User Manual - Video Management Solutions

User Manual - Video Management Solutions
Video Management Software
User’s Manual
Version: 1.1 (Feb, 2016)
VMS User’s Manual
Table of Content
1. Overview ....................................................................................................................... 3
2. System Requirement .................................................................................................... 3
2.1 VMS Software Installation .................................................................................... 4
2.2 VMS Start Up ....................................................................................................... 5
2.3 Log In / Log Out / Reboot / Shutdown .................................................................. 5
3. Live View ....................................................................................................................... 6
3.1 Live View Window ................................................................................................ 6
3.1.1
Display Mode.......................................................................................... 8
3.1.2
3.1.3
3.1.4
3.1.5
3.1.6
3.1.7
3.1.8
View Layout Setup (Normal Viewing Mode Only) ................................... 9
3.1.2.1 View Custom Layout Setup ....................................................... 9
3.1.2.2 View Browse Layout Setup ..................................................... 10
E-Map Setup ........................................................................................ 11
Snapshot .............................................................................................. 14
Audio On/Off......................................................................................... 14
Digital Zoom ......................................................................................... 15
Event Icons........................................................................................... 15
Image Adjustment Icons ....................................................................... 15
3.1.9
Camera PTZ Control ............................................................................ 16
3.1.9.1 PTZ Control Icons ................................................................... 16
3.1.9.2 Set Preset Points .................................................................... 17
3.1.9.3 Call Preset Points ................................................................... 17
3.1.9.4 Set Dome Camera Tour Path .................................................. 17
3.1.9.5 Run Dome Camera Tour Path ................................................. 18
3.1.10 Camera Image Setup ........................................................................... 18
3.1.11 Camera Video Format .......................................................................... 18
3.1.12 Camera Motion Setup .......................................................................... 19
3.1.13 Camera Fisheye Dewarp Setup ........................................................... 21
3.1.14 Camera Information.............................................................................. 22
4. General VMS Configuration ....................................................................................... 23
4.1 Language Setup ................................................................................................ 23
4.2 General Setup.................................................................................................... 24
4.3 System Time ...................................................................................................... 27
4.4 Event Setup ....................................................................................................... 29
4.5 Network Setup ................................................................................................... 30
4.5.1
Ethernet Setup ..................................................................................... 31
4.6
4.5.2
Email Setup .......................................................................................... 32
4.5.3
DDNS Setup ......................................................................................... 34
User Management Setup ................................................................................... 35
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5 Add Device (IP Devices Connection) ........................................................................ 37
5.1 Add Device Window........................................................................................... 37
5.2 IP Device Connection ........................................................................................ 40
6 Record Setup .............................................................................................................. 42
6.1 Record Schedule Setup ..................................................................................... 42
6.2 Record Configuration Setup............................................................................... 44
7 Playback/Export.......................................................................................................... 46
7.1 Playback Control Bar ......................................................................................... 46
7.2 Search / Playback / Export Normal Videos ........................................................ 47
7.3 Search / Playback / Export Event Videos........................................................... 49
8 Log ............................................................................................................................... 51
8.1 Search Log Data ................................................................................................ 51
8.2 Export Log Data ................................................................................................. 51
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1.
Overview
Video Management Software (VMS) is a professional centralized monitoring
system designed for all range of applications and projects. With VMS,
accessing and monitoring multiple surveillance tools such as NVRs, DVRs
and IP Cameras are just a few clicks away. The feature-packed intelligent
surveillance offers the professional users with complete and enhanced
surveillance experiences.
2.
System Requirement
The following lists the recommended computer system for installing VMS
software.
Items
CPU
Description
Minimum: Intel CPU Core i3-4150 3.5GHz
Recommended: Intel CPU Core i7-4770S 3.9GHz
RAM Memory
Minimum: 2x2 GB
Recommended: 2x4 GB
Minimum: Intel○R HD Graphics 4400
Graphics
Recommended: Intel○R HD Graphics 4600 or above
(Support 4K Video Output)
HDD
100GB or above
Operating Systems
Microsoft® Windows® 7 SP1 (x64): Ultimate,
Enterprise, Professional, Home Premium, Home
Basic
Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 (x64): Enterprise, Pro,
Windows 8
Ethernet
Gigabit LAN
Software
Microsoft .NET 4.0 Framework
IP Camera Input
Minimum:
64 CH live view with 32CH recording
Recommended:
128 CH live view with 32CH recording
NOTE: If the graphics is other than Intel○R graphics, an error may
occur while running VMS. Thus, it is strongly recommended to activate
Software Decode function to ensure VMS can run smoothly. Go to
<Setup>  <General>, and check Software decode to activate
Software Decode function.
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2.1
VMS Software Installation
Follow the steps below to install VMS to the local computer.
Step 1.
Check the PC system to see if the PC meets the VMS system
requirements.
Step 2.
Insert the software CD to the computer, access the CD folder, and
double click on VMS_Setup.exe.
Step 3.
The VMS Installation Setup Wizard window will appear. Follow the
installation wizard to install the VMS.
Step 4.
Select the Destination Folder and VMS shortcuts.
Step 5.
Select components to be installed. It is recommended to select
<Disable IIS Service (Recommended)> to ensure that VMS can
run smoothly.
NOTE: If users wish to load the default settings of VMS,
check <Default Setting>. Otherwise, do not check this item.
Step 6.
A “Microsoft Visual C++2013 Redistributable (x64)” installation
window may popup. Check <I agree to the license terms and
conditions” and click on <Install>.
Step 7.
When the installation completes, click on <Close> to precede the
VMS installation process.
Step 8.
When VMS installation is completed, click <Finish> to exit.
Please refer to section System Requirement for more about VMS system
requirements.
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2.2
VMS Start Up
To start up VMS, click <Start>  <Programs>  <VMS>. Alternatively,
double click on the shortcut icon on the desktop or go to “\VMS\EXE\” and
double click on VMS icon.
2.3
Log In / Log Out / Reboot / Shutdown
Once VMS starts up, the VMS main window will show up, and the preset
logged-in user account will be “Guest”. To login the VMS system as the
administrator, click <
> at the top-right of the window and select
<
>; a login window will pop up. Select the administrator account,
“Admin” and input the preset password “123456” in Password field. Then
click <
> to login VMS as the administrator.
