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Use Your Mobile 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 (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.


  • 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
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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.


  • 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

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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

  • 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.

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