A webcam is a video camera that sends its video data to a computer in real time, as opposed to recording it first.

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Cannot play MPEG-TS from webcam using ExoPlayer on Android or Quicktime on Mac

I'm trying to use FFmpeg to stream my webcam to an Android device based on the HttpLiveStreaming(HLS). In order to play the MPEG-TS on Android, I use ExoPlayer. FFmpeg streaming command: ffmpeg -f ...
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Can I disable a custom webcam's inbuilt mic and use my custom microphone instead?

Hi guys I have purchased a custom microphone and webcam(comes with inbuilt mic) to use for my windows 10 lap top. Here are links to the hardware I have purchased. Webcam: http://www.aliexpress.com/...
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grab file every x min, and save with continuous number

I have a ip camera which saves pics to my rasperry pi's ftp, than the pi uses imagemagick to overlay some text and saves it as webcam.jpg this happens every x minutes via cron now i want to grab the ...
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Can I assign a USB audio device to the list of recording devices in Windows 7

A friend of mine gave me his old Mbox 2 Mini so that I could plug in my condenser mike, and use it as the default mike when making a video with my Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920. It is a USB device, ...
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Allow only webcam on specific USB port

I am installing small webcam as CCTV outside of my house. It connects with USB, however the cable is not long enough. If I would buy extension cable then it will have USB female outside of my house, ...
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DirectShow video capture as MPEG-4, with FFmpeg

When using the FFmpeg dshow module, MJPEG is used as data from the webcam. Input #0, dshow, from 'video=Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920:audio=CABLE Output (VB-Audio Virtual Cable)': Duration: N/A, ...
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Allow page to use camera only this time in Chrome/Chromium?

In Chrome/Chromium (version 50+), if, for instance, Hangouts asks me about webcam first time, the choice it proposes has only two options (to either forbid or allow), and when I press "Allow", browser ...
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I want to use Open Broadcaster Software to record screen and webcam on GTX 760M

I already added the sources webcam and monitor capture. Seems as if monitor capture is not working properly though. I also tried game capture. The screen stays black. What can I do? I have installed ...
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DirectShow error causing non function WebCam

Recently, I found out none of my application can detect my webcam anymore (which works without any issue before). I have tried to reinstall the webcam driver and my device manager can see my webcam ...
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Can I use an external HD Camera to stream video?

I have 3 cameras to choose form: a sony DSLR, a Canon HR R500 HD Camera, and Canon XH A1 I need to stream an event and a standard webcam won't do. I'd like to use one of my cameras to do this. I ...
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Google Chrome not detecting Headset and Web cam in Kali Linux

My current version of your Kali Linux is(#cat /etc/issue) Kali GNU/Linux Rolling \n \l I am using google chrome from root user using this command gksu -u ysr google-chrome (there is another user ...
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Lenovo webcam/camera option?

I am selecting options for a Lenovo laptop, and under the CAMERA section, it gives two options: "0.3MP webcam with MIC" Or "720p HD Camera with MIC" What is the difference b/w the two? What's the ...
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Disable light sensor of Webcam which lights up LED

I use an external webcam with pre-built LED lights which light up in low-light situations. The light sensor is on the top of the webcam. The software supplied with the webcam doesn't have a function ...
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Webcam not found, but device manager says 'working properly'

I've got a Dell Latitude 12 7275 with Windows 10. My webcam doesn't work, but I can't find out why. In Windows' Device Manager, a ISP Camera Device shows up. It says 'This device is working properly',...
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Is there a way to release the integrated webcam service held by an .exe application?

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 3542 laptop with Windows 8.1. Recently, I installed the Zbar application for scanning QR code. It does decode the QR code using integrated webcam. But the problem is, i am ...
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ffmpeg to YouTube on Raspberry Pi Zero

I'm attempting to use a Raspberry Pi Zero to live stream video from a Logitech C270 to YouTube. After a bit of Googling I came up with this: ffmpeg -thread_queue_size 512 -f v4l2 -i /dev/video0 -f ...
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How to update or retrieve software for my webcam?

How can I update or retrieve the software needed to run the integrated webcam on my HP Pavilion laptop? I lost access to the original program for it after switching out my hard drive. Or can I install ...
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How to add web cam(video) recording as overlay using ffmpeg

I have created following command to overlay image in video (desktop recording ): C:\>ffmpeg -y -rtbufsize 100M -f gdigrab -framerate 20 -offset_x 0 -offset_y 0 -video_size 1250x750 -draw_mouse 1 -...
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Cannot unregister camera from Windows 7

TL;DR: How to unregister a camera from Windows? Windows 7 Professional I've (stupidly) installed some drivers that would allow my smartphone to appear as a webcam in Windows. I have since removed ...
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Port forwarding service conflict with an existing port forwarding rule offering Any service

I am trying to add a port forwarding rule to my router that will allow a webcam and a 3d print server to run so that I can have remote administration. I am getting the following error service ...
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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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PC hangs during post when webcam is plugged in

My PC keeps hanging during POST, just before identifying the amount of RAM, anytime I have my webcam plugged in. If I unplug the webcam, it will unhang and continue to boot up just fine. It also ...
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linux webcam live feed to cloud

I've odroid and webcam attached to it. I want to get the live feed via internet. My odroid connect to a router, (which i can't access from the internet. maybe my ISP firewalled it). It can send motion ...
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How to enable laptop integrated webcam in vmware using ubuntu 14.04 (as Guest), WIN 7 (as HOST)

i'm using Ubuntu 14.04 under vmware and i want to activate the integrated webcam , i'm using windows 7 64bits and the camera is working properly in The HOST Using cheese it give : No device found I ...
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Using a Micorosoft Kinect on a PC as a Webcam; Is \Stream.sys for Kinect Available?

