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NETWORK CAMERA SERVER
VB150
User's Manual
Please read this user's manual carefully before operation.
Be sure to read the "aSafe Use of Equipment" section before using this equipment.
Store this manual in a readily accessible location for future reference.
Introduction
Before Using the VB150
Setting Up the VB150
Detail Settings
VB Administration Tools
Appendix
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ENGLISH
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    NETWORK CAMERA SERVER VB150 User’s Manual Introduction Before Using the VB150 Setting Up the VB150 Detail Settings VB Administration Tools Appendix Please read this user’s manual carefully before operation. Be sure to read the “aSafe Use of Equipment” section before using this equipment. Store this manual in a readily accessible location for future reference.

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    Equipment” in this manual, as well as the supplied CD-ROM Readme file. Exclusion of Liability If the Product is connected to a recording device (for example a VCR), Canon Inc. accepts no responsibility whatsoever for any financial losses that may be incurred as a result of the loss of recorded information or images, regardless of the internal or external cause of the loss.

  • Page 3: Checking The Package Contents

    Checking the Package Contents The VB150 package contains the following items. If any of these items is missing, please contact the retailer from which you purchased the product. 1. VB150 main unit 2. AC Adapter PA-V16 3. AC cable 1 meter ( 4.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction aSafe Use of Equipment a Important Warnings ..........7 a Important Operational Instructions ......7 a IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ....9 Maintenance ............... 12 Chapter 1 Before Using the VB150 Features of the VB150 .......... 15 System Overview ..........17 Operating Environment ........

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    Miscellaneous Settings Page ........57 Administration Tools Settings Page ......59 Chapter 4 VB Administration Tools Overview of VB Administration Tools ....61 Installing VB Administration Tools ...... 63 Starting Up VB Administration Tools ....65 Panorama Creation Tool ........67 Panorama Creation Tool Display Screen ....

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    Contents of the PDF on the CD-ROM Viewer Software User’s Manual (VIEWER-E.pdf) Introduction WebView Livescope Overview ........5 Viewer Overview ............6 Operating Environment ..........8 Viewer for Java Preparations for Using the Viewer for Java ....10 Starting Up the Viewer for Java ......... 15 Using the Viewer for Java ..........

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    How to Read This Manual For information about For information about picture recording setting up the VB150 Read this manual This guide describes a carefully before using couple of specific examples the VB150. of the picture recording function using the VB150. A Picture list of the log messages is User’s Manual...

  • Page 8: Asafe Use Of Equipment

    a Safe Use of Equipment An exclamation point, within a triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the equipment. a Important Warnings a CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.

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    If such changes or modifications should be made, you could be required to stop operation of the equipment. Canon U.S.A. Inc. One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042, U.S.A. Tel No. (516) 328-5600 IC NOTICE This product does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus as set out in the Interference-causing equipment standard entitled ‘Digital Apparatus’, ICES-003 of the Industry Canada.

  • Page 10: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS In these safety instructions, the word Quick stops, excessive force, and “equipment” refers to the Canon Network uneven surfaces may cause the Camera Server VB150 and all its equipment and cart combination to accessories. overturn. 1. Read Instructions - All the safety and 9.

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    Canon or that have other electric light or power circuits, the same characteristics as the original or where it can fall into such power part.

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    - The equipment emits any smoke, heat, abnormal noise, or unusual odor. - A metal object falls into the equipment. - The equipment is damaged in some way. 23. Please observe the following when using the equipment. Failure to do so can result in a fire or electric shock.

  • Page 13: Maintenance

    a Safe Use of Equipment Maintenance Cleaning the Equipment 1. Unplug the AC adapter from the wall outlet. 2. Carefully wipe the equipment with a soft cloth that has been moistened with water or a mild detergent. WARNING Do not use flammable solvents such as alcohol, benzene or thinners. The use of such substances can cause a fire or electric shock.

  • Page 15: Chapter 1 Before Using The Vb150

    Chapter Before Using the VB150 This chapter contains information that you should read before using the VB150. It also describes the features of the VB150, the system overview, the operating environment, and the name and functions of the system components.

  • Page 16: Features Of The Vb150

    Web site or monitoring. ■WebView Livescope built in The VB150 comes with Canon’s own WebView Livescope network video distribution system built ■Broadband video distribution function Video can be captured at a maximum of 30 fps. Motion-JPEG is used to compress the video images.

