Merit LILIN CMX Software HD 3.6 User Manual

Merit LILIN CMX Software HD 3.6 User Manual
Merit LILIN CMX Software HD 3.6 User Manual
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Using CMX Software HD 3.6 ............................................................................................................... 6
Chapter 1-1. CMX Registration .............................................................................................................................. 6
Chapter 1-2. System Settings ................................................................................................................................ 7
Chapter 1-3. Add a New Device ............................................................................................................................. 8
Chapter 1-4. Device Type ........................................................................................................................................... 9
Chapter 1-5. ONVIF Setting..................................................................................................................................... 9
Chapter 1-6. IPScan Utility .................................................................................................................................... 10
Chapter 1-7. Alarm Input Management .............................................................................................................. 11
Chapter 1-7-1. Ethernet Digital I/O Device ........................................................................................................ 11
Chapter 1-7-2. Remote IP Camera with Digital I/O .......................................................................................... 12
Chapter 1-8. Alarm Output Management........................................................................................................... 12
Chapter 1-8-1. Alarm Sound Alert .......................................................................................................................... 13
Chapter 1-8-2. Alarm Redirects to a PTZ Preset................................................................................................. 13
Chapter 1-8-3. Alarm Redirects an IP Camera’s Digital Output ...................................................................... 14
Chapter 1-8-4. Re-alarm & Post-alarm .................................................................................................................. 14
Chapter 2. Recording Settings ............................................................................................................................ 15
Chapter 2-1. Schedule Recording Settings ...................................................................................................... 15
Chapter 2-2. Motion Detection Recording ........................................................................................................ 15
Chapter 2-3. Recording at System Startup ....................................................................................................... 17
Chapter 2-4. Estimated Recording Days ........................................................................................................... 17
Chapter 2-5. Network Storage .............................................................................................................................. 18
Chapter 3. Grouping Settings .............................................................................................................................. 20
Chapter 3-1. Grouping Name ............................................................................................................................... 20
Chapter 3-2. Grouping’s Devices ........................................................................................................................ 21
Chapter 3-3. Grouping Authentication ............................................................................................................... 21
Chapter 3-4. Recall a Grouping ........................................................................................................................... 21
Chapter 3-5. Grouping Sequence........................................................................................................................ 22
Chapter 3-6. Main Grouping ................................................................................................................................. 22
Chapter 3.7. Window-divisions ............................................................................................................................ 22
Chapter 3.8. Dynamic Video Channel Editing .................................................................................................. 23
Chapter 3.9. Digital Zoom ..................................................................................................................................... 23
Chapter 4. CMX Software HD 3.6 Video Playback ........................................................................................... 25
Chapter 4-1. Playback ............................................................................................................................................ 25
Chapter 4-2. Playback for a IP Camera within the Main Grouping.............................................................. 25
Chapter 4-5. SmartSearch ..................................................................................................................................... 27
Chapter 4-6. Remote DVR/NVR Playback.......................................................................................................... 28
Chapter 4-7. Remote DVR/NVR File Download ................................................................................................ 29
Chapter 4-8. AVI File Exporting & Play From a File ........................................................................................ 29
Chapter 4-9. Multiple Channels Backup ............................................................................................................ 30
Chapter 4-10. Snapshot ......................................................................................................................................... 31
Chapter 4-11. Alarm Event Playback .................................................................................................................. 31
Chapter 5. Audio ..................................................................................................................................................... 32
Chapter 6. Archiving Manager ............................................................................................................................. 33
Chapter 7. User Settings ....................................................................................................................................... 35
Chapter 7-1. Add a User ........................................................................................................................................ 35
Chapter 7-2. Modify an Existing User ................................................................................................................ 35
Chapter 7-3. Delete a User .................................................................................................................................... 35
Chapter 7-4. User Authorization .......................................................................................................................... 35
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Chapter 7-5. Alarm Email Notifications ............................................................................................................. 36
Chapter 8. PTZ Control Panel .............................................................................................................................. 37
Chapter 8-1. Preset Point Settings ..................................................................................................................... 37
Chapter 8-2. CMX Software HD 3.6 Status Panel............................................................................................. 37
Chapter 8-3. Control PTZ via PIH-931D Keyboard .......................................................................................... 38
Chapter 8-3-1. DVR Control Mode ....................................................................................................................... 38
Chapter 8-3-2. Window-division .......................................................................................................................... 38
Chapter 8-3-3. Recall a Camera ........................................................................................................................... 39
Chapter 8-4. IP Camera ePTZ or ROI Feature................................................................................................... 39
Chapter 8-5. Switching in Between CMXs and Virtual Matrix Monitors..................................................... 39
Chapter 8-6. Keyboard Playback............................................................................................................................ 40
Chapter 9. eMap Manager ..................................................................................................................................... 41
Chapter 9-1. Before Accessing eMap ................................................................................................................. 41
Chapter 9-2. Tool Bar ............................................................................................................................................. 42
Chapter 9-3. eMap Alarm Options ....................................................................................................................... 43
Chapter 9-3-1. Setup a Map .................................................................................................................................. 43
Chapter 9-4. Setup a Device on a Map ............................................................................................................... 44
Chapter 9-4-1. Delete a Device on a Map .......................................................................................................... 44
Chapter 9-4-2. Arrange a Device ......................................................................................................................... 44
Chapter 9-4-3. Device Property ........................................................................................................................... 45
Chapter 9-5. Find a Device on eMap................................................................................................................... 45
Chapter 9-6. Alarm on eMap ................................................................................................................................. 46
Chapter 9-7. Quick Map Reference ..................................................................................................................... 46
Chapter 9-8. Alarm Control Mode & Switching Mode .................................................................................... 47
Chapter 10. Web Server ......................................................................................................................................... 48
Chapter 10-1. Login Web Server ......................................................................................................................... 48
Chapter 11. Database Manager ............................................................................................................................ 49
Chapter 11-1. User Operational Report ............................................................................................................. 49
Chapter 11-2. Event Report................................................................................................................................... 49
Chapter 11-3. Database Maintenance ................................................................................................................. 49
Chapter 11-4. Import Database ............................................................................................................................ 49
Chapter 11-5. Export Database ............................................................................................................................ 49
Chapter 12. Setup Multiple Monitors.................................................................................................................. 50
Chapter 12-1. Multiple Monitors Virtual Matrix Output .................................................................................. 50
Chapter 13. Retail and Distribution Business Solutions ............................................................................... 52
Chapter 13-1. POS Connection Basis for Retail Business ........................................................................... 52
Chapter 13-2. POS Connection via TCP/IP for Retail Business ................................................................... 53
Chapter 13-3. Test POS Communication with a PC ........................................................................................ 53
Chapter 13-4. Link POS with a Channel ............................................................................................................ 53
Chapter 13-5. Playback with POS Transactions .............................................................................................. 55
Chapter 13-6. Search POS Transactions ........................................................................................................... 55
Chapter 13-7. Scanner Connection Basis for Transportation Business ................................................... 56
Chapter 14. Mobile phone support ..................................................................................................................... 57
Chapter 14-1. iPhone and iPad support ............................................................................................................ 57
Chapter 14-2. Android Support............................................................................................................................ 58
Chapter 15. CMX Streaming Client & Server .................................................................................................... 60
Chapter 15-1. CMX Streaming Server ................................................................................................................ 60
Chapter 15-2. CMX Streaming Client .................................................................................................................. 61
Chapter 16. CMX ANPR Plug-In ........................................................................................................................... 62
Chapter 17. Trouble Shooting .............................................................................................................................. 63
Chapter 17-1. What should I do if I experience video flickering in CMX ................................................... 63
System Requirement................................................................................................................................................. 64
Username and password ......................................................................................................................................... 64
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Benchmark Environment: ........................................................................................................................................ 64
Hardware Accessory Support List......................................................................................................................... 65
CMX 3.6 HD Software Specification ...................................................................................................................... 68
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CMX Software HD 3.6 User Manual
Central Management Software (CMX Software HD 3.6) is a total solution for managing LILIN’s
network products including IP cameras and DVRs. CMX Software HD 3.6 contains (1) network
video recording software, (2) eMap Manager, (3) Database Manager, (4) Web Server, and (5)
Remote DVR playback and file download.
