permit list for the remote accessing of DVR server. Enter the IP address and click Add. Or,
enter a range of IP address and click Add. To delete the IP from the list, select the IP and click Delete
button. To reset the input, click Clear button.
- Enable HandyViewer
Enable remote users to use a PDA or a mobile phone to access DVR server and select the video size and
quality. (See also Chapter 6.5 and 6.6)
- Network Bandwidth Limit
9 By Channel: Set the network bandwidth by each channel.
9 All: Set the total network bandwidth consumption limit.
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Schedule Setting
Schedule to record, backup, enable network, reboot and disable alarm of all the cameras either weekly or one
time. The number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The left most column display the days in a
week.
To Set the Schedule Setting:
6. Select the date in the calendar. Use
and
buttons to shift the calendar to the left or right.
7. Select the condition you want to schedule in the drop down list.
- Record
Activate all the cameras to start video recording at the set time based on the Recording setting (see also
Chapter 3.5).
- Backup
Save another copy of all the data at the set time and specified backup path. DVR automatically updates
.
and only backup the data that are not yet included in the archive. To assign backup path, click
9 Mirror Backup: Save a copy of all the data at the set time and specified backup path.
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9 Incremental Backup: Only backup the data that are not yet included in the archive from last time.
- Network
Activate DVR remote system to access at the set time. After the appointed time, the Network function
will be disabled. If the Network function is already enabled, the Network function will not be disabled
when the appointed time has ended.
- Reboot
Restart the PC at the appointed time.
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Make sure the Windows operating system is set NOT to require you to login user name and
password. This way the system will be able to run DVR program.
- Disable Alarm
Deactivate the alarm at the set time temporarily.
8. Specify to either schedule it weekly or one time. Click ~ to make a selection.
9. Click on the blocks to set the schedule (see also Chapter 3.5.1). Or click All to select all. To store the
setting, click Save. To remove the settings, click Clear.
10. To end Schedule Setting, click Update to exit and accept the setting and Exit to exit without saving the
setting.
Alarm Setting
In the Alarm Setting dialog box, click Add to insert and set new alarm setting, click Delete to remove the
selected alarm setting, click OK to exit and save the setting, Cancel to exit without saving, and Default to revert
back to original factory setting.
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(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
To set the Alarm Setting:
9. Click Add to insert and set a new alarm setting. Click the items in the (8) Alarm Setting List, if you want to
modify the alarm setting.
10. In (1) Alarm Setting number/Name/Description, display the selected alarm setting number in the list
below. Enter alarm name and description.
11. In (2) Enable Time, the number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. Click Schedule and
select the time and click the block you want to activate or deactivate the alarm function. When it is
deactivated the color of the block turns white.
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12. In (3) Conditions, you can set “Trigger if any” to activate if it falls to one of the conditions or “Trigger if all”
to activate if it falls to all conditions.
13. In (4) Camera section, select and click on the camera number (01 to 32) in Motion Detected and Video
Loss to set the condition for the system to alarm.
9 In Missing and Suspicious Object Detected, click the camera number (01 to 32) and select the certain
object on the screen, and when the certain object is missing or doubtful, the system will alarm. (see also
Chapter 3.9.12) In Scene Change, when the camera has been moved, the system will alarm, too.
9 In Audio Detection, click the camera number (01 to 32) to the system to alarm when detect the
abnormal voice.
14. In (5) Sensor, select and click on the sensor number (use W and X to select the sensor) to set the
condition for the system to alarm. If the sensor normal status is high, set the sensor condition to low.
9 Abnormal Event: Enable/disable to set the condition of the event for system to alarm.
• System Reboot: when the DVR system reboot without abnormal condition, the system will send
out the alarm message.
• Abnormal Reboot: when the DVR system reboot in irregular condition, the system will send out the
alarm message.
• Recording is switched off: when the recording has been stopped, the system will send out the
alarm message.
• Network is switched off: when the network connection of DVR system is lost, the system will send
out the alarm message.
• Hard Disk failed: when the hard disk can’t work normally, the system will send out the alarm
message.
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POS Keyword: Enable/disable to scan the data from the POS if it matches the keyword (see also
Chapter 3.9.11).
