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Alexey Vasilyev
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tinyCam Monitor changelog
7.2 - https://goo.gl/V2U6P3
7.1 - https://goo.gl/0MdC2k
7.0 - https://goo.gl/J5jmDa

tinyCam Cloud Beta. How to join.
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tinyCam Monitor can find Mirai BotNet vulnerable devices
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DIY: Demo of tinyCam Monitor PRO running on Android device with 24/7 recording on motion. Cheap (50$) DVR.
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DIY: Making a Hikvision camera portable with mini router, battery pack, Android tablet and tinyCam Monitor PRO
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DIY: Using tinyCam Monitor for professional surveillance (for live view)
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DIY: Using tinyCam Monitor PRO in a doorbell project
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Travis Halfman

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Dumb question: I have three webcams that work flawlessly with tinyCam Monitor. I was trying to log on through the camera's web interface when I discovered I couldn't remember the password. Can I recover it somehow with the tinyCam app?
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Kristian Dahlén

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Hi, I bought a Dahua DH-SD29204T-GN there is no profile but i'm using the profile for DH-SD29204S-GN-W. The PTZ is working when i'm using local IP but when using my external IP with port forwarding it doesn't work (image is there).

Can you please see if it's possible to solve?
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Thx buddy, working now. Enjoy the weekend 
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Jack Chu

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Can anyone explain the detail of SW, HW, HW+ rendering in setting?
I know it's a difference between software and hardware but how about advantage and disadvantages for them and difference between HW and HW+.
I.e. which one is more efficient for tinycam ? Which one renders faster and acquire feeds from camera faster? 
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Both HW and HW+ uses GPU for H.264 decoding. They have better performance than SW which uses CPU for decoding. In most cases HW is better than HW+, but it does not work properly on some Android devices.

SW decoder has better image quality and is more stable.
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Keith Burke

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** Feature Request **

Add option for Dahua Generic DVR

Apparently, they support two types of URL
1) rtsp://username:password@ip:port/cam/realmonitor?channel=1&subtype=0
2) rtsp://ip:port/cam/realmonitor?channel=1&subtype=0&authbasic=<base64encode(user:password)>

Protocols supported
1) RTSP over TCP
2) RTSP over UDP

On my DVR, I could only get option 2 worked every time whereas option 1 only worked some times. When it didn't work, VLC [Win10 PC] popped up a window asking for username and password.

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channel = Camera number, 1 through 32 I guess
subtype = Stream number. 0 = Main Stream. 1 = Sub Stream.
authbasic = Base 64 encoded of Username + ':' + Password. VERY important to append the three strings [including the colon] before encoding. Only applicable to option 2.

Have tried this on 5 DVR's across 20 ish cameras without issue on option 2, using the generic [specify your own URL] method


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Any Dahua model selected in the app uses (1) rtsp requests:
<request name="RTSP">/cam/realmonitor?channel=%CAMERANO%&amp;subtype=0</request>
<request name="RTSP2">/cam/realmonitor?channel=%CAMERANO%&amp;subtype=1</request>

I will add Dahua Generic DVR with authbasic soon. Just added to my TODO list.
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Keith Burke

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** BUG **

Add a generic camera where you define the actual link.
Set protocol! to anything, say, RTSP over TCP.
Now change any other setting. The Protocol changes back to HTTP. You may have to close and open the settings for that camera.
It happens even if you "ping" the camera.

Adding 20+ cameras. Very frustrating bug.

I got the Dahua DVR working using this method. I'll post the settings for it as well as the URL, tomorrow. Maybe you could add it as a Dahua Generic DVR in a future update?
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Yes

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Alex Lebois

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I noticed you added android wear to your app. I was wondering if it was possible adding an option for the gear s3 :)
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ohh ok .. well thanx for the speedy response anyways :)
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Peter Kyllesbeck

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Is there any way to access recordings residing in the SD card installed in the camera? I have the option through WEB server in camera to select and view stored video clips, but is it possible to select and retrieve the clips to local storage ( e.g. my ftp server or other storage device)?
It would be nice in case of network problems (e.g. temporarily unavailable) to be able to go over events during NC periods.
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Scott Almond

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Anyway to tell tinycam to always launch a specific camera when entering the app. currently it loads up a multi camera screen and shows me the 2 cameras I have setup. ultimately, one of the cameras is there purely for occasional interest. I always want tiny cam to show just my one main camera when launching.
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Use Home button to leave the app.
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Mary Thompson

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I can't view my camera in PRO it tells me Handshake failed what that all about then 
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I do not understand what you are talking about.
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Dave M

