Solar CAM (Solar Camera)
Shenzhen China (Wifi)
You want to see on daily basis a construction evolution
You want to see if there is waves on your surf beach, or if there is snow on the top of the mountain
You want to look your second house daily
But, there is no power supply, no wifi, so, look what Solarcam can do for you:
What is SOLARCAM ?
It is a standalone camera, powered by a solar panel.
It can send in
automatic way pictures by emails and to a website.
can use Wifi connection
or GSM network, in 2G or 3G.
2. How it's work ?
A radio module
with a camera, under Android Os system works standalone way.
A separate board
controls the picture sequence and the sending to
email or website.
of picture by email and / or to a website
The picture is high
quality, with a sensor 2Mpx or 3Mpx. Nothing to compare with
IP webcam from market
To limit the size of the
file, the definition of the picture is limited to 1360*1024,
with compression rate 85% or 50% depending of Wifi or GSM
Fully standalone box, with
a solar panel and internal battery. The enclosure is fully all weather proof.
The SolarCam can connect under user definition to Wifi or with a Sim Card, connect to 2G or 3G network
In case of use GSM network, the SolarCam can be put everywhere
There is NO
downlink information. This
mean that when the solarCam is setup, it is not
possible to change it without re-open the box and
re-setup the command board
With the use of Sim card
and GSM network, there are 2 function modes:
1) The radio module is power on when need to send a picture
2) The radio module is full time connected to the network.
It can received some command by SMS to take picture and
upload it. This mode need a bigger solar
panel and larger battery
In option, an alarm based on a PIR (body heat infra red detection) is possible. Upload of a picture is done when detection with choice for day and/ or night
On each picture, there is the date and time of the upload, with also temperature and battery level %
A demo page is available here. Several SolarCam are already active or on tes
5. Examples of applications:
If you are interesting, write here: firstname.lastname@example.org
More information about how it's work (and some price in case...) here: