The process is extremely simple. You will need a spare smartphone which you can use as a CCTV security device. Just install the Odineye app on that. Login with your gmail id. Add a name the device. Using a nomenclature that will help you identify the device can make your security tracking efficient, especially if you have number of devices setup. Click on "start camera". Thats it. Now place the camera at a vantage point. If you login from another device using the same gmail id, you should be able to see the camera name in your viewer list. Click to watch the live stream or control your security camera remotely
You can assign unlimited devices to your account irrespective of whether you are a free or premium user. All devices will be assigned to your gmail address that you use to sign in.
No. A single Odineye app can work both as a security camera or a viewer. You can toggle with just a click of a button
Yes and No. We understand security is of utmost importance and also understand in case of break-in the communication link is the first target. The device in such scenario will still continue to work with all features like motion detetcion, Mobile DVR, Motion alarm assuming these features were active. This recorded data can be used for further investigation. The device wont be able to stream live data or send real time communication since there is no communication link.
No. Not necessary. The app will work with your home wi-fi connection. But you can add it so it works as a backup communication link
It depends on the use case. The device will continue to function as long as it has sufficinet power. The app is deigned to minimise batery use and obtain maximum run time. But if you expect the device to run out of battery power, you can always keep it connected.
You can view and control your security camera using a mobile app or web browser on your PC. If using a mobile, The process is the same as setting up a camera. Install the app on the device you would like to view your live video. This is usually the mobile you carry with you for daily use. Login with the SAME Gmail id. A popup will ask you to name this device. After naming, just click on the viewer button. The list of all camera associated with this account will show up. Just click on the camera you would like to view or control, the connetion process will initialize and you should be able to see the live feed in few seconds. If you plan to use a PC, then login through website. You should be able to see the list of security cameras associated with your account.
You can control video recording for individual cameras. Just click Motion detection or Video Recording from viewer page to control the required recording mode. The motion detection will record videos for 15-20 seconds, only when a motion is detected. These videos will be synced to your google drive. The video recording option will continoulsy record the camera view and act as a mobile DVR. Please note since continous recording is a data heavy process, your mobile may run out of storage space. Our app automatically manages storage and will follow the first in first out startegy to keep the latest videos on the device. The videos are recorded in 1 hr chunks for better management
The recorded videos are available on the device that recorded it. Click File manager on the device that was recording the data. Navigate to local storage and you will see motion detetcion videos as well as continous recording files. The motion detected files will auto upload to your google drive. This will allow you to see motion recordings from any location. The files are saved to your google drive account
Activating motion detetcion will automatically sync all motion detected videos to your google drive. This enables you to view these videos from any location or device by accessing the file manager on the app or directly from the google drive of the account used to sign-in. Click on file manager on the app. Navigate to google drive. You will see the list of motion videos. Select and play
Login to website Sign-in with your email id. The interface is same as the app. Select and control the cameras you want to view or control
Free account allows users with must have home security features like unkimited real time viewing, 2-way audio communication and night vision using on device flash option. For premium features like motion detection, low light viewing, cloud recording, DVR, motion alarm a premium account is required. You can use the payment option on top right corner of the app to upgrade to premium features. Premium members can control features of inidivial cameras from the viewer panel. Users can avail discount upto 60%* if subscribed via website
Long press gives an option to delete camera. Deleting a camera will delete all entires. The device will have to be manually setup for reuse. The camera cannot be deleted if the camera is online. To make it offline, click the power button of the camera you need to delete on the viewer panel. Once offline, long press the camera and delete.
The on device storage is limited by the device you use. For increasig the cloud storage, you can increase the google drive space of the gmail account you used to signin
NO! The system is built on complete privacy with multiple authentication features. Only you can access the camera and videos. In addition we also have a secret pin setup feature which allows users to access the viewer and file manager if they know the pin
Pin is an important security feature of this security app. Unlike regular apps we cannot send pin to your email aur authenticate using your phone to avoid unwanted access to security pin. If you forget your pin. Please follow the steps. Keep handy another (second) device which has the app installed. Login to your account in this phone. Now take the first phone, press forgot pin. The pin will be sent to all active devices associated with your account except the one from which the request was sent. In this scenario if you sent a forgot pin request from phone-1, pin will be sent to phone-2. This is very important for security purpose that the pin is not sent to the same mobile from which the request was initiated.
This is not a restriction but more of a security decision. Signing with google allows the app to store your private data on your google drive.We are working on other login methods and private storage options based on the feedback we recieve.
Yes. Your payments are deducted using online payments methods. The payment party will send you an email invoice after every subscription payment.
Currently the app supports only google inapp billing. Alternately you can also pay via website website and avail discounts of upto 60%
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You can login to the website www.odineye.net and use alternate payment method
Yes. The data streamed direct is peer to peer. It doesnt go to any third party media server. Encryption is mandatory for all media components. All data is secured with Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS). DTLS is a derivative of SSL, meaning your data will be as secure as using any standard SSL based connection.
Usage to a certain extent is tracked to enhance future user experience. We donot track data at personal level or location. User activity like app access, motion triggers, payment, feature activation/deactivation is tracked. This data is not shared with anyone
The free plan published non interfering ads at the bottom of the main page. We promis no to publish ads that hamper user experience.
The cloud recorded data is on your personal google drive account. No one other than you has access to this data. This data is secured with multiple security layers.
Most probabale reason for this is that the streaming device has lost connectivity. If not, we recommend using restarting the device remotely from the viewer device. This most of the times will solve the problem. Sometimes it may be required to manually restart the device due to issues at OS level which the app cannot control. Also Its recommended to opt for the service option while starting the camera. This service allows the camera to restart incase of unplanned crashes, thus keeping your device active.
Yes, The camera will automatically reconnect to available network. The camera will work in offline mode until then.