PS2 Eyetoy cam as webcam?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by zelmo, Nov 16, 2004.

  1. zelmo macrumors 603


    Jul 3, 2004
    Mac since 7.5
    Is it possible to use my Eyetoy camera as a webcam or for iChat? Am I smoking crack?
  2. Matt@GT macrumors newbie

    Aug 23, 2004
    York, Uk
    I tried and failed, would be interested if anyone has managed this...
  3. Adam552 macrumors 6502

    May 30, 2006
    Liverpool, UK.
  4. SCOdoubleT macrumors newbie

    Jun 12, 2008
    Serious question noww

    ive had my ps2 eyetoy working for a long time, i have a pc not a mac....but i was wondering if anyone has come across anything interesting that you can do with the webcam, because it was made for motion and kinetic movements, you think ther is someway you can use that for the computer? or am i talking a load of CR** haha, would be interesting to know..

    Thanks guys
  5. Gex macrumors member

    Jan 29, 2008
    I don't know if there is any software that uses unique eyetoy features, but I used my eyetoy with a webcam software called yawcam to make it work as an motion triggered alarm :cool: There's are many other features in yawcam like web streaming, automatic image captures to ftp server etc.

    If you're into this kinda stuff, i would definitely recommend it ;)

    The best part: It's free! :D
  6. macloverbaxter macrumors newbie

    Apr 23, 2009
    If You go to the website above and follow the instructions you can use anything except photo booth.
  7. dukebound85 macrumors P6


    Jul 17, 2005
    5045 feet above sea level
    i can use photobooth with my ps3 eye, cant use imovie though
  8. Project Alice macrumors 6502

    Project Alice

    Jul 13, 2008
    Post Falls, ID
    sorry to threadjack\re open an old thread,

    I have an eyetoy that works in macam, and i did put the macam.component in library\quicktime

    but every other application only sees the eyetoy as a microphone, and it actually works as a mic which i found quite odd. but it only works as a camera in macam.

    mac os x 10.5.8
    ibook G4 ~1.2ghz 1.25gb

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