webcam and servers

Status
This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue. View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

kenbo0422

Thread Starter
Joined
Sep 13, 2004
Messages
2
I've been searching the net for a way to use a simple print server (USB or otherwise) as a server for a camera. I would like to use a simple USB cam to monitor activities around the house and wondered if there was a software program or converter for print servers to allow viewing a cam through my home network. Is there such a thing? If not, I would figure it would be a great way to use a print server, since alot of them have an extra port.
 

JohnWill

Retired Moderator
Joined
Oct 19, 2002
Messages
106,429
You can buy webcams that connect directly to the network, but a USB print server is pretty specific to printers, I doubt you'll find a webcam that connects. :)
 

kenbo0422

Thread Starter
Joined
Sep 13, 2004
Messages
2
Yeah, I know they're out there. I was just wonderin if a print server module could be used via software/patch/etc to do a cam server job. I figured since USB is bidirectional and most printers are as well, then why not? I guess if it can be done, someone's gonna have to write the program to make it work.
:D
 
Status
This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue. View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Users Who Are Viewing This Thread (Users: 0, Guests: 1)

As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 807,865 other people just like you!

Latest posts

Staff online

Top