aiwatch Alternatives

    aiwatch is described as 'Add AI based person detection, smartthings integration, Alexa notification and many more features to your existing cameras. Make use of your old android phone/tablet. No cloud, fees or privacy scare'. There are more than 25 alternatives to aiwatch for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone, iPad and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Shinobi. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try ZoneMinder or iSpy. Other great apps like aiwatch are motionEyeOS (Free, Open Source), MotionEye (Free, Open Source), Yawcam (Free) and tinyCam Monitor (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Feb 18, 2021

    1. Shinobi is an Open Source CCTV software written in Node.JS. Streams are img tags, but not MJPEG. Images are transferred through WebSocket. Files are saved in WebM videos, not JPEGs.
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    2. ZoneMinder is a free video camera security application suite, designed for low cost DIY video security including commercial or home CCTV, theft prevention and child or family member monitoring including nanny cam applications.
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    3. iSpy uses your USB webcams, IP cams, capture cards, desktops and microphones to detect and record movement or sound and provides security, surveillance, monitoring and alerting services. Media is recorded directly to H264 mp4 files or AVI files.
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    4. motionEyeOS is a Linux distribution that turns a single-board computer into a video surveillance system. The OS is based on BuildRoot and uses motion as a backend and motionEye for the frontend.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • Raspbian
      • Raspberry Pi
      motionEye is a web frontend for the motion daemon, written in Python.
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    5. Yawcam stands for Yet Another Webcam software & that's exactly what it is. More precisely Yawcam is a webcam software for windows written in Java. The main ideas for Yawcam are to keep it simple and easy to use, but to include all the usual features.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      Monitor your baby, pet, home, business, traffic, and weather remotely and securely. tinyCam Monitor provides best value to customers. See YouTube channel to find out how it works.
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    6. Sighthound Video detects people and moving objects in video streams for security and monitoring purposes. It runs on a PC or Mac, and uses off-the-shelf USB webcams or network (IP) cameras.
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    7. What is Blue Iris? Video Security. Keep an eye on your home, place of business, cars, and valuables; watch your pets or your kids; monitor your nanny, babysitter, or employees. Watch your door for mail, packages or visitors.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Xeoma is justly one of the best video surveillance software. Up-to-date design, user-intuitive interface, flexible settings is the formula for successful video surveillance. Xeoma webcam software is priceless peace of mind and simple control over time and space
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