Alarm Message: Enable/disable to active with external alarm message by your own program. For the
detail configuration, please contact the local reseller.
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Alarm Button: Enable/disable to active manual alarm function (see also Chapter 2.2#(19)). To define
alarm message of manually alarm trigger. Click alarm button and select the alarm button # and fill in the
description of alarm button.
15. In (6) Alarm Reset, click the camera number (use W and X to select the alarm) to set the reset condition of
alarm. Once alarm is reset, all alarm action will stop at the moment. If the sensor normal status is high, set
the sensor condition to low.
16. In (7) Action, you may now set the alarm action for the system to perform when the alarm condition is
activated.
9 Launch E-Map
Display mini Emap screen.
9 TV Out
Switch to only display the video on TV from where the alarm is activated.
9 Enlarge Camera View
Switch to only display video in Preview/Advanced mode from where the alarm is activated.
9 Send E-mail
Send an electronic text message. To setup click Detail (see also To Setup Send E-mail).
9 File Transmission via FTP
Upload file to remote computer thru FTP (File Transfer Protocol). To setup click Detail (see also To
Setup FTP).
9 Start Recording
Record the video from the selected camera. To setup click Detail (see also To Setup Alarm Recording).
9 Alarm SOP (Standard Operation Procedure)
List the instructions to inform the person of what to do when the alarm is activated. To setup click Detail
(see also To Setup Alarm SOP).
9 Send to CMS (Central Management System)
Enable/disable the selected camera to send video to CMS when the alarm is activated (see also To
Setup CMS Setting)
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To Setup Send E-mail Setting
Beside the Send Email check box, click Detail. In the E-mail Setting dialog box, click OK to exit and save the
setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
(1) Mail Server
Enter the SMTP Server and port. If your e-mail system requires user identification, enable Authentication
check box and enter User ID and Password.
(2) Mail
To check if it is working, click Test Account button.
From: Enter the sender e-mail address.
To and CC: Enter the recipient email address and separate it with comma or a semicolon (;).
Subject: Enter the message title.
Message: Type the message.
(3) Email Notice Setting
9 Notice Interval: Set the period of time before it sends another e-mail notice.
9 Embedded image
: Select the image size and set the number of frames.
9 Attach image when sensor is triggered: When the sensor is triggered, the system will capture the
image and send the image to the certain e-mail address with the alarm message.
(4) Modem Dial up Setting
User may set the time to disconnect automatically, just enable the Auto Disconnect after check box and set
time.
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(2)
(3)
(4)
To Setup FTP Setting
4. Beside the File Transmission via FTP check box, click Detail.
5. In the FTP Setting dialog box, enter the FTP IP, port, user ID and password.
6. Click OK to exit and save the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
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To Setup Alarm Recording Setting
6. Beside the Start Recording check box, click Detail.
7. In the Alarm Recording Setting dialog box, select the camera to enable/disable video recording. Enable All
to select all cameras.
8. In the Frame Rate selection, select As Setting to record the number of frames based on the Recording
Setting or Max to record the maximum of frames based on the available speed.
9. In the Stop Recording after text box, set the number in second for the program to continue recording after
the alarm has ended.
10. Click OK to accept the new settings and Cancel to exit without saving.
To Setup Alarm SOP
Beside the Alarm SOP check box, click Detail. In the step text boxes, type the standard protocol when the alarm
is activated. When the alarm is activated, the Standard Operation Procedure dialog box will appear. Just click
Next to see the next instruction, Back to see the previous instruction, Finish to end and Abort to terminate.
To Setup CMS Setting
Beside the Send to CMS check box, click Detail. In the CMS Setting, select the camera to enable/disable
sending the video to CMS. Enable All to select all cameras. Then, click OK to accept the new settings and
Cancel to exit without saving.
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9.3
Remote iBackup
Remote iBackup is purely for backing up the *.dvr file from the DVR sever. You can select between Auto Backup
and Manual Backup. Auto Backup continuously archives one hour of the recorded data at a time, starting from
the specified date. As for Manual Backup, it only archives the recorded data of selected date.
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To back up the data, you must have at least 2G hard disk space.