(Login Window)
To log out a user account, click on the username and select <
>.
NOTE: It is strongly suggested to change the preset password to
prevent unauthorized access.
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3.
Live View
When VMS starts up, the VMS Live View Window will show up. The following
further describes each item in the Live View.
3.1
Live View Window
No.
Item
1
Function Tabs
2
Login/Logout
Description
Function
tabs
include
<Live
<Playback/Export>, <Add Device>,
Setup>, <Setup> and <Log>.
View>,
<Record
Login the VMS system with an authorized user
account or logout the currently logged-in account.
Click <
> to display the VMS System Info Pane.
Click the icon again to hide the pane. Basic VMS
3
System Info
information can be checked here, such as VMS
software version, CPU status, RAM (memory)
usage, HDD space and network flow of the PC.
4
Date/Time
This shows the current date/time information.
5
Window Basics
To minimize, maximize and close the VMS
software.
Display Mode
Display modes include 4-window, 9-window,
16-window, 25-window, 36-window, 49-window,
64-window, 132-window and full-screen.
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Click <
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6
Instant Record
>, VMS will immediately record the
videos from the channels that are set to record in
Record Setup tab.
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Snapshot
Click to capture the current viewing in Live View or
Playback/Export tab.
Users can choose or design their desired viewing
layout by selecting <View Auto Layout>, <View
Custom Layout> or <View Browse Layout>.
View Auto Layout
The layout will automatically be adjusted to the
suitable format when new IP devices are added to
VMS.
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View Layout
Setup
View Custom Layout
Users can self-define up to 5 sets of viewing
layout. The following section will describe how to
setup a viewing layout.
View Browse Layout
Users can set viewing layouts and assign a live
viewing to a designated channel grid. This layout
mode is only available in Hybrid View Mode and
Separated View – Camera View Mode.
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Hide Function
Panes
Click <
> / <
> to hide/show the View
Management Pane and Camera Setup Pane.
Normal Mode
All connected IP devices are listed here. There are
two ways to display the IP devices, <Separated
View> and <Hybrid View>. Select either option to
switch and display the corresponding viewing
mode.
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Separated Mode
VMS divides IP devices into two view groups,
<Camera View> and <NVR View>. In
<Camera View>, users can check all
connected IP cameras. In <NVR View>, users
can only check the IP cameras from the
connected NVR.
-
Hybrid View
All IP devices are gathered and displayed in
the same view group.
View
Management
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E-Map Function Mode
Users can import the layout of the monitored
building and place the location of the cameras on
the map. Refer to next section for further
description.
When IP cameras are connected to VMS, users
are able to setup several main settings of IP
cameras.
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Camera Setup
Panes
Users can also check the basic information of the
selected IP camera from <Camera Information>.
Each setup pane will be further described in later
sections.
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3.1.1
Camera Title
Bar
The camera title bar is above each channel grid.
When the camera title bar is in blue, this indicates
the connection between VMS and IP camera is in
good condition.
Display Mode
When VMS is in Auto Layout mode, users can select their preferred display
mode. The available display modes are < > (4-window), < > (9-window),
< > (16-window), < > (25-window), < > (36-window), < > (49-window),
< > (64-window), < > (132-window) and < > (full-screen).
Click on any icon to view the selected display mode. Click <
> and select
a page number to view previous/next cameras in the view group. To view a
certain channel in single channel mode, double click on the channel grid.
Full-screen Mode
Click < > to view the display window in full-screen. To exit full-screen mode,
click < > from the function bar or just press ESC key on the keyboard.
In full-screen mode, move the mouse cursor to the top-center of the monitor,
and a float function bar will appear as below.
Click <
> to fix the function bar. Click <
> to display View Management
and Camera Setup Panes. Users can capture the current viewing image by
clicking on < >.
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3.1.2
View Layout Setup (Normal Viewing Mode Only)
VMS provides users the flexibility to self-define their preferred display layout.
Refer to the following for further instruction.
3.1.2.1
View Custom Layout Setup
Users can setup their preferred display layout when VMS is set to either
Separated Mode or Hybrid Mode. Select <Camera/NVR/Hybrid View Custom
Layout> and its setting items will be shown as below.
Add / Rename / Delete a Display Layout
>; a new layout will be added to the layout list.
 Click <
> from the drop-down
 Right click the layout name and select <
menu. A setting window pops up; set the layout name and click <
>
to save and apply the setting.
> from the drop-down
 Right click the layout name and select <
menu. The layout will be removed from the layout list.
Edit a Display Layout
Follow the steps below to setup a display layout.
Step 1. Select a layout from the layout list.
> to enter its layout setup mode.
Step 2. Click <
Step 3. To resize a channel grid, first click on a channel grid. Click and drag
any corner of the yellow frame to draw a grid layout. When finishing
the drawing, release the mouse.
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> / <
>.
Step 4. To add more channel grids, click <
Alternatively, click <
>/<
> to remove the added
columns/rows.
Step 5. Two different channels can be swapped. Click and drag any channel
from its original grid to the desired grid and drop the channel.
> to save and apply the setting.
Step 6. Click <
3.1.2.2
View Browse Layout Setup
Under Browse Layout Mode, users can set certain live viewing to a
designated viewing window when VMS is set to either Separated Mode or
Hybrid Mode. Refer to the following for further instruction.
 Select <Camera View Browse Layout> or < Hybrid View Browse Custom
Layout >.
 Follow Step 1 to Step 5 in Edit a Display Layout of the last section View
Custom Layout Setup to setup a layout.
>
 Then, select the desired channel grid and a setting button <
(Set as browse display) will show up. Click the button and the channel grid
will be set as the browse viewing window.
 To re-assign the browse viewing window, click the current browse viewing
window and click <
> (Cancel Browse display) on the top of the
channel grid. Then, follow the previous steps to set a new browse viewing
window.
> to save and apply the setting.
 Click <
Now, click any channel grid, its live viewing will be displayed in the browse
viewing window as below.
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3.1.3
E-Map Setup
E-map allows users to illustrate the positions of cameras on a self-selected
image. Under View Management Pane, select <
> to display the
E-Map setting pane. Follow the instruction to setup the E-map.
Add Maps
Step 1. Select <
click <
Step 2.
Step 3.
Step 4.
Step 5.
><
><
><
>.
>. Alternatively, right
Select a map file.
