Giga_Pi
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Google Hangouts with Raspberry Pi camera

Mon Feb 03, 2020 11:47 am

Can one insert a Raspberry Pi camera, and use it for google hangouts?

Thanks

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Re: Google Hangouts with Raspberry Pi camera

Mon Feb 03, 2020 2:57 pm

The RPi camera is not a webcam. Chromium does not recognize it as a webcam.
But with additional software it can be done.
I haven't done it, but this looks like a good tutorial.
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