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Hey everyone just wondering does the LOR and the Security go hand in hand or are they a seprate program?

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LOR, Light o Rama is stand alone sequencing software.  Security systems software to support security devices such as cameras, motion sensors.... is also stand alone.  I do not recommend installing a security system on your LOR show computer as remote viewing, monitoring  does add additional load on your computer and can interfere with your show performance depending on the complexity of your display.   Keep things separate and it will be easier to trouble shoot when things are not working as planned.  

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Well, there is a way to use LOR and the Input Pup to create a security loop on your network. So a trip wire, or if someone disconnects a controller from the network... But cameras, no. 

I have some material around this on my website that I did for Christmas Expo a few years ago...

http://www.woodinvillewonderland.com/images/CE_2016_Fort Knox Security for Your Display_a.pdf

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