EpocCam, a webcam app for iPhone and iPad users is now a part of the Corsair gaming brand. Corsair is a developer and manufacturer of high performing gear and technology for content creators, gamers, and PC enthusiasts.
With an emphasis on remote work in the COVID-19 pandemic, teleconferencing usage has increased. The EpocCam allows you to use your smartphone as a webcam for video calls.
Corsair’s deal with the webcam app, EpocCam, making it Elgato’s subsidiary
EpocCam is presently an iPhone and iPad app, having over five million downloads. It enables users to turn their iOS devices into an HD webcam for both Windows and macOS. It works across multiple teleconferencing applications like Zoom, Google Meet, Skype, and Microsoft Teams.
This deal with Corsair brings the EpocCam brand under the Corsair’s Elgato umbrella. It will become Corsair’ Elgato subsidiary and further widen its content creator product portfolio. Also, EpocCam creator and lead developer Sami Grohn will join the company as a principal software engineer.
EpocCam relaunched for Apple Inc’s iOS
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Corsair had also purchased the company’s gaming brand back in mid-2018. The gaming deal led to Elgato rebranding its Eve System – a company that is entirely focused on smart home and home automation.
The webcam app has already been launched under the Elgato brand, which includes deeper integration with its existing products. It has relaunched EpocCam for Apple Inc’s iOS. The company has further stated that updates are under development.
Video game live-streaming, to play a big part in providing value to users
Presently most laptops and desktops are lacking built-in webcam development, whereas iPhones have taken several steps in that direction. Hence, users will take advantage of imaging power. With webcam company now owned by a gaming brand, it is also clear that video game live streaming will also play a huge part in giving value to the users.