Use of laptop as viewfinder

  Woody Ham 23:38 20 Oct 08
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I posted on another forum without much success and I wonder if this is a better place.

I have a system by which I can send Powerpoint type things from a laptop to two large plasma screens. Now I would like to send "live" pictures and I wondered if I could use a video camera linked to a laptop so that the laptop becomes the viewfinder for the camera. I have tried webcam type things but the picture does not cover the whole laptop screen.

Any one have any idea how I can do this please?

  jack 16:34 21 Oct 08

Screen resolution I would imaging.
A Web cam is of low rez[ Check Camera spec or instruction book] usually to reset your screen rez to suit. typically 800x600

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