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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Fix MediaRecorder videos with ffmpeg

I'm using MediaRecorder API to create videos from webcam on Firefox, but It creates video files with some failures. Here is an example of video created this way. When I execute it on VLC Player, it's ...
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Webcam on Linux Mint not working correctly (grey screen)

I have Linux Mint 17.2 x64 installed on MSI GE60 2PE laptop. I'm trying to get my webcam working on this OS (it's working well on Windows), but am unable to do so. The image initially displays ...
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Make Laptop Cam and Mic available in VM

I want to make the integrated web camera and the audio/microphone available in a windows VM. Which devices do you need add to the VM via virt-manager? PCI ===> lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel ...
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Trying to set up WebCam Recording in VLC

The actual recording part I have figured out to completion. What I'm having trouble with is figuring out a way to automatically add a number to my file output. For example: Stream_00.mp4 ...
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Select pixelformat H264 for webcam in Chrome

I am using a webcam with Chrome Browser on Linux that supports full hd resolution. The camera supports H.264 encoding to provide acceptable frame rates on full hd over USB 2.0. When selecting the ...
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HD Pro Webcam C920 video choppy on new Win 10 PC using any software other than Logitech Webcam Software

I have a brand new Windows 10 PC with tons of memory and a fast solid state hard drive. I have a Logitech HD Pro C920 Webcam. It works fine only when using Logitech Webcam Software. But that ...
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Attempting to stream two C920 Logitech Webcams From Fedora using GStreamer to Windows VLC Client

My apologies in advance for violating any etiquette / rules regarding posting in SuperUser. This is my first post. First of all, I am a streaming video amateur -- the solution I have "cobbled" ...
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Why can't I pipe ffmpeg output fed from webcam?

I am trying to capture the input of my webcam and pipe the stdout of ffmpeg to another process. The command I am using is ffmpeg -f avfoundation -framerate 30 -i "0" - and it keeps giving me the ...
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Improve performance desktop recording using gstreamer

How can I improve the performance of a desktop recording using gstreamer with integrated webcam stream? I tried the pipeline below, and it works, but the performance is very bad. Records only a ...
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How to build a “skype” window (standing connection)

I'm looking to build a sort of window between two offices separated by... oh, I don't know, a couple of oceans, mountain ranges etc... The idea is to keep a team connected by placing an always-on ...
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What is the default username and password for the KUCAM 1080P 2.0?

I just purchased the KUCAM 1080P 2.0 Mega Wireless Wifi IP Security Camera, Night Vision, Plug/Play, Pan/Tilt, ONVIF with Remote Video Surveillance Monitoring, and I'm wondering what the default ...
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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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Web browser can't detect correctly installed webcam on Linux

Any web browser can't access to my webcam. I figured out that the camera is correctly installed using Cheese. The web cam is a Logitech QuickCam V-UAP14. I've tested the camera in my PC with OpenSuse ...
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It it possible to change my web camera output format?

In my previous question about my USB webcams, I asked about changing the pixel format of the cameras in order to use them as a stereo camera. I was advised that isn't possible because the camera ...
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No such input format: MJPEG

I want to convert my camera pixels format from YUYV to MJPEG. I tried to use v4l-utils but when i used this commend in terminal: ffmpeg -f video4linux2 -pixel_format MJPEG -i /dev/video0 but when I ...
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how to connect two usb webcams to my laptop [duplicate]

i working in a camera stereo project so i need to connect two usb webcams to my laptop the proplrm is when i connect the two usb camera in my laptop only one who is work i tried to write c++ code only ...
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How to disable a specific (faulty) laptop webcam in Ubuntu?

