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    PTZ Camera Quick Start Guide

    August 9th, 2021

    Please note, that not all VIP Vision cameras support all of the functions listed below. To check what functions a particular model camera has, please refer to the camera datasheet.

     


    Presets, Tours, Scans, Patterns and Pans

    There are multiple options for configuring how the PTZ will function. See below for the different types and how to configure them.

    Preset - A saved position. The cameras Pan (Left/Right), Tilt (Up/Down), Zoom (In/Out) and focus position is saved in the preset.
    Tour - A collection of presets that the PTZ moves between automatically.
    Scan - The PTZ will move left and right between set boundaries at a set speed.
    Pattern - A recorded series of pan, tilt and zoom movements that will be performed on repeat.
    Pan - The PTZ will spin 360° at a set speed.

    Presets

    A Preset is saved position of the PTZ. The cameras Pan (Left/Right), Tilt (Up/Down), Zoom (In/Out) and focus position is saved in the preset. It can be configured via the PTZ's Web interface or an NVR.

    Presets (via Web Interface)

    1. Navigate to Setting > PTZ > Function > Preset.
    2. Click to add a new preset
    3. Use the PTZ controls to position the camera where you would like to create a preset. Then click Save  to save the preset position.
    4. Double-click on the preset title to rename the preset to something descriptive (E.g. Front Gate), then press Enter
    5. Click Save .
    6. Repeat Steps 1-3 to create as many presets as you require.

    Presets (Via Black UI NVR)

    1. Right-click on the Live view Page
    2. Select PTZ Control.
    3. Click the to open additional settings.
    4. Click the to open PTZ Config.
    5. Use the PTZ controls to move the PTZ to where you want to create the Preset.
    6. Click Setting to Save the Preset.
    7. For each additional Preset, increase the Preset Number by 1, then repeat steps 5 & 6.
    8. To edit a preset position, use the PTZ controls to move the PTZ where you want the Preset, enter the Preset Number of the Preset, then click Setting.
    9. To Delete a Preset, type the number of the Preset into the Preset Number, and click Delete Preset.

    Tours

    A Tour is a collection of presets that the PTZ moves between automatically. It can be configured via the PTZ's Web interface or an NVR.

    Tours (via Web Interface)

    1. Navigate to Setting > PTZ > Function > Tour
       
    2. Follow the previous steps to create the presets your PTZ will switch between.
    3. Set the Tour Mode Select. This will apply to all tours.
              Original Path: The PTZ camera moves in the order of the selected presets.
              Shortest Path: The PTZ camera ranks presets by distance, and moves in an optimal path.
    4. Click to add a new tour.
    5. Double-click on the tour name to rename the tour to something descriptive (E.g. Driveway Patrol), then press Enter.
    6. Click to add a preset to the tour.
    7. Double click on the preset number to select the preset you want to use.
    8. Double click on the duration to change it (15 is the lowest value). The duration is how long the PTZ will stay on that preset for.
    9. Repeats Steps 6-8 for each preset you want to add to the tour. Click when done.

    Tours (via Black UI NVR)

    1. Right-click on the Live view Page
    2. Select PTZ Control.
    3. Click the to open additional settings.
    4. Click the to open PTZ Config.
    5. Click Tour.
    6. Set the Tour No. of the Tour you will be creating. I.e. if it is the first tour created, set it to 1.
    7. Add a Preset to the Tour. Enter the number of the Preset, then click Add Preset. Repeat for each preset.
    8. To start the Tour enter the tour number into the No. box, then click the Tour Button.

    Scans

    A Scan makes the PTZ move left and right between set boundaries at a set speed. It can be configured via the PTZ's Web interface or an NVR.

    Scans (via Web Interface)

    1. Navigate to Setting > PTZ > Function > Scan
    2. Click
    3. Use the PTZ controls to move the PTZ to where you want the left limit to be, then click
    4. Use the PTZ controls to move the PTZ to where you want the right limit to be, then click
    5. Set the Speed. 5 is the default.
    6. Click Start to start the scan, click Stop to stop the scan.

    Scans (via Black UI NVR)

    1. Right-click on the Live view Page
    2. Select PTZ Control.
    3. Click the to open additional settings.
    4. Click the to open PTZ Config.
    5. Click Scan.
    6. Use the PTZ Controls to move the PTZ to where you want the Left Limit to be, then press .
    7. Use the PTZ Controls to move the PTZ to where you want the Right Limit to be, then press .
    8. Set the Speed and then press the Scan button to start the Scan.