To back up the recoded data from the DVR server:
1. Make sure you are connected to the internet.
2. Click Start >> Program >> DVR >> Web Tool >> Remote iBackup
3. To add the DVR server, click Add
4. In the Add New DVR windows, enter the Name, IP, user ID, and password.
5. Select the Backup mode:
Auto Backup mode: the backup will automatically execute when the setup is completed
- In Begin Date drop down calendar, select the date from where to start
- Click Add to set the storage path.
- Click Delete to remove the selected storage path.
- Click Schedule to select/unselect the time you want to backup. The red block turns white when it is
unselected.
- Enable/disable Disk Recycle check box, to automatically overwrite the oldest file when there is not
enough free space to backup the file.
Manual Backup mode: the backup progress will start when user press the backup button
- Click File Select to choose the date, time and camera you want to back up.
- Click Browse to set the storage path.
6. Click OK to complete the adding DVR server. The added DVR server will display in Remote Backup main
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windows.
Un-mark check box to
disable backup
Click to start backup
progress
7. Click Start to begin backup and click Stop to stop backup progress.
While backup, the start button
will turn to stop button
8. For manually backup, click file select button and select the DVR wants to backup.
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9.4
iMatrix Application
The AVerMedia® iMatrix is a monitoring system that enables user to monitor DVR servers through an internet
connection. iMatrix can monitor and playback the video of remote DVR servers.
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iMatrix playback deosn’t support on EB series.
The iMatrix program supports Single, Dual, Triple and Four monitor displays. Please refer to 9.4.4 for dual
monitor setting.
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9.4.1
Software Installation
This chapter describes how to install the iMatrix software.
Before installing the software, make sure the Windows OS patches are up to date and the video
graphic card driver is up to date.
9.4.2
Minimum System Requirements
First, must verify if the computer meets the minimum system requirements.
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F
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CPU
OS
RAM
Hard disk
Media
VGA
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Audio
Internet capacity
9.4.3
Pentium® 4 3.0GHz or above recommended
Windows XP Professional / Vista
512MB for dual display,1GB for Quad display
120GB or higher
CD-ROM drive
32-bit high color SVGA graphics card with 128MB video memory and DirectDraw® / YUV
Rendering Capability
Sound card and speakers
10/100 Base-T Ethernet card or Gigabit Ethernet
Installing the iMatrix Software in Windows XP/Vista
1.
Place the installation CD into the CD-ROM drive then click Install
Web Tools.
2.
Please carefully read the license agreement. Click Yes to accept the
agreement.
3.
Enter the administrator ID and password and click Next.
4.
Select the install destination path if user wants install in different path beside default. Click OK and follow the
on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
5.
User may now run the iMatrix program. To run the application, click
Programs > iMatrix > iMatrix
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on your PC desktop or click Start >
9.4.4
Dual Monitors Setup
The iMatrix system Supports Single and Dual monitor displays. The Video configuration is different for each
different VGA chipsets. Please follow the steps below to setup the dual monitors display.
Graphic card with ATi chipset
1. Enter the ATI Catalyst Control Center, user can click the short-cut or right click on the screen.
2. There are two modes to select ─ Basic and Advanced.
3. If user selected Basic mode, press the Quick Settings tab. Then select the Select a different desktop
mode and click Go.
4. Select the Extended Desktop and then click Finish.
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5. If user selected the Advanced mode, click the View button.
6. In Display Manager, right click on the second Display on the right side and select Extend Main onto
monitor.
7. Adjust each monitor resolution to 1024x768, 1440x900, 1680x1050, or 1920x1200
Graphic card with NVIDIA chipset
1. Click the NVIDIA nView, and select the Dualview mode.
2. Adjust each monitor resolution to 1024x768, 1440x900, 1680x1050, or 1920x1200
3. To review if the display mode is correct, you can check the task bar. The task bar will show on the first
monitor only.
Monitor 1
Monitor 2
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Using the iMatrix
9.4.5
Running the iMatrix Software
To run the application, double-click
on your PC desktop or click Start > DVR > Web Tool > Remote iMatrix.
For security purposes, iMatrix requires user to enter a User ID and Password before they can be accessed.
