[CentOS] security cameras

Wed Feb 23 14:12:07 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 9:31 PM, Always Learning <centos at g7.u22.net>
> wrote:
>> On Tue, 2011-02-22 at 18:04 -0800, John R Pierce wrote:
>>> TCP/IP cameras would work with any OS, most just FTP or whatever the
>>> pictures to a webserver you provide, or they run their own server and
>>> you can wget the pics off them.   but I've never seen any IP cameras
>>> I'd call really cheap.   Panasonic makes a nice line of them, some even
>>> have remote pan/zoom via a http interface.
> If you want a full-blown remote TCP monitoring system, look at Axis.
> They're historically very Linux compatible, they have all the features
> you might want, and while they're not cheap they have all the features
> you might need.

At work, we use the package motion. Does everything, including writing
.avi? .asf? files to the home directory which is nsf mounted. Trivial load
on the network for monitoring.

We've got *really* cheap old webcams. Do see if you can get USB 1.1, not