Major features including unlimited H.264/JPEG IP cameras and DVR’s cameras recording, remote
DVR video playback and file download, and camera groupings with user authentication are
integrated within one system application.
One important feature of eMap is the central management system for live monitoring, alarm
snapshot management, and map management. IP devices installed at different locations can be
represented and managed by using maps.
Circular recording, schedule recording, individual HDD recording configurable, and individual
camera recording configurable provide the flexibilities in managing recording storages. CMX
Software HD 3.6 is designated for hybrid solution for IP camera, video server, IP Fast Dome, and
DVRs. It provides total solutions for digital surveillance. Major features are:
CMX Software HD 3.6 Main Features
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Record and manage unlimited channels of H.264/JPEG HD IP cameras or DVR’s
cameras.
Scheduling, continuous, and motion detection recording supported
eMap live video with alarm snapshots
Integrated alarm management for alarm output
Web server for live video
iPhone and Android phones support
Retail and transportation business solutions
Device grouping and recall
IP Fast Dome control
Export recorded video to AVI file format
Easy-to-use calendar and time selections for video playback
User access levels configurable for groupings and features
Complete operational event logs
Two-way audio and audio recording
Digital zoom, device ePTZ and ROI supported
Dynamically video channels swapping with mouse drag-and-drop
Copyrights
Merit LILIN Enterprise Co. Ltd. holds exclusive ownership of the software and all intellectual
property rights embodied therein, including copyrights and valuable trade secrets incorporated
in the software's design and coding methodology. The software is protected by international
treaty. This agreement provides you with only a limited use license, and does not grant you
any intellectual property rights in the software.
Adobe and Acrobat Reader are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems
Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
Windows, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 are registered
trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries
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General Notations
The terms of IP-based devices or products used in this document refer to H.264 HD/JPEG IP
Fast Domes, Video Servers, or IP Cameras. The terms of DVR devices/products refer to DVR
3 and 5 series.
Before Using CMX Software HD 3.6
CMX Software HD 3.6 contains video recording. CMX Software HD 3.6 supports
multiple hard disk drives recording. If overwritten setting is enabled, the oldest
recorded video clips get deleted first. If you want logical partitions in your hard disk
drive, please setup at least 20 GB for each drive. To setup hard disk setting, please
click on “System Setting” button.
Select recording hard drives for CMX Software HD 3.6
recording. To enable HDD overwritten option, please
check this option.
Furthermore, each logical HDD drive should contain at least
10% empty space for storing video data. CMX Software
HD 3.6 deletes the oldest files first until it reaches 90% of
the logical drive, and it proceeds to the next logical hard disk
drive for recording.
On-line User Manual
CMX Software HD 3.6 adopts Acrobat Reader for its on-line manual by clicking on “Windows->
Merit LILIN CMX HD 3.6->User Manual”. You must install Acrobat Reader before opening the
on-line manual.
Uninstall CMX HD 3.6
To uninstall CMX HD 3.6, please select Start->Program Files->Merit LILIN CMX HD
3.6->Uninstall. A user might want to export the database. Re-import the database after new
installation. Please see Database Manager for detail.
Using CMX Software HD 3.6 on Windows Vista and Windows 7 platforms
When you install CMX Software HD 3.6 on
Windows Vista and Windows 7 platforms,
please go to control panel->User Account
Control Setting and low the setting to Default.
This can make sure that CMX can login
automatically when watch dog performs
system reboot.
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Chapter 1.
Using CMX Software HD 3.6
To access CMX Software HD 3.6, follow these steps:
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Click on CMX Software HD 3.6 via Start->Program Files->Merit LILIN CMX Software
HD 3.6->CMX Software HD 3.6.
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Click on CMX Software HD 3.6 on desktop.
To login CMX Software HD 3.6, please follow these steps:
Step 1. Select a user from User name dropdown list.
Step 2. Type the password or leave it blank if you are first time to use this software.
Step 3. Click on OK button.
Note: The default passwords for all users are empty.
Chapter 1-1. CMX Registration
To get full features of CMX and 72 channels support, visit
http://www.meritlilin.com/en/support.asp for CMX registration. An
unlocking key will be sent to your email account after registration. Click
on Help button for registration.
Provide email address and unlocking key to get full features access.
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Chapter 1-2. System Settings
System settings contain HDD settings, device settings, and grouping settings.
Please finish System Setting before operating CMX Software HD 3.6.
 Auto run this application when system starts:
CMX Software HD 3.6 auto-run when Windows starts
 Auto sequence after reboot:
Perform grouping sequence after system reboot.
 Full mode after reboot:
Perform full screen mode after system reboot.
 Original video resolution at full screen mode:
Use original resolution at single channel view mode. Do not scale original video.
 Auto login when system starts:
Bypass login when system starts.
 Default grouping:
Set default grouping at start-up.
 Auto minimized when system starts:
CMX runs in the background when system starts.
 Default grouping:
Set default grouping.
 Default window division:
Set default window division at start-up.
 To enable circular recording, please check HDD Overwritten option. To select HDDs
for recording, please select HDD(s) for recording in HDD Information list box.
 System reboot:
enable the system to reboot every day at certain time.
 Language:
To choose language setting, please select your language from Language combo box.
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Chapter 1-3. Add a New Device
To add a particular device, please first select the channel and click on “Property”
button for adding a new device. The “Camera Settings” dialog box shows up.
Please type at least, IP/DNS address, port number, username, and password for
connecting the live video of the device. You can also click on “Find Device” and
selection one device from the IPScan tool. Click on “Detect” button for detecting the device
type.
To edit Camera Setting dialog box, please right mouse click on a channel and select Camera
Properties menu item.
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Name— camera name which is displayed on top of live video channel
Location—indicating the location of the camera installed.
Frame rate—frame rate for the device
Device type—device type selection box, RTSP is for H.264 D1 or H.264 HD IP cameras.
Enable recording—enable or disable recording for the device
IP/DNS (required)—the IP address of the device
HTTP Port number—the HTTP port number of the device
Video Port number—DVR’s video port number/IP camera’s RTSP port number
Username—the username which is allowed to login the device
Password—the password for the username
Image size—the source video size of the device
Camera/485 ID—IP Fast Dome RS-485 ID.
Synchronize Time with PC—Synchronize time with the remote PC.
