iVMS-4500 (iOS) Mobile Client Software User Manual (V2.0)

iVMS-4500 (iOS) Mobile Client Software User Manual (V2.0)
iVMS-4500 (iOS) Mobile Client
Software User Manual
(V2.0)
iVMS-4500 (iOS) Mobile Client Software
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mobile client software, please read it carefully for the better use of this software.
The contents in this manual are subject to change without notice.
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Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction...................................................................................................................... 3
1.1 Overview ............................................................................................................................. 3
1.2 System Requirements.......................................................................................................... 3
1.3 Performance Description .................................................................................................... 3
1.4 Conventions......................................................................................................................... 4
Chapter 2 Installing & Uninstalling the Software .............................................................................. 5
2.1 Installing the Software ........................................................................................................ 5
2.2 Uninstalling the Software .................................................................................................... 5
Chapter 3 Running the Software ....................................................................................................... 6
3.1 Logging in ............................................................................................................................ 6
3.2 Entering Main Menu ........................................................................................................... 7
Chapter 4 Devices Management ....................................................................................................... 9
4.1 Adding a Device ................................................................................................................... 9
4.2 Modifying a Device............................................................................................................ 11
4.3 Deleting a Device............................................................................................................... 11
Chapter 5 Camera Configuration .................................................................................................... 13
Chapter 6 Live View ........................................................................................................................ 15
6.1 Live View ........................................................................................................................... 15
6.2 PTZ Control ........................................................................................................................ 18
Chapter 7 Alarm .............................................................................................................................. 20
Chapter 8 Playback.......................................................................................................................... 23
Chapter 9 Favorites ......................................................................................................................... 25
Chapter 10 Local Configuration....................................................................................................... 28
Chapter 11 Others ........................................................................................................................... 29
11.1 Account ........................................................................................................................... 29
11.2 About............................................................................................................................... 29
Chapter 12 Troubleshooting............................................................................................................ 31
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iVMS-4500 (iOS) Mobile Client Software
Chapter 1 Introduction
1.1 Overview
iVMS-4500 (iOS) V2.0 mobile client software, which is based on iPhone OS (Version
3.0 or higher), can be used to remotely monitor the live video from embedded DVR,
network camera, network speed dome and DVS via wireless network, and realize PTZ
control as well.
With this software installed in your mobile device, user are able to log on to the
front-end device via WIFI, 2G or 3G; besides, if there is no public IP available, it’s
accessible by using a dynamic name, or by forwarding ports to the public IP of router.
Notes:
1. WIFI, 2G or 3G access service must be supported by the mobile phone.
2. Network traffic charges may be produced during the use of this client software.
Please refer to the local ISP.
1.2 System Requirements
iOS 3.0 or higher version, including iPhone, iPad and iPod touch series product.
1.3 Performance Description
Encoding
Parameter
Video
Compression
Frame Type
Frame Rate
Mobile Client
Resolution
Stream Type
Bit Rate
Main stream or sub stream
H.264 or MPEG4
BBP or single P
2~25 fps (depending on the performance of
mobile phone and the frame rate settings of
camera )
Main stream:
1080P/720P/VGA/4CIF/DCIF/2CIF/CIF/QCIF
(depending on camera connected)
Sub stream: QCIF/QVGA/CIF
(depending on camera connected)
Video & Audio, Video
32~256Kbps
(depending on the network environment)
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1.4 Conventions
In order to simplify the description, we define the “iVMS-4500 (V2.0) mobile
client software” as “mobile client” and “DVR, DVS, IP camera, IP speed dome” as
“device” in the following chapters.
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Chapter 2 Installing & Uninstalling the Software
2.1 Installing the Software
Steps:
1. Log into the Apple Store web page.
2. Enter “iVMS-4500” to search mobile client software.
3. Download and install it to your phone.
4. After having installed the software successfully, you can click
icon to start the
program.
2.2 Uninstalling the Software
Select the
icon in the program list, and click the ‘×’ button to uninstall the mobile
client software.
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Chapter 3 Running the Software
After having installed the software successfully, click
icon to start the program.
3.1 Logging in
You need to register a user account you use this client application for the first time.
Steps:
1. Enter the user name and password in the register interface.
2. Click Register to complete user registration.
3. On the login interface, enter the registered user name and password.
4. Click Login to access to the system.
If the Auto Login is set to
, the
current login user name and password can be
saved for next login.