    Patterns

    A Pattern is a recorded series of pan, tilt and zoom movements that will be performed on repeat. It can only be configured via the PTZ's Web interface.

    Patterns (via Web Interface)

    1. Navigate to Setting > PTZ > Function > Pattern
    2.  Click
    3. Use the PTZ controls to position the PTZ where you want to start the pattern.
    4. Press
    5. Use the PTZ controls to move/zoom the PTZ in the pattern you wish it to follow
    6. Press
    7. Press Start to start the pattern, press Stop to stop the pattern.

    Pans

    A Pan moves the PTZ 360° at a set speed.  It can be configured via the PTZ's Web interface or an NVR.

    Pans (via Web Interface)

    1. Navigate to Setting > PTZ > Function > Pan
    2. Set the Pan Speed. 5 is the default.
    3. Click Start to start the pattern, press Stop to stop the pattern.

    Pans (Via Black UI NVR)

    1. Right-click on the Live view Page.
    2. Select PTZ Control.
    3. Click the to open additional settings.
    4. Click the Pan button to start the Pan. Adjust the Speed if necessary.

    Idle Motion, PowerUp and Time Task

    Once you've configured a Preset, Tour, Scan or Pattern you can then choose to configure Idle Motion and PowerUp behaviour and/or a Time Task. They can only be configured in the Web Interface.

    Idle Motion - Set the PTZ to automatically start a specific function (Preset, Tour, Scan or Pattern) when the PTZ does not receive any commands after a set period of time.
    PowerUp
    - Set the PTZ to automatically start a specific function (Preset, Tour, Scan or Pattern) when it powers on.
    Time Task - Set the PTZ to perform a set function (Preset, Tour, Scan or Pattern) during a set period.

    Idle Motion (Web Interface)

    Idle Motion is used to set the PTZ to automatically start a specific function (Preset, Tour, Scan or Pattern) when the PTZ does not receive any commands after a set period of time. For example, you can have the PTZ return to a set preset if the PTZ is not moved for 1 minute.

    1. Navigate to Setting > PTZ > Function > Idle Motion
    2. Tick the Enable Checkbox
    3. Select the Idle Motion Type (Preset/Tour/Scan/Pattern).
    4. Set the Number to the specific Preset/Tour/Scan/Pattern you want to use.
    5. Set the Idle Time.
    6. Click .

    PowerUp (Web Interface)

    PowerUp is used to set the PTZ to automatically start a specific function (Preset, Tour, Scan, Pattern or Pan) when the PTZ powers on.

    1. Navigate to Setting > PTZ > Function > PowerUp.
    2. Tick the Enable Checkbox
    3. Select the Idle Motion Type. Auto will perform the last action the PTZ took.
    4. Set the Number to the specific Preset/Tour/Scan/Pattern you want to use.
    5. Click .

    Time Task (Web Interface)

    Time Task is used to set the PTZ to perform a set function (Preset, Tour, Scan or Pattern) during a set period. 4 individual time tasks can be created

    1. Navigate to Setting > PTZ > Function > Time Task
    2. Select the Time Task num you wish to configure.
    3. Tick the Enable Checkbox.
    4. Set the Time Task Action.
    5. Set the Action Number to the specific Preset/Tour/Scan/Pattern you want to use.
    6. Set Auto Home if required. Auto Home functions similarly to idle motion. It will set the PTZ to return to performing the Time Task if the Time Task is manually stopped (E.g. if the PTZ is moved manually via the PTZ controls).
    7. Click
    8. Configure the period the Time Task to be performed in. Click .
    9. Click .

    Motion Detection & Smart Motion Detection

    Motion Detection

    (Black GUI) Configuring Motion Detection

    1. From the Main Menu, select Alarm.
    2. Select the Video Detection tab and then the Motion Detect Tab.
    3. Select the channel you want to Enable motion detection on with the drop down menu.
    4. After this you can choose to toggle motion detection sensitivity and area by selecting Region Settings.
    5. You can also configure what actions are taken once the IVS event is triggered.
    6. Click Apply to confirm settings.

