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Video capture software that will record long videos (10+ hours)

There is a very high quality free open source project called Open Broadcaster Software (OBS). In the Classic version there is a plugin which stops the recording and saves it and then starts ...
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Python library for taking camera images

i just modified the @Martin Thoma Code. import cv2 camera = cv2.VideoCapture(0) while True: return_value,image = camera.read() gray = cv2.cvtColor(image,cv2.COLOR_BGR2GRAY) cv2.imshow('...
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Program to take photos with webcam in Ubuntu

You can do that with any video player that supports ffmpeg's libavdevice library, or video4linux directly, and have ability to take screenshots, in general. Or even ffmpeg's ffplay itself. Let's take ...
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Webcam recording software for Windows

You can use TechSmith Camtasia: non-free, non-portable can record the webcam, screen, audio output to the speakers, and audio input (e.g., microphone) I've never had any sync issues between audio ...
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Alternative to Motion for streaming video in linux

So as per this link but with some condensing and adjustments, first run these commands: apt-get update apt-get install git libv4l-dev libjpeg8-dev imagemagick cmake -y git clone [email protected]:...
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Python library for taking camera images

ecapture Installation pip install ecapture Code from ecapture import ecapture as ec ec.capture(0,"test","img.jpg")
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Utilize a webcam on a Linux PC to a Windows PC

You can run VLC on the "dummy PC" and set it to stream its web cam from the IP address of that PC - then any other machine on the same network, including your VM, can connect to it as a consumer of ...
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Windows screencast software that allows to record screen and webcam simulteanously

I'd go with Open Broadcaster Software. It can use both, screen and webcam as a source and even pictures or text. Here it is, a screenshot of the scene configuration with a monitor and a webcam as ...
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IP Camera Application for Android

Perch It's an Android app that streams a live camera view to the web. It has multiple features on top of your "must-haves" that make it a great piece of software. Features Video streams ...
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Send me a notification (such as email) whenever my webcam detects some activity

Reddit user ExpertBoat pointed me to the program contacam: Supported from Windows Vista up to Windows 10 This Video Surveillance and Live Webcam software for Windows is extremely easy on system ...
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Send me a notification (such as email) whenever my webcam detects some activity

There are good amount of software. here are two examples: TinCam - free, can grab frame and send it to mail EyeLine - grab video, frame, send mails and so on. Cost ~50USD for single camera, home usage
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Software for virtual meetups in clusters

https://gather.town/ is pretty perfect match here. It supports virtual meetups in clusters, with video, audio and chat implemented.
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Software for virtual meetups in clusters

https://www.sococo.com/ is built on similar ideas, though it is designed for work and classes, not for meetups: there is no continuous space where people walk around with others' voices fading when ...
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Software for virtual meetups in clusters

https://www.calla.chat/ is based on these ideas. It doesn't have webcam support, though likely it's a matter of time as it is open-source: https://github.com/capnmidnight/Calla
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Portable QR Code (QRcode) reader (via webcam) app for Windows

Try ByteScout BarCode Reader, which can interpret 1D and 2D codes, including MicroQR Code and HanXinCode 2D codes. It's free for non-commercial use. It does have an installer, but once installed, ...
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Good video player for winform application - c#

The company I work for has a multimedia SDK, which I believe can help you do what you want. The SDK contains, among other things, a .NET Capture Control with the following features related to your ...
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Server to stream webcam to local network in a format embeddable on webpage

Check out OBS Studio by Open Broadcaster Software which can capture any video source on your computer and stream it to anywhere you want, including built-in streams for Twitch, YouTube Live and other ...
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Using webcam as security cam

VLC and scripting will achieve what you are after. I suggest using motion to "operate Linux spycams as motion detectors", which can be defined here: Motion is a program that monitors the video ...
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Webcam recording software for Windows

CamStudio Portable should be able to do what you want. It is gratis and the version linked is portable as well. I have used it primarily for screen recordings, such as capturing a presentation. ...
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Alternative to Motion for streaming video in linux

I use VLC for streaming. This works with the Raspicam: raspivid -o - -t 0 -n | cvlc -vvv stream:///dev/stdin --sout '#standard{access=http,mux=ts,dst=:8090}' :demux=h264 But I prefer streaming via ...
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Console Linux tool to check whether someone is in the room or not, using webcam and microphone

You can do this with OpenCV in one of several languages but OpenCV 3 has a demo in python called peopledetect.py which would probably be a very good starting point, there are also lots of demos of ...
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Calise (camera light sensor and adjuster) for Windows?

What you want is definitely possible. The best solution is to use your laptop's built-in light sensor, if it has one and you can use it. See my comments on your question, above.
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Program to alert me whenever my webcam is turned on

Kapersky Antivirus can block access to webcam. Whenever an application tries to access the webcam, Kaspersky explicitly asks the user's permission. Kaspersky also allows you to always allow some ...
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