How to setup a viewing layout in DS ControlPoint software?

Issue

What layouts does DS ControlPoint support?

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

  • DS ControlPoint

Cause

Custom camera view in the DS ControlPoint software.

Resolution

The Live page allows you to view live video in any of 22 configurations.

To choose a configuration:

  1. Click the Layout icon
     
  2. Select the Configuration from the menu.
     

To view video or data in a video pane:

  1. Select the Systems section of the navigation pane and expand the tree until you see the appropriate camera.
     
  2. Drag and drop the camera or device name into any of the video panes.

    Note: When you drag a DS DataPoint device into a video pane, a menu appears that allows you to select a data format to display. The data format options vary depending on the type of device selected.
     
  3. Repeat these steps until video or data from all the desired cameras and devices is displayed in the video panes.