    Additional Settings

    Parameter Description
    Anti-Dither Sets the Camera to only record one motion detection event in the set period.
    Record Enable this option if you wish for the camera to record when motion is detected. This requires Motion to be scheduled under Storage > Schedule > Record, and Auto to be selected for Record Mode under Storage > Record Control.
    Record Delay How long the camera will continue to record as part of the "motion event" after motion has stopped being detected
    Relay-out Enabling this will cause the relay of the camera to trigger when Motion is detected.
    Alarm Delay How long the relay will stay triggered for after motion is detected. Requires Relay-out to be enabled.  
    Send Email Send an Email when Motion is detected. Requires configuration under Network > SMTP(Email)
    PTZ Set the PTZ to perform a configured Preset/Tour to Pattern when motion is detected.
    Snapshot A Snapshot will be taken when motion is detected. Motion Snapshots will need to be set in the Schedule under Storage > Schedule > Snapshot

    (Blue GUI) Configuring Motion Detection

    1. Go to Main Menu > Event.
    2. Select the Channel number of the camera you want to enable Motion Detection on.
    3. Tick Enable, then click OK.

    Additional Settings

    Parameter Description
    Anti-Dither Sets the Camera to only record one motion detection event in the set period.
    Record Enable this option if you wish for the camera to record when motion is detected. This requires Motion to be scheduled under Storage > Schedule > Record, and Auto to be selected for Record Mode under Storage > Record Control.
    Record Delay How long the camera will continue to record as part of the "motion event" after motion has stopped being detected
    Relay-out Enabling this will cause the relay of the camera to trigger when Motion is detected.
    Alarm Delay How long the relay will stay triggered for after motion is detected. Requires Relay-out to be enabled.  
    Send Email Send an Email when Motion is detected. Requires configuration under Network > SMTP(Email)
    PTZ Set the PTZ to perform a configured Preset/Tour to Pattern when motion is detected.
    Snapshot A Snapshot will be taken when motion is detected. Motion Snapshots will need to be set in the Schedule under Storage > Schedule > Snapshot

    (Camera Web Interface) Configuring Motion Detection

    1. Navigate to Setting > Event > Video Detection > Motion Detection
    2. Tick Enable to enable
    3. If the camera is a PTZ, tick Enable Manual Control Trigger to exclude Motion Detection Event triggered by the PTZ being manually moved.
    4. Click next to Period to configure the active period for Motion Detection.
    5. Configure the schedule, then click .
    6. Click .

    Additional Settings

    Parameter Description
    Anti-Dither Sets the Camera to only record one motion detection event in the set period.
    Record Enable this option if you wish for the camera to record when motion is detected. This requires Motion to be scheduled under Storage > Schedule > Record, and Auto to be selected for Record Mode under Storage > Record Control.
    Record Delay How long the camera will continue to record as part of the "motion event" after motion has stopped being detected
    Relay-out Enabling this will cause the relay of the camera to trigger when Motion is detected.
    Alarm Delay How long the relay will stay triggered for after motion is detected. Requires Relay-out to be enabled. 
    Send Email Send an Email when Motion is detected. Requires configuration under Network > SMTP(Email)
    PTZ Set the PTZ to perform a configured Preset/Tour to Pattern when motion is detected.
    Snapshot A Snapshot will be taken when motion is detected. Motion Snapshots will need to be set in the Schedule under Storage > Schedule > Snapshot

    Smart Motion Detection (AI Cameras only)

    Smart Detection filters Motion Detection events to only active if the object that triggers it is a Human and/or a Vehicle.

    Black UI

    To enable Smart Motion Detection, follow the same steps for Motion Detection outlined above, then do the following:

    1. Return to the Main Menu and select AI.
    2. Select Parameters > SMD
    3. Select the Channel to apply Smart Motion Detection for, then click Enable.
    4. Set a Sensitivity level, then which Effective Targets will trigger it (Humans, Vehicles or both).

    Camera Web Interface

    1. Navigate to Setting > Event > Video Detection > Smart Motion Detection.
    2. Tick Enable to enable Smart Motion Detection.
    3. Tick Human and/or Motor Vehicle.
    4. Select the Sensitivity.
    5. Press  to save your changes.

    Additional Setup

    Configuring Motion Detection Recording

    You can define the recorded footage schedule in the Record menu, and the recorded image snapshot schedule in the Snapshot menu. By default, cameras are set to non-stop Regular recording (24 hours a day, 7 days a week). Motion detection recording is not set by default. Schedules can be set in hourly periods for individual days for each camera, with colour-coded options for:

    • Regular/General for all regular recording.
    • MD/Motion for recording on motion detection.
    • Alarm for recording on triggering an integrated alarm.
    • MD & Alarm  for simultaneous alarm/motion detection recording.
    • IVS for recording on triggering IVS (Intelligent Video Surveillance) such as a virtual tripwire.
    • POS for point of sale transactions.

