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Image Profiles

Open the Image Profiles dialog to create profiles that define customized image formats. These image profiles can be used in the FTP Profiles and the E-Mail Profiles for transferring images different from the current live image settings.

Global Options

Set the global options that control how camera images can be requested using the HTTP API:

Parameter Description
CGI Access Disabling this parameter will prevent access to the customized image format using the HTTP API as described in CGI Parameters of image.jpg.
Custom Formats If this parameter is enabled, customized image formats can be requested using the HTTP API, if it is disabled, only the image profiles defined in this dialog can be used.
Default Parameter These parameters will be used as default values when initializing.

Profiles & Options

Note: Click on the More button at the bottom of the dialog to display all options for all profiles.

For each profile, set the following parameters in the Image Profiles dialog:

Parameter Description
Image Profile n Enter a unique image profile name. This name will be displayed in the FTP Profiles and E-Mail Profiles dialogs in the Image Profile field.
Valid characters are letters, digits, dot, comma and underscore.
Camera Selection Select the image sensor you would like to use. Set the image sensor to Right, Left, Both and Live Image.

Live Image always uses the current live image, as it is displayed on the Live screen of the camera. This option is not available on Day&Night models as these models automatically switch between the daylight and night image sensors depending on illumination.
Image Size This parameter sets the image size in pixels.
Display Mode

Use this parameter to control what the camera shows:

Full Image Shows the original (full) image of the sensor (distortion is not corrected for Fisheye lenses).
Picture in Picture Shows a small preview image of the second image sensor.
Picture in Zoom Displays a small overview image in the zoomed image.
Event in Picture Displays the last event image in the live image.
Normal Shows the full image of the selected image sensor.
Surround Displays four images with independent views. This mode is not available if both image sensors are used side-by-side!
Panorama Shows a panorama image in 8-to-3 format.
Double Panorama Shows two panorama images in 8-to-3 format (one on top of the other).
Panorama/Focus Shows one panorama image in 8-to-3 format and two normal 4-to-3 images below.

Note: Note that - depending on the camera model - some of these features may not be available!

View Select the stored view you would like to use. A view is the combination of a direction and a zoom factor.
JPEG Quality Select the desired image quality. The higher the image quality, the larger the transferred image file will be. The recommended setting is 70%.
Mirroring Specify whether the image will be mirrored in horizontal, vertical or in both directions.
Rotation Select the rotation of the image. The rotation can be set in steps of 90 degrees.
Sharpness Set the sharpness to your desired setting.
Text Display Set the display of text in the image to Off, On or Date & time. Set the parameters for Text background color and Opacity of background color to the desired values.
Text Color Sets the color for text that is displayed in the image.
Background Color Sets the text background color.
Background Opacity Sets the opacity of the text background color.
Date and Time Sets the desired time format.
Comment Any text you would to show in the image can also contain placeholders and variables.
Logo Profile

Select one or more logos to display in every transferred image from this list box. Note that some of these logos may be deactivated or not available for the selected resolution of this custom format.

Logos that are forced for this resolution in the Logo Profiles dialog cannot be disabled here. They will always be displayed in the image.

Adding a Profile

Click on the Add new profile button at the bottom of the dialog to create a new profile. Overtype the proposed name with a name that describes the profile as good as possible; this name is used to identify the profile in other dialogs (e.g. the detail view of the action groups).

Deleting Profiles

In order to delete a profile, activate the Delete checkbox at the top of the profile. The profile will be deleted as soon as you click on the Set button in the lower part of the dialog.

Storing the Configuration

Click on the Set button to activate your settings and to save them until the next reboot of the camera.

Click on the Factory button to load the factory defaults for this dialog (this button may not be present in all dialogs).

Click on the Restore button to undo your most recent changes that have not been stored in the camera permanently.

Click on the Close button to close the dialog. While closing the dialog, the system checks the entire configuration for changes. If changes are detected, you will be asked if you would like to store the entire configuration permanently.

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