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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Why do I need to “hdparm -r” in order to mount a Sony camcorder read/write and why is it dangerous?

When I plug my Sony camcorder into my Linux systems, the file system gets mounted read-only. I cannot simply mount it read-write, I first have to use "hdparm -r0" to make the "device" read-write. Why ...
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How to send web camera picture and sound to DLNA?

I have web camera (just USB camera & mic) attached to my PC. I can use it in Skype, in Camera metro app and so on. Can I project (send) the media from this camera to some DLNA device in my ...
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Need help for setting up network cameras

I am newbie to here and I do need help from any of you. I work in Japan and I have a shop in Thailand. I would like to set up network camera at my shop in Thailand and I want to look my shop from ...
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disable tablet back camera

I have a dell venue 11 which has a front & back camera which I am doing some development for but having an issue activating the front camera. Is there a way to disable the back camera, I have ...
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Any workaround for USB Camera driver issue with MATLAB Image Acquisition Toolbox

I have a USB microscope attachment camera (DCM510 by ScopeTek) which works fine in their own software and several others such as AMCap, but MATLAB is unable to read the device's supported formats when ...
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Web cam not working or is it a software/driver issue?

I was using windows 7 on my Dell Inspiron N4010 and my webcam worked fine. I used dell webcam central and everything was fine. sometimes I reinstall my OS and I don't know from when my web cam stopped ...
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Switch Flash Player / HTML5 to use front camera

I have a Lenovo Helix which has 2 cameras, front and rear. I need to take a picture of myself for a security verification on a site with a Flash player object to perform the capture. It's a similar ...
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USB2 device incompatibility with USB3 computer

I have a new laptop with 2 USB2 ports and 2 USB3 ports. I have to use an USB2 RGB-D camera, namely the Softkinetic DS325. On my old laptop (only USB2 ports) everything is running as it should. On the ...
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what chip to convert MIPI from camera to USB?

I'm looking forward to build a PCB that would contain a camera module, such as OV5640, and would have an USB interface, i.e. the computer should be able to tell the pcb via the usb interface to snap a ...
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Google Chrome not able to identify my webcam

Chrome has suddenly stopped accessing my camera. Whenever I go to a website that tries to use my camera, I see a text that says camera : none available When I go to media settings, I see that Chrome ...
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Is there a way to pull and push videos from a BOSCH DVR 440/480 device?

One of the manager's at work had a Bosch DVR 440/480 security system installed. There is now a requirement to pull the videos every 10 minutes and push it to a server hosted elsewhere. Having gone ...
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Do wired ethernet cameras exist?

Do wired ethernet (i.e. rj45) cameras exist. Cameras which have a single rj45 cable which connect into a network card, from which they can be used to record/view video?
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“USB Device Not Recognized” when connected to a hub or extension cable - PC Camera

I have a usb camera module which works fine when I plug it directly into the PC. But when I try to use a hub or even an extension cable, it either says "USB Device Not Recognized" or nothing at all. ...
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Camera Caliberation in OpenIMAJ

I am currently working on an image processing project using openIMAJ Java library. I need to calibrate the webcam (Logitech C270) I am using for the project since I am trying 3D reconstruction using ...
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circumstances where software change leads to device damage [duplicate]

Recently I changed a friend's OS from a really virus filled windows 7 to Ubuntu ..but kept changing os's because lsusb wouldn't detect the camera.But after coming back to windows, the camera wasn't ...
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Scan for a range of free Ports

Working on an application that uses cameras. The camera controller has a single IP address (I can define that IP) on the network and each camera is accessed using that IP plus a Port. The controller ...
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Automatically allowing sites to use my camera

How to allow automatically when a site requests to use my camera? I dont want the settings manager popup dialog to appear, but I want the allow permission to be granted always. Is there a way to do ...
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Can't access my IP camera over the internet

I have an EasyN F3 (F3-M166) IP camera. It works fine on local IP address, but I can't access it over internet. This is what I have done step by step: I configured the local IP (camera_ip) and port ...
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Cant download photos from Rebel xti to laptop

When i plug my Canon Rebel XTi SLR into my laptop and turn the camera on, it usually pops up a screen to download photos. But right now, a busy word appears on the camera screen whereas a red light ...
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How to make an Axis network camera appear as a local webcam camera?

I am trying to interface with an Axis 210 network camera. I can access it through web browser or some video stream URL. But I really want it to appear as a local webcam since many tools support that ...
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Quality of USB hubs? [closed]

What are the characteristics that specify the quality of a USB hub? I want to connect multiple devices (dslr cameras) to a desktop computer (more than 20), so i wonder which is the most reliable USB ...
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Temporary Long-Range (WiFi?) Camera Network

I work for an urban municipality and we are scheduling an event where we would like to setup a cheap, temporary camera network. I need to send the signal from downtown (where all of the cameras are) ...
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Multiple selection not working for photos in Windows Vista

I have Windows Vista 32-bit Ultimate Edition. Whenever I connect my digital camera to transfer pics, I can't do a multiple selection of pictures. CTRL+A, which is the default for selecting all, is ...
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Can I stream multiple GoPro 3 cameras to a Linux computer?

