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Is there a way to use the back camera of an iPad Mini as a video camera, so that I can use it from Screenflow as an input video device ?

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This might be what you are looking for. http://www.reflectorapp.com/ It can capture the iOS view in a video.

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Of course I meant use the iPad camera as a camera, not the iPad screen.. –  Antoine Lecaille Mar 29 '13 at 8:04
Well if you turn on the camera app, whatever is in the camera app will flow your screen. Although I don't know what the refresh rate is. It's free to try. Good luck. –  tea cook Mar 29 '13 at 8:14
Tried this app but couldn't get it to work. –  B Seven Apr 14 '13 at 18:26

AirBeam is a paid app and it works really well for what you're describing. I've used it and can recommend. iDevices can be a cam or a monitor and you can view over Wifi or 3G/LTE. And of course OS X seamlessly blends in as a cam or monitor. For example, place iPad in the location you want to monitor and Airbeam keeps the screen black and password protected, while you view from another location via macbook. It's easy to add another iPod if you wanted to? Check it out. Airbeam is one of the better ones.

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This app works well: http://www.ipeekcam.com/

1. You must use www in the url.
2. You may need to restart your router to get it to work (that's what I needed to do).
3. Free version has limited features (but works well).
4. Use /videoView to view the video without other info on the page.

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This looks like a kind of video streaming service. I want something closer to the device. Maybe I'm going to write it myself. –  Antoine Lecaille Apr 14 '13 at 20:14

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