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Questions tagged [surveillance-cameras]

For questions related to surveillance video cameras that are connected to internet and are primarily used for purpose of security.

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Camera with doorbell separately that is connected to the server?

So I wanted to set up a camera that surveys every few second and a doorbell with a sensor where I can see the person when someone rings it. I wanted the camera and the doorbell are placed separately, ...
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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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Are there any surveillance cameras/devices that are EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliant?

I recently came across the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) meant for data privacy regulation. The final Version of GDPR was released December/2015. Any surveillance camera or devices ...
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How can I programmatically tell a camera where to point?

I don't have a particular camera in mind right now, I'm just curious how this is done, programmatically/mathematically. I have a 3D space, a rectangle, with a camera up in one corner looking ...
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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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What kind of network security is employed in live streaming surveillance cameras?

Surveillance camera, such as the Nest Cam, provide live stream of feed. Now given such a device which is always connected and streaming what kind of network security model do such products employ? I ...
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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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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 ...