Introduction: Home Surveillance Via Twitter and YouTube
With the latest version of Yoics for Windows, you can easily make any webcam into your own personal surveillance system, where videos are auto-uploaded to YouTube & a Twitter notification is sent out.
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Step 1: Setup Your WebCam
Once you've installed Yoics, select web/IP cam to go to the configuration menu.
Step 2: Setup Your Webcam
Once on the setup menu, (1) select your web-camera and (2) select to change your settings.
1. Select to turn on motion detection
2. Drag your mouse to select a 'motion window'
3. Turn on round robin storage
4. In addition to capturing all motion events, Yoics can auto-create a daily time-lapse summary of all of your events.
Step 4: Notification
Configure email and Twitter notification.
Step 5: Setup YouTube
Add your YouTube credentials.
Step 6: Finished
That's it, now your webcam is your own personal surveillance system.