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Use an IR Blaster to trigger Picture and Picture

Jim in NJ sent us this IR blaster idea: Jim has several IP cameras throughout his house and a linux DVR machine near his TV. The linux machine is configured to montior the IP cameras using linux motion software. When motion is detected he configured the PC to output the desired camera full screen and send an IR command to the TV to display the PC video input in PiP. This same idea can be extended to other applications like baby monitors using sound detection as the input instead of motion. The system could also be implemented with insteon instead of a dedicated PC. Thanks Jim!

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