A camera is a device that records and stores images. It can be based on digital, analog, web or other types of basis.

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Video camera shows red light but didn't record

I am checking an SD card that was filmed with a Panasonic 4K AG-DVX200 camera. During the filming, the time-code on the viewfinder stopped running but the red light (indicating that it's recording) ...
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viewing video feed from wifi p2p camera in iSpy application

I have my own security video system in my home made from 3 WiFi cameras that I have outside the house. Few days ago I bought another one(http://www.cleverdog.com.cn/camera/camera-wifi) Its really ...
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Enable - Disable Camera and Printer

How can I enable - disable all kind of cameras and all kind of printers for a specific user? Not in kernel space, so not using modprobe. OR Is there a way to use kernel module (like uvcvideo) for a ...
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I can't read CD DISC from Sony Camcorder in windows 7

I have a Sony camcorder (digital video camera) DCR-DVD106E. The camcorder works with mini CD's from Sony (I found the CD's in the package I have bought so it seems they are original). To read the CD ...
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UVC Video 'quirks' on Windows for multiple web cameras

I' like to set up three web cameras on a Windows 10 computer, to allow simultaneous video capture from all three of them. All three USB2.0 cameras are connected to a powered USB3.0 hub, which is ...
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Can I use an external HD Camera to stream video?

I have 3 cameras to choose form: a sony DSLR, a Canon HR R500 HD Camera, and Canon XH A1 I need to stream an event and a standard webcam won't do. I'd like to use one of my cameras to do this. I ...
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IP camera connection to 4G router modem freezes now and then

I bought online an IP camera like the one in this link. I have tested the camera and its functionalities (email sending, motion detection) via the P2PWIFICAM app which can be downloaded from Play ...
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Files in 'Camera Uploads' folder disappeared

I am using Dropbox on my smartphone and two PCs (one laptop and one desktop). I just found that some of my pictures in the 'Dropbox > Camera Uploads' folder on my laptop disappeared. (The files from ...
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Lenovo webcam/camera option?

I am selecting options for a Lenovo laptop, and under the CAMERA section, it gives two options: "0.3MP webcam with MIC" Or "720p HD Camera with MIC" What is the difference b/w the two? What's the ...
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USB Camera Powered After Shutdown in Windows 7 Only

I have a dual boot Win 7/10 Shuttle XPC system, with a Point Grey USB Camera. When I shut down from Win10 the camera powers off. When I shut down from Win7 it remains on. I would like it to lose ...
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How Do I Pass a USB Device to a Virtual XP PC When The Drivers Are Not Installed On the Host?

I have a Canon eos D30 digital camera that there are no Windows 7 drivers for, so i cannot connect it to my laptop. Canon are not even thinking about making any drivers and are never going to be. I'...
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Accessing device in my subnet with a fixed IP

I've just purchased a cheap surveillance camera for my apartment. However, while the subnet in my apartment is 10.0.0.0/24, the camera comes with a fixed IP of 192.168.1.10. You can change the IP, but ...
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How to skip the prompt of selecting a camera in any browser in mac?

I'm having trouble with an upcoming event. Situation is this: I have a Macbook, connected to an external display, with a functionality that will allow attendees at the event, to interact with a ...
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Wirelessly shoot photo from non-wifi webcam

I'm planning to put my action camera at my backyard to perform time-lapse. At the computer, I have a program called "TinCam". Normally, I connect my camera to PC and TinCam takes photo from camera (...
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camera result decrease over the period of time [closed]

I am using moto g 1st generation Android mobile from Motorola, when i have purchased it in 2014, Its camera result was soo good...But after almost 2 years when i take any photos and compare it with my ...
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Reuse Asus Netbook webcam on PC USB Port

i try to use the webcam of my old 1101HA EEEPC from Asus with the intention of connecting it up to a computer via USB. I just can`t find the right cablecolors for this specific board. Supposedly this ...
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Reusing webcam from laptop. Need to figure out the configuration of wires

I'm trying to reuse the webcam of a faulty laptop and getting it to work with my PC. I'd like to connect the webcam to my PC via USB if that's possible. The laptop was a HP 4530s and the webcams ...
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How to stream video from my USB camera to DLNA player?

I have a PC computer with Windows installed on it. I have a Logitech USB camera, connected to it. How to stream sound and video from this PC to DLNA player?
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Control Power To Multiple USB Devices

Problem I have multiple USB devices, (multiple power-only lights, a power & serial-data camera) that I need to control power to programmatically through a single USB port. Questions What ...
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Camera and kmplayer issue

There's a red vertical line appearing while playing any video using KMPlayer but not appearing in any other players. Also the same exists in camera apps like windows camera and YouCam. The red ...
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How to amplify a USB signal for long range applications? [duplicate]

I have a long range wired application (over 5 meters). I have tried using a wire extender, But the computer is not able to detect my device(a USB camera). I tried using a USB 2.0 Hub. The computer ...
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How to use USB device instead of DeviceDisplayObjectProvider for cameras?

I have a Fujifilm Finepix HS35 EXR camera. To have access to photos, saved on its card, I have to use a thing called DeviceDisplayObjectProvider.exe, an unwanted interface, that comes up as soon I ...
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Windows 10 Camera app error - missing camera roll?

My Camera app hasn't been working for at least a couple of months now on my Windows 10 laptop (which is fully updated). I made the mistake of trying to get my camera roll to automatically sync with ...
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Find/change noname IP camera IP address

Is there some way to find the current IP address of an IP camera, with it connected to the PC by the ethernet port? Couldn't find any information about this specific model online, and the camera is so ...
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Windows 10: What is the Microsoft “App Connector” and why would it want/need access to my camera?

