[olug] RPi as a security camera

Ben Hollingsworth obiwan at jedi.com
Mon Jun 4 17:36:14 CDT 2018

Justin, ever used the bullet version of that camera with the optical 
zoom?  How well does that work?  I've got several locations that need 
cameras, and I'd like some of them to have wider angles of view than others.

What mechanism does it use for the "remote viewing by iphone et al?"  
Can I store the video on-site (not in-camera), or must I constantly 
stream all my cameras up over my tiny Internet connection to some remote 

On 06/04/2018 03:24 PM, Justin Reiners wrote:
> oops
> https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06VWLCZTV/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o07_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
> On Mon, Jun 4, 2018 at 3:24 PM, Justin Reiners <justin at hotlinesinc.com>
> wrote:
>> Dan, I use these all the time, and they support POE. I'd use this over a
>> RPI anyday for that. It's even got a really good night vision. I bought
>> about 50 of them across 10 sites.
>> On Sun, Jun 3, 2018 at 1:04 PM, Dan Linder <dan at linder.org> wrote:
>>> I'm looking to setup my RPi with a USB camera (Logitech QuickCam Pro 9000)
>>> as a short-term camera to watch for someone throwing eggs in the
>>> neighborhood (joys of being married to a teacher!).
>>> I haven't done any research yet (this is a tonight / this week project) so
>>> I wanted to poll the group to see what others might be using.
>>> I have good wireless, so I plan to save the captured video/images (motion
>>> triggered) back to my home server and I'd like to make them viewable when
>>> I'm at work.
>>> Any specific packages others have used (or suggest to stay away from)?
>>> Thanks!
>>> Dan
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