A step-by-step guide for configuring the Generic Video Driver in IS2000 to display live video from an IP Camera
– IS2000 v10 or higher
– IS2000 Video Manager module (requires a separate license)
– IP Camera
– Verify that you can view the live feed from the IP camera in a web browser using IE or Edge.
- Login to the IS2000 Server.
- Launch IS2000.
- Go to Hardware Manager and unlock the module.
- Click on the Commands icon (next to the padlock), then select Edit>Add Driver.
- In the New Driver (Add a New Driver) window, expand ‘DVR/NVR Video Drivers’, select Generic Video Driver and click OK .
- The Generic Video Driver should now appear in the Hardware tree….
- Next, right-click the new added Generic Video Driver, select Edit>Add Controller.
- In the Add Controller (Add a New Controller) window, select Manual Setup tab and click OK.
- The new Generic Video controller should new appear below the Generic Video Driver in the Hardware tree…
- Next, right-click the newly added Generic Video (controller, NOT driver) and select Edit>Add Sub-Controller.
- In the New Sub-Controller window, select one of the Sub-Controller Type and click OK (Check Mark). Note: the Sub-Controller type will represent how many IP Cameras you want to connect. If more than 32 cameras are needed, you’ll need to add an additional sub-controller).
- The picture below shows a sub-controller (3.0.0) with an 8-Channel Camera System added to the Generic Video controller.
- Next, select the first available camera (Camera #1) and in the Properties section, click on the Video IP Address dropdown arrow.
- Enter the IP address or dns name of the IP camera, for example: video.imron.com, click OK.
- To view the live video feed, right-click on Camera #1, select Live Video.
- If successful, the Video Manager window will appear, displaying the live video feed from the IP camera.