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3.2 Entering Main Menu
Click Login to enter the main menu interface.
Main menu description:
Main Menu
Live
Playback
Devices
Descriptions
Live view and PTZ control
Play back the recorded files
Display device list, add/delete/modify new device, view device
information, etc.
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Favorites
Channel Config
Alarm Manage
Local Config
Account
About
Define specific channels to your favorites
Configure camera’s stream type, resolution, frame rate and bit
rate
Arm/disarm the device, receive and view the alarm information
of device
Configure the auto login, saving path, access point and speed of
PTZ control
Modify password
View software’s version information
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Chapter 4 Devices Management
4.1 Adding a Device
You need to add a device firstly that all operations such as live view, configuration
and device management can be accessible.
Steps:
1. Click
on the main menu to enter the Device Management interface.
2. Click Add to enter the new device adding interface.
3. Edit the device name.
4. You can select the register mode of the device to IP, DDNS or Domain.
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Notes:
1) The Domain mode is used when there is no fixed IP address available, and
the DDNS is adopted when the hik-online DDNS server is used.
2) The Alias name for the DDNS register mode must be the same with that
configured in the DDNS settings interface of the device to be added.
5. Configure the IP address/domain address/DNS address and the port.
Note: By default settings, the port 8000 is used for the IP/Domain register mode,
and the port 80 is used for the DDNS register mode. The port 80 refers to the
port of the DDNS server and not that of the device.
6. Enter the login user name and password of the device to be added.
7. Enter the number of channels (default: 16) depending on the device model.
The successfully added new device will be displayed in the devices list.
Note: Up to 100 devices can be added.
You can click
to return to the main menu.
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4.2 Modifying a Device
Steps:
1. In the device list, you can select a device and click
icon to view its parameters
configured.
2. Click Edit to enter the Edit Device interface.
3. Modify the parameters of the device if required.
4. Click Save to finish the modification.
5. Click Cancel to return to the previous menu.
4.3 Deleting a Device
In the device list, select a device and slide the
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icon from right to left to access
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the
button. Click
to delete the selected device.
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Chapter 5 Camera Configuration
After successful login to the device, you can configure the live view parameters for
each camera according to your net environment.
Steps:
1. Click
icon in the main menu to enter the Select Channel interface where
all of the added devices are list.
2. Click a device to get the list of cameras connected to it.
3. Select a camera to enter its configuration interface.
4. You can configure stream type, resolution, image quality, bit rate, frame rate, etc.
The Param type can be set to Customize or General. If the Customize option is
selected, all parameters can be configured manually, and while the General
option is selected, the default parameters are used for the channel configuration.
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5. Click Save to save the settings.
Camera parameters description:
Parameters
Description
Chan name
Define a name for the camera
Param type
Select ‘Customize’ or ‘General’
Encoding para.
Select main stream or sub stream for live view
Resolution
QCIF/CIF/2CIF/DCIF/4CIF (depending on the camera connected)
Image quality
6 levels of image quality are selectable
Bitrate type
Variable or constant bit rate
Max. bitrate
The maximum bit rate of each camera, configurable according to
actual net environment
Frame rate
Frame rate of the camera
When the parameter type is selected to ‘General’, all parameters are not configurable,
and the following default settings are used:
Parameters
Descriptions
Encoding para.
Sub stream
Stream type
Video
Resolution
QCIF
Image quality
Lowest
Bitrate type
Constant
Max. bitrate
32Kbps
Frame rate
4fps
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Chapter 6 Live View
After the proper parameters are configured, you can view live video from cameras,
and control PTZ movement as well.
6.1 Live View
Click
in the main menu to enter the Live View interface and the screen will be
displayed in 4-division mode by default.
Starting Live View
Steps:
1. Select the window on which you want to play live video.
2. Click
or
to enter camera selection interface.
3. Select a device and click it to unfold the cameras list.
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4. Click a camera for live view.
You can select main stream or sub stream for viewing the live video. By default, the
sub stream is adopted.
Note: The sub stream must be supported by the connected camera.
5. Return to the live view interface to view live video from the selected camera.
Description of Live View Buttons:
Buttons
Descriptions
/
Buttons
Descriptions
Add camera for live
view
Switch camera for live
view
Stop playing
Picture capture
Bookmarks
PTZ control
Audio on/off
/
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Start/stop two-way
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Adding a Bookmark
In live view mode, click
button to save the current live view information in
bookmarks.
