Witness turns your Mac into a security camera

If you’ve got fears about your house getting broken into or your roommate stealing your stuff, and you happen to have a Mac computer lying around, Orbicule has released a solution just for you. Called Witness, this app turns your MacBook or Mac desktop (that has iSight) into a motion-activated security camera. All you have to do is turn it on whenever you leave your computer on whenever you leave the house. You can then activate witness using and iOS device like the iPad or iPhone with one slide and you’re set. Whenever the computer at home detects movement in front of the camera, it starts recording videos and stills, instantly notifying the iOS device you activated it with or on the Witness website. So you can see if it’s just a stray animal that broke into your home or it’s a real burglar and you should call the cops. A nifty app that works, since your Mac is staying home anyway, but it’s not going to stop the burglar from stealing your MacBook anyway. Witness is available now for $39 and $29 if you’re a student. Video promo after the break:

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