"The Linux-based operating system combined with the standard
'flash memory file system' inside, enables advanced users to create
embedded scripts. These are additional files that are written and
added into the read-write area of flash memory in the camera.
"For example, you could create scripts for storing a predefined
number of images in a network camera. These could then be uploaded
to a computer over the network using FTP or mailed via SMTP.
"Used together with motion detection or infrared you could
program a camera to start recording and send images to your
cellphone when something happens. Great if you want to see if it's
a animal or a burglar wandering around your house."