Downloads

 

Below you can find a variety of software development kits (SDKs) and protocols.

 
 

SDKs

Downloads Description
VideoSDK.06.14.0087.x86.msi (MSI, 35.66 MB) *Please consider the license agreement An easy-to-use SDK enabling developers to easily integrate Bosch IP devices into their applications. It consists of reusable software components based on COM and ActiveX.
32bit version
VideoSDK.06.14.0087.x64.msi (MSI, 42.65 MB) *Please consider the license agreement An easy-to-use SDK enabling developers to easily integrate Bosch IP devices into their applications. It consists of reusable software components based on COM and ActiveX.
64bit version
VideoSDK.Redist.06.14.0087.x86.zip (ZIP, 37.37 MB) *Please consider the license agreement Video SDK redistributable installer, copies all mandatory Video SDK and device proxy files into a fixed directory structure. Installs all required Microsoft DirectX dependencies and Microsoft VC Redistributables.
32bit version
VideoSDK.Redist.06.14.0087.x64.zip (ZIP, 45.98 MB) *Please consider the license agreement Video SDK redistributable installer, copies all mandatory Video SDK and device proxy files into a fixed directory structure. Installs all required Microsoft DirectX dependencies and Microsoft VC Redistributables.
64bit version
 

Documents & Whitepapers

Downloads Description
RTSP (PDF, 1.90 MB) *Please consider the license agreement Description on how to use RTSP with Bosch VIP devices. This enables live viewing and other basic features with virtually no integration since standard video-player software can be used for this purpose.
RCP+ over CGI (PDF, 139.36 kB) *Please consider the license agreement Description on how to use RCP+ commands within the Common Gateway Interface (CGI). This guide helps to control Bosch IP Devices through the web-browser, without the need to install an additional SDK.
Standard Integration package (PDF, 167.98 kB) *Please consider the license agreement This document is a starter development guide which describes how to integrate Bosch VIP features into a third party application.
RCP+ Commands for Standard Integration Package (PDF, 302.03 kB) *Please consider the license agreement This document shall give you an overview of the RCP+ (Remote Control Protocol) commands
used within the Standard Integration Package. Each command and available options are described
in detail.
Advanced Integration package (PDF, 299.72 kB) *Please consider the license agreement This document is an advanced development guide which describes how to integrate Bosch VIP features into a third party application.
RCP+ Commands for Advanced Integration Package (PDF, 708.76 kB) *Please consider the license agreement This document shall give you an overview of the RCP+ (Remote Control Protocol) commands
used within the Advanced Integration Package. Each command and available options are described
in detail.
BICOM PTZ integration package (PDF, 226.32 kB) *Please consider the license agreement This collection of selected BICOM commands gives a quick help for PTZ integration.
Bosch Payload Type 97 (PDF, 224.01 kB) *Please consider the license agreement Documentation how to read RTP Payload Type 97 Packets send out by bosch video over IP devices.
HowTo iTracker Integration (PDF, 334.60 kB) *Please consider the license agreement The document describes the possibilities and options that are available with the Bosch iTracker functionality and shows the means to integrate them. The document’s examples make use of RCP+ over CGI.
HowTo MIC Integration (PDF, 208.43 kB) *Please consider the license agreement The document describes the necessary steps and commands to make full use of the advanced features and extension (wiper, washer, illuminator) of our MIC series portfolio. The document’s examples make use of RCP+ over CGI.
HowTo Search & Replay (PDF, 710.06 kB) *Please consider the license agreement The scope of this document is to explain how to do search and replay on Bosch VIP devices and the VideoRecordingManager(VRM). The document shall focus on different search and replay scenarios, like search time starts before the slice starts and ends before the slice ends, or replay time starts within a slice and not exactly at the beginning of a slice and some more. On top of that, the different ways of re-play: direct, VRM and transcoded replay shall be described.
Video Content Description Format – Live (PDF, 1.00 MB) *Please consider the license agreement This Video Content Description (VCD) format is intended to be used for transmission and storage of
the results of a Video Content Analysis (VCA) algorithm.
How to receive IVA events via RCP+ ALARM_OVERVIEW (PDF, 401.96 kB) *Please consider the license agreement With FW 6.30 Bosch IP cameras got an update on the alarm retrieval mechanism. Previously, analytics
alarms, audio alarms, virtual alarms, I/Os … had dedicated message subscriptions, which ended with a
huge list of possible subscriptions. With FW 6.30 a new, unified, command / subscription was introduced.
The CONF_ALARM_OVERVIEW (0c0c38) command combines all available events in one single subscription.
Bosch Metadata and IVA Events (PDF, 1.31 MB) *Please consider the license agreement This document describes the usage of the Bosch edge Intelligent Video analysis (IVA) via the standard
interface ONVIF. With ONVIF (Bosch FW 6.10 and higher) it is supported to receive Analysis Events
based on the IVA rule engine on the edge and the metadata stream in the ONVIF format.
 

