Vivotek SF8174 User's Manual

Vivotek SF8174 User's Manual
SF8174 & SF8174V
Fixed Dome
Network Camera
User’s Manual
5MP • 360º Surround View • PoE • Panoramic PTZ
Rev. 1.0
VIVOTEK
Table of Contents
Overview�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 4
Revision History���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 4
Read Before Use��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 5
Package Contents������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 5
Symbols and Statements in this Document����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 5
Physical Description - SF8174V���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 6
Physical Description - SF8174������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 8
Hardware Installation - SF8174V������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 14
Hardware Installation - SF8174��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 20
Network Deployment������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 26
Setting up the Network Camera over the Internet����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 26
Software Installation�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 30
Ready to Use������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 31
Accessing the Network Camera������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 32
Using Web Browsers������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 32
Using RTSP Players�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 35
Using 3GPP-compatible Mobile Devices������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 36
Using VIVOTEK Recording Software������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 37
Main Page���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 38
Client Settings���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 49
H.264 / MPEG-4 Media Options ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 49
H.264 / MPEG-4 Protocol Options ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 49
Two way audio ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 50
MP4 Saving Options ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 50
Local streaming buffer time �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 50
Configuration������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 51
System > General settings���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 52
System > Homepage layout ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 53
System > Logs ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 56
System > Parameters ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 57
System > Maintenance���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 58
Media > Image ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 62
General settings ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 62
Day/Night Settings ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 63
Image settings ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 64
Exposure ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 67
Privacy mask �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 70
Pixel Calculator ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 71
Media > Video����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 72
FOV ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������72
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Media > Video������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 73
Stream settings 73
Media > Audio������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 77
Audio Settings 77
Network > General settings���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 78
Network > Streaming protocols �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 86
Network > DDNS ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 91
Manual setup ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 92
Network > QoS (Quality of Service) ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 94
Network > SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) ��������������������������������������������������������96
Security > User Account��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 97
Security > HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol over SSL)
���������������������������������������������������������������������� 98
Security > Access List �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 105
Security > IEEE 802.1x ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 108
PTZ > PTZ settings ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 110
Digital PTZ Operation (E-PTZ Operation) ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 110
Event > Event settings �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 113
Event ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 113
Add server �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 118
Add media �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 122
Applications > Motion detection������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 128
Applications > DI and DO ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 131
Applications > Tampering detection ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 131
Applications > Audio detection ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 132
Applications > VADP (VIVOTEK Application Development Platform) ��������������������������������������������������������������� 134
Applications > Panoramic PTZ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 136
Recording > Recording settings ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 142
Local storage > SD card management��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 147
SD card staus ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 147
SD card control �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 147
Local storage > Content management��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 148
Searching and Viewing the Records ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 148
Search Results �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 149
Appendix ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 151
URL Commands for the Network Camera���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 151
1. Overview ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 151
2. Style Convention ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 151
Technical Specifications������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 243
Technology License Notice��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 244
MPEG-4 AAC Technology ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 244
MPEG-4 Visual Technology ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 244
AMR-NB Standard ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 244
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 245
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Overview
VIVOTEK SF8174/74V are the latest fisheye fixed dome network cameras featuring a detailed
5-Megapixel resolution sensor with superb image quality. Equipped with a fisheye lens for 360°
surround view (ceiling/floor/table mount) without blind spots, the camera is able to provide coverage of wide, open areas, such as airports, shopping malls, parking lots, retail stores, offices
and more.
As with all VIVOTEK true day/night cameras, the SF8174/74V feature removable IR-cut filters,
maintaining clear images 24 hours a day. SF8174V’s IP66-rated housing is designed to help the
camera body withstand rain and dust and ensures operation under a multitude of harsh weather
conditions; additionally, the vandal-proof IK10-rated housing effectively provides robust protection from physical damage. Together with 802.3af compliant PoE, MicroSD/SDHC/SDXC card
slot for on-board storage and EN50155 (SF8174V only), the SF8174/74V are indisputably the
top choice for constructing a robust surveillance system with the greatest coverage possible.
Moreover, SF8174/74V are compatible with the VIVOTEK Panoramic PTZ solution. Panoramic
PTZ is a groundbreaking new technology developed by VIVOTEK for monitoring open areas
with extreme detail. This feature is realized through the synergy of a VIVOTEK megapixel fisheye camera with a speed dome camera, and allows users to simultaneously monitor an area
overview from a fisheye model while providing the capability for a detailed regional view from a
speed dome. Suitable applications for Panoramic PTZ include department stores, station lobbies, airports, parking lots, and any wide open areas where comprehensive video surveillance
systems and the capability for extreme video detail are essential.
Revision History
Rev. 1.0: Initial release. These models are to be configured into a Panoramic PTZ configuration.
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Read Before Use
The use of surveillance devices may be prohibited by law in your country. The Network Camera is not
only a high-performance web-ready camera but can also be part of a flexible surveillance system. It is
the user’s responsibility to ensure that the operation of such devices is legal before installing this unit for
its intended use.
It is important to first verify that all contents received are complete according to the Package Contents
listed below. Take note of the warnings in the Quick Installation Guide before the Network Camera is
installed; then carefully read and follow the instructions in the Installation chapter to avoid damage due to
faulty assembly and installation. This also ensures the product is used properly as intended.
The Network Camera is a network device and its use should be straightforward for those who have basic
networking knowledge. It is designed for various applications including video sharing, general security/
surveillance, etc. The Configuration chapter suggests ways to best utilize the Network Camera and
ensure proper operations. For creative and professional developers, the URL Commands of the Network
Camera section serves as a helpful reference to customizing existing homepages or integrating with the
current web server.
Package Contents
■ SF8174V or SF8174 Camera
■ Mounting plate (SF8174V)/ Screwdriver
■ Alignment Stickers (for mounting plate and for
camera base)
■ Screws / Anchors / Desiccant Bag / Doublesided tape/ Rubber seal plug / Rubber washer
(SF8174V)
■ Screws, anchors, cable ties (SF8174)
■ Power & I/O Cables
■ Quick Installation Guide / Warranty Card
■ Software CD
Symbols and Statements in this Document
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INFORMATION: provides important messages or advices that might help prevent inconvenient
or problem situations.
NOTE: Notices provide guidance or advices that are related to the functional integrity of the
machine.
Tips: Tips are useful information that helps enhance or facilitae an installation, function, or
process.
WARNING! or IMPORTANT!: These statements indicate situations that can be dangerous or
hazardous to the machine or you.
Electrical Hazard: This statement appears when high voltage electrical hazards might occur
to an operator.
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Physical Description - SF8174V
Inner View
Contacts for Internal Microphone (B)
Lens
Spring Contacts (A)
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Align (B) to (A) when attaching the
dome cover
Header (J6)
Header (J7)
Ethernet 10/100 RJ45 Socket
Status LEDs
Reset Button
MicroSD/SDHC/SDXC Card Slot
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Outer View
IP66-rated Vandal-proof
Dome Cover
Built-in Microphone
IMPORTANT:
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Record the MAC address under the
camera base before installing the camera.
Item
1
2
3
4
LED Status
Description
Steady Red
Power on and system booting
Red LED off
Powered off
Steady Red + blinking Green every 1 sec. (Green Network heartbeat
LED on for 1 sec and off for another)
Steady Red + Green LED off
Network disconnected
Blinking Red every 0.15 sec. + Blinking Green Upgrading firmware
every 1 sec. (Red LED on for 0.15 sec. and Green
LED on for 1 sec. and off for another)
Blinking Red every 0.15 sec. + blinking Green Restoring defaults
every 0.15 sec
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Physical Description - SF8174
Inner View
Lens
Spring Contacts (A)
Contacts for Internal Microphone (B)
Header (J6)
Ethernet 10/100 RJ45 Socket
Header (J7)
Cabling Cutout
Status LEDs
Outer View
Reset Button
MicroSD/SDHC/SDXC Card Slot
Dome cover
Built-in Microphone
IMPORTANT:
Record the MAC address under the camera base
before installing the camera.
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DI/DO Diagram
Please refer to the following illustration for the connection method.
GND
GND
VDC
Camera Power
Camera Power
Input
BJT transistor
Switch
+12
VDC
Max.
Output
Input
BJT transistor
VDC
Switch
+12
VDC
Output
Relay
Relay
Hardware Reset
Reset Button
The reset button is used to reset the system or restore the factory default settings. Sometimes
resetting the system can return the camera to normal operation. If the system problems remain
after reset, press the reset button longer to restore the factory settings and install again.
Reset: Press and release the recessed reset button with a straightened paper clip. Wait for the
Network Camera to reboot.
Restore: Press and hold the recessed reset button for at least several seconds to restore. Note
that all settings will be restored to factory defaults.
Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC Card Capacity
This network camera is compliant with Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC 32GB, 64GB, and other
preceding standard SD cards.
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Mounting Positions
Refer to the diagram on the right for the mounting hole positions and the dimensions of the base
plate.
SF8174V
Camera Base Plate Mounting
Positions
Camera Mounting Plate Mounting Positions
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IMPORTANT: for both SF8174V and SF8174:
Refer to the "Panoramic PTZ Installation Guide" in your product CD for design considerations
before you proceed with physical installation.
The camera is intended to be installed with an SD series speed dome camera in a "Panoramic
PTZ" configuration. Users should take the following into account:
1. There is a dominant - subordinate relationship between the fisheye camera and the speed
dome. All configurations are done on a PC running the Calibration tool and a web console
with the fisheye camera. The computation required for exerting the Panoramic PTZ control
takes place on the fisheye camera.
Controller (dominant)
camera
Auxiliary (subordinate)
camera
2. In a panoramic PTZ configuration, the fisheye camera provides an overview over the 360°
hemispheric field of view; while the speed dome provides tracking, zooming, and keeping an
object in a view of an adequate size. The configuration is operated via the VAST or Milestone
software with easy clicks and drags.
360°
All round view
+
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Zoom-in &
tracking
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Installation Concerns
Note the following when installing the fisheye and speed dome cameras:
1. Mount the cameras closely together, no greater than 1 meter apart.
2. The cameras should be mounted at the height of 3 to 6 meters from the ground, and their
lens at approximately the same height.
3. A configuration thus configured can cover a surveillance area of a radius of 10 meters*.
4. Auto tracking, if applied, is designed to track an intruder in a place where human traffic is
not heavy, such as a warehouse or a load area. Heavy traffic can result in a constant shift of
tracked objects, and reduce the effectiveness of the feature.
* Note that the 10 meter radius only applies when using the Auto tracking feature. If using
manual control, the surveillance area can be much larger.
Controller (dominant)
camera
Auxiliary (subordinate)
camera
< 1 meter
Lens at
approx. the same height
3 ~ 6 meters
10 meters radius
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Hardware Installation - SF8174V
Please refer to page 20 for the installation details of the SF8174.
Opening Dome Cover
First, use the supplied screwdriver to loosen the four screws and detach the dome cover from
the camera base. Then, follow the steps below to install the camera to either a ceiling or a wall.
Tamper-proof Screw
Remove the stoppers and route cables through
the openings.
Rubber Stopper on the hole
for Power & IO Cables
Rubber Seal Plug on the
hole for RJ45 Ethernet
Cable
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Connecting RJ45 Ethernet Cable
1
RJ45 Cable Dimension (unit: mm)
Rubber Seal Plug
Recommended cable gauge: 5 to 8mm
Assembly Steps
1. Drill a hole on the rubber seal plug and
insert an Ethernet cable through the
opening.
2.Strip part of the sheath from the Ethernet
cable.
2
3
o: white/orange stripe
O: orange solid
g: white/green stripe
B: blue solid
b: white/blue stripe
G: green solid
br: white/brown stripe
BR: brown solid
o
O
g
B
b
G
br
BR
4
3.You will need an RJ45 crimping tool to
attach the Ethernet wires to a connector. When done, connect the cable to
the camera’s Ethernet RJ45 socket.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
4.Feed the Ethernet cable from the bottom of the
camera and through the hole. Attach the rubber
seal plug for water proofing.
1
2
Connecting DC Power Cable
1.Add the supplied rubber washer to the cable
as shown in the picture.
2.Feed the cable from the bottom of the camera and tighten the plastic base for waterproofing.
NOTE:
Connect the supplied power & IO cables if your
switch does not support PoE.
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IMPORTANT:
Refer to the "Panoramic PTZ Installation Guide" in your product CD for design considerations
before you proceed with physical installation.
Attach Camera to Mounting Adapter
To attach the camera to AM-51A
mounting adaptor,
1.Remove the camera's top cover.
2.Fasten 2 included screws to the
D holes (not the D+ hole).
3.Route cables through the
adapter.
4.Align the camera with the
mounting adapter and let the
2 screws enter the key holes
located on the sides where the
camera's cabling interfaces
reside, e.g., the Ethernet port.
5.Rotate the camera counterclockwise. You can then see
the D+ hole through the slotted
screw hole (in front of the Micro
SD slot).
6.Fasten screws to secure the
camera to the mounting adapter.
Hole marked as D+
D
D
AM-114
Ceiling Mount Installation
Install the Pendant Pipe
Below is a sample procedure
using a pendant pipe:
1.Determine a hard surface ceiling location, and use the four
mounting holes on the pendant
head to mark the positions
where holes will be drilled to
secure the pendant head. Note
that screws are user-supplied
and they should be at least
11mm long.
2.Route cables through the pendant pipe and the pendant
head.
473 mm
1
AM-117
47mm
AM-51A
178 mm
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Install to the Ceiling
1.Drill pilot holes into the ceiling. Then hammer four anchors into the holes.
2.Secure the pendant head to the ceiling using four screws.
3.Connect the two white header connectors to the J6 and J7 connectors.
4.Connect the Ethernet cable to the RJ-45 socket.
5.You will find a desiccant bag attached to the camera. Replace the desiccant bag included in
the camera with the one shipped within the accessory bag.
6.Attach the dome cover to the camera by driving its anti-tamper screws.
7.Route cables through a 3/4” conduit from the pendant head.
2
AM-114
30~100cm
1
7
AM-116
AM-519
5
3
Header (J6)
6
Header (J7)
4
NOTE:
Arrange the cables neatly to avoid getting in the way when the dome cover is attached.
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Wall Mount Bracket Installation
Below is a sample procedure using a wall mount bracket and a pendant pipe:
1.Determine a hard surface ceiling location. Use the four mounting holes on the wall mount
bracket to mark the positions where holes will be drilled to secure the bracket and routing
cables. Note that screws are user-supplied and they should be at least 11mm long.
2.Feed cables through the bracket.
3.Install the pendant pipe.
4.Install the camera to the mounting adapter. See Attach Camera to Mounting Adapter on the
previous page.
5.Install the mounting adapter to pendant pipe.
6.Tighten the connection using the included hex wrench.
1
6
2
3
AM-116
AM-212
5
AM-51A
4
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7.Install the speed dome camera next to the fisheye, with their lens positioned at approximately
the same height. For details about speed dome installation, please refer to its documentation.
8.Connect all cabling, including the IO cables to J6 and J7, and the Ethernet cable to RJ-45
connector.
9.Install the dome cover by fasteninng the anti-tamper screws.
30~10
0cm
NOTE:
If DC power is preferred, it should comply with: O/P: 12VDC, 1.5Amin., L.P.S. per IEC 60950-1.
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Hardware Installation - SF8174
First, open the dome cover by pressing the release button. You may squeeze the opposite edge
of the dome cover if the dome cover does not come off easily. Then, follow the steps below to install the camera to either a ceiling or a wall.
Slide cover
Release button
If you plan to route cables from the side of camera,
remove the rubber slide cover from the dome cover.
Connecting Ethernet Cable & the Power and IO
Cable
Connect the supplied power & IO cables if your
switch does not support PoE. Connect the white
header connectors to J6 and J7 on the camera.
J6
J7
Power & IO Cable
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Connecting Cables
If you need to route cables through the side opening, proceed with the following:
1. Connect the Ethernet and the Power & IO cables. The Ethernet cable
is user-supplied.
2. Use an included cable tie to secure the Ethernet and IO cable to the base plate. Insert the
cable tie through the vertical mounting tab located on the edge of the cabling cutout.
3.Make a clearance between cables and the vertical mounting tab. Arrange the cables neatly to
avoid getting in the way when the dome cover is attached.
4.Cut the extra length from the cable tie.
If you route cables through a drill hole
on a wall/ceiling, simply route cables
through the cabling cutout.
Make a clearance
between cables and
the vertical tab
Ethernet
Power and IO cables
Strain relief boot
It is recommended to remove the strain relief boot if your Ethernet cable
comes with one.
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IMPORTANT:
Refer to the "Panoramic PTZ Installation Guide" in your product CD for design considerations
before you proceed with physical installation.
B
4”
Attach Camera to Mounting Adaptor
An adapter bracket, AM-517, is required.
1. Align the bracket's screw slots with mounting holes on the AM-51A.
2. Secure the bracket to AM-51A using 2 pan head M2.6 screws.
/”
6
11 1
B
A
4
4 11/
/”
”
16
6
11 1
C
A
/”
6
11 1
4
4”
3. Align the camera's screw slots
with the C holes.
4. Use the included M2.6 screws
to secure camera to bracket.
A- t
le ou
Cab
B
A
4
B
B
4”
4”
A- t
le ou
Cab
/”
6
11 1
4
”
16
4 11/
A
B
C
Ceiling Mount Installation
Install the Pendant Pipe
Below is a sample procedure
using a pendant pipe:
1.Determine a hard surface ceiling location, and use the four
mounting holes on the pendant
head to mark the positions
where holes will be drilled to
secure the pendant head. Note
that screws are user-supplied
and they should be at least
11mm long.
AM-114
473 mm
1
AM-117
2.Route cables through the pendant pipe and the pendant
head.
47mm
AM-51A
178 mm
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Install to the Ceiling
1.Drill pilot holes into the ceiling. Then hammer four anchors into the holes.
2.Secure the pendant head to the ceiling using four screws.
3.Connect the two white header connectors to the J6 and J7 connectors.
4.Connect the Ethernet cable to the RJ-45 socket.
5.You will find a desiccant bag attached to the camera. Replace the desiccant bag included in
the camera with the one shipped within the accessory bag.
6.Attach the dome cover to the camera.
7.Route cables through a 3/4” conduit from the pendant head.
2
AM-114
7
1
30~100cm
AM-116
AM-519
5
6
3
Header (J6)
Header (J7)
4
NOTE:
Arrange the cables neatly to avoid getting in the way when the dome cover is attached.
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Wall Mount Bracket Installation
Below is a sample procedure using a wall mount bracket and a pendant pipe:
1.Determine a hard surface ceiling location. Use the four mounting holes on the wall mount
bracket to mark the positions where holes will be drilled to secure the bracket and routing
cables. Note that screws are user-supplied and they should be at least 11mm long.
2.Feed cables through the bracket.
3.Install the pendant pipe.
4.Install the camera to the mounting adapter. See Attach Camera to Mounting Adapter on the
previous page.
5.Install the mounting adapter to pendant pipe.
6.Tighten the connection using the included hex wrench.
1
6
2
3
AM-116
AM-212
5
AM-51A
4
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7.Install the speed dome camera next to the fisheye, with their lens positioned at approximately
the same height. For details about speed dome installation, please refer to its documentation.
8.Connect all cabling, including the IO cables to J6 and J7, and the Ethernet cable to RJ-45
connector.
9.Install the dome cover.
30~10
0cm
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Network Deployment
Setting up the Network Camera over the Internet
There are several ways to set up the Network Camera over the Internet. The first way is to set
up the Network Camera behind a router. The second way is to utilize a static IP. The third way is
to use PPPoE.
Internet connection via a router
Before enabling the access to the Network Camera over the Internet, make sure you have a
router and follow the steps below.
1. Connect your Network Camera behind a router, the Internet environment is illustrated below.
Regarding how to obtain your IP address, please refer to Software Installation on page 30 for
details.
WAN (Wide Area Network )
Internet
Router IP address : from ISP
POWER
COLLISION
1
2
3
4
5
IP address : 192.168.0.3
Subnet mask : 255.255.255.0
Default router : 192.168.0.1
LINK
RECEIVE
PARTITION
LAN (Local Area Network)
Router IP address : 192.168.0.1
Cable or DSL Modem
IP address : 192.168.0.2
Subnet mask : 255.255.255.0
Default router : 192.168.0.1
2. In this case, if the Local Area Network (LAN) IP address of your Network Camera is
192.168.0.3, please forward the following ports for the Network Camera on the router.
■ Secondary HTTP port: 8080
■ RTSP port: 554
■ RTP port for audio: 5558
■ RTCP port for audio: 5559
■ RTP port for video: 5556
■ RTCP port for video: 5557
If you have changed the port numbers on the Network page, please open the ports
accordingly on your router. For information on how to forward ports on the router, please refer
to your router’s user’s manual.
3. Find out the public IP address of your router provided by your ISP (Internet Service Provider).
Use the public IP and the secondary HTTP port to access the Network Camera from the
Internet. Please refer to Network Type on page 78 for details.
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For example, your router and IP settings may look like this:
Device
IP Address: internal
IP Address: External Port (Mapped port on the
port
router)
Public IP of router 122.146.57.120
LAN IP of router
192.168.2.1
Camera 1
192.168.2.10:80
122.146.57.120:8000
Camera 2
192.168.2.11:80
122.146.57.120:8001
...
...
...
Configure the router, virtual server or firewall, so that the router can forward any data coming
into a preconfigured port number to a network camera on the private network, and allow data
from the camera to be transmitted to the outside of the network over the same path.
From
Forward to
122.146.57.120:8000 192.168.2.10:80
122.146.57.120:8001 192.168.2.11:80
...
...
When properly configured, you can access a camera behind the router using the HTTP request
as follows: http://122.146.57.120:8000
If you change the port numbers on the Network configuration page, please open the ports accordingly on your router. For example, you can open a management session with your router to
configure access through the router to the camera within your local network. Please consult your
network administrator for router configuration if you have troubles with the configuration.
For more information with network configuration options (such as that of streaming ports),
please refer to Configuration > Network Settings. VIVOTEK also provides the automatic port forwarding feature as an NAT traversal function with the precondition that your router must support
the UPnP port forwarding feature.
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Internet connection with static IP
Choose this connection type if you are required to use a static IP for the Network Camera.
Please refer to LAN configuration on page 78 for details.
Internet connection via PPPoE (Point-to-Point over Ethernet)
Choose this connection type if you are connected to the Internet via a DSL Line. Please refer to
PPPoE on page 99 for details.
Set up the Network Camera through Power over Ethernet (PoE)
When using a PoE-enabled switch
The Network Camera is PoE-compliant, allowing transmission of power and data via a single
Ethernet cable. Follow the below illustration to connect the Network Camera to a PoE-enabled
switch via an Ethernet cable.
NOTE:
1. The camera is only to be connected to PoE networks
without routing to outside plants.
2. For PoE connection, use only UL listed I.T.E. with
PoE output.
POWER
COLLISION
1
2
3
4
LINK
RECEIVE
PARTITION
5
Power + Data Transmission
PoE Switch
When using a non-PoE switch
If your switch/router does not support PoE, use a PoE power injector (optional) to connect
between the Network Camera and a non-PoE switch.
PoE Power Injector
(optional)
POWER
COLLISION
1
2
3
4
5
LINK
RECEIVE
PARTITION
Non-PoE Switch
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General Connection (without PoE)
1.If you have external DI devices, make the connection from general I/O terminal block.
2. Ethernet, power and IO cables are user-supplied.
3.Connect DC power cord to a DC Adapter, and then to a power outlet.
POWER
COLLISION
1
2
3
4
5
LINK
RECEIVE
PARTITION
1
3
+3V3
DO
D1
GND
+3V3 : Power, 3.3V DC
DO : Digital Output
DI : Digital Input
GND : Ground
General I/O Terminal Block
2
Power Cord Socket (Black)
Microphone In (Pink)
Audio Out (Green)
NOTE:
The power adapter should comply with L.P.S.
regulations featuring O/P: 12V DC, 1.5A min.
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Software Installation
Installation Wizard 2 (IW2), free-bundled software included on the product CD, helps you set up
your Network Camera on the LAN.
1. Install IW2 under the Software Utility directory from the software CD.
Double click the IW2 shortcut on your desktop to launch the program.
IW2
Installation
Wizard 2
2. The program will conduct an analysis of your network environment.
After your network environment is analyzed, please click Next to continue the program.
3. The program will search for all VIVOTEK network devices on the same LAN.
4. After a brief search, the main installer window will pop up. Double-click on the MAC address
that matches the one printed on the camera label or the S/N number on the package box label
to open a browser management session with the Network Camera.
Network Camera
Model No: SF8174V
MAC: 0002D1083236
00-02-D1-08-32-36
192.168.5.109
0002D1083236
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to
the following two conditions:
(1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference
that may cause undesired operation.
Pat. 6,930,709
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Made in Taiwan
SF8174V
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Ready to Use
1. A browser session with the Network Camera should prompt as shown below.
2. You should be able to see live video from your camera. You may also install the 32-channel
recording software from the software CD in a deployment consisting of multiple cameras. For
its installation details, please refer to its related documents.
NOTE:
If you encounter problems with displaying live view or the onscreen plug-in control, you may try
to remove the plug-ins that might have been installed on your computer. Remove the following
folder: C:\Program Files (x86)\Camera Stream Controller\.
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Accessing the Network Camera
This chapter explains how to access the Network Camera through web browsers, RTSP players,
3GPP-compatible mobile devices, and VIVOTEK recording software.
Using Web Browsers
IMPORTANT:
• Currently the Network Camera utilizes 32-bit ActiveX plugin. You CAN NOT open a
management/view session with the camera using a 64-bit IE browser.
• If you encounter this problem, try execute the Iexplore.exe program from C:\Windows\
SysWOW64. A 32-bit version of IE browser will be installed.
• On Windows 7, the 32-bit explorer browser can be accessed from here: C:\Program Files
(x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
Use Installation Wizard 2 (IW2) to access to the Network Cameras on the LAN.
If your network environment is not a LAN, follow these steps to access the Netwotk Camera:
1. Launch your web browser (e.g., Microsoft® Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Netscape).
2. Enter the IP address of the Network Camera in the address field. Press Enter.
3. The live video will be displayed in your web browser.
4. If it is the first time installing the VIVOTEK network camera, an information bar will prompt as
shown below. Follow the instructions to install the required plug-in on your computer.
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NOTE:
For Mozilla Firefox users, your browser will use Quick Time to stream live video. If you do not
have Quick Time on your computer, please download Quick Time from Apple Inc's website, and
then launch your web browser.
Tips:
• The onscreen Java control can malfunction under the following situations:
A PC connects to different cameras that are using the same IP address (or the same camera
running different firmware versions). Removing your browser cookies will solve this problem.
• In the event of plug-in compatibility issues, you may try to uninstall the plug-in that was previously installed.
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NOTE:
1. By default, your Network Camera is not password-protected. To prevent unauthorized access,
it is highly recommended to configure a password for your camera later. For more information
about how to enable password protection, please refer to Security on page 97.
2. If you see a dialogue box indicating that your security settings prohibit running ActiveX
Controls®, please enable ActiveX Controls for your browser.
To enable the ActiveX® Controls for your browser:
2-1. Choose Tools > Internet Options >
Security > Custom Level.
2-2. Look for Download signed ActiveX®
controls; select Enable or Prompt. Click OK.
2-3. Refresh your web browser, then install the ActiveX® control. Follow the instructions to
complete installation.
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Using RTSP Players
To view the H.264/MPEG-4 streaming media using RTSP players, you can use one of the
following players that support RTSP streaming.
Quick Time Player
VLC Player
1. Launch the RTSP player.
2. Choose File > Open URL. A URL dialog box will prompt.
3. The address format is rtsp://<ip address>:<rtsp port>/<RTSP streaming access name for
stream1 to stream4>
As most ISPs and players only allow RTSP streaming through port number 554, please set the
RTSP port to 554. For more information, please refer to RTSP Streaming on page 87.
For example:
rtsp://192.168.5.151:554/live.sdp
4. The live video will be displayed in your player. For more information on how to configure the
RTSP access name, please refer to RTSP Streaming on page 87 for details.
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The RTSP players will show the original circular-shape image. You can access the Regional
views via the ST7501 or VAST software. See page 88 for an example.
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Using 3GPP-compatible Mobile Devices
To view the streaming media through 3GPP-compatible mobile devices, make sure the Network
Camera can be accessed over the Internet. For more information on how to set up the Network
Camera over the Internet, please refer to Setup the Network Camera over the Internet on page
26.
To utilize this feature, please check the following settings on your Network Camera:
1. Because most players on 3GPP mobile phones do not support RTSP authentication, make
sure the authentication mode of RTSP streaming is set to disable.
For more information, please refer to RTSP Streaming on page 87.
2. As the the bandwidth on 3G networks is limited, you will not be able to use a large video size.
Please set the video and audio streaming parameters as listed below.
For more information, please refer to Stream settings on page 73.
Video Mode
Frame size
Maximum frame rate
Intra frame period
Video quality (Constant bit rate)
Audio type (GSM-AMR)
MPEG-4
176 x 144
5 fps
1S
40kbps
12.2kbps
3. As most ISPs and players only allow RTSP streaming through port number 554, please set
the RTSP port to 554. For more information, please refer to RTSP Streaming on page 87.
4. Launch the player on the 3GPP-compatible mobile devices (e.g., Real Player).
5. Type the following URL commands in the URL field.
The address format is rtsp://<public ip address of your camera>:<rtsp port>/<RTSP streaming
access name for stream 3>.
For example:
rtsp://192.168.5.151:554/live.sdp
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Using VIVOTEK Recording Software
The product software CD also contains recording software, allowing simultaneous monitoring
and video recording for multiple Network Cameras. Please install the recording software; then
launch the program to add the Network Camera to the Channel list. For detailed information
about how to use the recording software, please refer to the user’s manual of the software or
download it from http://www.vivotek.com.
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Main Page
This chapter explains the screen elements on the main page. It is composed of the following
sections: VIVOTEK INC. Logo, Host Name, Camera Control Area, Configuration Area, and Live
Video Window.
VIVOTEK logo
Resize Buttons
Configuration
Area
Host name
Camera Control
Panel
Live View window
VIVOTEK INC. Logo
Click this logo to visit the VIVOTEK website.
Host Name
The host name can be customized to fit your needs. For more information, please refer to System > General
Settings on page 52.
Camera Control Area
Display mode: This is a brand new configuration menu exclusively designed for Fisheye cameras. Due
to the fisheye lens’ wide coverage of 180º hemispheric and 360º panoramic views and to manipulate the
details within, the following display modes are provided:
1O - One Original fisheye view.
1P - One Panoramic view
1R - One Regional view
1P2R - One Panoramic and two Regional views (Wall mount)
2P - Two Panoramic views
1P3R - One Panoramic and three Regional views (Wall mount)
1O3R - One Original and three Regional views
4R - Four Regional views
4R PRO - Four Regional views interactively displayed when the field
of view changes in any of the views
1O8R - One Original and eight Regional views
* Most display modes are available in the Ceiling mount type.
* See following discussions for detailed explanation of these modes. If
selected, the Wall mount type provides another two distinctive modes.
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1O (Original) Display mode:
When mounted on a ceiling, the fisheye camera can
cover an approximately 50 m² of surveillance area (hung
at a height of approximately 3 meters), while still keeping
details in videos with recognizable facial features of
people trafficking through the area.
1O View (Original View)
180° Hemispheric
The 1O view is especially adequate for taking an overview glimpse of surveillance area with a ceiling mount
camera.
1P (Single Panoramic) Display mode:
With image correction firmware algorithms, the hemispheric image is transformed into a rectilinear stripe
in the 1P display mode. Viewers can use the PTZ panel or simply use mouse control to quickly move
through the 360º panoramic view. (Mouse control on the Panoramic view is available with the Ceiling
mount type.)
Note that the 1P view is apt for an overview, the Zoom in/out function does not apply in this mode.
Swipe to scroll horizontally
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1R (Single Regional) Display mode:
The 1R mode provides access to one image section within the hemisphere. You can zoom in or out
(using the mouse wheel or PTZ panel) or travel to other areas in the hemisphere using mouse clicks and
swipes. A single click on a particular object can bring the object to the center of your view window. Click
and hold down the left mouse button, and you can swipe the view both horizontally and vertically.
