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VIDIOC_STREAMON failed: Device or resource busy [VLC media player]

I 'm trying to achieve video recording from my UVC webcam, using VLC (Ubuntu 13.04). Both uvc-kernel-module and v4l2-utils are installed. I am able to detect /dev/video0 which is the only video device ...
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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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How to capture Nth frame of a webcam in VLC?

I'd like to take a picture with my webcam on the command line with VLC. The camera is a Microsoft XBox Live Vision camera that I picked up on a whim (it was $5) and it miraculously worked ...
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1answer
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Webcam driver that uses an image or video file as the video source

Does anyone know of software that is recognized as a webcam/video device in Windows and lets you pick an image (JPEG, etc) or video (MPEG/AVI) as the video source? Idea being that you could do ...
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Is it possible to programmatically query for current USB controller bandwidth usage?

I am using three Logitech C920 webcams with mjpg-streamer. The setup works extremely well, but I just realised that it doesn't scale. I began encountering bandwidth issues when bumping the frame rate ...
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Questions about FFMPEG Command Streaming Webcam Frames

I am using the following command to capture raw RGB data from my webcam (I originally pieced this together with help from some people on another question): ffmpeg -f video4linux2 -r 1 -s 640x480 -i ...
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2answers
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pipe webcam video stream data for processing

I found that in linux you can use video4linux2 and ffmpeg to read the data from /dev/video0 and grab the video from webcam. ffmpeg output the data to a video file, which has a limited length. My ...
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2answers
196 views

Accessing Webcam Streams Through Shell

I am writing an app (running on ARM Ubuntu) that needs to be able to do image processing on the video stream from a webcam. The easiest way that I can get the data is through the output stream on a ...
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1answer
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How can I acquire decent quality audio with my webcam?

Whenever I try to record a video with my webcam (I haven't tried, but I suppose that it won't work also for programs like Skype) I can correctly capture the video, but they are silent, the audio is ...
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Using hardware compression for webcam in Linux

I have a Logitech C615. I am assuming that if I configure mencoder just right, or perhaps v4l2, mencoder will use the native hardware compression of the web cam, and not try and decode and ...
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Skype video turns off

I've been having a problem with Skype on a Mac System running 10.8. Whenever I start a video call with a contact, my video feed turns itself off after various amounts of time. The option to turn the ...
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How can I set the webcam to a mirror effect?

Hello :) I just got the new Windows 8 MIU (I think that's what it's called) where the main page has all the apps and such , instead of the normal desktop. I hope you understand what I mean . But ...
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1answer
781 views

FFmpeg filter to rotate image through arbitrary angle

I need to produce timelapse video from a webcam that was mounted at a slightly off-vertical angle, and I need to rotate the image about 3 degrees counter-clockwise. (The webcam is in a virtually ...
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Rotate webcam video on Ubuntu Linux

I need to rotate (90 degrees) the video feed of my laptop webcam to use it with skype/hangout. It seems to be possible using the gstreamer infrastructure, but I don't know how.
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1answer
792 views

Simplest video grab from webcam: how to

On Raspbery Pi's Raspbian (based on Debian Wheezy) I'm trying to make a simplest video grab from a Logitech C910 webcam to a video file via ffmpeg/avconv. I say: $ avconv -t 5 -f video4linux2 -s ...
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Video recording from a webcam [closed]

I need to record video from my webcam. I found the one solution in youtube that provides some tools for this matter, but it doesn't give a good quality of video. So maybe there're some better tools I ...
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112 views

Webcam video in Flash has horizontal bars disturbance

I created a webcam recorder in flash, but about 10-20% of people have this bars on video: How to get rid of that bars ? I tried to create .swf with lot of different settings and target flash player ...
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1answer
516 views

Why can’t two programs access my webcam simultaneously?

I first launch cheese and my webcam turns on. I then run vlc to grab the output of /dev/video0 but it fails with: [0x7f3ea40012e8] v4l2 demux error: cannot set input 0: Device or resource busy ...
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1answer
629 views

Linux web cam with time and date?

How to record video from webcam with added date and time? VLC and cheese cat't do it.
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3k views

Webcam security camera software that runs as a service

I've been looking for Windows webcam software that will run as a Windows service without any user login. The goal is to use the webcam as a cheap security camera and log the results to secure ...
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1answer
473 views

Webcam capture software

I need some software to capture video from my Logitech webcam. Before (years ago) I used VirtualDub but with this new camera VirtualDub says I have no compatible video source. Is there something in ...
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Windows 7 Webcam recording software [closed]

I want to record a video on my webcam on Lenovo T61 powered by Windows 7 Professional. I've noticed it's working differently from Windows XP. Can anyone care to recommend a decent webcam software that ...
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1answer
1k views

Streaming low-latency video from a low-spec Linux box?

For a robotics project, I have a really low-spec Linux box (76MB ram, 729MHz processor, relatively good video card...yes, we're talking about a Nintendo Wii here) which I want to use to stream video ...
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1answer
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Is there any reason to use a different app other than iMovie to record video via webcam of a long lecture I'll be attending?

Is there any reason to use a different app other than iMovie to record video via webcam of a long lecture I'll be attending? If so, what is that app and why? Just as a note, I don't plan to do any ...
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1answer
354 views

Overhead video camera to capture live video to a PC

Can anyone recommend a manufacturer or starting point for overhead video camera units that can be used to capture a Microsoft Surface application in use? I'd like to stream this from another PC but ...
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How do I take a movie with my integrated webcam in windows 7?

How do I take a video in windows 7? I've downloaded both windows movie maker 2.6 and windows movie maker live, but neither can actually take a video with the integrated webcam on my laptop. I know the ...
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1answer
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How can I capture webcam view with Microsoft Movie Maker

I used to use Microsoft Movie Maker to record video from my webcam. Now I have Win7 and just downloaded the latest version of movie maker (14.0.8091.0730), the one that has the Office-10-like Ribbon ...
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2answers
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Building video incrementally from incoming jpeg images

Is it possible to append one jpeg frame (or a small number of frames) to a video while retaining good image quality and compression? I have a script that downloads a jpeg image from a webcam every 30 ...
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1answer
2k views

msn live messenger video/webcam ports

In a router without UPnP support, which ports should be forwarded for voice and video chat ? A Microsoft knowledge base article states that UDP ports 5004 through 65535 should be forwarded, is that ...
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Why is my webcam choppy in ubuntu?

I am running Ubuntu 9.04 on a dell Inspiron 1520. I recently installed this new Pidgin 2.6.1 that includes voice and video chat. I have got the video chat working, but the video is incredibly jerky. ...
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Intranet video-streaming

What's a good option for home-video-streaming? For example, somebody may use a laptop webcam to stream their baby's crib allowing them to monitor it from the main home PC. In this case, I wouldn't ...
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474 views

Sending screen feed as camera output?

Basically I'm looking for a way to send my screen feed over a video chat rather than the webcam feed itself. For Example: During a Skype Video Call, I would be showing the other party a realtime ...