ADENA Hacks

How to optimize backups to the server

How to optimize backups to the server

On LS and KL series stations with 2.7 FW and above, there is a new option that can help you boost uploading speed. This option allows you to define a specific time during which to upload all previously recorded videos. There are two ways to do it - one of them is to access the station’s “System Administrator” webpage, click on “Upload” and set “Auto Upload” to “Daily Scheduled”. Next, define the time period that this station will be using for uploading, whether it will be uploading both mixed and original videos, or only one of them, and what to do with...

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How to set up automatic custom zoom level

How to set up automatic custom zoom level

On AREC CI-T21H cameras with FW 3.2.0.10 and higher, you are able to define your own auto zoom level. Whereas by default you have three zoom profiles to choose from, in the event these do not suit your needs, you can set up your own with just a few clicks. First, change “Zoom Offset” to “Custom”, then drag sliders below for the close range and the far range zoom levels, press applies, and it’s done. With your own custom zoom adjusted, you won’t need to think about manually controlling your camera, and you will be able to fully commit to the task...

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How to track active speakers in a conference

How to track active speakers in a conference

With Speaker Tracking Station DS-4CU, you can create a scalable, easy to set up tracking solution based on microphones and presets. DS-4CU can track up to 99 speakers, supports up to 4 cameras (or other video sources), and it is integrated with microphone system models from the most popular brands (e.g. Shure, Televic, Sennheiser, Bosch, etc.) DS-4CU adjusts every graphical detail of the image according to your presets, and moves the associated camera into position the moment a microphone is activated. DS-4CU can change its active layout, background, and overlay, and, if you are using DS-4CU with an AREC Media Station, microphone activation can also change Media Station’s theme. Watch the following video to...

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How to use HDMI output devices in PC apps

How to use HDMI output devices in PC apps

With RADA HDMI-to-USB Bridge, you are able to convert HDMI devices into USB and use them with computers in a variety of ways. For example, Bridge can turn your devices into webcams that you can use in video conferencing apps (e.g. Zoom, Skype, etc.). You can convert a professional camera for a clearer image, show materials in close up with a converted document camera, or convert an AREC Media Station and lead a digital class. Similarly, Bridge can help you create a cost-effective recording and streaming solution based on a PC with software (e.g. OBS). That is because RADA HDMI-to-USB Bridge converts HDMI audio, has a...

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ADENA Hack: How to make your AREC station automatically record and stream

ADENA Hack: How to make your AREC station automatically record and stream

AREC LS and KL Media Stations have an automation feature called Scheduler. It allows users to upload or link a calendar to a Media Station for automatic recording and streaming of planned events. Scheduler supports calendars in .ics format - for example, Google Calendar, Microsoft Calendar, and others. The scheduler is also integrated with Panopto and Opencast platforms, meaning that you can tie your existing VCMS calendars with the Media Station completely hassle-free. With this feature enabled, you will not need to worry about starting or stopping your video creation yourself anymore, and you can fully concentrate on the task at hand. Watch the following...

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