PCWorld - "Skycam also includes a night vision feature for monitoring a location in the dark"
"I will put it in my living room to see when the kids are home from school" - Daisy
VentureBeat - “You can now watch what is going on in real time”
“[SKYCAM] leverages Skype to make for an inexpensive, simple solution” - GigaOM
“Installation and usage of SKYCAM unit is as simple as it can be” - TechPP
TechMASH - “Ideal for just about anyone who want to keep an eye on their property”
"After spending some time researching, we decided to back SKYCAM. As we have a puppy, we look forward to watch and to talk to while we are away"- Backer Joe
What is SKYCAM?
Easy Access– SKYCAM allows you to remotely access and monitor activities in your house, office, and more!
Works With All Devices- SKYCAM uses Skype for its DNS service, so owners are able to keep watch via the Skype app on their smartphone, tablet, or PC.
Savings– Unlike other IP cameras, SKYCAM has no complicated setup, and requires no monthly DNS fee.
Simple yet Powerful– Install your SKYCAM in only four steps! This easy setup includes the many SKYCAM functions such as night vision, instant video recording, and two-way voice communication.
Safe and Reliable- Skype is one of the most popular and trustworthy online video conferencing platforms around the world. With no worries about insecure DNS passwords, Skype allows you to use SKYCAM without the threat of hackers.
How can you use SKYCAM?
- Baby monitor
- Front door video phone
- Backyard storage monitor
- Monitor any corner of your house
- Office, warehouse surveillance with night vision
- Call your loved ones when away from home
- Talk to parents, grandparents, and other relatives even without a PC
- Pet monitoring
Setup in Less than One Minute!
What kind of devices work with SKYCAM?
- Apple iOS
- And any other device that supports the Skype app!
*Other marks are the property of their respective owners.
What is included in the package?
- SKYCAM (Black, White, or Limited Edition “Bumblebee” Yellow)
- USB connection cable
- Detachable stand and/or flexible stand
- Power Adapter (US/EU/UK/AS/NZS/JP plug)
After the campaign has ended, we will be sending out surveys to all backers asking which type of plug you will need. You will then be able to choose the color of your flexible stand under the specific package you’ve selected. The more pledges we receive, the more options that will be available. If you have any other preference you’d like us to consider, feel free to direct message us!
What is the technical specification of SKYCAM?
- H.264 high quality compression
- Up to 30 frames per second
How many hours of video can I record with a memory card?
- About 72 hours for 4Gb and about 144 hours for 8Gb
- Good for one week under the highest quality.
- (4Gb = net 3.6Gb, 1day/1.2Gb, 1hr/50Mb, 6min/5Mb)
Do I need Internet connection in order for SKYCAM to work?
- Yes. SKYCAM has a built-in WIFI 802.11 b/g and Ethernet port available for connection.
Does it have a built-in speaker?
- No, SKYCAM has an audio output jack instead, which allows you to extend to an earphone or external speaker.
Does SKYCAM have built-in battery?
- No, it is powered by a DC power adapter.