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Everfocus MobileFocus Owner Manual
MobileFocus / MobileFocus Plus
Remote Video Surveillance for Android Devices
User’s Manual
Copyright © EverFocus Electronics Corp.
Release Date: February, 2017
EVERFOCUS ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
MobileFocus
User’s Manual
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www.everfocus.com.tw
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
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described in this App. We will not make any other uses or disclosures of the personal information to
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
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
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Release Date: February, 2017
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1.
2.
Introduction ........................................................................................................................... 1
1.1
Features ..................................................................................................................... 1
1.2
Mobilefocus And Mobilefocus Plus ........................................................................... 2
Android Device ...................................................................................................................... 3
2.1
Installation ................................................................................................................. 3
2.2
User Interface Overview ........................................................................................... 5
2.3
Operation Guide ........................................................................................................ 8
2.3.1 Add Device...................................................................................................... 8
2.3.2 Edit / Delete Device ...................................................................................... 12
2.3.3 Connect Device ............................................................................................. 14
2.3.4 Channel Switching (DVR / NVR Only) ........................................................... 17
2.3.5 Gesture Digital Zoom.................................................................................... 20
2.3.6 PTZ Control ................................................................................................... 20
2.3.7 Search And Playback (DVR / NVR only) ........................................................ 22
2.4
Push Notification ..................................................................................................... 27
2.4.1 Read Push Notification ................................................................................. 27
2.4.2 Refresh / Delete Push Notification ............................................................... 29
2.4.3 Enable Push Notification .............................................................................. 31
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1
Chapter
1. Introduction
The MobileFocus (Plus), designed by EverFocus, is the application for users to access to EverFocus’
DVRs, NVRs, IP Cameras and CMS (Genie XMS Servers) on their iOS or Android handheld devices.
The application is compatible with current models of EverFocus’ DVRs, NVRs, IP Cameras and
Genie XMS Servers and can be downloaded from the internet. The powerful and intuitive
MobileFocus application offers multiple functions for you to monitor video streams and control
PTZ cameras whenever and wherever!
1.1 Features

1 / 4 Channel Live View Display

1-Channel Playback (MobileFocus) and 4-Channel Playback (MobileFocus Plus)

Sequence Mode

PTZ Control

Two-Way Audio

Gesture Digital Zoom

Snapshots

Full Screen

OSD Hide / Show Function

Second Stream (We highly recommend using the Second Stream for saving network
bandwidth)

