Storing the recordings “in the cloud” on the service’s own server does have one advantage — if someone breaks in and steals your equipment, you’ll still have access to the footage.
Other manufacturers have made similar solutions, from the simplicam to the Home Monitor to the Belkin Netcam HD.
If you wish to change the name of your camera, enter the new name in the Camera Name field, otherwise just leave the default name.
To specify an administrator password for your camera, enter a password in the Password field, and re-enter it again in the Confirm Password field (this password is for the setup utility of the camera, and is not the same as the password for your Wi-Fi network). Step 9: Select your home’s Wi-Fi network from the list provided (you can scroll down the list if several networks are available) and enter the password for your wireless network in the Password field.
The process is very easy to set up and often (but not always) free.
To begin, you will need to choose a security camera app for your phone.
One of the best options for turning an old i OS device into a security camera is an application called Manything (a mash-up of monitor anything).
With Manything, you can set up motion alerts, choose between a video or stills-only mode, and even integrate with IFTTT for virtually endless ways to configure your security camera. Despite so many options to choose from, one of the best security camera applications available is IP Webcam.
Keeping those recordings will cost you at least a month, though.
There is a lite version available completely free of charge, but you will need to purchase the Pro version of the app for .99 to unlock all features.
IP Webcam broadcasts both locally and over the cloud using a service called Ivideon, so you can view your stream, live, from anywhere.
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