The Backyard Web Cam
The Yard-Cam is fully controllable using zoom, pan and tilt
but it only works with Internet Explorer 6 and above
The address will change periodically, because I don't have a static IP.
I will update this link when necessary:
Configuring Internet Explorer
If no image appears on your web browser (Internet Explorer),
follow these steps to enable and install ActiveX.
Step 1 - Open Internet
Explorer and got to Tools > Internet Options.
Step 2 - Select
the Security tab and click on Custom Level.
Step 3 - Verify
that the following settings are selected:
Automatic prompting for ActiveX controls: Enable
Download signed ActiveX controls: Prompt
Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins: Enable
Click OK when done
Step 4 - Reload the web
Step 5 - Click on the
ActiveX Control prompt
Step 6 - Select Install
Step 7 - Click on Install
to install the ActiveX Control
Step 8 - After the
ActiveX Control is installed you should see the live video on
Internet Explorer. If not, try reloading the page, or double-check the
The video from the Yard-cam is usually very
but sometimes it can be choppy and sometimes you can't
connect to it at all, due to network problems etc.
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