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CMS (Central Management System) is a powerful centralized management solution that offers user full flexibility to control the entire system over the network, and consists of 4 functional modules, System Monitoring, Image Display, E-Map and System Configuration. User can set automatic backup schedule for effective handling of massive volume of video data, and also get the full monitoring on system status such as system temperature, CPU burden, network bandwidth in usage, etc,…
1.1 System Requirement[Recommended Specification] Classification
Windows XP and Vista
Intel Core2 DUO 2.4 and Over
2 GB Min
256 MB Min
30 MB Min [Minimum Specification] Classification
Windows XP and Vista
Intel Pentium IV 3.0 and Over
1 GB Min
128 MB Min
30 MB Min
1.2 System Configuration
User can find “CMSSetpup.exe” file in CD and click it to start the installation of CMS software.
User can easily set up this program by InstallShield Wizard as below, which is for user to simply click “next” buttons.
Upon clicking “Finish” button as above, user can find the icon of “CMS”
created on desktop window. After initial installation, user can click this icon to execute CMS software.
CMS program is located in “C:Program FilesCMS” as default unless user changes its folder during program installation.
3. Initial Setting
3.1 System Startup
Click the CMS icon on desktop window or “Central Management System” of MS Windows’ “Start” menu to get the CMS Login window as below.
Input the correct “User ID” and “Password” in the login box, then, CMS software will be executed. The default password for “Administrator” is none, leaving it empty in “Password”.
User can get the CMS version information by clicking “?” icon on the top-right corner of main window.
3.2 Site Registration
This is to register the relevant products such as DVR, IP camera and IP server in this CMS software, which is the 1
step to run the program.
Click the “Site Registration” (
) icon on the top-left corner of main window to get the “Site Registration” window. User can newly register DVR or modify existing DVR information in this window.
When user selects a certain device in the list, then user can click the right button of the mouse to pop up a sub-menu to refresh the list, register device or set up network information.
User can create, delete, change, or move a group in “Group Management” of “Site Registration” menu.
In order to move group location, user can click up/down arrow button in right side of the menu window.
In order to create a new group, delete an existing group, or change the name of group, user can click “Add/Modify/Delete” buttons in the bottom of the “Group Management” menu window as below.
In order to move a location of a registered device up and down, user can click “up/down” arrow button after user once positions a mouse pointer among registered devices in a certain group.
User can also delete, add or modify a registered device in “Site Registration” menu once after user selects a certain registered device in left window.
3.3 E-Map Registration
This is to register an E-Map file. User can click “E-Map Registration” icon (
User can select an E-Map file to be registered in this CMS S/W in “XML” format by a mouse click on “Open” of this sub menu window, after user make E-Map file in E-Map editor. User can tick “Preview” to see the map image in advance before opening it.
There must be a relevant codec in order to retrieve AVI backup file through WindowMedia or corresponding playback program for AVI.
The domain name of DDNS server that is “cctv-link.net” is a fixed domain name for embedded DVR. User does not need to change this domain name and port number unless user has to add other type of device.
Time synchronization server is the IP address of CMS PC itself. Once user enables this “Time sync Server”, then the time of all the connected devices should be automatically synchronized by the time of this CMS PC.
“Time sync server” means the CMS PC itself.
This is to be alerted by CMS program when there is an event occurred in the DVR connected over the network.
User has to check out the DVR first how it’s been set in “Remote Notification” menu of the DVR.
A live video will be popped up in single channel screen upon event creation if user ticks in “Automatically connects sensor occurrence sites”. In this case, the device shall be registered first.
This is about interval time for system checking and log data set-up.
User is recommended to tick “Regular System Check” in order to keep updating the registered device status so that user can always monitor the latest device status information for such as dynamic IP address, recording status, event information and so on.
User can define the function authority for each user group ; Administrator, Manager, User and Guest in this option.
For full compatibility of device information collection, user has to make sure that the device has the right & latest firmware supporting CMS.
section of “System Monitoring” by a specific device site is to show up all the camera status information ; camera, sensor, relay, recording mode, recording resolution, and audio on/off by camera by camera.
User can check out if a certain camera is recording or not recording, sensor is triggered or not, what recording mode is each camera, which resolutions (CIF/2CIF/D1) is being recorded, or audio is on or off at sight.
section of “System Monitoring” is to show up all the HDDs information installed in DVR.
