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Overview

Safire Control Center (Android) V3.3 mobile client software, which is designed for mobile phone on the basis of Android OS (Version 2.3.3 or higher), can be used to remotely monitor the live video from embedded DVR, NVR, network camera, network speed dome and encoder via wireless network, play back record files, locally store and manage pictures and videos, control alarm output and realize PTZ control as well.

Main Feature

Live View

Remote Playback

Device Management

Picture and Video Management

Configuration


After you successfully run the software, you enter the Live View interface. You can click to activate the Main menu which contains the following icons.
Go to Live View interface.
Go to Remote Playback interface.
Go to Device Management interface.
Go to Picture and Video Management interface.
Go to Configuration interface.

Live View

Start Live View

1.In the Live View interface, click to enter the Camera List interface, select the camera(s) or device for live view.
Device icon.
Camera icon.
Select the camera or device for live view.
Back to Live View interface.
Add the commonly used camera(s) to the favorites.
Favorites icon.
2.Click Start Live View to start live view of the selected cameras.
Refer to the following description for the icons on the live view interface.
Go to the Camera List interface.
Capture picture of the selected live view window.
Record the video of the selected live view window.
PTZ control panel.
Image quality panel.
Stop all the live view.
Audio control.
Two-way audio.
Alarm output control panel.
Digital zoom.

Stop Live View

During the live view, you can click to stop live view of all cameras.
Or you can perform the following steps to stop live view of the specific camera.
1.Click and hold the live view window.
2.Drag the window upwards, and the icon shows on the top of the window.
3.Drag the window to the until it changes to and then release the window. In this way, you can stop the specified live video.

PTZ Control

Click to activate the PTZ control panel.
Start / stop the auto-scan.
Zoom control: Zoom+ / Zoom-
Focus control: Focus+ / Focus-
Iris control: Iris+ / Iris-
Set and call the preset.

Under PTZ control mode, you can slide on the live view window to realize the pan left/right and tilt up/down movements. You can also pinch two fingers together to zoom out or spread them apart to zoom in the live view.

Setting / Calling a Preset

1.Slide on the live view window to move the camera to the desired scene.
2.Click and then set the preset No. (1~256) in the pop-up dialog box.
3.Click Set to finish the preset settings. For the programmed preset, you can set the preset No. and click Call to call it.

Image Quality

Click to adjust the image quality. There are three defined image quality types provided, including Clear, Balanced and Fluent. And you can also customize the image quality.
Note: If you change the image quality, the live view and recording of the device may be affected due to the new settings.

Customize the Image Quality

1.Click Custom to activate the customized panel.
2.Configure the parameters according to actual needs, including Stream Type, Resolution, Frame Rate and Bitrate.

Alarm Output Control

You can control the alarm outputs of the added device by the software.
1.Slide the control panel to show more icons.
2.Click to activate the alarm output control panel.
3.Select an alarm output and click it to set it as to enable this alarm output.

Digital Zoom

You can realize the partial digital zoom during live view.
1.Click and the selected window will be display in 1-division mode.
2.Spread two fingers apart to zoom in or pinch them together to zoom out the live view. Or you can double-click on the live view image to realize digital zoom.

Full-screen Live View

During live view, you can rotate the phone to enter the full-screen mode. You can drag the toolbar to adjust its position.

Remote Playback

Start Playback

1.In the Remote Playback interface, click to enter the Camera List interface.
Set the start time and end time as the search condition.
Select a camera for playback.
Device icon.
Camera icon.
Back to Remote Playback interface.
2.Click Start Playback to start playback.
3.You can slide the timeline bar to adjust the playback time.

Capture picture of the playback window.
Clip the playback.
Pause the playback.
Stop the playback.
Audio control.
Digital zoom.

Stop Playback

You can click to stop the playback.
Or you can perform the following steps to stop the playback.
1.Click and hold the playback window.
2.Drag the window upwards, and the icon shows on the top of the window.
3.Drag the window to the until it changes to and then release the window.

Digital Zoom

You can realize the partial digital zoom during playback of video files.
Click and then spread two fingers apart to zoom in or pinch them together to zoom out the video. Or you can double-click on the playback video to realize digital zoom.

Full-screen Playback

During playback, you can rotate the phone to enter the full-screen mode. You can drag the toolbar to adjust its position.

Device Management

Adding a Device

In the Device Management interface, click to add a new device.
Alias: Edit a name for the device as desired.
Register Mode: Select the register mode to HiDDNS, IP/Domain, or IP Server.
HiDDNS: When the device is registered on the HiDDNS server, you need to enter the HiDDNS server address and the device domain name registered on the server. You can also scan the serial No. on the label of the device by clicking if your device has been registered on the HiDDNS server via serial No..
IP/Domain: You can access the device through fixed IP address or domain name. You need to edit the IP address or domain address and the port of the device.
IP Server: You can access the device through IP Server. You need to set the IP Server address, and device identifier which is the device name or device serial No..
User Name: Input the user name of the added device.
Password: Input the password of the added device.
Camera No.: The number of the camera(s) under the device can be automatically obtained after the device is successfully added.

Modifying a Device

1.In the Device Management interface, click the device item to view its parameters.
2.Click and then you can modify the parameters of the device according to actual needs.

Deleting a Device

In the Device Management interface, select a device and long press it to activate the deletion window. Click Confirm button to delete the selected device.

Picture and Video Management

In Picture and Video Management interface, you can view and manage the local video files and pictures that you manually record and capture in Live View and Remote Playback interface. The pictures and video files are stored in the Safire Control Center directory of the SD card.

For batch deleting of the pictures and videos, please perform the steps below.
1.Click and then select the pictures and videos you want to delete.
2.Click to delete the selected file(s). Or you can click to cancel it.

Picture Management

1.Click a picture and the picture displays in full screen. You can click if you want to delete it.
2.You can pinch two fingers together to zoom out or spread them apart to zoom in the picture. Or you can double-click on the picture to realize digital zoom. You can also drag to pan the picture under zoom-in mode.

Video Management

1.Click a video and the video shows in full screen. Click if you want to delete it.
2.Click to play it.
Capture a picture of the playback video.
Pause the playback.
Audio control.

Configuration

In the Configuration interface, you can set password protection, view the help, configure software update and email feedback, and check the software’s version information and main features.

Password Protection

In the Configuration interface, you can click Turn Password On to enter the password settings interface and input the password to activate password protection.
You can click Modify Password and enter corresponding information to modify the password.
If you want to disable the password protection, click Turn Password Off and enter the password to confirm the settings.