Set a name for the map.
Click <
>. The map will be added to the map list.
Click and drag the Google Map location icon < > to the desired
location and then drop it.
Update Maps
>. The map
Step 1. Select any Map from the E-map menu, and click <
edit window will appear.
Step 2. Modify the name of the map, or update maps by uploading new
maps.
Step 3. Click <
> to save the settings.
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Implement Google Map Function
Users can add maps with geographic location in Google Map.
Step 1. Click and drag the Google Map to the desired location. Use <
< > to zoom in/out the Google Map to search the location.
>/
Step 2. Click and drag the yellow Pegman icon < > to the desired location.
Drop the icon on the map and the screen will zoom down to Street
View.
Step 3. Add a new map to the desired location/area. Once the map is added,
the Google Map location icon < > will be shown on the map.
Step 4. Move the mouse cursor to < > and users can preview the map.
Step 5. Double click < > to display the map.
Step 6. To re-locate the map, click and drag < > to the desired location and
drop the icon.
Add Cameras
Follow the steps to add the camera to the map.
Step 1. Select the desired map from the map menu.
>  <
>. Alternatively, right click the map
Step 2. Click <
name and select <
>.
Step 3.
Step 4.
Step 5.
Step 6.
Input the name of the camera.
Select a camera from the Camera drop-down list.
Select the camera type, IP Cam or Fisheye.
Click <
>. The camera will be added to the map.
Edit Cameras
Users can revise the name of the added cameras or replace cameras.
>.
Step 1. Select any camera on the E-map menu, and click <
Alternatively, right click any camera in the map list and select <Edit>.
The Camera Setup window will appear.
Step 2. Reset the camera name or change the camera.
> to save the settings.
Step 3. Click <
NOTE: Changing cameras will not influence the original position of the
camera icons on the map.
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Change the Location of the Camera on the Map
After cameras are added to the map, users can designate the camera to the
desired areas on the map to show the exact location of the camera.
Icon
Description
Icon
IP Camera / PTZ Camera
Item Action
Display Camera Live View
A
Re-locate the Camera Icon
B
Adjust Camera Field of View
C
Rotate the Camera Direction
Description
Fisheye Camera
Description
Double click the camera icon to
display the live view of the camera.
Click and drag the icon to the desired
location.
Click and drag the point to adjust the
camera’s field of view.
Click < > and drag to rotate the
direction of the camera icons. When
dragging < >, ensure the mouse
cursor is always within the icon.
NOTE: When users resize the VMS window, the position of the
camera icons on the map will change.
Delete Cameras
Select any camera on the E-map menu, and click <
camera will be removed from the list.
>. The selected
Delete Maps
Select any map on the E-map menu, and click <
>. Alternatively, right
click on any map from the map list and select <
>. The selected map
will be removed from the list.
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3.1.4
Snapshot
VMS allows users to capture the current viewing image in Normal Viewing
Mode or in Playback/Export tab.
Click <
> at the top-right of the monitor, and the current viewing will be
captured. The pop-up Snapshot window will be as below.
Users can choose whether to display the captured time and the name of view
group under <Overlay Options>.
Click <
> to save the captured, or click <
> to cancel. The captured
image will be stored in the preset file path, which can be changed under
Setup tab.
3.1.5
Audio On/Off
This item is used to switch on/off the audio of the selected IP camera
channel.
Move the mouse cursor to any channel grid, and an Audio icon < > will
show up. Click < >; the audio function will be enabled and the icon will be
switched to < >. Furthermore, another Audio icon < > will be displayed at
the bottom-left of the channel grid to notify users that the Audio of the IP
camera is currently switched to ON.
To disable this function, just click <
>.
NOTE: The Audio function can only be enabled a channel at a time.
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3.1.6
Digital Zoom
Users can view the camera zoom-in images via digital zoom function.
Move the mouse cursor to any channel grid and scroll up/down the mouse
wheel to zoom in/out. The zoom-in magnification will be displayed on the top
left corner of the grid. The maximum magnification is 10x. Click and drag the
mouse to view the desired viewing.
3.1.7
Event Icons
When an alarm/event occurs, the icon corresponding to the event type will
show up at the bottom-left of the channel grid.
Icon
Description
Motion Detection
Alarm Input Triggered
Video Loss
3.1.8
Image Adjustment Icons
Move the mouse cursor to any channel grid to display and use image
adjustment icon located at the bottom-right of channel grid.
Icon
Description
Rotate the View
Fill up the Channel Grid
Return to Original Aspect Ratio
Users can hide these image adjustment icons. Go to <Setup>  <General>,
and un-check <Show function bar>. The image adjustment icon and Audio
icon will be hidden.
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3.1.9
Camera PTZ Control
VMS supports PTZ control function. In Live View, select a camera channel
that equips pan/tilt/zoom function and expand the Camera PTZ Control Pane
on the left of the monitor.
3.1.9.1
PTZ Control Icons
Click on PTZ control icons to zoom out/in, focus, iris open/close, and pant/tilt
control the PTZ. Also, preset points and camera tour can be set here. Refer
to the following for further details.
Icon
Description
Icon
Description
Icon
Description
Focus Far
Focus Near
Iris Close
Iris Open
Zoom Out
Zoom In
Set Tour
Go Tour
Set Preset
Go Preset
Auto Focus
Focus Far
Click on it to focus the lens of selected camera at a farther point.
Focus Near
Click on it to focus the lens of selected camera at a nearer point.
Iris Close
Click on it to shrink the Iris on the selected camera.
Iris Open
Click on it to open the Iris on the selected camera.
Zoom Out
Click on it to zoom out the lens of selected camera. This function is to shrink
the current image and a larger viewing area can be displayed.
Zoom In
Click on it to zoom in the lens of selected camera. This function is to enlarge
a certain area.
Tour
This function is to setup at most 8 tour paths of the camera and execute the
tour path for viewing.
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Preset
This function is to setup certain position as a preset point and go to the
pre-determined preset positions for viewing.
Auto Focus
Click < >; the focus of the selected camera will be automatically adjusted.
Direction Control Panel
Click and drag the control button (in the center of the panel) to pan/tilt the
lens of the selected camera. The pan/tilt speed depends on the distance
between the control button and the Direction Control Panel. The farther the
control button is dragged from the center of the panel, the faster the pan/tilt
speed is, and vice versa.
