How to Use Deep IVS Features (IP4M-1083EW-AI)

IVS stands for intelligent video system analytics and is the basis for all the AI rules associated with your camera. Deep IVS allows the user to customize and set IVS rules that allow the camera to produce general behavior analytics and reporting directly from the web user interface (web UI). Please note, a preset and smart plan for deep IVS must be enabled to begin setting up IVS rules. For more information on how to set up a preset and smart plan, click here.

Note: Deep IVS features can only be set up using the web UI, for more information on how to access the web UI, click here.

Setting an IVS Rule

All IVS rules can only be set and/or modified using the web user interface. They cannot be set using the Amcrest View Pro app or any other platforms associated with your device. For more information on setting IVS rule, refer to the information below. 

  1. Ensure a Smart Plan has been activated in the Smart Plan menu for Deep IVS.
  2. Access the IVS menu and click on the Add ( mceclip0.png ) icon to begin customizing IVS rules. 
  3. Use the dropdown menu in the Rule Type column to select which IVS rule you want to use.

The camera offers 4 different IVS features, tripwire, intrusion, abandoned object, and missing object. For more information on how to set up each IVS rule, please refer to the information provided below. 

Setting a Tripwire 

A tripwire rule allows the camera to trigger an event if an object, such as a human or vehicle, crosses the set tripwire line.

Step 1: Select Tripwire from the Rule Type drop-down menu. Set a name for the rule by double-clicking the mouse over the Name of the rule. 

Step 2: Click on Setup to set a schedule, set your periods (if any), and click Save to continue.

Step 3: In the Direction menu, choose which direction the object will be going for the tripwire to be triggered. To have the tripwire detection motion in both directions, choose A<->B. 

Step 4: The Alarm Track checkbox will be enabled by default however can be disabled if needed. The feature allows the camera to track an object once it has been detected by the camera. 

Step 5: Enable the Record checkbox to record the event. 

Step 6: Check the Send Email and Snapshot checkboxes if you would like a snapshot of the event emailed to you. A valid email address must be established in the camera prior to enabling this setting. 

Step 7: Click the Draw Rule option and use your mouse to draw the rule on the live monitoring screen. Once the rule has been drawn click the monitoring screen to finish setting the rule. The drawn line will turn blue/green when set depending on the browser you are using. 

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Note: The target filtering and pixel counter can be used to refine the set rule however for optimal experience it is highly recommended to leave these settings as default 

To reset to default settings, click the Reset Defaults button. To refresh the page, click the Refresh button. To save the settings, click the Save button.

Setting an Intrusion Rule

An intrusion rule allows the camera to trigger an event if an object, such as a human or vehicle, appears or crosses a set intrusion area set by the user. 

Step 1: Select the Intrusion rule from the Rule Type dropdown menu. Set a name for the rule by double-clicking the mouse over the Name of the rule. 

Step 2: Click on Setup to set a schedule, set your periods (if any), and click Save to continue.

Step 3: In the Action menu, choose whether the rule will be triggered if an object appears or crosses the set region. Both options can be enabled at the same time if needed.

Step 4: In the Direction menu, choose if the rule will be triggered if the object enters only, exits only, or enters & exits a set region.

Step 5: The Alarm Track checkbox will be enabled by default however can be disabled if needed. The feature allows the camera to track an object once it has been detected by the camera.  

Step 6: Enable the Record checkbox to record the event. 

Step 7: Check the Send Email and Snapshot checkboxes if you would like a snapshot of the event emailed to you. A valid email address must be established in the camera prior to enabling this setting. For more information on how to set up email alerts, please click here.

Step 8: Click the Draw Rule option and right-click on the live monitoring screen. Use the mouse to draw your initial line. Once the initial line is set, right-click the mouse again to continue drawing the region. Repeat the process and left-click the mouse to complete the region. Right-click on the live monitoring screen when finished to set the rule.

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To reset to default settings, click the Reset Defaults button. To refresh the page, click the Refresh button. To save the settings, click the Save button.

Setting an Abandoned Object Rule

An abandoned object rule allows the camera to trigger an event if an object is placed in a set area for a specified amount of time.

Step 1: Select the Abandoned Object rule from the Rule Type menu. Set a name for the rule by double-clicking the mouse over the Name of the rule. 

Step 2: Click on Setup to set a schedule, set your periods (if any), and click Save to continue. 

Step 3: The Alarm Track checkbox will be enabled by default however can be disabled if needed. The feature allows the camera to track an object once it has been detected by the camera. 

Step 4: In the Duration menu, type in the number of seconds you would like to have before the device triggers an event. For best results, it is recommended to keep this option as default (10 seconds). 

Step 5: Enable the Record checkbox to record the event. 

Step 6: Enable the Send Email and Snapshot checkboxes if you would like a snapshot of the event emailed to you. A valid email address must be established in the camera prior to enabling this setting. 

Step 7: Click the Draw Rule option and right-click on the live monitoring screen. Use the mouse to draw the initial line. Once the initial line is set, right-click the mouse again to continue drawing the region. Repeat the process and left-click the mouse to complete the region. Right-click on the live monitoring screen when finished. 

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To reset to default settings, click the Reset Defaults button. To refresh the page, click the Refresh button. To save the settings, click the Save button.

Setting a Missing Object Rule

A missing object rule allows the user to set a region around an object and if the object is moved or missing from the set region an alarm will be triggered. 

Step 1: Select Missing Object from the Rule Type menu. Set a name for the rule by double-clicking the mouse over the Name of the rule.

Step 2: Click on Setup to set a schedule, set your periods (if any), and click Save to continue. 

Step 3: In the Duration menu, type in the number of seconds you would like to have before the device triggers an event. For best results, it is recommended to keep this option as default (10 seconds). 

Step 4: The Alarm Track checkbox will be enabled by default however can be disabled if needed. The feature allows the camera to track an object once it has been detected by the camera. 

Step 5: Enable the Record checkbox to record the event. 

Step 6: Set the number of seconds the event will be delayed in between triggers. It is recommended to leave this as default. 

Step 7: Enable the Send Email and Snapshot checkboxes if you would like a snapshot of the event emailed to you. A valid email address must be established in the camera prior to enabling this setting. 

Step 8: Click the Draw Rule option and right-click on the live monitoring screen. Use the mouse to draw your initial line. Once the initial line is set, right-click the mouse again to continue drawing the region around the object. Repeat the process and left-click the mouse to complete the region. Right-click on the live monitoring screen when finished to set the rule. 

To reset to default settings, click the Reset Defaults button. To refresh the page, click the Refresh button. To save the settings, click the Save button.

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