Camera

Table of Contents

Camera Selection
Camera Attributes
Network Camera Sources
Network Camera Auto Mapping
The Number of Cameras
Capture Video Standard / Size
Camera Signal

This configuration adjusts functions for camera/video. It can adjust brightness, colorness and can select the source of the camera.

Camera Configuration

Figure 3.7. Camera Configuration


Camera Selection

The selection of the camera is needed when the configuration needs to be changed. The configurations of multiple cameras can be set by clicking check box which is in first column of each row. The changed configurations are applied to all of the cameras simultaneously when the check box of the first row which contains titles of each column is clicked. Untouched configuration items are not applied to all of the cameras.

Camera Attributes

Camera attributes are as follows.

  • Name

    This item changes the name of the camera. Changing the name of the camera can be done by clicking the column of name after clicking the row of the camera. This is using on displaying the camera name in the main display or in the network client. It is also using on the configuration of the camera and the event for recording.

  • Network Camera

    A network camera or a capture camera to connect the channel can be selected from the list of registered camera, or the connected camera can be deselected by clicking this item.

  • Brightness

    This item adjusts brightness of the camera.

  • Contrast

    This item adjusts contrast of the camera.

  • Colorness

    The more its value goes to the left, the more black and white the color turns to, the more it goes to the right, the thicker colorness is.

  • Hue

    The more its value goes to left, the stronger green is, the more it goes to the right, the stronger red is.

  • Hidden

    This item hides the camera video from the main display as the video is not existed. Other functions work correctly such as the recording, the network transportation and the searching.

  • Deinterlace

    Use deinterlace filter.

  • VCA (Video Contents Analysis)

    Show the VCA setting window for the camera.

Network Camera Sources

Network camera to be connected with a channel can be registered or removed. Added camera can be selected on Network Camera item of the camera property.

Network Camera Sources Configuration Screen

Figure 3.8. Network Camera Sources Configuration Screen


To add a new network camera, you should enter the name of the network camera to the left input window after clicking New button. Afterwards, the attributes to be connected to the right network camera should be entered and Check Connection & Inputs button should be clicked for updating the information of sensor, relay and status.

Scan UPnP / ONVIF IP Camera... The UPnP / ONVIF IP cameras on local network can be scanned from the network and added to the list.

The selected network camera will be removed from the list by clicking Delete button.

The order of the added camera in the list can be changed by clicking arrow button besides Delete button.

All of the changed configurations will be applied by clicking Ok button. All of the changed configurations will be ignored by clicking Cancel button.

  • Model

    The model of network camera to be connected should be selected here. The configurable attributes are varied according to the selected network camera. Supported IP cameras are described in the section called “Supported IP Cameras”.

  • Address

    The address of network camera IP should be entered. All of the path without port number are needed when the model is a RTSP IP Camera.

  • Port

    The port number for network camera to be connected should be entered. If the configuration of network camera is not changed, the port number is configured with default value according to the model of the network camera.

  • RTSP Port

    Set up the RTSP port for network camera. If you use the RTSP port number entered by the user, enable the check box. Then enter the RTSP port number. If you use the RTSP port number of network camera, disable the check box.

  • Audio Port

    Set up the audio port for network camera. If you use the audio port number entered by the user, enable the check box. Then enter the audio port number. If you use the audio port number of network camera, disable the check box.

  • Event Port

    Set up the event port for network camera. If you use the event port number entered by the user, enable the check box. Then enter the event port number. If you use the event port number of network camera, disable the check box.

  • User

    The user id is necessary to access the network camera. Detail information is available in the instruction manual of the network camera manufacturer.

  • Password

    The password is necessary to access the network camera. Detail information is available in the instruction manual of the network camera manufacturer.

  • Use Public Address

    The public IP address is used instead of the private IP address for the camera which is connected through private IP environment. Enabled option should be selected to use this function. Disabled option should be selected not to use it. This item is enabled when the type of the network camera is ONVIF IP camera or UDP Technology IP camera.

  • Resolution

    The resolution of the network camera video can be selected here. This selection is only available on the supported model.

  • Transport

    Data transportation manner of the RTSP network camera is selected. RTP over RTSP/TCP, RTP over UDP, RTP/RTSP over HTTP/TCP are currently available. Supported manner from the camera should be selected.

  • Profile

    The profile of the network camera video can be selected here. This selection is only available on the supported model.

  • Keep Alive

    This item is for keeping alive on RTSP/ONVIF IP camera. Enabled option should be selected to use this function. Disabled option should be selected not to use it.

  • Check Connection & Inputs

    This button updates the information of sensor, relay, status after the first connection with the network camera by entering model, address, port, user, password, resolution. A new network camera can be registered when this job is finished successfully.

  • Sensor

    The mapping for sensor of the network camera is only available on the supported model.

  • Relay

    The mapping for relay of the network camera is only available on the supported model.

  • Status

    The number of the video, the audio connected with the network camera and the use status of the network camera will be displayed.

Network Camera Auto Mapping

Registered network camera sources are connected to camera in order. Previous camera configuration will be overwritten.

The Number of Cameras

This item specifies the number of displayable cameras. The maximum number of cameras to specify depends on the models of the system. Detail specification is described in the section called “NVR Models”.

Capture Video Standard / Size

This item specifies standard of video which will be captured to NTSC or PAL and resolution which is supported by capture card.

[Note] Note
Capture Video Standard / Size option is enabled only in the system with capture card.

Camera Signal

A status for a camera video input is not entered in a specific time will be detected and recognized as a camera signal loss. Conversely, status for the camera video input is entered in the status of the camera signal loss will be detected and recognized as a camera signal recovery.

Loss Event Mapping...

This item configures event to connect when a camera signal loss is detected.

Loss Event Mapping Configuration Screen

Figure 3.9. Loss Event Mapping Configuration Screen


Recovery Event Mapping...

This item configures the event to connect the signal when a camera signal loss is detected.

Camera Signal Recovery Event Mapping Configuration Screen

Figure 3.10. Camera Signal Recovery Event Mapping Configuration Screen