Configuration of your OpenSmartCam account.
OpenSmartCam.com is a free online gallery for your images made with your smartphone and mobilewebcam app.
The free service is limited to 50MB disk space and stores the images of the last 7 days
Step by step
- Install mobilewebcam app on your smartphone
- Register a directory at www.opensmartcam.com, e.g. www.opensmartcam.com/MyWebCamDirectory
MobileWebcam App offers different configurations, like upload interval, energy saving modes, SMS commands for configuration...
OpenSmartCam.com Website stores images of a day in a folder "YEAR-MONTH-DAY". Every day it creates a new folder.
With the free account, up to 7 days are stored, folders elder than 7 days are deleted automatically.
This service is ideal for wheather cams, surveilance cams, site cameras and similar applications
If your account exceeds the storage limit, upload stops, a message (toast) is displayed on your smartphone.
At 80% of your limit an email notification will be sent by opensmartcam.com.
Functions of OpenSmartCam
Actually OpenSmartCam offers
- a gallery of your images,
- a timelapse scrips of your images,
- a status information,
- several configuration options concerning "privacy", "storage period", "alarms",
- a remote control of your mobilewebcam settings.
You can share your image gallery with friends.
Change your setup on opensmartcam.com to "hide" your gallery, or "show" your gallery (share with friends without login),
or to "publish" your gallery on the startpage of opensmartcam.com, or "protect" your gallery with .htaccess settings.
To avoid that upload stops as a result of limit exceeded, you may want to reduce storage periode to x days with command "days=x".
If you are logged in, the navigation bar on the top shows a link to "Status".
The default configuration is "7 Days" and "show" the gallery
Learn more about setup, if you want to change settings
Setup of OpenSmartCam
To setup your OpenSmartCam account, you need to login.