3.1.9.2
Set Preset Points
VMS allows users to set preset positions. The amount of preset points
depends on the camera manufacturer.
Follow the steps to set preset points.
Step 1. Click on a camera channel that equips preset point function.
Step 2. Select a preset number from the preset list.
Step 3. Use the Direction Control Panel to pan/tilt the camera to the desired
position.
Step 4. Click < > to save the position.
3.1.9.3
Call Preset Points
Follow the steps to call preset points.
Step 1. Click on a camera channel that equips pan/tilt/zoom function.
Step 2. Select a preset point number from the Preset Point List.
Step 3. Click < > to call the preset point. The selected camera will
automatically move to the preset position.
3.1.9.4
Set Dome Camera Tour Path
VMS allows users to set Tour Path. Follow the steps to set tour paths.
Step 1. Click on a camera channel that equips pan/tilt/zoom function.
Step 2. Select a tour path number from the Tour Path list.
Step 3. Click < > to start recording the tour path.
Step 4. Set a tour path using the Direction Control Panel to pan/tilt the
camera.
Step 5. Click < > to save the position.
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3.1.9.5
Run Dome Camera Tour Path
Follow the steps to run the camera tour path.
Step 1. Click on a camera channel that a camera tour path is already set.
Step 2. Select a Tour Path number from the Tour Path List.
Step 3. Click < >, and the camera will start touring as recorded.
Step 4. Click on Direction Control Panel to end the camera tour.
3.1.10
Camera Image Setup
Users can configure the image settings of the selected IP camera. The image
settings include image adjustment, noise reduction, white balance, etc.
NOTE: If the live viewing of the IP camera is from the connected NVR,
this setup pane will be unavailable.
Users should first click the desired IP camera channel to start the setting.
When users are adjusting image configuration, users can check the channel
grid for the change of image setting. After setting, click <
> to save the
setting.
NOTE: Some setting items may be unavailable for certain IP camera
models. Thus, those setting items will be grayed out and cannot be
accessed.
3.1.11
Camera Video Format
Users can configure the settings of video format. The video format settings
include video resolution, video rotate, H.264 profile, CBR/VBR mode, etc.
NOTE: If the live viewing of the IP camera is from the connected NVR,
this setup pane will be unavailable.
Users must click <
> after setting. Otherwise, the setting will not be
saved.
NOTE: Some setting items may not be available for certain IP camera
models. Thus, those setting items will be grayed out and cannot be
accessed.
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3.1.12
Camera Motion Setup
Users can setup the configuration of motion detection here. Motion detection
settings include sampling, detection level, sensitivity, time interval and motion
detection areas. Click on any IP camera channel and select <Camera Motion
Setup> to enter the motion setup mode. The following is the description of
each item.
NOTE: Users must ensure the motion detection function of VMS is
enabled under the Event setting menu. Refer to section Event Setup
under System Setup for further instruction.
NOTE: If the live viewing of the IP camera is from the connected NVR,
this setup pane will be unavailable.
Sampling
This item is used to examine the differences between two frames. Users can
configure the interval of sampling pixel. For instance, if users set the interval
as 5. IP camera system will take one sampling pixel from every 5 pixels of
each row and each column in detection area. The alarm will be triggered
when differences are detected.
Detection Level
Users can configure detection level for each sampling pixel. Detection level is
how much the camera can accept the differences between two sampling
pixels. The smaller the value is, the lower the detection level.
Sensitivity
This item is used to set the detection sensitivity. A greater value indicates
higher sensitive motion detection.
Time Interval
This item is used to adjust the time interval between each detection motion.
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Detection Area Setup
Under motion setup mode, a red frame (detection window) will be displayed
on the channel grid. Note that the amount of motion detection areas may vary
from different IP camera models. Refer to the following to setup motion
detection windows.
 To change the location of the motion detection window, click on the center
of the detection window and move it to the desired location.
 To resize the detection window, click and drag the edge of the red frame.
 To add a new detection window, right click on the channel grid and select
<Add New Window> from the drop-down list.
> to save the setting to the selected IP camera channel.
 Click <
Then follow the description below to remove an added motion detection
window.
Step 1. Select a desired detection window, and then right click on the
channel grid.
Step 2. Select <Remove Selected Window> from the drop-down list. The
selected detection window will be removed. Alternatively, select
<Remove All Window> to remove all detection windows.
> to save the setting to the selected IP camera
Step 3. Click <
channel.
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3.1.13
Camera Fisheye Dewarp Setup
VMS is equipped with fisheye camera dewarping function, providing users to
view the monitoring locations in fine details. Two dewarping types are
provided (Front and Back) according to whether the fisheye camera equips
dewarping function or not. Double click on the fisheye camera channel grid to
display it in single channel mode and then click <Camera Fisheye Setup> to
display the setting items.
Fisheye Dewarping Type
-
Front
This dewarping type is especially for fisheye camera already equipped
with dewarping function. Select <front> and choose which installation
method under <Installation> according to the camera mounting method.
Then, click <
>, and the fisheye camera will correct its source
images.
-
Back
The second dewarping type <back> is designed for fisheye camera that
is not equipped with dewarping function and VMS will dewarp the fisheye
source images and provides several dewarping modes for users to
choose. Select <back> and choose the installation type under
<Installation>. Click <
> to save the setting. Then, move the
mouse cursor to the bottom-right corner of the channel grid and click
< > to display the Fisheye Image Adjustment list. The dewarping
modes include <Normal View>, <PTZ View>, <360 View> and <Quad
View>. Select a preferred mode and VMS will automatically dewarp the
fisheye source images. The following describes each dewarping mode
listed in the Fisheye Image Adjustment list.
NOTE: <back> dewarping type can be applied to both fisheye
models equipped with/without dewarping function.
Normal View
Click on this item to view the live videos without dewarping.
PTZ View
Click on this item to view the dewarped live images and virtually pan/tilt
the camera by clicking and dragging mouse to any direction.
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360 View
Click on this item to view the dewarped live images as two 180° views.
Quad View
Click on this item to view the dewarped live images as four PTZ views.
NOTE: Under <PTZ View>, <360 Panoramic> or <Quad View>,
users can always use ePTZ function to virtually pan / tilt the
camera by clicking and dragging the mouse to any direction.
