Solstice Cam is a portable, wireless security camera that connects to WiFi and is optimal for short-term or unpowered jobsites.
Construction professionals struggle to provide inexpensive security cameras that continuously record and create time-lapse videos of their projects. Solstice Cam fulfills that need with a professional grade wireless security camera that’s ready to use right out of the box. Full HD live streaming and continuous 24/7 video recording, all powered by a long-lasting battery and solar panel.
Solstice Cam system combines an HD camera with an embedded computer system loaded with easy-to-use software. You connect to AC or Solar, download the app, connect via WiFi and you are up and running in minutes.
Solstice Cam includes a solar panel, indoor AC power supply and a universal mount with stainless steel straps for pole or wall mounting. Solstice Cam comes in three colors: Steel Gray, Work Zone Orange, or Stealth Black and three capacities: 32GB, 128GB or 256GB.
Yes, the camera works in any part of the globe.
Solstice Cam records video in HD 720p and 1080p.
Solstice Cam is a sealed system, internal storage is accessible through the app and computer interfaces.
Yes, Solstice Cam offers an IP66 rating (dust-tight, protected against powerful jets of water).
Solstice Cam includes a one year warranty covering any system determined to be defective in material or workmanship. Please contact support to resolve any issues, do not return the camera to place of purchase.
Solstice Cam is a private camera that offers the ability to share videos and images at your discretion.
Solstice Cam is an incident-based continuous recording system. The system will create event notifications on motion. Users are then able to immediately go to the entire event timeline and review events that happened before and after the alert. In this way you are able to customize the footage you want to see/utilize and then download that content for analysis. You do not need to download the entire timeline but may quickly obtain concisely what you need to respond to an event that has transpired. Even if no alert is present, you may access any point in the timeline within the duration of your systems retention capabilities based on available storage.
Solstice Cam operates directly through WiFi, but uses a Bluetooth controller to provide easy smartphone setup and mobile app connectivity.
Solstice supports WPA2.
Your Solstice Cam will use a DHCP reservation to obtain an IP address during setup. If you are experiencing issues during the camera’s configuration your network administrator may have MAC address restrictions on your network for security purposes. If this is the case please send a request to your network administrator along with the MAC address of your camera which you can find laser etched on the bottom of your Solstice Cam (more info here).
Example Solstice Cam MAC Address: C0A39E0A2148
Solstice Cam requires a 2.4GHz Wi-Fi Connection with a WPA/WPA2 security protocol – Solstice cannot currently be connected to a 5GHz network.
Our easy to use app walks you through the entire process.
Solstice Cam is portable, if you wish to hard-mount please see the quick guide.
Live video can be viewed through your Solstice Cam mobile application, secure Control Center 8 website, or via a public page if you elected to set this up during camera setup.
You can share your Solstice Cam through the Public Management tool on your Control Center 8 or with the public page generated during your camera’s initial setup.
To improve WiFi connectivity you should make sure you have clear line of sight between the network source (wireless AP or Router) and your Solstice Cam.
Extended-Range WiFi Routers
If your camera has disconnected from your WiFi network ensure your network is accessible and that the camera is powered on. Check the device to ensure its within your router’s recommended range.
Solstice Cam’s internal battery charges within about 7 hours with the included indoor AC charger.
In most conditions Solstice Cam’s battery will last 5 days. (Connect solar panel or outdoor AC power supply for longer-term projects).
Reconfiguring your Solstice Cam for a new project is as simple as running the initial activation, this reactivation process will create a new project and begin a new time-lapse movie.
A new project for your Solstice Cam will be automatically created during the activation process, you will be prompted to give a name and location of this new project during camera activation.
You can reset your password via the Control Center 8 login page, at the bottom of the screen there is a link titled Forgot Your Password?
Yes, Solstice Cam is constantly recording at all times.
A 4G router with WiFi Bridge can be used.
Solstice Cam is an ideal for such conditions, offering a long-lasting battery and onboard video storage. Video can be uploaded later, once WiFi becomes available again. WiFi and an Internet connection will be required for initial configuration and setup.
Images will upload once connectivity is restored and time-lapse creation will resume.
Green = Camera ON
Yellow = Camera ON and Charging
Red = Camera OFF
Solstice Cam does not require a static IP address, but you may use one if preferred.
An EarthCam exclusive, AI-edited time-lapse movies are auto-generated from camera archives incrementally throughout your project timeline. Specialized algorithms detect images that are affected by adverse weather conditions, obstructions or other non-optimal properties and excludes them from use. Next, EarthCam’s server-side compilation process brings all the power of our professional editing teams experience to action in an automated process. The resulting time-lapse, although machine-edited, yields a presentation-ready movie complete with title graphics, extended play and a dynamic soundtrack.
Your first movie will appear within 48 hours of the system going online.
Changes will appear in the next compiled movie, usually within 48 hours.
In order to download your time-lapse movie, you will first need to select the "Play" button located in the bottom middle portion of your screen. Once the movie begins, navigate to the bottom right portion of your screen where you will see a "Share" icon that is represented by either a camera icon, or three dots connected. You will also see a date range within the share screen, this screen can be used to select a specific date range you wish to download for your time-lapse video.
From the share window above, in addition to downloading to your computer, you will have the option to share over social media sites or pass along the movie via email.
Yes, the Pro-Connect plan is required to receive this feature.