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g. , in real time. In some implementations, the video source 501 dynamically determines at what display resolution the video stream is to be uploaded to the server system 164. In some implementations, the video source 501 dynamically determines which parts of the video stream are to be uploaded to the server system 164. For example, in some implementations, depending on the current server load and network conditions, the video source 501 optionally prioritizes the uploading of video portions corresponding to newly detected motion event candidates ahead of other portions of the video stream that do not contain any motion event candidates; or the video source 501 uploads the video portions corresponding to newly detected motion event candidates at higher display resolutions than the other portions of the video stream. This upload prioritization helps to ensure that important motion events are detected and alerted to the reviewer in real time, even when the network conditions and server load are less than optimal. In some implementations, the video source 501 implements two parallel upload connections, one for uploading the continuous video stream captured by the camera 118 or 106, and the other for uploading video portions corresponding to detected motion event candidates. At any given time, the video source 501 determines whether the uploading of the continuous video stream needs to be suspended temporarily to ensure that sufficient bandwidth is given to the uploading of the video segments corresponding to newly detected motion event candidates. As shown in FIG. 5, the video source 501 includes a camera 118 or 106, and an optional controller device. In some implementations, the camera 118 or 106 includes sufficient on board processing power to perform all necessary local video processing tasks e.

residential security system

01.14.2007 | 34 Comments

You can buy into Brinks Home Complete, or purchase the Nest Security System see above at a discount through Brinks. The service is really focused on providing the monitoring for you, which comes in relatively cheap in industry terms at $29 per month, after hardware costs. The one caveat is to expect to sign a three year contract, with early exit penalties coming into play 30 days after purchase. ADT is an established security company that offers equipment tied to a subscription based monitoring service, most of which will require professional installation that the company can provide. Like Brinks, ADT pushes for a three year initial contract, which afterwards is renewed monthly, but unlike all the other firms listed it's not very transparent about pricing. While other companies are happy to offer a single fee per product/package, ADT pushes on custom sales for custom packages, which means it’s difficult to make a direct price comparison.

security access control system

01.14.2007 | 16 Comments

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