Infrared Webcam Hack

Thanks to the helpful instructions here and here, I now have my very own infrared webcam. Viewing the world in infrared is a bit different than visible light. Here’s some comparison shots.

Headphones on printer - infrared Headphones on printer - visible
Couple pairs of headphones sitting on my printer. Note the whitness of the ear pads in infrared. (Also note my live webcam in the corner)
Monitor - infrared Monitor - visible
My monitor. It was on for both pictures.
Assorted junk - infrared Assorted junk - visible
More assorted junk. Note the headphone ear pads again, plus the CD booklet and the handle of the scissors.
Outside view - infrared Outside view - visible
The view outside my window.
Ten spot - infrared Ten spot - visible
The back of a ten-dollar bill.

4 Responses to “Infrared Webcam Hack”

  1. Cyb Says:

    That’s actually pretty cool.

  2. xrayhandycams Says:

    I can actually take pictures or film under the clothes with this method, great to see through some fabrics, specially syntetics.

    email me if you want more info. ccjerk03@hotmail.com

  3. Franz Jeckill Says:

    You can llok at a video showing the whole transofrmation process here:

    http://www.metacafe.com/watch/385098/transform_your_webcam_into_an_infrared_cam/

    (nice effects at the end of the video!) ;-)

  4. redfukuju Says:

    hey dude, teach me that infrared stuff, will ya?! kinda interested on it. i’ve got nokia 3660 en 6220i. ok bro, please jerk03, pimp my phone!! i’m on redfukuju@yahoo.com

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