The camera is a video surveillance camera, adapted for the purpose, which captures images and sends them to the Internet.

Among the cameras of this type available on the market, a recommended choice as a MeteoCam component is the Panasonic WV-SW175 because

  • It can be installed outdoors and can withstand relatively severe weather conditions
  • It provides still images, video and audio
  • It can be remotely controlled: change point of view, zoom, move horizontally (pan) and vertically (tilt)