WebCAM Watson takes a picture from the WebCAM
in adjustable intervals (e.g. 1 second).
These pictures are converted to
an AVI video with 25 frames per second.
Thus a quick-motion picture is
created, with which day long procedures can be controlled very fast.
Day-long observations diminish to minute length. Watch a wohle day in
To playback any previous recorded file, select
the register Playback. The recording is played back at 25 frames per second.
A whole day can be watched within seconds.
The recording can be controlled by movement.
You can always see the camera image live, but only on movement, the pictures
are written to the hard disk.
If no movement is detected in the monitor
picture, also no data is written. This keeps AVI files very small.
Select the capture device.
This can be a WebCAM or a video camera connected to a frame grabber card.
The properties of the
Selects the video
compressor. By use of a video compressor the AVI files become smaller.
With the Scrollbar under the monitor picture
movement sensitivity can be adjusted. As soon as the adjusted threshold of
movement sensitivity is exceeded, the recording to the hard disk begins.
The recording can be switched
OFF ON, or
With the scrollbar under the monitor picture movement sensitivity can be
The recording interval can be adjusted from 5 Frame/s to 1Frame/min.
The more largely the interval the faster is then the quick-motion picture
terminates the current
current recording and opens the file for playback. At the same time, a new
recording is started into a new AVI file.
opens any other AVI file for playback.
Starts and stops the playback.
With the Scrollbar and the arrow keys
every singe frame can be selected
as still image.
swithces from one watch file to
Save current frame as .BMP
Print current frame.
WebCAM Watson runs in the task bar of Win 98/Me/XP/NT/2000.
It does not consume any place on the desktop.
With one doubleclick on the
icon in the task bar the WebCAM Watson window with the camera picture
WebCAM Watson is the ideal video long-term monitoring.
Note: DirectX 8 or more highly must be installed.
Free Download of DirectX
of Microsoft Download Center.