Live Screen

Table of Contents

Camera Selection
Display Mode
Full Screen Toggle
Highlight Selected Camera
Power
Search
Switch Camera
Lock Screen
System Configuration
Logo
Clock
IP
Alarm/Preset Panel
Camera PTZ / Digital Zoom
Change Camera Title Position

The basic functions of NVR are executed in the live screen. Available actions are selecting display mode for the monitoring cameras, controlling PTZ(Pan/Tilt/Zoom) linked to the selected camera, triggering the alarms(digital outputs), entering the search mode, executing the system configuration or etc.

Live Screen

Figure 2.1. Live Screen


Camera Selection

Camera Selection Button

Figure 2.2. Camera Selection Button


One way to select the camera is clicking the button of the camera number. The selected button is displayed differently from the buttons of other cameras. The display area of the camera is switched according to the current display mode when a camera is selected. If the display area of a camera is clicked directly, the camera will be also selected automatically.

The selected camera is used for deciding the group of the cameras to be shown in the display mode and controlling PTZ(Pan/Tilt/Zoom) connected to the camera.

The lamps next to each camera buttons inform the events related the cameras. Different colors of the lamp stand for different events, for example, the red one indicates the recording event, the yellow one indicates the event like motion detection.

Display Mode

Display Mode Button

Figure 2.3. Display Mode Button


The number and the shape of cameras to display in a screen can be selected by clicking these buttons. This function can be selected by clicking mouse button or pressing keyboard button. The next display mode is selected by pressing Tab key. The previous display mode is selected by pressing Control+Tab key. The next page in the same screen mode is shown by pressing PageDown key. The previous page in the same screen mode is show by pressing PageUp key.

  • 1x1 Mode (1 Channel)

    This mode shows only the selected camera in the display area. If a mouse button is double-clicked on the display area of a camera, the camera will be selected and the display mode will be switched to 1x1 mode automatically. If a mouse button is double-clicked again, the display mode will be returned to the previous mode.

  • 2x1 Mode (2 Channels)

    This mode shows 2 channels according to the number of the selected camera.

  • 2x2 Mode (4 Channels)

    This mode shows 4 channels according to the number of the selected camera.

  • 1+5 Mode (6 Channels)

    This mode shows 6 channels consist of one big display area on the top left corner with small ones.

  • 3x3 Mode (9 Channels)

    This mode shows 9 channels according to the number of the selected camera.

  • 2+8 Mode (10 Channels)

    This mode shows 10 channels consist of two big display area on the top half with small ones on the bottom.

  • 1+12 Mode (13 Channels)

    This mode shows 13 channels consist of one big display area on the top left corner with small ones.

  • 4x4 Mode (16 Channels)

    This mode shows all of 16 channels.

  • 5x5 Mode (25 Channels)

    This mode shows all of 25 channels.

  • 6x6 Mode (36 Channels)

    This mode shows all of 36 channels.

  • 7x7 Mode (49 Channels)

    This mode shows all of 49 channels.

  • 8x8 Mode (64 Channels)

    This mode shows all of 64 channels.

  • 9x9 Mode (81 Channels)

    This mode shows all of 81 channels.

  • 10x10 Mode (100 Channels)

    This mode shows all of 100 channels.

Full Screen Toggle

Full screen mode is toggled by moving the mouse cursor to the right top corner of the screen or clicking the corner arrow. The same action is performed with pressing left Windows key.

Highlight Selected Camera

Highlight Selected Camera

Figure 2.4. Highlight Selected Camera


Translucent background color is added to camera selection buttons when the maximum number of cameras in the selected display mode is lesser than the one in the system. The selected camera has white color, all the other cameras in the same group have black color, the rest cameras have grey color. The camera number with camera source is displayed with white foreground color and the one without camera source or signal is displayed with grey foreground color.

Power

Power Button

Figure 2.5. Power Button


This button turns off or reboots the system. You can use this function by clicking this button or by pressing Pause key. Also, user and password must be entered on the confirmation dialog window and the action to execute can be chosen.

