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 Lines (expert mode) are used to count objects that cross the line (e.g. car, person). Counting lines are used to create contextual information in the Swarm Control Center.

DHCP

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

Heat map

HeatMap (expert) mode 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 (JSON) 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 in the Swarm Control Center.