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PhotoBooth - Webcam image capture

PhotoBooth - Webcam image capture

Update: 08/08/2014 (Version 1.3)
  • I’ve added the option to change the frames per second of the webcam stream. Some webcams have higher quality images only if the webcam is set to 15 fps or lower.
Update: 23/02/2013
  • A new and improved documentation. Click here to view it.
  • Updated Java code.
Update: 9/06/2012 – Version 1.2
  • There was an error popping out when the watermark tag was removed from XML. Now that is fixed.
  • Added the ability to change the image size. You can now setup the output image width and height through the XML code.
  • Added .jsp file for those with Java servers.
  • I have added more comments to the ActionScript code. I believe it’s better explained now.

This application allows you to take webcam photos and save them on a server. It’s XML based so you can easily customize it. If you want you can create different configuration XML files for a site with different languages (example: config_en.xml; config_it.xml etc), and choose through flashvars witch XML to load.

You’ll need a server with ASP or PHP support (both ASP and PHP files are included in this pakage)

  • Fully XML customizable.
  • You can change the output image size.
  • Checks the number of cameras connected to your machine and if you have more then one, a panel will pop-up with a drop-down allowing you to choose the camera you want to use.
  • If you have no cameras connected, an info message will appear (message can be modified though XML).
  • In case you didn’t allow your webcam to be used by the application, an error message will pop-up and let you know you can’t use the application without allowing the camera to be used. There is also a button, when clicked the Privacy panel will pop-up.

Here you can see how the XML file structure looks like: