Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 14:20:24

Author: Dan Bernoulli

Subject: Re: How to get full screen display using a web cam

Post:

--_19ad9d5a-19a8-416e-ace2-2975672d6599_
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable


You are so right. And they often really do have good answers. I forget abou=
t them even though I drive by their store every night on the way home. Will=
be my first stop tomorrow.

Dan Beeker

> Date: Fri=2C 18 Feb 2011 15:01:17 -0500
> To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu
> From: cvbritton@mac.com
> Subject: Re: [tap-l] How to get full screen display using a web cam
>=20
> You can always lug your 'book down to the local Apple Store and ask=20
> 'em for advice.
> They are QUITE willing to 'provide' you with solutions!
>=20
> Seriously - someone there DOES understand your problem.
>=20
>=20
> At 1:08 PM -0600 2/18/11=2C Dan Bernoulli wrote:
> >Hmmm=2C
> >
> >My frustration level is high. This should be easy. I have bought and=20
> >tried too many webcams. If I recall correctly the latest one is a=20
> >Logitech Web Cam Pro for Notebooks. It is rather limited in ID=20
> >markings (as Logitech is famous for). It works fine with skype and=20
> >PhotoBooth but iMovie doesn't recognize it and macam doesn't list=20
> >it. I have purchased many other webcams that suffer similar malaise=20
> >- works with one app but not another.
> >
> >So I guess my question(s) to the group is(are):
> >
> >If I want to do just one thing display the video from a camera in=20
> >full screen mode on my MacBook Pro running under Snow Leopard=2C=20
> >hopefully without having to download additional drivers=2C what=20
> >camera - preferable small in size and mass - works with what program=20
> >to most easily get me a full screen shot of whatever it is pointed=20
> >at. Cost at this point is not an issue. (Mrs. Marsh my H.S. English=20
> >teacher is undoubtedly shaking her head in dismay at the run on=20
> >sentence =3B )
> >
> >Being a little gun shy=2C am I better off buying a firewire camcorder=20
> >instead of a usb webcam? If so=2C what camcorders do you all use?
> >
> >I would ask what others do but my guess is they have independent=20
> >cameras hooked directly to their digital projectors?
> >
> >Dan Beeker
> >
> >> Date: Fri=2C 18 Feb 2011 09:54:56 -0500
> >> From: wonnell@pha.jhu.edu
> >> To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu
> >> CC: wonnell@pha.jhu.edu
> >> Subject: Re: [tap-l] How to get full screen display using a web cam
> >>
> >>
> >> Dan=2C
> >>
> >> iMovie: click button so that it is importing from your webcam=2C
> >> in the window that pops up=2C you can then drag it to fill your scree=
n.
> >> This works at least with my built-in camera.
> >> You may need to go to menubar-->Window-->Zoom.
> >>
> >> If you have a USB webcam=2C it may not work with iMovie.
> >> You may need a driver to make iMovie recognize your camera.
> >> Check out: http://webcam-osx.sourceforge.net/
> >>
> >> -- Steve
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> this is iMovie '09=3B I don't have the latest version.
> >>
> >>
> >> On Fri=2C 18 Feb 2011=2C Dan Bernoulli wrote:
> >>
> >> > Date: Fri=2C 18 Feb 2011 08:41:40 -0600
> >> > From: Dan Bernoulli
> >> > Reply-To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu
> >> > To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu
> >> > Subject: Re: [tap-l] How to get full screen display using a web cam
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Steve=2C
> >> >
> >> > This works great for "stills" but how do I get my webcam to work=20
> >>in iPhoto? I've only had my Mac for 3 years and I am still=20
> >>challenged by it.
> >> >
> >> > Dan
> >> >
> >> > > Date: Fri=2C 18 Feb 2011 09:34:38 -0500
> >> > > From: wonnell@pha.jhu.edu
> >> > > To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu
> >> > > Subject: Re: [tap-l] How to get full screen display using a web c=
am
> >> > >
> >> > > Dan=2C
> >> > >
> >> > > iPhoto
> >> > >
> >> > > Menubar-->View-->FullScreen
> >> > >
> >> > > (or option-command-shift-f)
> >> > >
> >> > > -- Steve
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > > On Fri=2C 18 Feb 2011=2C Dan Bernoulli wrote:
> >> > >
> >> > > > Date: Fri=2C 18 Feb 2011 08:25:02 -0600
> >> > > > From: Dan Bernoulli
> >> > > > Reply-To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu
> >> > > > To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu
> >> > > > Subject: [tap-l] How to get full screen display using a web cam
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Need some help. I have a macbook pro. I need a quick/simple=20
> >>application that will display a full screen picture of whatever is=20
> >>on my external webcam. For example I use it to show the screen of=20
> >>an oscilloscope. (Yes I know I can use a digital scope with a vga=20
> >>output but it just doesn't work well for my needs.) I generally=20
> >>have about thirty seconds to get things working or I lose my=20
> >>audience. Does anyone have suggestions?
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Dan Beeker
> >> > > >
> >> >
> >
>=20
=

