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Cameras

Overview

Milestone
  • Video-as-a-Service Pricing Model

  • On Premises and Direct to Cloud (D2C) Architecture

  • Camera Configuration, VPN and Remote Support in the Cloud

  • Live and Recorded Video Viewing from Anywhere

  • Video Analytics-as-a-Service

  • AI Based Event Creation and Distribution

  • BluSKY-Milestone Integrated Interface

  • 6,000 Supported Cameras

Camera List Definitions

Name Description
Model This field indicated the model number of the camera.
Name The name assigned to the camera. 
Description This field is used to provide additional information. 
Inserted By The name of the login who created this entry in BluSKY.
Date Updated The date this entry was last updated.
Updated By Who make the last update to this entry.
Date Deleted The date this entry was disabled or deleted from BluSky.
Deleted By Name of person who disabled this entry.

Camera Definitions

Name Description
Name The name chosen to identify the Camera. Choose descriptive names that allow for easy administration and maintenence. 
Model The model number assigned to the Camera.
System The System using the Camera.
Facility The name of the Facility using the Camera.
Description This field provides additional information that is related to the Camera.
 Serial Number A unique number assigned to the device by the manufacturer, that is used to identify the specific item.
Camera Type This identifies the type of Camera being used.
Login The account name used to access the Camera. 
Password The password used to access the Camera.
Portal If used, this will identify the Portal that is being monitored by the Camera. This can be important when creating Video event capture via Rules.
Recording Server The name of the recording server that is storing the Video feed.
External Camera Id Additional information used to identify the Camera outside of BluSKY.
IP Address An Internet Protocol address is a numerical label assigned to each device (e.g., computer, printer) participating in a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication.
Subnet Mask A subnet mask is used to break an IP network into logical subdivision.
Default Gateway A default gateway in computer networking is the node that is assumed to know how to forward packets on to other networks.
Public IP Address A public IP address is a globally routable IP address, meaning that the address is not an address reserved for use in private networks.
Lens Info Information on the lens that is beign used by the Camera.
Stream URL The URL where the stream from the Camera can be viewed.
HRes Horizontal Resolution.
VRes Vertical Resolution.
Fps Frames per second.
Milestone Driver  
Recording Encoder Type  
Bandwidth Limit  
Variable Bitrate   
Compression Rate  
PreBuffer Length   
Recording Enabled  
Center and Zoom to Rectangle   
Center to Position in View  
Diagonal Support  
Ptz Enabled This field indicated if the Camera has Pan/ Tilt/ Zoom capabilities. 
Home Support  

Search Criteria

Name Description
System Name of the access control system.
Search This field is used to specify which records should be searched. The options are Active, Deleted and Active + Deleted. 
Search Text

This field is used to limit the number of rows listed in the list box below. To use simply type a string of characters or words. Please note you will only see items for which you have the permission and access rights. We recommend a search first, even when you are creating a new entry.

View These settings control how the information is displayed. For Cameras there are two options, All and Custom.
Submit Starts search based on the criteria selected in the two prior steps.
Reset Clears all fields in order to start a new search.

Camera Setup Actions

Will bring you to the create screen. Use this if the entity does not exist in the BluSKY database. Be extremely careful not to create duplicates with slightly different names.
View will bring you to the view screen. Use this to look up information on existing entities and access Audit Info.
Edit will enable you to edit the selection you chose.
Delete allows for removal of the entity from the BluSKY database.
expandButton.png Expand adds additional columns to the Integrator information displayed on the List page. The icon now displays as Shrink.
shrinkButton.png Shrink restores the List page to its original column display.

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