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A camera is a device that records and stores images. It can be based on digital, analog, web or other types of basis.

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How to list all detected cameras in chrome (offline without a website)?

How can I get chromium to show me a list of all the webcams that it can see? I do not want to use a website. I want something native in chromium that I can use offline without visiting a third party ...
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How to list all detected cameras in firefox (offline without a website)?

How can I get firefox to show me a list of all the webcams that it can see? I do not want to use a website. I want something native in firefox that I can use offline without visiting a third party ...
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Why is the camera list showing “Sonix Technology Co Ltd.” instead of “Integrated Camera?”

I’m trying to set up OBS with my webcam and integrated camera, but in the cameras list it shows up with my webcam, but instead of “Integrated Camera,” it shows up with “Sonix Technology Co., Ltd.,” ...
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Physical camera as virtual camera to stream a prerecorded video

I have a cam with a SD card (AKASO EK7000) and my goal is to stream a prerecorded video, stored in the SD card, so that, when I select the cam, I can see that video. So it's like the physical cam ...
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The new Logitech StreamCam has stopped working on a specific computer after few month

There is a new Logitech StreamCam web camera purchased few month ago. It was working perfect without any issues for couple of month, but since the last week it started glitching and finally stopped ...
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Cannot duplicate virtual camera on Orange Pi 5B

I have faced with the issue that I cannot duplicate virtual camera for SkyDroid 5.8GHz OTG Receiver on Orange Pi 5B: orangepi@orangepi-desktop:~$ gst-launch-1.0 v4l2src device=/dev/video0 ! ...
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Cannot access the SD card after formating on camera

I have a 64GB SD card and a Pentax K7 camera. At some point my camera stopped reading the card, and I formatted in camera's settings. Now, I can take pictures and read them on my camera, but my PC ...
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Wireless connection of camera feed without internet

I am trying to share the live feed of camera connected on my laptop to another laptop wirelessly without internet over 1km range. Like I want to see the live feed of camera attached to my laptop over ...
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Windows 10 camera won't go to correct resolution

A while ago, I made a camera based on a the Omnivision OV7251 image sensor, and the Cypress CX3 USB3.0 camera controller. I wrote the firmware myself, and so I know that the camera only supports the ...
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How do I tell if my laptop's camera is really supported on Ubuntu?

I have a new T14 and it has a dual camera setup with both color and b&w cameras. While I can see a video stream when using zoom and the like, I'm not sure whether that stream uses the b&w ...
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Daisy chaining PoE switches for IP camera system

I have to design a surveillance system for a small factory that covers approximately 300 meters in length, every 40 meters I should place two cameras, until the end of the factory. My question: is it ...
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How do I reset my Windows 10 camera to show correct colors again?

We have a Dell Inspiron 17 3000 computer running Windows 10. The Camera app got used as a mirror occasionally: turn on the camera and look at the screen to see the person in front of the computer. ...
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Virtual cam on a virtual machine (or elsewhere) seen as a cam in the physical machine

I'm using a software that blocks every software like OBS, Cyberlink YouCam, Chrome Remote Desktop, Team Viewer, etcetera, and it cannot be execute on a virtual machines because it detects them. I'd ...
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Convert .data file from Merkury Innovations (Geeni) camera's SD card into a playable format

So my parents bought a cheap security cam, Merkury Innovations 720p to put up around the house. They had some issues and now need to get all the footage from the last 3 days (which is fine because it ...
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Elgato Facecams are not recognized after reboot until plugged out and in

I have several cameras on my PC (2x Elgato FaceCam, 1x Insta360 Link, Logitech C920 and a noname USB camera with focal length adjustment (magnifier). Motherboard is a X670 AORUS ELITE AX with an ...
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Connecting industrial camera to Ubuntu. I am getting images of lower resolution than I should

