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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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Shortcut to take photo with webcam while its open in other software

I bought a veeeery expensive razer webcam (Razer Kiyo Pro Ultra) purely to take only photos easily directly with my computer and the software (Razer Synapse) to control everything seems great, but one ...
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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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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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How to limit laptop integrated webcam's field of view?

What I have: In my line of work, we make extensive use of video meetings. We all use the laptop's integrated webcam, and a variety of video apps - mostly MS Teams and Webex - on Windows 11. The ...
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FFMPEG Webcam YouTube stream configuration

I was hoping someone could take a look at this code and offer suggestions. BACKGROUND: I'm using a Raspberry Pi 4 & Logitech 1080p/30fps webcam to stream directly to YouTube. ISSUE: No matter how ...
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Remote control of third PC via video-conference?

I have a PC which controls a fabrication machine. On this machine-PC, no additional software can be installed and it cannot be connected to the internet. So, there is no way to install TeamViewer or ...
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default camera setting in chrome, used on macbook pro to video chat through facebook messenger not respected

As per the title, I have an external webcam (logitech brio) attached and set as default in chrome. It works fine in other sites like google chat. however, Facebook Messenger always defaults to the ...
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Will my laptop's internal microphone/webcam work if I switch to Arch Linux?

Recently, I've been wanting to install Arch Linux on my laptop, a HP Victus 15-fb0015nr. But I'm concerned the microphone and webcam will stop working. Currently, I'm using Windows 11 22H2 build 22621....
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Getting HP dragonfly G4 to work under linux : webcam

I just got a "HP Dragonfly 13.5 inch G4 Notebook PC" without operating system hoping to run some flavor of GNU/Linux on it. I've tried Ubuntu 22.04 and Manjaro but both seem to have similar ...
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Getting HP dragonfly G4 to work under linux : virtualbox

I just got a "HP Dragonfly 13.5 inch G4 Notebook PC" without operating system hoping to run some flavor of GNU/Linux on it. I've tried Ubuntu 22.04 and Manjaro but both seem to have similar ...
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Webex on Citrix doesn't only shows physical webcam, but not NVIDIA Broadcast virtual cam (from host)

Webex in the host system (Windows 10) can use the physical webcam or the virtual NVIDIA Broadcast version of it. The webex in the Citrix guest OS (also Windows 10) only shows the physical webcam. How ...
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What's the best way to programmatically determine if a webcam is currently in use on a Windows 11 PC?

I saw a post from about five months ago asking how to determine if a webcam is present on a Windows machine, and a contributor by the name of Daniel B provided a great answer - using the pnputil ...
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How to reset password of FLOUREON 1080P 18X ZOOM PTZ Dome Outdoor IP Camera, Model BT-HD54F

Someone accessed my webcam from outside, and changed the administrator password. I have subtly blocked external access from my router, but now I need to reset the administrator password. My HD IP ...
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Web Camera not working in Chromium based browsers only in Windows 10

I've been having this problem for quite a while now but didn't really pay attention to it, since the camera works just fine with all desktop apps I use. Now I need to use stuff like MS Teams as a ...
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How to install a Trust webcam "Exis" if it does not get detected on Windows 10?

After plugging in a Trust "Exis" webcam, it could not be detected. I checked other USB ports, and the alert of not being detected did not pop up anymore. On the net, I found Windows 10 not ...
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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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how to give webcam access to LAN domain in Firefox?

for some reason both Chrome and Firefox blocks WebCam access to http://192.168.66.53:81/ , and refuse to allow camera access the normal way. In Chrome i can fix it by going to chrome://flags/#unsafely-...
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ThinkPad T460p/T470 screens and webcam - contemplating surgery, seeking advice

I have in my possession: A ThinkPad T460p with a bad motherboard but a presumably functioning screen and webcam, and A ThinkPad T470 which works wonderfully but which came with no webcam. I'm ...
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IP-Cam Wireless N Adapter Error SIOCGIFINDEX: No such device

I'n trying to set up an IP Cam with alternative Firmware, but can´t find Wi-Fi Net Adapter. How to find and configure it with this hardware? OS: OpenIPC Cam: Jennov, P31 Wireless Net Adapter: ...
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How to prevent my inbuilt camera from turning off in low light

In low light my laptop camera (inbuilt) automatically switches to black and white, and then in even lower light it just switches off entirely until it detects sufficient light. Is there any way to ...
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Both windows and linux unable to open laptop integrated webcam stream

Device I use a Lenovo Yoga Slim 7i Pro with Pop_OS 22.04, Windows 11 and elementary OS 6.1 currently installed in it. The device supports windows hello and hence has an IR webcam built in too, I ...
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Streaming video resets my internet connection through LAN adapter on Windows 11

As soon as I got my new Dell XPS 15 9510, I started noticing some odd behavior. If I simultaneously use the webcam with any program (Microsoft Teams, Google Meet, Stream Yard), my internet connection ...
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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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How is my new PC making webcam video grainy?

