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#1 moota1514

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 09:12 AM

Hi ive got a friend who has had some idiot scratch his car so im thinking is there any Webcam security software? that he can use so his webcam on his lap top can catch who is doing it thanks

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 11:45 AM

What did you have in mind...leaving the laptop in the vehicle...placing it in the window...or other?

I would think you would want a motion sensitive camera for monitoring.
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Posted 24 December 2012 - 01:17 PM

Laptop cameras don't have the best range of field. I presume you don't plan to suggest the laptop be left in the car to attract a different criminal element. Placing it in a window toward the car and it's likely the resolution would be useless for any law enforcement agency to work with. I would suggest other surveillance cameras placed outdoors and monitored by the laptop.

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 02:01 PM

Laptops are one of the most popular items for a thief to steal. I would never place a laptop where a thief could see it. Thieves have been known to yank them out of somebody's hands while they are using it.

Edited by cat33, 24 December 2012 - 02:02 PM.


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Posted 24 December 2012 - 02:23 PM

Hi i was thinking of leaving the laptop in the house upstairs and put the webcam at the window........

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:13 PM

See my reply in post #3 regarding that.

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