Usage Guide
  • 06 Feb 2024
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Introduction

Using VizionViewer™, you can perform the following:

Enumerate and list all video devices

The device list updates every second, and you can select a camera from the dropdown menu.

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Change streaming format

Change color space / compression

After selecting a camera, the dropdown menu for color space / compression displays supported formats for the camera.
VizionViewer™ supports UYVY, YUY2, NV12, and MJPG color space / compression.

Change resolution

After selecting color space / compression setting, the dropdown menu for resolution will list the resolutions supported by the camera.

Change framerate

After selecting resolution, the dropdown menu for framerate displays supported framerates for the camera.

Display the current frame rate per second

Note: "Stream Frame Rate" refers to the camera's streaming output rate, not the rendering rate of VizionViewer™.

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Extension Settings control

Note: When the Control Mode is switched to UVC, ISP Extension settings will automatically default. Conversely, switching to ISP mode will set UVC Extension settings to default.

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Configure Extension Settings control in UVC Mode

VizionViewer™ supports the following extensions in UVC Mode:

  • White Balance
  • Exposure / Gain
  • Contrast
  • Saturation
  • Sharpness
  • Gamma
  • Brightness
  • Hue
  • Backlight
  • Focus
  • Iris
  • Zoom
  • Pan
  • Tilt
  • Roll

Configure Extension Settings control in ISP Mode

VizionViewer™ supports the following extensions in ISP Mode:

  • White Balance
  • Exposure / Gain
  • Contrast
  • Saturation
  • Sharpness
  • Gamma
  • Noise
  • Brightness
  • Mjpg Quality
  • Filter
  • Flick Mode
  • Zoom
  • Pan
  • Tilt
  • Flip

Update Technexion cameras firmware

When a selected camera has firmware available on the technexion server, the "Update" button will become enabled, allowing you to select the desired version update or download.

  • Update your camera's firmware directly
    FirmwareManager_Update.png
  • Download firmware to update camera on computer later
    Download_Update_Later.png

Set up OS profiles

The profile feature allows you to save video stream settings and extension settings for your camera.

You can create multiple profiles and give them names, making it easy to apply predefined configurations in different scenarios.
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Set up OSP(On Sensor Profile) profile

You can store profile directly on the sensor. The camera will automatically apply your preset profile as soon as it turns on.
OSP_Profile_Settings.png

Record videos and take photos

Record videos

Embedded platform support maximum recording resolution of 1920x1200

  • Video recordings are saved in H.264 encoding, Hardware configurations may affect video framerate.
  • Videos are saved with filenames in the format: {yyyyMMdd_hh_mm_ss_zzz}.avi
  • The video storage location is the system default path (Tools -> File -> Open Video Folder).
  • You can change the video storage location by going to Tools -> File -> Options.

Take photos

  • Photos are saved with filenames in the format: {yyyyMMdd hh_mm_ss_zzz}.png
  • The image storage location is the system default path (Tools -> File -> Open Image Folder)
  • You can change the image storage location by going to Tools -> File -> Options.

Picture-in-Picture mode

PiP mode allows you to focus more on image composition

  • Double-click on the screen or press F11 in PiP mode to enlarge the screen to full-screen mode
  • Double-click on the PiP window title bar to windowed full-screen mode.
    Picture_in_Picture_Mode.png

Camera Simulation

  • View Multiple Cameras at Once: Observe images from up to eight cameras simultaneously.
  • Real-Time Alerts for Frame Rate Drops: If the frames per second dip below 75% or 50% of the expected rate, you’ll get an instant alert.
    Simulation.png

Support

If you encounter any difficulties using VizionViewer™, please navigate to Tools -> Help -> Report Issue.

  1. Export the VizionViewer™ report.
  2. Add the VizionViewer™ report to the attached file.
  3. Describe what issue have you encountered.
  4. Sent to support.vision@technexion.com.

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