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Viewing a connected endpoint's camera

When making a recording, you can control the viewing angle, zoom and focus of the camera on your video endpoint. These settings are not available for streaming playback connections. To customize the view:

  1. Go to Connections.
  2. Click a connection name to display the connection status page.
  3. Click the Camera tab.
  4. Select which endpoint's camera you want to control (point-to-point recordings only).

 

Camera preview and control is not available for any kind of playback connection.

 

Field Field description Usage tips
Movement

Click on one of the directional arrows to change the view direction of the camera.

Not all endpoints will respond to these controls. In particular, endpoints with fixed cameras such as most webcams will not respond to these controls.

Zoom

Click on one of the magnifying options to zoom the view in or out.

Not all endpoints will respond to the zoom controls, possibly including those that do respond to the Movement controls

Focus

Click on one of the adjustment options to improve the clarity of the image.

Not all endpoints will respond to the focus controls, possibly including those that do respond to the Movement controls

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