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Note: 1. RS-485 camera ID (1 to 128) must match the ID setting of the IP Fast Dome. The
software may not control PTZ movement if the ID setting is incorrect.
If the above settings are done, you can click on Connect button to test if the device is properly
For default username and password information, please see appendix for detail.
Chapter 1-4. Device Type
There are few device type drivers for connecting streaming:
RTSP—Connect an IP camera with RTSP streaming
protocol.
DVR/NVR-JPEG--Connect a DVR/NVR by MJPEG protocol.
DVR/NVR-H264—Connect a DVR/NVR by H.264 protocol.
CMX-JPEG—Connect a CMX by MJPG protocol.
Low Bitrate IP Camera—Connect an IP camera by low
bitrate protocol.
Low Bitrate DVR Camera--Connect an IP camera by low
bitrate protocol.
Looping Camera—For demonstration purpose, you can
choose Looping Camera at Device Type selection box for
duplicate video channel without physically connecting to an
IP camera or a DVR’s camera. It can reduce bandwidth for
the network video.
Chapter 1-5. ONVIF Setting
To use RTSP streaming, please first setup ONVIF protocol.
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Profile: a user can select different streaming profile such as H.264 720P or JPEG 720P.
Protocol: streaming protocol such as RTP/UDP, RTP/TCP, or RTP/TCP/HTTP.
Quality: compression quality
Brightness: brightness setting of the video
Saturation: saturation setting of the video
Contrast: contrast setting of the video
Sharpness: sharpness setting of the video
Frame rate: change frame rate setting of the IP camera.
Bit Rate: bit rate setting of the video
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Note: ONVIF setting can only be supported by LILIN’s ONVIF camera.
Chapter 1-6. IPScan Utility
To find out the network devices, IPScan utility can scan through all IP address within LAN.
A user can select a device item in IPScan and click on Close button to setup the device. All the
device information such as IP address and port number get automatically carried over CMX
Software HD 3.6. Click on Connect button in the device dialog box which can test the
connection between the PC and the device.
You can also manually add devices information of IP Fast Dome/IP camera/video server/DVR
Note: IPScan can only work under LAN environment, not Internet environment.
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Chapter 1-7. Alarm Input Management
There are various alarm inputs that are supported by CMX. The details are explained below:
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Remote Alarm In: Receive a digital input (DI) alarm from a remote IP camera.
Remote Motion Detection: Receive a motion detection alarm from a remote IP camera
or the camera of NVR/DVR. This can further save CPU usage of CMX.
Remote Face Detection: Receive a face detection alarm from a remote IP camera with
face detection feature built-in.
Remote Tampering Detection: Receive a tampering alarm from a remote IP camera
with tampering detection built-in.
External IO: Receive an alarm from Ethernet APG cash drawer or remote Ethernet IO
device.
Motion detection: CMX’s local motion detection.
Video Loss Detection: If the video loss detection is detected, this can trigger Play
Sound and Send Email for alert purpose.
Chapter 1-7-1. Ethernet Digital I/O Device
Ethernet I/O device such as Moxa ioLogik E1212 can be linked to an IP camera for extern alarm
input and output device. Ethernet digital I/O device is used, if the camera does not have DI/DO
built-in.
Map to the logical digital input and
digital output for an IP camera.
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Click on device scan which can find Moxa I/O device on the network. Once
one the IP address is selected, please map the logical digital input (DI) or
logical digital output for an IP camera. To activate digital output (DO), click
on Alarm On or OFF button.
Chapter 1-7-2. Remote IP Camera with Digital I/O
If an IP camera has DI/DO interface, enable Remote Alarm In (DI) in the
alarm input list. To enable alarm output, click on Alarm On or OFF to
trigger the digital output via the IP camera.
Chapter 1-8. Alarm Output Management
For motion and remote motion alarm detection management, the alarm output feature allows
various reactions after receiving an alarm. The alarm output includes (1) PC alarm sound, (2)
send JPEG email snapshot, (3) recalling a PTZ preset, (4) triggering a DO output for an IP
camera, (5) alarm full screen, (6) pre-alarm and post alarm. Please select the alarm output
from the selection list to enable the option.
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Chapter 1-8-1. Alarm Sound Alert
To select pre-recorded alarm audio, click on Alarm Audio button for choosing the WAV file.
Chapter 1-8-2. Alarm Redirects to a PTZ Preset
If an alarm gets fired, it can redirect another IP camera’ preset for a video.
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Chapter 1-8-3. Alarm Redirects an IP Camera’s Digital Output
Once an alarm gets fired, it can redirect the signal to another IP camera’s digital output.
Chapter 1-8-4. Re-alarm & Post-alarm
Re-alarm and post-alarm recordings are triggered by an alarm event. The recording period is
based on Pre-alarm and Post-alarm dwell setting. Pre-alarm & post-alarm can further save
recording storage. The video get recorded for a period, after an alarm gets fired.
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Chapter 2.
Recording Settings
CMX Software HD 3.6 is configured as continuous recording after an IP camera is connected.
To change recording configuration, please follow the following selections.
Chapter 2-1. Schedule Recording Settings
CMX Software HD 3.6 can schedule recording based on “Always”, “No Record”, and
“Motion recording for a particular hour.
To enable recording for a particular hour, please click on the week control and set the recording
option for the hour. Please also specify the recording type by selecting one of the recording
types.
To enable recording schedule for all hours, please click on Apply button for “Apply All Schedule”.
To apply the recording settings for all cameras, please click on Apply button for “Apply Schedule
to All Channels”
Chapter 2-2. Motion Detection Recording
To enable motion detection recording, please click on camera “Property” button to
enable “Camera Settings” dialog box. Once the IP camera is configured properly,
please click on “Video” button to test the video streaming.
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Please click on “Motion” button to setup motion detection. There are up to four motion areas
available for a user to configure. Perform mouse-dragging on the video area to define a motion
area. Perform right-mouse click can clear a area or clear all areas. To change motion
detection sensitivity, please click on the scroll bar for adjust.
At live monitoring mode, if a motion detection is triggered, the camera window shows “little man”
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to indicate a motion detection event.
For remote motion detection, please select “Remote Motion Detection” option and “Option”
button to configure motion detection zones. Remote Motion Detection dialog box shows up.
Click on the motion grid area and perform mouse-drag on the grids to define motion detection
zone. Make sure Motion Detection check box is enabled. Click on Apply button that the
configuration gets download to an IP cameras.
Note: The use of Remote Motion Detection can further reduce the CPU load of a CMX PC,
since it utilizes the motion detection engine of an IP camera.
Chapter 2-3. Recording at System Startup
After the restart of CMX Software HD 3.6, CMX Software HD 3.6 starts recording automatically.
There is no need to restart recording service. If a schedule is set, CMX Software HD 3.6
records video based on the schedule at startup.
Chapter 2-4. Estimated Recording Days
After system installation, to estimate approximate recording days, a user can click on
System setting button to enable system dialog box. Click on “Record time” tab.
Estimated recording day and time information gets shown on the dialog box.
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Chapter 2-5. Network Storage
For recording over network storage such as iSCSI or NAS storage, a user can configure CMX
Software HD 3.6 to record the video to the network storage, if the network storage supports
“Network Neighborhood” protocol.