3.1.14
Camera Information
Users can check the brief information of the connected IP cameras. Click on
any IP camera channel from the display window or from View Management
pane and the basic information of the IP camera will be listed in Camera
Information pane. The brief information includes site name, IP address,
device type, video format, etc.
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4.
General VMS Configuration
In the Setup function tab, users can setup the basic VMS settings, such as
language, date/time setup, network setup, user account management, etc.
Click <Setup> to enter the general VMS configuration menus.
4.1
Language Setup
In the Setup function tab, select <Language> to enter the language setting
menu. Select the preferred language from the language drop-down list and
VMS will automatically change the setting.
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General Setup
Select <General> to enter the basic VMS setting menu.
Display
In this section, users can decide whether to display the camera title and time
bar on the top-left corner of each channel grid.
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Show camera title and time bar
Check/Un-check the box, and the camera title and time bar will (or not)
be displayed on the channel grid.
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Channel title and time bar overlap
Check/Un-check the box, and the camera title and time bar will (or not)
overlap and be displayed on the channel grid.
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Show site name / Show channel title
Check/Un-check the box to (or not) display the site name / channel title
on the channel grid.
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Flash screen when event triggers
Check the box; when an event occurs at the IP camera side, the
corresponding channel grid at VMS side will flash in red for three
seconds for event notification. Un-check to disable this function.
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Show function bar
Check/Un-check the box to display/hide the Image Adjustment icons at
the bottom-right of each channel grid.
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Software decode
If the GPU of the PC is other than Intel○R graphics, an error may occur
while running VMS. Thus, it is strongly recommended to activate
Software Decode to ensure VMS can run smoothly. Note that activating
Software Decode function may increase the load on CPU when multiple
IP devices are connected to VMS.
Start Up
Auto Start VMS when Windows start up
Check the box to request the PC to launch VMS while the PC system
starts up.
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Auto retrieve live image when VMS start up
Check this item; VMS will automatically retrieve live streaming from the
connected sites while starting up.
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Start up with full screen
Check this item; VMS will be in full-screen mode after starting up.
Other
Default snapshot folder
The snapshot files will be saved to the default path: “C:\VMS\Snapshot”.
Click <
> to set the destination folder for snapshot files.
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Default log folder
Each day, VMS saves operation log as *.json file as backup in the preset
file destination. The default log backup path is “\VMS\LogBackup”. Click
<
> to set the destination folder for log backup files.
Import and Export VMS Setting
Import Configuration
This item is used to load a VMS configuration file that was previously
stored in an external drive.
Click <
> and select the file to be imported. Then, click <Open> to
start configuration importing. Note that VMS will IMMEDIATELY
INITIATE THE IMPORTING PROGRESS and RESTART THE VMS
SYSTEM WITHOUT NOTICE.
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Export Configuration
This item allows users to save and export the current VMS configuration.
The exported file format will be *.zip.
Click <
> and an Export window will be displayed. Designate a file
destination and click on <Save> to start the exportation. The Export icon
<
> will start flashing in blue, indicating the export is in progress.
When the icon no longer flashes, the export process is completed.
NOTE: It is recommended to export configuration before
upgrading the VMS system. In addition, it is suggested to backup
the configuration routinely, in case for unexpected conditions.
VMS Manual
> to open the VMS User’s Manual.
Click <
VMS Version
Users can view the current firmware version of VMS.
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4.3
System Time
Users can set the current date, time in System Time setting menu. Enter the
System Time setting menu via <Setup>  <System Time>. The setting menu
displays as follows.
System Time Setup
To set a date, click and select a date from the calendar and click <
> to
save and apply the setting.
To set up time, click at the target position in the time field and click on the
UP/DOWN arrow buttons or scroll the mouse wheel to change the value in
the selected field.
After setting, click <
> to save and apply the setting.
NTP Server Setup
After time zone is selected, users can further setup the NTP (Network Time
Protocol) sever. The default NTP server is time.nist.gov. Users can always
change to any other NTP servers. A list of IP addresses of the NTP servers is
listed below.
129.6.15.28
132.163.4.102
192.43.244.18
206.246.118.250
207.200.81.113
129.6.15.29
132.163.4.103
131.107.1.10
208.184.49.9
64.236.96.53
132.163.4.101
128.138.140.44
69.25.96.13
64.125.78.85
68.216.79.113
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After the time server is set, click <
> next to the server filed to sync the
time immediately.
Time Zone
Select users’ current time zone. Please visit www.greenwichmeantime.com to
find out the correct local time zone, or refer to the following figure.
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4.4
Event Setup
Users can set the event settings of each connected IP camera. Access the
Event setting menu via <Setup>  <System Time>  <Event>. The setting
menu displays as follows.
Enable event full screen
Users can set whether to display full-screen of the alerted channel. Check
this item and click <
> to activate this function, or un-check it to
deactivate it.
Motion
This item allows users to enable or disable motion detection function of VMS.
Click on the corresponding grid to enable ( ) or disable ( ) motion detection
alarm. If motion detection is enabled, it is required to define motion detection
parameters such as detection area and sensitivity settings in the Camera
Motion Setup Pane in Live View tab. Refer to the previous subsection for
more details.
Alarm
This item allows users to enable or disable alarm input detection. According
to users’ application, click on the corresponding grid to enable ( ) or disable
( ) click to check (enable) the alarm input detection.
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Audio
Audio notification allows a preset sound file to be played when an event
occurs. Users can setup audio notification for each channel.
First, click on the corresponding grid to enable ( ) the audio notification.
Then, click <
> and select an audio file. Lastly, click <
> to save
and apply the setting; otherwise, click <
> to abort.
Enable/Disable Event Detection of All Channels
Click <
> to enable both Motion detection alarm and Audio function of
all channels. Alternatively, click <
> to disable both functions of all
channels.
After setting, users MUST click <
4.5
> to save and apply the setting.
Network Setup
The Network setup menu allows users to specify the network-related settings
of the PC, such as IP address and Subnet mask, etc. Check with the network
administrator and/or network service provider for more specific information.
Items in this menu are described in the following sections.
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4.5.1
Ethernet Setup
In this section, users can setup the Network settings of the PC. Note that the
Ethernet setting is the SAME as Network setting in Network and Sharing
Center of the Windows system.
