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Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Web camera software identifies activity, sounds alarm, captures images, records video, and sends captured images by email

New professional surveillance application works with
any camera, IP cameras, and major capture cards.


Webcam software identifies activity, triggers siren, captures images, records video, and sends captured images by e-mail


Surveillance application

has become so complicated that the normal
user who has been busy minding his office instead of pouring over electronics and online
technology articles can be easily overwhelmed when it comes time to install or update his security system.


Luckily, there is modern professional security application that simplifies much of the decision making.
You don't necessarily have to get rid of a working analog closed circuit TV system in order to modernize to a streaming
video that can be watched from any online connected workstation or 3G phone. Video capture cards can digitally convert the
snapshots for webcast. Until yesterday, there had been no real attempts to regulate the new Internet
cameras; every make and manufacturer functioned a tiny differently. And when you connect webcams into the
mix, finding one software to control them all was heavy.



Professional surveillance software

is now available that will work for any webcamera
or Internet camera and for most capture cards as well. You can monitor whatever your motion
sensors are picking up at your residence or company while you can be half a globe away.
The application itself may not be simple, but it can get life simpler for you.

Broadcasting online video and audio from capture device
using camera computer software


Broadcasting live video and audio from capture device using web camera computer software


Surveillance software

If you find yourself with a need to record surveillance video with a camera over an area,

webcamera
computer application

may be the right choice for you. Using this software, it is possible to set up a
camera to detect motion and begin recording when it does.

Depending on your needs, the sights and sounds that are picked up by the camera may be stored on a hard drive, or if the captured video
needs to be accessible off-site, can be broadcast using the server's streaming
feature to a site.

Depending on the quality of the camera and the viewer's video card, the picture that is recorded may be as clear as a high-definition tv signal.
Using a install like this, it is possible to provide a measure of protection for an area when
the economics of the situation do not justify hiring a security business or setting up a professional monitoring system.

This

do-it-yourself approach

can save money while not compromising on security.

Webcam software identifies activity, sounds
siren, captures snapshots, records video, and sends captured images by e-mail


Web camera software senses movement, triggers siren, captures images, records video, and sends captured images by e-mail
Web cameras
are perfect for more than just making internet conversations
more practical. They can furthermore be
an extremely valuable instrument
for exploit in home or company security.

Application

is now accessible that can identify movement and use
it as a trigger for different actions.


The way that
it works is to study the image sent by a webcam that is either connected using USB
or through a video capture device for motion. When it picks up
that movement, it can therefore take any number of procedures,
including triggering an siren.

An other popular application, though, is to either
send live images of what is happening in the picture that is covered by the webcam
or to even broadcast via live streaming accurately what is
happening with both sound and image. If installed stealthily,
this application could even be used for covert surveillance.

Given the
large number of systems that either have a webcam attached
or can support one, this is an excellent way to inexpensively and easily protect
the region around that workstation
from intrusion or robbery.