    We recommend adding MD & Alarm & IVS to all channels to accompany your regular recording.

    (Black GUI) Configuring Motion Detection & Intelligent Recording

    1. Click the Channel drop down to select All cameras.
    2. In the days column, toggle the All check box to simultaneously set recording schedule parameters for every day of the week.
    3. Check the yellow MD check box to select motion detection recording.
    4. Click the schedule to fill in areas for motion detection recording. We recommend a 24/7 schedule to mirror the Regular recording schedule. 
    5. Repeat steps 3 & 4 with the blue IVS check box to set intelligent recording (tripwire, face detection, etc).
    6. Click Apply to the confirm recording schedule changes and move on to Snapshot Schedule. 

    (Blue GUI) Configuring Motion Detection & Intelligent Recording

    1. Click the Channel drop down to select All cameras.
    2. In the days column, toggle the All check box to simultaneously set recording schedule parameters for every day of the week.
    3. Check the yellow Motion check box to select motion detection recording.
    4. Click the schedule to fill in areas for motion detection recording. We recommend a 24/7 schedule to mirror the Regular recording schedule. 
    5. Repeat steps 3 & 4 with the blue IVS check box to set intelligent recording (tripwire, face detection, etc).
    6. Click Apply to the confirm recording schedule changes and move on to Snapshot Schedule.

    Adjusting Motion Detection Sensitivity and Region

    If motion detection is triggering too easily, follow the below steps to adjust the sensitivity and region of detection.

    Black GUI

    1. Go to Main Menu, then Alarm.
    2. On the left hand side select Video Detection. Select the Region Setting button.
       
    3. Adjust the Sensitivity and Threshold. There are multiple region settings if you wish to set different Sensitivity and Threshold settings for different parts of the image.
      Sensitivity determines how sensitive the camera is to motion. Threshold determines how much motion is required to trigger an event.
    4. Adjust the area of detection by clicking and dragging on the red squares. Red squares are where motion will be detected. Clear squares are where motion will not be detected. Right Click to exit, and select Apply.

    Blue GUI

    Go to Main Menu > Event > Video Detection > Motion Detection

    1. Click the Setup/Setting button next to Region to access the zone, sensitivity and threshold settings for motion detection.
    2. Adjust the Sensitivity & Threshold to suit your environment. High Sensitivity, Low Threshold mans it will be easy to trigger. Low Sensitivity, High Threshold means it is hard to trigger.
    3. Adjust the area of detection by clicking and dragging on the red squares. Red squares are where motion will be detected. Clear squares are where motion will not be detected. Right Click to exit, and select Apply.
    Zone Name: You can set a custom zone name here.
    Sensitivity: Determines how sensitive the zone is to movement. 1 being the lowest and 100 the highest.
    Threshold: Determines the minimum size of an object that can trigger motion detection. 1 Being the lowest and 100 the highest

    Camera Web Interface

    1. Navigate to Setting > Event > Video Detection > Motion Detection
    2. Click next to Period to configure the active period for Motion Detection.
    3. Configure the schedule, then click .
    4. Click next to Area to configure the active motion detection area and it's sensitivity.
    5. Add/Remove the coloured squares to configure where motion will be detected. For example you may want to remove the coloured squares that overlap trees. 
    6. Adjust Sensitivity & Threshold if necessary. There are four different colours so you can have four different settings.
      Sensitivity is how easy it is to trigger 30-70 is recommended.
      Threshold is how much has to move to trigger 1-10 is recommended.
      High Sensitivity/Low Threshold will pick up motion easier, whereas Low Sensitivity/High Threshold will be harder to trigger.
    7. Click .

    IVS & Face Detection/Recognition

    For a PTZ, IVS and Face detection are configured per Preset. They can be configured via the Web Interface of the PTZ, or via an NVR.

    Tripwire - Draw a line. Detect when the target crosses the line in the defined direction.
    Intrusion - Draw a shape. Detect when the target enters/exits the area or appears in the area.
    Abandoned Object - Draw a shape. Detect if a target enters the area and stays longer than the set time.
    Missing Object - Draw a shape. Detect if an object is removed from the scene longer than the set time.
    Face Recognition - Compare face capture data to a list of previously captured faces, or uploaded image data.