Obtain IP address automatically (DHCP Setup)
The DHCP function allows PC to obtain a dynamic IP address from DHCP
(Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server when the PC starts up. Using
DHCP, the settings are dynamic and may change every time the PC powers
on or off, depending on the network setup.
Check the “Obtain IP address automatically” box and click <
>, a
dynamic IP address will be assigned to the PC. The Ethernet-related settings,
including IP address, Subnet Mask, Default Gateway and DNS settings, will
be read-only.
Use the following IP address (Fix IP Setup)
If users are using permanent IP address, check the “Use the following IP
address” box and complete the Ethernet-related settings as below.
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IP Address
This item is used to configure the IP (Internet Protocol) address of the
computer.
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Subnet Mask
A netmask, a 32-bit mask, is used to divide an IP address into subnets
and specify the networks available hosts. Its value is defined by the
network administrator. It takes the form as ***.***.***.***, for example,
255.255.255.255.
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Default Gateway
Gateway is a node on a network that serves as an entrance to another
network. Users are allowed to specify the IP address of the gateway or
router associated with this computer.
Obtain DNS server address automatically
Check this item to retrieve the DNS server address automatically.
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Preferred DNS & Alternate DNS
Users can specify the IP address of the Domain Name System associated
with the PC. If the server is unavailable when using DHCP, the PC will search
for the network server and boot up more slowly. This network search
continues until it times out.
Users MUST click <
> after finishing all the Ethernet settings.
Otherwise, the setting will not be applied and saved.
4.5.2
Email Setup
Users can define the e-mail for receiving event/alarm notices.
SMTP Server
Users can select which SMTP server to use. The provided options are
<Gmail>, <Yahoo Mail> and <Custom>.
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SMTP Server Site
Those who select <Gmail> or <Yahoo Mail> for the SMTP server, VMS
will automatically retrieve the server site of either SMTP server. When
users select <Custom>, users must manually input the SMTP server site
to the entry field.
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Port
This item is used to change SMTP port to another port.
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Account
Users can setup the SMTP username by entering the e-mail account.
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Password
Users should enter the corresponding password of the account inserted
in Account field above.
Email Recipient
This item is used to edit the e-mail address where event / alarm notification
will be sent. Refer to the following to setup all the required information.
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Email Address
Enter the e-mail address where event/alarm notifications will be sent.
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Event Notification
Users can select the event/alarm from which channel to be sent to the
e-mail address previously set. Click to check or un-check the channel
box to select / de-select the channel. Then, click <
> to apply
the setting.
Click <
click <
> to enable event notification for all channels; otherwise,
> to turn off the notification for all channels.
Users MUST click <
> after finishing the settings. Otherwise, the
setting will not be applied and saved.
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4.5.3
DDNS Setup
Select <DDNS> from Network. The menu displays as below.
Enable DDNS
Click to check or un-check to enable or disable the Dynamic Domain Name
Service.
Server Name
This item is for users to choose the service provider. The current options are
<ChangeIP> and <no-ip>.
After setting and the preferred <Hostname> and <Port> are saved, the DDNS
address may be as http://hostname.no-ip.org.
Hostname
The item allows users to setup a domain name, which is used for entering the
local PC through internet on the remote PC.
Username
Enter the valid DDNS username here.
Password
Enter the corresponding DDNS user password here.
Port
Users can setup the port for DDNS.
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Domain name
After submitting the setting, the domain name of the PC will be displayed
here as information.
Click <
> after finishing the settings. Otherwise, the setting will not be
applied and saved.
4.6
User Management Setup
User Management is used to add/edit/delete the VMS user accounts. Users
can
setup users’ account information and
privileges.
The default
administrator username and password are Admin and 123456. Access the
User Management setting menu via <Setup>  <User Management>.
Create a New User Account
> and a setting window will show up.
Step 1. Click <
Step 2. Input the desired username and its password to set a user account.
> to complete and save the setting.
Step 3. Click <
Setup a User Account
>.
Step 1. Click on a user account and click <
Step 2. Edit the username and password in the User Information window.
To change the password, click <
> to reset the password.
Step 3. Click <
> to save and apply the modified settings.
NOTE: The preset “Admin” account and “Guest” account both cannot
be deleted. In addition, it is strongly recommended to modify the
preset password of “Admin”.
Delete a User Account
To delete a user account, select the desired user account and click <
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Setup User Permissions (Authorities)
Set the permissions to access the functions listed in the User Management
setting menu. < > represents the user account is authorized to access the
function. < > represents the user account is not granted to access the
function. Click on the function item to allow or not allow the access from the
selected user.
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Add Device
To allow/forbid the selected user to access the Add Device function tab.
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PTZ
To allow/forbid the selected user to control the PTZ functions in Camera
PTZ Control pane in Live View.
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Playback
To allow/forbid the selected user to access the Playback / Export function
tab to playback/export the videos.
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Setup
To allow/forbid the selected user to enter Setup function tab and setup
VMS-related configurations.
NOTE: The preset account “Guest” can only view the live viewing
under the Live View.
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Covert IP Camera
To set which channels to be seen or hidden when certain user accounts
log in. Click < > (Covert Setting) corresponding to the desired user
account to open the setting menu.
Click the corresponding grid to enable ( ) or disable (
view of the channel. Alternatively, click <
>/ <
check or un-check all channels. At last, click on <
and apply the setting.
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Add Device (IP Devices Connection)
VMS can search and connect the IP devices via network. Refer to the
following for further description of connecting an IP device to VMS.
5.1
Add Device Window
The following introduces each function item in the Add Device setup menu.
No.
Item
Description
Users can preset the default username and
password for each model type of IP devices. Once
an IP device is connected to VMS, VMS will
automatically apply the preset username/password
to the IP device according to its model type.
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Default
Account Pane
Users can modify the default account name and the
password. The following lists the preset account
names and passwords of each type of IP devices.
IP device
DVR
VSS
IP Camera
NVR
ONVIF
Account Name
User
admin
Admin
Admin
Admin
Password
1234
1234
1234
123456
1234
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Auto Add
function
allows
the
VMS
system
to
automatically re-search and add the newly found IP
cameras. Enable the function; Auto Refresh
function will also be enabled.
Check the “Auto Add” box, and Auto Add function
will be enabled. Then, set the Auto Refresh time
interval.
