No-IP is a free dynamic domain name system (DNS) service allowing users to host Web applications from their home computer even if they do not have a static IP address. Users with webcams and No-IP installed on their systems can stream free webcam video over the Internet.
Create an account at No-IP.com to define your dynamic DNS address. This will be the root of the address you use to access your webcam from the Internet. Install and configure the No-IP software as directed.
Set up webcam streaming on your computer. Install your webcam and any necessary drivers as well as the streaming software. Consult your webcam manual for streaming software recommendations and detailed set-up directions. Streaming software may be included with your webcam or you may use other streaming software.
Perform any additional steps for your streaming video set-up. This can include opening ports or enabling port forwarding on your router and changing power management schemes on your computer.
Enable your webcam and streaming software as directed. Test your webcam stream by entering the URL of the your webcam in your Web browser.
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