1R View (Single Regional View)
Zoom In
Zoom Out
Zoom in/out
&
all-directional
navigation control
2P (Dual Panoramic View) Display mode:
Similar to 1P, the 2P display mode provides simultaneous access to both the left and right sections of a
hemisphere. Both panoramic views are corrected into a more viewable dewarped image. Viewers can
use a mouse click and swipe to quickly scroll horizontally through the surveillance area.
* Note that the dividing line falls approximately on the center of the VIVOTEK logo.
2P View (Panoramic View)
Right hemi
Left hemi
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1O3R (One Original & Three Regional) Display mode:
The 1O3R mode provides access to multiple live view sections within the hemisphere and the reference
to their relative positions on an Original circular view. The FOV indicators (#1 ~ #3) interact with your
current operation as you may zoom in/out or move the live view window to a different place.
You can zoom in or out or travel to other areas within the hemisphere using identical methods as
previously described in the 1R mode.
You can also change the locations of Regional views by dragging the FOV indicators on the "Original"
circular view.
1O3R (Original & Regional) Mode Screen Control
R
O
Interactive
regional FOV indicators
1
Zoom In
Zoom Out
3
2
Current screen selection
R
R
Pan or tilt
Click to bring into
center of view
Tips:
In a Regional view displaying 100% of video feed (via the Resize buttons - see page 44), your
mouse wheel can be used to scroll the view window vertically before you click on a live image.
After you click on the live image, the mouse wheel becomes the zoom in/out tool.
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4R (Four Regional) Display mode:
The view control and look and feel are identical to that as described in the 1O3R mode except the
absence of the Original circular view.
4R PRO (Four Regional Proactive) Display mode:
The 4R PRO mode is similar to the 4R mode except that the quad view windows consecutively rotate in
correspondence to the change of view area in one window. Note that zoom in/out and tilt control is not
available in this mode.
1O8R (One Original and Eight Regional) Display mode:
The view control and look and feel are identical to that as described in the 1O3R mode.
Note that if you change the position of a view in hemisphere, e.g., #3 window, you may lose the
configuration change by switching to another display mode. The live view window does not automatically
save your view section layout.
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1P3R (One Panoramic and Three Regional) Display mode:
These two modes are only available with the Wall Mount type! The Mount type configuration is found in
Configuration > Media > Image > General Settings. Please refer to page 62 for details.
The view control in these two modes is identical to that as described in the 1O3R mode.
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Video Stream: This Network Camera supports multiple streams (stream #1 ~ #3) simultaneously. You
can select any one of them for live viewing. For more information about multiple streams, please refer to
page 73 for detailed information.
Manual Trigger: Click to manually enable or disable an event trigger. Please configure an event setting
before enabling this function. A total of 3 or 4 event settings can be configured. For more information
about event setting, please refer to page 113. If you want to hide this item on the homepage, please go
to the System > Homepage Layout > General settings > Customized button to deselect the “show
manual trigger button” checkbox.
Digital Output: Click to turn the digital output device on or off.
PTZ Control Panel:
Up
Return to Home Position
Right
Left
Down
Zoom In
Zoom Out
Start to Auto Pano
Rotate
Stop Auto Pano
Pano.: Click this button to start the automated circular rotation through a regional view (360° continuous
rotation). Note that this function does not apply in a Panoramic view because a Panoramic view already
shows the full coverage.
Stop: Click this button to stop the Auto Pano and Auto Rotate functions.
Rotate: This allows the current regional view to move from one preset position to another in a
consecutive order.
Pan speed
Tilt speed
Zoom speed
Rotate speed
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Pan /Tilt /Zoom /Panoramic/Rotate speed: Adjust the speed of these controls when exerted:
Configuration Area
Client Settings: Click this button to access the client setting page. For more information, please refer to
Client Settings on page 49.
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Configuration: Click this button to access more of the configuration options provided with the Network
Camera. It is suggested that a password is applied to the Network Camera so that only the administrator
can configure the Network Camera. For more information, please refer to the description for the
Configuration menus on page 51.
Language: Click this button to choose a language for the user interface. Language options are available
in: English, Deutsch, Español, Français, Italiano, 日本語, Português, 簡体中文, and 繁體中文. You can
also change a language on the Configuration page; please refer to page 51.
Hide Button
You can click the hide button to hide the control panel or display the control panel.
Resize Buttons
:
Click the Auto button, the video cell will resize automatically to fit the monitor.
Click 100% is to display the original homepage size.
Click 50% is to resize the homepage to 50% of its original size.
Click 25% is to resize the homepage to 25% of its original size.
Live Video Window
■ The following window is displayed when the video mode is set to H.264 / MPEG-4:
H.264/MPEG-4 Protocol and Media Options
Video Title
Title and Time
Video (TPC-AV)
Time
Video 13:59:05 2012/07/04
Video 13:59:05 2012/07/04
Video and Audio Control Buttons
Video Title: The video title can be configured. For more information, please refer to Video settings on
page 73.
H.264 / MPEG-4 Protocol and Media Options: The transmission protocol (TCP or UDP, etc.)and media
options for H.264 / MPEG-4 video streaming. For further configuration, please refer to Client Settings on
page 49.
Time: Display the current time. For further configuration, please refer to Media > Image > Genral settings
on page 62.
Title and Time: The video title and time can be stamped on the streaming video. For further configuration,
please refer to Media > Image > Genral settings on page 62.
Video and Audio Control Buttons: Depending on the Network Camera model and Network Camera
configuration, some buttons may not be available.
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Snapshot: Click this button to capture and save still images. The captured images will be displayed
in a pop-up window. Right-click the image and choose Save Picture As to save it in JPEG (*.jpg) or BMP
(*.bmp) format.
Pause: Pause the transmission of the streaming media. The button becomes the
after clicking the Pause button.
Stop: Stop the transmission of the streaming media. Click the
transmission.
Resume button
Resume button to continue
Start MP4 Recording: Click this button to record video clips in MP4 file format to your computer.
Stop MP4 Recording button to end recording. When you exit the web browser, video
Press the
recording stops accordingly. To specify the storage destination and file name, please refer to MP4 Saving
Options on page 50 for details.
Volume: When the
local computer.
Mute function is not activated, move the slider bar to adjust the volume on the
Mute: Turn off the volume on the local computer. The button becomes the
clicking the Mute button.
Audio On button after
Talk: Click this button to talk to people around the Network Camera. Audio will project from
again to end talking
the external speaker connected to the Network Camera. Click this button
transmission.
Mic Volume: When the
Mute function is not activated, move the slider bar to adjust the
microphone volume on the local computer. Note that inernal microphone is mounted on the dome cover.
Mute: Turn off the
Mic volume on the local computer. The button becomes the
after clicking the Mute button.
Mic On button
Full Screen: Click this button to switch to full screen mode. Press the “Esc” key to switch back to normal
mode.
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■ The following window is displayed when the video mode is set to MJPEG:
Video Title
Title and Time
Video (HTTP-V)
2011/03/10 17:08:56
Time
Video 17:08:56 2011/03/10
Video Control Buttons
Video Title: The video title can be configured. For more information, please refer to Media > Image on
page 62.
Time: Display the current time. For more information, please refer to Media > Image on page 62.
Title and Time: Video title and time can be stamped on the streaming video. For more information, please
refer to Media > Image on page 62.
Video Control Buttons: Depending on the camera model and your current configuration, some buttons
may not be available.
Snapshot: Click this button to capture and save still images. The captured images will be displayed
in a pop-up window. Right-click the image and choose Save Picture As to save it in JPEG (*.jpg) or BMP
(*.bmp) format.
Start MP4 Recording: Click this button to record video clips in MP4 file format to your computer.
Stop MP4 Recording button to end recording. When you exit the web browser, video
Press the
recording stops accordingly. To specify the storage destination and file name, please refer to MP4 Saving
Options on page 50 for details.
Full Screen: Click this button to switch to full screen mode. Press the “Esc” key to switch back to normal
mode.
Please refer to page 110 for PTZ settings.
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NOTE:
180° Hemisphere
Field of View
1.Edges of a fisheye circular view will be slightly cropped because the fisheye lens FOV is
actually larger than the sensor can take.
2.The camera lens’ angle of view is larger than 180°. Therefore, the camera’s circular view is
actually larger than a 180° hemisphere.
3.When using the dewarped modes, e.g., the Regional and Panoramic views, the firmware will
not capture the far edges of the FOV which extends beyond the 180° hemisphere.
Tips:
1. The onscreen Java control can malfunction under the following situations: A PC connects to
different cameras that are using the same IP address (or the same camera running different
firmware versions). Removing your browser cookies will solve this problem.
2. If you encounter problems with displaying the configuration menus or UI items, try disable
the Compatibility View on IE8 or IE9.
You may also press the F12 key to open the developer tools utility, and then change the
Browser Mode to the genuine IE8 or IE9 mode.
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Client Settings
This chapter explains how to select the stream transmission mode and saving options on the
local computer. When completed with the settings on this page, click Save on the page bottom
to enable the settings.
H.264 / MPEG-4 Media Options
H.264/MPEG-4 Media Options
Select to stream video or audio data or both. This is enabled only when the video mode is set to H.264 or
MPEG-4.
H.264 / MPEG-4 Protocol Options
H.264/MPEG-4 Protocol Options
Depending on your network environment, there are four options with the transmission protocols with
H.264 or MPEG-4 streaming:
UDP unicast: This protocol allows for more real-time audio and video streams. However, network
packets may be lost due to network burst traffic and images may be broken. Activate UDP connection
when occasions require time-sensitive responses and the video quality is less important. Note that each
unicast client connecting to the server takes up additional bandwidth and the Network Camera allows up
to ten simultaneous accesses.
UDP multicast: This protocol allows multicast-enabled routers to forward network packets to all clients
requesting streaming media. This helps to reduce the network transmission load of the Network Camera
while serving multiple clients at the same time. Note that to utilize this feature, the Network Camera must
be configured to enable multicast streaming at the same time. For more information, please refer to
RTSP Streaming on page 87.
TCP: This protocol guarantees the complete delivery of streaming data and thus provides better video
quality. The downside of this protocol is that its real-time effect is not as good as that of using the UDP
protocol.
HTTP: This protocol allows the same quality as TCP protocol without needing to open specific ports for
streaming under some network environments. Users behind a firewall can utilize this protocol to allow
camera’s streaming data to pass through.
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Two way audio
Select one of the checkboxes to configure the two way audio into the half- or full-duplex mode.
MP4 Saving Options
Users can record live video as they are watching it by clicking the
“Start MP4 Recording” button on
the main page. Here, you can specify the storage destination and file name.
Folder: Specify a storage destination for the recorded video files.
File name prefix: Enter the text that will be appended to the front of the video file name.
Add date and time suffix to the file name: Select this option to append the date and time to the end of the
file name.
CLIP_20110328-180853
File name prefix Date and time suffix
The format is: YYYYMMDD_HHMMSS
Local streaming buffer time
Due to possible occurrences of unsteady network transmission, live streaming may lag and not be very
smoothly. If you enable this option, the live streaming will be stored on the client PC’s cache memory
for a few seconds before being played on the client computer’s live view window. This helps produce
a smoothlier live streaming. If you enter a vlue of 3,000 milliseconds, the streaming will delay for 3
seconds.
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Configuration
Click Configuration on the main page to enter the camera setting pages. Note that only
Administrators can access the configuration page.
VIVOTEK provides an easy-to-use user interface that helps you set up your network camera
with minimal effort. In order to simplify the user interface, detailed information will be hidden
unless you click on the function item. When you click on the first sub-item, the detailed
information for the first sub-item will be displayed; when you click on the second sub-item, the
detailed information for the second sub-item will be displayed and that of the first sub-item will
be hidden.
The following is the interface of the main page:
Navigation Area
Configuration List
Firmware Version
Each function on the configuration list will be explained in the following sections.
The Navigation Area provides access to all different views from the Home page (for live viewing),
Configuration page, and multi-language selection.
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System > General settings
This section explains how to configure the basic settings for the Network Camera, such as the
host name and system time. It is composed of the following two columns: System and System
Time.
System
Host name: Enter a desired name for the Network Camera. The name will be displayed at the top center
of the main page.
Turn off the LED indicator: Click to disable the onboard LEDs.
System time
Time zone : Select the appropriate time zone from the list. If you want to upload Daylight Savings Time
rules, please refer to System > Maintenance > Import/ Export files on page 59 for details.
Keep current date and time: Select this option to preserve the current date and time of the Network
Camera. The Network Camera’s internal real-time clock maintains the date and time even when the
power of the system is turned off.
Synchronize with computer time: Select this option to synchronize the date and time of the Network
Camera with the local computer. The read-only date and time of the PC is displayed as updated.
Manual: The administrator can enter the date and time manually. Note that the date and time format are
[yyyy/mm/dd] and [hh:mm:ss].
Automatic: The Network Time Protocol is a protocol which synchronizes computer clocks by periodically
querying an NTP Server.
NTP server: Assign the IP address or domain name of the time-server. Leaving the text box blank
connects the Network Camera to the default time servers.
Update interval: Select to update the time using the NTP server on an hourly, daily, weekly, or monthly
basis.
When finished with the settings on this page, click Save at the bottom of the page to enable the settings.
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System > Homepage layout
This section explains how to set up your own customized homepage layout.
General settings
This column shows the settings of your hompage layout. You can manually select the background and
font colors in Theme Options (the second tab on this page). The settings will be displayed automatically
in this Preview field. The following shows the homepage using the default settings:
■ Hide Powered by VIVOTEK: If you check this item, it will be removed from the homepage.
Logo graph
Here you can change the logo at the top of your homepage.
Follow the steps below to upload a new logo:
1. Click Custom and the Browse field will appear.
2. Select a logo from your files.
3. Click Upload to replace the existing logo with a new one.
4. Enter a website link if necessary.
5. Click Save to enable the settings.
Customized button
If you want to hide the manual trigger buttons on the homepage, please uncheck this item. This item is
selected by default.
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Theme Options
Here you can change the color of your homepage layout. There are three types of preset patterns for you
to choose from. The new layout will simultaneously appear in the Preview filed. Click Save to enable the
settings.
Font Color of the
Video Title
Font Color
Background Color of the
Control Area
Font Color of the
Configuration Area
Background Color of the
Configuration Area
Preset patterns
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■ Follow the steps below to set up a custom homepage:
1. Click Custom on the left column.
2. Click to select a color on on the right column.
Color Selector
Custom
Pattern
3. The palette window will pop up as shown below.
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4. Drag the slider bar and click on the left square to select a desired color.
5. The selected color will be displayed in the corresponding fields and in the Preview column.
6. Click Save to enable the settings.
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System > Logs
This section explains how to configure the Network Camera to backup system log to a remote
server.
Log server settings
Follow the steps below to set up the remote log:
1. Select Enable remote log.
2. In the IP address text box, enter the IP address of the remote server.
2. In the port text box, enter the port number of the remote server.
3. When completed, click Save to enable the setting.
You can configure the Network Camera to send the system log file to a remote server as a log backup.
Before utilizing this feature, it is suggested that the user install a log-recording tool to receive system log
messages from the Network Camera. An example is Kiwi Syslog Daemon. Visit http://www.kiwisyslog.
com/kiwi-syslog-daemon-overview/.
System log
This column displays the system log in chronological order. The system log is stored in the Network
Camera’s buffer and dated events will be overwritten when the number of events reaches a limit.
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Access log
Access log displays the access time and IP address of all viewers (including operators and
administrators) in a chronological order. The access log is stored in the Network Camera’s buffer and
older events will be overwritten when the number of events reaches a limit.
System > Parameters
The View Parameters page lists the entire system’s parameters in an alphabetical order. If you
need technical assistance, use a text-editor program to copy and save the parameters listed on
this page. Send the parameter text file to VIVOTEK’s technical support.
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System > Maintenance
This chapter explains how to restore the Network Camera to factory default, upgrade firmware
version, etc.
General settings > Upgrade firmware
This feature allows you to upgrade the firmware of your Network Camera. It takes a few minutes to
complete the process.
Note: Do not power off the Network Camera during the upgrade!
Follow the steps below to upgrade the firmware:
1. Download the latest firmware file from the VIVOTEK website. The file is in .pkg file format.
2. Click Browse… and specify the firmware file.
3. Click Upgrade. The Network Camera starts to upgrade and will reboot automatically when the upgrade
completes.
If the upgrade is successful, you will see “Reboot system now!! This connection will close”. After that, reaccess the Network Camera.
The following message is displayed when the upgrade has succeeded.
Reboot system now!!
This connection will close.
The following message is displayed when you have selected an incorrect firmware file.
Starting firmware upgrade...
Do not power down the server during the upgrade.
The server will restart automatically after the upgrade is
completed.
This will take about 1 - 5 minutes.
Wrong PKG file format
Unpack fail
General settings > Reboot
This feature allows you to reboot the Network Camera, which takes about one minute to complete. When
completed, the live video page will be displayed in your browser. The following message will be displayed
during the reboot process.
If the connection fails after rebooting, manually enter the IP address of the Network Camera in the
address field to resume the connection.
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General settings > Restore
This feature allows you to restore the Network Camera to factory default settings.
Network: Select this option to retain the Network Type settings (please refer to Network Type on page
78).
Daylight Saving Time: Select this option to retain the Daylight Saving Time settings (please refer to
Import/Export files below on this page).
Custom Language: Select this option to retain the Custom Language settings.
VADP: Retain the VADP modules (3rd-party software stored on the SD card) and related settings.
If none of the options is selected, all settings will be restored to factory default. The following message is
displayed during the restoring process.
Import/Export files
This feature allows you to Export / Update daylight saving time rules, custom language file, and
configuration file.
Export daylight saving time configuration file: Click to set the start and end time of DST.
Follow the steps below to export:
1. In the Export files column, click Export to export the daylight saving time configuration file from the
Network Camera.
2. A file download dialog will pop up as shown below. Click Open to review the XML file or click Save to
store the file for editing.
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3. Open the file with Microsoft® Notepad and locate your time zone; set the start and end time of DST.
When completed, save the file.
In the example below, DST begins each year at 2:00 a.m. on the second Sunday in March and ends at
2:00 a.m. on the first Sunday in November.
Update daylight saving time rules: Click Browse… and specify the XML file to update.
If incorrect date and time are assigned, you will see the following warning message when uploading the
file to the Network Camera.
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The following message is displayed when attempting to upload an incorrect file format.
Export language file: Click to export language strings. VIVOTEK provides nine languages: English,
Deutsch, Español, Français, Italiano, 日本語, Português, 簡体中文, and 繁體中文.
Update custom language file: Click Browse… and specify your own custom language file to upload.
Export configuration file: Click to export all parameters for the device and user-defined scripts.
Export daylight saving time configuration file: Click Browse… to update a configuration file. Please
note that the model and firmware version of the device should be the same as the configuration file.
If you have set up a fixed IP or other special settings for your device, it is not suggested to update a
configuration file.
Export server staus report: Click to export the current server status report, such as time, logs,
parameters, process status, memory status, file system status, network status, kernel message..., and so
on.
Tips:
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If a firmware upgrade is accidentally disrupted, say, by a power outage, you still have a last resort
method to restore normal operation. See the following for how to bring the camera back to work:
Applicable scenario:
(1) Power disconnected during firmware upgrade.
(2) Unknown reason causing abnormal LED status, and a Restore cannot recover normal working
condition.
You can use the following methods to activate the camera with its backup firmware:
(1) Press and hold down the reset button for at least one minute.
(2) Power on the camera until the Red LED blinks rapidly.
(3) After boot up, the firmware should return to the previous version before the camera hanged. (The
procedure should take 5 to 10 minutes, longer than the normal boot-up process). When tthis
process is completed, the LED status should return to normal.
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Media > Image
This section explains how to configure the image settings of the Network Camera. It is
composed of the following tabbed windows: General settings, Image settings, Exposure, and
Privacy mask, and Pixel Calculator.
General settings
Video title: Enter a name that will be displayed on the title bar of the live video as well as the view cell on
the ST7501 and VAST recording software.
Show information in videos and snapshots: Enter a name that will be displayed on the title bar of the live
video as the picture shown below.
Video Title and Time
Video 17:08:56 2011/03/13
2011/03/13 17:08:56
Mount type: There are 3 Mount types - Ceiling, Wall, and Floor.
Ceiling: The Ceiling mount type automatically delivers upside-down images. The Ceiling mode
supports the following Display modes - 1O, 1P, 1R, 2P, 1O3R, 4R, 4R PRO, and 1O8R.
Wall: The Wall mount type applies to the monitoring of long, side-to-side surveillance areas, such
as when mounted on a wall facing a corridor. Different Mount types have different options with the
Display mode settings. For example, the 1P2R (1 Panoramic & 2 Regional) and 1P3R (1 Panoramic
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& 3 Regional) Display modes are only available when the “Wall“ Mount type is applied.
Floor: The Display modes with the Floor mount type are identical to those for the Ceiling mount
except that the images are not vertically flipped.
Position of timestamp and video title on image: Select to display time stamp and video title on the top or
at the bottom of the video stream.
Timestamp and video title font size: Select the font size for the time stamp and title.
Color: Select to display color or black/white video streams.
Power line frequency: Set the power line frequency consistent with local utility settings to eliminate image
flickering associated with fluorescent lights.
Video orientation: Flip - vertically reflect the display of the live video; Mirror - horizontally reflect the
display of the live video. Select both options if the Network Camera is installed upside-down (e.g., on the
ceiling) to correct the image orientation. Please note that the preset locations will be cleared after you
configure the flip/mirror option.
Day/Night Settings
This only provides a link to the Exposure window. See page 67 for details.
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Image settings
On this page, you can tune the White balance, Image adjustment and WDR enhanced parameters. You
can configure two sets of preferred settings: one for normal situations, the other for special situations,
such as day/night/schedule mode.
Pixel Calculator
Sensor Setting 1:
For normal situations
Sensor Setting 2:
For special
situations
White balance: Adjust the value for the best color temperature.
■ Auto: It will automatically adjust the color temperature of the light in response to different light sources.
You may follow the steps below to adjust the white balance to the best color temperature.
1. Set the White balance to Auto.
2. Place a sheet of white paper (or a color of a cool color temperature, such as blue) in front of the lens,
then allow the Network Camera to adjust the color temperature automatically.
3. Check the Off button on Fix current value to confirm the setting when the camera automatically
measured and adjusted the white balance.
■ Manual: This item allows users to manually input the R gain & B gain ratios.
Image Adjustment
■ Brightness: Adjust the image brightness level, which ranges from -5 to +5.
■ Contrast: Adjust the image contrast level, which ranges from -5 to +5.
■ Saturation: Adjust the image saturation level, which ranges from 0% to 100%. You can also select
Customize and manually enter a value.
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■ Sharpness: Adjust the image sharpness level, which ranges from 0% to 100%.
■ Gamma curve: Adjust the image sharpness level, which ranges from 0.45 to 1, from Detailed to
Contrast. You may let firmware Optimize your display or select the Manual mode, and pull the slide bar
pointer to change the preferred level of Gamma correction towards higher contrast or towards the higher
luminance for detailed expression for both dark and lighted areas of an image.
■ Enable low light compensation: Select this option in low light mode, and the values of sharpness and
brightness will change automatically. This function also benefits from an automated noise reduction
feature.
Enable WDR enhanced: This function allows users to identify more image details with an extreme
contrast from an object of interest with one shadowed side against a bright background, e.g., an entrance.
You may select the Enable WDR enhanced checkbox, and then adjust the strength (low, medium, high)
to reach the best image quality.
You can click on Restore to recall the original settings without incorporating the changes. When
completed with the settings on this page, click Save to enable the setting.
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If you want to configure another sensor setting for day/night/schedule mode, please click Profile to open
the Profile Settings page as shown below.
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Please follow the steps below to setup a profile:
1. Select the Enable and apply this profile checkbox.
2. Select the applied mode: Day mode, Night mode, or Schedule mode. Please manually enter a range of
time if you choose Schedule mode.
3. Configure the White balance and Image adjustment settings in the following columns. Please refer to the
previous page for detailed information.
4. Click Save to enable the settings and click Close to exit the page.
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Exposure
On this page, you can set the Exposure measurement window, Exposure level, Exposure mode,
Exposure time, Gain control, and Day/Night mode settings. You can configure two sets of Exposure
settings: one for normal situations, the other for special situations, such as the day/night/schedule mode.
Sensor Setting 1:
For normal situations
Sensor Setting 2:
For special situations
Measurement Window: This function allows users to set measurement window(s) for low light
compensation. For example, where low-light objects are posed against an extremely bright background.
You may want to exclude the bright sunlight shining through a building's corridor.
■ Full view: Calculate the full range of view and offer appropriate light compensation.
■ Custom: This option allows you to manually add customized windows as inclusive or exclusive regions.
A total of 10 windows can be configured. Please refer to the next page for detailed illustration.
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The inclusive window refers to the “weighed window“; the exclusive window refers to “ignored window“.
It adopts the weighed averages method to calculate the value. The inclusive windows have a higher
priority. You can overlap these windows, and, if you place an exclusive window within a larger inclusive
window, the exclusive part of the overlapped windows will be deducted from the inclusive window. An
exposure value will then be calculated out of the remaining of the inclusive window.
Include
Weighted region
Include
Exclude
Exclude
Ignored region
■ BLC (Back Light Compensation): This option will automatically add a “weighted region“ in the middle of
the window and give the necessary light compensation.
Exposure control:
■ Exposure level: You can manually set the Exposure level, which ranges from -2.0 to +2.0 (dark to
bright).
■ Flickerless: Under some circumstances when there is a difference between the video capture
frequency and local AC power frequency (NTSC or PAL), the mismatch causes color shifts or flickering
images. If the above mismatch occurs, select the Flickerless checkbox, and the range of Exposure
time (the shutter time) will be limited to a range in order to match the AC power frequency. See the
screen capture below.
You can click and drag the semi-circular pointers on the Exposure time and Gain control slide bars
to specify a range of shutter time and Gain control values within which the camera can automaticallly
tune to an optimal imaging result. For example, you may prefer a shorter shutter time to better capture
moving objects, while a faster shutter reduces light and needs to be compensated by electrical
brightness gains.
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Day/Night
Switch to B/W in night mode
Select this checkbox to enable the Network Camera to automatically switch to Black & White display
during the night mode.
Turn on external IR illuminator in night mode
If your camera is installed with an IR illuminator and the digital output signals are connected to it, you can
let system firmware turn on the supplementary illuminator during low-light conditions.
IR cut filter
With a removable IR-cut filter, this Network Camera can automatically remove the filter to let Infrared light
pass into the sensor during low light conditions.
■ Auto mode (The Day/Night Exposure Profile will not be available if Auto mode is selected)
The Network Camera automatically removes the filter by judging the level of ambient light.
■ Day mode
In day mode, the Network Camera switches on the IR cut filter at all times to block infrared light from
reaching the sensor so that the colors will not be distorted.
■ Night mode
In night mode, the Network Camera switches off the IR cut filter at all times for the sensor to accept
infrared light, thus helping to improve low light sensitivity.
■ Synchronize with digital input
The Network Camera automatically removes the IR cut filter when a digital input is triggered, for
example, when the camera is accompanied by an external IR light that comes with its own sensor and
provides a signal to the camera. Some camera housings come with such mechanism.
■ Schedule mode
The Network Camera switches between day mode and night mode based on a specified schedule.
Enter the start and end time for day mode. Note that the time format is [hh:mm] and is expressed in
24-hour clock time. By default, the start and end time of a day mode are set to 07:00 and 18:00.
Sensitivity
Tune the responsiveness of the IR filter to lighting conditions as Low, Normal, or High.
When completed with the settings on this page, click Save to enable the settings.
If you want to configure another sensor setting for a specific lighting condition in day/night/schedule
mode, please click Profile to open the Profile settings page as shown below.
Please follow the steps below to setup a profile:
1. Check Enable and apply this profile.
2. Select the applied mode: Day mode, Night mode, or Schedule mode. Please manually enter a range
of time through which you want the Schedule mode to apply.
3. Configure Exposure control settings in the folowing columns. Please refer to the previous page for
detailed information.
4. Click Save to enable the setting and click Close to exit the window.
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Privacy mask
Click Privacy Mask to open the settings page. On this page, you can block out certain sensitive zones to
address privacy concerns.
4x
■ To set the privacy mask windows, follow the steps below:
1. Click New to add a new window. A text box will appear allowing you to enter a name for the mask.
2. Use four mouse clicks to mark a square area, which is recommended to be at least twice the size of
the object (height and width) you want to cover.
3. Enter a Window Name and click Save to enable the setting.
4. Check Enable privacy mask to enable this function.
NOTE:
► Up to 5 privacy mask windows can be configured on the same screen.
► To delete a mask, use the red cross button and then click on the Save button.
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Pixel Calculator
Click the Add button at the lower screen to create a pixel calculator window. Place your cursor on the
window to move it to an area of your interest, and change the size of window to fit the area of interest.
Once they are drawn, the numbers of pixels on the sides of windows will appear. This allows you to
calculate if your current configuration fulfills a requirement, for instance, for recognizing the faces of
persons passing through a location. A facial recognition usually requires around 130 pixels per meter or
higher.
Pixel Calculator
The pixels thus calculated are listed at
the lower screen on a per-stream basis
depending on the frame size you configure
for each video stream.
1
2
Pixel Calculator
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Media > Video
FOV
The Field of View window allows you to select either the Fisheye mode or a 1080P Full HD mode.
The 1080P Full HD mode provides a dewarpped section (1920x1080 pixels) out of the 180 degrees
hemispheric view. The 1080P Full HD mode provides a higher frame rate of up to 30fps. It is as if using
the fisheye camera as a standard fixed dome camera with a wide view angle.
In the 1080P Full HD mode, regional and panoramic view modes will not be available. Also, changing the
FOV option will erase the motion detection, privacy mask, and preset postions you previously configured.
Below is a conceptual drawing showing the coverage of the 1080P Full HD mode.
Hemispheric
view
117°
1080P Full HD
window
180°
NOTE:
If the FOV 1080P mode is selected, the Local dewarp function will not be available.
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Media > Video
Stream settings
This Network Camera supports multiple streams with frame sizes ranging from 192 x 192 to 1920 x
1920.
Please follow the steps below to set up those settings for an individual stream:
1. Select a stream to configure its viewing region.
2. Choose a proper Frame Size from the drop-down list according to the size of monitored device.
3. Select the Maximum frame rate.
■ The parameters of the multiple streams:
Frame size
Stream 1
Stream 2
1920 x 1920 ~ 192 x 192 (Selectable)
Stream 3
1920 x 1920 ~ 192 x 192 (Selectable)
1920 x 1920 ~ 192 x 192 (Selectable)
To change the frame size, frame rate, and other related settings, click on video settings for a video
stream to its individual configuration panel.
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Click the stream item to display the detailed information.
This Network Camera offers real-time H.264, MPEG-4 and MJPEG compression standards (Triple
Codec) for real-time viewing.
If H.264 or MPEG-4 mode is selected, the video is streamed via RTSP protocol. There are several
parameters for you to adjust the video performance:
■ Frame size
You can set up different video resolutions for different viewing devices. For example, set a smaller
frame size and lower bit rate for remote viewing on mobile phones and a larger video size and a higher
bit rate for live viewing on web browsers. Note that a larger frame size takes up more bandwidth.
■ Maximum frame rate
This limits the maximum refresh frame rate per second. Set the frame rate higher for smoothlier video
quality.
Regardless of the power line frequency setting (60Hz or 50Hz), the frame rates are selectable at 1fps,
2fps, 3fps, 5fps, 8fps, 10fps, 12fps, and 15fps. You can also select Customize and manually enter a
value.
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■ Intra frame period
Determine how often to plant an I frame. The shorter the duration, the more likely you will get better
video quality, but at the cost of higher network bandwidth consumption. Select the intra frame period
from the following durations: 1/4 second, 1/2 second, 1 second, 2 seconds, 3 seconds, and 4 seconds.
■ Video quality
• Constant bit rate: A complex scene generally produces a larger file size, meaning that
higher bandwidth will be needed for data transmission. The bandwidth utilization is
configurable to match a selected level, resulting in mutable video quality performance.
