H264 WebCam is a 8-channel h264 remote video surveillance software for Windows. This software has an advanced video motion detection algorithm along with various alert functions including Email, FTP, and sound. It can handle up to 8-channels of video input and 8-channels of audio input, capturing images at up to 30 frames per second from directly connected cameras (both USB and analog), TV boards, capture cards, network ip camera etc. This webcam software uses an H264 video encoder, an AAC audio encoder, etc. High quality video and audio effects with low bandwidth needs and recording file formats include MP4, MOV, FLV, SWF or AVI. These standardized file formats can played with Windows Media Player or Real Player. Manual recording is available, along with scheduled recordings as well as motion-triggered recording. JPEG image snapshots can be made from video images along with detailed log files. This software also includes its own help files. Other features include secure Login with a valid user ID and password required for network based access and it can automatically restore the network connection if the network link is lost during a monitoring session. This feature rich software combines a Digital Video Recorder and digital video server making it possible to be used as a stand-alone product or the centerpiece for building a powerful surveillance network.