To do so, please first select a drive at “Add Network Drive” list. Select network storage by click
on “Mapped Drive of CMX PC” button. Once the network storage is selected, click on Apply
button. At the last, please check the newly added network storage from Drive Number for
enabling the storage. CMX Software records video based on the selected drivers at circular
recording basis.
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For "Map Network Drive", please make sure that "Reconnect at logon" option is checked.
can avoid losing connectivity from CMX due to network driver rebooting.
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For adding a network driver for CMX, please select one of the PC HDD or network HDD.
Perform right mouse click on the HDD. Click on "Map Network Drive." menu item. "Map
Network Drive" dialog box shows up. This can add the network storage into the CMX’s storage
drive.
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Chapter 3.
Grouping Settings
A user may want to manage camera or DVR groupings based on their geographic
locations or their functions. The video of the grouping devices can be recalled
easily later on. To setup groupings, please click on the Grouping button and follow
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Select left IP Cam/DVR grouping and select right grouping item. Click on Right button
to create a grouping.
Click on Up or Down button to change the sequence in Grouping tree view.
Click on Apply button for the grouping settings.
Once the groupings are set, a user can switch to different grouping view quickly.
Chapter 3-1. Grouping Name
A user can assign a name for a grouping. To assign grouping name, please right click on a
grouping, or select on a grouping and click on Property button for its name. Type the grouping
name in Grouping dialog box.
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Chapter 3-2. Grouping’s Devices
Once a grouping is set, please select the device of the grouping. Right click on the
pre-assigned grouping device item. Select on the device item and perform right mouse click
for assigning Property.
Chapter 3-3. Grouping Authentication
To assign a grouping access right, please right click on a grouping and select Property menu
item. It shows a Grouping Access dialog box. The default setting of a grouping allows every
user to access. To disable access right, please uncheck a user access right. Grouping
access right also applies to web server. Only groupings assigned to a user can be seen by the
user after login to the web server.
Chapter 3-4. Recall a Grouping
To recall a grouping, click on grouping drop down list.
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Chapter 3-5. Grouping Sequence
In grouping tab, please specify Sequence Time.
button to perform Sequence Display feature.
In live monitoring mode, please click on SEQ
Chapter 3-6. Main Grouping
Main Grouping refers to CMX Software HD 3.6’s main screen which contains 36
windows-division screen. To add a device for the main grouping, please follow the steps:
(1) Select Main Grouping in grouping dropdown list.
(2) Right mouse click on one of the cameras.
(3) Select Camera Properties to assign the camera properties.
Alternatively, a user can add devices into Main Grouping at System Settings->Device Settings.
Device Settings allows a user to manage up to 36 channels of IP cameras, video servers, and
H.264 HD IP’ cameras.
Chapter 3.7. Window-divisions
Currently, CMX Software HD 3.6 supports four types of window-division including maximized
window (each view), 4-window-division, 16-window-division, and 36- window-division. To see
the maximized camera window, you can select particular camera window and click on Each
View button. You can also double-click on the live video for the maximized window. To see 4-,
16-, and 36-window-division, click on the window-division buttons.
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Chapter 3.8. Dynamic Video Channel Editing
If a user wants to change the arrangement of a camera channel, the user can drag a camera
and drop to another video channel. This operation swaps these two cameras’ positions
dynamically in software. There is no need to re-assign all the IP settings, if the user later
changes his/her mind for the camera’s display position after installation.
Drag-n-drop
Chapter 3.9. Digital Zoom
To perform digital zoom, please first drag on the window for digital.
digital zoom mode, please select the green area for other region.
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Once the channel is in
To perform digital zoom in playback, please follow above procedure.
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Chapter 4.
CMX Software HD 3.6 Video Playback
CMX Software HD 3.6 can perform video playback task for all IP-based products including
H.264 HD IP Cameras, full D1 IP Cameras, IP Fast Domes, Video Servers, LAN Cameras, and
DVRs. To perform video playback on various IP devices, follow the following sections:
Chapter 4-1. Playback
To perform playback operation, you have to select a camera channel or a DVR.
clicking on playback button, the playback dialog box shows up.
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Based on a DVR device or an IP camera device, each device of the playback operation is
described in the following sections:
Chapter 4-2. Playback for a IP Camera within the Main Grouping
For the main grouping, the video can be recorded at a local
PC. To retrieve stored video clips, playback operation
can be performed based on date and time specified.
Please follow the following steps to play video clips on the
PC:
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Click on the date on the calendar control.
Specify starting time and ending time.
Click Search button to search the video clips.
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Continuous Recording
Alarm Recording
Once a video clip is playing, click on Stop, Play, Pause, <<, >>, and snapshot buttons for the
video clip. A user can also click on the time-bar for video playback.
Chapter 4-3. Multiple Channels Playback
A user can select a grouping for multiple channels playback. To do so, please click
on multiple channels’ playback button. A playback dialog box shows up as below:
There are up to 36-channels playback that is available in the system. Please specify date and
time. Perform Search button for playback task.
For multiple channels playback, the setting shows (1) CMX I frame only (2) I frame only.
CMX I frame only is when multiple channels playback is activated. The background
CMX shows 1 frame/sec for reducing CPU load. This setting is recommended to be
checked. I frame only is for multiple channels playback showing only 1 frame/sec to
avoid CPU usage. This setting is recommend to be unchecked if CPU usage is low.
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Note: Uncheck I frame only for higher frame rate display for smooth video while playback.
Chapter 4-4. Remote CMX Multiple Channels Playback
A user can perform playback on a remote CMX for its video recording. To do so,
click on "Remote Playback" button. Click on "Connect" button and enter IP/DNS
address, port number, username, and password for accessing the CMX. Select a
grouping for multiple channels playback.
Connect Button
Chapter 4-5. SmartSearch
In CMX multiple channels mode, SmartSearch is supported for quick video search in which
motion detection zones can be defined for an instance of the recording.
To use this feature, enable full screen mode for a particular camera. Select SmartSearch
option from “Select Mode” option. A SmartSearch gets prompted; drag the motion area on the
video of the SmartSearch dialog box. Click on Start button can start to quick scan through for
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the motion activities of the recordings.
The snapshots of the motion activities get displayed in the
event list. Click on the snapshots that can quick play the
video for a particular event.
Drag on the video for
SmartSearch zones
Chapter 4-6. Remote DVR/NVR Playback
For playback on a remote DVR/NVR, please first perform
right-mouse click on a DVR/NVR channel. Select
“DVR/NVR Remote Playback” menu item for DVR/NVR video
playback.
The DVR/NVR Playback dialog box shows up. Specify date
and time information in the dialog box for remote DVR/NVR
playback.
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Chapter 4-7. Remote DVR/NVR File Download
To download remote DVR/NVR’s files, please first perform right-mouse click on a DVR/NVR’s
channel. Select “DVR/NVR File Backup” menu item. A DVR/NVR File Backup dialog box
shows up. Specify date, time information, and click on Search button. It can list all the files of
the DVR/NVR. For downloading the files, please click on Save Folder button and click on
Download button for downloading the files into a specific folder.
Chapter 4-8. AVI File Exporting & Play From a File
Exporting AVI with OSD
To export an AVI file for main grouping device, please perform playback operation for the device.