Local Device Search

Real Time Video Streaming

Remote Video Search by Time and Event

Support Multi-language

Push Notification from Genie XMS Server

Real Time Vehicle Video Stream from Genie XMS Server

Support ONVIF or RTSP compliant third-party IP cameras
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1.2 MobileFocus and MobileFocus Plus
The table below lists the supported functions of MobileFocus and MobileFocus Plus.
Application
Release Version
Supported OS
MobileFocus (Free)
V2.6.7
Android 4.4
EverFocus NVRs, DVRs,
Supported Devices
IP Cameras & Genie XMS servers
Supported Video Format H.264, MJPEG, MPEG4
Live View
Channel Display
1 / 4 CH (DVR and NVR only)
Two-way Audio
Yes
Snapshot
Yes
Sequence View
Yes (DVR and NVR only)
Digital Zoom
Yes
Display Time and
Yes
Camera Title
PTZ Control
Focus
Yes
IRIS
Yes
Auto Pan
Yes
Snapshot
Yes
Touch to Zoom In/Out
Yes
Preset Point Setting
Yes
OSD Menu
Yes
Playback
Time / Event Search
Yes (DVR and NVR only)
Multi-channel Display
1 CH (DVR/NVR only)
Audio
Yes
Others
Address Book
Yes
(Device List)
IP Utility (Local Search)
Yes
Push Notification
Yes
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V1.3.6
Android 4.4
EverFocus NVRs, DVRs,
IP Cameras & Genie XMS servers
H.264, MJPEG, MPEG4
1 / 4 CH (DVR and NVR only)
Yes
Yes
Yes (DVR and NVR only)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (DVR and NVR only)
1 / 4 CH (DVR/NVR only)
Yes
Yes
Yes
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Chapter
2. Android Device
MobileFocus and MobileFocus Plus are designed for Android and can be downloaded from the
Play Store.
2.1
Installation
1. To download the MobileFocus, tap the Play Store.
2.
Type “MobileFocus by EverFocus” or “MobileFocus Plus by EverFocus” in the search field.
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3.
Tap Install button first. After installation process is completed, tap the Open button to start.
4.
When the following page appears, you can start to use the application.
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2.2 User Interface Overview
DVR / NVR / Genie XMS Server:
1011 12 20
4
1
6
7
8
9
13 14
15 16
17 18
IP Camera:
2
6
7
20
4
8
9
14 17
15 16
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Push Notification:
3
21
19
7
5
22
8
No.
1
2
3
Name
DVR / NVR Device
IP Camera Device
Push Notification
4
Device List
5
Push Notification List
6
Add Device
7
8
9
Exit
About
Information
Single Division
(DVR / NVR only)
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9
Function Description
Tap to show DVR / NVR / Genie XMS Server Device List.
Tap to show IP camera Device List.
Tap to show Push Notification List.
Shows the added devices. Tap a device to bring up the live view
page. Tap and hold a device to bring up a setting menu for you
to enter the Live View, edit or delete the device. Please refer to
2.3.2 Edit / Delete Device.
Unclassified indicates the devices haven’t been added to a
group.
Shows the received push notifications on the list. Please refer to
2.4.1 Read Push Notification.
*/* indicates the number of unread / total notifications.
Tap to add new device or create a new group. Please refer to
2.3.1 Add Device.
Tap to exit the application.
Tap to show the application information.
Tap to read the user manual.
Tap to change to single division screen display.
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12
Quad Division
(DVR / NVR only)
Sequence
(DVR / NVR only)
13
Channel
(DVR / NVR only)
14
Snapshot
15
PTZ Control
16
Audio
17
Microphone
More
(DVR / NVR only)
18
19
Advanced
20
OSD Hide / Show
21
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Genie XMS Server
Drop-down List
General / xFleet
Drop-down List
Tap to change to quad division screen display.
Tap to enter the automatic sequence mode. This will show each
channel feed in sequence.
Tap to bring up the channel bar, sequence button and the
direction buttons. Tap the channel number to display the
channel in single division screen. You can also tap the direction
buttons to switch channels. Tap the Sequence button to show
each channel feed in sequence.
Tap to take a snapshot. The snapshot files will be saved at your
Photos folder.
Tap to bring up the PTZ control panel. It’s only working when
connected to PTZ cameras. Please refer to 2.3.6 PTZ Control.
Tap to enable or disable the audio function either in live view or
playback mode.
Tap to enable or disable audio input device.
Tap to search and play back the recordings. Please refer to 2.3.7
Search and Playback.
Tap to refresh Push Notification List or delete all received push
notifications. Please refer to 2.4.2 Edit / Delete Push
Notification.
Tap to hide the channel name and date/time of the video
streams. Tap again to show the channel name and date/time.
Tap the list to select a source of the notifications, and then bring
up the corresponding Push Notifications List.
Tap the list and select General to show General notifications, or
select xFleet to show xFleet notifications.
