The Movie Player Controls

At the base of the movie zone, there is a player control bar that will, when a movie is loaded, become hidden after 5 seconds if any control has become inactive. Tap anywhere in the movie to show it. There are 2 playback speed thumb controllers, one on each side of the screen.

The Movie Player Controls

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The movie player control bar has 6 basic controls. They are:

Drawing Tool Bar

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Tap the button to show or hide the drawing toolbar.

Play the Movie

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Tap the button to play the movie.

Pause the Movie

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Tap the button to pause the movie.

Show/Hide the Movie Viewing Angle Selectors

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Tap this button to show or hide the viewing angle selectors. Blue indicates that the selectors, (which are circles at the top of the movie view illustrated below) are displayed. The active viewing angle is indicated by a filled in white circle, and other available angles are indicated by the non filled in circles.

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When displayed, the circles at the top of the screen represent each angle that is found for the movie that is playing. The number of circles displayed indicates the number of movie angles available for this movie. The angle can be switched by tapping on a circle with no fill or by a one finger swipe left or right in the movie view. Swipe to the left to move the viewing angle to a circle on the right and vica versa. An angle can be locked by holding your finger on the current angle view circle for a moment. It is unlocked by tapping it again or tapping another angle’s circle.

Movie Scrubber

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Dragging the playhead moves through the movie. The blue portion indicates movie time elapsed.

Event Selector

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Tap on this button to show or hide the movie event list in a vertical column at the right of the movie view. Tap an event number to select it. Blue indicates that the event list is displayed. One finger swipe up or down on the event list will scroll the event list (if displayed,) up advances forward and down moves backward.

Movie Time Indicator

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Tapping on this button turns the Time Elapsed display ON or OFF. By default the display is in hh:mm:ss format and is located in the top left of the movie view, but this is a floating display, so you may move it to where ever it most suits you.

Forward and Reverse Playback Thumb Controllers

 

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The bar on the right is the Forward selector. Tap and drag the white dot up to fast forward at up to 12X normal speed or drag it down to play forward in slow motion at down to half normal speed. The dot will return to normal speed when you release your thumb unless you lock it. Slide your thumb to the left to lock the controller, tap the controller button to unlock.

In the movie view, there are 2 gestures:

One finger swipe left or right in the movie view will slide to another viewing angle (if available,) keeping the playhead in the same location.

One finger swipe up or down on the event list will scroll the event list (if displayed,) up advances forward and down moves backward.

 Go to a Specific Part of the Movie

Use the movie scrubber to drag the playhead through the movie.

Play a Movie in Slow or Fast Motion

The movie viewer has two thumb speed controls, one on each side of the viewer. Tap and hold the left to slow the speed and tap and hold the right to increase the speed.

Resize the Movie Window

The treads on the right of the bar between the movie and report views push this bar up or down to expose more or less of the movie or report view. The movie view will maintain it’s 16 x 9 proportion and it’s size will shrink to 50% of the screen width but expand to the screen width border only.

Adjust the Movie Volume

The volume of the movie is adjusted using the device volume controls.

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