ActiView Visual Presenter Image Software User Manual

ActiView Visual Presenter Image Software User Manual
ActiView
Visual Presenter Image Software
User Manual - English
Date: 05/02/2013
Table of Contents
1.
Introduction....................................................................................... 3
2.
System Requirements ...................................................................... 3
3.
Install ActiView - Windows OS ......................................................... 4
4.
Install ActiView - MAC ...................................................................... 6
5.
Connection to the Hardware........................................................... 10
6.
Start to Use ActiView ...................................................................... 10
7.
Operation Interface Description ..................................................... 11
7.1 Software screen introduction ................................................................... 11
7.2 Thumbnail (Saved image window) ........................................................... 12
7.3 Main menu............................................................................................... 13
7.4 Annotation Tools ...................................................................................... 14
7.5 Camera Settings ...................................................................................... 16
7.6 Options .................................................................................................... 19
7.7 Time Lapse (Burst Settings) .................................................................... 20
8.
Function Descriptions ..................................................................... 21
8.1 Turn on/off the Visual Presenter .............................................................. 21
8.2 I would like to display a live image ........................................................... 21
8.3 I would like to optimize the image ............................................................ 21
8.4 I would like to adjust the brightness ......................................................... 21
8.5 I would like to turn on/off the lamp ........................................................... 21
8.6 I would like to zoom in/out images ........................................................... 21
8.7 I would like to capture images.................................................................. 21
8.8 I would like to capture images continuously ............................................. 22
8.9 I would like to freeze the live image ......................................................... 22
8.10 I would like to annotate the displayed image............................................ 22
8.11 I would like to add textual annotation to images ....................................... 23
8.12 I would like to adjust the drawing object................................................... 24
8.13 I would like to record images ................................................................... 24
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8.14 I would like to use the mask mode ........................................................... 25
8.15 I would like to use the spotlight mode ...................................................... 25
8.16 I would like to manage saved image files ................................................. 26
9.
Troubleshooting .............................................................................. 27
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1. Introduction
After installing the ActiView application, you can use the software to:
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Control the Visual Presenter.
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Capture and record images.
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Annotate the image, highlight important details and save it.

Support the full screen function.
2. System Requirements
Windows XP
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CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz
and above
Memory: 1GB RAM
Support Direct X 9
Min Screen Resolution:
1024x768
Minimum Hard Disc Space
Required: 1GB
Windows XP SP2 and above
MAC OS X
V10.5, V10.6, V10.7, V10.8
Windows Vista / 7 / 8
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CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz
and above
Memory: 1GB(32-bits) /
2GB(64-bits)
Support Direct X 9 raphics
device with WDDM 1.0 or
higher driver
Min Screen Resolution:
1024x768
Minimum Hard Disc Space
Required: 1GB
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CPU: Intel Pentium® 2GHz
Intel Core 2 Duo processor
Memory: 1GB DDR2 667Hz
RAM above
1024x768 screen resolution
and 24-bit color display
Minimum Hard Disc Space
Required: 1GB
QuickTime 7.4.5 above
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3. Install ActiView - Windows OS
3.1. Put the software CD-ROM into your computer
3.2. The software setup program will start automatically. Please select [ActiView] to start the
installation progress
3.3. Please follow the on-screen instructions and press [Next] for the next step.
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3.4. Press [Yes] to create ActiView shortcut on your desktop.
3.5. Once the installation is completed, press [Finish] to restart the computer.
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4. Install ActiView - MAC
4.1. Disable software verification function: Due to limitation on MAC system, please disable the
software verification according to the following steps. If the setting has been disabled,
please skip to step 2 to start the installation.
4.1.1. Select the setting of [System Preferences] in the Apple Menu
4.1.2. Click [Security]
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4.1.3. Click the lock on the lower left corner to unlock the panel, and enter the username and
password of the Administrator
4.1.4. Click [Anywhere] in the figure below
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4.1.5. Click [Allow From Anywhere] to confirm not to perform verification, and start the
installation.
4.2. Insert the software CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive
4.3. Click on the CD icon
4.4. Select MAC folder and click [ActiView] to open the installation wizard and begin to install
following the on-screen instruction
4.5. Please follow the instructions and press [Continue].
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4.6. Click [Install].
4.7. Enter your username and password, then click [Install Software].
4.8. Click [Continue Installation].
4.9. Click [Restart] to finish installing the software.
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5. Connection to the Hardware
<Very Important> To ensure successful installation, please follow each of the
following steps.
5.1. Connect the power cord of the Visual Presenter.
AC Outlet
<Note> Appearance may vary depending on country/region.
