Control Center 8 (ver 8.1)

Empower users with feature-rich software that improves productivity - anytime on any device.

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Next generation software packed with exclusive features you won't find anywhere else

Featuring a smart, responsive HTML5 design, Control Center 8 works cross-platform. From desktop computers to mobile phones and tablets, the user experience is consistent and provides ultimate visibility to all of your important project content. This design enables new tools to be added to Control Center 8 fast and seamlessly.


Control Center 8 Streaming Video makes remote control of high quality video easy to use while taking full advantage of advanced camera functions. The software offers full support for robotic or fixed position cameras. You can even pan, tilt, zoom, and share your cameras from your mobile devices. EarthCam offers streamlined developer tools that produce custom HTML code for you to embed into your public website, making it easy to integrate live camera images on your website and increase your search engine results.

Create presentation-ready instant time-lapse movies with a single mouse click. Fresh time-lapses are created daily and are viewable within the Control Center 8 software. Adjust the playback speed for a slower, more detailed look or faster-paced recap. View date-specific segments on your time-lapse movies, ideal for quick progress reports and team updates. These time-lapses are perfect to share on social media as they include date-stamped chapters, royalty-free music and your company-branded logo overlay. EarthCam’s exclusive Control Center 8 allows you to promote progress by instantly uploading your time-lapse directly to YouTube through a simple 2-click process.


Markup tools include image filters, where brightness and contrast can be adjusted to see additional project detail on cloudy days and even at night. EarthCam's software has an easy to use, click and drag method of highlighting, adding text and sharing jobsite observations on captured images. Integrate Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents with your videos and images.

Mark Up Tools

EarthCam allows you to take a live snapshot from your camera at any time and save unlimited photos. Snap and post content you wish to use to communicate with your team members, reducing lag time between discovering and fixing a problem, capturing a recently completed milestone or determining what materials need to be ordered. Simply select a photo, then mark-up the photo with any observations or comments, and share with clients and co-workers. This unique content will be useful for different departments within your organization, such as your marketing team. Add a message to the Hall of Fame section of the software for others to view and comment, as well as uploading images to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

EarthCam's professional level archiving services protect your valuable visual information long after your project is complete with more archiving options than anyone else. Archives are easy to access with our exclusive timeline feature. A simple click and drag along the project timeline bar allows team members to locate any jobsite image any time on any day. Around the clock coverage provides you with a complete online database of recorded images from your camera system. Control Center 8 makes is a snap to save and share your valuable archives.

The image comparison tool provides a customized, virtual "x-ray" of a job in progress. Using the sophisticated timeline navigation bar, an image of a section marked on the jobsite may be superimposed hours or months apart. The resulting images accurately verify construction stages from foundation to completion, allowing you to isolate critical events during your project. Share with colleagues directly or include in PowerPoint or PDF progress reports.

Our free iOS and Android applications designed exclusively for clients allows viewing, controlling and marketing of your EarthCam cameras easier than ever before. You have real-time control of your camera’s pan, tilt, and even wiper functions all from your iPhone, iPad or Android device. Enjoy live video streaming of your jobsite, share archives and market your project by posting directly to social media. Take and post your favorite pictures to the Hall of Fame and receive critical up-to-date weather, solar and network connection data.

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Take advantage of EarthCam's social media services to promote and share your project progress and milestones via email, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Control Center 8 includes many powerful marketing and social media tools. Just select the camera icon and easily snap a live or archived video image. Pictures can be posted in the Hall of Fame, printed, saved to files, emailed or texted to multiple people and mobile devices. Every client receives free support from our Website Development Team to display your webcams to the public.

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EarthCam’s exclusive Hall of Fame, now available for Control Center 8, showcases the best jobsite images during the life of any project, creating a custom Instagram-like visual feed. Post your favorite jobsite images privately for internal communications and share publicly through social media to promote your organization and generate excitement for your projects. In addition to sharing the photos with the public, customers have the ability to integrate this fan-generated content within their own website. Visitors to the Hall of Fame have the opportunity to download and share their favorite views of the project to Facebook and Twitter.

