How To Playback From A Device In SmartPSS


This article will show you how to playback recorded video from a device in SmartPSS


Video Instructions

Step by Step Instructions

1. Launch SmartPSS.

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2. Click Playback

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3. The device tree on the left will show all devices added to SmartPSS.

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For devices with multiple channels/streams, Click the Device tree expand icon.jpg icon to expand the tree to see all channels.

5. Use the checkbox next to each channel you wish to search for.

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6.You can configure the parameters of the search using the drop down boxes on the left side of the screen:

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  • Record Type - choose the type of recording records to search for, including Events
  • Stream Type - Main Stream, Sub Stream
  • Time - Click the Time window to enter the time frame to search for - Please note this value cannot exceed a 24 hour period

Click 'Search' to begin a search based on the parameters.

7. The search results will appear in the timeline below the center window. Click the floating bar on the right side of the screen to open the Record Tray

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8. Double click an entry in the list to begin playback

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9. Use the controls below the video pane to control playback

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There are options for forward and reverse playback, playback speed, and to enable audio

Playback from SmartPSS


Playback in SmartPSS is a feature that access local or remote storage devices such as an NVR. Follow the instructions below to start using this feature of SmartPSS.


Video Instructions

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1. From the home page select "Play Back"

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Step 2. On the right hand side, select a device to view play back. Multiple devices may be selected

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Step 3. Select Record or Picture → Select type for drop down selection. You may select all or any type of the events such as motion → Select Stream Type → Select from date and time to date and time → Select Search.

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Step 4. Select Record or Event to view Playback → Select Channels to view → select play.

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SmartPSS 2.0 Playback


How to playback recordings on SmartPSS 2.0


  • SmartPSS 2.0
  • Device Access

Video Instructions

Step by Step Instructions

1. From the home menu select "Playback".


2. From the left hand side select device -> camera or cameras. More than one maybe selected.


3. Select Record type. Drop down menu allows to select All Records, General, Alarm, MD (Motion Detection), and Intelligent Analysis.


4. Select Stream Type (Main Stream or Sub Stream).


5. Select Date and time -> Select OK -> Select Search.


6. Click on the Play button.



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