2021年11月3日 星期三

external UVC camera for iOS connection (without MFI certification)

 

Can you connect a USB webcam to an iPad / iPhone? 

 YES!!! 

Before we discuss, you can see the diagram 

There are many ideas that can let external usb camera connect to iOS

The best way is peertalk & Ethernet (wire ethernet or wireless ethernet)

you do not make the MFI certification when you use two ideas. 



idea 1:  Wireless connection 

product purchase link :  USB webcam WIFI router 

it is the simple way that usb webcam connect to iOS

turn usb camera into HTTP or rtsp streaming and use wireless idea. 


 idea 2: Wire connection peertalk 

product purchase link : usb webcam to lightning adapter

peertalk is also called usbmuxd. 

it can turn usb communication into TCP 

when iPhone iPad connect to PC by wire lightning usb cable. PC and iPhone connect together

its application is for apple iTues or Xcode when you connect lighting usb cable with PC. 

the famous app "duet " also use this communication  

 app: duet,  iOS mirror to PC

 


This idea is now be apply for raspberry pi linux system. 

depend on this linux code, we develop this product. 

usb webcam to lighting adapter.

product purchase link : usb webcam to lightning adapter

 

usb uvc webcam connect to iOS by wire lightning cable.

not only usb webcam , but also external hdmi video. 

you just add a usb uvc hdmi capture card. " FEBON168 HDMI capture card"




idea 3: Wire connection  (by wire Ethernet) 

product purchase link : USB webcam to iOS / HDMI adapter

the another way is to use wire Ethernet port. it do not follow MFI verification.  

but, you need buy a expensive " lighting to usb 3 camera adapter"

it is also called a iOS OTG cable. 

if you add a usb ethernet dongle, you can let your streaming be into your iOS

 


depend on this idea, we make our product "usb webcam to iOS / HDMI adapter"

product purchase link : USB webcam to iOS / HDMI adapter


USB webcam " OBSBOT TINY camera" is live streaming on iOS


 

When you add a UVC hdmi capture care, it can turn hdmi video into usb webcam like. 

it also can combine "usb webcam to iOS / hdmi " adapter


 





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external UVC camera for iOS connection (without MFI certification)

  Can you connect a USB webcam to an iPad / iPhone?   YES!!!  Before we discuss, you can see the diagram  There are many ideas that can let...