IP camera or Internet protocol Camera is a networked digital video camera that transmits data over a Fast Ethernet link. IP cameras (also called “network cameras”) are most often used for IP surveillance, a digitized and networked version of closed-circuit television (CCTV). It comes in varied versions and it includes the thermal cameras, panoramic camera, phasing out camera and so on. It is also the best choice to be considered for your organizations due to its features.
• High resolution
• HD real time video
• Power over Ethernet facility
• Compact design
• Night vision
• Good frame rate
• Weatherproof casing
HOW TO SET UP IP CAMERA?
Step 1: Once you have your first camera ready to be setup (connected to the switch), open the DVR software. Once open, from the bottom menu options, click on the “ADD/DEL IPC”
Step 2: This will bring up the IP Camera Device List which will be empty for your first camera. From here you want to click on the IPC Search button in the lower right.
Note : For each additional camera, once it is plugged in, please allow the camera to power up for roughly 1 min
Step 3: Once you have chosen the series you want to search for, the IP Cameras List in Local network window will open.
Step 4: Now, it is time to change the IP address of the camera. This is done in the IP Address field in the lower right.
Step 5: If you know where your camera is going to be mounted (from your layout), you can name the camera at this time as well.To name your camera, from the IP Camera Device List, select the camera with a single-click (the background will turn blue) and hit the Mod Cam button below the list and to the left. Change the Server Name to what ever you wish to call the camera then hit OK, then hit Save.
Step 6: Once the IP cameras have been added, they need to be added to the recording schedule in Camera Setup.To get to Camera Setup, click on the Setup button, then the Camera Setup button. Then, under Group Setup, turn the corresponding camera on in the schedule. It will turn from gray to blue.
Step 7: Finally, motion may need to be turned on in the camera itself. This can be done by right-clicking on the camera and going to IP Camera Setup. Then click on the Motion tab at the top. You should see a screen similar to the one below.