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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How do i connect to a built-in webcam on my windows 8 laptop?

I was on Skype and it would not let me turn on my camera. Also i went to my camera that came with windows 8 and it says "To get started, connect to a camera". I went to my settings and made sure it ...
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My camera won't upload anything, any ideas? [closed]

I recorded a video and connected it to my computer. It usually uploads and now it just won't, any ideas? Image here: http://oi58.tinypic.com/hurkh5.jpg
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Do wifi cameras work well as baby monitors? [closed]

Dropcam Pro vs D-Link cloud camera vs Belkin Netcam HD+? Basic requirement: great live stream quality with low latency/delay night vision stable Dropcam Pro great digital zoom 5ghz wireless n ...
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Cannot open 2 USB cameras simultaneously on VLC player Ubuntu 12.04

Cannot open 2 USB cameras simultaneously on VLC player Ubuntu 12.04 How I open a Camera: In terminal (text after the $ prompt = commands that I type): $ ls /dev/video* /dev/video0 /dev/video1 $ vlc ...
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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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Unable to connect to IP-camera

I have a Sinocam IP-camera which was connected to a Huawei b593 4g router, until a supposed computer engineer fiddled with the cameras settings and rendered it unusable. The camera ships with a static ...
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Computers causes other devices to lose network connection [closed]

I have 6 IP cameras on my network. 2 of them (both plugged in via ethernet cable) lose connection to the network (can't be ping'd) every time I connect one PC to my network. I've reached this ...
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Cannot import video from a DV camcorder over FireWire

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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Why are the bottom half of my images gray?

My brother in law took some pictures for me of my daughter after she was born. When I open up the pictures or look at the previews, they all look like this (with the bottom half gray): At first I ...
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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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Use canon 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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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IP camera's multicast/RTSP conflicting with 2.4GHz Wi-Fi?

Here at our business we have a Netgear R7000 running DD-WRT. I have been slowly adding IP cameras which I run using Blue Iris software. The last camera I bought (which is NOT a wireless camera), when ...
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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to supply an image as a camera feed in OSX?

Is it possible to replace the video feed that my iSight camera gives to a process with a still image, a movie, or an animated gif? I've seen some apps do this, b
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Connecting a Logitech Broadcaster-type videocamera via USB

We have a videocamera from Logitech, a "Broadcaster" type, which we would like to use as a monitor camera in a ionizing radiation-protected area. The camera is meant to be used wirelessly and, to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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“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 ...