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IVSIconHeatMap.png Heat Map is used to detect the level of motion of moving objects in a certain time. Supports the statistics of the cumulative population density within the set time range, and displays in space with different colors.
Heat Map
Set Up Search Heat Map Data Export Heat Map Data
Set Up Heat Map on your device using various interfaces.

> How To Set Up Intrusion Alarm
Search for Heat Map data by a time range

> Search Heat Map Data
Export the generated Heat Map data from the device

> Export Heat Map data


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This article will cover ow to set up Heat Mapping on the older Dahua NVR interface.


  • A Dahua NVR & Camera with Heat Mapping capabilities

Video Instructions

Step By Step Instructions

1. From the Main Menu of the recorder, select Event under Setting

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2. Under Event select Smart Plan and then Heat Map for your SmartPlan. Click Apply to save.

3. Next while still under Event select Heat Map from the left-side menu and for the correct channel click the Enable checkbox and set the schedule using Period if needed. Hit Apply to save.

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  • Dahua device with Heat Map

Video Instructions

Step By Step Instructions

1. From the Main Menu

Click AI

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2. The Smart Plan for the channel must be configured

Click Parameters > Smart Plan

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3. Use the dropdown box to select the channel

Click to enable the Heatmap IVS

Click Apply to save

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4. Click Parameters > Heat Map

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5. Use the dropdown box to select the Channel

Click to enable the Heat Map feature

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6. Click the Setting button next to Period to configure a schedule for the Heat Map (by default will be 24/7)

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7. Click the gear to configure the schedule

Click OK to save

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8. Click Apply to save all settings

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This article will show you how to use the Heat Map feature on a supported device using the WebUI / Web interface / Internet Explorer

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  • Intelligent Network Camera or an HDCVI Camera that is connected to a HDCVI DVR that has intelligent features.
  • Updated firmware that supports intelligent features.
  • Internet Explorer.

Video Instructions

Step By Step Instructions

1.Log into device using the Web Service.

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2. Click Setting

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3. Click Event > Smart Plan

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4. Click the Heat Map icon to enable the Smart Plan then click Save

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5. Click Heat Map

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6. Check the box to Enable, then click Setting to set a custom schedule for the Heat Map.

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7. Use the menu to set a schedule for the Heat Map function. By default the schedule will be 24/7

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8. Click Save

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9. Click the Report tab to review the collected data

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10. Enter a Time/Date range to search for then click Search

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11. The heatmap data will be displayed.

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12. Click Export to export the heat map data as a bmp Image

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This article will cover the setup of Heat Mapping on an N52B3P and will apply to any device using this UI that supports the Heat Mapping function.


  • An NVR that supports Heat Mapping
  • A camera that supports Heat Mapping
  • A Windows PC on the same local network as the NVR

Video Instructions

Step By Step Instructions

1. From the main page of the recorder web UI, select AI as shown in the image below, and choose Parameters in the left-hand menu.

2. From Parameters, Select Smart Plan and select the channel which Heat Mapping will be set for and make sure the Heat Mapping icon is Highlighted as in the image below.


3. Next choose the Heat Map option under the Parameters menu and again select the channel that Heat Mapping will be applied to. Check the box for Enable and if a schedule is need this can be set using the Period button

4. Once the Heat Map has been set up, the data can be queried under Smart Search and then Heat Map, the results will be show as they appear below.


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