Search

Search Button

Figure 2.6. Search Button


This button starts the search mode where the recorded video or the event can be searched and replayed. You can toggle the mode betweeen main display and search mode by clicking this button or by pressing Esc key. Detail information is described in Search Mode.

Switch Camera

Switch Camera Button

Figure 2.7. Switch Camera Button


This button activates and deactivates the camera switching. The switching interval can be configured in Display Configuration. You can use this function by clicking this button or by pressing F3 key.

Lock Screen

Lock Screen Button

Figure 2.8. Lock Screen Button


This button locks the system not to use it temporarily. You can use this function by clicking this button or by pressing ScrollLock key. The locked system hides all the channels which are playing. User and password are required to unlock the system. It can be disabled in Display Configuration.

System Configuration

System Configuration Button

Figure 2.9. System Configuration Button


This button shows the system configuration menu. Each configuration is described in the related page.

Logo

Logo

Figure 2.10. Logo


The information of the product is displayed.

Clock

Clock area

Figure 2.11. Clock area


Date, time information are displayed in this area. To change date and time, see Time & Date Configuration.

IP

IP area

Figure 2.12. IP area


Network information is displayed in this area. To change network address, see Network Interface Configuration.

Alarm/Preset Panel

Alarm/Preset Panel

Figure 2.13. Alarm/Preset Panel


This button is used to execute the alarm which is corresponding the number of the button.

Bigger numbers of alarm buttons can be seen by dragging the mouse cursor to the left side on these buttons, smaller ones can be seen by dragging the mouse cursor to the right side or by scrolling mouse wheel-scroll buton. Interval or counts of alarm can be configured in Alarm Configuration.

Dragging Alarm Button

Figure 2.14. Dragging Alarm Button


Preset Button does the same action with alarm button. The selected camera is moved to the position of the preset which has the corresponding number with the clicked button.

Camera PTZ / Digital Zoom

PTZ button

Figure 2.15. PTZ button


You can move and zoom in / out using Pan / Tilt Zoom control. If you click PTZ button or press F2 key, PTZ control buttons are shown in the top-left corner on selected camera image.

Camera PTZ / Digital Zoom Buttons

Figure 2.16. Camera PTZ / Digital Zoom Buttons


  • Toggling Mode

    Mode Toggle Button

    Figure 2.17. Mode Toggle Button


    Clicking this button toggles the mode between Camera PTZ mode and Digital Zoom mode. If you're in search screen or selected camera doesn't support PTZ protocol, only Digital Zoom mode is used.

  • Moving Camera / Image

    Camera / Image Move Buttons

    Figure 2.18. Camera / Image Move Buttons


    In Camera PTZ mode, the camera's Pan / Tilt devices are controlled. In Digital Zoom mode, the viewport area is moved on the zoomed image. In Digital Zoom mode, you can move the viewport by moving the mouse pointer while a mouse button is pressed.

  • Camera PTZ Mode: Camera Zoom In / Zoom Out / Auto Focus / Focus Far / Focus Near

    Camera Zoom In / Zoom Out / Auto Focus / Focus Far / Focus Near Buttons

    Figure 2.19. Camera Zoom In / Zoom Out / Auto Focus / Focus Far / Focus Near Buttons


    the camera's Zoom device is controlled to zoom in / out or set focus to auto / far / near. You can also zoom in / out with mouse wheel buttons.

  • Digital Zoom mode: Image Zoom In / Zoom Out / Zoom Fit

    Image Zoom In / Zoom Out / Zoom Fit Buttons

    Figure 2.20. Image Zoom In / Zoom Out / Zoom Fit Buttons


    Image is scaled with digital image algorithm. You can also zoom in / out with mouse wheel buttons.

Change Camera Title Position

The position of the camera title is changed by pressing F1 key. This position can be configured in Display Configuration.

Changed Position of Camera Title

Figure 2.21. Changed Position of Camera Title