Receiving face detection events from Sony 6th generation units - Security Center

Security Center Video Unit Configuration Guide

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To receive face detection events from Sony 6th generation units in Security Desk, you must perform additional configuration steps in the unit’s web page before adding the unit in Security Center.

What you should know

The face detection events are only supported on units with firmware 1.4 or later.


  1. Open the unit's web page.
  2. Click Setting > Action input > Face detection.
  3. Under the Face detection setting, click Detection area and configure a detection area.
    For more information about how to configure the detection area, see your Sony documentation.
  4. Click OK.
  5. From the Video task in Config Tool, select the camera to configure.
  6. Click the Motion detection tab, and set Motion detection to ON.
  7. Click Apply.