Corsair acquires EpocCam, a webcam app for iPhone

Corsair has announced the purchase of the EpocCam smartphone app, which enables users to turn their iOS devices, such as iPhones and iPads, into high-definition webcams for Windows and MacOS. This app has more than 5 million downloads and works optimally with programs like Zoom. Skype, OBS Studio, Google Meet or Microsoft Teams to chat, stream or record in high HD resolution.

EpocCam will join the repertoire of products within the subsidiary Elgato brand. EpocCam creator and lead developer Sami Grohn will join Elgato in the role of Principal Software Engineer. Elgato has relaunched the iOS application with a revamped user experience and greater integration into the Elgato ecosystem.

This app is available in both a free version and a pro version for a price of $ 7.99. In this way, we can turn the smartphone into an auxiliary capture device even. Elgato is likely to develop this app for Android, although the latter is speculation that has not been confirmed by Corsair.