The bit rates are selectable at the following rates: 20Kbps, 30Kbps, 40Kbps, 50Kbps, 64Kbps,
128Kbps, 256Kbps, 512Kbps, 768Kbps, 1Mbps, 2Mbps, 3Mbps, 4Mbps, 6Mbps, 8Mbps, and
16Mbps. You can also select Customize and manually enter a value up to 40Mbps.
- Target bit rate: select a bit rate from the pull-down menu. The bit rate ranges from 20kbps
to a maximum of 16Mbps. The bit rate then becomes the Average or Upper bound bit rate
number. The Network Camera will strive to deliver video streams around or within the bit
rate limitation you impose.
- Policy: If Frame Rate Priority is selected, the Network Camera will try to maintain
the frame rate per second performance, while the image quality will sometimes be
compromised. If Image quality priority is selected, the Network Camera might drop some
video frames in order to maintain image quality.
• Fixed quality: On the other hand, if Fixed quality is selected, all frames are transmitted
with the same quality; bandwidth utilization is therefore unpredictable. The video quality
can be adjusted to the following settings: Medium, Standard, Good, Detailed, and
Excellent. You can also select Customize and manually enter a value.
- Maximum bit rate: With the guaranteed image quality, you might still want to place a bit
rate limitation to control the size of video streams for bandwidth and storage concerns.
The configurable bit rate starts from 1Mbps to 40Mbps.
The Maximum bit rate setting in the Fixed quality configuration can ensure a reasonable
and limited use of network bandwidth. For example, in low light conditions where a Fixed
quality setting is applied, video packet sizes can tremendously increase when noises are
produced with electrical gain.
You may also manually enter a bit rate number by selecting the Customized option.
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If JPEG mode is selected, the Network Camera continuously sends JPEG images to the client, producing
a moving effect similar to a filmstrip. Every single JPEG image transmitted guarantees the same
image quality, which in turn comes at the expense of variable bandwidth usage. Because the media
contents are a combination of JPEG images, no audio data is transmitted to the client. There are three
parameters provided in MJPEG mode to control the video performance:
■ Frame size
You can set up different video resolution for different viewing devices. For example, set a smaller
frame size and lower bit rate for remote viewing on mobile phones and a larger video size and a higher
bit rate for live viewing on web browsers. Note that a larger frame size takes up more bandwidth.
■ Maximum frame rate
This limits the maximum refresh frame rate per second. Set the frame rate higher for smoother video
quality.
The frame rates are selectable at 1fps, 2fps, 3fps, 5fps, 8fps, 10fps, and 15fps. You can also select
Customize and manually enter a value. The frame rate will decrease if you select a higher resolution.
■ Video quality
Refer to the previous page setting an average or upper bound threshold for controlling the bandwidth
consumed for transmitting motion jpegs. The configuration method is identical to that for MPEG4 and
H.264.
NOTE:
► Video quality and fixed quality refers to the compression rate. If you select to enter a Customized value in
the Fixed quality menu, a lower value will produce higher quality.
► Converting high-quality video may significantly increase the CPU loading, and you may encounter
streaming disconnection or video loss while capturing a complicated scene. In the event of occurance,
we suggest you customize a lower video resolution or reduce the frame rate to obtain smooth video.
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Media > Audio
Audio Settings
Mute: Select this option to disable audio transmission from the Network Camera to all clients. Note that
if mute mode is turned on, no audio data will be transmitted even if audio transmission is enabled on the
Client Settings page. In that case, the following message is displayed:
Internal microphone input gain: Select the gain of the internal audio input according to ambient
conditions. Adjust the gain from -33dB (least) to 21dB (most).
External microphone input gain: Select the gain of the external audio input according to ambient
conditions. Adjust the gain from -33dB (least) to 21dB (most).
Audio type: Select audio codec AAC, GSM-AMR, or G.711 and the bit rate.
■ AAC provides good sound quality at the cost of higher bandwidth consumption. The bit rates are
selectable from: 16Kbps, 32Kbps, 48Kbps, 64Kbps, 96Kbps, and 128Kbps.
■ G.711 also provides good sound quality and requires about 64Kbps. Select pcmu (μ-Law) or pcma
(A-Law) mode.
■ G.726 is a speech codec standard covering voice transmission at rates of 16, 24, 32, and 40kbit/s.
When completed with the settings on this page, click Save to enable the settings.
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Network > General settings
This section explains how to configure a wired network connection for the Network Camera.
Network Type
LAN
Select this option when the Network Camera is deployed on a local area network (LAN) and is intended
to be accessed by local computers. The default setting for the Network Type is LAN. Rememer to click
Save when you complete the Network setting.
Get IP address automatically: Select this option to obtain an available dynamic IP address assigned by
the DHCP server each time the camera is connected to the LAN.
Use fixed IP address: Select this option to manually assign a static IP address to the Network Camera.
1. You can make use of VIVOTEK Installation Wizard 2 on the software CD to easily set up the Network
Camera on LAN. Please refer to Software Installation on page 30 for details.
2. Enter the Static IP, Subnet mask, Default router, and Primary DNS provided by your ISP.
Subnet mask: This is used to determine if the destination is in the same subnet. The default value is
“255.255.255.0”.
Default router: This is the gateway used to forward frames to destinations in a different subnet. Invalid
router setting will fail the transmission to destinations in different subnet.
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Primary DNS: The primary domain name server that translates hostnames into IP addresses.
Secondary DNS: Secondary domain name server that backups the Primary DNS.
Primary WINS server: The primary WINS server that maintains the database of computer name and IP
address.
Secondary WINS server: The secondary WINS server that maintains the database of computer name
and IP address.
Enable UPnP presentation: Select this option to enable UPnPTM presentation for your Network Camera
so that whenever a Network Camera is presented to the LAN, shortcuts of connected Network Cameras
will be listed in My Network Places. You can click the shortcut to link to the web browser. Currently,
UPnPTM is supported by Windows XP or later. Note that to utilize this feature, please make sure the
UPnPTM component is installed on your computer.
Mega-pixel Network Camera (192.168.5.151)
Enable UPnP port forwarding: To access the Network Camera from the Internet, select this option to
allow the Network Camera to open ports on the router automatically so that video streams can be sent
out from a LAN. To utilize of this feature, make sure that your router supports UPnPTM and it is activated.
PPPoE (Point-to-point over Ethernet)
Select this option to configure your Network Camera to make it accessible from anywhere as long as
there is an Internet connection. Note that to utilize this feature, it requires an account provided by your
ISP.
Follow the steps below to acquire your Network Camera’s public IP address.
1. Set up the Network Camera on the LAN.
2. Go to Configuration > Event > Event settings > Add server (please refer to Add server on page 118) to
add a new email or FTP server.
3. Go to Configuration > Event > Event settings > Add media (please refer to Add media on page 122).
Select System log so that you will receive the system log in TXT file format which contains the
Network Camera’s public IP address in your email or on the FTP server.
4. Go to Configuration > Network > General settings > Network type. Select PPPoE and enter the user
name and password provided by your ISP. Click Save to enable the setting.
5. The Network Camera will reboot.
6. Disconnect the power to the Network Camera; remove it from the LAN environment.
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NOTE:
► If the default ports are already used by other devices connected to the same router, the Network
Camera will select other ports for the Network Camera.
► If UPnP TM is not supported by your router, you will see the following message:
Error: Router does not support UPnP port forwarding.
► Below are steps to enable the UPnP TM user interface on your computer:
Note that you must log on to the computer as a system administrator to install the UPnP TM
components.
1. Go to Start, click Control Panel, then click Add or Remove Programs.
2. In the Add or Remove Programs dialog box, click Add/Remove Windows Components.
3. In the Windows Components Wizard dialog box, select Networking Services and click Details.
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4. In the Networking Services dialog box, select Universal Plug and Play and click OK.
5. Click Next in the following window.
6. Click Finish. UPnP TM is enabled.
► How does UPnP TM work?
UPnP TM networking technology provides automatic IP configuration and dynamic discovery of devices
added to a network. Services and capabilities offered by networked devices, such as printing and file
sharing, are available among each other without the need for cumbersome network configuration. In
the case of Network Cameras, you will see Network Camera shortcuts under My Network Places.
► Enabling UPnP port forwarding allows the Network Camera to open a secondary HTTP port on the
router-not HTTP port-meaning that you have to add the secondary HTTP port number to the Network
Camera’s public address in order to access the Network Camera from the Internet. For example,
when the HTTP port is set to 80 and the secondary HTTP port is set to 8080, refer to the list below for
the Network Camera’s IP address.
From the Internet
http://203.67.124.123:8080
In LAN
http://192.168.4.160 or
http://192.168.4.160:8080
► If the PPPoE settings are incorrectly configured or the Internet access is not working, restore the
Network Camera to factory default; please refer to Restore on page 59 for details. After the Network
Camera is reset to factory default, it will be accessible on the LAN.
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Enable IPv6
Select this option and click Save to enable IPv6 settings.
Please note that this only works if your network environment and hardware equipment support IPv6. The
browser should be Microsoft® Internet Explorer 6.5, Mozilla Firefox 3.0 or above.
When IPv6 is enabled, by default, the network camera will listen to router advertisements and be
assigned with a link-local IPv6 address accordingly.
IPv6 Information: Click this button to obtain the IPv6 information as shown below.
If your IPv6 settings are successful, the IPv6 address list will be listed in the pop-up window. The IPv6
address will be displayed as follows:
Refers to Ethernet
Link-global IPv6 address/network mask
Link-local IPv6 address/network mask
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Please follow the steps below to link to an IPv6 address:
1. Open your web browser.
2. Enter the link-global or link-local IPv6 address in the address bar of your web browser.
3. The format should be:
http://[2001:0c08:2500:0002:0202:d1ff:fe04:65f4]/
IPv6 address
4. Press Enter on the keyboard or click Refresh button to refresh the webpage.
For example:
NOTE:
► If you have a Secondary HTTP port (the default value is 8080), you can also link to the webpage in
the following address format: (Please refer to HTTP streaming on page 86 for detailed information.)
http://[2001:0c08:2500:0002:0202:d1ff:fe04:65f4]/:8080
IPv6 address
Secondary HTTP port
► If you choose PPPoE as the Network Type, the [PPP0 address] will be displayed in the IPv6
information column as shown below.
Manually setup the IP address: Select this option to manually set up IPv6 settings if your network
environment does not have DHCPv6 server and router advertisements-enabled routers.
If you check this item, the following blanks will be displayed for you to enter the corresponding
information:
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Port
HTTPS port: By default, the HTTPS port is set to 443. It can also be assigned to another port number
between 1025 and 65535.
Two way audio port: By default, the two way audio port is set to 5060. Also, it can also be assigned to
another port number between 1025 and 65535.
The Network Camera supports two way audio communication so that operators can transmit and receive
audio simultaneously. By using the Network Camera’s built-in or external microphone and an external
speaker, you can communicate with people around the Network Camera.
Note that as JPEG only transmits a series of JPEG images to the client, to enable the two-way audio
function, make sure the video mode is set to “MPEG-4” or "H.264" on the Media > Video > Stream
settings page and the media option is set to “Media > Video > Stream settings” on the Client Settings
page. Please refer to Client Settings on page 49 and Stream settings on page 73.
Audio transmitted to operators
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Audio is being transmitted to the Network Camera
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Video (TCP-AV)
Talk Button
Mic Volume
Mute
Click
to enable audio transmission to the Network Camera; click
to turn off the audio. To stop talking, click
again.
microphone; click
to adjust the volume of
FTP port: The FTP server allows the user to save recorded video clips. You can utilize VIVOTEK's
Installation Wizard 2 to upgrade the firmware via FTP server. By default, the FTP port is set to 21, or
assigned to another port number between 1025 and 65535.
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Network > Streaming protocols
HTTP streaming
To utilize HTTP authentication, make sure that your have set a password for the Network Camera first;
please refer to Security > User account on page 97 for details.
Authentication: Depending on your network security requirements, the Network Camera provides two
types of security settings for an HTTP transaction: basic and digest.
If basic authentication is selected, the password is sent in plain text format and there can be potential
risks of being intercepted. If digest authentication is selected, user credentials are encrypted using MD5
algorithm and thus provide better protection against unauthorized access.
HTTP port / Secondary HTTP port: By default, the HTTP port is set to 80 and the secondary HTTP port is
set to 8080. They can also be assigned to another port number between 1025 and 65535. If the ports are
incorrectly assigned, the following warning messages will be displayed:
To access the Network Camera on the LAN, both the HTTP port and secondary HTTP port can be used
to access the Network Camera. For example, when the HTTP port is set to 80 and the secondary HTTP
port is set to 8080, refer to the list below for the Network Camera’s IP address.
On the LAN
http://192.168.4.160 or
http://192.168.4.160:8080
Access name for stream 1 ~ 3: This Network camera supports multiple streams simultaneously. The
access name is used to differentiate the streaming source. Users can click Media > Video > Stream
settings to set up the video quality of linked streams. For more information about how to set up the video
quality, please refer to Stream settings on page 73.
When using Mozilla Firefox or Netscape to access the Network Camera and the video mode is set to
JPEG, users will receive video comprised of continuous JPEG images. This technology, known as “server
push”, allows the Network Camera to feed live pictures to Mozilla Firefox and Netscape.
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URL command -- http://<ip address>:<http port>/<access name for stream 1 ~ 5>
For example, when the Access name for stream 2 is set to video2.mjpg:
1. Launch Mozilla Firefox or Netscape.
2. Type the above URL command in the address bar. Press Enter.
3. The JPEG images will be displayed in your web browser.
http://192.168.5.151/video2.mjpg
IMPORTANT:
► Microsoft ® Internet Explorer does not support server push technology; therefore, using http://<ip
address>:<http port>/<access name for stream 1 ~ 3> will fail to access the Network Camera.
► Users can only use URL commands to request the stream 5. For more information about URL
commands, please refer to page 152.
RTSP Streaming
To utilize RTSP streaming authentication, make sure that you have set a password for the Network
Camera first; please refer to Security > User account on page 97 for details.
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Authentication: Depending on your network security requirements, the Network Camera provides three
types of security settings for streaming via RTSP protocol: disable, basic, and digest.
If basic authentication is selected, the password is sent in plain text format, but there can be potential
risks of it being intercepted. If digest authentication is selected, user credentials are encrypted using
MD5 algorithm, thus providing better protection against unauthorized access.
The availability of the RTSP streaming for the three authentication modes is listed in the following table:
Disable
Basic
Digest
Quick Time player
VLC Player
O
O
O
O
O
X
Access name for stream 1 ~ 3: This Network camera supports multiple streams simultaneously. The
access name is used to differentiate the streaming source.
If you want to use an RTSP player to access the Network Camera, you HAVE TO set the video mode to
H.264 / MPEG-4 and use the following RTSP URL command to request transmission of the streaming
data.
rtsp://<ip address>:<rtsp port>/<access name for stream1 ~ 3>
For example, when the access name for stream 1 is set to live.sdp:
1. Launch an RTSP player.
2. Choose File > Open URL. A URL dialog box will pop up.
3. Type the above URL command in the address field.
rtsp://192.168.5.151:554/live.sdp
4. The live video will be displayed in your player as shown
below.
Video 16:38:01 2011/03/25
NOTE:
An original, circular view will be displayed using all RTSP players. For access to the Regional
Views, you can install VIVOTEK's ST7501 or VAST software. You can right-click on a live view
window to see the Display mode
options.
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RTSP port /RTP port for video, audio/ RTCP port for video, audio
■ RTSP (Real-Time Streaming Protocol) controls the delivery of streaming media. By default, the port
number is set to 554.
■ The RTP (Real-time Transport Protocol) is used to deliver video and audio data to the clients. By
default, the RTP port for video is set to 5556 and the RTP port for audio is set to 5558.
■ The RTCP (Real-time Transport Control Protocol) allows the Network Camera to transmit the data by
monitoring the Internet traffic volume. By default, the RTCP port for video is set to 5557 and the RTCP
port for audio is set to 5559.
The ports can be changed to values between 1025 and 65535. The RTP port must be an even number
and the RTCP port is the RTP port number plus one, and thus is always an odd number. When the RTP
port changes, the RTCP port will change accordingly.
If the RTP ports are incorrectly assigned, the following warning message will be displayed:
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Multicast settings for stream 1 ~ 3: Click the items to display the detailed configuration information.
Select the Always multicast option to enable multicast for streams 1 ~ 3.
Unicast video transmission delivers a stream through point-to-point transmission; multicast, on the other
hand, sends a stream to the multicast group address and allows multiple clients to acquire the stream at
the same time by requesting a copy from the multicast group address. Therefore, enabling multicast can
effectively save Internet bandwith.
The ports can be changed to values between 1025 and 65535. The multicast RTP port must be an even
number and the multicast RTCP port number is the multicast RTP port number plus one, and thus is
always odd. When the multicast RTP port changes, the multicast RTCP port will change accordingly.
If the multicast RTP video ports are incorrectly assigned, the following warning message will be
displayed:
Multicast TTL [1~255]: The multicast TTL (Time To Live) is the value that tells the router the range a
packet can be forwarded.
Initial TTL
0
1
32
64
128
255
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Scope
Restricted to the same host
Restricted to the same subnetwork
Restricted to the same site
Restricted to the same region
Restricted to the same continent
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Network > DDNS
This section explains how to configure the dynamic domain name service for the Network
Camera. DDNS is a service that allows your Network Camera, especially when assigned with a
dynamic IP address, to have a fixed host and domain name.
Express link
Express Link is a free service provided by VIVOTEK server, which allows users to register a
domain name for a network device. One URL can only be mapped to one MAC address. This
service will check out if the host name is valid and automatically open a port on your router.
Unlike DDNS, which requires a user to manually check out details about UPnP port forwarding,
the Express Link is more convenient and easy to set up.
Please follow the steps below to enable Express Link:
1. Make sure that your router supports UPnP port forwarding and it is activated, or you may see the
following warning message: Express link is not supported under current network environment.
2. Check Enable express link.
3. Enter a host name for the network device and click Save. If the host name has been used by another
device, a warning message will show up. If the host name is valid, it will show a message as shown
below.
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Manual setup
DDNS: Dynamic domain name service
Enable DDNS: Select this option to enable the DDNS setting.
Provider: Select a DDNS provider from the provider drop-down list.
VIVOTEK offers Safe100.net, a free dynamic domain name service, to VIVOTEK customers. It is
recommended that you register Safe100.net to access VIVOTEK’s Network Cameras from the Internet.
Additionally, we offer other DDNS providers, such as Dyndns.org(Dynamic), Dyndns.org(Custom), TZO.
com, DHS.org, CustomSafe100, dyn-interfree.it.
Note that before utilizing this function, please apply for a dynamic domain account first.
■ Safe100.net
1. In the DDNS column, select Safe100.net from the drop-down list. Click I accept after reviewing the
terms of the Service Agreement.
2. In the Register column, fill in the Host name (xxxx.safe100.net), Email, Key, and Confirm Key, and
click Register. After a host name has been successfully created, a success message will be displayed
in the DDNS Registration Result column.
3. Click Copy and all the registered information will automatically be uploaded to the corresponding fields
in the DDNS column at the top of the page as seen in the following screen.
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4. Select Enable DDNS and click Save to enable the setting.
■ CustomSafe100
VIVOTEK offers documents to establish a CustomSafe100 DDNS server for distributors and system
integrators. You can use CustomSafe100 to register a dynamic domain name if your distributor or system
integrators offer such services.
1. In the DDNS column, select CustomSafe100 from the drop-down list.
2. In the Register column, fill in the Host name, Server name, Email, Key, and Confirm Key; then click
Register. Enter “ns1.safe100.net” as the Server name.
After a host name has been successfully created, you will see a success message in the DDNS
Registration Result column.
3. Click Copy and all for the registered information will be uploaded to the corresponding fields in the
DDNS column.
4. Select Enable DDNS and click Save to enable the setting.
Forget key: Click this button if you have forgotten the key to Safe100.net or CustomSafe100. Your
account information will be sent to your email address.
Refer to the following links to apply for a dynamic domain account when selecting other DDNS
providers:
■ Dyndns.org(Dynamic) / Dyndns.org(Custom): visit http://www.dyndns.com/
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Network > QoS (Quality of Service)
Quality of Service refers to a resource reservation control mechanism, which guarantees a certain quality
to different services on the network. Quality of service guarantees are important if the network capacity
is insufficient, especially for real-time streaming multimedia applications. Quality can be defined as, for
instance, a maintained level of bit rate, low latency, no packet dropping, etc.
The following are the main benefits of a QoS-aware network:
■ The ability to prioritize traffic and guarantee a certain level of performance to the data flow.
■ The ability to control the amount of bandwidth each application may use, and thus provide higher
reliability and stability on the network.
Requirements for QoS
To utilize QoS in a network environment, the following requirements must be met:
■ All network switches and routers in the network must include support for QoS.
■ The network video devices used in the network must be QoS-enabled.
QoS models
CoS (the VLAN 802.1p model)
IEEE802.1p defines a QoS model at OSI Layer 2 (Data Link Layer), which is called CoS, Class of
Service. It adds a 3-bit value to the VLAN MAC header, which indicates the frame priority level from 0
(lowest) to 7 (highest). The priority is set up on the network switches, which then use different queuing
disciplines to forward the packets.
Below is the setting column for CoS. Enter the VLAN ID of your switch (0~4095) and choose the priority
for each application (0~7).
If you assign Video the highest priority level, your network switch will handle video packets first.
NOTE:
► A VLAN-capable Switch (802.1p) is required. Web browsing may fail if the CoS setting is incorrect.
► Class of Service technologies do not guarantee a level of service in terms of bandwidth and delivery
time; they offer a “best-effort.” Users can think of CoS as “coarsely-grained” traffic control and QoS as
“finely-grained” traffic control.
► Although CoS is simple to manage, it lacks scalability and does not offer end-to-end guarantees since
it is based on L2 protocol.
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QoS/DSCP (the DiffServ model)
DSCP-ECN defines QoS at Layer 3 (Network Layer). The Differentiated Services (DiffServ) model is
based on packet marking and router queuing disciplines. The marking is done by adding a field to the
IP header, called the DSCP (Differentiated Services Codepoint). This is a 6-bit field that provides 64
different class IDs. It gives an indication of how a given packet is to be forwarded, known as the Per Hop
Behavior (PHB). The PHB describes a particular service level in terms of bandwidth, queueing theory,
and dropping (discarding the packet) decisions. Routers at each network node classify packets according
to their DSCP value and give them a particular forwarding treatment; for example, how much bandwidth
to reserve for it.
Below are the setting options of DSCP (DiffServ Codepoint). Specify the DSCP value for each application
(0~63).
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Network > SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol)
This section explains how to use the SNMP on the network camera. The Simple Network
Management Protocol is an application layer protocol that facilitates the exchange of
management information between network devices. It helps network administrators to remotely
manage network devices and find, solve network problems with ease.
■ The SNMP consists of the following three key components:
1. Manager: Network-management station (NMS), a server which executes applications that monitor and
control managed devices.
2. Agent: A network-management software module on a managed device which transfers the status of
managed devices to the NMS.
3. Managed device: A network node on a managed network. For example: routers, switches, bridges,
hubs, computer hosts, printers, IP telephones, network cameras, web server, and database.
Before configuring SNMP settings on the this page, please enable your NMS first.
SNMP Configuration
Enable SNMPv1, SNMPv2c
Select this option and enter the names of Read/Write community and Read Only community according to
your NMS settings.
Enable SNMPv3
This option contains cryptographic security, a higher security level, which allows you to set the
Authentication password and the Encryption password.
■ Security name: According to your NMS settings, choose Read/Write or Read Only and enter the
community name.
■ Authentication type: Select MD5 or SHA as the authentication method.
■ Authentication password: Enter the password for authentication (at least 8 characters).
■ Encryption password: Enter a password for encryption (at least 8 characters).
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Security > User Account
This section explains how to enable password protection and create multiple accounts.
Root Password
The administrator account name is “root”, which is permanent and can not be deleted. If you want to add
more accounts in the Manage User column, please apply the password for the “root” account first.
1. Type the password identically in both text boxes, then click Save to enable password protection.
2. A window will prompt for authentication; type the correct user’s name and password in their respective
fields to access the Network Camera.
Privilege management
Digital Output & PTZ control: You can modify the management privilege as operators or viewers. Select
or de-select the checkboxes, and then click Save to enable the settings. If you give Viewers the privilege,
Operators will also have the ability to control the Network Camera through the main page. (Please refer
to Configuration on page 51).
Allow anonymous viewing: If you select this item, any client can access the live stream without entering a
User ID and Password.
Account management
Administrators can create up to 20 user accounts.
1. Input the new user’s name and password.
2. Select the privilege level for the new user account. Click Add to enable the setting.
Access rights are sorted by user privilege (Administrator, Operator, and Viewer). Only administrators can
access the Configuration page. Though operators cannot access the Configuration page, they can use
the URL Commands to get and set the value of parameters. For more information, please refer to URL
Commands of the Network Camera on page 151. Viewers access only the main page for live viewing.
Here you also can change a user’s access rights or delete user accounts.
1. Select an existing account to modify.
2. Make necessary changes and click Update or Delete to enable the setting.
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Security > HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol over SSL)
This section explains how to enable authentication and encrypted communication over SSL
(Secure Socket Layer). It helps protect streaming data transmission over the Internet on higher
security level.
Create and Install Certificate Method
Before using HTTPS for communication with the Network Camera, a Certificate must be created first.
There are three ways to create and install a certificate:
Create self-signed certificate
1. Select the first option.
2. Check Enable HTTPS secure connection, then select a connection option: “HTTP & HTTPS” or
“HTTPS only”.
3. Click Create certificate to generate a certificate.
4. The Certificate Information will automatically be displayed in the lower screen as shown below. You
can click Certificate properties to view detailed information about the certificate.
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5. Click Save to preserve your configuration, and your current session with the camera will change to the
encrypted connection.
6. If your web session does not automatically change to an encrypted HTTPS session, click Home to return to the main page. Change the URL address from “http://” to “https://“ in the address bar and press
Enter on your keyboard. Some Security Alert dialogs will pop up. Click OK or Yes to enable HTTPS.
https://
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Create certificate request and install
1. Select the option from the Method pull-down menu.
2. Click Create certificate to proceed.
3. The following information will show up in a pop-up window after clicking Create. Then click Save to
generate the certificate request.
4. The Certificate request window will prompt.
If you see the following Information bar, click OK and click on the Information bar at the top of the page
to allow pop-ups.
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5. Look for a trusted certificate authority, such as Symantec’s VeriSign Authentication Services, that
issues digital certificates. Sign in and purchase the SSL certification service. Copy the certificate
request from your request prompt and paste it in the CA’s signing request window. Proceed with the
rest of the process as CA’s instructions on their webpage.
6. Once completed, your SSL certificate should be delivered to you via an email or other means. Copy
the contents of the certificate in the email and paste it in a text/HTML/hex editor/converter, such as
IDM Computer Solutions’ UltraEdit.
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7. Open a new edit, paste the certificate contents, and press ENTER at the end of the contents to add an
empty line.
8. Convert file format from DOS to UNIX. Open File menu > Conversions > DOS to Unix.
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9. Save the edit using the “.crt” extension, using a file name like “CAcert.crt.”
10. Return to the original firmware session, use the Browse button to locate the crt certificate file, and
click Upload to enable the certification.
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11. When the certifice file is successfully loaded, its status will be stated as Active. Note that a
certificate must have been created and installed before you can click on the “Save" button
for the configuration to take effect.
12.To begin an encrypted HTTPS session, click Home to return to the main page. Change the URL address from “http://” to “https://“ in the address bar and press Enter on your keyboard. Some Security
Alert dialogs will pop up. Click OK or Yes to enable HTTPS.
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Security > Access List
This section explains how to control access permission by verifying the client PC’s IP address.
General Settings
Maximum number of concurrent streaming connection(s) limited to: Simultaneous live viewing for 1~10
clients (including stream #1, #2, and #3). The default value is 10. If you modify the value and click Save,
all current connections will be disconnected and automatically attempt to re-link (IE Explorer or Quick
Time Player).
Connection status
Connection management: Click this button to display the connection status window showing a list of the
current connections. For example:
IP address
Elapsed time
192.168.1.147
12:20:34
root
61.22.15.3
00:10:09
anonymous
192.168.3.25
45:00:34
greg
Refresh
Add to Deny List
User ID
Disconnect
■ IP address: Current connections to the Network Camera.
■ Elapsed time: How much time the client has been at the webpage.
■ User ID: If the administrator has set a password for the webpage, the clients have to enter a user name
and password to access the live video. The user name will be displayed in the User ID column. If the
administrator allows clients to link to the webpage without a user name and password, the User ID
column will be empty.
There are some situations which allow clients access to the live video without a user name and
password:
1. The administrator does not set up a root password. For more information about how to set up a root
password and manage user accounts, please refer to Security > User account on page 97.
2. The administrator has set up a root password, but set RTSP Authentication to “disable“. For more
information about RTSP Authentication, please refer to RTSP Streaming on page 87.
3. The administrator has set up a root password, but allows anonymous viewing. For more information
about Allow Anonymous Viewing, please refer to page 97.
■ Refresh: Click this button to refresh all current connections.
■ Add to deny list: You can select entries from the Connection Status list and add them to the Deny List
to deny access. Please note that those checked connections will only be disconnected temporarily
and will automatically try to re-link again (IE Explore or Quick Time Player). If you want to enable the
denied list, please check Enable access list filtering and click Save in the first column.
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■ Disconnect: If you want to break off the current connections, please select them and click this
button. Please note that those checked connections will only be disconnected temporarily and will
automatically try to re-link again (IE Explorer or Quick Time Player).
Enable access list filtering: Check this item and click Save if you want to enable the access list filtering
function.
Filter
Filter type: Select Allow or Deny as the filter type. If you choose Allow Type, only those clients whose
IP addresses are on the Access List below can access the Network Camera, and the others cannot
access. On the contrary, if you choose Deny Type, those clients whose IP addresses are on the Access
List below will not be allowed to access the Network Camera, and the others can access.
Then you can Add a rule to the following Access List. Please note that the IPv6 access list column
will not be displayed unless you enable IPv6 on the Network page. For more information about IPv6
Settings, please refer to Network > Enable IPv6 on page 82 for detailed information.
There are three types of rules:
Single: This rule allows the user to add an IP address to the Allowed/Denied list.
For example:
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Network: This rule allows the user to assign a network address and corresponding subnet mask to the
Allow/Deny List. The routing prefix is written in CIDR notation. For example:
accesses from IP address 192.168.2.x will be bolcked.
If IPv6 filter is preferred, you will be prompted by the following window. Enter the IPv6 address and the
two-digit prefix length to specify the range of IP addresses in your configuration.
Range: This rule allows the user to assign a range of IP addresses to the Allow/Deny List.
Note: This rule is only applied to IPv4.
For example:
Administrator IP address
Always allow the IP address to access this device: You can check this item and add the Administrator’s
IP address in this field to make sure the Administrator can always connect to the device.
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Security > IEEE 802.1x
Enable this function if your network environment uses IEEE 802.1x, which is a port-based network
access control. The network devices, intermediary switch/access point/hub, and RADIUS server must
support and enable 802.1x settings.
The 802.1x standard is designed to enhance the security of local area networks, which provides
authentication to network devices (clients) attached to a network port (wired or wireless). If all certificates
between client and server are verified, a point-to-point connection will be enabled; if authentication fails,
access on that port will be prohibited. 802.1x utilizes an existing protocol, the Extensible Authentication
Protocol (EAP), to facilitate communication.
■ The components of a protected network with 802.1x authentication:
Supplicant
(Network Camera)
Authenticator
(Network Switch)
Authentication Server
(RADIUS Server)
1. Supplicant: A client end user (camera), which requests authentication.
2. Authenticator (an access point or a switch): A “go between” which restricts unauthorized end users
from communicating with the authentication server.
3. Authentication server (usually a RADIUS server): Checks the client certificate and decides whether to
accept the end user’s access request.
■ VIVOTEK Network Cameras support two types of EAP methods to perform authentication: EAP-PEAP
and EAP-TLS.
