Configuring Exacq Vision

You add SightLogix devices to Exacq in two ways; follow the steps for your chosen method below. 

  • As an ONVIF device 
  • As an AXIS device

*Note: The newest version (9.8.5) of Exacq does not support either of these methods. 

Adding SightLogix to Exacq as an ONVIF Device

Tested with Exacq 9.2.3.130093
Tested with SightLogix Firmware 15.10.24

Adding Devices with SightMonitor

If you are using SightMonitor, follow these steps. If you are using WebConfig, scroll to the next section.

  • In SightMonitor, right-click your device, click Configure, choose the Camera tab, and set the VMS Type to either ONVIF H.264 (preferred) or ONVIF MPEG4. 


Adding Devices with WebConfig

  • In WebConfig, go to the Camera tab (or Device tab) and set VMS Type to either ONVIF H.264 (preferred) or ONVIF MPEG4


Adding Cameras

  • On the Tree view, click on ‘Add IP Camera’
  • Click New
  • Device Type: ONVIF
  • IP: Your IP address
  • Username: service
  • Password: test1234
  • Click Apply

Configuring Camera Settings

  • In the Tree view, under camera recording, click your camera to go to the camera’s settings page.
  • In the device tab, rename camera to your choice

  • In the schedule tab, highlight all the boxes and set them to green (Free Run) - this enables continuous recording for playback.

  • Click apply after each change. 

Set Up Event Linking

  • In the Tree view, click  “Event Linking” and "New"

  • Event Type: Video Motion
  • Event Source: Your camera’s name
  • Action Type: Record Video
  • Action Target: Your camera’s name
  • Set Pre / Post trigger to determine how long the alarm should last in the timeline

Playback

  • Go to search page, and click the alarm icon
  • Check your camera’s box
  • Click Search to refresh the timeline
  • Motion alarm is seen on the bar at the top
  • The red in the timeline is given by your pre/post trigger timing

Adding SightLogix as an Axis Device

Tested with Exacq 8.4.2.111572
Tested with SightLogix Firmware 15.10.24

You can enable the Axis JPEG header using SightMonitor or WebConfig. However, if you are using older SightLogix firmware (15.4.x), you must use SightMonitor. 

If you are using SightMonitor:

  • Right-click your SightLogix device
  • Click Configure
  • Choose the Camera tab. 
  • Under VMS Type drop-down, choose None

  • Click the JPEG tab
  • Check the box for “Axis Jpg Header Enable” 

If you are using WebConfig

  • In WebConfig, go to the Device tab and set VMS Type to None

Adding a camera to Exacq

  • On the Tree view, click "Add IP Camera" (SightMonitor shown below) 
  • Click  New
  • Device Type: Axis Vapix
  • IP: your IP address
  • Protocol: HTTP, port 80 by default
  • Username: root
  • Password: push2edg
  • Click Apply

Configuring Camera Settings

  • In the Tree view, under camera recording, click your camera to go to the camera’s settings page.
  • In the Device tab, rename camera to your choice

  • In the Recording tab, make sure format is JPEG

  • In the Schedule tab, highlight all the boxes and set them to green (Free Run) - this enables continuous recording for playback

  • Click apply after each change

Setting Up Event Linking

  • In the Tree view, click on “Event Linking” and New

  • Event Type: Video Motion
  • Event Source: Your camera’s name
  • Action Type: Record Video
  • Action Target: Your camera’s name
  • Set Pre / Post trigger to determine how long the alarm should last in the timeline

Playback:

  • Go to the search page, and click the Alarm icon
  • Check your camera’s box
  • Click Search to refresh the timeline
  • Motion alarm is seen on the bar at the top
  • The red in the timeline is given by your pre/post trigger timing