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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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 turns grey from bottom up after few seconds

I have Linux Mint 17.2 x64 installed on MSI GE60 2PE laptop and am trying to get my webcam working on this OS (it's working well on Windows), but 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 Stream_01....
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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 bi-...
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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 ...
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Webcam not working on Asus eeePC/Quality poor

Our work purchased approximately 700 Asus eee 1001HA netbooks about 5 years ago and up until a few months ago, we had no use or purpose for the webcams. We changed our processes to make better use of ...
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how to configure stereo Logitech C920 (or C930) webcams

How can I configure a stereo pair of Logitech c920 webcams so they both have all automatic (gain, focus, white, etc.) disabled at the same time? So, Logitech's webcam configuration app for Windows, ...
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How to see the video from the webcam on the laptop?

I have a webcam built in to my laptop. Is there a way to show the video in a window? I'm using Windows 8.1.
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In Skype, can I use a camera installed on another computer?

I have two laptops: one has a camera but it is too slow to make a video call; another if fast enough but its camera is broken. How can I make Skype on the fast one to use the camera from the other ...
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VLC audio equalizer has no effect on recorded video

I'm trying to capture a video from Logitech c920 webcam and modify the audio that is recorded. I'm using the command cvlc v4l2:///dev/video0:chroma=h264:width=640:height=480 :input-slave='alsa://hw:1,...
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streaming to rtmp using avconv or ffmpeg

I have an IP webcam HiSilicon Hi3516C that I can successfully access from a raspberry pi. I can get still images by using a command like this: avconv -i "rtsp://192.168.1.10:554" myfile.jpg now ...
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How to make content of port 8080 available to port 80

I have a web page on port 80 to control a rover and I am running mjpg streamer on port 8080 to stream webcam output. I want to be able to see the stream on the web page of port 80. I have already set ...
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How to stream usb webcam on fedora 22

On my windows boxes I use YawCam to view ip cameras or a USB camera on my PC, to iSpy. I want to do this with a USB cam on my Fedora 22 box. (have it stream to iSpy) I was told VLC can do this, but ...
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How to use my canon camcorder as webcam?

I have my nice Canon Vixia HFR500 and I want to use it as webcam to stream on twitch tv. I couldnt fine information regarding canon cameras any directions?
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What techniques can I use for audio and/or video chat that don't use SIP and complex layered architectures?

Point A few years ago a friend and I were messing around and we created a super-simple video chat link by running VLC twice on both our computers: one "watched" the local webcam and cloned the video ...
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Wget - repeat download of the same image from URL (with backup and timestamping)

I am trying to download images from a webcam that refreshes the image about every 3 seconds. I want to use the timestamping option in case their webcam stops updating the files (happens from time to ...
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Windows 8 webcam automatically taking a photo when it wakes up

Is it possible to have the webcam take a picture if my computer is woken from sleep mode? I have seen that there are some programs with motion detection, but I would prefer a method that takes a ...
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How to record video into circular buffer?

I want to build low cost IP camera with storage out of webcam, OpenWRT router and flash drive (or probably hard drive). It's not difficult to do, but I would like to store like last 24 hours, ...
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Webcam turned on itself. Why? [duplicate]

I have a Dell Inspiron N5110 running Windows 7 SP1. The webcam is Dell P/N: T3NPC. I was on YouTube watching TeamFourStar. Right as I finished the video I was watching, I exited Mozilla and went to ...
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Use webcam to track eyes to switch monitor?

I use a dual monitor set-up, where I have one main application on the left monitor and another on the right monitor. I switch between the two monitors very often (probably once per minute) using alt+...