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Access to the camera via ONVIF

We offer ONVIF for the users who want an alternative to our free cloud service. Precondition:  1. ONVIF only works in the local network, i

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We offer ONVIF for the users who want an alternative to our free cloud service.


Precondition: 

1. ONVIF only works in the local , i.e. the PC/smartphone and camera must be within the same network. 

2. The camera must be online, i.e. the setup via the HiKam app is already complete.

3. Camera firmware must be higher than 13.0.0.61, go to HiKam App: My Camera -> Setting -> Update Device

From firmware 13.0.0.90 the camera also offers 720p HD via ONVIF interface. However, when HD is running over ONVIF, HD on HiKam App doesn’t work anymore (SD only).

Resolution 1280×720: ://192.168.xxx.xxx:554/onvif1 

Resolution 320×180: rtsp://192.168.xxx.xxx:554/onvif2

We have verified the following that can be used to access the camera. If you need support for other software, please let us know and we’ll be happy to test it for you.


1. PC: ONVIF  

http://sourceforge.net/projects/onvifdm/

After the installation start the program.  The program should be able to detect the camera automatically. 

Unfortunately, /tilt does not work with this software. 


2nd PC: iSpy 

http://www.ispyconnect.com/

To add camera, go to Add -> -> select “RTSP” and “Scan Network” -> select camera -> OK. After that you can see the picture.

iSpy offers you multiple configuration options for , Pan/Tilt (pan and tilt), FTP, SMTP, Cloud…

Click Add > ONVIF Camera

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Go to the “VLC Plugin” tab > VLC. You will be taken to the page where you can download VLC. Select a suitable download pack here, as in the example “vlc-2.2.4-win64.zip”. Unzip the files into the directory as below by clicking on the link. You might have to create a folder yourself. Please make sure that libvlc.dll is located directly under the VLC64 folder. Close the “Video source” window. Go back to “Add” > ONVIF Camera > VLC Plugin. In the VLC URL, please enter rtsp://your_camera_ip:554/onvif1 and click OK. In the pop-up window click on “Exit”. Now you can see the video image from the camera.

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In order for the audio transmission to work, please click on the speaker button. 


3. iOS: IP Cam Viewer

You can download the app from the App Store.

Add Camera -> Generic URL -> Type: Generic RTSP over UDP -> URL: rtsp://192.168.1.xxx:554/onvif1

ATTENTION: You must read the IP address of the camera from the router or via PC software such as ONVIF Device Manager. 

 

 

 


4. Android: tinyCam

You can download the app on .

Add Camera -> ONVIF, enter IP address, port 5000, RTSP over UDP

ATTENTION: You must read the IP address of the camera from the router or via PC software such as ONVIF Device Manager.

 

 

 


5.Mac: SecuritySpy

http://www.bensoftware.com/securityspy/

ATTENTION: You must read the IP address of the camera from the router or via the “M-Sight” app.


6. Synology

Please update Synology Surveillance Station to 7.2.3 (08/09/2016) first, then read on.

IP address: You must read the camera’s IP address from the router or via PC software such as ONVIF Device Manager. 

Connection: 554

Brand: Custom

Video format: H.264

Source path: /onvif1

Username and password can be left blank.

Warning: Videos can be saved to Synology, but sound track cannot be decoded yet. We’re still working on it.

Control Panel -> Security -> Advanced -> TLS/SSL Cipher Suites -> Intermediate Compatibility


7. Qnap

IP address: You must read the camera’s IP address from the router or via PC software such as ONVIF Device Manager.

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