The webcam come with its own driver software and allows the user to get it in sync with the computer’s OS. This once done is detected easily. Google talk requires the installation of special software that allows a person to chat as well as video chat with the help of a webcam via the Google account. Once installed the webcam is routed to give output to the Google adapter which is then transmitted to the receiving end.
The video chat features can easily be accessed when both members have webcams and are online. There are options to start video chats with the person concerned on G-talk. Using the mail account users can also create hangouts and have video hangouts with more friends online. The G-talk software allows you to perform lesser function than when accessing your account on Google but it serves its purpose of allowing you to communicate with friends online via text or video.