Android USB host - compatible with webcam?

Discussion in 'Android Accessories' started by Seaheart28, Aug 21, 2012.

  1. Seaheart28

    Seaheart28 New Member
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    here the deal, i have a samsung galaxy S2 and a USB to mini USB adapter, what i want is: use the mini USB port of the S2 for connect the cellphone to the webcam, this through a aplication, so a can take photo with better cuality.

    i found that android 3.1 have USB host, in less words i want to know, it is possible to control a webcam with my S2 and use it with any purpose?

    thank you.
     

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  2. ferret141

    ferret141 Well-Known Member
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    To connect usb devices like a flash drive you'll need a USB-OTG adapter.

    However to connect a camera I couldn't guarantee it. You may find apps will not see it or there could be driver incomptabilty.

    Hopefully someone more knowledgable will answer you soon.
     

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