I wanted to explore more features of my webcam (TV-IP311PI). Apart from probing and streaming it can also do “video analytics”. That is the ONVIF name for motion detection.
From a system architecture point of view, it makes more sense to have each camera analyse its own view field and only then send image data. If we have a central system analysing data from many cameras the data volume is much larger. Obviously the central system needs to receive image streams from all cameras in order to analyse them. Read More…