Glossary

Explanations of terms used in the documentation and/or links to more information

Term

Explanation and Information

API

Application Programming Interface

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Application_programming_interface

Azure CLI

Azure Command Line Interface

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/cli/azure

Azure DPS

Azure IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/iot-dps/about-iot-dps

Azure IoT

Azure Internet of Things

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/iot-fundamentals/iot-introduction

CL

Counting Line are used to count objects that cross the line (e.g. car, person). Counting lines are used to create contextual information.

DHCP

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynamic_Host_Configuration_Protocol

Heat map

HeatMap is a model used to identify, classify and track objects as they move across the camera view

IP Camera

Internet Protocol Camera

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IP_camera

JSON

JavaScript Object Notation (an open standard file format)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JSON

JSON message

A message sent as JSON when an event occurs

MQTT Broker

A server that receives MQTT messages from the clients and then routes the messages to the appropriate destination clients

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MQTT

PoE

Power over Ethernet

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_over_Ethernet

RTSP

Real Time Streaming Protocol (for video from IP Cameras)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Real_Time_Streaming_Protocol

ROI

Region of Interest are used to gain insights about a defined area (e.g. is the region occupied or free). Regions of Interst are used to create contextual information