The iPhone can be turned into a video monitor, says SHAPE Services which announced the release of Mobiscope for Apple iPhone today.
It can monitor office activities in real time, watch over children, aged relatives or pets. Mobiscope says it can remotely view and manage the security at home or office and alert on motion detection. Mobiscope ($29.95) is already available for BlackBerry, Symbian, Java phones and now for iPhone and iPod Touch.
Mobiscope offers real-time viewing of the video stream and recording on any disturbance. Users may simultaneously view up to four cameras or switch between them to get a zoomed in view. Mobiscope may be accessed from in the Safari browser.
In other news:
- Apple will introduce the iPhone in Canada later this year, working with Rogers Telecom to bring the device to the country. CEO Ted Rogers, issued a statement saying, “We’re thrilled to announce that we have a deal with Apple to bring the iPhone to Canada later this year. We can’t tell you any more about it now, but stay tuned.”
- In the United States, AT&T has a new messaging plan for the iPhone designed for people who are deaf or have a speech or hearing impairment. Customers with qualifying disabilities will be able to access unlimited text messaging, Web browsing and e-mail for a flat rate.