Real Time Display
Data Export Task
Users in VDV
Setting up a webcam
After install action list
Install VDV on-premise
Creating a new project
Installing scheduled tasks
Restarting the Vista Data Vision System
Exporting site and unit lists from db.robot.c
Exporting the settings from the File Converter
Muting sounds in VDV
Updating VDV with the store in offline mode
Migrate/Move Vista Data Vision to a new server
File Converter gets empty
Update header - new sensors added to the data file
Import modified or historical data
Future data imported into VDV
The VI Not Executable
Email subject contains information from the mail server
Webcam not importing pictures
How to configure Text Message Service
Run tasks minimized
Backing up VDV
How to extend VDV Timeout
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To Access: Data Source -> Webcam
Click the button in the top-right corner to create a new import to VDV.
Creating an import
- Enter a name for the new Webcam and select the Project.
- Choose the Location of the webcam.
- Type in File Prefix (Required). The import process will only match the image files that match the File Prefix.
- Chose the image extension. The import process will only match the image files that match the extension selected.
- Open the folder containing the webcam images and select the one of its files (click on the EYE icon to see the data file content)
- Click Next
The preview shows the images that match the configuration in Step one. To confirm that the right images are selected.
Press Next to continue.
Set the update time limit for the webcam and VDV will trigger an alarm if the latest image is older then the defined time limit.
An email will be sent to the selected contact group.
This step is optional.
The final step is the Configuration overview.
If everything is correct then press Save to create the new Webcam.
Users can manually delete photos from Webcams under Data Source. Users can control the time period to delete photos from and also limit the delete to just certain hours within each day. This can be a good way to manually delete excess data and save space.
For example a webcam may generate new images every hour but after some time it may be sufficient to only store one image per day rather then all 24 images.
A webcam is selected from the drop down menu and a time period is selected. Information about how many images are currently selected for deletion will be displayed.
The Hour filter can optionally be enabled. Notice that the Start & Stop Hour filter can be configured to cover midnight. For example selecting Start Hour as 20 and Stop Hour as 07 will delete all images from 8 in the evening to 7 in the morning.
Deleting images requires a password confirmation.
Time period selected as well as an hour filter applied.