Linking Security Center cameras to AMAG Symmetry devices - AMAG Symmetry 3.1

AMAG Symmetry Plugin Guide 3.1

series
AMAG Symmetry 3.1
revised_modified
2020-01-28

You can link cameras to the AMAG Symmetry entities in Security Center, so that when an event occurs on that entity, you can see the camera’s video feed in a Security Desk monitoring tile. If configured, video is recorded automatically, so you can investigate an event at any time.

Before you begin

Add and configure cameras in Security Center. . For information about monitoring entities, creating event to actions, and so on, in Security Desk, see the Security Center User Guide. You can access both guides by pressing F1 in Config Tool and in Security Desk respectively.

What you should know

You can assign cameras to the following entities: doors, elevators, floors, areas, and intrusion detection areas.

Procedure

To assign a Security Center camera to a door:

  1. From Config Tool, in the Plugins task, expand the AMAG Symmetry plugin to see all imported entities.
  2. Select the door (reader) entity to configure, and click the Hardware tab.
  3. In the Door side (Entry) section, click Associate a camera ().
  4. From the Camera drop-down list, select a camera.

    If the camera has a PTZ motor, you can also include the PTZ preset number to ensure that the camera points towards the door.

  5. To add another camera to the door side, click Associate a camera () again.
  6. Repeat the steps for Door side (Exit).
  7. Click Apply.

To assign a Security Center camera to an AMAG Symmetry intrusion detection area:

  1. From Config Tool, in the Plugins task, expand the plugin to see all imported entities.
  2. Select an intrusion detection area, and then the Cameras tab.
  3. Click Cameras, and then click Add an item ().
  4. Select the cameras you want to link to your intrusion detection area, click OK, and then Apply.