Security video cameras in the past have required extensive proprietary wiring of their costly and complex controllers, camera units and viewing systems, but today there are simple and inexpensive alternatives. Now there is an ever-increasing number of cameras that take advantage of standard network protocols and wiring that is commonly used in homes and businesses, many of which use a standard personal computer in place of a dedicated controller unit. Either way, virtually any camera that is intended to be used on a local area network may also be viewed and administered via the Internet.
Things You’ll Need : Network-ready security camera, High-speed Internet connection,
Local area network, Network cables, Computer with Internet browser program
- Install the camera on the local area network per the manufacturer instructions. The camera chosen for use should directly offer a Web page interface that allows for viewing of the camera’s output.