Month: March 2019

PoE Security Camera for timelapse

PoE Security Camera for timelapse

Cameras And Videocameras
With winter finally winding down, I'm looking at ways to document the construction of my workshop (more details coming soon). One easy way is to install a camera device and capture a snapshot at fixed intervals, allowing for easy creation of timelapses. Here's a list of my initial requirements : Affordable ( 50-150$ / camera)Prefer a digital system over an analog (actually, avoid analog!)Weatherproof camerasMust be reusable in the future for an upcoming security systemCamera must expose the captured image in a documented way : allow for integration in custom softwareNo battery-powered deviceIf possible, HD picture With this idea in mind, I started to look at what's available. I dismissed prosumer / professional PTZ cameras (over 300$). It's been a few year since I took the ...