I just got one of my laptops installed with Windows 10 and noticed that some applications like "App Connector", "Microsoft Edge", and "OneNote" were set to use the laptop camera. The text in the ...
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How to stream video from IP Camera Planet HM126 to a webpage

Unfortunately, I'm not able to find how I should set up this specific model of Planet IP camera to stream its video somewhere. (Is it even possible?) Finally I'd like to put that stream into my ...
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Multiple ethernet device to single laptop

I am working on a project in which I have to connect multiple webcams to my PC through an ethernet cable. Is there any device which can help in accomplishing this task. How is there any other way ...
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Asus laptop's camera suddenly stopped working

Recently, I've noticed a very bad issue on my Asus x200 ma netbook. It has a built in camera. It was working fine when i was using Lifeframe (a camera application). But then I tried the brightness ...
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Connect 4 webcams to a USB HUB

I have a USB2.0 hub with 4 ports connected to my computer. Can I connect 4 USB cameras to this hub at the same time? Thanks
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Laptop webcam cabling

I am currently offsite and without my trusty tools. I am converting an integrated webcam from an old Asus X52J laptop into an USB webcam but the colors of the wiring kinda threw me off. Here's a ...
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How to access KDE's camera:/ from terminal?

KDE's device notifier detects my GoPro Hero camera correctly and allows me to access its contents in dolphin through the URI camera:/ Is there a way to access the camera also from the command line? ...
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Capture still image from remote ip cam using avconv

I'm attempting to capture a single still from an ip camera with avconv in ubuntu (server). Can anyone tell me what's wrong with the following command: avconv -i rtsp://[USER]:[PASS]@[IPADDRESS]:554/...
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How to remotely access IP camera on a closed network with private IP

I would like to see if there is a way to access my new IP camera that I just bought on a network that's connected to the internet through another router, to which I don't have admin access. Here is ...
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How to create blank audio file in FFMPEG?

I am creating a project associated with using Sony ILCE-6000 with its remotely controlled functions. I have found such method of controlling camera with command line: https://github.com/tonytonyjan/...
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Login to PSS (professional surveillance system) failed

I have connected four cameras to a DVR in my store. To view them with internet I set up the DVR using PSS Professional Surveillance System; it automatically found the DVR and port forwarded: ...
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Port configuration for USB 3.0 Camera setup

I'm building a setup with 10 USB 3.0 5MP color cameras and need to connect all of it to a single desktop computer running latest Linux kernel. By trial and error, I've found out that 3-4 cameras per ...
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Is there a way to turn analog cameras into ip cameras?

I've got 8 Monacor analog cameras which I used to connect to a Geovision capture Card now the Card is broken. So I was thinking if there is a way to connect them to my Synology DS214+.
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Can you import custom videos to a Canon digital camera?

I have a Canon Powershot A2200 digital camera. I can of course transfer files from my camera TO my PC, but not the other way around. I'd like to use my Canon as sort of a media player connected to my ...
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Hide second device created by camera in Windows?

When I plug my camera in via USB, two devices open their autoplay dialogue and two devices show up in My Computer. Removable Disk (H:) is the correct device for locating my photographs, but I am ...
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Is it possible to reuse cameras found in old flip phones? [closed]

Here's my phone: Samsung SPH-A620 / VGA1000 http://www.samsung.com/us/support/owners/product/SPH-A620ZSSXAR-search/8 Is there a way to use just the camera component of this phone without the phone?
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Treat android camera as a webcam?

So here is the deal: I have a computer vision project on my head and I need to use external camera, because integrated one (in a laptop) is just not comfortable for testing. It would be great if I ...
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Camera blocked in windows

I am using two laptops one has Windows8.1 and other has Windows 7 enterprise. Now when I am, trying to use a application which asks you take your picture (for example skype) I get this picture. I ...
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Can I use my DSLR as webcam through gphoto2 + v4l2loopback?

So, what i'm trying to do may be a little complicated, by i'm finding my way. Let me explain the basics: 1 - I have an DSLR camera and i want to use it as webcam (but v4l2 can't make a /dev/videoX ...
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How to get Sony HDR-AZ1 Action Cam to automatically overwrite oldest file on the SD card? [closed]

I have a Sony HDR-AZ1 Action Cam and use it as a dashcam. I want it to automatically overwrite the oldest recorded video when the SD card is full, but cannot figure out how to do this. Currently the ...
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Stop LifeCam HD-5000 from constantly changing focus

My LifeCam HD-5000 camera is constanly changing focus, while capturing video. Nothing can stop it. Is it possible to disable the autofocus feature or to make it more tolerant? Demonstration: http://...
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Raspberry Pi Camera reboots when I tap on touchscreen

I am trying myself at the Raspberry Pi Camera project as presented by Hi, Phil Burgess. For whatever reason, my pi is rebooting every time I click on the touchscreen to take a picture. When I tap on ...
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windows 8.1 cannot detect the laptop camera

I upgraded my Windows 7 to Windows 8.1 but now my laptop cannot detect its camera. Every time I click the camera icon, a message comes out that I should connect a camera. My laptop has a built-in ...
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I need the drivers for Sony DSC-HX300 camera

I've bought today Sony DSC-HX300 camera and don't have the drivers for Windows XP. I've checked the internet and haven't found it. Where can I find it?
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Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime error when viewing JPEG files in Explorer

I am getting the following error each time I view JPG files in the windows explorer in Detailed view. It also appears when you open the properties of the file. I'm using Windows 8. Microsoft Visual ...
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Daisy chaining PoE switches for IP security camera system

I have a fairly large (for me) security camera system to install and the cost of cabling is keeping this project cost prohibitive. I'll outline what I'd like to do, and welcome comments on the ...