Re: CU-SeeMe - anyone using/considering use for security?

John Lester (lester@HELIX.MGH.HARVARD.EDU)
Wed, 26 Oct 1994 06:46:58 -0400


>Cu-SeeMe colleagues:
>
>Our suite has an alarm that rings the University's Public Safety office
>if the door is opened after hours (and staff don't disarm it within N
>seconds, etc.). The suite also has a CU-SeeMe camera in the lobby.
>What if Public Safety had CU-SeeMe linked to the phone alarm, to pop
>up a window on a PC or Mac showing the inside of our office? They could
>watch, listen, even make announcements....
>
>Is anyone doing/thinking about any applications of CU-SeeMe technology
>for institutional security monnitoring?
>

Heh..I use it to monitor my apartment when I'm at work..

I have a dedicated 28.8 SLIP to my house....I can watch my couch from work.. :P

Seriously tho, I think the security applications for CU-SeeMe are
great....you only need a couple frames a second to notice something's
amiss....
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John Lester - Systems Specialist Massachusetts General Hospital
Department of Neurology

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