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Using WebCamTexture with MS LifeCam Trouble

Discussion in 'Editor & General Support' started by afreecatv_02, Jul 3, 2017.

  1. afreecatv_02


    Dec 7, 2016
    I'm having trouble using my webcam in Editor or Standalone Build.

    My webcam is MS LifeCam Studio. (Unity Version is 5.5.2f1)

    The value returned by is "". (It is not null.)

    When two or more WebCams are installed (especially Logitech C920), there is a problem that it does not work even if you play () the camera.

    Do you know the solution to this problem?
  2. moonphone


    Dec 29, 2017
    Today got the same cam and wanted to use it within my unity project without success. Problem seems to be a special character within the device name "Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000". Same here:

    So i think i need to get another one :( thats really awesome. THX it is just a string!!! Why there should not be a minus within. Arghh.

    I was able to replace all device names in registry by "Microsoft LifeCam HD 3000". It is working now. Maybe same procedure after replug the usb device.
    Last edited: Dec 29, 2017