5.2. Connect USB cable to the Visual Presenter and your computer.
6. Start to Use ActiView
6.1. Double-click the [ActiView] icon on the desktop to launch ActiView.
6.2. Click [POWER] icon to power on.
6.3. Click [PREVIEW] icon to start to use.
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7. Operation Interface Description
7.1 Software screen introduction
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1. Live image
2. Main menu
3. Thumbnail window
4. File management function menu
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7.2 Thumbnail (Saved image window)
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1.
OFF/ON Thumbnail
2.
Thumbnail image of saved video or captured
image
(It will be displayed as
if it is a video)
3.
Save the image/video which has been edited
4.
Save as a new file
5.
Change the storage folder
6.
Delete a file
7.
Send the captured image by E-mail
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7.3 Main menu
POWER:
Turn on/off the Visual Presenter.
LAMP:
Turn on/off the lamp.
AUTO TUNE:
Automatically adjust the image to have
the best brightness and focusing
performance.
PREVIEW:
Display live images.
OPTIONS:
Select image compression method
and the audio source. Please refer to
7.6 Options for the setting screen.
BRIGHTNESS:
Adjust the brightness of the image.
MAIN:
Launch the main functions menu.
Right click on this icon to show
information about the ActiView.
ZOOM:
Increase or decrease the image size.
MASK MODE:
Open the mask mode. Please refer to
8.15 I would like to use the mask
mode.
CAMERA SETTING:
Launch the Camera Settings window
to adjust live images. Please refer to
7.5 Camera Settings for the setting
screen.
FREEZE:
Freeze the live image.
ANNOTATION:
Open annotation tools. Please refer to
7.4 Annotation Tools.
SPOTLIGHT MODE:
Open the spotlight mode. Please refer
to 8.16 I would like to use the
spotlight mode
TIME LAPSE CAPTURE:
Use the burst mode and adjust the
interval of automatic image capturing.
Please refer to 8.8 I would like to
capture images continuously
RECORD:
Record the video.
CAPTURE:
Capture the image
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7.4 Annotation Tools
Icon

Click
to open
annotation tools.
Description
Pointer tool
Laser tool
Insert text
Eraser
Draw a line
Draw an ellipse
Draw a rectangle
Delete
Free-hand drawing tool
Back
Next
Clear all
Select the pen color
Select the line width
Select the transparency
Select the font
Select the font size
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
Click the inverted triangle symbol on the drawing object
 Windows
Duplicate: Make a duplicate copy of the drawing object
Cut: Cut the drawing object
Copy: Copy the drawing object
Paste: Paste the drawing object
Delete: Delete the drawing object
 MAC
Bring to Front: Bring the drawing object to the front
Send to Back: Bring the drawing object to the back
Bring Forward: Bring the drawing object forward
Send Backward: Bring the drawing object backward
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Right-click on a blank area of the screen
 Windows
Paste: Paste the drawing object
Select All: Select all the drawing objects
Clear All: Clear all the drawing objects
 MAC
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7.5 Camera Settings
Control the live image via the Camera Settings interface. The operating procedure is the
same as the control panel and remote control of the Visual Presenter. Refer to the Visual
Presenter user manual for more information.
<Remark> The display of the button may vary depending on product functions.
An inactive button will grey out.
7.5.1 Click
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to open Camera Settings interface
Case 1
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For Windows’ User
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For MAC User
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Case 2
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For Windows’ User
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For MAC User
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Case 3
 For Windows’ User
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 For MAC User
Case 4
 For Windows’ User
 For MAC User
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7.6 Options
Click
to open Options menu
 For Windows’ User
 For MAC User
1. Factory Reset: Activate the factory reset.
2. Language: Set the language.
3. Video Compression Type: Set the recording format.
<Note> You need to enable the [Enable Video Compress] before setting in Windows OS.
4. Enable Audio Recorder: Enable the audio record device and set the audio source.
5. Software mode: Available in Normal mode and Live mode.
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7.7 Time Lapse (Burst Settings)
Click
to open Time Lapse menu
 For Windows’ User
 For MAC User
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1. Specify a file name.
2. Set the start time.
3. Set the capture interval and the capture time.
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8. Function Descriptions
8.1 Turn on/off the Visual Presenter
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Click
to turn on/off the power
<Note> When the machine is turned on, the light will flash. After shutdown, you
cannot restart it until the light finishes flashing
8.2 I would like to display a live image
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Click
to display the live image
8.3 I would like to optimize the image
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Click
8.4 I would like to adjust the brightness
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Click
to show the brightness scroll.
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Move upward to increase brightness, or downward to decrease brightness.
