Found Footage: Use iSight as an IR detector

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Conrad Quilty-Harper
May 27th, 2006
In this article: Infrared, IR, iSight, Photo booth, PhotoBooth

Here's a useful tip for those that want to test the batteries of their Frontrow remote, or any IR remote for that matter. Use your iSight! Just fire up Photo Booth (or a test video window in iChat), aim the remote at the lens and press a button. The iSight can detect the infrared light just like other video cameras.
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