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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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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Can I use a Canon SX 30 camera as webcam?

Can I use my Canon SX 30 as my web cam? I have come along a lot of tutorials and videos telling us how to do this using ZoomBrowser that is shipped along with the camera. But it seems that canon sx ...
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Built-in webcam on Asus laptop missing under imaging devices in Windows 7

My built-in webcam for U43JC Asus laptop (Windows 7 32 bit) did not work, saying The camera is being used by another program. I searched on the net to solve the problem and the solution that ...
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Webcam on MSI GS70 stealth not working

I have a MSI GS70 stealth with a built in webcam. I have many troubles trying to get it working. In Device Manager, the webcam is register under imaging devices, USB boot. I cannot use the webcam on ...
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Unable to detect monitor webcam in ubuntu

I am using ubuntu 10.04 on a desktop PC. I have connected my 17" Dell LCD monitor with webcam (using the monitor's USB cable). Ubuntu does not detect the webcam at all (I tried Skype and Cheese, ...
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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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How to check whether webcam is available on a laptop

I have a dell notebook, the problem with that notebook is that there is no webcam ( when I opened up the Dell Webcam application, it asked me to select a webcam, as if the webcam didn't exist). I don'...
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Error trying To use Microsoft lifeCam VX-3000

I bought a Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000 web camera for may parent's Dell Dimension 3000 computer running XP SP 3, and I cannot get it to run. THe installation ran successfully, but when I try to run it, ...
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need dell studio 1557 webcam driver

I need Dell Studio 1557 webcam driver.i can not find this driver in Dell Drivers and Downloads page.
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Dell integrated webcam does not work

I tried everything, googling dell integrated webcam... looked to answers. I deleted the driver, reinstalled it. Nothing seems to work. Usually I find answers from google in forums , but this time no....
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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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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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Software to auto adjust brightness of screen(s) from webcam

Does any windows software exist to auto-adjust the brightness of a monitor (laptop screen and external monitor) based on the amount of light that a connected webcam senses?
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HDMI to USB converter

I'd like to use my camcorder for video conferencing. On the one end, the camcorder outputs HDMI. On the other end, the PC takes USB input. How do I convert the HDMI video feed to a "webcam" USB ...
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Skype 4.3 uses too much bandwidth for the camera

On Skype 4.2 everything works perfectly, however when I try to video chat with 4.3, once I turn on the camera it will maximize my upstream until it chokes out everything else and eventually disconnect....
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How do I get my built-in webcam on my Windows 8 laptop to work again?

When I first got my Windows 8 laptop, my webcam (which was built into my Gateway laptop) worked perfectly. I stopped going on my webcam for a little period of time. I do not remember uninstalling it ...
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Identifying USB devices

I have five USB cameras, same brand, same model (Canyon CNR-FWC120H). They are used to monitor different scenes 24/7. I need to somehow identify which camera is which from the Linux (Debian) console ...
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Using multiple USB webcams in Linux

Running more than one USB webcam in Debian/Linux results in the the following error: libv4l2: error turning on stream: No space left on device VIDIOC_STREAMON: No space left on device What ...
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How can I take a picture with my webcam in Windows 7?

I know it existed as sort of a folder in Windows Explorer in at least Windows XP, but I just can't seem to find it in Windows 7... How can I take a picture with my webcam in Windows 7 without using ...
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Will lsusb and lspci list devices for which the system has no drivers?

I have been administering Linux systems for years now, but usually they are commodity boxes and as a result I rarely have driver problems, short of needing to install some "restricted" or "proprietary"...
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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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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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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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Webcam for video call - eye level

I've begun doing video calls with a Logitech webcam. Problem is that mounting on top or bottom of monitor looks awful - can't make eye contact with the person, the angle is up or down my face. How ...
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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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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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Disable Blue Record Light on Microsoft LifeCam Cinema

I have the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema web cam. I've noticed that all of the images taken by the camera have a slight blue tint to them. Further research has shown that the light from the blue LED is ...
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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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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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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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Windows 7 webcam not functioning with warning message “Camera is used by other application”

A friend of mine told me her webcam is not functioning during her Skype call session. Symptoms/tests: Running the Skype video test gives the warning "Camera is used by other application Searching ...
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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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Dell Inspiron 15 3521 Webcam not working

I have windows 8 installed on dell Inspiron 15 3521. I did not find any drivers for windows 8 webcam. Do I need some drivers for it or not? I have windows 8 pro 9200 build.
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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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Timed Webcam Capture Program Win7 [closed]

I have a couple of webcams and I want to be able to automatically capture an HD image from at least one of them every X minutes and just put them into a folder of my choosing. I don't want any ...
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Command line tool to capture webcam video in Windows Xp

I want to know how to capture webcam video and dump the raw as well as an encoded version using ffmpeg. I want only the video stream. I'm on Windows xp.
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Dell integrated Webcam does not function [closed]

I have a Windows 8 Dell workstation XPS 8700 (Mid 2013) and recently purchased the Dell multimedia monitor UZ2315H 23 inch LCD Monitor. Issue is I can’t get the webcam integrated into the monitor to ...
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Use a IP-camera as a virtual camera

I want to use an IP camera with webrtc. However webrtc seems to support only webcams. So I try to convert the IP camera's stream to a virtual webcam. I found software like IP Camera Adapter, but they ...
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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 (...