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Re: More Webcams at Kruger National Park

Unread post by Lionspoon » Mon Dec 12, 2011 3:20 pm

Image to the forums, Cheree - especially to the world of addicts at the webcams. :lol:

Although not for Kruger, but for the purpose of promoting the smaller SANParks we have currently a project up and running to get a mobile webcam that is supposed to be moved through said parks.

If you are interested, you can read more about this here.

Happy camming! :thumbs_up:
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I'm confused...

Unread post by huntsman » Wed Dec 28, 2011 11:00 am

What is a webcam?

Is it a static camera set up at specific points?

If so, why are people sending in their pics??

I know there's an easy explanation, so please pardon my ignorance...?? :?
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Re: I'm confused...

Unread post by vinkie » Wed Dec 28, 2011 11:16 am

huntsman wrote:What is a webcam?

Is it a static camera set up at specific points?

If so, why are people sending in their pics??

I know there's an easy explanation, so please pardon my ignorance...?? :?


First of all huntsman. Welcome to the Forum and the wonderful world of SANParks webcams :D I hope you enjoy the forum

A webcam is a camera that broadcasts it's images onto the web, people with internet access watch the cams and lot's of them love to post the pictures that the cams transmit(SANParks doesn't save the transmitted images)
Two cams are located in KNP, one at Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park(Nossob) and one at Addo Elephant National Park they are all static but we are trying to get a mobile webcam that will be going to different locations in different Parks.
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Re: I'm confused...

Unread post by mattib » Wed Dec 28, 2011 11:29 am

I think vinkie covered the cam part very well :thumbs_up: , and now to adress the part of people putting up their own pics, so here at sanparks the users like to see other people trips and admire their pictures, or learn from them, so we share with each other, but its nothing to do with the webcams, its seperate, unless, if you go to the webcam section of the forum, you can find screenshots of webcam sightings uploaded by users like yourself.
Hope this helps :thumbs_up:
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Re: I'm confused...

Unread post by mattib » Wed Dec 28, 2011 11:31 am

And if you have any other questions you can read on the welcome new members section, or I'm sure none of the users will mind if you ask them. Last thing, welcome, and enjoy. :D
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Re: I'm confused...

Unread post by DinkyBird » Wed Dec 28, 2011 11:40 am

huntsman wrote:Is it a static camera set up at specific points?

When in KNP, if you do happen to go via Satara, and/or Orpen, take a close look at the waterholes just outside the two camps - you will see a light and a 'white ball' .... those house the cams.
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Re: I'm confused...

Unread post by vinkie » Wed Dec 28, 2011 12:13 pm

A few Pictures of the Cams...I hope they are the correct ones :roll:

Orpen Cam:
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Satara Cam:
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Addo Cam:
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Nossob Cam:(I don't know if these images are correct but got them of the Forum :? )
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Unread post by charbel » Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:03 pm

PJL wrote:Image

Thanks Danie :dance:


Hello,
How is the zooming done?

Cheers
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Re: Nossob Cam 11/01/2011

Unread post by PJL » Wed Jan 11, 2012 9:34 pm

charbel wrote:Hello,
How is the zooming done?

Cheers
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Hi Charbel :yaya:

Danie Pretorius who manages the ICT for SANParks can log on to the webcams and pan/tilt/zoom them... when he doesn't have more important things to be working on :wink:

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Camera at Nossob

Unread post by alan55 » Fri Jan 27, 2012 1:51 am

During this difficult period would'nt Nossob consider staying on line for the people who watch at night ? :thumbs_up: Alan55

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Re: Camera at Nossob

Unread post by Lionspoon » Fri Jan 27, 2012 7:57 am

Hi Alan!

As much as I like the idea I think that guest staying at Nossob will not.
Especially those who have their accommodation close to the generator
would probably feel quite disturbed by the noise the machine makes. :?
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Unread post by APS » Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:18 am

:hmz:
Is Satara Cam fixed up?????
Highlights are posted (on forums & facebook), I can view cam on my moblie phone but not via the webcams on sanparks home page on the computer....... :wall:

Please, any help on this will be appreciated!
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Re: Satara Cam 03/03/2012

Unread post by vinkie » Sun Mar 04, 2012 4:39 pm

APS wrote::hmz:
Is Satara Cam fixed up?????
Highlights are posted (on forums & facebook), I can view cam on my moblie phone but not via the webcams on sanparks home page on the computer....... :wall:

Please, any help on this will be appreciated!
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Just look at this site by pasting the link in your browser, you will be able to watch Satara too. 8)

It is the SANParks mobilesite but it is better than nothing..... :whistle:
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Webcam locations

Unread post by enjayque » Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:01 am

I have been watching the Africam webcams for many months and now am planning a trip to Kruger in August. Can you tell me the coordinates of the Africam webcams so I can plan to visit the sites I have been watching for so long?

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Re: Webcam locations

Unread post by DinkyBird » Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:06 am

Hi enjayque

The Africam webcams are not in Kruger National Park - but you can see these webcams (Orpen and Satara in Kruger). Orpen's cam is right outside the camp, just a few metres from the fence and visible from the road in and out of the camp into the park. And Satara's cam is visible from the fence outside the restaurant area of the camp, overlooking the waterhole there.
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