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Apple admits to sucking up its webcams ... and rediscovering them in its own way

Apple admits to sucking up its webcams … and rediscovering them in its own way

Craig Federici half-heartedly admits that webcams are not enough on a Mac, but offers a new setup using the iPhone.

Connect your iPhone to your MacBook to use it as a webcam // Source: Apple

MacBooks are not known for the quality of their webcam. In the long list of their qualities, this is not one of them, and Apple seems to be well aware of this, according to its new announcements. WWDC 2022.

The iPhone as a webcam

Together with Belkin, Apple is introducing support that allows the use of an iPhone as a webcam on the screen of a MacBook. The phone is immediately recognized and the poor quality computer sensor replaces it immediately. It improves the quality of the image, for example, by illuminating the subject and darkening the background, giving the impression that we are using. Ring light.

But these improvements made by artificial intelligence did not stop there. Using the wide angle of the iPhone, you (you) can transmit the image perpendicular to the screen and what is happening on the desk where the computer is. As the second camera appears to be positioned above the keyboard, several algorithms take care of straightening all perspectives in real time. A great achievement that certainly allows for many interesting works.

WWDC 2022 - June 6 _ Apple 1-31-17 Screenshot
An iPhone can take two shots at the same time // Source: Apple

The demonstration is very interesting, but we have to see how it will be in everyday situations.

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