Please follow the steps below to enable 802.1x settings:
1. Before connecting the Network Camera to the protected network with 802.1x, please apply a digital
certificate from a Certificate Authority (i.e., MIS of your company) which can be validated by a RADIUS
server.
2. Connect the Network Camera to a PC or notebook outside of the protected LAN. Open the
configuration page of the Network Camera as shown below. Select EAP-PEAP or EAP-TLS as the
EAP method. In the following blanks, enter your ID and password issued by the CA, then upload
related certificate(s).
IMPORTANT
The maximum length of password is 200
symbols.
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3. When all settings are complete, move the Network Camera to the protected LAN by connecting it to an
802.1x enabled switch. The devices will then start the authentication automatically.
NOTE:
► The authentication process for 802.1x:
1. The Certificate Authority (CA) provides the required signed certificates to the Network Camera (the
supplicant) and the RADIUS Server (the authentication server).
2. A Network Camera requests access to the protected LAN using 802.1X via a switch (the authenticator).
The client offers its identity and client certificate, which is then forwarded by the switch to the RADIUS
Server, which uses an algorithm to authenticate the Network Camera and returns an acceptance or
rejection back to the switch.
3. The switch also forwards the RADIUS Server’s certificate to the Network Camera.
4. Assuming all certificates are validated, the switch then changes the Network Camera’s state to
authorized and is allowed access to the protected network via a pre-configured port.
1
Certificate
Certificate Authority
(CA)
1
Certificate
2
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Network Switch
3
RADIUS Server
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PTZ > PTZ settings
Advanced Mode
This section explains how to control the Network Camera’s Pan/Tilt/Zoom operation.
The PTZ function allows users to quickly move the focus to a target area for close-up viewing
without physically zooming the camera.
Digital PTZ Operation (E-PTZ Operation)
1
Zoom In
2
Zoom Out
4
3
5
6
11
11
8
7
9
Preset positions and rotation settings
In the PTZ settings page, you can create preset positions in the hemisphere covered by the fisheye lens.
A total of 20 preset positions can be configured.
Please follow the steps below to configure preset positions and arrange them in a rotational tour through
different positions.
1. First select a video stream on which the PTZ settings will take place.
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2. Adjust the shooting area to the desired position using the PTZ keypad, the FOV indicators, or mouse
clicks on the live screen. To begin the mouse control, click on the two interactive windows. If you
click on the Original view window, an FOV indicator will appear. You can click and hold down the left
mouse button to drag the FOV indicator to a desired position. The rest of mouse control methods are
identical to those for the Regional windows.
Due to the highly-sensitive mouse control, the PTZ control buttons can help fine-tune to an optimal
location.
Please note that your PTZ preset settings will only take effect on Regional windows, and not on the
Panoramic views.
3. After you selected an area of interest, enter a name for the new position, which can contain up to forty
characters.
4. Click Add to enable the settings. The preset positions will be listed on the User preset locations. (To
add more positions you wish, please repeat steps 1~3.)
5. Select the preset positions by their checkboxes.
6. Click on the move button (>>)
to move positions to the Rotate locations window.
7. You may select some or all of the imported positions as the stop points during the tour.
8. Select other speed options using their specific pull-down menus.
9. Select a preferred Rotate speed for consecutively displaying views of multiple positions. The Rotate
speeds and the dwell time of each position on a Regional view window are shown below:
Rotate speed
Dwell time in sec.
1
6
2
3
3
2
4
1.5
5
1.2
9. Click on the Save button to preserve your configuration.
To remove a preset position from the list, select it and click Remove. You can re-arrange the order of
buttons.
the position hop on the list using the
Misc settings
Use this checkbox to display or hide the zoom ratio indicator on the screen. You can use your
mousewheel to zoom in or zoom out on a live view window.
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Home page in Regional Display Mode
Shown below is the display order of preset positions when you click on the Rotate button on the main
page.
Preset positions
1
4
56
7
2
3
■ The preset positions will also be displayed on the home page. Select one from the Go to drop-down
list, and the preset position will display on one of the Regional view windows.
■ If you have set up different preset positions for different streams, you can select one of the video
streams to display its distinctive positions.
■ If there are multiple preset positions, these positions will take turn filling in your live view windows.
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Event > Event settings
This section explains how to configure the Network Camera to respond to particular situations
(event). A typical application is that when a motion is detected, the Network Camera sends
buffered images to an FTP server or e-mail address as notifications. Click on Help, there is
an illustration shown in the pop-up window explaining that an event can be triggered by many
sources, such as motion detection or external digital input devices. When an event is triggered,
you can specify what type of action that will be performed.
Event
An event is an action initiated by a user-defined trigger source. In the Event column, click Add to open
the event settings window.
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■ Event name: Enter a name for the event setting.
■ Enable this event: Select this checkbox to enable the event setting.
■ Priority: Select the relative importance of this event (High, Normal, or Low). Events with a higher
priority setting will be executed first.
seconds: Enter the duration in seconds to pause
■ Detect next motion detection or digital input after
motion detection after a motion is detected. This prevents too many events to be triggered within a
short time.
Follow the steps 1~3 to arrange the three elements -- Schedule, Trigger, and Action to set an event. A
total of 3 event settings can be configured.
1. Schedule
Specify the period for the event. Please select the days of the week and the time in a day (in 24-hr time
format) to specify when will the event-triggering conditions take effect.
2. Trigger
This is the cause or stimulus which defines what will trigger the event. The trigger source can be configured to use the Network Camera’s built-in motion detection mechanism or external digital inputs.
There are several choices of trigger sources as shown below. Select each item to display its related
options.
■ Video motion detection
This option makes use of the built-in motion detection mechanism as a trigger source. To enable this
function, you need to configure a Motion Detection Window first. For more information, please refer to
Motion Detection on page 128 for details.
■ Periodically
This option allows the Network Camera to trigger periodically for every other defined minute. Up to 999
minutes are allowed.
■ Digital input
This option allows the Network Camera to use an external digital input device or sensor as a trigger
source. Depending on your application, there are many choices with digital input devices on the market
which help detect changes in temperature, vibration, sound, light, etc.
■ System boot
This option triggers the Network Camera when the power to the Network Camera is disconnected.
■ Recording notify
This option allows the Network Camera to trigger when the recording disk is full or when recording
starts to overwrite older data.
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■ Audio detection
A preset threshold can be configured with an external microphone as the trigger to system event. The
triggering condition can be an input exceeding or falling below a threshold. Audio detection can take
place as a complement to motion detection or as a method to detect activities not covered by the
camera's view.
Once you have a preset audio alarm level, you can define the triggering condition either as an audio
input rises above or falls below the alarm level.
■ Camera tampering detection
This option allows the Network Camera to trigger when the camera detects that is is being tampered
with. To enable this function, you need to configure the Tampering Detection option first. Please refer
to page 131 for detailed information.
■ Manual Trigger
This option allows user to enable event triggers manually by clicking the on/off button on the
homepage. Please configure 1 ~ 3 events before using this function.
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■ VADP
It is presumed that you already uploaded and enabled the VADP modules before you can associatee
VADP triggers with an Event setting.
Click on the Set VADP Trigger button to open the VADP setup menu. The triggering conditions
available with 3rd-party software modules known as VADP will be listed. Use the arrow buttons to
select these triggers. Users may implant these modules for different purposes such as triggering
motion detection, or applications related to video analysis, etc. Please refer to page 134 for the
configuration options with VADP modules.
Once the triggers are configured, they will be listed under the VADP option.
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3. Action
Define the actions to be performed by the Network Camera when a trigger
is activated.
■ Trigger digital output for seconds
Select this option to turn on the external digital output device when a trigger is activated. Specify the
length of the trigger interval in the text box.
■ Backup media if the network is disconnected
Select this option to backup media file on SD card if the network is disconnected. Please note that
this function will only apply after you set up the connection to networked storage (NAS). For more
information about how to set up network storage, please refer to page 144.
To configure an event with video recording or snapshots, it is necessary to configure/provide servers and
storage media settings so that the Network Camera will know where to send the media files to when a
trigger is activated.
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Add server
Click Add server to unfold the server setting window. You can specify how the notification messages are
delivered when a trigger is activated. A total of 5 server settings can be configured.
There are four choices of server types available: Email, FTP, HTTP, and Network storage. Select the item
to display the detailed configuration options. You can configure either one or all of them.
Server type - Email
Select to send the media files via email when a trigger is activated.
■ Server name: Enter a name for the server setting.
■ Sender email address: Enter a valid email address as the sender address.
■ Recipient email address: Enter a valid email address as the recipient address.
■ Server address: Enter the domain name or IP address of the email server.
■ User name: Enter the user name of the email account if necessary.
■ Password: Enter the password of the email account if necessary.
■ Server port: The default mail server port is set to 25. You can also manually set another port.
If your SMTP server requires a secure connection (SSL), check This server requires a secure
connection (SSL).
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To verify if the email settings are correctly configured, click Test. The result will be shown in a pop-up
window. If successful, you will also receive an email indicating the result.
Click Save server to enable the settings, then click Close to exit the Add server page.
After you set up the first event server, a new item for event server will automatically appear on the Server
list. If you wish to add more server options, click Add server.
Server type - FTP
Select to send the media files to an FTP server when a trigger is activated.
■ Server name: Enter a name for the server setting.
■ Server address: Enter the domain name or IP address of the FTP server.
■ Server port: By default, the FTP server port is set to 21. It can also be assigned to another port number
between 1025 and 65535.
■ User name: Enter the login name of the FTP account.
■ Password: Enter the password of the FTP account.
■ FTP folder name
Enter the folder where the media file will be placed. If the folder name does not exist, the Network
Camera will create one on the FTP server.
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■ Passive mode
Most firewalls do not accept new connections initiated from external requests. If the FTP server
supports passive mode, select this option to enable passive mode FTP and allow data transmission to
pass through the firewall.
To verify if the FTP settings are correctly configured, click Test. The result will be shown in a pop-up
window as shown below. If successful, you will also receive a test.txt file on the FTP server.
Click Save server to enable the settings, then click Close to exit the Add server page.
Server type - HTTP
Select to send the media files to an HTTP server when a trigger is activated.
■ Server name: Enter a name for the server setting.
■ URL: Enter the URL of the HTTP server.
■ User name: Enter the user name if necessary.
■ Password: Enter the password if necessary.
To verify if the HTTP settings are correctly configured, click Test. The result will be shown in a pop-up
window as below. If successful, you will receive a test.txt file on the HTTP server.
Click Save server to enable the settings and click Close to exit the Add server page.
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Network storage:
Select to send the media files to a network storage location when a trigger is activated. Please refer to
NAS server on page 144 for details.
Click Save server to enable the settings, then click Close to exit the Add server page.
■ SD Test: Click to test your SD card. The system will display a message indicating success or failure. If
you want to use your SD card for local storage, please format it before use. Please refer to page 147
for detailed information.
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Add media
Click Add media to open the media setting window. You can specify the type of media that will be
sent when a trigger is activated. A total of 5 media settings can be configured. There are three choices
of media types available: Snapshot, Video Clip, and System log. Select the item to display the detailed
configuration options. You can configure either one or all of them.
Media type - Snapshot
Select to send snapshots when a trigger is activated.
■ Media name: Enter a name for the media setting.
■ Source: Select to take snapshots from streams 1 ~ 3.
■ Send pre-event images
The Network Camera has a buffer area; it temporarily holds data up to a certain limit. Enter a number
to decide how many images to capture before a trigger is activated. Up to 7 images can be generated.
■ Send post-event images
Enter a number to decide how many images to capture after a trigger is activated. Up to 7 images can
be generated.
For example, if both the Send pre-event images and Send post-event images are set to 7, a total of 15
images are generated after a trigger is activated.
1 pic.
2 pic.
3 pic.
4 pic.
5 pic.
6 pic.
7 pic.
8 pic.
9 pic.
10 pic.
11 pic. 10 pic.
Trigger Activation
■ File name prefix
Enter the text that will be appended to the front of the file name.
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■ Add date and time suffix to the file name. Select this option to add a date/time suffix to the file name.
For example:
Snapshot_20130720_100341
File name prefix
Date and time suffix
The format is: YYYYMMDD_HHMMSS
Click Save media to enable the settings, then click Close to exit the Add media page.
After you set up the first media server, a new column for media server will automatically display on the
Media list. If you wish to add more media options, click Add media.
Media type - Video clip
Select to send video clips when a trigger is activated.
■ Media name: Enter a name for the media setting.
■ Source: Select the source of video clip.
■ Pre-event recording
The Network Camera has a buffer area; it temporarily holds data up to a certain limit. Enter a number
to decide the duration of recording before a trigger is activated. Up to 9 seconds of video can be
recorded.
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■ Maximum duration
Specify the maximum recording duration in seconds. Up to 10 seconds of video can be recorded.
For example, if pre-event recording is set to 5 seconds and the maximum duration is set to 10
seconds, the Network Camera continues to record for another 4 seconds after a trigger is activated.
1 sec.
2 sec.
3 sec.
4 sec.
5 sec.
6 sec.
7 sec.
8 sec.
9 sec.
10 sec.
Trigger Activation
■ Maximum file size
Specify the maximum file size allowed.
■ File name prefix
Enter the text that will be appended to the front of the file name.
For example:
Video_20130720_100341
File name prefix
Date and time suffix
The format is: YYYYMMDD_HHMMSS
Click Save media to enable the settings, then click Close to exit the Add media page.
Media type - System log
Select to send a system log when a trigger is activated.
Click Save media to enable the settings, then click Close to exit the Add media page.
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■ View: Click this button to open a file list window. This function is only for SD card and Network Storage.
If you click View button of SD card, a Local storage page will pop up for you to manage recorded files
on SD card. For more information about Local storage, please refer to page 147. If you click View
button of Network storage, a file directory window will pop up for you to view recorded data on Network
storage.
■ Create folders by date, time, and hour automatically: If you check this item, the system will generate
folders automatically by date.
The following is an example of a file destination with video clips:
The format is: YYYYMMDD
Click to open the directory
20130320
20130321
20130322
Click to delete all recorded data
Click to delete selected items
Click 20130320 to open the directory:
The format is: HH (24r)
Click to open the file list for that hour
Video Clip_58.mp4
2013/03/20
Video Clip_59.mp4
2013/03/20
Click to go back to the previous
level of the directory
Click to delete
selected items
Click to delete all
recorded data
Video Clip_58.mp4
2013/03/20
Video Clip_59.mp4
2013/03/20
The format is: File name prefix + Minute (mm)
You can set up the file name prefix on Add media page.
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Here is an example of the Event setting:
When completed the settings with steps 1~3 to arrange Schedule, Trigger, and Action of an event, click
Save event to enable the settings and click Close to exit the page.
The following is an example of the Event setting page:
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When the Event Status is ON, once an event is triggered by motion detection, the Network Camera will
automatically send snapshots via e-mail.
If you want to stop the event trigger, you can click ON to turn it to OFF status or click Delete to remove a
previously-configured event setting.
To remove a server setting from the list, select a server name and click Delete. Note that only when the
server setting is not being applied to an event setting can it be deleted.
To remove a media setting from the list, select a media name and click Delete. Note that only when the
media setting is not being applied to an event setting can it be deleted.
Customized Script
This function allows you to upload a sample script (.xml file) to the webpage, which will save your time on
configuring the settings. Please note that there is a limited number of customized scripts you can upload;
if the current amount of customized scripts has reached the limit, an alert message will prompt. If you
need more information, please contact VIVOTEK’s technical support.
Click to upload a file
Click to modify the
script online
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Applications > Motion detection
This section explains how to configure the Network Camera to enable motion detection. A total
of five motion detection windows can be configured.
Motion Detection Setting 1:
For normal situations
4x
Motion Detection Setting 2:
For special situations
Follow the steps below to enable motion detection:
1. Click New to add a new motion detection window.
2. In the Window Name text box, enter a name for the motion detection window.
■ Use four mouse clicks to define the area where Motion Detection will take effect.
■ To change the four points of the rectangular, place your mouse cursor on any of it until it turns into a
four-direction mark .
3. Define the sensitivity to moving objects and the space ratio of all alerted pixels by moving the
Sensitivity and Percentage slide bar.
4. Click Save to enable the settings.
5. Select Enable motion detection to enable this function.
For example:
4x
The Percentage Indicator will rise or fall depending on the variation between sequential images. When
motions are detected by the Network Camera and are considered to have exceeded the defined
threshold, the red bar rises. Meanwhile, the motion detection window will be outlined in red. Photos or
videos can be captured instantly and configured to be sent to a remote server (Email, FTP) using this
feature as a trigger source. For more information on how to set an event, please refer to Event settings
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on page 113.
A green bar indicates that even though motions have been detected, the event has not been triggered
because the image variations still fall under the defined threshold.
Percentage = 30%
If you want to configure specific motion detection settings individually for day/night/schedule operations,
please click Profile to open the Motion Detection Profile Settings page as shown below. A total of three
motion detection windows can be configured on this page as well.
Please follow the steps beolw to set up a profile:
1. Create a new motion detection window.
2. Check Enable this profile.
3. Select the applicable mode: Day mode, Night mode, or Schedule mode. Please manually enter a time
range if you prefer the Schedule mode.
4. Click Save to enable the settings and click Close to exit the page.
This motion detection window will also be displayed on the Event settings page. You can go to Event
> Event settings > Trigger to choose it as a trigger source. Please refer to page 114 for detailed
information.
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NOTE:
► How does motion detection work?
A
C
B
D
There are two motion detection parameters: Sensitivity and Percentage. In the illustration above,
frame A and frame B are two sequential images. Pixel differences between the two frames are
detected and highlighted in gray (frame C) and will be compared with the sensitivity setting. Sensitivity
is a value that expresses the sensitivity to moving objects. Higher sensitivity settings are expected to
detect slight movements while smaller sensitivity settings will neglect them. When the sensitivity is set
to 70%, the Network Camera defines the pixels in the purple areas as “alerted pixels” (frame D).
Percentage is a value that expresses the proportion of “alerted pixels” to all pixels in the motion
detection window. In this case, 50% of pixels are identified as “alerted pixels”. When the percentage is
set to 30%, the motions are judged to exceed the defined threshold; therefore, the motion window will
be outlined in red.
For applications that require a high level of security management, it is suggested to use higher
sensitivity settings and smaller percentage values.
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Applications > DI and DO
Digital input: Select High or Low as the Normal status for the digital input. Connect the digital input pin of
the Network Camera to an external device to detect the current connection status.
Digital output: Select Grounded or Open to define the normal status for the digital output. Connect the
digital output pin of the Network Camera to an external device to determine the current status.
Set up the event source as DI on Event > Event settings > Trigger. Please refer to page 114 for
detailed information.
Applications > Tampering detection
This section explains how to set up camera tamper detection. With tamper detection, the
camera is capable of detecting incidents such as redirection, blocking or defocusing, or even
spray paint.
Please follow the steps below to set up the camera tamper detection function:
1. Check Enable camera tampering detection.
2. Enter the tamper trigger duration. (10 sec. ~ 10 min.) The tamper alarm will be triggered only when the
tampering factor (the difference between current frame and pre-saved background) exceeds the
trigger threshold.
3. Set up the event source as Camera Tampering Detection on Event > Event settings > Trigger.
Please refer to page 114 for detailed information.
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Applications > Audio detection
Audio detection, along with video motion detection, is applicable in the following scenarios:
1. Detection of activities not covered by camera view, e.g., a loud input by gun shots or breaking a
door/window.
2. A usually noisy environment, such as a factory, suddenly becomes quiet due to a breakdown of
machines.
3. A PTZ camera can be directed to turn to a preset point by the occurrence of audio events.
4. Dark environments where video motion detection may not function well.
The red circles indicate where the audio alarms can be triggered when breaching or falling below
the preset threshold.
How to configure Audio detection:
1. Once the Audio detection window is opened, the current sound input will be interactively
indicated by a fluctuating yellow wave diagram.
2. Use a mouse click to drag the Alarm level tab to a preferred location on the slide bar.
3. Select the “Enable audio detection“ checkbox and click Save to enable the feature.
NOTE:
1. Note that the volume numbers (0~100) on the side of wave diagram does not represent decibel
(dB). Sound intensity level has already been mapped to preset values. You can, however, use
the real-world inputs at your installation site that are shown on the wave diagram to configure
an alarm level.
2. To configure this feature, you must not mute the audio in Configuration > Media > Audio.
The default of the camera can be muted due to the lack of an internal microphone. An external
microphone is provided by users.
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You can use the Profile window to configure a different Audio detection setting. For example, a place
can be noisy in the day time and become very quiet in the night.
1. Click on the Enable this profile checkbox. Once the Audio detection window is opened, the current
sound input will be interactively indicated by a fluctuating yellow wave diagram.
2. Use a mouse click to drag the Alarm level tab to a preferred location on the slide bar.
3. Select the Day, Night, or Schedule mode check circles. You may also manually configure a period
of time during which this profile will take effect.
4. Click Save and then click Close to complete your configuration.
IMPORTANT:
• If the Alarm level and the received volume are set within a range of 20% on the wave
diagram, frequent alarms will be triggered. It is recommended to set the Alarm level farther
apart from the detected sound level.
• To configure and enable this feature, you must not configure video stream #1 into Motion
JPEG. If an external microphone input is connected and recording of audio stream is
preferred, audio stream is transmitted between camera and viewer/recording station along
with stream #1.
• Refer to page 77 for Audio settings, and page 73 for video streaming settings.
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Applications > VADP (VIVOTEK Application Development Platform)
Users can store and execute VIVOTEK's or 3rd-party software modules onto the camera's
flash memory or SD card. These software modules can apply in video analysis for intelligent
video applications such as license plate recognition, object counting, or as an agent for edge
recording, etc.
• Once the software package is successfully uploaded, the module configuration (vadp.xml)
information is displayed. When uploading a module, the camera will examine whether the
module fits the predefined VADP requirements. Please contact technical support or the
vendor of your 3rd-party module for the parameters contained within.
• Users can also run VIVOTEK's VADP packages as a means to access updated functionality
instead of replacing the entire firmware.
• Note that for some cameras the flash is too small to hold VADP packages. These cameras
will have its "Save to SD card" checkbox selected and grayed-out for all time.
• The file system of SD card (FAT32) does not support soft (symbolic) link. It will return failure
if your module tries to create soft links on SD card.
To utilize a software module, acquire the software package and click Browse and Upload
buttons. The screen message for a successful upload is shown below:
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To start a module, select the checkcircle in front, and click the Start button.
If you should need to remove a module, select the checkcircle in front and then click the Stop
button. By then the module status will become OFF, and the X button will appear at the end of
the row. Click on the X button to remove an existing module.
When prompted by a confirm message, Click Yes to proceed.
Yes
No
Note that the actual memory consumed while operating the module will be indicated on the
Memory status field. This helps determine whether a running module has consumed too much
of system resources.
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Applications > Panoramic PTZ
NOTE:
The Panoramic PTZ configuration requires associated settings through the use of the Calibration tool
software. You can skip this section and refer to the Panoramic PTZ Installation Guide for the complete
procedure.
Auto Tracking Configuration Steps
1. Open a web console with the "Controller" fisheye camera. When in the same subnet, use
VIVOTEK's IW2 utility to locate the camera.
2. Access the Panoramic PTZ configuration page through Configuration > Applications >
Panoramic PTZ.
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3. On the General settings pane, select both the "Enable Panoramic PTZ" and "Enable Auto
tracking" checkboxes.
4. The Auxiliary camera information and the Controller camera account provide configuration
options to the partner cameras in case that their IP addresses may be changed after the initial
configuration. Use of static IPs is highly recommended in a Panoramic PTZ configuration.
The Test button can be used to test the connectivity between the Controller and the Auxiliary
cameras.
Proceed with the following if you prefer recording the video while the speed dome is tracking
an object:
4-1. Select one or more manual trigger checkboxes, and click Save.
4-2. Open a web console with the "Auxiliary" speed dome camera.
4-3. Open the Event settings page through Configuration > Event > Event settings.
4-4. Click Add to create a new event setting.
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4-5. Enter an Event name, select the "Enable this event" checkbox, select the priority of the
event, and if you prefer, configure the period of time during which this event setting will take
effect .
4-6. Click Trigger to open the Trigger page.
4-7. Select one of the checkboxes under "Manual Trigger" as the triggering cause.
Note that the Manual trigger can last for another 10 seconds after the Controller (fisheye
camera) returns to the normal state - no moving objects are detected.
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4-8. Click Action to open the Action page.
4-9. Configure the action to take by configuring recording to an SD card or a network attached
storage. For more information about Event settings, please refer to the speed dome
camera's User Manual.
4-10. Click Save event to preserve your configuration.
5. On the Import/Export files pane, you can see the mapping table information, export the
current mapping table for backup purpose, or upload a configured table.
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6. On the Auto tracking pane, you can create a region of interest and configure the triggering
conditions for Auto tracking.
• By default, the region of interest is the full view. Any objects entering the fisheye's
field of view will trigger the tracking.
• To configure a region of interest of your choice, click Remove and then click Add to
create a new one.
• You can then click on the screen, each click produces a red square (as a corner mark)
to mark the area. Up to 20 red squares can be applied to mark an area of a complicated
shape. Double-click on the screen to end the configuration process. Click and drag to
change the corner marks' positions.
• The green square in the middle of the screen indicates the minimum object size. Auto
tracking will be activated only if the objects entering the region are larger than the
minimum size. The smallest object size is 1.56% x1.56% of the fisheye's field of view.
You can click and drag to resize, or drag the mini. size square to a place on the screen to
compare and estimate the size of objects that might enter a region of interest.
• You can also manually enter numbers in the percentage boxes to change the size of the
minimum object size.
Min. object size
Region of interest
• You can change the Sensitivity value using a pull-down menu. If you select a customized
value, a slide bar will appear allowing you to change to a value between 0 and 100. The
default is 30.
7. Click Save to preserve your configuration. Note that you can only configure one region of
interest, and the speed dome can track one moving object at a time.
Since only one region of interest is allowed, as long as there is an existing region, the Add
button will be unavailable.
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NOTE:
1. Auto tracking is configured on the fisheye camera, and the fisheye camera commands the
speed dome camera to track an intruding object.
2. The speed dome can track one object at a time.
3. If multiple objects are present, the camera tracks the object that is farthest from the camera.
4. If a tracked object stays motionless for 10 seconds, camera will abandon it and start tracking
another object that is farthest away from the center.
5. Installed at a position 6 meters from the ground, the configuration can track a moving object
60cm in width, in an area that is 10 meters in radius. When installed at a position 3 meters
from the ground, the configuration can track a moving object 60cm in width, in an area that is
6 meters in radius.
6. Manual control (such as using a joystick to pan or tilt or using a click on VAST view cell)
always has a higher priority than Auto tracking.
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Recording > Recording settings
This section explains how to configure the recording settings for the Network Camera.
Recording Settings
Insert your SD card and click here to test
NOTE:
Please remember to format your SD card when used for the first time. Please refer to page 147 for detailed information.
Recording Settings
Click Add to open the recording setting window. On this page, you can define the adaptive recording,
recording source, recording schedule, and recording capacity. A total of 2 recording settings can be
configured.
■ Recording name: Enter a name for the recording setting.
■ Enable this recording: Select this option to enable video recording.
■ With adaptive recording:
Select this option will activate the frame rate control according to alarm trigger. The frame control
means that when there is a triggered alarm/event, the frame rate will raise up to the value you’ve set
on the Stream setting page. Please refer to page 73 for more information.
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If you enable adaptive recording on Camera A, only when an event is triggered on Camera A will the
server record the streaming data in full frame rate; otherwise, it will only request the I frame data during
normal monitoring, thus effectively save lots of bandwidths and storage.
NOTE:
► To enable adaptive recording, please make sure
you’ve set up the triggering sources such as Motion
Detection, DI Device, or Manual Trigger.
Bandwidth
I frame ---> Full frame rate ---> I frame
► When there is no alarm trigger:
- JPEG mode: record 1 frame per second.
- H.264 mode: record the I frame only.
- MPEG-4 mode: record the I frame only.
Bandwidth
Activity Adaptive Streaming
for Dynamic Frame Rate Control
Continuous recording
Time
► When the Intra frame period has been set to larger
than >1s on Video settings page, the Intra frame
period will be forced into 1s when the adaptive
recording is activated.
The alarm trigger includes: motion detection and DI detection. Please refer to Event settings on page 113.
■ Pre-event recording and post-event recording
The Network Camera has a buffer area; it temporarily holds data up to a certain limit. Enter a number
to decide the duration of recording before and after a trigger is activated.
■ Priority: Select the relative importance of this recording (High, Normal, or Low). Recording with a higher
priority setting will be executed first.
■ Source: Select a stream for the recording source.
NOTE:
► To enable adaptive recording, please also enable time shift caching stream and select a caching
stream on Media > Video > Stream settings. Please refer to page 73 for detailed instruction.
► To enable recording notification please configure Event settings first. Please refer to page 113.
Please follow steps 1~2 below to set up the recording:
1. Trigger
Select a trigger source.
■ Schedule: The server will start to record files on the local storage or network attached storage (NAS).
■ Network fail: Since network fail, the server will start to record files onto the local storage (SD card).
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2. Destination
You can select the SD card or network storage (NAS) for the recorded video files.
NAS server
Click Add NAS server to open the server setting window and follow the steps below to set up:
1. Fill in the information for the access to the shared networked storage.
For example:
3
Network storage path
(\\server name or IP address\folder name)
11
User name and
password for your
server
2
4
2. Click Test to check the setting. The result will be shown in the pop-up window.
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If successful, you will receive a test.txt file on the networked storage server.
3. Enter a server name.
4. Click Save to complete the settings and click Close to exit the page.
■ Capacity: You can either choose the entire available space or impose a reserved space. The Reserved
space should be of the size of at least 15MBytes. The reserved space can be used as a safe buffer
especially when the cyclic recording function is enabled, during the transaction stage when a storage
space is full and the incoming streaming data is about to overwrite the previously saved videos.
■ File name prefix: Enter the text that will be appended to the front of the file name.
■ Enable cyclic recording: If you check this item, when the maximum capacity is reached, the oldest file
will be overwritten by the latest one.
Recording file management
■ Maximum duration: This determines the length of each recorded video, applicable from 1 to 60
minutes.
■ Maximum file size: This determines the file size of each concluded recording. The applicable sizes
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range from 100 to 2000 Megabytes.
■ File name prefix: Enter a name for each recorded video.
If you want to enable recording notification, please click Event to set up. Please refer to Event > Event
settings on page 113 for more details.
When completed, select Enable this recording. Click Save to enable the setting and click Close to exit
this page. When the system begins recording, it will send the recorded files to the network storage or SD
card. The new recording name will appear on the recording page as shown below.
To remove an existing recording setting from the list, single-click to select it and click Delete.
■ Video (Name): Click to open the Recording settings page to modify.
■ ON (Status): Click to manually adjust the Status. (ON: start recording; OFF: stop recording)
■ NAS or SD (Destination): Click to open the file list of recordings as shown below. For more information
about folder naming rules, please refer to page 125 for details.
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Local storage > SD card management
This section explains how to manage the local storage on the Network Camera. Here you can
view SD card status, and implement SD card control.
SD card staus
This column shows the status and reserved space of your SD card. Please remember to format the SD
card when using for the first time.
no SD card
SD card control
■ Enable cyclic storage: Check this item if you want to enable cyclic recording. When recording uses up
all capacity, the oldest file will be overwritten by the latest file.
■ Enable automatic disk cleanup: Check this item and enter the number of days you wish to retain a file.
For example, if you enter “7 days”, the recorded files will be stored on the SD card for 7 days.
When all settings are completed, click Save to enable your settings.
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Local storage > Content management
This section explains how to manage the content of recorded videos on the Network Camera. Here you
can search and view the records and view the searched results.
Searching and Viewing the Records
This column allows the user to set up search criteria for recorded data. If you do not select any criteria
and click Search button, all recorded data will be listed in the Search Results cloumn.
■ File attributes: Select one or more items as your search criteria.
■ Trigger time: Manually enter the time range you want to search.
Click Search and the recorded data corresponding to the search criteria will be listed in Search Results
window.