User can instantly learn the HDD capacity in size each, space used in percentage, temperature, and HDD format type in below table.
section of “System Monitoring” is system information.
This is to give general system information on CPU type, CPU speed, system memory, MAC Address, and device type.
section of “System Monitoring” is version information in H/W and S/W.
User can easily check out what version is in S/W and H/W by which model name.
“Archiving Execution Time” means that the CMS starts archiving by the pre-defined time schedule in this section on the date selected in “Backup Interval”.
User has to make sure of securing enough network bandwidth for such a massive amount of data backup on network. This network backup is valid in LAN condition.
5. Image Monitoring
This window is to mainly get users live monitoring and playback in each independent camera channel on the window of maximum 36 channel basis.
5.1 Drag & Drop Connection
User can simply drag & drop by mouse to open video in empty channel for both live and playback.
Once after selecting either “Live” or “Playback” in the left-side sub-menu, user can select & drag an individual video channel or entire video group and then drop them into an empty channel that user wants to monitor or play.
When it is playback mode, user can find time video-bar in different colors by recording modes in “Intelli-Search”. User can reposition the vertical time bar with mouse control to move forward and backward for different time search.
Or, user can select a certain date in calendar and then drag & drop a video channel or entire device to playback.
Or, user can spread all the windows in single monitor by mouse click on “
” in the right top corner of the window screen.
If user wants to have full screen mode, then user can click the quad-arrow icon (
) in the top right corner of the window. To get back to the original mode, then user can hit “ESC” key of the P/C keyboard.
User can install multiple monitors by moving a new monitoring window to other monitors by mouse dragging.
Or, user can open the sub-menu panel by right buttons of the mouse click, and choose “Go to live” or “Go to playback” menu, and “Intelli-Search” in the bottom before drag & drop channels.
User has to newly drag & drop channel again if he/she wants to switch “live” to “playback” or vice versa.
User can get some useful video & audio-related information in this section.
By scrolling down, user can find average transmission frame speed, average bit rate in Kbps, Site name, IP address, camera channel number, video type, recording resolution, audio sampling rate, and audio codec.
Average bit rate is calculated in Kbps. User has to divide this bit rate by 8 bit and by average FPS to get average file size in frame.
User can select screen mode ; single, 4, 9, 13, 16,21, 24, and 36-split screen mode.
“Play Speed” buttons become valid in playback video mode when user selects a VOD channel.
“Synchronize all the channels” is multi-channel playback in time synchronization when user moves the red-colored vertical time bar in “Intelli-Search” menu. User has to tick this “Synchronize all the channels” in order to play multiple channels at the same time.
Unless ticking this “Synchronize all the channels”, only single video channel in mouse selection would be played only even though user moves the red time bar in “Intelli-Search” menu.
User has to tick “Synchronize all the channels” in order to play multiple video channels at the same time when user moves the red-colored vertical time bar in “Intelli-Search”.
The camera icon (
) is to instantly make a still-image backup file in JPG or BMP as user set in option in advance.
User can change the saving directory (folder) or still-image format in Play Option of CMS.
Upon click on this camera icon, a still-image is saved in the name of date & time that the image was recorded by DVR for playback or captured by CMS for live image.
For example, if the file name is “20080515113949AM.jpg”, it means that this still-image was recorded at 11:39 and 49 second in the morning (AM) on May 15
The first 4 digits mean “Year”, the next 2 digits are “Month”, the next 2 digits are “Day”, the next 2 digits are “Time/Hour”, the next 2 digits are “Time/Minute”, the next 2 digits are “Time/Second”, and the last 2 digits are AM or PM.
The icon of magnifying glass (
) is to zoom-in and zoom-out image in the selected video channel at either still-image(Pause) or motion video(Play or Live).
User can zoom-in upon click on the right button of mouse, or zoom-out upon click on the left button of mouse.
User can leave zoom-in image once he/she click this magnifying icon again.
BKPlayer.exe is an executable program by one-click, which is automatically installed in the same PC when user installs CMS or RMS. Or, user can get this executable program from DVR when he/she archives video clip via USB thumb drive/CD/DVD from DVR directly.
User can also play this SSF video clip by CMS program.
User should click “File Search” in the bottom of the main CMS window, and find this video clip in the tree-search explore in the left bottom of the main window. Then, user would find get the information on the video clip in the empty bottom window for such as file name, recording time, channel number and folder directory.
