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iRa Direct

iRa Direct

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iRa Direct provides touch based viewing and control of IP based surveillance equipment. Inspired by the mobility needs of the high-end security industry, iRa Direct enables users to view multiple video feeds and directly control pan-tilt-zoom cameras using the intuitive touchscreen interface of the iPhone and iPod touch.

If you would like to view live video from a video management server, take a look at iRa Pro. iRa Direct communicates strictly with cameras and video digitizers.

Application Features
- Easily view many video feeds simultaneously
- Full screen video view
- PTZ (pan, tilt, zoom) control for camera motion
- Familiar finger drag and pinch controls
- Group cameras for quick access
- Automatic discovery of properly configured network cameras

Compatible Hardware
- Motion JPEG video
- Axis Fixed & PTZ cameras using VAPIX API
- Axis video digitizers
- QuickSet GeminEye IP enabled PTZ
- Pelco-D PTZ control protocol
- New cameras are added frequently, contact us about your specific camera needs

End users who purchase iRa Direct must have a working knowledge of network and digital camera system installation and configuration.

If you are interested in becoming a local integrator, please visit to register.

For a detailed list of compatible hardware and other system requirements, please visit

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What's New

Changes in Release 1.8

New Features
- Double-tap to recenter PTZ cameras (on supported cameras).
- Global video connection timeout setting.

- Enhanced security for stored and emailed camera configurations (NOTE: previous versions of iRa will not be able to read these new definitions).
- Locally detected cameras now appear in their own group.
- New icons to indicate which PTZ controls are available on a given camera.
- Various UI tweaks.

Bug Fixes
- Fix list centering problem on firmware 2.2.1.
- Fix hostname resolution problem for some connection types.

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