Can you plug a webcam into it?


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  1. twinsmom

    twinsmom Member This Topic's Starter

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    I've got an acclaim and was wondering if I could plug a webcam into the mini usb and have it work for Skype? I know I could do an app and use the camera on the phone so they could see me (or rather the kids...I became irrelevant to the parents once the grandkids came along), but then the kids couldn't see THEM on the screen since the camera is on the back

    Any ideas?
     

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  2. Chroma

    Chroma Well-Known Member

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    The USB on your phone isn't a USB host, so no. No real smartphones available today can do this. I imagine we'll start seeing support for USB host devices when 2.3/3.0 comes out.
     
  3. twinsmom

    twinsmom Member This Topic's Starter

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    Oh well.

    Guess the inlaws will just have to survive on twice weekly "calls" on the ol' pc.

    Thanks for the info!
     

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