Another alternative to keep an eye on what is happening on other places. Webcam Surveyor record video or take pictures directly from cameras connected to a computer. Can record only scenes when detects motion/movement and you can save hard disk space. Can set to receive email alerts when events occur, upload pictures to a server via FTP protocol. Can run invisible on Windows computer to not be seen by other people that uses your PC.
Other features includes live broadcast video on a website, record video from your webcam, manage interface by keyboard shortcuts and more.