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Genius VIDEOCAM GE111 Notice

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VideoCAM GE111 Features 

 

Snap Shot button 

2 LED 

Indicator 

3 Lens 

 

 

Installing the VideoCAM GE111 

1.  Please install the driver first and then connect VideoCAM 

GE111 to the USB port. 
 

2.  Installing the VideoCAM GE111 driver   

 

a. Insert the VideoCAM GE111 Installation CD into the CD-ROM 

drive. 

b. The Autorun screen will bring up the installation screen. Click on 

Driver” then simply follow the on-screen instructions. 

c. Install “DirectX from the CD. 

 

Notice: 

If the Autorun screen doesn’t start, please follow these steps: 

z  Click on “Start Menu”. 
z  Type D\SETUP.EXE , then click “Enter” key. 

(Assume your CD-ROM is in Drive D) 

 
3.  Insert the VideoCAM GE111’s USB cable to your desktop’s 

 


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or laptop’s USB port. 
           

 

4.     Complete software and hardware installation. You can   

    install the software you would like for video   
    conferencing or chat with your friends. 

 NOTE 

„ 

To remove the driver installation:   

Windows Environment: 

Please go to the taskbar and follow “Start” Æ “Program” Æ “VideoCAM 

GE111”Æ Click “Uninstall”, then follow the on-screen instructions to 

remove the driver. 

   

 
 
 

Genius Application (Windows Only) 

You can use our software to capture the real-time image, record or 
execute the simply security function. 
 
To run the software, please go to the task bar and follow “Start”
Æ 
Click “Program”
Æ Choose “VideoCAM GE111”Æ Click “VideoCAM 
GE111”. Or you may execute the software by simply clicking the 
shortcut of “VideoCAM GE111”. 
 
 

 


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 NOTE 

„ 

After installing the driver of VideoCAM GE111, the system will automatically 
create a file (C:\WINDOWS\Album or C:\WINNT\Album)to save the images 
you take using the Genius Application.   
 

1. Description for the major icon 

 

Preview mode 

 

Snapshot mode 

 

Video Clip Mode   

 

Security monitoring system 

 

Exit the Genius VideoCAM Series UI 

 

Camera Control 

 NOTE 

„ 

In the “camera control section”, you can personalize your camera 

settings for different circumstances. 

 


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- You can flip the image horizontally or vertically by choosing “Image Mirror” 

or “Image Flip”. 

- When the light is not sufficient, you may click on “Low Light” to get a clear 

image. 

2 

You can adjust different values for different circumstances and environment 

3 

You may adjust values toward image appearance. Before adjusting values, you 

have to unclick “Auto” to unlock.   

4 

-Press “Reset” to return to the manufacturer’s settings. 

-Press “Restore” to return to the previous settings. 

-Press “Save” to save the values you set up. 

5 

Select the correct frequency according to the country where you are using the 
web camera. (Before doing this, you will need to select “Indoor”.)  

6 

-If your web camera is located in backlight position, you may click “Backlight 
compensation” to get a sharper image. 
-You can have a black-and-white photo effect by clicking on “B/W Mode”. 

 


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2. Preview Mode

 

You can use the function buttons on the control panel to zoom in/out and 
move upward/downward/left/right. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

Zoom in the image 

 

Zoom out the image 

Move the image upward 

Move the image downward 

 


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Move the image to the left 

 

Move the image to the right 

Resolution Selection 
There are 2 categories of resolution: 

RGB24 and 

I420. You can select 5 different image resolutions for 

each of them. The file size of I420 will be smaller than 

RGB24. So, I420 may be the better choice for 

transmission.

 

3. SnapShot Mode

 

You can press the Snapshot button          in the right of the circle to take a 
picture right away and share with your friends. 

 

 


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Send photo by e-mail 

Shoot continuously   

 

Zoom in the image 

Zoom out the image 
 

 

Move the image upward 

 

Move the image downward 

Move the image to the left 

Move the image to the right 

Resolution selection 

This section shows the resolution you selected in 

the “Preview Mode”. If you want to change the 

resolution, please click “

”to go back to the 

“Preview Mode” to make the changes.

 

 

 

4. Video Clip Mode

 

 

You can record real-time image in this section. 

 


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Send photo by e-mail 

 

Convert AVI files into MEPG-1 format 

 

Start recording 

 

Stop recording 
Exit the Video Clip Mode 

 

To Crea

animation   

te 

Press 

 to start; Press 

to stop 

Press

to return

 

to the video recording mode 

This function has to be under the resolution of RGB24 320 x 

240 or I420 320 x 240. Please make sure the resolution is 

correct before executing this function.

 

 


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Resolution selection 

This section shows the resolution you selected in the “Preview 

Mode”. If you want to change the resolution, please click 

”to go back to the “Preview Mode” to make the changes.

 

5. Security Monitoring System

 

This function records any movements that appear in front of your monitor 

automatically. It can also record anytime until the HD is full. If there’s no 

movement, it will shut down automatically after four seconds or otherwise it 

will be active when detecting new movement. It’s a great security 

monitoring system at times when you’re not around. 

 

 

 

 

 

Start recording 

 

Stop recording 

 


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Setup time of the security monitoring system 

 

Set up the degree of the variance for every 
second of recording image. When the differences 
are over the setup degree, the system will alert 
you.  

 

Set up the different alerting sound effects 

 

 NOTE 

„ 

In “Security Monitoring System” section, you can record in any size of 

image resolution. If you want to change the resolution, please click 

”to go back to the “Preview Mode” and make the changes.

 

 
 
 
 

MSN Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, AIM 

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MSN Messenger 

a.  For live video function, you’ll need MSN Messenger version 6 or later. If 

you don’t have it, please refer to the website: 

http://www.msnmessenger-download.com

 to download. 

b. Now, get to sign onto MSN Messenger service. 

c.  Choose a friend on the contact list and Click “OK” to confirm.   

d. Double-click on your friends, who are available to chat. Click on the web 

camera icon

e.  Your friend will then receive an invitation message. When your friend 

confirms to talk, the video chat will start. 

 

 


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Yahoo Messenger 

a.  Download Yahoo Messenger at 

http://messenger.yahoo.com

 and finish the 

registration, if you don’t have it. 

b. Sign onto Yahoo Messenger. 

c.  From the main window, click Tools menu, then select “Start My Webcam”. 

d. Right-click on a name in your Messenger List and choose “View 

Webcam”. 

e.  Your friend will then receive an invitation message. When your friend 

clicks YES, the video chat will start. 

 

„ 

AOL Instant Messenger 

a.  You can download AOL Instant Messenger free at 

http://www.aim.com

   

and finish the registration, if you don’t have it. 

b. Sign onto AOL Instant Messenger. 

c.  Click on “Show Messenger Lists” and choose the friend you want to start   

with video chat with.   

d. Your friend will then receive an invitation message. When your friend 

confirms to talk, the video chat will start. 

 

 NOTE 

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Please make sure you already installed the camera driver and connected 

the camera to the computer before running video conferencing or video 

chat programs. 

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Please make sure you close other webcam programs before running the 

video conferencing or video chat program.