I'm using Ubuntu on my laptop, which has an embedded webcam. After it broke (dark image, connect/disconnect way too often) I replaced it with an external one which is working fine. The old webcam, ...
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Lync 2013 no audio device without webcam

Hope someone has a solution to this. Let me describe the issue, I work at a company where we have Cisco MX300 G2 meeting room screens, those screens has built in speakers and works fine with the ...
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Capture and Record Desktop Screen with/as Webcam Video

Webcam lets others view either still pictures or motion video of a user or other object in front of it. I want to configure Webcam in a way that it start capturing desktop screen instead of what is in ...
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USB vendor and product ID

I am an embedded systems engineer and eager to learn USB. So, I started by looking at the device manager in windows to get a persepective how the usb devices are identified and what are the specific ...
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Skype crashes with external exception c00001d when opening video settings or making video call

When I try to make a video call or open the video settings windows, skype crashes with generic message "Skype has stopped working". And then a message box appears: External exception c00001d Skype ...
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Webcam side-by-side view on Raspberry Pi for VR Headset (Google Cardboard)

I'm looking to use a Cardboard Virtual Reality headset (with a Raspberry Pi display instead of cellphone) to look through cameras (also connected to the Raspi). I'd like to test out both a single and ...
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Streaming webcam (low latency) through local network to mobile?

I'd like to stream a webcam's visuals (running on OSX) to my iPhone (or Android). I'm looking to use virtual reality glasses with the webcam visuals, so low latency is important. I've tried using ...
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Ubuntu turns on webcam but black screen in cheese

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed in my VMware and when I turn on cheese the light of my integrated webcam turns on but nothing appears on the screen. I have gone through black screen issues in internet ...
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Can Comcast see me naked? [closed]

I got a new laptop within the last month or so and have started my own adult entertainment website. I have a TON of success on here, but that's besides the point. Recently I have had more Comcast ...
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Turn on laptop monitor when motion detected

I have an old laptop running Windows 8.1 that is currently used to show the weather. I want the screen to turn off but only turn on when it detects motion through the built in camera; the screen ...
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How to install Webcam driver for satellite P755D S5172 in Linux

Has any one configure the webcam under Fedora 22 or other linux version ? Please provide me with the steps Thanks
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How to install Webcam driver for satellite P755D S5172 in Windows 10

I have upgraded to Windows 10 - 64 Bits and my camera used to work in Windows 7 also 64 bits. I have tried using the official Windows 7 driver but no luck. Please advice me on How to install Webcam ...
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Microphone doesn't work in Windows 10

I've been on Insider Preview for a while, have installed RTM Windows 10 about a month ago and have reenrolled into the Insider program. Now on build 10525. For the past 4-5 builds including the RTM my ...
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My Built In Webcam Is Too Zoomed In On My Windows 8 Acer Laptop. How Do I Zoom It Out?

I wanna find a way to zoom it out, it works OK, but on streaming websites like Omegle, iMeetzU, and Skype, it's too zoomed in! Is there ANY way to fix this?
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Stream video from my webcam to my website (ideally under a html5 player)

I will like to stream video (webcam) from a pc (windows or linux) to my website. The ideal scenario I will like to achieve is to stream live video that is shown on my site background, like a html5 ...
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where are the integrated webcam drivers located in windows 7/8?

where are the integrated webcam drivers located in windows 7/8? and by drivers i mean the dlls. tried googling but no help. I know they are located in c -> system32 folder but dont know the exact ...
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Using webcamstudio in Ubuntu 15 Gnome for Genymotion

i want to use webcamstudio v 0.73 for track my desktop as a webcam in my Ubuntu Gnome and use it like virtual webcam in my genymotion, i installed webcamstudio successfully and i did a test using the ...
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Activate a Samsung laptopt's inbuilt webcam

I made a fresh install of Windows 7 on my Samsung Series 5 Ultra (NP530U4E-S02FR) and my inbuilt webcam is not detected by the system or any application (like Skype). I checked in the Device Manager ...
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Modifying IP camera firmware

I have a D-Link DCS-931L IP camera and it started to lose wifi connection regularly. To debug the problem I tried to log into it, but any remote access is prohibited (except web interface which is ...