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    ■Panorama picture creation function and various settings * The camera’s entire recordable area can be created as a panorama picture and saved. The saved picture can then be used to easily and visually set view restrictions and presets. ■Camera position preset function * When presets such as camera angles (direction in which camera is aimed or zoom position) are stored in advance, the camera can be controlled by simply selecting the desired preset from the viewer.

  • Page 18: System Overview

    System Overview The system is made up of the VB150 and viewer software. The viewer software can display videos distributed from the VB150 on the viewer screen and allows user to control the camera. Capable of distributing live video, controlling cameras, and modifying settings via the Internet or an intranet Video Distributor...

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    INTERNET View er Sof twar e (S upplied) Viewer for PC Controls camera angle, zoom, etc., and monitors camera images Viewer Software (Built into the VB150) Viewer for Java Controls camera angle, zoom, etc., and monitors camera images View e r So f tw a re fo r Monitor ing ( S old s eparat ely) Network Video Recorder VK-64 WebView Livescope MV/LE Records images from multiple...

  • Page 20: Operating Environment

    Operating Environment For latest information, please refer to our WebView Product web page: canon.com/webview/ Viewer Software (→ d Viewer Software User’s Manual) The viewer software that are supplied with the VB150. They lets you view the video captured by the camera connected to the VB150 and control the camera.

  • Page 21: Vbcollector

    20GB HDD or greater SCSI or IDE, NTFS formatted *The requirements for Storage Server will vary according to the environment you will use (number of Camera Servers, setting of recording frame rate etc.). Please contact dealers that handle Canon products for further information.

  • Page 22: Viewer Software For Monitoring Use (sold Separately)

    Canon Communication Camera VC-C50i VC-C50iR Canon Communication Camera Canon Communication Camera Canon Remote Control Pan-tilt Head VC-C4 VC-C4R NU-700 ● The wide-angle converter WL-37 is sold separately for the VC-C50i/VC-C4. ● While cameras other than those shown above can be used, the camera...

  • Page 23: Compatible Networks

    RS-232C cables for camera control (→ P.2) is also available in lengths other than the ones provided. Also, note that the supplied RS-232C cable for camera control cannot be used for the VC-C50i/VC-C50iR and NU-700. For further information, contact your Canon dealer.

  • Page 24: System Components And Their Operation

    System Components and Their Operation Front View Power LED Powered on lit green lit orange (→ e Tip) System fault Slot-A LED (Shows the operation status for PC card slot A) Normal operation lit green During access lit orange Slot-B LED (Shows the operation status for PC card slot B) Normal operation lit green...

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    ● Camera control connectors can only be used for the VC-C50i/VC-C50iR/VC- Note C4/VC-C4R/NU-700. The video cable supplied with the Canon Communication Camera VC-C4/VC-C4R is compatible with the RCA pin-jack. To connect these cameras to a BNC socket, use a third party...

  • Page 27: Chapter 2 Setting Up The Vb150

    Chapter Setting Up the VB150 This chapter describes how to connect up the equipment in the system, how to specify the basic system settings and how to check that the camera image is displayed correctly.

  • Page 28: Setup Workflow

    Setup Workflow The procedure for setting up the VB150 and checking the video image begins with connecting the camera to the VB150, connecting the VB150 to the PC via a hub and specifying the various settings. The next step is to check that video from the camera can be displayed and that the camera can be controlled. C o n n e c t i n g t h e c a m e r a Connect the cameras to the VB150 using the cables (→...

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    C h e c k i n g o p e r a t i o n Access the VB150 from a Web browser. Display the video from the top page of the camera server and check that video is displayed properly (→...

  • Page 30: Connecting The Camera

    AC cable Camera connection is now complete. ● The video cable supplied with the Canon Communication Camera VC-C4/ VC-C4R, is compatible with the RCA pin-jack. To connect these cameras to Note a BNC socket, use a third party Pin → BNC conversion adapter. (→ P.24) ●...

  • Page 31: Initializing The Vb150

    2. Initializing the VB150 When you have completed connecting the cameras, the next step is to initialize the VB150. Connect the VB150 to the network using a LAN cable. Turn on the power to your equipment in the following order: Network LAN cable device (hub in this case), PC, camera, and then VB150.

  • Page 32

    The VB150s connected to the network are automatically detected and their MAC address, the currently set IP address and Click to select the model name are displayed. The factory default setting is: IP address : 192.168.100.1. The MAC address for the VB150 can be found on the warranty card or on the seal attached on the bottom of the unit.

