Multimedia Menu // Privacy Mask


The Privacy Mask Menu allows you to black out areas from your surveillance. E.g. you can still see a part of the public street in front of your house on your surveillance videos. But you cannot adjust the camera angle any more. Now you can setup up to 4 masks to prevent the street from showing up in your surveillance footage.

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INSTAR 720p Web User Interface - Privacy Mask

Areas Click the radio button behind the area (1-4) that you want to edit. Move your mouse pointer over the image hold the left mouse button to draw your privacy mask. To draw a second mask, activate area 2 and repeat the step.
Active Check the Active box to activate the corresponding Area. The area will be masked inside the live video, video recordings as well as in snapshots.
Full Area Maximize the selected area to the full size of the frame.
Reset Return all areas to their default positions.

Black out Areas from your Surveillance

The Privacy Mask Menu allows you to black out areas from your surveillance. E.g. you can still see a part of the public street in front of your house on your surveillance videos. But you cannot adjust the camera angle any more. Now you can setup up to 4 masks to prevent the street from showing up in your surveillance footage - just activate an area and draw its shape onto the image.

Flip & Mirror

Please be aware, that the privacy mask is not affected by the function to Flip & Mirror the camera image. If you installed your camera overhead, first uncheck the Flip & Mirror Boxes, mask the areas you want to hide and the turn the image upright again.

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