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Hi Alexey,

I remember you talked about someday redesigning the "cameras per page" area. Hope that will happen soon? The choices for vertical and horizontal are good, but I'd like to not be tied to a 4 camera layout on the horizontal and be forced to a 3 camera for the vertical. I'd like to be able mix and match and maybe choose 4 for horizontal and 9 vertical, or other permissible choices.
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I am also interested to know if custom layouts may be coming in a future release? 
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CARLO MANDER

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Zoom doesn't work on my FDT FD7901... is there a reason ?
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Should work. Try to reboot camera.
If you still have the issue please provide me a temporary access to your camera for troubleshooting by email.
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This community is design for testing beta versions of tinyCam Monitor PRO on Android. Join the community to check new coming features. To get beta version: 1. Navigate to https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.alexvas.dvr.pro and press BECOME A TESTER button. 2. DOWNLOAD new beta tinyCam Monitor PRO from the Play Store. Latest tinyCam beta version: 7.3 Beta Latest tinyCam release version: 7.2.3 Latest tinyCam Cloud Plugin: 0.4 Beta

Keith Burke

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** Feature Request **

Sometimes I like to know the URL of a camera stream. Sometimes it's not easy to find in the camera's web ui or in documentation. Sometimes I'd like to run it in VLC on my PC.

It would be nice if you displayed the URL somewhere in the app, maybe on the "ping" preview page or each camera?
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Not all cameras have URLs to get video, e.g. Foscam cameras via proprietary protocol.
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Alexey Vasilyev
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tinyCam Monitor 7.3 released.

Changes:
- More than 8 presets.
- Not overlapping buttons by actionbar when 'Rec & audio in multiple layout' enabled.
- New MS OneDrive API support.
- Fixed PTZ for Sricam via ONVIF driver.
- Fixed green thumbnails generated for D-Link recorded videos.
- Fixed multiple memory leaks. Less memory used by the app.
- Show non hidden text in notifications in lock screen.
- Tasker actions like 'Make motion (not) detected', 'Low-bandwidth profile', etc. now works in background mode.
- Finnish translation.
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+spyNet Camera Здравствуйте Paolo, завтра попробую включать/выключать вспышку в приложении tinyCam Monitor. Спасибо.
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Bartosz Warot

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Hi Alex, one more functionality suggestion. Layout manager - setting your own custom layout. There are different cammeras with different aspect ratios.

Maybe you could take it under advisement.
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Simone Pratici

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Good Morning, i have 2 wanscam hw0036 and one vstarcam c7825wip, i can't find one compatible camera in list for bidirectional audio.
Do you can help me ?
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For VStarcam only 1-w audio should work. I didn't find the way to make it work.
For Wanscam - no idea. Provide me a temporary access to this camera by email for troubleshooting.
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Bartosz Warot

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Dewrap fisheye 360 wideo would be great feature. Please cinsider that option .
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Thanks for feedback.

Will get more and more popular in next 12 months. Especially with iO personal cam. I already have Vivotek, Dahua and Mobotix 360 cams.

These are getting cheaper and better solution. 1 360 cam = 3 to 4 cameras. Especially on building corners.

Maybe in the future ...
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Scott Almond

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So I got my dad the same camera as my self (Foscam FI9821P). Unfortunately his ISP doesn't provide fixed IP to its customers. So I've had to setup P2P and it works on the internal network absolutely fine. however, it does not work over the internet. I thought that this was the whole reason for P2P, so that users could access it outside of their local network with "0" additional config.

Running latest firmware on the Camera

Anyone any ideas.?

DDNS is not an option as there is no permanently running PC/servers in the house.

Regards
Scott
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I'm trying to locate tinycam 6.7.9 apk as i think that was used a different way using P2P as another user reports its working fine for him
https://plus.google.com/u/0/101966370713011404638/posts/J49AG596ufX
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Saqib Abdullah

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Hi, I have the pro version and used the link on your website to get the Amcrest IP2M-841. Side note - the scan didn't work when adding the camera, it had the wrong IP. I had to manually edit the correct IP.

The pan and tilt isn't working. The buttons work, meaning I press down and it shows me pressing, but no movement in camera. When using the Amcrest app, pan/tilt works. Any troubleshooting I can do? Turned on/off etc. Also, turning off night mode doesn't work either.
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A.Z. L

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On my Amcrest camera when a motion detection is noticed, it creates the local mp4 file but when I play it, it does not have any sound. How can the sound be enabled on the video file? The camera supports it and I can hear and talk on the camera through the tinyCam app. thanks.
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In live view mode audio is recorded only when audio is working.
In background mode audio is not recorded by default. However you can switch it on in App Settings - Developer - 'Record also audio in background mode'.
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