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Action At Motion Detection


Select The Action At Detection


You could select one or several actions. If you have selected several actions, they are all executed, but in the order in which they appear in this dialog. So the picture capturing is running before the FTP upload!

Bring The Video Window Into The Foreground - the video window of the current camera pops up into the foreground in front of all other windows

Switch The Video Window To Fullscreen
- the video window of the current camera resizes to fullscreen



Generate A Protocol

If this action is selected, a protocol file is generated on your harddrive, like:

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WebCam: Logitech QuickCam Express
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Tested Nr. 0001: Picture Difference 00.00% -- 25.07.2004 14:16:18
Tested Nr. 0002: Picture Difference 15.00% -- 25.07.2004 14:16:19
Tested Nr. 0003: Picture Difference 13.91% -- 25.07.2004 14:16:20
Tested Nr. 0004: Picture Difference 14.98% -- 25.07.2004 14:16:21
Tested Nr. 0005: Picture Difference 14.21% -- 25.07.2004 14:16:22
Tested Nr. 0006: Picture Difference 19.18% -- 25.07.2004 14:16:23
Tested Nr. 0007: Picture Difference 58.46% -- 25.07.2004 14:16:24
Detected Nr. 0001: Picture Difference 58.46% -- 25.07.2004 14:16:24
Tested Nr. 0008: Picture Difference 50.27% -- 25.07.2004 14:16:25
Detected Nr. 0002: Picture Difference 50.27% -- 25.07.2004 14:16:25

Select Output Directory - select the target directory in which the protocol file is saved
Input Filename - insert the filename of the protocol file

Generate A New Protocol-File At Every... - if selected a new protocol file is generated at every motion detection start. At the protocol filename a number ( _000, _001, etc.) is appended.
Continue The Existing Protocol-File - if selected the existing protocol file is continued. All protocols of all motion detector sessions are in one file.

Protocol Each Motion Detection - if selected each detection is recorded, like: Detected Nr. 0001: Picture Difference 58.46% -- 25.07.2004 14:16:24
Protocol Each Motion Testing - if selected each test for motion is recorded, like: Tested Nr. 0001: Picture Difference 00.00% -- 25.07.2004 14:16:18



Play A Sound

If this action is selected, a sound is played.

Select The Soundfile - select the soundfile from your harddrive. It must be a soundfile in the WAV format.
Play Sound Looped - if selected the sound is played in a loop

Play Sound - plays the selected sound for testing purposes!

Capture Pictures

If this action is selected, pictures are captured. Look at the picture capture dialog here.

 

Execute A Program

If this action is selected, an external program is executed.

Execute The Program Once - if selected, the program is executed at the first motion detection. At the following detections the program will not be executed. This is useful if you want to start a program if there is eventually a motion detection and want to run this program from this moment for the whole detection session.
Execute The Program Every Detection - if selected, the program is executed at every motion detection. This is useful if the external program should do a short work and then stops itself.

Select The Program Or File
- select the program which should be executed. You could also select a file from which the file type has linked to a default pogram under Windows. By example select a .TXT file and the notepad is started.

Program Parameters
- insert the parameters for the program

 

Record Videos

If this action is selected, videos are recorded. Look at the video record dialog here.


FTP Upload

If this action is selected, the FTP upload is executed.

Start The FTP Upload At Motion Detection - if selected, the FTP upload is executed at each motion detection
Start The FTP Upload After All Motions - if selected, the program waits until no more motion is detected and then starts the FTP upload. This is useful if you want to collect pictures while there are several motions and when all motions are gone, the program uploads all collected pictures with one FTP upload to the FTP server.

Upload The Files Under A Different Name
- if selected, the program gives all files while they are uploading a different name and following renames them on the FTP server. This is important if you show a picture on your website in this moment when the program uploads this picture. If only a part of the picture is already uploaded and the website is refreshed, an uncomplete picture is displayed. To prevent this the picture gets his original name only if it is complete uploaded.
FTP Server Directory - insert the remote FTP server directory to which the files should be uploaded. "/motion" by example !

Delete The Uploaded Files From The Harddrive - if selected, all uploaded files will be deleted after the upload. Be careful with this option, because all uploaded files from all selections (current motion picture, files from a selected dir, additional files) are deleted.
Move The Uploaded Files To A Directory - if selected, all uploaded files are moved into a selected directory. By example you could collect all of your uploaded pictures in this directory.
Select Directory - select the target directory


Upload The Current Picture Containing The Motion - if selected, the current picture which contains the motion is captured and attached to the list of files which are uploaded
Select Directory - selected the direcotry in which the picture should be captured
Filename Of The Picture - input the picturefilename. The picture is always in JPG format. Further pictures could be generated under the "Capture Picture" option.
JPG % Quality - insert the quality of the JPG picture from 1 - 100%
Original Size - if selected, the picture is captured in the size of the camera video
Size - if selected, the picture is captured in a user defined size

Upload Files From A Selected Directory - if selected, files from a selectable directory are uploaded
Select Directory - select the files directory
Wildcards - select the used wildcards (*.* for all files, *.jpg for all JPG pictures etc.)
Upload All Files From The Directory - if selected, all files from the directory which fits the wildcards are uploaded
Upload The Newest Files From The Directory - if selected, only the newest files from the directory which fits the wildcards are uploaded
Number Newest Files - insert the number of newest files

Upload Additional Files - if selected, additional selectable files are uploaded
Insert Files - select the files. The files are inserted into the listview.
Delete File - the selected file is deleted from the listview and not uploaded


Email Sending

If this action is selected, the email sending is executed.

Start The Email Sending At Motion Detection - if selected, an email is sended at each motion detection
Start The Email Sending After All Motions - if selected, the program waits until no more motion is detected and then sends an email. This is useful if you want to collect pictures while there are several motions and when all motions are gone, the program sends the email with all collected pictures attached.

Email Subject Text - insert the subject text of the email
Email Body Text - insert the body text of the email

Delete The Sended Files From The Harddrive
- if selected, all sended files will be deleted after the eamil is sended. Be careful with this option, because all sended files from all selections (current motion picture, files from a selected dir, additional files) are deleted.
Move The Sended Files To A Directory - if selected, all sended files are moved into a selected directory. By example you could collect all of your sended pictures in this directory.
Select Directory - select the target directory


Attach The Current Picture Containing The Motion - if selected, the current picture which contains the motion is captured and attached to the list of files which are sended
Select Directory - selected the direcotry in which the picture should be captured
Filename Of The Picture - input the picturefilename. The picture is always in JPG format. Further pictures could be generated under the "Capture Picture" option.
JPG % Quality - insert the quality of the JPG picture from 1 - 100%
Original Size - if selected, the picture is captured in the size of the camera video
Size - if selected, the picture is captured in a user defined size

Attach Files From A Selected Directory - if selected, files from a selectable directory are attached to the email
Select Directory - select the files directory
Wildcards - select the used wildcards (*.* for all files, *.jpg for all JPG pictures etc.)
Attach All Files From The Directory - if selected, all files from the directory which fits the wildcards are attached to the email
Attach The Newest Files From The Directory - if selected, only the newest files from the directory which fits the wildcards are attached
Number Newest Files - insert the number of newest files

Attach Additional Files - if selected, additional selectable files are attached to the email
Insert Files - select the files. The files are inserted into the listview and attached to the email.
Delete File - the selected file is deleted from the listview and not attached to the email