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Andre81

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Vivotek Network Camera Support
« on: September 23, 2009, 03:06:46 pm »
Dear All,

why don't integrate the vivotek network ip camera in this distribution?
In example, it would be beautiful use this network camera with motion for the security surveillance at home.

from vivotek.com
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We do have SDK for Linux and the SDK is under "Non-disclosure agreement" protection. The SDK can be available after the NDA is signed.If you are interested to get the SDK,please email to newbielink:mailto:info@vivotek.com [nonactive]. Michael will check your purpose and your qualification in your letter.If you pass the verification,he will contact with you. Thanks.

Thanks in advance

Andrea

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Re: Vivotek Network Camera Support
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2009, 03:10:46 pm »
Dear All,

why don't integrate the vivotek network ip camera in this distribution?
In example, it would be beautiful use this network camera with motion for the security surveillance at home.

from vivotek.com
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We do have SDK for Linux and the SDK is under "Non-disclosure agreement" protection. The SDK can be available after the NDA is signed.If you are interested to get the SDK,please email to info@vivotek.com. Michael will check your purpose and your qualification in your letter.If you pass the verification,he will contact with you. Thanks.

Thanks in advance

Andrea

Well the fact that the SDK is only available if you sign their NDA might just give you a clue as to why there is no support for this camera ;-)

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Re: Vivotek Network Camera Support
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2009, 09:18:14 am »
Hi totallymaxed,

you're right, but if the CEO of this distribution, make a trust agreement with vivotek, there would be a chance to integrate?

I'm sorry for my inexperience in "Non-disclosure Agreement".

Would be nice to see the great vivotek network camera, works fine with LinuxMCE.

Andre81

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Re: Vivotek Network Camera Support
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2009, 12:24:50 pm »
Not gonna happen. The source code must be available to all, therefore violating a non-disclosure-agreement. This discussion is over.

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Re: Vivotek Network Camera Support
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2009, 02:40:52 pm »
Hi totallymaxed,

you're right, but if the CEO of this distribution, make a trust agreement with vivotek, there would be a chance to integrate?

I'm sorry for my inexperience in "Non-disclosure Agreement".

Would be nice to see the great vivotek network camera, works fine with LinuxMCE.

Andre81

We would work with Vivotek to integrate their camera...but only if they remove any & all restrictions on the use the technical information and the resultant driver sources. If they are clever they will see that step as a great way to sell more of their cameras...

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