ViconNet training course objectives

This course instructs students on basic ViconNet video management system (VMS) design, emphasizing the proper way to connect a wide range of cameras and components to create a unified hybrid system. Students will leave capable of installing, configuring and operating ViconNet components in small or large network environments.

Each day consists of seven training hours, one lunch hour, and breaks totaling one hour. There will be ample practice time after every module.

Prior to attending our integrated solution training, participants are expected to review the pre-class material before coming to class.  It is important that all participants are familiar with the product information and configuration concepts addressed in these documents.

Day one

I. Out of Box Configuration
A. Network and Connection
1. Connecting an Express DVR out of the box
2. Connecting a Vicon and IQeye camera out of the box
(Nucleus 3rd Party Setup and Smart Manager)
3. Connecting a ViconNet DVR, WS and NVR (Network Setup)
4. Connecting a Virtual Matrix Controller and Decoder

B. Registration

C. Storage Database Configuration
1. Disk configuration
2. SAN – iSCSI configuration

D. Running ViconNet as a Service

II. Basic System Operation
A. Main Screen Overview

B.  Live View
1. Different methods of viewing cameras
2. Digital Zoom capabilities

C. Manual Record

D. Mainscreen Playback
1. Quick playback
2. Playback by time
3. Edge device playback

E. Main Playback Screen Overview

F. Choosing Multiple Cameras for Playback

G. Synchronized Playback

H. Archiving

I. Exporting

J. Thumbnail/Museum Search

III. Configuration (Setups)
A. Create Maps

B. Use Maps to View Video

C. Create Groups

D. Use Groups to View Video

E. Using a PTZ camera
1. Control PTZ camera
2. Set and run presets

F. Manipulating Camera/Mic
1. Camera streams configuration
2. Changing camera name
3. Configuring a PTZ camera
4. Internal setup of Vicon and IQeye IP cameras

Day two

G. Manual Record and on Screen
1. Quality considerations
2. Screen changes

H. Video Authentication

I. User Based Permissions and Levels
1. Create Users
2. Create Groups

J. Primary/Secondary Explanation

K. Auto Record (DVRs)

L. Explanation of IP and analog camera recording on an NVR 

M. Basic Macro Setup and manual operation
1. Display Command
2. Record Command

N. Basic Scheduler Setup
1. Record on NVR 24/7
2. Other options

O. Advanced Scheduler Setup

P. Backup NVR

Q. Basic Alarm Configuration
1. Understand the different alarms (sensor, video loss, VMD)
2. Automate alarm reaction in the system
3. Alarm notification

R. Advanced Alarm Configuration
1. Sending emails/SMS
2. Remote macro 

S. Camera Quality Priorities

T. Setup backup and restore

U. System Reports

V. Web Viewer operation and configuration

W. Virtual Matrix Operation
1. Main Screen Overview
2. Displaying cameras
a. Lists
b. Maps
c. Groups
3. Playback of cameras
4. Basic Setup
a. Network
b. Adding monitors
c. Monitor Layout and numbering
d. Connecting keypad / PLC
e. Control using GUI / Keypad / PLC
f. Macro and alarm configuration

IV. Exam

V. VAX Course Agenda

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