CameraFTP Features

CameraFTP Time Lapse Service

You can use an IP camera, smartphone, tablet or webcam to create a time lapse video automatically. With CameraFTP, you can easily create a timelapse video for a construction project that lasts for a few years! You can also create a time lapse video for growing plants, changing seasons, etc.

Time lapse video cameras
Time Lapse Video Service

CameraFTP Time Lapse service advantages

  • Automatic. You don't need to manually record footage.
  • Supports IP cameras, smartphones, tablets and webcams.
  • Multi-year retention time; supports super long time-lapse video.
  • Time-lapse video viewer and creator.
  • Download all recorded footage for offline viewing and processing.
  • Low cost.

Time-Lapse Video Usage Cases

  • Construction project time-lapse, e.g. construction of a building, bridge, dam, ship, etc. A construction project may take 3 months to several years.
  • Growing plants. It may take a few weeks to a few years. The time-lapse video can quickly tell how plants grow from a seed to big plants.
  • Blossoming flowers.
  • Changing seasons (of a city or mountain, etc.)
  • Stars in the sky.

CameraFTP Time-Lapse App for Android and iOS

  • You can download CameraFTP Time-Lapse App if you want to use a smartphone/tablet to create time-lapse video.
  • You can also use CameraFTP Mobile Security Camera app. Just set it to: (1) Image Recording; (2) Continuous recording; (3) Low upload frequency; (4) Usually high image resolution.
  • Order a subscription plan that matches the above parameters and set a long retention time.

Use IP Camera (or CCTV DVR) for Time Lapse Service

  • Configure your IP camera or DVR to record images to CameraFTP cloud storage;
  • Configure your camera/DVR for: (1) Image Recording; (2) Continuous recording; (3) Low upload frequency; (4) Usually high image resolution.
  • Order a subscription plan that matches the above parameters and set a long retention time.

Use a PC/Webcam for Time Lapse Service

  • Install CameraFTP Virtual Security System software.
  • Add a webcam in your VSS, and set it to: (1) Image Recording; (2) Continuous recording; (3) Low upload frequency; (4) Usually high image resolution.
  • Order a subscription plan that matches the above parameters and set a long retention time.

View Time-Lapse Video with CameraFTP Viewer

You can use CameraFTP Viewer app to view your time-lapse video online. CameraFTP has web browser based viewer and mobile viewer app for iOS and Android. Please go to App Store or Google Play to download CameraFTP Viewer apps. You can also visit www.cameraftp.com and click Software to download the viewer apps.

More details about CameraFTP Time-lapse service and pricing

For more info about CameraFTP Time-lapse service, pricing and publishing (time-lapse video), please visit Time-lapse video knowledge base. For more info about how to configure an IP camera/DVR, please visit the Supported Cameras page.

Time Lapse Service Pricing