Computers & Mobile

This would be a great tool for security people that are on the move. Theoretically they would be able to control camera via their iPhone from any location. Imagine being able to instantly look into rooms prior to entering.

Adding a mobile interface to systems that traditionally required a user to be sitting at their desk will open up many new opportunities. The new touch screen interface will also change how we interact with those systems, creating all new ways to use technology.

As an example, traditional surveillance systems use a joystick or mouse to control camera positioning. With the iPhone, the user has the potential of a much more intuitive interface to drag the camera around and zoom in on things by pinching the picture.

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12 thoughts on “iPhone controlling surveillance camera

  1. The faster new technologies are coming to the market, the better security camera systems are getting. This is of great benefit to customers both in the public and private sector to enable them to view their surveillance cameras on the move.

  2. The good folks at GotoCamera have made it a lot simpler to use a surveillance app over your iPhone, without demanding much of your time and money. And what’s more, it’s FREE! This FREE app gives you 1-click access to your cameras, archives, and settings.

    You can get started by creating an account (also free) at Follow the simple set-up instructions and set up your basic webcam to start monitoring your pets, family, home, business, and just about anything.

    Since your home monitoring is an extremely personal matter, GotoCamera ensures absolute security with your account. (much more secure than Hotmail, Yahoo, etc).

    Once you’re set-up, you can use your iPhone to view your webcams instantly, see stored recordings and also change your motion detection settings. See what the world’s media have to say about GotoCamera:

    VENTUREBEAT: “…a system designed for the everyman…”

    COMPUTER ACTIVE: Gotocamera makes it extremely easy to access your webcam over the internet using a web browser, with none of the rigmarole that network cameras entail.

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