Home security cameras are getting more common, especially with Linksys. The Linksys Wireless-G Internet Home Monitoring Camera WVC54GC features 802.11g and 10/100 Ethernet connections, and VGA video recorded to a MPEG-4 or Motion JPEG codec. The camera can be limited to local network video streaming or opened up to the internets both publicly or privately. The camera is now available for $120.
The Hawking HNC290G is the first network camera which features automatic router configuration and web address (URL) setup for easy remote viewing over the web. HNC290G Wi-Fi camera allows you to view wirelessly exactly what’s going on your property anytime and anywhere. It supports 802.11b/g as well as 10/100 Ethernet. Other features include UPnP, which allows auto-discovery from PCs, and URL configuration, which lets you access the configuration page from any computer on the network. The price is $129.99.
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This is the world’s smallest color wireless camera which is available to the consumer market. It measures 1 inch x 1/2 inch and works up to 10 hours on a single 9 Volt battery. The camera wirelessly transmits full color video up to 1,000 foot range in the line-of-sight directly to TV Channel 59. The price is $259.99 each and available at Amazon. Via Ohgizmo.