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      TechBits 5-14: Repurposed Cameras

      A company based in Alabama is re-purposing its camera technology to help with home security. {}Moultrie introduced the Trace Premise camera. {}It uses infra-red and motion detection technology that had been in cameras for hunters, and applies it to home security. {}The camera can capture video in outdoor settings or indoor- but it is not Internet connected, so you can't view or record online.Re-purposing can also be done by consumers. {}D-Link recently introduced its Wi-Fi Baby Camera. {}Features aimed at keeping an eye on infants can also be used to keep an eye on your home. {}It can record HD quality video with an internal SD card- or on your smart phone or tablet. {}There's also two-way audio.{}The camera has infra-red technology, for keeping an eye on things at night.