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    Initializing the VB150 A setup progress window appears and your settings will be saved. To setup more than one VB150, repeat steps 3 through 5. Initial settings are now complete. ● Set the IP address to a value that suits your environment. ●...

  • Page 34: Checking Operation

    3. Checking operation When you have completed the initial setup, check that the VB150 works properly. Use the VB150 top page to simplify checking. Select the MAC address of the VB150 you want to check the operation of and click the [Open Test Page] button.

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    Chapter Detail Settings This chapter describes the method for specifying detailed settings. The VB Administration Tools described in Chapter 4 provide a convenient way to set view restrictions and presets.

  • Page 36: Detail Settings

    Detail Settings Accessing the Settings Title Page The various settings on the VB150 are specified by using a browser to access Web pages on the VB150. You begin by accessing the Settings Title Page. Use the browser to access http://"IP address"/"path". Use the IP address specified in “Initializing the VB150”...

  • Page 37: Settings Title Page

    Settings Title Page From this settings title page, you can move to each settings pages and confirm the changes to the settings, write the changes to the VB150 memory and perform restarts. Settings Title Page for VB150 “Japanese” button Click this button to display the settings page in Japanese.

  • Page 38: System Settings Page

    System Settings Page Use this page to set the administrator ID and password as well as the date and time. Administration Account “Administrator ID” Sets the ID used by the administrator. Up to 15 characters can be set consisting of alphanumeric characters, underscores and hyphens.

  • Page 39: Network Settings Page

    Detail Settings Network Settings Page Use this page to specify the settings for connecting to an Ethernet, Wireless LAN, PPP or PPPoE network. For a LAN connection, specify Ethernet settings and for a wireless LAN connection, specify wireless LAN settings. For connection made with a modem, specify PPP or PPPoE settings.

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    Wireless LAN “Use Wireless LAN” Tick this check box to use a wireless LAN. “Network Mode” Select Ad-Hoc, “802.11 Ad-Hoc” or Infrastructure mode. “Channel” If “Ad-Hoc” or “802.11 Ad-Hoc” is selected as the network mode, select a number from 1 to 14 as the channel to be used for communication.

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    Detail Settings “Use PPP” Tick this option to allow PPP connections using a modem cards. “Receive and Call” If Receive only (PPP) is selected, PPP connection will established incoming call, and if Primarily Call (PPP) is selected, PPP connection will be established by outgoing call.

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    PPPoE “Use PPPoE” Tick this check box if you connect using PPPoE (e.g. FLETs ADSL). Once ticked, specify the settings in “User Name”, “Password” and “Service Name” specified by your provider. Static Route Control Route settings required when communicating with a wide-area network through a router.

  • Page 43: Camera And Video Settings Page

    Detail Settings Camera and Video Settings Page Use this page to set the camera control parameters and the video capture size and quality. Using the VB Administration Tools is a convenient way to set the view restrictions and the homeposition (→ P. 72, 77). Common Settings “Main Camera”...

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    “Camera Control Port” Select the camera control connector (→ P. 24) to which the camera is connected. Select “Not controlled” for cameras that are not connected or not controlled. “Cascade Number” If cameras are cascade connected, select numbers assigned to the cameras. Numbers in ascending order from 1 are assigned to each camera starting with the first camera connected to camera control...

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    Detail Settings Cascade connections for the VC-C50i/VC-C50iR/VC-C4/VC-C4R The cascade function of the VC-C50i/VC-C50iR/VC-C4/VC-C4R can be used Notes with the VB150. This enables control of up to 4 cameras from a single VB150. Furthermore, the VC-C50i/VC-C50iR and the VC-C4/VC-C4R can coexist. Cascade connection Connection to separate terminals ●...

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    View Restriction Settings You can set the visible range by restricting the camera pan, tilt and zoom ratio (field of view angle) settings. Please use the VB Administration Tools (→ P.72) to set view restrictions. ■Controllable Range and Video Capture Range Field of view at the maximum wide-angle setting 0°...

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    Detail Settings Do not attempt to manually change the camera head angle of the VC-C50i/VC- C50iR/VC-C4/VC-C4R/NU-700. If the camera head is accidentally moved by hand Note or other objects touching it, be sure to reboot the VB150. (→ P.59) About View Restriction ●...

