remote web cam

  alan2k1 08:16 AM 06 Jul 12

hi i am giving thought to some home security on the cheap ..i have a little used laptop with a web cam in it, i had in mind to leave this at home running placed in a normal position so it didnt look out of place and was hoping to be able to view this cam at work would i do this and what program would i need ? preferably not to obvious it was runnig

many thanks


  Nontek 08:46 AM 06 Jul 12

Click here

Have not done it myself, but perhaps this might help.

  spuds 10:25 AM 06 Jul 12

Perhaps a few things for consideration. It doesn't matter how you try to disguise these items in operation, there is usually some form of indication 'that gives the show away', especially to a professional thief. In fact leaving items on view, is a sure invite to some people.

What I would suggest is that you choose a 'self activating' program with a remote recording facility, as a starter.

  alan2k1 14:32 PM 06 Jul 12

thanks nontek and spuds for your help the program nontek posted looked the part but was overpriced at £45 i did find a free program that did more than i needed but the came across prey project which can track your laptop or phone if stolen again many thanks for taking time to help alan

  Nontek 15:59 PM 06 Jul 12

Your welcome - thanks for your feedback.

Good luck.

  Nontek 16:00 PM 06 Jul 12

Did you notice me deliberate, hic, mistake?

You're welcome!


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