When a camera is dragged to a tile and is streaming live video, you can watch
playback video captured by that camera.
Watch this video to learn more. Click the
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To watch playback video:
On the View page, do one of the following:
Select a tile whose camera is streaming live video and click .
To go to a specific time and date in a video recording, click
Seek (), and enter a range or a specific time and date for that
NOTE: In Silverlight video player the
Seek button is displayed as .
The selected tile is maximized and the timeline is displayed at the
bottom of the tile.
In the video timeline, do one of the following:
Move to a specific position within the timeline by clicking and dragging the timeline
either left or right.
Watch video that was recorded at a specific date and time by clicking and dragging the
playback cursor either left or right on the timeline.
Zoom in and out of the timeline to view the contents in your video sequence. You can zoom
in and out of the timeline as follows:
1By moving the mouse pointer over the timeline and using your mouse's scroll
1By using the timeline's zoom control buttons ( and Silverlight video player only) to change
the timeline scale
After browsing backwards or forwards in the video you can recenter the timeline on the
current time by using the center timeline buttons ( and HTML5 video player only).
The time and date of the playback video appears at the bottom left
corner of the tile, alongside the time zone corresponding to the camera’s
To fast forward or rewind the video sequence, click or .
The video plays as fast as the network connection allows, which might be below
the selected playback speed.
NOTE: You can only fast forward and rewind video
recordings that are stored in the cloud. NAS volumes and SD memory cards are
To resume playback at normal speed, click .
To zoom in and out of video in a tile, select the tile and use the zoom
features that are supported by the camera that is capturing the video. The zoom
features differ between fixed cameras and PTZ cameras.
To switch back to live video, click .
The tile returns to its normal size and live video is
IMPORTANT: If you navigate away from the View page and the video is
paused, the playback video that you were watching before leaving the page does not
keep its paused state and starts to play automatically when you return to the