    Tripwire

    Tripwire (via Web Interface)

    1. Navigate to Setting > Event > Smart Plan
       
    2. Click Add Plan and select the Preset you wish to configure the tripwire on.
    3. Click Deep IVS.
    4. Click .
    5. Navigate to Setting > Event > Deep IVS
    6. Select the Preset you want to create the tripwire on.
    7. Click to add an IVS rule
    8. Set the Rule Type to Tripwire.
    9. Click .
    10. Draw the Tripwire. Left-click on the camera feed to start drawing the Tripwire line. Left-click again to finish the line (optionally, you can add additional corners to the line by continuing to left click). Right-click to finish placing the line.
    11. Set the Direction of the Tripwire.
              A<->B will do both directions
              A will do A direction only (Depicted by an arrow on the camera feed)
              B will do B direction only (Depicted by an arrow on the camera feed
    12. Set the Effective object (AI Camera only).
    13. (Optional) Set the period by clicking  .
    14. Repeat steps 7-13 for each additional Tripwire you wish to add.
    15. Click .

    Additional Settings

    Parameter Description
    Max Size/Min Size Set the size range of targets. Targets larger than the max size, or smaller than the min size will not trigger the tripwire.
    Lock/Unlock Locks/Unlocks the PTZs position while IVS is being configured.
    Alarm Track Enable to set the PTZ with track the target when the tripwire is tripped.
    Track Time Set how long the PTZ will track for. Requires Alarm Track to be enabled.
    Record Enable this option if you wish for the camera to record when The tripwire is triggered. This requires IVS to be scheduled on an NVR under Storage > Schedule > Record, and Auto to be selected for Record Mode under Storage > Record Control.
    Record Delay How long the camera will continue to record as part of the "IVS event" after the event has finished.
    Relay-out Enabling this will cause the relay of the camera to trigger when the tripwire is triggered.
    Alarm Delay How long the relay will stay triggered for after the tripwire is triggered. Requires Relay-out to be enabled. 
    Send Email Send an Email when the tripwire is triggered. Requires configuration under Network > SMTP(Email)
    Snapshot A Snapshot will be taken when the tripwire is triggered is detected. IVS Snapshots will need to be set in the Schedule under Storage > Schedule > Snapshot

    Tripwire (via NVR)

    1. Right-click on the Live view Page
    2. Select PTZ Control.
    3. Click the to open additional settings.
    4. Click the to open PTZ Config.
    5. Use the PTZ controls to move the PTZ to where you want to create the Preset.
    6. Click Setting to Save the Preset.
    7. Right-Click to Exit the PTZ Control Menu.
    8. Right-Click and select Main Menu.
    9. Select AI.
    10. Select Parameters > Smart Plan
    11. Set the channel to the PTZ's channel.
    12. Set the Preset to the preset created earlier.
    13. Click Add.
    14. Select the IVS Option for Smart Plan.
    15. Select Parameters > IVS.
    16. Set the Channel to the PTZ's channel.
    17. Click .
    18. Set the Type to Tripwire. 
    19. Click the Draw  icon.
    20. Set Preset to the Preset created earlier.
    21. Select the Draw Rule  Icon.
    22. Left-click on the camera feed to start drawing the Tripwire line. Left-click again to finish the line (optionally, you can add additional corners to the line by continuing to left click). Right-click to finish placing the line.
    23. Set the Direction the target must move to trigger the Tripwire.
                  Both will do both directions
                  A to B will only trigger in the direction from A to B only (Depicted by an arrow on the camera feed)
                  B to A will only trigger in the direction from B to A only (Depicted by an arrow on the camera feed)
    24. (AI Cameras Only) Turn Target Filter On, and select Humans and/or Motor Vehicle. The Tripwire will only activate for the selected targets.
    25. (Optional) Set the Name of the Rule
    26. (Optional) Select Draw Target to configure the Min/Max size filters for the target.
    27. Click OK.
    28. Click Apply.

    Additional settings

    Click the Trigger Icon to configure additional settings.

