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Can I use a wireless surveillance cam as web cam and use it with Skype?

this is the cam I'm curious about, DCS-2121

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I would tend to say no. Surveillance cams generally are network devices unto themselves - they usually setup as web servers and the camera posts pictures to its own website on the internal server.

Skype would normally require a camera setup as a device on your local machine.

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