How to do port forwarding with eero

  • April 10, 2017
  • Adam Beguelin

eero wifi system

The eero wifi system is really quite amazing. It lets you blanket your home in wifi and manage it with the eero app. You can do lots of neat things, like pause the internet for different devices or manage the network even when you’re not home.

Normally to do port forwarding to your IP camera, you need to configure the camera to have a specific IP address, then go to the router and add tell it to forward external ports to the internal ports on that IP address. eero takes a different approach.

However, if you don’t want to do port forwarding at all, you can simiply use and have your camera push to

There are still some reasons you might want to do port forwarding, so here’s how it works with eero:

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Foscam offline, Why can't I view my camera live?

  • February 24, 2017
  • Adam Beguelin

Foscam Cloud Connection Problems

I’ve setup two of the recent Foscam camera models, a Foscam FI9900P and the Foscam 1920TVL. Both support the Foscam cloud and the setup goes pretty well. More on that another time. But frequently when I launch the Foscam iOS app and the cameras are showing as offline when I know that they are online. How do I know that? I’ve connected the cameras to and they continue to upload and show live on

We do support live streams though, so if you’re running into the Failed to connect issue and can’t see your camera, try setting up your camera on and viewing the live view through us!

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5 Ways To Minimize IoT Vulnerabilities In Your Smart Home Network

  • December 18, 2016
  • Ralph Goodman
The Internet of Things (IoT) is continuing to expand and broaden its own horizons while simultaneously helping to usher people into a future, which is brimming with all the possibilities that an interconnected world presents. There are many industries that are working to incorporate the Internet of Things into their infrastructure. One of these industries has been the home security industry and there are many homeowners who are no proud parents to smart homes. Read More