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The settings panel of the Camera object is shown in figures.

Table describes the settings parameters of the Camera object.

Parameter

Method for setting the parameter value

Description

Presented as

Default value

Range of values

 

1

The Identification number field *

Automatically

Shows the identification number of the Camera  system object in the system.

Sequence of numbers

-

From 1 to FaceCamOffset, by default FaceCamOffset = 50000.

FaceCamOffset value is set with the help of the registry key of the same name (see Registry keys reference guide).

2

The Name field *

Enter the value in the field

Set the name of the Camera object in the system

Latin, Cyrillic letters and service characters

Camera

A line representing a sequence of any symbols (letters, digits, service characters apart from > and < symbols), not case-sensitive.

Number of symbols – from 1 to 60.

3

The Region drop-down list

Is selected from the list

Assigns the Section structural element, to which the given Camera object refers.

Name of the  Section objects registered in the system.

Section

Depends on the number of created Section objects registered in the system.

4

The Disable checkbox

Is set with a checkbox

Set the status (enabled or disabled) of the Camera object in the system.

Boolean type

Not available

Yes – the Camera object is disabled and is not in use.

No – the Camera object is enabled and is in use.

5

The Video Capture Device drop-down list

Is selected from the list

Set the parent Video Capture Device object for the given Camera object.

Name of the Video Capture Device objects registered in the system.

Name of the parent Video Capture Device object.

Depends on the number of the Video Capture Device objects in the system.

6

The Video box

Left-click

Displays video with settings.

A webpage of Web server of IP device appears in default browser when pressing and holding Shift (not available in Internet Explorer).

Video

-

-

The Basic settings tab

7

The Channel number drop-down list

Is selected from the list

Defines the number of the channel used to connect a video camera to the video capture card. Corresponds to the BNC-adapter number.

Sequence of numbers

1

Depends on the type of the  video capture card. Maximum 16 channels.

8

The Decoder number drop-down list

Is selected from the list

Defines the number of channels for connecting a camera to the video capture card.

Parameter is active only with the use of outdated video capture cards. Parameter is not active with the use of video capture cards by AxxonSoft company.

Sequence of numbers

0

From 0 to 3

9

The Resolution drop-down list

Is selected from the list

Set the resolution of the frame.

List of available resolutions of the frames.

Standard

Standard.

High.

Full.

Particular values depend on the camera model.

10

The Recording quality slider

The slider is set in the required position

Set the quality of the recorded frame.

Is a value reciprocal to the level of video signal compression.

-

Above average

Min – maximum compression level and the lowest video signal quality.

Max – the lowest compression level and the highest video signal quality. 

11

The Color checkbox

Is set with a checkbox

Set the type of video image received from the camera (color or black and white)

Boolean type

Yes

Yes – the video will be color.

No – the video will be black and white.

12

The YUV 4:2:2 checkbox

Is set with a checkbox

Set the format of the video signal color image.

Boolean type

No

Yes – the video signal will be displayed in the YUV 4:2:2 format.

No – the video signal will be displayed in the YUV 4:2:0 format.

13

The Color slider

The slider is set in the required position

Set the color saturation of the colored video

 

From  maximum color saturation to a black and white video.

Average

Max – corresponds to the maximum color saturation of the video.

Min – corresponds to the black and white video.

14

The Brightness-Contrast checkbox

Is set with a checkbox

Set the mode for setting brightness and contrast of the video

Types of modes for setting brightness and contrast of the video

Automatic

Automatic (Position 1***)  - brightness and contrast are set automatically.

Manual (Position 2***)  - brightness and contrast are set manually.

Manual setting with automatic optimization (Position 3***)  - brightness and

contrast are set manually and followed by automatic optimization.

15

The Brightness slider

The slider is set in the required position

Set the video brightness

From maximum brightness (white video) to minimum brightness (black video)

Average

Max – corresponds to the maximum brightness of the video.

Min – corresponds to the minimum brightness of the video.

16

The Contrast slider

The slider is set in the required position

Set the video contrast

-

Average

Max – corresponds to the maximum contrast of the video.

Min – corresponds to the minimum contrast of the video.

17

The Size slider

The slider is set in the required position

Set the minimum object size triggering the main motion detector.

% in relation to the screen elevation

Average

Minimal – 0% of the video surveillance box size.

Maximum – 100% of the video surveillance box size

18

The Contrast slider

The slider is set in the required position

Set the minimal contrast of the object triggering the main motion detector

-

Less than average

Max – correspond to maximal contrast of the object

Min – corresponds to the minimal contrast of the object

19

The Record alarms checkbox

Is set with a checkbox

Starts automatic video recording on the alarm from the camera (alarm on the Main motion detector)

Boolean type

Yes

Yes – automatic video recording on the alarm from the camera is active.

No – automatic video recording on the alarm from the camera is not active.                                      

20

The Decompressor drop-down list

Is selected from the list

Set the technology using which the compressed video stream will be decompressed while displaying video signal on the monitor.

The list of available decompressors

No

BOSCH

FfmpegAllInOneDecoder

H263IppDecoder

H264InterlacedIppDecoder

H264IppDecoder

MJPEGIpp

Motion Wavelet 3.5

Motion Wavelet 7.1

MPEG2IppDecoder

MPEG4IppDecoder

MxPEG Mobotix

RGB24toYUV420

StreamLabs

VWV

WMVIppDecoder

21

The Recording audio drop-down list

Is selected from the list

Set a microphone audio signal from which will be recorded simultaneously with the video signal from the camera.

Name of the Microphone objects registered in the system.

No recording

Depends on the number of the Microphone objects

registered in the system.

