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Remote control

Remote control settings.

  • Imprint metadata in camera snapshots
    Append a timestamp and geolocation coordinates to the remotely captured photos.

  • Remote control privacy
    Configure remote control privacy for the user.

    • Enable: only allow remote audio listening and remote camera access during emergency calls.
    • Disable: allow remote audio listening and remote camera access.
Note:

Turn on Remote Control in the server settings to configure the below listed options.
If you turn off Remote Control in the server settings, remote listening is disabled for all users.

Monitored user

  • Ambient sound sharing (disabled by default)
    Enable remote audio listening for the user's device.

  • Notify on remote listening (disabled by default)
    Show a notification to the user when remote audio listening is activated on his/her device. Disable this option to activate remote audio listening without notifying the user.

  • Share camera snapshots (disabled by default)
    Enable remotely taking photograph from the user's camera.

  • Remote video sharing (disabled by default)
    Enable remotely capturing video from the user's camera.

  • Remote video quality
    Set the quality of remotely captured video:

    • Profile: select one of the predefined video quality profiles:

      • Low: guarantees an uninterrupted video for a large number of simultaneous video streams or a low-performance hardware;
      • Optimal: default setting;
      • High: guarantees an uninterrupted video for a small number of simultaneous video streams or a high-end hardware;
      • Custom: fine-tune individual settings.
    • Resolution: choose the video resolution:

      • 320: 320x240 pixels;
      • 720: 720х480 pixels;
      • 1280: 1280х720 pixels (720p).
    • Framerate: choose the frame rate (frames per second).

    • Bitrate: choose the bit rate (kilobits per second).

    • Use front camera by default: turn on to use a front-facing camera as a default video source.

    • Display video info: show an overlay with video parameters.

    • Avoid mirroring front camera:

      • Enabled: turn off "mirror reflection" effect for the front-facing camera;
      • Disabled: use the image from the front-facing camera as provided by the device.
  • Notify on remote camera access (disabled by default)
    Show a notification to the user when someone remotely accesses the camera on his/her device. Disable this option to activate remote camera access without notifying the user.

Observer

  • Ambient listener (disabled by default)
    Allow the user to remotely listen to the other's device surroundings.
  • Take camera snapshots remotely (disabled by default)
    Allow the user to remotely take photographs from the other's camera.
  • Remote video monitoring (disabled by default)
    Allow the user to remotely capture video from the other's camera.