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

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Relay for Multiple Camera Streams

Is there any open source software available for a Raspberry Pi that will read multiple camera streams on the local network and rebroadcast, keeping them as separate streams?
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How to stop Amcrest camera from tracking motion while Surveillance Station is in Home Mode

Problem I have an Amcrest IP camera set up which records to Synology Surveillance Station (SS) when triggered by motion detecting, with motion tracking enabled. I've set up my regular recording ...
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How could I use ESP32 for realtime wifi voice streaming?

I have an ESP32 with OV2640 camera and a GY-MAX4466 amplified electret microphone module and I would be able to connect it to ESP32 to stream voice and video in realtime when I connect to its IP, ...
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Can I connect to surveillance camera remotely without direct access?

For using ip camera you need to use app on your phone. When you setup camera you connect to it on your phone. But if you need to give somebody access to this camera, can you import settings from ...
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Google Nest without a Subscription to Nest Aware

TLDR: Are there work arounds for smart cameras (specifically Nest) to not need the subscription service? Like many companies today, Google has taken to selling subscription services. My wife and I ...
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What's the difference between the Pelco D and Pelco P protocols?

Pelco uses 2 different protocols to send PTZ (Pan, Tilt, Zoom) commands to cameras: Pelco D and Pelco P. I'd like to understand the difference from a high-level perspective. Are they meant for ...
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Access home security system through other network?

I'm looking to connect my phone to my building security cameras and gates. I've been using the same app I use on my wall-mounted tablet and managed to set all the settings correctly. The only problem ...
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Simpler Security Cameras [closed]

i have several older Foscams that work great, but are getting old and like to replace them. I do NOT want to rely on an app, or cloud storage. these cameras have a built in web-server that has the ...
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ZModo Cameras - read camera signal

I recently bought a zmodo camera, namely the ZP-IBH15-W. I'm noticing they disabled the webapp and support a PC and Mobile App. However I'm looking for a way to view the image through a standard ...
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Change IP address of IP CAM using CMS software

I'm using IP camera - as an input for my IOT project. IP cam default IP is 192.168.1.10 and in order to use it in my network I need to change its default IP. My network address is 192.168.3.x. ...
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Stream Raspberry Pi camera to Android/iOS over internet without port forwarding? [closed]

Problem : I want make live stream from my camera attached to Raspberry pi 3 b+, which is connected to home WiFi. Streaming should be over internet. So that any client like Android/ iOS can stream it ...
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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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Door bell with Wi-Fi camera

I'm looking for a door bell with a camera I would prefer something like 180° fish eye with 4k, but I guess there is nothing on the market so 160° with FullHD should work too. Should I mention that I ...
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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 ...
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