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Camera Monitoring with Lorex camera

Postby Branta on Tue Dec 09, 2008 7:41 pm

Mint 6 stable


What open source app can I use as a replacement for the Windows app used with a Lorex,camera security system?

The URL for Lorex is: http://www.lorextechnology.com/



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Re: Camera Monitoring with Lorex camera

Postby JpBя on Tue Dec 09, 2008 11:59 pm

While I'm not familiar with Lorex cameras specifically, (or, obviously, your particular installation) I'd have a look at ZoneMinder: http://www.zoneminder.com. It seems to be the best thing going in Linux security camera software. I've used it a little, and it's easy to configure and use, at least with my setup. FWIW, I usually find a hardware DVR to be money well spent. You get a level of reliability that it's hard to match with a computer/capture card system, provided you choose a good one. Then again, if this in the home, it might not be worth it. Anyway, good luck!
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