With a growing number of workers taking jobsite photos, it’s increasingly difficult to keep track of each projects’ photographs. EarthCam has a solution. Included with every project is a central communication area to record and share project events, photos, videos and documents. Control Center 8 delivers broadcast-quality live streaming video and archiving 15-second video clips on-demand. At the end of each project all the above data is organized and delivered to you. Any image can be "starred" so it is added to the Hall of Fame.

Share your observations and project milestones with clients and coworkers through professional auto-generated weekly progress reports. Another EarthCam exclusive feature, the reports automatically utilize images directly from the camera system. The Project Management Service automatically generates professional reports available to share as a PDF or PowerPoint presentation complete with photos, panoramas, and videos. You can elect to have your reports automatically emailed or simply prepare progress reports when needed.

Like an EKG for your camera network, which checks essential system performance information 24/7, you will find this feature invaluable. The Data Dashboard offers instant access to vital data about your camera’s power source, network connection and location, which includes valuable weather details. This important information provides insight for our Technical Support Team, aiding in pinpointing issues and resolving them quickly.

Check current or historical weather data instantly, count rain days and view a 48-hour forecast. View local conditions with the continuously updating National Weather Service satellite, radar mapping and severe weather warnings. Choose daily through yearly visual chart renditions of all conditions including adverse weather days, temperature, humidity, barometric pressure and visibility, as well as wind speed and direction. Receive email alerts when wind speed reaches a certain threshold. In one click download important data into an Excel spreadsheet. Only EarthCam offers such detailed reporting.

Take full advantage of direct access to faster navigation and customization on our interactive map feature. Pinpoint multiple project cameras and add custom overlays such as site plans, photographs or 3D models by simply checking or unchecking boxes. Additional services allow you to obtain an updating aerial or satellite image from a unique vantage point of your jobsite to review and inspect progress cost effectively.

EarthCam Air combines EarthCam’s powerful construction camera solutions with Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) geospatial imagery services for an insightful documentation process. Control Center 8 provides the necessary tools to integrate and transform UAV data derived from computer-guided flight patterns over jobsites into 3D models faster and more efficiently. Providing a secure HTTPS platform, EarthCam merges critical information collected via UAVs, webcams and photography documentation to create one cohesive visual progress report.

EarthCam provides the most robust construction photo management software available, including a secure back end to upload images as well as an easy-to-use front end solution to view and manage your information. The simple, searchable library of images can be categorized by date, time, staff, trade, location on the jobsite and keyword tags. Collaborate with colleagues to analyze the content, marking up images for change orders or dispute resolution. Promote your project to the public, sharing milestone images via social media such as Facebook and Twitter.

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EarthCam offers secure webcam integration into construction management software packages, including SharePoint and AutoDesk BIM 360. Designed to work with your project portal, it’s easy to add images, video, and time-lapse movies from your cameras and share the content with project team members. Report observations, discuss deadlines and collaborate with colleagues in real-time for a more efficient construction process.

Enjoy powerful tools for administration controls, content integration and detailed real-time report generation. Quickly and easily create and edit user access with multiple levels of security. The Message Center will keep you informed of the latest updates on important security information, your account status and exclusive EarthCam promotions. View a specific camera's performance, new cameras added and current users accessing your network.

Combine greater jobsite visibility and imaginative content creation. With 100 gigapixel capability, view your project with greater detail and create crisp content for marketing use. EarthCam addresses the inherent difficulty associated with communicating one specific area of focus within these oversized photos, offering digital presets to share pre-defined close-ups throughout the image. This unique feature makes it easier for team members to navigate the panoramas and locate the precise area of interest. EarthCam’s cinematic panoramas enable users to view wide footprints using Control Center 8 on desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets.

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EarthCam's Lite Series Edition is a streamlined, economical version of EarthCam's full-featured Control Center Software and is designed exclusively for use with EarthCam's Lite Series camera systems. Control Center Software requires no downloads and acts as an online suite of utilities enabling secure, web-based management and control of multiple camera systems through a local network or Internet connection. EarthCam's world-class services and support is included.