InstarVision Surveillance Center

Windows Metro App Software

Multiview Menu

InstarVision for Windows Metro App

[01] Click on Multiview to get an Overview over all your cameras.

InstarVision for Windows Metro App

[02] Click on a single camera to enter its live video stream.

InstarVision for Windows Metro App

[03] Double-tap the video to display all function buttons. A description of all function buttons can be found below

InstarVision for Windows Metro App

[04] Click on the Cog symbol to access the quality settings of your cameras video stream. Reduce the quality if your connection speed is slow.


Every camera that you add to the app will be displayed in the Multiview Menu. The Video will be displayed with a low refresh rate to keep bandwidth requirements low. Simply touch the video to access the corresponding cameras live stream. The refresh rate set in general settings only applies to the life stream and will not be used for the Multiview refresh timing.

InstarVision App for Windows Metro

InstarVision App for Windows Metro - Click to watch the Video


The Multiview Menu allows you to keep an eye on all your cameras

InstarVision Video Settings Image Settings: This button leads you to the camera's image settings.
InstarVision Save Position Save Position: The Ps is only displayed for cameras that have a pan & tilt function. Long-pressing the button will open a menu with 8 - 15 (depending on the camera model) positions. Selecting a number from this menu will save the cameras position which can later be recalled by the P button in the middle of the pan & tilt control.
InstarVision Motion Detection Motion Detection: The little burglar symbol activates or deactivates the cameras motion detection. The motion detection areas and alarm actions have to be set inside the camera's web user interface to be switched on and off by the Motion Detection button.
InstarVision Alarm Input Alarm Input: Switch the state of your alarm input between open and close. This button does not deactivate your alarm input!
InstarVision Alarm Relay Alarm Output Relay: The Relay Button - the two vertical lines with the switch in the middle - opens or closes the cameras relay. External devices connected to the camera's Alarm-out can be switched remotely by pressing this button.
InstarVision Audio Detection Audio Detection: Let your camera listen to its environment and trigger an alert in case of a loud noise. Your camera needs a microphone to be able to use this functions.
InstarVision PIR Sensor PIR Sensor: Activate the internal heat sensor of your camera (e.g. IN-6014 HD, IN-8015 Full HD or IN-9008 Full HD) for motion detection.
InstarVision Snapshot Snapshot: The camera button will take a snapshot of the camera's live image and store it in your cell phones photo library.
InstarVision IR LEDs IR LEDs: The IR Switch allows you to switch the camera's infrared LEDs on or off (when this function is supported by the camera).
InstarVision Audio Audio: The Audio Switch allows you to switch the camera's audio stream on or off (when this function is supported by the camera).
InstarVision Microphone Microphone: Use the Microphone Switch to send an audio stream from your mobile devices microphone to the camera (only works for camera's with integrated or attached speakers).
InstarVision Manual Recording Manual Recording: Start a recording of your camera´s video stream on your smartphone or on your IP camera´s internal SD card (720p / 1080p Camera Series).
InstarVision Push Notification Push Notification: Just click this button and scan your camera´s Push QR Code (720p / 1080p) Camera Series) to receive push notifications in case of an alarm event.

Please be Aware:

When you connect to your camera via P2P, you will not be able to Adjust Video Settings (Bitrate, Contrast, Brightness, etc.) and Access Snapshots on your SD card (accessing Videos will work).

Privacy