3
Auto Scan
Check this box and the VMS system will
automatically refresh the Device List by every N
seconds. The time duration “N” ranges from 30 to
120 seconds.
4
Re-scan
Device
Click < >; VMS will begin re-searching the IP
cameras installed in the same LAN as VMS that
meet the searching criteria in the Device List.
5
Device Filter
Device Filter is to select the type of the IP devices
to be searched during device search.
Clear All
Click <
> at the bottom-right corner of the
monitor, and VMS will disconnect all connected IP
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Device
cameras.
Manually Add
Users can manually add an IP camera to VMS. The
following will further describe this function.
Device List
VMS will list the searched IP devices installed in the
same LAN in the Device List. The following will
further describe this function.
Manually Add
To manually add a known IP device to VMS, click <
>; a blank new
device column will be added to the Device List. Input the essential
information of the IP device to the corresponding fields, including <Type>,
<IP Address>, <Protocol>, <Streaming Port>, <User Name> and
<Password>. Then, check the “Device add to view” box, and VMS will start to
connect the IP device.
To delete the manually-added IP devices, click on the delete icon <
>, and
the IP camera will be removed from the Device List.
NOTE: An IP camera’s performance may be affected and degraded
when it is repeatedly connected/added to VMS.
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Device List
After device search, VMS will list the IP devices installed in the same LAN
that meet the searching criteria in the Device List. Users can view the brief
settings of the found IP devices in Device List, such as MAC address, IP
address, model type, username/password, etc. To check the firmware
version of the IP devices, click < > and the firmware version will be shown.
Under Device List, <
to switch views.
> and <
> are provided for users
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Details
Select this view, and the information of the IP cameras will be listed in
columns and users can check the preview of the IP camera.
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Large Icons
Select this view, and users can browse and check the brief information of
the IP cameras and its preview. Note that when the preview grid of an IP
camera shows “Not Supported” or “No Snapshot”, this suggests the IP
camera does not support this function.
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5.2
IP Device Connection
VMS is able to connect an IP device and retrieve its live streaming. IP
devices include IP cameras, NVRs, DVRs and VSS. The following shows
how to connect an IP device to VMS.
Add IP Cameras to VMS
Follow the steps below to search and add IP cameras to VMS.
Step 1. Select <IPcam> or <ONVIF> next to <Device Filter>. VMS will start
look for the supported IP cameras installed in the same LAN and list
them in the Device List.
Step 2. Find a target IP camera from the Device List and check the “Device
add to view” box to add the IP camera to VMS. VMS will
automatically connect and retrieve the information of the IP camera.
Add NVR/DVR/VSS to VMS
Users can connect a NVR/DVR/VSS and retrieve/record the live viewing.
Step 1. Select <NVR> (or DVR/VSS) next to <Device Filter>. VMS will start
to look for the supported NVRs/DVR/VSS installed in the same LAN
and list them in the Device List.
Step 2. Check the “Device add to view” box to add the found IP device to
VMS. A Select Channel menu will appear as below.
Step 3. Check the desired IP camera channel box from the menu and click
<
> to add the selected IP camera(s) to VMS. VMS will
retrieve the live viewing from the connected NVR/DVR/VSS.
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Disconnect an IP Device from VMS
Un-check the “Device add to view” box of any device in the IP device list, the
IP device will be disconnected. Alternatively, click <
>, and VMS
will disconnect all the connected IP devices in the Device List.
Record Videos from the Connected IP Devices
After the IP devices are connected to VMS, users can decide to record the
videos from which connected IP devices in Record Setup tab. Go to <Record
Setup>  <Record Schedule>.
Under Recording Scheduling Selection, check the “Add” box of the desired IP
devices to activate recording function. Then, assign a schedule template for
the IP devices. VMS will begin recording the videos from the selected IP
devices.
NOTE: Users must set Users must ensure that the recording folder is
designated setup in <Record Setup>  <Record Folder>.
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Record Setup
Record Setup allows users to decide to record streaming from which
connected IP devices, set recording schedules for each IP camera, etc. The
following describes how to setup the recording schedule and event settings of
each connected IP camera.
NOTE: Please refer to the previous section for Event Setup.
6.1
Record Schedule Setup
Users can setup recording templates and assign recording type for days in a
week by hours for each recording templates here.
Add / Remove / Rename a Recording Template
Step 1. Click < > in the Recording Template Configuration pane. A new
template will be added to the template list.
Step 2. Select the added template and click < >.
Step 3. Input the desired name in the name field to rename the name of the
template.
Step 4. Press <Enter> on the keyboard to apply the setting.
Step 5. To delete a recording template, select a recording template and
then click < >. The selected recording template will be removed
from the template list.
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Setup and Assign a Recording Template to the Connected IP Cameras
Follow the steps below to setup and assign a recording template.
Step 1. Select a recording template from the template list.
Step 2. Click on a desired recording type. Three recording types are
provided, <
>, <
> and <
>.
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Continuous: To keep recording in the specified time segment.
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No Record: Not record and save any video data in the specified
time segment.
Step 3.
Step 4.
Step 5.
Step 6.
Event Only: Only record when there is an event occurring in the
specified time segment, including the Pose-Alarm videos.
Click at any grid of time to assign the selected recording type.
Click on any hour on the top to fill up the column.
Click on any day on the left to fill up the roll.
Click on the top left grid to always record with the selected recording
type.
Step 7. Click and drag the mouse to fill up and assign the selected recording
type.
Step 8. Assign the template to an IP camera. Select a preferred template
from the Schedule Template drop-down list.
Step 9. Check the <Add> box of the corresponding IP camera. VMS will
start recording streaming received from the selected IP camera
according to the applied template. Alternatively, check <
> to
record all the connected IP cameras.
NOTE: If the applied recording template is removed from the template
list, VMS will automatically apply the default template to the site.
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6.2
Record Configuration Setup
In Record Folder, users can assign the file destination of the recorded video,
and setup whether to enable the circular recording and data life time
functions of VMS and whether to record the pre-alarm/post-alarm video as a
part of event videos when an alarm or event occurs.
Recording Folder
The number of the selectable folders equals to the number of HDDs the PC
installed, excluding the HDDs with capacity less than 100GB. Check the box
and click on the file path column to select and set more destination folders.
Note that if users wish to change the file destination, make sure the
designated folder is empty.
Circular Recording
The Circular Recording function is to adjust the HDD space usage of VMS.