--_19ad9d5a-19a8-416e-ace2-2975672d6599_
Content-Type: text/html; charset="iso-8859-1"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable






You are so right. And they often really do have good answers. I forget abou=
t them even though I drive by their store every night on the way home. Will=
be my first stop tomorrow.Dan Beeker>=3B Date: Fri=2C 18=
Feb 2011 15:01:17 -0500>=3B To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu>=3B From:=
cvbritton@mac.com>=3B Subject: Re: [tap-l] How to get full screen di=
splay using a web cam>=3B >=3B You can always lug your 'book do=
wn to the local Apple Store and ask >=3B 'em for advice.>=3B Th=
ey are QUITE willing to 'provide' you with solutions!>=3B >=3B =
Seriously - someone there DOES understand your problem.>=3B >=
=3B >=3B At 1:08 PM -0600 2/18/11=2C Dan Bernoulli wrote:>=3B &=
gt=3BHmmm=2C>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3BMy frustration level is high.=
This should be easy. I have bought and >=3B >=3Btried too many web=
cams. If I recall correctly the latest one is a >=3B >=3BLogitech W=
eb Cam Pro for Notebooks. It is rather limited in ID >=3B >=3Bmarki=
ngs (as Logitech is famous for). It works fine with skype and >=3B &=
gt=3BPhotoBooth but iMovie doesn't recognize it and macam doesn't list =
>=3B >=3Bit. I have purchased many other webcams that suffer similar ma=
laise >=3B >=3B- works with one app but not another.>=3B >=
=3B>=3B >=3BSo I guess my question(s) to the group is(are):>=
=3B >=3B>=3B >=3BIf I want to do just one thing display the video=
from a camera in >=3B >=3Bfull screen mode on my MacBook Pro runni=
ng under Snow Leopard=2C >=3B >=3Bhopefully without having to downl=
oad additional drivers=2C what >=3B >=3Bcamera - preferable small =
in size and mass - works with what program >=3B >=3Bto most easily =
get me a full screen shot of whatever it is pointed >=3B >=3Bat. Co=
st at this point is not an issue. (Mrs. Marsh my H.S. English >=3B &g=
t=3Bteacher is undoubtedly shaking her head in dismay at the run on >=
=3B >=3Bsentence =3B )>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3BBeing a little gu=
n shy=2C am I better off buying a firewire camcorder >=3B >=3Binste=
ad of a usb webcam? If so=2C what camcorders do you all use?>=3B >=
=3B>=3B >=3BI would ask what others do but my guess is they have in=
dependent >=3B >=3Bcameras hooked directly to their digital project=
ors?>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3BDan Beeker>=3B >=3B>=3B=
>=3B>=3B Date: Fri=2C 18 Feb 2011 09:54:56 -0500>=3B >=3B>=
=3B From: wonnell@pha.jhu.edu>=3B >=3B>=3B To: tap-l@lists.ncsu=
.edu>=3B >=3B>=3B CC: wonnell@pha.jhu.edu>=3B >=3B>=3B=
Subject: Re: [tap-l] How to get full screen display using a web cam&g=
t=3B >=3B>=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B Dan=2C=
>=3B >=3B>=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B iMovie: click button so that it=
is importing from your webcam=2C>=3B >=3B>=3B in the window tha=
t pops up=2C you can then drag it to fill your screen.>=3B >=3B>=
=3B This works at least with my built-in camera.>=3B >=3B>=3B Y=
ou may need to go to menubar-->=3BWindow-->=3BZoom.>=3B >=3B>=
=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B If you have a USB webcam=2C it may not work wit=
h iMovie.>=3B >=3B>=3B You may need a driver to make iMovie reco=
gnize your camera.>=3B >=3B>=3B Check out: http://webcam-osx.sou=
rceforge.net/>=3B >=3B>=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B -- Steve&g=
t=3B >=3B>=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B>=3B &=
