Getting Started

Basic knowledge of the Iris M system needed to get started taking recordings or analyzing video.

What are some of the challenges when recording outdoors?
One of the biggest challenges when recording outdoors is lighting. Outside, you have access to a huge DC light source, the sun, so you would think you would...
Mon, 30 Jan, 2023 at 8:47 AM
What are the hardware warranties for my Iris M™ System and how do I make a warranty claim?
The standard warranty period for all of the hardware in the initial purchase of an Iris M is one year. Additional years of hardware warranty can be purcha...
Mon, 11 Sep, 2023 at 4:13 PM
How do I know which focal length lens to use?
In general, you should select the distance and lens combination that allows you to fill the full frame with the entire asset, including the base. It may als...
Tue, 7 Apr, 2020 at 1:53 PM
What are some advantages to creating "paper" reports?
By using Microsoft Word or similar programs, you can cut and paste the Time Waveform and/or Spectrum Plots for viewing. You can also place your large video ...
Mon, 30 Jan, 2023 at 8:13 AM
Using the RDI Technologies™ Acquisition and Motion Amplification® Software on the Microsoft Surface Book as a Tablet
For Video Acquisition - Because you need the USB ports, using the Surface Book as a tablet takes a little creativity. But, if you detach the tablet from the...
Thu, 14 May, 2020 at 3:38 PM
Can I change the amplitude units and modes on my Time Waveform and Spectrum displays?
Yes. While viewing either a Time Waveform or Spectrum display, right click in the plot area. From the new pop-up menu, select "Setup Options". The...
Tue, 14 Apr, 2020 at 11:42 AM
How can I change my amplitude units between Imperial and Metric?
You will find this selection behind the "Application Settings" gear in the upper right-hand corner of the Motion Amplification® software. Simply o...
Tue, 14 Apr, 2020 at 11:46 AM
I have drawn several ROIs on an image, which one will be used when clicking on the Filter icon?
The first ROI that was drawn will be the one that pre-populates the Filter Specification window.
Wed, 8 Apr, 2020 at 2:55 PM
How can I convert my frequency units between Hz and CPM?
You will find this selection behind the "Application Settings" gear in the upper right-hand corner of the Motion Amplification® software. Simply o...
Tue, 14 Apr, 2020 at 11:44 AM
How many ways are there to change the scale on a plot?
You can use "Shift+click and drag" to zoom into a specific window or location You can use the +/- keys on your keyboard to zoom in around the ce...
Tue, 14 Apr, 2020 at 12:14 PM