Webcam

Andri Updated by Andri

Webcam

To Access: Go to menu -> Webcam

Please see the webcam datasource to create a webcam and import images

View

Webcam contains a Gallery view and a Timelapse view.

Users can toggle between the Gallery and timelapse

The Gallery contains different options to view images

  1. Date: Display images from the selected date.
  2. Hour Filter: Only display images within a certain time frame
  3. Grid view: Show the images in a grid view
  4. Comment filter: Only show images that contain a user comment.

Hovering over the image area displays a navigation bar and a full screen toggle. The navigation bar has different options to navigate to images.

Using the arrow buttons on the far left and far right will navigate to the start/end of the images.

Using the arrow buttons will skip to images depending on the option selected.

  • Page: Navigate to a different page in the grid view.
  • Day: Navigate to the first image of the previous/next day.
  • Week: Navigate to the first image of the previous/next week.
  • Month: Navigate to the first image of the previous/next month
The keyboard arrow buttons can also be used to scroll images

Images can be viewed in full screen by clicking the fullscreen icon in the top right corner of an image.

Users can post comments to images by navigating to the bottom of the image view. Comments can be edited or deleted by clicking the dotted button next to a comment

Timelapse

The webcam timelapse allows the user to view images in a selected time period and play them chronologically or in a reverse order.

The default timescale of the timelapse is the one week from the latest image.

The timelapse range can be modified by clicking on the dates. Clicking on the reverse button will swap the dates and set the timelapse in a reverse order.

The timelapse contains three options that do the following:

  1. Speed: Change the playback rate of the timelapse
  2. Hour Filter: Only display images in the timelapse within a selected hour range
  3. Period: Quickly select a period of one day, week, month or year. If for example a month is selected this will load all images a month from the current stop date selected in the time range.

The timelapse can be viewed in full screen mode by navigating to the top right corner of the image and clicking the full screen button.

Webcams can be included in other components within VDV such as Dashboard, GIS and Real Time Display

Dashboard

GIS

Real Time Display

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Setting up a webcam

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