I had my weekly conference call today. We've been trying to get the video working for the past few weeks and every time my laptop has acted up. I've been able to see the other people, but they haven't seen me. Today they saw this:
I installed a Manycam driver, which should solve the problem and today it did. It allows you to have multiple consumers of your web cam. It also allows for effects, and I had some fun with those on the call. I started with eyes
But I also added in a hat, virtual snow, and some text. A nice way to spice up a meeting.