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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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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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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Transferring videos from Sony Video Camera to PC via USB connection

I have a Sony video camera (DCR-TRV340e) and loads of video tapes that I like to transfer to my PC. The camera has USB connection and I've loaded its driver with no problems. Which video software do ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Camera Hand Mouse/Keyboard

Is there software out there that lets me control the computer purely through gestures using a webcam? I understand that it might need to have novel ways to process what used to be "keyboard input" ...
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How to find which process is using my USB camera

I have a Genius iLook300 webcam running on Windows 7. Skype informs me that I cannot use the webcam because it is being used by another program. Indeed, there is green light that turns on while the ...
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sony DCR-SX40 with skype?

Can I use my Sony DCR-SX40 with Skype? Sony website says driver is included in XP. When connecting, USB Connect shows up in two modes. One looks as if it is a "hard drive" the other doesn't seem to do ...
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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: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Find camera connected to Macintosh in Terminal?

Is it possible use the Terminal on Mac (OS X 10.6.8) to find a camera (Kodak EasyShare Z712 IS in this case) connected via USB? This camera does not show up in the Finder as a mounted drive. Where/How ...
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ZoneMinder: improve motion detection?

I started to use ZoneMinder but I'm getting lots of false alarms. False alarm example: because of occasional noise in the image, it triggers alarm although nothing has really changed. Delayed alarm ...
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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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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. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Blender Camera tracking render problems

I'm new to blender and got it so i could use camera tracking to add models to my video and look realistic and cool. I've completed all the stages up to the point where i can go to 3D mode and press ...
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How do I mirror my camera feed in Windows?

By mirrored I mean like "flip horizontal". For example video from my camera (live or otherwise) would read: MIRROR = ЯOЯЯIM (Only the mirror image/video is required) Are there any driver changes ...
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I/o aborted on camera install

My Win XP laptop was serviced recently at a local repair shop after I managed to lock my self out when changing accounts. I now have access as a new user and as admin. Almost everything seems to work ...
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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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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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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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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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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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ip camera foscam on wifi, only works on wifi on local network

I am so confused, I have the foscam F18908W and the neufbox router NB4. when plugged directly to the router - i can connect to it using another computer on the network - i can connect to it ...
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Hidden movies inside camera

I have Sony Steadyshot dsc-w550 camera. The problem is I can only see the recorded videos inside the camera. When I access it via a USB cable, I only see photos. I tried to: show hidden files. ...
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Is there a twisted pair standard for video+power+RS485?

I am building a PC-based security DVR. I am using Cat6 to carry the video signal (converted via balun), power, and RS-485. Is there a standard or convention for which twisted pairs I use for which? ...
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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, ...