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2.3 Operation Guide
2.3.1
Add Device
You can add EverFocus’ DVRs, NVRs, IP cameras or Genie XMS servers in the respective
device lists, and you can add the devices manually or automatically by Local Search.
To add IP devices manually:
1. Tap DVR or IP Camera button to show the DVR / NVR or IP camera Device List.
2. Tap the Add
button and tap the Add Single Device
icon to add a new device
and the Device Info page appears. If you want to create a new group of devices, please
click Create a Group
icon. Please refer to 2.3.2 Edit / Delete Device.
3. Enter the Name, User account, Password, IP / URL and Port of the device.
Note: If you want to add a device using its DDNS, to avoid connection failed problem,
ensure the DDNS host name is composed of alphabetic and numeric characters only. Do
not use a space, or a dot (period) or any special characters particular _~ ! @ # $ % ^ & *
()+<>";:.
4. Tap the Model option to bring up the model list and scroll to select a model. For Genie
XMS Servers, please select XMS/Commander2/Elite2.
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5. Keep the Second Stream on. We highly recommend using the Second Stream for saving
network bandwidth.
6. Tap Done to add the new device and the device is added to the Device List.
To add IP devices automatically by Local Search:
1. Follow the above 1 and 2 steps and tap Local Search. The below page appears.
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2. Tap a desired device to bring up the below page.
3.
Tap the Model selection field to bring up the model list and scroll to select a model.
4.
Type the User account and Password of the selected device. The default user account
and password are as follows:
DVR: The default user account is admin and the default password is 11111111.
IP Camera: The default user account is user1 and the default password is 11111111.
5. Keep the Second Stream on. We highly recommend using the Second Stream for saving
network bandwidth.
6.
Tap Done to add the new device and the device is added to the Device List.
For the Second Stream function to work, the Sub-Stream function of the IP devices have to
be enabled in advance. Please refer to the User’s Manual of your IP devices.
Device
Model
Sub-Stream (must be enabled)
Video Codec (optional)
DVR / NVR
All DVRs / NVRs
Auto-enabled *
IP Camera
All IP cameras
Configurable (Stream2)**
Selectable
(H.264 / MJPEG)
* EverFocus DVRs and NVRs support dual streams, and the sub-stream function has been
automatically enabled with a fixed resolution of 360 x 240; but for certain models, users are
able to configure the settings (resolution, frame rate…) of sub-stream.
** EverFocus IP cameras support triple streams, please enable the Stream 2 because the
MobileFocus will only source the Stream 2 for mobile live viewing.
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To add Vehicles:
You have to configure the Vehicle settings on the Genie XMS server first, and then add this
Genie XMS server to the MobileFocus (Plus).
Vehicle
Mobile DVRs
Genie XMS Server
MobileFocus (Plus)
Note: To connect the Vehicle through MobileFocus (Plus), your Mobile DVR in the Vehicle
need to equipped with 3G/4G module.
1.
On the Maintain page of the Genie XMS server (Device Detail > Add), add a Vehicle to the
Xfleet Group. Please refer to the Genie XMS User’s Manual for more details.
2. Add this Genie XMS Server to the MobileFocus (Plus) DVR / NVR Device List.
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2.3.2
Edit / Delete Device
You can edit or delete devices in the Device List.
To view or change settings of a device:
1. Tap and hold a device on the Device List, and this menu appears as below.
2. Tap Edit device to bring up the below page, and tap each field to change the setting.
3. Tap the Done button to save the changes and return to the Device List page.
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To delete a device:
1. Tap and hold a device on the Device List, and this menu appears.
2. Tap Delete device to delete the selected device.
To Create a Group
1. Tap the Add
button and tap the Create a Group
to create a group of devices.
2. Select devices you want to add in a group, and then enter a group name. Press Done to
finish creating a group.
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3. If you want to edit / delete a group, press the group on the Device List and this menu will
appears.
4. Tap Edit group or Delete group to edit / delete a group.
2.3.3
Connect Device
DVR / NVR / IP camera Connection:
Simply tap a device in the Device List and its video stream will show on the screen. You can
also tap and hold a device on the Device List, and the menu appears as below. Tap Live view
to connect the device, and its video stream will show on the screen.
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Vehicle Connection:
1. Tap DVR / NVR Device and tap a Genie XMS server, then the page shows as below.
2. Tap the Menu button of your Android phone or tap
