Dear Experts, I have a Genius webcam 1320 and it is installed properly, I can take picture by using it through computer. However, I cannot see anything in skpye. Skype can detect there is such webcam but we cannot see any image from it. Please help
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This is a low resolution camera - so either you have a good image with low framerate (as in Skype) or a bad image with high framerate (as in its own window).
Go into the camera settings from Skype and lower the resolution to the minimum - the framerate will pick up.
Before you can use your webcam in any chat program you have to configure it to that program
Test your webcam here to make sure it broadcasts ok - Hit 'Allow' in the top window and check your cam in the left hand panel.
working OK ?
CONFIGURE TO SKYPE Connect webcam Its good practice to disconnect and re-connect your webcam before you start (To reboot the webcam software) - if you have been using it elsewhere the SKYPE software may have difficulty in locating it, even if you exited the previous program correctly. The reason being, the webcam software can remain hooked-up to a program and needs to be rebooted. Mine, I just unplug it from the USB and plug it back in to reboot the software. If yours is integral with the computer you will have to re-start the computer, use a keyboard shortcut or disable / enable the webcam from the Device Manager.
Start Skype. On the 'Tools' menu, click 'Options'. In the navigation pane of the Skype 'Options' window, click 'Audio Settings' Run down the list setting your defaults Select your webcam as the default microphone. Make a free test call Click 'Save' In the navigation pane of the Skype Options window, click Video Settings. This will launch your webcam Adjust quality of picture in 'Settings' Check the correct webcam is shown as default Click Save Test your webcam by making a Skype test call. For more information about how to configure Skype Messenger, please visit the following Skype Web site: http://support.skype.com (http://support.skype.com)
Also send this to your family
and friends so they have their computer setup properly.Web Camera’s have to be
setup on the program they are to be used with.Just installing the camera on your computer does not set it up to
broadcast on messengers or Skype.
Each program has Options that have to be setup in order for
the Audio and Video to function properly. A.Skype Setup:
After downloading and installing Skype (http://www.skype.com/intl/en-gb/download/skype/windows/beta/downloading/)
set it up as follows:
Go to Tools,
then Options, and click on Audio Settings and set the Microphone
and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
click on the Video Settings.
camera if Installed Properly will come up and show a video picture.
on the bottom of the page click on Save.
The camera and audio should function properly.Your friends and Family will now be able to
see and her to you. B.Yahoo Setup:
After downloading and installing Yahoo Messenger(http://ca.messenger.yahoo.com/download/
) set it up as follows:
on Messenger at the top left and then go down to Preferences
and then the Preference Window will come up.
click on Calling and Devices. In the Calling & Devices
on the right and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer
Audio Card or sound device installed in the computer.
below that, go to the Test Audio section and(in blue writing) click on“Open the call setup assistant”
and follow the instructions on the left window.
after completing the Audio Setup, go to down and click on Webcam it
should BRODCSAST and you will see your picture.
Chat, click on MESSENGER and then
make necessary settings, click on APPLY, then OK.
click on MESSENGER and go to my WEBCAMready to use.
No installation needed on my Mac (1.8 Ghz PowerPC G5, OSX 10.5.5) to use the 1322AF; just plug the cam in your USB port. The camera is detected automatically when starting a relevant program (f.e. Skype). Unfortunaley Photo Booth crashes sometimes (!) Also the software "CrazyTalk" (included) is for Windoze users only.
Hope it works for your guys, too...