How to Use the Dewarping Features on a Fisheye Camera Using Amcrest Surveillance Pro

Fisheye dewarping (Fisheye unwrapping) provides a correction in the distortion of images obtained from a camera equipped with a fisheye lens. This allows the user to view different aspects and views of the 360° image provided by the fisheye lens of the camera. For more information on how to use the fisheye dewarping functions in the Amcrest Surveillance Pro software, please refer to the information provided below. 

Step 1: Log into the Amcrest Surveillance Pro software and select Live View.  

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Step 2: Select your fisheye camera from the device group menu to view the live feed. Right-click on the live feed to access the live view options menu. Hover your mouse pointer over Fisheye Installation Mode and select an installation mode. 

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Installation Modes Explained

mceclip2.png Ceiling Mount: This allows you to access preset fisheye features based on a ceiling or straight mount installation.
mceclip1.png Wall Mount: This allows you to access preset fisheye features based on a wall or sideways mount installation.
mceclip3.png Ground Mount: This allows you to access preset fisheye features based on a ground position mount installation.

Note: Different installation modes will provide different dewarping functions. For more information on the dewarping functions provided with each installation mode, please refer to Dewarping Features Explained

Step 3: Hover your mouse over Fisheye View and select a dewarping option from the provided list of icons. 

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Dewarping Features Explained

Ceiling Mounted

mceclip4.png Provides the user to view a full spectrum live feed of the camera without dewrapping features enabled.
mceclip12.png Provides a 360°expanded panorama of the live feed as well as an independent sub-image on the top. The 360° panorama supports zoom and left and right scanning. All movements are controlled by the top sub-image.
mceclip5.png Provides two inverted live view images on both the top and bottom feed. Use the mouse to adjust and move the feed in a left or right simultaneously.
mceclip10.png Provides a 360° panorama based on two independent left and right sub-images with the more pronounced control center. The sub-images support zoom and 360° left and right pan and are controlled via the control
mceclip7.png Provides a four-layered view of the live feed. Each quadrant is centrally controlled via a control center and depicted with different colors. First Quadrant: Green, Second Quadrant: Blue, Third Quadrant: Yellow, Fourth Quadrant: Purple.
mceclip8.png Provides a four-layered view of the live feed. Each quadrant is centrally controlled via a control center and depicted with different colors: First Quadrant: Green, Second Quadrant: Blue, Third Quadrant: Yellow, Fourth Quadrant: Purple.
mceclip9.png Provides a six-layered view of the live feed with one sub-image. The sub-image is used to control the corresponding layered views. Each view is depicted with different colors: Feed 1: Neon Green, Feed 2: Blue, Feed 3: Yellow, Feed 4: Purple, Feed 5: Turquoise, Feed 6: Red.
mceclip11.png Provides an eight-layered image view of the live feed with one central control center. Each layer can be moved in the layer or via the control center and is depicted with different colors: Feed 1: Neon Green, Feed 2: Blue, Feed 3: Yellow, Feed 4: Purple, Feed 5: Turquoise, Feed 6: Red, Feed 7: Orange, Feed 8: Green.

Wall Mounted

mceclip4.png Provides the user to view a full spectrum live feed of the camera without dewrapping features enabled.
mceclip13.png Provides a full, square image, of the live feed. The live feed can be controlled with the mouse in an up and down motion.
mceclip14.png Provides a four-layered, square image of the live feed. The live feed can be controlled using the control center in the first quadrant of the live view screen. Each layer is depicted with different colors: First Quadrant (Control): Red, Second Quadrant: Neon Green, Third Quadrant: Blue, Fourth Quadrant.
mceclip15.png Provides a four-layered, square image of the live feed with a central control center. Hover the mouse over the center to populate the control center. Each layer is depicted with different colors: First Quadrant: Neon Green, Second Quadrant: Blue, Third Quadrant: Yellow, Fourth Quadrant: Purple.
mceclip16.png Provides an eight-layered image view of the live feed with one central control center. Each layer can be moved in the layer or via the control center and is depicted with different colors: Feed 1: Neon Green, Feed 2: Blue, Feed 3: Yellow, Feed 4: Purple, Feed 5: Turquoise, Feed 6: Red, Feed 7: Orange, Feed 8: Green

Ground Mounted

mceclip4.png Provides the user to view a full spectrum live feed of the camera without dewrapping features enabled.
mceclip12.png Provides a 360°expanded panorama of the live feed as well as an independent sub-image on the top. The 360° panorama supports zoom and left and right scanning. All movements are controlled by the top sub-image.
mceclip5.png Provides two inverted live view images on both the top and bottom feed. Use the mouse to adjust and move the feed in a left or right simultaneously.
mceclip7.png Provides a four-layered view of the live feed. Each quadrant is centrally controlled via a control center and depicted with different colors. First Quadrant: Green, Second Quadrant: Blue, Third Quadrant: Yellow, Fourth Quadrant: Purple.
mceclip8.png Provides a four-layered view of the live feed. Each quadrant is centrally controlled via a control center and depicted with different colors: First Quadrant: Green, Second Quadrant: Blue, Third Quadrant: Yellow, Fourth Quadrant: Purple.
mceclip9.png Provides a six-layered view of the live feed with one sub-image. The sub-image is used to control the corresponding layered views. Each view is depicted with different colors: Feed 1: Neon Green, Feed 2: Blue, Feed 3: Yellow, Feed 4: Purple, Feed 5: Turquoise, Feed 6: Red.
mceclip11.png Provides an eight-layered image view of the live feed with one central control center. Each layer can be moved in the layer or via the control center and is depicted with different colors: Feed 1: Neon Green, Feed 2: Blue, Feed 3: Yellow, Feed 4: Purple, Feed 5: Turquoise, Feed 6: Red, Feed 7: Orange, Feed 8: Green.

 

 

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