Access via the Internet
You can access the
cameras over the Internet or better still, have your Visual Asset Protection™
system notify you (by Email, SMS, MMS or Voice
call) when something important happens.
You no longer need to be watching 24/7 to know what’s happening.
You can get your
Security Alarm Monitoring company to view the cameras when an alarm is detected,
or just as a regular Guard Tour.
Should the system stop recording, eg loss of power, failed Internet connection, etc, then be contacted automatically and promptly so the problem can be resolved.. “Don’t find out months later, when it’s too late”.
All of these
services can be provided by the “Internet Gateway Provider”. The IGP
provides the connectivity with mobile phone networks, email servers and manages
the RemoteAccess™ and RemoteMonitoring™ features for watching your cameras
over the Internet. All of this without the need for any technical setup or
need to know anything about IT or networking. You DON’T need a fixed IP
To begin you must register with an “Internet Gateway Provider”.
Click on the button, “Select an IGP”. The following form will appear.
First select the country, then the State, then choose the IGP company from the list. The contact details for that IGP company will then be displayed.
Note: If nothing is available in drop-down lists,
you’re probably not connected to the Internet, You must be connected to the
Internet to select an IGP.
Once the IGP is
selected, you must then REGISTER with that company. Click the “Register
Online – Now” button to use a credit card payment, or contact the IGP
company using the phone numbers provided in the company details.
The IGP company will
provide several PLANS offering various services, Email notification with
snapshot picture, SMS text only, MMS photo to mobile phone and Voice call speech
message announcing alarm.
Plans also cover
using RemoteAccess™ for watching cameras over the Internet. Some may
offer RemoteMonitoring™ for getting a Security Alarm company to use and
watch the cameras for you.
registration web page will include additional information regarding the charges
and services offered.
Once your payment has
been accepted by the chosen IGP company, your “Access via the Internet”
form will be activated. This may take up to 60 seconds.
Based on the plan
you have registered for, the Large RED button on the left of the page will turn
GREEN and display your current credit balance with the IGP company.
The Contact section
at the bottom area of the form will become active allowing you to now enter
Contact names, phone numbers and email addresses. This information will be used
to announce any detected alarms by your Visual Asset Protection™ system.
To watch your
cameras over the Internet, place a tick in the box under “RemoteAccess”
against each of the contacts allowed You
should also enter an email address specific for each of the contacts using
RemoteAccess™. When you click on the APPLY button, an email will be sent to
each contact using RemoteAccess™. This
email contains a download link for getting and installing the software on the
contacts own computer. It also contains the Configuration data and instructions.
It may take up
to 30 seconds for RemoteAccess™ to get the connection going. Be patient.
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