Once the video clips have been located, specify the file name and click on Save Now button for
the AVI file.
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Exporting AVI without OSD
For direct exporting H.264 AVI file without OSD time stamp, this operation performs fast than
rendering OSD.
CMX Software HD 3.6 video clips are stored in a hard drive’s Video folder followed by a GUID
folder. The GUID folder is a 32-digit hex folder. CMX Software HD 3.6’s video clips are stored
as in the folder under year, month, day, hour, and minute. To retrieve a particular a file, please
locate the file by the button of “Play from a File”.
Chapter 4-9. Multiple Channels Backup
Multiple channels backup feature can be done for (1) multiple channels playback by
the player, MPlayer, (2) multiple AVI files for both local and remote backup.
To do so, click on Backup button and selection channels. Specify date, time, and
destination directory. Finally, choose Start Backup or Covert AVI button for multiple channels
video backup.
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Chapter 4-10. Snapshot
For IP-based devices, you may want to capture a particular video into a picture. You can click
on the Snapshot button. The picture is exported to a JPEG file format. For DVR devices,
please perform right-mouse-click and select “Save As JPEG” menu item.
Chapter 4-11. Alarm Event Playback
To playback based on motion detection events, please click on the alarm radio button at the
Playback dialog box. Click on Search button to list all the motion detection events. Click on a
motion event can play associated video.
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Chapter 5.
Audio
Chapter 5-1. Two-way Audio
To perform two-way audio, please first select a particular channel for listening to the audio of the
channel. Click on Speaker icon to enable audio feature. To change volume, please change
volume bar.
To speak to remote site, please click MIC On button.
To enable audio monitoring, please double click on a channel in full screen mode for audio
monitoring.
Chapter 5-2. Two-way Audio Auto Switching
CMX Software HD 3.6 supports two-way audio for IP cameras. Enable "Audio Auto
Switch" button which allows automatically speaking to remote site and listening to
the audio, when the camera is triggered by the remote IP camera’s digital input.
Chapter 5-3. Audio Recording
For IP cameras with audio input models, CMX Software HD 3.6 can record audio with its video.
To listen to the audio recording, playback feature can play the audio.
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Chapter 6.
Archiving Manager
CMX Software HD 3.6 Archive Manager can archive video to a central network storage.
Archive Manger is located in each CMX PC. It can perform video clips archiving to the central
storage automatically.
Chapter 6-1. Archiving Source
To perform video archiving, select the cameras for video archiving. You can keep the video
clips from the CMX PC (Duplicate Archiving), remove the video clips from the CMX PC, or
choose the time not for archiving. After configuring above, you can schedule the archiving task
starting at specific hour of the week of the camera or apply all for the schedule to other cameras.
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Chapter 6-2. Archiving Destination
A user can choose the Archive Driver for archiving the video clips from a CMX. The Archive Drive
could be a network RAID drive or internal SATA RAID for large among data. For a network
RAID (NAS), click on "Setup Network Disk" button to attach the drive to the CMX. After setting
up the archiving drive, select Real-Time Archiving or Scheduled Archiving. For the Read-Time
Archiving, the archiving task is activated in the next minute. After the configurations, a user can
click Start button for archiving task.
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Chapter 7.
User Settings
User setting allows add a user, delete a user, change password for a user, and assign feature
accessed by a user.
To add, delete, and modify a particular user, click on User button in NVR tool box.
The User Setting dialog box shows up.
Chapter 7-1. Add a User
To add a user, click on a particular user in the user list and click Add button. Add User window
shows up. To add user, specify user name, password, and confirm password. Please also
specify the user level and click on OK button.
Chapter 7-2. Modify an Existing User
To modify an existing user, click on a particular user in the user list and click Property button.
To modify the user, specify user name, password, and confirm password.
Chapter 7-3. Delete a User
To delete a user, please select the user in user setting window and click on OK button.
Chapter 7-4. User Authorization
Features of CMX Software can be assigned for a user. To enable a feature for the user, please
first click on Property button.
The User Property dialog box shows up. Click on the check
box for the user in Access Level list item.
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Chapter 7-5. Alarm Email Notifications
For sending alarm email notifications, please configure the email setting in the user. After
finishing email setting, please configure Alarm Output Management at Camera Settings.
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Chapter 8.
PTZ Control Panel
In order to perform PTZ movements, you have to select a particular live channel which contains
an IP Fast Dome. Once an IP Fast dome is selected, you can control the movements using PC
keyboard and/or PTZ control Panel.
IRIS control
Focus control
Auto pan
Preset points
control
Preset settings
Zoom control
Speed control
control
PTZ control
Chapter 8-1. Preset Point Settings
To setup preset points, please invoke Presets dialog box.
Step 1.
Step 2.
Step 3.
Step 4.
Step 5.
Chapter 8-2.
Follow the following steps:
Select preset point dropdown list.
Type the time field.
Type the speed field.
Click up, down, left, or right to move the IP Fast Dome to specific position.
Click Apply button to set the position.
CMX Software HD 3.6 Status Panel
CMX Software HD 3.6 status panel is described as following chart.
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System date
System time
Recording percentage of HDD
CPU usage
Sequence mode
MIC status
Speaker status
User status
Chapter 8-3. Control PTZ via PIH-931D Keyboard
To use PIH-931D keyboard for CMX, please follow the following steps. First, please add a
RS-232<->RS-485 convertor for connecting PIH-931D keyboard and a CMX PC.
RS-232<->RS-485 Convertor
Chapter 8-3-1. DVR Control Mode
Press the SHIFT button and the DVR button to set the keyboard to DVR control mode.
+
To control a CMX, please first enter the DVR ID (CMX ID) follow by the ENT button.
+
+
To recall a grouping, please type 1 + MON and following by grouping ID and the PRESET
button.
+
+
+
Chapter 8-3-2. Window-division
To change window-division, please first control a CMX and type the following buttons.
16-division
8-division
9-division
4-division
36-division
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CMX ID + DVR + ENT
To recall 36-window-division, please type CMX ID followed by DVR and ENT buttons.
operation is same controlling a CMX.
The
Chapter 8-3-3. Recall a Camera
For recalling a camera, please select camera number and follow by CAM button.
Example: Call camera #8
+
+
Zoom in
Zoom out
Tilt up
Tilt down
Pan left
Pan right
Zoom in
Zoom out
Focus near
Focus far
IRIS small
IRIS large
Auto Pan
Chapter 8-4. IP Camera ePTZ or ROI Feature
For some IP cameras, they provide ePTZ or ROI feature. A user can still use the keyboard
controller for ePTZ or ROI feature via CMX Software HD 3.6.
Chapter 8-5.
Switching in Between CMXs and Virtual Matrix Monitors
Please first gain CMX access by press SHIFT button and DVR button.
+
To control the CMX, please type CMX ID, DVR button and ENT button.
+
+
After a CMX gets controlled, a user can address the monitors of the CMX.
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+
To control #5 monitor, please click 5 button + MON for controlling #5 CMX monitor. To recall a
grouping, please type the monitor ID + MON and following by grouping ID and the PRESET
button.
Chapter 8-6. Keyboard Playback
Please press SHIFT and DVR buttons for playback a CMX and press one of the follow buttons
for playback.
