I used a Game Boy camera for Facetime video calls in iPadOS 17

iPadOS 17 introduces support for UVC devices, such as external webcams, cameras, and video acquisition cards, which has been a surprisingly fun addition for video creators and gamers. The author shares their experiences with using an iPad Pro as a webcam using various devices, including a Game Boy Camera. They also highlight the ability to play Nintendo Switch and Steam Deck games on the iPad Pro’s display using an external game capture card. The author emphasizes the simplicity of using UVC devices on the iPad Pro and explores the unique and amusing possibilities it presents. Overall, they find joy in the fact that such unconventional experiments actually work on the iPad Pro.


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