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0answers
75 views

Reducing CPU load to absolute minimum

I have had a couple of things gone missing I believe stolen in my shared apartment and want to run my laptop constantly with a webcam attached, running webcam surveillance software to record/ take ...
0
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2answers
901 views

Home Surveillance: How many USB camera's can one computer handle at a time and software to support it?

I am looking create a home surveillance solution by using inexpensive web-cams. I would like to know how many USB-web-cams can one computer support. Is there any software that can support multiple ...
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4answers
4k views

WebCam as a security camera

I am looking to mount a webcam to my laptop (which sits at home all day) to act as a security camera. I'd like to it to write the video to an external hard drive, which I can then review later. It ...
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3answers
1k views

Timelapse/surveillance with webcam - what software? [closed]

I have a computer with a Logitech Quickcam 9000, and I would like the camera to take pictures once every minute or so - maybe only when there is motion, if possible. Is there some free software, that ...
3
votes
2answers
303 views

Free Motion Sensor

I'm planning to make DIY Home Surveillance. Now I'm looking for free motion sensor. I'm using webcam as a camera to detect whether there's a motion changes in my house. Does anyone know what is the ...
3
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5answers
2k views

security webcam, but NATted dhcp ip address

I would like to install a webcam (better if an independent ethernet based object) at home, and access it from outside while I'm abroad, so I can check if there's mail. However, my internet connection ...
2
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2answers
247 views

Looking for a moderately priced home surveillance setup [closed]

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 ...