[Gridflow-dev] new [#camera] in GridFlow 9.9

Roman Haefeli reduzierer at yahoo.de
Tue Apr 13 13:44:31 EDT 2010

On Sat, 2010-04-10 at 18:45 +0100, Claude Heiland-Allen wrote:
> Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
> [snip]
> > "api libv4l1" opens [#io.videodev] with Hans de Goede's libv4l. 
> > Apparently, this introduces v4l2 support to GridFlow, as well as pretend 
> > that the camera driver supports RGB (autoconvert), etc.
> Works for me on an HP laptop with built in webcam :)
> The default v4l1 didn't work, but libv4l1 does, with:

> claude at zebimus:~$ dmesg | grep -i uvc
> [   14.878523] uvcvideo: Found UVC 1.00 device HP Webcam (064e:a102)

The same here, libv4l1 works, v4l1 not, with:
ID 1415:2000 Nam Tai E&E Products Ltd. or OmniVision Technologies, Inc.
Sony Playstation Eye

This is great. This means that any camera supported by v4l1 or v4l2
works with gridflow, right?


> [snip]
> > those who use svn, could you please test this soon, so that we can have 
> > a release with this... thanks.
> I think #camera-help.pd could do without the [#scale_by] (as 640x480 * 2 
> = 1280x960 which is big!), also it took a few tries to realize that 
> inside [#camera] I have to select API first, then device, then 
> resolution - easy when you know how.
> Thanks!
> Claude

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