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Raul102801

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Insteon IP camera
« on: March 30, 2014, 03:47:04 am »
I just purchased 2 Insteon 75790 IP cameras and am looking for suggestions as to what the best way to control them might be. I really didn't think about it when I ordered them and now that I am trying to install them I am not sure what the best way would be.
Basically these are wired or wireless (I would use Wired with POE), use DHCP or static IP and are accessible through a web browser. Features are 300 degreePan and 120 degree tilt, motion sensor and IR LEDs, also have 2 way audio allowing you to listen to audio but also allows you to remotely speak through it.

Ideas/suggestions?
Would I need to give up on any of these features? would I need to have an insteon controller of some sort?

Thanks

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Re: Insteon IP camera
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2014, 10:39:22 am »
Apart from the old Panasonic IP Camera template as a base for a new device template, you might want to look at the Advanced Camera based templates, see http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/Advanced_IP_Camera for details.

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Re: Insteon IP camera
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2014, 04:47:31 pm »
Thank you Posde.
I chatted with Thom last night and he gave the same idea to use the Panasonic template as a starting point.
I had already tried the motion wrapper with no success.

I did some research on this camera last night and found that is is made by a company called ReeCam in China.

Found some information on CGI calls to the camera on this site:

http://wiki.reecam.cn/CGI/Overview?setlang=en

and some other info on the main site http://wiki.reecam.cn/

I am a networking guy and not a programmer at all so this is going to take me some time to figure out but I am willing to give it a try as I would like to learn how to make templates so I can add some other devices.

Meanwhile, if someone with the know how would like to also give it a try, and/or guide me through it let me know and I would be willing to purchase another camera and send it to you.

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Re: Insteon IP camera
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2014, 06:09:08 pm »
As I said: take the advanced IP camera wiki information, and you should not need much else.

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Re: Insteon IP camera
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2014, 09:37:34 pm »
Got it.... I'll try to carve out some time to mess with it this week and will post results.

Thanks again