  • Page 48: Preset Settings Page

    Preset Settings Page Use this page to specify the settings for preset camera positions provided to users. Using the VB Administration Tools is a convenient way to set presets (→ P.77). Common Setting “Restrict Camera Control to Presets” Camera control by using the Viewer for PC and the Viewer for Java can be restricted to the preset angles specified in Preset 1-8.

  • Page 49: Picture Recording And External Device I/o Settings Page

    Detail Settings Picture Recording and External Device I/O Settings Page Use this page to specify the operating condition for the picture recording function. Settings on this page can be used to record still pictures in response to inputs from an external device (sensor, etc.) and based on a predetermined schedule (up to 30,000 pictures).

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    “Recording Priority” When there is a conflict between the timing of recording specified in a schedule and “Recording between ON event and OFF event”, this setting specifies which recording takes priority. Tick “Recording triggered by external device” or “Recording triggered by schedule” (Recording triggered by external device P.50, Recording triggered by Schedule P.52).

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    Detail Settings Picture Recording and output : triggered by external device Use this setting to operate the picture recording function when recording is performed in conjunction with an external device such as a sensor or switch. For a detailed example of actual operation, see (→dPicture Recording User’s Guide P.1).

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    Picture Recording Triggered by External Devices Picture Recording A ● Picture recording triggered by an external device can be performed based on the timing of ON and OFF events or by recording pictures between ON event and OFF event. A: Pre-event recording for an ON event B: Post-event recording for an ON event (Fixed at 1 sec.

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    Detail Settings Picture Recording Output: by Schedule Use this setting to operate the picture recording function based on a schedule set beforehand. For a detailed example of actual operation, see (→dPicture Recording User’s Guide P.3). “Schedule 1 to 4” Up to 4 schedules can be specified. “Record pictures”...

  • Page 54: Access Control Settings Page

    Access Control Settings Page From this page, you can permit access to the VB150 to specific authorized users only, and you can control who may and may not access from a specific host. In either case, access by restricted user is prohibited. Authorized User Account “Authorized User List”...

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    Detail Settings Authorized/Restricted Host List Descriptions The Host Restriction function applies to hosts running client applications such as viewer. Access restrictions are imposed using a list made up of one or more entries written using the format described below. Listing Format [!] addr [-addr2] ●...

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    Example 4: To prohibit access from hosts in a given address range while permitting access from one host within that range 172.20.0.10 !172.20.0.0-172.20.0.20 Access from hosts with IP addresses from 172.20.0.0 to 172.20.0.20 is prohibited, except for the host at 172.20.0.10, from which access is permitted. Example 5:To prohibit access from hosts in a given address range while permitting access from a range of hosts within that range 172.20.0.10-172.20.0.15...

  • Page 57: Webview Livescope Settings Page

    Detail Settings WebView Livescope Settings Page Use this page to specify settings such as frame rate and camera control time. WebView Livescope “Video Transmission Port” Sets the TCP port number for the video transmission protocol. Enter a value between 1 and 65535. The default setting is 65310.

  • Page 58: Miscellaneous Settings Page

    Miscellaneous Settings Page Use this page to specify various other settings. HTTP Server “HTTP Port” Sets the TCP port number for the HTTP. Enter a value between 1 and 65535. The default setting is No. 80. “Maximum Keep-alive Time” Sets the time for which keep-alive connection can be maintained.

  • Page 59

    Detail Settings “Syslog Server Host” Sets the Syslog server. “Maximum Log File Number” Sets the maximum number of log files saved as back-up files. Enter a value between 0 and 10. The maximum number is 10. “Maximum Log File Size (K bytes)” Sets the maximum log file size.

  • Page 60: Administration Tools Settings Page

    Detail Settings Administration Tools Settings Page On-board File System Information The On-board File System displays the used space, free space and capacity (used space + free space) in bytes. Slot A/B If a PC card, used for communications and storage, is inserted into the slot, the “Manufacturer”...

  • Page 61: Chapter 4 Vb Administration Tools

    Chapter VB Administration Tools This chapter describes how to use the VB Administrator Tools in order to create panoramas, set view restrictions, make presets, set motion detections, view logs, and use the Admin Viewer. Although view restriction and preset settings can be made following the procedures described in Chapter 3, the VB Administration Tools makes it easier to adjust these settings.

  • Page 62: Overview Of Vb Administration Tools

    Overview of VB Administration Tools VB Administration Tools is an application that simplifies the management and operation of the VB150. VB Administration Tools comprises “VBAdmin Startup Panel” and “Panorama Creation Tool,” “View Restriction Tool,” “Preset Setting Tool,” “Motion Detection Setting Tool,” “Log Viewer,” and “Admin Viewer” applications.

