MBSpy

MBSpy


This app enables you to use your phone's camera as a motion detector.
Detections can be viewed on another phone or on dropbox.

This is an alpha (proof of concept) release.
If we receive positive feedback we will continue the development of this app and add new features such as audio, live stream, additional configuration, console in background, performance, vibration/sound alerts, other cloud services, etc.
If you are having issues or suggestions please send an email.

All data communication is done through dropbox.
Logon is done directly on the dropbox app or web site. This app cannot access your dropbox logon data.
If you do not have a dropbox account you can create one for free.
Files are stored on your private dropbox account.
This app can only access the app folder on dropbox. It has no access to other folders.

This app consists of 2 parts:

* A camera to detect motion and store video files to dropbox
* A console to monitor the status of the camera and view the recordings.

Features:

* Supports multiple cameras and consoles.
* Shows camera status: power status, connection (no connection == red icon)
* Camera flash support: flash is turned on automatically. Flash blinks, to avoid power drain and damage, in sync with the video recording.
* Set image rotation
* Enhanced detection algorithm
* Adapts frame rate to device performance

Usage:
on the Camera device:
* Start App
* Click camera button
* If required you will be forwarded to dropbox for registration/logon.

On Console device:
* Start the app
* Click console button
* If required you will be forwarded to dropbox for registration/logon.
** Long click on a camera device entry: display the camera context menue: flash on/off, set recording rotation, delete all
** Long click on a video entry: display the video context menue: delete file
** Simple click on video entry: download the video and invoke the video player

Legal:

* Use this app at your own risk
* Use this app only for legal activities and in accordance with the laws in your country
* The author of this app cannot be made liable for any damage caused by the usage of this app nor for illegal use.
* Do not use this app in security relevant situations such as, but not limited to, infant or patient monitoring, fire monitoring
* The author of the app is neither associated to nor sponsored by dropbox.

Known issues:
video cannot be played on android 2.2 and lower.
camera delete is slow

This product includes software developed by jcodec
Icons by http://www.visualpharm.com
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3.7
User ratings
3
Installs
100+
Concerns
0
File size
2566 kb
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About MBSpy
This app enables you to use your phone's camera as a motion detector.
Detections can be viewed on another phone or on dropbox.

This is an alpha (proof of concept) release.
If we receive positive feedback we will continue the development of this app and add new features such as audio, live stream, additional configuration, console in background, performance, vibration/sound alerts, other cloud services, etc.
If you are having issues or suggestions please send an email.

All data communication is done through dropbox.
Logon is done directly on the dropbox app or web site. This app cannot access your dropbox logon data.
If you do not have a dropbox account you can create one for free.
Files are stored on your private dropbox account.
This app can only access the app folder on dropbox. It has no access to other folders.

This app consists of 2 parts:

* A camera to detect motion and store video files to dropbox
* A console to monitor the status of the camera and view the recordings.

Features:

* Supports multiple cameras and consoles.
* Shows camera status: power status, connection (no connection == red icon)
* Camera flash support: flash is turned on automatically. Flash blinks, to avoid power drain and damage, in sync with the video recording.
* Set image rotation
* Enhanced detection algorithm
* Adapts frame rate to device performance

Usage:
on the Camera device:
* Start App
* Click camera button
* If required you will be forwarded to dropbox for registration/logon.

On Console device:
* Start the app
* Click console button
* If required you will be forwarded to dropbox for registration/logon.
** Long click on a camera device entry: display the camera context menue: flash on/off, set recording rotation, delete all
** Long click on a video entry: display the video context menue: delete file
** Simple click on video entry: download the video and invoke the video player

Legal:

* Use this app at your own risk
* Use this app only for legal activities and in accordance with the laws in your country
* The author of this app cannot be made liable for any damage caused by the usage of this app nor for illegal use.
* Do not use this app in security relevant situations such as, but not limited to, infant or patient monitoring, fire monitoring
* The author of the app is neither associated to nor sponsored by dropbox.

Known issues:
video cannot be played on android 2.2 and lower.
camera delete is slow

This product includes software developed by jcodec
Icons by http://www.visualpharm.com

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