Any time he came in or out of his office it took a photo.
Secure Video Storage in the Cloud Y-cam's cameras store video safely in the cloud when the cameras detect motion.
So even if cameras are damaged or stolen, the video is secure online, not in the camera.
Software can offer a definite piece of mind over browser-based solutions.
Most of these apps can run quietly in the background, and can save footage to your hard drive for archiving.
The app lets you set whether you want to capture all of the motion within the frame or just a part of it.
I used it to track motion in a specific part of my workplace: CNET colleague Rafe Needleman's office door.
We're on the tail end of the summer vacation season, which according to the FBI is one of the peak periods of home burglaries. If not, there are a handful of ways to turn a computer into a tool that will alert you if someone's there who shouldn't be.
Chances are good you're about to head out of town, leaving your dwelling to fend for itself against intruders. For the sake of this guide we're keeping things simple and limiting our list to free apps that work on PCs, Macs, or both. Later on we also have a section on specialty hardware that can take you beyond what most Webcams are capable of.
Any movement at your home within range of the outdoor or indoor camera and alarm sensors will cause alerts to be immediately sent via push alerts to your phone, email or even text messages and phone call alerts with Y-cam Plus.
Connected Even When Your Internet Isn't Y-cam's 'Dual Path'* security automatically routes alarm signals over mobile networks when the home internet connection is down so your home security remains active.
The app does an exceptional job at letting you pick various ways you want to be notified.