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Creating the case

While the electronics components are pretty much off the shelf, the housing is not. There is no match in existing open designs for the specific combination of modules and criteria for this project. Instead, I created a case from scratch. In this post, I present the work that went into creating the weather-proof case that will house the open security camera.

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Scoping hardware options

On the hardware side, the open security camera project would ultimately not exist if there were suitable hardware kits readily available. But, the physical device that will act as a camera had to be created. However, to the extent possible, our goal was to avoid starting from scratch. In this post, I describe the components selected and the reasoning behind it.

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The open security camera project

At Molnix, we recently faced the need to equip an area with security cameras. All of our sites up until now are managed by our providers, including security cameras. However, this new area does not have any. Before we start using the new area, we need our own security camera system. This is the start of an article series, where I describe our journey to having our own, open and trustable security camera system.

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