Supported map objects - Security Center 5.6

Security Center User Guide 5.6

series
Security Center 5.6
revised_modified
2019-10-09

Map objects are graphical representations of Security Center entities or any geographical feature (cities, highways, rivers, and so on) on your maps. With map objects, you can interact with your system without leaving your map.

Map objects are displayed on your map as dynamic icons or as colored shapes that you can point to and click.

The following map objects are supported:

Map object Appearance on maps Application and specific actions
Access control unit - Access control unit

The color indicates the access control unit state: Online, Offline, or Warning.

Monitor the access control unit state.
Area
  • Map thumbnail (always linked to the map that is represented by the thumbnail)
  • Colored semi-transparent polygon or ellipse (may or may not be linked to a map)
  • Point to show people count or people presence (if enabled).
  • Remove selected cardholders from the area.
  • Click to display the area or map in a tile bubble, or to switch to the linked map if one is defined.
Door
  • - Door open
  • - Door closed (no lock is configured)
  • - Door closed and locked
  • - Door closed and unlocked
  • - Door forced open
  • - Door unlocked and in maintenance mode
  • Events are displayed in event notification bubbles. The color of the bubble corresponds to the color assigned to the event.
  • Monitor alarms, and door states and events.
  • Point to the bubble to show more details.
  • Click the notification bubble to change it into a tile bubble.
  • Unlock the door, override the unlock schedule, and shunt the reader from the door widget, or by right-clicking the door on the map.
Camera
  • - Camera is not recording
  • - Camera is recording
  • - Camera detected motion (with green ripple effect)
  • -Camera is in maintenance mode
  • Fixed cameras are shown with a blue FOV (field of view).
  • PTZ cameras are shown with a green FOV.
  • Monitor alarms and camera events.
  • Click to view live or playback video in a tile bubble.
  • Click and drag the FOV to pan and tilt (only if the camera supports position feedback).
  • Use the PTZ widget to zoom in and zoom out.
  • Click a location on the map while holding the CTRL key to point all available cameras to that location.
Camera sequence
  • - Camera sequence
  • Display multiple cameras at once.
  • Point a number of PTZ cameras to a specific location.
  • Double-click the camera sequence to display the all cameras in separate tiles in the Monitoring task. If the map is displayed in a tile, it is not replaced if tiles are full.
NOTE: When using the Locate me map control, you will get results for individual cameras that are part of the sequence. The camera sequence is not found by the Locate me control.
LPR camera
  • - Fixed LPR camera
  • - LPR camera is in maintenance mode
  • Reads and hits are shown in notification bubbles.
  • Monitor reads and hits from LPR cameras.
  • Click to view live video from the associated context camera.
Alarm
  • - Alarm is inactive
  • - Alarm is active
  • Semi-transparent polygon or ellipse that turns the color of the alarm and flashes if the alarm is active.
  • A map object that is linked to an active alarm is flagged with an alarm notification bubble. The color of the bubble corresponds to the color assigned to the alarm.
  • Show alarms on maps (useful when no entities attached to the alarm are represented on maps).
  • Point to the bubble to show more details.
  • Click the notification bubble to change it into a tile bubble.
  • (Inactive) Click to trigger the alarm manually.
  • (Active) Click to display the alarm in a tile bubble.
Intrusion detection area
  • Colored semi-transparent polygon or ellipse that flashes if an intrusion alarm is triggered.
  • The intrusion detection area states are indicated by the colors you assigned to them: Perimeter armed, Master armed, Disarmed (not ready), Disarmed (ready to arm), Arming, or Alarm active.
  • Monitor alarms and intrusion detection area state.
  • Arm or disarm the intrusion detection area from the widget, or by right-clicking the map object.
  • Trigger, silence, or acknowledge an intrusion alarm from the intrusion detection area widget, or by right-clicking the map object.
Zone
  • Hardware and virtual zones are represented as colored semi-transparent polygons or ellipses.
  • The color indicates the zone state: Armed, Disarmed, or Unknown.
  • Monitor alarms and zone state.
  • Arm and disarm the zone from the widget.
Input pin
  • - Input is active
  • - Input is inactive
  • Monitor the input state.
Output relay
  • - Output relay (Normal)
  • - Output relay (Active)
  • Trigger output behaviors on output relays directly from maps.
  • Click to show a list of output behaviors you can trigger.
KML object
  • Can be anything displayed as a transparent layer over a georeferenced map.
  • Overlay useful information on maps, such as city boundaries, roads, and hydrographic features. Click to show this information.
ESRI object
  • Clickable objects that come as part of ESRI maps (similar in function to KML objects).
  • Overlay useful information on maps, such as city boundaries, roads, and hydrographic features. Click to show this information.
  • Can represent moving objects, such as patrol vehicles, by refreshing their positions on the map at regular intervals.
Macro
  • - Macro
  • Execute macros directly from maps.
  • Override the default execution context on maps.
  • Click on a macro to run it.
Map link A map link is a map object that brings you to another map with a single click. Map links can be represented as map thumbnails, or any texts, icons, images, or colored geometrical shapes.
  • Map navigation without using the Maps toolbar.
  • Useful when the map is displayed in the Monitoring task.
  • Click to switch to the linked map.
Text, images and geometrical shapes Text, icons, images, and colored geometrical shapes (polygons and ellipses) can be added to maps to provide additional information, indicate the location of points of interest, or serve as map links or alarms. A sample application could be to indicate the location of wall mounted scanners on a department store floor plan.
Custom object Custom objects can be added to the map as icons or polygons to add custom behavior to the map. Examples of custom objects include: custom intercom solution, GPS tracker for mobile units. Contact your representative of Genetec Inc. for information on Genetecâ„¢ Custom Solutions.
Cluster bubble A group of three or more map objects that are placed close together are represented by a blue cluster bubble. Click to zoom in on the map to view the individual map objects.