How to Make Night Vision Security Cameras

A night vision security camera lets you see people or objects in the dark. If you would like to set up a low cost security system then you can use some household items. It may not have all the bells and whistles of a more expensive system, but it will get the job done. You can even watch the video over the Internet using a computer or mobile device, which means you can watch them anywhere in the world. NIGHT VISION Get a webcam (or some of them) to use as a night vision camera. Note that they may not work properly during the day. For a security camera, a wireless remote camera is the best. Some that you may consider buying are Panasonic’s wireless network camera, D-Link wireless camera, and Wowee’s Rovio. As of 2010 these cameras cost about $ 200 to $ 300 (of course you can go with a cheaper camera). Video: Infrared Security Camera With Night Vision 30 Meters.

Open the webcam shell slowly using a flat tip such as a screwdriver. Look for the (charged double device) CCD sensor located behind the lens. It is square and there is a red piece of glass sitting on top of it. This is the infrared filter.

Remove the infrared filter using a screwdriver to loosen it carefully. Be careful not to damage it. Put some craft glue into the developed negative film and press it firmly on top of the CCD. Wait for it to dry. Put the camera back together. If you had to erect the difference then you will have to glue it together using a strong adhesive glue. Watch your webcam as you normally would at night. You will see that the image is a little washed out, but you should be able to see the same as it is quite dark out there. SET UP THE SECURITY CAMERA device Select a security software program for your webcam. Some that you can use include GoToCamera, Yoics and Yawcam (see resource links). As of 2010 these programs are free to use. These programs will send your webcam stream to the Internet so you can view it from any computer, PDA or smart phone that can connect to the Internet. Video: Night Vision With Digital Camera.

Go to the website and download the software to your computer. Click on the file and agree to the “Terms and Conditions.” Click “Next” and wait for the program to install. VIDEO: QQ5 MINI CAMERA WITH 170ยบ 1080P NIGHT VISION AND Motion Detection

Place the webcam in the area you want to monitor. Make sure it is level and tight. If you are using a wireless camera you will not need to worry about having to physically connected to the computer. Otherwise, you will need to connect the camera to the computer using a USB cable. You can get an extension if the cable you have is too short. I go to the “Start” Menu on your computer and open the program. The application will recognize your camera and you will see the power when it opens. Configure the software by naming the cameras. You can simply call them “Camera 1” and “Camera 2” or “Living Room” and “Back Yard.” Turn on “Motion sensor” by clicking the checkbox and entering an email address or cell phone number to receive text messages. When finished, click the “Okay” button. The program will send email or text messages whenever it detects movement. This way, you do not have to watch hours of boring images.

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