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I've got a need for a comprehensive home surveillance solution that meets the following criteria

  • no monthly charges
  • support for multiple cameras (preferably over ethernet or wifi)
  • motion detection
  • sensors triggered by doors/windows opening, water, or smoke
  • alerting via email and SMS
  • remote access portal

I know I'm asking for the world here.. but i just can't seem to find a solution that has all these features. I'm thinking i might have to cobble one together myself and script together all the logic needed to make everything work.

UPDATE:

Ok, i've done some homework. Decided to go with an Open Source dot.net solution called iSpy. It supports several inputs, has motion detection algorithms, and I can modify the source code to add support for additional features i want.

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I suggested InGrid here:

http://superuser.com/questions/2929/can-you-suggest-a-great-home-security-setup-anti-burglars-e-t-c

No personal experience with it yet.

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