Configuring Intelligent Video Motion Detection (i-VMD) alarms - Security Center

Security Center Video Unit Configuration Guide

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You must configure i-VMD alarms on the unit’s web page to receive the events in Security Center.


  1. Open the unit’s web page.
  2. Click Setup > Alarm.
  3. On the Alarm tab, beside VMD function type, select the i-VMD option.
  4. Click Set.
  5. On the Notification tab, under Panasonic alarm protocol notification, set the Panasonic alarm protocol and the Additional alarm area data (VMD/i-VMD) options to On.
  6. Click Set.
  7. On the i-VMD tab, set the i-VMD information addition to On and select either Detection program 1 or Detection program 2.
  8. Beside Detection mode/area click Setup >> to configure your i-VMD alarms.

    For each area you define you can select either Intruder, Direction, or Loitering as the Detection mode. For more details, see your Panasonic documentation.

  9. (Optional) If you chose Direction, you must also specify a direction from the Direction setup drop-down list.
  10. (Optional) If you want to receive Scene change alarms, set the Scene change option to On.
  11. Click Set.


You can now view i-VMD alarms in Security Center. The alarms are represented in Security Center as follows:
i-VMD Alarm Security Center event
Intruder Object detected
Loitering Loitering
Scene Change Camera tampering
Direction Direction alarm