Webcam is a perfect tool for a video chat with your friends and family members. But sometimes webcam can be used for more purposes. Did you know you can use your webcam for spying on others ? Yes, it can be used as surveillance system to monitor places like office, home, shops etc.
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Vitamin D is a free software for Windows and Mac computers which lets you set up your own high security private surveillance system inside your home or office.
Only asset you need is a web cam and a computer to run Vitamin D software on it.
Vitamin D detects moving people by using Motion detection technology. It records all the things and alerts you whenever it detects any activity or motion. You can also export video in MP4 format so that you can see it anytime when you want and also show it to others as a proof of theft or any unwanted activities.
You can instruct Vitamin D to do some specific tasks such as monitoring specific areas inside the video frame. Like you could give instructions to monitor office desk or monitor shop’s bookshelves area only.
Vitamin D also supports email alert. It notifies you whenever it finds any suspicious activity in a surveillance area.
You can schedule Vitamin D to record video for a fixed time interval. Whenever you return home, you can see recorded clips in an inbuilt player. Thumbnail preview of video clips are also available.
Check out the video below to know more about this tool.
Detects people or unknown moving objects using motion detection technology.
Currently in beta
System Requirements – Windows XP SP2+, Vista, Windows 7, 1GB RAM or higher; 2GB minimum for Vista and Windows 7
Real-time alert is available.
Can be used in shops, office, home.
Free of cost.
“Highlights reel" function to quickly review the important activities.