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.
- 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.