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 Multi-directional + PTZ camera Linkage

Last update: June, 2023

Multi-directional+PTZ camera configuration on Milestone XProtect


This function enables automatic movement of the PTZ camera by operating the mouse on the multi-directional camera screen.
By clicking on the multi-directional part screen, the pan/tilt of the PTZ camera screen moves to the corresponding position.
By dragging on the multi-directional part screen, the specified range on the PTZ camera screen will be zoomed.

Multi-directional camera screen                     PTZ camera screen

<Camera settings>

1. Open [Setup] - [Alarm] - [Notification].

2. Select the [HTTP alarm Notification].

3. Ensure that the checkbox for alarm with Address 5 is checked.
 Address 5 is exclusively set for PTZ linked operation.


<Milestone Settings (Management Client)>

1. Select the IP Hardware in the [Recording Server] window in the Management Client.

2. In the [Properties] window, click the [PTZ] button to open the PTZ tab.

3. Enable PTZ for cameras 1-4 by checking the "Enable PTZ" option.

4. Click the [Save] button.

 

<Milestone Settings (Smart Client)>

1. Set the view in the Smart Client.

2. Click the three dots button ([Settings and more] button) at the upper right corner.

3. Select the [Settings].

4. For the [Default PTZ click mode], choose "Click-to-center".

 

<Operation (Smart Client)>

1. By clicking on the multi-directional part screen, the pan/tilt of the PTZ camera screen moves to the corresponding position.
   By dragging on the multi-directional part screen, the specified range on the PTZ camera screen will be zoomed.
 A. Pan/Tilt Operation
 B. ZOOM Operation

 

A. Pan/Tilt Operation

 A-1. Click on the multi-directional part screen.