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AlwaysWorkin




msg:4122607
 3:11 am on Apr 27, 2010 (gmt 0)

I've exhausted my google searching and I'm sure I'm not searching for the right terminology...so I figured WebmasterWorld would have to know. :)

Has anyone figured out how to run live cams via USB?

I have some camcorders that don't support firewire (which I'm used to, always works) and I wanted to connect them to a netbook via USB.

I can transfer video but it just won't sync with the camera via USB to capture/stream live.

Anyone know if this is possible or how it can be done?

 

AlwaysWorkin




msg:4122609
 3:27 am on Apr 27, 2010 (gmt 0)

I should note that I'm aware that there are some USB streaming camcorders out there...but is there anyway to make this work with those without?

caribguy




msg:4122630
 4:35 am on Apr 27, 2010 (gmt 0)

If you can view the live output on your screen you should be able to set up a stream with VLC. You can use your desktop as VLC's input, or any video device.

J_RaD




msg:4123905
 7:42 pm on Apr 28, 2010 (gmt 0)

with the right driver you can use your HD cam the same way as you do your webcam.

try the trackercam driver.

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