[gst-devel] Attaching iSight camera to a GStream
t.i.m at zen.co.uk
Mon Apr 12 13:50:39 CEST 2010
On Mon, 2010-04-12 at 07:22 -0400, Wesley J. Miller wrote:
> >> Thanks for the great answers. Now for the other half of the question: what
> >> is the camera's location/uri? An ls /dev is not revealing.
> > Most likely /dev/video0 , or any other matching the /dev/videoX
> > pattern.
> > Edward
> Well, it's not /dev/video. No /dev/videos , /dev/camera, /dev/isight,
> nothing that looks like what I'd expect. Lots of ptty's ant tty's
> and hd's, etc, but naught that resembles anything camera like.
> Any chance it might be some sort of URL?
You're not providing a lot of information here. Are you sure the problem
is GStreamer-side? Does the camera work with any other application?
Does this show any output on a freshly booted system?
$ dmesg | grep -i isight
For me (Macbook Pro, Linux 2.6.32) it shows this:
[ 2.877500] usb 2-4: Product: Built-in iSight
[ 16.832466] uvcvideo: Found UVC 1.00 device Built-in iSight
[ 16.835194] input: Built-in iSight
$ gst-launch-0.10 v4l2src ! video/x-raw-yuv,width=640,height=480 ! \
queue ! ffmpegcolorspace ! ximagesink
works just fine out of the box (but the device is /dev/video0, if it
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