Recommended cameras

Camera style

We recommend using IP cameras (network cameras) for live streaming and time-lapse usage.

An alternative would be CCTV/network recorder systems or custom build raspberry PI cameras etc, but these are hard to setup and getting streams and images from the system might not be possible.


Recommended brands: hikvision, axis, mobotix.

Technical data

For live streaming we recommend H.264 video encoding support. Also supported: mjpeg, Mobotix MxPEG – (requires our LIVE+ plan for transcoding).

I.e. the Hikvision DS-2CD2042 is an inexpensive outdoor camera in bullet-style and including night vision. There are also different models/lenses to support different view angles.