We already discussed about how to use WebCam as a QR code reader in previous post. Now one more use of your web cam is here. You can use your web-camera as a auto motion detecting surveillance system. All that for free.
|ContaCam Video Surveillance|
ContaCam is a free surveillance software that can turn webcam into a motion detection camera with automatic logging and custom alert options. ContaCam can monitor the area within camera view and automatically record whenever it detects any motion. Recorded video can be saved in AVI or Flash format. The video then can be sent to email or FTP server automatically. You can also choose to capture still images at regular predefined intervals. ContaCam can also be used as video recorder for 24 hour recording, schedule recording . It supports customizable detection zones, snapshot editing, video settings, detection scheduling, network streaming, audio recording, and more. It is free, lite and easy to use. It runs on Windows.