Surveillance Camera

Keith Clark keithclark at k-wbookworm.com
Fri Jul 11 18:06:01 UTC 2008


On Fri, 2008-07-11 at 06:42 +0200, Gilles Gravier wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> debian wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-07-10 at 16:57 -0400, Keith Clark wrote:
> >   
> >> On Thu, 2008-07-10 at 22:48 +0200, Gilles Gravier wrote:
> >>     
> >>> Panasonic BB-HCM311A.
> >>>
> >>> Not cheap... but has its own web server. Will take motion triggered
> >>> pictures. Will e-mail them to you. Can be panned and scanned. Can see
> >>> in low light. Accepts port forwarding, multiple user profiles... Great
> >>> device. The more recent versions are WiFi. This one (which I have) is
> >>> Ethernet only.
> >>>
> >>> Gilles.
> >>>
> >>> Keith Clark wrote: 
> >>>       
> >>>> I'm looking for a decent surveillance camera that will work with Linux.
> >>>> I've found a few, some that even run on Linux but the administration
> >>>> software is Windows only!!!
> >>>>
> >>>> Any suggestions?
> >>>>
> >>>> Keith
> >>>>         
> >> Fantastic!  Let me look into where I can get one of those.
> >>
> >> Keth
> >>
> >>     
> > Correct me if im wrong, but wont most logitech cams work under linux?
> > (logitech fanboy here :P )
> >   
> <shameless plug>
> 
> I love Logitech (after all, they're Swiss and I live just across the 
> lake from them)... and they run on the OS my company makes : OpenSolaris. :)
> 
> </shameless plug>
> 
> When Keith wrote "surveillance camera", I considered that what he wanted 
> was one that stayed on ALL THE TIME... including with 300 watts of 
> computer server turned off. Hence a standalone IP camera from somebody 
> else than Logitech. :)
> 
> If you get a Logitech, then you need to keep some kind of machine / 
> server running, AND you need specific software...
> 
> Panasonic has all that on board.
> 
> Gilles
Exactly what I was getting at.  I don't want to leave a computer on at
the store.  Just the router and camera.

Keith






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