How to Install Foscam Iphone APP

How to Install

Live Cams Pro is a universal iOS application that is available for purchase on iTunes. A single purchase can be installed on multiple iOS devices as long as they share the same iTunes account.

  1. To download the app, select the App Store icon on your     device.

Image 1.1

  1. Select the Search icon along the bottom, and type “Eggman Technologies” in the Search area beside the magnifying glass at the top. Live Cams Pro will be one of the applications that this search will return.
  2. Select the INSTALL button (button may say “Buy”).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image 1.2

Supported Models and Main Features

Refer to the chart below to see the supported models and some of the features that are available in Live Cams Pro.

More extensive documentation is available on our website at http://www.eggmantechnologies.com/ or you can email us at support@eggmantechnologies.com.

Foscam Model

Video Format

Used in Live Cams Pro

PTZ

(pan/tilt/ zoom)

Audio

IR LEDs ON OFF

( infrared )

Profile to Use in Live Cams Pro

Listen

Talk

FI8903W

JPEG / MJPEG

N/A

N/A

N/A

Foscam 890x Series

FI8904W

JPEG / MJPEG

N/A

N/A

N/A

Foscam 890x Series

FI8905W/E

JPEG / MJPEG

N/A

N/A

N/A

Foscam 890x Series

FI8906W

JPEG / MJPEG

N/A

N/A

N/A

Foscam 890x Series

FI8907W

JPEG / MJPEG

N/A

N/A

N/A

Foscam 890x Series

FI8908W

JPEG / MJPEG

PT[1]

N/A

Foscam 890x Series

FI8909W

JPEG / MJPEG

N/A

N/A

Foscam 890x Series

FI8910W/E

JPEG / MJPEG

PT[1]

Foscam 891x Series

FI8916W

JPEG / MJPEG

PT[1]

Foscam 891x Series

FI8918W/E

JPEG / MJPEG

PT[1]

Foscam 891x Series

FI8919W

JPEG / MJPEG

PT[1]

N/A

N/A

Foscam 891x Series

FI8601W

JPEG

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Foscam 86xx Series

FI8602W

JPEG

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Foscam 86xx Series

FI8608W

JPEG

PT[1]

In Dev.

Foscam 86xx Series

Foscam Model

Video Format

Used in Live Cams Pro

PTZ

(pan/tilt/ zoom)

Audio

IR LEDs ON OFF

( infrared )

Profile to Use in Live Cams Pro

Listen

Talk

FI8620

JPEG

PTZ

N/A

N/A

N/A

Foscam 86xx Series

FI9820W

JPEG

PT[1]

In Dev.

Foscam 9820

Chart 1.1
Supported Models and Features (N/A=not applicable as feature not available on camera)

Note: 1. all cameras in Live Cams Pro can be digitally zoomed by performing a pinch gesture on the video image. Devices that have optical zoom capabilities can be controlled with in-app icons.

**FI8908W cameras are no longer produced, FI8904W, FI8905W, FI8906W can turn ONOFF LEDs only in cameras released after Oct. 2012, FI8601W, FI8602W cameras can connect external microphone, speaker and PT holder.

 

How to Add Your Camera into Live Cams Pro     

  1. Make sure that your camera works in a browser outside of     the app and is a supported model as per chart 1.1 Supported     Models and Features.
  2. Open Live Cams Pro.
  3. Select the Plus icon “+” (add camera).
  4. Select the Actions/Help icon on the bottom right, then the     Show Tips button if you would like to see a tip display for each     field as you tap through them.

The tips are:

Profile: Choose your camera make/model

Name: Enter a name of your choice for the camera

Host or IP: Your camera’s IP address or DNS host name (do not

Enter any URL characters like http:// or others)

Port: Your camera’s HTTP port

Username: Camera login username

Password: Camera login password

Refresh rate: Grab a frame every X seconds on cell networks

For example, if you connect to your camera in a browser using the following URL: http://smith.dyndns.tv:8000 you would enter

Host: smith.dyndns.tv

Port: 8000

If no port is specified i.e. http://smith.dyndns.tv then the Port field

Image 1.5      should be entered as 80 (default port).

  1. Select the correct profile by selecting the arrow to the right of the profile field.

Image 1.6

After you have selected a camera profile you will be returned to the main Add Camera screen (image 1.6)

  1. Populate the remaining fields. (Refer to step 4. for tips on what to enter for each field).
  2. Select Save.

You will now be returned to the thumbnail screen.

Tap the thumbnail to view your camera full screen and control the camera!

Image 1.7

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. I want to view my camera when I’m away from home. How     do I do this?

Please refer to the manual that was provided with your Foscam camera. There is a section on how to setup and configure your DNS settings in order to view your camera on 3G. You would then enter the DNS host name in the host or IP field instead of the IP address as per step 4. In the section How to Add Your

Image 1.8    Camera into Live Cams Pro
of this document.

  1. Is there an easier way to add my camera into Live Cams Pro?

You could try selecting the Scan button at the bottom of the Add Camera screen. It will search to see what devices are available on your local network and will provide the IP address along with the profile the camera might possibly be compatible with.

Note: Currently it will only find certain models and you may still need to choose the correct profile yourself.

Image 1.6

  1. I only want to hear the audio from my camera if the volume reaches a certain level. Is there a way to do this?

Yes. When you are viewing the camera select the megaphone icon. This will take you to an Alerts screen. You are referring to squelch which can be set by moving the indicator towards the plus sign. The Squelch feature is turned off when it is set all the way to the minus sign.

Image 1.9

  1. I would like to receive a notification if the volume exceeds a certain level. Is this possible?

Yes. On the Alerts screen you can adjust the slider (labelled Alerts). The farther you move the indicator towards the plus sign, the higher the volume that is required to have a notification appear. The Alerts feature is turned off when it is set all the way to the minus sign.

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