Category Embedded — IP Cameras

Serial interface for my clone Foscam FI8908W camera

I’ve opened up my Foscam-clone IP Camera, located the onboard serial port and captured the output from the bootloader and the firmware booting. This post is for anyone interested. Edit: Based on the evidence below, it appears to be a Winbond W90N745 bootloader. Googling for “W90N745” threw up a number of online sites about this […]

IP Camera — Foscam clone

On July 12th 2011 I received the IP Camera I’d purchased from DealExtreme — a cheap little Foscam FI8908w clone. This post documents various bits of information about the unit (just in case I need a reminder some day in the future regarding upgrading firmware, controlling/reading the device with wget and VLC, using the camera […]