Supported Axis Analytics in Arcules

  • Fence Guard

  • People Counter

Axis Fence Guard

Monitors a virtual fence and sends an alarm if a person or object crosses the fence. The alarm is used by Arcules to record video and alert security staff.

For more information on Axis Fence Guard visit https://www.axis.com/products/axis-fence-guard.

What is needed from Axis

Prerequisites

  • Chrome browser

  • Access to Axis camera webpage

  • Access to the Axis camera you intend to use

  • Firmware 7.x and higher

How to Install

Step 1: Download the software, install and enable the application in the camera webpage

  • Download the software from the AXIS Fence Guard page

  • Access the camera webpage

  • Open the Settings menu and navigate to the Apps tab

  • Click + Add and select the appropriate software file then click Install

  • Toggle on Start and you should see the Status update from "Stopped" to "Running"

Step 2: Configure the analytic directly in the camera webpage

Click Open to begin configuring your Fence Guard profiles.

To reduce false alarms, use filters to ignore objects such as small animals, light beams from passing cars and quickly moving shadows.

Use profiles to create multiple configurations, for example for daytime and nighttime or for different parts of the scene. Each profile has its own settings and generates its own alarms.

See the Axis Fence Guard manual for best practices on set up.

Step 3: Add the camera in Arcules and enable Camera Analytics

Refer to this guide for step by step instructions on adding a camera

Once the camera is added, click on the device and navigate to the ANALYTICS tab. Then, click + ADD ANALYTIC.

Select AXIS Fence Guard and click ADD.

Once this operation is complete you will see the analytics you configured in the camera webpage reflected in the Camera Analytics section.

Step 4: Set up Rules for handling alarms

Click the link button to set up a Rule for a fence guard analytic.

Fill in the appropriate details for your rule and define who should receive the notification when an event triggers for the alarm. You can learn more about Rules in our Rules Article.

Axis People Counter

Counts and report the number of people entering and leaving a specific area. Trigger an alarm and/or notification based on counter values set.

For more information on Axis People Counter visit https://www.axis.com/products/axis-people-counter

What is needed from Axis

Prerequisites

  • Chrome browser

  • Access to Axis camera webpage

  • Access to the Axis camera you intend to use

How to Install

Step 1: Download the software, install and enable the application in the camera webpage

  • Download the software from the AXIS People Counter page

  • Access the camera webpage

  • Open the Settings menu and navigate to the Apps tab

  • Click + Add and select the appropriate software file then click Install

  • Toggle on Start and you should see the Status update from "Stopped" to "Running"

Step 2: Activate the license in the camera webpage

  • Enter the license code into the Automatic license field and click Install

  • Click Open

  • Re-enter the license code into the Registration code field and click Send

  • On the next page, validate the information then click Save settings and enable counter

Step 3: Configure the analytic directly in the camera webpage

In the Settings tab, configuring your counter parameters.

See the Axis People Counter manual for best practices on set up.

Step 4: Add the camera in Arcules and enable Camera Analytics

Refer to this guide for step by step instructions on adding a camera

Once the camera is added, click on the device and navigate to the ANALYTICS tab. Then, click + ADD ANALYTIC.

Select AXIS People Counter and click ADD.

Once this operation is complete you will see the analytics you configured in the camera webpage reflected in the Camera Analytics section.

Step 5: Set up Rules for handling alarms

Click the link button to set up a Rule for a people counter analytic.

Fill in the appropriate details for your rule and define who should receive the notification when an event triggers for the alarm. You can learn more about Rules in our Rules Article.

(Optional) Configure Occupancy Analytics to calculate occupancy totals

Refer to this guide for step by step instructions to calculate occupancy totals from one or multiple supported cameras

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