I didn't know whether this was a camera question, a linux question, or a networking question. Please feel free to move or request to move this question as necessary. I want to capture the video ...
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Microscope Camera Driver

I recently purchased a microscope to help with soldering. As a gift I was given this camera for the microscope but no software. Does anyone know where I can find drivers for this camera? The camera ...
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Second 1394 Camera did not recognized in Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop

Here's two 1394 camera with two capture card connected to PCI slots. In MS-Windows, the company application could capture both Digital cameras as well, but in Ubuntu, Only one camera (the camera which ...
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Use camera to control applications on Mac OSX

Is there a way I can use the camera on my Macbook Pro to control the applications on my desktop? I would like to be able to wave to use waving gestures to change between apps, show the app expose, ...
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Transfer from video camera Panasonic NV-GS57 to windows 7

Can a video camera Panasonic NV-GS57 (it has a USB 2.0) transfer video that was recorded to a windows 7? It is equipped with usb driver but fits Windows XP, Windows 2000. (one of the files that ...
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How to disable CPU from entering IDLE States

This thread may be similar to Any way to disable specific CPU idle (Cx) states? I have USB 2.0 CMOS sensor camera that needs to be controlled VIA labview. However , when it captures images ...
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How to access a 3g IP camera from the outside?

I'm new here, but i've searched google a lot and this website but couldn't find anything. So here's the situation: I had no idea 3g devices could not be directly reachable from the outside. So I ...
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How to take (still) picture with LifeCam HD 5000 under Windows 8?

Have updated LifeCam application and it has disappeared. May be it is turned into Camera metro application -- it is impossible to check where recent application went in Windows 8. So, is it possible ...
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How can I view the video camera stream from my DVR?

I have a HANBANG HB7008KC DVR. It comes with a Windows IE ActiveX software to view the cameras. They don't support Linux. I have a Linux machine and i want to connect to the DVR. I use DvrSeeSee App ...
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could two 10Mbit/s links work on the same UTP cable?

I need to connect two POE cameras (POE mode A) to a POE switch (POE mode A). But there is only one CAT6 cable that I can use (30 meters span), and I don't want to slip on another one, because there is ...
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Unable to transfer photos from camera to computer (Windows 7)

I am unable to transfer photos from my camera (HP Photosmart M547) to my computer running Windows 7. The computer recognizes the camera as a removable drive (see below), but it does not detect any ...
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FTP from IP camera to server losing packets

I'm tryin to set up a number of IP cameras (D-link DCS-920 and DCS-930L) to send images by FTP to a server (Ubuntu server (10.04 I think)). The images are about 15KB each and currently I have 6 ...
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The autoplay window has stopped showing when connecting my digital camera

Recently, when I connect my digital camera, the camera screen shows that it is connected to the computer, but nothing else happens. I have been downloading pictures previously with no problem. How ...
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How do I use Canon CyberShot A800 as a webcam?

How do I get the Canon CyberShot A800 digicam be detected as a webcam when plugged in to a Windows 7 PC?
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Data time not present in photos transferred to PC from Lumix TZ11

I have a Lumix TZ11 camera. My problem is: the photos transferred to PC from camera DO NOT contain the date/time stamp of the photos taken. However, when viewed in the camera, I can see the date/time ...
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What do I do if I have the correct drivers but my computer still isn't mounting my camera?

I have a point-and-shoot camera (HP Photosmart m737) that my computer refuses to mount as a disk. I have the correct drivers installed. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling the drivers, and ...
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Webcam not working - drivers look fine, WIA is started, cams get detected by Windows and Skype etc

How can I debug a webcam issue if the event viewer doesn't show any errors concerning WIA or camera/hardware topics WIA is started and restarting it causes no errors/warnings in the event log ...
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How to resolve daylight saving time discrepancy when copying files from camera to HDD?

When copying files from the SDHC card of the camera to a local HDD for storage, I find that sometimes the modified time of files is a hour different. I believe this is because the SDHC card uses ...
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Software for displaying date time stamps on SONY DCR-SR35 footage

The main problem of modern (or not so modern but still not old) cameras is that they don't record the date and time on the actual video, and i NEED the date and time to be shown. Is there a software ...
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How do I find the date a video was taken?

I have a Panasonic HD camcorder and I downloaded a bunch of videos to my computer directly without using the Panasonic software. The videos downloaded fine, but I can't tell when the videos were ...
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IP CAMERA OFF INTERNET

I recently installed an IP camera on my sytem (Xp Pro Sp3 with cabel modem, linksys router (WRT54G) and 8 port ethernet switch). Problem is the camera eats up a ton of bandwidth. I would like to be ...
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Watch TV on computer through cable input

I have a DANY USB TV BOX U-1050 (please see attached picture). And, I have a normal TV aerial cable (For a lack of a better term, don't know the jargon) See attached picture. How do I get this ...
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Asus n56vz camera awful pictures with windows 8 [closed]

I just upgraded to Windows 8 Pro and my Asus N56VZ seems to be struggling with the built-in camera, as shown below: My built-in camera ID is USB\VID_1BCF&PID_2883&MI_00. But it seems I ...
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Web cam as a security camera? [closed]

I would like to monitor my house when I am out with a camera. I was thinking I could use a webcam. The problem is I don't want to leave my PC turned on just to let web camera records the video. Are ...
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Camera suddenly needs drivers

My girlfriend takes alot of pictures and up until the other day has imported them to her computer without trouble. Plug in camera, window pops up, click Import. Now that doesn't work anymore. ...
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How to detect the application/process that's using the camera?

The light that near the camera on my laptop is lighting although I'm not using it. Seems it's a virus or an unknown application. How can I detect the application/process that's using the camera ?
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How to convert JPEG JFIF files to JPEG Exif format?

I recently put the SD card of my camera in a Windows 7 PC and start browsing pictures on it. I noticed some were not aligned correctly and use rotate feature included in Windows Photo Viewer in order ...