Interested in writing custom programs to control
your remote control base for a webcam or a digital
camcorder? This page provides
information on how to do that and links to the
downloads you'll need.
Just Want to Change Remote Access...
just interested in customizing the experience of
remote users, take a look through the files in the
directory on your computer (after you have the
software and video system up and running) c:\program files\eagletron\trackercam\httproot.
web pages remote users see.
routines are interpreted by the base's built-in
web server and communicate with us to pass
routines are interpreted by remote users' web
browsers and send information back to the
server-side PHP routines by submitting HTML forms.
Sample files with commented code are provided to
help you get started in creating your pages
containing movement control buttons and the video
from a C++ or C# Program
like to be able to control your Base's movement from
your own C++ or C# code, download our custom
programming library. (zip file)
downloading and unzipping the library, run compodsrv_setup.exe.
This application installs TrackerPod / PowerPod
Manager in your windows directory, a small
utility that will run automatically when your code
calls the library. In your own programs, you need to
include the TrackerPod.h header file in your
source file and link the static single thread TrackerPod_ml.lib
or the multi-thread TrackerPod_mt.lib
function to get a CTrackerPod instance
pointer. Read through the sample project called TrackerPod
for concrete examples of how to use the library and
the README.TXT file for additional
from Visual Basic, ActiveX
like to control Base's movement from Visual Basic or
ActiveX, you need to download our custom
programming COM object. (zip file)
downloading and unzipping the package, run compodsrv_setup.exe.
This program extracts the TrackerPod component to
your Windows directory and registers it. The
installed component file name is trackerpod_com.dll.
the sample C++ or VB project for examples of how to
use the component and to the README.TXT file for
library and COM object do not include code for
manipulating the camera's video image, only the
ability to control the pan and tilt movement of your
remote control base.