Differences Between WebConfig and SightMonitor

WebConfig is a browser-based software that simplifies the process for setting up SightSensors.  

SightMonitor is a Java-based Windows software for calibrating SightSensors, managing Sites, and viewing targets projected onto a Site Map in real time. 

You can read an overview of WebConfig features here: Getting to Know WebConfig.

The differences between WebConfig and SightMonitor are: 

  • Targets Projected onto Site Map: WebConfig does not currently support projecting targets onto a topology map. This functionality is provided by SightMonitor.
  • Installation Requirements
    • SightMonitor is a Java-based Windows applications that adheres to a client/server architecture.  
    • WebConfig is accessed by entering the IP address of the camera in a web browser. There is no software to install with WebConfig. 
  • Calibration
    • WebConfig provides a very easy calibration process - just enter the camera's height off the ground, and the camera automatically determines tilt and yaw parameters. 
    • WebConfig also offers the more advanced GPS Map Calibration, which is required for SightTracker use. 
    • SightMonitor requires a GPS Map calibration process.   
  • Ease of Use: WebConfig has been designed to simplify the configuration of SightSensors. In addition to the items listed above, it provides a step-by-step Getting Started screen, includes mouse-over tooltips on every field,  comes with one-click human detection rules, automatic geo-location, and simpler VMS and  SureView setup.