A smart cam is just like any other camera except it is smarter in its features and functioning. It is a device that includes an image sensor, a processor, and a type of I/O feature which can also be provided from another part of a device, of which the camera is a part. Many features can be easily added or manipulated based on your requirements so that the device fits your work. Some of those features include direct-drive lighting control, industrial input/output, and a display device/monitor. With the advancements in technology, we find a smart camera installed in mobile phones, which makes the usage of the camera much easier as compared to using it individually.
Usage of smart cameras
Since such a camera has many functions, one of which is the detection of movement, these devices are used to create smart networks in a house where they are connected with all the other devices in a smart home. These cameras help by smartly tracking movement in a house and providing the data in cloud storage for the archive. They form a smart network and track the happenings in the home once you can connect it to an app on your mobile itself. You can review the footage as well as change the settings on the same mobile phone.
smart camera is an important device because it can be used in the security cameras and baby monitors used to monitor activity in and around the house. These cameras usually connect to the internet using the Wi-Fi at home and enable you to watch the live footage, receive alerts, and record the footage remotely, just by using your phone and internet. Although the early uses of smart cameras included usage for military and scientific experiments, news, and monitoring animals in the wild.
While smart cameras for industrial inspection have been used for many years, smart camera platforms aimed at wireless smart camera networks are still in the research phase or implementation and monitoring basis. One can keep track of the functions in smart cameras if they are separate devices but when they are installed in a smartphone, there are no limitations to their features. These features can be upgraded to provide a better user experience. Now these cameras, even provide night vision to capture videos and images in the dark.