Camera pools are virtual groupings of cameras that you can define. For example, you might have a camera pool called "Doors" that includes all of the cameras that are videotaping the doors of your establishment.
It is often useful to see the live feeds from all of the cameras that belong to a certain pool. The Live Viewer lists camera pools as well as individual cameras to easily see the live feeds of cameras from a particular pool.
You will only see live feeds from cameras that are configured with the live view option enabled.
How to create a camera pool:
Camera pools are configured when creating a policy using Camera Policies.
To view live feeds from a camera pool:
|1.||Open the Live Viewer application directly, or you can open it from the menu bar of the Surveillance Video Manager, select Tools > Live Viewer.|
The Live Viewer window opens with the default layout. The Title bar for each camera port reads "Not in Use" as no cameras have been selected yet.
|2.||Click the Pools folder on the top right. The names of the camera pools are displayed.|
|3.||Select the pool to view and drag it into a camera view frame. Live views of the cameras contained in that camera pool are displayed in the viewer window. The camera name for each camera is displayed in the Title bar of its camera port.|
For more information see Live Viewer Layout.