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Search Results
The following is an example of search results. There are four columns: Trigger time, Media type, Trigger
type, and Locked. Click
to sort the search results in either direction.
Numbers of entries displayed
on one page
Enter a key word to filter the
search results
Highlight an item
■ View: Click on a search result which will highlight the selected item in purple as shown above. Click the
View button and a media window will pop up to play back the selected file.
For example:
1
1
Click to select the Display mode
Click to adjust the image size
■ Download: Click on a search result to highlight the selected item in purple as shown above. Then click
the Download button and a file download window will pop up for you to save the file.
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■ JPEGs to AVI: This function only applies to “JPEG“ format files such as snapshots. You can select
several snapshots from the list, then click this button. Those snapshots will be converted into an AVI
file.
■ Lock/Unlock: Select the desired search results, then click this button. The selected items will become
Locked, which will not be deleted during cyclic recoroding. You can click again to unlock the selections.
For example:
Click to browse
pages
■ Remove: Select the desired search results, then click this button to delete the files.
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Appendix
URL Commands for the Network Camera
1. Overview
For some customers who already have their own web site or web control application, the Network
Camera/Video Server can be easily integrated through URL syntax. This section specifies the external
HTTP-based application programming interface. The HTTP-based camera interface provides the
functionality to request a single image, control camera functions (PTZ, output relay etc.), and get and set
internal parameter values. The image and CGI-requests are handled by the built-in Web server.
2. Style Convention
In URL syntax and in descriptions of CGI parameters, text within angle brackets denotes content that
is to be replaced with either a value or a string. When replacing the text string, the angle brackets
should also be replaced. An example of this is the description of the name for the server, denoted with
<servername> in the URL syntax description below, that is replaced with the string myserver in the URL
syntax example further down in the page.
URL syntax is denoted with the word "Syntax:" written in bold face followed by a box with the referenced
syntax as shown below. For example, name of the server is written as <servername> and is intended to
be replaced with the name of the actual server. This can either be a name, e.g., "mywebcam" or "thecam.
adomain.net" or the associated IP number for the server, e.g., 192.168.0.220.
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/viewer/video.jpg
Description of returned data is written with "Return:" in bold face followed by the returned data in a box. All data is
returned in HTTP format, i.e., each line is separated with a Carriage Return and Line Feed (CRLF) printed as \r\n.
Return:
HTTP/1.0 <HTTP code> <HTTP text>\r\n
URL syntax examples are written with "Example:" in bold face followed by a short description and a light grey box
with the example.
Example: request a single snapshot image
http://mywebserver/cgi-bin/viewer/video.jpg
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3. General CGI URL Syntax and Parameters
CGI parameters are written in lower-case and as one word without any underscores or other separators. When the
CGI request includes internal camera parameters, these parameters must be written exactly as they are named in
the camera or video server. The CGIs are organized in functionally-related directories under the cgi-bin directory.
The file extension .cgi is required.
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/<subdir>[/<subdir>...]/<cgi>.<ext>
[?<parameter>=<value>[&<parameter>=<value>...]]
Example: Set digital output #1 to active
http://mywebserver/cgi-bin/dido/setdo.cgi?do1=1
4. Security Level
SECURITY LEVEL
SUB-DIRECTORY
DESCRIPTION
0
anonymous
Unprotected.
1 [view]
anonymous, viewer,
1. Can view, listen, talk to camera.
dido, camctrl
2. Can control DI/DO, PTZ of the camera.
anonymous, viewer,
Operator access rights can modify most of the camera’s
dido, camctrl, operator
parameters except some privileges and network options.
anonymous, viewer,
Administrator access rights can fully control the camera’s
dido, camctrl, operator,
operations.
4 [operator]
6 [admin]
admin
7
N/A
Internal parameters. Unable to be changed by any external
interfaces.
5. Get Server Parameter Values
Note: The access right depends on the URL directory.
Method: GET/POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/anonymous/getparam.cgi?[<parameter>]
[&<parameter>…]
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/viewer/getparam.cgi?[<parameter>]
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[&<parameter>…]
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/operator/getparam.cgi?[<parameter>]
[&<parameter>…]
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/getparam.cgi?[<parameter>]
[&<parameter>…]
Where the <parameter> should be <group>[_<name>] or <group>[.<name>]. If you do not specify any
parameters, all the parameters on the server will be returned. If you specify only <group>, the parameters of the
related group will be returned.
When querying parameter values, the current parameter values are returned.
A successful control request returns parameter pairs as follows:
Return:
HTTP/1.0 200 OK\r\n
Content-Type: text/html\r\n
Context-Length: <length>\r\n
\r\n
<parameter pair>
where <parameter pair> is
<parameter>=<value>\r\n
[<parameter pair>]
<length> is the actual length of content.
Example: Request IP address and its response
Request:
http://192.168.0.123/cgi-bin/admin/getparam.cgi?network_ipaddress
Response:
HTTP/1.0 200 OK\r\n
Content-Type: text/html\r\n
Context-Length: 33\r\n
\r\n
network.ipaddress=192.168.0.123\r\n
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6. Set Server Parameter Values
Note: The access right depends on the URL directory.
Method: GET/POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/anonymous/setparam.cgi? <parameter>=<value>
[&<parameter>=<value>…][&update=<value>][&return=<return page>]
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/viewer/setparam.cgi? <parameter>=<value>
[&<parameter>=<value>…][&update=<value>] [&return=<return page>]
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/operator/setparam.cgi? <parameter>=<value>
[&<parameter>=<value>…][&update=<value>] [&return=<return page>]
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/setparam.cgi? <parameter>=<value>
[&<parameter>=<value>…][&update=<value>] [&return=<return page>]
PARAMETER
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
<group>_<name>
value to assigned
Assign <value> to the parameter <group>_<name>.
update
<boolean>
Set to 1 to update all fields (no need to update parameter in
each group).
return
<return page>
Redirect to the page <return page> after the parameter is
assigned. The <return page> can be a full URL path or relative
path according to the current path. If you omit this parameter, it
will redirect to an empty page.
(Note: The return page can be a general HTML file (.htm, .html)
or a VIVOTEK server script executable (.vspx) file. It cannot be
a CGI command or have any extra parameters. This parameter
must be placed at the end of the parameter list
Return:
HTTP/1.0 200 OK\r\n
Content-Type: text/html\r\n
Context-Length: <length>\r\n
\r\n
<parameter pair>
where <parameter pair> is
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<parameter>=<value>\r\n
[<parameter pair>]
Only the parameters that you set and are readable will be returned.
Example: Set the IP address of server to 192.168.0.123:
Request:
http://myserver/cgi-bin/admin/setparam.cgi?network_ipaddress=192.168.0.123
Response:
HTTP/1.0 200 OK\r\n
Content-Type: text/html\r\n
Context-Length: 33\r\n
\r\n
network.ipaddress=192.168.0.123\r\n
7. Available parameters on the server
Valid values:
VALID VALUES
DESCRIPTION
string[<n>]
Text strings shorter than ‘n’ characters. The characters “,’, <,>,& are invalid.
string[n~m]
Text strings longer than `n’ characters and shorter than `m’ characters. The
characters “,’, <,>,& are invalid.
password[<n>]
The same as string but displays ‘*’ instead.
integer
Any number between (-231 – 1) and (231 – 1).
positive integer
Any number between 0 and (232 – 1).
<m> ~ <n>
Any number between ‘m’ and ‘n’.
domain name[<n>]
A string limited to a domain name shorter than ‘n’ characters (eg. www.ibm.com).
email address [<n>]
A string limited to an email address shorter than ‘n’ characters (eg.
[email protected]).
ip address
A string limited to an IP address (eg. 192.168.1.1).
mac address
A string limited to contain a MAC address without hyphens or colons.
boolean
A boolean value of 1 or 0 represents [Yes or No], [True or False], [Enable or
Disable].
<value1>,
Enumeration. Only given values are valid.
<value2>,
<value3>,
…
blank
A blank string.
everything inside <>
A description
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integer primary key
SQLite data type. A 32-bit signed integer. The value is assigned a unique integer by
the server.
text
SQLite data type. The value is a text string, stored using the database encoding
(UTF-8, UTF-16BE or UTF-16-LE).
coordinate
x, y coordinate (eg. 0,0)
window size
window width and height (eg. 800x600)
NOTE: The camera should not be restarted when parameters are changed.
7.1 system
Group: system
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
hostname
string[64]
Mega-Pixel
1/6
Host name of server
Network
(Network Camera,
Camera
Wireless Network Camera,
Video Server,
Wireless Video Server).
ledoff
<boolean>
0
6/6
Turn on (0) or turn off (1) all led
indicators.
lowlight
<boolean>
1
6/6
Turn on white light LED under all
conditions.
Only turn on white light LED in low
light conditions.
(product dependent)
date
<YYYY/MM/
<current
DD>,
date>
6/6
Current date of system. Set to ‘keep’
to keep date unchanged. Set to ‘auto’
keep,
to use NTP to synchronize date.
auto
time
<hh:mm:s
<current
s>,
time>
6/6
Current time of the system. Set to
‘keep’ to keep time unchanged. Set to
keep,
‘auto’ to use NTP to synchronize time.
auto
datetime
<MMDDhh
<blank>
6/6
mmYYYY.ss
Another current time format of the
system.
>
ntp
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<domain
<blank>
6/6
NTP server.
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name>,
*Do not use “skip to invoke default
<ip
server” for default value.
address>,
<blank>
timezoneindex
-489 ~ 529
320
6/6
Indicate timezone and area.
-480: GMT-12:00 Eniwetok, Kwajalein
-440: GMT-11:00 Midway Island,
Samoa
-400: GMT-10:00 Hawaii
-360: GMT-09:00 Alaska
-320: GMT-08:00 Las Vegas,
San_Francisco,
Vancouver
-280: GMT-07:00 Mountain Time,
Denver
-281: GMT-07:00 Arizona
-240: GMT-06:00 Central America,
Central Time, Mexico City,
Saskatchewan
-200: GMT-05:00 Eastern Time, New
York, Toronto
-201: GMT-05:00 Bogota, Lima,
Quito, Indiana
-180: GMT-04:30 Caracas
-160: GMT-04:00 Atlantic Time,
Canada, La Paz, Santiago
-140: GMT-03:30 Newfoundland
-120: GMT-03:00 Brasilia, Buenos
Aires,
Georgetown, Greenland
-80: GMT-02:00 Mid-Atlantic
-40: GMT-01:00 Azores,
Cape_Verde_IS.
0: GMT Casablanca, Greenwich Mean
Time: Dublin,
Edinburgh, Lisbon, London
40: GMT 01:00 Amsterdam, Berlin,
Rome, Stockholm, Vienna, Madrid,
Paris
41: GMT 01:00 Warsaw, Budapest,
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Bern
80: GMT 02:00 Athens, Helsinki,
Istanbul, Riga
81: GMT 02:00 Cairo
82: GMT 02:00 Lebanon, Minsk
83: GMT 02:00 Israel
120: GMT 03:00 Baghdad, Kuwait,
Riyadh, Moscow, St. Petersburg,
Nairobi
121: GMT 03:00 Iraq
140: GMT 03:30 Tehran
160: GMT 04:00 Abu Dhabi, Muscat,
Baku,
Tbilisi, Yerevan
180: GMT 04:30 Kabul
200: GMT 05:00 Ekaterinburg,
Islamabad, Karachi, Tashkent
220: GMT 05:30 Calcutta, Chennai,
Mumbai, New Delhi
230: GMT 05:45 Kathmandu
240: GMT 06:00 Almaty, Novosibirsk,
Astana, Dhaka, Sri Jayawardenepura
260: GMT 06:30 Rangoon
280: GMT 07:00 Bangkok, Hanoi,
Jakarta, Krasnoyarsk
320: GMT 08:00 Beijing, Chongging,
Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore,
Taipei
360: GMT 09:00 Osaka, Sapporo,
Tokyo, Seoul, Yakutsk
380: GMT 09:30 Adelaide, Darwin
400: GMT 10:00 Brisbane, Canberra,
Melbourne, Sydney, Guam,
Vladivostok
440: GMT 11:00 Magadan, Solomon
Is., New Caledonia
480: GMT 12:00 Aucklan, Wellington,
Fiji, Kamchatka, Marshall Is.
520: GMT 13:00 Nuku'Alofa
daylight_enable
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<boolean>
0
6/6
Enable automatic daylight saving time
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in time zone.
daylight_dstactualmode
<boolean>
1
6/7
Check if current time is under daylight
saving time.
(Used internally)
daylight_auto_begintime
string[19]
NONE
6/7
Display the current daylight saving
start time.
daylight_auto_endtime
string[19]
NONE
6/7
Display the current daylight saving
end time.
daylight_timezones
string
,-360,-320,
6/6
-280,-240,
List time zone index which support
daylight saving time.
-241,-200,
-201,-160,
-140,-120,
-80,-40,0,
40,41,80,
81,82,83,
120,140,
380,400,48
0
updateinterval
0,
0
6/6
0 to Disable automatic time
3600,
adjustment, otherwise, it indicates
86400,
the seconds between NTP automatic
604800,
update intervals.
2592000
restore
0,
N/A
7/6
<positive
Restore the system parameters to
default values after <value> seconds.
integer>
reset
-1, 0,
N/A
7/6
<positive
Restart the server after <value>
seconds if <value> is non-negative.
integer>
restoreexceptnet
<Any
N/A
7/6
value>
Restore the system parameters to
default values except (ipaddress,
subnet, router, dns1, dns2, pppoe).
This command can cooperate with
other “restoreexceptXYZ” commands.
When cooperating with others, the
system parameters will be restored to
the default value except for a union of
the combined results.
restoreexceptdst
<Any
N/A
7/6
Restore the system parameters to
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value>
default values except all daylight
saving time settings.
This command can cooperate with
other “restoreexceptXYZ” commands.
When cooperating with others, the
system parameters will be restored to
default values except for a union of
combined results.
restoreexceptlang
<Any
N/A
7/6
Value>
Restore the system parameters to
default values except the custom
language file the user has uploaded.
This command can cooperate with
other “restoreexceptXYZ” commands.
When cooperating with others, the
system parameters will be restored to
the default value except for a union of
the combined results.
restoreexceptvadp
<integer>
N/A
99/6
Restore the system parameters to
default values except the vadp
parameters and VADP modules that
stored in the system.
This command can cooperate with
other “restoreexceptXYZ” commands.
When cooperating with others, the
system parameters will be restored to
the default value except for a union of
the combined results.
7.1.1 system.info
Subgroup of system: info (The fields in this group are unchangeable.)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
modelname
string[40]
FE8174
0/7
Internal model name of the server
(eg. IP7139)
extendedmodelname
string[40]
FE8174
0/7
ODM specific model name of server
(eg. DCS-5610). If it is not an ODM
model, this field will be equal to
“modelname”
serialnumber
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<mac
<product
0/7
12 characters MAC address (without
VIVOTEK
address>
mac
hyphens).
address>
firmwareversion
language_count
string[40]
<integer>
<product
0/7
Firmware version, including model,
dependent
company, and version number in the
>
format: <MODEL-BRAND-VERSION>
9
0/7
Number of webpage languages
available on the server.
language_i<0~(count-1)>
string[16]
<product
0/7
Available language lists.
0/6
Maximum number of custom
dependent
>
customlanguage_maxcoun
<integer>
1
t
customlanguage_count
languages supported on the server.
<integer>
0
0/6
Number of custom languages which
have been uploaded to the server.
customlanguage_i<0~(ma
string
<blank>
0/6
Custom language name.
xcount-1)>
7.2 status
Group: status
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
videoactualmodulation
ntsc,
<product dependent>
pal
di_i<0~(ndi-1)>
<boolean>
1
4/7
The actual modulation type
(videoin.type=0).
0
1/7
<product dependent>
0 => Inactive, normal
1 => Active, triggered
(capability.ndi > 0)
do_i<0~(ndo-1)>
<boolean>
0
1/7
<product dependent>
0 => Inactive, normal
1 => Active, triggered
(capability.ndo > 0)
daynight
day, night
<product dependent>
onlinenum_rtsp
<product
7/7
Current status of day, night.
6/7
Current number of RTSP
dependent>
integer
0
connections.
onlinenum_httppush
integer
0
6/7
Current number of HTTP push
server connections.
eth_i0
<string>
<product
1/7
dependent>
vi_i<0~(nvi-1)>
<boolean>
0
Get network information from
mii-tool.
1/7
Virtual input
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<product dependent>
0 => Inactive
1 => Active
(capability.nvi > 0)
7.3 digital input behavior define
Group: di_i<0~(ndi-1)> (capability.ndi > 0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
normalstate
high,
high
1/1
low
Indicates open circuit or closed
circuit (inactive status)
7.4 digital output behavior define
Group: do_i<0~(ndo-1)> (capability.ndo > 0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
normalstate
open,
open
1/1
grounded
Indicate open circuit or closed
circuit (inactive status)
7.5 security
Group: security
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
privilege_do
view, operator,
<product dependent>
admin
operator
6/6
Indicate which privileges and
above can control digital
output
(capability.ndo > 0)
privilege_camctrl
view, operator,
<product dependent>
admin
view
6/6
Indicate which privileges and
above can control PTZ
(capability.ptzenabled > 0 or
capability.eptz > 0)
user_i0_name
string[64]
root
6/7
User name of root
user_i<1~20>_name
string[64]
<blank>
6/7
User name
user_i0_pass
password[64]
<blank>
6/6
Root password
user_i<1~20>_pass
password[64]
<blank>
7/6
User password
user_i0_privilege
view,
admin
6/7
Root privilege
operator,
admin
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user_i<1~20>_ privilege
view,
<blank>
6/6
User privilege
operator,
admin
7.6 network
Group: network
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
preproces
<positive
s
integer>
<blank>
6/6
An 32-bit integer, each bit can be set separately as
follows:
Bit 0 => HTTP service;
Bit 1=> HTTPS service;
Bit 2=> FTP service;
Bit 3 => Two way audio and RTSP Streaming service;
To stop service before changing its port settings. It’s
recommended to set this parameter when change a
service port to the port occupied by another service
currently. Otherwise, the service may fail.
Stopped service will auto-start after changing port
settings.
Ex:
Change HTTP port from 80 to 5556, and change RTP
port for video from 5556 to 20480.
Then, set preprocess=9 to stop both service first.
”/cgi-bin/admin/setparam.cgi?
network_preprocess=9&network_http_port=5556&
network_rtp_videoport=20480”
type
lan,
lan
6/6
Network connection type.
1
6/6
1 => Get ipaddress, subnet, router, dns1, dns2 from
pppoe
<product
dependent>
resetip
<boolean>
DHCP server at next reboot.
0 => Use preset ipaddress, subnet, rounter, dns1,
and dns2.
ipaddress
subnet
<ip
<product
address>
dependent>
<ip
<blank>
6/6
IP address of server.
6/6
Subnet mask.
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address>
router
<ip
<blank>
6/6
Default gateway.
<blank>
6/6
Primary DNS server.
<blank>
6/6
Secondary DNS server.
<blank>
6/6
Primary WINS server.
<blank>
6/6
Secondary WINS server.
address>
dns1
<ip
address>
dns2
<ip
address>
wins1
<ip
address>
wins2
<ip
address>
7.6.1 802.1x
Subgroup of network: ieee (capability.protocol.ieee8021x > 0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
enable
<boolean>
0
6/6
Enable/disable IEEE 802.1x
eapmethod
eap-peap,
eap-peap
6/6
Selected EAP method
eap-tls
identity_peap
String[64]
<blank>
6/6
PEAP identity
identity_tls
String[64]
<blank>
6/6
TLS identity
password
String[254]
<blank>
6/6
Password for TLS
privatekeypassword
String[254]
<blank>
6/6
Password for PEAP
ca_exist
<boolean>
0
6/6
CA installed flag
ca_time
<integer>
0
6/7
CA installed time. Represented in
EPOCH
ca_size
<integer>
0
6/7
CA file size (in bytes)
certificate_exist
<boolean>
0
6/6
Certificate installed flag (for TLS)
certificate_time
<integer>
0
6/7
Certificate installed time.
Represented in EPOCH
certificate_size
<integer>
0
6/7
Certificate file size (in bytes)
privatekey_exist
<boolean>
0
6/6
Private key installed flag (for
TLS)
privatekey_time
<integer>
0
6/7
Private key installed time.
Represented in EPOCH
privatekey_size
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<integer>
0
6/7
Private key file size (in bytes)
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7.6.2 QOS
Subgroup of network: qos_cos (capability.protocol.qos.cos > 0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
enable
<boolean>
0
6/6
Enable/disable CoS (IEEE 802.1p)
vlanid
1~4095
1
6/6
VLAN ID
video
0~7
0
6/6
Video channel for CoS
audio
0~7
0
6/6
Audio channel for CoS
<product
(capability.naudio > 0)
dependent>
eventalarm
0~7
0
6/6
Event/alarm channel for CoS
management
0~7
0
6/6
Management channel for CoS
eventtunnel
0~7
0
6/6
Event/Control channel for CoS
Subgroup of network: qos_dscp (capability.protocol.qos.dscp > 0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
enable
<boolean>
0
6/6
Enable/disable DSCP
video
0~63
0
6/6
Video channel for DSCP
audio
0~63
0
6/6
Audio channel for DSCP
(capability.naudio > 0)
eventalarm
0~63
0
6/6
Event/alarm channel for DSCP
management
0~63
0
6/6
Management channel for DSCP
eventtunnel
0~63
0
6/6
Event/Control channel for DSCP
7.6.3 IPV6
Subgroup of network: ipv6 (capability.protocol.ipv6 > 0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
enable
<boolean>
0
6/6
Enable IPv6.
addonipaddress
<ip address>
<blank>
6/6
IPv6 IP address.
addonprefixlen
0~128
64
6/6
IPv6 prefix length.
addonrouter
<ip address>
<blank>
6/6
IPv6 router address.
addondns
<ip address>
<blank>
6/6
IPv6 DNS address.
allowoptional
<boolean>
0
6/6
Allow manually setup of IP address
setting.
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7.6.4 FTP
Subgroup of network: ftp
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
port
21, 1025~65535
21
6/6
Local ftp server port.
7.6.5 HTTP
Subgroup of network: http
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
port
80, 1025 ~
80
1/6
HTTP port.
65535
alternateport
1025~65535
8080
6/6
Alternate HTTP port.
authmode
basic,
basic
1/6
HTTP authentication mode.
video.mjpg
1/6
HTTP server push access name for
digest
s0_accessname
string[32]
stream 1.
(capability.protocol.spush_mjpeg =1
and capability.nmediastream > 0)
s1_accessname
string[32]
video2.mjpg
1/6
HTTP server push access name for
<product
stream 2.
dependent>
(capability.protocol.spush_mjpeg =1
and capability.nmediastream > 1)
s2_accessname
string[32]
video3.mjpg
1/6
Http server push access name for
<product
stream 3
dependent>
(capability.protocol.spush_mjpeg =1
and capability.nmediastream > 2)
anonymousviewing
<boolean>
0
1/6
Enable anoymous streaming viewing.
7.6.6 HTTPS port
Subgroup of network: https_port (capability.protocol.https > 0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
port
443, 1025 ~
65535
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1/6
HTTPS port.
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7.6.7 RTSP
Subgroup of network: rtsp (capability.protocol.rtsp > 0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
port
554, 1025 ~
554
1/6
65535
anonymousviewing
<boolean>
RTSP port.
(capability.protocol.rtsp=1)
0
1/6
Enable anoymous streaming
viewing.
authmode
disable,
disable
1/6
basic,
RTSP authentication mode.
(capability.protocol.rtsp=1)
digest
s0_accessname
<boolean>
live.sdp
1/6
RTSP access name for stream1.
(capability.protocol.rtsp=1 and
capability.nmediastream > 0)
s1_accessname
<boolean>
live2.sdp
1/6
RTSP access name for stream2.
(capability.protocol.rtsp=1 and
capability.nmediastream > 1)
s2_accessname
<boolean>
live3.sdp
1/6
RTSP access name for stream3
(capability.protocol.rtsp=1 and
capability.nmediastream > 2)
7.6.7.1 RTSP multicast
Subgroup of network_rtsp_s<0~(n-1)>: multicast, n is stream count (capability.protocol.rtp.multicast > 0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
alwaysmulticast
<boolean>
0
4/4
Enable always multicast.
ipaddress
<ip address>
For n=0,
4/4
Multicast IP address.
239.128.1.99
For n=1,
239.128.1.100,
and so on.
videoport
1026 ~ 65534
5560+n*2
4/4
Multicast video port.
audioport
1026 ~ 65534
5562+n*2
4/4
Multicast audio port.
<product
(capability.naudio > 0)
dependent>
ttl
1 ~ 255
15
4/4
Mutlicast time to live value.
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7.6.8 SIP port
Subgroup of network: sip (capability.protocol.sip> 0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
port
1025 ~ 65535
5060
1/6
SIP port.
7.6.9 RTP port
Subgroup of network: rtp
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
videoport
1025 ~ 65535
5556
6/6
Video channel port for RTP.
(capability.protocol.rtp_unicast=1)
audioport
1025 ~ 65535
5558
6/6
Audio channel port for RTP.
(capability.protocol.rtp_unicast=1)
7.6.10 PPPoE
Subgroup of network: pppoe (capability.protocol.pppoe > 0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
user
string[128]
<blank>
6/6
PPPoE account user name.
pass
password[64]
<blank>
6/6
PPPoE account password.
7.7 IP Filter
Group: ipfilter
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
enable
<boolean>
0
6/6
Enable access list filtering.
admin_enable
<boolean>
0
6/6
Enable administrator IP
address.
admin_ip
String[44]
<blank>
6/6
Administrator IP address.
maxconnection
1~10
10
6/6
Maximum number of
concurrent streaming
connection(s).
type
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0, 1
1
6/6
Ipfilter policy :
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1 => deny
ipv4list_i<0~9>
Single address:
<blank>
6/6
IPv4 address list.
<blank>
6/6
IPv6 address list.
<ip address>
Network address:
<ip address /
network mask>
Range
address:<start ip
address - end ip
address>
ipv6list_i<0~9>
String[44]
7.8 Video input
Group: videoin
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
cmosfreq
50, 60
60
4/4
CMOS frequency.
(capability.videoin.type=2)
whitebalance
auto, manual,
auto
4/4
rbgain
“auto” indicates auto white balance.
“manual” indicates keep current
value.
exposurelevel
0~12
6
4/4
Exposure level
enableblc
<boolean>
0
4/4
Enable backlight compensation.
color
0, 1
1
4/4
0 =>monochrome
1 => color
flip
<boolean>
0
4/4
Flip the image.
mirror
<boolean>
0
4/4
Mirror the image.
ptzstatus
<integer>
2
1/7
A 32-bit integer, each bit can be set
separately as follows:
Bit 0 => Support camera control
function; 0(not support), 1(support)
Bit 1 => Built-in or external
camera; 0 (external), 1(built-in)
Bit 2 => Support pan operation;
0(not support), 1(support)
Bit 3 => Support tilt operation;
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0(not support), 1(support)
Bit 4 => Support zoom operation;
0(not support), 1(support)
Bit 5 => Support focus operation;
0(not support), 1(support)
text
string[64]
<blank>
1/4
Enclose caption.
textonvideo_position
top, bottom
top
4/4
Position of timestamp and video title
on image
textonvideo_size
15,25,30
15
4/4
Timestamp and video title font-size
maxexposure
1, 15, 30,
30
4/4
Maximum exposure time.
framerate
4/4
Video input option:
60, 120, 240,
480
<product
dependent>
options
framerate
(1) video frame rate first mode
enablepreview
<boolean>
0
1/4
Usage for UI of exposure settings.
Preview settings of video profile.
7.8.1 Video input setting per channel
Group: videoin_c<0~(n-1)> for n channel products, and m is stream number
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
cmosfreq
50, 60
60
4/4
CMOS frequency.
(capability.videoin.type=2)
whitebalance
auto, manual,
auto
4/4
rbgain
“auto” indicates auto white
balance.
“manual” indicates keep current
value.
rgain
0~100
30
4/4
Manual set rgain value of gain
control setting.
bgain
0~100
30
4/4
Manual set bgain value of gain
control setting.
exposurelevel
0~12
6
4/4
Exposure level
enableblc
0~1
0
4/4
Enable backlight compensation
agcmode
auto,fixed
auto
4/4
Set auto gain control mode.
maxgain
0~100
100
4/4
Manual set maximum gain
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value.
mingain
0~100
0
4/4
Manual set minimum gain value.
color
0, 1
1
4/4
0 =>monochrome
1 => color
flip
<boolean>
0
4/4
Flip the image.
mirror
<boolean>
0
4/4
Mirror the image.
ptzstatus
<integer>
2
1/7
A 32-bit integer, each bit can be
set separately as follows:
Bit 0 => Support camera
control function; 0(not
support), 1(support)
Bit 1 => Built-in or external
camera; 0 (external), 1(built-in)
Bit 2 => Support pan
operation; 0(not support),
1(support)
Bit 3 => Support tilt operation;
0(not support), 1(support)
Bit 4 => Support zoom
operation; 0(not support),
1(support)
Bit 5 => Support focus
operation; 0(not support),
1(support)
text
string[60]
<blank>
1/4
Enclose caption.
imprinttimestamp
<boolean>
0
4/4
Overlay time stamp on video.
exposuremode
auto,fixed
auto
4/4
Exposure mode
flickerless
<boolean>
0
4/4
Avoid flickering on images.
minexposure
1~32000
32000
4/4
Minimum exposure time.
maxexposure
1~32000
30
4/4
Maximum exposure time.
options
crop
crop
1/4
Video input option: cropping
mode
crop_size
<window size>
1952x1944
1/4
(WxH)
Crop width and height.
(1)1952x1944
(2)1920x1080
enablepreview
<boolean>
0
1/4
Usage for UI of exposure
settings. Preview settings of
video profile.
s<0~(m-1)>_codectype
mpeg4, mjpeg,
H264
1/4
Video codec type.
h264
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s<0~(m-1)>_resolution
Reference
1920x1920
1/4
Video resolution in pixels.
1000
4/4
Intra frame period in
capability_vide
oin_resolution
s<0~(m-1)>_mpeg4_intrap
250, 500,
eriod
1000, 2000,
milliseconds.
3000, 4000
s<0~(m-1)>_mpeg4_bitrate
average,
restriction
upperbound
average
4/4
“average” indicates the average
bit rate will be equal to its target
bit rate.
“upperbound” indicates the bit
rate will always not exceed its
target bit rate.
s<0~(m-1)>_mpeg4_priorit
framerate,
ypolicy
imagequality
framerate
4/4
The policy to apply when the
target bit rate is not sufficient to
satisfy current encoded
conditions.
“framerate” indicates frame rate
first.
“imagequality” indicates image
quality first.
s<0~(m-1)>_mpeg4_rateco
cbr, vbr
cbr
4/4
ntrolmode
s<0~(m-1)>_mpeg4_quant
cbr, constant bitrate
vbr, fix quality
1~5
3
4/4
99, 100
Quality of video when choosing
vbr in “ratecontrolmode”.
99 is the customized manual
input setting.
1 = worst quality, 5 = best
quality.
100 is percentage mode.
s<0~(m-1)>_mpeg4_qvalue
2~31
7
4/4
Manual video quality level input.
(s<0~(m-1)>_mpeg4_quant =
99)
s<0~(m-1)>_mpeg4_qperce
1~100
29
4/4
nt
Manual video quality level input.
(s<0~(m-1)>_mpeg4_quant =
100)
s<0~(m-1)>_mpeg4_bitrate
1000~160000
4000000
4/4
Set bit rate in bps when
00
choosing cbr in
<product
“ratecontrolmode”.
dependent>
s<0~(m-1)>_mpeg4_maxfr
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1~30
15
1/4
Set maximum frame rate in fps
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(for MPEG-4).
s<0~(m-1)>_h264_intraperi
250, 500,
od
1000, 2000,
1000
4/4
Intra frame period in
milliseconds.
3000, 4000
s<0~(m-1)>_h264_bitratere
average,
striction
upperbound
average
4/4
“average” indicates the average
bit rate will be equal to its target
bit rate.
