Rebooting Remote Cameras Simply and Economically

Author: John Grocke, Published on Aug 06, 2013

It happens all the time... An IP camera, access control panel, etc. loses connectivity or hangs up and needs to be rebooted at a distant facility. Dispatching a service technician to drive out to reboot the router or device is time consuming and costly. Remote network or power management can be expensive and doesn't work if you can't connect, or if the ISP changes your "static" IP address or port forwarding settings in the router.

One IPVM member, James Talmage, faced this dilemma and solved the issue with a clever and very cost-effective solution, the 3Gstore Remote Power Switch.

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