SiteCam ActiveX Control

The SiteCam ActiveX control provides the ability to show or record video streams by means of a web cam.

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    This ActiveX control is available in the form of scripts that can be used in combination with SiteKiosk. Use the SiteCam control to show or record video streams or single images.
    To initialize the ActiveX control use the OBJECT tag and, in particular, the classID to identify the control.

    Since SiteKiosk 9.0 the Webcam plugin has been removed from the SiteKiosk configuration tool. To enable the plugin you need to open your SiteKiosk configuration with an editor and change <plugin name="SiteCam" enabled="false" ...> to true. But be aware that you cannot fully configure Videomail/Webcam with SiteKiosk versions after 8.91 as the GUI of the SiteKiosk configuration is required to detect the hardware.
    The following example shows the functionality of the SiteCam ActiveX Control.

    <table border="0" bgcolor="#ebebeb" width="600" cellspacing="5"
    cellpadding="5" style="font-family:verdana;font-size:8pt;"
    <tr><td bgcolor="f8f8f8">
    The Webcam [Plug-In] provides functions to use a webcam. Click "preview"
    to start the streaming, "capture" to start recording the
    stream, "compress" to save a recorded stream, "play" to play
    the last recorded stream, "snapshot" to take and save a single
    picture or "stop" to stop all actions.
    <tr><td style="font-family:verdana;font-size:8pt;">
    <object classid='clsid:54632F4A-055A-44C1-B1E6-EDB62AC2AC3E'
    id='webcam' border='0' width='320' height='240' style='margin:5px;'>
    <span id='cst' style='position:relative;top:5px;'>Status: -</span>
    <span id='id_camprogress'>Progress: -</span>
    <span id='id_camlastimage'>Last image: -</span>
    <span id='id_camlastvideo'>Last video: -</span>
    <SCRIPT TYPE="text/javascript">
    function webcam::OnStatusChange()
       switch (webcam.Status)
          case 0 : cst.innerHTML = "Status: stopped";break;
          case 1 : cst.innerHTML = "Status: initializing";break;
          case 2 : cst.innerHTML = "Status: preview started";break;
          case 3 : cst.innerHTML = "Status: capture started";break;
          case 4 : cst.innerHTML = "Status: playback started";break;
          case 5 : cst.innerHTML = "Status: compressing";break;
       if (webcam.LastVideoFile == "") camlvf = "-";
       else camlvf = webcam.LastVideoFile;
       id_camlastvideo.innerHTML = "Last video: " + camlvf;
    function webcam::OnProgressChange(pr, prmax)
       id_camprogress.innerHTML = pr + " / " + prmax;
    function webcam::OnSnapshot(filename)
       camlif = filename;
       id_camlastimage.innerHTML = "Last image: " + camlif;
    function webcam::OnError(errorcode)
       switch (errorcode)
          case 1 : alert("Error : device lost");break;
          case 2 : alert("Error : init failed");break;
    function delfiles()
       cst.innerHTML = "Status: files deleted";
    function camaction(camactionid)
       if (webcam.IsSiteCamEnabled)
          switch (camactionid)
             case 1 : webcam.Preview();break;
             case 2 : webcam.Capture();break;
             case 3 : webcam.Snapshot();break;
             case 4 : webcam.Compress();break;
             case 5 : webcam.Stop();break;
             case 6 : webcam.PlayFile();break;
             case 7 : delfiles();break;
       } else alert("The Webcam plugin has not been configured");
    if (webcam.IsSiteCamEnabled)
       window.setTimeout("camaction(1)", 1500);
       cst.innerHTML = "Status: The Webcam plugin has not been configured";
    <div align="center">
    <a href="javascript:camaction(1)">Preview</a>&nbsp;
    <a href="javascript:camaction(2)">Capture</a>&nbsp;
    <a href="javascript:camaction(4)">Compress</a>&nbsp;
    <a href="javascript:camaction(6)">Play</a>&nbsp;
    <a href="javascript:camaction(3)">Snapshot</a>&nbsp;
    <a href="javascript:camaction(5)">Stop</a>&nbsp;
    <a href="javascript:camaction(7)">Delete created files</a>

Applies to
    SiteKiosk v5.0 (and later versions).

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