To control multiple channel playback feature, please click on Stepping Forward button. This
invokes multiple channel playback features.
To control multiple channel playback feature, please click on Stepping Forward button.
This invokes multiple channel playback features.
To control single channel playback feature, please click on Play button.
A date and time dialog box shows up. Please use
for entering date and time. Press ENT
button for searching the video. Press ESC to exit the dialog box and press ESC again to exit
playback dialog box. For operating playback features, please follow the following:
Pause: Press PAUSE button during playing video can pause the video in pause mode.
Play: Replay the video after Pause, Fast Forward, or Fast Rewind.
Fast Forward: Fast Forward the playback video.
Fast rewind: Fast Rewind the playback video.
Stop: Stop the playback video and return to playback menu.
Select various split display modes on live and playback monitoring.
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Chapter 9.
eMap Manager
eMap is an application which can manage devices such as IP camera, IP
Fast Dome, and DVRs/NVR on multiple maps. With eMap, user can easily
locate a particular device on a map.
Chapter 9-1. Before Accessing eMap
Before accessing eMap, terms and screen layout are described in the following section:
Alarm Snapshot
Camera with Camera View
Multiple Live Video
Alarm Snapshot
Map Representation
Device Tree
Find Device Panel
To find a device, please click on Find Device Panel button or View->Device menu.
Click on the device in Find Device Panel.
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PTZ Control Panel
To control PTZ device, please double click on a PTZ device.
PTZ feature on the PTZ control panel.
Chapter 9-2.
Perform
Tool Bar
The buttons from left to right are described as follows:
New map: Create a new map.
Find device panel: Switch to Find Device panel
PTZ control panel: Switch to PTZ control panel.
Refresh: Refresh eMap map list and device information.
eMap edit mode: Drag a device on a map for its position.
Device list panel: Switch to device list panel.
Find alarm panel: Switch to find device panel.
PTZ control panel: Switch to PTZ control panel.
eMap alarm switching mode: Switching in between map if an alarm gets received.
eMap control mode: for PTZ control and live monitoring mode
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Chapter 9-3. eMap Alarm Options
Continuous snapshots: For every alarm, number of
continuous snapshots is taken.
Alarm snapshot interval: The time interval of the alarm and
next alarm detection
Alarm video output time: The video output time
Number of snapshots stored: The ring buffer size for
storing JPEG snapshots.
Alarm video output
Chapter 9-3-1. Setup a Map
To setup a device map, click on File->New Map or New button at Map list. A file opening dialog
box gets displayed. Please select the JPEG map file representing the installation site. Type
both map name and location information.
To delete a map, please first select the map in Map List and click on File->Delete Map or click on
Delete button.
To access property of the page, click on Property button.
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Chapter 9-4. Setup a Device on a Map
To setup devices on a map, drag-and-drop a device from Device List to its associated
map. The device item shows checked if the device is setup on the map.
Chapter 9-4-1. Delete a Device on a Map
To delete the device on the map, follow the following steps:
1.
2.
3.
Select on the device.
Right click on the device.
Select “Device Delete” menu item.
Or, uncheck the check box of the device item.
Chapter 9-4-2. Arrange a Device
To arrange the device position on the map, click on Drag Mode tool or menu item to
enable device drag mode. Use mouse point drag the device to the destination
area.
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Chapter 9-4-3. Device Property
To show a Device Property, select “Device Property” menu item
on the menu. A Device Property dialog box shows up.
Device name and device text color can be changed for
distinguishing its background image.
A camera view control can indicate a camera’s viewing angle. To setup camera view control,
please click on the clockwise/counter-clockwise control to rotate camera viewing angle.
Chapter 9-5. Find a Device on eMap
DVR, DVR’s camera, or IP-based devices can be setup on
different maps. It is very difficult for a user to find the live
video of a particular device. To find a device on eMap
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instantly, a user can click on Find Device Panel button/View->Find menu item. List of all
devices in Find Device Panel can be found on a map instantly. The user can click on the
device that eMap can automatically switch to the map and show the device and its live video.
Chapter 9-6. Alarm on eMap
If a motion or a digital input alarm is received from CMX, eMap can receive the
alarm signal from CMX. The camera is shown as blanking on eMap. The
associated video can be displayed on eMap.
Chapter 9-7. Quick Map Reference
In eMap edit mode, click on a map and drag it into map view.
from one map to another by click on the map icon.
Drag and drop
drop
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This allows quick switch
Chapter 9-8. Alarm Control Mode & Switching Mode
Alarm control mode is for the use of frequently switching in between maps with video window(s)
opened. A user can manually double-click on the camera icons for its live video. There are up
to 4 windows that can be opened at same time. When switching from one map to another, the
video window(s) on current map get closed. The next map with previous opened video
windows(s) can be opened automatically. The feature is very useful if the maps need to be
opened frequently.
In contrast, alarm switching mode is for automated map and video switching for showing the
video with associated map while an alarm is received. The feature is useful for alarm video
popping up.
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Chapter 10. Web Server
Each CMX has one web server for displaying live video.
the port number of the PC’s IP address.
To enable the service, please specify
Once this is done, the user can click on the HTTP Link and launch Internet browser to see the
video.
Chapter 10-1. Login Web Server
To login CMX web server, please provide the username and password for the service. The live
video is grouped based on grouping as in CMX Software HD 3.6. Once a grouping is managed,
the grouping can be assigned for its access right of a user. Please see grouping section for
detail.
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Chapter 11.
Database Manager
Database Manager allows a user to perform operational report printing,
event report printing, database importing, database exporting, and
database repairing.
To perform above features, please see the following:
Chapter 11-1. User Operational Report
For showing all logon logs, please click on “User Log Report” menu item. To print out
the report, please click on “Print/Print Preview” menu item.
Chapter 11-2. Event Report
For showing all alarm event logs, please click on “Event Report” menu item. To print
out the report, please click on “Print/Print Preview” menu item.
Chapter 11-3. Database Maintenance
Database maintenance is constantly required. To perform database maintenance,
please click on Tool->Compact DB or click on Compact DB tool button.
Chapter 11-4. Import Database
Database configuration can be imported from a XML configuration file.
database, please click on Import Database button.
Chapter 11-5. Export Database
Database configuration can be export to a XML file for later use.
exporting, please click on Export Database button.
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To import
To perform
Chapter 12. Setup Multiple Monitors
Multiple monitors support is a feature in Windows XP or higher. Multiple monitors support
allows you to expand the display across for both CMX Software HD 3.6 and eMap.
The benefit of adopting multiple monitors support is to
use one mouse/keyboard to control both CMX Software
HD 3.6 and eMap.
Multiple camera view in CMX
Software HD 3.6 and live video in eMap can be
operated by an operator on a personal computer.
To install additional monitors, you must first install the
compatible video adapter hardware into the PC and
connect the additional monitor.
To setup multiple
monitors support, read the instruction manual of
Windows XP.
Chapter 12-1. Multiple Monitors Virtual Matrix Output
CMX can up to support 6 monitors, one main monitor + 5 additional monitors. CMX TV wall
virtual matrix can be connected as the system described below: To support 6 monitor outputs,
please use ASUS 7970-DC2-3GD5 graphics card.
