Network Video Recorder
Launching VK Viewer
Double-click the VK Viewer v2.0 desktop icon.
The connect option menu (Startup Screen) for the Storage Server is
* Different icon is displayed for VK-Lite.
Select Master Storage
Server and click
If you select localhost or Use
IP address, the Login dialog
Enter your User Name
and Password and click
VK Viewer starts up.
Make a note of your ID and
Note that the login information is case-sensitive.
Check with the system administrator for your ID and password.
If you note down your ID and password in this guide, take particular
care to ensure that this does not lead to unwanted disclosure of your
Exiting VK Viewer
Select File → Exit in the
VK Viewer shuts down.
If you are using a screensaver on your PC, the screen saver may
start up after VK Viewer shuts down. To restore the viewing window,
simply move the mouse.
Viewer Operation Guide
VK Viewing Screen
For information on operations such as changing the video window display position, size or layout, see Chapter 5 Viewer Reference in the
The camera selection area, timeline and video window title bars can all be hidden using options in the View menu in the menu bar.
This guide explains a basic operation of VK Viewer. For more detailed explanations, refer to the Administrator's
Manual and Setup Guide.
* This guide also applies to VK-Lite Viewer (simplified version of VK Viewer).
Live or recorded video is displayed.
The video currently being shot.
Video recorded on the storage server.
The camera name and the video status are displayed.
The title bar color changes according to the displayed video content, as shown below.
Title bar color
During live video display
During recorded video
Groups of zones.
Areas in which
cameras are located.
Camera Selection Area
Thumbnails from all the
cameras located in each zone
are displayed. The number of
thumbnails represents the
number of cameras in the zone.
Video Windows are displayed
Live or recorded video from a
camera is displayed in this
Recording information and
events that have occurred are
The time of the video currently
being played is displayed.