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    I want a mini camera...

    .... which can be viewing my front door (or another way to allow me to monitor it...) so I can check my front door is shut from my mobile phone?

    Help?

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    Re: I want a mini camera...

    Like a small webcam? The kind you would have integrated into a laptop?

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    Re: I want a mini camera...

    how about putting a reed switch on the door? and "requesting" the status of the reed switch from the phone? that way you dont need a camera?

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    Re: I want a mini camera...

    You could do it with a wireless IPcam, then just dial into it from your phone. Tad expensive maybe though.

    If the door is within USB range you could use a webcam, then simply use software like ActiveWebcam or CamWizard to serve a feed that you could dial into. That's how I keep an eye on my front gates from work.

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    Re: I want a mini camera...

    I don't want it to be dependant on anything other than a standalone device - I don't need to see the door just confirm it is shut...

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    Re: I want a mini camera...

    How about one of these sat behind your door?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkZcG_pgp0Q

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    Re: I want a mini camera...

    er...

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    Re: I want a mini camera...

    ahh i know of a program where u can use your computers webcam to display and monitor stuff through your phone but i forget the name of the program.


    ah wait here is the name : Argus.Remote.Surveillance.v4.00.17

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    Re: I want a mini camera...

    LOL, that's never from a torrent site...

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    Re: I want a mini camera...

    Quote Originally Posted by this_is_gav View Post
    LOL, that's never from a torrent site...

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