    Parameter Description
    Schedule Schedule the active ours of the IVS rule. This will only work from the NVR if AI by NVR is used.
    Alarm Out Sets an external alarm to activate whenever a face is detected.
    Post-Alarm Sets how long the system waits after a trigger before detecting again (10 seconds by default)
    Alarm Track Enable to set the PTZ with track the target when the tripwire is tripped.
    Report Alarm Updates the alarm system status on the network (Unused for this system).
    Send Email Notifies a specified email address whenever the event is triggered (Requires internet connection & setup)
    Record Enable this option if you wish for a camera to record when The intrusion is triggered. Sets which camera to record to when the event is triggered.
    This requires IVS to be scheduled on an NVR under Storage > Schedule > Record, and Auto to be selected for Record Mode under Storage > Record Control.
    Post-Record How long the camera will continue to record as part of the "IVS event" after the event has finished.
    PTZ Linkage Set PTZ behaviours in response to a event trigger, such as selecting a Tour to perform, etc
    Tour Set Tour behaviours in response to a event trigger.
    Buzzer Sets the NVR to beep whenever an event is triggered
    Log Log IVS details in the Log (enabled by default)
    Alarm Tone Plays a designated .wav file in response to an event trigger. This can be imported via a USB flash drive to the NVR.
    Auto Tracking  Enable to allow auto tracking.
    Tracking Duration Set how long the PTZ will track for. Requires Alarm Track to be enabled.

    Intrusion

    Intrusion (via Web Interface)

    1. Navigate to Setting > Event > Smart Plan
       
    2. Click Add Plan and select the Preset you wish to configure an intrusion on.
    3. Click Deep IVS.
    4. Click .
    5. Navigate to Setting > Event > Deep IVS
    6. Select the Preset you want to create the intrusion on.
    7. Click to add an IVS rule
    8. Set the Rule Type to Intrusion.
    9. Click .
    10. Draw the Intrusion. Left-click on the camera feed to start drawing the Intrusion shape. Left-click to place additional corners. Right-click to finish placing the shape.
    11. Set the Action of the intrusion.
              Appears will trigger if the target appears inside the intrusion. E.g. if the intrusion covers an area with a door.
              Cross will trigger if the target crosses the intrusion line.
    12. If Cross is selected, set the Direction of the Intrusion.
              Enter&Exit will trigger when the target enters and exits the intrusion.
              Enter will only trigger when the target enters the intrusion.
              Exit will only trigger when the target exits the intrusion.
    13. Set the Effective object (AI Camera only) .
    14. Set the period by clicking  .
    15. Repeat steps 1-8 for each additional Intrusion you wish to add.
    16. Click .

    Additional Settings

    Parameter Description
    Max Size/Min Size Set the size range of targets. Targets larger than the max size, or smaller than the min size will not trigger the intrusion.
    Lock/Unlock Locks/Unlocks the PTZs position while IVS is being configured.
    Alarm Track Enable to set the PTZ with track the target when the tripwire is tripped.
    Track Time Set how long the PTZ will track for. Requires Alarm Track to be enabled.
    Record Enable this option if you wish for the camera to record when The intrusion is triggered. This requires IVS to be scheduled on an NVR under Storage > Schedule > Record, and Auto to be selected for Record Mode under Storage > Record Control.
    Record Delay How long the camera will continue to record as part of the "IVS event" after the event has finished.
    Relay-out Enabling this will cause the relay of the camera to trigger when the intrusion is triggered.
    Alarm Delay How long the relay will stay triggered for after the intrusion is triggered. Requires Relay-out to be enabled. 
    Send Email Send an Email when the intrusion is triggered. Requires configuration under Network > SMTP(Email)
    Snapshot A Snapshot will be taken when the intrusion is triggered is detected. IVS Snapshots will need to be set in the Schedule under Storage > Schedule > Snapshot

    Intrusion (via NVR)

    1. Right-click on the Live view Page
    2. Select PTZ Control.
    3. Click the to open additional settings.
    4. Click the to open PTZ Config.
    5. Use the PTZ controls to move the PTZ to where you want to create the Preset.
    6. Click Setting to Save the Preset.
    7. Right-Click to Exit the PTZ Control Menu.
    8. Right-Click and select Main Menu.
    9. Select AI.
    10. Select Parameters > Smart Plan
    11. Set the Channel to the PTZ's channel.
    12. Set the Preset to the preset created earlier.
    13. Click Add.
    14. Select the IVS Option for Smart Plan.
    15. Select Parameters > IVS.
    16. Set the channel to the PTZ's channel.
    17. Click .
    18. Set the Type to Intrusion. 
    19. Click the Draw  icon.
    20. Set Preset to the Preset created earlier.
    21. Select the Draw Rule  Icon.
    22. Left-click on the camera feed to start drawing the Intrusion shape. Left-click to place additional corners. Right-click to finish placing the shape.
    23. Set the Action of the intrusion.
              Appears will trigger if the target appears inside the intrusion. E.g. if the intrusion covers an area with a door.
              Cross will trigger if the target crosses the intrusion line.
    24. If Cross is selected, set the Direction of the Intrusion.
              Enter&Exit will trigger when the target enters and exits the intrusion.
              Enter will only trigger when the target enters the intrusion.
              Exit will only trigger when the target exits the intrusion.
    25. (AI Cameras Only) Turn Target Filter On, and select Humans and/or Motor Vehicle. The Intrusion will only activate for the selected targets.
    26. (Optional) Set the Name of the Rule
    27. (Optional) Select Draw Target to configure the Min/Max size filters for the target.
    28. Click OK.
    29. Click Apply.

