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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Overriding camera to show screen

let's say I want to share my screen in a facetime call. If it's possible, how would I edit where the app looks to the camera input, but instead give it a video feed of the screen?, or something like ...
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Streaming video from a point-and-shoot camera that doesn't support it

I have a Canon IXUS 120is (PowerShot SD940) - a nice digital camera that's a couple of years old. It does record fairly decent video, but, alas, can't function as a webcam - and I need to stream video ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Need Camera to be connected to my web service

I am required to build a feature where I have to mount a camera on top of a Screen(basically a Samsung LED TV), which should be able to take a picture when commanded from a web service and should send ...
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Windows 8 Camera app not working

When I open camera app on my laptop, it only show camera icon and then goes to blank screen and also camera light doesn't turn on. Where is the problem?
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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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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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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. I am developing an application for my device, but I am having an issue activating the front camera. Is there a way to disable the back ...
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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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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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“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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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 see all recorded videos INSIDE camera only. When accessing via USB cable, I see only photos. Tried to show hidden files. No success! ...
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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? ...