An IP security camera is a security camera that is connected directly to an IP network. the IP security camera have a built in web server that allow the user to remotely open a web browser and point it to the ip fo the security camera. Most IP based surveillance camera have a web server with active X pages, which allow the user to watch live video from his internet explorer browser. basically an IP security camera can be described as a camera and computer combined in one intelligent unit. It captures and sends live images directly over an IP network providing live digital video for all kinds of surveillance and monitoring applications. remotely you can , store, and manage video over standard IP-based network for CCTV infrastructure. It operates independently and can be placed wherever there is an IP network connection wireless or wired network.