Apologies if this is not precisely the forum for my question.
I have been asked to produce time lapse sequences for construction projects. These don't need to be particularly high quality as they will appear as Flash on a website. Depending on the time-scale of the acquisition I could use either a DSLR or (more likely) a dedicated CCTV camera. I'd like to transmit wirelessly to a remotely located PC (same building or adjacent) rather than wire the connection. Obviously if I used a DSLR (Nikon in my case) I could use the remote intervalometer to trigger captures (power supply questions depending on duration) but my feeling is that it would be better to use a CCTV camera and grab frames on the PC with a software process.
Can anyone suggest the software that I'd need to do this? Ie both capture and edit the sequence. I'm assuming that I can calculate the intervals to give a final result of about the required length, providing the project sequence goes to plan, but it might well be necessary to edit or reassemble to meet unforseen eventualities. I have access to a copy of the basic Pinnacle video editing software but clearly don't want to manually assemble frame by frame. I also have Pano2VR which I use for generating VR panos which might enable me to create the .swf files.
And last but by no means least, this is very price-sensitive, so I can't afford to buy high end items without losing the job. Any suggestions appreciated.