[EMS Discuss] EMS IP camera

Rick Osgood rick at richardosgood.com
Mon Apr 2 14:25:58 PDT 2012


The camera actually has a motion detection feature.  It can send email
alerts or interact with an http page so it would actually be really easy to
get something like that on our site if we wanted.

On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 2:22 PM, Ellery Weber <ellery at elleryweber.com> wrote:

> What if we leave it unlighted, and run a script periodically to check the
> feed? Have it control a message on the site that says 'people are here!' or
> the like?
>
> It may increase our exposure by publicly telling people when the best time
> to steal from us would be...  but it's just a thought.
>
>
> --- Ellery Weber
>
>
>
> On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 2:18 PM, Rick Osgood <rick at richardosgood.com>wrote:
>
>> I was thinking of the camera mainly as a means to know when people are at
>> the shop.   I just figured it would just be dark when no one is there and
>> the lights are off.  I'm sure an IR illuminator would help see in the dark
>> but then you are still just looking at a bunch of tables and chairs with
>> nothing happening.  What would be the point of being able to see the shop
>> when no one is there?  I'm just curious, if someone wants to setup lights
>> or IR lights then by all means feel free.
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 2:08 PM, Dirk Godsey <yesd0g at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Agreed Ben, I took one look at the camera last night, and thought it
>>> was pointed up at the night sky.
>>>
>>> These type of cameras can pick up IR if we want to build an IR LED
>>> emitter.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 9:34 AM, Bob Miller <kbob at jogger-egg.com> wrote:
>>> > Maybe we need more things with LEDs. (-:
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 9:28 AM, Ben Hallert <ben at hallert.net> wrote:
>>> >> Very cool, I think we need a low-wattage full-time light, every time
>>> >> I've visited so far all I can see are the various LEDs attached to
>>> >> things like powerstrips against a black background.
>>> >>
>>> >> - Ben
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >> On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 9:16 AM, Rick Osgood <rick at richardosgood.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> >>> I should also mention that I believe Clif said he could bring in a
>>> POE
>>> >>> injector and some CAT-5 cable so we can relocate the camera to a
>>> better
>>> >>> position.  I'd like to see it in a corner somewhere so we can get a
>>> better
>>> >>> view of the shop.  Right now it is using a wall-wart adapter with a
>>> short
>>> >>> cord and the CAT-5 cable is only like 6 feet long.
>>> >>>
>>> >>> Rick
>>> >>>
>>> >>>
>>> >>> On Sun, Apr 1, 2012 at 7:29 PM, Rick Osgood <rick at richardosgood.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>> I got an IP camera setup at the shop today so members can see when
>>> people
>>> >>>> are there.
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>> http://67.171.228.17/view/index.shtml
>>> >>>> Username: emsguest
>>> >>>> Password: emsguest
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>> we can enable anonymous access to the camera so its easier for the
>>> public
>>> >>>> to check it out, our we could link to it from our website with the
>>> >>>> credentials listed. I wasn't sure what to do since it could be
>>> considered a
>>> >>>> security risk. It would be fun to tweet and Facebook this info out
>>> there so
>>> >>>> people can see what we are up too. what does everyone think?
>>> >>>
>>> >>>
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