[geeks] Security Systems
lionel4287 at gmail.com
Mon May 18 11:24:55 CDT 2009
On May 18, 2009, at 9:11 AM, "James Fogg" <james at jdfogg.com> wrote:
>> I find myself in need of a basic video surveillance system.
>> Probably two
>> or three cameras, maybe motion activated recording. Hooking into my
>> would be nice. I need one at the front door, and one covering the
> I prefer cameras that aren't connected to PC's but have their own
> webserver built in. One of the best bangs for the bucks is the Linksys
> cameras. There is a Linksys with PTZ if you'd like to aim the camera
> your PC.
> "Webcams" require a PC to be kept running and the routing of a USB
> which was never meant to penetrate walls or go long distances.
> Traditional CCTV cameras require a single TV set and a video
> switcher with
> the option of a VCR. I prefer webserver cameras since I can monitor
> from anywhere I have a PC, including anywhere on the Internet. You can
> also save the "video" to your hard disk.
At $WORK we use Axis IP cameras (megapixel, IIRC) feeding into a
fileserver, but I'm not sure about playback software...
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