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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Can't access my IP camera over the internet

EDIT: My problem is solved, please read comments 2-5 and 8,9. 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 ...
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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 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. ...
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Remotely viewing IP camera on Belkin N450 DB router

I need to setup a wireless IP camera (Trendnet TV-IP501W) on my network so that it is remotely visible from anywhere. Right now I successfully connected it to my home network but nothing else. My ...
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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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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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Can I use a Canon SX 30 camera as webcam?

Can I use my Canon SX 30 as my web cam? I have come along a lot of tutorials and videos telling us how to do this using ZoomBrowser that is shipped along with the camera. But it seems that canon sx ...
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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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Problems importing pictures from Panasonic Lumix FZ28 into my computer

I have been unable to transfer pictures from my camera to my laptop as the SD card is stuck and I cannot get it out. I don't want to force the SD card out so as not to destroy data. However, I have ...
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Capture RTSP stream from IP Camera and store

I've got a few IP Cameras which output an RTSP (h264 mpeg4) stream. Hitting the URL locally via VLC: rtsp://192.168.0.21:554/mpeg4 I can stream the camera and dump to disk (on my desktop). I'd like ...
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Windows 7 Not Recognizing Camera Nor iPhone as Camera

I've been struggling with this one for a few days. I've recently upgraded an older computer to Windows 7 Home Premium. Neither my digital camera (A Canon SD1200IS) nor iPhone are ever detected as ...
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Are there alternate firmware(s) for security camera systems like OpenWRT/DD-WRT/Tomato for routers?

I have a Q-See camera system that is ~2-3 years old. The firmware that came on it is the most recent/last firmware that it came with. Are there modified firmware/OS's similar to OpenWRT for routers, ...
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Cannot import video from a DV camcorder over FireWire in Windows 7

I have a JVC GR-D320 miniDV camcorder that has a FireWire interface. I recently upgraded to Windows 7 RTM (64 bit, fresh installation). When I connect my camcorder through FireWire, I can see it in ...
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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: ...
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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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transferred images from camera to pc lacks quality

I have a canon ixy 930 is digital camera. The pictures on the camera lcd are crystal clear and the colors are bright and full of life. But when I transfered them to my pc, the photo quality turns bad. ...
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Windows 7 x64 doesn't recognize Canon Rebel XT camera

When I plug my Canon Rebel XT into my Windows 7 x64 laptop via USB, I was expecting it to allow me to browse the photos on the CF card. Instead, Win7 attempts to install a device driver and fails. I ...
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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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What memory cards are compatible with my Canon Digital IXY 1000?

Would it be SDHC or SD? I would get 1 Terabyte if I could afford it. Please point me in the right direction. Thank you!
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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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Can't find my integrated camera anymore [closed]

I formatted my Lenovo Ideapad S10e and installed Windows XP and all the drivers that I need, but I can't find the integrated camera. I used to be able to find it in My Computer. In the beginning, I ...
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Lenovo T410 Camera Software

What free software can I use to acquire a photo from the camera on the Lenovo T410? The camera drivers are properly installed and working in applications like Skype and ManyCam, but I am not sure what ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Where can I find Drivers for Sharper Image Digital Camera Binoculars 10x25?

I have some Digital Camera Binoculars from Sharper Image, but do not have the driver CD that came with them. I searched online and can not find the a place to download the device drivers for them. It ...
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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 automatically show USB camera or memory stick contents in Icewm?

I normally use a very lightweight Linux setup. No desktop like Gnome or KDE, just Icewm as the windows manager and nothing else that normal users might consider essential. Well, I do need a file ...
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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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Take picture of me using laptop camera

How do I take a picture of myself using my Toshiba laptop and Windows 7? I want to save the picture and email it. I have tried looking under Toshiba > Utilities but do not find a camera option.
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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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How to reset the image import process

In windows 7 (and probably also in Vista) there is a function to import images. I have tried that out but the result didn't satisfied me. So I deleted the importet images in the "Pictures" folder and ...
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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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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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Why is my Nikon Coolpix s550 not detected by Snow Leopard?

I am trying to move photographs from Nikon Coolpix s550 camera to a shiny new MacBook. I just connect a cable into a camera and usb port and then nothing happens on both sides. Any ideas how to make ...
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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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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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Very precise measurement software for Windows [closed]

I have bought a digital USB microscope: Which can take images like this: I would like to measure – as accurately as possible – the width of the white line on screen, as you see in the picture. ...
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CCD vs. CMOS webcams [closed]

Several years ago, I tried a CMOS-based webcam and it really sucked. It needed an extremely brightly-lit room to work. Around the same time, I also tried a CCD camera and it worked great. But since ...
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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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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 ...