It is often that you need to keep an eye on somebody or something. This could be for example your baby sleeping in the hotel room while you are exploring surroundings. You want to have such possibility with minumum or even no expense?
The solution is right in your pocket: Your Smartphone + Netocular!
Nowdays smartphones become lifestyle. The small friend with camera and display is omnipresent. Why not benefit from its amazing power? Netocular is the binocular of modern times. Netocular monitors remotely whatever, whenever and wherever you need.
Netocular put security and privacy on the first place. An end-to-end connection assure that data flows only between camera and viewer devices. Whole data get encrypted using state-of-the-art secure-RTP protocol. No network servers are involved and nothing of audio video data get stored. Netocular protects you against data abuse.
Netocular has been designed to provide you best experience. No nasty registrations are necessary. No need to type in usernames, passwords, IP addresses and whatever. Instead, we put in automatic camera discovery and auto configuration.
You need to install the app on two smartphones. One will be used as camera and the other as viewer. After starting the app you see the main screen as shown in figure. Choose the operating mode:
Entering this mode turns the device into a remote camera which can be discovered by other devices running as surveillance camera viewer. A surveillance camera preview is shown, helping you to easily focus camera on your monitoring target. After you found the right position you can then switch-off the phone display if you like, in order to save power. Netocular surveillance camera continues to work in background and is allways ready to be connected to.
Entering this mode allows you to discover other Netocular surveillance cameras within your network and connect to one of them. Once connected you watch live the video stream captured by the remote camera.
Both devices must be in the same WiFi Network. Netocular supports WiFi with access point and WiFi HotSpot. Internet connectivity is not necessary.
With automatic camera discovery and configuration, you just have to tap once to establish a connection.
Thanks peer-to-peer technology, encrypted data is transported directly from one end-point to the other without intermediary server. Thus, any data abuse is nearly impossible. Netocular takes care of your data privacy.
Netocular employs a direct end-to-end connection ensures minimum latency. With current WiFi networks the latency is almost imperceptible.
Battery power is a scarce resource on mobile devices. The device display is a main power consumer. Netocular takes care of that and let you switch-off the display while in camera mode.
Netocular has just been launched. We are activelly improving it and extend it by new awesome features. You can activelly participate in this process. Please feel free to give us feedback. This is our roadmap for further releases:
Enable transmitting audio data.
Enable recording with manual triggering
or motion detection.
Enable operating in mobile network.