How to hook up live webcams

21-Jan-2020 19:55

You can hook multiple cameras up to get a more complete view of your place, and IP cameras are often cheaper than plug-and-play solutions like the Nest Cam.

However, there’s a good chance you’ll have to pay a license fee to use whatever software you choose.

It takes just a few moments to install a webcam onto your computer.

All you need is a webcam, a computer with Windows Vista and an Internet connection [source: Saltzman].

Solutions like Nest’s Nest Cam (formerly Dropcam) try to make this easy, but there’s more than one way to do this.If you have a spare phone you’re not putting to use, it might be worth a shot.