How to Connect and disconnect a Camera using HDMI Share

This FAQ is to show you how to set up HDMI Share and an Action Tile to turn on & off a connected camera.


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FAQs on HDMI Share:

Contents: 

  1. Setup HDMI Share Screen
  2. Setup HDMI Share Device for your camera 
  3. Add an HDMI Share Action tile 
  4. Using the Action tile with the Connected Camera


1) Setup HDMI Share Screen

To enable HDMI Share, first enter into settings > HDMI Share > General > Enable HDMI Share 



Now, you will need to enable the screen you want you camera to be displayed on.  

  1. Select the HDMI Share "screens" tab
  2. Select the screen you would like and check "Is Enabled"
  3. Set "Default Visibility" to AutoHideShow.  This will ensure the camera will only display when you click on the action tile.



2) Setup HDMI Share for your Camera 

  1. Select the HDMI Share "devices" tab
  2. From the list of connected devices, select your camera.




  1. To enable your camera to HDMI simply check  "Is Enabled" this will connect your camera. To disconnect, uncheck "Is Enabled" 
  2. Once he camera is enabled you can configure it
  3. Set default screen to the one you enabled in the previous step
  4. Set default visibility to "Hide" - this will ensure the camera will stay hidden until you click on the action tile




3) Add an HDMI Share Action tile 

  1. To add an Action tile go to settings -> Actions
  2. Select the group from the list above
  3. Click on the Actions tab


  1. Once on this page, select the plus sign to add an action tile.
  2. When the catalog opens, Search for HDMI
  3. Click on "Select" 


  1. Connect the action tile to your camera from the list of devices
  2. Set the Visibility to "Show"
  3. Set the screen to the screen you defined in the previous step



Using the Action tile with the Connected Camera 


  1. To start your camera click on your action tile.
  2. Quicklaunch will go into dock mode, and your camera will be displayed on the defined screen
  3. To close the screen, simply select the X icon in the upper right hand corner