After installing the graphics card, click on Monitor button. It shows all the detected
monitors shown below:
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Once all the monitors are properly installed, click on "Identify Monitor". All monitors are shown
IDs as below:
Few functions for controlling CMX monitors are described below:





Quad display: for large LCD panel, CMX can be configured to show 4 CMX monitors on
one big LCD monitor. Each monitor can be 36-windows display.
Default grouping: the default grouping to be shown on the main monitor.
Sequence time: the monitor can be programmed for sequence display.
Division: the default camera division of the grouping.
Low CPU usage mode: this mode can only display I frame for reducing CPU time.
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Chapter 13.
Retail and Distribution Business Solutions
CMX Software HD 3.6 is able to connect to Point of Sale (POS) terminals. POS transaction
data can be captured by CMX Software HD 3.6. POS transaction data can be displayed on live
video and playback video. CMX Software HD 3.6 also provides smart transaction search for
associated video clips. To perform these features, please follow the steps below:
Chapter 13-1. POS Connection Basis for Retail Business
CMX Software HD 3.6 basically listens to the ASCII/COM output of a POS system via RS-232.
Please check POS’s display output or printer output for ASCII data of your POS system.
Please consult your POS provider for more detail.
Basically, please connect RX/TX of the RS-232 of a POS register/terminal to CMX PC.
see wiring diagram below:
Please
To connect more than one POS terminals, add more RS-232/COM port into the CMX PC.
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Chapter 13-2. POS Connection via TCP/IP for Retail Business
Using CYT-100SC RS-232 to TCP/IP converter, CMX allows receiving RS-232 of POS
transactions via TCP/IP. The product CD of CYT-100SC has one virtual driver which can map
the TCP/IP transactions to a virtual COM port. The virtual COM port can been accessed via
Windows OS. Once the virtual COM port is setup, follow the following sections for the setup.
Chapter 13-3. Test POS Communication with a PC
After the POS connects to the CMX PC, please use Hyper Terminal or other RS-232 capturing
application to test and to verify POS data that can be captured in the CMX PC.
Chapter 13-4. Link POS with a Channel
To link a POS to a camera, please click on “Property” button and “POS” button.
POS Setting dialog box shows up.
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The
In POS Setting dialog box, please specify the following information for capturing POS
transactions.
(1) Device: POS register number.
(2) COM Port: The mapped COM port number for the POS terminal.
(3) Print on Video File: Record POS transaction into video file.
(4) Print on Playback: Display POS transaction during playback.
(5) Print on POS Live: Display POS transaction at live video.
(6) Text Alignment: Alignment of POS transaction.
Once above information is setup correctly, CMX Software HD 3.6 starts to capture and to display
POS transactions on live video.
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Note: For demo purpose, please press F3 to show simulated POS transitions.
Chapter 13-5. Playback with POS Transactions
During playback, the recorded POS transactions get shown on the video and displayed on the
list box. Click on a POS transaction. The video clip is played associated with the time of the
POS transaction.
Chapter 13-6. Search POS Transactions
To search a particular search conditions such as an amount, a product item, subtotal, and total, a
user can set the search condition for associated time stamp. Click on the item in the listbox. It
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can play the video of the transaction.
Chapter 13-7. Scanner Connection Basis for Transportation Business
For transportation business, a barcode scanner and a keyboard are widely used. The barcode
scanner for scanning barcode is connected to a PC via the PS/2 connector of the CMX PC.
The barcode scanner acts as a keyboard. In CMX Software HD 3.6, the scanner connection
only accepts 0 to 9 for keyboard scanner or the barcode scanner.
To use barcode scanner as transaction device, connect barcode scanner into PS/2 connector.
In “Camera Settings” dialog box, enable “barcode scanner” option. For one PC, there is only
one video channel that can be set for the barcode scanner.
For search barcode transactions and playback on the barcode transaction, please see “Playback
with POS Transactions” and “Search POS Transactions” for detail.
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Chapter 14.
Mobile phone support
Chapter 14-1. iPhone and iPad support
Please use your iPhone and select AppStore for download Live Cams Pro application developed
by Eggman Technologies. Execute Live Cams Pro application. Please click on “Add Camera”
button on your phone while using Live Cams Pro. Task bar gets prompted as below:
Please select one of the following cameras or DVR/NVRs' type: LILIN NVR:
NVR104/108/116/CMX driver. Please provide the following information:
1. Name: IP Camera or DVR/NVR’s camera name
2. Host or IP: IP address or DNS address
3. Port: Port number
4. Provide username and password information. For IP camera, the default username and
password are “admin” and “pass”. For DVR/NVR, the default username and password are
“admin” and “1111”.
Once above information is entered, please click “Save” button. You are able to see live video of
the IP camera or DVR/NVR’s camera.
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Chapter 14-2. Android Support
Please use your Android phone and select Android Market for download Live Cam Viewer
application developed by Robert Chou.
Execute Live Cam Viewer application. Please click on Setup button on your phone while using
Live Cam Viewer. Task bar gets prompted as below:
Please click on Manage Cameras button. A list of camera names shows on the screen.
Please select one of the cameras and click on Edit button.
“Add/Edit IP Camera” dialog box gets prompted for editing of an IP camera or a DVR.
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In “Add/Edit IP Camera” dialog box, please enter the following information:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Name: Name of the IP camera or DVR’s camera
Category: Please select Merit LILIN.
Type: Select device type, Merit LILIN D1/Merit LILIN HD/Merit LILIN DVR.
IP Address: Please type IP address, for example http://59.124.49.36:60005 where
60005 is the port number.
Provide username and password information. For IP camera, the default username
and password are “admin” and “pass”. For DVR, the default username and password
are “admin” and “1111”.
Once above information is entered, please click “Save” button.
the IP camera or DVR’s camera.
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You are able to see live video of
Chapter 15.
CMX Streaming Client & Server
CMX provides client and server architecture where a CMX server can stream video to a CMX
client. This can further reduce CPU loading from an IP camera. The system architecture is
described below:
Chapter 15-1. CMX Streaming Server
To enable CMX streaming, click on System Setting button and enable Network tab.
Check Streaming Server opton and specify the Listen Port number.
Once the streaming server is enabled, a proxy program is activated if CMX is launched. Please
do not close CMX Streaming Server proxy program, if remote live monitoring from CMX server is
required.
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Chapter 15-2. CMX Streaming Client
To enable live monitoring from a CMX server, click on Properties button. Select CMX
Live Streaming driver. Provide IP address and port number of CMX streaming server.
Due to bandwidth management, SD streaming and HD streaming can be selected.
bandwidth is very low such as Internet, Low Bitrate mode can be selected.
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If the
Chapter 16.
CMX ANPR Plug-In
CMX automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) is a plug-in of the USB license dongle which
allows CMX to perform ANPR feature. Features such as white list, black list, and exclusion list
are supported in CMX. For more detail, read LILIN CMX ANPR manual for detail.
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Chapter 17.
Trouble Shooting
Chapter 17-1. What should I do if I experience video flickering in CMX
If you experience video flickering at CMX of the PC’s graphic card, please follow the instruction
for solving the problem.
Step 1: Please go to “Control Panel->System and Maintenance->System Properties” at
Windows 7.
Step 2: Click on “Performance Setting” button and select “Adjust for best performance” option.
