2.Quick Start
3.Working with Devices
Selecting a Monitoring Device
Manual Recording
Taking photos Manually
Camera Manager
Preview Control Bar
Add Camera Wizard
Enabling Motion or Noise Detection
Refreshing Device List
Changing Camera Properties
Changing Video Properties
Changing TV Tuner Card and Video Crossbar Properties
Scheduling Devices
Device Scheduling Options
Working with IP Cameras
Using IP Cameras
Adding IP Camera
Searching for IP Camera Address
Editing IP Camera Settings
Removing IP Cameras
Controlling the Movement of an IP Camera
4.Auto Configuration Wizard
5.Types of Alerts
6.Motion/Noise Settings
7.Working with Periodically Activated Alerts
8.Remote Monitoring
9.Configuring FTP Settings
10.Minimizing the Application
11.Media Files
12.Keyboard Shortcuts
13.Event Logs

WebCam Monitor 6.28

Preview Control Bar

WebCam Monitor provides an intuitive user interface to preview the video from your camera.  The Preview screen can be used effectively to position your webcam to get the best results while monitoring.  The Preview Control bar is placed below the Preview screen and looks like this:

The table below explains the functions of each button on the Preview Control bar.

To perform this function: Use this button:
Start the preview of the video from your Webcam Click the Start Preview button
On the Monitor menu, click Start Preview
Pause the preview (to freeze the view and zoom in or take a photo if you notice something you want to examine in detail or use for later reference) Click the Pause Preview button
On the Monitor menu, click Pause Preview
Stop the preview Click the Stop Preview button

On the Monitor menu, click Stop Preview
Zoom In* Click the Zoom In button
Zoom Out* Click the Zoom Out button
Pan/Tilt (Only for IP Cameras) Click the Pan/Tilt button
Start Monitoring for motion/noise triggered alerts or Periodic alerts Click the Start Monitoring

with Alerts button

On the Monitor menu, click Start Monitoring with Alerts

Stop Monitoring.  Stops motion or noise detection and periodic alerts.  You can stop monitoring started by the Scheduler using this button. Click the Stop Monitoring button:

On the Monitor menu, click Stop Monitoring.
Start Recording Manually (recording will continue until you manually stop it)

Click the Start Recording button


On the Monitor menu, click Start Recording

Stop Recording. Click the Stop Recording button:


On the Monitor menu, click Stop Recording.

* Every time you click on the Zoom In/Zoom Out button, there is a 25% increase/decrease in the view.  You can zoom in up to 200% of the original view.  If you want to zoom in to a particular portion of the Preview, click on the Zoom In button.  Now point the cursor to that portion and click on it.

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