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This application is used to monitor your home via email / FTP using USB camera and microphone , there is a lot of configurations to customize it upon needs. A motion detection is also supported. More info, in my blog

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  • Use USB web camera and microphone
  • Work while computer is locked
  • Differentiate between capturing the image/audio and sending them in email as attachments
  • Configurable for customization of the needs
  • Motion detection to send out of configuration shots.
  • Can send emails using gmail user account.
  • Captured media stored in specified directory and send some according to the configurations.
  • Depends on LTI-CIVIL for accessing the USB camera:
  • You can download the library and pick the needed library for the operating system
  • Run over any operating system.
  • Tested well in Java 5 , still there is issue in email sending with attachment in Java 6.
  • Optionally Play sound/recorded message on repeated motion detection.
  • Wait for configurable time before start capturing.
  • In Version 1.1 (1) a new configuration item to delete old picture if new matched it.
  • (2) Also FTP Support is added.
  • Future enhancements :


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