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Access WebCam inside a Web Page?

James Dekker
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Joined: Dec 09, 2006
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Is there a JavaScript library or a different 3rd party library or package (in Java, Ruby, or Python) which can access a WebCam (in order to record video or sound) on computer running OS X or Windows?
Eric Pascarello
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JavaScript is not going to do it.

You would have to look at applets, flash, flex, or silverlight.

Eric
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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