Overview

Getting started with live streaming and time-lapse for your camera

If not done already, sign up for our 7-day trial to try out setup for your IP camera for free. If you don’t have a networked camera yet, see our camera requirements.

We support two different modes to show a live view from your camera:

Live streaming

We re-stream and transcode the stream content coming from your camera to the live streaming provider.

We recommend YouTube Live or Twitch. You need your own account and use the stream-URL and key given in the providers stream setup in webcam.io.

Start with Live stream camera setup.

Time-lapse

The time-lapse mode is still-image based and we collect images to show a time-lapse effect via frame player. generating videos. The frame player always shows the latest images. Downloadable videos are available at the end of the day and on demand (creating time-lapse video clips).

Start with Time-lapse camera setup.