There are two different modes in Motive: Live mode and Edit mode. You can toggle between two modes from the Control Deck or by using the (Shift + ~) hotkey.
Tip: Prime series cameras will illuminate in blue when in live mode, in green when recording, and turned-off in edit mode. See more at Prime Series Status Indicators
Located on the right corner of the control deck, the status monitor can be used to monitor specific operational parameters in Motive. Click on up/down arrows to switch the displayed status. You can also click on the status monitor to open a popup for displaying all available status.
The following status parameters will be available:
Streaming status will be available only for Unicast streaming. This will be disabled for Multicast streaming.
The streaming status icon informs users of the streaming connection status. You can click on this icon to quickly access the data streaming settings also.
Important software notifications will be reported at the right corner of the control deck. Click on the to view the message. Only the important configuration notification will be reported here. Software status messages are reported on the Status Log pane.