To avoid confusion, a glossary of terms has been included where terms or acronyms may differ from industry-used standards.
wdt_ID Terms Meaning 1 1. Alarm Management Gateway Centralised alarm management interface, offering alarm logs and comprehensive reporting abilities for large site installations across single or multiple sites, whether local or remote. 2 2. API/SDK Application Programming Interface/Software Development Kit. 3 3. Archive Player/Viewer CathexisVision in-house/external application for playing archives created in/exported from CathexisVision. 4 4. Archiving Archiving is a facility to enable you to select recordings and copy them to archiving media, such as USB key, hard drive, or CD/DVD. Unlike normal recordings, archived recordings retain their authenticity, and can be verified as authentic 5 (unaltered) on replay, making them suitable for use in courts of law. Note: Unlike other systems, CathexisVision does not use archiving and recording interchangeably. 7 5. Base station Principally, the station receiving recorded content from a “capture” station and/or connecting to the capture station in response to alarm stimuli. 8 6. Client Any CathexisVision platform which can connect to and view the server. This includes CathexisVision desktop Client, CathexisVision mobile client (CatMobile), and CathexisVision web interface client. 9 7. Event Action An automated action that the system takes in response to a trigger. 10 8. Event Recording Uses storage space efficiently by recording only the event of interest. 11 9. FPS Frames Per Second. Terms Meaning