Questions tagged [webcam]

For web-apps/programs that use either an external webcam, or an internal, built-in one.

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Motion sequences

I'm looking for a software to script motion sequences, e.g. if you move your right hand forward press →. I have two normal webcams. It must: Be gratis and open-source Detect motion of at least: ...
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Android app that remotely takes photos

I am looking to send a request to my phone's IP over the LAN using curl and get back an image from the camera. At the moment, I am doing this with IP Webcam, but I don't need the video stream – just ...
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Real time slam tracking on windows with monocular camera

I am looking for slam tracking open source lib/software - Any fast, tiny and simple open source SLAM implementation for camera pose estimation and viewMatrix? I am looking for an Open source SLAM ...
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Free software to record webcam on Windows that will keep recording in background and even if the computer in locked

Please recommend me a free software that can record video from webcam on a Windows computer. I have tried ScreenToGif to record from webcam but it requires the program to be in foreground. If it is ...
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Home surveillance software that can handle multiple USB cameras

I'm looking for a home surveillance software for Windows that supports multiple USB cameras that are not connected to the same computer. I tried iSpy which supports this through installing a ...
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USB Camera Emulation for Windows 8

I develop a program accessing a USB camera using Windows 8. Unfortunately, my development PC has no camera. Is there a (free) software that emulates an USB camera? For sure there are many solutions ...
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Webcam forced resolution changer

I am looking for a software that force sets the (plugged in) webcams resolutions to 640x360 widescreen. I am using VH Multicamera Studio and it has some problems with setting the webcam to widescreen. ...
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Software to use webcam with multiple chat applications simultaneously

I'm currently experiencing issues with 'Many Cam'. As per Wikipedia: Many Cam is a freeware program that allows users to have the ability to use their webcam with multiple chat applications ...
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Face detection from images or webcam feed

I am working on a time login system. And I would really love if there was some face recognition that simply read a file from [folder], determined it's name by another folder with lots of images, and ...
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How can I achieve this "nametag" effect on video calls (Zoom and Google Meet)?

I like this idea that I see at https://warmly.ai/p/nametags but I want to be able to full customize one for myself in Photoshop. I tried making a .png file with transparency and using that as my &...
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Audio/Video settings stack ranked program

My audio/video settings for various video chats (Google Video Chat, Zoom, Facebook Messenger, Signal, etc.) frequently have trouble everytime I connect, which I do multiple times a day. I also have a ...
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Taking pictures from many usb webcams simultaneously

I'm looking for software that can take snapshots/pictures from many (about 100) generic USB webcams at the same time for a photogrammetry rig. I've found things like CaptureGrid which would be perfect,...
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Software/game to project/extract person/silhouette from a webcam and project it into a pc game or a virtual reality environment?

Is there some software/game to project/extract person/silhouette from a webcam and project it into a pc game or a virtual reality environment, such an idea like this crossed my mind, and I think, it ...
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How to connect OBS virtual webcam to Vmware

I installed OBS virtual camera as well. I can use it in browser as camera to share my screen. but I need to use this in Vmware browser. I meant share my own pc screen as webcam in Vmware browser.
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Can you find me a fake webcam/microphone with audio/video reset?

I want software that creates a fake webcam whose video can be restarted. I also want software that creates a fake microphone whose audio can be restarted. The restarts must happen simultaneously. Any ...
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Recording webcam video . . . pause then continue recording?

I need to record video from my webcam, but I need to pause the recording from time to time. Cheese and guvcview record, but the only way to pause is to stop the recording, then restart and new ...
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Webcam-based behavior analysis of users reading a MS Word file

I am looking for a free software application to analyze reading behavior (where do they more stop while reading, etc.) of the readers of MS Word files. I guess such program would probably use an eye ...
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Broadcast video from webcam over NAT

I have two PCs under Windows. First one is behind the corporate NAT with connected USB-webcam and microphone. Another one is in different city and has static public IP. I need to: Capture video from ...
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Android camera to display on Chromecast

I have an Android phone with a camera. I would like the image from the camera to be displayed on my Chromecast, which is plugged in to a TV. ie using the phone as a webcam/IP camera. This could be ...
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Software to take a picture via webcam every X time (e.g. every 20 minutes), over an extended period of time (multiple weeks)

I have a project where I need to consistently be able to capture pictures (preferrably timestamped) over the course of a longer period. I have found some options but many of them either cost, or have ...
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Eye tracking for Webcams?

So I read that Microsoft have "invented" an eye tracking webcam. https://uk.pcmag.com/digital-camcorders/127882/microsoft-uses-ai-to-make-our-eyes-look-at-the-webcam I would love to see this ...
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Looking for a light substitute for OBS

I am looking for a webcam streamer with a cropping functionality (so it can get the webcam input, crop it and stream to a virtual cam) + audio/video recording option, free and lighter than OBS. So any ...
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Looking for a lightweight and free virtual webcam

I would like recommendations for a lightweight and free virtual webcam software It should be able to use an video file or am image as a webcam, that is, if I load a webpage that accesses video, ...
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Remove background from webcam in windows

Is there a free software to remove background from live webcam video in Windows? Requirements: Remove background from live webcam video Without the need for a green screen OS: Windows. License: ...
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Record varying resolution videos simultaneously with one webcam

I am trying to create 2 recordings at the same time from one webcam. A low resolution video that i can use to train a neural network, and a higher resolution video for me to label data for my training....
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Trying to setup a single home video system using webcams on different machines, each running a different OS

I have four machines, each with a webcam: - Mac Mini running OS X El Capitan - Dell Precision tower running Windows 10 - Lenovo IdeaPad running Ubuntu Linux - Raspberry Pi 3 So far I have been ...
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Home security system for android, with automatic friend/foe detection

I am looking for an app that can turn an old smartphone into a home security alarm / baby-monitor / motion sensor. It should: detect motion. Probably by camera or microphone. silently trigger some ...
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