Step 1: What You Need:
This software used here only (Currently) works with Windows OS, But There are Linux, Unix, and Mac OS alternatives.
What you need.:
-A computer/netbook/laptop with an internet connection (That will stay on..ALWAYS! )
-a webcam (either built-in or USB-external)
-YawCam from http://www.yawcam.com/
-(USB cable extension) - Note* like all things.. you can only lengthen the cable so long before the signal is irritated or lost completely.
Step 2: Set Up Your Webcam(if Not Already Done)
Step 3: Installing YawCam
Click downloads. download and install. Simple. just follow the onscreen instructions.
Step 4: Secrets...
Step 5: Setting It All Up...
Scheduling when everything turns on and off
And the ability to place text, time,and date information on your feed.
FOR this example, I am showing you how to stream.
Enable streaming. for added security change the port number .
(remember the more ports to the interent are like open doors with faulty locks. ... More ways for hacker to gain access to your computer. so use a random port not like 8081 which is the most commonly used.
Next add username and passwords for one more level of security.
Also pictured are a Filezilla to represet the ability to forward images to an FTP server for you to access later.
And then the External Harddrive representing the ability to save it to your computer...