Alternate Live Streams in Ocularis 5
In Ocularis 5 Recorders, multiple live streams may be configured to display within Ocularis Client. The number of streams varies from camera to camera. Administrators can select a default live stream for cameras, that would initially display in Ocularis Client Views.
Introduction to Views
Learn about the different ways to arrange visual elements and panes in Ocularis Client.
This video describes the various status indicators displayed in every view pane title bar when monitoring live video in Ocularis Client.
Applying Digital PTZ to a Camera View
Digital PTZ can be applied to cameras in any mode or pane, both live and recorded, by simply drawing a rectangular region on the screen.
Applying Optical PTZ
Ocularis Client offers a comprehensive set of controls for pan, tilt and zoom (PTZ) cameras.
The Circular Control Menu
Besides playback and PTZ controls, Ocularis Client provides another set of controls during live monitoring – the Circular Control menu.
Controlling Cameras Equipped with 360-Degree Lenses
Ocularis Client includes a dedicated utility for dewarping images from 360-degree lenses. It converts the semi-spherical image into a cylindrical image that can be panned, tilted and zoomed into.
Browse Mode Overview
Ocularis Client includes a variety of investigation tools for quick access to video evidence.
The Kinetic Timeline
The Kinetic Timeline is a multi-functional status indicator as well as a playback control tool.
The Kinetic Timeline Controls Toolset
The Kinetic Timeline’s playback toolset provides a variety of ways to review recorded video.
The Ocularis Client Motion Detection Toolset
Motion detection expedites the event detection process by skipping over periods of video where no motion had occurred.
Learn to export recorded video in five different formats for different uses.
Exporting a Still-image Report
Learn how to export a single camera image with descriptive and user-added information.
Alerting and Event Management - Overview
Ocularis Client provides a wide range of tools for receiving and handling alerts, generated both within the Ocularis system, as well as by third-party integrations.
Blank Screen Monitoring
Blank Screen Monitoring allows for one or more view panes dedicated to receiving alerts to remain ‘blank’ until an event occurs. Video from the alert is then pushed to the blank screen.
Now you can create Bookmarks in Ocularis Web, the same way as in Ocularis Client.
Map Images and Icons
Maps in Ocularis Client can include any image that represents the Ocularis operating environment, overlaid with icons representing cameras, views and other assets.
Camera and Camera Group Previews
Ocularis Client allows you to preview cameras and entire camera views directly within maps.
Automatic Updates in Ocularis Client
Learn about Client update prompts with automatic deployment options in Ocularis Client.
The Client Setup Utility Display Tab
The Client Setup utility allows authorized users to customize their Ocularis Client experience, based on the user’s preferences, as well as on network and hardware constraints. The Display tab controls how the software is displayed on screen.
The Client Setup Utility Video Tab
The Client Setup ‘Video’ tab allows users to configure certain video-related parameters.
The Client Setup Utility – Assigning Keyboard Shortcuts
The Shortcuts tab in the Client Setup utility allows defining custom keyboard shortcuts for common Ocularis Client functions, including optical PTZ controls, PTZ presets, switching between view modes, playback controls and more.
The Client Setup Utility – Assigning Joystick Controls
The Joystick Controls tab allows mapping Ocularis Client functions to the buttons of a connected standard USB joystick.
The Client Setup Utility – Video Wall Settings
The Video Wall tab in the Client Setup utility includes the settings for turning a Ocularis Client PC into a video wall host (a PC whose screens make up the video wall); associating the PC with a specific video wall; and aligning the PC's screens relative to other hosts of the same video wall.
Ocularis Web Toast Notifications and Audible Alerts
Ocularis Web now supports Toast Notifications (on-screen messages that pop up upon alert) as well as audible alerts, for situational awareness even when the Ocularis Web browser window is minimized or running in the background.
Alert Handling in Ocularis 5 Web
Alert handling in Ocularis is supported in Ocularis Client, Ocularis 5 Mobile and now also in Ocularis 5 Web. Operators are able to play back alert-triggered video and handle (acknowledge) alerts.
Exporting Video in the Ocularis Web Client
Video clips can now be exported and shared in all Ocularis video clients: desktop, mobile and web (browser-based). This video demonstrates exporting and sharing video through the Ocularis Web Client.