gt=3B>=3B this is iMovie '09=3B I don't have the latest version.>=
=3B >=3B>=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B On Fri=2C 1=
8 Feb 2011=2C Dan Bernoulli wrote:>=3B >=3B>=3B>=3B >=3B&=
gt=3B >=3B Date: Fri=2C 18 Feb 2011 08:41:40 -0600>=3B >=3B>=
=3B >=3B From: Dan Bernoulli <=3Bdanbernoulli@hotmail.com>=3B>=
=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B Reply-To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu>=3B >=3B>=
=3B >=3B To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B Subject=
: Re: [tap-l] How to get full screen display using a web cam>=3B >=
=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B &g=
t=3B Steve=2C>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B=
This works great for "stills" but how do I get my webcam to work >=
=3B >=3B>=3Bin iPhoto? I've only had my Mac for 3 years and I am still =
>=3B >=3B>=3Bchallenged by it.>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B=
>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B Dan>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B &g=
t=3B>=3B >=3B >=3B Date: Fri=2C 18 Feb 2011 09:34:38 -0500>=3B=
>=3B>=3B >=3B >=3B From: wonnell@pha.jhu.edu>=3B >=3B>=
=3B >=3B >=3B To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B =
>=3B Subject: Re: [tap-l] How to get full screen display using a web cam<=
br>>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B >=3B=
Dan=2C>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B >=
=3B >=3B iPhoto>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B>=
=3B >=3B >=3B Menubar-->=3BView-->=3BFullScreen>=3B >=3B&g=
t=3B >=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B >=3B (or option-comman=
d-shift-f)>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B &g=
t=3B >=3B -- Steve>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B=
>=3B >=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B >=3B On Fri=2C 18 Fe=
b 2011=2C Dan Bernoulli wrote:>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B >=3B>=
=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B >=3B >=3B Date: Fri=2C 18 Feb 2011 08:25:02 -0=
600>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B >=3B >=3B From: Dan Bernoulli <=3B=
danbernoulli@hotmail.com>=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B >=3B >=3B=
Reply-To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B >=3B >=
=3B To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B >=3B >=3B S=
ubject: [tap-l] How to get full screen display using a web cam>=3B &g=
t=3B>=3B >=3B >=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B >=3B >=
=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B >=3B >=3B Need some help. I have a m=
acbook pro. I need a quick/simple >=3B >=3B>=3Bapplication that w=
ill display a full screen picture of whatever is >=3B >=3B>=3Bon =
my external webcam. For example I use it to show the screen of >=3B &=
gt=3B>=3Ban oscilloscope. (Yes I know I can use a digital scope with a vg=
a >=3B >=3B>=3Boutput but it just doesn't work well for my needs.=
) I generally >=3B >=3B>=3Bhave about thirty seconds to get thing=
s working or I lose my >=3B >=3B>=3Baudience. Does anyone have su=
ggestions?>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B >=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B>=
=3B >=3B >=3B >=3B Dan Beeker>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B >=3B =
>=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B >=3B>=3B =

=

--_19ad9d5a-19a8-416e-ace2-2975672d6599_--

From tap-l-owner@lists.ncsu.edu Fri Feb 18 15:21:59 2011

Back