Archerfish is a ‘thinking’ surveillance camera

The Archerfish Solo is the world’s first “thinking” camera. Developed by Cernium, Archerfish Solo is a compact, wireless, IP video camera designed for homes and small business with the smarts to watch for what matters to you. It can be installed indoors or outdoors and uses built-in homeland security technology, allowing it to tell the difference between events that you care about, like children arriving home from school or potential break-ins, and events that don’t interest you, like pets walking in front of the camera. When something that matters does happen, Archerfish Solo notifies you via email, text, picture or video message sent to your cell phone or PC.

Archerfish Solo is cloud-based and does not require a PC connection; it is managed entirely via a Web portal, which allows you to view live video as it happens and set up your device with a simple point-and-click interface.

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  • John Connolly March 17, 2010, 11:22 am

    Oooohhh… “built-in homeland security technology”

  • Rowan March 17, 2010, 1:25 pm

    No mention (on their own website) regarding the >>>quality of the lens<<< which is the key part of the system and be the difference between getting a clear view of a license plate off a car and just seeing a vague glowing image. Sounds like a lot of emphasis on the built-in smarts, which might be very good but nothing on the all-important optics.

  • Norberto Maldonado March 18, 2010, 12:21 am

    This is what it says on Amazon.com pre-order page as far as
    camera resolution goes.

    Archerfish Solo Device
    Effective Visual Range: 10-60 ft
    Size (in inches): 4.5″H x 2.25″W x 1.5″D
    Weight: 4.4 ounces; 8.8 ounces with included mount
    Video Format: VGA resolution, H.264 compressed
    Network: 802.11b/g IP wireless network compatibility or RJ-45 Ethernet
    DVR Functionality: MicroSD card
    Low Light Capability: Performs to 0.1 lux
    Indoor/Outdoor Use: Weatherproof; IP64 rating
    Power: 12 V DC; 0.5 A
    Mounting Options: Ceiling, wall, shelf

  • destructorv2 March 18, 2010, 6:12 am

    Is this one of Aperture Science’s secret project? Soon this will grow turrets and legs, as well as talk to you nicely

  • Marcus Wong March 18, 2010, 6:27 am

    “This was a triumph…”

    Hmm does that come with a machine gun option on it? Design-wise it looks a lot like the turrets from Portal

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