  • Page 63

    View Restriction Tool (→ P.72) This tool makes it easy to adjust view restrictions. Restrictions can be set by operating the mouse while referring to panorama previews. Preset Setting Tool (→ P.77) This tool makes it easy to adjust preset camera positions and set the home position.

  • Page 64: Installing Vb Administration Tools

    Installing VB Administration Tools When using the VB Administration Tools, it is recommended that you have Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 (SP1a) or later installed on your PC. Note To Install... If any other applications are running, please exit them before installation. Load the supplied CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.

  • Page 65

    Click Finish to complete the installation. When installation is complete, two icons are created on the desktop : “VB Admin Tools” and “Admin Viewer”. Also, When [Program] - [WebView Livescope] is selected from the Start menu, two shortcuts are created in the same way. VB Administration Tools cannot be installed or operate normally in machines where the VB150-related applications listed below have been installed.

  • Page 66: Starting Up Vb Administration Tools

    Starting Up VB Administration Tools VB Administration Tools can be started up using the icon created on the desktop or by selecting it from the Start menu. To Start Up... Starting up from the desktop icon When starting up tools from the VBAdmin Startup Panel, double click the VB Admin Tools desktop icon or select VB Admin Tools from the Start menu.

  • Page 67

    The VBAdmin Startup Panel starts up. The six tools- --Panorama Creation Tool, View Restriction Tool, Preset Setting Tool, Motion Detection Setting Tool and Log Viewer, and Admin Viewer---can be started up from the Startup Panel by clicking on each button. If the connection is disconnected after the VB Admin Startup Panel has started up, choose Connect from the File menu.

  • Page 68: Panorama Creation Tool

    Panorama Creation Tool The Panorama Creation Tool is used to take and create panorama pictures of the camera connected to the VB150. After being created, the panorama picture can be viewed when accessed from the viewer. The Panorama Creation Tool is used to take and create panorama pictures and save them in the VB150.

  • Page 69: Panorama Creation Tool Display Screen

    Panorama Creation Tool Display Screen An overview of the functions of the GUI displayed when the Panorama Creation Tool starts up is shown below. Display Connect Information button Camera model and captured date (→ P.71) display Displays the VB150’s connection model camera currently...

  • Page 70: Capturing Panorama Pictures

    Since the range that can be captured varies with the model of camera, the display ranges of the panorama pictures are different. VC-C4 panorama picture VC-C4R panorama picture Capturing Panorama Pictures The entire panorama picture area is displayed during capturing. If the VB150 is accessed from the viewer and pictures are viewed, even when view Note restrictions (→...

  • Page 71: Updating/deleting Panorama Pictures

    Panorama Creation Tool When capturing ends and the picture is satisfactory, click OK. Panorama creation can be discarded, or the AE lock position or backlight adjustment settings can be changed by clicking Cancel button. When clicked, the captured picture is discarded and the initial screen returns (→...

  • Page 72: Reconnecting

    Panorama Creation Tool Reconnecting Reconnections are made when a connection with the VB150 has been cut. To make a reconnection, choose Reconnect from the File menu. Opening/Saving Pictures Panorama pictures can be retrieved from picture files or saved as picture files. To retrieve a picture file and use it for a panorama picture, choose Open from the File menu.

  • Page 73: View Restriction Tool

    View Restriction Tool The View Restriction Tool is used to set view restriction visually and more easily for the VB150. The viewing range is simply set using mouse operations such as dragging, while viewing the panorama picture. Setting the viewing area with the View Restriction Tool For example, in cases where you want to set restrictions on...

  • Page 74: View Restriction Tool Display Screen

    View Restriction Tool Display Screen An overview of the functions of the GUI displayed when the View Restriction Tool starts up is shown below. Load Settings button Loads the view restriction settings currently set in the VB150. Save Settings button Saves to the VB150 the view restriction settings that were sent by clicking the Apply button.

  • Page 75

    View Restriction Tool Apply the view restriction View restriction settings are applied when this item is selected. View Restriction Value Input boxes and Get Value button The view restriction settings can be edited by entering values in the View Restriction Value Input boxes.