Question. Is it possible to get 48 mp picture from Panasonic me2022 48 mp industrial camera sensor using usb2.0 cabel? How can solve this issue? The camera https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32803731419....
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issue laptop webcam connection via USB

hi i have an old laptop webcam of ASUS K52J model that I want to use by connecting it via a USB cable. I disassembled my laptop and connected the webcam using a USB cable with four colors: black, red, ...
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Windows 10 Camera App doesn't work

My camera app seems to 'open', but then just shows a grid with settings & other icons and black screen background but no picture or video. I can toggle between 'camera' & 'video' icons but ...
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Logitech C920 completely useless on Linux, I can't save any settings

When I tune camera and save those settings, they get reset on boot, on usb connect/disconnect, on select/deselect in Meet settings, when I change browser, when I change camera program, even when I ...
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Create an IP camera from a virtual camera (ubuntu)

We need to use an IP camera for streaming. First of all, I created a virtual camera from a usb cam using v4l2loopback with these two commands: sudo modprobe v4l2loopback video_nr=5 card_label="...
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IP camera to NVR with RTSP not working if DMZ not actived

I have a TP-Link VIGI NVR1008H recorder and 2 cameras connected over RTSP wireless on wan (other network). The cameras uses ports 40000 and 40001. I opened the ports for the NVR on my network, but it'...
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How can I sync the frames of multiple videos from a multi-camera capture system using FFMPEG?

I have a multi-camera capture setup with 2 canon cameras. Each of these cameras have a tentacle sync e timecode generator connected to them. After a video capture with these 2 cameras, the generated ...
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Camera not working on MSI laptop

Today started my MSI computer and the camera wasn't working. Followed the steps in the Microsoft documentation but none worked. Yet, discovered that the Device Manager didn't have the Camera. How to ...
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Why is the camera view wider when using a Logi cam than what I see on screen?

For MS Teams meetings I adjust the position of my monitor (with Logi camera attached on top) to have the view I want showing my background (a room, my desk is against a wall). And then just as the ...
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v4l2 camera device ID keeps changing after streaming for an extended period of time

I am trying to stream video with multiple cameras on the Jetson Nano Developer Kit. While streaming for a longer period of time, one of the cameras randomly kept freezing. So I checked the available ...
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How to connect to a device with previously set static IP that's now on a different subnet?

I have a PoE camera that has a static IP address that was manually set on the camera interface. The IP address is 192.168.86.x, but now my new router has a different subnet (192.168.0.x). All of my ...
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Which application is currently using my camera on Windows 10?

I have an A4Tech camera on Windows 10. It hasn't got an in-your-face led as such to indicate it's on. I just noticed a blue haze but wasn't sure if it was a reflection or if the camera was on. I ...
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How to un-mirror the camera in Slack?

When checking my camera settings in Slack, I noticed that it was mirroring the camera. Is there any way to get it to show the un-mirrored image instead? Other similar applications (e.g., Webex, ...
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How to Use Public Video Stream as Webcam Feed?

I would like to setup an existing public 'live stream' as a 'camera' feed in Windows 11. The goal would be while on a zoom/skype/teams etc, in my list of Cameras, I can pick an option that relays a ...
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How can I provide a photo or video when a webpage requests access to camera? [duplicate]

I am curious if there is an extension or something for Firefox, Chrome, or any other browser, which would allow me to pick a photo or video instead of really turning on the camera, when browser ...
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Failed open av input:-825242872 Server returned 401 Unauthorized (authorization failed) after I modify the route table

I debug a board with two net cable connect with a web camera with a Switch. When one net cable is broken, I want the board can use another cable to connect the web camera use rtsp protocol. Because ...
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How to laterally reverse camera's capture

I want to laterally reverse how my camera captures my live image and here's why: On a meeting (as on discord, MS teams, google meet, Omegle, etc.), the live image preview that I see of mine, and what ...
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Windows Camera app stops recording after set time

I have a webcam and am recording with the Windows camera app over night to an external harddrive. It needs to remain on for at least 10 hours at a time. However after 3 hours I am met with the message ...
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Getting the IP address of a POE camera

