Webcam on Gem Mac OS X (was: Re: [PD] Re: New PDP/PiDiP for OSX)
ivan.franco at ydreams.com
Thu Mar 25 21:17:09 CET 2004
On 25/mar/2004, at 18:13, cgc at humboldtblvd.com wrote:
> Quoting Ivan Franco <ivan.franco at ydreams.com>:
>> I can use my webcam with the previous binary distribution of Gem that
>> came with Hans's installer (0.87 - Aug. 6 2003).
>> Pix_video works as expected. Although, when trying to use the most
>> recent bin build of Gem
>> (GemG4, from http://taproot.dyndns.org/~cgc/downloads/index.html) I
>> GEM: pix_videoDarwin: no video yet
>> pix_videoDarwin: SGIdle failed.
>> as pix_videoDarwin been disabled? I worked previously!! ...
> Send a 'colorspace rgb' message to pix_video followed by a 'reset'
> pix_video defaults to YUV colorspace right now.
thanks a lot. It works now.
> I guess it should go back to
> rgb since it seems far more people plug in $30 webcams than fancy DV
> cams or
> professional capture devices. Oh well.
Hum... true enough.
Maybe you could just change the error message too? "no video yet" seems
a bit misleading...
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