icon to bring up the Menu Bar.
Tap the
Channels button to bring up the Channel bar. You can also tap and hold
a desired screen to bring up the Channel bar.
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3. Tap a camera under the Vehicle list, and its video stream will show on that screen. Please
note that to connect the vehicle, your Mobile DVR in the vehicle will need to equip with
3G/4G module.
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2.3.4
Channel Switching (DVR / NVR only)
DVR / NVR Channel Switching:
1. Tap the Menu button of your Android phone or tap
icon to bring up the Menu Bar.
Menu Bar
2. Tap the
Channels button to bring up the Channel bar.
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3. Tap a desired screen. (In Quad Division mode, the screen will be highlighted with a white
frame.)
4. Tap the channel number or tap the right and left arrow icons on the screen to switch
channels.
Genie XMS Channel Switching:
1. Tap a desired screen. (In Quad Division mode, the screen will be highlighted with a white
frame.)
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2. Tap the Menu button of your Android phone or tap
M
icon to bring up the Menu Bar.
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3. Tap the
Channels button to bring up the Channel bar. Tap an IP camera, and the IP
camera will be assigned to the channel. You can also tap and hold a desired screen to
bring up the Channel bar.
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2.3.5
Gesture Digital Zoom
The application also supports touch gestures. You can spread to zoom or pinch to zoom out in
on “single” division screen or on “full” screen.
2.3.6
PTZ Control
You can remotely control the PTZ cameras or configure the PTZ Preset setting by this
application. Before start using the Auto Pan, Pattern and Tour functions, please note that
you need to pre-configure these settings of the connected PTZ camera through local OSD or
remote web page. Please refer to the User’s Manual of your PTZ camera. You can also control
PTZ camera using gestures.
To control PTZ camera, tap the
below.
PTZ Function button, and the screen shows as
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Focus+ / Focus-: Tap Focus+ to focus near; tap or Focus- to focus far.
Iris+ / Iris-: Tap Iris+ or Iris- to widen or narrow down the iris opening.
Preset: The function is used to force camera to turn to the preconfigured preset position. Tap
the button to bring up the Preset setting page. Enter a Preset number and then tap Go to go
to the Preset camera view, tap Set to set the camera preset position, or tap Delete to delete
the camera preset position.
Auto Pan: Tap to force the camera to pan 360°endlessly.
Pattern: Tap to move the camera in a pattern mode (The pattern mode is the Pattern “1”
configured in EverFocus PTZ cameras).
Tour: Tap to move the camera in a tour mode (The tour mode is the Tour “1” configured in
EverFocus PTZ cameras).
OSD: Tap the OSD button on the PTZ panel to bring up the OSD menu on the screen. You can
use the Up and Down direction icons on the screen to select among each menu item, tap the
Right direction icon to enter the selected menu item, and tap Left direction icon to return to
the previous page.
Gestures:
You can swipe to change the directions, spread to zoom in, and pinch to zoom out on “single”
division screen / full screen.
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2.3.7
Search and Playback (DVR / NVR only)
You can search video by time or event to play back certain recordings. Currently, this function
is only available for DVRs / NVRs (MobileFocus supports only 1 channel playback;
MobileFocus Plus supports multi-channel playback).
Time Search: Search and play back the recording from a specific time point.
1. Tap the Menu button of your Android phone to bring up the Menu Bar.
2. Tap the
More button to bring up the Search option menu as below.
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3. Tap Playback to bring up the page as below.
4. Select a playback start time, and tap the Playback button to start play backing (Only
MobileFocus Plus version supports multi-channel playback).
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Event Search: Search and play back the event recordings within a selected time period.
1. Follow the above step 1 and 2 to bring up the Search option menu.
2. Tap Event Search button, and this page appears.
3. Tap the Start Date / Time and End Date / Time fields to select a specific time period.
4. Tap to select the desired event types: Alarm, Motion and Video Loss.
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5. Tap the Search button and the event recording list will display as below. Tap a desired
recording to play back.
6. Tap a desired recording to play back.
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Playback Mode Interface:
The MobileFocus (free) supports one channel playback while the Plus version supports 1 / 4
-channel playback.
