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Program to take photos with webcam in Ubuntu

You're probably looking for Cheese (see also its Wikipedia page), which can be used to make photos or videos using your webcam. Once started, Cheese... constantly displays what the webcam "sees" (aka ...
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Python library for taking camera images

SimpleCV Requirements: Packages: simplecv (and Pygame?) Python 2.X only OS: works on Linux (tested with Ubuntu) Documenttion: simplecv.org/docs/ Code: github.com/sightmachine/simplecv ...
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Simple, quick webcam viewer for Windows 7

WebcamViewer From the Website of Bust a Tech: WebcamViewer is a very simple click-and-run application, where you don’t have to install the application. Simply download the exe file and run the exe ...
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Simple Webcam Photo / Video taking software

VLC media player Free (Opensource!) Compatible with Windows 8 Display of the webcam's image in real time Snapshots are possible (as far as I know, you can only choose between two the output formats ...
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Simple Webcam Photo / Video taking software

ManyCam will suit your requirements.. It's free, it covers all the features you've requested for.. Software is really excellent, I've installed on my computer as well (Windows 7 though) but it's ...
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Python library for taking camera images

OpenCV Requirements: Packages: cv2 (not in PyPI) Python 2.X (not tested with 3 though) OS: Works on Ubuntu Documentation: http://opencv.org/documentation.html Installation On Debian-based systems:...
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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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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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Python library for taking camera images

PyGame This answer is partially taken from https://stackoverflow.com/a/11094891/562769 - thanks Froyo! Thanks to Phani for helping me to improve it. Requirements: Packages: pygame (not in PyPI) ...
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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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Photo capture / screen shot with mouse click

I made my own simple program through AutoIt, you can download it here. Each time the left mouse button is clicked, it will take a snapshot of the screen and if there is a camera on your computer, it ...
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Software for online lecture (mass-conference with slides)

NetViewer Meet NetViewer Meet is an online conference and screen sharing tool. It consists of two downloads: a Moderator and a Participant app. As a moderator, you can: Control which screen to be ...
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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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Program to view webcam on login/lock screen?

I could recommend two applications which fits with your requirements really close but unfortunately these both the software's does this whole face detection part :( Freeware application LemonScreen ...
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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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Camera software for Windows 7 and 8 (similar to Cheese)

I don't know what level of control you want, but if you're interested in something relatively immediate to use but that lets you take both still pictures and video with full control over the codec/...
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Software for online lecture (mass-conference with slides)

BigBlueButton has everything you are looking for: 1 - Supports many people/clients with webcam & presenter with webcam 2 - Can show both face & slide presentation (with audio but I think that ...
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Webcam simulator for Linux?

WS4GL, aka Webcam Studio, had moved to Google Code, but since that is shutting down, the project is now hosted on Sourceforge. The last update there is from 2015-09-28. The last import on Ubuntu ...
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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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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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Record webcam to files, Linux, no UI

You can use video4linux2 & ffmpeg to capture the output from a webcam and to split it into fixed time slices. A good starting point would be, from here: ffmpeg -f v4l2 -framerate 25 -video_size ...
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MATLAB image acquisition toolbox alternatives in R

Of R I am not aware of any packages that allow you to capture images from a camera. However in Python you have different options, furthermore, there are a lot of libraries available for Python, such ...
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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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Webcam software that can capture still images from multiple webcams?

You can easily roll your own with OpenCV2 and Python - some examples that you should be able to build on are here. Free Cross platform Fully customisable.
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Webcam recording

There are multiple ways to record from an IP camera. I own one that I use for security purposes, so, I think they are well worth the purchase. If, for nothing else, it’s nice to have a record of ...
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Simple, quick webcam viewer for Windows 7

I would try Yawcam The description from it webpage is: What is Yawcam? Yawcam is a shortening for Yet Another WebCAM software, and that's exactly what it is ;-) More precise Yawcam is a ...
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Screen recording software for Chrome OS

TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome™ is a free screen capture and recording app that works on Chromebooks or in the Chrome browser. You can record your screen and narrate as you go to record quick ...
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Website to record a video and host it

Youtube allows you do this: https://www.youtube.com/my_webcam Press on "Start recording" on that page. The produced video will be available from your profile page.
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Cam recorder with sound - Pet monitoring

I use WebcamXP when I'm going on vacation, it's really simple to use. You can enable motion detection, and many other functions. The problem it's only compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, Server ...
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Webcam monitoring software for Windows?

It sounds like you are looking for broadcast software. In which case Open Broadcaster would be your best bet. A lot of gamers use it to live stream themselves and their computer screens ...
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