Today Synology have released an update to their free DS Cam iPhone app.
For users who own a Synology DiskStation, DS cam allows you to stream the live view (in MJPEG format) and event playback (in MJPEG format) of the IP cameras set up on your DiskStation where network connection is available. For users who does not own a Synology DiskStation, you can also access any authorized IP camera directly and stream its live view on DS cam. Before using DS cam, we recommend you to upgrade DiskStation to DSM2.3-1157 and onward.
With DS cam for the iPhone/iPod touch, you can:
-Live view all authorized cameras managed by your Surveillance Station.
-Search and replay recorded events.
-Take snapshots and utilize PTZ (pan, tilt, zoom) function during live-view.
-View and manage saved snapshots.
-Access any authorized IP camera and stream its live view directly.
Here is the full press release:
View Live IP Camera Feeds on iPhone® and Newly Supported iPad® –
Synology® DS cam Version 2.0 is Now Available on Apple® App Store
Taipei, Taiwan—May 27, 2010—Synology® Inc. today announced that the Synology iPhone® application DS cam version 2.0 is available for free download on the Apple® App Store. Users of iPhone or iPod® touch can now directly access any IP camera and stream the live view with the Synology DS cam application. In addition, DS cam now supports Apple iPad®, allowing iPad users to live view their IP cameras, take snapshots, and view recorded events from Surveillance Station and take advantage of the much larger screen size.
“Synology DS cam 2.0 provides iPhone users the ability to directly access their IP cameras without using Synology DiskStation to manage, and it is totally free,” said Rosiel Lee, product manager of Synology Inc. “Synology continues to deliver applications which make life easier and the Synology DS cam is a prime example,” added Lin.
Other features of the Synology DS cam 2.0 include the ability to live view multi-channels simultaneously for IP cameras managed by the Synology DiskStation, and MPEG4 event replay.
The Synology DS cam version 2.0 works with Synology DSM 2.3-1157 and is now available for free download on Apple App Store.
Synology at a Glance
Founded in 2000, Synology is a young and energetic company dedicated to developing high-performance, reliable, versatile, and environmentally-friendly Network Attached Storage (NAS) products. Our goal is to deliver user-friendly solutions and solid customer service to satisfy the needs of businesses, home offices, individual users and families.