How Do I Add a Camera to Video Insight?

Adding a camera to Video Insight is a simple process that can be done in just a few steps. Video Insight is a popular video management software that allows you to monitor and manage your security cameras from one central location. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of adding a camera to Video Insight.

Step 1: Connect your Camera

Before you can add your camera to Video Insight, you must first connect it to your network. This can typically be done by plugging the camera into an ethernet port on your router or switch.

Step 2: Launch Video Insight Client

Once your camera is connected to your network, launch the Video Insight client on your computer. This can typically be found in the start menu or by double-clicking the desktop icon.

Step 3: Add Camera

In the Video Insight client, navigate to the “Cameras” tab and click on “Add Camera”. This will open up the “Add Camera Wizard”.

Step 3.1: Select Manufacturer

In the first screen of the wizard, select the manufacturer of your camera from the drop-down list. If your camera manufacturer is not listed, select “Generic” from the list.2: Enter Camera Details

In this screen, enter the IP address of your camera and select its model from the list provided. If your camera model is not listed, select “Generic” from the list.3: Configure Camera Settings

In this screen, configure any additional settings for your camera such as resolution and frame rate.4: Assign Camera to Server

In this screen, assign your camera to a server in Video Insight. You can either choose an existing server or create a new one.

Step 4: Save and View Camera

Once you have completed the wizard, click “Save” to add your camera to Video Insight. You can now view your camera footage in the Video Insight client by navigating to the “Cameras” tab.

  • Tip: If you are having trouble adding your camera to Video Insight, make sure that it is connected to your network and that you have entered its IP address correctly.
  • Tip: You can add multiple cameras to Video Insight by repeating this process for each camera.


Adding a camera to Video Insight is a quick and easy process that can be done in just a few steps. By following this tutorial, you can easily add your cameras to Video Insight and start monitoring your premises with ease.