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Documentation for Intellect 4.9.8. Documentation for other versions of Intellect is available too.

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One can select and configure video camera parameters as a package to display them in the Monitor interface box.

To select video cameras as a package, do the following:

  1. Go to the settings panel for the Monitor interface object.
  2. Click the Range button in the List of cameras tab (1).
  3. As a result the Add/Edit Camera Objects dialog box is displayed.
  4. Select the required cameras in the left list of the Add/Edit Camera Objects box (1).
  5. Move the selected cameras to the right list by clicking the  button (2).

    Note.

    The right list is the list of cameras selected for displaying in the Monitor interface box.
    The  button is used for inverse action, i.e. for moving the selected video cameras from the right list to the left one (2).
  6. As a result the selected cameras will be displayed in the list on the right of the the Add/Edit Camera Objects box (3).
  7. If it is necessary select the names of required cameras in the right list for complex editing of their parameters (3).

    Attention!

    The same parameters will be set for all selected cameras.
  8. If a video signal is to be thinned for transmitting to the Monitor of the Client, then select the required frame rate of a video signal in the fps drop-down list (4).
     

    Note.

    The selected fps value is to be less than the frame rate for video digitising by a video capture card. Otherwise the frame rate of video signal will be the same as the fps of digitising.
    The fps, Compression, Gate, Backup archive and Gateway for Backup Archive settings are in the Common data for the elements selected in the list on the right group.
    For correct thinning of a video stream compressed with the help of H.264 or MPEG4 codecs, the fps value is to be equal to keyframe rate specified in the device (IP-camera) or INTELLECT settings (see Configuring video compression section).
  9. If video compression level is to be changed for transmitting to the Monitor of the Client, select the required level of video signal compression in the drop-down list of the Compression column (5). Compression level is increased from 0 (no compression) to 5 (maximum compression).  

    Note.

     If the compression level is set for the Client, a video signal on the Server is to be preliminary decompressed, that results in a great load increase on CPU of the Server.
  10. If the Monitor is to receive a video archive from the selected cameras via the Gate object, then select the name of this object in the Gate drop-down list (6).
  11. If a video archive from the selected camera is to be transmitted to the Monitor from the Backup archive object, then select the name of this object in the Backup archive drop-down list (7).
  12. If the tansmission from the Backup archive object is performed via the Gate object, then select the name of this object in the Gateway for Backup Archive drop-down list (8).
  13. Select the required object from the External storage drop-down list if cameras are in use to view the video archive from the external storage (9).
  14. To save the set parameters, click the Save for the cameras selected in the list on the right button (10).
  15. As a result set parameters will be displayed in the list on the right of the Add/Edit Camera Objects box (3).
  16. Repeat steps 6-12 for complex editing of all required cameras.
  17. To save all the canges and close the Add/Edit Camera Objects box, click the Apply changes and close button (0).
  18. Set camera settings will be displayed in the List table on the settings panel of the Monitor object (2).
  19. To save all the changes click the Apply button (3).

Video cameras are now selected as a package.

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