I recently built a new PC. It is running Windows 11. I had everything working great, including the webcam. Last night I swapped my HDMI cables for DP cables. No problems. But then I checked my ...
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How can I remotely determine if a laptop has webcam from the console?

I have multiple laptops I can remote into, but I do not know whether they have a working webcam. I cannot see them. I do not need to access the webcams; I just need to know if one is present. Is there ...
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Passthrough of virtual devices through Remote Desktop

One of the features of Windows Remote Desktop is device passthrough, which allows for an easy way to provide a remote machine with access to devices. Unfortunately it looks as though this is only for ...
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Logi C270 webcam crash in Telegram Desktop

System Spec: MX Linux on Pentium-Dual Core with 2GB of RAM. Webcam - Logi C270. Microphone - Logi C270 built in. Problem: After opening the Telegram Desktop, entering the settings and clicking on &...
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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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How to have multiple webcams of the same kind display as different names in applications?

I have a setup on a Windows 10 computer where I have multiple of the same kind of USB webcams connected to one computer. Is there a way to have the system list the webcam names differently so they can ...
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Bad Mic Quality For Webcam With MS Teams

Hardware Logitech C925e webcam at the end of my office desk (since I use the top of my monitor for my monitor lamp) for my PC Mic from my HP Elitebook Problem When I use my webcam/pc setup, calls ...
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Why doesn't my Trust Spotlight Webcam Pro work on Microsoft Teams?

My Trust Spotlight Webcam Pro works well enough for Zoom calls, but when I use it on MS Teams on Windows 10, the image simply shows as black, or the webcam returns a generic error. Why doesn't my ...
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v4l2: Limit resolutions that a webcam offers

I'm using a HDMI capture card to use a regular mirrorless camera as a webcam. This works great at 1080p or 720p resolutions, but the capture card does not only offer resolutions with 16:9 aspect ratio,...
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My voice sounds high pitched on calls, what could be the issue?

My customers say that sometimes my voice sounds like I inhaled helium "like a smurf" they say, very small tiny voice! I have a fairly new computer (i5 8400 desktop), about 3-4 years old. ...
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Stream Webcam video to a website

I am trying to build a system where I want to stream video from a webcam to a website, I am new to video processing, but so far, I have learned that I need to use FFmpeg lib, an AWS-S3 bucket and hls....
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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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ffplay/lavfi: How to play dshow?

I am attempting to playback 3 x dshow devices (Logi Brio webcams) with the hstack filter. I can successfully playback local .mp4 files with the following command, but I'm struggling to bring the dshow ...
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Connect a Logitech Brio using CAT-8 for middle run

I am trying to connect a Logitech Brio webcam using the existing CAT-8 cabling that is ran from the wall to a floor monument in our conference room (rough in wall cable length - 16 ft). For reference,...
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How can I get rid of a specific driver that I'm not even using?

I am unable to turn on Memory Integrity in Windows due to an incompatible Logitech driver. I no longer even own a Logitech webcam, and this driver has not been updated since 2012 (hence the warning). ...
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How can I view the video coming in from a capture card on Windows in full screen?

Question: Is there a "standard" way to view the raw feed coming from a capture device in windows? My goal is to be able to watch TV on my HTPC coming in through an hdmi capture card. ...
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windows 10 on virtualbox linux webcam not working

i am using arch Linux . i have installed virtual box and i ran windows on it but it seems i have a problem with my camera driver. i have installed the CD guest addition to enable the webcam. in my ...
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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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Webcam Recognized in Some Programs, but Not All (Chrome (Chromium))

I have a miniDV camcorder connected via a Fire Wire cable and I have Windows 10. Strangely, it's recognized and works fine in some programs, but not others. Works in.... FireFox Camtasia (screen ...
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USB webcam connected to MacBook through Dell monitor is sporadically undetected

My setup is as follow: MacBook Pro M1 Max (macOS 12.5) External monitor: Dell P3421W USB webcam connected to USB-A port in monitor, monitor is connected to Macbook via USB-C. My issue is that every ...
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How can I add text to a live video stream from USB webcam which is being transcoded on the fly with FFmpeg?

How can I add text to a live video stream from USB webcam which is being transcoded on the fly with FFmpeg? Here is the code which is being transcoded from two GPUs, I was not able to add texts using ...
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How to duplicate webcam stream with FFMPEG and V4L2 - one copy, one scaled output

I've a simple setup with one webcam. I need to use it in two tools simultaneously so I decided to duplicate it with gstreamer. Since it was a real mess I pretty fast switched to ffmpeg where I got ...
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Camera being used by another application

I am trying to test my webcam, as I am having problems with it. I just asked a question on why the "Set as default" option wasn't there for my camera, but I don't know if this is related. I ...
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Can dynamic lock use face recognition to verify user presence before autolocking?

I think Windows Operating System is using face recognition over the webcam in the background to detect when am using it and if this returns false then it auto locks the device. I just left it for less ...
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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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