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Webcam software

Post by Pirate3000 »

Hi all.
at present i have several Ip cams setup for security and want to use one of them for a weathercam.
Im using a small logitech webcam and its been working fine for ages now, and have been using Yawcam (For some reason wont log into the ip cameras) for the upload.
BUT does anyone use a better software that will upload an image every 20 mins or so to the weather site.
I have tried a couple with no luck.
any help?
thanks for all help given
Anything's possible with the weather.


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Re: Webcam software

Post by kannema »

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Re: Webcam software

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Re: Webcam software

Post by Phil23 »

kannema wrote:
Sun 12 Sep 2021 4:32 pm
Try Ispy https://www.ispyconnect.com/
Yes used iSpy for years before now upgrade to their new offering called Agent DVR.
Does both my uploads as well as creates time lapses locally.

Have yet to try to se how it ill run on a pi.
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Re: Webcam software

Post by scudwatcher »

I have four Reolink 511w webcams running on IPTimelapse Pro at https://iptimelapse.com/iptimelapse-pro/.
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Re: Webcam software

Post by Nottub »

Managed to set my webcam up using the Pi inbuilt VLC media player using the 'rstp streaming Channels function' to save a snapshot from my IP camera locally.

Then use CumulusMX Extra 'Web Files Function' to upload the image.

https://www.calvertoncam.co.uk/weather/ ... webcam.jpg

I remember scatching my head trying to get it to work.


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Re: Webcam software

Post by water01 »

I second IPTimeLapse, very good program with lots of options.

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Re: Webcam software

Post by Mapantz »

I third IPTimelapse.

It's not very often that I buy software, but I paid for it, as it does everything without fault. Mike, the author of it, is extremely helpful too!

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