ELUCIDATE

An indispensable Chrome browser extension which allows you to overlay your webcam on pretty much any web-page!

Ideal if you are using a video calling system like Google Meet - this extension allows you to show your webcam view when presenting your screen, including when using Google slides.

Simply click the extension icon to add a camera to the screen. Move this webcam view around and resize it to get the perfect position to help communicate with your viewers, students or colleagues better.

This extension runs completely locally, does not require any special permissions and will never, ever, ever capture or store your data.

It’s free, so you can grab the code or install the app from the Google Web Store.

Instructions

All you need to do is install! No sign-in, no configuration - it just works. Once installed, you just need to click on the extension in your browser toolbar, and your webcam will be shown as an overlay on the currently open browser tab. If you cannot see the extension icon, you might need to pin it from the extension menu.

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Licensing

The code is fully open-source but does contain typography from Google Fonts. Everything else is copyright JD, 2021. This program is free software: you can redistribute it and modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License (Version 3) as published by the Free Software Foundation. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Please see the full GNU General Public License for more details.

Recent Versions

The most recent versions of this extension are below, showing significant functionality changes and improvements.

  • 1.0.0Major ReleaseLatest
    • Initial Version

    • Initial version published online

      • Initial Code Commit (See here for details)

Need Help?

If you are a subscriber, then please email us directly or use the Get Help command under the About menu in any of our web apps to get help with this extension. Otherwise, please feel free to raise an issue on the code repository for this tool (you will need to sign up for a free Github account if you don't already have one). Only subscribers have full access to technical support, but we'll do our best to answer every query if we are able.

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