The motion icon (
) is interlacing/de-interlacing function.
This is necessary to produce clearer video image quality in particularly 720×480 of D1/4CIF resolution.
In De-interlacing, motion video becomes clearer when especially something is horizontally moving left or rightward, whereas still-image as below becomes coarse at especially edge lines.
User is highly recommended to use this “Virtual Joystick” with ordinary mouse to move up/down/left/right movement of PTZ camera as well as zoom-in/out.
User can switch on/off the connected relay by mouse click on each channel of relay icon.
There are normally 4 relay-outs valid in embedded DVRs.
User can change a variety of image filtering effects in this menu for such as brightness, contrast, gray, edge and so on.
User can get the registered information in the left bottom of the window for each device icon when he/she clicks the selected icon.
After user completes making e-map with a variety of device icons, then user can save it in XML format by a mouse click on (
). After closing E-Map editor window, user should click “E-Map Registration” icon (
) in order to register the complete E-Map file into this CMS program.
6.2 E-MAP Management
Once after user successfully register a selected e-map file, then user can find all the registered information in the right sub-window of the main screen, and a complete e-map view in the main screen.
User can click a camera icon to see live video in pop-up window, and click on the gray-colored top bar of each pop-up window to enlarge the window size. There are 3 different size in pop-up display windows ; small, middle, and large size of pop-up live video window.
7.2 Web Configuration
After log in with the right ID and password, user can make various configuration in Web Configuration window as below. This Web Configuration is only available to “admin” account.[ Menu of Web Configuration ] Main Classification
8. Utility Function
8.1 Event Viewer[Event Log] Event log viewer receives the event history occurred at remote sites through event server, and displays full information such as site name, IP address, camera #, event details and occurred time. Thus, user can search event log history at remote sites by date & time.
[System Log] By using system log viewer, user can search system log history occurred at CMS server such as login & out, option setting, user registration and site registration.
[ Event Log Viewer ] [ System Log Viewer ]
Please refer to Section 5.1 Drag & Drop Connection.
8.3 File Search
User can search and playback both SSF video file and snap-shot images (BMP & JPG file) stored at CMS server.
9. Event Server
“Event Server” is bundled with CMS main software and thus is automatically installed at the time of CMS installation.
After installed, it runs whenever Windows O/S starts and constantly monitors event situation of remote sites.
Once any event happens, it delivers full event information to CMS software or stores those at CMS server after receiving from remote sites.
User can make full setting by clicking “Option” button at the right-bottom corner of the window such as event details, pop-up dialog, event saving, etc.
User can manage “Event Server” window to minimize into Windows tray or open/exit by mouse right-clicking on tray icon as below.
Video, Audio, Sensor, Relay, Recording Mode
Capacity, Usage (%), Temperature, & Format Type, Model
CPU Type, CPU Speed, System Memory, MAC Address., Signal type, etc.
Model name, S/W version, H/W version
IP Address, Subnet Mask, Gateway, DNS
Maximum connection, Current connection, Bandwidth,
tion of IP address over network
One-click upgrade for multiple registered DVRs
Programmable schedule from multiple registered DVRs
Remote System Configuration
Remote configurate DVR through IE browser
Rebooting of DVRs over network through IE
Collecting log data from registered DVRs
Multiple connection of Embedded DVR, Streamer, IP camera, Hybrid DVR
Connection by Grouping
Time sync of multiple DVRs over network
No. of Monitor supported
Up to 5 monitors
New Additional Monitoring Windows (except for Basic One)
Creating new monitoring window by 36 channels each, up to 4 windows
Simultaneous 36 cameras monitoring
Maximum Number of Channel
Simultaneous 180 cameras monitoring
Independent allocation of cameras by easy drag & drop
Auto reconnect upon network recovery, Auto connect to previous View Layout
Camera pop up upon alarm triggered
Remote Control Panel
Playback, Relay, PTZ, Live image tuning
X16 forward / backward play
Event / System logs (linked to playback)
ent Search, File Search
Printing, Snap Shot & Live AVI backup,
Easy editor by component drag & drop.
Camera, Relay, Alarm, Link
XML, JPG, BMP
Multi-layer of E-Map supported
Pop-up video windows by alarm trigger