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    Question iPhone as Webcam?

    I read that it is possible to use the iPhone as a webcam on OS X, but i wanted to know if it is possible on linux?

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    Re: iPhone as Webcam?

    I would love to do this.... I know this thread is dead, but does anyone have any ideas how to make this happen?

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    Re: iPhone as Webcam?

    only asking how do you connect it to the computer usb or fire wire
    if usb try it with cheese webcam booth
    if fire wire you need a fire wire program ! i do not use fire wire sorry

    if it did not come on try this


    open a terminal type, gstreamer-properties click enter
    click video try v4l1 and v4l2
    click the bottom test button for each 1


    hope this helps

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    Question Re: iPhone as Webcam?

    Im certain it can be done, as per this article.
    http://www.ws4gl.org/news-flash-/usi...wirelesswebcam

    but my trouble is i dont know which gstreamer packeges to get in ubuntu 10.10 here. anybody have any clue which packages i need?

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    Re: iPhone as Webcam?

    good,bad,ugly,and 10

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