An event type is a set of parameters describing how and when the video server will perform certain actions. Event types may be set up as Triggered or Scheduled, according to requirements.
A single event type may result in a single event, or it may result in many more, all depending on how often the conditions governing its behaviour are met.
The most common kind of event type will upload images to a specified destination. Other actions performed by event types can include the sending of e-mail, the activation of an output port, and the transmission of various types of notification.
A triggered event type is activated when a specific internal or external trigger condition is met. These triggers are: