Smartphone as Webcam with Free Software?
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Wed Apr 29 16:10:22 UTC 2020
"Bernhard E. Reiter" <bernhard at fsfe.org> wrote:
> Does somebody know how to use an android smartphone as webcam with Free Software?
> On F-droid I've found
Not a webcam at all.
> they are all a few years old
> and all offer wifi
> And no USB solution on sight?
Both of them stream video over RTSP, i. e. over TCP/IP which which is medium-agnostic. So feel free to use USB.
> but non of them an encrypted stream.
Why do you need encryption if you are going to use USB connection?
> Has somebody seen better instructions for making this work?
I have not tried pl.hypeapp.endoscope but net.majorkernelpanic.spydroid have worked out of a box for me. No instructions needed.
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