Elgato, a Corsair model recognized for its content material creation tools, recently acquired smartphone video app EpocCam. The app permits you to flip your iPhone or iPad right into a wi-fi high-definition webcam in your macOS or Home windows laptop. It really works seamlessly with common apps like Google Meet, Skype, OBS Studio, Microsoft Groups, and Zoom for streaming, chatting, and recording.
“Even 5 12 months outdated telephones just like the iPhone 6S look higher than nearly all of USB webcams,” stated Elgato Basic Supervisor and Corsair Vice President Julian Fest on Twitter. “High quality apart—utilizing EpocCam opens up new potentialities. As a result of it will probably ship video to any desktop app of your alternative wirelessly, it’s now simpler than ever to present your viewers a unique approach,” he added.
The acquisition means EpocCam drivers will likely be put in in your laptop, so your cellphone routinely exhibits up as a webcam possibility in video chat and streaming apps. When you obtain the app and set up the drivers in your laptop, all you’ll to do then is join your cellphone to your laptop through Wi-Fi or USB, then set EpocCam because the webcam on it.
The app additionally enable customers to get issues like extremely large angle movies in excessive definition, guide focus, vibrant HDR colours depth sensing for a digital inexperienced display, and different advantages relying in your cellphone’s specs.
Elgato has relaunched the EpocCam app for iOS within the Apple App retailer, with a brand new digital presence and person expertise. The app has additionally been built-in into Elgato’s ecosystem of content material creation instruments.