It can also play any sound on your computer, or start another program (such as a lock-down or keyboard locking application). You just have to have plug in the outgoing settings on Google's help page and it will send a high-quality screen shot of whatever motion it's captured just a few seconds after it happens.Using this with your phone's e-mail address will give you a live alert and a saved copy of all the shots in Gmail's sent folder.Ugolog Ugolog is a really easy Web-based security tool that displays live footage and an archive of snapshots from your Webcam.It works with any camera that's attached to your computer or a remote camera with an IP address.Eye Spy FX (PC & Mac) This software works on Windows and Mac and has a mobile viewer that can be accessed on a handful of devices, including the i Phone. The software, while primitive, does a good job with privacy; the only way to access your stream is with your camera's special PIN.It also supposedly keeps an online and offline archive of your footage, although I couldn't get either to work.It's not included in this roundup since it costs money to use.Webware can sometimes be less capable than software but on the plus side there's nothing to install.
It does motion capturing, e-mails, and offers mobile access.
And in many cases, you can use the same service with a single account on several machines.
Some of the ones on this list can also support multiple cameras at once, which is handy for covering more than one room (or house) at a time.
The app lets you set whether you want to capture all of the motion within the frame or just a part of it.
I used it to track motion in a specific part of my workplace: CNET colleague Rafe Needleman's office door.