Viewing Security Center video in the Alarm Monitoring application - Video Translator 4.0

Video Translator Plugin Guide 4.0

Applies to
Video Translator 4.0
Last updated
2021-09-30
Content type
Guides > Plugin and extension guides
Language
English (United States)
Product line
Ecosystem (add-ons) > Video Translator
Version
4.0

You can view live and archived video sequences Security Center video previews from the Alarm Monitoring client application.

Before you begin

Configure your Security Center cameras and add them as part of the Video Translator system.

Best Practice: To make sure video associated with an alarm plays correctly, set the Pre-roll setting to 40 seconds.

Procedure

  1. Open the Alarm Monitoring application.
    Tip: To allow the Genetec SDK to initialize, play live video after you log on to Alarm Monitoring.
  2. In the System Status Tree, right-click the camera you want to view, and select one of the following:.
    Launch video
    View live video.
    Launch recorded video
    View archived video.

    The video sequence opens in a dialog box.

  3. (Optional) To view specific sections of the archived video sequence, select a start and end date at the bottom of the viewing pane.

Results

When you are viewing a video archive, you can pause, forward, rewind, and stop the alarm playback, or view the playback frame by frame. You can also increase or decrease the playback speed with the slider bar at the bottom center of the viewing pane.