  • Page 76: Setting View Restrictions

    Setting View Restrictions Changing Settings from the View Restriction Preview Frame The View Restriction Preview frame on the panorama picture can be used to set view restrictions. To Make Settings... From the Camera Selection box, select the camera to be set, and select “Apply the view restriction”. Set the view restrictions by using the mouse to move or change the shape of the Pan ·...

  • Page 77

    View Restriction Tool Use Admin Viewer to move the camera angle to the position you want to set with the Upper, Lower, Left, Right, Telephoto, and Wide-angle values, then click the Get Value button for each. The values retrieved using the Get Value buttons can be checked in the View Restriction Value Input boxes, or with the View Restriction Preview frame.

  • Page 78: Preset Setting Tool

    Preset Setting Tool The Preset Setting Tool is an easy way to set the preset functions of the VB150. Settings can be made using simple mouse operations such as clicking and dragging while referring to the panorama picture. You can also set the home position with this tool. Setting presets using the Preset Setting Tool Reflecting preset settings to the viewer...

  • Page 79: Preset Setting Tool Display Screen

    Preset Setting Tool Display Screen An overview of the functions of the GUI displayed when the Preset Setting Tool starts up is shown below. Load Settings button Loads the current preset settings currently set in the VB150. Save Settings button Saves to the VB150 the preset settings that were sent by clicking the Apply button.

  • Page 80

    Preset Name A name can be assigned to the preset. If you selected “Home” in the Preset Selection box, this setting will be grayed out (setting not possible). Camera Selection box Select the camera to be used to apply preset settings. Camera Parameters Use “Pan”...

  • Page 81: Setting Presets

    Preset Setting Tool Setting Presets Changing Settings from the Preset Preview Frame The Preset Preview frame on the panorama picture can be used to set presets. To Make Settings... From the Preset Selection box, select the preset to be set and enter a name in Preset Name. Next, select a camera from the Camera Selection box.

  • Page 82

    Preset Setting Tool Use Admin Viewer to move the camera angle to the position you want to set preset camera angle, then click the Get Value button. The values retrieved using the Get Value buttons can be checked in the Preset Values entry box, or with the Preset Preview frame.

  • Page 83: Motion Detection Setting Tool

    Therefore, we recommend that you not use this function for monitoring or other purposes if consistently high levels of reliability are required. Canon accepts no liability whatsoever for faults, etc. resulting from the use of the Motion Detection Function.

  • Page 84: Motion Detection Setting Tool Display Screen

    Motion Detection Setting Tool Display Screen An overview of the functions of the GUI displayed when the Motion Detection Setting Tool starts up is shown below. Load Settings button Loads the motion detection settings currently set in the VB150. Save Settings button Saves the current motion detection settings edited using this tool to the VB150.

  • Page 85

    Motion Detection Setting Tool Action Settings button Clicking this button opens the “Actions when motion is detected” dialog box, allowing you to specify the action performed when motion is detected. Schedule settings If the “Use scheduled motion detection” checkbox is selected, the schedule settings can be specified here.

  • Page 86: Specifying The Motion Detection Function Settings

    Specifying the Motion Detection Function Settings Use the following procedure to specify the Motion Detection Function settings: (1) Choose whether motion is detected constantly or detected according to a schedule. (2) Set the desired detection location and detection area (→ P.86). (3) Set the detection sensitivity to determine what level of image variation constitutes movement (→...

  • Page 87

    Motion Detection Setting Tool A quick and convenient way of setting multiple schedules with the same detection settings (Sensitivity, Area Ratio, Duration) is to copy and paste the settings using “Copy Motion Detection Parameters” and “Paste Motion Detection Parameters” in the Edit menu. Setting the detection location and area In this procedure, you display the location where you want to detect motions by selecting a preset, and then set the detection area on the video display area.

  • Page 88

    Setting the motion detection parameters These settings determine how great the variation must be, how large the changed area must be as a proportion of the whole detection area, and how long the variation must continue before it is recognized as motion and the specified action is performed. These 3 parameters are specified as the “Sensitivity”, “Area Ratio”...

  • Page 89

    Motion Detection Setting Tool ■ Setting the area ratio To Make Settings... Dragging the Area Ratio scroll bar sets the proportion of the preset motion detection area (dotted frame) that is occupied by the area in which changes in the image were actually detected (red rectangle).

  • Page 90

    Displaying Motion Detection Status of the Server The Motion Detection Setting Tool is a PC-based simulation of the motion detection module on the VB150. Depending on the processing capacity of the PC and the network status between the PC and VB150, there may be a divergence between the PC and the actual processing on the VB150.

