Got a webcam – home security

17 06 2008

Shantanu Goel created a cool home security tool using Twitter and a linux application called Motion, a program that will monitor a webcam looking for differences between frames.

Follow the concept here, Web 2.0 tool / Linux (Open source) / webcam / Software solution / PC Based Surveillance. Making practical use of appliances we already have without the high $$$ price is something we have always advised our clients. When looking at particular solutions, always keep in mind the need for change in the future.

This is a learning curve. Just as you went through when buying your first PC or HD TV or DVR Recorder. USE or Purpose of your system has too be your starting point. Location, Location, Location of the camera’s is the most important. From there, you can determine the type of solution that will fit your desire and budget.

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