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How to configure video preview when there is incoming call


The feature that users can first see video stream before answering incoming video calls is called Preview.

For Linux indoor monitor - C313/IT80/IT81:

1. When R2X/E10R make direct IP video calls to indoor monitors, without configuring, the preview feature is supported;

2. When R2X/E10R make SIP video calls to indoor monitors, the preview feature is supported after below settings:

On website: Go to Phone-Monitor to configure.

Video preview
Device Number: SIP account/IP address of R2X/E10R;

Device Name: Name for distinguishing devices;

Destination URL: IP/RTSP/Onvif address of R2X/E10R;

User Name&Password: User name and password of RTSP/Onvif video stream.

For the RTSP address of R2X/E10R, please refer to the link
http://wiki.akuvox.com/doku.php?id=outdoor_station:feature_guides:3_kinds_of_video_stream_in_r2x

The ONVIF’s address of R2X/E10R is http://IP_address:8090/onvif/device_service.


In device: Go to More-Setting-Advance (Password “123456” by default)-Door Station to configure.

Video preview

When users want to make call from the path More-Call-DoorPhone, the option “URL” should be filled with devices IP address or SIP account.

1. When C313/IT80/IT81 receive incoming video calls, the default preview video stream is RTSP stream.
2. Indoor monitors will take snapshots in first 10 seconds in the RTSP preview interface. The snapshots will be stored in the Message-Capture Log.



For Android indoor monitor - C315/C317/IT82/IT83:

When R2X/E10R make SIP/direct IP calls to indoor monitors, the preview feature is supported after below settings:

On website: Go to Phone-Monitor to configure.

Video preview
Device Number: SIP account/IP address of R2X/E10R;

Device Name: Name for distinguishing devices;

Destination URL: RTSP address of R2X/E10R;

User Name&Password: User name and password of RTSP video stream.



In device: Go to More-Settings-More (Password “123456” by default)-Monitor to configure.

Video preview
Number: SIP account/IP address of R2X/E10R;

Doorphone ID: Name for distinguishing devices;

RTSP Address: RTSP address of R2X/E10R;

User Name&Password: User name and password of RTSP video stream.


2N/Doorbird devices can also support the preview feature when integrating with Akuvox indoor monitors.

For Linux indoor monitor - C313/IT80/IT81:
When 2N/Doorbird devices make SIP/direct IP calls to indoor monitors, the preview feature is supported after configured the RTSP/Onvif address of 2N/Doorbird devices.

For Android indoor monitor - C315/C317/IT82/IT83:
When 2N/Doorbird devices make SIP/direct IP calls to indoor monitors, the preview feature is supported after configured the RTSP address of 2N/Doorbird devices.

For Doorbird integration, users can refer to the link:
https://securitycameranet.com/Files/Akuvox/Manuals/Integration/akuvox-integration-doorbird.pdf