Contacam is another program that we can use when placing security cameras in the house or office or nearby. The first feature that is obvious is that its interface and options are not too complicated, but are straightforward and understandable; the second is that it consumes few resources and the picture quality is quite good.
The program can monitor the area within range of the camera and start recording video automatically when motion is detected. The recordings can be saved as AVI or Flash and optionally stored on an FTP server or sent via e-mail. You can also choose to capture still images at regular intervals or create a timeline based on animated thumbnails that can be accessed remotely via browser, Internet. Continue reading “Contacam: monitoring via webcam”