    Additional settings

    Click the Trigger Icon to configure additional settings.

    Parameter Description
    Schedule Schedule the active ours of the IVS rule. This will only work from the NVR if AI by NVR is used.
    Alarm Out Sets an external alarm to activate whenever a face is detected.
    Post-Alarm Sets how long the system waits after a trigger before detecting again (10 seconds by default)
    Alarm Track Enable to set the PTZ with track the target when the tripwire is tripped.
    Report Alarm Updates the alarm system status on the network (Unused for this system).
    Send Email Notifies a specified email address whenever the event is triggered (Requires internet connection & setup)
    Record Enable this option if you wish for a camera to record when The intrusion is triggered. Sets which camera to record to when the event is triggered.
    This requires IVS to be scheduled on an NVR under Storage > Schedule > Record, and Auto to be selected for Record Mode under Storage > Record Control.
    Post-Record How long the camera will continue to record as part of the "IVS event" after the event has finished.
    PTZ Linkage Set PTZ behaviours in response to a event trigger, such as selecting a Tour to perform, etc
    Tour Set Tour behaviours in response to a event trigger.
    Buzzer Sets the NVR to beep whenever an event is triggered
    Log Log IVS details in the Log (enabled by default)
    Alarm Tone Plays a designated .wav file in response to an event trigger. This can be imported via a USB flash drive to the NVR.
    Auto Tracking  Enable to allow auto tracking.
    Tracking Duration Set how long the PTZ will track for. Requires Alarm Track to be enabled.

    Abandoned Object & Missing Object

    To configure Abandoned/Missing Object, follow the instructions for Intrusion but select Abandoned/Missing Object as the Rule Type.

    Face Detection/Recognition

    Face Recognition (via Web Interface)

    1. Navigate to Setting > Event > Smart Plan
       
    2. Click Add Plan and select the Preset you wish to configure the face recognition on.
    3. Click Face Recognition.
    4. Click .
    5. Navigate to Setting > Event > Face Recognition > Face Detection
    6. Tick Enable to enable Face Detection.
    7. Tick Face Enhancement to enhance face captures.
    8. Enable Snapshot for the PTZ to save a snapshot when a face is detected.
    9. Set Snap Face Image to Face.
    10. Enable Attribute if you wish to detect specific face attributes, then click to set the face attributes (Age, Gender, Expression, Glasses, Mask, Moustache&Beard).
    11. Set the period by clicking  .
    12. Click Save.
    13. Navigate to Setting > Event > Face Recognition > Face Database Config.
    14. Click Add Face Database.
    15. Tick Deploy.
    16. (Optional) Adjust the Similarity Threshold and/or the Arm/Disarm period.
    17. Click Save

    Additional Settings

    Adding Faces to the Face Database

    1. Navigate to  Setting > Event > Face Recognition > Face Database Config.
    2. Click MoreInfo .
    3. Click Registration.
    4. Click Upload Picture, then select a picture from your computer.
    5.  Enter a Name and set the Gender. Then optionally add a Date of Birth, Type and ID No.
    6. Click Add to task list.
    7. Click Task list to view the list of current Add/Modify/Delete Tasks for the database.
    8. When the status says Operate Succeeded! the image has been successfully uploaded.
    9. Click Search to see the list of faces in the Database. will allow you to switch between image and detail mode.

    Alarm Out

    1. Navigate to Setting > Event > Face Recognition > Alarms
    2. Select the Face Database.
    3. Enable Relay-Out and select the Alarm Channel.
    4. Enable Face Recognition Succeeded and/our Face Recognition Failed to trigger the Alarm Output when a Face is and/or isn't recognised.
    5. Set the Alarm Delay. This is how long the alarm will trigger for.

    Auto Tracking

    After an IVS rule (Intrusion is recommended) is configured you can enable Auto Tracking for that rule.