It can solve the flickering problem.
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APPENDIX
System Requirement
OS:
Windows XP Home, Windows Vista Home, SP3 required, Windows 7 Home
CPU:
Minimum Intel Duo CPU 2.0 GHz or above
RAM:
4 GB DRAM or above
HDD Size:
At least 250 GB for recording storage
Network:
Gigabit network
Product Supported
iMEGAPRO Series
IPR733, IPR434, IPR742, IPR742, IPR722S, IPD320ESX,
IPG1022, IPG1052, IPD2220, IPD2322, IPD6122,IPR6122,
LB1022, LD2122, LD2222, LD2322, LD6122, LR6122, LR7022
IPS203/IPS212, IPS025/030/035, IPS125/130/135, IPR454X
IPR31ESX, IPD112ESX, IPG012ES, IPR414ES, IPR614ES, IPR712S, IPD012
IPR31MX, IPR712M
VS012
PDR-400IP, DVR304, DVR308, DVR316, DVR508, DVR516,
NVR104, NVR109, NVR116, NVR404C
L Series
H.264 D1 IP Camera
H.264 HD IP Camera
H.264 1.3 MP IP Camera
Video Server
DVR/NVR
Username and password
Default username and password for various devices are described as in the table:
Device
Admin
Admin pass.
Oper
Oper pass.
Guest
Guest pass.
IP Cameras
admin
pass
None
None
guest
guest
DVR/NVR
admin
1111
None
None
guest
2222
CMX Software
admin
EMPTY
operator
EMPTY
guest
EMPTY
Benchmark Environment:
PC network card—Gigabit network card
Gigabit hub * 1
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Hardware Accessory Support List
Graphics Card for Supporting 6 Monitors:
ASUS 7970-DC2-3GD5 is tested and verified for support 6 monitors virtual matrix output.
USB to RS-232/RS-485 for LILIN PIH-931D Keyboard or RS-232 POS
Merit LILIN PMH-RS485/USB
RS-232 to TCP/IP for RS-232 Access Control, PIH-931D Keyboard, and RS-232 POS.
CYT-100SC RS485/RS232 to TCP/IP Converter
Ethernet Digital Remote I/O
ioLogik E1210, E1211, E1212, E1214
Ethernet Cash Drawer
APG-480/APG-490
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H.264 benchmark table
Intel Core i7-2630QM 2.00GHz RAM: 8 GB DDR III, OS: Windows 7, 64 bit
H.264 1080P (1920 * 1080) at 30 FPS
Channel
CPU Usage
2
25%
4
30%
6
40%
8
50%
10
65%
12
75%
14
Overloading
16
Overloading
18
Overloading
20
Overloading
22
Overloading
24
Overloading
26
Overloading
28
Overloading
30
Overloading
32
Overloading
34
Overloading
36
Overloading
CPU model: Intel i7 Quad-Core 2.93GHZ RAM: 2 GB DDR III, OS: Windows 7, 64 bit, SP1
H.264 D1 (720X480) at 30 FPS
H.264 720P (1280X768) at 15 FPS
Channel
CPU Usage
Channel
CPU Usage
2
1%
2
3%
4
2%
4
3%
6
3%
6
9%
8
5%
8
19%
10
9%
10
21%
12
9%
12
26%
14
9%
14
28%
16
9%
16
35%
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18
9%
18
50%
20
11%
20
77%
22
12%
22
84%
24
17%
24
85%
26
20%
26
85%
28
24%
28
100%
30
25%
30
Overloading
32
31%
32
Overloading
34
40%
34
Overloading
36
48%
36
Overloading
CPU model: Intel T5750, 2GHZ DuoCore, RAM: 3 GB DDR II 677, OS: Windows XP SP3
H.264 D1 (720X480) at 30 FPS
H.264 720P (1280X768) at 15 FPS
Channels
CPU Usage
Channels
CPU Usage
2
22%
2
15%
4
41%
4
34%
6
55%
6
37%
8
63%
8
55%
10
80%
10
64%
12
87%
12
84%
14
94%
14
100%
16
100%
16
Overloading
18
Overloading
18
Overloading
20
Overloading
20
Overloading
22
Overloading
22
Overloading
24
Overloading
24
Overloading
26
Overloading
26
Overloading
28
Overloading
28
Overloading
30
Overloading
30
Overloading
32
Overloading
32
Overloading
34
Overloading
34
Overloading
36
Overloading
36
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CMX 3.6 HD Software Specification
Recording
Live
Speed
Resolution
Schedule
Alarm recording
Playback
Speed
Compression
Search
Video Input
Camera name
Channel editing
Digital zoom
Grouping
Multiplexer
Split screen
Schedule / Motion detection / Manual recording
Up to 72 channel after registration
Up to 1080P 30 FPS and ROI recording supported
Max 5MP 12 FPS, 3MP 15 FPS, 2MP at 30 FPS, and ROI recording supported
7 day * 24 hrs time table, recording mode configurable
Face detection, audio detection, tampering, motion, DI alarm detection
Time search, event search, date search, POS SmartSearch, and motion SmartSearch
FR: 2x, 4x, 8x, 16X 32X / FF: 2x, 4x, 8x, 16X, 32X
H.264 / JPEG
Date, time, event, POS SmartSearch, motion SmartSearch, plate search (optional)
LILIN IP camera, LILIN IP speed dome, LIIN DVR/NVR, CMX live server
20 characters
Mouse drag-n-drop
Yes, ePTZ supported
User grouping authentication assignable for eMap, and CMX Software HD 3.6
Sequence
4, 9, 16, 36
Alarm
Alarm management
Event
Digital output
PC sound, redirect IP camera DO, eMail snapshots, redirect a PTZ preset recall
Various alarm log, video loss, stop recording, schedule, logon, operation log
Controllable
Accessories
P/T/Z protocol
Audio
POS/barcode Scan
Keyboard
LILIN PTZ controllable via HTTP
PCM/G.711, two-way audio, audio recording
RS-232/PS/2
PIH-931D keyboard controllable via RS-485 for PTZ, ePTZ, and ROI features
eMap
eMap live monitoring
One channel for IP camera/multi-channel for DVR
eMap snapshot
Yes
PTZ control
Yes
DB Manager
Database
Database configuration import, export, report, and maintenance
Remote Access
Remote CMX Live video
Multiple channels of HD, SD, and low bitrate modes supported
Remote DVR/NVR video
Multiple channels of DVR/NVR supported
Backup
CMX/DVR/NVR
DVR remote backup, AVI conversion and JPEG snapshots
Remote backup
Multiple channels remote backup supported
Management
Access log
User management
Recording calculator
Video archiving
Complete access log in database manager
User authentication: three level: admin, operator, and guest, features configurable
Yes, dynamically calculating available recording days
Yes
Network
Web interface
Live web interface
Mobile support
iPhone and Android
Protocols
IPScan
ARP / TCP/IP / HTTP / SMTP / DNS / PPPoE
Supported, easy-to-setup for IP address
Other
DST
Daylight saving time by Windows OS
OS
CPU requirement
Windows 7 Home, Windows Vista Home, and Windows XP Home
English, Chinese, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Simplified
Chinese, Czech, Slovene, German, and Hungarian
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RAM requirement
4GB memory
Language
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