  • Page 91: Setting The Frame Rate

    Motion Detection Setting Tool Saving Settings to the VB150 The specified settings function initially by being saved to the VB150. Click the “Save Settings” button. Check the Status bar to determine whether the settings were saved correctly. Setting the Frame Rate You can set the frame rate for motion detection processing in the Motion Detection Setting Tool and the motion detection module on the VB150.

  • Page 92: Log Viewer

    Log Viewer The VB150 includes a feature that writes operating status to a log file and saves it. Log Viewer simplifies the reading of log files and provides management and resolution of errors. Log Viewer not only displays all logs, it is also capable of filtering so that only the required information is displayed. To view logs, it is necessary first to make log settings (see p.58 for details) on the VB150 so that logs will be written into a file on the VB150.

  • Page 93

    The following content is displayed in the log. ●Code The log displays error codes. For error codes, refer to Log Messages on the supplied CD- ROM (dGuide to Creating Web Pages for Video Distribution). Error codes are displayed with one of four types of icons according to level. Information level Error level Warning level...

  • Page 94

    Log Viewer The Filter dialog box appears. Set the following selection criteria and click OK to display only the logs that match those criteria. If no change is required, click Cancel. [Error Type] If logs are to be filtered according to type of error, select Specify Type or Specify Code;...

  • Page 95: Admin Viewer

    Admin Viewer Admin Viewer is a viewer containing functions for managing the VB150. Compared to the Viewer for PC and Viewer for Java (→ P.107) with Admin Viewer, it is possible to retrieve exclusive camera control privileges, ignore view restrictions, and operate external devices. [Special privileges of Admin Viewer] ●...

  • Page 96: Operating External Devices

    Operating External Devices Setting notification of changes in external device input status A message box can be displayed in the event of a change in external device input status. To Make Settings... Choose Setup Properties from the View menu. When the Setup Properties dialog box appears, click the “Display option”...

  • Page 97: Enabling/disabling View Restrictions

    Admin Viewer The External Device Input & Motion Detect dialog box appears and the external device input and motion detection statuses are displayed. To save this content as a log, click Save, then specify a file name and where it should be saved. To clear the content in the display, click Clear.

  • Page 98: Operating A Camera

    Operating a Camera The Admin Viewer provides camera control methods not available in the Viewer for PC or Viewer for Java. Advanced Camera Control In the dialog box, you can set the focus and speed, and control the pan, tilt and zoom by pressing the respective button to start and releasing the button to stop.

  • Page 99

    Admin Viewer Clicking the screen to control the camera You can control the pan, tilt and zoom operations by clicking and holding the mouse in the viewer to start and releasing the mouse to stop. To Make Settings... Choose Setup Properties from the View menu. When the Setup Properties dialog box appears, click the Camera Control tab.

  • Page 100

    Controlling NU-700 NU-700-specific features can be used. To Make Settings... Click the “Camera-specific features” button on the toolbars. “Manual Exposure”, “ND Filter” and “Wiper” settings can be specified. Refer to the User’s Manual supplied with the NU-700 for details. Controlling VC-C50i/VC-C50iR VC-C50i/VC-C50iR-specific features can be used.

  • Page 101

    Admin Viewer Settings When Quitting the Admin Viewer You can set the exposure and focus settings to reset to the initial settings upon quitting the Admin Viewer. To Make Settings... Choose Setup Properties from the View menu. When the Setup Properties dialog box appears, click the Camera Control tab.

  • Page 103: Appendix

    Appendix...

  • Page 104: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before you contact your Canon dealer or service outlet, check the items listed below. If a log message is displayed, refer to the Log Messages on the supplied CD-ROM “Guide to Creating Web Pages for Video Distribution” for the log details and the appropriate response.

  • Page 105: Index

    ● If you have a problem, consult the ReadMe also. The ReadMe file may contain important information not included in this manual. Be sure to read Note this file. ● The latest information is available at the following. URL: http://www.canon.com/webview/)

  • Page 106: Specifications

    Temp.: 0-40°C; Humidity: 20-85% RH (condensation free) Power supply AC adapter, power consumption 17 W or less ● DRYOS is a realtime OS built into Canon products and intended for the Internet and an intranet mobile devices and digital office equipment. AC Adapter...

