by Linea Lorenzo
Are you a game lover? Would you like to instruct your console to acknowledge your face or live chat with your relatives or friends? Nowadays, game streaming, video calls, and web chats have been made more incredible than before. You can stream the latest video games on Twitch directly from your PC using a PS4 compatible camera or webcam. You can also record the gameplay and then stream it live.
The initials PS4 represent PlayStation-4. The PlayStation-4 camera was developed by Sony Computer Entertainment and was released in 2013 February and officially launched in 2013 November. It has a dual camera, allowing it to function at various modes depending on your area of focus. One camera has an f/2.0 lens used for recording, and the other lens is ideal for motion tracking.
PS4 camera is compatible with Mac OS X, PS4, Xbox One, different Freeware apps, and most Windows 10 streaming/gaming software. The camera has a built-in 4-channel array of microphones that help decrease background noise and understand most basic voice commands. You can use this camera to record videos in YUV
or RAW formats and then play them on your console through specified ports.
Accessories needed to set up the PS4 camera on your PC
You will require the following items:
You can use PC webcams for recording video chats. It can also be a crucial gameplay part with other programs such as XSplit Broadcaster and StreamLabs. Using the PS4 camera on your PC is very easy, as discussed below:
Download all installation files. In case you want you're a personal package, you can download libusbK using this link: https://sourceforge.net/projects/libusbKIf you are not interested in having your package, continue to download the following file OrbisEyeCam USB_Boot Driver using this link: https://github.com/psxdev/OrbisEyeCam.
Connecting your PlayStation VR to your PC
It is easy to connect your PSVR to your PC using third-party software such as Trinus PSVR, which helps communicate between your PSVR and PC, something that was not possible before. Trinus PSVR will help you to play all Steam games on your PC regardless if they are VR or not. This software will also help you watch TV in VR or movies via a PSVR head-mounted display.
Before you connect PRVR to your PC, you first need to install software like Trinus PCVR to your computer.
Now you have successfully installed Trinus PCVR to your PC. The next thing is to set up the PCVR so that you can use it.
Before you start to enjoy watching videos and playing games, you must set up PSVR with your computer. Follow these steps:
Yes! PS5 camera works better on PCs with Windows 7, 8, 10, and Mac. The PS5 allows you to stream gameplay videos and playthroughs incredibly. It also has other built-in background removal tools that will enable you to get rid of your background or crop it, giving you funky backgrounds.
The PS5 camera is equipped with stereo wide-angle lenses, which can capture up to 1080p. However, the PS5 camera is not congruent with PlayStation VR, but you can use the old camera.
You can use the PS5 adapter to connect the PS4 camera to the PS5 console. The adapter will allow you to play all PlayStation VR games for the PS4 on the new console.
You can get the PS5 adapter for free using this link: https://global.support.playstation.com/s/pscamera-adaptor?language=en_US.
You will then be required to key in the serial number of your PSVR, which is found on the processing unit's back near the cable ports.
You will then give your information details such as name, email address, and other information. You will then get a notification email from Sony once your PS5 adapter is shipped.
For you to use PS4 remote play on your PC, you need first to set it up. After setting up, you can now use the PS4 Remote Play on your Mac or PC. Follow these steps:
As soon as your Mac/PC and PS4 have been connected, you will use Bluetooth or Micro-USB cable to link your Dualshock 4 PC to your Mac/PC and then open the PS4 Remote Play app. This app is supposed to connect to your PS4 automatically. And there you go; you can start to play the latest games.
To connect the PS4 controller to the Xbox One, you need to use an adapter such as CronusMAX PLUS, which we will use in this case.
Now you have a good mastery of using a PS4 camera on your PC for more friendly use. As you have seen, the setting process is easy to follow, provided you have all the accessories ready, and your streaming will never be the same. The fortunate thing is that nowadays, the PS4 camera is affordable, and you can use it to play many PS4 games.
However, while gaming, you need to be very careful since it listens to your voice commands since your opponent can hear whatever you are saying. It has two dual cameras with high resolutions; hence you are guaranteed better and stunning pictures and videos. You can use the PS4 camera on any modest computer and ensure that it's not simultaneously running so many programs because this might result in a terrible streaming experience.
About Linea Lorenzo
Linea was born to love drawing and just a few tech gadgets. While not working or sleeping, he often spends hours to look through the coolest, latest gadgets at different shopping sites, drooling about them. He also likes to keep things clean and tidy - now that the reason you see so many cleaning devices and electronics reviews at linea.io. Ah yes, he made the site also just for that. Occationally, he invited friends to share their expertise around here too. Linea received Bachelor of Arts in Arts & Letters at Sacramento State University.