How to connect a built-in laptop camera to Ivideon?

  1. Download and install Ivideon Server.
  2. Run Ivideon Server. Laptop/tablet web camera will be automatically detected and added to the used cameras in Ivideon Server.

    If Ivideon Server is already running, restart it: press "Exit" and reopen the program.

  3. Right-click on the name of your camera and select "Settings...":

  4. Click on the view button (the button with a picture of an eye) - the video from the camera should open.
  5. Close the preview window and press "OK".
  6. Press "Start" button on the server.

And that is it! Now you can watch videos from your camera remotely via the Internet.

Learn more about different ways to view video.

Any webcam will load the processor, since it does not produce an encoded image, and encoding for transfer and storing in the archive is a very time-consuming operation for the processor.

Motion detector also operates using software and therefore creates additional workload for the processor.

Here you can learn about settings for web cameras that can select optimal parameters between the video quality, processor utilization and Internet channel.

What equipment is Ivideon compatible with?