Alfred – service, which allows you to connect two smartphones based on Android so that one of them will act as a surveillance camera installed where needed to the owner, and the second in the role of monitor. In order to configure the app, the user only has to connect both phones to the same Google account and start broadcasting.
If desired, the broadcast can be viewed from your smartphone, and via a browser from any device connected to the Internet.
Alfred provides the ability to remotely turn on your phone, which acts as a surveillance camera, flashlight, night vision mode, to switch the broadcast to the front camera and so on. In addition, the application notifies the owner of the smartphone when it detects motion in the field of view of the camera. The service also allows you to remotely take a picture of the room.
The project is intended for those who want when away from home, to know what the students are children or animals — but not willing to spend big money on a home surveillance system. According to the creators, the smartphone is a much more powerful tool for home monitoring. It has many features that are not available to the surveillance cameras.
For the first year of a startup, according to the internal data Alfred, to the service, there were over a million smartphones, and the average check frequency broadcast cameras totaled 10 hits on the day.