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    How to successfully integrate the Bosch USB Keyboard KBD Universal XF with Bosch Video Client (BVC)?

    Follow the steps from this article and find out how you can integrate the Bosch USB Keyboard "KBD Universal XF" with Bosch Video Client (BVC).

     

    Driver installation is required on the workstation where the KBD Universal XF Keyboard is connected

    • Driver can be download from the official Bosch Security and Safety Systems page.
    • Navigate to Products > Video System > Switching System and Keyboards > Keyboards > KBD Universal XF > Downloads > Software

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    Operational Check

    When connecting the KBD Universal XF Keyboard to a workstation, the LEDs will blink once.
    This indicates that the keyboard is detected by the workstation

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    Step-by-step guide

     

    Unlike IntuiKey Series Keyboard, no configuration is required for the KBD Universal XF Keyboard to work with Bosch Video Client.


    A. Setup procedure for Bosch Video Client:


    1) Plug in the KBD Universal XF Keyboard to the workstation
    2) Start the Bosch Video Client software.
    ⚠️ Minimum version required is BVC v1.7.5.093
    3) KBD Universal XF Keyboard is ready!

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    B. Verify if Keyboard driver is installed correctly

    1) Connect the Universal XF Keyboard to the workstation
    2) Open the Windows Device Manager, and check if there is a DCZ device shown in the Other devices
    3) If this is found, download the driver as mention above
    4) After installation of the driver, a device called USB CDC serial port emulation is shown in the Ports (COM & LPT)

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    C. Login using Universal XF Keyboard

     

    Pre-requisite:

    • User name must exist in BVC account database
    • Only numeric is supported for username and password

    1) Press button Central_Support_2-1619680971932.png 
    to highlight User name textbox. The button should be illuminated.

    2) Input the username eg.1234

    3) Press button Central_Support_3-1619681009737.png 
    to highlight Password textbox. The button should be illuminated.

    4) Input the password

    5) Press button Central_Support_4-1619681043390.png 
    to logon


    Note: Press button ESC to clear the information

     

    ⚠️ Known restriction:

    • Keyboard driver is not installed on the workstation when installing Bosch Video Client software
    • Customize of function button for the keyboard is not supported
    • Creating of new Preset Scene by the keyboard is not supported
    • Executing of Aux commands from keyboard is not supported
    • Logoff of the Bosch Video Client using the keyboard is not supported
    • Snapshot capture using the keyboard is not supported

     

    Buttons and Functions

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    Jog Shuttle and Joystick Functions:

    • Jog dial > Select item from lists
    • Shuttle ring > Select image pane
    • Joystick > Tilt and Pan the selected PTZ camera
    • Knob > Zoom in / out the selected PTZ camera

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    Bosch Video Client GUI:

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    Tips & tricks:

     

    1. Clear a video display

    Pre-requisite:

    • Ensure that Device list is highlighted in BVC
    • Toggle Central_Support_5-1619681283298.png 
      button to select Device list

      1) Move the keyboard shuttle ring to highlight the Image Pane in yellow
      2) Press ESC button to clear the video display

       

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    2. Execute a Preset Position

    Pre-requisite:

    • Ensure that Preset position are configured on the PTZ camera
    • Ensure that the PTZ camera is highlighted in Yellow in the Image Pane
    • Check that the Central_Support_6-1619681380892.png
      button is illuminated

      1) Press Central_Support_7-1619681412288.png 
      button. The button should be illuminated.

      2) Press the Preset number

      3) Press the OK button

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    3. Toggle the relay

    1) Press Central_Support_8-1619681511868.png 

    button to highlight the Alarm Output Panel.

    2) Press the logical number of the relay output to select the relay.

    OR
    Use the Jog dial to select the relay output

    3) Press the OK button to toggle the relay.

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    4. Scroll the logbook

    1) Press Central_Support_9-1619681591750.png 

    button to highlight the logbook Panel.

    2) Turn the jog dial to scroll the event logs.

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    5. Show screenshot on video plane

    1) Press Central_Support_10-1619681649960.png 

    button to highlight the Screenshots Panel.

    2) Press the logical number of the screenshots.

    OR
    Use the Jog dial to select the screenshots

    3) Press the OK button to toggle the relay.

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    6. Send Favorite view or Sequence to 2nd monitor

    1) Setup the Windows monitor display in extended display mode

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    2) Select User preferences
    3) Select Enable second monitor
    4) Click on OK button

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    5) Press Central_Support_11-1619681742698.png 

    on the universal XF keyboard

    6) Press the numeric logical number of the Favorite name or Sequence name

    OR
    Use the Jog dial to select the Favorite name or Sequence name

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    7) Press Central_Support_12-1619681811573.png 
    on the universal XF keyboard

    😎 Video is displayed on the second monitor
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