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Live demos & peregrine news

Did you know we have a page available on our website where you can view livestream videos of several locations? View them all here: 'Live Demo's'. Convince yourself of the sharp video feed.

Two of the livestream locations are bird breeding boxes for peregrine falcons. To overview the breeding process in these boxes, Foscam made cameras availabe so people can monitor the birds from laying the eggs to the flying out of the youngsters.

One camera (Foscam FI9961EP) is placed in a breeding box on the south tower of the Catharinakerk in Eindhoven. The other camera (Foscam D2EP) is mounted in a breeding box on a churchtower in Liempde.

The first eggs have been layed and we already see a peregrine falcon brooding in Liempde. We don't know if this is also going to happen in Eindhoven, but we do hope so. The past few years several young peregrine falcons have grown up in these bird breeding boxes and have flown out. We are counting on a succesful sequel.

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Firmware update R4M, G4(E)P & C2M

Recently Foscam released new firmware for the 4MP cameras G4P, G4EP and R4M. In this firmware (2.x.2.45, releasedate 24-02-2020) we added the dynamic rich media function, shortened the P2P connection time and fixed some bugs. The same improvements apply to the Foscam C2M (firmware 2.x.2.18, releasedate 24-02-2020).

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The firmware can be found on our downloads page. The firmware can also be installed in the app.

Google Assistant support at Foscam

In the past few months, Foscam has added several new features on the security cameras. These features are free of charge and are easy to use (they work through Foscam Cloud).

Besides Amazon Alexa we now also support Google Assistant. With a simple voice command you can view live images of your camera on your smart home screen. Very handy when someone rings the doorbell or if you hear something and you want to take a peak without any physical action.

Google Assistant

Read more about these great new features on our webpages Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Here you can also find the supported models.

And don't forget our other feature AI Human Detection. With this feature the camera can detect human activities, eliminating 'false alarms' triggered by flying insects, moving pets or other objects (f.e. floating balloons), and push notifications to your devices when there might be a danger detected.

New in our webshop: Hikvision HiWatch Series

A series of professional cameras, network video recorders, kits and other security products. Easy to use, attractive price, reliable quality! We have several types/models available: Indoor/outdoor, vandalproof bullet- and dome cameras, pan/tilt/zoom cameras etc. For network and storage you can choose from multiple NVR's.

View our entire Product Range!


HiWatch highlights
IP Solution, with advanced features:

  • * H.265+, high efficiency codec. Reduces bandwidth, decreases storage requirements, improving overall system performance by up to 83%.   Compared to H.265, H.265+ can double surveillance recording duration
  • * WDR, Wide Dynamic Range for excellent imaging. WDR technology enables cameras to maintain image fidelity without detail loss when   there is harsh backlighting
  • * Hik-Connect en iVMS-4200. Allows end-users to connect to Hik Connect Cloud Server for powerful device management and enjoy live   views from multiple cameras on a PC or via smartphone
  • * EXIR, extended Infra-Red power. For 24-hour surveillance, at night, and in dark environments, infra-red technology is essential. Hikvision's   EXIR provides a higher luminous efficiency for infra-red surveillance, improving images where and when it's critical 
  • * Ultra low-light performance. Ensuring rich and colourful images in low-light scenarios, even down to 0.005 lux


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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