VCloud.ai VSaaS user manual 1.1

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vCloud.ai VSaaS User manual Contents

Running client apps

Find vCloud.ai app in installed apps and run it, or open the web browser and follow the link: https://app.vcloud.ai

Signing in

Sign in with your vCloud account credentials:

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Click Add provider button or go to Settings->Services->VSaaS and log in to VSaaS system. In case if you're using vCloud.ai Basic cloud service, please use your vCloud account credentials:

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Your cameras should appear in All devices list in the Devices section of the Settings:

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You may select one of the cameras to make sure that the client is connected to VSaaS and operating properly.

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Creating and editing layouts

Click New layout in the main menu

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The Layout editing page will open

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Give your new layout a Name, choose Layout template and drag’n’drop cameras or whole groups to the layout grid on the right hand side.

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Click Save to save your layout. To edit existing layouts click the Pencil button in the layout tab menu on the top of the screen:

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Viewing live video

After creating and saving a layout your cameras should be displayed on the screen in live mode. You can see the status of the in the left bottom corner. Rec means that the camera is connected to VSaaS and cloud recording is ongoing. Live means that the camera is available only for live viewing.

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Use Maximize and Minimize buttons in the top right corner to scale individual video windows. Alternatively, you can click the video with left mouse button.

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Live stream selection

Click the Video stream settings button to select the stream and turn on/off automatic stream selection.

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Automatic stream selection keeps your network traffic low as it shows you low resolution stream when the video window is minimized and shows high resolution stream when the window is maximized or full screen.

Working with sound

In case if the camera streams video with sound you may unmute individual cameras and adjust volume.

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Working with Maps

Click the map button in the bottom right corner of the video window to open the map

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You can adjust camera position on the map in camera settings: Settings->Devices->All cameras->[Camera name]

Quick replay

To view the archive of last 15 seconds of recording, click the 15 (quick replay) button. This will instantly switch the video window to Archive mode.

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Playing archive

Click Live/archive switch button when the video window is of a medium size to switch to Archive mode

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The timeline will appear. You can zoom in/out and drag the timeline to jump to a specific time in the archive.

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Click the time counter to input time and date manually. Click the settings button to select playback speed

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Exporting footage

Double-click the timeline to select the time frame for exporting

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Then click the export button and specify required parameter. Click Download to prepare and download the footage. Please note that the archive is stored in small video clips, so it may take some time to prepare the video for downloading at the server side.

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Working with PTZ

If you have a PTZ camera in your system then you can click the PTZ button and use onscreen pan/tilt/zoom controls to rotate and zoom in/out.

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Digital zoom

You can zoom in/out video streams and archive playback with digital zoom with your mouse wheel while hovering on the video window.

Hints

Click the

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button to enable and disable Hints. The hints will appear when you hover on the active elements of the user interface.

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