You can enable Power over Ethernet for Raspberry Pi by using a passive PoE injector / splitter system, and the best news is that they are very inexpensive. CCTV Camera Pros supplies them for $6.99 at the time of this writing.
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Most surveillance system owners want a convenient way to view the live video from their security cameras on a TV. Apple TV and Google Chromecast provide an convenient wireless alternative to hard wiring a spot monitor output to a television or monitor.
Here is a super easy way to setup video streaming on Raspberry Pi so that you can access live video from iOS, Android, Windows, and Mac. The best part is that it actually takes less than 5 minutes to setup.
Want to compare 2 megapixel to 5 megapixel IP security camera resolution? Here is a quick blog post that contains surveillance snapshot images that we captured at CCTV Camera Pros office to show you the difference.
In this project, I program my Raspberry Pi (using Python) to take a picture using a Pi camera, then share the photo via Twitter when a button is pressed. I use the Twython python library to integrate with the Twitter API.