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Questions tagged [webcam]

For questions about integrated or portable cameras designed to interface with a computer.

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Device to reverse laptop built in webcam

I'm looking for a device that you can mount over a laptop's built in webcam to enable it to record what's on the other side of it. Kind of like how most smartphones have a front facing and a back ...
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Clip-on fisheye lense for Dell XPS laptops with camera at the bottom

I have a Dell XPS 15 9550 laptop, which has a camera at the bottom of the screen panel, at about a quarter distance from the left edge (just above the F3 button). Is there any fish-eye clip on ...
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Best low cost microcomputer for running Unity app + webcam

I have an art installation I want to build that uses software written in Unity, implementing opencv and using a webcam, and displaying on some sort of inexpensive monitor. I can compile to Android/iOS/...
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Webcam for unusual application (Very close focus, Dark

I have a heating controller hidden in a cupboard which is itself hidden at the back of a cupboard filled with file boxes... it is a pain to remove dozens of file boxes and a couple of shelves just to ...
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High Resolution Webcam and Projector for Near-Blind Individual [closed]

My father-in-law suffers from Retinitis Pigmentosa. It's an inherited disease of the retina where the rods and cones (the light sensing cells) on the periphery of your retina gradually start dying. ...
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USB endoscope camera

I think a USB endoscope/inspection camera could be useful, for looking in small spaces. It seems there's loads of these available cheaply, eg on Ebay, or Amazon, or Gearbest etc, for under $10. But ...
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Low-resolution USB webcam

I would like a USB webcam with a low resolution, perhaps something like 160x120 and certainly under 640x480. It does not need to be cheap, so something that supports a range of resolutions in hardware ...
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Linux Supported Webcam for OpenCV

I would like to buy a webcam to use for computer vision. It should cost no more than $35, preferably around $20, and have high resolution and low sensor noise. a 1920x1080 sensor would be ideal. It ...
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Outdoor Webcam for low temperatures and fog

I want to install an outdoor surveillance camera. I looked into many models, but all have rather strange, i.e., non-outdoor, operating conditions they are specified for. Typically they have a ...
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Best approach to handle 8-12 cameras through one PC? [closed]

For a more complex project I need to process the video input of 8 to 12 cameras at the same time on a single computer but each with a rather low resolution (probably 480p). Those cameras could either ...
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Which USB webcam (with microphone and speakers) works for Raspberry Pi?

I would like to solve three problems with a single (USB) device: Camera Audio-Out Audio-In I believe more and more of those home monitoring solutions have those things combined into one device (e.g. ...
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Tiny zoomable camera with adjustable angle for distance viewing

I have an eyesight problem and have trouble seeing presentations on the screen when I'm in conferences or in group meetings. I am currently using an application called Eye Glasses on my iPad for this ...
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Any REAL wireless webcams, that can be carried around and stream live in house?

The short version: Can anyone recommend a webcam that I can carry around the house - totally unwired? I guess it should be wifi, battery-charged, and if there are both mic and speakers it would be ...
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New low-cost depth sensors for robotics

What are currently the best low-cost (< 1000 USD) depth sensors in terms of: range (at least 3 meters, the more the better) size power consumption (preferably USB powered) spatial resolution/...
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High-quality webcam for streaming

For years now, the only webcam I've (rarely) used is the Logitech C200. This is by far outdated now and I'm looking for a high-quality, powerful webcam that would be ideal for streaming. I've looked ...
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Wireless battery-powered webcam

Mandatory webcomic reference: https://xkcd.com/941/ I want to try creating long-baseline stereoscopic video of clouds. In order to do this, I need a pair of webcams I can set up 100-300 feet apart ...