When the Authorization dialog box appears, key in your User ID and Password. (If this is the first time, enter the
one you have registered when installing the software.)
Using the iMatrix Application
iMatrix can remote monitor and playback recorded video of DVR servers and receive matrix events from remote
DVR servers.
(7)
(1)
(6)
(2)
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Name
(1) Exit
(3)
(4)
(5)
Click right mouse button and drag on screen can enlarge viewing. Click right mouse button again to back to
normal view.
Press F1 will display DVR information on upper right corner of channel screen. Press F1 again to hide.
Function
Call up the Logout dialog box.
In the logout dialog box, you may do the following:
- Click Exit to close the iMatrix program. Only the administrator is authorized to access this
command.
- Click Login to sign-in as a different user.
- Click Minimize to reduce the iMatrix to taskbar button.
- Click Cancel to close the Logout dialog box.
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Name
(2) Setup
Function
Configure the iMatrix settings. Only the administrator is authorized to access this command.
(see also 9.4.6)
(3) Monitor Controller
Call out monitor set selection window to select the monitor set for monitoring (see also Using
Monitor Controller).
Call out PTZ control panel (see also Familiarizing the Buttons in PTZ Camera Controller)
Enable/Disable audio play
Display the name of monitor DVR
The icon indicates the channel is in preview status.
(4) PTZ
(5) Audio
(6) DVR Name bar
(7) Preview icon
Using Monitor Controller
User can use Monitor Controller to switch different monitor set for monitoring and add/delete the channel in
monitor set.
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User needs to create monitor set in order to using Monitor Controller. To create monitor set, please go to Setup >
Camera (see also Camera setup)
1. Click
2. The Monitor
Controller window will show up as below shown:
Click to exit from
Monitor Controller
Monitor Sets
Monitor for monitoring
Name of Monitor set
Click to expand the sub
Monitor Controller window
Click to activate
the monitor set
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Click to reset the
monitor set switching
Right-click on monitor set and select Recover to un-select the monitor set.
The monitor set is gray that indicates the monitor set is selected and been monitored
The monitor 1 ~ 4 are purple that indicate the monitor is monitoring.
Right-click on monitor and select the Recover to reset the monitor.
3. Drag the monitor set from monitor list to the monitor (1 ~ 4) and click Apply to activate it. To reset the
monitoring group, click Reload.
4. To configure monitor set, click arrow button to expand the sub Monitor Controller window.
5. Select the monitor. The DVR servers are included in the monitor set will list on sub Monitor Controller
window. The lower part of window display all monitored channels in the monitor set.
6. To add new channels, click the DVR server to un-fold the available cameras. Drag the camera to the blank
channel block that has no channel number and name display.
7. Click Apply to refresh the monitor set.
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8. To delete channels from monitor set, right-click on channel and select Recover.
9. Click arrow button to close the sub window.
[Step2]
Click to expand
the cameras
[Step1]
Select the montior
[Step3]
Drag the camera
to the blank block
[Step4]
Click to refresh
monitor set
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[Step5]
Click to close
the sub window
Right-click on channel block and select Recover to delete the channel form monitor set.
Familiarizing the Buttons in PTZ Camera Controller
(5)
(4) (3)(2)
(1)
(6)
(11)
(7)
(8)
Name
(1) Close
(2) Setup
(3) AutoPan
(4) Focus +/(5) Zoom +/(6) Direction buttons
(7) Camera ID pane
(8) Save Camera
preset position
(9) Camera lens
speed controller
(9)
(10)
Function
Exit PTZ camera controller.
Select PTZ cameras.
Operate the PTZ cameras automatically based on the selected camera group preset position
number.
Adjust the focus manually to produce clear image.
Zoom in and out the image.
Adjust and position the focal point of the PTZ camera.
Display the PTZ camera number that is being operated.
Save the PTZ camera preset position number. Select the camera and click the preset position
number and save it.
Adjust the moving s1peed of the PTZ camera lens.
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Name
(10) Camera preset
position number
(11) Group AutoPan
9.4.6
Function
Move the PTZ camera to the preset point.
Select to automatically operate PTZ camera in group.
