[lug] poor man's surveillance using Linux and cheapo consumer grade cams?
siegfried at heintze.com
Wed Jul 8 11:09:38 MDT 2009
From: lug-bounces at lug.boulder.co.us [mailto:lug-bounces at lug.boulder.co.us]
On Behalf Of Ed Moxley
Sent: Wednesday, July 08, 2009 7:45 AM
To: Boulder (Colorado) Linux Users Group -- General Mailing List
Subject: Re: [lug] poor man's surveillance using Linux and cheapo consumer
>> I've had good luck with ZoneMinder http://www.zoneminder.com but I'm
>> using IP cameras rather than USB. I've also used ZoneMinder with
>> multiple capture cards with decent results. The software has a
>> "montage" feature to show multiple cameras on the same page.
> What is the cable length limitation for USB cams? Is this the incentive to
> pay more for IP cameras? How long can the cord be for IP cameras?
Anyone have an estimate for the range of wireless cams? Do wireless cams use
blue tooth or 802.11 or something else?
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