How2use webcam (it works) for online talking via google-talk
My webcam does work; i mean I can take both video & still.
But I dont know how the webcam can be used to make us visible to my son (now in US) while we are using google-talk, through which we are talking confortably, of course
i dnt kno how to set up my cam to talk to my fam.
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if you dont have one already, you need to download a program from YAHOO, MSN, SKYPE, or any other video direct program that allows you to communicate using the webcam. if you need to know how to adjust and operate the webcam, see link below
You can activate your live webcam broadcast by making user Id in Skype. You can also do this with live video chat option on Google. Note that the PC you want to video chat is connected properly with your webcam.
Webcam can be used for two purposes.
1. For making a video of your own. For this you have to use the webcam SW that is loaded in your laptop. Start the program and follow the instructions.
2. You can use it with you IM for video call. That means that the person you are talking to over the internet will be able to see you and you him if he too has a webcam on. How. In your IM open the Options and go to Video settings. Here specify this webcam as your default camera for video chats. Then you can even test it if it works. After that whenever you talk to someone on your IM. start video call and you both will be able to see each other. You can also start a conference call by addingmore people to your call.
hello creative eye, Video or webcam chatting isn't currently supported in Google Talk. you can make video chat with in gmail, for this you have to install an adon. go to http://www.gmail.com/videochat. Just click on the new "Video & more" menu in a Gmail chat window and select "Start video chat" or "Start voice chat."
YOu should install the driver of your webcam, maybe the utilites is enclosed in your laptop from the vendor, install the webcam drivers. most of the webcam use ampcap program(something like that) to display in the monitor. see documentaion in installing the webcam in your manual.
You can use yahoo messenger to make chat with some ffriends and family by inviting them to view your cam.
You can use many online messenger such as skype, google talk and other etc.