Customizing the iMatrix System
In the iMatrix application, click the
button to customize the iMatrix system. In the Authorization dialog
box, enter the administrator User ID and Password.
When the iMatrix configuration setup selection appears, select and click the buttons you want to change the
setting.
System Setting
In the System Setting dialog box, click OK to accept and start to reload the new setting, and Cancel to exit
without saving.
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(1) Alarm Network Port
Select a port for receiving alarm video from DVR server. Any network service port can be assigned as long
as the port doesn’t conflict with current network service.
(2) Language
Customize the system to display the tool tips and dialogs based on the selected language. By default the
set language is in English.
(3) Screen Setting
Enable/disable monitor for monitoring. Only the monitors that connect with iMatrix system are available for
enable/disable.
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(4) Configuration
Import / Export the iMatrix system configuration
(5) Monitor Text Setting
Enable/disable the camera information display and display position on the monitor screen.
Show Information Text First: Enable/disable the DVR information display on monitor screen. Click Font to
select the text font and colour.
DVR Setup
Add the DVR servers for monitoring.
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iMatrix only supports 16 DVR servers
To Add and Remove DVR Server
1.
2.
3.
4.
Click Setup.
In the Authorization dialog box, enter the administrator User ID and Password.
Click DVR.
In the DVR Setup section, click Add to insert, Delete to remove and Edit to modify DVR server setting.
5. To continue adding a DVR, in the text box, enter the name, IP/Domain, Login User, Password, Confirm
Password of the remote DVR server.
6. Select the Video Quality for video display on the iMatrix system monitor screen. When the video quality is
high, user can enable Show POS message box and the POS message will also display on the iMatrix
system monitor screen.
7. Click OK to accept the new setting and Cancel to exit without saving the new setting.
8. And then, the iMatrix system will try to connect with DVR server. If the connecting time takes too long, user
can click Disconnect button to cancel the connect action.
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Camera Setup
Select the camera from different DVR servers in order to monitor in one group. The selected cameras will be
played on Monitor screen (see Using the iMatrix Application).
1.
2.
3.
4.
Click Setup.
In the Authorization dialog box, enter the administrator User ID and Password.
Click Camera.
Click Add to create a monitor set. The monitor set can be added up to 1000 monitor set. Click OK to save
the setting.
„ Name: Enter a name for the monitor set (12 characters only).
„ Playback Setting
- Enable Playback: Enable/disable to allow playback on monitor
screen.
- Show POS message: Enable/disable display POS information
on monitor screen.
- Start Playback Before: Enter the time (sec.) when start playback
will start from the present time backward the time user has setup.
„ Preview Setting
- Frame Rate: User can set the camera transmitting Frame Rate
for preview, but the real transmitting frame rate depends on
camera setting.
5. After the Monitor set has been created, select the DVR server. And then the camera channels of the DVR
server will display on the Camera Select window. User can combines different cameras from different DVR
servers as a monitor set. And all camera channels can be selected by different Monitor set raptly. Click <
and > to go back previous and go to next camera screen.
6. User can depend on the monitor size to select the screen type – 4:3 (regular screen monitor) or 16:10
(width screen monitor). The 4:3 and 16:10 screen type support different monitor layout.
7. Select the camera that user wants to add, and then click Add button. To add all the cameras, click Add All.
The selected camera channel will be added to Monitor Layout window. User can add up to 64 cameras in
4:3 screen type and 80 cameras in 16:10 screen type. To remove the camera from the Monitor Layout
window, select the camera and right-click to select Recover. To delete all cameras, click Clear All button.
User can enter a description for a channel. Click a camera in Monitor Layout window and enter the
description in Camera Description. The camera description will display on the channel of the monitor
screen.
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User can drag the camera channel to Monitor Layout window without using Add button.
8. In Monitor Layout window, user also can set the channel to receive the alarm events from DVR server.
„ Matrix: set the selected channel to receive and display the alarm event from selected DVR servers.
Click Setup to select the DVR servers. Enable the Retrieve time to set a period time (0 ~ 255 sec) for
alarm event to display. If the retrieve time doesn’t enable, the alarm event will display on screen until
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next alarm event come in.