I am in need of your help getting a Microsoft Kinect (Xbox One model, which I don't even this is worth mentioning as I have had the conversion kit from the Microsoft Store working like a charm.to ...
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Lowering the resolution of a webcam with generic drivers

I have a Genius WideCam F100 TL (1080p). Genius doesn't provide any drivers or configuration programs, only a bunch of (almost useless) utility programs because they state that it uses standard ...
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Is there a way to screen share (use my desktop as the screen) using OBS, through a webcam?

I basically have some videoconferencing to do, and Skype is just messing with me hard. I need an alternative. For now, I'm thinking of using appear.in as a quick and easy solution, but I need to ...
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combine 2 half-height video sources into one combined video using ffmpeg [duplicate]

Using ffmpeg.exe (under Windows) , I want to produce a 1280 by 720 pixel video that combines half-height -cropped versions of two video sources (input streams) that are stacked atop one another. ...
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Local IP Over Internet - PPPoE connection type - tried using noip as well

I have already researched for two days on it and did not get any solution for my problem. Question is little big I want to give as much as information as possible What I am trying to achieve I have ...
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Recording Lenovo Easy Camera with ffmpeg - framerate too low

Does anybody have a glue why I can't get ffmpeg to record my webcam higher than 8 fps, with ffmpeg? I've tried Cheese and GUVCView, under various settings, but all I get is a still picture. I'm ...
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How do I output FFmpeg to Wirecast?

I want to use my Logitech c920 in Wirecast Play on a Windows 8.1 desktop. (This was in the line of webcams that had notorious issues. A thread pointed out FFmpeg support via DirectShow.) I can now ...
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using motion to trigger snapshot when movement stops

I am trying to use motion software (but I could use just any other linux software) in order to "log" some manual work by snapshots. So imagine I wanna make a stop-motion film with my LEGO(r) toys (...
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Disable one component of USB composite device that causes bluescreen when plugged in or booted

I just bought a cheap new netbook on clearance (Lenovo 100S) and I've been given a nice used external monitor (Dell SX2210). The netbook only has two USB ports but the monitor includes a USB hub with ...
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how do I take an action on picture saved on Motion?

In motion if movement detected we can save a picture on local hard drive or database. what I want to do is to send the taken picture to an API. Of course I can just write a listener script on where ...
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How to join a WebRTC session with a Raspberry Pi 2 and Camera module?

How does one get a working setup to join a WebRTC session (e.g. https://opentokrtc.com or for testing https://test.webrtc.org) with a Raspberry Pi 2, the official camera module (and a USB soundcard)? ...
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Streaming audio and video to VLC with ffmpeg and ffserver

I'm trying to set up a webcam with a raspberry pi 2 that I can view from VLC media player on another computer. I followed the tutorial here to get video only working, but his other tutorial that ...
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View port 8080 output from own computer

I'm following the tutorial here to learn how to stream video between computers. http://rtcl.kaist.ac.kr/~bkkim/lecture/designlab/DesignLab_RoboCam_Lab6_C.pdf After installing the recommended ...
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Using several webcams at the same time on Windows

I am often streaming and commenting games. Last summer I was streaming the french Magic the Gathering nationals. And for that I wanted to have many webcams at the same time. It didn't work as I hoped....
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How to determine if built in web cam is broken

This laptop has a web cam but Skype does not seem to see it. I even looked at device manager and there are no imaging devices listed. I tried to also use the Windows 10 camera app and it claims the ...
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Samba Share Files on openSUSE 11.2 not Visible through other computers on network

I have created the samba share on my OpenSuse 11.2 Linux machine. testparm gives all the parameters I have set. Everything looks perfect. I am able to access /myshare from other mac and windows ...
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Starting a web cam application in Linux without display

I have a web cam application in Linux. When it starts, it initializes the web cam and the image is displayed live in a new window inside startx. Some calculations will be performed too and the result ...
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FFmpeg build with V4L2

I want to use ffmpeg to access my webcam. I tried: ffmpeg -f v4l2 -i /dev/video0 output.mp4 but I am getting an error: Unknown input format: 'v4l2' Similarly with video4linux2 instead of v4l2. ...
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What ffmpeg settings to get the best possible video resolution/framerate that my webcam is capable of?

I want to record the best possible video file (in terms of resolution/framerate/colors) from my webcam. Right now I am using this command: ffmpeg -f v4l2 -framerate 25 -video_size 640x480 -i /dev/...
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Windows 7 only detects microphone on external webcam

So today I just bought a new webcam, Logitech C270, and I only bought it because I was having issues with my old webcam, Microsoft Life Cam (don't remember the full name of it but its a small cheap ...
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Record fragments of 10 seconds using FFMPEG and DSHOW from webcam

I am a beginner of FFMPEG. I solved to record my webcam 10 seconds. I need to make recordings of 10 seconds each and I don't know how can I do this. ffmpeg -f dshow -video_size 640x360 -framerate 15 -...
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Annoying USB Random Noises [duplicate]

I just added a new battery to my laptop today, and a new webcam. Then suddenly about maybe 12 hours after it starts making the USB sound when you insert and remove it. It plays the 'IN' sound then the ...
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Stream a windowed application to another Windows PC on the LAN network?

I need to stream a single windowed application on a Windows 7 PC to another Windows PC, so that the other Windows PC can see that application and, preferably, interact with it. But all I want it to ...
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How do I know if my dell laptop has a camera?

When I make a video call, I can see the person I call, but they cant see me. I have an eye on the top of the screen. Is this the camera? How do I activate it? How do I know the model # if needed?
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How can I preview my webcam in a frameless, menuless window? [closed]

I have a need to show a preview of my webcam in a window, for the purpose of a movie shooting. In a different question AMcap was recommended, and seems like it's the right tool. The problem is, I ...