Protocols

Downloads Description
OSRD (PDF, 265.69 kB) *Please consider the license agreement This manual describes the On-site Receiver/Driver (OSRD) protocol that transfers messages
over a serial connection to a pan/tilt/zoom device (for example a Bosch receiver/driver).
BICOM (PDF, 3.38 MB) *Please consider the license agreement This Document describes the Bilinx Command Interface, BiCom for short.
ATM/POS Text Data Protocol (PDF, 80.45 kB) *Please consider the license agreement This document describes the powerful ATM/POS Text Data interface to Bosch Recording Systems. The protocol can be used for producing evidence Video in association with Text Data.
 

Code Samples

Downloads Description
IP_03_VSDK (ZIP, 256.37 kB) *Please consider the license agreement This project demostrates Bosch VideoSDK functionality in finding video devices (cameras etc.)on the network.
Various GUI implementations are available.

Tested with:
- Visual Studio 2010
- installed Bosch Video SDK 5.40.0026
IP_04_VSDK (ZIP, 78.89 kB) *Please consider the license agreement This project demonstrates the usage of Video SDK in subscribing for device message
events and handling them. The idea of this sample is to demonstrate basic device
response.
IP_07_VSDK (ZIP, 80.95 kB) *Please consider the license agreement This project demonstrates displaying the video from device in MFC CPP application.

Tested with:
- Visual Studio 2010
- installed Bosch Video SDK 5.40.0026
IP_08_VSDK (ZIP, 222.14 kB) *Please consider the license agreement This project demonstrates core Bosch SDK functionality in video streaming and PTZ control.

Tested with:
- Visual Studio 2010
- installed Bosch Video SDK 5.40.0026
IP_09_VSDK (ZIP, 153.20 kB) *Please consider the license agreement This project demonstrates VideoSDK abilities to retrieve tracks and records information from device media database.

Tested with:
- Visual Studio 2010
- installed Bosch Video SDK 5.40.0026
IP_10_VSDK (ZIP, 201.75 kB) *Please consider the license agreement This project demonstrates VideoSDK abilities to replay recorded tracks from the device media database.

Tested with:
- Visual Studio 2010
- installed Bosch Video SDK 5.40.0026
IP_10_1_VSDK (ZIP, 210.42 kB) *Please consider the license agreement This project demonstrates VideoSDK abilities for direct/transcoded replay

Tested with:
- Visual Studio 2010
- installed Bosch Video SDK 5.61.0042
IP_11_VSDK (ZIP, 194.57 kB) *Please consider the license agreement This project demonstrates VideoSDK abilities to export media database records to file.

Tested with:
- Visual Studio 2010
- installed Bosch Video SDK 5.40.0026
IP_13_VSDK (ZIP, 661.31 kB) *Please consider the license agreement This project demonstrates VideoSDK abilities to control PTZ over BICOM, get/set presets, pan, tilt and zoom


Tested with:
- Visual Studio 2012
- installed Bosch Video SDK 5.40.0026
IP_20_VSDK (ZIP, 3.86 MB) *Please consider the license agreement This project demonstrates VideoSDK abilities to export live video into a file. Supported formats are the bosch proprietary format, Microsofts ASF/WMV format and MP4/ISO-14496-12 compatible export.

Tested with:
- Visual Studio 2012
- installed Bosch Video SDK 5.40.0026
IP_05_CGI (ZIP, 80.85 kB) *Please consider the license agreement This project demonstrates core Bosch RCP+ SDK functionality in video streaming quality managment(cameras etc.),
without using the RCP+ SDK but "RCP+ over CGI" tunneling.

Tested with:
- Visual Studio 2010
- installed RCP+ SDK 4.10 (C:\devel\rcppsdk)
GW_01_VSDK (ZIP, 214.77 kB) *Please consider the license agreement This project demonstrates how to access encoded media data with the IStreamItemProvider and IStreamItemProcessor Class
from the Bosch VideoSDK.
GW_02_EXE (ZIP, 8.40 kB) *Please consider the license agreement This executable helps you to integrate PTZ over BICOM. It creates a RCP+ CGI command for most common PTZ actions.
GW_03_EXE (ZIP, 585.62 kB) *Please consider the license agreement This executable helps you to integrate PTZ over OSRD. It creates a RCP+ CGI command for most common PTZ actions.
CK_01_VSDK (ZIP, 286.61 kB) *Please consider the license agreement This project demonstrates VideoSDK abilities to retrieve transcoded live video with adjustable bandwidth.

Tested with:
- Visual Studio 2012
- installed Bosch Video SDK 5.70.0044
BSS_VideoSDK__LiveVCD_6.30.10.1755 (ZIP, 3.51 MB) *Please consider the license agreement VideoSDK based sample that shows how to retrieve, and decode the Bosch Metadata Stream.
Absolute_Positioning_IP_1_9.pdf (PDF, 288.62 kB) *Please consider the license agreement Bosch IP Moving Cameras - Bicom Absolute Positioning
This document contains detailed examples for the absolute position functions of the various IP models of the Autodome & MIC cameras.
 

Toolkits

Downloads Description
Intuikey terminal mode (ZIP, 3.31 MB) *Please consider the license agreement Intuikey terminal mode protocol description and terminal mode installer.