Apps for Engineers: Vision apps for iOS and Android

CFE Media’s Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of more than 170 engineering-related applications for Android and iOS, created by various companies. We’ve organized apps by category, company, and type. This month, gain access to our vision category.

03/03/2014


This app allows you to remotely view and control your IP camera, DVR, network video recorder, CCTV, or webcam. Courtesy: Robert ChouIP Cam Viewer

Android OS 1.6+

Cost: $3.99

Developer: Robert Chou

Remotely view and control your IP camera, DVR, network video recorder, CCTV, or webcam. New record mode turns any video-capable device into a tiny solid-state, battery-backed, network video recorder to record your cameras 24x7 with search, playback, and export capabilities. 



This app lets you scan any 2D barcode (QR code, Datamatrix, EZcode) that you find in print, packaging, or business cards to launch specific websites, videos, or contact information. Courtesy: Scanbuy Inc.ScanLife Barcode and QR Reader

Android OS 1.6+

Cost: Free

Company: Scanbuy Inc.

Company Website: www.scanlife.com 

Scan QR and UPC barcodes to launch videos, pricing, and reviews. Scan any 2D barcode (QR code, Datamatrix, EZcode) that you find in print, packaging, or business cards to launch specific websites, videos, or contact information. 



The Wiser application provides access to everything your control system connects to including lighting, security, climate, and entertainment, as well as energy and camera monitoring. Courtesy: Schneider ElectricWiser

iOS 3.1+

Cost: Free

Company: Schneider Electric

Company Website: www.schneider-electric.com 

The Wiser application provides connection to the Wiser Control System and access to everything your control system connects to, which may include: lighting, security, climate, and entertainment, as well as energy and camera monitoring. You can even have multiple connections simultaneously.



The interlogix iTVRmobile features real-time video display of up to four channels while allowing Swipe PTZ—camera control, landscape mode, snapshots, and recording. Courtesy: UTC Fire and SecurityTruVision TVRmobile

iOS 3.1+

Cost: Free

Company: UTC Fire and Security

Company Website: www.utcfireandsecurity.com/

The interlogix iTVRmobile features real-time video display of up to four channels while allowing Swipe PTZ-camera control, landscape mode, snapshots, and recording. 

- Edited by Jordan Schultz, associate content manager, CFE Media, jschultz(at)cfemedia.com.



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