Searching for videos by time and date

After a camera is dragged into a tile, you can search for videos that were recorded by that camera at a specific time.

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To search for video by time and date (HTML5 video player):

  1. On the View page, select a camera in a tile and click .
  2. In the Date and time dialog box, do one of the following:
    • Manually enter the date and time () that the video was recorded on and click Seek.
    • Click Select date and time () to select the date and time that the video was recorded on and click Seek.
    IMPORTANT: If entering the time and date manually, ensure that you follow the format that is displayed (year-month-day hour:minutes:seconds).

To search for video by time and date (Silverlight video player):

  1. On the View page, select a camera in a tile and click .
  2. In the Go to date and time dialog box, select the time and date that the video was recorded on and click OK.
  3. (Optional) For more search options, click Advanced search and proceed as follows:
    1. In the Time range mode drop-down list, select one of the following:
      • Relative: Click to hide description
        A time range mode that allows you to choose the last number of seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, or years. Considering that this mode is based on the current time, you can select this mode to generate different results each time you run the query.
      • Absolute: Click to hide description
        A time range mode that allows you to specify a from and a to date and time. You can select this mode if you want to generate the same results each time you run the query.
    2. Click Search.
      Video sequences recorded by that camera, in the time range you specified, appear on the right.
    3. Select a video and click OK.
    IMPORTANT: If entering the time and date manually, ensure that you follow the format that is displayed (month/day/year hour:minutes:seconds, am or pm).
The dialog box closes and the video recording jumps to the start of the selected video sequence.