The Typical picture of a Perp on Nextdoor-type Apps with Consumer Grade Cameras

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Someone who blew up the pic commented the car had no front license plate. The pic and video was posted on Nextdoor and other cams elsewhere appear to have seen that same "crew" going around.

Maybe someone with a car dashcam driving behind them elsewhere/nearby will contribute their video clip...
 

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Another day, another attempted theft during daylight caught by Ring:

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What a pixelated mess.

The homeowner was home at the time and opened the door and the dude dropped the package and got into his car and left and the homeowner said he saw the car was full of package.
 
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They getting braver: Ring Neighbors
Green hair .. not a good choice for a thief .. unless it is fake ..

Ideally should have a solid clear facial id capture here .. the image it not clear enough ( not enough pixels ) ..

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Side shot is better in terms of pixels on target, still ideally you want to solid straight on image capture also ..

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should have enough info to ID the type of car ..

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I think this would be best if the victim had also set up a good solid IP PoE set of cameras .. you really do want to get a solid 100 ppf out to the range where you want to ID suspects .. also you want enough cameras to get cars coming and going away ..
 

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Honest question, how much does the angle matter here? It looks more like the camera quality isn't the greatest so things are washed out. The OP said the letters are not readable because of the glare not because of resolution or anything. I'm sure a similar specced camera but with a narrow view would have yielded the same results no?
Not necessarily. Yes and no. A narrower field of view would have increased the pixel count and so yieled a sharper result. However, try getting a Ring with a lens of the type required for that distance and that aside, the quality oif the camera sensor and lens have a part to play as well. It takes a quality sensor to capture the image, a sharp non distorted lens and the right focal length / pixel density to aquire a good image. I'm ignoring lighting as a factor as it's external but again the chip sensitivity has a huge part to play. If any link in the chain is missing or weak, the picture will degrade in quality.



Here is yet another from my area that was posted on Nextdoor today. Seems this guy came up the walkway but knew the cam was there so he hides his face, but really did not need to! He steals the bench on the front porch.

Here is the shot of him just as he is raising his shirt to cover his face. Here his face is visible but it is too far away for a good money shot.

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Here he is taking the bench. Notice that the frozen movement is blurry. This is what we talk about when we say in low light these cams suck. Notice that this has a lot of direct light on this porch.

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But here he is in direct line of the cam in the area that it should perform the best. Again blurry motion.

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So I thought maybe I am being overly critical by taking caps in full screen mode. So here they are in their native resolution. Still blurry motion.

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Father Christmas on a night out?

I always wondered where he got all those presents from.
 
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More outta control crime caught on doorbell video
Thanks for posting this.

One lesson with regards to cameras, you need more than a doorbell video camera .. you need to cover the blind spots, the street, the sidewalks ..

Unfortunately this is from The People's Republik of Kalifornia .. so you can't shot them until they are inside your home .. and then only with a nerf gun ..
 

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This one is interesting. On Nextdoor. Is a ONWOTE cam. This is the second time I have actually seen someone move a cam prior to a theft. One of the comments was to always cover a cam with another cam.

Probably a bullet and was not locked down very well. Also trying to do too much with a single cam. Move this view a little to the right.

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They all look substream, which we all know that even if it is the camera "mainstream" 4K that with wifi something gonna give with motion and that will be pixelated soft messes.

Simply put, more great examples of the limitations of consumer grade cameras, probably most of these above are wifi cloud based as well.
 
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