View BI Cams in TinyCam

Neil Sidhu

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Hello; I am trying to view my BI cams within Tiny Cam Pro using my Nvidia Shield.
I have installed TinyCam Pro and added the BI server IP port 81 and I am able to see the Camera Index.

how would I be able to view each of my cams on their own as well? I am not able to click on the cams within the index view.

I was reading that if I change to channel from 1 to 3 then that would display my first cam. Is that accurate? If that is the case, would I need to add new camera entries under manage camera all pointing to the BI server IP and just keep changing the channel?

Is there a better way to do all this?

thank you!
 

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You have to add each camera you want to view individually. There is a copy function on the camera settings that makes it easier. Just copy the camera you have working and change the channel number and name accordingly.

I forget where exactly, but there is a list of all your BI camera channels somewhere in tiny cam. The channel numbers are a bit random looking but actually correspond to when you added the camera.
 

Neil Sidhu

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You have to add each camera you want to view individually. There is a copy function on the camera settings that makes it easier. Just copy the camera you have working and change the channel number and name accordingly.

I forget where exactly, but there is a list of all your BI camera channels somewhere in tiny cam. The channel numbers are a bit random looking but actually correspond to when you added the camera.
Thank you! The copy option was really helpful.
 

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You should try using Button Mapper app. I mapped a button on my remote (rewind long press) to have TinyCamPro launch. It's very convenient when watching a show on Sheild... just long press the button and Tinycam pops up. I have my home automation system announce when there is a vehicle coming up the driveway, so I just quickly switch to the cameras to see whats going on.

I would say that you need to close out tinycam with the exit button on the app, or BI CPU utilization stays elevated.
 

Neil Sidhu

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Thats a neat feature.. I ended up using the built in custom setting for the menu button and when I double press it, TinyCam pops up instantly!

Does the button mapper app allow you to map a button to "kill" an app?
 
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