How To Setup Event Alarm Link In SmartPSS

  107   SmartPSS

【1】Product Model(Version)

Smart pss

【2】Description of the problem

This solution will show you how to setup the Event Alarm Link feature in SmartPSS 2.0

【3】Problem Processing (Root Cause)

§ SmartPSS
§ Devices added to SmartPSS Device List – How To Add Device to SmartPSS


1. Run SmartPSS.

2. Click ‘Event Configure

3. The Event Config menu will appear.

4. Click to select the device you wish to configure from the Device Tree on the left.

5. Select the Event Type for this camera

6. Use the tabs on the right to set up the parameters for when the Event is triggered.

The different options will be explained below:


When the event occurs it can give a notification.

Notification types
Alarm Sound: Play sound at local computer
EMap Twinkle: Twinkle notification on EMap
Send Mail: Send an email

Link Video

When event occurs it can link to a live camera preview or record.

Drag and drop a device from device tree into the grid layout in the center of the screen
Select from the pre-configured layouts or create your own
Preset point: Allows the user to select a preset point for supported cameras such as PTZ    SmartPSS / How To Use PTZ Preset in Smart PSS

Stream Type: Select which video stream: Main Stream, Sub Stream1, etc.
Duration: Time (in seconds) for video .
Operation: Use the X icon to delete

Alarm Output

When event occurs it can output a signal to trigger an alarm directly on the camera.

Select the device from the device tree
Set Auto Open
Duration: Enter a time for the alarm output (in seconds)

Defence Time

Set a schedule for the Alarm.

The event will be automatically programmed to run at all times, represented by the Green color
In the center of the screen click and drag the mouse to delete or add time

OR you can click the Gear to open a pop up menu to define the parameters of the schedule

Enter a time range for the schedule
Use the checkbox at the bottom to select which day(s) to set the schedule to. You can use ‘Check All’ to set the current schedule to all days
Click OK to set the schedule

7. Once the Event parameters have been configured click ‘Save’ to save the settings, then click the toggle at the top of the page to enable the event.

Once this event is enabled it will begin actively working according to the set parameters.