IPVMU Certified | 06/14/16 06:32pm
Is there a way to export the camera plan just showing the camera locations and not the field of view? I sometimes need to show a client the camera locations only.
Right now I copy the project and then go through and edit all the distances to zero. But I'm wondering if there is an easier way to do this.
IPVMU Certified | 06/14/16 11:48pm
Is there a way of displaying scale on the image for additional dimensioning e.g Infrastructure
Are there plans to add a list of "favorite" cameras? Rather than scrolling thru a list of hundreds of cameras I'd like to create a list of maybe the top 10 or 20 cameras that I use and have them in a list that I can quickly pick from.
John are there any plans to calculate bandwidth and storage figures into this awesome calculator? I know it's a grey area but incorporated into the tool seems like a good feature. I'm sure it's come up in past posts I may have missed.
John, are there any plans to update the Mobotix cameras/lenses available to choose from? It seems few new models and lenses are available. Many are similar fields of view but not the relevant model and therefore can cause confusion when presenting a solution based on the report.
Same view as in google street view. You can only view angles from the original height of where the shot was taken. So if you want to place the camera on a much higher elevation, you still get the same image.
IPVMU Certified | 07/04/16 01:00am
Are there plans to add a summary of cameras used in a plan so that reconciling the cameras planned with cameras quoted??
This may be a double post, if so sorry, but:
On the calculator, is there a way to adjust/correct the camera order in the export? It appears to default to the order in which you added them from the beginning.
I have renamed the cameras beginning with an integer (1,2,3) which fixes the Boolean issue (ex. Camera 1, Camera 11, Camera 2) and allows them to sort correctly in the drop down camera list but when you export them they are in a completely different order and it appears to be the order in which they were added.
Makes any editing of a project get the list out of whack.
How do I make the cameras stick to the map?
By request, we now export cameras by alphabetical order, rather than order created. Also, we now sort correctly for 'Camera 1, Camera 11, Camera 55', etc. where before 'Camera 11' came before 'Camera 2'.
This should make exporting better. Also, the Camera List also benefits from the improved sorting.
Up next, we are going to take a new Intersection default street shot. We will do it with traffic and people in the middle of the street to eliminate the blank concrete problem solved above. We had to buy a 12MP Hikvision fisheye camera because we also wanted to get a higher resolution shot so digital zooming is crisper. Originally, all the screen preview images were taken with 3MP resolution (this was ~3 years ago), so with the new camera, the images should be sharper / better.
Are there any terms and conditions for using the Camera Calculator? For example, may I directly export a project and supply it to vendors to bid on a project?
IPVMU Certified | 08/01/16 11:31am
Feature Request: Trimming of the view (so it doesn't show past a boundary)
Example pic shows a barn where it would be nice to trim FOV to match the building.
Any plans to add Axis Q3708-PVE to the calculator?
I just added an Axis M3007-PV camera to a project; planning on using it ceiling mounted in 360 mode, rather than wall mounted and 180 degree mode.
I was thinking I'd get a field of view shown as a circle, which I could drag to a larger or smaller radius. Instead, it's stuck on a 180 field of view, and a huge width I cannot resize, either.
Am I missing a control to change this, or is this a bug?
IPVMU Certified | 08/02/16 06:57pm
It would be great for the export tool to export each all camera configuration table together with each cameras individual view and resolution images just like the pictures that come up when you select 1 camera. that way you could export the whole thing into a proposal
Any suggestions as to how I can add the Q6000-E on a drawing? I will be using in conjunction with the Q6045. Any thoughts would be welcome.
Thanks much John. Will check it out!
John, sorry, but another question for you. I was expecting the Q6000-E to show up as a 360 deg, but it is showing a max of 152 deg, I believe. Am I missing something?
Beautiful, Ethan. Thanks much for the quick response...
Looks like I have another question. When I type in "20" for PPF, the Q6000 shows a distance of 51'. However, when I manually drag the "little man" so that PPF shows 20, distance shows 100'. Am I misunderstanding the definitions of the settings in some way? I believe I have noticed this on other cameras as well so not sure if this is a misunderstanding on my part.
I think I may see a potential reason for the above. Even though i have the AoV set at 360 for the Q6000-E, the app still seems to be seeing it at 180. Here is the description that comes up below the drawing:
"The Axis Q6000-E is 8MP Multi-Imager resolution, has a fixed 180.00° AoV and delivers 20.0 PPF at E wide scene, 102ft from the camera."
I have another drawing with the exact same camera and settings, but description below drawing is as follows:
"The Axis Q6000-E is 8MP Multi-Imager resolution, has a fixed 360.00° AoV and delivers 20.2 PPF at E wide scene, 51ft - 6in from the camera."
Thanks Ethan. Will check it out
Still having a weird issue. See drawing Loc 2 Low Res if you have access. On the Q6000 when I type 20 in the PPF field the app puts the field distance at 51'. When I drag the field to adjust distance, it shows 40 PPF at 51'. Not sure if I'm doing something wrong?
I will add that the Axis Lens Calculator only shows 3ppf at distance of 51' (resolution set at 1280x720). Now I'm totally confused. I'm hoping my son can help me figure out the math:-).
Is there any chance a camera model tally can be added to the last page of an export? I keep finding myself making tick marks for camera models. Wonderful tool BTW!
Created a layout using an imported jpg but on exporting to PDF it shows the camera layout jpg as a smaller almost thumbnail size over a larger satellite view. How can I correct this?
CAN I ROTATE THE IMPORTED FLOOR PLAN IMAGE?
I'm missing something that is probably obvious. When I add generic camera, the info in the top bar includes the focal length as I manipulate the view. When I choose a particular brand (e.g. Axis Q6045), this info is no longer in the top bar. Is it elsewhere and I just can't see it?