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New version Foscam app: Quarter-screen added + firmware update

Recently Foscam has updated the Foscam app. In the new version we added the quarter-screen function which supports up to four-channel playback. With this new feature you have a great overview of four of your cameras in one glance.

You can find the button for the quarter-screen between the menu button and the '+' -button (see screenshot). The new version is for Android and iOS.

Screenshot button Quarter-screen

Should you have any questions about this new feature, please don't hesitate to contact our support team.

Firmware update
On 2 January 2020 Foscam released new firmware for the 2MP cameras D2EP, R2M, FI9912P and FI9912EP. In this firmware (2.x.2.48) we added the dynamic rich media function, shortened the P2P connection time and fixed some bugs. The firmware can be found om our downloads page. You can also install the firmware in the app.

Foscam DDNS service discontinued from 31 December 2019

Due to DDNS remote access technology’s lower security status, Foscam has to close DDNS application entry. Cameras will not support using Foscam dynamic domain name (DDNS) to remote access from 31st December 2019. Customers who do not use Foscam DDNS will not be affected.

Foscam focuses on security products, security is the most important. DDNS remote access technology has a lower security level than P2P remote access technology. Therefore, DDNS remote access technology does not meet Foscam's requirements of security in future developments.

If you still use Foscam DDNS, please be sure to read the instructions to adjust your settings (if applicable).

The instructions are in Dutch. If you have any trouble reading them, please contact us at support team for translation or other questions about this subject.

New firmware for several 4MP camera's: Functions optimized

In the firmware for R4M, G4EP, G4P & FI9901EP v3 the following items have improved:

Firmware 2.x.2.43 (releasedate 03-12-2019)
  • - P2P connection
  • - Snapshot
  • - AI Human Detection

And several bugs were fixed.

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The firmware can be found om our downloads page.

Firmware update FN3109H (NVR)

This firmware update contains:

Firmware 2.3x.x.22 for FN3109H
  • - Saving human detection recordings to the NVR improved

human detection FN3109H

The firmware can be found om our downloads page

Firmware update for FN7108HE (NVR) & cameras R2M and FI9912(E)P

This firmware update contains:

Firmware 1.x.3.3 for FN7108HE
  • - Saving human detection recordings to the NVR improved

Firmware 2.x.2.46 for R2M, FI9912EP and FI9912P
  • - Optimize Alexa and AI Human Detection function
  • - Provide 3rd party DDNS port
  • - Fix some bugs

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The firmware can be found on our downloads page. For more recent models you can also use the Foscam app.

Several models now available in black

As of now also available in black and added to our webshop, the following models:

  • - Foscam R2M, 2 Megapixel FHD Pan/Tilt indoor security camera
  • - Foscam R4M, 4 Megapixel Dual-Band Pan/Tilt indoor security camera
  • - Foscam G4P, 4 Megapixel Super HD WiFi outdoor security camera

Available in black 3 December 2019:

All these cameras have Human Detection, a new technology that makes it possible to detect only human activities, eliminating 'false alarms' triggered by other moving objects. These cameras also work with Alexa and recently Google Assistant support was added. View all details, films and technical specifications in our webshop.

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Firmware update: More cameras with Alexa support

We have a firmware update for several models. After installation the cameras mentioned below support working with Alexa. Also some other known issues are fixed.

Firmware update 2.x.1.77 is for Foscam cameras:

  • - C2
  • - R2
  • - R2D
  • - R4
  • - FI9900EP
  • - FI9900P (except V7)
  • - FI9928P
  • - FI9961EP

For Foscam FI9900P V7 firmware update 2.x.1.78 is available. Both updates have releasedate 06-09-2019.

Alexa

The firmware can be found on our downloads page.

Firmware update (support Alexa, fix issue IR CUT, human detection improved)

This firmware update (2.x.2.42) for the R2M, FI9912P and FI9912EP contains:

  • - Support Alexa
  • - Fix IR CUT issue
  • - Improved Human Detection
  • - Fix some bugs
Alexa

The firmware can be found on our downloads page.

Firmware update (save recordings human detection, issue snapshots solved)

We have a firmware update (2.x.2.37) for R4M, G4P, G4EP en FI9901EP V3. The firmware contains:

  • 1. Solve snapshots issue
  • 2. Support to save recordings of human detection to SD-card and Cloud Service
  • 3. Support Alexa
  • 4. Solve some bugs
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This firmware can be found on our downloads page

New firmware available for several cameras (fix issue https-certificate)

New firmware available for Foscam camera's in the table below. In this firmware the https-certificate issue is fixed.

Firmware 2.x.2.31_3: Firmware 2.x.1.120_5:
FI9803EP FI9804W
FI9821EP FI9805E
FI9821P V2 FI9805W
FI9821W V2.1 FI9818W V2
FI9826P V2 FI9821P
FI9831P V2 FI9821W V2
FI9851P FI9826P
FI9853EP FI9826W
FI9828W
FI9831P
FI9831W

The firmware can be found on our downloads page.

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