Questions tagged [webcam]

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

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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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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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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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What is the worst webcam?

As many of you may know, the Coronavirus has stopped many of our lives. I, for one, am now taking college classes online. For many of my classes, I will need an webcam and microphone, although since ...
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Need a low latency but high fidelity solution to remotely monitor a robot

For work, there is a robot that I need to monitor and control remotely. I've tried some IP cameras, but they all had horrible latency. The cameras onboard my robot stream perfectly since they are ...
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webcam with good microphone for low-volume voice for Chromebook and Windows PC

I am looking for recommendations for a webcam with good microphone for low-volume voice for Chromebook and Windows PC. Intended use: Zoom meetings. Audio: The person using it speaks in soft (low ...
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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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Connecting webcam to external monitor instead of macbook pro usb-c

I have a macbook pro (with usb-c ports only). Connected to that I have an external monitor (Dell UltraSharp 34 Curved Monitor - U3419W - 86.5cm(34") Black). I would like to buy a webcam that I ...
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Looking for a webcam what works with Ubuntu

I have recently bought an A4TECH PK-1000HA webcam and though it's a brilliant piece of hardware, its use on Ubuntu was anything but comfortable. So I am looking for a webcam for videoconference/...
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Webcam with built-in background removal

I am looking for a webcam that has a built-in background removal feature. Built-in = done in the webcam firmware+hardware, and not on the operating system of the device to which the webcam is ...
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