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OMNICAST 4.7 ARCHIVE PLAYER USER GUIDE

This document explains how to use the Omnicast Archive Player application

Doc. No. EN.100.004-V4.7.B.(1) - Dec, 2010 Copyright 2001 - 2010 by Genetec Inc. Reproduction and disclosure prohibited.

GENETEC OMNICAST 4.7 ARCHIVE PLAYER USER GUIDE 2010 Genetec Inc. All rights reserved. Genetec Inc. distributes this document with software that includes an end-user license agreement and is furnished under license and may be used only in accordance with the terms of the license agreement. The contents of this document are protected under copyright law. The contents of this guide are furnished for informational use only and are subject to change without notice. Genetec Inc. assumes no responsibility or liability for any errors or inaccuracies that may appear in the informational content contained in this guide. This publication may not be copied, modified, or reproduced in any form or for any purpose, nor can any derivative works be created therefrom without Genetec Inc.s prior written consent. Genetec Inc. reserves the right to revise and improve its products as it sees fit. This document describes the state of a product at the time of documents last revision, and may not reflect the product at all times in the future. In no event shall Genetec Inc. be liable to any person or entity with respect to any loss or damage that is incidental to or consequential upon the instructions found in this document or the computer software and hardware products described herein. The use of this document is subject to the disclaimer of liability found in the enduser license agreement. "Genetec", "Omnicast", "Synergis", "AutoVu", "Federation", the Genetec stylized "G" and the Omnicast, Synergis and AutoVu logos are trademarks of Genetec Inc., either registered or pending registration in several jurisdictions. "Security Center" and the Security Center logo are trademarks of Genetec Inc. Other trade names used in this document may be trademarks or registered trademarks of the manufacturers or vendors of the respective products. All specifications are subject to change without notice. Document title: Omnicast 4.7 Archive Player User Guide Document number: EN.100.004-V4.7.B.(1) Publication date: Dec, 2010

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COPYRIGHT 2001 - 2010 BY GENETEC INC. REPRODUCTION AND DISCLOSURE PROHIBITED. DOC. NO. EN.100.004-V4.7.B.(1) - DEC, 2010

GENETEC OMNICAST 4.7 ARCHIVE PLAYER USER GUIDE

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Table of ContentsThis document explains how to use the Omnicast Archive Player application

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Preface

Information about this document and what is new About this guide .Intended audience Purpose and scope Document structure Related publications Plugin manuals . Terminology .

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Tell us about your experience using this manual Contact our technical assistance for questions

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Archive Player Overview

Instruction on how to start and exit the Archive Player followed by a tour of its workspace and menus About Archive Player . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Introduction . . Access to Archive Player. Getting started . . Connecting to Omnicast . Standard logon procedure Using Windows credentials Preconfigured logon . Supervised logon. . Application control panel Connection status Logon/Logoff . CPU gauge . Video gauge . Volume control . Popup messages . Missed notification log Exiting Archive Player . . . . . . . . .

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Normal exit . Introduction .

Archive player workspace.

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Workspace elements . . Main menu . . . Main toolbar . . . Query pane . . . Query result pane . . Playback pane . . Tool pane . . . Analog monitor pane . Customizing your workspace

Archive player menuSystem menu View menu . . . . .

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Tools menu . . Custom menu items . Help menu . File versions . . .

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Getting Started

Introduction to the concept of workflow and basic archive manipulations to get you started quickly Basic workflow . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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What is a workflow? . Definition . . Archive query tools . Construct the query . Archive Browser . Select the archive source Select a camera . Select a day . . Execute the query Procedure . . .

Interpret the query result Playback sequences . Preview . . View playback sequences Procedure . .

Post-processing the result . Display files on hard drive . Export selection . .

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GENETEC OMNICAST 4.7 ARCHIVE PLAYER USER GUIDE Protect archives from deletion . Entity search tool Introduction Local search Global search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Controlling the playbackPlayback tile . . Definition . . Border highlight . Tile ID . . Tile background . Tile contextual menu . . . . . .

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Toolbar commands . . Introduction . . Change the tile pattern . Expand/collapse current tile Remove selected sequence Synchronous playback . Quick synchronization . Timeline . . Description . Playback cursor . Background color Event markers . Time range markers . . . . . .

Playback controls . . . Description . . . Status panel . . . Controlling the playback . Controlling the playback speed Bookmark commands . . Adding bookmarks . . Save, Print, and Export . . Tool pane . Properties . Digital zoom Metadata . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Alternate Workflows

Alternate methods for searching and viewing video archives Event search workflow . .. . . .

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Construct the query . . Event Search . . Select the archive source Select the cameras .

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