"Raith Cam"

James Conway jwc at snf.stanford.edu
Fri Dec 1 08:59:24 PST 2006

Hi John and others whom have commented,

Thanks for the information.  Likely we are seeking a lower cost solution 
to several needs within the RAITH users groups:

 - Secure remote access to the RAITH system to allow access for 
assisting students remotely, to recover from Load Lock errors, and other 
tasking when problems are encountered. Enable FTP file transfers and 
network access by qualified Users.
- Allow Users and staff to see the LEO and RAITH screens remotely from 
their desktops so they can monitor their exposure runs.
- Provide enhanced demonstration and 'through the clean room window' 
views of both LEO and RAITH screens to monitors visible from outside the 
clean room. (Dual output video cards for both computers may take care of 
this task.)
-Enhance security and safety in the Ebeam Lab.

Interested people are invited to continue brainstorming with me.  I 
desire to implement solutions in the Spring term.


James Conway

Ref: RE: Raith CAM  

John Shott wrote:
> James, Ilya, et al:
> While I won't comment on VPN or other control options, if you're 
> looking for a really great camera for this purpose, I'd suggest 
> something like the Sony -RZ30N.  That's an network addressable camera 
> that can be controlled (pan/tilt/zoom) from a web site.
> A link to specs for it is at:
> http://bssc.sel.sony.com/BroadcastandBusiness/DisplayModel?m=10001&p=3&sp=147&id=67347 
> It says that list price is $1865 ... but street price is more like 
> $1300-1500
> Mike Deal has one of these in his office (maybe not this exact model, 
> but something very close to it) and knows a whole lot more about it 
> than I.  However, it's controllable from the web (pan/tilt/zoom), has 
> a network connection that plugs directly into a RJ-45 network jack, 
> and has 25X optical zoom.  My guess is that with proper positioning, 
> you could see any number of interest ... unless someone was standing 
> in the way.
> For your consideration,
> John
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