Use your Phone as Web Cam

After spending hours to make use of my Nokia XpressMusic 5320 as a Web Cam to Chat with my friends I got various software to test and these were WWIGO , VRCC , Mobiola Web Cam , etc.This makes me carry WebCam with me wherever I go.
I had tested each and every software for my Mobile. Some of features of these softwares are-

WWIGO
(symbian-freak)
WWIGO (pronounced ‘vigo’) is acronym for Webcam wherever I go. With WWIGO, a camera phone can be used as a webcam with PC or Laptop using Bluetooth as the transmission medium.

It allows a user to transform a Bluetooth enabled camera phone into a wireless webcam to be used along with a PC/Laptop. After short alpha testing, application is available for wider public use and application is available for 2nd and 3rd edition phones.

This is made possible by consists of two software components, one on your phone and another one on your phone using the underlying Bluetooth transmission.


Features:

  • Record videos with wwigo PC application.
  • Use along with , Skype, Yahoo messenger or Windows Live messenger to do video chat.
  • Live Upload with YouTube and Grouper to share videos
  • Works with popular Bluetooth Stacks on PC
  • Supported devices Nokia Series 60 v2.0 and Series 60 v3.0 phones

Home Page
Download Page

VRCC
(From DotSiS.com)
V.R.C.C. (Video Remote Computer Camera) is a freeware and open source system that enables your symbian smartphone to be used as a Webcam and lets you control the smartphone from the PC.

The system is comprised of two applications, one for the smartphone and one for the PC that communicate using a protocol over a variety of data transmission methods.

Currently the only phones with UIQ3 interface are supported, however you can vote for features including support for other Symbian platforms.

Features:

  • Broadcast video in real time from your smartphone to a PC
  • View the screen and control the smartphone from a PC. Easily navigate the menu, write messages, see who is calling without reaching the phone
  • Data can be transmitted using Bluetooth or any Internet and Networking technology of the smartphone like WiFi, CSD, GPRS, 3G etc.
  • Control exposure of the camera for day/night mode, initiate autofocus in normal/macro mode, enable/disable flash
  • Control compression of images balancing quality with bandwidth/frame rate
  • Adjust boradcast quality balancing less errors/real time or force a throughput limit
  • Use most of the camera’s capture modes defined by resolution and video/sequential photographs
  • Broadcast what you can see to other PC’s over the Internet
  • Record the broadcast, either to view the separate frames or to create a video clip
  • Display a viewfinder on the phone if you can not see the PC monitor
  • Fast or bicubic resize of player screen to compensate capture size
  • Free and open source

Home Page : vrcc.senoctar.com
Download Page : vrcc.senoctar.com/download.jsp

Mobiola Web Cam
I liked this application this most as it has Bluetooth, Data Cable, Wi-Fi Support. Moreover, this application is easy to Install and use. But the drawback is that it is not freeware as prevoiusly mentioned are.Its features as mentioned in Product Home page are
Features:

  • Transforms your mobile phone into a high-quality PC webcam.
  • Connects mobile phone to PC using USB, WiFi (select models) and Bluetooth connectivity.
  • Screen Capture functionality, when device screen can be demonstrated on PC real-time.
  • NEW!!! Cool video effects. Have fun and impress your friends!
  • Works with Skype, Yahoo, YouTube, MSN, AOL IM, ICQ and many others as standard USB webcam.
  • Compatible with Symbian S60 and UIQ, Windows Mobile 5 and 6, J2ME devices,Blackberry.

You can check out the trial over here.

Free Audio Editing Tool

Sometimes in Daily Life we have need of Editing mp3 songs to get them in to iPOD or for use of songs as ring tone in mobile phones. So we have to get some software which is easy to use and can perform various editing operations on audio …

To perform various editing operations I’ve tried many software paid and freeware but I feel that Audacity is best at its work. It is a freeware application developed by various developers of world. It is hosted  by Sourceforge.net. This software includes many functions related to Digital Audio Editing. Various Sound Effects can also be generated through it. These are shown in Screen Shot here-

Platform :- Any
Licencse Type :- FreeWare
Visit Website
Download

Yahoo Gadgets

Those people who like to have a desktop with powerful appearance, and keep on trying different shell packs. They should give a try to Yahoo Widgets, a free software by Yahoo.com for boosting the appearance of your Desktop. We can custmize diffrent gadgets according to our needs and after installing it feels like your desktop is an Ice Candy. A simple preview of this software is presented here.You can Download Yahoo Widgets from here

Send free SMS to anywhere in India

Now you can send free SMS to anywhere in India without a need to register yourself on a site.
This service of Anonymous SMS is being offered by FooSMS.
This service offers you to send a messege of lenghth 120 words. There are many other similar services but I personally like this one as no log in is required, and messages are delivered instantaneously

Get paid for reciving E-mails

Now you can get money in Rupee for reciving e-mails to your account and after reaching certain limit you can cash this money. Click Here to sign up for this service.
This service is based upon invitations also, you get Rs 2 for each invitation accepted.
Spread this among your friends to get instant increase in money. You can easily pay your mobile bills if you are able to convince your friends for sign up.
Other ways to get free money online will soon be posted.

Online Image Editing Sites

Here I am going to mention some of the online Image Editing Websites and a review of them by me.

So here is the list –

  1. FlauntR

    This service requires registration.This is the only drawback of this service.Otherwise, I think Its best.A plus point is that it can be easily integrated with Google’s Picasa.You can make an Album, View SlideSow Online. Work on full screen mode.There are many optional R’s you can do. These are StylR, editR, textR, PicasR, ProfilR, mobilR. You can also work on their sample Images and Import Photos from Facebook, Bebo , Flickr , etc. Click here to go.

  2. Free online Photo Editor
    Here you can resize your photo, sharpen it and/or rotate your photo. Several filters and effects are available to enhance your photo: Red Eye Removal, Sepia, Enhance, Sharpen and Polaroid Effect. You can also add Text and Glitter text to your photos and images.Click here to go.
  3. Pic2Color
    The site is currently in its Beta test but it is still a good place for handy Image editing.Click here to go.

  4. FotoFlexer
    This is the Best place for online Professional Image Editing. I think you must give it a try.Click here to go

5. To convert you photos to Cartoons use KusoCartoon

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