“upperbound” indicates the bit
rate will always not exceed its
target bit rate.
s<0~(m-1)>_h264_priorityp
framerate,
olicy
imagequality
framerate
4/4
The policy to apply when the
target bit rate is not sufficient to
satisfy current encoded
conditions.
“framerate” indicates frame rate
first.
“imagequality” indicates image
quality first.
s<0~(m-1)>_h264_ratecont
cbr, vbr
cbr
4/4
rolmode
s<0~(m-1)>_h264_quant
cbr, constant bitrate
vbr, fix quality
1~5
3
4/4
99, 100
Quality of video when choosing
vbr in “ratecontrolmode”.
99 is the customized manual
input setting.
1 = worst quality, 5 = best
quality.
100 is percentage mode.
s<0~(m-1)>_h264_qvalue
0~51
30
4/4
Manual video quality level input.
(s<0~(m-1)>_h264_quant =
99)
s<0~(m-1)>_h264_qpercen
1~100
44
4/4
t
Manual video quality level input.
(s<0~(m-1)>_h264_quant =
100)
s<0~(m-1)>_h264_bitrate
1000~160000
4000000
4/4
00
Set bit rate in bps when
choosing cbr in
“ratecontrolmode”.
s<0~(m-1)>_h264_maxfra
1~30
15
1/4
me
s<0~(m-1)>_h264_profile
<product dependent>
Set maximum frame rate in fps
(for h264).
0~2
1
1/4
Indicate H264 profiles
0: baseline
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2: high profile
s<0~(m-1)>_mjpeg_bitrater
average,
estriction
upperbound
average
4/4
“average” indicates the average
bit rate will be equal to its target
bit rate.
“upperbound” indicates the bit
rate will always not exceed its
target bit rate.
s<0~(m-1)>_mjpeg_priority
framerate,
policy
imagequality
framerate
4/4
The policy to apply when the
target bit rate is not sufficient to
satisfy current encoded
conditions.
“framerate” indicates frame rate
first.
“imagequality” indicates image
quality first.
s<0~(m-1)>_mjpeg_ratecon
cbr, vbr
vbr
4/4
trolmode
s<0~(m-1)>_mjpeg_quant
cbr, constant bitrate
vbr, fix quality
1~5
3
4/4
99, 100
Quality of JPEG video.
99 is the customized manual
input setting.
1 = worst quality, 5 = best
quality.
100 is percentage mode.
s<0~(m-1)>_mjpeg_qvalue
2~97
50
4/4
Manual video quality level input.
(s<0~(m-1)>_mjpeg_quant =
99)
s<0~(m-1)>_mjpeg_qperce
1~100
49
4/4
nt
Manual video quality level input.
(s<0~(m-1)>_mjpeg_quant =
100)
s<0~(m-1)>_mjpeg_maxfra
1~30
15
1/4
me
s<0~(m-1)>_mjpeg_bitrate
Set maximum frame rate in fps
(for JPEG).
1000~160000
30000000
4/4
00
Set bit rate in bps when
choosing cbr in
“ratecontrolmode”.
s<0~(m-1)>_forcei
1
N/A
7/6
Force I frame.
wdrc_mode
0~2
0
4/4
WDR enhanced.
0: off
1: Sensitivity low
2: Sensitivity high
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wdrc_strength
0~2
1
4/4
WDR enhanced.
0: low
1: medium
2: high
mounttype
ceiling, wall,
ceiling
1/6
Mount type
floor
enableimgreport
0, 1
0
1/6
Image report
enablewatermark
0, 1
0
1/6
Watermark
7.8.1.1 Alternative video input profiles per channel
In addition to the primary setting of video input, there can be alternative profile video input setting for each
channel which might be for different scene of light (daytime or nighttime).
Group: videoin_c0_profile_i<0~(m-1)> (capability. nvideoinprofile > 0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
enable
<boolean>
0
4/4
Enable/disable this profile setting
policy
day,
night
4/4
The mode which the profile is applied
night,
to.
schedule
begintime
hh:mm
18:00
4/4
Begin time of schedule mode.
endtime
hh:mm
06:00
4/4
End time of schedule mode.
exposuremode
auto,fixed
auto
4/4
Exposure Mode
flickerless
<boolean>
0
4/4
Avoid flickering on images.
minexposure
1~32000
32000
4/4
Minimum exposure time.
maxexposure
1~32000
30
4/4
Maximum exposure time.
enableblc
<boolean>
0
4/4
Enable backlight compensation.
exposurelevel
0~12
6
4/4
Exposure level
agcmode
auto,fixed
auto
4/4
Set auto gain control mode.
maxgain
0~100
100
4/4
Manual set maximum gain value.
mingain
0~100
0
4/4
Manual set minimum gain value.
whitebalance
auto, manual,
auto
4/4
“auto” indicates auto white balance.
rbgain
“manual” indicates keep current
value.
rgain
0~100
30
4/4
Manual set rgain value of gain
control setting.
bgain
0~100
30
4/4
Manual set bgain value of gain
control setting.
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wdrc_mode
0~2
0
4/4
WDR enhanced.
0: off
1: Sensitivity low
2: Sensitivity high
wdrc_strength
0~2
1
4/4
WDR enhanced.
0: low
1: medium
2: high
7.9 Video input preview
The temporary settings for video preview
Group: videoinpreview
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
exposuremode
auto,fixed
auto
4/4
Exposure Mode
minexposure
1~32000
32000
4/4
Minimum exposure time.
maxexposure
1~32000
30
4/4
Maximum exposure time.
exposurelevel
0~12
6
4/4
Exposure level
enableblc
<boolean>
0
4/4
Enable backlight compensation.
wdrc_mode
0~2
0
4/4
WDR enhanced.
0: off
1: Sensitivity low
2: Sensitivity high
wdrc_strength
0~2
1
4/4
WDR enhanced.
0: low
1: medium
2: high
agcmode
auto,fixed
auto
4/4
Set auto gain control mode.
maxgain
0~100
100
4/4
Manual set maximum gain value.
mingain
0~100
0
4/4
Manual set minimum gain value.
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7.10 IR cut control
Group: ircutcontrol (capability.nvideoinprofile > 0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
mode
auto,
auto
6/6
Set IR cut control mode
day,
night,
di,
schedule
<product
dependent>
daymodebegintime
00:00~23:59
07:00
6/6
Day mode begin time
daymodeendtime
00:00~23:59
18:00
6/6
Day mod end time
bwmode
<boolean>
1
6/6
Switch to B/W in night mode if
enabled
sensitivity
low,
normal
6/6
Sensitivity of light sensor
0
1/6
External IR led enable
normal,
high
enableextled
<boolean>
7.11 Image setting per channel
Group: image_c<0~(n-1)> for n channel products
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
brightness
-5~5
-5
4/4
Adjust brightness of image
according to mode settings.
saturation
-5~5,100
0
4/4
Adjust saturation of image
according to mode settings.
100 for saturation percentage
mode.
saturationpercent
0~100
50
4/4
Adjust saturation value of
percentage when
saturation=100
contrast
-5 ~ 5
0
4/4
Adjust contrast of image
according to mode settings.
sharpness
-3~3,100
0
4/4
Adjust sharpness of image
according to mode settings.
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sharpnesspercent
0~100
50
4/4
Adjust sharpness value of
percentage when
sharpness=100
gammacurve
0~100
0
4/4
Gamma curve.
lowlightmode
<boolean>
1
4/4
Enable/disable low light mode.
profile_i0_enable
<boolean>
0
4/4
Enable/disable this profile
setting
profile_i0_policy
day,
night
4/4
night,
The mode which the profile is
applied to.
schedule
profile_i0_begintime
hh:mm
18:00
4/4
Begin time of schedule mode.
profile_i0_endtime
hh:mm
06:00
4/4
End time of schedule mode.
profile_i0_brightness
-5~5
-5
4/4
Adjust brightness of image
according to mode settings.
profile_i0_saturation
-5~5,100
0
4/4
Adjust saturation of image
according to mode settings.
100 for saturation percentage
mode.
profile_i0_saturationpercent
0~100
50
4/4
Adjust saturation value of
percentage when
saturation=100
profile_i0_contrast
-5 ~ 5
0
4/4
Adjust contrast of image
according to mode settings.
profile_i0_sharpness
-3~3, 100
0
4/4
Adjust sharpness of image
according to mode settings.
profile_i0_sharpnesspercent
0~100
50
4/4
Adjust sharpness value of
percentage when
sharpness=100
profile_i0_gammacurve
0~100
0
4/4
Gamma curve
profile_i0_lowlightmode
<boolean>
1
4/4
Enable/disable low light mode.
profile_i0_wdrcstrength
0~2
1
4/4
WDR enhanced
0: low
1: medium
2: high
profile_i0_wdrcmode
0~2
0
4/4
WDR enhanced
0: off
1: Sensitivity low
2: Sensitivity high
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7.12 Image setting for preview
Group: imagepreview_c<0~(n-1)> for n channel products
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
brightness
-5~5
-5
4/4
Adjust brightness of image
according to mode settings.
saturation
-5~5,100
0
4/4
Adjust saturation of image
according to mode settings.
100 for saturation percentage
mode.
saturationpercent
0~100
50
4/4
Adjust saturation value of
percentage when
saturation=100
contrast
-5 ~ 5
0
4/4
Adjust contrast of image
according to mode settings.
sharpness
-3~3,100
0
4/4
Adjust sharpness of image
according to mode settings.
sharpnesspercent
0~100
50
4/4
Adjust sharpness value of
percentage when
sharpness=100
gammacurve
0~100
0
4/4
Gamma curve
lowlightmode
<boolean>
1
4/4
Enable/disable low light mode.
Group: imagepreview
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
videoin_whitebalance
auto,
auto
4/4
manual,
Preview of adjusting white balance of image
according to mode settings
rbgain
videoin_restoreatwb
1~
0
4/4
Restore of adjusting white balance of image
according to mode settings
videoin_rgain
0~100
0
4/4
Manual set rgain value of gain control
setting.
videoin_bgain
0~100
0
4/4
Manual set bgain value of gain control
setting.
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7.13 Exposure window setting per channel
Group: exposurewin_c<0~(n-1)> for n channel products
<product dependent>
(capability_videoin_supportexpwin = 1)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
mode
auto, custom, blc
auto
4/4
<product dependent>
The mode indicates how to decide
the exposure.
auto: Use full view as the only one
exposure window.
custom: Use inclusive and exclusive
window.
blc: Use BLC.
win_i<0~9>_enable
<boolean>
0
4/4
Enable or disable the window.
0~1
0
4/4
0: Indicate exclusive.
<product dependent>
win_i<0~9>_policy
<product dependent>
win_i<0~9>_home
1: Indicate inclusive.
<coordinate>
(150,110)
4/4
<product dependent>
win_i<0~9>_size
Left-top corner coordinate of the
window.
<window size>
(100x75)
4/4
Width and height of the window.
<product dependent>
Group: exposurewin_c<0~(n-1)>_profile for m profile and n channel product
(capability_videoin_supportexpwin = 1)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
i<0~(m-1)>_mode
auto, custom,
<product dependent>
blc
auto
4/4
The mode indicates how to
decide the exposure.
auto: Use full view as the only
one exposure window.
custom: Use inclusive and
exclusive window.
blc: Use BLC.
i<0~(m-1)>_win_i<0~9>_enable
<boolean>
0
4/4
Enable or disable the window.
0~1
0
4/4
0: Indicate exclusive.
<product dependent>
i<0~(m-1)>_win_i<0~9>_policy
<product dependent>
i<0~(m-1)>_win_i<0~9>_home
<product dependent>
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<coordinate>
(150,110)
4/4
Left-top corner coordinate of the
window.
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i<0~(m-1)>_win_i<0~9>_size
<window
<product dependent>
size>
(100x75)
4/4
Width and height of the window.
7.14 Audio input per channel
Group: audioin_c<0~(n-1)> for n channel products (capability.audioin>0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
source
micin,
micin
4/4
linein
micin => use built-in microphone
input.
linein => use external microphone
input.
mute
0, 1
0
1/4
Enable audio mute.
gain
0~100
65
4/4
Gain of input.
(audioin_c<0~(n-1)>_source =
linein)
boostmic
0~100
65
4/4
Enable microphone boost.
0 => +0dB
1 => +20dB
2 => +40dB
Or
Gain of input.
(audioin_c<0~(n-1)>_source =
micin)
s<0~(m-1)>_codectype
aac4, g711,
g711
4/4
Set audio codec type for input.
16000
4/4
Set AAC4 bitrate in bps.
pcmu
4/4
Set G.711 mode.
32000
4/4
Set G.726 bitrate in bps.
little
4/4
Set G.726 bit streaming packing
g726
s<0~(m-1)>_aac4_bitrate
16000,
<product dependent>
32000,
48000,
64000,
96000,
128000
s<0~(m-1)>_g711_mode
pcmu,
<product dependent>
pcma
s<0~(m-1)>_g726_bitrate
16000,
<product dependent>
24000,
32000,
40000
s<0~(m-1)>_g726
_bitstreampackingmode
little, big
mode
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<product dependent>
s<0~(m-1)>_g726
0, 1
0
4/4
Enable vlcmode for G.726
0, 1
0
4/4
Enable audio detection
1~100
50
4/4
Audio detection alarm level
_vlcmode
<product dependent>
alarm_enable
<product dependent>
alarm_level
<product dependent>
7.15 Time Shift settings
Group: timeshift, c for n channel products, m is stream number (capability.timeshift > 0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
enable
<boolean>
0
4/4
Enable time shift streaming.
c<0~(n-1)>_s<0~
<boolean>
0
4/4
Enable time shift streaming for specific
(m-1)>_allow
stream.
7.16 Motion detection settings
Group: motion_c<0~(n-1)> for n channel product
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
enable
<boolean>
0
4/4
Enable motion detection.
win_i<0~4>_enable
<boolean>
0
4/4
Enable motion window 1~3.
win_i<0~4>_name
string[41]
<blank>
4/4
Name of motion window 1~3.
win_i<0~4>_polygon
0 ~ 320,0 ~
0
4/4
Coordinate of polygon window
240, 0 ~
position.
320,0 ~
(4 points: x0,y0,x1,y1,x2,y2,x3,y3)
240, 0 ~
320,0 ~
240, 0 ~
320,0 ~ 240
win_i<0~4>_objsize
0 ~ 100
0
4/4
Percent of motion detection window.
win_i<0~4>_sensitivity
0 ~ 100
0
4/4
Sensitivity of motion detection
window.
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Group: motion_c<0~(n-1)>_profile for m profile and n channel product (capability.nmotionprofile > 0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
i<0~(m-1)>_enable
<boolean>
0
4/4
Enable profile 1 ~
(m-1).
i<0~(m-1)>_policy
day,
night
4/4
night,
The mode which the
profile is applied to.
schedule
i<0~(m-1)>_begintime
hh:mm
18:00
4/4
Begin time of schedule
mode.
i<0~(m-1)>_endtime
hh:mm
06:00
4/4
End time of schedule
mode.
i<0~(m-1)>_win_i<0~4>_enable
<boolean>
0
4/4
Enable motion window.
i<0~(m-1)>_win_i<0~4>_name
string[14]
<blank>
4/4
Name of motion window.
i<0~(m-1)>_win_i<0~4>_ polygon
0 ~ 320,0 ~
0
4/4
Coordinate of polygon
240, 0 ~
window position.
320,0 ~
(4 points:
240, 0 ~
x0,y0,x1,y1,x2,y2,x3,y
320,0 ~
3)
240, 0 ~
320,0 ~
240
i<0~(m-1)>_win_i<0~4>_objsize
0 ~ 100
0
4/4
Percent of motion
detection window.
i<0~(m-1)>_win_i<0~4>_sensitivity
0 ~ 100
0
4/4
Sensitivity of motion
detection window.
7.17 Tempering detection settings
Group: tampering_c<0~(n-1)> for n channel product (capability.tampering > 0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
enable
<boolean>
0
4/4
Enable or disable tamper detection.
threshold
0 ~ 255
32
1/6
Threshold of tamper detection.
duration
10 ~ 600
10
4/4
If tampering value exceeds the ‘threshold’ for
more than ‘duration’ second(s), then tamper
detection is triggered.
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7.18 DDNS
Group: ddns (capability.ddns > 0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
enable
<boolean>
0
6/6
Enable or disable the dynamic DNS.
provider
Safe100,
DyndnsDyn
6/6
Safe100 => safe100.net
DyndnsDynamic,
amic
DyndnsDynamic => dyndns.org
DyndnsCustom,
(dynamic)
CustomSafe100,
DyndnsCustom => dyndns.org (custom)
<product
CustomSafe100 =>
dependent>
Custom server using safe100 method
<product dependent>
<provider>_ho
string[128]
<blank>
6/6
Your DDNS hostname.
string[64]
<blank>
6/6
Your user name or email to login to the
stname
<provider>_us
ernameemail
DDNS service provider
<provider>_pa
string[64]
<blank>
6/6
sswordkey
Your password or key to login to the
DDNS service provider.
<provider>_se
string[128]
<blank>
6/6
rvername
The server name for safe100.
(This field only exists if the provider is
customsafe100)
7.19 Express link
Group: expresslink
PARAMETER
VALUE
Default
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
enable
<boolean>
0
6/6
Enable or disable express link.
state
onlycheck,
NULL
6/6
Camera will check the status of network
onlyoffline,
environment and express link URL
checkonline,
badnetwork
url
string[64]
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NULL
6/6
The url user define to link to camera
VIVOTEK
7.20 UPnP presentation
Group: upnppresentation
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
enable
<boolean>
1
6/6
Enable or disable the UPnP
presentation service.
7.21 UPnP port forwarding
Group: upnpportforwarding
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
enable
<boolean>
0
6/6
Enable or disable the UPnP port
forwarding service.
upnpnatstatus
0~3
0
6/7
The status of UPnP port forwarding,
used internally.
0 = OK, 1 = FAIL, 2 = no IGD router, 3 =
no need for port forwarding
7.22 System log
Group: syslog
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
enableremotelog
<boolean>
0
6/6
Enable remote log.
serverip
<IP address>
<blank>
6/6
Log server IP address.
serverport
514,
514
6/6
Server port used for log.
6
6/6
Levels used to distinguish the
1025~65535
level
0~7
importance of the information:
0: LOG_EMERG
1: LOG_ALERT
2: LOG_CRIT
3: LOG_ERR
4: LOG_WARNING
5: LOG_NOTICE
6: LOG_INFO
7: LOG_DEBUG
User's Manual - 185
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setparamlevel
0~2
0
6/6
Show log of parameter setting.
0: disable
1: Show log of parameter setting
set from external.
2. Show log of parameter setting
set from external and internal.
7.23 camera PTZ control
Group: camctrl (capability.camctrl.httptunnel > 0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
enablehttptunnel
<boolean>
0
4/4
Enable HTTP tunnel for camera
control.
Group: camctrl_c<0~(n-1)> for n channel product (capability.ptzenabled)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
panspeed
-5 ~ 5
0
1/4
Pan speed
tiltspeed
-5 ~ 5
0
1/4
Tilt speed
zoomspeed
-5 ~ 5
0
1/4
Zoom speed
focusspeed
-5 ~ 5
0
1/4
Auto focus speed
patrolseq
string[64]
<blank>
1/4
(For external device)
The indexes of patrol points,
separated by “,”
patroldwelling
string[128]
<blank>
1/4
(For external device)
The dwelling time of each patrol
point, separated by “,”
preset_i<0~(npreset-1
string[40]
<blank>
1/4
Name of the preset location.
0 ~ 999
0
1/4
The dwelling time of each preset
)>_name
preset_i<0~(npreset-1
)>_ dwelling
uart
location
0 ~ (m-1), m
0
1/4
is UART count
cameraid
0~255
Select corresponding uart
(capability.nuart>0).
1
1/4
Camera ID controlling external PTZ
camera.
isptz
0~2
0
1/4
0: disable PTZ commands.
1: enable PTZ commands with PTZ
driver.
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2: enable PTZ commands with UART
tunnel.
disablemdonptz
<boolean>
0
1/4
Disable motion detection on PTZ
operation.
7.24 UART control
Group: uart (capability.nuart > 0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
ptzdrivers_i<0~19,
string[40]
127>_name
ptzdrivers_i<0~19,
1/4
Name of the PTZ driver.
1/4
Full path of the PTZ driver.
4/4
Enable HTTP tunnel channel to
dependent>
string[128]
127>_location
enablehttptunnel
<product
< product
dependent >
<boolean>
0
control UART.
Group: uart_i<0~(n-1)> n is uart port count (capability.nuart > 0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
baudrate
110,300,600,120
9600
4/4
Set baud rate of COM port.
8
4/4
Data bits in a character frame.
none
4/4
For error checking.
1
4/4
1
0,2400,3600,480
0,7200,9600,192
00,38400,57600,
115200
databit
5,6,7,8
6,7,8
<product
dependent>
paritybit
none,
odd,
even
stopbit
1,2
2-1.5 , data bit is 5
2-2
uartmode
rs485,
rs485
4/4
RS485 or RS232.
<blank>
1/4
PTZ command for custom camera.
rs232
customdrvcmd_i<0~
string[128]
9>
User's Manual - 187
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speedlink_i<0~4>_n
string[40]
<blank>
1/4
Additional PTZ command name.
string[128]
<blank>
1/4
Additional PTZ command list.
0~19,
128
4/4
The PTZ driver is used by this COM
127 (custom),
(no driver)
ame
speedlink_i<0~4>_c
md
ptzdriver
port.
128 (no driver)
7.25 SNMP
Group: snmp (capability.snmp > 0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
v2
0~1
0
6/6
SNMP v2 enabled. 0 for disable, 1 for
enable
v3
0~1
0
6/6
SNMP v3 enabled. 0 for disable, 1 for
enable
secnamerw
string[31]
Private
6/6
Read/write security name
secnamero
string[31]
Public
6/6
Read only security name
authpwrw
string[8~128]
<blank>
6/6
Read/write authentication password
authpwro
string[8~128]
<blank>
6/6
Read only authentication password
authtyperw
MD5,SHA
MD5
6/6
Read/write authentication type
authtypero
MD5,SHA
MD5
6/6
Read only authentication type
encryptpwrw
string[8~128]
<blank>
6/6
Read/write passwrd
encryptpwro
string[8~128]
<blank>
6/6
Read only password
encrypttyperw
DES
DES
6/6
Read/write encryption type
encrypttypero
DES
DES
6/6
Read only encryption type
rwcommunity
string[31]
Private
6/6
Read/write community
rocommunity
string[31]
Public
6/6
Read only community
syslocation
0~128
<blank>
6/6
System location
syscontact
0~128
<blank>
6/6
System contact
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7.26 Layout configuration
Group: layout (New version)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
logo_default
<boolean>
1
1/6
0 => Custom logo
1 => Default logo
logo_link
string[64]
http://ww
1/6
Hyperlink of the logo
1/6
0 => display the power by vivotek
w.vivotek.c
om
logo_powerbyvvtk_hidden
<boolean>
0
logo
1 => hide the power by vivotek
logo
custombutton_manualtrigger_s
<boolean>
1
1/6
Show or hide manual trigger (VI)
how
button in homepage
<product dependent>
0 -> Hidden
1 -> Visible
theme_option
1~4
1
1/6
1~3: One of the default themes.
4: Custom definition.
theme_color_font
string[7]
#ffffff
1/6
Font color
theme_color_configfont
string[7]
#ffffff
1/6
Font color of configuration area.
theme_color_titlefont
string[7]
#098bd6
1/6
Font color of video title.
theme_color_controlbackgroun
string[7]
#565656
1/6
Background color of control area.
string[7]
#323232
1/6
Background color of configuration
d
theme_color_configbackground
area.
theme_color_videobackground
string[7]
#565656
1/6
Background color of video area.
theme_color_case
string[7]
#323232
1/6
Frame color
User's Manual - 189
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7.27 Privacy mask
Group: privacymask_c<0~(n-1)> for n channel product
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
enable
<boolean>
0
4/4
Enable privacy mask.
win_i<0~4>_enable
<boolean>
0
4/4
Enable privacy mask window.
win_i<0~4>_name
string[14]
<blank>
4/4
Name of the privacy mask
window.
win_i<0~4>_
0 ~ 320,0 ~ 240,
0
4/4
Coordinate of polygon window
polygon
0 ~ 320,0 ~ 240,
position.
0 ~ 320,0 ~ 240,
(4 points:
0 ~ 320,0 ~ 240
x0,y0,x1,y1,x2,y2,x3,y3)
7.28 Capability
Group: capability
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
api_httpversion
<string>
0100a
0/7
The HTTP API version.
bootuptime
<positive integer>
60
0/7
Server bootup time.
nir
0,
0
0/7
Number of IR interfaces.
<positive integer>
(Recommand to use ir for built-in IR
and extir for external IR)
npir
0,
0
0/7
Number of PIRs.
1
0/7
Number of digital inputs.
3
0/7
Number of virtual inputs (manual
<positive integer>
ndi
0,
<positive integer>
nvi
0,
<positive integer>
ndo
0,
trigger)
1
0/7
Number of digital outputs.
1
0/7
Number of audio inputs.
1
0/7
Number of audio outputs.
1
0/7
Number of video inputs.
<positive integer>
naudioin
0,
<positive integer>
naudioout
0,
<positive integer>
nvideoin
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<positive integer>
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nmediastream
<positive integer>
3
0/7
Number of media stream per channels.
nvideosetting
<positive integer>
3
0/7
Number of video settings per channel.
naudiosetting
<positive integer>
1
0/7
Number of audio settings per channel.
nuart
0,
0
0/7
Number of UART interfaces.
<positive integer>
nvideoinprofile
<positive integer>
1
0/7
Number of video input profiles.
nmotion
0, <positive integer>
5
0/7
Number of motion window.
nmotionprofile
0, <positive integer>
1
0/7
Number of motion profiles.
ptzenabled
0, <positive integer>
189
0/7
An 32-bit integer, each bit can be set
separately as follows:
Bit 0 => Support camera control
function;
0(not support), 1(support)
Bit 1 => Built-in or external camera;
0(external), 1(built-in)
Bit 2 => Support pan operation, 0(not
support), 1(support)
Bit 3 => Support tilt operation; 0(not
support), 1(support)
Bit 4 => Support zoom operation;
0(not support), 1(support)
Bit 5 => Support focus operation;
0(not support), 1(support)
Bit 6 => Support iris operation;
0(not support), 1(support)
Bit 7 => External or built-in PT;
0(built-in), 1(external)
Bit 8 => Invalidate bit 1 ~ 7;
0(bit 1 ~ 7 are valid),
1(bit 1 ~ 7 are invalid)
Bit 9 => Reserved bit; Invalidate
lens_pan, Lens_tilt, lens_zoon,
lens_focus, len_iris.
0(fields are valid),
1(fields are invalid)
evctrlchannel
<boolean>
1
0/7
Indicate whether to support HTTP
tunnel for event/control transfer.
joystick
<boolean>
0
0/7
Indicate whether to support joystick
User's Manual - 191
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control.
storage_dbenabled
<boolean>
1
0/7
Media files are indexed in database.
ptzenabledclient
<boolean>
0
0/7
Indicate whether to support ptz client
protocol_https
< boolean >
1
0/7
Indicate whether to support HTTP over
SSL.
protocol_rtsp
< boolean >
1
0/7
Indicate whether to support RTSP.
protocol_sip
<boolean>
1
0/7
Indicate whether to support SIP.
protocol_maxconnec
<positive integer>
10
0/7
The maximum allowed simultaneous
tion
protocol_maxgencon
connections.
<positive integer>
10
0/7
nection
protocol_maxmegac
connections .
<positive integer>
0
0/7
onnection
protocol_rtp_multica
The maximum general streaming
The maximum megapixel streaming
connections.
<boolean>
1
0/7
st_
Indicate whether to support scalable
multicast.
scalable
protocol_rtp_multica
<boolean>
0
0/7
st_
Indicate whether to support
backchannel multicast.
backchannel
protocol_rtp_tcp
<boolean>
1
0/7
Indicate whether to support RTP over
TCP.
protocol_rtp_http
<boolean>
1
0/7
Indicate whether to support RTP over
HTTP.
protocol_spush_mjp
<boolean>
1
0/7
eg
Indicate whether to support server
push MJPEG.
protocol_snmp
<boolean>
1
0/7
Indicate whether to support SNMP.
protocol_ipv6
<boolean>
1
0/7
Indicate whether to support IPv6.
videoin_type
0, 1, 2
2
0/7
0 => Interlaced CCD
1 => Progressive CCD
2 => CMOS
videoin_resolution
<a list of available
'192x192,
resolution separated
256x256,
by commas>
384x384,
<product
512x512,
dependent>
768x768,
1056x105
6,
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0/7
Available resolutions list.
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1280x128
0,
1536x153
6
1920x192
0
videoin_resolution16
<a list of available
176x144,
x9
resolution separated
384x216,
by commas>
640x360,
<product
1280x720
dependent>
,
0/7
Available 16x9 resolutions list.
1360x768
,
1600x904
,
1920x108
0
videoin_resolution1x1
<a list of
'192x192,
0/7
Available 1x1
available
256x256,
resolutions
resolution
384x384,
list.
separated by
512x512,
commas>
768x768,
<product
1056x105
dependent>
6,
1280x128
0,
1536x153
6
1920x192
0
videoin_nresolution
< number of
9
0/7
Available
available
resolutions
resolution list>
list.
<product
(only for 5M
dependent>
series)
videoin_mpeg4_maxfram
<a list of
15,15,15,
erate
available
15,15,15,
maximum frame
15,15,15
0/7
Available maximum frame list. (only
for 5M series)
rate separated
by commas>
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<product
dependent>
videoin_mjpeg_maxfram
<a list of
15,15,15,
erate
available
15,15,15,
maximum frame
15,15,15
0/7
Available maximum frame list. (only
for 5M series)
rate separated
by commas>
<product
dependent>
videoin_h264_maxframer
<a list of
15,15,15,
ate
available
15,15,15,
maximum frame
15,15,15
0/7
Available maximum frame list. (only
for 5M series)
rate separated
by commas>
<product
dependent>
videoin_streamcodec
< 1 ~ 15, 1~15,
7,7,7
0/7
1~15 (3
Available stream codectype (Bit 0 ->
mpeg4, Bit 1 -> mjpeg, Bit 2 -> h264).
streams) >
<product
dependent>
videoin_fov
<a list of
1920x108
available crop
0,1952x1
size separated
944
0/7
Available crop size list. (only for 5M
series)
by commas>
<product
dependent>
videoin_maxframera
<a list of available
15,
te
maximum frame rate
15,
separated by
15,
commas>
15,
<product
15,
dependent>
15,
0/7
Available maximum frame list.
0/7
Available codec list.
0/7
Indicate whether to support
15,
15
videoin_codec
mpeg4. mjpeg, h264
mpeg4,
<product
mjpeg,
dependent>
h264
videoin_flexiblebitrat
<boolean>
<produ
e
<product
ct
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flexible bitrate.
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dependent>
depend
ent>
videoout_codec
<a list of the
<blank>
0/7
Available codec list.
0
0/7
Indicate whether to support acoustic
available codec types
separated by
commas)
<product
dependent>
audio_aec
<boolean>
echo cancellation.
audio_extmic
<boolean>
1
0/7
Indicate whether to support external
microphone input.
audio_linein
<boolean>
1
0/7
Indicate whether to support external
line input.
(It will be replaced by audio_mic and
audio_extmic.)
audio_lineout
<boolean>
1
0/7
Indicate whether to support line
output.
audio_headphoneout
<boolean>
0
0/7
Indicate whether to support
headphone output.
audioin_codec
audioout_codec
aac4, g711, g726
aac4,
<product
g711,
dependent>
g726
g711
0/7
Available codec list for audio input.
0/7
Available codec list for SIP.
0/7
Indicate whether to support
<product
dependent>
camctrl_httptunnel
<boolean>
0
httptunnel.
camctrl_httptunnelcl
<boolean>
0
0/7
ient
camctrl_privilege
Indicate whether to support httptunnel
client.
<boolean>
1
0/7
Indicate whether to support “Manage
Privilege” of PTZ control in the Security
page.
