Video Storage Options in TDO

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Traffic Data Online offers two options for video storage and both are at no additional cost:

  • 30 Days
  • Forever
Study configuration
Study configuration
User Pref
User Pref

You are prompted to choose one of these options  in study configuration. To apply the same option to all studies by default, specify your preferred option in the User Pref menu, on the Video tab. Doing this will pre-populate your preferred storage option in the configuration wizard.

Manage Storage Options

Study Dashboard
Study Dashboard

To manage video storage options for your published studies, go to the Study Dashboard, under the Video Storage tab.

Extend storage

If you selected the 30 Days option initially and you need to extend it:

  1. Go to the Study Dashboard, under the Video Storage tab.
  2. Click 30 days from today to extend it for another 30 days or click Forever to store the video indefinitely.
  3. Click Save to apply the changes.

There is no limit to the number of times you can extend storage.

Remove video from your account

If the Forever option was selected initially and you want to remove the video from your account:

  1. Go to the Study Dashboard, under the Video Storage tab.
  2. Click 30 days from today to have the video expire in the next 30 days
  3. Click Save to apply the changes.

Viewing stored video

When video storage is selected, the Video Playback tab allows viewing of uploaded video directly through the Study Dashboard. Each video part is a 1-hour segment, identified by the VCU ID that recorded it.

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The Video Download tab provides download links for each Video Part. Videos are downloaded to .mp4 format.

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