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 From:  "David Burgess" <apt dot get at gmail dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Off Topic : FOSS security DVR system needed
 Date:  Thu, 29 Mar 2007 22:16:54 -0600
On 3/29/07, Alex M <radiussupport at lrcommunications dot net> wrote:
> What a coincident, I thought to build Linux based DVR server for my car he
> he. So far I got 18 cameras in car and I need to manage them some how,
> Windows Embedded works fine but has some what limited performance.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lee Sharp [mailto:leesharp at hal dash pc dot org]
> Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2007 10:11 PM
> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: [m0n0wall] Off Topic : FOSS security DVR system needed
> Once again I am shamelessly imposing on the awesome depth and breadth of
> knowledge on this list, and it is only tenuously related to m0n0wall.
> Right now, we sell a service that can include a multi camera security
> DVR system.  The user can connect to this camera from there home (or
> vacation) Internet connection and see what is happening at the office.
> Having m0n0wall helps, as the traffic shaper makes a big difference
> here. :) (There is the connection)  Right now we are using Geovision,
> and LuxRiot, and Windows is killing me!  Stability is a nightmare, and
> telling people to constantly reboot the security system is not an option
> I want to consider.  I would love to find a good stable Linux (or any
> *nix) system I could remotely manage.  Please help me!  (Oh, and cost is
> a consideration, but not the main one) Thanks,
>                         Lee

Hm, I don't know about multiple IP camera input, but vlc continues to
impress me (videolan.org) for its streaming (input and output)
capabilities, and isn't myth (mythtv.org) supposed to be the big FOSS

Hope that helps, or maybe I'm just stating the obvious.