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Re: [trinity-users] cheese like program in TDE?

From: Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...>
Date: Fri, 9 Oct 2015 12:05:53 +0200
Dne pá 9. října 2015 Gene Heskett napsal(a):
> On Friday 09 October 2015 01:07:19 Thierry de Coulon wrote:
> > On Friday 09 October 2015 04.55:16 Gene Heskett wrote:
> > > Greetings all;
> > >
> > > I just bought some webcams, and the std viewer for a webcam has been
> > > cheese for quite a while now.  But its not part of TDE , and when I
> > > had apt-get install it, it pulled in about 23 more megabytes worth
> > > of dependencies.
> >
> > AFAIK Cheese is a Gnome application, so I suppose that that particular
> > machine did not have (required) part of Gnome installed
> >
> > (...)
> >
> > > Does anyone know of a TDE viewer that just works for a webcam?
> >
> > TDE no, but I usually use guvcview (which is Gtk+) that does fit my
> > (very limited) webcam requirements.
> >
> > Thierry
>
> Thank you.  That also segfaults, unless you give it a valid device name
> argument, then it works.  As does VLC.  I've installed both v4l and v4l2
> utility's but v4l2 can't find it, and will not accept text entry in the
> open device box.  So I guess its a simple v4l device.
>
> Sitting here in the dark with nothing but the monitor for illumination,
> its giving me a pretty quality decent pix of me, not that I can be
> called decent sitting here in an undershirt.  But nobody at 81 looks
> good & I'm no exception. :( The front of the lens says 10x optical zoom,
> but the only control I can find is optical focus.  At this light level
> its making about 8 fps.  And to call it 640x480 is somewhat "carnival
> barker" stretched.  But it works, and given a solid mount, it can
> probably be used as a locator device for machine vision.  We have some
> utility's that can control a milling machine so that it can be mounted
> and aimed straight down, that can be used to first, calibrate its vision
> offset from the machine, then offset the machine so we can find a
> spot/registration mark, record it its X&Y location a couple times, and
> which will then move the machine back to where the tool is on that spot.
> And if the two registration marks aren't aligned along an axis, can
> modify the gcode on the fly to align the machines paths traveled with
> those marks even it its rotated 90 degrees when the workpiece was
> clamped down on the table.
>
> Thanks THierry.  At least I know it can "make pictures" now.  Which for a
> less than 9 USD camera, amazes the heck out of me.
>
> Cheers, Gene Heskett

I noticed an application for KDE4: Kamerka - 
https://packages.debian.org/jessie/kamerka

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Slávek