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rwreed
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Posted - 06/07/2010 :  3:10:38 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
So I'm trying to put together a system that will track where my 2 cats are in the house. I haven't found anything that will do it perse, most contain a locator that basically plays the "hot/cold" game assuming your pet has a receiver on them (which I suspect my cats will not tolerate). I was thinking that I could perhaps use a series of inexpensive motion detectors that would signal a pc when activated. The pc wouldn't be able to tell the difference between people and the cats, but I figure I know where the people are so all I need to do is eliminate them and the remainder are the cats. But clearly this seems rather complicated for what I'm trying to accomplish. Anyone have a better idea?
Thanks in advance.
Randy

stusviews
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Posted - 06/07/2010 :  4:38:22 PM  Show Profile  Visit stusviews's Homepage  Reply with Quote
We use a Panasonic IP camera. http://www.smarthome.com/971382/Panasonic-Network-Camera-BL-C1A/p.aspx

I'll even send an email when it detects your cat. BTW, we have three cats and use it to check on them when we're not home. But motions sensors are simple, will work, and you can get three for the price of one camera!

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