Barb Bowman has a great tip on how to view IP cameras in Windows Media Center, iPhones and iPad. Barb has setup her camera (via settings from Smartvue site) with her iPad and iPhone and then using a tip from our Members Blog created a title in Windows Media Center.

If you have IP Camera this is a great way to view them from any of your platforms.

Back in 2002, I wrote about adding an Internet Camera to my home network.  Obviously, 802.11b with WEP doesn’t interest me any more, but since the device has a 10/100 Ethernet port, connecting to a MoCA network or using an 802.11n wireless bridge makes the device usable with more modern networking technologies. The device can display a live view with either an ActiveX control or Java (neither of which is usable on an iPxxx device or Media Center friendly.  The I found the Smartvue web site, which not only listed the URL format for images for a huge variety of IP cameras, but pointed the way to free iPhone and iPad apps.

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