Webcam Help

Webcam Control

  1. Start Control Button
    Used this button to request camera control privileges. You must first click the [Start Control] button in order to control the camera.
  2. Camera Control Status Window
    Indicates the status of the camera controls, i.e. "Camera controllable", "Camera not controllable", "Awaiting turn", and the "Remaining camera control time".
  3. Camera Control Time
    60 seconds is the amount of access time a client can control the webcam.
  4. Number of Connected Clients
    50 is the maximum number of browser clients that can connect to this webcam at one time.
  5. Pan Scroll Bar
    Use this horizontal scroll bar to change the camera pan angle (left and right movement). By clicking on a point in the video you can move the center of the camera to that location.
  6. Tilt Scroll Bar
    Used this vertical scroll bar to change the camera tilt angle (up and down movement). By clicking on a point in the video, you can also move the center of the camera to that location.
  7. Zoom Scroll Bar
    Used this vertical scroll bar to change the zoom ratio. Moving the slider up zooms in (telephoto) and moving it down zooms out (wide-angle).
  8. Backlight Adjustment Button
    Compensates for backlighting. Useful when the video appears dark due to bright light behind the subject in the video. Click the button a second time to cancel this feature.
  9. Mouse Panning Option
    Click mouse inside image to pan the camera to that clicked position.
  10. Webcam Disconnected
    If your webcam console indicates that it is disconnected, try refreshing your browser. If everything is working correctly it should indicate that it is trying to connect.

    Disconnected Connecting