Home page overview

The home page is your starting point for all of your monitoring needs. You can access the home page from any page in Stratocast™.

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An image of the client portal Home page dashboard

A Taskbar The taskbar contains the following:
B Home: Go to the home page from any page.
C View: Monitor your premises in real time and watch playback video.
D Investigate: View existing bookmarks and export video sequences containing bookmarks.
E Vault: View your exported videos and download them for viewing offline.
F Configurations: View information about the cameras in your system and enable the privacy setting.
G Camera tiles Camera tiles contain the following:
  • Camera name: Click to hide description
    The name of the camera.
    TIP: Click the thumbnail or camera name to open the monitoring page for that camera.
  • Camera: Click to hide description
    A field that indicates the current status of the camera. Valid states include the following: Online, Offline, or Unknown.
  • Peak: Click to hide description
    Displays the hour when the peak activity occurred.
  • Motion activity1: Click to hide description
    Displays a bar chart representation of the motion activity over the last 8 hours.
    TIP: Click the motion activity chart to open the Monitoring page in playback mode, starting at the beginning of the hour.
H Report date Indicates the date and time that the Home page dashboard data was requested.
I Home The Home page dashboard includes a motion activity summary, camera tiles, and announcements.
NOTE: The format of the dashboard and the number of tiles displayed across the page vary depending on your screen resolution and device type.
J Motion activity summary Displays a motion activity summary of all cameras over the last 8 hours as a line chart.
NOTE: The time zone displayed is based on the most popular time zone across all cameras in the user account.
K Announcements Displays news announcements for the end user account. The location of the announcements that are displayed varies depending on your screen resolution and device type.

Motion activity1: In situations where cameras use half hour time zones, motion activity will be displayed with a timeline that uses half hour values.

Camera tiles

After all camera motion data is loaded, camera motion charts are adjusted to use the same scale so that motion values can be compared to each other.

Motion activity summary

When the motion activity results are loaded, data points are drawn representing each hour of activity. After all camera data is loaded, the motion activity dots are connected to show a summary of the motion activity in the form of a line chart.