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turn cell phone into surveillance camera

Post by Jvpix.com » Fri Aug 21, 2020 9:04 pm

Hi all, I just saw a youtube video for 6 things you can do with your NAS. One of them was to use an old cell phone as a surveillance camera. You have to install an app on your phone for this. I did a search in Google Play and found several. Does anyone know which one is best with the QNAP?

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Re: turn cell phone into surveillance camera

Post by dolbyman » Fri Aug 21, 2020 9:09 pm

what does that video say to use ?

best way to have a surveillance cam ..is to get a surveilance cam
..thats why everyone does that

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Re: turn cell phone into surveillance camera

Post by Jvpix.com » Fri Aug 21, 2020 10:13 pm

the video doesn't say what application to use. i know i should get a surveillance camera, but I want to use this for indoors and I have an old cell phone, so why not. In my research I found a cool application called Track View which lets you use a cell phone as the camera, but it sends the feed to another phone. which is great, but I have to figure out how to have it notify me when there is an "incident".

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Re: turn cell phone into surveillance camera

Post by dolbyman » Fri Aug 21, 2020 10:18 pm

must be a trolling vid ...not talking about the actual app to use

anyways ..only way to use it as a webcam(to use with qvr) if it sends out a onvif compliant stream out

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Re: turn cell phone into surveillance camera

Post by Jvpix.com » Fri Aug 21, 2020 10:53 pm

he's not trolling. its by a youtube channel called NASCompare. here's the video. fast forward to 9:06

https://youtu.be/6r9BKn_wWtk

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Re: turn cell phone into surveillance camera

Post by dolbyman » Fri Aug 21, 2020 10:55 pm

I roll my eyes at spazcompares ... you got the info you need

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Re: turn cell phone into surveillance camera

Post by Jvpix.com » Sat Aug 22, 2020 1:53 am

what's wrong with them? they seem to know their stuff.

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Re: turn cell phone into surveillance camera

Post by dolbyman » Sat Aug 22, 2020 1:58 am

No he doesn't .. he only gets his review units due to affiliation with span.com.. his reviews lack details and test knowhow. (like a typical sponsored unboxer)

If you want good reviews, check storagereview,smallnetbuilder,anandtech and others

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Re: turn cell phone into surveillance camera

Post by Jvpix.com » Sat Aug 22, 2020 2:41 am

that's true. but he gives alot of information on how to do certain things, etc. plus he knows a little more than I do. ;)

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