SVM Media Viewer and Logging

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In the Search Results pane, double-click the file you want to view. The Media Viewer window opens with a low resolution proxy video ready for viewing and all of the log entries for the video are displayed (if any have been created).

Remember that low resolution proxy files (also called companion files) are playable videos a fraction of the size of stored originals and are created when data is captured or ingested. They allow for quick retrieval and viewing of stored video. The low resolution proxies remain online, even if their originals are offline. They are entirely managed and fully searchable.

Media Viewer window with a Video playing and Logging displayed

The Media Viewer window is divided into two main areas:

Media Viewer - Use the Media Viewer to view videos at different speeds, search metadata content, navigate to a particular point in a file, clip parts of the video for export, and send clips to the Export Queue. It is comprised of the basic controls of any popular video viewer (such as volume, play, stop, skip forward, skip back, beginning, and end) and the following additional controls: timeline, scissors, jog shuttle, playback speed, search box, and storyboard.
Logging - The logging area of the Media Viewer is used to create logs about specific clips of a video. At the top of this area is a list of all the saved log entries for the selected video.  When a log entry has been selected, information on the clip is displayed such as time in and time out, and it provides information about the selected log such as the user who created it, date and time created, bullet color associated with the clip, and the title and description of the clip. The entire Logging panel can be minimized for maximum media viewer viewing, or the panel can be maximized to manage the log entries.

For more information, see SVM Media Viewerand SVM Logging.