1: support both
/cgi-bin/camctrl/camctrl.cgi and
/cgi-bin/viewer/camctrl.cgi
0: support only
/cgi-bin/viewer/camctrl.cgi
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uart_httptunnel
<boolean>
0
0/7
Indicate whether to support HTTP
tunnel for UART transfer.
transmission_mode
Tx,
Tx
0/7
Indicate transmission mode of the
Rx,
machine: TX = server, Rx = receiver
Both
box, Both = DVR.
network_wire
<boolean>
1
0/7
Indicate whether to support Ethernet.
network_wireless
<boolean>
0
0/7
Indicate whether to support wireless.
wireless_s802dot11b
<boolean>
0
0/7
Indicate whether to support wireless
802.11b+.
wireless_s802dot11g
<boolean>
0
0/7
Indicate whether to support wireless
802.11g.
wireless_encrypt_we
<boolean>
0
0/7
p
Indicate whether to support wireless
WEP.
wireless_encrypt_wp
<boolean>
0
0/7
a
Indicate whether to support wireless
WPA.
wireless_encrypt_wp
<boolean>
0
0/7
a2
wireless_beginchann
Indicate whether to support wireless
WPA2.
1 ~ 14
255
0/7
el
Indicate the begin channel of wireless
network
wireless_endchannel
1 ~ 14
255
0/7
Indicate the end channel of wireless
network
derivative_brand
<boolean>
1
0/7
Indicate whether to support the
upgrade function for the derivative
brand. For example, if the value is
true, the VVTK product can be
upgraded to VVXX. (TCVV<->TCXX is
excepted)
npreset
0, <positive integer>
20
0/7
Number of preset locations
eptz
0, <positive integer>
7
0/7
A 32-bit integer, each bit can be set
separately as follows:
Bit 0 => stream 1 supports ePTZ or
not.
Bit 1 => stream 2 supports ePTZ or
not.
The rest may be deduced by analogy
nanystream
0, <positive integer>
0
0/7
number of any media stream per
channel
iva
<boolean>
0
0/7
Indicate whether to support Intelligent
Video analysis
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tampering
<boolean>
1
0/7
Indicate whether to support tampering
detection.
test_ac
<boolean>
1
0/7
Indicate whether to support test ac
key.
version_onvifdaemo
<string>
1.7.1.4
0/7
Indicate ONVIF daemon version
<Boolean>
1
0/7
Indicate whether to support WDR
n
image_wdrc
enhanced.
image_ iristype
<string>
image_ focusassist
<Boolean>
0
0/7
Indicate iris type.
0/7
Indicate whether to support focus
assist.
fisheye
<Boolean>
1
0/7
Indicate fisheye model.
localstorage_manag
<boolean>
1
0/7
Indicate whether manageable local
eable
localstorage_seamle
storage is supported.
<boolean>
1
0/7
ss
Indicate whether seamless recording
is supported.
localstorage_modnu
0,
m
<positive integer>
adaptiverecording
<boolean>
4
0/7
The maximum MOD connection
numbers.
1
0/7
Indicate whether to support adaptive
recording.
adaptivestreaming
<boolean>
1
0/7
Indicate whether to support adaptive
streaming.
supportsd
<boolean>
1
0/7
Indicate whether to support local
storage.
vadp
<positive integer>
19
0/7
An 32-bit integer, each bit can be set
separately as follows:
Bit 0 => VADP Interface
Bit 1 => Capture video raw data
Bit 2 => Support encode jpeg
Bit 3 => Audio
Bit 4 => Event
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7.29 Customized event script
Group: event_customtaskfile_i<0~2>
PARAMETER
VALUE
Default
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
name
string[41]
<blank>
6/7
Custom script identification of this entry.
date
string[17]
<blank>
6/7
Date of custom script.
time
string[17]
<blank>
6/7
Time of custom script.
Default
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
7.30 Event setting
Group: event_i<0~2>
PARAMETER
VALUE
(get/set)
name
string[40]
<blank>
6/6
Identification of this entry.
enable
0, 1
0
6/6
Enable or disable this event.
priority
0, 1, 2
1
6/6
Indicate the priority of this event:
“0” = low priority
“1” = normal priority
“2” = high priority
delay
1~999
20
6/6
Delay in seconds before detecting the
next event.
trigger
boot,
boot
6/6
Indicate the trigger condition:
di,
“boot” = System boot
motion,
“di”= Digital input
seq,
“motion” = Video motion detection
recnotify,
“seq” = Periodic condition
tampering,
“visignal” = Video input signal loss.
visignal,
“recnotify” = Recording notification.
vi
“tampering” = Tamper detection.
“vi”= Virtual input (Manual trigger)
“volalarm” = Audio detection.
triggerstatus
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String[40]
trigger
6/6
The status for event trigger
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di
<integer>
1
6/6
Indicate the source id of di trigger.
This field is required when trigger
condition is “di”.
One bit represents one digital input. The
LSB indicates DI 0.
mdwin
<integer>
0
6/6
Indicate the source window id of motion
detection.
This field is required when trigger
condition is “md”.
One bit represents one window.
The LSB indicates the 1st window.
For example, to detect the 1st and 3rd
windows, set mdwin as 5.
mdwin0
<integer>
0
6/6
Similar to mdwin. The parameter takes
effect when profile 1 of motion detection
is enabled.
vi
<integer>
0
6/6
Indicate the source id of vi trigger.
This field is required when trigger
condition is “vi”.
One bit represents one digital input. The
LSB indicates VI 0.
inter
1~999
1
6/6
Interval of snapshots in minutes.
This field is used when trigger condition
is “seq”.
weekday
0~127
127
6/6
Indicate which weekday is scheduled.
One bit represents one weekday.
bit0 (LSB) = Saturday
bit1 = Friday
bit2 = Thursday
bit3 = Wednesday
bit4 = Tuesday
bit5 = Monday
bit6 = Sunday
For example, to detect events on Friday
and Sunday, set weekday as 66.
begintime
hh:mm
00:00
6/6
Begin time of the weekly schedule.
endtime
hh:mm
24:00
6/6
End time of the weekly schedule.
(00:00 ~ 24:00 sets schedule as always
on)
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lowlightcondition
0, 1
1
6/6
<product dependent>
Switch on white light LED in low light
condition
0 => Do action at all times
1 => Do action in low-light conditions
action_do_i<0~(ndo-1)
0, 1
0
6/6
Enable or disable trigger digital output.
1~999
1
6/6
Duration of the digital output trigger in
>_enable
action_do_i<0~(ndo-1)
>_duration
action_goto_enable
seconds.
<Boolean>
0
6/6
<product dependent>
action_goto_name
on event triggered.
string[40]
<blank>
6/6
<product dependent>
action_cf_enable
Enable/disable ptz goto preset position
Specify the preset name that ptz goto on
event triggered.
<Boolean>
0
6/6
Enable or disable sending media to SD
card.
action_cf_folder
string[128]
<blank>
6/6
Path to store media.
action_cf_media
NULL, 0~4
<blank>
6/6
Index of the attached media.
action_cf_datefolder
<boolean>
1
6/6
Enable this to create folders by date,
time, and hour automatically.
action_cf_backup
<Boolean>
0
6/6
Enable or disable the function that send
media to SD card for backup if network is
disconnected.
action_server_i<0~4>_e 0, 1
0
6/6
Enable or disable this server action.
<blank>
6/6
Index of the attached media.
0
6/6
Enable this to create folders by date,
nable
action_server_i<0~4>_ NULL, 0~4
media
action_server_i<0~4>_ <boolean>
datefolder
action_patrol_enable
(only for VS series)
<product dependent>
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time, and hour automatically.
<Boolean>
0
6/6
Enable/disable ptz patrol when event
triggered.
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action_ patrol _server
0~255
0
6/6
Indicate the target servers to which the
(only for VS series)
snapshots taken during patrol dwelling
<product dependent>
time should be sent.
One bit represents one application server
(server_i0~i4).
bit0 (LSB) = server_i0.
bit1 = server_i1.
bit2 = server_i2.
bit3 = server_i3.
bit4 = server_i4.
For example, enable server_i0,
server_i2, and server_i4 as notification
servers; the notifyserver value is 21.
7.31 Server setting for event action
Group: server_i<0~4>
PARAMETER
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
name
string[40]
NULL
6/6
Identification of this entry
type
email,
email
6/6
Indicate the server type:
ftp,
“email” = email server
http,
“ftp” = FTP server
ns
“http” = HTTP server
“ns” = network storage
http_url
string[128]
http://
6/6
URL of the HTTP server to upload.
http_username
string[64]
NULL
6/6
Username to log in to the server.
http_passwd
string[64]
NULL
6/6
Password of the user.
ftp_address
string[128]
NULL
6/6
FTP server address.
ftp_username
string[64]
NULL
6/6
Username to log in to the server.
ftp_passwd
string[64]
NULL
6/6
Password of the user.
ftp_port
0~65535
21
6/6
Port to connect to the server.
ftp_location
string[128]
NULL
6/6
Location to upload or store the media.
ftp_passive
0, 1
1
6/6
Enable or disable passive mode.
0 = disable passive mode
1 = enable passive mode
email_address
string[128]
NULL
6/6
Email server address.
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email_sslmode
0, 1
0
6/6
Enable support SSL.
email_port
0~65535
25
6/6
Port to connect to the server.
email_username
string[64]
NULL
6/6
Username to log in to the server.
email_passwd
string[64]
NULL
6/6
Password of the user.
email_senderemail
string[128]
NULL
6/6
Email address of the sender.
email_recipientemail
string[128]
NULL
6/6
Email address of the recipient.
ns_location
string[128]
NULL
6/6
Location to upload or store the media.
ns_username
string[64]
NULL
6/6
Username to log in to the server.
ns_passwd
string[64]
NULL
6/6
Password of the user.
ns_workgroup
string[64]
NULL
6/6
Workgroup for network storage.
7.32 Media setting for event action
Group: media_i<0~4> (media_freespace is used internally.)
PARAMETER
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
name
string[40]
NULL
6/6
Identification of this entry
type
snapshot,
snapshot
6/6
Media type to send to the server or store
systemlog,
on the server.
videoclip,
recordmsg
snapshot_source
<integer>
0
6/6
Indicate the source of media stream.
0 means the first stream.
1 means the second stream and etc.
2 means the third stream and etc.
3 means the fourth stream and etc.
snapshot_prefix
string[16]
Snapshot1_
6/6
Indicate the prefix of the filename.
media_i0=> Snapshot1_
media_i1=> Snapshot2_
media_i2=> Snapshot3_
media_i3=> Snapshot4_
media_i4=> Snapshot5_
snapshot_datesuffix
0, 1
0
6/6
Add date and time suffix to filename:
1 = Add date and time suffix.
0 = Do not add.
snapshot_preevent
0~7
1
6/6
Indicates the number of pre-event
images.
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snapshot_postevent
0~7
1
6/6
The number of post-event images.
videoclip_source
<integer>
0
6/6
Indicate the source of media stream.
0 means the first stream.
1 means the second stream and etc.
2 means the third stream and etc.
3 means the fourth stream and etc.
videoclip_prefix
string[16]
VideoClip1_
6/6
Indicate the prefix of the filename.
videoclip_preevent
0~9
0
6/6
Indicates the time for pre-event
recording in seconds.
videoclip_maxduration
1 ~ 20
5
6/6
Maximum duration of one video clip in
seconds.
videoclip_maxsize
50 ~ 8192
3072
6/6
Maximum size of one video clip file in
Kbytes.
7.33 Recording
Group: recording_i<0~1>
PARAMETER
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
name
string[40]
NULL
6/6
Identification of this entry.
trigger
schedule,
schedule
6/6
The event trigger type
networkfail
schedule: The event is triggered by
schedule
networkfail: The event is triggered by
the failure of network connection.
enable
0, 1
0
6/6
Enable or disable this recording.
priority
0, 1, 2
1
6/6
Indicate the priority of this recording:
“0” indicates low priority.
“1” indicates normal priority.
“2” indicates high priority.
source
0~3
0
6/6
Indicate the source of media stream.
0 means the first stream.
1 means the second stream and so on.
limitsize
0,1
0
6/6
0: Entire free space mechanism
1: Limit recording size mechanism
cyclic
0,1
0
6/6
0: Disable cyclic recording
1: Enable cyclic recording
notify
0,1
1
6/6
0: Disable recording notification
1: Enable recording notification
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notifyserver
0~31
0
6/6
Indicate which notification server is
scheduled.
One bit represents one application
server (server_i0~i4).
bit0 (LSB) = server_i0.
bit1 = server_i1.
bit2 = server_i2.
bit3 = server_i3.
bit4 = server_i4.
For example, enable server_i0,
server_i2, and server_i4 as notification
servers; the notifyserver value is 21.
weekday
0~127
127
6/6
Indicate which weekday is scheduled.
One bit represents one weekday.
bit0 (LSB) = Saturday
bit1 = Friday
bit2 = Thursday
bit3 = Wednesday
bit4 = Tuesday
bit5 = Monday
bit6 = Sunday
For example, to detect events on Friday
and Sunday, set weekday as 66.
begintime
hh:mm
00:00
6/6
Start time of the weekly schedule.
endtime
hh:mm
24:00
6/6
End time of the weekly schedule.
(00:00~24:00 indicates schedule
always on)
prefix
string[16]
<blank>
6/6
Indicate the prefix of the filename.
cyclesize
200~
100
6/6
The maximum size for cycle recording
in Kbytes when choosing to limit
recording size.
(not used in FE8174)
reserveamount
0~
100
6/6
The reserved amount in Mbytes when
choosing cyclic recording mechanism.
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dest
cf,
cf
6/6
0~4
The destination to store the recorded
data.
“cf” means local storage (CF or SD
card).
“0” means the index of the network
storage.
cffolder
string[128]
NULL
filesize
102400~2048000 102400
6/6
Folder name.
6/6
Unit: Mega bytes.
When this condition is reached,
recording file is truncated.
duration
0~3600
60
6/6
Uuit: Minute
When this condition is reached,
recording file is truncated.
adaptive_enable
0,1
0
6/6
<product dependent>
adaptive_preevent
Indicate whether the adaptive
recording is enabled
0~9
1
6/6
<product dependent>
Indicate when is the adaptive recording
started before the event trigger point
(seconds)
adaptive_postevent
0~10
1
6/6
<product dependent>
Indicate when is the adaptive recording
stopped after the event trigger point
(seconds)
7.34
Group: https (capability.protocol.https > 0)
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
enable
<boolean>
0
6/6
To enable or disable secure HTTP.
policy
<Boolean>
0
6/6
If the value is 1, it will force HTTP
connection redirect to HTTPS
connection
method
auto,
auto
6/6
auto => Create self-signed
manual,
certificate automatically.
install
manual => Create self-signed
certificate manually.
install => Create certificate
request and install.
status
-3 ~ 1
0
6/7
Specify the https status.
-3 = Certificate not installed
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-2 = Invalid public key
-1 = Waiting for certificate
0 = Not installed
1 = Active
countryname
string[2]
TW
6/6
Country name in the certificate
information.
stateorprovincename
string[128]
Asia
6/6
State or province name in the
certificate information.
localityname
string[128]
Asia
6/6
The locality name in the certificate
information.
organizationname
string[64]
Vivotek Inc.
6/6
Organization name in the
certificate information.
unit
string[32]
Vivotek Inc.
6/6
Organizational unit name in the
certificate information.
commonname
string[64]
www.vivotek.
6/6
com
validdays
0 ~ 3650
3650
Common name in the certificate
information.
6/6
Valid period for the certification.
7.35 Storage management setting
Currently it’s for local storage (SD, CF card)
Group: disk_i<0~(n-1)> n is the total number of storage devices. (capability.storage.dbenabled > 0)
PARAMETER
VALUE
Default
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
cyclic_enabled
<boolean>
0
6/6
Enable cyclic storage method.
autocleanup_enabled
<boolean>
0
6/6
Enable automatic clean up method.
Expired and not locked media files will be
deleted.
autocleanup_maxage
<positive
7
6/6
integer>
To specify the expired days for automatic
clean up.
7.36 ePTZ setting
Group: eptz_c<0~(n-1)> for n channel product. (capability.eptz > 0)
PARAMETER
VALUE
Default
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
tiltspeed
-5 ~ 5
0
1/4
Tilt speed
panspeed
-5 ~ 5
0
1/4
Pan speed
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zoomspeed
-5 ~ 5
0
1/4
Zoom speed
panoramicspeed
1~5
1
1/4
Panoramic speed
rotatespeed
1~5
1
1/4
Rotate speed
Group: eptz_c<0~(n-1)>_s<0~(m-1)> for n channel product and m is the number of streams which support
ePTZ. (capability.eptz > 0)
PARAMETER
VALUE
Default
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
patrolseq
string[120]
<blank>
1/4
The patrol sequence of ePTZ. All the
patrol position indexes will be separated
by ","
preset_i<0~19>_name
string[40]
<blank>
1/4
Name of ePTZ preset.
preset_i<0~19>_pos
<coordinate>
<blank>
1/4
Coordinate of the preset.
(It should be get from plugin: x, y, z,
zfactor, scroll)
7.37 Fisheye info
Group: fisheyeinfo
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
revisedcenteraxis
<coordinate>
<product
6/99
dependent>
radius
<integer>
<product
The actual center axis
coordinate
6/99
The actual center radius
dependent>
7.38 Seamless recording setting
Group: seamlessrecording (capability.localstorage.seamless > 0)
PARAMETER
VALUE
Default
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
diskmode
seamless,
seamless
1/6
manageable
“seamless” indicates enable seamless
recording.
“manageable” indicates disable seamless
recording.
maxconnection
3
3
1/6
Maximum number of connected
seamless streaming.
stream
1~3
3
1/6
(Internal used, read only)
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output
0~3
2
1/6
(Internal used, read only)
enable
<boolean>
0
1/6
Indicate whether seamless recording is
recording to local storage or not at
present.
(Read only)
guid<0~2>_id
string[127]
<blank>
1/6
The connected seamless streaming ID.
(Read only)
guid<0~2>_number
0~3
0
1/6
Number of connected seamless
streaming with guid<0~2>_id.
(Read only)
7.39 genetec info
Group: genetec
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
image_contrast
<integer>
<product
7/7
Only for genetec omnicast
7/7
Only for genetec omnicast
7/7
Only for genetec omnicast
dependent>
image_brightness
<integer>
<product
dependent>
motion_i<0~4>
<integer>
<product
dependent>
7.40 VIVOTEK Application Development Platform setting
Group: vadp
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
version
<string>
<product
6/7
Indicate the VADP version.
6/7
Indicate total video resource
dependent>
resource_total_video
<integer>
<product
dependent>
resource_total_audio
<integer>
<product
number of the system.
6/7
dependent>
resource_total_do
<integer>
<product
number of the system.
6/7
dependent>
resource_total_memory
<integer>
<product
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<integer>
<product
Indicate total DO resource
number of the system.
6/7
dependent>
resource_total_storage
Indicate total audio resource
Indicate total available memory
size for VADP modules.
6/7
Indicate total size of the
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dependent>
internal storage space for
storing VADP modules.
resource_free_video
<integer>
<product
6/7
dependent>
resource_free_audio
<integer>
<product
number of the system.
6/7
dependent>
resource_free_do
<integer>
<product
<integer>
<product
6/7
<integer>
<product
Indicate free DO resource
number of the system.
6/7
dependent>
resource_free_storage
Indicate free audio resource
number of the system.
dependent>
resource_free_memory
Indicate free video resource
Indicate free memory size for
VADP modules.
6/7
dependent>
Indicate current free storage
size for uploading VADP
modules.
module_number
<integer>
0
6/7
Record the total module
number that already stored in
the system.
module_order
string[40]
<blank>
6/6
The execution order of the
enabled modules.
module_save2sd
<boolean>
<product
6/6
dependent>
Indicate if the module should
be saved to SD card when user
want to upload it.
If the value is false, save
module to the internal storage
space and it will occupy storage
size.
Group: vadp_module_i<0~(n-1)>
NAME
VALUE
DEFAULT
SECURITY
DESCRIPTION
(get/set)
enable
<boolean>
0
6/6
Indicate if the module is
enabled or not.
If yes, also add the index of this
module to the module_order.
name
string[40]
<blank>
6/6
Module name
url
string[120]
<blank>
6/6
Define the URL string after the
IP address if the module
provides it own web page.
vender
string[40]
<blank>
6/6
The provider of the module.
vendorurl
string[120]
<blank>
6/6
URL of the vendor.
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version
string[40]
<blank>
6/6
Version of the module.
license
string[40]
<blank>
6/6
Indicate the license status of
the module.
path
string[40]
<blank>
6/6
Record the storage path of the
module.
initscr
string[40]
<blank>
6/6
The script that will handle
operation commands from the
system.
status
string[40]
<blank>
6/6
Indicate the running status of
the module.
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8. Useful Functions
8.1 Drive the Digital Output (capability.ndo > 0)
Note: This request requires Viewer privileges.
Method: GET/POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/dido/setdo.cgi?do1=<state>[&do2=<state>]
[&do3=<state>][&do4=<state>]
Where state is 0 or 1; “0” means inactive or normal state, while “1” means active or triggered state.
PARAMETER
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
do<num>
0, 1
0 – Inactive, normal state
1 – Active, triggered state
Example: Drive the digital output 1 to triggered state and redirect to an empty page.
http://myserver/cgi-bin/dido/setdo.cgi?do1=1
8.2 Query Status of the Digital Input (capability.ndi > 0)
Note: This request requires Viewer privileges
Method: GET/POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/dido/getdi.cgi?[di0][&di1][&di2][&di3]
If no parameter is specified, all of the digital input statuses will be returned.
Return:
HTTP/1.0 200 OK\r\n
Content-Type: text/plain\r\n
Content-Length: <length>\r\n
\r\n
[di0=<state>]\r\n
[di1=<state>]\r\n
[di2=<state>]\r\n
[di3=<state>]\r\n
where <state> can be 0 or 1.
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Example: Query the status of digital input 1 .
Request:
http://myserver/cgi-bin/dido/getdi.cgi?di1
Response:
HTTP/1.0 200 OK\r\n
Content-Type: text/plain\r\n
Content-Length: 7\r\n
\r\n
di1=1\r\n
8.3 Query Status of the Digital Output (capability.ndo > 0)
Note: This request requires Viewer privileges
Method: GET/POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/dido/getdo.cgi?[do0][&do1][&do2][&do3]
If no parameter is specified, all the digital output statuses will be returned.
Return:
HTTP/1.0 200 OK\r\n
Content-Type: text/plain\r\n
Content-Length: <length>\r\n
\r\n
[do0=<state>]\r\n
[do1=<state>]\r\n
[do2=<state>]\r\n
[do3=<state>]\r\n
where <state> can be 0 or 1.
Example: Query the status of digital output 1.
Request:
http://myserver/cgi-bin/dido/getdo.cgi?do1
Response:
HTTP/1.0 200 OK\r\n
Content-Type: text/plain\r\n
Content-Length: 7\r\n
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\r\n
do1=1\r\n
8.4 3D Privacy Mask
Note: This request requires admin user privilege
<SD81X1> You can set privacy mask only at zoom 1x. To go back to zoom 1x directly, please send this cgi
command: "/cgi-bin/camctrl/camposition.cgi?setzoom=0"
Method: GET/POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/setpm3d.cgi?method=<value>&name=<value>&[maskheight=<value>&
maskwidth=<value>&return=<return page>]
PARAMETER
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
method
add
Add a 3D privacy mask at current location
delete
Delete a 3D privacy mask
edit
Edit a 3D privacy mask
maskname
string[40]
3D privacy mask name
maskheight
integer
3D privacy mask height
maskwidth
integer
3D privacy mask width
return
<return page>
Redirect to page <return page> after the 3D privacy mask is
configured. The <return page> can be a full URL path or relative path
according to the current path. If you omit this parameter, it will
redirect to an empty page.
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8.5 Capture Single Snapshot
Note: This request requires Normal User privileges.
Method: GET/POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/viewer/video.jpg?[channel=<value>][&resolution=<value>]
[&quality=<value>][&streamid=<value>]
If the user requests a size larger than all stream settings on the server, this request will fail.
PARAMETER
VALUE
DEFAULT
DESCRIPTION
channel
0~(n-1)
0
The channel number of the video source.
resolution
<available
0
The resolution of the image.
resolution>
quality
1~5
3
The quality of the image.
streamid
0~(m-1)
<product
The stream number.
dependent>
The server will return the most up-to-date snapshot of the selected channel and stream in JPEG format. The size
and quality of the image will be set according to the video settings on the server.
Return:
HTTP/1.0 200 OK\r\n
Content-Type: image/jpeg\r\n
[Content-Length: <image size>\r\n]
<binary JPEG image data>
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8.6 Account Management
Note: This request requires Administrator privileges.
Method: GET/POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/editaccount.cgi?
method=<value>&username=<name>[&userpass=<value>][&privilege=<value>]
[&privilege=<value>][…][&return=<return page>]
PARAMETER
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
method
Add
Add an account to the server. When using this method, the
“username” field is necessary. It will use the default value of other
fields if not specified.
Delete
Remove an account from the server. When using this method, the
“username” field is necessary, and others are ignored.
edit
Modify the account password and privilege. When using this method,
the “username” field is necessary, and other fields are optional. If not
specified, it will keep the original settings.
username
<name>
The name of the user to add, delete, or edit.
userpass
<value>
The password of the new user to add or that of the old user to modify.
The default value is an empty string.
Privilege
Return
<value>
The privilege of the user to add or to modify.
viewer
Viewer privilege.
operator
Operator privilege.
admin
Administrator privilege.
<return page>
Redirect to the page <return page> after the parameter is assigned.
The <return page> can be a full URL path or relative path according to
the current path. If you omit this parameter, it will redirect to an
empty page.
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8.7 System Logs
Note: This request require Administrator privileges.
Method: GET/POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/syslog.cgi
Server will return the most up-to-date system log.
Return:
HTTP/1.0 200 OK\r\n
Content-Type: text/plain\r\n
Content-Length: <syslog length>\r\n
\r\n
<system log information>\r\n
8.8 Upgrade Firmware
Note: This request requires Administrator privileges.
Method: POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/upgrade.cgi
Post data:
fimage=<file name>[&return=<return page>]\r\n
\r\n
<multipart encoded form data>
Server will accept the file named <file name> to upgrade the firmware and return with <return page> if indicated.
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8.9 Camera Control (capability.ptzenabled, not used in SF8174)
Note: This request requires Viewer privileges.
Method: GET/POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/viewer/camctrl.cgi?[channel=<value>][&camid=<value>]
[&move=<value>] – Move home, up, down, left, right
[&focus=<value>] – Focus operation
[&iris=<value>] – Iris operation
[&auto=<value>] – Auto pan, patrol
[&zoom=<value>] – Zoom in, out
[&zooming=<value>&zs=<value>] – Zoom without stopping, used for joystick
[&vx=<value>&vy=<value>&vs=<value>] – Shift without stopping, used for joystick
[&x=<value>&y=<value>&videosize=<value>&resolution=<value>&stretch=<value>] – Click on image
(Move the center of image to the coordination (x,y) based on resolution or videosize.)
[ [&speedpan=<value>][&speedtilt=<value>][&speedzoom=<value>][&speedapp=<value>][&speedlink=<val
ue>] ] – Set speeds
[&return=<return page>]
Example:
http://myserver/cgi-bin/viewer/camctrl.cgi?channel=0&camid=1&move=right
http://myserver/cgi-bin/viewer/camctrl.cgi?channel=0&camid=1&zoom=tele
http://myserver/cgi-bin/viewer/camctrl.cgi?channel=0&camid=1&x=300&y=200&resolution=704x480&videosiz
e=704x480&strech=1
PARAMETER
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
channel
<0~(n-1)>
Channel of video source.
camid
0,<positive integer>
Camera ID.
move
home
Move to camera to home position.
up
Move camera up.
down
Move camera down.
left
Move camera left.
right
Move camera right.
speedpan
-5 ~ 5
Set the pan speed.
speedtilt
-5 ~ 5
Set the tilt speed.
speedzoom
-5 ~ 5
Set the zoom speed.
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speedfocus
-5 ~ 5
Set the focus speed.
speedapp
-5 ~ 5
Set the auto pan/patrol speed.
auto
pan
Auto pan.
patrol
Auto patrol.
stop
Stop camera.
wide
Zoom larger view with current speed.
tele
Zoom further with current speed.
stop
Stop zoom.
wide or tele
Zoom without stopping for larger view or further view with zs speed,
zoom
zooming
used for joystick control.
zs
0~6
Set the speed of zooming, “0” means stop.
0 ~ 15 <SD81X1>
vx
<integer , excluding 0> The slope of movement = vy/vx, used for joystick control.
vy
<integer>
vs
0~7
Set the speed of movement, “0” means stop.
0 ~ 15 <SD81X1>
x
<integer>
x-coordinate clicked by user.
It will be the x-coordinate of center after movement.
y
<integer>
y-coordinate clicked by user.
It will be the y-coordinate of center after movement.
videosize
<window size>
The size of plug-in (ActiveX) window in web page
resolution
<window size>
The resolution of streaming.
stretch
<boolean>
0 indicates that it uses resolution (streaming size) as the range of
the coordinate system.
1 indicates that it uses videosize (plug-in size) as the range of the
coordinate system.
focus
iris
speedlink
auto
Auto focus.
far
Focus on further distance.
near
Focus on closer distance.
auto
Let the Network Camera control iris size.
open
Manually control the iris for bigger size.
close
Manually control the iris for smaller size.
0~4
Issue speed link command.
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gaptime
0~32768
The gaptime between two consecutive ptz commands for device.
(unit: ms)
return
<return page>
Redirect to the page <return page> after the parameter is assigned.
The <return page> can be a full URL path or relative path according to
the current path. If you omit this parameter, it will redirect to an
empty page.
8.10 ePTZ Camera Control (capability.eptz > 0, not used in
SF8174)
Note: This request requires camctrl privileges.
Method: GET/POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/camctrl/eCamCtrl.cgi?channel=<value>&stream=<value>
[&move=<value>] – Move home, up, down, left, right
[&auto=<value>] – Auto pan, patrol
[&zoom=<value>] – Zoom in, out
[&zooming=<value>&zs=<value>] – Zoom without stopping, used for joystick
[&vx=<value>&vy=<value>&vs=<value>] – Shift without stopping, used for joystick
[&x=<value>&y=<value>&videosize=<value>&resolution=<value>&stretch=<value>] – Click on image
(Move the center of image to the coordination (x,y) based on resolution or videosize.)
[ [&speedpan=<value>][&speedtilt=<value>][&speedzoom=<value>][&speedapp=<value>] ] – Set speeds
[&return=<return page>]
Example:
http://myserver/cgi-bin/camctrl/eCamCtrl.cgi?channel=0&stream=0&move=right
http://myserver/cgi-bin/camctrl/eCamCtrl.cgi?channel=0&stream=1&vx=2&vy=2&vz=2
http://myserver/cgi-bin/camctrl/eCamCtrl.cgi?channel=0&stream=1&x=100&y=100&
videosize=640x480&resolution=640x480&stretch=0
PARAMETER
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
channel
<0~(n-1)>
Channel of video source.
stream
<0~(m-1)>
Stream.
move
home
Move to home ROI.
up
Move up.
down
Move down.
left
Move left.
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auto
zoom
zooming
right
Move right.
pan
Auto pan.
patrol
Auto patrol.
stop
Stop auto pan/patrol.
wide
Zoom larger view with current speed.
tele
Zoom further with current speed.
wide or tele
Zoom without stopping for larger view or further view with zs speed,
used for joystick control.
zs
0~6
Set the speed of zooming, “0” means stop.
vx
<integer>
The direction of movement, used for joystick control.
vy
<integer>
vs
0~7
Set the speed of movement, “0” means stop.
x
<integer>
x-coordinate clicked by user.
It will be the x-coordinate of center after movement.
y
<integer>
y-coordinate clicked by user.
It will be the y-coordinate of center after movement.
videosize
<window size>
The size of plug-in (ActiveX) window in web page
resolution
<window size>
The resolution of streaming.
stretch
<boolean>
0 indicates that it uses resolution (streaming size) as the range of
the coordinate system.
