[rescue] O2 Questions...

Caleb Shay caleb at webninja.com
Tue Sep 14 19:29:36 CDT 2004

On Tue, 2004-09-14 at 16:42, Joshua Boyd wrote:

> > I'm wondering - is the O2 camera a worthwhile item? I guess it plugs
> > into the O2 and provides a "web cam" with minimal
> > configuration/effort, correct? Is it reasonable for "novelty" uses
> > (i.e. "warehouse cam")? 
> The O2 camera requires the AV module instead of just the audio module.
> If you have a use for a web cam, then the O2 Camera can be a cheap, but
> average option.
> I don't know what you mean by minimal configuration.  I haven't tried it
> with my O2,but my understanding is that you just plug it in, and write a
> simple script.  I'm not sure what command to use to grab the frame.  I
> think you could do something really inefficient with dmrecord, but I'm
> pretty sure there is an example .c file out there somewhere that can be
> compiled to capture a single frame more efficiently.

$ vidtomem -f pic -z 1/2 
$ imgcopy -fjfif pic-00000.rgb pic.jpg

At least, that's what I do on my Indy.


Caleb Shay
caleb at webninja.com

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