SMARTSIGNS SOFTWARE FAQ

 

What is supplied with the system?

Central View is supplied as a complete ‘out of box’ package. The package contains both hardware and software. Hardware comprises:

  • 16 Bed Operating system / license
  • Desk top / mini tower workstation
  • 21" Flat panel monitor
  • MS Mouse & Keyboard
  • Laser printer 600 x 600 dpi 8Mb A4 USB
  • Ethernet cabinet (wall mount)
  • Fast Ethernet switch
  • 16 Port patch panel
  • Patch cables


Can you purchase software alone?

Yes, it is possible to purchase software only.



Are there any special considerations for the local installation?

The customer is responsible for the local connection between the bedside and Ethernet switch.



Does the system need any special installation?

No, as it’s an ‘out of box’ system, it requires minimum setting up.


What is the maximum number of monitors you can connect to the system?

You can connect up to a maximum of 16 monitors to the system.


Does the system 'auto scale’ if you connect less than the maximum number of monitors to the system?
Yes, the system will automatically adjust the work station to maximise the displayed data.


Can you connect SC750 and SC1000 monitors to the same system?

Yes, its possible to connect any combination of these monitors.


Can you view all monitors simultaneously?

Yes, every monitor connected to the system can be viewed simultaneously


How are the monitors connected to the system?

Monitors are connected the system via its rear mounted Ethernet port.
A patch cable is then connected to the wall socket usually located bedside.


Can you connect 3rd party monitors to the system?

No, you cannot connect 3rd party monitors to the system.


Can the system be connected to the hospitals database?

No, the system cannot be connected to the hospitals database.


Can you change monitor settings from the work station?

Yes, changes made at the work station are passed to the monitor. The system offers full bi-directional control.



Are changes made at the bedside reflected on the work station?

Yes, changes made to monitor settings are passed to the work station. The system offers full bi-directional control.



Can the work station display alarms?

Yes, the work station will automatically display an alarm condition.

Does the system have a trend storage facility?

Yes, the system offers an unlimited trend storage and re-call facility.



Can you re-call waveforms?

No, however, it is possible to print real time waveforms.



Can you add events?

Yes, it is possible to add manual events / observations.