1 indicates that it uses videosize (plug-in size) as the range of the
coordinate system.
speedpan
-5 ~ 5
Set the pan speed.
speedtilt
-5 ~ 5
Set the tilt speed.
speedzoom
-5 ~ 5
Set the zoom speed.
speedapp
1~5
Set the auto pan/patrol speed.
return
<return page>
Redirect to the page <return page> after the parameter is assigned.
The <return page> can be a full URL path or relative path according to
the current path.
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8.11 Recall (capability.ptzenabled, not used in SF8174)
Note: This request requires Viewer privileges.
Method: GET
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/viewer/recall.cgi?
recall=<value>[&channel=<value>][&return=<return page>]
PARAMETER
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
recall
Text string less than 30 One of the present positions to recall.
characters
channel
<0~(n-1)>
Channel of the video source.
return
<return page>
Redirect to the page <return page> after the parameter is assigned.
The <return page> can be a full URL path or relative path according to
the current path. If you omit this parameter, it will redirect to an
empty page.
8.12 ePTZ Recall (capability.eptz > 0, not used in SF8174)
Note: This request requires camctrl privileges.
Method: GET/POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/camctrl/eRecall.cgi?channel=<value>&stream=<value>&
recall=<value>[&return=<return page>]
PARAMETER
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
channel
<0~(n-1)>
Channel of the video source.
stream
<0~(m-1)>
Stream.
recall
Text string less than 40 One of the present positions to recall.
characters
return
<return page>
Redirect to the page <return page> after the parameter is assigned.
The <return page> can be a full URL path or relative path according to
the current path.
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8.13 Preset Locations (capability.ptzenabled, not used in SF8174)
Note: This request requires Operator privileges.
Method: GET/POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/operator/preset.cgi?[channel=<value>]
[&addpos=<value>][&delpos=<value>][&return=<return page>]
PARAMETER
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
addpos
<Text string less than
Add one preset location to the preset list.
30 characters>
channel
<0~(n-1)>
Channel of the video source.
delpos
<Text string less than
Delete preset location from preset list.
30 characters>
return
<return page>
Redirect to the page <return page> after the parameter is assigned.
The <return page> can be a full URL path or relative path according to
the current path. If you omit this parameter, it will redirect to an
empty page.
8.14 ePTZ Preset Locations (capability.eptz > 0, not used in
SF8174)
Note: This request requires Operator privileges.
Method: GET/POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/operator/ePreset.cgi?channel=<value>&stream=<value>
[&addpos=<value>][&delpos=<value>][&return=<return page>]
PARAMETER
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
channel
<0~(n-1)>
Channel of the video source.
stream
<0~(m-1)>
Stream.
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addpos
<Text string less than
Add one preset location to the preset list.
40 characters>
delpos
<Text string less than
Delete preset location from the preset list.
40 characters>
return
<return page>
Redirect to the page <return page> after the parameter is assigned.
The <return page> can be a full URL path or relative path according to
the current path.
8.15 Fisheye local dewarp camera control (capability.
fisheyelocaldewarp.c0 > 0, not used in SF8174)
Note: This request requires camctrl privileges.
Method: GET/POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/camctrl/fdCamCtrl.cgi?channel=<value>&stream=<value>
[&move=<value>] – Move home, up, down, left, right
[&zoom=<value>] – Zoom wide, tele
[[&speedpan=<value>][&speedtilt=<value>][&speedzoom=<value>]] – Set speeds
[&x=<value>&y=<value>&videosize=<value>&resolution=<value>&stretch=<value>] – Click on image (Move
the center of image to the coordination (x,y) based on resolution or videosize of 1O mode.)
[&return=<return page>]
Example:
http://myserver/cgi-bin/camctrl/fdCamCtrl.cgi?channel=0&stream=0&move=right
http://myserver/cgi-bin/camctrl/fdCamCtrl.cgi?channel=0&stream=0&zoom=tele
http://myserver/cgi-bin/camctrl/fdCamCtrl.cgi?channel=0&stream=0&move=top&speedtilt=-1
http://myserver/cgi-bin/camctrl/fdCamCtrl.cgi?channel=0&stream=0&x=700&y=700&videosize=1920x1920&r
esolution=1920x1920&stretch=1
PARAMETER
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
channel
<0~(n-1)>
Channel of video source.
stream
<0~(m-1)>
Stream.
move
home
Move to home position.
up
Move up.
down
Move down.
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left
Move left.
right
Move right.
wide
Zoom larger view with current speed.
tele
Zoom further with current speed.
speedpan
-5 ~ 5
Set the pan speed of current command.
speedtilt
-5 ~ 5
Set the tilt speed of current command.
speedzoom
-5 ~ 5
Set the zoom speed of current command.
x
<integer>
x-coordinate clicked by user.
zoom
It will be the x-coordinate of center after movement.
y
<integer>
y-coordinate clicked by user.
It will be the y-coordinate of center after movement.
videosize
<window size>
The size of plug-in (ActiveX) window in web page of 1O content.
resolution
<window size>
The resolution of streaming of 1O content.
stretch
<boolean>
0 indicates that it uses resolution (streaming size) as the range of
the coordinate system.
1 indicates that it uses videosize (plug-in size) as the range of the
coordinate system.
return
<return page>
Redirect to the page <return page> after the parameter is assigned.
The <return page> can be a full URL path or relative path according to
the current path. If you omit this parameter, it will redirect to an
empty page.
8.16 IP Filtering
Note: This request requires Administrator access privileges.
Method: GET/POST
Syntax: <product dependent>
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/ipfilter.cgi?type[=<value>]
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/ipfilter.cgi?method=add<v4/v6>&ip=<ipaddress>[&index=<value>][&ret
urn=<return page>]
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/ipfilter.cgi?method=del<v4/v6>&index=<value>[&return=<return page>]
PARAMETER
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
type
NULL
Get IP filter type
allow, deny
Set IP filter type
addv4
Add IPv4 address into access list.
addv6
Add IPv6 address into access list.
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ip
delv4
Delete IPv4 address from access list.
delv6
Delete IPv6 address from access list.
<IP address>
Single address: <IP address>
Network address: <IP address / network mask>
Range address:<start IP address - end IP address>
index
<value>
The start position to add or to delete.
return
<return page>
Redirect to the page <return page> after the parameter is assigned.
The <return page> can be a full URL path or relative path according
to the current path. If you omit this parameter, it will redirect to an
empty page.
8.17 UART HTTP Tunnel Channel (capability.nuart > 0)
Note: This request requires Operator privileges.
Method: GET and POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/operator/uartchannel.cgi?[channel=<value>]
------------------------------------------------------------------------GET /cgi-bin/operator/uartchannel.cgi?[channel=<value>]
x-sessioncookie: string[22]
accept: application/x-vvtk-tunnelled
pragma: no-cache
cache-control: no-cache
------------------------------------------------------------------------POST /cgi-bin/operator/uartchannel.cgi
x-sessioncookie: string[22]
content-type: application/x-vvtk-tunnelled
pragma : no-cache
cache-control : no-cache
content-length: 32767
expires: Sun, 9 Jam 1972 00:00:00 GMT
User must use GET and POST to establish two channels for downstream and upstream. The x-sessioncookie in GET
and POST should be the same to be recognized as a pair for one session. The contents of upstream should be
base64 encoded to be able to pass through a proxy server.
This channel will help to transfer the raw data of UART over the network.
Please see UART tunnel spec for detail information
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PARAMETER
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
channel
0 ~ (n-1)
The channel number of UART.
8.18 Event/Control HTTP Tunnel Channel (capability.
evctrlchannel > 0)
Note: This request requires Administrator privileges.
Method: GET and POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/ctrlevent.cgi
------------------------------------------------------------------------GET /cgi-bin/admin/ctrlevent.cgi
x-sessioncookie: string[22]
accept: application/x-vvtk-tunnelled
pragma: no-cache
cache-control: no-cache
------------------------------------------------------------------------POST /cgi-bin/admin/ ctrlevent.cgi
x-sessioncookie: string[22]
content-type: application/x-vvtk-tunnelled
pragma : no-cache
cache-control : no-cache
content-length: 32767
expires: Sun, 9 Jam 1972 00:00:00 GMT
User must use GET and POST to establish two channels for downstream and upstream. The x-sessioncookie in GET
and POST should be the same to be recognized as a pair for one session. The contents of upstream should be
base64 encoded to be able to pass through the proxy server.
This channel will help perform real-time event subscription and notification as well as camera control more
efficiently. The event and control formats are described in another document.
See Event/control tunnel spec for detail information
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8.19 Get SDP of Streams
Note: This request requires Viewer access privileges.
Method: GET/POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/<network_rtsp_s<0~m-1>_accessname>
“m” is the stream number.
“network_accessname_<0~(m-1)>” is the accessname for stream “1” to stream “m”. Please refer to the
“subgroup of network: rtsp” for setting the accessname of SDP.
You can get the SDP by HTTP GET.
When using scalable multicast, Get SDP file which contains the multicast information via HTTP.
8.20 Open the Network Stream
Note: This request requires Viewer access privileges.
Syntax:
For HTTP push server (MJPEG):
http://<servername>/<network_http_s<0~m-1>_accessname>
For RTSP (MP4), the user needs to input the URL below into an RTSP compatible player.
rtsp://<servername>/<network_rtsp_s<0~m-1>_accessname>
“m” is the stream number.
For details on streaming protocol, please refer to the “control signaling” and “data format” documents.
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8.21 Senddata (capability.nuart > 0)
Note: This request requires Viewer privileges.
Method: GET/POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/viewer/senddata.cgi?
[com=<value>][&data=<value>][&flush=<value>] [&wait=<value>] [&read=<value>]
PARAMETER
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
com
1 ~ <max. com port
The target COM/RS485 port number.
number>
data
<hex decimal
The <hex decimal data> is a series of digits from 0 ~ 9, A ~ F. Each
data>[,<hex decimal
comma separates the commands by 200 milliseconds.
data>]
flush
yes,no
yes: Receive data buffer of the COM port will be cleared before read.
no: Do not clear the receive data buffer.
wait
1 ~ 65535
Wait time in milliseconds before read data.
read
1 ~ 128
The data length in bytes to read. The read data will be in the return
page.
Return:
HTTP/1.0 200 OK\r\n
Content-Type: text/plain\r\n
Content-Length: <system information length>\r\n
\r\n
<hex decimal data>\r\n
Where hexadecimal data is digits from 0 ~ 9, A ~ F.
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8.22 Storage managements (capability.storage.dbenabled > 0)
Note: This request requires administrator privileges.
Method: GET and POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/lsctrl.cgi?cmd=<cmd_type>[&<parameter>=<value>…]
The commands usage and their input arguments are as follows.
PARAMETER
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
cmd_type
<string>
Required.
Command to be executed, including search, insert, delete, update,
and queryStatus.
Command: search
PARAMETER
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
label
<integer primary key>
Optional.
The integer primary key column will automatically be assigned a
unique integer.
triggerType
<text>
Optional.
Indicate the event trigger type.
Please embrace your input value with single quotes.
Ex. mediaType=’motion’
Support trigger types are product dependent.
mediaType
<text>
Optional.
Indicate the file media type.
Please embrace your input value with single quotes.
Ex. mediaType=’videoclip’
Support trigger types are product dependent.
destPath
<text>
Optional.
Indicate the file location in camera.
Please embrace your input value with single quotes.
Ex. destPath =’/mnt/auto/CF/NCMF/abc.mp4’
resolution
<text>
Optional.
Indicate the media file resolution.
Please embrace your input value with single quotes.
Ex. resolution=’800x600’
isLocked
<boolean>
Optional.
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Indicate if the file is locked or not.
0: file is not locked.
1: file is locked.
A locked file would not be removed from UI or cyclic storage.
triggerTime
<text>
Optional.
Indicate the event trigger time. (not the file created time)
Format is “YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS”
Please embrace your input value with single quotes.
Ex. triggerTime=’2008-01-01 00:00:00’
If you want to search for a time period, please apply “TO”
operation.
Ex. triggerTime=’2008-01-01 00:00:00’+TO+’2008-01-01
23:59:59’ is to search for records from the start of Jan 1st 2008 to
the end of Jan 1st 2008.
limit
<positive integer>
Optional.
Limit the maximum number of returned search records.
offset
<positive integer>
Optional.
Specifies how many rows to skip at the beginning of the matched
records.
Note that the offset keyword is used after limit keyword.
To increase the flexibility of search command, you may use “OR” connectors for logical “OR” search operations.
Moreover, to search for a specific time period, you can use “TO” connector.
Ex. To search records triggered by motion or di or sequential and also triggered between 2008-01-01 00:00:00 and
2008-01-01 23:59:59.
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/lsctrl.cgi?cmd=search&triggerType=’motion’+OR+’di’+OR+’seq’&triggerTi
me=’2008-01-01 00:00:00’+TO+’2008-01-01 23:59:59’
Command: delete
PARAMETER
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
label
<integer primary key>
Required.
Identify the designated record.
Ex. label=1
Ex. Delete records whose key numbers are 1, 4, and 8.
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/lsctrl.cgi?cmd=delete&label=1&label=4&label=8
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Command: update
PARAMETER
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
label
<integer primary key>
Required.
Identify the designated record.
Ex. label=1
isLocked
<boolean>
Required.
Indicate if the file is locked or not.
Ex. Update records whose key numbers are 1 and 5 to be locked status.
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/lsctrl.cgi?cmd=update&isLocked=1&label=1&label=5
Ex. Update records whose key numbers are 2 and 3 to be unlocked status.
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/lsctrl.cgi?cmd=update&isLocked=0&label=2&label=3
Command: queryStatus
PARAMETER
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
retType
xml or javascript
Optional.
Ex. retype=javascript
The default return message is in XML format.
Ex. Query local storage status and call for javascript format return message.
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/lsctrl.cgi?cmd=queryStatus&retType=javascript
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8.23 Virtual input (capability.nvi > 0)
Note: Change virtual input (manual trigger) status.
Method: GET
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/setvi.cgi?vi0=<value>[&vi1=<value>][&vi2=<value>]
[&return=<return page>]
PARAMETER
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
vi<num>
state[(duration)nstate]
Ex: vi0=1
Setting virtual input 0 to trigger state
Where "state" is 0, 1. “0”
return
means inactive or normal
Ex: vi0=0(200)1
state while “1” means
Setting virtual input 0 to normal state, waiting 200
active or triggered state.
milliseconds, setting it to trigger state.
Where "nstate" is next
Note that when the virtual input is waiting for next state, it
state after duration.
cannot accept new requests.
<return page>
Redirect to the page <return page> after the request is
completely assigned. The <return page> can be a full URL
path or relative path according the current path. If you omit
this parameter, it will redirect to an empty page.
Return Code
Description
200
The request is successfully executed.
400
The request cannot be assigned, ex. incorrect parameters.
Examples:
setvi.cgi?vi0=0(10000)1(15000)0(20000)1
No multiple duration.
setvi.cgi?vi3=0
VI index is out of range.
setvi.cgi?vi=1
No VI index is specified.
503
The resource is unavailable, ex. Virtual input is waiting for next state.
Examples:
setvi.cgi?vi0=0(15000)1
setvi.cgi?vi0=1
Request 2 will not be accepted during the execution time(15 seconds).
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8.24 Open Timeshift Stream (capability.timeshift > 0,
timeshift_enable=1, timeshift_c<n>_s<m>_allow=1)
Note: This request requires Viewer access privileges.
Syntax:
For HTTP push server (MJPEG):
http://<servername>/<network_http_s<m>_accessname>?maxsft=<value>[&tsmode=<value>&reftime=<v
alue>&forcechk&minsft=<value>]
For RTSP (MP4 and H264), the user needs to input the URL below into an RTSP compatible player.
rtsp://<servername>/<network_rtsp_s<m>_accessname>?maxsft=<value>[&tsmode=<value>&reftime=<va
lue>&forcechk&minsft=<value>]
“n” is the channel index.
“m” is the timeshift stream index.
For details on timeshift stream, please refer to the “TimeshiftCaching” documents.
PARAMETER
VALUE
DEFAULT
DESCRIPTION
maxsft
<positive
0
Request cached stream at most how many seconds ago.
normal
Streaming mode:
interger>
tsmode
normal,
adaptive
normal => Full FPS all the time.
adaptive => Default send only I-frame for MP4 and H.264, and
send 1 FPS for MJPEG. If DI or motion window are triggered, the
streaming is changed to send full FPS for 10 seconds.
(*Note: this parameter also works on non-timeshift streams.)
reftime
mm:ss
The time
Reference time for maxsft and minsft.
camera receives (This provides more precise time control to eliminate the
the request.
inaccuracy due to network latency.)
Ex: Request the streaming from 12:20
rtsp://10.0.0.1/live.sdp?maxsft=10&reftime=12:30
forcechk
N/A
N/A
Check if the requested stream enables timeshift, feature and
if minsft is achievable.
If false, return “415 Unsupported Media Type”.
minsft
<positive
interger>
0
How many seconds of cached stream client can accept at least.
(Used by forcechk)
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Return Code
Description
400 Bad Request
Request is rejected because some parameter values are illegal.
415 Unsupported Media Type
Returned, if forcechk appears, when minsft is not achievable or the
timeshift feature of the target stream is not enabled.
8. 25 Open Anystream (capability.nanystream > 0)
Note: This request requires Viewer access privileges.
Syntax:
For HTTP push server (MJPEG):
http://<servername>/videoany.mjpg?codectype=mjpeg[&resolution=<value>&mjpeg_quant=<value>&mjpeg
_qvalue=<value>&mjpeg_maxframe=<value>]
For RTSP (MPEG4), the user needs to input the URL below into an RTSP compatible player.
rtsp://<servername>/liveany.sdp?codectype=mpeg4[&resolution=<value>&mpeg4_intraperiod=<value>&mpe
g4_ratecontrolmode=<value>&mpeg4_quant=<value>&mpeg4_qvalue=<value>&mpeg4_bitrate=<value>&m
peg4_maxframe=<value>]
For RTSP (H264), the user needs to input the URL below into an RTSP compatible player.
rtsp://<servername>/liveany.sdp?codectype=h264[&resolution=<value>&h264_intraperiod=<value>&
h264_ratecontrolmode=<value>& h264_quant=<value>& h264_qvalue=<value>& h264_bitrate=<value>&
h264_maxframe=<value>]
<product dependent>
PARAMETER
VALUE
DEFAULT
DESCRIPTION
codectype
mjpeg, mpeg4, h264
N/A
Set codec type for Anystream.
<product dependent>
solution
capability_videoin_resolution <product
Video resolution in pixels.
dependent>
mjpeg_quant
0, 1~5
3
Quality of JPEG video.
99, 1~5
0,99 is the customized manual input
<product dependent>
setting.
1 = worst quality, 5 = best quality.
<product dependent>
mjpeg_qvalue
10~200
50
Manual video quality level input.
2~97
<product
(This must be present if mjpeg_quant is
<product dependent>
dependent>
equal to 0, 99)
<product dependent>
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mjpeg_maxframe
1~25,
15
Set maximum frame rate in fps (for JPEG).
26~30 (only for NTSC or
60Hz CMOS)
mpeg4_intraperiod
250, 500, 1000, 2000, 3000, 1000
Intra frame period in milliseconds.
4000
mpeg4_ratecontrolmode cbr, vbr
vbr
cbr: constant bitrate
vbr: fix quality
mpeg4_quant
0, 1~5
3
Quality of video when choosing vbr in
99, 1~5
“mpeg4_ratecontrolmode”.
<product dependent>
0,99 is the customized manual input
setting.
1 = worst quality, 5 = best quality.
<product dependent>
mpeg4_qvalue
1~31
7
Manual video quality level input.
2~31
<product
(This must be present if mpeg4_quant is
<product dependent>
dependent>
equal to 0, 99)
<product dependent>
<product dependent>
mpeg4_bitrate
mpeg4_maxframe
1000~8000000
512000
Set bit rate in bps when choosing cbr in
1000~4000000
<product
“mpeg4_ratecontrolmode”.
<product dependent>
dependent>
1~25,
10
Set maximum frame rate in fps (for
26~30 (only for NTSC or
15
MPEG-4).
60Hz CMOS)
<product
dependent>
h264_intraperiod
250, 500, 1000, 2000, 3000, 1000
Intra frame period in milliseconds.
4000
h264_ratecontrolmode
cbr, vbr
vbr
cbr: constant bitrate
vbr: fix quality
h264_quant
0, 1~5
3
Quality of video when choosing vbr in
99, 1~5
“h264_ratecontrolmode”.
<product dependent>
0,99 is the customized manual input
setting.
1 = worst quality, 5 = best quality.
<product dependent>
h264_qvalue
0~51
30
Manual video quality level input.
<product dependent>
<product
(This must be present if h264_quant is
dependent>
equal to 0, 99)
<product dependent>
h264_bitrate
1000~8000000
512000
Set bit rate in bps when choosing cbr in
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h264_maxframe
1000~4000000
<product
<product dependent>
dependent>
1~25,
10
26~30 (only for NTSC or
15
60Hz CMOS)
<product
“h264_ratecontrolmode”.
Set maximum frame rate in fps (for H264).
dependent>
8.26 Export Files
Note: This request requires Administrator privileges.
Method: GET
Syntax:
For daylight saving time configuration file:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/exportDst.cgi
For language file:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/export_language.cgi?currentlanguage=<value>
PARAMETER
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
currentlanguage
0~20
Available language lists.
Please refer to:
system_info_language_i0 ~ system_info_language_i19.
For setting backup file:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/export_backup.cgi?backup
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8.27 Upload Files
Note: This request requires Administrator privileges.
Method: POST
Syntax:
For daylight saving time configuration file:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/upload_dst.cgi
Post data:
filename =<file name>\r\n
\r\n
<multipart encoded form data>
For language file:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/upload_lan.cgi
Post data:
filename =<file name>\r\n
\r\n
<multipart encoded form data>
For setting backup file:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/upload_backup.cgi
Post data:
filename =<file name>\r\n
\r\n
<multipart encoded form data>
Server will accept the file named <file name> to upload this one to camera.
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8.28 Media on demand
Media on demand allows users to select and receive/watch/listen to metadata/video/audio contents on demand.
Note: This request requires Viewer access privileges.
Syntax:
rtsp://<servername>/mod.sdp?[&stime=<value>][&etime=<value>][&length =<value>][&loctime
=<value>][&file=<value>][&tsmode=<value>]
PARAMETER
VALUE
DEFAULT
stime
<YYYYMMDD_HHMMSS.MMM> N/A
Start time.
etime
<YYYYMMDD_HHMMSS.MMM> N/A
End time.
length
<positive integer>
The length of media of interest.
N/A
DESCRIPTION
The unit is second.
loctime
<boolean>
0
Specify if start/end time is local time format.
1 for local time, 0 for UTC+0
file
<string>
N/A
The media file to be played.
tsmode
<positive integer>
N/A
Timeshift mode, the unit is second.
Ex.
stime
etime
length
file
Description
V
V
X
X
Play recordings between stime and etime
rtsp://10.10.1.2/mod.sdp?stime=20110312_040400.000&et
ime=2011_0312_040510.000
V
X
V
X
Play recordings for length seconds which start from stime
rtsp://10.10.1.2/mod.sdp?stime=20110312_040400.000&le
ngth=120
X
V
V
X
Play recordings for length seconds which ends at etime
rtsp://10.10.1.2/mod.sdp?etime=20110312_040400.000&le
ngth=120
X
X
X
V
Play file file
rtsp://10.10.1.2/mod.sdp?filename=/mnt/link0/
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8.29 Remote Camera Control
(capability.remotecamctrl.master>0)
Note: This request requires Viewer access privileges.
Method: GET/POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/camctrl/rCamCtrl.cgi?[channel=<value>]
[&x=<value>&y=<value>&r=<value>&videosize=<value>&resolution=<value>&stretch=<value>] – Click on
image
[&camid=<value>]
[&return=<return page>]
Example:
http://myserver/cgi-bin/camctrl/rcamctrl.cgi?channel=0&x=300&y=200&r=100&resolution=1920x1920&videos
ize=1920x1920&strech=1&camid=0
PARAMETER
VALUE
DESCRIPTION
channel
<0~(n-1)>
Channel of video source.
x
<integer>
x-coordinate clicked by user.
It will be the x-coordinate of client side camera after movement.
y
<integer>
y-coordinate clicked by user.
It will be the y-coordinate of client side camera after movement.
r
<integer>
radius select by user.
It will be the roi view area radius of client side
camera after movement and zooming.
videosize
<window size>
The size of plug-in (ActiveX) window in web page
resolution
<window size>
The resolution of streaming.
stretch
<boolean>
0 indicates that it uses resolution (streaming size) as the range of
the coordinate system.
1 indicates that it uses videosize (plug-in size) as the range of the
coordinate system.
camid
0,<positive integer>
slave camera ID
return
<return page>
Redirect to the page <return page> after the parameter is assigned.
The <return page> can be a full URL path or relative path according to
the current path. If you omit this parameter, it will redirect to an
empty page.
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Return code: clickimg_return="$Error_code"
Error code Code - Hexa Code - Decimal Description SysLog message Success to
control
CLICKIMG_SUCCESS 0x000000C8
200
auxiliary
camera Controller
camera
ERR_CONNECTION
0x000001F4
500
connect to
PPTZ_Connection fail
auxiliary
camera fail.
Controller
camera can't
get the
ERR_UNSUPPORT_POS
0x000001F5
501
correspond
position
PPTZ_Unsupported position
from
mapping
table.
Panoramic
ERR_MODULE_DISABLE
0x000001F6
502
PTZ function
PPTZ_Function is disabled
is disable
Invalid
ERR_INVALID_CAM_ID
0x000001F7
503
auxiliary
camera id.
PPTZ_Invalid auxiliary camera
ID
Invalid CGI
command, if
you lost any
ERR_INVALID_FORMAT
0x000001F8
504
one of the
PPTZ_Invalid cgi command
required
format
parameter, it
will cause
fail.
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8.30 Upload map file (capability.remotecamctrl.master>0)
Note: This request requires Admin privileges.
Method: POST
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/upload_map.cgi?camid=<value>
– Upload map file
Return code
- Upload fail:
upload_result=1
upload_msg=<value>
- Upload success:
upload_result=0
upload_msg=<value>
[ip=<value>] , not exist in map file: default ip = ""
[port=<value>] , not exist in map file: default port = 80
[username=<value>] , not exist in map file : default username = ""
[passwd=<value>] , not exist in map file : default passwd = ""
8.31 Export map file (capability.remotecamctrl.master>0)
Note: This request requires Admin privileges.
Method: GET
Syntax:
http://<servername>/cgi-bin/admin/export_map.cgi?camid=<value>
– Export map file
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Technical Specifications
Technical Specifications
Model
Alarm and Event
SF8174/74V
Alarm Triggers
System Information
CPU
Flash
RAM
Multimedia SoC (System-on-Chip)
128 MB
128 MB
Alarm Events
Camera Features
Image Sensor
Maximum Resolution
Lens Type
Focal Length
Aperture
Field of View
Shutter Time
WDR Technology
Day/Night
Minimum Illumination
Pan/tilt/zoom Functionalities
On-board Storage
General
1/2.5" Progressive CMOS in 2560 x 1920 resolution
1920x1920
Fixed-focal
f = 1.5 mm
F2.8
180° (horizontal)
180° (vertical)
180° (diagonal)
1/5 sec. to 1/32,000 sec.
WDR Enhanced
Removable IR-cut filter for day & night function
0.5 Lux @ F2.8, 30 IRE (Color)
0.001 Lux @ F2.8, 50 IRE (B/W)
ePTZ:
12x digital zoom (12x on IE plug-in)
MicroSD/SDHC/SDXC card slot
Connectors
LED Indicator
Power Input
Power Consumption
Dimensions
Weight
Casing
Video
Compression
Maximum Frame Rate
Maximum Streams
S/N Ratio
Dynamic Range
Video Streaming
Image Settings
H.264, MJPEG & MPEG-4
H.264:
15 fps at 1920x1920
30 fps at 1920x1080
MPEG-4:
15 fps at 1920x1920
30 fps at 1920x1080
MJPEG:
15 fps at 1920x1920
30 fps at 1920x1080
3 simultaneous streams
Above 62 dB
57 dB
Adjustable resolution, quality and bitrate
Adjustable image size, quality and bit rate
Pixel counter
Time stamp, text overlay, flip & mirror
Configurable brightness, contrast, saturation, sharpness, white
balance, exposure control, gain, backlight compensation, privacy
masks
Scheduled profile settings
Audio
Audio Capability
Compression
Interface
Safety Certifications
Operating Temperature
Warranty
RJ-45 cable connector for Network/PoE connection
Audio input
Audio output
DC 12V power input
Digital input*1
Digital output*1
System power and status indicator
DC 12V
IEEE 802.3af PoE Class 2
Max. 5.1 W (DC 12V)
Max 5.3 W (PoE)
Ø: 145 mm x 47 mm (SF8174V)
Ø: 139 mm x 34 mm (SF8174)
Net: 545 g (SF8174V)
Net: 358 g (SF8174)
Vandal-proof IK10-rated metal housing (SF8174V)
Weather-proof IP66-rated housing (SF8174V)
CE, LVD, FCC Class A, VCCI, C-Tick, EN50155 (SF8174V), UL
Starting Temperature: -25°C ~ 50°C (-13°F ~ 122°F)
Working Temperature: -40°C ~ 50°C (-40°F ~ 122°F)
36 months
System Requirements
Operating System
Web Browser
Other Players
Microsoft Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000
Mozilla Firefox 7~10 (streaming only)
Internet Explorer 7/8/9/10
VLC: 1.1.11 or above
Quicktime: 7 or above
Included Accessories
CD
User's manual, quick installation guide, Installation Wizard 2,
VAST CMS (90-day free trial version)
Quick installation guide, warranty card, alignment sticker,
desiccant bag, screw driver, screws pack, I/O cable, mounting
bracket, software CD
Others
Dimensions
• SF8174V
• SF8174
Network
Interface
ONVIF
Intelligent Video
Video Motion Detection
Five-window video motion detection
34 mm
47 mm
Live viewing for up to 10 clients
IPv4, IPv6, TCP/IP, HTTP, HTTPS, UPnP, RTSP/RTP/RTCP,
IGMP, SMTP, FTP, DHCP, NTP, DNS, DDNS, PPPoE, CoS,
QoS, SNMP, 802.1X, UDP, ICMP
10Base-T/100 BaseTX Ethernet (RJ-45)
Supported, specification available at www.onvif.org
Users
Protocols
Ø139 mm
Audio input/output (full duplex)
AAC, G.711, G.726
Built-in microphone
External microphone input
5 meters
Ø145 mm
Effective Range
Video motion detection, manual trigger, digital input, periodical
trigger, system boot, recording notification, camera tampering
detection
Event notification using digital output, HTTP, SMTP, FTP and
NAS server
File upload via HTTP, SMTP, FTP and NAS server
Compatible Accessories
Mounting Kits
Power Adapter
PoE Kits
AM-51A
AM-114
AA-221
POE-IJ-1748NDN
Dome adapter
Pendant head
DC 12V Power Adapter
PoE injector, 802.3af compliant
AM-515
AM-116
N600AG
NPT adapter (for AM-51A)
Pendant pipe
Outdoor wireless access point
Wireless
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Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)
FCC Statement
This device compiles with FCC Rules Part 15. Operation is subject to the following two conditions.
■ This device may not cause harmful interference, and
■ This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired
operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant
to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against
harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment
generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance
with the installation manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this
equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference, in which case the user will be
required to correct the interference at his own expense.
CE Mark Warning
This is a Class A product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which
case the user may be required to take adequate measures.
VCCI Warning
この装置は、情報処理装置等電波障害自主規制協議会(VCCI)の基準にづくクラスB情報技術装置です。この
装置は、家庭環境で使用することを目的としていますが、この装置がラジオやテレビジョン受信機に近接して使
用されると、受信障害を引き起こすことがあります。
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to make changes to the product and manuals without prior notice. VIVOTEK Inc. makes no warranty
of any kind with regard to the material contained within this document, including, but not limited to, the
implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for any particular purpose.
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