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WebRTC Cookbook by Andrii Sergiienko

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Integration of WebRTC with web cameras

In this recipe, we will discuss how to integrate WebRTC with web cameras. Why might someone want to integrate a web camera with WebRTC technology? Here are some reasons why they might do this:

  • A web camera needs a Java or ActiveX enabled on the client for it to be able see the image from the camera. Many computers have Java installed; nevertheless in some cases, it might be impossible to install/use Java or ActiveX. Regarding ActiveX, this technology is supported even on fewer devices than Java. WebRTC can become a universal and lightweight way to show multimedia from a webcam and that doesn't need you to install any additional software.
  • As of now, WebRTC is fully supported on Android devices (mostly the ones ...

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