Configuring general settings for object detection scenarios - KiwiVision™ 4.1 GA

KiwiVision™ Video Analytics Guide 4.1 GA

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KiwiVision™ 4.1 GA
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In the general settings of the scenario, you can configure how areas are displayed in the Security Desk Monitoring task, rename the scenario, and so on.

What you should know

Depending on which type of scenario you are configuring, some settings might be unavailable or hidden if Advanced mode is disabled. When Advanced mode is enabled, the advanced settings are displayed in bold.


  1. From the Config Tool home page, open the Video task.
  2. From the area view, select a camera that you applied an analytics scenario to.
  3. Click the Video analytics tab, and then click the scenario you want to configure.
  4. Click the General tab.
  5. In the General section, rename the scenario. By default, the scenario type is used as the name.
  6. In the Analysis section, enter a value for the Alert cooldown.
    This option specifies the period that must elapse after an alert is triggered, before another alert can be triggered from the same scenario.
  7. (Optional) In the Overlays in Security Desk section, enable or disable the following overlays:
    Displays a yellow box around detected movement or change in a block.
    Temporarily displays an orange outline of an area when an alert is triggered from that area, and displays the detection that triggered the alert in a red rectangular outline.
    Permanently displays the outlines of areas.
    Area names
    Displays area names.
  8. Click Apply.