Eye-Toy camera as a webcam!

Discussion in 'Sony PlayStation 1 & 2' started by fridgos, Jul 20, 2009.

  1. fridgos
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    If you search on google something like 'Eyetoy webcam', you'll get lots of info on how to turn your eyetoy camera into a webcam. Last night I gave it a go, and I was amazed with the outcome. The capture rate is amazing, and the quality is perfect. It has a built in microphone, and you can adjust the focus [No, not all Webcams can].

    If you want to do it, I recommend this website for a tutorial.

    So, have any of you lot done it? Or plan on doing it?
     
  2. ZenZero

    ZenZero GBATEMP's regular arse.

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    great - as my current cam is broken then i may just try this
     
  3. WiiPower

    WiiPower GBAtemp Guru

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    Does it have a method to turn off the led? My pc dectects it as power led, which is totally annoying.
     
  4. kobykaan

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    PSEYE for the PS3 is and works as a much better web camera than the Eyetoy camera ...... [​IMG]

    It's 4 x the Resolution and and 2x the frame rate of the original Eyetoy [​IMG]

    Wiki writeup on PSEYE
     
  5. Trulen

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    Ive used a friend's. And it is indeed superb quality.


    And about the pseye.
    No one's figured out how to get drivers working, and give the camera quality.
    Edit: Nevermind that. It's been worked on! Now I may actually buy one.
     
  6. Finishoff

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    What's cool is you can also you the eyetoy mic during online gameplay as a mic.
     
  7. Joe88

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    I used to take pics with it but the quality was really bad