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Author Topic: Motion detector camera activation  (Read 12010 times)


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Motion detector camera activation
« on: February 03, 2007, 09:40:05 AM »

From what I read an X10 motion detector can be used for camera activation and recording. The drawback with the Pan/Tilt/Zoom cameras is they have to be pointed at the detector's activity field. This is difficult when there are more than one detector in the coverage area of a camera. The specific hot spots for camera coverage are often preset in the camera for manual use. How about modifying the IWitness program so a camera AND a preset can be used for the video? This feature can be set (within the program) so it is only available for cameras with presets capability.


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Re: Motion detector camera activation
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2007, 10:50:50 AM »

Actually this should be able to be accomplished Now!
You'd need a macro for each motion sensor they would look like this
  • Sensor address is the trigger
  • Turn on cam
  • Go to Camera Preset
  • Start video record
  • Delay
  • Turn off video record
  • Turn off cam
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I have had a macro such as this  set for months! ;)
Note: The sensor address has to be different then the cam address! ;)
« Last Edit: February 03, 2007, 10:54:47 AM by Tuicemen »
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