When you first play back the recordings, the screen will only display single division. You can
also switch the channel to another camera; for the Plus version users, you can select different
division displays, and connect the rest recorded video streams on the screen at the same
playback time.
1
2 3 4 10
5
6
7
8
9
No.
1
2
3
Name
Playback Screen
Single Screen Division
Quad Screen Division
4
Sequence
5
6
7
8
9
Step Reverse
Reverse
Pause / Play
Forward
Step Forward
10
OSD Hide / Show
Function Description
Shows the playback recordings.
Tap to change to single screen division display.
Tap to change to quad screen display.
Tap to enter the automatic sequence mode. This will show
each channel feed in sequence.
Tap to display the previous frame.
Tap to fast reverse up to 16x. (1x, 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x)
Tap to play back the recordings and tap again to stop.
Tap to fast forward up to 16x. (1x, 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x)
Tap to display the next frame.
Tap to hide the channel name and date/time of the video
streams. Tap again to show the channel name and
date/time.
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2.4 Push Notification
Push Notification function notifies you of occurred events from the Genie XMS servers by sending
messages to your mobile devices. Before start using Push Notification, the respective functions of
the Genie XMS Server or the connected devices have to be enabled in advance. Please refer to
2.4.3 Enable Push Notification.
Receive Push Notification
Receive Push Notification in Standby mode
Note:
1. Performance of Push Notification might be varied due to network stability.
2. Default Android port: 443
2.4.1
Read Push Notification
In the Push Notification List, you can read push notifications, display live view or play back the
recording of devices.
1. Tap a push notification to bring up the Live view page, and its video stream will show on the
screen as below.
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2. Tap and hold a push notification to bring up the menu as below. Tap PlayBack to start playing
back the event recording from the event time.
3. The read push notifications will be marked in white; while those unread push notifications
remain being red.
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4. You can select the sources of the notifications, or switch between General notifications and
xFleet notifications from the drop-down lists.
Note: To play video streams in the Live view / Playback page, make sure you use the
network that allows you to access the Genie XMS Server, or you will fail to connect the
devices.
2.4.2
Refresh / Delete Push Notification
You can refresh or delete push notifications in the Push Notification List.
To refresh Push Notification List
Tap the Advanced
button and tap the
icon to refresh the page.
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To delete a push notification:
Tap and hold a push notification to bring up the menu as below. Tap Delete event to delete the
push notification.
To delete all push notifications:
Tap the Advanced
button and tap the Delete
Tap OK to delete all push notifications.
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icon, the following message will pop up.
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2.4.3
Enable Push Notification
To use the Push Notification function, you have to enable the Push Notification function both on
the Genie XMS servers and MobileFocus.
Enable Push Notification on the Genie XMS servers:
On the Alarm/Event Setting(Device) page (Setting > Event > Alarm/Event Setting(Device), check
the Enable column to enable the alarm function and check the Mobile Notification column to
enable the Push Notification function for each connected device (DVR / NVR / IP Camera).
Note: For the alarm function to work on the Genie XMS servers, some settings include Network,
Event or Alarm Server have to be configured on the device end in advance. Please refer to the
Genie XMS User’s Manual for more details.
Enable Push Notification on MobileFocus:
1. Tap and hold a Genie XMS server, and this menu appears as below.
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2. Tap Edit device to bring up the below page. Tap Receive Notification to turn ON the push
notification function. By default, the Receive Notification function is ON for any newly added
Genie XMS servers.
3. Tap Done and the message “Enable receive notification success.” will pop up.
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Note: If you could not receive push notification from MobileFocus (Plus) after enabling the
function on the App, please check whether push notification is turned off on your mobile device.
For example, if you use ASUS ZenPad S 8.0, you need to launch “Auto-start Manager” and allow
MobileFocus (Plus) to turn on push notification for your mobile device.
1. Launch “Auto-start Manager”.
2. Allow MobileFocus (Plus).
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