Edit the bookmark name in the pop-up dialog box and then click Save to add the
bookmark for the current live view information.
Capturing a Picture
In live view mode, select the playing window and click the
picture. When the icon status has changed to
button to capture
, the picture capturing is finished.
Note: The captured pictures are saved in the photo folder of your phone by default.
You can access the directory to view or delete the pictures.
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6.2 PTZ Control
In live view mode, click
to
to enter PTZ control interface, and the icon changes
.
Slide the direction arrows on the live view to realize the pan left/right and tilt
up/down movements.
You can use the
icon to set and call the preset, or click
to adjust the
brightness.
Setting a Preset
Steps:
1. In PTZ control mode, use the direction arrows to move the camera to the desired
scene.
2. Click
to edit the preset number.
3. Click Set to finish the preset settings.
Calling a Preset
For the programmed preset, you can enter the preset number in the text box and
click Call to call it.
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Adjusting Brightness
Click
to enter the brightness adjustment interface.
Move the sliding bar to adjust the adjustment according to different environmental
requirements.
After completion of PTZ control, click
to exit the PTZ control interface and return
to the live view window.
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Chapter 7 Alarm
You can arm the device to receive and view the alarm information of device
connected.
Steps:
1. Click
in the main menu to enter the Alarm Management interface.
2. Click
3. Set the button to
to select the device for arming or disarming.
to arm the device. If you do not want to receive
the alarm information of the device, set the button to
device.
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to disarm the
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4. Click
5. You can also click
to view the alarm information of the device that is armed.
to view the alarm information of the device that is
armed.
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6. If you want to delete the alarm information, click
alarm information.
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Chapter 8 Playback
You can search the recorded video files from the remote storage device for playback.
Steps:
1. Click
2. Click
in the main menu to enter the Playback interface.
to select the channel for playback.
3. Select the start time and end time.
4. Click
to search the video files.
5. The search results will be dispalyed in the list. Select a file and click
start playing.
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During the playback, you can click
to capture pictures. Click
to open/close
the audio.
Note: The captured pictures are saved in the photo folder of your phone by default.
You can access the directory to view or delete the pictures.
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Chapter 9 Favorites
The Favorites function can be used for realizing self-defined management of cameras
and enabling the live view much easier and convenient.
Adding a Camera to Favorites
Steps:
1. Click
in the main menu interface to enter the Favorites interface.
2. Click Add to add cameras for the Favorites.
3. In the Select Channel interface, select the camera from the list under each device,
and the selected camera will be marked with
selected camera to the Favorites.
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icon. Click
to add the
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4. Click
to return to the Favorites interface. The added cameras are
displayed in the list.
Deleting a Camera from Favorites
Select a camera from the list and slide the item from right to left to access the
button. Click
to remove the camera from the list.
Bookmarks
Click
to view and manage the list of the added bookmarks.
If you want to remove a bookmark from the list, you can slide item from right to left
to access the
button and click it to remove the selected bookmark.
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Chapter 10 Local Configuration
Through the Local Configuration, you can configure the auto login on/off, and the
step of speed when controlling the PTZ camera.
Local Configuration
Steps:
1. Click
in the main menu to enter the Local Configuration interface:
2. Drag the sliding bar of PTZ step to adjust the pan/tilt movement speed. Seven
steps are selectable, and the higher level indicates higher speed of pan/tilt
movement.
3. You can set the Auto Login mode to
to enable auto login when running
the client software next time.
4. Click Confirm to save the current settings.
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Chapter 11 Others
11.1 Account
You can modify the password of the current login user account.
Steps:
1. Click
in the main menu to enter the Account interface.
2. Enter the old password and new password in the text box.
3. Click Confirm to finish the modification.
11.2 About
Click
in the main menu to view the version information of the software.
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Chapter 12 Troubleshooting
1. What kinds of devices are compatible with iVMS-4500 (iOS) mobile client
software?
The devices which adopt H.264 and Mpeg4 are compatible with this software.
2. Why does the mobile client software prompt ‘login failed’ when access to the
device via WIFI?
Please check whether the WIFI parameters are configured properly in your phone.
3. After starting viewing the live video, why does the responding of the mobile
device becomes very slow and the video is easy to get stuck?
This problem may due that the lower performance of your mobile device, please try
to view less cameras at the same time, or decrease the frame rate and resolution,
you may refer to the following parameter settings.
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