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Connect HoloLens to a Webcam (wirelessly)

edited May 2017 in Discussion

I want to connect a webcam to HoloLens wirelessly (facing towards the user wearing HoloLens). The idea is to use the Sharing asset of Unity and send live facial captures OTA to people present at different locations (in the same server as of now). Any suggestions as to what camera would best suite for this? I was thinking of getting a normal USB webcam but the current USB in HoloLens I guess does not support connecting external devices. Any suggestions are welcome.


  • Hi Chinmay,
    did you found a good solution? I'm also running in this problem.
    Videostreaming to Quad is no problem with the biuld in Video Player. But I have trouble for live streaming...

  • Hi Chinmay,
    have you found any solution? i am working on it too.
    Live stream is ok on PC, but trouble on HoloLens.
    because I can' t connect webcam into HoloLens..

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