The Android developers are continuing to bring to the market more and more innovative and usable applications, that can maximize the features and usability of an Android mobile. If you are an Android user, have you have thought to use your Android device as a full featured Webcam or as a camera for surveillance? If not and want to know how to transform your Android mobile camera in a full features Webcam, here are some available application that you might use for this purpose.
IP Webcam. The app is transforming the Android mobile in a network camera, using the Wi-Fi technology for streaming over the web. After the application is installed on the Android device and the settings features are adjusted, you have to load the URL into a web browser or to any other sources compatible with video files. Even if the quality of the image is not equal to a HD Webcam, it is still high quality, and requires minimum efforts for installing it and adjusting the settings.
Qik App for Android. The Qik features are very similar with the ones provided by the IP Webcam. In addition, the app allows its users to share the videos through social networks, to send the video links by email or to be uploaded on YouTube.
DroidCam. The Android phone can be used as a Webcam, if connected to a computer over Wi-Fi or even USB when needed. The app was created to allow users to chat using the Android transformed Webcam or to talk using the DroidCam microphone.
SmartCam. An app that transforms the Android mobile, in a wireless Webcam, using Wi-Fi or Bluetooth technologies to connect to your computer. Compatible with Windows or Linux versions.
Not all advanced Webcam apps are compatible with all Android versions, so before installing it, make sure you have the proper version. The majority of advanced Webcam applications can be downloaded for free from Android Market, so why waiting more for you to have them?
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