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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Camera app not detecting camera after driver installation

Before I installed camera drivers the camera app was working just fine but after installing any app that uses my camera (except skype though) cannnot detect it. The camera is integrated in my laptop ...
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How to detect FireWire interface and Connected device on it, in Ubuntu 11.04?

I have a FireWire camera LifeSize connected to my PC in the FireWire interface. My PC has miniPCI slot and with external converter its having a FireWire interface. Now its Ubuntu who is not showing me ...
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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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Take picture into OneNote from Microsoft LifeCam

I have MS LifeCam but can't take snapshot from it into MS OneNote program. Cameras and scanners button does not allow to acquire from this camera. Is it possible to use this camera to capture still ...
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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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Can I connect my camera to my computer via USB and take pictures/video directly to my hard drive?

Currenly, I can take pictures and video with my Canon Powershot, and then upload them to my computer's hard drive. I'd like to bypass my memory card altogether, and store media directly to my iMac. ...
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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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Software to aid using camera as a scanner

I want to digitize some index cards with my camera. I'm looking for a program that would automatically fix geometry on the shots (as you would expect the cards come tilted on the picture). I have an ...
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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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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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Asus Laptop camera PID code

I just installed windows 7 on my daughters laptop. I want to make sure the on board web camera has the correct installed driver. Asus asks for a pid code? How do I find out what the pid code is? ...
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How can I access the files on my 16 GB SDHC card?

I own a Nikon camera which I use with a Transcend 16 GB SDHC card. The camera possesses a built-in formatting tool and everything just works, and I am able to take pictures and they are saved to the ...
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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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Can a normal camera with a USB connection be used as a webcam?

Is this possible natively on Windows or is there special software to do it? EDIT My goal is to stream a lecture from our hall over the internet, but we want the computer / camera to be in the back ...
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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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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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How can I take a picture with my built-in laptop camera with Windows 7?

In windows XP, My Computer showed me cameras as devices that I could open to take pictures or videos without any third-party software. How can I do the same in Windows 7?
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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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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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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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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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How do I disable the iSight camera on Mac OS 10.6?

I want to disable my camera. Have it stop working. Have all applications that can use the camera to be unable to use the camera anymore. I would cut it out physically from the device if that wouldn't ...
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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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Remove Kernel Lock from Unmounted Mass Storage USB Device from the Command Line in Linux

I've searched high and low, and can't figure this one out. I have a older Olympus Camera (2001 or so). When I plug in the USB connection, I get the following log output: $ dmesg | grep sd ...
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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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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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Remote access to ip camera

I am trying to set up remote access to an ip camera I've just bought. The camera is tuned wirelessly to my Huawei HG520B router and works fine on my LAN. My ip address is public, so I've set up a ...
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Find IP address from a IP-Camera (Ubuntu)

I am using an IP camera which I don't know its IP. I'm unable to connect to it, and all I know it's MAC address. My questions are: If I didn't know it's MAC address, would I be able to discover ...
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Software to clean up photos of whiteboards and documents?

I take a lot of photos of whiteboards, blackboards, and so on for teaching purposes (examples online through May 2010). I'm interested in cleaning them up for archival purposes, preferably using ...
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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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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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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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Unable to transfer files from handycam to PC

I have a Windows 7 PC and Sony DCR-SR88 handycam. I need to transfer all my videos from the handycam to my PC. When I try to connect to the PC via USB, it detects the handycam's drive on my PC and ...
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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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Blender - why is the camera created pointing down?

I have a large experience with other 3D apps as 3DS Max and Maya. I am using blender for 10 minutes. The first operation I did: add > camera added a camera pointing down. Look at the image. Why ...
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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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bash:terminal access to camera files? (mounted as “gphoto2://[usb:001,003]/DCIM/…” - can't find them!

I cannot find any of my camera image files (connected via USB), despite them being listed in Nautilus (Ubuntu 11.04), labeled gphoto2://[usb:001,003]/DCIM/104_0308/... How can I cd to that location??
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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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Removing background noise from video

Does anyone have any suggestion on removing or reducing the background noise in video recordings? Whenever I use my digital camera to shoot quick videos, I get this sound (probably because the ...
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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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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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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 to connect laptop to digital camera - bypass memory card & have photo show on screen

I am trying to create a simple photo booth for a dance. What I would like to do is use a Windows laptop, USB cable and digital camera on a tripod. I would like for the camera to bypass its memory ...
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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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Windows 8 isn't detecting PS3 eye

I have the PS3 Eye web cam installed with drivers from Code Laboratories, which comes with a test program. When I open the test program it shows a clear picture from the webcam. Every other program ...
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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?