  • Page 107: External Device I/o Terminals

    External Device I/O Terminals External Device Input Terminals (In1, In2) The external device input terminals consist of 2 terminals (In1 and In2), one of which is '+' (red) and another is '-' (black). The '-' terminal is grounded on the inside of the main unit. By connecting two cables to the + and - terminals and then electrically short-circuiting across the terminals (ON) or separating the connection (OFF), an interrupt can be generated for the internal controller.

  • Page 108: System Configuration

    System Configuration Example of basic system configuration - Viewing videos using a viewer Sample system configuration Ethernet (10/100Mbps) WebView Livescope Viewer Software VB150 (Viewer for PC or Viewer for Java) Recommended browser Please refer to the Operating Environment (→ P.19). VB150 Internet This system configuration consists of the VB150 with Viewer Software (→...

  • Page 109: Sample Network Configurations

    Sample Network Configurations This section describes some typical installation modes for the VB150. Be sure to assign a fixed IP address on the VB150. Sample LAN Environment Configuration Provide the appropriate server as required: ● HTTP (WWW) ● SMTP (mail) ●...

  • Page 110: Sample Lan Plus Dialup Environment Configuration

    Ethernet segment as the VB150, viewers who can access the segment, or by viewers which can dial up to the VB150 with a modem. Use an operation- confirmed modem card. Details are available at the following. URL : http://www.canon.com/webview/ Sample Internet Environment Configuration Servers...

  • Page 111: Sample Wireless Lan Environment Configuration

    This example shows the VB150 connected to a wireless LAN. In this configuration, you need to insert a wireless LAN card into the VB150 card slot. Refer to P.39 for details about the settings. Use an operation-confirmed wireless LAN card. Details are available at the following. URL : http://www.canon.com/webview/...

  • Page 112: Upgrading The Firmware Remotely

    When a new version of the firmware is released, the firmware can be upgraded remotely. To upgrade remotely, use the “vb150rfu.exe” program on the CD-ROM and the new firmware. Obtain the new firmware. Visit the following Web site (URL:http://www.canon.com/webview) for the latest information on new firmware. Launch the “vb150rfu.exe” program on the enclosed CD-ROM and use the procedure below to perform the remote upgrade.

  • Page 113: Restoring The Factory Default Settings

    Restoring the Factory Default Settings There are 2 ways to restore the factory default settings on the VB150, as described below. When you restore the factory default settings, the procedure in “Initializing settings other than system/ network settings” resets all the settings except the system settings (→ P.37) and the network settings (→...

  • Page 114: Using A Pc Card

    The FTP user is restricted to the system administrator (→ P.37). The VB150 does not support anonymous FTP. ● Use a flash memory card for which operation has been checked. Refer to the Canon website for details. See http://www.canon.com/webview/ for details.

  • Page 115: Factory Default Setting

    Factory Default Setting Item Setting Item Setting 1 ( (y) (m) (d)) Item setting 2 ( (y) (m) (d)) ●Administrator ID root ●Administrator password VB150 ●Settings page path admin ●Device name None ●Date and time Offset from GMT ●Ethernet Address Setting Method Manual Setting IP address 192.168.100.1...

  • Page 116

    Factory Default Setting Item Setting Item setting 1 ( (y) (m) (d)) Item setting 2 ( (y) (m) (d)) ●View restrictions Upper/Lower value None/None Left/Right value None/None Telephoto/Wide None/None ●Preset None ●Picture recording None ●Access Control None ●WebView Livescope Video Transmission Port 65310 Camera Control Port 65311...

  • Page 117: Index

    Index <A> <E> Access control ........... 53 Error code ........... 92, 93 Account ........37, 40, 53, 65 ESS ID ..........39, 104 Ad-Hoc mode ........39, 104 Event ..........50, 51, 59 Admin Viewer ..... 50, 52, 56, 62, 64, 66, External device ..

  • Page 118

    <K> Parameter ....42, 47, 49, 79, 81, 86 Password ..... 31, 35, 37, 40, 53, 65, 94, 103, 111, 112 Keep-alive time ......... 57 PC card ..... 22, 23, 24, 59, 93, 113 Picture mail ......... 37, 49 <L> Picture recording ..

  • Page 119

    Index <U> URL for settings ........65 <V> VB Administration Tools ..42, 47, 61, 63, 65 VBAdmin Startup Panel ...... 61, 66 VBCollector ......... 20, 48 VC-C4 (VC-C4R) ....21, 24, 29, 42, 43, 44, 45, 71, 105 Video capture size ......42, 48, 71 Video input ..........

  • Page 120

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