I am trying to get the IP address of my new Amcrest POE torrent camera (IP5M-T1179EW) so that I can get started with frigate. I have plugged the camera into my un-managed Netgear POE switch (GS116LP) ...
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Linux does only recognizes 1 of 2 cameras on USB HUB

i have a 10 Port USB hub connected to my ODroid N2 running Ubuntu. On that hub i have a set of devices, among them are 2 similar camera systems. What is happening is, that on boot only one camera is ...
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why don't multiple cameras work on windows

I'm trying to connect two cameras both with two lenses that are connected to two separate USB ports. the problem is that only one cam works at the time. Is that even possible? my goal is to connect ...
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How can I get my Hyper-V virtual machines to recognize my web camera?

My host machine is running Windows 11 Home. I installed and used Hyper-V to standup a virtual machine (running Windows 11 Pro). I am attempting to get it so that I can use my web camera in my Hyper-V ...
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Why Windows Hello says my camera is incompatible with Windows Hello

I decided to use face recognition for my PC and found that the Face Recognition option is unavailable with the message Windows Hello could not find a compatible camera. After digging on previous posts ...
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FFMpeg, rtsp cameras and series of bad frames

I have a problem with ffmpeg and rtsp cameras, as you can see in the screenshot below: Sometimes I get a series of damaged frames. It is not a problem related to the camera. The date and time is ...
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Microsoft Surface Camera and Zoom/Skype/Everything

My Surface 7 Pro lives in a stand. It lives in a portrait orientation next to a 27" high dpi display. It is a great setup. EXCEPT it stinks for Zoom and other web meeting apps... because the ...
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Why would Task Manager show Windows Camera Frame Service under an app that doesn't use a camera?

Task Manager shows "Windows Camera Frame Service" active under an app. But the app doesn't use the camera for anything. Indeed, the app is an intellectual property app that, were it known ...
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Camera opens but shows no image

I have an built-in camera in my laptop (System-Windows 7, 64-bit). It used to work fine usually in zoom. But now when I turn on my camera in zoom it displays the white light besides the camera showing ...
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How to focus/zoom camera?

I'm using a Windows (Win11) laptop with a builtin camera in video conferences (Google Meet, Zoom, ...). In front of my laptop there is a keyboard and my distance to the camera lens is about 60cm (23 ...
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DSLR camera image transfer using USB over IP

I am working on a 3D body scanner using 40 Canon 100D cameras. For image transfer, I tried USB hubs and cables, however, I got the error if I connect more than 26 cameras to the PC (Windows 10). ...
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I cannot start my camera, neither share my screen in Google Meet after upgrading Windows to Windows 11

Since I've upgraded my Windows to Windows 11, I am not able to use the Google Meet. My camera is OK in other programs, but the message "A câmera está iniciando" is persistent (my language is ...
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Unlock features for USB device

I have an USB camera that has a 5Mp sensor in it. But the device works only as a 1.3Mp sensor (via 2x2 binning or skipping). The 5Mp sensor is most certainly there (when plugging the device to a ...
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udev related to Casio EX-ZR700: camera cannot be attached as disk, Debian Buster

After changing from Fedora to Debian, I'm not more able to attach via hotplug the Casio EX-ZR700 camera. I expect to see the partition of the mass storage device as usually. But there is a cycle of ...
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Camera Not Working on ThinkPad Laptop Running Windows 10

When I went to join my first Zoom meeting today, I found my camera not working, but instead of the camera with a line through it icon, I see the below (on Zoom and the Windows Camera app): Device ...
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How to get ivms-4200 soft to reconnect to remote DVRs after Internet connection is reestablished?

I've set up a computer to receive the video flows from several remote Hikvision DVRs. To do that I installed the IVMS-4200 software and I configured it to connect to the remote DVRs through the ...
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Can I set longer time interval for Windows camera time-lapse photo capture?

The default time lapse for Windows camera is 2, 5, 10 seconds. Can I set it longer without a third-party software?
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