Web cam for in the incubator

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by rkpatt, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. rkpatt

    rkpatt Out Of The Brooder

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    I have my web cam set up in my incubator. I want to give access to my grandkids. Gmail did fine for one on one chat. I need a recommendation on how to make it available to them whenever they want to log on to see how thing are going. I want to use it as a learning tool for them to check temp, humidity and see the stage of the hatch.
     
  2. Cacciatore

    Cacciatore Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 19, 2011
    San Pablo, CA
    Welcome from Northern California. [​IMG] What a great idea. I wish I could help you but I don't know how to do it either.
     
  3. Wild Trapper

    Wild Trapper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2011
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    [​IMG] from Ohio [​IMG]
     
  4. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

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    That's a great idea. I should do something like that for mine.
     
  5. CountryRoosterUSA

    CountryRoosterUSA Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] from N.W. Tennessee

    You could use web adress, http://www.justin.tv it will broadcast your webcam over the internet, live streaming.
    I used it once to broadcast a wedding, so a family member in the hospital could see and hear it. It works good..
    Here is an example of it http://flyingskunk.com/live.php check it out.
     
    Last edited: Mar 1, 2011
  6. MSDeb

    MSDeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] I/O challenged so no help here. Good luck.
     
  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. What a nice thing to do for your grandkids. Good luck. [​IMG]
     
  8. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

    Sep 4, 2010
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    Hello [​IMG] from Hesperia, Ca and [​IMG]
     
  9. Alisa_ariels1

    Alisa_ariels1 Out Of The Brooder

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    you can use notebook and webcam and give them access through internet I think it's easy.
     
  10. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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