Working Of a Webcam as Surveillance Camera Tech2cool is an online computer shop that deals with all IT products such as monitor, keyboard, mice, gaming controller, solid-state drive, flash drive, webcam, router switch and many more of premium brands. Webcams come in different shapes, styles, sizes and price ranges. The functionality of each device may vary, but it is essential that digital camera is hooked to computer from USB cable to USB port. A digital camera helps in taking picture, but in actual software performs this job. The software installed in the computer captures frame from the camera and transfer it in the computer. The speed of the software to grab images is called as frame rate and it varies from camera to camera. Users that desire to capture video must buy a camera of high frame rate and good internet speed connection for fast uploading. Thus, it is better to install best wireless router at home and workplace for effective working and fast results. The installed software captures the frame and broadcasts it with the help of fast internet connection. The internet connection will help in transforming image into suitable format like GIF, PNG or JPEG and uploads to the web server from File transfer Protocol (FTP). JPEG format is the most popular format to use because it will help in reposting again. Captured images can be uploaded to the social networking website or other sites that host pictures for free. These sites provides link to the image so that user can re-post this image elsewhere. In order to set up a camera a person need to connect camera with computer and software will help in displaying images and a simple way to share also. The popularity of these webcams is shooting through the roof because of goofy images and videos. A webcam can also be used as security surveillance camera by hooking up the webcam anywhere and watch the video from remote location. Webcams are also source for face to face conversation. There are many websites and apps, which have a feature of video chatting or video conferencing.