8.5 I would like to turn on/off the lamp
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Click
to turn on/off the lamp
8.6 I would like to zoom in/out images
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Click
to show the scroll to adjust images.
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Move upward to zoom in the image, or downward to zoom out the image.
8.7 I would like to capture images
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Click
to capture images
[Note] The captured images will be displayed in the [Thumbnail] area
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8.8 I would like to capture images continuously
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Click
to open burst mode setting. Click [OK] after setting.
<Note> Refer to 7.7 Time Lapse for more information about Time Lapse setting
<Note> The captured images will be displayed in the [Thumbnail] area
8.9 I would like to freeze the live image
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Click
to freeze the live image of ActiView.
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Click
once again to lift the freeze
8.10 I would like to annotate the displayed image
<Note> To annotate the saved image, please open the images of the [Thumbnail] area
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Click
to open the annotation tools.
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Select an annotation tool.
 Windows interface
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Select the pen color.
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Select the line width.
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Select the transparency.
 MAC interface
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Mark or annotate the displayed image.
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<Remark> You can click
to capture images if they are live images. You can click
[SAVE] or [SAVE AS] to save the files if they are image files opened from the [Thumbnail]
<Remark> You can add annotation when recording but cannot save it
8.11 I would like to add textual annotation to images
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Click
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Select the color of text.
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Select the transparency.
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Select the font and font size.
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Select
8.11.1
to open the annotation tools.
.
Windows interface
 Click the screen to display the [Text Tool] window
 Enter text in the blank area and press [OK]
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8.11.2
MAC interface
 Pulling a block in the picture to start entering text.
<Remark> You can click
to capture images if they are live images. You can click
[SAVE] or [SAVE AS] to save files if they are image files.
8.12 I would like to adjust the drawing object
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Rotate the direction of the object: Click the object and move it to
the green point on the screen. Press and hold the left mouse
button, and move to left and right to rotate the object.
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Change the size of the object: Click the object and move it to the
white point on the screen. Press and hold the left mouse button to
adjust the size of the object.
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Click the object, and click the “inverted triangle” icon on the top right of the object or
right-click on the object to open the operation menu. Please refer to 7.4 Annotation
Tools for more information about the menu.
8.13 I would like to record images
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Press
to open the recording tool.
<Note> Click
to open the setting window of video format and audio source.
Please refer to 7.6 Options for more information
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Click
to start recording.
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Click
to stop recording.

Click
to close the recording tool.
<Remark> You can add annotation when recording but cannot save it.
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8.14 I would like to use the mask mode
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Click
to open the mask mode.
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You can use the mouse to directly modify the length and the
width of the block.
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Click
to modify the transparency of the block.
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Click
to close the mask mode.
8.15 I would like to use the spotlight mode
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Click
to open spotlight mode.
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You can use the mouse to directly modify the length and
the width of the block.
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Click
block.
to modify the shape and transparency of the
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Click
to close the spotlight mode.
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8.16 I would like to manage saved image files
8.16.1 Save as a new file
 First, double-click the picture or image file in the
[Thumbnail] window on the left side of the screen.
 Click [Save as]
window.
to display the [Save image]
 Enter the “file name” and click [Save] to finish saving.
8.16.2 Change the location of file access
 Click [Directory]
to display the “Browse Folder”
window.
 After selecting the location of the folder, click [Confirm]
to change the folder where the pictures will be saved
next time.
8.16.3 Delete a file
 First, double-click the picture in the [Thumbnail] window on the right side of the
screen.
 Click [Delete]
to delete the file.
8.16.4 Send out the files by E-mail
 First, double-click the picture in the [Thumbnail] window on the right side of the
screen.
 Click [E-mail]
to open a new E-mail.
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9. Troubleshooting
9.1. Question: Black screen is displayed in live image after ActiView was
re-installed
Solution:
1. Remove the ActiView, and then restart the computer.
2. Re-install ActiView.
9.2. Question: When the ActiView is run, no image is displayed and an ActiView
error message occurs:
“System video limitation reached. Please refer to the troubleshooting section
of the ActiView user’s manual.”
Solution:
1. Please check if you are using an extended desktop (two monitors) hooked up to the
computer. If so, please try to move the ActiView shortcut to the extended desktop (the
second monitor) and launch it; Skip to step 5 if you are not using an extended desktop.
2. If step 1 still does not work, please turn off extended desktop.
3. If step 2 still does not work, please reduce the resolution of the screen.
4. If step 3 still does not work, please re-install ActiView software.
5. Put the supplied CD into your computer, and choose to browse the CD. Open
“ActiView_PC\Driver” to copy mfc71.dll/msvcr71.dll to “Program Files/ActiView” folder,
and re-start ActiView
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