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On the DVR site, user need to enable and configure the matrix to send iMatrix (please refer to Alarm
Setting of DVR manual).
9. Click OK to save the setup. To exit without saving, click Cancel.
10. To delete the monitor set, select the monitor set in Monitor Select windows and click Delete button.
11. To modify the monitor set, select the monitor set in Monitor Select windows and click Edit button.
12. To viewer different monitor set, click Monitor Controller from iMatrix main UI and drag the monitor set to
the monitor and press Apply button.
13. Also, user can call up the PTZ camera control panel by click PTZ button and select the PTZ camera to
operate. The PTZ icon will be available when there are PTZ cameras in Monitor set.
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Click right mouse button and drag on screen can enlarge viewing. Click right mouse button again to back to
normal view.
Press F1 will display DVR information on upper right corner of channel screen. Press F1 again to hide.
Click on channel to view in full screen. Press Esc to back to multiple channel screens.
icon indicates the channel is in preview status.
The
The
icon indicates the channel is in playback status.
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User Setting
iMatrix supports 256 user account that includes operator and administrator account.
1. Click Setup.
2. In the Authorization dialog box, enter the administrator User ID and Password.
3. Click User
4. Select the Authorization Level – Operator or Administrator. User can define each operator/administrator
account’s authority of DVR server and Monitor set. Only the administrator is authorized to close and
customize the iMatrix system.
5. Enter the Name, Description, Password, and Confirm password of the account.
6. Select the DVR servers that allow this account user to preview and playback. The DVR server with check
mark means is selected.
7. Select the Monitor set that allow this account user to view. The Monitor set with check mark means is
selected.
8. User can assign a valid date for Operator user. Select Being Date and End Date to assign a valid date for
operator account. The account only will be available during the assigned date.
9. Click OK to accept the new settings and Cancel to exit without saving.
Click to select
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Using the Playback Function
9.4.7
User can playback recorded video from the remote side of the DVR server.
- Playback function must be enabled. Please go to Setup > Camera and select the monitor set and
enable the playback function ( see also Camera setup)
- iMatrix playback doesn’t support on EB series.
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1. Double-click the preview icon of channel and the channel will start playback.
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The
icon indicates the channel is in playback status.
2. User can use the playback control button to operate the playback.
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Button
Click channel to switch to full screen mode for operating playback control button easily.
iMatrix only supports 4 channel playback at the same time.
Function
Begin: Move at the beginning of video.
Slower: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 1/2X, 1/4X, 1/8X, 1/16X, or 1/32X.
Pause: Briefly stop playing
Play: Play the video
Next: Go to the next frame.
Faster: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x or 32x.
End: Go to the end of the video.
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Button
Function
Select recorded vide to playback from remote DVR server hard disk. Select the date on the calendar and the
time from 00 to 23 to where to start playing the recorded video file.
Display playback speed and recoding time.
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Chapter 10 Using the Remote Control Server
The bundled Remote Control Server enables the PC with Central Management System program (CM1000)
installed in it remotely access the DVR server. You many need to manually run this program for CMS access the
DVR server. To run, click start > Programs > DSS > DVR > Remote Control Server.
The
remote control server icon appears on the taskbar when the remote control server is enabled. To
change the port setting or stop server, right-click
icon and then make a selection.
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User can also setup Remote Control Server in DVR Network setting, please see Chapter 3.4 #(5).
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Appendix A
Registering Domain Names
DDNS (Dynamic Domain Name Service) is a data query service mainly used on the Internet for translating
domain names into Internet addresses. It allows remote clients to intelligently search dynamic servers without
any previous enquiring for servers’ Internet addresses.
In order to take advantage of this intelligent service, first register your domain name on the following Web site
http://ddns.avers.com.tw
1. User Login
Browse the website ddns.avers.com.tw with Microsoft IE or Netscape Navigator to access the following
dialog.
2.
First input the serial number and select the product name. The serial number is located on accessories box.
The serial number input format should be 12 digits without colon (:) or hyphen (-).
User Information
Please provide the following user information, Host Name (user can choose any name he/she likes except
the one violence with other users), Password, E-mail, Company, and Country. And then, click OK to
complete the domain name registration.
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