record video from a webcam

Posted on 2014-09-01
Last Modified: 2014-09-03
Is this possible with PHP?
Question by:Robert Saylor
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    No.  PHP runs on a web server, the webcam runs on a client computer or workstation.  I supposed you could put a webcam on a web server if it was your own computer.  But even then, PHP is not suited for that kind of hardware operation.  Don't webcams come with software to do that?
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    by:Ray Paseur
    Suggest you contact these folks and see how they do it.  Heck, you might even have to make a site visit to Key West!
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    by:Robert Saylor
    after lots of research I agree with this statement.

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