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How To Use the PS3 EYE Camera as a PC Webcam

How To Use the PS3 EYE Camera as a PC Webcam

by Brad MerrillFebruary 9, 2010

When I’m streaming on Ustream, you might be surprised to hear what camera I’m using. It’s not a PC webcam—it’s actually the PS3 Eye, the camera made for the PS3 for video chat, games, etc. It’s really a great camera with seemingly unattainable potential: if you plug it into your computer, you get nothing. Sadly, the manufacturer didn’t make driver software for PCs.

But there is a solution!



Code Laboratories has released a homebrew driver for the PS3 Eye. I’ve installed it, and now I’m using it as a PC webcam.

Links:

Download page

Support forum

About The Author
Brad Merrill
Brad Merrill is the founder and former editor of VentureBreak.
  • butali

    Thanks I never knew it could run on pc

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  • max

    Awesome share.. Thanks a lot.

  • THEAIRISFREE

    THANK YOU SO MUCH !

  • adg

    What do I do if ive done that and it still not working?

  • shinozaki

    it costs though

    • Yeah, it looks like they just recently started charging for it. It’s only $1.99 though!

  • Tom

    Free?

    • It used to be free, but the developer recently started charging $1.99 for it. Still better than buying a new webcam though, if you ask me. 😉

  • Shake4Bake

    is it still working?

    • It does still work, but the developer now charges $1.99 for the driver.

      • Ailyn

        $2.99 now!

  • BOIII

    does it still work?