Turn Your iPhone into Webcam with iWebcamera

Posted by Stefan on January 14th, 2011 in Cell Phones | No Comments

Now, you can turn your iPhone, iPod into a webcam and use it as an iWebcamera for video chat with friends and family.

iWebcamera Features:

• Your iPhone or iPod will turn into a wireless webcamera.
• You will get two best options through it.
• This iWebcamera will be capable enough to instant-pause mode, you can stop streaming at any time you want and you can resume it too.
• Just install the drivers and your iWebcamera will be ready as plug and play.
• It has built-in manual.
• You can have easy user-interface in German and English languages.
• You will get complete support for the cameras on iPhone or iPod.
• It has YouBlue effect, which can turn your face into blue.
• It is compatible with Microsoft Windows 7, Vista and XP and Apple’s Leopard and Snow Leopard.

Just remember that this iWebcamera installation demands an iPhone 3G, 3GS or 4 or an 4th generation iPod Touch with at least iOS 4.0. The installation procedure needs a computer connected to the same network along with iWebcamera drivers.

Drivers Installation:

Initially install the iWebcamera drivers into the computer. After the installation of drivers into the computer, make it sure that the firewall is correctly configured in a way the iWebcamera drivers have access to both the local network and the internet. In fact, the internet connectivity is just for the auto-update functionality only. Also, remember that there shouldn’t be any personal data transfer while the application is checking for this updates and also avoid downloading new binaries too.

Drivers for Windows:

• iWebcamera Windows Drivers v2.1b – Zipped (Link:http://www.drahtwerk.biz/media/files/iwebcamera/iWebcamera_2_1b_win.zip )
• Before installing the drivers, ensure that the .NET Framework 3.5(http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=333325FD-AE52-4E35-B531-508D977D32A6&displaylang=en )redistributable is installed on your computer.

Drivers for MAC:

• Intel – iWebcamera OS X Drivers v2.0 – Zipped
• PowerPC – iWebcamera OS X Drivers v2.0 – Zipped

This iWebcamera OS X driver requires at least OS X 10.5 (Leopard) or 10.6 (Snow Leopard). Due to current restrictions with Apple Photo Booth and Apple iChat, these applications are not supported.

How to use iWebcamera in Mac OS:

An iPhone and a Mac without built-in iSight will make you wait for the video chat. Currently, iWebcamera has OS X support and this will let your iPhone that is running on OS 3.1 or more as a wireless external webcam with your Mac. Initially iWebcamera was released as a Windows-only application. So, it is essential to install drivers on your Mac and then it will connect to Mac through wireless network. Now, all the above-mentioned iWebcamera features will be available successfully.

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