Original Link: http://davidwalsh.name/browser-camera

Client-side APIs on mobile and desktop devices are quickly providing the same APIs.  Of course our mobile devices got access to some of these APIs first, but those APIs are slowly making their way to the desktop.  One of those APIs is the getUserMedia API, providing developers access to the user’s camera.  Let me show you how to get simple camera access from within your browser!

Interesting post from david Walsh on using client-side APIs for camera and video control..