Network cameras have existed since before Wyze Cam and Nest Cam. They send their data over the local network rather than relying on a cloud service. Insider versions of Windows 1
These cameras are also referred to as IP-based cameras because they send video over your local area network (LAN) using Internet Protocol (IP). ) you had to traditionally use a third-party software package or a web server running on the camera to access these cameras access. Prepare for integrated support now.
A catch: At least for the moment, Windows 10 only supports network cameras that are compatible with ONVIF Profile S. These are "standard compliant network cameras optimized for recording video streams in real time".
If you have a camera that is compatible with Windows 10, you can go to Settings> Devices> Bluetooth and other devices> Add Bluetooth or other device. Windows will automatically scan the local network for supported network cameras. Click on it to add it to your system.
After adding the camera, you can use the built-in Camera app on Windows to take photos, stream live videos, or record videos. It will also be available for other camera apps on Windows.
This feature is only available in Windows 10 Insider Build 18995 or later. This is a 20H1 build, so this feature will probably debut for everyone in Windows 10's 20H1 update. Microsoft is likely to release a stable version of 20H1 by April 2020.
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