No recording – there is no synchronous audio and video recording

22

The Pre-alarm record field

Enter the value in the field

Set the pre-alarm time period for video recording, during which there is pre-event recording

Time (in sec)

-

Recommended time – from 0 to 20

23

The Post-alarm record field

Enter the value in the field

Set the time period for video recording after alarm registration.

Time (in sec)

-

Recommended time – from 0 to 20

24

The Hot-record time field

Enter the value in the field

Set the time period from the alarm registration or the start of record, during which the frame rate of recording will comply with the value entered in the Hot record rate field

Time (in sec)

-

Recommended time – from 0 to 30

25

The Hot-record rate field

Enter the value in the field / select from the list

Set the frame rate of alarm’s  hot recording

fps

-

 

Depends on the capabilities of the camera.

Recommended time – from 0 to 20

26

The Recording frame rate field

Enter the value in the field/ select from the list

Set the frame rate for video recording

fps

-

Depends on the capabilities of the camera

Recommended time – from 1 to 25 for PAL

From 1 to 30 for NTSC

The Advanced settings tab

27

The Compressor drop-down list

Is selected from the list

Set the algorithm of video stream compression 

The list of available algorithms

No

Depends on the camera model

28

The Estimate motion field

Enter the value in the field

Set threshold of camera’s sensivity to motion depending on the change of object’s brightness. Delta frame of video signal is created by this criterion. 

Sequence of numbers

7

From 2 to 255

29

The Key frames interval field

Enter the value in the field

Set the key frames rate.

Sequence of numbers

8

Depends on the capabilities of the camera

30

The Keep at least ___ days field

Enter the value in the field

Set the time period for keeping the video archive from the camera and also audio archive(with the synchro records) on the Server. Parameter allows saving the large archive for selected camera due to size of other cameras archive. If this parameter is in use the place in the disk can be finished and the archive record becomes impossible.

Day

-

More than 1

31The Additional info fieldEnter the value in the fieldSet the information displayed on the monitor above the camera name. This information is added to the export file and when the frame is printed, as to the event log  The line not longer than 100 charactersBlank lineLatin, Cyrillic letters and service characters

32

The Type drop-down list

Is selected from the list

Set the type of the camera. The setting affects the type of the icons used to represent the camera on the map

The list of available camera types

-

PTZ

Standard

33

The Processing priority slider

The slider is set in the required position

Set the priority of video processing

The order of video processing

Normal

Normal – normal video procession order

1/3 – 1/3 procession order

1/2 – 1/2 procession order

34

The Recording priority slider

The slider is set in the required position

Set the priority of video processing in the recording mode

The order of video processing in the recording mode

Normal

Normal – normal video record order

1/3  – 1/3 procession order

1/2 – 1/2 procession order

All resources – all ADC resourses are in use for video recording

35

Video stream setting checkbox

Checking the box

Enables the multistream feature

Boolean

None

True – multistreaming is enabled; different streams can be used for analytics, archiving, and display.

False – multistreaming is disabled; a single stream is used for analytics, archiving, and display.

36Active videostreams checkbox group*Setting required checkboxesSets video streams that are enabled and disabledAvailable video streamsAll checkboxes are set

True - video stream is in use

False - video stream is disabled

37

Default radio button

Setting the radio button to the desired position

Assigns the video stream to be displayed both as locally and on remote clients

List of available streams

1

1, 2, 3, 4

Depends on the Active videostreams setting. Disabled video stream can not be selected

38

Video analytics radio button

Setting the radio button to the desired position

Assigns the video stream used  for video analytics (including main motion detection tool). This stream is used by all Intellect detection tools (except embedded video camera detection tools) – including tracking detection tools, motion detection tool, face detection tool, facial recognition tools and detection tools that are the part of Detector Pack.

List of available streams

1

1, 2, 3, 4

Depends on the Active videostreams setting. Disabled video stream can not be selected

39

Archive radio button

Setting the radio button to the desired position

Assigns the video stream to be written to the archive

List of available streams

1

1, 2, 3, 4

Depends on the Active videostreams setting. Disabled video stream can not be selected

40

Rotation mode checkbox

Setting checkbox

Enables a function of rotation the video image displayed on the Video surveillance monitor 

Boolean type

No

Yes - rotation mode is enabled

No - rotation mode is disabled

41

Rotate on drop-down list

Select value from the list

Specifies an angle of video image rotation when the rotation mode is enabled

Numbers

0

0, 90, 180, 270

Video stream tab

42

Purpose field

-

Displays a description of how the video stream is used

String

Depends on the video stream's designated purpose

Most Latin and Russian characters, numbers

43

Signal dropdown list**

Selected from a list

Assigns the format of the video stream

List of supported video formats

PAL

PAL

NTSC

Ability to select a particular format depends on the camera model.

44

Resolution dropdown list**

Selected from a list

Assigns the video stream's resolution

List of ­supported­ video­ resolutions

Standard

Standard

High

Full

Particular values depend on the camera model.

45

Speed spinbox**

Typed into a field

Assigns the frame rate of the video stream

Frame rate (fps)

25

Depends on the capabilities of the camera

46

Codec dropdown list**

Selected from a list

Assigns the technology to be used to encode and decode the video stream

List of supported codecs

Depends on the camera model

Depends on the camera model.

47

Key frame rate spinbox**

Typed into a field

Assigns the key frames rate.

Set of natural­ numbers

8

Depends on the capabilities of the camera

48

Video quality slider**

Moving it to a position

Assigns the frame quality

-

Maximum

Min – maximum compression and minimum video quality

Max – minimum compression and maximum video quality

*Name of the interface element is not shown on the setting panel

**Equivalent settings on the Basic Settings and Advanced settings tabs, as well as on the settings panel of the Video Capture Device object, are ignored.

*** Position 1 - 

Position 2 - 

Position 3 -