Need camera presence detecting application

I wish to  be able to test many different brands of IP cameras. I always plug them into a POE switch. Does any expert know of an application that will search for an identify ANY IP camera that happens to be connected to my switch? If this application is not available then please identify whichever apps would be needed to see every camera.
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Dr. KlahnPrincipal Software EngineerCommented:
There is no single application that supports all cameras because some cameras use proprietary protocols or route their images through the manufacturer's servers.

An open-source application that supports a wide variety of cameras is iSpy.  There is a list of supported cameras.  The "Pro" version supports "next generation hardware" including sensors.  The basic program is free.

There are other applications that support many types of cameras, but then you get into paying for the software and the price for good surveillance software tends to be high.

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Need -a- ClueRESEARCHERAuthor Commented:
Hi Expert. The main cameras I will be using will be Eyeserv sold by Nelly's Security and Hicvision. I will try Ispy. Thanks for your help.
Need -a- ClueRESEARCHERAuthor Commented:
Thanks again!
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