    Auto Tracking (via Web Interface)

    1. Navigate to Setting > Event > Deep IVS
    2. Select the Rule you wish to add the Auto Tracking to.
    3. Enable Alarm Track.
    4. Set the Track Time (60s or less is recommended)
    5. Click Save.

    Auto Tracking (via BlackUI NVR)

    1. Right-Click and select Main Menu.
    2. Select AI.
    3. Select Parameters > IVS.
    4. Set the channel to the PTZ's channel.
    5. Click the Trigger Icon for the rule you want to add Auto Tracking to.
    6. Enable Auto Tracking.
    7. Set the Tracking Duration. Recommended Tracking Duration is 60 sec or lower.
    8. Click OK.
    9. Click Apply.

    Additional Configuration

    Wiper

    In the Web Interface's live view click to control the wiper. Once will cause it to wipe once. Start/Stop will cause it to Start/Stop wiping.
    You can also configure the wiper to turn on automatically when it is raining, or set it to manual mode and configure how long the a single wipe will last/how long the wiper will be active.

    Wiper Configuration

    To configure the Wiper navigate to Setting > System > Peripheral > Wiper

    Parameter Description
    Mode Choose between Manual & Auto. Manual is the default option. It will allow you to configure the Interval Time and Working Duration. In Manual mode you will have to manually start the wiper.
    Interval Time The time between the wiper starting & ending, i.e. how long it takes for the wiper to wipe forward & back.
    Working Duration Set how long the Wiper will operate for once it has been started. The value ranges from 10 to 1440 minutes

    Install Mode (For Positioning PTZ)

    When installing a Positioning PTZ camera, you will need to set the Install Mode to indicate which way the camera is installed. This will flip the image and correct the Pan/Tilt direction so it matches the install direction.

    Install Mode Configuration

    When installing a Positioning PTZ camera, you will need to set the Install Mode to indicate which way the camera is installed. This will flip the image and correct the Pan/Tilt direction so it matches the install direction.

    The setting must be changed in the Web interface of the PTZ under Setup > System > General > General.

    EIS (Electronic image stabilization)

    EIS is used to reduce image shaking during use to allow for clearer images. It is Off by default. EIS can only be configured in the Web Interface. 

    EIS Configuration

    To configure EIS navigate to Setting > Camera > Conditions > Conditions > Picture
    Set EIS to On/Off

    PTZ Limit

    PTZ Limit can be used to set how far up/down the PTZ can move. It can only be configured in the Web Interface.

    PTZ Limit Configuration

    To configure PTZ Limit navigate to Setting > PTZ > Function > PTZ Limit

    1. Use the PTZ controls to move the PTZ as high as you wish it to go, then press to set the Up Line.
    2. Use the PTZ controls to move the PTZ as low as you wish it to go, then press to set the Down Line.
    3. Click to preview the already-set Up Line and Down Line.
    4. Tick Enable to enable the PTZ Limit function.

    Date & Time

    Set the Date & Time, DST (Daylight Savings) and NTP (Network Time Protocol. Time & Date synchronisation with a server) for the PTZ.
    The Date & Time will be pushed from the NVR if the PTZ is connected to one.

    Date & Time Configuration

    To configure the date & time navigate to Setting > System > General > Date& Time


    Date & Time

    1. Set the Date Format. Choose between DD-MM-YYYY, MM-DD-YYYY and YYYY-MM-DD.
    2. Set the Time Format. Chose between 24-Hour and 12-Hour format.
    3. Set the Time Zone. Choose your Time Zone.
    4. Set the Current Time. Click to use the current time & date 

    DST (Daylight Savings)

    In Australia DST is used in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania, the Australian Capital Territory and Norfolk Island only.

    1. Enable DST.
    2. Set DST Type, Start Time and End Time. Correct settings for Australia are in the image above.

    NTP (Network Time Protocol)

    NTP is used to sync the Time & Date of the PTZ to the time and date of a server. This feature requires internet access.

    1. Enable NTP
    2. Set the Time Zone to ensure the correct date & time is pulled from the server.
    3. Set Server, Port & Interval. Recommended settings for Australia are in the image above.

    Auto Maintain - Auto Reboot

    Auto Reboot can be configured to set the PTZ to reboot at a set Day and Time.

    Auto Reboot Configuration

    To configure the Auto Reboot navigate to Setting > System > Auto Maintain > Auto Reboot

    1. Tick Auto Reboot
    2. Select the Day of the Week. Everyday, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat.
    3. Set the Time.

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