2.Understanding the User Interface
Menus and Tool Bar
Thumbnail View and Camera Layout
Camera Controls
3.Using Security Monitor Pro
4.Triggering Alerts
5.Choose Actions
6.Remote Monitoring
7.Remote Access
9.View Recorded Events
10.System Maintenance
11.Application Settings
12.Proxy Server Settings
13.View my Computer IP Address

Security Monitor Pro 6.22

Menu Bar and Tool Bar

You can access all of the features provided in the application using the Menu Bar.  Each menu item is described in detail below.

  • File Menu: Perform save, delete, backup/restore and application exit. 

      • Save Log: Save the Event log to preserve it. 
      • Delete Log: Clear all the Event entries generated. 
      • Enable Hide Mode: Security Monitor Pro will run in the background without displaying an icon on the screen or in the taskbar. 
      • Import Cameras: Restore your camera settings stored in the backup file. 
      • Export Cameras: Take backup of camera settings by creating a backup file. 
      • Launch Menu: You can launch other Deskshare applications. 
      • Exit: Stops all the running actions, preserves the camera settings for the next use and closes the application. 

  • View Menu: Change camera display layout, application views and view your uploading and broadcasting status. 

      • Camera Layout: Select the camera display layout and the number of cameras to view on screen. 
      • Cycle cameras: Choose the time interval to automatically bring the next camera onto your active display. 
      • Upload status: See which cameras are uploading files and view any pending uploads of videos and photos. 
      • Broadcast status: View which cameras are broadcasting video. 
      • Full Preview: View only the camera previews by hiding the Menu bar and Toolbar. 

  • Camera Menu: Add or Edit your IP cameras and Webcams. 

      • Add Camera: Guides you through adding a camera and configuring actions. 
      • Manage Cameras: View, add, edit and remove cameras. 
      • Remove Camera: Cameras that are not needed can be removed. 
      • Camera Properties: Set image properties such as saturation, brightness, contrast for IP cameras and Webcams. 
      • Video Properties: Webcams allows you to configure video properties such as resolution and frame rate. 
      • Audio Properties: You can capture audio from the Webcam's in-built Microphones.  Security Monitor Pro allows you to adjust the volume level of this audio control. 

  • Actions Menu: Quickly start actions like Video recording, Monitoring, and Broadcasting for the selected camera. 

      • Start Recording: Start or stop recording for the selected camera. 
      • Start Monitoring: Start monitoring actions on motion detection or on regular time intervals.  This option will toggle with Stop Monitoring. 
      • Start Broadcasting: Start or stop live video broadcasting from the selected camera. 
      • Take Photo: Capture a image from the selected camera manually.  You can also use the shortcut key Ctrl + P. 

  • Tools Menu: Tools menu includes following items:

      Tool Bar

      Toolbar provides a quick access to all the important features provided in Security Monitor Pro.

      Add your IP camera or Webcam

      Manage and view status of your IP cameras or Webcams.

      Quickly toggle between the Camera Layouts.

      Display the live camera video in Full screen view.

      Start video recording and view camera status of all the cameras added in Security Monitor Pro.

      Start Monitoring actions for multiple cameras.

      View the camera status and start Broadcasting.

      Manage and add the schedule actions on your camera.

      View the uploading status of your photos and videos.

      Media Analyzer is a centralized place where you can view all the captured media files.

      You can configure the application settings.

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