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Webcam cache

Post by Contra1971 » Thu Sep 22, 2011 4:02 pm

I know I read somewhere about a webcam cache, can someone explain how that works?
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Post by RVRoadTrip » Thu Sep 22, 2011 4:05 pm

From the Wiki (http://wiki.opencaching.us/index.php/Cache_parameters):

These are caches that use existing web cameras. The idea is to get yourself in front of the camera to log your visit. The challenging part, however, it that you need to call a friend to look up the web site that displays the camera shot. You will need to have them to save the picture to log the cache. If you are a tech-head you could use your wireless modem and save the image yourself on your laptop.

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Post by Contra1971 » Thu Sep 22, 2011 4:24 pm

I though about setting up one of mt wireless cameras, that will save when motion is detected, and post those pics on my page, for anyone to take, but problem is I live too close to a school

that might not go over too well...lol
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Re: Webcam cache

Post by glorkar » Thu Sep 22, 2011 4:26 pm

Meh, it's a security camera. They can't really say anything about it...I wouldn't think.
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Re: Webcam cache

Post by Sabrefan7 » Sat Sep 24, 2011 1:06 pm

Contra1971 wrote:I though about setting up one of mt wireless cameras, that will save when motion is detected, and post those pics on my page, for anyone to take, but problem is I live too close to a school

that might not go over too well...lol
Take a look at one I put out if your looking for an example. A reliable website is key for a web cam cache
http://www.opencaching.us/viewcache.php?cacheid=758

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Re: Webcam cache

Post by Contra1971 » Sat Sep 24, 2011 4:11 pm

but is that not live> or motion activated?
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