The software also has built in text and graphics overlay control for each camera. The graphics overlay lets you place a bitmap image anywhere on the window. The text overlay is available in predefined text, free on the fly text editing and data input. The text overlay can be placed anywhere on the video image, colors and font size can be selected.
The software has a video streaming capabilities over the network. Pontus can also control a Remote client viewer installed somewhere on a PC in the network. The operator can define what will be visible on the remote viewer. Also Pontus can be controlled from a PC/tablet (Windows OS) on the same network either LAN wired or Wi-Fi.
The files are stored on the hard disk and can be played back using the build in player. Also the snapshots which belong to the recording can quickly be viewed. The player can also backup the recording to an external storage device like a USB-stick or external USB hard disk.
Pontus also has the ability to adjust image settings per channel.
Camera which are mounted on a Novasub pan & tilt can also be directly controlled from the software.
- Live video viewing;
- Camera & Light control;
- User window size and position configurable;
- Multi monitor use;
- Snapshots per video channel;
- Bitmap overlay, size scalable and any position;
- Text overlay, with real-time typing and stored in memory;
- Sensor data overlay;
- Playback function;
- Synchronized recording and playback;
- Remote viewer of all channels over IP;
- PTZ control;
- Event Management *;
- Diver Management *.