Before you can monitor KiwiVision™ video analytics in Security Desk, you must configure your camera for KiwiVision™ video analytics.
Before you begin
- Ensure that you have enough licenses available for the intrusion detectors that you want to add.
- Ensure that the video units that you want to set up for KiwiVision™ video analytics are available in Config Tool and are ready to be configured.
- If privacy protection is enabled on the camera, the user must have the remove privacy protection privilege to configure KiwiVision™ video analytics.
What you should know
- You can use an existing KiwiVision™ settings file to help set up KiwiVision™ video analytics for a video unit. For more information, see Importing settings from a KiwiVision™ settings file.
- You can record or use an existing sample intrusion video file to help you configure your intrusion detector. For example, you can export a short video clip (.g64 file format) from your system that is relevant to the scene that you want to analyze, so that you can test your initial installation and setup.
- You can use the video timeline controls while configuring your camera for KiwiVision™ video analytics. This includes controls such as looping playback video (), switching to a specific time (), switching to live video (), opening a video file (), and so on.
- From the Config Tool home page, click Tasks and open the Video task.
- Select a camera in the left navigation pane.
- Click Video analytics.
Choose one of the following:
- Click Add () to add an Intrusion detector ()
- Click From file... to import a KiwiVision™ settings file (.ks).
If you clicked Add () to add an Intrusion
detector () do the
(Optional) Enable or disable Advanced mode as
- Advanced mode
- Displays additional parameters that can be used for fine
tuning. IMPORTANT: When the advanced mode is disabled, the additional settings and the Paths tab are hidden, but the settings remain active.
Select the Stream that you require.
- The stream type to monitor for intrusion. Choose one of the following:
- Monitors the live video stream for intrusion.
- High resolution
- Monitors the high resolution video stream for intrusion.
- Low resolution
- Monitors the low resolution video stream for intrusion.
- Monitors the recording video stream for intrusion.
- Monitors the remote video stream for intrusion.
Tip: If your camera uses HD or Full HD for the Live or Recording stream, consider using a different stream for analytics to minimize the load on the module.
- Configure the intrusion detector perspective settings.
- Configure the intrusion detector areas settings.
- (Optional) Configure the intrusion detector paths settings.
- Configure the intrusion detector general settings.
- (Optional) Enable or disable Advanced mode as required.
- If you clicked From file... to import a KiwiVision™ settings file (.ks) do the following.
- Click Apply to ensure that all your changes are applied to the intrusion detector.
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