Laptop webcam as security camera

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cTurtle98
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Laptop webcam as security camera

Post by cTurtle98 » Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:33 pm

Is there a way to have a process on my laptop that turns the webcam into a security camera that I can activate remotely and sends the video feed to my zoneminder server ?

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Re: Laptop webcam as security camera

Post by iconnor » Tue Aug 22, 2017 1:35 am

Yes. If you are running Linux, then mjpeg-streamer might be the thing. Of course you can also just run zm on the laptop as well.

If it's windows, there are lots of shareware apps that share the webcam that ZM can read from.

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