FLOW - real-time monitoring

All things FLOW including basics, guides, release changes, data communication and more

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How to connect

How to do an online update of FLOW Traffic, ALPR, Parking, Retail and Security applications on your Azena OS smart camera

In this guide, we will show you the process of updating FLOW applications on smart cameras with the Azena OS - step by step.
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Download and install FLOW Insights

See how you can download and install FLOW Insights.
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How to connect to your device with FLOW Insights

Step by step guide on how to connect your device to FLOW Insights.
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How to connect a FLOW device with your traffic controller using UDP sinks (inductive loop alternative)

Learn how to set up and test communication between FLOW device and a traffic controller using UDP sinks.
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Adding IP cameras in FLOW Insights

This article guides you how to add cameras to TrafficEmbedded and TrafficEnterprise systems.
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Network requirements for FLOW devices - Ports

General guide to ports used by FLOW, FLOW supported devices and general use ports such as camera streams.
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FLOW on Azena smart cameras—obtaining license and installation

Learn how to leverage Azena smart cameras for your traffic analysis needs.
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FLOW on AXIS smart cameras—obtaining license and installation (free trial included)

Learn how to leverage AXIS smart cameras for your traffic analysis needs.
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Operators and widgets

The basics of FLOW Insights

Discover FLOW’s client application, start building your own analytics and view their results.
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Overview of speed measuring in FLOW - Section speed, Georegistration

Learn about the different ways you can gather speed data in FLOW - the section speed and georegistration and about the differences between.
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Spatial filters in FLOW Insights

Learn how to work with Gates, Zones and Movements.
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Motion filters in FLOW Insights

Learn how to work with Speed, Acceleration, Time of Passage and Stationary Time filters.
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Property filters in FLOW Insights

Learn how to work with License Plate, Color and Category filters.
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Group operators in FLOW Insights - Level of Service

Filter your trajectories based on how freely the traffic currently flows.
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Set operations in FLOW Insights

Treat collections of trajectories as sets: Create Unions, Intersections and Complements.
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Control operators in FLOW Insights

Get in control of your application by using conditions and much more
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Using widgets to view data on the dashboard in FLOW Insights

Visualize traffic data from any part of the analytic you built.
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The expression widget

Learn how to use this excel-like widget to calculate what you need with scripts.
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Working with time in FLOW Insights

Discover how to select trajectories based on their time of occurence.
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Visualization of widgets' values in charts

Some widgets allow you to view a history of their values, or combine the current values of several widgets into a superwidget–a pie chart.
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How to set up License Plate Recognition (ANPR, LPR, NPR, ALPR) in FLOW

Learn what is possible with FLOW LPR and how it works and how to set up camera for license plate reading.
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Advanced settings

How to change language in FLOW Insights

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FLOW - Analytics settings guide

FLOW features a plethora of settings you can tweak. This article shows their general overview.
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Autorecover, Autoreboot and Autosave - key safety features for reliable traffic data gathering

Learn about the the holy trinity of reliable traffic data gathering
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Favorite devices list, FLOW devices management and fast login

This article shows you how to add devices to the favorites list to help you manage them with ease and how you can quickly login into them.
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FLOW Block settings guide

This article covers the different block settings such as name, settings import/export, SSL web certificates and UDP server settings.
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User management in FLOW

This article goes over the different user types, their rights and API access as well as some relevant GDPR measures.
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Ways of measuring speed with FLOW video analytics

Section speed and georegistration - two ways to get speed data with FLOW
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Georegistration in FLOW - Get speed data and more!

How to georegister a scene by providing WGS 84 or UTM coordinates to its chosen points.
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How to set up traffic lights state monitoring

Step-by-step guide for detecting traffic lights states with FLOW 1.13 or newer version.
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Exporting and importing FLOW's settings

Learn how to export and import the settings of the FLOW Block to make a backup or help our support team identify problems.
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Using FLOW with PTZ cameras

See the possibilities of working with pan-tilt-zoom cameras using the ONVIF protocol.
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Video streaming with FLOW - How to create a motion JPEG (MJPEG) stream

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Use-case tutorials - How-to Series

How to get started with video analytics with the FLOW TrafficCamera starter kit

Learn more about our special offer for the TrafficCamera starter kit and what you can do with it.
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Reserved parking space - How-to series in FLOW Insights

Learn how set up reserved parking monitoring with license plate detection.
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Creating an OD matrix - How-To Series in FLOW Insights

Article on how-to get turning movement counts by creating OD matrix and exporting the data into an excel file.
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Jaywalking detection - How-To Series in FLOW Insights

Learn how to set up jaywalking detector and identify suitable zebra crossing locations.
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How to create highway TRAFFIC CAMERA with FLOW

Turn a standard traffic camera into a smart sensor in just a few clicks!
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Cyclist counter - How-To Series in FLOW Insights

Learn how to create a cyclist counter to justify building a cyclist path or encourage more cycling.
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Traffic jam detection - How-to series in FLOW Insights

Learn how to detect traffic congestion and get a wide range of metrics for deeper understanding of this phenomenon.
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Shoulder parked vehicle detection - How-To Series in FLOW Insights

Learn about dangers of shoulder parking and how you can detect shoulder parked vehicles to help you prevent accidents.
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U-turn detection - FLOW Insights How-To Series

Learn about U-turns, how to detect them and how to use the data to improve driver behaviour and road safety.
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Wrong-way driving detection - How-To Series in FLOW Insights

Learn how to detect wrong-way driving and use warnings and alerts with FLOW to improve road safety in such cases.
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Detect stop sign compliance - FLOW Insights How-To Series

Learn how to detect stop sign compliance and violations and in turn improve road safety.
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Setting up a long-term survey with FLOW

Learn how to set up FLOW for long-term surveys and how to export data from it.
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