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Can i use my pc monitor as a 24/7 live stream to my phone without having to make a call every time?

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Hi guys, I'm a really big newbie when it comes to live stream and webcams and all of that. I'm taking an out of state vacation for a weekend and would like to be able to check on my dogs via PC webcam through my phone whenever I want. What software/hardware would be needed for this?

Sorry if this is in the wrong section. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
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There are lots of programs that do this, Yawcam is popular though (http://www.yawcam.com/)
It allows you to setup your webcam as a motion-detection security camera as well as other things
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Yawcam
What is Yawcam?

Yawcam is short for Yet Another WebCAM software, and that's exactly what it is ;-)

More precise Yawcam is a webcam software for Windows written in Java. The main ideas for Yawcam are to keep it simple and easy to use but to include all the usual features.
Features

  • Video streaming
  • Image snapshots
  • Built-in webserver
  • Motion detection
  • Ftp-upload
  • Text and image overlays
  • Password protection
  • Online announcements for communities
  • Scheduler for online time
  • Time lapse movies
  • Run as a Windows service
  • Multi languages
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