Issues with DroidCam and IP Webcam apps

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  1. deartheophilus

    deartheophilus New Member

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    Both of these programs do about the same thing, they let you use your droid as an IP webcam. DroidCam starts a server on your laptop, and you're supposed to connect to that ip address and port with the droid app. IP Webcam starts the server on your *phone*, and you supposedly point your laptop browser at its ip address and view the video it streams.

    I can make either of these programs run successfully on my computer and phone, it's just when I try to connect both pieces of hardware that I have problems. I feel like it's a wireless problem, but my droid says it's connected to my home wireless, and the ip address it gets is a 192.168.1.[something]. (Also, when I ping that ip from my computer, I get nothing back, even though IP Webcam claims that I'm running a server there).

    Does anyone have any suggestions for what might be wrong? Or a way to double check if my droid is actually connected to the wireless?
     
  2. iPirate

    iPirate Active Member

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    I'm not sure what your goal is, but if you want to stream video from ur phone you could try the stream apps like justin.tv and ustream ...?
     
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