[PD] PS3 eye, Pix_video, low latency

ydegoyon at gmail.com ydegoyon at gmail.com
Thu Oct 14 13:53:00 CEST 2010

Husk 00 wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 1:30 PM, ydegoyon at gmail.com 
> <mailto:ydegoyon at gmail.com> <ydegoyon at gmail.com 
> <mailto:ydegoyon at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     still DC camera ( like Unibrain camera ) give uncompressed signal,
>     so they have very low latency...
>     these cameras are supported generally on Mac OSX
>     through quicktime ( with pix_video or pdp_ieee1394
>     that uses quicktime too  ).
>     on linux, cameras are supported by different APIs
>     and thus different objects
>     ( pdp_ieee1394, pdp_v4l, pdp_v4l2 or pdp_dc1394 )
>     depending on your type of cameras....
> Hi Yves and list,
> I didn't know anything about pdp_dc1394. I'm on ubuntu lucid (10.4) 
> and pd-extended 0.42 and the object doesn't exist. Should I compile 
> pdp in order to get this object?
> When I worked with IIDC camera on linux and pd (a unibrain one) I used 
> coriander to get it as a standard v4l device (by using vloopback 
> module), and it worked like a charm! But maybe I should try pdp_dc1394 
> (if I found it!)
> cheers
> husk


yes it's not compiled in pd-extended,
you have to get pidip sources
and install libdc1394-22-dev..
and then compile pidip.

this is something lluis did recently
that was never included in pd-extended..
neither in pure:dyne packages.

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