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Questions tagged [digital-cameras]

For questions about cameras, especially those that are connected to the Internet in some way (such as motion-sensing cameras). For questions about photography, ask at Photography Stack Exchange instead.

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Nest cam fallback wifi

If wifi that my Nest camera is connected to goes down, can it reconnect to an alternative wifi? In other words if the "thieves" cut the broadband cable, but I still have a 4G router as a backup, would ...
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Need Suggestion HD Camera to be integrated with Wifi module

I am working on one of my IoT project which needs to wide angle HD camera modules to integrated with Wifi Modules (open to Raspberry Pi, NodeMCU or anything else). I have checked various options but ...
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Is there any open source firmware or OS for IP camera like openwrt for routers

Is there any open source firmware or OS for IP cameras like OpenWrt for routers. I need an OS or a firmware for IP cameras in order to communicate with our cloud service easily. I have some ...
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Ring Floodlight - Simple alternative by combining camera and floodlight?

The Ring Floodlight looked pretty nice, until FakeSpot warned that most of the positive reviews seem to be bogus, so I've decided to not pursue the commercial product and try to figure out how to get ...
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Wireless Video Doorbell with ability to save recordings on a local server

I've been searching for a wireless (i.e. it has an internal battery) video doorbell which has the ability to save recordings onto a local server. All the ones I could find seem to only offer cloud ...
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Recapture/reset the first frame from a motion detector every N seconds

I am doing a project based on a motion based detection program. It detects changes in the background as "motion" so I'd like a way to recapture a new first frame every few minutes to replace the ...
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Set Arlo Mode with SmartThings

If it's possible, how can I set the "Mode" for an Arlo device using a SmartThings Routine? Ideally, I would simply set the camera modes when SmartThings goes into various security modes. I've found ...
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Does Arlo Pro communicate via WiFi?

I just setup an Arlo Pro security camera (made by Netgear) and found it interesting that the system didn't explicitly have me configure a WiFi connection. The setup process consists of hard-wiring the ...
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Easy to use bidirectional people counter for one location

I am looking for a bidirectional people counter for the entrance of one location to start. I am just testing some of my own ideas with the data generated by the device. The device needs the have the ...
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Will replacing the firmware secure my Foscam IP camera?

I was thinking about bringing my Foscam FI8910W back into service (assuming it still works), but I've just come across this rather extensive vulnerability disclosure list. I was wondering if there was ...
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Access D-link webcams on Ubuntu

I am the system administrator for some friends who have a couple of web-cams for professional surveillance at a small commercial plant. The cameras are D-Links from the DCS series. Currently, they ...
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How are cameras utilized in SmartThings?

I'm considering getting an outdoor camera like Ring. Cameras like Ring are listed in the recommended compatible devices in the SmartThings market. So, I'm curious what sort of automation events are ...
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Which open source IoT board would be appropriate for a surveillance tool?

In the sea of IoT boards I would like to ask some advice regarding buying a board. Should be fast and compact (not Arduino) Open source hardware Should have Wi-Fi on board Should not have Ethernet ...
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How can I set up IP whitelisting on an IP camera without support for whitelists?

The camera in question is a Ring Stick Up Cam. I want to add an additional layer of security and prevent anyone from peeking (listening) into my home. I thought that it might be good if I could set ...
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Will reusing a mobile phone as a smart webcam be cheaper than buying a dedicated webcam?

With Perch, it seems that you can use an old Android smartphone with a camera as a webcam, which seems like a great idea to reuse old devices that you no longer want. However, in normal usage, phones ...
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How to track a stolen Canon EOS camera using SDHC memory card?

A few years back I've purchased an Eye-Fi Pro X2 for my Canon EOS digital camera. Unfortunately, the camera has been stolen and at that time I had my photo sync disabled in Eye-Fi Center (which is ...
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My home monitoring camera sends me thousands of e-mails every day

I've got a Linksys Wireless Internet Monitoring Camera (WVC54GCA with the recent firmware), which I've setup at home. I configured it to send me 5 second short videos to my e-mail on any physical ...