Add a Milesight camera

How to integrate your Milesight camera with Aero Ranger
Written by Alex Tate
Updated 3 months ago

The Aero Ranger system supports integration of existing 3rd-Party devices including Hikvision, Reconyx, Milesight and AXIS cameras.

Create device credentials

Before integrating your device, login to the Aero Ranger Dashboard to create your device credentials.

Login with an Administrator account and select the Devices page under the Accounts tab in the left hand menu.



On the Devices page, select the Add 3rd-Party Device button



On the Add 3rd-Party Device page, note down the Username and Password that are generated. 


Ensure you save the Password in a secure place, as you will not able to view the password again after the device is created. 

If you forget your device password, please email us at [email protected]


Set a Description for the device which will be used to identify the camera in other areas of the Aero Ranger Dashboard such as the Plate Search page.




Enter a GPS location for your device which represents the physical location that your camera is installed (i.e. Latitude: 34.1747111, Longitude: 115.0438462).


Once you've finished entering the device details, please the Create button to create your device credentials.



With your device credentials added to the Aero Ranger system, you can now enter the relevant details into your device by following the instructions below.


Milesight

Aero Ranger currently supports integration with Milesight ANPR cameras via HTTP POST.

The below instructions assume your Milesight device is set up succesfully capturing vehicle data from within the Milesight configuration page.

Ensure your Milesight camera is set to the GMT+0 timezone.

Navigate to the web configuration interface for your Milesight camera.

On the left-hand menu, select Settings > LPR > LPR Settings

Click 'LPR Message Post Settings' to open the dropdown panel and enter the following settings:

  • Enable LPR Message Post: Checked
  • Post Type: HTTP
  • HTTP Notification URL: https://dashboard.api-aeroranger.com/public/v1/upload-milesight/[USERNAME]/[PASSWORD]

    (Where [USERNAME] and [PASSWORD] are replaced with the Username and Password you created earlier on the Aero Ranger Dashboard
     'Add 3rd Party Device' page.)
  • User Name: [leave blank]
  • Password: [leave blank]

Select Save to save your settings.

If you experience any issues integrating your camera, don't hesitate to get in touch via [email protected]

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