For example, when the threshold is set to 5GB (5120MB), and there are
20GB free disk space remaining in the HDD, VMS can only access the HDD
no more than 15GB. If the circulation of files is performed for the first time,
VMS will start to overwrite the earliest recoded data. Next time when VMS
starts up, the circulation of files will continue from where it was up to.
Data Life Time
The Data Life Time function indicates the duration that the data is saved and
recallable in the HDD. Only those data recorded within Data Life Time can be
searched for playback. The video exceeds Data Life Time will be hidden and
cannot be retrieved for playback.
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Check the “Data Life Time” box to enable this function. Select the preferred
data life time from the drop-down list. Otherwise, un-check the box to disable
or choose <0 day> from the drop-down list, the Data Life Time function will be
disabled.
NOTE: To playback a video exceeding Data Life Time, please extend
the duration until the recording data/time of the video is included.
Alarm Behavior Configuration
Users can setup the pre-alarm/post-alarm video duration to be a part of event
videos.
Input the desired seconds to the entry field. The time duration range of
“Post-alarm Recording” is from 5 to 120 seconds; whereas “Pre-Alarm
Recording” ranges from 0 to 120 seconds (0 second is to disable this
function). Note that normal video recording MUST be enabled in order to
provide video data to the matching event video.
NOTE: When the recording schedule is set to record event only and an
event occurs, VMS only records the event and the post-alarm videos,
PRE-ALARM VIDEOS WILL NOT BE RECORDED.
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Playback/Export
Users can select and playback/export the preferred recorded videos in the
Playback/Export function tab.
7.1
Playback Control Bar
Playback control bar is displayed at the bottom of the screen.
Item
Playback Speed
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Description
Click and drag the slider control bar to select the speed
of backward / forward, x1/4, x1/2, x1, x2 and x4.
Rewind
Click on this icon to reverse playing back the recorded
videos.
Pause
Click on this icon to pause the playback.
Play
Click on this icon to start playing back the recorded
videos.
Clear Time Tag
Click to clear the set time tag on the time bar.
Start Export
Click to start the video exportation process.
Help
Click to quick check how to use the time bar.
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Search / Playback / Export Normal Videos
Users can search and playback the recorded videos by date/time. Refer to
the following for further instruction.
Playback Videos by Time
Step 1. Select any shadow date from the calendar, which indicates the
recording data are available. Then, the yellow stripe in the time bar
shows there are recorded videos for users to playback.
Step 2. Click and drag the time bar to select a preferred time from the time
bar. The selected time will be displayed above the blue indicator.
Step 3. Move the mouse cursor to the time bar and scroll up/down the
mouse wheel to adjust the time scale to select the exact desired
time.
Step 4. Click on the Playback icon < > to start playing back the selected
video.
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Export Normal Videos
Follow the steps below to export the normal videos.
Step 1. Select a preferred shadow date from the calendar. The time bar will
display the available recording data of each channel.
Step 2. Click and drag the Time Interval icon < > and drop it to the time
bar to select the desired time interval of the recorded video.
Step 3. Use the Time Range Adjustment icon < > to adjust the preferred
time segment. Scroll up/down the mouse wheel to zoom in/out to
adjust and select the exact desired time.
Step 4. Click < >, and an Export window will be displayed.
Step 5. Select a file destination and choose the video format for the
to-be-exported video. The selectable video formats are, raw file,
*.avi, *mkv, *.mov and *.mp4.
Step 6. Check the desired channel boxes to be exported. Alternatively,
check <Select All> to export all channels’ videos.
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> in the Export window to start the video exportation.
Step 7. Click <
The status of export progress will be shown in green as below. Note
that if users wish to stop the exportation, just click <
>.
Step 8. Click <Close> from a pop-up message window after video
exportation to return to the Playback / Export function tab.
7.3
Search / Playback / Export Event Videos
Search and Playback Event Videos
Users are able to search events by time, channel, or type. Follow these steps
to search event video.
Step 1. Click on the Local Playback By Event bar to display the Event
Search Filter.
Step 2. In the Event Search Filter, check the “Search by Date / Time” box
and specify the Start / End time for the time range of the event
search.
Step 3. Check the “Search by Channel” box to select the desired channels
to the event search.
Step 4. Check the “Search by Type” box and designate which event type to
be included in the event search.
> to list event videos that meet the searching criteria
Step 5. Click <
above.
Step 6. The Event List displays events by date/time, event type and
triggered camera and is listed in chronological order. Click < > /
< > below the Event List to go to previous/next page.
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Step 7. Double click on any event from the Event List, and the viewing
window on the right will start playing back the selected event.
Export Event Videos
Follow the steps below to export the event videos.
Step 1. Select a desired event from the Event List.
Step 2. Click < > at the bottom-right corner of the monitor. An Export
window will be displayed.
Step 3. Select a file destination, and choose the video format for the
to-be-exported video.
> in the Export window to start the video exportation.
Step 4. Click <
Alternatively, click <Cancel> to abort. The status of export progress
can be checked at the bottom-right of the window.
Step 5. Click <Confirm> in the Export window to start the video exportation.
Alternatively, click <Cancel> to abort.
Step 6. Click <Close> in the Export window to return to the Playback/Export
function tab.
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Log
Click on <Log> to enter the Log menu. In Log function tab, users can check,
view, search and export the log data. Refer to the followings for further
description.
8.1
Search Log Data
VMS divides log data into three categories, User Operation Log, IP Camera
Event Log and NVR System Event Log. Select the desired log category item
on the left of the Log tab to enter its corresponding log menu. To search the
desired log data, please refer to the following steps below to search and view
the desired log data.
Step 1. Set the time range of the log data search by assigning the Start Date
and End Date on the top-left of the function tab.
>, and VMS will start searching and then list all the
Step 2. Click <
recorded log data within the set time.
Step 3. Click on each log category item on the left of the Log menu to view
its corresponding log data found within the set time.
8.2
Export Log Data
After searching the log data, users can export the desired data if necessary.
In the desired log type menu, click on the Backup Log icon < > at the
top-right corner of the Log tab, and an Export window will pop up. Click on
<Save> to start exporting the log data, or click on <Cancel> to abort.
NOTE: VMS will export all log data in the selected log type menu. The
file format of the exported log data is *.txt.
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